Time of event
15:50 – 18:00 Tokyo time
This ADBI-Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Institute webinar highlighted key takeaways from the new book Unlocking Transport Connectivity in the Trans-Caspian Corridor, as discussed by the co-editors and a panel of contributors to the book. The focuses included the Trans-Caspian Corridor’s potential economic benefits for the CAREC region and beyond, cross-border connectivity drivers and barriers, and economic impact assessment approaches.
The participants also discussed Trans-Caspian Corridor development opportunities, policy priorities, and related issues with a panel of international experts.
The discussion was followed by an audience question and answer session.
- Overview the new book Unlocking Transport Connectivity in the Trans-Caspian Corridor
- Examine the development of the Trans-Caspian Corridor and its significance for the CAREC region
- Discuss Trans-Caspian Corridor policy challenges and opportunities
- Policy makers; experts from think tanks, universities, and other institutions; and interested members of the public
- Free download link for the book Unlocking Transport Connectivity in the Trans-Caspian Corridor
- Enhanced understanding of the economic impacts of the Trans-Caspian Corridor for the CAREC region
- Identification of policy solutions for strengthening the Trans-Caspian Corridor
- Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Institute
Session 1.1: CAREC Corridors: Increased Connectivity and Improved Trade
Session 1.2: Corridor Developments for Transforming Central Asia: Spatial Computable General Equilibrium Model
Session 1.3: Infrastructure and Firm Performance in CAREC Countries: Cross-Sectional Evidence at the Firm Level
Session 2.1: Trade Corridors in the Caspian Region
Session 2.2: Infrastructure Investments to Promote Connectivity
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