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    What next for Latin America’s labour markets?

    It looks as if labor markets in Latin America have not been following the economic news—literally… more

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    The promise of ‘civic tech’

    Can the internet be used to improve how democracy is practiced around the world? Micah Sifry, founder of… more

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    How reliable is the ECB bank assessment?

    The ECB has finalised its assessment of the largest banks in the Eurozone before it… more

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    Why carbon pricing leads to clean energy innovation

    ​​The fundamental inequality that exists between emitters of carbon and the victims of its devastating… more

  • Aerial view shows mineral-coloured water pooled in salt flat holes on Senegal’s coast Forum Article

    How to help Africa’s resource sector

    The recent acceleration in growth rates across much of sub-Saharan Africa may not be purely commodity-driven… more

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    Can modern manufacturing revitalise cities?

    The renewal of manufacturing is not an abstract economic issue: It is very much an urban issue. American… more

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    How Africa’s cities are the key to growth

    On the periphery of Lagos, Nigeria, lies Makoko, a burgeoning slum community perched on a lagoon. Residents… more

  • A picture of a model is seen on an iPad before the final round of the 2011 Elite Models Look contest in Shanghai Forum Article

    Facing up to stereotypes

    When we make important social decisions – which political candidate to vote for, whether to trust… more

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    Why we need to save seagrass

    Seagrass is one of the most important coastal habitats where young ocean-going fish such as… more

  • Children, who fled from the violence in Mosul, play inside the Khazer refugee camp Forum Article

    Why global recession hits children hardest

    Children have suffered the most as the effects of the global financial crisis have been felt in the… more

  • A general view shows the Moscow International Business Center and the Mercury City Tower (R) after a ceremony to present it as Europe’s tallest skyscraper in Moscow Forum Article

    How Russia can boost growth

    For 2014, we project that Russia’s economy will grow at an estimated 0.3-0.5 percent. This is the lowest… more

  • A Green Sea turtle swims over a reef near the surf break known as ‘Pipeline’ on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii. Forum Article

    How to save the oceans

    Last night, and every night, 840 million people go to bed hungry. It’s our job at the World Bank to get… more