East Asia Pacific’s (EAP) strong economic performance over the past few decades has significantly benefited and empowered women in the region, bringing better health and education and greater...

Victoria Kwakwa |

Illicit trade in tobacco products undermines global tobacco prevention and control interventions, particularly with respect to tobacco tax policy. From a public health perspective, illicit trade...

Sheila Dutta |

Photo by World/Bank The purpose of any education system is to equip learners with the ability to live a fulfilling and productive life. Currently, East Asia is home to seven of the top ten...

Raja Bentaouet Kattan, May Bend |

Photo: © Dini Sari Djalal/World Bank In the infrastructure domain, “price” is a prism with many façades.   An infrastructure economist sees price in graphic terms: the coordinates of a point where...

Melania Lotti |

Di antara 29 negara dan ekonomi kawasan Asia Timur dan Pasifik, kita bisa menemukan beberapa sistem pendidikan paling sukses di dunia. Tujuh dari sepuluh pencetak rata-rata nilai tertinggi pada...

Michael Crawford |

Among the 29 countries and economies of the East Asia and Pacific region, one finds some of the world’s most successful education systems. Seven out of the top 10 highest average scorers on...

Michael Crawford |

Suwon's EcoMobility Festival. Photo: Carlos Felipe Pardo The discussion on climate change often tends to ignore one critical factor: people’s own habits and preferences. In urban transport,...

Julie Babinard |

Photo: © World Bank Better jobs, higher salaries and improved access to basic services – the bright lights of cities seem to promise these and more.

Victoria Kwakwa |

Photo credit: Lois Goh/ World Bank Urbanization and economic growth go hand in hand.  Cities are turning into centers of attraction in developing countries and their population is rising...

Fen Wei, Gunes Basat, Hyunji Lee |

版本: English 劳动者具备使用新技术的技能吗?教育可以起到帮助作用。 (摄影:Sarah Farhat/世界银行)​ 自动化正在引领教育和技术之间的新一轮竞赛。不过,劳动者与自动化竞争的能力受到了大多数发展中国家教育系统表现欠佳的制约,这将阻碍很多人受益于学校教育带来的高回报。

Harry A. Patrinos, Raja Bentaouet Kattan, Kevin Macdonald |