En octobre dernier, le Groupe de la Banque mondiale a dévoilé son tout premier indice du capital humain, un nouvel outil qui mesure la contribution de la santé et de l’éducation à la productivité…

Jason Weaver |

In the Africa Chief Economist’s Office, we seek to generate knowledge on key development issues around the continent. We also host the Gender Innovation Lab, which – as the name suggests –…

David Evans |

Also available in: Français Entrepreneurs participating in the e-Takara competition to address specific challenges expressed by Nigerien public administrations. Credit: Niger Digital “The training…

Alexandre Laure, Simon Duchatelet |

Every day,  more than 44, 000 people are forced to flee their homes because of conflict and persecution. [[tweetable]]Forced displacement increases the risks of gender-based violence (GBV),…

Diana J. Arango, Elizabeth Dartnall |

Dans le monde, environ deux millions de personnes (soit 15 % de la population) vivent avec une forme de handicap. Au-delà de leurs incapacités physiques, mentales ou sensorielles, les personnes…

Sofía Guerrero Gámez, Ana Rodriguez Coteron, Guillermo Romero Rodriguez |

Economic inclusion programs provide a “big push” to help the extreme poor and other vulnerable people move into sustainable livelihoods, and can play an important part in poverty reduction. Photo…

Ines Arevalo, Michelle Kaffenberger, Aude de Montesquiou |

Betty teaches mothers with small children about nutrition, Uganda. Photo: © Stephan Gladieu / World Bank In a large, complex, or urgent situation, the command goes out: “All hands on deck!” Sub-…

Emmanuel Skoufias |

This is the eighth in this year's series of posts by PhD students on the job market. High rates of stunting in many developing countries pose important health threats to young children and…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

Comment résorber le déficit de capital humain dans le monde ? Cette question est le thème du Sommet de la jeunesse 2018, qui se tiendra la semaine prochaine à Washington. À cette occasion, le…

Alejandra de Lecea |

Amidst momentous political and economic reforms, the Ethiopian labor market continues to shift from low-productivity agriculture to services, construction, and tradables. Urbanization is a key…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |