The death toll from Cyclone Idai that ripped into Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi in March 2019 is now above 1, 000, with damages estimated at $2 billion. In 2018, more than 10, 000 people lost…

Abhas Jha |

Illicit trade in tobacco products undermines global tobacco prevention and control interventions, particularly with respect to tobacco tax policy. From a public health perspective, illicit trade…

Sheila Dutta |

Photo:  Northern Beaches Hospital | New South Wales Ministry of Health The way that social infrastructure is being built and paid for is changing. New healthcare facilities, prisons, and public…

Simile Karasavidis |

Fire has been a part of India’s landscape since time immemorial. Every year, forest fires rage through nearly every state, ravaging more than half of India’s districts. Today, with growing…

Christopher Sall |

About this series More blog posts The social inclusion of disadvantaged groups is necessary for reducing poverty and boosting shared prosperity, said government representatives, experts, and civil…

Lauri Sivonen |

 Photo © Dominic Chavez/World Bank Performance budgeting (PB) has a deep and enduring appeal. What government would not want to allocate resources in a way that fosters efficiency, effectiveness,…

Donald Moynihan, Ivor Beazley |

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 |

"We’re the nation that just had six of our scientists and researchers win Nobel Prizes—and every one of them was an immigrant, " U.S. President Barack Obama recently said after the Nobel…

Bassam Sebti |

قال الرئيس الأمريكي باراك أوباما مؤخرا بعد الإعلان عن الفائزين بجائزة نوبل "نحن الأمة التي فاز منها ستة من علمائنا وباحثينا بجائزة نوبل وكان كلٌ منهم من المهاجرين".   كان الإنترنت يمتلئ…

بسام سبتي |