The Asia and Pacific region is aging rapidly, and that is affecting the region’s workforce, but increased longevity is adding an unexpected element to the picture
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In cities around Asia, governments are exploring ways to capture the increased value of land near public infrastructure projects, and direct these funds back toward the needs of city residents.
This innovative approach has enabled cities like Tokyo to curb traffic by financing ultra-efficient public transport systems.
If we don’t act soon, Asia’s cities and huge urban populations will be starved of water in just a few years.
Asian governments should compel all public and private health service providers to share their data, promote continuity of care, and put their patients’ wellbeing first.
ADB Chief Economist Shang-Jin Wei discusses the Asian Development Outlook 2016 special chapter on regional productivity.