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Author McCawley, Peter.

Title Banking on the Future of Asia and the Pacific : 50 Years of the Asian Development Bank
Published Manila : Asian Development Bank, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (550 pages)
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; About the Author; Foreword; Preface; Contributors; Abbreviations; ADB Regional and Nonregional Members; ADB Time Line; Chapter 1-Introduction; A Multilateral Agency; A development Organization; A Financing Institution; The Leadership Succession; The Challenge of Development; BEGINNINGS (UNTIL 1966); Chapter 2-Asia in the 1960s: Ferment and transformation; Japan and the Flying Geese; The Four Tigers; Instability in Southeast Asia; Stagnation in South Asia; Isolation of the People's Republic of China; Delayed Independence in the Pacific
A Regional Development InstitutionThe People's Republic of China Joins the Bank; India as a Borrower; Operational Summary; Into a Third Decade; THIRD DECADE (1987-1996); Chapter 8-Asia: Reemergence of the Region; Changes in Capital Flows; New Trade Arrangements; A Broadened International Development Agenda; States and Markets; The Influence of Globalization; The Newly Industrialized Economies; People's Republic of China; Southeast Asia; South Asia; Central Asian Republics; Pacific Island Countries; Increasing Strength in Asia; Chapter 9-ADB: New Members and New Regions
Chapter 5-ADB: the Character of the BankA Vision for the bank; A Careful Start; Research Activities; Other Main Studies; The First Technical Assistance and Loans; Early Priorities; Trends in Lending; Sources of Finance; Increases in Capital; ADB Bonds; Special Funds; Transition of the Leadership; Shiro Inoue; Crisis-Related Programs; Second General Capital Increase and Establishment of ADF; Borrowing in Capital Markets, Cofinancing, and Recycling of Oil Money; Operational Summary; Ten Years Old; SECOND DECADE (1977-1986); Chapter 6-Asia: Transformation in the Region
Consequences of StagflationBasic Human Needs and Structural Adjustment; Geese become Tigers; Southeast Asia: Swings of Fortune; South Asia; Pacific Island Countries; People's Republic of China; Growth Continues; Chapter 7-ADB: Toward a Broader Development Bank; Taroichi Yoshida; Widening Agenda for ADB; Creating New Loans; Surveys and Reviews; Pressures for Fundraising; Masao Fujioka; Priorities in the 1980s; Increasing Lending and First Private Sector Operations; Staff and First Resident Mission; Agreeing on Country Strategies and Flexible Lending Arrangements; Raising Funds in Hard Times
Other Economic ChallengesRegional Cooperation; International Trends; Chapter 3-Establishing the Bank; Earlier Proposals; Takeshi Watanabe and the Tokyo Study Group; Help from the United Nations Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East; Two Streams Merge; The Scope of Membership; Japan and the United States; Serious Preparations; Drafting the Charter; Headquarters of the bank; The First President; FIRST DECADE (1967-1976); Chapter 4-Asia: Building Momentum and Facing shocks; Strengthening Agriculture; The Drive for Industrialization; Coping with Economic Shocks
Notes Managing Member Priorities
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Subject Banking law.
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ISBN 9292577921 (electronic bk.)
9789292577926 (electronic bk.)