GovTech – the use of the latest technology to modernize the public sector -- has great potential to deliver on the promises of the digital age by improving core government systems and services to…

Kimberly Johns, Cem Dener |

In a changing climate—with more frequent, longer lasting, or extreme wind, rain, snow, cold, and heat—how can urban planning and design influence our mobility choices? And how can city governments…

Sandrine Boukerche |

To become a digital powerhouse, Vietnam will need to offer the conditions that will enable its local operators to adopt and adapt new global digital technologies.

Jacques Morisset |

A training program combining technical knowledge, leadership development and on-the-job practice is boosting women’s careers and business performance in Vietnam.

Diane Davoine |

Countries in the East Asia and Pacific region will benefit from cooperation in three major areas: vaccine deployment, reviving sectors of the regional economy, and building on their close…

Victoria Kwakwa |

Vietnam is dealing with the increased production, consumption, and disposal of plastics that has come with the new wealth. Unmitigated plastic litter continues to make its way into its vast marine…

Carolyn Turk |

Harnessing the power of IT has enable nursing schools in Vietnam to introduce new teaching-learning methods, such as “flipped” classrooms, blended learning, problem-based learning, and team-based…

Sang Minh Le |

Institutions matter for growth and prosperity, today more than ever. What specific set of institutions are optimal or desirable for economic growth? Do countries need to build strong institutions…

Alma Kanani, Marco Larizza |

Although there is extensive evidence that better rural roads can expand economic opportunities, improve health and education outcomes, and ultimately, decrease poverty, we know much less about who…

Elizaveta Perova, Phuong Thi Minh Tran, Mari Clarke |

As we celebrate International Women’s Day 2021, we are about a year into an unprecedented health and economic crisis that has destroyed lives and livelihoods globally and in the East Asia and…

Victoria Kwakwa |