Asian Development Bank's 2018 Economic Forecast for Asia and the Pacific


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Noon Seminar Series

When: Apr 25 2018 - 11:00am until Apr 25 2018 - 12:00pm
Where: John A. Burns Hall, Room 2064 (moved from 3012), East-West Center

Cover of 2018 Asian Development OutlookAsian 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.

Photo of Yasuyuki SawadaDr. 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.


RSVP to 944-7111 or
Presentation from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 pm [note earlier time]
Light lunch will be served
Paid parking is available on the UHM campus

Primary Contact Info:
Name: East-West Center
Phone: 808-944-7111