Decades of civil war and political fragmentation have made Somalia one of the poorest countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. Nearly seven of 10 Somalis live in poverty, the sixth-highest rate in the…

Utz Pape, Wendy Karamba |

This blog post is part of a series for the 'Bureaucracy Lab', a World Bank initiative to better understand the world's public officials and explores a range of approaches to…

Daniel Rogger |

Liberia strived to enhance the capacity of its national statistical system so it could track the progress of the country’s development. In making an effort to improve the capacity of its…

Sun Hwa Song, Masako Hiraga |

The experience of Bangladesh is a microcosm of the larger trend in global extreme poverty. Several countries at various levels of development have shown in the last few decades that it is possible…

Carolina Sánchez-Páramo |

إلا أن السبل التقليدية لخلق الوظائف والنمو قد لا تؤدي إلى إيجاد وظائف كافية في المستقبل. ولم تفتأ الحكومة الأردنية تُشجِّع على ريادة الأعمال لتغيير هذه التنبؤات، وتسريع وتيرة خلق الوظائف.

علي أبو كميل |

The Government of Jordan has been encouraging entrepreneurship to accelerate the rates of job creation in the country.

Ali AbuKumail |

Il y a ceux qui prennent le train du numérique et ceux qui restent à quai. À travers des réformes institutionnelles qui tirent parti des avantages de la numérisation, le Machreq peut s’imposer…

Carlo Maria Rossotto, Marolla Haddad |