También disponible en español Since the Great Recession of 2008, there has been a widespread sense of malaise among the American middle class. Their incomes are close to stagnant, employment has…

Francisco Ferreira |

También disponible en español Earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes, floods or droughts are the same worldwide. Whether in Mexico, Colombia, Haiti or Pakistan, these are natural events or "…

Gloria M. Grandolini |

También disponible en español Handing out a debit card or a 10 dollar bill to the fast-food franchise attendant is probably as natural to most people as buying their lunch every day. Many don…

Asli Demirgüç-Kunt, Leora Klapper |

Also available in English Entregarle una tarjeta de débito o un billete de 10 dólares al encargado de un local de comida rápida probablemente sea tan natural para la mayor parte de las personas…

Asli Demirgüç-Kunt, Leora Klapper |

Also available in English Retrocedamos 20 años. Medellín, Colombia, es la capital mundial de los asesinatos, con más de 300 homicidios por cada 100.000 habitantes. Pablo Escobar y sus…

Carlos Felipe Jaramillo |

Also available in EnglishEn 1980, siendo piloto de la Fuerza Aérea Ecuatoriana, sufrí un gravísimo accidente mientras realizábamos vuelos para comunidades en lugares remotos de la Amazonía. Quedé…

Julio Mantilla |

Blogging from the World Bank's Indigenous Peoples Research Dissemination Workshop in Washington DC. As is well known, there are more 300 million indigenous peoples in the world.  While they…

Harry A. Patrinos |

I was part of a ``historic’’ moment in Xcaret, on the Mayan Riviera of Mexico, earlier this month. Here representatives of indigenous organizations worldwide had gathered together with government…

Fabio Pittaluga |

It was in 1714 that Bernard de Mandeville defended his view of the economic world in a long poem with pretensions to uncovering the moral basis of modern society – The Fable of the Bees: Private…

Eliana Cardoso |