Wellness provides a more balanced and holistic view of a country’s development than its per capita gross domestic product. A new tool is helping policymakers measure wellness in society.
To respond to the challenges of the pandemic and deliver services effectively, a professional civil service needs to build the values, culture and skills required to respond to complex demands and challenges.
The pandemic represents a severe challenge for policymakers in Asia. They need a response that will help economies achieve a more efficient and fairer allocation of resources in the economy, enhancing productivity, economic growth and employment.
In order to be effective, land pooling needs to be supported by policy measures that ensure the benefits accrue equally to landowners, the community, and the government.
Central Asia’s long-term economic prosperity depends upon participation in global value chains and upgrading to higher value-added activities.
Долгосрочное экономическое процветание Центральной Азии зависит от участия в глобальных цепочках создания стоимости и перехода к видам деятельности с более высокой добавленной стоимостью.
Making it easier for people and goods to cross borders has been clearly shown to provide widespread economic benefits. But countries on both sides need to be prepared to take advantage of the new opportunities created.
The tradeoff between lost lives during the pandemic and lost livelihoods is often viewed as an all-or-nothing choice between complete lockdown versus zero restrictions. In reality, a balance can be struck.
Recent successful vaccine trials have raised hopes of an end to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has upended so many lives.