Here are five key areas where EdTech solutions can help countries transition their short-term education solutions to the medium and long-term.
The pandemic has shown central bankers and public debt managers that innovation and creativity are needed to maintain borrowing opportunities and keep local currency bond markets functioning.
Investments in climate-resilient infrastructure should be the centerpiece of the billions of dollars in economic stimulus being used to rebuild Asia’s economies.
To ensure that we have an economic recovery that benefits people and the planet, we should scale up investments in businesses that provide environmental benefits.
A forward-looking, regional approach is needed for countries in Central Asia to respond to the pandemic and prepare for future public health threats.
The pandemic is putting pressure on small enterprises, which are disproportionately owned or controlled by men. The right policies could help close the gender gap.
The pandemic has underscored the importance of trade facilitation within South Asia and with the region’s neighbors.
Governments in Central and West Asia must commit to reforms and get them right, or face a downward spiral. The costs of the crisis are already obvious in rising deficits and debt. There is no room for complacency.
The pandemic is changing consumer behavior and expectations in the Pacific, particularly when it comes to using digital tools for financial transactions.
The pandemic provides an opportunity for regional financial cooperation on reforms to make Asian banks more resilient to crises.