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Regional: Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2018-2020 – Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2019 (Subproject 2)

Sovereign (Public) Project | 50160-006 Status: Active

The proposed subproject is part of the cluster regional research and development technical assistance that will support the preparation of the flagship publication the Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific (KI) for the next 3 years. The publication provides (i) the latest comprehensive compendium and analysis of trends in economic, social, financial, and environmental indicators including those pertaining to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for ADB's regional members; (ii) a unique set of reliable and accurate statistics on global value chains (GVCs) that capture trade links across countries and industries while accounting for the complex input output relationships involved in producing goods and services; and (iii) a special report that provides in-depth, data-intensive analysis of an important policy issue.

 
Project Name Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2018-2020 – Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2019 (Subproject 2)
Project Number 50160-006
Country Regional
Afghanistan
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Bangladesh
Bhutan
Brunei Darussalam
Cambodia
Cook Islands
Fiji
Micronesia, Federated States of
Georgia
Hong Kong, China
India
Indonesia
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyz Republic
Kiribati
Korea, Republic of
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Malaysia
Maldives
Mongolia
Myanmar
Nauru
Nepal
Pakistan
Palau
Philippines
Papua New Guinea
China, People's Republic of
Marshall Islands
Samoa
Singapore
Solomon Islands
Sri Lanka
Tajikistan
Taipei, China
Thailand
Timor-Leste
Turkmenistan
Tonga
Tuvalu
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Viet Nam
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9409-REG: Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2018-2020 Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2019 (Subproject 2)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.00 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

Education / Education sector development

Finance / Finance sector development

Health / Health sector development and reform

Industry and trade / Industry and trade sector development

Information and communication technology / ICT strategy and policy, and capacity development

Public sector management / Economic affairs management

Transport / Transport policies and institutional development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description The proposed subproject is part of the cluster regional research and development technical assistance that will support the preparation of the flagship publication the Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific (KI) for the next 3 years. The publication provides (i) the latest comprehensive compendium and analysis of trends in economic, social, financial, and environmental indicators including those pertaining to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for ADB's regional members; (ii) a unique set of reliable and accurate statistics on global value chains (GVCs) that capture trade links across countries and industries while accounting for the complex input output relationships involved in producing goods and services; and (iii) a special report that provides in-depth, data-intensive analysis of an important policy issue. In addition to disseminating its statistics through print and digital media, ADB's statistical database system (SDBS) the associated online database of the Key Indicators enables users to access and analyze statistics on economic and social themes. The statistics portal, a related online resource accessible to ADB staff, disseminates information on data resources available in ADB and offers links to non-ADB data resources.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

The TA is designed to address development issues from two perspectives: (i) informing policy discussions on inclusive growth through rigorous empirical analyses of survey and administrative data; and (ii) disseminating official statistics of the developing member countries (DMCs), other economic and social indicators, and survey data sets in an integrated format and through both print and digital media as well as through online databases.

While the region has experienced rapid economic growth, there is widespread acknowledgment that growth could be made more inclusive. This indicates a need to rigorously assess and build evidence on the types of policy and institutional frameworks needed for more inclusive development. Given ADB's strategic agenda of promoting inclusive growth and managing for development results, the TA will support high-quality microeconomic research along five pipelines: (i) poverty, inequality, social protection, and labor markets; (ii) human capital development, including education and health; (iii) firm competitiveness, including entrepreneurship and small and medium-sized enterprises; (iv) infrastructure and urbanization; and (v) GVCs and trade. These pipelines will feed directly into the Key Indicators special report and additional reports. The topics for a given year will be decided in consultation with higher management and key sector groups, but are mandated to fall within these five areas of work.

Evidence-based decision-making relies on being able to easily access credible statistics and data sets for informing cross-country and within-country analyses on a wide variety of topics, including those pertaining to SDGs as well as trade links across countries.

Since both the research and statistics portions of the Key Indicators are critical for understanding inclusive growth and developing evidence-based policies in the region, the Key Indicators was identified as a corporate priority during the TA resource allocation meeting.

Impact Enhanced evidence-based policy making, investment decisions, and project design in ADB's DMCs.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Use of Key Indicators data and analysis by DMC officials, economic researchers, civil society, and other users sustained.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Research papers and statistics for Key Indicators prepared and published.

ADB statistics portal enhanced;, SDBS, and related data systems implemented and upgraded.

Workshops for knowledge sharing and dissemination conducted.

