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Held during the 17th East Asian Economic Association Conference, this ADBI session focusing on Asian economies featured new research on macrofinancial resilience and sustainable economic recovery.

The session highlighted the importance of institutional quality in crisis periods and COVID-19’s impact on households and the implications for human capital development. It also explored the effects of pandemic containment policies using surface heat data from the People’s Republic of China, and factors underpinning research and development (R&D) investment in energy storage technologies.

  • Discuss the implications of institutional quality for macrofinancial resilience in Asia
  • Spotlight new research on COVID-19 impacts on households and micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises in the region
  • Assess the impact of COVID-19 containment policies in the People’s Republic of China
  • Examine the drivers of R&D investment in energy storage technologies
Target Participants
  • Policy makers and experts from think tanks, universities, and international organizations
  • Dissemination of recent ADBI research on COVID-19’s economic impacts
  • Enhanced understanding of the role of institutional quality as a mitigator of financial shocks
  • Deeper insight on the factors affecting R&D investment in energy storage technologies
  • Greater impetus for dialogue and research collaboration

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