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.


  • Financial Inclusion, Financial Regulation, Financial Literacy, and Financial Education in the KYRGYZ Republic 

    Asian Development Bank Institute (Asian Development Bank Institute, 2018-07-15)
    This paper discusses recent developments in financial inclusion and financial literacy in Kyrgyz Republic. While financial inclusion is considered one of the key drivers of today’s development, it is quite new to Kyrgyz Republic. The first attempts to ...
  • Fiscal Policy Conditions for Government Budget Stability and Economic Recovery: Comparative Analysis of Japan and Greece 

    Yoshino, Naoyuki; Taghizadeh-Hesary, Farhad; Mizoguchi, Tetsuro (Asian Development Bank Institute, 2018-07-15)
    In the literature regarding fiscal sustainability, the Domar condition and Bohn’s condition are often used to check whether a government’s debt situation is in a dangerous zone. This paper first shows that the Domar condition is obtained only from the ...
  • An Overview of Islamic Banking and Finance in Asia 

    Komijani, Akbar; Taghizadeh-Hesary, Farhad (Asian Development Bank Institute, 2018-07-15)
    The Islamic finance industry has grown substantially in Asia over the last 2 decades. The Muslim populations in different Asian countries, especially in Southeast Asia, are increasing. Rapid Muslim population growth and improving living standards may ...
  • Land Acquisition and Infrastructure Development Through Land Trust Laws: A Policy Framework for Asia 

    Yoshino, Naoyuki; Paul, Saumik; Sarma, Vengadeshvaran; Lakhia, Saloni (Asian Development Bank Institute, 2018-07-15)
    The “land question” has invigorated agrarian studies and economic history since Marx and early 20th century writers on agrarian questions. In countries that allow private land ownership, compulsory land acquisition is the right and action of the ...

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