East Asia Pacific’s (EAP) strong economic performance over the past few decades has significantly benefited and empowered women in the region, bringing better health and education and greater…

Victoria Kwakwa |

A fruit and vegetable stand in Kampala. Photo: Arne Hoel / World Bank According to The Africa Competitiveness Report 2017, Africa is forecasted to produce just 100 million new jobs by 2035, while…

Michelle Kaffenberger, Munshi Sulaiman, Dianne Calvi |

تمثل التكنولوجيا وما ستفعله لتغيير أسلوب عملنا الفكرة المتسلطة في الوقت الحالي. الحقيقة هي أنه لا أحد يعلم على وجه اليقين ما سيحدث- فالشيء الأكيد الوحيد هو حالة الشك والريبة وعدم اليقين. كيف إذن…

كريستالينا جورجيفا |

Des femmes réalisent des travaux de couture à la main lors de l’Everest Fashion Fair Craft à Patan, au Népal. © Peter Kapuscinski/Banque mondiale [[tweetable]]Tout le monde parle de la technologie…

Kristalina Georgieva |

Mujeres hacen trabajos artesanales en una feria de artesanía en Lalitpur, Nepal. © Peter Kapuscinski/Banco Mundial [[tweetable]]Hoy existe una gran preocupación por la tecnología y cómo cambiará…

Kristalina Georgieva |

Women stitch handicrafts at Everest Fashion Fair Craft in Lalitpur, Nepal. © Peter Kapuscinski/World Bank [[tweetable]]Technology and what it will do to change how we work is the driving obsession…

Kristalina Georgieva |

Africa will have more people joining the labor force over the next 20 years than the rest of the world combined. Photo credit: World Bank For every software developer in the United States, there…

Esteve Sala |

Rapid progress in digital technology, behavioral economics, evaluation methods, and the connectivity of youth in the developing world generates a stream of real-time insights and opportunities in…

Namita Datta, Jose Manuel Romero |

This year’s global poverty update from the World Bank is a minor one. Until reference year 2008, the World Bank published new poverty estimates every three years, and between 2010 and 2013 we…

Francisco Ferreira, Christoph Lakner, Carolina Sánchez-Páramo |