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Asia's Developing Future

Asian Development Bank Institute

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Asia's Developing Future

Asia's Developing Future

Asian Development Bank Institute

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The world’s number one government-affiliated think tank. ADBI is the think tank of the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

Latest Episodes

Could AI be the answer to Asia’s mounting education delivery challenges?

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to significantly disrupt teaching and learning around the world. In this podcast, former Minister of Education, Science, and Technology of the Republic of Korea, Ju-Ho Lee, discusses teaching reform priorities, against this backdrop. Lee, now a professor at the Korea Development Institute, goes on to describe how artificial intelligence-based High-Touch High-Tech education could be the right learning model for Asia and the Pacific at the right time. The views in this podcast do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI). Read the transcript https://bit.ly/3jTmzEI Related links Confronting COVID-19: ADBI Solutions for Asia and the Pacific https://bit.ly/3jXS6Fo Distinguished Speaker Series Webinar: High-Touch High-Tech Education: Transforming Post-COVID-19 Education https://bit.ly/3g8WnDP

6 MIN4 d ago
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Could AI be the answer to Asia’s mounting education delivery challenges?

How can digitalization deliver a pandemic soft landing for Asian economies?

Capitalizing on the accelerating digital transformation of economies in the COVID-19 era will be key to crisis recovery, according to Asian Development Bank Institute Dean Tetsushi Sonobe. In this podcast, he explains why and the policy implications for developing Asia and the Pacific. The views in this podcast do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI). Read the transcript https://bit.ly/2WIYbf4 Related link Confronting COVID-19: ADBI Solutions for Asia and the Pacific https://bit.ly/3jXS6Fo

4 MIN1 w ago
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How can digitalization deliver a pandemic soft landing for Asian economies?

Addressing new challenges for financial inclusion amid a disruptive double whammy

In this podcast, ADBI Vice Chair of Research, Peter Morgan, discusses the challenges of advancing financial inclusion, financial education, and financial literacy in an increasingly digital world and how the COVID-19 pandemic is further raising the stakes for policy makers and the future of socio-economic welfare. The views in this podcast do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI). Read the transcript https://bit.ly/394TJfs Related links T20 Saudi Arabia: Economy, Employment, and Education in the Digital Age https://bit.ly/2CF7sxJ Policy brief: The Need to Promote Digital Financial Literacy for the Digital Age https://bit.ly/2ZC7AHh ADBI E-Learning Course https://bit.ly/3fDUfUr

6 MIN2 w ago
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Addressing new challenges for financial inclusion amid a disruptive double whammy

How can smartphone data promote pandemic recovery?

Economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis could get an important boost right from the palm of your hand. In this podcast, Purdue University civil engineering professor and Director of its Urban Mobility Networks and Intelligence Lab, Satish Ukkusuri, discusses how mobility data from smartphones and social media can be used to help Asia’s cities mitigate shocks from the pandemic and other disasters. The views in this podcast do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI). Read the transcript https://bit.ly/2YN3qvG ADBI’s related event Distinguished Speaker Series: Using Mobility Analytics to Understand the Recovery of Cities After Disasters and Pandemics https://bit.ly/2Agz774

6 MINJUL 1
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How can smartphone data promote pandemic recovery?

How far will Asia’s investors turn to ESG investment?

Investors have been increasingly integrating environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors into their investment decisions. In this podcast, ADBI financial economist, Naoko Nemoto, and Peter Morgan, ADBI vice chair of research, discuss the emergence of ESG investment and its potential to enhance economic sustainability and resilience in Asia in the face of climate and COVID-19 shocks, and related challenges. The views in this podcast do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI). Read the transcript https://bit.ly/2YmWkxE ADBI’s related publications Environmental, Social, and Governance Investment: Opportunities and Risks for Asia https://bit.ly/3fJqJMo

6 MINJUN 23
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How far will Asia’s investors turn to ESG investment?

The time is now for Asian green investments and an incentivized private sector

The coronavirus has contributed to energy market shocks and a rethinking of opportunities for green investments and renewable energy. In this podcast, ADBI research fellow Dina Azhgaliyeva and Ranjeeta Mishra, an ADBI project consultant, discuss COVID-19’s impact on green investments, what’s next for private financing and incentives within the sector, and the implications for Asia’s energy mix. The discussion stems from their new tuition-free, certificate-issuing ADBI E-Learning course Green Investments: Renewable Energy. The views in this podcast do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI). Read the transcript https://bit.ly/2MLCV2L ADBI E-Learning course Green Investments: Renewable Energy https://bit.ly/30tTybk

8 MINJUN 11
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The time is now for Asian green investments and an incentivized private sector

