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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.
Policy Issues on Privatization
Privatization is grounded on the changing roles of governments in the economic development process. The rationale for privatization is that state-owned enterprises could not live up to their development expectations in many countries.
Governance, Corruption and Public Financial Management
This book is an assembly of the major papers presented during the Seminar on Public Financial Management and Accountability, and the World Conference on Governance held in Manila in April and June 1999, respectively.
The papers cover
Emerging Issues in International Finance
The Asian financial crisis may be primarily attributable to a capital-account crisis exacerbated by domestic credit contraction.
Tax Conference 1999
Tax officials around the Asia Pacific are facing many challenges that have many common features.
Tokyo Executive Seminar on Insurance Regulation and Supervision
This executive summary focuses on the organization of insurance supervisory authorities; prudential regulation; supervision of financial conglomerates; exchange of information among supervisors; financial sector convergence; and supervision of insurance companies in difficulties.
Creating a New Architecture for Learning and Development
A basic challenge facing education and skill formation systems in development, is to find a targeted, strategic and affordable approach to improving access and retention of students using successful examples from Asian experience as models.
Public Private Partnerships in the Social Sector
The social sector in many developing countries is not keeping pace with what is needed to promote growth. As this sector is underdeveloped and government resources dwindling, new ideas and strategies such as partnerships are urgently needed.
Asian Mayors' Forum: Colombo Session
This seminar held in conjunction with the Asian Development Bank annual meeting, focuses on the pre-crisis development framework and capital account crisis and on identifying challenges in corporate governance for Asian development.
High-Level Dialogue on Banking Regulation and Macroeconomic Management: Moving From Crisis Management to Crisis Prevention
The gathering was held in Tokyo under the auspices of the Asian Development Bank Institute and the Financial Supervisory Agency of the Government of Japan. Other participants came from regulatory authorities in Singapore and Australia, as well as academia, the Bank of Japan and the Bank for International Settlements.