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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?

Tracking COVID-19’s devastating toll on Asia’s remittances
4
Aug
2020

Tracking COVID-19’s devastating toll on Asia’s remittances

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The COVID-19 pandemic continues to weigh heavily on economic systems and employment around the world. Migrant workers are among the hardest hit groups, with many facing scant job security and limited access to social assistances.

COVID-19 is a serious blow to the remittances that millions of families depend upon
13
Jul
2020

COVID-19 is a serious blow to the remittances that millions of families depend upon

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The pandemic has created an unprecedented crisis for overseas workers and the remittances they send home. But with the right actions by governments, it could also be a chance for long-term change.

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.