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Regional: Asian Development Outlook 2019-2021 - Asian Development Outlook 2021 (Subproject 3)

Sovereign (Public) Project | 52216-004 Status: Active

The TA subproject will support the production of the ADO 2021, one of ADB's flagship publications. It will support the following activities: (i) preparing background analytical papers following the 2-year rolling research plan, (ii) further developing and refining analytical methods, (iii) drafting of ADO content, (iv) editing economic content and manuscripts, (v) preparing and laying out of materials for publication, and (vi) disseminating key results and policy messages.

 
Project Name Asian Development Outlook 2019-2021 - Asian Development Outlook 2021 (Subproject 3)
Project Number 52216-004
Country Regional
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6587-REG: Asian Development Outlook 2019-2021 - Asian Development Outlook 2021 (Subproject 3)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Multisector / ADB's corporate management, policy and strategy development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The TA subproject will support the production of the ADO 2021, one of ADB's flagship publications. It will support the following activities: (i) preparing background analytical papers following the 2-year rolling research plan, (ii) further developing and refining analytical methods, (iii) drafting of ADO content, (iv) editing economic content and manuscripts, (v) preparing and laying out of materials for publication, and (vi) disseminating key results and policy messages.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The TA subproject will support activities to produce one of ADB s flagship publications, the ADO. The ADO 's comprehensive analysis of evolving macroeconomic advances and emerging development challenges in the region helps ADB strengthen its role as a knowledge institution, and supports the knowledge and operational work of ADB s regional departments. Country chapters monitor the latest economic developments and provide a near-term outlook, which are essential in developing appropriate policy recommendations to ensure macroeconomic stability. The chapters policy challenge sections analyze key obstacles to inclusive economic growth, such as (i) factors preventing productive employment generation, (ii) human development constraints, (iii) gender and other socioeconomic and demographic barriers, (iv) spatial and geographical limitations, (v) institutional and policy weaknesses, and (vi) factors preventing expansion of social protection programs. The thematic chapters examine important development challenges for a transforming Asia and the Pacific. Recent themes include assessing the impact of technology on jobs, leveraging public private partnerships, transcending the middle-income challenge, and shifting economies to a low-carbon growth path. The ADO can help provide research and data support for participation by ADB Management in regional and global policy forums and contribute to informed debate in topical areas, such as climate change and disaster risk, rapid urbanization, innovation and technology, and the future of the service industry. The report s analysis of the region provides insights that help guide appropriate policy responses to the economic issues facing the region.
Impact

Environment within which policy formulation occurs in DMEs influenced by the ADO.

Debates and policy research on important development challenges facing Asia and the Pacific spurred by the ADO.

Project Outcome
Description of Outcome ADO content helps inform policy discussions by DME officials, views of the general public, and analysis of researchers.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

ADO 2021, ADO 2021 Update, and ADO supplements produced and disseminated

Background papers disseminated

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

Individual consultants and resource persons will be recruited through individual consultant selection to provide international and national consulting. The TA subproject will require international consultancy from economists and sector specialists who will prepare background papers and analyses supporting the theme chapters or topics related to the outlook. International economic advisory and editing consultants will be required for the economic and technical editing of ADO manuscripts before final publication. National economics consultants and research assistants will be required to assist with data management and to conduct research on a particular topic. National consultants will be needed to perform the desktop publishing and graphic design of the publication. Resource persons will be engaged for a maximum of 15 working days to conduct training on macroeconomics and economic forecasting and also serve as discussants during workshops.

The consultants will be engaged in accordance with the ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and the associated staff instructions.

Procurement To be determined.
Responsible ADB Officer Abiad, Abdul D.
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
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 05 Nov 2020
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 05 Nov 2020

TA 6587-REG

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 - 0.00

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