Dans la plus grande partie du monde, le revenu des personnes pauvres progresse. C’est ce que la Banque mondiale appelle la prospérité partagée,  qui correspond à l’augmentation moyenne annuelle du…

Maria Ana Lugo, Divyanshi Wadhwa |

A little girl in Balochistan, Pakistan, who now receives a quality education thanks to World Bank support. Credit: World Bank  [[tweetable]]Human capital – the potential of individuals – is going…

Hartwig Schafer |

Despite considerable progress in traffic enforcement and medical care, the road crash mortality rate in Thailand remains rather high and has been increasing since 2009. More than 24, 000 people…

Dipan Bose |

แม้ว่าประเทศไทยมีความก้าวหน้าในการบังคับใช้กฎระเบียบการจราจรและการรักษาพยาบาล แต่อัตราการเสียชีวิตจากอุบัติเหตุบนท้องถนนของประเทศไทยนั้นยังอยู่ในระดับสูงและสูงขึ้นอย่างต่อเนื่องนับแต่ พ.ศ. 2552…

Dipan Bose |

Singapore’s transformation into a trade and finance hub that leads global rankings of competitiveness often prompts observers to ask: What is its secret sauce?  We at the Singapore Hub for…

Kelvin Wong |

[[tweetable]] Few countries in recent history have experienced change on a scale as sweeping as Nepal – that too, in the span of a single generation. [[/tweetable]]The journey is ongoing as…

Faris Hadad-Zervos |

Transport corridors offer enormous potential to boost South Asia’s economies, reduce poverty, and spur more and better jobs for local people, provided the new trade routes generate growth for all…

Martin Melecky |

South Asia is booming. In 2018, GDP growth for the region as a whole is expected to accelerate to 6.9 percent, making it the fastest growing region in the world. However, fast GDP growth has not…

Martin Rama, Ana Revenga |

School children in Nepal. Graphic: Nicholas Nam/World Bank [[tweetable]]Thirty years ago, almost everyone in Nepal — except for a few professionals and business people — would have been classified…

Ravi Kumar |

[[tweetable]]Thirty years ago, almost everyone in Nepal —except for a few professionals and business people—would have been classified as poor by any reasonable international standard.[[/tweetable…

Ravi Kumar |