1. Books

Books are substantial publications that deal with broad thematic topics or issues of current interest and provide specific analytical information with content based on statistics, research, or technical work. Books can also be a compendium of research reports on core subjects or development issues.


  • Prospects for Transitioning from a Linear to Circular Economy in Developing Asia 

    Arthur, Linda; Hondo, Derek; Hughes, Maria; Kohonen, Reetta (Asian Development Bank Institute, 2022-02-22)
    Unsustainable consumption, driven by the increasing extraction of raw materials, manufacturing, and production, is contributing to environmental degradation and the acceleration of climate change. In developing Asia, consumption trends will continue ...
  • Supporting Lagging Students and Learning for All: Applying the Diagnose-and-Supplement System of Basic Skills in the Republic of Korea 

    Ban, Jae-Chun; Kim, Sun; Shin, Meekyung (Asian Development Bank, 2022-02-15)
    This publication introduces the Diagnose-and-Supplement System of Basic Skills (DASOBS), an online–offline system for academically low-achievement students from grades 1 to 10 in the Republic of Korea. It outlines the purpose, features, and history of ...
  • Economic Corridor Development in Pakistan: Concept, Framework, and Case Studies 

    Asian Development Bank Institute (Asian Development Bank, 2022-02-15)
    This study examines the potential of economic corridor development to support Pakistan’s sustainable growth. It describes the country’s effort to enhance domestic and international connectivity and includes some international good practices for economic ...
  • Special Economic Zones in the Indonesia–Malaysia–Thailand Growth Triangle: Opportunities for Collaboration 

    Aggarwal, Aradhna (Asian Development Bank, 2022-02-15)
    This publication explains why Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand need to ramp up cooperation to boost their special economic zones (SEZ) and spur sustainable growth. Mapping out and assessing the economic performance of SEZs across the Indonesia–Malay ...

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