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Afghanistan - Nation-wide; Armenia - Nation-wide; Azerbaijan - Nation-wide; Bangladesh - Nation-wide; Bhutan - Nation-wide; Brunei Darussalam - Nation-wide; Cambodia - Nation-wide; China - Nation-wide; Cook Islands - Nation-wide; Fiji - Nation-wide; Georgia - Nation-wide; Hong Kong, China - Nation-wide; India - Nation-wide; Indonesia - Nation-wide; Kazakhstan - Nation-wide; Kiribati - Nation-wide; Korea, Republic of - Nation-wide; Kyrgyz Republic - Nation-wide; Lao People's Democratic Republic - Nation-wide; Malaysia - Nation-wide; Maldives - Nation-wide; Marshall Islands - Nation-wide; Micronesia, Federated States of - Nation-wide; Mongolia - Nation-wide; Myanmar - Nation-wide; Nauru - Nation-wide; Nepal - Nation-wide; Pakistan - Nation-wide; Palau - Nation-wide; Papua New Guinea - Nation-wide; Philippines - Nation-wide; Samoa - Nation-wide; Singapore - Nation-wide; Solomon Islands - Nation-wide; Sri Lanka - Nation-wide; Taipei,China - Nation-wide; Tajikistan - Nation-wide; Thailand - Nation-wide; Timor-Leste - Nation-wide; Tonga - Nation-wide; Turkmenistan - Nation-wide; Tuvalu - Nation-wide; Uzbekistan - Nation-wide; Vanuatu - Nation-wide; Viet Nam - Nation-wide
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 All consultants will be engaged by ADB in accordance with ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and the associated PAIs/TA Staff Instructions.
Procurement ADB, whenever necessary, will procure equipment in accordance with its Procurement Guidelines (2015, as amended from time to time). Procurement will be coordinated with relevant departments whenever necessary. Equipment purchased will comply with ADB guidelines on accountability of assets purchased under technical assistance, and disposal will follow the procedures as per relevant project administration instructions.
Responsible ADB Officer Schipper, Stefan
Responsible ADB Department Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department
Responsible ADB Division EROD-SDI
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding 14 Aug 2017 to 14 Aug 2017
MRM -
Approval 25 Oct 2017
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 08 Nov 2017

TA 9409-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
25 Oct 2017 - 25 Oct 2017 31 Mar 2021 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,000,000.00 25 Oct 2017 574,375.42

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
/Economist (KI research topics on urbanization, infrastructure impacts, industrial devt & urban governance) Individual - Consulting Closed 03 Mar 2020 09 Mar 2020
/Economist/Statistician (PHI - Impacts of Commuter Railway Project) Individual - Consulting Closed 03 Mar 2020 09 Mar 2020
(KI research topics on urbanization, infra impacts, industrial devt, urban governance) Individual - Consulting Closed 25 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020
- Urban congestion research Individual - Consulting Closed 22 Feb 2020 28 Feb 2020
Urban Economist Individual - Consulting Closed 19 Feb 2020 25 Feb 2020
Research Associate Individual - Consulting Closed 05 Feb 2020 11 Feb 2020
Research Associate (GIS Specialist) Individual - Consulting Closed 05 Feb 2020 11 Feb 2020
Data Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 21 Jan 2020 27 Jan 2020
Urban Economist Individual - Consulting Closed 17 Dec 2019 30 Dec 2019
ADO 2020 Theme Chapter on Innovation (Research Assistant) Individual - Consulting Closed 12 Dec 2019 18 Dec 2019
ADO 2020 Theme Chapter on Innovation (Research Assistant) Individual - Consulting Closed 12 Dec 2019 18 Dec 2019
Research Associate / Writer - Intermittent Individual - Consulting Closed 09 Oct 2019 28 Oct 2019
Data Analysts (IT Expert) Individual - Consulting Closed 04 Sep 2019 06 Sep 2019
Economic and Statistics Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 13 Aug 2019 19 Aug 2019
Data Analyst Individual - Consulting Closed 15 Jun 2019 21 Jun 2019
Data Analyst Individual - Consulting Closed 08 Mar 2019 14 Mar 2019
Data Analyst Individual - Consulting Closed 20 Feb 2019 05 Mar 2019
Statistician Individual - Consulting Closed 15 Feb 2019 21 Feb 2019
Economics and Statistics Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 01 Feb 2019 07 Feb 2019
Economics and Statistics Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 27 Jan 2019 31 Jan 2019
Information Technology Expert Individual - Consulting Closed 14 Nov 2018 20 Nov 2018
Statistician/Research Analyst 2 (SNA and IO) Individual - Consulting Closed 14 Nov 2018 20 Nov 2018
Economists, Statisticians, or Data Specialists Individual - Consulting Closed 14 Nov 2018 20 Nov 2018
Economics and Statistics Specialists Individual - Consulting Closed 02 Oct 2018 08 Oct 2018

Contracts Awarded

No contracts awarded for this project were found

Procurement Plan

None currently available.