This book is a history of the Asian Development Bank, a multilateral development bank established 50 years ago to serve Asia and the Pacific. It focuses on the region’s economic development, the evolution of the international development agenda, and the story of ADB itself.
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Kyrgyz Republic: Improving Growth Potential
This book presents an in-depth analysis of the sector reforms needed to enable the Kyrgyz Republic to achieve higher and more sustainable economic growth.
Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2019 Update: Fostering Growth and Inclusion in Asia's Cities
Developing Asia’s gross domestic product is forecast to slow from 5.9% in 2018 to 5.4% in 2019 and 5.5% in 2020. Inflation across developing Asia is forecast to increase from 2.5% in 2018 to 2.7% this year and in 2020.
Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2019
In developing Asia, the number of people living in extreme poverty declined from 1.1 billion in 2002 to 264 million in 2015. The vital data within Key Indicators are now accessible in a digitized format, with the new Key Indicators Database.
Guidebook for Deploying Distributed Renewable Energy Systems: A Case Study on the Cobrador Hybrid Solar PV Mini-Grid
This publication promotes the use of distributed renewable energy systems and presents lessons learned from the Hybrid Solar Photovoltaic Mini-Grid Project in Cobrador Island, Philippines.
Skilled Labor Mobility and Migration: Challenges and Opportunities for the ASEAN Economic Community
This book discusses the importance of the free movement of skilled workers in Southeast Asia. It assesses current challenges and opportunities and suggests a range of enabling policy measures.
Macroeconomic Shocks and Unconventional Monetary Policy: Impacts on Emerging Markets
Shocks stemming from the global financial crisis have had wide-reaching effects on macroeconomic financial stability in emerging Asia.
The Social Protection Indicator for Asia: Assessing Progress
This publication provides updates on Social Protection Indicators of 24 countries in Asia, with an analysis of 2015 data on social protection programs.
The Social Protection Indicator for the Pacific: Assessing Progress
This publication provides updates on social protection indicators for 13 Pacific developing member countries of the Asian Development Bank.
Handbook of Green Finance: Energy Security and Sustainable Development
This handbook is the first to explain ways to finance green projects for implementing the SDGs in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Leveraging Services for Development: Prospects and Policies
The services economy is on the rise all around the world, and services now comprise the largest share of economic activity and employment in almost every country.