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.


  • Leveraging Services for Development: Prospects and Policies 

    Helble, Matthias; Shepherd, Ben (Asian Development Bank Institute, 2019-06-30)
    The services economy is on the rise all around the world, and services now comprise the largest share of economic activity and employment in almost every country. Yet, the services economy remains relatively understudied. This book presents the latest ...
  • Distributed Ledger Technology and Digital Assets: Policy and Regulatory Challenges in Asia 

    Asian Development Bank (Asian Development Bank, 2019-06-30)
    This report offers an analytical framework to help policymakers assess the challenges and opportunities of distributed ledger technology (DLT), which underpins blockchain and applications such as cryptoassets and initial coin offerings. The report ...
  • Line of Sight: How Improved Information, Transparency, and Accountability Would Promote the Adequate Resourcing of Health Facilities Across Papua New Guinea 

    Asian Development Bank (Asian Development Bank, 2019-06-15)
    This report analyzes the complexities of health financing in Papua New Guinea with a focus on resource allocation, use, and accountability. It explores information gaps and transparency issues that undermine health service delivery and outcomes. ...
  • Principles of Infrastructure: Case Studies and Best Practices 

    Nakamura, Hideo; Nagasawa, Kotaro; Hiraishi, Kazuaki; Hasegawa, Atsushi; Ram, KE Seetha; Kim, Chul Ju; Xu, Kai (Asian Development Bank Institute, 2019-06-15)
    Infrastructure is a priority around the world for all stakeholders. Infrastructure projects can continue for several years, from planning and construction to the provision of services. As development in Asia and the Pacific accelerates, governments ...

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