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 |

Global Value Chains are a win-win for firms that enjoy greater efficiency, productivity, and profits while they create better jobs (Photo by Jonathan Ernst / World Bank)   Global Value Chains (GVC…

Ruchira Kumar |

Se ha duplicado el número de países en desarrollo que proporcionan programas de protección social a sus ciudadanos. ¿Qué provoca este aumento? Foto: Mohammad Al-Arief/Banco Mundial. Las redes de…

Michal Rutkowski |

هذه المدونة متوفرة باللغات التالية: English "بإدخال نظام آلي لإدارة خدمة العملاء، نكون قد لففنا حبلا حول أعناقنا. فقد أصبحنا الآن خاضعين للمساءلة". هذه الملحوظة لأحد المديرين بالمرفق…

Zahid Hasnain |

Editor's note: This blog post is part of a series for the 'Bureaucracy Lab', a World Bank initiative to better understand the world's public officials. Photo: Arne Hoel / World…

Zahid Hasnain |

Alors que les pays développés, comme l'Allemagne, les Etats-Unis et le Japon, étaient en tête des exportations high tech dans le monde en 2015 (notamment les industries aérospaciales,…

Erin Scronce |

At a fundamental level, attempts to answer many of the pressing policy questions we have about the use of ICTs in educational settings around the world -- and the impact of such use -- are…

Michael Trucano |

When participating in discussions with officials planning for the use of computers and the Internet in schools in many developing countries,  I am struck by how child Internet safety issues are…

Michael Trucano |

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) schools in India has just announced a mobile phone ban, echoing similar calls in many other places (from Sri Lanka to South Korea, from the UK to…

Michael Trucano |