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威廉希尔体育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 policy makers, 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.

Who is the series for

This series is primarily for policy makers 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.

Asian Impact: Lockdown, Loosening and Asia’s Growth Prospects

18 June 2020, 4:00 PM Manila, Philippines time (GMT +8) 

The COVID-19 pandemic has had dire economic consequences for developing Asia. From the direct effects of containment measures to the indirect spillovers through trade and tourism, no economy has been spared. As lockdowns begin to ease, what lies on the horizon for the region’s growth outlook?

During the webinar, attendees will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn about the the factors underlying the forecast revisions in the Asian Development Outlook Supplement.
  • Discuss implications of lockdowns, mobility declines, and loosening on the outlook of the different subregions and major economies.

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Thinking Outside the Box: Policy Recommendations for Developing Countries in the COVID-19 era and Beyond

11 June 2020, 10:00 am, online, Manila, Philippines time (GMT +8) 

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, as our expect panel weighs the policy measures taken so far and considers how best to position the region for recovery.

During the webinar, attendees will have the opportunity to learn about the following:

  • The different measures implemented by ADB's members
  • The policy constraints unique to developing economies in addressing the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
  • The options for countries to be able to move forward
  • The specific experiences and policy responses of Bangladesh, Indonesia, Japan, and the Philippines

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Contact Us

Maria Melissa GREGORIO-DELA PAZ (Ms) Senior Operations Assistant Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department (ERCD) Asian Development Bank   +632 8632 6621   E-mail contact form