Public investment in infrastructure attracts private investment and fuels economic growth, which in turn generates extra public revenue to spend on more and better infrastructure.
Blog posts on "productivity"
An aging population can have a dramatic impact on a country’s economy but Japan has shown that innovative approaches and policies can help mitigate the effects
It’s time to diversify its economy to transition to upper-middle-income status.
Asia has the potential to realize the Asian Century, but only adopting bold and visionary policies can help make this a reality.
More available skills at a low cost will help young Uzbeks make the most of their education.
A recent ADB study suggests that some of the success of Bangladesh's ready-made garment sector over the past 25 years is unlikely to provide the same type of benefits to the economy going forward.
Recent empirical analysis of the nexus between productivity growth and wage inequality in several Asian economies provides new, policy-relevant evidence.
It is far too early to tell whether the current global productivity slump will persist – the current pessimism may be overdone.
In its quest to become an industrialized nation, Viet Nam must redouble efforts to improve the skills of the labor force and cultivate high-technology, high value-add industries.
Since dual career couples support each other, this involves professional compromises. However, such couples’ understanding of ‘success’ is multidimensional and goes beyond the high income and high status of one individual.