Well-designed policy can avert regional rise in income inequality

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Well-designed policy can avert regional rise in income inequality

A public health crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic destroys economic growth and pushes millions into poverty. Without policy interventions, it will also worsen income inequality. As of June 16, 2020, there have been more than 885,900 reported cases of COVID-19 and about 23,400 deaths in 33 out of the 45 economies in developing Asia. The […]

Asia’s Growth Leads The World

Asia’s Growth Leads The World

A gloomy outlook is enveloping the world’s economies. There are concerns that countries are failing to sufficiently focus on long-term policy responses to reverse the decline in global growth. Some are even arguing that the global growth slowdown may be permanent. But, for developing Asia, this downbeat view is clearly overstated. While Asia’s growth has […]