European Institute for Asian Studies
Asian Development Outlook Update 2017
  • Start11:00 AM - Oct 17 2017
  • End12:30 PM - Oct 17 2017
  • Asia Platform, Rue de la Loi 26, 10th floor, 1040 Brussels
  • + 32 2230 81 22
  • alberto.turkstra@eias.org

 »Asian Development Outlook Update 2017:

Sustaining Development through Public-Private Partnerships«

Presentation by

Prof. Yasuyuki SAWADA, Chief Economist, Asian Development Bank;

Moderator: Mr Erik FAMAEY, Senior Associate, European Institute for Asian Studies (EIAS)

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 11h00 – 12h30

A networking reception/lunch will follow

 

Venue: European Institute for Asian Studies (EIAS)

Rue de la Loi 26, 10th Floor, 1040 Brussels 

Yasuyuki Sawada, Chief Economist of the Asian Development Bank, will present the Asian Development Outlook Update 2017 report, which provides growth forecast for the Asia-Pacific region. The report’s theme chapter focuses on sustaining development, mainly meeting the region’s large infrastructure needs, through public–private partnerships.

Yasuyuki Sawada, a professor at the University of Tokyo’s Graduate School of Economics, has over 20 years of experience as an economist, researcher, and academic. He has worked at the ADB Institute in Tokyo and served as a consultant for various projects at the World Bank Group. A leading figure in development economics and applied microeconometrics, he has also served as a visiting professor at Stanford University’s Stanford Center for International Development, and adjunct professor of economics at Korea University. Mr. Sawada has conducted many field studies in developing countries and has a deep insight about development issues. His research has contributed to the works of various development institutions including the Japan International Cooperation Agency, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies, Crawford School of Public Policy’s Australia-Japan Research Center at the Australian National University, and the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics.

 


Yasuyuki Sawada, Chief Economist of the Asian Development Bank, will present the Asian Development Outlook Update 2017 report, which provides growth forecast for the Asia-Pacific region. The report’s theme chapter focuses on sustatining development, mainly meeting the region’s large infrastructure needs, through public–private partnerships.



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