También disponible en español y portugués So you may be wondering if those scenes from the movie 2012 are not too much of a stretch after all, huh? In the Hollywood blockbuster, apocalyptic images…

Erick Fernandes |

When a disaster strikes, such as a hurricane or a major earthquake, relief efforts are often hampered by destroyed or damaged ground infrastructure, mostly roads, bridges, and railway networks. In…

Charles E. Schlumberger |

Governments worldwide are increasingly exploring policies that will remove the constraints or disincentives for individuals to have access to jobs. One set of interventions are active labor market…

David Grubb, Jochen Kluve |

Also available in English Desde la Gran Recesión de 2008, existe un sentimiento generalizado de malestar entre la clase media norteamericana. Sus ingresos están prácticamente estancados, los…

Francisco Ferreira |

También disponible en español Since the Great Recession of 2008, there has been a widespread sense of malaise among the American middle class. Their incomes are close to stagnant, employment has…

Francisco Ferreira |

Governments worldwide are increasingly exploring policies that will remove the constraints or disincentives for individuals to have access to jobs. In Part II of a three-part series, we learn more…

Ümit Efendioğlu, Gokce Uysal, David Grubb |

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti | World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim’s trip to Haiti on Nov. 6 and 7 included holding meetings with the country’s senior political leadership, attending the opening of a…

John Donnelly |

Disponible en: Inglés Puerto Príncipe, Haití | El viaje del presidente del Grupo del Banco Mundial, Jim Yong Kim, a Haití el 6 y 7 de noviembre de 2012 incluyó la celebración de reuniones con los…

Jim Yong Kim |

Almost two weeks ago, when Hurricane Sandy hit the east coast of the United States, the importance of sustainable transport--which is the field I work in--really came home to me.  I was in New…

Virginia Tanase |

Also available in English and French Alphonsine y sus tres hijos caminan más de 10 horas a la semana solamente para satisfacer sus necesidades básicas de agua potable. El mejor momento para…

Victoria Flamant |