The annual ADB-Asian Think Tank Development Forum provides a venue to promote knowledge sharing and capacity building. Topics discussed during the 2015 forum include global value chains, regional cooperation, and the middle-income trap.
In partnership with the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research, ADB held the forum on September 8–9 at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The forum featured research papers on regional economic outlook, global value chains, regional economic cooperation, transitioning from middle-income status, social inclusion, and capacity building for think tanks. This publication documents the dynamic exchange of ideas and information during the 2-day event.