The rapid adoption of digital technologies tends to benefit workers with skills that are difficult to replace with a computer, such as creativity, inter-personal skills or leadership. Photo: Sarah…

Hernan Winkler, Salvatore Lo Bello, Maria Laura Sanchez Puerta |

Economic inclusion programs provide a “big push” to help the extreme poor and other vulnerable people move into sustainable livelihoods, and can play an important part in poverty reduction. Photo…

Ines Arevalo, Michelle Kaffenberger, Aude de Montesquiou |

The Ferizaj Four at UPSHIFT, a workshop that enables youth to build and lead solutions to a social challenge in their community. Photo: UNICEF/Njomza Kadriu Social enterprises have plenty of…

Jose Manuel Romero, Jeremy Hockenstein, Hana Sahatqija |

Digital channels now open more possibilities, improving matching job seekers’ skills and experience with jobs vacancies.  Photo: Gerhard Jörén / World Bank The discussion around digitization is…

Miguel Peromingo |

Women’s labor force participation worldwide over the last two decades has stagnated, and women generally earn less than men. (Photo: Tom Perry / World Bank) How can we Press For Progress —the…

Namita Datta |

Also available in: Español | Français  A $10 million investment can actually create just a couple hundred direct jobs. / Photo: Nugroho Nurdikiawan Sunjoyo / World Bank (Yogyakarta, Indonesia)…

David Robalino |

Partners have developed a human-centered approach in developing digital platforms for youth. Photo: Sarah Farhat/ World Bank How and when can we use technology to design and implement youth…

Gabriela Aguerrevere, Patricia Langan, Ali Mnif |

Public and private sector actors have an important role to play to encourage the use of digital payments and improve access to the formal financial system. (Photo: Dominic Chavez / World Bank) In…

Leora Klapper |

Also available in: French | Spanish | Chinese | Arabic Many good job opportunities on and off the farm remain in agriculture. Can agriculture provide job opportunities for youth?  Technology and…

Luc Christiaensen |

Open data gives us the power to innovate and be competitive at the local and global level—but how do we unleash the potential to do more with data? (Photo: Arne Hoel / World Bank) Every day, more…

Jimena Luna, Ammar Khalid |