Social scientists have for long acknowledged that people evaluate their own wellbeing not only on the basis of what they have but also on the basis of what they have relatively to what other…

Paolo Verme |

(In observance of the International Migrants Day on December 18) In response to looming labor shortages in the so-called “3-D” industries (difficult, dangerous, dirty), Korea has allowed the entry…

Soonhwa Yi |

This is the sixth in our series of posts by graduates on the job market this year.

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

Mariano Bosch, Carmen Pages, and Angel Melguizo at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) are proposing a new approach to expanding the coverage of pension systems in Latin America while…

David Robalino |

Bold Steps to Reduce Extreme Poverty in Tanzania The government is supporting Tanzania's poorest families in an effort to reach those left behind by the country's largely urban growth.…

Kavita Watsa |

The results from the Program for international Student Assessment (PISA) 2012 show that Vietnam’s general education system is more successful than systems in many wealthier countries in providing…

Christian Bodewig |

This is the fifth in our series of guest posts by graduates on the job market this year.

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

[[avp asset="/content/dam/videos/mna/2018/jun/mna_vp_from_cairo_hd.flv"]]/content/dam/videos/mna/2018/jun/mna_vp_from_cairo_hd.flv[[/avp]]During her recent visit to Cairo, the World Bank…

Inger Andersen |