Indonesia will need to continue to develop its financial system if it is to break the middle-income ceiling.

Francesco Strobbe, Owen Nie, Habib Rab |

Digital public infrastructure can enable essential society-wide functions and services such as identification, payments, and data exchange.

Vyjayanti T Desai, Jonathan Marskell, Georgina Marin, Minita Varghese |

Learn about the importance of incorporating gender pathways into wildlife conservation projects.

Wendy Li, Joni Seager |

Electronic devices enable innovations in survey design, such as questionnaires that adapt to responses. This blog leverages the potential to create a new survey-based tool for determining…

Tim Ohlenburg, Juul Pinxten, Daniel Fricke, Fabio Caccioli |

Supporting investments in the childcare and early development can deliver long-term human capital gains for Indonesia's future generations of workers.

Anna O'Donnell |

This blog is a biweekly feature highlighting recent working papers from around the World Bank Group. It introduces six papers published in January of 2023 on various topics, including gender,…

Marcelo Buitron, Policy Research Working Paper team |

Learn from Indonesia and Sri Lanka on how health systems are fuelled by their financing arrangements and getting them right is crucial for ensuring people remain at their heart.

Christoph Kurowski, Kara Hanson, Somil Nagpal |

Pollution is undermining the competitiveness and growth of economies today and setting economies up to fail tomorrow. 1 in 3 children have blood lead levels at or above 5 micrograms/deciliter when…

Valerie Hickey |

Given the growing connectivity between firms through global value chains, trade policy can be an important determinant of resilience. Our new research tests whether a country's trade policy…

Massimiliano Calì, Devaki Ghose, Michele Ruta, Angella Faith Montfaucon |

Speaking with families in the village of Serdang Kulon in October I got a sense of the momentous change currently underway to ensure children across Indonesia get every chance for a healthy and…

Mamta Murthi |