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The Spillover Effects of Infrastructure Investments

Many Asian countries need massive infrastructure investments right now. However, the full economic impact of highways, railways, bridges and ports was often not well computed resulting in waste, inefficiencies and sometimes undervaluation. This ADBI animeme shows how smarter project assessments could guaranty higher-quality and environmentally-suitable infrastructure for the region.

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  • Impact of Infrastructure Investment on Tax: Estimating Spillover Effects of the Kyushu High-Speed Rail Line in Japan on Regional Tax Revenue 

    Yoshino, Naoyuki; Abidhadjaev, Umid (Asian Development Bank Institute, 2016-05-15)
    This paper analyzes the impact of infrastructure investment on tax revenues and on the economy of the region. In 1991, the Kyushu high-speed rail line was constructed and was completed in 2003. In 2004, the rail line started operating from Kagoshima ...
  • Timor-Leste 2016 TATOLI! Public Opinion Poll 

    Foundation, The Asia (The Asia Foundation, 2017-06-07)
    Timor-Leste under the VIth Constitutional Government has made great progress in the collection and utilization of evidence in policy making. Initiatives such as the newly established Unit for Planning, Monitoring, and Evaluation within the Office of ...