East Asia and Pacific remains the world’s growth engine despite a challenging external environment, with developing economies growing by 7.2% in 2013. The proportion of people living in poverty in the region has steadily declined—less than 10% of the population lives on $1.25 a day—but much more needs to be done as there are still close to half a billion people living on $2 a day.
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Iwan Gunawan is the Senior Disaster Risk Management Specialist in Indonesia and coordinates the World Bank works on disaster and climate risk prevention, response, recovery as well as financing in the... Show More + country. Show Less -
Job Title: Senior Disaster Risk Management Specialist for World Bank in Indonesia
Deepak Mishra is the World Bank’s Lead Economist for Vietnam, based in Hanoi. He is an expert in Economic Growth, Fiscal Policy and Debt Management, Currency Crisis and Balance of Payment Issues, Int... Show More +ernational Trade, Foreign Investment and Sectoral Transformation. Show Less -