Blog posts tagged to "new technologies"

  • New technologies will affect the region’s ability to generate more and better jobs.

    Why developing Asia should not fear technological progress

    Published on Friday, 04 May 2018

    Even if someday robots are able to do most jobs, the decision to deploy machines will still rest with humans. 

  • Technology will create new types of jobs, demanding different skills.

    The future of work in developing Asia

    Published on Wednesday, 23 August 2017

    If we prepare for the disruptions of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, it can deliver more and better jobs rather than fewer lower-quality ones.

  • Indian driver waits for his truck carrying cotton bales to be offloaded at the Wagah Cargo Terminal in Pakistan.

    New thinking needed to boost trade

    Published on Thursday, 28 July 2016

    We need to better explain and implement free trade agreements, support other fast-growing emerging markets, keep closing trade financing gaps, and embrace new technologies to bring in more players.

  • University of the South Pacific students in a computer lab in the Solomon Islands.

    New technologies are revolutionizing education – or are they?

    Published on Monday, 25 January 2016

    New technologies hold great potential to improve education in developing Asia and the Pacific. Here are a few guiding principles to help to ensure interventions are relevant.