ADBI Books

The Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) was established in 1997 in Tokyo, Japan, to help build capacity, skills, and knowledge related to poverty reduction and other areas that support long-term growth and competitiveness in developing economies in Asia and the Pacific. ADBI started publishing in 1998, and has since been sharing development knowledge about Asia and the Pacific through its publications.


  • Asia Bond Monitor: November 2019 

    Asian Development Bank (Asian Development Bank, 2019-11-30)
    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 ...
  • Effective Approaches to Poverty Reduction: Selected Cases from the Asian Development Bank 

    Asian Development Bank (Asian Development Bank, 2019-11-30)
    This report presents nine case studies of recent Asian Development Bank projects in Mongolia, Nepal, the People’s Republic of China, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Uzbekistan, and Viet Nam. The case studies highlight innovative interventions and common ...
  • Youth Education Investment and Labor Market Outcomes in the Philippines: Survey Report 

    Education, Philippines Department of (Asian Development Bank, 2019-07-30)
    This report presents findings from a survey in the Philippines on what shapes young people’s decisions about their education. The survey focused on students’ choice of track in senior high school—academic, technical-vocational and livelihood, sports, ...
  • Leveraging Services for Development: Prospects and Policies 

    Helble, Matthias; Shepherd, Ben (Asian Development Bank Institute, 2019-06-30)
    The services economy is on the rise all around the world, and services now comprise the largest share of economic activity and employment in almost every country. Yet, the services economy remains relatively understudied. This book presents the latest ...

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