(Photo: Michael Haws / World Bank) When we talk about the future of work, it is important to include perspectives, ideas and solutions from young people as they are the driving force that can…

Esteve Sala |

Robert Allen’s recent AER paper on “Absolute Poverty: When Necessity Displaces Desire” is a fascinating read, on many levels. The paper uses linear programming (LP) to compute (four variants of)…

Francisco Ferreira |

Graphic: Nicholas Nam/World Bank Delivering pension or disability services may sound mundane, but if you have seen the recent award-winning movie,  I, Daniel Blake, it is anything but. As the film…

Jana Kunicova, Zubair Bhatti, Aziza Umarova |

Voici la deuxième partie de notre entretien avec Safaa El Tayeb El-Kogali, chef de service au pôle mondial d’expertise en Éducation de la Banque mondiale, consacré aux défis auxquels sont…

Web Team |

This is the second part of our interview with with Safaa El Tayeb El-Kogali, World Bank Practice Manager in the Education Global Practice, on the challenges faced by the region’s education systems…

Web Team |

في أعقاب التقرير الأول عن التنمية في العالم الذي دار محور تركيزه الرئيسي على التعليم وأهميته القصوى لإيجاد مجتمعات مستقرة وشاملة للجميع، قمنا بإطلاق سلسلتنا السنوية بعنوان "العودة إلى المدرسة…

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On the heels of the first World Development Report focused entirely on education, and its critical importance for stable and inclusive societies, we launch our annual ‘Back to School’ series that…

Web Team |

Dans le sillage du premier Rapport sur le développement dans le monde intégralement consacré à l’éducation, l’une des clés pour des sociétés stables et inclusives, nous inaugurons notre série…

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We know that fiscal policy can be harnessed to reduce inequality in low- and middle-income countries, but until now, we knew less about its ability to reduce poverty. Our recent volume looks at…

Gabriela Inchauste, Nora Lustig |

“I refuse to be seen in the lesser light of society and aim to be a trail-blazer.” From left-right: Leroy Philips, Yaa Oppong and Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo (Photo: Brandon Payne / World Bank) Last…

M. Yaa Oppong, Leroy Phillips |