For several decades, manufacturing in the automotive sector has made a strong contribution to spurring national growth, to promoting technology acquisition, and to raising incomes for workers…

Priyam Saraf |

In 2013, investment commitments to infrastructure projects with private participation declined by 24 percent from the previous year.  It should be welcome news that the first half of 2014 (H1)…

Clive Harris |

Investments in education could spur economic growth in India (Credit: World Bank) I had the wonderful opportunity to listen to my former professor Amartya Sen at the World Bank who attempted to…

Sebastian James |

New approaches to medical care can improve health outcomes (Credit: World Bank, Flickr) In many poor countries, a large proportion of health services is provided by the private sector, including…

Jorge Coarasa |

This post is part of our Closing the Gap: Financial Inclusion blog series, which shares the views of selected experts and practitioners on different financial inclusion topics. How do you insure…

Niraj Verma |