Tag Archives: World Bank

Korea as a Global Environmental Leader

How can the environment and the financial sector be aligned optimally for low-cost, low-carbon finance?

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Brazil and the Global Battle to Eliminate Extreme Poverty

Is Latin America’s largest country providing a global model for how to reduce poverty in lean budgetary times?

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The World’s Working Poor

How many of the world’s 3.1 billion workers earn less than $1.25 a day in wages?

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The Inexorable End of the Africa Story

Is all the excitement about the future of Africa’s economy really justified? Or is the continent’s success mostly just a commodities story?

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Why the United Nations Is Kept Weak

Is the West underestimating the value of the trust that the UN enjoys in the hearts and minds of the rest of the world’s population?

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Where Do Poor Americans Rank Globally?

How does the poverty line in the United States compare in a global context?

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Relaunching the European Convergence Machine

How can Europe achieve — and sustain — a post-crisis economic recovery?

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The Real Winners and Losers of Globalization

Globalization has radically changed global income dynamics. So who has won and who has lost?

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Global Citizens and the Global Economy

How can global citizens and international institutions create the conditions for inclusive and sustainable economic growth?

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Imagining a Post-Military World (Part II)

Shouldn’t international financial aid be given first to countries that spend more on their people than on their militaries?

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