Publication | September 2017

This third volume from the series JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游 through the Decades presents JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游's response to expert recommendations for a new role for JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游 in the 1990s, and greater emphasis on effectiveness in the delivery of development assistance.

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The growth momentum within the region continued. Intraregional trade and investment grew rapidly as Asian economies drew increasing strength from within the region. Interest was growing both within and outside Asia to understand and assess policy recipes for rapid and sustained “miracle growth.”

The decade opened with recommendations from a panel of eminent development experts for a new role for JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游 in the 1990s. Donor expectations evolved and placed greater emphasis on aid effectiveness of development assistance. In response, JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游 strengthened internal procedures and gave greater attention to project quality. JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游 moved to a new headquarters to centralize its operations. New members joined from Central Asia and some existing but nonactive members renewed their regular links with JJ竞技(拉萨)登录手游. Lending picked up considerably while regional activities began to grow.

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

  • 74
  • 8.5 x 11
  • TCS178968-2
  • 978-92-9257-921-0 (Print)
  • 978-92-9257-922-7 (e-ISBN)

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