ADB Books

Books published by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) are based on research that is complete in itself, stretches frontiers, and brings together useful development knowledge. They may include analytical ADB products that are scholarly references or literary publications on a specific subject.


  • Challenges in Implementing Best Practices in Involuntary Resettlement: A Case Study in Sri Lanka 

    Perera, Jayantha; Gamaathige, Amarasena; Weerackody, Chamindra (Asian Development Bank, 2016-12-31)
    Infrastructure projects sometimes physically displace households and disrupt income sources and livelihoods. The Asian Development Bank offers several good governance practices to its borrowers to minimize such adverse impacts, especially since the ...
  • ADB Through the Decades: ADB’s Fifth Decade (2007–2016) 

    Asian Development Bank (Asian Development Bank, 2016-12-31)
    Asia proved resilient to the effects of the 2008–2009 global financial crisis, but sustaining rapid growth became more difficult afterward. Development challenges intensified, the global development agenda became more ambitious, and new sources of ...
  • ADB Through the Decades: ADB’s Fourth Decade (1997–2006) 

    Asian Development Bank (Asian Development Bank, 2016-12-31)
    The 1997 Asian financial crisis hit the region and became a defining moment for Asia and the Asian Development Bank (ADB). As ADB participated in coordinated crisis responses, Asian policy-makers used this opportunity to reassess their economic policies ...
  • A History of Financial Management at the Asian Development Bank: Engineering Financial innovation and Impact on an Emerging Asia 

    Erquiaga, Philip (Asian Development Bank, 2016-12-31)
    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has evolved into a leading development banking institution in the global financial markets during the past half century since it was established. This publication—a good introduction to financial management practices ...

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