Seminar: Asian Development Bank's 2018 Economic Forecast for Asia & the Pacif

April 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Mānoa Campus, 1601 East-West Road, John A. Burns Hall, Room 3012 (3rd floor)

Asian Development Bank Chief Economist Dr. Yasuyuki Sawada will unveil the Asian Development Outlook (ADO), a comprehensive analysis of macroeconomic issues in developing Asia with growth projections for 45 economies, including the People’s Republic of China, India, and Indonesia. This year’s ADO theme, How Technology Affects Jobs, explores the role of technological progress and structural transformation in creating quality jobs. The report addresses the growing concern that risks from automation enabled by new technologies could undermine future job growth.

Dr. Yasuyuki Sawada serves as the chief spokesperson for ADB on economic and development trends. He has conducted research at a variety of institutions, such as the Japan International Cooperation Agency Research Institute, the World Bank, the Economic Research Institute of ASEAN and East Asia, the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies, the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, the International Rice Research Institute in the Philippines, the International Water Management Institute in Sri Lanka, and the Japan Society of Promotion of Science. Dr. Sawada previously served as a Professor of Economics at the University of Tokyo.

Light lunch will be served

Paid parking is available on the UHM campus

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