As part of the World Bank’s September 2019 global poverty update published a few weeks ago, metadata on the comparability of poverty estimates within countries over time was added to the PovcalNet…

R. Andres Castaneda Aguilar, Tony Fujs, Dean Mitchell Jolliffe, Christoph Lakner, Minh Cong Nguyen, Espen Beer Prydz |

From farms to towns, women are a major provider of food and food security for their families, but women in half of the world still struggle to access their equal land and property rights in spite…

Nana Ama Yirrah |

The experience of Bangladesh is a microcosm of the larger trend in global extreme poverty. Several countries at various levels of development have shown in the last few decades that it is possible…

Carolina Sánchez-Páramo |

Last weekend, I attended a conference, titled “Innovations for Shared Prosperity” at Stanford University, jointly organized by, among others, the Golub Capital Social Impact Lab and Microsoft…

Berk Özler |

إلا أن السبل التقليدية لخلق الوظائف والنمو قد لا تؤدي إلى إيجاد وظائف كافية في المستقبل. ولم تفتأ الحكومة الأردنية تُشجِّع على ريادة الأعمال لتغيير هذه التنبؤات، وتسريع وتيرة خلق الوظائف.

علي أبو كميل |

The Government of Jordan has been encouraging entrepreneurship to accelerate the rates of job creation in the country.

Ali AbuKumail |

Il y a ceux qui prennent le train du numérique et ceux qui restent à quai. À travers des réformes institutionnelles qui tirent parti des avantages de la numérisation, le Machreq peut s’imposer…

Carlo Maria Rossotto, Marolla Haddad |