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  • Fossil Fuel Subsidies in Asia

    Fossil Fuel Subsidies in Asia
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292572983

    Unsustainable budgetary cost of selling oil, gas, and coal at low prices has propelled energy subsidy reform in developing Asian economies. This report measures the size of associated subsidies on these fossil fuels including direct transfers, tax e…

  • Tajikistan

    Tajikistan
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292575052

    The resurgence of conservative patriarchal values in Tajikistan have led to the rise of early marriages and polygamy, compromising women's and girls' opportunities to realize their full potential to live quality lives, and have deterred women from f…

  • A Region at Risk

    A Region at Risk
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292578510

    Asia and the Pacific continues to be exposed to climate change impacts. Home to the majority of the world's poor, the population of the region is particularly vulnerable to those impacts. Unabated warming could largely diminish previous achievements…

  • Myanmar Transport Sector Policy Note: Trunk Roads

    Myanmar Transport Sector Policy Note: Trunk Roads
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292574611

    Better transport is essential to Myanmar's development. After decades of underinvestment, Myanmar's transport infrastructure lags behind other regional countries. Sixty percent of trunk highways and most of the railways need maintenance or rehabilit…

  • Impact Evaluation Baseline Survey of School Dormitory Environment in Mongolia

    Impact Evaluation Baseline Survey of School Dormitory Environment in Mongolia
    av Maruyama Asako

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292619541

    It describes the methodology of the impact evaluation and discusses the findings of the baseline survey of dormitories, schools, and related circumstances during the school year 2016-2017. The survey also covered student attendance, levels of partic…

  • Postal Savings

    Postal Savings

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9784899740834

    Rapid economic growth in Asia has gone hand in hand with increased savings. Yet, many people remain unbanked and savings are often invested abroad. If Asia is to continue to grow, governments must explore ways to better mobilize domestic finance and…

  • Assessment of Microinsurance as Emerging Microfinance Service for the Poor

    Assessment of Microinsurance as Emerging Microfinance Service for the Poor
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292577452

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is an active partner of the Government of the Philippines in developing microfinance-the provision of insurance products that meet the needs of the disadvantaged for risk protection and relief against misfortune. As…

  • Managing Nepal's Dudh Koshi River System for a Fair and Sustainable Future

    Managing Nepal's Dudh Koshi River System for a Fair and Sustainable Future
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292615505

    The report suggests economically and environmentally sustainable management considering challenges that involve climate change. The study proposes a strategic planning framework that covers the holistic, technical, economic, social, and environmenta…

  • Review of the ADB Clean Energy Program

    Review of the ADB Clean Energy Program
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292620653

    This review of the Clean Energy Program draws from hundreds of projects approved by ADB in 2008-2018, according to the indicators set out in the 2009 Energy Policy. A decade after the Clean Energy Program took form, the review determines how far the…

  • Pacific Economic Monitor - May 2019

    Pacific Economic Monitor - May 2019
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292616021

    This publication provides an update of developments in Pacific economies and explores topical policy issues to date. The 10th edition features policy briefs focusing on the effects of climate change, impacts of natural hazards, income and purchasing…

  • Women and Business in the Pacific

    Women and Business in the Pacific
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292612863

    This book provides a current and comprehensive analysis of the context in which Pacific women engage in the private sector, as well as a detailed list of strategies to increase their participation in business. Drawing on research and data from seven…

  • Developing Indicators and Monitoring Systems for Environmentally Livable Cities in the People's Republic of China

    Developing Indicators and Monitoring Systems for Environmentally Livable Cities in the People's Republic of China
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789290929536

    Rapid urbanization in the People's Republic of China is creating a raft of environmental, administrative, and livability problems. If not monitored, these problems cannot be addressed and will worsen over time. This book proposes the use of an Envir…

  • Gender Tool Kit

    Gender Tool Kit
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292544362

    This tool kit is to help staff and consultants of ADB conceptualize and design gender-responsive public policy and projects in the micro, small, and medium-sized enterprise sector. It guides users in the design of project and program outputs, activi…

  • Financial Soundness Indicators for Financial Sector Stability in Georgia

    Financial Soundness Indicators for Financial Sector Stability in Georgia
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292570873

    The development and analysis of financial soundness indicators help policy makers identify the strengths and vulnerabilities in their countries' financial systems and take preventive action to avert a crisis or at least minimize its effects. This pu…

  • CAREC Transport Strategy 2030

    CAREC Transport Strategy 2030
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292619992

    The Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Transport Strategy 2030 builds on progress made and lessons learned from the CAREC Transport and Trade Facilitation Strategy 2020. It separates trade facilitation from transport and links to the…

  • Handbook on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism for Nonbank Financial Institutions

    Handbook on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism for Nonbank Financial Institutions
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292577612

    This handbook provides guidance to nonbank financial institutions (NBFIs) on how to manage risks related to money laundering and the financing of terrorism and is intended to assist NBFIs in developing and implementing policies and procedures to com…

  • Transforming Kolkata

    Transforming Kolkata
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292614003

    This publication explores the views of stakeholders in the two decades of partnership between ADB and the Kolkata Municipal Corporation in India. ADB supported Kolkata's integrated planning and phased investments of over $1 billion towards building…

