Productivity is the ultimate driver of economic growth. Almost half of the difference in per capita income across countries is explained by differences in total factor productivity (TFP). The…

Nathalie Picarelli, Fiseha Haile Gebregziabher, Markus Kitzmuller, Amina Coulibaly |

Adolescents are also especially important to achieving the social norms change that will ultimately prevent violence since adolescence is a time of transformation – a window of opportunity where…

Manuel Contreras-Urbina, Greta Granados de Orbegoso, Diana Catalina Buitrago Orozco, Lorena Levano, Giselle Marie Bello |

In January, The Tony Blair Institute hosted a roundtable in collaboration with the World Bank and the Government of Rwanda’s Policy Lab on inclusive policymaking for the 21st century. The…

Rosie Beacon, Vineeth Murthy, Ravi Kumar |

6 out of 10 women in Ecuador have experienced some type of violence based on gender, with indigenous groups showing very high levels (68%), aggravated by discrimination in the labor market and…

Diana Catalina Buitrago Orozco, Manuel Contreras-Urbina, Lorena Levano, Mariana Felicio, Carmelina Moran Salazar |

July 18 is the Nelson Mandela Day, which celebrates Mandela’s deep commitment to promoting justice, human rights, and fundamental freedom. Today, we highlight a few pieces of research that…

Kerina Wang, Emiko Naomasa, KCP Program Management Unit (KCP PMU) |

Making data and statistics more inclusive in developing countries

Sophie Mitra |

In Nigeria’s Kaduna State, the government has quietly improved service delivery and increased the effectiveness of public spending by enlisting citizens as its “Eyes and Ears” on the ground.

Muhammad Sani Abdullahi, Amaka Okechukwu Opara, Rajul Awasthi, Stephen Davenport |

Civil society organizations, advocacy groups and private citizens increasingly use courts to hold governments accountable for their climate inaction.

Xenia Kirchhofer |

Mobile government (mGov) offers developing countries several benefits for their citizens including financial inclusion, wider access to services and improved government social accountability.

Khuram Farooq, Peter Kustor |