Learnings for Economics and Policy (LEAP) Series


Learnings for Economics and Policy (LEAP) Series

04 March 2021

LEAP features online presentations on topics to strengthen economic and policy analysis skills of SERD staff in preparing research and project documents. The aim is to encourage discussions among the participants on the latest developments and sharing of country experiences and perspectives.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
04 Mar 2021 04 March 2021 LEAP 2: Targeting the Poor using Big Data
The Special Supplement to the Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2020 in September 2020, which discusses how poverty estimates can be mapped through...
04 Mar 2021 22 April 2021 LEAP 3: LEAP on Using AI and Satellite to Assess Flooding Impact
In the third SERD's LEAP Series, EarthPulse's Laura Moreno demonstrated the use of earth observation tools combined with big data to assess the damage...
04 Mar 2021 18 May 2021 LEAP 4: From Battlefield to Marketplace: Connectivity, Industrialization, and Spatial Convergence in the GMS
ERCD and SERD organized the fourth LEAP webinar in which the ADB Chief Economist presented the results of a study on the impact of infrastructure investments...
04 Mar 2021 28 July 2021 LEAP 5: COVID-19, Nonperforming Loans, and Cross-border Bank Lending
In the fifth LEAP series, ERCI Director Cyn-Young Park discussed how international banks respond to a rise of their own non-performing loans and those...
04 Mar 2021 19 August 2021 LEAP 6: Sustainable Recovery Pathways in South East Asia
In the sixth LEAP series, Dr. Badri Gopalakrishnan, senior researcher at the School of Environmental and Forestry Sciences, University of Washington-Seattle...
04 Mar 2021 16 December 2021 LEAP 7: Lessons from “e-Conomy SEA 2021: Roaring 20s: The SEA Digital Decade"
In the 7th LEAP Series, Ms. Geia Lopez, Industry Analytical Head, Google Southeast Asia, discussed Southeast Asia’s digital economy citing the evolution...


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