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.


  • Banking on the Future of Asia and the Pacific: 50 Years of the Asian Development Bank 

    McCawley, Peter (Asian Development Bank, 2017-07-30)
    This book is a history of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), a multilateral development bank established 50 years ago to serve Asia and the Pacifi c. Focusing on the region’s economic development, the evolution of the international development agenda, ...
  • Aid for Trade in Asia and the Pacific: Promoting Connectivity for Inclusive Development 

    Asian Development Bank (Asian Development Bank, 2017-07-15)
    The role of Aid for Trade (AfT) in promoting the growth and tradability of services is important, given that it is a major catalyst for inclusive economic and structural transformation. This report highlights emerging trends in AfT in the context of ...
  • Mongolia Education Sector Fact Sheet 

    Asian Development Bank (Asian Development Bank, 2017-07-01)
    While Mongolia has made significant achievements in expanding access to education, ensuring its quality and relevance remains a major challenge. Since 1991, when student enrollments started to fall sharply with the withdrawal of assistance from the ...
  • Mongolia Social Protection Sector Fact Sheet 

    Asian Development Bank (Asian Development Bank, 2017-06-30)
    Due to persistent economic volatility, limited diversification, internal migration, and rapid urbanization, Mongolia currently faces rising inequality, expanding informal sector employment, and increasing vulnerability. This requires continuous focus ...

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