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Managing the Hot Money Inflows of the People's Republic of China
(Asian Development Bank, 2008-12-15)
This brief explores the wave of speculative capital flowing into the People's Republic of China, also known as hot money inflows.
The Role of Fiscal Policy in Rebalancing the People's Republic of China
(Asian Development Bank, 2010-08-01)
This brief highlights the pivotal role to be played by fiscal policy in the People's Republic of China's rebalancing process if other supportive and complementary policies are in place.
Is the Net Enrollment Rate Estimate of the Philippines Accurate?
(Asian Development Bank, 2010-04-01)
The net enrollment rate (NER) is an important indicator for policy making. More careful estimation suggests that there has been a decline in NER but not as severe as the official Philippines Department of Education statistics indicated. Improvement in ...
Skills for Inclusive and Sustainable Growth in Developing Asia and the Pacific
(Asian Development Bank, 2012-03-01)
Jobs and skills are pressing challenges for developing countries. Paradoxically, there is also a growing concern of skills mismatch. How do skills training systems support skills acquisition and continued upgrading? How does the education system interface ...
Skills for Competitiveness, Jobs, and Employability in Developing Asia-Pacific
(Asian Development Bank, 2013-11-27)
his policy brief draws on presentations and discussions at the ADB International Skills Development Forum held in ADB headquarters in Manila in December 2012 forum. Government representatives, technical and vocational education and training institutional ...
Tourism as a river of Growth in the Pacific; A Pathway to Growth and Prosperity for Pacific Island Countries
(Asian Development Bank, 2018-06-15)
Tourism in the Pacific is increasing and will be a key driver of economic growth in the coming decade. Yet despite more visitors to the Pacific, tourism growth is not inevitable for all countries in the region. This brief identifies the trends driving ...
Building Complementarity and Resilience in ASEAN amid Global Trade Uncertainty
(Asian Development Bank, 2018-10-15)
Growing bilateral trade tensions between the United States (US) and the People’s Republic of China (PRC) are a concern for members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Most ASEAN economies are open and benefit from export-led growth. ...
Southeast Asia and the Economics of Global Climate Stabilization
(Asian Development Bank, 2015-12-08)
Southeast Asia is likely to sustain larger economic losses from climate change than most other areas in the world. Moreover, those losses—the collective effect of impacts on agriculture, tourism, energy demand, labor productivity, catastrophic risks, ...
Social Protection Brief: Social Security Reform and Economic Modeling Capacity Building in Indonesia
(Asian Development Bank, 2015-11-13)
Given the scale of social security reforms, further technical assistance is needed, especially for the fiscal and financial sustainability analysis of Indonesia’s National Pension Fund. Also, support is needed to develop an integrated and comprehensive ...
2017 Trade Finance Gaps, Growth, and Jobs Survey
(Asian Development Bank, 2017-09-30)
Using new questions, the 2017 ADB Trade Finance Gaps, Growth, and Jobs Survey deepens our understanding of both the quality of rejected transactions and the amount of foregone trade that results when firms cannot access sufficient trade finance. The ...