There are various benefits to adopting a smart green transition strategy to ward off climate damages in South Asia. Now is an opportune time to plan ahead for a greener, more energy-independent…

Valerie Mercer-Blackman, Lazar Milivojevic, Victor Mylonas |

Temporary worker migration is common. Every year millions of workers in South and Southeast Asia, for instance, depart in search of higher wages in oil-rich Persian Gulf countries on temporary…

Laurent Bossavie |

Over the past decade, Bangladesh has experienced an upward shift in focus in early year education planning. The Government is showing a strong commitment to early childhood education and…

Tashmina Rahman, Lucy Bassett |

For South Asia to reach its full economic potential, it must explore untapped opportunities.

Hans Timmer |

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 |

As the gusts of the COVID-19 pandemic quieten, South Asian economies, left fragile and uneven in their recovery, are facing renewed headwinds: high inflation, rising fiscal deficits, and…

Zoe Leiyu Xie, Xiao'ou Zhu |

To broaden access to a rich set of subnational and spatial statistics and to complement the work of the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) by producing quality statistics for policy makers and…

Ayago Wambile, Sailesh Tiwari, Claudia Berg |

Road safety in Bangladesh

Guangzhe Chen |

A telephone based counseling intervention for rural women shows remarkable effects during COVID lockdowns

Markus Goldstein |