COVID-19 Impacts and Policy Options: An Asian Perspective


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[post] COVID-19 economic recovery can be advanced by greater efforts to boost longer-term resilience and sustainability in Asia and the Pacific, including coordinated, targeted responses to mounting climate risks and measures for addressing poverty and inequality. Harnessing digitalization to drive sustainable economic growth, productivity, human capital development, and financial inclusion will be an especially important post-pandemic policy priority. The inaugural entry in the ADBI Series on Asian and Pacific Sustainable Development, COVID-19 Impacts and Policy Options: An Asian Perspective, provides crucial insights into the economic effects and policy implications of the COVID-19 pandemic in the region. Part I focuses on...