On Nov. 7, 2012, a motorboat carrying 110 illegal immigrants heading for Malaysia capsized in the Bay of Bengal close to Bangladesh’s southeastern border with Myanmar. This tragedy came less than…

Zahid Hussain |

(Last week, I posted: “Wanted: Jobs and your questions about how to find them” on this blog. We received dozens of questions back through social media. Lars Sondergaard, a World Bank expert on…

Lars Sondergaard |

 Earlier this week I asked you to send us your questions about the link between jobs and skills --which should I acquire to make it in the current job environment? Thanks for all the replies --…

Anne Elicaño-Shields |

Lars Sondergaard will answer 5 of your questions in a video Use social media to ask the World Bank about the type of skills and education that are needed in today’s global economy. The global…

Anne Elicaño-Shields |

A troubling phenomenon is occurring in large, emerging economies: the gates are closing. Governments, skittish about global economic trends, are introducing new policies to limit imports and…

Mariem Malouche, Julia Oliver |