Currency-linked bonds are simple but powerful instruments that fortify economies and can efficiently finance development projects.
Blog posts on "Philippines"
Solar power is helping Asia get electricity to people, particularly in rural and remote areas, but it has fallen behind in its use as a clean energy cooking source.
Asian cities act as engines of economic growth, providing jobs, expertise, and the sharing of resources. But in some cases, these powerful engines are sputtering due to insufficient infrastructure, inadequate planning, and poor governance.
The ‘app economy’ provides potential risks and benefits for developing countries. The right policies are needed to bring out the best in these emerging economic trends.
The poor and middle class are struggling to find affordable housing across the region, but there are some basic steps cities can take to improve the situation.
Southeast Asian economies are starting to feel the pinch of trade tensions, recession fears and other global trends.
Performance assessments help people in Southeast Asia determine how well their government is performing and how they can be improved.
Blockchain technology offers great promise and great risk. We need to better understand how it works and how to use it safely and effectively.
In the southern Philippines, a culture-based senior high school program is serving the Tboli community with an innovated approach to education.