Asian Impact: Lockdown, Loosening and Asia’s Growth Prospects

Event | 18 June 2020
Online, 4:00 p.m., Manila, Philippines time

Description

Join a live webinar featuring a panel of experts as they discuss the updated growth prospects for developing Asia contained in the Asian Development Outlook 2020 Supplement.

Objectives

During the webinar, attendees will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn about the the factors underlying the forecast revisions in the Asian Development Outlook Supplement.
  • Discuss implications of lockdowns, mobility declines, and loosening on the outlook of the different subregions and major economies.

Target participants

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

Resource speakers

Abdul Abiad

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

Karen Lane

Karen Lane
Moderator
Director of Knowledge Support
Department of Communications
Asian Development Bank

Panelists

Ananya Basu

Ananya Basu
Principal Economist
Pacific Department
Asian Development Bank

Thiam Hee Ng

Thiam Hee Ng
Principal Economist
South East Asia Department
Asian Development Bank

Dominik Peschel

Dominik Peschel
Economist
East Asia Department
Asian Development Bank

Lyaziza Sabyrova

Lyaziza Sabyrova
Principal Regional Economist
Central and West Asia Department
Asian Development Bank

Lei Lei Song

Lei Lei Song
Regional Economic Advisor
South Asia Department
Asian Development Bank

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