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18 May 2020 | Publication
Asian Development Bank and Sri Lanka: Fact Sheet
ADB continues to be the leading multilateral development partner for Sri Lanka, providing support in transport, energy, and urban sectors, and expanding focus to developing railways and improving higher education.
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).
16 Apr 2020 | Publication
Role of Regional Cooperation and Integration in Improving Energy Insecurity in South Asia
Energy security is a nation’s ability to meet the energy needs of its inhabitants uninterruptedly at an affordable price.
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.
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.
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.
06 Mar 2020 | Publication
The Energy–Pollution–Health Nexus: A Panel Data Analysis of Low- and Middle-Income Asian Nations
Carbon dioxide emissions per capita in low- and middle-income Asian nations result in the positive prevalence of lung and respiratory diseases.
10 Feb 2020 | Institutional Document
South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Operational Plan 2016-2025 Update
This report reflects the changes in the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) Program’s operational plan for the period 2016–2025, in particular on priority projects resulting from a rigorous vetting process.
31 Jan 2020 | Publication
Skills Gaps in Two Manufacturing Subsectors in Sri Lanka: Food and Beverages, and Electronics and Electricals
This study on Sri Lanka assesses the skills deficit in the food and beverages sector and the electronics and electricals sector.
31 Dec 2019 | Publication
Growing Old Before Becoming Rich: Challenges of An Aging Population in Sri Lanka
This report discusses how Sri Lanka can prepare for the challenges of an aging population.