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22 May 2020 | Publication
Disintegration of the EU and the Implications for ASEAN
Given the existence of major sources of conflicts and disputes and the history of mistrust between and among its members, disintegration is a distinct possibility for ASEAN.
18 May 2020 | Publication
Asian Development Bank and the Lao PDR: Fact Sheet
ADB operations in the Lao People's Democratic Republic will focus on infrastructure and private sector development to support employment and income generation, with environmental sustainability, gender equality, and good governance as crosscutting themes.
06 May 2020 | Publication
2017 International Comparison Program for Asia and the Pacific: Purchasing Power Parities and Real Expenditures — A Summary Report
This publication provides estimates of purchasing power parities (PPPs) and real expenditures for 22 economies in Asia and the Pacific. These are summary regional results from the 2017 cycle of the International Comparison Program (ICP).
23 Apr 2020 | Institutional Document
ASEAN Catalytic Green Finance Facility: Investment Principles and Eligibility Criteria
This document outlines the investment principles and eligibility criteria that will guide the selection of projects to be supported by the ASEAN Catalytic Green Finance Facility (ACGF).
11 Apr 2020 | Publication
The Determinants of Participation in Global Value Chains: A Cross-Country, Firm-Level Analysis
High labor productivity, a large firm size, foreign ownership, and high technological capability are important for a firm to participate in global value chains.
01 Apr 2020 | Publication
Comparative Study on the Legal Framework on General Differentiated Integration Mechanisms in the European Union, APEC, and ASEAN
Differentiated integration can be a valuable option to allow progress despite the difference in economic development and diverse interests of member states.
24 Mar 2020 | Institutional Document
ASEAN Catalytic Green Finance Facility: Operations Plan 2019–2021
This document outlines the operations strategy and plan for the ASEAN Catalytic Green Finance Facility pilot phase (2019–2021).
21 Mar 2020 | Publication
The Role of Central Banks in Scaling Up Sustainable Finance: What Do Monetary Authorities in Asia and the Pacific Think?
There are multiple ways by which central banks and monetary authorities can actively address climate-related financial risks and support the scaling up of sustainable finance.
20 Mar 2020 | Publication
Building Financial Resilience through Financial and Digital Literacy in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa
Financial and digital literacy are key factors to building inclusiveness and financial resilience.
11 Mar 2020 | Publication
Regional Institutions in Europe and Southeast Asia: Lessons for Economic Integration in South Asia
There exists a huge potential for closer economic integration and cooperation between South Asia and Southeast Asia.