Behavioral insights can support the transition to a post-COVID-19 world

The coronavirus has had an acute impact on world trade, global connectivity, and work environments. In this podcast, Tetsushi Sonobe, Dean of the Asian Development Bank Institute, discusses the path to economic recovery, the importance of digitalization, and how the application of behavioral insights can drive resilience in a post-COVID-19 world. The views in this podcast do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI). Read the transcript https://bit.ly/3eh139s

7 MINMAY 25
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Behavioral insights can support the transition to a post-COVID-19 world

Quality infrastructure Asia needs to address COVID-19 and the SDGs

In this podcast, Ravi Narayanan, chair of the Governing Council of the Asia-Pacific Water Forum and Water Integrity Network, discusses policy recommendations to promote investment in quality water infrastructure in the region needed to combat COVID-19 and advance the Sustainable Development Goals. Narayanan draws upon insights from Water Insecurity and Sanitation in Asia from ADBI Press, as one of the book’s contributing authors. The views in this podcast do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI). Read the transcript https://bit.ly/368Y5RD ADBI’s related publications Water Insecurity and Sanitation in Asia https://bit.ly/3dGpWeg

4 MINMAY 14
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Quality infrastructure Asia needs to address COVID-19 and the SDGs

Asia’s economic recovery is an opportunity for green policy

As the COVID-19 pandemic rattles globalization, commerce, and everyday lives, policy makers are increasingly turning their attention to economic recovery which also provides a critical opportunity to advance green investment and environmental sustainability. In this podcast, ADBI Research Fellow Bihong Huang discusses policy recommendations for more effective environmental and climate change governance in the region. The views in this podcast do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI). Read the transcript https://bit.ly/2KO8DLV ADBI’s related publications Ways to Achieve Green Asia https://bit.ly/2VQtxAs

3 MINMAY 6
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Asia’s economic recovery is an opportunity for green policy

Mitigating the effects of graying populations in an age of uncertainty

Protecting the health and safety of vulnerable groups such as the elderly has emerged as an immediate task for policy makers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In this podcast, ADBI Deputy Dean Chul Ju Kim discusses policy approaches for addressing population aging and the importance of continued implementation efforts in today’s uncertain environment. The views in this podcast do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI). Read the transcript https://bit.ly/2ziZDMn ADBI’s related publications Aging Societies: Policies and Perspectives https://bit.ly/2Kkpdmp

4 MINAPR 21
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Mitigating the effects of graying populations in an age of uncertainty

Latest Episodes

Could AI be the answer to Asia’s mounting education delivery challenges?

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to significantly disrupt teaching and learning around the world. In this podcast, former Minister of Education, Science, and Technology of the Republic of Korea, Ju-Ho Lee, discusses teaching reform priorities, against this backdrop. Lee, now a professor at the Korea Development Institute, goes on to describe how artificial intelligence-based High-Touch High-Tech education could be the right learning model for Asia and the Pacific at the right time. The views in this podcast do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI). Read the transcript https://bit.ly/3jTmzEI Related links Confronting COVID-19: ADBI Solutions for Asia and the Pacific https://bit.ly/3jXS6Fo Distinguished Speaker Series Webinar: High-Touch High-Tech Education: Transforming Post-COVID-19 Education https://bit.ly/3g8WnDP

6 MIN4 d ago
Comments
Could AI be the answer to Asia’s mounting education delivery challenges?

How can digitalization deliver a pandemic soft landing for Asian economies?

Capitalizing on the accelerating digital transformation of economies in the COVID-19 era will be key to crisis recovery, according to Asian Development Bank Institute Dean Tetsushi Sonobe. In this podcast, he explains why and the policy implications for developing Asia and the Pacific. The views in this podcast do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI). Read the transcript https://bit.ly/2WIYbf4 Related link Confronting COVID-19: ADBI Solutions for Asia and the Pacific https://bit.ly/3jXS6Fo

4 MIN1 w ago
Comments
How can digitalization deliver a pandemic soft landing for Asian economies?

Addressing new challenges for financial inclusion amid a disruptive double whammy

In this podcast, ADBI Vice Chair of Research, Peter Morgan, discusses the challenges of advancing financial inclusion, financial education, and financial literacy in an increasingly digital world and how the COVID-19 pandemic is further raising the stakes for policy makers and the future of socio-economic welfare. The views in this podcast do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI). Read the transcript https://bit.ly/394TJfs Related links T20 Saudi Arabia: Economy, Employment, and Education in the Digital Age https://bit.ly/2CF7sxJ Policy brief: The Need to Promote Digital Financial Literacy for the Digital Age https://bit.ly/2ZC7AHh ADBI E-Learning Course https://bit.ly/3fDUfUr

6 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Addressing new challenges for financial inclusion amid a disruptive double whammy

How can smartphone data promote pandemic recovery?

Economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis could get an important boost right from the palm of your hand. In this podcast, Purdue University civil engineering professor and Director of its Urban Mobility Networks and Intelligence Lab, Satish Ukkusuri, discusses how mobility data from smartphones and social media can be used to help Asia’s cities mitigate shocks from the pandemic and other disasters. The views in this podcast do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI). Read the transcript https://bit.ly/2YN3qvG ADBI’s related event Distinguished Speaker Series: Using Mobility Analytics to Understand the Recovery of Cities After Disasters and Pandemics https://bit.ly/2Agz774

6 MINJUL 1
Comments
How can smartphone data promote pandemic recovery?

How far will Asia’s investors turn to ESG investment?

Investors have been increasingly integrating environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors into their investment decisions. In this podcast, ADBI financial economist, Naoko Nemoto, and Peter Morgan, ADBI vice chair of research, discuss the emergence of ESG investment and its potential to enhance economic sustainability and resilience in Asia in the face of climate and COVID-19 shocks, and related challenges. The views in this podcast do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI). Read the transcript https://bit.ly/2YmWkxE ADBI’s related publications Environmental, Social, and Governance Investment: Opportunities and Risks for Asia https://bit.ly/3fJqJMo

6 MINJUN 23
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How far will Asia’s investors turn to ESG investment?

The time is now for Asian green investments and an incentivized private sector

The coronavirus has contributed to energy market shocks and a rethinking of opportunities for green investments and renewable energy. In this podcast, ADBI research fellow Dina Azhgaliyeva and Ranjeeta Mishra, an ADBI project consultant, discuss COVID-19’s impact on green investments, what’s next for private financing and incentives within the sector, and the implications for Asia’s energy mix. The discussion stems from their new tuition-free, certificate-issuing ADBI E-Learning course Green Investments: Renewable Energy. The views in this podcast do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI). Read the transcript https://bit.ly/2MLCV2L ADBI E-Learning course Green Investments: Renewable Energy https://bit.ly/30tTybk

8 MINJUN 11
Comments
The time is now for Asian green investments and an incentivized private sector

Behavioral insights can support the transition to a post-COVID-19 world

The coronavirus has had an acute impact on world trade, global connectivity, and work environments. In this podcast, Tetsushi Sonobe, Dean of the Asian Development Bank Institute, discusses the path to economic recovery, the importance of digitalization, and how the application of behavioral insights can drive resilience in a post-COVID-19 world. The views in this podcast do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI). Read the transcript https://bit.ly/3eh139s

7 MINMAY 25
Comments
Behavioral insights can support the transition to a post-COVID-19 world

Quality infrastructure Asia needs to address COVID-19 and the SDGs

In this podcast, Ravi Narayanan, chair of the Governing Council of the Asia-Pacific Water Forum and Water Integrity Network, discusses policy recommendations to promote investment in quality water infrastructure in the region needed to combat COVID-19 and advance the Sustainable Development Goals. Narayanan draws upon insights from Water Insecurity and Sanitation in Asia from ADBI Press, as one of the book’s contributing authors. The views in this podcast do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI). Read the transcript https://bit.ly/368Y5RD ADBI’s related publications Water Insecurity and Sanitation in Asia https://bit.ly/3dGpWeg

4 MINMAY 14
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Quality infrastructure Asia needs to address COVID-19 and the SDGs

Asia’s economic recovery is an opportunity for green policy

As the COVID-19 pandemic rattles globalization, commerce, and everyday lives, policy makers are increasingly turning their attention to economic recovery which also provides a critical opportunity to advance green investment and environmental sustainability. In this podcast, ADBI Research Fellow Bihong Huang discusses policy recommendations for more effective environmental and climate change governance in the region. The views in this podcast do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI). Read the transcript https://bit.ly/2KO8DLV ADBI’s related publications Ways to Achieve Green Asia https://bit.ly/2VQtxAs

3 MINMAY 6
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Asia’s economic recovery is an opportunity for green policy

Mitigating the effects of graying populations in an age of uncertainty

Protecting the health and safety of vulnerable groups such as the elderly has emerged as an immediate task for policy makers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In this podcast, ADBI Deputy Dean Chul Ju Kim discusses policy approaches for addressing population aging and the importance of continued implementation efforts in today’s uncertain environment. The views in this podcast do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI). Read the transcript https://bit.ly/2ziZDMn ADBI’s related publications Aging Societies: Policies and Perspectives https://bit.ly/2Kkpdmp

4 MINAPR 21
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Mitigating the effects of graying populations in an age of uncertainty
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