Progress towards women’s entrepreneurial development has increased over the past ten years. However, female entrepreneurs continue to face multiple obstacles in their journey – one of them being…

Maereg Tewoldebirhan Alemayehu, Kavell Joseph |

Malgré les progrès accomplis dans le domaine de l’entrepreneuriat féminin au cours des dix dernières années, le parcours des femmes entrepreneures continue d’être semé de multiples obstacles.

Maereg Tewoldebirhan Alemayehu, Kavell Joseph |

En los últimos 10 años se han incrementado los avances en el desarrollo empresarial de las mujeres. Sin embargo, continúan enfrentando numerosos obstáculos: uno de ellos son las barreras que…

Maereg Tewoldebirhan Alemayehu, Kavell Joseph |

过去十年间,女性创业能力培育方面的进展加快。不过,女性企业主在创业过程中继续面临诸多障碍,其中之一是其工作地所在的经济体的法律法规框架设置的障碍。

Maereg Tewoldebirhan Alemayehu, Kavell Joseph |

It is well established in the economic literature that it’s the rich who benefit from the lion’s share of energy subsidies. Yet, it is often the poor and vulnerable who protest loudly against…

Guillermo Beylis, Barbara Cunha |

ISTOCK Gracias a Internet y los avances tecnológicos de la última década, hoy en día es posible estudiar en las universidades más prestigiosas del mundo a una fracción del costo o incluso de…

Ana I. Aguilera |

A prevention program against crime and violence in Zacatecoluca, El Salvador, supports sporting activities for the children from this municipality. Photo: Victoria Ojea/World Bank

Jorge Familiar |

It has been almost four years since I first became involved with the regional public-private dialogue initiative, the Caribbean Growth Forum (CGF). In June 2012, I walked into the conference room…

Israel Mallett |

Understanding Macroeconomic Volatility: Part 2 The fact is that a government can soften a recession by increasing spending (the counter-cyclical approach) to raise demand and output. If government…

Francisco G. Carneiro, Ha Minh Nguyen, Rei Odawara |

Volatility in financial markets gets wide attention in the public eye. Less noticed is what we in the development world call macroeconomic volatility—faster-than-desired swings in the broad forces…

Francisco G. Carneiro, Ha Minh Nguyen, Rei Odawara |