Blog posts on "Governance and public management"

Good governance is as important as financing when it comes to quality infrastructure, such as public roads.

Why Infrastructure Governance Matters

The delivery of services – such as clean water, reliable public transport, schools and hospitals – through economic and social infrastructure is among the most important functions of government. Resources must be well spent to ensure quality.

Bruno Carrasco, Edwin Lau

Edwin Lau

Edwin Lau is Head of the Budgeting and Public Expenditure Division which provides advice to countries on budgetary governance, independent fiscal institutions, fiscal consolidation, and budgetary tools such as infrastructure, gender and green budgeting.

Money is a relevant macroeconomic indicator in United States’ monetary policy. Photo: Pepi Stojanovski

Money Rules

A rules-based approach to monetary policy needs to be part of any discussion involving central bank policy.

Irfan A. Qureshi

Rajesh Poddar

Rajesh Poddar was previously the Head of asset and liability management of ADB and was responsible for ADB’s balance sheet management and financial policies. He has 20 years of experience in the field of ALM and risk management with Asian Development Bank and Overseas Union Bank, Singapore.

Takehiko Nakao

Takehiko Nakao was the president of the ADB and chairperson of the ADB’s Board of Directors from April 2013 until January 2020.

Henrik Lindroth

He has also provided consultancy support to the Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department (SDCC) on public sector reform and the Open Government Partnership (OGP).