Your Questions Answered: What Jobs Can Be Done from Home?
An ADB economist who specializes in the areas of education, skills development and jobs, answers questions about which jobs are best suited to work-from-home arrangements, based on a recent study in Southeast Asia.
Your Questions Answered: How Resilient Have Asia’s Economies Been During the Pandemic?
ADB economists Irfan A. Qureshi and Matteo Lanzafame answer questions about the ability of Asia’s economies to bounce back from the pandemic, and how governments should respond to new global economic headwinds.
Working for the Public Good
Public work programs can build much-needed infrastructure while helping lift people out of poverty and shield them from the effects of natural disasters and economic crises
Workers Need Digital Skills to Remain Relevant in the Post-Pandemic Job Market
As the region emerges from the pandemic, businesses should adopt more flexible approaches to developing talent for digital jobs, while workers must embrace lifelong learning of digital skills.
Why Southeast Asia Shouldn’t Worry About “Brain Drain”
Here’s why the perception that skilled migration damages the source country is wrong.
Why It Matters That One of the Region’s Biggest Trade Deals is Being Upgraded
Important changes are underway for Southeast Asia’s relationship with its biggest trading partner, the People’s Republic of China.
Why Have Bankruptcies Fallen During the Pandemic?
Government assistance programs, and relaxed insolvency procedures, have helped keep businesses afloat during the pandemic.
Why are Interest Rates Falling in Southeast Asia?
Southeast Asian economies are starting to feel the pinch of trade tensions, recession fears and other global trends.
What Emerging Bright Spots Tell Us About Reviving Тourism in Asia
Tourism has yet to recover in Asia and the Pacific, but a few green shoots can help us understand how best to heal the sector.
Vaccinations Won't Lead to Vacations Anytime Soon Unless We Take Action Now
Vaccination programs and travel bubbles are still in their infancy. They could help revive tourism in Asia and the Pacific but governments need to pave the way with the right policies.