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Poverty Reduction Issues
The prerequisite to designing a good poverty reduction program is a sound understanding of the nature, sources and causes of poverty. There are many ways to define poverty.
Public-Private Partnerships in Health
Partnerships should be seen as mutually beneficial arrangements that involve all stakeholders such as the government, the community, NGOs, and the private for-profit sector. Each of these groups has its own special strengths.
Combating Corruption in Asian and Pacific Economies
This publication covers a broad set of issues ranging from corruption as a challenge to good governance and economic development to anticorruption actions at national, regional, and international levels.
It provides policymakers, business, civil-society organizations, and other stakeholders with an assessment of specific anticorruption strategies already in place and explores new approaches.
Pacific Public Management Executive Program (PPMEP) Module 2: Managing Continuous Quality Improvement
Quality is a multi-dimensional concept and requires multiple criteria for its assessment.
Millennium Tax Conference
The millennium conference conducted in the ADB Institute premises in Tokyo had two events: a seminar on International Taxation from 20 to 22 September 2000 and a training workshop from 25 to 29 September 2000.
Banking Sector Reform
The main objectives were to provide better insights of the main business and operations of banking institutions and to enhance their understanding and practical skills in bank supervision, risk management and restructuring.
Emerging Issues in Trade Policy
Growth, achieved through greater trade openness and non-discriminatory domestic policy, is an effective means to reducing poverty.
Partnerships for Better Municipal Management
This volume represents the experiences of several Asian municipal leaders and representatives of development agencies in improving governance and delivery of municipal services, particularly through partnerships with the private sector and nongovernment organizations.
It is also a summary of the proceedings of theAsian Mayors' Forumheld in Colombo in June 1999.
Exchange Rate Regimes in Emerging Market Economies
Recent financial crises in emerging market economies have called into question the relevance of fixed exchange rate regimes. Indeed, in a world of free capital movements, the management of fixed exchange rates is becoming very challenging.
Pension Fund Reforms for Asia
Developing countries in general and Asia in particular are aging rapidly. As a natural consequence there will have to be significant increases in public social spending.