ADB Working Paper


  • Approaches to Eradicate Absolute Poverty in Guangdong Province, the People’s Republic of China 

    Wu, Jinhua (Asian Development Bank, 2021-12-30)
    This case study focuses on measures adopted by Guangdong Province to enhance the efficacy and efficiency of spending programs for poverty alleviation until the end of 2020, when the province achieved the eradication of absolute poverty. First, a ...
  • COVID-19 and Social Protection in Asia and the Pacific: Projected Costs for 2020–2030 

    Auwera, Michiel Van der; Meerendonk, Arthur van de; Kumar, Anand Ramesh (Asian Development Bank, 2021-12-30)
    Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, this working paper applies a new costing model to analyze the costs associated with social protection in 30 Asia and Pacific countries. Using the Social Protection Reform Simulation (SPRS20) model, the ...
  • Multidimensional Evolution of Rural Development Policy in the People’s Republic of China 

    Kimura, Shingo; Yu, Wusheng; Han, Mingxi (Asian Development Bank, 2021-12-30)
    This report provides an overview of the evolution and profile of rural areas in the People’s Republic of China, in comparison with the trends in benchmark countries. It covers the People’s Republic of China’s rural demographic structure; rural socioeconomic ...
  • Promoting High-Quality Growth Through Financial Reform in the People’s Republic of China 

    Huang, Yiping; Wang, Xun; Huang, Anqian (Asian Development Bank, 2021-12-30)
    The People’s Republic of China (PRC) has achieved record economic growth since initiating reform policies in the late 1970s. Success has been attributed, in part, to the expansion and development of the financial system led by large state-owned banks. ...

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