Blogs on remittances
Published on Wednesday, 29 May 2019
Criminals must be prevented from using the financial system but misdirected efforts to stop crime can harm small businesses and the jobs they create
Published on Tuesday, 29 May 2018
Governments and the private sector should work together to protect migrants’ welfare and channel remittances into productive investments.
Published on Wednesday, 28 February 2018
We need to protect the financial system from terrorism and money laundering. But the people of the Pacific should not pay the heaviest price.
Published on Friday, 01 December 2017
There are several important challenges to tackle before blockchain-based solutions can solve real-world problems.
Published on Friday, 29 September 2017
Blockchain is transforming financial transactions – with far-reaching implications for the unbanked.
Published on Friday, 27 May 2016
The success of these financial instruments in India and Nigeria shows that patriotic ties can be a powerful incentive for diaspora members to invest in their home countries.
Published on Tuesday, 01 September 2015
In our August blog poll, we asked readers what they believe to be the priority sources of funding for the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set to be implemented on 1 January 2016. ADB has been getting prepared ahead of time, especially on the financing question.
Published on Monday, 03 August 2015
In the run-up to its second high-level meeting in Kenya next year, the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation will need to consider some difficult questions on what to focus on for the post-2015 world.
Published on Tuesday, 28 July 2015
Recently, someone from one of our developing member countries commented that ADB is too small, slow and self-centered. This assessment might sound harsh, but the numbers speak for themselves.
Published on Friday, 22 May 2015
Inflation is expected to rise significantly after the recent earthquake in Nepal, which will also have an impact on the country’s external sector balance and fiscal balance. Check out our updated analysis.