Digital platforms and e-commerce can raise productivity, employment, and wages in the services sector.
Trade services are a viable alternative to keep low-skilled workers out of poverty in middle-income countries.
The region's strong fundamentals limit the risk of foreign exchange volatility.
Asian economies generally meet the conditions for a demography-driven middle-income trap, especially in East and Southeast Asia.
Emerging economies should take careful stock of their economic fundamentals, and intensify efforts to improve their current account and fiscal soundness.
Even if someday robots are able to do most jobs, the decision to deploy machines will still rest with humans.
Developing Asia has much to gain from leveraging the talent and experience of its older demographic.
Over four episodes, our experts discuss the impact of automation on industries and jobs in the region
The Fourth Industrial Revolution is a challenge, but also an opportunity for the region to create jobs and deepen its hard-won prosperity.
ADB research shows that access to finance has less impact on poverty rates in lower-middle- and low-income economies.