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Consultant, Asian Development Bank
Remedios Baes-Espineda is a consultant at the Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department of the Asian Development Bank. Before joining ADB in 2013, she worked as a statistician at the Philippines' Bureau of Labor and Employment Statistics and National Statistics Office.
Crises like a pandemic underscore the importance of alternative sources of high-quality and timely data in developing effective measures.