Wuhan 2020 and Surat 1994 - “déjà Vu all over again”

Barjor Mehta |

Solutions for Youth Employment (S4YE) focuses on curating and learning from innovations in youth employment programs.

Sunamika Singh |

Eliminating learning poverty in Panama should be a priority and policy actions should be aligned with this urgency. Although the magnitude of the challenge is large, addressing it is possible.

Rita Almeida, Maria Jose Vargas, Monica Yanez-Pagans |

The destinies of people in the Middle East and North Africa are shaped more by accidents of where they were born than in any other part of the world. This is considered a problem by governments in…

Somik Lall, Ayah Mahgoub |

Nestled in the mountains surrounding the lush path carved by the Yeşilırmak river, the Hasan Uğurlu Hydropower Plant serves as a shrine to energy efficiency in Turkey. The surrounding lush…

Saadet Muge Ulku |

Se-dol Lee is a retired 18-time world champion prodigy of the highly complex abstract strategy board game Go. In 2016, a historic match took place in Seoul, Korea, between Lee and AlphaGo – a…

Yoonyoung Cho |

Weekly links from the Development Impact blog for February 7, 2020.

David McKenzie |

Energy commodity prices declined more than 3% in January, led by natural gas in Europe (-21%) and the U.S. (-9.5%) the World Bank Pink Sheet reported. Crude oil fell as well (-2.7%)...

John Baffes, Maria Hazel Macadangdang |

How can World Bank interventions spur insurance sector development?

Anderson Caputo Silva, Tetsutaro Shindo, Fiona Stewart |

On January 28, for the first time, the World Bank Group celebrated Data Privacy Day, which commemorates the 1981 signing of the first legally-binding international treaty dealing with privacy and…

Ethiopis Tafara |