This brief analyzes how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted labor migrants in Asia and the Pacific, assesses the socioeconomic vulnerabilities it exposed, and lays out steps to better protect overseas workers.
12 Jun 2022 | Papers and Briefs | ADBI Working Papers
В данном обзоре рассматривается, как Таджикистан может улучшить свою поддержку мигрантам перед их отъездом на работу в другие страны. Он основан на информации, полученной из Бангладеш, Индонезии, Филиппин и Шри-Ланки.
This brief explores how Tajikistan can improve its support for migrants before they leave to work in other countries. It draws on insights from predeparture services in Bangladesh, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Sri Lanka.
This brief explores the wider adoption of financial technology (fintech) to narrow the trade finance gap for micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises in member countries of the Central Asia Regional Cooperation (CAREC).
This brief assesses the impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on migrant workers, how reduced remittances will affect households and economies in Asia and the Pacific, and what policy makers can do to soften the blow.
14 Feb 2020 | Papers and Briefs | ADBI Working Papers
Public–private partnerships (PPPs) can be vehicles to involve the private sector in attaining national development goals. Either as an infrastructure project or a public finance tool, PPPs can potentially bring macroeconomic benefits.
International labor migration is an important driver of development in Asia. To support it after the pandemic, policies are needed that are not just reactive but integrated into national development strategies.
ADB economists Aiko Kikkawa and Raymond Gaspar answer questions about the role of older people in the Asian job market, based on research for their recent paper published in the Journal of Population Ageing.