"The biggest economy in the euro area, Germany's, is in a bad way. And its ills are a main cause of the euro's own weakness. [...] Thus the biggest economic problem for Europe today…

Klaus Zimmermann |

This week in Doha, the marble corridors of the Qatar National Convention Center resonate with voices from around the world. Over half way through the UN Climate Change Conference, as ministers…

Rachel Kyte |

Governments worldwide are increasingly exploring policies that will remove the constraints or disincentives for individuals to have access to jobs. One set of interventions are active labor market…

Ulrich Hörning, Huseyn ov |

Germany is one of the world's largest foreign aid donors, but like most countries the recent financial crisis poses challenges both at home and abroad. We spoke with Juergen Zattler – the…

Jürgen Zattler |

We know that water and sanitation services do not always recover their costs from tariffs. So, if communities or governments are to maintain the infrastructure properly, they depend on the public…

Meike van Ginneken |