Protecting ASEAN’s impressive gains over the past two decades will require prioritizing investments in people – that is, human capital.

Victoria Kwakwa |

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 |

As one of the key foundations for manufacturing, trade and growth, logistics is a strategic component of every economy. The sector can also contribute significantly to job creation. For example,…

Yin Lam |

Women’s labor force participation worldwide over the last two decades has stagnated, and women generally earn less than men. (Photo: Tom Perry / World Bank) How can we Press For Progress —the…

Namita Datta |

Transport is not gender-neutral. This was the key message that came out of a high-level gender discussion co-hosted by the World Bank and the World Resources Institute during the recent…

Karla Gonzalez Carvajal, Muneeza Mehmood Alam |

هذه المدونة متوفرة باللغات التالية: English التكنولوجيا ماكينة عظيمة لإيجاد الوظائف. لكن هل ستكون الوظائف الجديدة أفضل أم أسوأ؟ (بعدسة: جون هوغ/ البنك الدولي) تركز أغلب المناقشات التي تدور حول…

Siddhartha Raja, Luc Christiaensen, Esteve Sala |

Technology is a great job-creating machine. But will these new jobs be better or worse? (Photo: John Hogg / World Bank) Most of the discussion about the future of work focuses on how many jobs…

Siddhartha Raja, Luc Christiaensen, Esteve Sala |

Graduating university students in Kazakhstan. Photo: Maxim Zolotukhin / The World Bank   Just to be clear, this is not about the American TV show formerly hosted by President-elect Donald Trump…

Ganesh Rasagam |

最近,美国总统奥巴马在诺贝尔奖获奖者名单公布后表示:“美国共有6名科学家和研究人员获得了诺贝尔奖,他们无一例外都是移民。”   互联网上对这一表述进行了热议。怎么可能不是这种情况呢?   这一公布适逢其时。世界银行新发表的一篇研究论文指出,不仅美国的这些获奖者都是移民,而且研究发现,美国现已成为越来越多全世界高技能移民居住的四个国家之一。其余三国是英国、加拿大和澳大利亚。

Bassam Sebti |

"Somos una nación en que seis de nuestros científicos e investigadores acaban de obtener el Premio Nobel, y todos ellos son inmigrantes", dijo recientemente el presidente de Estados…

Bassam Sebti |