A vibrant private sector is a powerful driver of jobs and can underpin sustainable economic growth, fueling innovation and poverty reduction.
In countries affected by fragility, conflict, and violence, the private sector plays a critical role in providing jobs and income. Inclusive and sustainable economic growth can also help heal…
Protecting ASEAN’s impressive gains over the past two decades will require prioritizing investments in people – that is, human capital.
Chocolate is becoming more and more of a luxury item for most consumers. However, the situation among producers in Côte d'Ivoire is vastly different.
A new report focuses on how Southeast Asia can overcome the still very significant barriers to the expansion of its digital economy.
Here are 7 things you need to know about taxing sugar-sweetened beverages.
In 107 of 114 economies, there are fewer female than male STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) graduates.
The Richtersveld Community Conservancy on the south border of the Richtersveld National Park in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa. Photo: John Hogg/World Bank This week I was at the G7…
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…