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Inequality, Inclusive Growth, and Fiscal Policy in Asia
Developing Asia’s sustained rapid growth has improved general living standards and lifted hundreds of millions of Asians out of poverty within a generation. Yet the region now finds itself confronting rising inequality. Countries where inequality has ...
Asia’s Energy Challenge: Key Issues and Policy Options
This book examines key issues and policy options in the development of Asia’s energy security. Rapid growth has transformed Asia’s presence in the world economy: Past growth has dramatically improved Asia’s living standards, lifting millions out of ...
Implementing an Inclusive and Equitable Pension Reform: Lessons from India's New Pension Scheme
(Asian Development BankRoutledge, 2012-05-01)
India is aging. One response of Indian policy makers has been introduction of the New Pension Scheme (NPS), a defined contribution pension scheme which is mandatory for civil servants and voluntary for the rest of the population. Given the size of the ...
Ending Asian Deprivations: Compulsions for a Fair, Prosperous and Equitable Asia
(Asian Development BankRoutledge, 2013-08-01)
This book is written by a set of experts who have been working long on reducing various aspects of human deprivations in Asia. It begins with a discussion of the massive dimensions of deprivations that continue to exist in Asia. Although many countries ...
Economic Growth and Environmental Regulation: The People's Republic of China's Path to a Brighter Future
(Asian Development BankRoutledge, 2009-12-01)
The book, a joint publication of ADB and Routledge, examines the role of environmental regulation as a means for solving existing problems and creating better futures in rapidly developing economies. A group of eminent scholars were assembled to ...