This is the eleventh in our series of posts by students on the job market this year. When men desire nearly three times as many additional children as their wives and possess most of the decision-…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

PISA measures the skills and knowledge of 15-year-old students in reading, mathematics and science. Photo: Simone D. McCourtie / World Bank  Investing in people starts by ensuring that graduates…

Christian Bodewig, Lucas Gortazar |

Photo: Dominic Chavez/Banque mondiale ​Attardons-nous d’abord sur quelques chiffres : ce matin, pendant que vous preniez votre petit déjeuner, environ 15 000 personnes sont venues grossir la…

Keith Hansen |

Dominic Chavez/Banco Mundial ​Piense en esto: en el momento en que tomaba el desayuno esta mañana, la población urbana mundial aumentaba en unas 15 000 personas. Esta cifra se incrementará a 180 …

Keith Hansen |

With 54 percent of the world’s population now living in urban areas, central and local governments around the globe are faced with both opportunities and challenges. This week, senior policymakers…

Mohamad Al-Arief |

​图片:Dominic Chavez/世界银行 请想象以下情景:您今天吃完早饭时,全世界城市人口增长了1.5万人左右。到今天结束时,这一数字将增至18万;到本周末,它将增至130万。在空间如此广阔的地球上,城市人口的这一增速就像把所有人集中到面积与法国一样大的某个国家。 目前 ,城市是全世界大部分人口的居住地,也是人口增长越来越快的地方,还是不久后大部分贫困人口的聚居地。  那么,…

凯斯•汉森 |

photo: Dominic Chavez/World Bank ​Consider this: By the time you had breakfast this morning, the world’s urban population grew by some 15, 000 people. This number will increase to 180, 000 people…

Keith Hansen |

Фото: Доминик Чавез/Всемирный банк ​Вдумайтесь: пока вы будете завтракать сегодня утром, население городов во всем мире увеличится приблизительно на 15 000 человек. К концу дня эта цифра вырастет…

Keith Hansen |

Bien souvent, quand on discute entre amis, les données sont les grandes absentes : « C'est un problème vraiment énorme ! » Mais « énorme » à quel point, exactement ? Il est fort probable que…

Nagaraja Rao Harshadeep |

Muchas conversaciones de sobremesa y discusiones amistosas se dirigen hacia un vacío de datos: “El problema es grande… ¡muy grande!”. ¿Cuán grande exactamente? Lo más probable es que su amigo no…

Nagaraja Rao Harshadeep |