The proposed TA will support the production of one of ADB's flagship publications--the Asian Development Outlook.
|Project Name||Asian Development Outlook 2015|
Micronesia, Federated States of
Hong Kong, China
Korea, Republic of
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Papua New Guinea
China, People's Republic of
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
|Sector / Subsector||
Finance / Finance sector development
Public sector management / Economic affairs management
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Gender equity|
|Description||The proposed TA will support the production of one of ADB's flagship publications--the Asian Development Outlook.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||The TA Strategic Forum 2008 recognized the important role that flasgship publications such as the ADO play in monitoring the major economic issues and trends of ADB's developing member countries (DMCs). By regularly providing comprehensive analysis on evolving developments in the DMCs, the ADO provides a basis for understanding the key drivers of, and constraints on, economic growth.|
|Impact||The ADO influences the environment within which policy formulation occurs in selected DMCs.|
|Description of Outcome||The ADO is referenced by media and economic researchers, both within ADB and beyond.|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs||Dissemination of ADO 2015, ADO 2015 Update, ADO Supplements, and edited research volumes|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
Consulting firm to work with ADB staff and other consultants on research papers for the theme chapter of ADO 2015 on financial sector regulation.
The following consultants will be hired as individuals:
Economics Consultants (International & National)
Editorial Economic Advisors (International)
Economic Editors (International)
Manuscript Editors (International)
Deskstop Publishing Specialist and/or Graphic Designers (National)
|Procurement||Procurement of information and knowledge services such as subscription to macroeconomic data providers as may be required to inform relevant and up-to-date content will be financed under the TA.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Zveglich Jr., Joseph Ernest|
|Responsible ADB Department||Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||ERMR|
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
|Concept Clearance||02 Jun 2014|
|Approval||24 Jul 2014|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||11 Jun 2014|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|24 Jul 2014||-||24 Jul 2014||30 Jun 2016||15 Jul 2016||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|1,200,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||1,200,000.00||24 Jul 2014||1,097,236.82|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Asian Development Outlook 2015: Technical Assistance Completion Report||TA Completion Reports||Jun 2017|
|Asian Development Outlook 2015: Technical Assistance Report||Technical Assistance Reports||Jul 2014|
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