Globally, 56 percent of children live in countries with Human Capital Index (HCI) scores below 0.5. As these countries gear up to improve their human capital outcomes, it is vital to set a target…

Zelalem Yilma Debebe |

Esta es la quinta de una serie de publicaciones sobre los datos relacionados con los objetivos de desarrollo del milenio (ODM), basados en la edición 2015 de los Indicadores del desarrollo mundial…

Haruna Kashiwase |

Había más de 7000 millones de personas en el planeta en 2013. Si bien esta es la cifra más alta de la historia, la tasa de crecimiento de la población ha ido disminuyendo de manera constante, en…

Emi Suzuki |

There were more than 7 billion people on earth in 2013. While this is the highest number ever, the population growth rate has been steadily declining, in part due to declining fertility rates. …

Emi Suzuki |

As countries all across Africa recognize International Day of the African Child today, I thought it would be a timely opportunity to blog about the progress of under-five child mortality rates…

Dereje Ketema Wolde |

Most educational interventions are widely considered successful if they increase test-scores -- which indicate cognitive ability. Presumably, this is because higher test-scores in school imply…

Jishnu Das |