Understanding learning outcomes: Empowering Indonesian parents to participate in children’s education.

Sharon Kanthy Lumbanraja, Indah Ayu Prameswari, Dewi Susanti |

With just 10 percent of the world's vehicles, the region accounts for more than a quarter of global traffic deaths. Many crash victims are pedestrians, cyclists, or motorcyclists, and road…

Hartwig Schafer |

Of the region’s 450 million people, nearly two-thirds, almost 300 million people, are under the age of 35. Unfortunately, this vast human resource is highly “untapped,” and nearly 80 percent of…

Anna Bjerde |

Sustainable agriculture has the potential to ensure higher and more inclusive growth, reduce Bhutan’s food imports, and help combat malnutrition, which affects children under the age of five…

Tenzin Lhaden |

Profiles of women reformers making it easier to do business around the world

Caroline Freund, Valerie Marechal, Iva Ilieva Hamel |

In recognition of International Women’s Day, we highlight the accomplishments of five leaders who have delivered much needed regulatory reforms benefiting entrepreneurs.

Caroline Freund, Valerie Marechal, Iva Ilieva Hamel |

Becoming more equal in East Asia Pacific by reducing the trade-offs between work and home

Victoria Kwakwa |

Conventional wisdom tells us that young people are fleeing agriculture to seek opportunities in urban centers.

Aparna Krishnamurthy, Niraj H. Shah, Hans Joehr |

Many countries of the former Soviet Union rank highly in the Human Capital Index, thanks largely to long-term investment in education and health services.

Sudharshan Canagarajah |