Working with nature to strengthen urban resilience can be cost-effective for addressing climate adaptation and mitigation while bringing out broader benefits for biodiversity, communities and the…

Brenden Jongman, Ruth Tiffer Sotomayor, Xueman Wang |

Energy subsidies are proliferating as governments try to shield consumers from rising and volatile energy prices — but these come with significant risks.

Defne Gencer, Elcin Akcura |

The World Bank carried out High Frequency Phone Surveys (HFPS) in the region and Paraguay ranked fourth among the countries with the most worrisome results in the Mental Health Vulnerability Index…

Gustavo Canavire-Bacarreza, Luis Recalde-Ramírez |

The High-Frequency Phone Survey (a World Bank initiative), conducted in the Latin American and Caribbean countries, indicated that, as of June 2021, Paraguay was the country with the highest…

Matilde Bordón, Celina Esther Lezcano Flores, Gustavo Canavire-Bacarreza, Luis Recalde-Ramírez |

What kind of assistance initiatives should be implemented to address the vulnerable people hit by COVID-19? Which population should be prioritized? How would the technical and logistical gaps of a…

Matilde Bordón, Carmen Marín, Gustavo Canavire-Bacarreza, Luis Recalde-Ramírez |

Over the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has undone women's progress from numerous dimensions but mainly in the economic sphere.

Gustavo Canavire-Bacarreza, Gabriel Lara Ibarra, Miriam Muller, Flavia Sacco Capurro |

We face a crisis of citizen trust in governance today. Prior to the pandemic, citizens trust in governments had already plummeted to an all-time low, according to the Edelman Barometer. In far too…

Sanjay Pradhan |

Los resultados de PISA 2018 destacan la crisis de aprendizajes que vive América Latina y sugieren que mejorar los aprendizajes con un ángulo de equidad siguen siendo los desafíos más grandes que…

Emanuela Di Gropello, Maria Jose Vargas, Monica Yanez Pagans |