Let’s start with a little quiz. Grab a piece of paper and pencil.   What’s the share of legal immigrants in the US population? (or you can choose the Germany, UK, Italy, Sweden or France).  A…

Markus Goldstein |

Also available in: Français | العربية   A boat trip from Port Elizabeth to Kingstown, in the Caribbean country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, is a one-hour trip that locals take several…

Valerie Lorena |

El viaje en barco desde Port Elizabeth a Kingstown, en el país caribeño de San Vicente y las Granadinas, es un trayecto de una hora que los lugareños hacen varias veces al día. Durante uno de…

Valerie Lorena |

Also available in Français | Español | 中文 In January, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim urged the audience at the World Economic Forum in Davos to look closely at a young, promising form of…

Heike Reichelt, Alexandra Klöpfer |

Join me in a Twitter Chat on why global food prices remain high on Dec. 4 at 10 a.m. ET/15:00 GMT. I'll be tweeting from @worldbanklive with hashtag #foodpriceschat. Ask questions beforehand…

José Cuesta |

Read this post in Español, Français, 中文, عربي Walking out of Keflavik airport as the arctic breeze hit my face at 50 km per hour, I thought to myself, “I love my job.”  A job that makes a tropical…

Sri Mulyani Indrawati |

其他文种: English, Español, عربي世行常务副行长英卓化, 2013年3月7日 走出 凯夫拉维克国际机场,北极寒风以每小时50公里的速度吹打着我的面颊。这一刻,我暗自想道:“我热爱自己的工作。”这份工作让我这样一个热带地区居民充分享受到了冰岛人的热情款待,也使得我学到了他们丰富的经验。冰岛地处次北极圈,总人口32万,面积仅相当于美国肯塔基州,…

英卓华 |

The recent launch of the E-Pustakalaya digital library in Nepal is one example of the innovative ways that countries are exploring how to provide learning materials to schools in electronic…

Michael Trucano |