Asia-Pacific Countries Must Improve Revenue Collection to Rebound from COVID-19
Collecting taxes more efficiently allows countries to improve their balance sheets after the pandemic while promoting business investment and sustainable economic growth.
Responding to an Unprecedented Health Emergency Across Asia and the Pacific
As vaccines are rolled out across Asia and the Pacific, governments need to ensure equitable and transparent distribution. They also need to undertake deep healthcare reforms to manage future health crises. ADB's top health expert answers the pertinent questions.
Inadequate Learning, Loss of Earnings: The Staggering Cost of School Closures in Asia
If safe re-opening and remedial actions are not prioritized, Asia’s students will bear the long-term costs of this pandemic.
Prices Matter When Tracking Economic Development and Recovery After the Pandemic
Measuring purchasing power is an effective way to track economic recovery after the pandemic, estimate the real sizes of economies, and gauge poverty.
The Little-Known Key to Successful Pandemic Response: Knowledge Management
As the region builds back from the pandemic, now is the time to invest in knowledge management. The investment will pay off with interest over the long term.
Does Good Governance Matter for Post-Pandemic Economic Growth Recovery?
Post-COVID economic recovery could be delayed in countries with poor track records on governance.
Data-Driven Female Leadership is Key to Recovering from COVID-19
To rebuild a just, equal, and inclusive global economy after the pandemic, we need more female leaders and gender-focused data.
When Global Tourism Returns, the Silk Road Awaits
Central Asia has the opportunity to create a sustainable, safe, easily accessible, and well-known tourism destination that provides a variety of year-round, quality experiences.
To Make Vaccination Programs Work, Communication is Key
Evaluation evidence shows that communication is crucial to combatting vaccine hesitancy and misinformation.
Achieving a Better COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout
Ensuring equitable access to vaccines is crucial for developing countries in Asia to reopen their economies and recover. Well-designed policies will speed the rebound of Asian economies and have impacts that span the globe.