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.
If safe re-opening and remedial actions are not prioritized, Asia’s students will bear the long-term costs of this pandemic.
Measuring purchasing power is an effective way to track economic recovery after the pandemic, estimate the real sizes of economies, and gauge poverty.
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.
Post-COVID economic recovery could be delayed in countries with poor track records on governance.
To rebuild a just, equal, and inclusive global economy after the pandemic, we need more female leaders and gender-focused data.
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.
Evaluation evidence shows that communication is crucial to combatting vaccine hesitancy and misinformation.
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.
On many levels, women in Viet Nam fare better than women living in countries at a similar level of economic development. Still, women-owned businesses face disproportionate barriers.