Malaysia retains its spot as global leader in the ease of Doing Business but as it moves forward, leveraging untapped potential is key to sustaining growth and competitiveness.

Varun Eknath |

Hartwig Schafer, Vice President, South-Asia Region, World Bank writes on the importance of prioritizing road safety in India. Will the recent Motor Vehicles Amendment Act 2019 help reduce road…

Hartwig Schafer |

this post discusses a paper documenting patterns of intrahousehold inequality in india and relates them to excess mortality among older women

Markus Goldstein |

Earthquakes, landslides and heavy rainfall often cause long-term disruption of transport systems in South Asia, resulting in economic setbacks affecting internal trade and regional integration.…

Masatsugu Takamatsu, Julian Palma |

We are entering the final phase of the race and our collective actions will determine if we can take the checkered flag or not by 2030.

Carolina Sánchez-Páramo |

I was born and raised in Cote d’Ivoire, a majestic but vulnerable coastal country. I know all too well how coastal livelihoods and communities have been shattered by intense flooding, poorly built…

Simeon Ehui |

Poop scoop: The state of the sanitation economy

Nandita Kotwal |

A growing number of Malaysians, especially those in urban areas, feel that they have trouble making ends meet. Addressing the cost of living issue in the country will require the right combination…

Richard Record |

“Resilient users” are individuals, households, and communities that are constantly devising new ways to cope with lack of infrastructure.

Maitreyi Bordia Das |