Migration of any scale can yield benefits to the host countries by increasing the supply of labor (particularly in sectors where it is scarce), expanding the skills of the workforce, and providing…

Carolina Mejia-Mantilla |

Facing the biggest education crisis in a century, commitments to improve must become a reality urgently if children are to gain the future they deserve in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Carlos Felipe Jaramillo |

The new PISA results provide a glance at what adolescents in Latin America and the Caribbean know and can do in mathematics, reading, and science, as well as additional information about school…

Jaime Saavedra, Ferdinando Regalia |

Clean hydrogen, including green hydrogen, is a building block for the energy transition. It can potentially eliminate the world's reliance on fossil fuels, especially in hard-to-abate sectors…

Marcela Silva |

There is a crucial distinction between fossil fuel and electricity prices. Electric price increases correlate negatively with firm-level productivity.

Arti Grover, Juergen Amann |

The LGBTI community in Latin America and the Caribbean, as in many other regions, faces numerous challenges that impede its socioeconomic inclusion.

Ayat Soliman, Julia Braunmiller, Phoebe Ishak |

Representatives from Argentina, Bangladesh, Chile, Egypt, and Vietnam recently traveled to the Netherlands to learn about flood risk reduction, drought mitigation, restoration of ecosystems, and…

Klaas de Groot, Berenice Flores Arias Uijtewaal, Heba Ahmed, Phuong Hoang Ai Nguyen |

While PPPs provide an important tool for governments, they are sensitive to economic ups and downs. A new World Bank study shows a sound and practical Fiscal Commitment and Contingent Liabilities…

Marcel van den Broek, Hulya Pasaogullari, Mikel Tejada Ibañez, Elena Timusheva |

Basic learning in Latin America and the Caribbean is facing its biggest crisis in a century. Around four out of every five primary school students may now fail to reach minimum knowledge levels,…

Carlos Felipe Jaramillo |

With the reduction in health budgets following the response to the COVID-19 crisis, Latin American and Caribbean countries must prioritize spending on high-yield resilience.

Jeremy Veillard, Cristian Herrera, Nicole Feune de Colombi |