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Regional: Asian Development Outlook 2015

Sovereign (Public) Project | 48266-001 Status: Closed

The proposed TA will support the production of one of ADB's flagship publications--the Asian Development Outlook.

Project Details

Project Officer
Zveglich Jr., Joseph Ernest Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department Request for information
  • Regional
  • Technical Assistance
  • Public sector management
Project Name Asian Development Outlook 2015
Project Number 48266-001
Country Regional
Brunei Darussalam
Cook Islands
Micronesia, Federated States of
Hong Kong, China
Kyrgyz Republic
Korea, Republic of
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Papua New Guinea
China, People's Republic of
Marshall Islands
Solomon Islands
Sri Lanka
Taipei, China
Viet Nam
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8692-REG: Asian Development Outlook 2015
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.20 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
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.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome The ADO is referenced by media and economic researchers, both within ADB and beyond.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
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)
Geographical Location Regional
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

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
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Concept Clearance 02 Jun 2014
Fact Finding -
Approval 24 Jul 2014
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 11 Jun 2014

TA 8692-REG

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
24 Jul 2014 - 24 Jul 2014 30 Jun 2016 15 Jul 2016 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
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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