Rosie the Robot was built to improve social accountability in how members of congress in Brazil spend public funds.

Yasodara Cordova, Eduardo Vicente Gonçalves |

An artist’s interpretation of the Attika Schools PPP Project in Greece, which reached financial close in Q2 2014 (Photo: World Fianance) In 2014, the 24 Schools Public-Private Partnership (PPP)…

Nikos Mantzoufas |

Build it well, build it wisely, and build it only once — How investing to create a permanent site for the Olympic Games, ideally in their historic home of Greece, could reduce waste, deliver…

Christopher Colford |

“All roads lead to Rome” may have been true in ancient times, but policymakers during this Spring Meetings season in Washington have been focused on another classical crossroads: All roads now…

Christopher Colford |

More than 95 percent of goods traded between Europe and Asia are transported via deep sea. All of this happens through two primary routes-- some serious traffic. But it's far from stop-and-go…

Daria Taglioni, Miles McKenna |

About a month ago two colleagues (Greg Kisunko and Steve Knack) posted a blog on “The many faces of corruption in the Russian Federation”. Their post, based on the elegant analysis of the 2011/…

Francesca Recanatini |

One consistent theme that I hear quite often from policymakers with an interest in, and/or responsibility for, the use of ICTs in their country's education system is that they want to '…

Michael Trucano |