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    • A Comparative Analysis of Tax Administration in Asia and the Pacific 

      Araki, Satoru; Claus, Iris (2014-01-01)
      A robust and sustainable tax system requires good tax administration. This report compares the administrative frameworks, functions, and performances of revenue bodies in 22 economies in Asia and the Pacific. The descriptive ...
    • Economic Class and Labour Market Inclusion: Poor and Middle Class Workers in Developing Asia and the Pacific 

      Huynh, Phu; Kapsos, Steven (2013-01-01)
      Using an absolute definition of poverty and the middle class, this paper presents trends and estimates of the poor, near poor and middle class working population in developing Asia and the Pacific. It finds that since 1991 ...
    • Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2010 

      Asian Development Bank (2010-08-01)
      [Excerpt] Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2010 (Key Indicators 2010), the 41st edition of this series, is a statistical data book presenting economic, financial, social, and environmental indicators for the 48 ...
    • Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2013 

      Unknown author (2013-01-01)
      [Excerpt] The Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2013 (Key Indicators), the 44th edition of this series, includes the latest available economic, financial, social, environmental, and Millennium Development Goal (MDG) ...
    • Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2016 

      Asian Development Bank (2016-01-01)
      The Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2016 (Key Indicators 2016), the 47th edition of this series, includes the latest available economic, financial, social, and environmental indicators for the 48 regional members ...
    • Labour Market Transitions of Young Women and Men in Asia and the Pacific 

      Elder, Sara (2014-08-01)
      This report presents the results of the School-to-work transition surveys (SWTS) implemented in five countries in the Asia-Pacific region – Bangladesh, Cambodia, Nepal, Samoa and Viet Nam – in 2012 or 2013. The indicators ...
    • Skills for Competitiveness, Jobs, and Employability in Developing Asia-Pacific 

      Jagannathan, Shanti; Geronimo, Dorothy (2013-11-01)
      [Excerpt] The ADB International Skills Development Forum, held at ADB headquarters in December 2012, discussed key policy priorities and actions for skills development. It built on the discussions and outcomes of the first ...
    • Social Protection Index Brief: Labor Market Programs in Asia and the Pacific 

      McKinley, Terry; Handayani, Sri W. (2013-10-01)
      [Excerpt] The Asian Development Bank (ADB) report The Social Protection Index: Assessing Results for Asia and the Pacific (2013) documents the negligible role of labor market programs in social protection programs across ...
    • Strengthening Public Pensions and Health Coverage in the Pacific 

      Asian Development Bank (2017-01-01)
      [Excerpt] While the relatively youthful populations of Pacific developing member countries offer the potential of a demographic dividend, the benefits are not being fully realized. Participation in the workforce is relatively ...
    • The Social Protection Indicator: Assessing Results for the Pacific 

      Asian Development Bank (2016-01-01)
      [Excerpt] This 2016 report is the first report to specifically assess the social protection systems of Pacific island countries. It builds on the 2013 Asian Development Bank (ADB) report, The Social Protection Index: ...
    • Women in the Workforce: An Unmet Potential in Asia and the Pacific 

      Asian Development Bank (2015-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Enormous advances have been made in closing the education and health gap between females and males in Asia and the Pacific. Nonetheless, the average labor force participation rate of women around the globe has ...