The Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) is a major global rice producer and exporter but its population suffers from serious levels of poverty and malnutrition.   Spanning six countries – China,…

Sergiy Zorya |

This article first appeared in The Edge Malaysia Weekly MALAYSIA has travelled far on the road to economic growth and shared prosperity. Using its natural resources, the country not only…

Faris Hadad-Zervos |

This blog is part of the series #OneSouthAsia exploring how South Asia can become a more integrated, thus more economically dynamic region. The blog series is a  lead up to the South Asia Economic…

Prabha Chandran |

Vietnam’s economic emergence is perhaps best experienced along its rural roads: more than 175, 000 kilometers of pavement, rubble and dirt track extend to two-thirds of the country’s population,…

Phuong Thi Minh Tran |

A estas alturas, ya todos ustedes habrán oído sobre el gran terremoto y las numerosas réplicas que han afectado a Nepal (i) durante los últimos días. Mientras escribo esto, se produce otro temblor…

Saurav Rana |

English سوراف رانا / البنك الدولي لابد أنكم جميعا قد سمعتم بما تعرضت له نيبال من زلزال مدمر وهزات عديدة خلال الأيام القليلة الماضية. وأنا أكتب هذه المدونة وقعت هزة أخرى بعد 36 ساعة من الزلزال…

Saurav Rana |

Thế nào là nghèo ở Việt Nam? Khi tôi lớn lên ở Hà Nội trong những năm cuối thập kỷ 1980, có thể thấy cái nghèo ở khắp mọi nơi. Hầu hết người dân Việt Nam khi đó hẳn là sống ở mức dưới chuẩn nghèo…

Linh Hoang Vu |

What does it mean to be poor in Vietnam? When I grew up in Hanoi in the late 80s, poverty was all around. Most of the population then was living under the international poverty line ($1.25 per day…

Linh Hoang Vu |

Acabamos de lanzar el nuevo sitio MapVietnam en www.worldbank.org/mapvietnam, (i) que ofrece datos socioeconómicos a nivel de provincias y…

Gabriel Demombynes |

La Banque mondiale lance un nouveau site bilingue anglais-vietnamien qui permet de visualiser sur une carte du Viet Nam des données socioéconomiques par province et par district. Cet outil s’…

Gabriel Demombynes |