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Asia Bond Monitor – September 2021
In the second quarter of 2021, rising COVID-19 cases have cast a shadow over emerging East Asia's growth outlook. Yet the region's financial conditions remain broadly stable amid accommodative monetary policy stances despite some weakening signs.
The Republic of Korea’s Coronavirus Disease Pandemic Response and Health System Preparedness
This report discusses the key factors for the successful response of the Republic of Korea to coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and analyzes the country’s performance in terms of comprehensive disaster risk management.
The Bankable SOE: Commercial Financing for State-Owned Enterprises
This publication describes how state-owned enterprises (SOEs) can access finance on commercial terms, without sovereign guarantees. Doing so can create fiscal space for governments and new sources of finance for important investments.
Proactive Integrity Reviews: A Preventive Mechanism Against Corruption
This publication provides a better understanding of how proactive integrity reviews (PIRs) help prevent and detect integrity violation indicators (fraud, corruption, collusion, coercion, abuse, conflict of interest, and obstruction).
Climate Risk Country Profile: Maldives
This publication comprehensively synthesizes climate characteristics and projections, vulnerability to natural hazards, sectoral climate change impacts, and adaptation priorities in Maldives.
Decentralization, Local Governance, and Local Economic Development in Mongolia
Local governments can play an important role in providing public services and supporting economic development.
Capturing the Digital Economy: A Proposed Measurement Framework and Its Applications—A Special Supplement to Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2021
This publication sets out a framework for measuring the importance of the digital economy in national and global production processes.
E-Commerce in CAREC Countries: Laws and Policies
This study examines the legal environment on electronic transactions along with opportunities and challenges in developing electronic commerce among members of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program.
Climate Risk Country Profile: Malaysia
This publication synthesizes climate characteristics and projections, vulnerability to natural hazards, sectoral climate change impacts, and adaptation priorities in Malaysia.
Climate Risk Country Profile: Bhutan
This publication synthesizes climate characteristics and projections, vulnerability to natural hazards, sectoral climate change impacts, and adaptation priorities in Bhutan.