A vibrant private sector - with firms investing, creating jobs, and improving productivity - is absolutely essential for promoting growth and expanding opportunities. In order to support the…

Matija Laco |

there's something electric on the horizon in Turkey Uruguay. Peru. The U.S. State of Maine. South Korea. Portugal. A number of places around the world have made very large, (hopefully)…

Michael Trucano |

The countries of the Western Balkans – which include the states of the former Yugoslavia, along with Albania – are not exactly world-famous for their entrepreneurial spirit. Yet if you look at…

Jeanette Thomas |

  You’d probably be skeptical if I told you that the Western Balkans – a region that has long suffered from social and ethnic fragmentation – now has a strong opportunity to boost shared…

Paulo Correa |

Talk about timing! This week has seen back-to-back initiatives that underscore the growing importance of Islamic finance – and the significant role that the World Bank Group can play in unleashing…

Abayomi Alawode |

The Roma make up Europe’s largest and poorest ethnic group, with three-quarters of their estimated 10 to 12 million people living in poverty, and fewer than one in three having a job. The Roma are…

Maria Davalos, Indhira Santos, Patti Petesch, Giorgia DeMarchi |

有关怎样在保证为所有的人提供良好的医疗服务的同时确保这种服务的可承受性的辩论绝不是什么新鲜事(en)。 然而,在“全民医疗保险覆盖”的指导下,这场辩论获得了新的动能。围绕“全民医疗保险覆盖”的讨论很容易引起争论,正如Tim Evans最近所指出(en)的那样:“许多讨论都在是应该由政府收入、税收、还是保险缴费来资助这种体制的问题上,陷入僵局。»

Jorge Coarasa |

Le débat concernant l'approche à adopter pour garantir à tous des services de santé à la fois de qualité et abordables est loin d'être nouveau (a). Toutefois, il a été ravivé récemment…

Jorge Coarasa |

             В дебатах о том, как добиться качественного медицинского обслуживания для всех, обеспечив при этом его доступность по цене, нет ничего нового. Тем не менее, в последнее время они…

Jorge Coarasa |

             El debate sobre la manera de garantizar buenos servicios de salud para todos, asegurando al mismo tiempo la asequibilidad, no es nuevo. Sin embargo, en el último tiempo ha adquirido…

Jorge Coarasa |