Latin America is aging rapidly. It took nearly a century for the population of those 60 years of age and older to double in most high-income countries. Yet, most Latin American countries will…

Carlos Rodríguez Castelán, Philipp Hessel |

  América Latina envejece rápidamente. Mientras que tomó casi un siglo para que en la mayoría de los países de alto ingreso la población de 60 años o más se duplicara, la mayor parte de los países…

Carlos Rodríguez Castelán, Philipp Hessel |

Women’s labor force participation worldwide over the last two decades has stagnated, and women generally earn less than men. (Photo: Tom Perry / World Bank) How can we Press For Progress —the…

Namita Datta |

Photo: EMBARQ Brasil/FlickrTambém disponível em português. While bus services are often planned and coordinated by public authorities, many cities delegate day-to-day operations to private…

Shomik Mehndiratta, Bianca Bianchi Alves |

Today, the term "resilience" has many definitions and encompasses a multitude of dimensions beyond natural disasters. [[tweetable]]Resilience is directly linked to crime and violence,…

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Pamela Sofia Duran Vinueza |

  Automation, connectivity, and innovation will together determine how world of work will look in both developed and developing countries.​ (Photo: Sarah Farhat / World Bank) The Future of Work…

Luc Christiaensen, Siddhartha Raja, Esteve Sala |

  The job creation challenge is intensifying. And the next generation of productive alliances must tap its potential more proactively. What are the best ways to optimize this approach towards…

Ethel Sennhauser, Francisco Obreque |

Se ha duplicado el número de países en desarrollo que proporcionan programas de protección social a sus ciudadanos. ¿Qué provoca este aumento? Foto: Mohammad Al-Arief/Banco Mundial. Las redes de…

Michal Rutkowski |

  Les pays en développement sont deux fois plus nombreux à déployer des programmes de protection sociale pour leur population. Nous vous expliquons pourquoi… Photo: Mohammad Al-Arief/Banque…

Michal Rutkowski |

تضاعف عدد البلدان النامية التي تقدم برامج الأمان الاجتماعي لمواطنيها. ما سبب هذا التحول؟ تصوير: محمد العريف/البنك الدولي أصبحت شبكات الأمان الاجتماعي – التي تحصل الأسر الفقيرة بمقتضاها على منح…

Michal Rutkowski |