East Asia Working Papers
The East Asia Working Paper Series deals with key economic and development problems, as well as conceptual, analytical, or methodological issues relating to project/program economic analysis, and statistical data and measurement with a focus on the People's Republic of China and Mongolia.
Strengthening the Protection of Financial Consumers in Mongolia’s Banking Sector
This working paper discusses the results of a critical review of the existing financial consumer protection framework in Mongolia.
Ecological Civilization in the People’s Republic of China: Values, Action, and Future Needs
This paper explores aspects of ecological civilization in the People’s Republic of China, focusing on its significance, challenges, and opportunities for development.
Reforming Pension Insurance in the People’s Republic of China
This paper reviews the progress achieved by the People’s Republic of China in strengthening its national pension insurance system during the 13th Five-Year Plan period.
Toward High-Quality Development in the People’s Republic of China
This paper covers three areas for the People’s Republic of China to transition to high-quality development: institutional reform, development philosophy, and the country’s five-year plans.
Population Aging and Its Economic Consequences for the People’s Republic of China
This paper analyzes projections on how the population of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) will age rapidly, with the old-age dependency ratio more than tripling by 2065.
Driving Investments Toward Sustainable Economic Growth in the People’s Republic of China
This paper explores the key investments, policies, and reforms needed for the People’s Republic of China (PRC) to achieve sustainable economic growth.
Integrating Flood and Environmental Risk Management: Principles and Practices
This publication describes the principles of flood and environmental risk management, and presents case studies and challenges.
Translating Women’s Voices into Action in Mongolia: Addressing Gender-Based Violence through Investments in Infrastructure
This paper highlights the results of a study on the safety of public and private spaces for women and girls from urban ger areas in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
Impact Evaluation of Road Improvements and Rural Poverty—Baseline Survey in the Ningxia Liupanshan Area of the People’s Republic of China
To evaluate the impact of the ADB-funded road improvement project on rural poverty, results of the baseline survey in the Ningxia Liupanshan Area will be compared against the results of ex-post surveys after the completion of the project.