Girls are getting educated at higher levels today than ever before. The primary school completion rate has reached 90% for girls, with gender parity achieved in most countries.

Raja Bentaouet Kattan, Myra Murad Khan |

Over the past few decades, there has been steady progress in closing gender gaps in human endowments, opportunities, and voice and agency. However, overall progress has been hindered by the…

Jaime Saavedra, Hana Brixi |

Girls’ education is smart economics, and Pakistan has committed to guaranteeing the right of both girls and boys to access quality education (SDG 4).

Juan Baron, May Bend |

According to a recent report, public financial management (PFM) systems often struggle where it matters most for efficient service delivery: budget execution.

Aliya Kadirov, Silvia Lubenova Kirova, Srinivas Gurazada, Thomas Poulsen |

For some years now, workers and employers have been trying to keep up with global trends, such as automation, action against climate change, the digitalization of products and services, and a…

Diego Angel-Urdinola |

The benefits of educating children are clear and well documented. Refugee children are particularly vulnerable; according to recent research, not only does access to education for refugee children…

Noah Yarrow, Ciara Silke |

The global learning poverty crisis affects refugee and internally displaced children as well as their host communities. New research shows ways to help address this crisis.

Noah Yarrow, Ciara Silke, Cirenia Chávez Villegas |

Public education systems struggle to define the role and responsibilities of administrative vs. pedagogical leaders and fail to catalyze continuous support to teachers and increase student…

Nadia Naviwala, Juan Baron |

At present, you cannot step into a marketplace or a grocery store in Rwanda without noticing that food prices are soaring.

Kabira Namit, Thomas Poulsen |

The competitiveness of an economy depends a lot on technological progress, but recent data in some countries, including not only high-income but also middle-income countries, suggests that…

Eduardo Velez Bustillo, Harry A. Patrinos |