Asian economic integration report 2019/2020: demographic change, productivity, and the role of technology
This report reviews economic cooperation and integration in Asia and the Pacific and looks at how technology could boost productivity in aging economies. This publication examines trade and global value chains, cross-border investment, financial integration, the movement of people, and subregional cooperation. The theme chapter of this year’s report explores the potential of technology to boost productivity in aging economies. It discusses how countries can promote and adopt innovations to turn demographic challenges into opportunities. The report covers the 49 member countries of ADB in Asia and the Pacific.