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Asia’s Development over 50 Years
About the Speaker
Dr Yasuyuki Sawada, Chief Economist and Director General, Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department, Asian Development Bank (ADB)


About the Discussants
• Professor Hal Hill, H.W. Arndt Professor Emeritus, Southeast Asian Economies, Crawford School, College of Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University (ANU)
• Professor Jenny Corbett, Emeritus Professor, Crawford School of Public Policy; Inaugural Rio Tinto Fellow, Foundation for Australia-Japan Studies, University of Tokyo; and Professorial Fellow, Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University


About the Webinar
The webinar will launch a new book by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) entitled "Asia’s Journey to Prosperity: Policy, Market and Technology over 50 Years". The webinar will examine critical elements behind the success of Asia and the Pacific’s economic development. It will cover a variety of angles ranging from the standard structural transformation and market and government nexus, to specific determinants such as gender empowerment, infrastructure development, and climate resilience. In addition, to draw upon the comprehensive review of existing literature, the analyses utilises new types of data such as the economic complexity database. A soft copy of the book can be downloaded from ADB’s web site at https://www.adb.org/publications/asias-journey-to-prosperity

Jul 30, 2020 10:00 AM in Singapore

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