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The Asian Development Review is a professional journal that presents expertise and analysis on economics, social development, poverty and other issues in Asia and the Pacific.
This issue highlights the impact of technology on Asia's global value chains and considers development subjects including remittances, conditional cash transfers, agriculture, and bank credit.
This issue focuses on demographic change and human capital. It explores types of insurance for older people and considers economic security, education, and health. Among other topics covered are fuel subsidies and insulin prices.
This issue discusses new data in ADB’s COVID-19 Policy Database on sector financial balances, and other development topics including labor markets, gender, global value chains, poverty transitions, and housing.
This edition features studies on seasonal labor mobility in the Pacific as well as development issues relating to population aging, education, and the labor market in Asia.
This issue includes a guide to the ADB COVID-19 Policy Database and articles on trade, manufacturing, human capital, and education in Asia and the Pacific.
This edition discusses current economic, environmental, and development issues in Asia such as poverty, migration, and financial spillovers. It features research studies in Pakistan, the People's Republic of China, Thailand, and Viet Nam.
This edition focuses on perspectives on structural change, whether the traditional path of moving from agriculture to industry and services still holds, the impact of globalization, and the effect of structural change on labor markets.
This edition covers intergenerational mobility of families in slums of Jakarta, exports and imports of Thailand, and the effects of foreign direct investment on the productivity of 15 emerging market economies, among others.
This edition brings together scholars who highlight the need for concrete and rapid actions to adapt to climate change.