Asia’s vast global diaspora – which includes many skilled, highly educated and prosperous people – is a strong potential source of financing for the region’s infrastructure and other development needs.
Over three decades ago, economic researcher Martin Ravallion and his colleagues found a way to identify and quantify the world’s poorest people with an international poverty line that continues to guide policies to this day.
ADB economists Matteo Lanzafame, Irfan Qureshi, Arief Ramayandi and Marcel Schroder answer questions about the possibility of a global recession and how it could affect Asia.
These charts illustrate how countries in Asia and around the world are doing in developing an environment that produces dynamic entrepreneurs who innovate and create jobs.
In economies where government officials can be bribed, or other acts of corruption undertaken to start a business or innovate, entrepreneurship is less likely to thrive.
ADB economists Matteo Lanzafame, Yuho Myoda, Irfan Qureshi and Arief Ramayandi answer questions about the impact on Asia of rising interest rates, based on their research for the Asian Development Outlook 2022 Update.
ADB economists Aiko Kikkawa and Raymond Gaspar answer questions about the role of older people in the Asian job market, based on research for their recent paper published in the Journal of Population Ageing.
Sri Lanka’s small and medium-sized enterprises can play an important role in economic recovery. By re-engaging with value chains, they can reinvigorate their own businesses and help to create opportunity and economic growth.
Trade conflicts, the pandemic, and geopolitical tensions have all had an impact on global supply chains. It’s time to rethink how these crucial production links are set up and how they can be made more resilient.