Asia and the Pacific

Key Responses to COVID-19 by the Asia-Pacific Economies: An Update from the ADB COVID-19 Policy Database

 

ADB’s Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department launched the ADB COVID-19 Policy Database on 20 April 2020. It provides information on the key economic measures that authorities are taking to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Measures are classified according to how they work their way through the financial system, and how they affect the financial positions of different sectors of society. Some of the key findings from the database in the past two months are discussed here.*

Asian Development Outlook 2020 Chart Data: What drives innovation in Asia?

This dataset contains part 2 of the Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2020 and identifies five key drivers of innovation: education, entrepreneurship, high-quality institutions, robust financial systems, and big cities.

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ADB COVID-19 Policy Database

 

A policy database that provides information on the key economic measures that governments are taking to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Measures are classified according to how they work their way through the financial system, and how they affect the financial positions of different sectors of society. It also tracks noneconomic measures.

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COVID-19 Economic Impact Assessment Template

 

This template looks at the potential economy- and sector-specific economic impact of the COVID-19 outbreak for select Asia and the Pacific economies

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Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2019 Chart Data: Challenges from rising headwinds

 

This dataset contains part 1 of the Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2019, providing the outlook on economic growth in the Asia and Pacific region and the effects of the trade conflict between the People's Republic of China and United States, as well as how exchange rates affect domestic financial conditions through financial and trade channels.

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Results of ADB-Supported Operations, 2010-2018

 

Results achieved through completed ADB operations in the core areas of infrastructure, environment, regional cooperation and integration, finance sector development, and education, as identified by Strategy 2020. These results are also presented in ADB's 2018 Development Effectiveness Review.

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The Power of Data for Women and Girls

 

Household-level poverty and development data often masks key inequalities between men and women, particularly when it comes to the control of resources and assets. A new effort is underway to take a closer look.