Time of event

10:00–15:15 Sri Lanka time
13:30–18:45 Japan time


The conduct of monetary policy is increasingly challenging for emerging Asian economies due to the effects of COVID-19, unconventional monetary policies in advanced countries, volatile capital flows, volatile commodity prices, and the spillover effects of trade conflicts.

This ADBI-Central Bank of Sri Lanka-Asia-Pacific Applied Economics Association (APAEA) virtual workshop featured new research papers that examine monetary policy, banking and finance, and central banking imperatives across developing Asia and the Pacific.

  • Assess the impact of monetary policy in Sri Lanka and other emerging Asian economies
  • Spotlight key monetary policy challenges in the region
  • Central bankers and other government officials
  • Experts from think tanks, academia, and international organizations
  • Interested members of the public
  • Enhanced understanding of factors affecting the conduct of monetary policy in emerging Asian economies
  • Improved dialogue and support for monetary policy development and research
  • Presentations and related materials to be made available on the ADBI website
  • Featured research papers will be considered for publication in a special issue of an SSCI-listed journal
  • Central Bank of Sri Lanka
  • Asia-Pacific Applied Economics Association

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