According to the World Bank’s latest economic update titled “What will be the new normal for Vietnam: the economic impact of COVID-19,” Vietnam is nonetheless in a good position to escape the…

Jacques Morisset |

this post discusses a review of the evidence on women's group interventions in developing countries

Markus Goldstein |

a post describing how loans through mobile money platforms can work better for women's businesses

Markus Goldstein |

Systems that allow instant access to funds—so-called fast-payment systems—were already revolutionizing retail payments before this crisis. They now have an even bigger role to play.

Holti Banka |

As the spread of COVID-19 expands in less developed countries, policymakers will face an additional challenge that was largely absent in more developed economies – the informal sector.

Gemechu Ayana Aga, Filip Jolevski, Silvia Muzi |

We propose four important policy questions to be considered as governments grapple with this challenge.

Michal Rutkowski, Alfonso Garcia Mora |