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 |

Protecting ASEAN’s impressive gains over the past two decades will require prioritizing investments in people – that is, human capital.

Victoria Kwakwa |

في 107 من بين 114 اقتصادا، يقل عدد الخريجات عن نظرائهن من الذكور في برامج العلوم والتكنولوجيا والهندسة والرياضيات.

ديفيانشي وادوا |

In 107 of 114 economies, there are fewer female than male STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) graduates.

Divyanshi Wadhwa |

Dans 107 pays sur 114, les femmes sont sous-représentées parmi les diplômés en science, technologie, ingénierie et mathématiques (STIM) .

Divyanshi Wadhwa |

En 107 de 114 economías, menos mujeres se gradúan de programas de ciencia, tecnología, ingeniería y matemáticas (CTIM) que hombres.

Divyanshi Wadhwa |

To boost productivity and go the next mile in its development path, Malaysia must improve its human capital through better learning and nutritional outcomes and social protection programs. (Photo…

Richard Record, Harsha Aturupane |

À la Banque mondiale, nous savons qu’aucun pays, aucune communauté ni aucune économie ne peut exprimer tout son potentiel et relever les défis du XXIe siècle sans garantir la participation pleine…

Akihiko Nishio |

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 |

Last month, I attended the International Family Planning Conference in Kigali, Rwanda, where policymakers from across the world gathered to strategize about ways to achieve a demographic dividend—…

Annette Dixon |