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Publications

Demographic Change, Productivity, and the Role of Technology
Toward Optimal Provision of Regional Public Goods in Asia and the Pacific
The Era of Financial Interconnectedness: How Can Asia Strengthen Financial Resilience?

Ethical investing will reign after COVID-19. Here’s how companies can prepare
1
May
2020

Ethical investing will reign after COVID-19. Here’s how companies can prepare

It’s variously known as responsible, ethical, or impact investing. Whatever the name, investing in pursuit of both financial return and socially desirable outcomes, or at least to avoid undesirable ones, has gained remarkable traction over the past decade or so.

COVID-19 highlights Asian banks’ vulnerability to U.S. dollar debt
14
Apr
2020

COVID-19 highlights Asian banks’ vulnerability to U.S. dollar debt

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Amid the flight to safety, global demand for the U.S. dollar has soared, spurring a rise in dollar funding costs. This in turn leads to tighter local financial conditions in emerging Asian economies which remain heavily exposed to U.S. dollar funding costs and exchange rate volatility.

Let’s support the supply lines that keep health workers safe from COVID-19
14
Apr
2020

Let’s support the supply lines that keep health workers safe from COVID-19

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The production processes and supply chains that feed into the production of masks, gloves and other personal protective equipment must be secured.

Remittances to Asia in 2018: Sources and Costs
3
Feb
2020

Remittances to Asia in 2018: Sources and Costs

Remittance receipts to Asia hit another record in 2018. Asia received around $302.1 billion in remittances, the largest amount out of the global total of $682.6 billion.

More than just money: Digital technologies can help narrow the trade finance gap
17
Oct
2019

More than just money: Digital technologies can help narrow the trade finance gap

Asia's financial linkages with the rest of the world remain strong. Domestic policies outside Asia are tied to Asia's financial markets.

How Technology Can Turn Asia’s Aging Workforce into an Advantage
25
Mar
2019

How Technology Can Turn Asia’s Aging Workforce into an Advantage

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Asia can gain from the longevity dividend by tapping emerging technologies to promote an age-friendly workplace.