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Feb 2017

This report speculates on how the Asian Development Bank (ADB) can remain an influential actor in Asia. More specifically, the text’s authors 1) highlight how financial norms and practices have evolved in the region over the last 50 years; 2) review the ADB’s design and functions; 3) explore the economic challenges that are relevant to the Bank’s mission, and how it is trying to adapt to them; and 4) conclude that the ADB must maintain its neutrality in a geopolitically fraught environment, but not at the expense of giving more influence to its regional members.

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Author Annmaree O’Keeffe, Jonathan Pryke, Hannah Wurf
Series Lowy Institute Papers and Reports
Publisher Lowy Institute for International Policy
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