Time of Event

10:00am-11:00am Tokyo time

Summary

This webinar will highlight key takeaways from the new book Harnessing Digitalization for Sustainable Economic Development: Insights for Asia, to be discussed by the coeditors and a panel of contributors to the book. The focus will be on the impact of digitalization on economic performance and trade, particularly in the region. The event will also examine the channels though which digitalization affects firms and the labor market in Asia, and future policy challenges. 

The discussion will be followed by an audience question and answer session.

Objectives
  • Overview the new book Harnessing Digitalization for Sustainable Economic Development: Insights for Asia

  • Explore digitalization’s role in contributing to sustainable economic development in the region and related policy issues

Target Participants
  • Policy makers; experts from think tanks, universities, and other institutions; and media and interested members of the public
Output
  • Free download link for the book Harnessing Digitalization for Sustainable Economic Development: Insights for Asia
  • Enhanced understanding of the impacts of digitalization on sustainable economic development
  • Greater impetus for policies aimed at harnessing digitalization’s benefits for growth and development

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