Innovative strategies are needed to provide social protections and insurance cover to daily wage earners, contract workers and others in the informal economy.
With the right policies, enough jobs can be created to employ returning workers and creating the opportunity for a new era in agricultural entrepreneurship in the region.
World Statistics Day reminds us that to ensure social and economic growth, support for data-backed policymaking is needed.
COVID-19 and tuberculosis are both respiratory illnesses that can be addressed with similar strategies and resources.
An analysis of data from popular transit applications indicates that there is a relationship between increased mobility and COVID-19 cases, but more information is needed to make a definitive link.
The implications of working from home on costs, productivity, and work-life balance are just now being understood by workers and companies around the world. Will this new awareness transcend the pandemic?
Governments in Central and West Asia must commit to reforms and get them right, or face a downward spiral. The costs of the crisis are already obvious in rising deficits and debt. There is no room for complacency.