ADBI research seeks to identify effective development strategies and improve capacity for sound development management in ADB DMCs. It focuses on medium-term and regional issues with strategic implications for development thinking and policy making.
Selection of research topics for 2015 – 2017: (i) use inputs from stakeholders via a needs survey; (ii) build on previous research projects; and (iii) incorporate feedback from research collaborators.
Inquiries are conducted via the network approach. The ADBI works with a variety of regional and non-regional actors, comprising of both in-house and external researchers.
ADBI's research priorities for 2015-2017 are clustered under four headings:
- projects with crosscutting themes
- inclusive and sustainable growth
- regional cooperation and integration, and
- governance for policies and institutions
For details on ADBI's research program, read the Three-Year Rolling Work Program 2015-2017.
- Housing Policy for Inclusive Growth in Asia
- Central-Local Government Relations: Fiscal Sustainability
- Urbanization in Asia: Drivers, Impacts, and Policy Issues
- Financial Inclusion, Regulation, and Education: Post Office and e-Banking
- Role of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Inclusive Development in Asia
- External Shocks and Economic Growth in Asia