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National Strategies for Regional Integration: South and East Asian Case Studies
(Asian Development Bank, 2009-07-01)
Regional integration is gathering momentum in Asia. This study examines the diverse experience of regional integration of South and East Asian economies during the last two decades and offers lessons for latecomers. The global economic crisis is expected ...
Shadow Education Private Supplementary Tutoring and Its Implications for Policy Makers in Asia
(Asian Development Bank, 2012-05-01)
In all parts of Asia, households devote considerable expenditures to private supplementary tutoring. This tutoring may contribute to students' achievement, but it also maintains and exacerbates social inequalities, diverts resources from other uses, ...
Economics of Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in South Asia: Options and Costs
(Asian Development Bank, 2013-03-01)
What can governments do to influence the development of clean energy technologies and move toward low-carbon growth in the South Asian states of Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka? South Asia is considered vulnerable to the impacts and ...
Regional Integration and Economic Development in South Asia
(Asian Development BankEdward Elgar Publishing, Inc., 2012-06-01)
This highly original book will prove a fascinating read for academics, students and policy-makers across a diverse range of fields including: Asian studies, development, economics and regional and urban studies. South Asian leaders have made it a ...
Legal Empowerment for Women and Disadvantaged Groups: FINAL REPORT
(Asian Development Bank, 2009-01-01)
Legal empowerment is a powerful tool for reducing poverty. It gives people the knowledge, skills, and confidence to participate in development projects. It promotes inclusive growth, which reduces poverty by building people's capacity to improve their ...