ADBI Policy Briefs
ADBI Policy Briefs are based on events organized or co-organized by ADBI. The series is designed to provide concise, nontechnical accounts of policy issues of topical interest, with a view to facilitating informed debate.
Long-Term Financing for City-Wide Inclusive Sanitation
Policy makers must prioritize innovative financing models that provide long-term services, financial sustainability, and equitable access to water and sanitation.
Conflict Resolution: The Way Forward
Conflict resolution is an integral part of social justice and social transformation.
Planning and Capacity Building for High-Speed Rail Development in India: Five Key Lessons
Rapid urbanization, coupled with a rising population and economic growth, has created a surge in transportation demand in India.
The Financial and Institutional Mechanism of the Sanitation and Wastewater Management System: Learning from the Japanese Experience
Developing Asian countries can learn from Japan's experience of implementing sanitation and wastewater management systems for their own goals, laws, regulations, facilities, and financial systems.
Digital Financial Inclusion and Literacy from a G20 Perspective
G20 countries need to develop more differentiated policies that will reduce the gaps in digital financial inclusion and digital financial literacy.
Two Strategies for Innovation and Growth in Asia and the Pacific
Governments should intensify policies that establish a strong patent system and improve technological transfer and commercialization.
Financing Climate Targets: A Study of Select G20 Countries
Countries will need significant financial resources to face climate-induced events and transition to a low-carbon economy.
The Emerging Era of Digital Identities: Challenges and Opportunities for the G20
Digital identities have become popular worldwide due to their potential to improve the efficiency, functionality, scalability, and coverage of government schemes and policies.
Seven Steps to Examine Urban Transport Finance with Spillover Effects from the Master Plan Stage
Urban transport development is key for Asian countries aiming to address rapid urbanization and chronic traffic congestion.
Strategies for Recovery: COVID-19 and Urban Transport Policy in Asia
The transport sector is vital for supporting populations' needs, but it can also play a significant role in the spread of COVID-19.