América Latina posee una larga, fracturada y en definitiva fracasada historia en torno a los medios públicos. Los llamados “medios públicos” generalmente han operado como instituciones controladas…

Silvio Waisbord |

Latin America has a long, fractured, and ultimately failed history of public media. So-called “public media” typically functioned as government-controlled institutions for spurious goals -…

Silvio Waisbord |

We are witnesses to the surge of tech startup ecosystems in cities around the world, in both developed and developing countries. In my previous blog post, I showed this trend and the studies that…

Victor Mulas |

En una escuela de las Academias Internacionales Bridge de Kenya, los profesores usan tabletas durante las clases. Unos 4500 millones de habitantes en los países en desarrollo son personas de…

Eriko Ishikawa, Kathleen Gaertner Mignano |

Dans une école appartenant au réseau Bridge, au Kenya, les enseignants utilisent des tablettes électroniques. Environ 4, 5 milliards d’habitants des pays en développement vivent avec 8 dollars par…

Eriko Ishikawa, Kathleen Gaertner Mignano |

في مدرسة بريدج الانتقالية في كينيا، يستخدم المعلمون أجهزة الحاسوب اللوحية لشرح الدروس. حوالي 4.5 مليار نسمة في البلدان النامية هم من ذوي الدخل المنخفض، ويعيش الفرد منهم على 8 دولارات في اليوم أو…

Eriko Ishikawa, Kathleen Gaertner Mignano |

At a Bridge school in Kenya, teachers use computer tablets to deliver lessons. About 4.5 billion people in developing countries are low-income, living on $8 a day or less (in 2005 purchasing power…

Eriko Ishikawa, Kathleen Gaertner Mignano |

​​Junaid Ahmad,  World Bank Group Senior Director for Water, and Caren Grown, World Bank Group Senior Director for Gender,  wrote a blog for Thomson Reuters Foundation ahead of World Toilet Day. …

Junaid Kamal Ahmad, Caren Grown |

A month ago, the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) Kenya released a set of re-based and revised National Accounts Statistics (NAS), the culmination of an exercise that started in 2010. …

Johan Mistiaen, John Randa, Apurva Sanghi |

This is the second in our series of posts by students on the job market this year. Relaxing supply-side constraints is not always sufficient to ensure delivery of public services to poor and…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |