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Statutory Reports and Official Records | 14 Jan 2021
ASEAN Catalytic Green Finance Facility 2019–2020: Accelerating Green Finance in Southeast Asia
This document presents progress made and early achievements as of December 2020 from the pilot phase of the ASEAN Catalytic Green Finance Facility (ACGF) (2019-2021).
Reports | 29 Dec 2020
Mapping Property Tax Reform in Southeast Asia
This report presents an analysis and recommendations to improve the efficiency of tax systems in developing Asia in mobilizing domestic resources to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.
Papers and Briefs | 29 Dec 2020
The Wellness Economy: A Comprehensive System of National Accounts Approach
This working paper explains how to derive indicators for a country's wellness sector using the system of national accounts framework. It also provides estimates of these indicators for 10 countries in developing Asia across 2 time periods.
Papers and Briefs | 17 Dec 2020
Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership: Overview and Economic Impact
This brief explains the key features of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations with Australia, Japan, the People's Republic of China (PRC), the Republic of Korea, and New Zealand.
Reports | 16 Dec 2020
Economic Indicators for Southeast Asia and the Pacific: Input-Output Tables
This report contains the latest estimates of input–output tables for Southeast Asia and the Pacific 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.
Country Planning Documents | 11 Dec 2020
Viet Nam: Country Operations Business Plan (2021-2023)
The country operations business plan (COBP), 2021–2023 for Viet Nam of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is prepared in the context of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Although the number of COVID-19 cases has remained low in comparison with other countries in the region, Viet Nam’s economic growth has suffered a set back.
Papers and Briefs | 11 Dec 2020
Blue Ocean Tourism in Asia and the Pacific: Trends and Directions before the Coronavirus Crisis
Tourism has played only a marginal part in the blue economy of the Asia and Pacific region.
Reports | 11 Dec 2020
Transforming Power Development Planning in the Greater Mekong Subregion: A Strategic and Integrated Approach
This publication provides guidance on how governments and utilities in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) can develop sustainable power development plans based on current international best practices.
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.