The King Baudouin Foundation has just announced that it is accepting nominations for its 2014-2015 African Development Prize. The Prize awards innovative initiatives that help local communities…

Kristina Nwazota |

版本:English | Français 流动性是经济增长的前提,即获得就业岗位、教育、医疗、以及其他服务的流动性。在我们的全球化经济中,货物的流动性对世界市场的供应来说也很重要。我们可以说运输推动发展。 然而,在全球与能源有关的二氧化碳排放中,大约有20%来自运输活动。自2000年以来,这种排放以年均1.7%的速度增长。在这种增长中,有1/…

Marc Juhel |

Mobility is a precondition for economic growth: mobility for access to jobs, education, health, and other services. Mobility of goods is also critical to supply world markets in our globalized…

Marc Juhel |

La mobilité est un prérequis essentiel à la croissance économique : elle garantit l’accès à l’emploi, à l’éducation, à la santé et à bien d’autres services. Dans notre économie mondialisée, la…

Marc Juhel |

Editor's Note: This blog draws on the forthcoming article “New Trade Regionalism in Asia: Looking Past the Sino-American Great Game, " written by Swarnim Wagle, to be published in the …

Swarnim Wagle, Miles McKenna |

In the climate negotiations under the United Nations framework, we are used to seeing geographical blocs and other blocs at loggerheads. The tension draws attention, but it isn’t the only story of…

Rachel Kyte |

Safe, Clean, Affordable Transport is the motto of the World Bank’s Transport Sector. Evidence from several analyses for urban transport systems suggests that improving the transport system:…

Leonardo Canon Rubiano |

Dear Africa Can readers, we’ve heard from many of you since our former Africa Chief Economist Shanta Devarajan left the region for a new Bank position that you want Africa Can to continue…

Francisco Ferreira |

I recently finished teaching smart and hard working honours students. In Growth and Development, we covered equity and talked about inequalities of opportunity (and outcomes) across countries,…

Berk Ozler |