According to the World Bank’s latest economic update titled “What will be the new normal for Vietnam: the economic impact of COVID-19,” Vietnam is nonetheless in a good position to escape the…

Jacques Morisset |

How long can an economy survive without allowing international flights in and out?

Kai Kaiser, Parvathy Krishnan, Jacques Morisset |

As countries grapple with the impact of COVID-19, policy makers are seeking effective, balanced solutions to address both public health and economic recovery challenges.

Mari Elka Pangestu |

In Chongwe District, in Zambia, lack of adequate water supply led to long queues at the communal water points, putting communities at risk during the pandemic.

Erwin de Nys |

Ensuring better integration of refugees into host communities and longer-term investments in both refugees and their hosts.

Axel van Trotsenburg |

During the COVID-19 crisis, climate shocks and extreme weather events will not stop. As countries begin the process of recovery, it is critical that we focus on building climate resilience,…

Arame Tall |

Smart policy making has extended medical success to economic recovery in Vietnam

Jacques Morisset |

A typical day for Samuel – a fruit stand vendor in Nairobi, Kenya – would start at 6 am, buying fruits from the wholesale market and selling them at a street corner of a bustling commercial area.…

Melis Guven, Himanshi Jain, Jehan Arulpragasam, Iffath Sharif |

A stronger human capital base can help communities adapt to a changing climate, and reciprocally, investments in low-carbon, climate-resilient development can help countries unlock further human…

Carolina Monsalve, Kavita Watsa |

With not a single confirmed death from COVID-19 to date, Vietnam’s approach offers useful insights.

Sang Minh Le |