KUALA LUMPUR, 18 April 2013 - - The Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2013: Forward-looking Macroeconomic Policies for Inclusive and Sustainable Development was launched here today by Mr. Patrice Coeur-Bizot, Resident Coordinator ad interim of the United Nations in Malaysia, UNDP Resident Representative ad interim and Designated Official for Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei Darussalam
The annual Survey is the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) flagship publication, and is being launched today in 37 places around the world including Addis Ababa, Beirut, Brasilia, Helsinki, Geneva, New York, Paris, Rome and Santiago, as well as 28 Asia-Pacific locations.
A review of the Survey was presented by Mr. Sudip Ranjan Basu, one of the authors of the ESCAP 2013 Survey and Prof. Emeritus Prof. Datuk Dr. Mohamed Ariff of the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (ICEIF) was the main discussant.
The launch in Kuala Lumpur was attended by a number of policy-makers including Ministries, economists, academia, media and stakeholders.
You can download the Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2013 on
For further information, please see related documents:
1. Subdued Asia-Pacific growth in 2013 as regional impacted by developed world policy uncertainty
2 .Regional slowdown underlines urgency for new macroeconomic policy paradigm
3. Policy uncertainty in advanced economies impacts Asia-Pacific growth
4. Minimum wages can be a key policy tool to promote inclusive and sustainable growth
Back to top