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.


  • 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. ...
  • Asia Bond Monitor: June 2019 

    Asian Development Bank (Asian Development Bank, 2019-06-15)
    This publication reviews recent developments in East Asian local currency bond markets along with the outlook, risks, and policy options. It covers the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and the People’s Republic of China; Hong ...
  • Financing affordable Housing in Yangon 

    Ukaid; Foundation, The Rockefeller (Asian Development Bank, 2019-05-30)
    Myanmar’s housing sector is struggling to cope with rapid urbanization, internal migration, and new demand from recent economic growth. These challenges are most apparent in the Yangon Region, where estimates suggest there will be a housing shortage ...

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