Measuring purchasing power is an effective way to track economic recovery after the pandemic, estimate the real sizes of economies, and gauge poverty.
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.
Collecting sex-disaggregated data on asset ownership is an important step in achieving gender equality and empowerment of women and girls in Asia and the Pacific.
An ADB pilot study confirms that many women in parts of developing Asia still face barriers to owning assets like land or a house.
It's time to come up with a better way than the GFCF (GG) indicator to measure public infrastructure investment.