Also available in: Español Photo: Andy Shuai Liu/World Bank Invented over a century ago for exploring mountainous regions, aerial cable cars have recently made an appearance in several big cities…

Leonardo Canon Rubiano, Wenyu Jia, Georges Darido |

Increasing the number of jobs publicly listed, enabling public and private institutions to better connect workers to jobs will not likely solve the jobs problem in developing countries. (Photo: …

Jacqueline Mazza |

The Sorek Desalination Plant is the world's biggest seawater desalination plant. We’re used to talking about how the failure to invest in water management can impede economic growth, but the…

Scott Michael Moore |

“What can we do today to prepare students for the labor force in 20 years?” the director general of Israel’s Ministry of Finance, Shai Babad, asked. At an Annual Meetings event last Friday, Babad…

Mutoni Karasanyi |

يقول أحد كبار مسؤولي قطاع الطاقة في غزة، "لا يحصل سكان قطاع غزة على الكهرباء إلا لمدة ساعتين فقط كل 24 ساعة." حتى قبل عشر سنوات مضت، كان قطاع غزة يتمتع بإمدادات الكهرباء على مدى 24 ساعة…

سارة بديعي |

"We have electricity for two hours every 24 hours, " says a high-ranking energy official in Gaza.  Up to just 10 years ago, Gaza enjoyed full, round-the-clock electricity supply 24 hours…

Sara Badiei |

Global competition to attract foreign and domestic direct investment is so high that nearly all countries offer incentives (such as tax holidays, customs duty exemptions and subsidized loans) to…

Harald Jedlicka, Yassin Sabha |