The OECD estimates that in 2020, governments in 27 countries for which data is available, spent an average of 14 percent of their GDP on public procurement of goods and services, out of 28 percent…

Serena Cocciolo, Sushmita Samaddar, Stephen Okiya |

With only a decade left to achieve Zero Routine Flaring by 2030, the time to act is now. Here's how.

Zubin Bamji |

Over the last few decades, governments worldwide have been making great strides to engage citizens in governance processes that go beyond ballot box expression.

Jevgenijs Steinbuks, Gulnaz Sharafutdinova, Nisan Gorgulu |

Because of a strong literary tradition and a deep commitment to education, Russia had a highly educated population by the end of the 20th century. Today, nearly 2/3 of 25 to 34 year olds have…

Harry A. Patrinos, Suhas Parandekar |

The COVID-19 pandemic has manifested itself as the worst peacetime shock to the global economy in the past century. How has Russia fared amidst this crisis?

Apurva Sanghi |

A host of analyses over the last few years have examined the correlation between the size of an economy and its impact on climate. In addition, the costs and socio-economic consequences of climate…

Edie Purdie |

Left photo: Mobile food delivery person. © Artavazd Hakobayan/World Bank. Right photo: Moscow metro map. © news.metro.ru From meal orders to grocery delivery, the online market for food is growing…

Ingrid Katrina Korsgard, Artavazd Hakobyan |

Photo: Maksim Kabakou/Shutterstock Over the last five decades, Rail transport has faced major headwinds. The transformation of global supply chains has made the logistics business more challenging…

Stephen Muzira, Martha Lawrence |