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Night Light Data: An Innovative Way to Track Development
Statisticians use satellite images of Earth’s night lights to measure social and economic activity.
Enhancing the Role of Business: Myanmar's Roadmap for Economic Transformation
A policy action plan for Myanmar provides a step-by-step guide on how to stimulate private sector development.
The Economics of Climate Change in Southeast Asia
To avoid large economic losses from climate change, Southeast Asia can lead the way in global climate action by shifting towards a low-carbon economy.
5 Lessons Asia Must Learn to Survive the Next Crisis
Asia may have survived the 2008 global economic crisis, but it’s not out of the woods yet. Here are five things the region’s financial systems must address to withstand the next big shock.
Will the Asia and Pacific Region's Increasing Water Demand Extinguish Economic Growth?
Can the Asia and Pacific region sustain and expand its economic growth, or will fierce competition over dwindling water resources stall progress and erase decades of solid economic gains?
Excess Capacity in the People's Republic of China
An analysis of excess capacity in the People's Republic of China looks at the factors that contributed to overinvestment in manufacturing.
Preparing for El Niño: Policy Options for Indonesia
Indonesia could reduce the impact of a prolonged El Niño by easing food import restrictions and strengthening social protection and food security.
The Economics of Climate Change in the Pacific
Pacific island countries need to include climate action in national development plans to lessen the economic costs of climate change.