At the start of this year, most universities in Bangladesh lacked basic learning management systems and digital infrastructure. Now the country has risen to the challenge making all teaching and…

Mokhlesur Rahman, Mustahsin-ul-Aziz , Shazia Omar Ahmed |

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 |

Our assessment of India’s air quality trends has found another underlying and positive trend: air quality has been improving across the country since 2018, and this has nothing to do with the…

Urvashi Narain, Rochelle Glenene O'Hagan, Varun Kshirsagar, Emmanuel Skoufias |

Growth in median income is a frequently used measure of societal progress. In contrast to its more popular cousin, growth in mean income, or growth in GDP per capita, the median reveals the…

Daniel Gerszon Mahler, Christoph Lakner, Umar Serajuddin |

The time to act is now, for Pakistan to take its place with the countries that have transformed within a single generation.

Illango Patchamuthu |

Only a few months ago, mentioning the words discrimination and racism was taboo in many topics of the public agenda.

Seynabou Sakho |

In 2016, the Government of Jordan, in partnership with the international community, has committed to tackling the challenge of improving the living conditions, prospects and resilience of both…

Meriem Ait Ali Slimane, Fiona Allen, Maha Kattaa, Patrick Daru |

Saudi women have made huge strides over the last few years with increased labor force participation rates and private sector employment. Notwithstanding these gains, the COVID-19 crisis…

Dr. Carole Chartouni, Ekaterina Pankratova |

Though the public sector generally fares better than other employers when it comes to non-discrimination practices, there is still much more to be done to combat discrimination and racism in…

Wouter van Acker |