There was a good reason for the recent Global Symposium on Building national ICT/education agencies to have taken place in Seoul. South Korea has demonstrated that making a single specialized …

Galina Voytsehovska |

The United States has recently signed separate Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with El Salvador and Honduras to assist them in securitizing their future remittance receipts to raise financing…

Sanket Mohapatra |

Last week I attended a brainstorming meeting as part of the World Bank's 'Apps for Development' initiative, in preparation for a competition that will be announced in October to…

Michael Trucano |

The very name “brain drain” suggests that high-skilled migration can be nothing but bad for developing countries. Indeed, the prospect of a harmful effect of brain drain is often one of the first…

David McKenzie |

The One Laptop Per Child program has brought much attention to issues related to '1-to-1 computing' (each child has her/his own personal computing device).  While perhaps the most…

Michael Trucano |

I was recently interviewed by Kanchan Banerjee, the editor of New Global Indian. The interview touched on many aspects of migration and development that may interest you. Thanks to Kanchan for…

Dilip Ratha |