“Haiti” and “food” and “nutrition” are words not usually seen together as part of an optimistic statement, rather the opposite. But as we commemorate World Food Day I believe there is a lot that…

Marie Chantal Messier |

The following piece appeared as a guest blog in the UK's Guardian this past week. A good public education system means public spending – but not necessarily public provision. In OECD…

Harry A. Patrinos |

a handy approach to finding the answers Challenges for educators in the Internet age Wherever there are rules, there are almost inevitably people looking to break them, especially where a…

Michael Trucano |

In this period of fiscal crisis and tightening of public expenditure budgets, it is especially interesting to look at the extent to which public expenditures are wasted.

Sanjay Vani |

Earlier this month, I was invited to be a keynote speaker on the theme of "Education for Economic Success" at the Education World Forum, which brought education ministers and leaders…

Elizabeth King |

 A school girl in Haiti.  Photo © World BankThe one-year anniversary of Haiti’s catastrophic earthquake gives us pause to reflect on the progress of the reconstruction efforts, despite the…

Peter Holland |