Working Towards a Women-Focused Pandemic Recovery
The pandemic threatens to reverse recent progress on gender equality. Making women central to pandemic recovery efforts will help the region to build back better. Here are answers to some of the key questions.
Will New Technologies Destroy Jobs in Asia? New ADB Podcast
Over four episodes, our experts discuss the impact of automation on industries and jobs in the region
Why Developing Asia Should Not Fear Technological Progress
Even if someday robots are able to do most jobs, the decision to deploy machines will still rest with humans.
Why Asia Needs to Invest in Quality Infrastructure
Quality infrastructure may cost more in the beginning, but is worth the extra investment.
What I’ve Learned from ADB’s 50-Year History
Some major lessons stand out about the past, and provide pointers for the future.
Want Livable Cities in Asia? Integrate Transport, Urban Planning
Transit-oriented development combines spatial planning with urban transport.
Walking the Talk with a Carbon Neutral ADB Annual Meeting
ADB aims is extend sustainability actions to annual meetings, starting with this year’s event in Frankfurt.
The Future of Financial Markets – A Changing View of Asia
Discussions this week in Frankfurt won’t solve the problems of Asia’s financing gaps, but they can go a long way toward making sure that available funds are used more productively, inclusively, and sustainably.
The COVID-19 Dilemma: Public Health Versus the Economy
The tradeoff between lost lives during the pandemic and lost livelihoods is often viewed as an all-or-nothing choice between complete lockdown versus zero restrictions. In reality, a balance can be struck.
The Cook Islands: How One Pacific Country Turned Its Debt Around
Pacific nations, such as the Cook Islands, are coming up with innovative ways to manage national debt during times of economic boom and bust.