The King Baudouin Foundation has just announced that it is accepting nominations for its 2014-2015 African Development Prize. The Prize awards innovative initiatives that help local communities…

Kristina Nwazota |

A vibrant private sector - with firms investing, creating jobs, and improving productivity - is absolutely essential for promoting growth and expanding opportunities. In order to support the…

Matija Laco |

Dear Africa Can readers, we’ve heard from many of you since our former Africa Chief Economist Shanta Devarajan left the region for a new Bank position that you want Africa Can to continue…

Francisco Ferreira |

I recently finished teaching smart and hard working honours students. In Growth and Development, we covered equity and talked about inequalities of opportunity (and outcomes) across countries,…

Berk Özler |

Quel est le plus grand défi de développement que doit relever l’Afrique subsaharienne aujourd’hui ? Éradiquer la pauvreté extrême qui n’affecte pas moins de 400 millions de personnes. Etant donné…

Having stumbled upon this development economics symposium, which took place in DC on Saturday, this paper

Berk Özler |

The World Health Organization’s recent Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Assessment estimates that outdoor air pollution causes 620, 000 premature deaths per year in India, a six fold increase since…

Muthukumara Mani |

Eleven of the less prosperous members of the European Union – Bulgaria, Croatia1, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, the Slovak Republic, and Slovenia (EU11…

Gallina Andronova Vincelette |

其他文种: English, Français近年来,保加利亚、克罗地亚1 、捷克、爱沙尼亚、匈牙利、拉脱维亚、立陶宛、波兰、罗马尼亚、斯洛伐克和斯洛文尼亚等11个经济欠发达的欧盟成员国(以下简称“欧盟11国”)一直吸引着外国直接投资。其中,捷克、爱沙尼亚和斯洛伐克2012年的外国直接投资水平与金融危机前水平大体相当,波兰和保加利亚2012年的外国直接投资也出现了大幅增长。…

Gallina Andronova Vincelette |