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Papers and Briefs | 17 Feb 2021
The Female Secondary Stipend and Assistance Program in Bangladesh: What Did It Accomplish?
This paper examines the impact of Female Secondary Stipend and Assistance Program (FSSAP) on education in Bangladesh along with its effects on socioeconomic outcomes and demography.
Reports | 29 Jan 2021
Constructing Purchasing Power Parities Using a Reduced Information Approach: A Research Study
This publication presents a cost-effective “reduced information” approach for estimating purchasing power parities (PPPs).
Reports | 26 Jan 2021
Corporate Governance in South Asia: Trends and Challenges
This report analyzes four core areas of corporate governance in South Asia in light of global trends and best practices. It assesses the necessary regulatory preconditions for strong financial and economic development.
Books | 23 Dec 2020
Equitable Land Use for Asian Infrastructure
Developing Asia’s demand for high-quality, integrated infrastructure requires a steady but equitable supply of land.
Reports | 16 Dec 2020
Economic Indicators for South and Central Asia: Input–Output Tables
This report contains the latest estimates of input–output tables for South and Central Asia and a more comprehensive range of statistics relevant to analyzing production, trade, and interrelations between firms, industries, and economy sectors in the region.
Papers and Briefs | 15 Dec 2020
How Teachers Teach: Comparing Classroom Pedagogical Practices in the Asia and Pacific Region
This brief analyzes qualitative evidence to give policy makers a clearer picture of teaching practices in Asia and the Pacific. It highlights the need to improve teaching to tackle the learning crisis, which the pandemic has made worse.
Reports | 08 Dec 2020
Climate Change, Coming Soon to a Court Near You: National Climate Change Legal Frameworks in Asia and the Pacific
Report 3 provides holistic syntheses of the climate legal and policy frameworks of 32 countries in Asia and the Pacific and discusses key legislative trends and climate-relevant constitutional rights.
Contracts and Agreements | 27 Nov 2020
Bangladesh: Amendments to Loan Agreements (Ordinary Operations) - Reference Rates Transition
This Amendment Letter gives effect to the changes to the Ordinary Operations Loan Regulations approved by the ADB Board of Directors to facilitate the transition to alternative reference rates, and is applicable to each of the regular loans made from ADB’s Ordinary Capital Resources referred to in the Amendment Letter.
This Amendment Letter is effective for such loan on the later to occur of (i) the date of receipt by ADB of the Amendment Letter (as stamped on the first page) or (ii) the date the relevant Loan Agreement is duly signed by the Borrower, as applicable.
Books | 09 Nov 2020
Anticipating and Preparing for Emerging Skills and Jobs: Key Issues, Concerns, and Prospects
This book contains a compilation of articles covering diverse perspectives on the dramatic evolution of work in Asia and the Pacific as well as the implications of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on skills and workforce development.
Brochures and Flyers | 26 Oct 2020
Asian Development Bank and Bangladesh: Fact Sheet
ADB is a leading multilateral development partner for Bangladesh’s transport, energy, and education sectors, and continues to support the development of infrastructure, skills, urban planning, and rural livelihoods across the country.