Available 日本語 These are exciting days at the World Bank Group. We are getting ready to receive delegates from our 188 member countries, who will gather in Washington for the WBG-IMF Spring…

Francis Ghesquiere |

When President Obama announced a number of investment priorities for his second term that would expand the economy and strengthen the middle class, his focus on bolstering early childhood…

Tamar Manuelyan Atinc |

(image: Sean Graham,  Flickr Creative Commons)It has become mainstream to think that digital technologies will have a significant role to play in addressing the financial inclusion challenge in…

Ignacio Mas |

Jesus and Muhammad traveled to the wilderness to develop their teachings. Even Gautama Buddha is said to have sat quietly beneath the rural Bohdi tree while he waited for enlightenment. But once…

Dan Hoornweg |