Asian countries should implement reforms now, while their debt is sustainable, in order to head off a debt crisis.
Less developed countries need not emulate wealthier ones when establishing their technical and vocational training systems.
The tax administration of the future will be digitized and use new technologies which revolutionize tax processes, enhancing speed and accuracy.
An ADB economist who specializes in the areas of education, skills development and jobs, answers questions about which jobs are best suited to work-from-home arrangements, based on a recent study in Southeast Asia.
We need to know more about who is involved and what is going on at all points in the supply chain process. Digitalization is key to helping us achieve this level of transparency.
Promoting inclusive, resilient, and sustainable development in fragile and conflict-affected states is needed to improve living standards, promote good governance and strengthen institutions.
Efforts to address pandemic-related learning loss may draw on innovations devised to tackle the ongoing learning crisis – and vice versa.
Market-based mechanisms could address the alarming scarcity of groundwater in developing countries.
Governments in Asia and the Pacific should consider the direct and indirect benefits of resilient infrastructure, including losses avoided and economic and development benefits even when disaster doesn’t strike.
Mandating public credit ratings for all publicly and privately traded bonds will improve the transparency and sustainability of Viet Nam’s corporate bond market.