ADBI Working Papers

The Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) Working Paper series is a continuation of the formerly named Discussion Paper series which began in January 2003. The numbering of the papers continued without interruption or change. ADBI was established in 1997 in Tokyo, Japan, to help build capacity, skills, and knowledge related to poverty reduction and other areas that support long-term growth and competitiveness in developing economies in Asia and the Pacific.


  • A Station Location Identification Model for an Integrated Interoperable High-Speed Rail System 

    Roy, Sandeepan; Maji, Avijit (Asian Development Bank Institute, 2019-05-15)
    Integrated interoperable rail systems facilitate high speed rail (HSR) train movement on conventional intercity lines, and vice versa. Hence, for such rail systems, it is preferred that HSR stations are located at existing intercity rail stations. ...
  • Modeling the Spatiotemporal Urban Spillover Effect of High-Speed Rail Infrastructure Development 

    Miyazawa, Satoshi; Wetwitoo, Jetpan; Ke, Seetha Ram (Asian Development Bank Institute, 2019-05-15)
    The study introduces and applies the concept of spillover effects to high-speed rail development to formulate the economic impact on increasing the regional tax revenue. The previous study covered JR-Kyushu’s development of the Kyushu Shinkansen ...
  • Transit-Oriented Development Policies and Station Area Development in Asian Cities 

    Kidokoro, Tetsuo (Asian Development Bank Institute, 2019-05-15)
    Many metropolitan cities in Asia are planning and implementing extensive investment in mass transit networks and thus are now on the threshold of becoming transit cities or car traffic saturation cities. The promotion of transit-oriented development ...
  • Internal and External Determinants of Housing Price Booms in Hong Kong, China 

    Taghizadeh-Hesary, Farhad; Yoshino, Naoyuki; Chiu, Alvin (Asian Development Bank Institute, 2019-05-15)
    Hong Kong, China’s housing market witnessed dramatic appreciations recently, with the price index for private domestic housing units being 3 times higher than 10 years ago. This trend is supported by both internal and external factors, as illustrated ...

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