Malaysia is no stranger to external shocks affecting its macroeconomy. This latest global COVID-19 crisis is particularly unique given the context in which it emerged and the dual threats it poses…

Firas Raad |

As it continues to spread, COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is triggering an economic fallout that will drive millions into poverty and further increase inequality. We are fighting back.

Hartwig Schafer |

The deadly COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic is bringing together leaders of South Asian countries in a way rarely seen in recent years.

Cecile Fruman, Mandakini Kaul |

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 |

Unleashing wastewater’s potential in Brazil

Juliana Garrido, Stela Goldenstein |

Os esgotos domésticos tratados devem ser considerados um recurso valioso, do qual se pode recuperar energia, nutrientes e outros recursos. Além disso, são uma fonte adicional de água.

Juliana Garrido, Stela Goldenstein |

2030年までに極度の貧困をなくすには、貧困が最も根強く残っている場所に注目する必要がある。新報告書「脆弱性・紛争:貧困との戦いの最前線で」は、このような場所が脆弱性・紛争の影響下(FCS)にある地域、またはサブサハラアフリカ地域だと指摘している。

Daniel Gerszon Mahler, Tara Vishwanath, Alexander Irwin |

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

Victoria Kwakwa |

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 |

From bus schedules to personal safety and gender roles, there are many different factors that can affect how women move around. A new World Bank study takes a closer look at women's mobility…

Karla Dominguez Gonzalez, Ana Luiza Machado, Bianca Bianchi Alves |