  • Pakistan Country Gender Assessment, Volume 1

    Pakistan Country Gender Assessment, Volume 1
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292575250

    The situation of women in Pakistan has improved over the last 2 decades. Human capital investments resulted in narrowing gender disparities in health and education access, as well as economic and political participation. Still, wide gender gaps rema…

  • Fiscal Decentralization Reform in Cambodia

    Fiscal Decentralization Reform in Cambodia
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292614867

    This report reviews Cambodia's progress in fiscal decentralization since passing the Law on Administrative Management of the Capital, Provinces, Municipalities, Districts and Khans. This report reviews Cambodia's progress in fiscal decentralization…

  • Guidelines for Wind Resource Assessment

    Guidelines for Wind Resource Assessment
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292545628

    What are effective ways to promote early stage development of wind projects that lead to successful deployment? What constitutes a bankable wind resource assessment? How is wind resource assessment used in financial analysis of a project? For emergi…

  • Emerging Lessons on Women's Entrepreneurship in Asia and the Pacific

    Emerging Lessons on Women's Entrepreneurship in Asia and the Pacific
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292613525

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and The Asia Foundation prepared this report as a guide to support women's entrepreneurship in Asia and the Pacific. The three parts of the report cover the key barriers that women in Asia and the Pacific face when t…

  • Skills Gaps in Two Manufacturing Subsectors in Sri Lanka

    Skills Gaps in Two Manufacturing Subsectors in Sri Lanka
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292619107

    This study on Sri Lanka assesses the skills deficit in the food and beverages sector and the electronics and electricals sector. Persistent skills shortages have constrained new investments and economic growth in Sri Lanka. This study recommends sup…

  • Finding Balance 2016

    Finding Balance 2016
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292575816

    Pacific state-owned enterprises (SOEs) are often formed to increase service delivery effectiveness and accountability. However, historical and financial indicators show that long-term government ownership of SOEs often result in outcomes counter to…

  • Tapping the Unreached

    Tapping the Unreached
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292578916

    This booklet highlights key features of successful delivery of water and sanitation services in small towns in Nepal, sector reforms, and lessons learned in designing water supply and sanitation projects. In Nepal, small towns serve as important ext…

  • Asia's Fiscal Challenge

    Asia's Fiscal Challenge
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292612900

    This book focuses on the analysis of fiscal requirements to achieve the social protection agenda of the Sustainable Development Goals. Developing countries in Asia have expanded their social protection programs. One of the key challenges is creating…

  • Asia SME Finance Monitor, 2014

    Asia SME Finance Monitor, 2014
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292570675

    The Asia SME Finance Monitor 2014 is a knowledge sharing product on small and mediumsized enterprises (SMEs) in Asia and the Pacific focusing on SME access to finance. This publication reviews various country aspects of SME finance covering the bank…

  • Asian Development Outlook 2018

    Asian Development Outlook 2018
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292611200

    Developing Asia is forecast to expand by 6.0% in 2018, and by 5.9% in 2019. Excluding Asia's high-income newly industrialized economies, growth should reach 6.5% in 2018 and 6.4% in 2019. With oil prices edging up and robust consumer demand continui…

  • Reviving Lakes and Wetlands in People's Republic of China, Volume 3

    Reviving Lakes and Wetlands in People's Republic of China, Volume 3
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292573447

    The Sanjiang Plain wetlands are among the most important wetlands in the People's Republic of China with unique habitats, species, and ecology. There is a considerable body of literature devoted to various aspects of the Sanjiang Plain wetlands incl…

  • The Long Road Ahead

    The Long Road Ahead
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292577353

    Over the past decade, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) signed Mutual RecognitionArrangements (MRAs) in seven occupations, all designed to facilitate professional mobility within the region. MRAs are not easy to operationalize, howe…

  • Disaster Risk Assessment for Project Preparation

    Disaster Risk Assessment for Project Preparation
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292610142

    This practical guide provides technical advice on disaster risk assessment to facilitate the consideration of disaster risks in the design of development projects. Disasters pose a significant threat to the sustainability of development investments.…

  • Assessment of Power Sector Reforms in Viet Nam

    Assessment of Power Sector Reforms in Viet Nam
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292571030

    Viet Nam envisions a completely competitive power sector in the long term, including full wholesale and retail competition. To attain this goal, it unbundled its power sector's monopoly structure and instituted institutional, regulatory, and pricing…

  • Asian Economic Integration Report 2017

    Asian Economic Integration Report 2017
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292579777

    The Asian Economic Integration Report 2017 introduces a new composite index to gauge the progress of regional cooperation and integration (RCI) in Asia and the Pacific. RCI plays an important role in supporting economic growth and poverty reduction,…

  • Gender Equality and the Labor Market

    Gender Equality and the Labor Market
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292578992

    The People's Republic of China (PRC) has made advances in narrowing gender gaps in its labor market. It has one of the highest female labor force participation rates in Asia and the Pacific at around 64% in 2013, and one of the narrowest earnings ge…

  • Financial Inclusion, Regulation, Literacy, and Education in Central Asia and South Caucasus

