Asian Impact: ADB Research in Action
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.
|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 anddiscussed how COVID-19 is disrupting global supply chains for medical equipment, pinpoint weaknesses...
|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’s response to the pandemic...
|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 Development Outlook...
|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 in U.S. dollar funding liquidity...
|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 need to know: ...
|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 a low-income agrarian...
|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 the Pacific economies...
|04 Jun 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; search...
|04 Jun 2020||26 May 2021||
Digital Entrepreneurship for Economic Resilience
Nurturing Asia’s digital entrepreneurs’ potential is the key to unlocking economic resilience in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic and the long-term capacity...