Cambodia has achieved significant economic growth and secured key health indicators since 1980—when it was left with only 50 doctors. The country is climbing steadily toward obtaining universal…

Ziauddin Hyder, Nareth Ly |

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 |

Ecosystem accounting can measure and build our understanding of nature’s ability to provide critical benefits that underpin human well-being.

Karin Kemper |

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 |

This is one of a series of guest blog posts we are developing for various regions as part of the 16 days of Activism Against Gender Violence. This post explores a Hotline for Female Entertainment…

Carinne Brody, Siyan Yi |

Cambodia was one of the first countries to report a COVID-19 (coronavirus) case after China, on January 27. By March 11, when the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic, Cambodia…

Ziauddin Hyder, Nareth Ly |

Facing the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, governments around the world have set up various coordination mechanisms at the center of government (COG) to facilitate pandemic response.

Jana Kunicova, Jim Brumby |

Since early May 2020, many countries in the East Asia and Pacific (EAP) region have conducted high-frequency household phone surveys to monitor the socio-economic impacts of COVID-19 and to inform…

Lydia (Ypsse) Kim, Maria Ana Lugo, Ikuko Uochi |

Valuing ecosystem services provided by forests in Pursat Basin Cambodia

Maurice Andres Rawlins, Elisabeth Steinmayr, Werner Kornexl |