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Martes, 07 Febrero 2017 09:31

Making Global Trade More Gender-Inclusive

Making Global Trade More Gender-Inclusiveli (margin-bottom:20px;)@media only screen ( .fnlink, .footnotes ( display:none; )) The benefits of global trade are numerous and well-documented, but trade channels can still be made more inclusive for women entrepreneurs and wage workers. Incorporating pre-ratification conditions into the trade...
Publicado en Política / Actualidad

Official donor literature has promoted 'best practice' institutions and good governance norms, while ideas of ´good fit´ governance have remained marginal. Until now....

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Testing, testing: How Kosovo fared in its first international assessment of studentsResults of PISA 2015 reveal a wide performance gap between Kosovar students and their peers in the region.
Photo: Jutta Benzenberg / World Bank

A few weeks ago, education policy makers and data analysts around the world were glued to...

Latin America in a New Global Political and Economic Scenario: What Does It Mean for the Region?CGD senior fellow Liliana Rojas-Suarez chairs the Latin American Committee on Financial Issues (Spanish acronym CLAAF), a group of respected experts on Latin American economics, including former senior policymakers, economists and scholars. They gather twice a year to pool their...
Publicado en Política / Actualidad
Charlotte Kesl / World BankTechnology in education is often seen as a solution. It holds promise, but caution is warranted.
Photo: Charlotte Kesl / World Bank

There is no denying that governments around the world are expanding investments in education technology, from inputs that...

Miércoles, 18 Enero 2017 09:31

The Dangers of Deal Making for Development

The Dangers of Deal Making for Developmentli (margin-bottom:20px;)@media only screen ( .fnlink, .footnotes ( display:none; )) Newt Gingrich, one of President-elect Trump’s key advisors, thinks US foreign assistance needs a 'dramatic' overhaul, dismissing a status quo that he characterizes as 'our bureaucracy giv[ing] another bureaucracy money.'...
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Scott Ozanus, guest blogger, is the Deputy Chairman and Chief Operating Officer at KPMG. He is also a member of the ReadyNation CEO Task Force on Early Childhood

Early childhood as the foundation for tomorrow’s workforceEarly childhood is key to a productive current workforce as...
Miércoles, 28 Diciembre 2016 16:00

Journalists, economists and making the news

Journalists, economists and making the newsWenceslaus Mushi (center) during a television program.

When Wenceslaus Mushi watches the evening news on the television at his home in Dar es Salaam, he often finds himself shouting out tips to the reporters.  “They aren’t asking the right questions,” says...

The power of art: A call to action on the Early YearsView a slideshow of photos by Lieve Blancquaert here

Ed’s note: This guest blog is by Dirk Wouters, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium to the United States of America in Washington DC
A Kenyan mother seated in the...

Education’s hollow promise of social mobility in EuropeThe new PISA data shows that, in many countries in the European Union, the promise of social mobility continues to be a hollow one. (Photo: Flore de Préneuf /World Bank)

This blog originally appeared in the  Brookings Institute blog on...

Lunes, 12 Diciembre 2016 18:26

Five innovative education trends from Korea

Five innovative education trends from KoreaStudents in Korea (Photo: World Bank)

Education is one of the most powerful instruments for reducing poverty and inequality. It also lays the basis for sustained growth.  Better schooling investments raise national income growth rates.  In nearly all countries, though...

Viernes, 09 Diciembre 2016 20:17

The latest PISA results: Seven key takeaways

The latest PISA results: Seven key takeawaysInternational assessments aren’t perfect but they offer useful insights into how countries can help all students learn to high levels. (Photo: Dominic Chavez / World Bank)

Results for the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) 2015 Program for International...

Working on early childhood development in MaliAn evaluation measuring the impact of daily micronutrient supplements combined with parent education on children’s development is underway. (Photo by:  Curt Carnemark / World Bank)

Natalie Roschnik was a newly minted graduate student when she accepted her first job with ...

Following on from the recent IMF and World Bank meetings, this briefing argues for greater financial inclusion to achieve inclusive growth in sub-Saharan African countries....

Publicado en Política / Actualidad

Ahead of the International Monetary Fund/World Bank Autumn meetings, ODI and Standard Chartered Bank assess how individual economies can counter financial shocks....

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