On December 3, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we recognize the one billion people worldwide—15% of the world population—who experience some form of disability.

Haishan Fu, Louise Cord, Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo |

Rosie the Robot was built to improve social accountability in how members of congress in Brazil spend public funds.

Yasodara Cordova, Eduardo Vicente Gonçalves |

Growing concerns over climate change and other environment and social issues are having a big impact on how today’s investors think about their investment strategies. According to a recent global…

Tim Herzog |

Public transport has a key part to play in moving people more sustainably and creating livable, inclusive cities. So why is it getting so little attention?

Gurpreet Singh Sehmi, Javier Morales Sarriera |

The rise of blockchain promises to revolutionize many sectors, including cross-border trade logistics and global supply chains: blockchain can help track international shipments more effectively,…

Chi Fung Fan, Almud Weitz, Yin Lam |

Singapore: Global Innovation Forum Robots will take over our jobs, disrupt our industries and erode our competitiveness.   Such were commonly expressed fears about advances in automation,…

Amira Karim |

About this series More blog posts The social inclusion of disadvantaged groups is necessary for reducing poverty and boosting shared prosperity, said government representatives, experts, and civil…

Lauri Sivonen |

Recent data on hourly wages in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) reveal that Latin Americans working in the non-tradable sector (as in construction, transportation, hotels, or education) earn…

Oscar Calvo-González, Ana María Oviedo |

In less than a generation the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region has made great progress in expanding the basic public services that are necessary for children to succeed later in life.…

Oscar Calvo-González, Eduardo Malasquez |