Asian Impact: ADB Research in Action


Asian Impact: ADB Research in Action

04 June 2020 to 29 September 2020


Asian Impact is a webinar series that showcases ADB’s research work and informs debate on critical policy issues in Asia. ADB experts, noted academics, frontline policymakers, and others will provide their insights through engaging panel discussions and stimulating research seminars. Join us for an evidence-based exploration of Asia’s continuing economic transformation and the risks that the region faces.

This series is primarily for policymakers in Asia and the Pacific; researchers from universities and think tanks; members of the international development community as well as anyone with an interest in the topic.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
04 Jun 2020 4 June 2020 Global Shortage of Personal Protective Equipment Amid COVID-19—Supply Chains, Bottlenecks, and Policy Implications
  This webinar featured a high-level panel of experts and discussed how COVID-19 is disrupting global supply chains for medical...
04 Jun 2020 11 June 2020 Thinking Outside the Box: Policy Recommendations for Developing Countries in the COVID-19 era and Beyond
  Authorities across the globe are confronting the staggering economic costs of COVID-19. Join us in a candid discussion of Asia...
04 Jun 2020 18 June 2020 Lockdown, Loosening and Asia’s Growth Prospects
  This webinar featured a panel of experts as they discussed the updated growth prospects for developing Asia contained in the Asian...
04 Jun 2020 8 July 2020 COVID-19 and Dollar Funding Strains
  The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic exposes Asian banks’ vulnerability to U.S. dollar funding risks. A sudden squeeze ...
04 Jun 2020 28 July 2020 Restarting Economies and COVID-19 Control: Letting Loose Without Letting Up
  Lockdowns have helped restrict COVID-19 transmission but at a terrible cost for business activity and people’s livelihoods. Policymakers...
04 Jun 2020 12 August 2020 Asia's Journey to Prosperity—Past, Present, and Post-COVID-19
  ADB’s essential research work Asia’s Journey to Prosperity traces the economic and social evolution of Asia and the Pacific—from...
04 Jun 2020 21 August 2020 #DigitalAgainstCOVID-19 Hackathon Winners Showcase
  ADB teamed up with the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) for a virtual challenge to crowdsource digital solutions for Asia and...
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
29 Sep 2020 29 September 2020 Digital Transformation in a Post-COVID-19 World
Digital transformation is affecting how we work, socialize, and create economic value. Digital platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram...


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