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Contribution of fiscal policy research and analysis to ADB’s country diagnostic study

The Asia Development Bank’s diagnostic report for Myanmar, “Myanmar: unlocking the potential” (August 2014), looks at the policy challenges Myanmar faces on the path to social and economic development. Policy challenges include the need to strengthen market institutions, enhance governance and institutional capacity, improve infrastructure, develop human capital, and promote regional integration.


Paper: Local governance dynamics in South East Myanmar

This report, prepared by two independent consultants for the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) looks at governance dynamics in South East Myanmar, and possible opportunities to promote good local governance. The report references a number of CESD’s research papers, including papers in the sub-national governance series.

Paper: Catalyzing subnational development in Myanmar

This report, authored by Kyosuke Inada for the Asia Foundation, with support from CESD’s Cindy Joelene, looks at how plannings across different sectors can align with decentralisation processes in Myanmar.