Protecting ASEAN’s impressive gains over the past two decades will require prioritizing investments in people – that is, human capital.

Victoria Kwakwa |

Madagascar's tax collection as a share of GDP is just under 11 percent. Poor compliance by citizens who owe taxes remains a major reason for low tax collection. Mobile text reminders had a…

Tiago Carneiro Peixoto, Herilala Axel Fanomezantsoa, Fredrik Sjoberg, Jonathan Mellon |

Computer science is a superpower. With coding knowledge, a little funding, a few laptops and their creative brains, a small team of African developers could create the next big thing. Why not? A…

Andry Ravololonjatovo |

A new report focuses on how Southeast Asia can overcome the still very significant barriers to the expansion of its digital economy.

Boutheina Guermazi, Natasha Beschorner |

في 107 من بين 114 اقتصادا، يقل عدد الخريجات عن نظرائهن من الذكور في برامج العلوم والتكنولوجيا والهندسة والرياضيات.

ديفيانشي وادوا |

In 107 of 114 economies, there are fewer female than male STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) graduates.

Divyanshi Wadhwa |

Dans 107 pays sur 114, les femmes sont sous-représentées parmi les diplômés en science, technologie, ingénierie et mathématiques (STIM) .

Divyanshi Wadhwa |

En 107 de 114 economías, menos mujeres se gradúan de programas de ciencia, tecnología, ingeniería y matemáticas (CTIM) que hombres.

Divyanshi Wadhwa |

Interview by Kathy Chen, Consultant at the World Bank's Strategic Impact Evaluation Fund (SIEF).

Deon Filmer |

[[tweetable]]Economic progress in East Asia and Pacific (EAP) has greatly contributed to the global reduction of extreme poverty. The more prosperous countries in the region – China, Thailand, and…

Judy Yang |