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Office of the Chief Economist, East Asia and Pacific - Events

Replay past events organized by the World Bank's Office of the Chief Economist for the East Asia Pacific region. 

   
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Designing Fiscal Policy For a Post-Covid World Seminar

Replay here the seminar with Prof. Ricardo Reis (LSE) and Paolo Mauro (IMF), talking about how governments (in the region) can support relief, recovery and growth, without incurring unsustainable debt.
 

November 1, 2022

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Structural Transformation & Economic Growth Lecture Series 

Replay here the lecture series by the East Asia and Pacific Chief Economist Research Centre in Kuala Lumpur. The two-part lecture focused on the economics of structural change, applications and challenges to East Asia and the Pacific. 
 

October 26 & 27, 2022

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Reforms for Recovery: Global Launch of the East Asia and Pacific Economic Update, October 2022

Replay here the launch event of the EAP Economic Update Report, October 2022. The region, with some exceptions, is growing faster and has lower inflation than most other regions. However, looking ahead, there are three risks to inclusive and sustainable growth: global deceleration, increasing debt, and policy distortions.

 

September 27, 2022

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Braving the Storms: Global Launch of the East Asia and Pacific Economic Update, April 2022

Replay here the launch event of the EAP Economic Update Report, April 2022. Just as the East Asia and Pacific (EAP) region was weathering recurrent COVID storms, 3 new clouds have gathered over the economic horizon: financial tightening in the U.S., structural slowdown in China, and the war in Ukraine. 

April 7, 2022

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The Economics of COVID-19 in Developing East Asia Pacific: an Introductory Course

This course covered conceptual and empirical analysis that is accessible to economics students, economists, researchers, and others with an interest in the field. Find all course materials here.

 

November 24, 2021

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Public Launch (Indonesia): Development Through Innovation

Replay the Indonesia launch event of the World Bank's regional flagship report: "The Innovation Imperative for Developing East Asia".

 

October 4, 2021

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Long Covid: Global Launch of the East Asia and Pacific Economic Update, October 2021

Replay the launch event of the October EAP Update, in which the economic situation and reversal of fortune for the region are discussed and policy recommendations are provided.

 

September 28, 2021

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Uneven Recovery: Global Launch of the East Asia and Pacific Economic Update, April 2021

Replay the launch event of the Spring EAP Update in which the uneven economic revival is addressed, and policy dimensions are evaluated.

 

March 30, 2021

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Report Launch: The Innovation Imperative for Developing East Asia

Policymakers from East Asia discuss The Innovation Imperative for Developing East Asia, which lays out a policy agenda for innovation-led growth in the region.

 

February 23, 2021

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Will COVID-19 Derail the Quest for Universal Health Coverage in East Asia and the Pacific?

Replay this panel discussion with government officials on public health spending policies in the time of COVID-19.

 

October 6, 2020

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Global Launch - East Asia and Pacific Economic Update, October 2020

Key questions regarding the triple shock that COVID-19 brought to the developing East Asia and Pacific (EAP) region were addressed in this seminar.

September 30, 2020

 

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Global Value Chains in the Time of COVID-19: The Experience of Ethiopia and Vietnam

The COVID-19 shock could disrupt supply chains but also create new opportunities. Watch a panel of government and private sector representatives to discuss how to support supply chains during the crisis, and how to prepare for the new normal.

 

July 29, 2020

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Social Protection in the Time of COVID-19

A panel of policy makers involved in social protection discuss how their countries have responded to COVID-19, rapidly scaling up support, reaching new groups in need, and using digital technologies.

 

July 15, 2020

Last Updated: Jun 23, 2021