Weekly links September 20: passionate pitches as seen in fMRIs, a different type of brain gain, tinkering with Likert scales, and more...
This is a selection of the many ways in which the World Bank Group is working to address climate and environmental challenges around the world.
The lack of basic water and sanitation services in health care facilities affects two billion people around the world.
Can you imagine boarding a plane whose pilot bought his or her piloting license?
A new online platform allows users to assess water demand from various sectors, harness it from every possible source, and plan its use judiciously across India.
The gender pay gap in garment factories in Bangladesh of 8% is a "grade gap": though they enter at the same level, men get promoted faster and thereby paid more.
This blog is based on new child and maternal mortality estimates released jointly today by the United Nations Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UN IGME) and United Nations…
Can the use of Big Data by financial institutions and alternative lenders lead to financial inclusion?
The World Bank recently co-organized Sierra Leone's first-ever Resilient Urban Mobility Hackathon, where talented youth came together together to tackle transport challenges through the use…
In April 2019, a multi-stakeholder hearing took place in New York to promote an ambitious agenda for universal health coverage (UHC).