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.


  • Impact of Energy Innovation on Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Moderation of Regional Integration in Asian Economies 

    Sinha, Avik; Shah, Muhammad Ibrahim; Mehta, Atul; Sharma, Rajesh (Asian Development Bank Institute, 2022-01-30)
    In order to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Asian countries are trying to realize the potential of energy innovation. However, several structural issues might deter the expected impact of ...
  • Nonbank Finance and Monetary Policy Transmission in Asia 

    Beirne, John; Renzhi, Nuobu; Volz, Ulrich (Asian Development Bank Institute, 2022-01-30)
    Focusing on Asian economies over the period 2006 to 2019, we find that while nonbank finance appears to complement rather than substitute credit provision by the traditional banking sector, weaker regulatory quality is an important driving factor. ...
  • Regional Cooperation for Improving Agriculture Production Efficiency: A Strategic Tool for Emission Reduction 

    Zaman, Kazi Arif Uz (Asian Development Bank Institute, 2022-01-30)
    The growing population and climatic uncertainties have compelled producers to undertake faster exploitation of the resources in agricultural production to meet global food security, which, in turn, leads towards unsustainable and input-led inefficient ...
  • Addressing Marine Litter Through Sustainable Tourism: The Case of the Siargao Islands in the Southern Philippines 

    Serrona, Kevin Roy B.; Yu, Jeongsoo; Camarin, Mary Jean A. (Asian Development Bank Institute, 2022-01-30)
    Marine litter seriously affects island-based or archipelagic economies. The Philippines is an example of a country at the center of this predicament due to its strategic geographic location as a regional trade route. Urbanization, rapid economic ...

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