Data and Research
In the Spotlight
Bond yields in most emerging East Asian markets trended upward between 1 March and 31 May on the back of an expanding global economy and ongoing US monetary policy normalization, according to a new ADB report.
Developing Asia enjoys buoyant prospects as external demand remains strong. The region is forecast to expand by 6.0% in 2018, and by 5.9% in 2019. Emerging technologies will help drive future prosperity, but they also pose challenges for workers.
How can cities be made more productive and efficient? How can the quality of city life be improved? The conference aims to promote the exchange of new research and ideas among researchers, policy makers, and development practitioners on these questions.
Household-level poverty and development data often masks key inequalities between men and women, particularly when it comes to the control of resources and assets. A new effort is underway to take a closer look.
Economic research and statistical work contributes to knowledge generation in ADB and help strengthen its institutional priorities and effectiveness of country operations. By augmenting the stock of knowledge of developing member countries and the region and disseminating it, ADB's capability to provide informed policy advice and undertake capacity building is enhanced.