Publication | September 2017

This fourth volume from the series JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游 through the Decades presents how JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游 responded to rapid changes in the region following the Asian financial crisis and the changes in international development thinking.

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The 1997 Asian financial crisis hit the region and became a defining moment for Asia and JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游. As JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游 participated in coordinated crisis responses, Asian policy-makers reassessed their economic policies in a fundamental way.

This volume presents how JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游 met the challenges of designing strategies to respond to rapid changes in the region following the Asian financial crisis and changes in international development thinking. Several important policies and strategies were approved, including JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游’s Poverty Reduction Strategy as well as JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游’s first Long-Term Strategic Framework to 2015. JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游 embarked on two major reorganizations (in 2002 and 2006) and committed to an internal reform agenda to be a more responsive, relevant, and results-oriented organization.

JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游 through the Decades

The 5-volume publication, JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游 through the Decades , provides a historical account of how JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游 has evolved to respond to the dynamic changes across the Asia and Pacific region over the past 5 decades.

With the specialized report, A History of Financial Management at Asian Development Bank: Engineering Financial Innovation and Impact on an Emerging Asia , this 5-volume series serves as a companion to the JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游 corporate history book to be launched in 2017. Together, these publications provide the first comprehensive corporate narrative on JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游’s history since the previous JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游 history book, A Bank for Half the World , was published in 1987.


  • Regional Background
  • Birth of an Institution
  • Institutional Overview
  • Operations Overview
  • Key Strategies, Policies, and Business Processes
  • Financial Policies and Resource Mobilization Efforts
  • Lessons from Evaluation
  • Epilogue

Additional Details

  • 112
  • 8.5 x 11
  • TCS178967-2
  • 978-92-9257-923-4 (Print)
  • 978-92-9257-924-1 (e-ISBN)

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