Books Archives

27 August 2021

The Third Pillar: How Markets and the State Leave the Community Behind

Raghuram Rajan (Penguin Random House)
This book provides a big picture analysis of the three pillars that support societies—markets, the state, and communities—and how they interact.
28 June 2021

Sustainable Investment – Impact in Asia

UNDP & Asia Asset Management
This book explores the advances in sustainable investment in Asia, tracing its evolution from philanthropy to impact investing and ESG (environmental, social and governance) investing.
18 April 2020

The Palgrave Handbook of Global Philanthropy

Palgrave Macmillan
This publication is a comprehensive guide to the philanthropic sectors of 26 economies, including China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam.
17 April 2020

Ways to Achieve Green Asia

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)
This publication provides a comprehensive overview of the environmental challenges Asia faces and the economic impact of climate change.
16 April 2020

Putting Higher Education to Work: Skills and Research for Growth in East Asia

World Bank
This publication argues that East Asia's higher education systems are failing to deliver the necessary skills and development to sustain productivity and economic growth.
16 April 2020

Higher education in Asia, expanding out, expanding up: the rise of graduate education and university research

UNESCO Institute for Statistics
This book analyzes the reasons behind the increase in undergraduate enrollment in Asia and cites examples from Malaysia and Thailand to illustrate how this has led to expanded postgraduate education.
6 February 2018

Pragmatic Philanthropy: Asian Charity Explained

Palgrave Macmillan, January 2018
This cutting-edge text considers how Asian philanthropists and charitable organizations break with Western philanthropic traditions and examines the key traits and trends that make social investment in Asia unique.