Opinion

Covid-19: There’s an app for that

Covid-19: There’s an app for that

In Asia and the Pacific government and private companies are using digital platforms to address the pandemic. They should also use them to speed their economies into recovery.

The future of cash

The future of cash

As a result of the pandemic, fewer people are using cash and more have moved to a variety of digital payment options. But don’t count cash out yet.

Asia is cautiously getting back to business

Asia is cautiously getting back to business

Governments and the private sector are working together in Asia and the Pacific to chart a path toward re-opening businesses during the midst of the pandemic.

What role does human capital play in innovation?

What role does human capital play in innovation?

A well-trained workforce is more likely to spur innovation at companies. Firms that provide even minimal training to employees are nearly 8 percentage points more likely to introduce a new product and implement a new process.

Covid-19 projects and programs need careful oversight

Covid-19 projects and programs need careful oversight

Governments and organizations, including multilateral development banks, are funding tens of billions of dollars in development projects and programs to help countries respond to Covid-19. The evaluation and monitoring process should not be bypassed.

Trending