Studies indicate that in India alone, only 30 percent of the IT workforce is female. Most women in IT start well, but their careers are disrupted five to 10 years in, thanks to marriage or…

Ramalatha Marimuthu |

The Critical Occupations List in Malaysia monitors occupational shortages and addresses these gaps for the future of the country’s labor market.

Harry Edmund Moroz |

According to the latest available purchasing power parity (PPP) data, China’s gross domestic product (GDP) in PPP terms overtook the USA’s in 2013, and now accounts for nearly 19% of the global…

Edie Purdie |

Malaysia has made remarkable progress in reducing poverty, but it is now time for the country to raise official poverty standards as other middle- and high-income countries have done.

Kenneth Simler |

Identifier des moulins de riz capables d’agir comme catalyseurs pour augmenter la production de riz paddy de qualité provenant des petits producteurs, est un des premiers défis dans le…

Eric Levoy, Dotianga Konate |

World-Bank funded Bihar Panchayat Strengthening Project is improving local governance in Bihar, one of India’s poorest states.

Farah Zahir |

Interesting new results show that increasing women's control over their earnings via direct deposit and ability to use bank accounts can help bring women into the labor market and stay there…

Markus Goldstein |

経済成長には社会を変革し、繁栄を加速させ、人々に豊かな生活をもたらす力があります。しかし、経済成長の恩恵を社会の最も貧しい人々に届けるためには、雇用の数と質を高めることが欠かせません。

Akihiko Nishio |

A vibrant private sector is a powerful driver of jobs and can underpin sustainable economic growth, fueling innovation and poverty reduction.

Akihiko Nishio |

Un secteur privé dynamique est un puissant moteur de création d’emplois et l’un des fondements d’une croissance économique durable, un vecteur d’innovation et de réduction de la pauvreté.

Akihiko Nishio |