How Global Trade Tensions are Affecting Asian Financial Markets
Amid uncertainty over the evolution of the PRC-US trade dispute, markets in the region are taking a wait-and-see stance.
It’s Not Only Manufacturing – Trade Services Also Take Workers Out of Poverty
Trade services are a viable alternative to keep low-skilled workers out of poverty in middle-income countries.
Will New Technologies Destroy Jobs in Asia? New ADB Podcast
Over four episodes, our experts discuss the impact of automation on industries and jobs in the region
Philippine BPOs: Getting Ahead of the Automation Curve
By leveraging new technology, the Philippines can pave the way for sustainable and jobs-rich growth in business process outsourcing.
How Can the Changing Trade Landscape Reshape Global Imbalances?
In the future, many Asian economies may not accumulate huge trade surpluses or foreign financial assets as quickly as now.
Baiting Banks: 2 Lessons from Incentivizing SME Lending
We learned in Sri Lanka that the most effective development projects not only provide new solutions to old problems, but also adapt to changing circumstances.
Georgian Youth’s Big Hope for the Future
If the tourism industry becomes truly sustainable, Georgian youth will have a reason to stay in their regions, or even return to them from Tbilisi.
How Can the TPP Without the US Still Make Sense?
The revived Trans-Pacific Partnership retains significant potential for economic gains among its now 11 members, although the impacts will vary across countries.
Unlocking Trade Potential in Services Through Digitalization
ICT is transforming the services sector in Asia and the Pacific. Still, we need to narrow the digital divide between countries.
Seizing the Opportunity to Prolong Asia’s Trade Growth Momentum
Asian policy makers must take proactive steps to turn a nascent upturn into a sustained boom. Missing the opportunity will have enormous costs.