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BRIEF June 23, 2021

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. 


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



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


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



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



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



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


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



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