Asian Development Outlook 2020 Update Launch

Event | 15 September 2020
Online, 9:30-10:30 a.m (Manila, Philippines time)

COVID-19 may bring about the first economic contraction in developing Asia in nearly six decades, according to ADB’s flagship report. How can policy makers in the region navigate these risks and steer their economies though this pandemic?
 
Webinar attendees will have the chance to engage with the speakers and:

  • Hear about recent developments on the evolution of the outbreak and economic activity in developing Asia’s economies;
  • Examine the factors that will shape the outlook and risks for the region in 2020 and 2021; and 
  • Discuss the actions policymakers can take to traverse the precarious path out of the crisis and into recovery.

Target participants

Policy makers in Asia and the Pacific; researchers in academia and think tanks; members of the international development community; ADB Board, Management, and staff.

How to register

Registration is closed.

Webinar hosts

Yasuyuki Sawada

Yasuyuki Sawada
Chief Economist and Director General
Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department
Asian Development Bank

Abdul Abiad

Abdul Abiad
Director of Macroeconomics Research
Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department
Asian Development Bank

Moderator

Rosemarie Marquez

Rosemarie Marquez
Senior External Relations Officer
Philippines Country Office
Asian Development Bank

Background material