Protecting ASEAN’s impressive gains over the past two decades will require prioritizing investments in people – that is, human capital.
The Government of Jordan has been encouraging entrepreneurship to accelerate the rates of job creation in the country.
The force of digitalization is driving the global economy, creating distinct groups of leaders and laggards. Through institutional reform that leverages the advantages of digitalization, the…
A new report focuses on how Southeast Asia can overcome the still very significant barriers to the expansion of its digital economy.
In 107 of 114 economies, there are fewer female than male STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) graduates.
Interview by Kathy Chen, Consultant at the World Bank's Strategic Impact Evaluation Fund (SIEF).
[[tweetable]]Economic progress in East Asia and Pacific (EAP) has greatly contributed to the global reduction of extreme poverty. The more prosperous countries in the region – China, Thailand, and…
In a recently published article, Meyer et al 2015 argue that household surveys are in crisis, in part due to rising rates of unit and item non-response, which could imply serious biases in…
A class of 4 year olds and their teacher say namaste in rural Nepal.
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