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Asia Economic Monitor: From Recession to Recovery

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has just published its biannual look at 14 emerging East Asia economies. Although economic growth is continuing to slow in 2009, emerging East Asia has already entered the transition from recession to recovery. The report’s special section is devoted to regulatory reform in the region. Although ADB economists are optimistic …
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Ageing Asia's Looming Pension Crisis

The ADB Economics Working Paper Series has just published its latest study, Ageing Asia’s Looming Pension Crisis. Old-age income support is fast becoming one of the biggest social and economic challenges facing developing Asia in the 21st century. The paper provides a wide overview of the current state of the pension system in eight countries …
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Asian Capital Markets – ADB Report

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has launched a new annual publication, Asia Capital Markets Monitor, which assesses the status and challenges for the region’s markets. The ACMM covers eleven economies of emerging Asia: the People’s Republic of China; Hong Kong, China; India; Indonesia; the Republic of Korea; Malaysia; the Philippines; Singapore; Taipei, China; Thailand, and …
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The Asian Noodle Bowl: Is it Serious for Business?

The study “The Asian Noodle Bowl: Is it Serious for Business?“, authored by Prof. Kawai, dean of ADBI, and Dr. Wignaraja, chief economist for the ADB Office of Regional Economic Integration, provides the first comprehensive survey of the impact on business of East Asia’s numerous Free Trade Agreements (FTAs). Data collected from 609 East Asian …
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