Cities have the potential to play a fundamental role in bringing entrepreneurs and workers together, creating new and better jobs, and driving economic growth. In his lecture, Harvard University's Professor Edward Glaeser focused on policy priorities for Asia's urban transformation, including the lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic for managing cities and urban infrastructure, especially transport. Led by ADB's Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development Vice-President Bambang Susantono, a panel of experts from the ADB's knowledge and operations departments discussed how ADB can help fulfill the promise of Asia's cities.

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