    Financial Inclusion, Regulation, Literacy, and Education in Central Asia and South Caucasus

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9784899740933

    Financial inclusion and financial education are becoming increasingly recognized as key requirements for sustainable and inclusive growth, and have been recognized as such by international fora such the Group of Twenty (G20) and the OECD. However, c…

  • ASEAN+3 Bond Market Guide 2016: Japan

    ASEAN+3 Bond Market Guide 2016: Japan
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292575014

    ASEAN+3 Bond Market Guide is a comprehensive explanation of the region's bond markets. It provides various information such as the history, legal and regulatory framework, specific characteristics of the market, trading and transaction including set…

  • Connecting Central Asia with Economic Centers

    Connecting Central Asia with Economic Centers
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9784899740490

    This is the final report of the Asian Development Bank Institute study Connecting Central Asia with Economic Centers. The study focuses on the five Central Asian economies: Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. T…

  • Compendium of Best Practices in Road Asset Management

    Compendium of Best Practices in Road Asset Management
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292610685

    Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program member countries share best practices in road asset management, which aims to optimize economic benefits by minimizing maintenance and road user costs. This compendium presents the best prac…

  • The Enabling Environment for Disaster Risk Financing in Sri Lanka

    The Enabling Environment for Disaster Risk Financing in Sri Lanka
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292615086

    It explores the current application of disaster risk financing solutions by the government, businesses, and individual households; related demand and supply constraints; and opportunities for improvement. The assessment forms one of a series of coun…

  • A Partnership Transformed

    A Partnership Transformed
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292613426

    This publication explores three decades of cooperation between the Asian Development Bank and the People's Republic of China in support of reform and opening up. This book is a history of the partnership between the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and…

  • Cambodia: Addressing the Skills Gap

    Cambodia: Addressing the Skills Gap
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292571597

    Cambodia's growth in the last 20 years has been remarkable and the lives of its people have improved substantially. But low-cost labor advantages on a narrow economic base have driven this growth. The country now needs to move beyond the four sector…

  • ASEAN+3 Bond Market Guide

    ASEAN+3 Bond Market Guide
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292617004

    The ASEAN+3 Bond Market Guide: Exchange Bond Market in the People's Republic of China is an outcome of the strong support and kind contributions of ASEAN+3 Bond Market Forum members and experts, particularly those from the country. It is part of the…

  • Urban Poverty in Asia

    Urban Poverty in Asia
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292546632

    This report provides an overview of important urban poverty questions. What defines urban poverty andhow is urban poverty being measured? What other factors beyond consumption poverty need to be tackled?Who are the urban poor? What relations exist b…

  • The Social Protection Indicator for the Pacific

    The Social Protection Indicator for the Pacific
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292616687

    This publication provides updates on social protection indicators for 13 Pacific developing member countries of the Asian Development Bank. It presents an analysis of 2015 data on social protection programs, particularly the substantial progress in…

  • Addressing Climate Change Risks, Disasters, and Adaptation in the People's Republic of China

    Addressing Climate Change Risks, Disasters, and Adaptation in the People's Republic of China
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292571559

    Climate change poses a significant challenge to human security, socioeconomic development, and the environment due to an increase in climate-related risks with more frequent and intense extreme weather events. It is vital for countries to identify c…

  • Myanmar Transport Sector Policy Note: Railways

    Myanmar Transport Sector Policy Note: Railways
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292574635

    Better transport is essential to Myanmar's development. After decades of underinvestment, Myanmar's transport infrastructure lags behind other regional countries. Sixty percent of trunk highways and most of the railways need maintenance or rehabilit…

  • Solomon Islands Country Gender Assessment

    Solomon Islands Country Gender Assessment
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292572266

    Country Gender Assessments build on the experience gained by the programs of ADB in supporting gender equality, social inclusion, and women's empowerment. These reports provide an overview of gender and social inclusion issues in ADB's developing me…

  • Asian Development Outlook 2018 Update

    Asian Development Outlook 2018 Update
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292613341

    Developing Asia's gross domestic product is forecast to expand by 6.0% in 2018 and 5.8% in 2019. Consumer prices for 2018 and 2019 are projected to rise by 2.8%. Growth in developing Asia has so far held up against external headwinds. The forecast f…

  • Impact Evaluation of Development Interventions

    Impact Evaluation of Development Interventions
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292610586

    This book offers guidance on the principles, methods, and practice of impact evaluation. It contains material for a range of audiences, from those who may use or manage impact evaluations to applied researchers. Impact evaluation is an empirical app…

  • Asia Bond Monitor - September 2017

    Asia Bond Monitor - September 2017
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292579456

    On the back of a brightening global outlook, government bond yields in major advanced economies rose between 1 June and 15 August, with the increase extending to emerging East Asia. This publication reviews recent developments in East Asian local cu…

  • The Sri Lankan Economy

    The Sri Lankan Economy
    av Asian Development Bank

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789292579739

    This is a pivotal period in Sri Lanka's economic development. The end of conflict opens a door for accelerated economic growth and poverty reduction. Reform is needed to regain momentum because fiscal imbalances and rising public debt could jeopardi…