“If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old,”—good advice from innovation and management guru Peter F. Drucker. This approach was key to a PPP we coordinated in one of the…

Malak Draz, Muneer Ferozie |

طعم مياه الشرب في قطاع غزة كطعم مياه البحر. فقد أدت سنوات من الإهمال وسوء الإدارة، وذلك بسبب النزاعات المتكررة إلى حد كبير، إلى استنفاد طبقة المياه الجوفية الطبيعية في القطاع بشكل مطرد لتحل محلها…

أندرس جاجيرسكوج |

In Gaza, the drinking water tastes like seawater. Years of neglect and poor management, due in large part to recurring conflicts, has led to the steady depletion of Gaza’s natural aquifer. The…

Anders Jagerskog, Pasquale Steduto |

À Gaza, l'eau potable a le goût de l'eau de mer. Des années de négligence et de mauvaise gestion, dues en grande partie à des conflits répétitifs, ont conduit à l'épuisement…

Anders Jagerskog |

Photo: © Dini Sari Djalal/World Bank In the infrastructure domain, “price” is a prism with many façades.   An infrastructure economist sees price in graphic terms: the coordinates of a point where…

Melania Lotti |

(Photo: Michael Haws / World Bank) When we talk about the future of work, it is important to include perspectives, ideas and solutions from young people as they are the driving force that can…

Esteve Sala |

Photo: bigstock/ f9photos Income growth is not the sole aim of economic development. An equally important, albeit harder to quantify objective is a sense of progress for the entire community, and …

Victoria Kwakwa |

Photo: anekoho / Shutterstock.com Islamic finance assets represent only around 1% of the global financial market, [1] so how can tapping into these funds help close the $452 billion annual…

Aijaz Ahmad, Sara Ahmed |

To an economist, working on the West Bank and Gaza can be exceptionally frustrating.  No matter how good the analysis, the policy implications from that analysis are blocked because of “politics…

Shanta Devarajan |

Pour un économiste, travailler sur la Cisjordanie et la bande de Gaza peut s’avérer extrêmement frustrant. Même les meilleures analyses (a) achoppent toujours sur la même difficulté : les…

Shanta Devarajan |