2020年5月初以来,东亚和太平洋地区(EAP)很多国家开展了高频次住户电话调查,目的在于监测新冠危机造成的社会经济影响,为制定应对该危机的政策措施提供依据。尽管国别分析结果现已公布,但从地区角度审视各国的共同之处应有所助益。

Lydia (Ypsse) Kim, Maria Ana Lugo, Ikuko Uochi |

Since early May 2020, many countries in the East Asia and Pacific (EAP) region have conducted high-frequency household phone surveys to monitor the socio-economic impacts of COVID-19 and to inform…

Lydia (Ypsse) Kim, Maria Ana Lugo, Ikuko Uochi |

East Asia Pacific’s (EAP) strong economic performance over the past few decades has significantly benefited and empowered women in the region, bringing better health and education and greater…

Victoria Kwakwa |

Mexico created over 60, 000 jobs between 1993 to 2000 upgrading the apparel value chain from assembly to direct distribution to customers.  (Photo: Maria Fleischmann / World Bank) As we discussed…

Ruchira Kumar |

Tendencias como la automatización, que provocan cambios fundamentales en el mercado laboral, hacen que las investigaciones analicen cada vez más el valor de las aptitudes no cognitivas o las…

Raja Bentaouet Kattan |

Students at Beijing Bayi High School in China. Photo: World Bank In 1950, the average working-age person in the world had  almost three years of education, but in East Asia and Pacific (EAP), the…

Michael Crawford |

En la mayoría de las regiones del mundo, más del 70 por ciento del agua dulce se utiliza para la agricultura. Para 2050, alimentar a una población mundial de 9000 millones de personas requerirá un…

Tariq Khokhar |

My visit to Lao PDR this week has convinced me that this nation is moving toward the right path to sustained economic growth, which could lead to less poverty and better lives for all of its…

Victoria Kwakwa |

Photo: Songquan Deng/Flickr Singapore: the beautiful city state, famed for its lush gardens, splendid food, culturally diverse communities, and the cocktail Singapore Sling. I was there last week…

Henrike Brecht |