Migrants are increasingly recognised as transnational actors who can contribute to the development of their countries of origin without actually returning to them. In recent decades, host…

Jacob Townsend, Zdena Middernacht |

We have received some queries from market analysts and journalists as to when the new data and forecasts on remittances will be released. We are issuing the new Migration and Development Brief on…

Dilip Ratha |

Panelists at the conference included Maria Eugenia Davalos of the World Bank Group; Yasmin Bin-Humam of "Women, Business and the Law"; Nasim Novin of IFC's Gender Secretariat; Dzana…

Yasmin Bin-Humam |

There is mounting consensus that gender equality generates both substantial equity and efficiency gains. However, there is still much to uncover about both the current state of gender equality in…

Asif Islam, Mohammad Amin |

Imagine . . . .   Imagine a world where everyone could achieve his or her full economic potential. Now look at the world around you. Half the population — women — are prevented from doing so…

Sarah Iqbal, Yasmin Bin-Humam |