Adam Smith's legacy as the father of economics rests mainly on his great work, The Wealth of Nations. By reinvigorating Smith’s forgotten classic, Russ Roberts provides us with a look at human behavior through the lens of one of history’s greatest minds.
With the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) set to expire in just over a year, negotiations on the next development agenda are well underway.This event seeks to engage young development professionals on the Post-2015 agenda and its importance for the youth of today.
The GHR forum brings together opinion leaders, business executives, policy makers, intellectuals and journalists to discuss pressing issues facing the world, especially education, human resources development and talent management.
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim will deliver the keynote address at this symposium co-hosted by the World Bank Group and the Korean Educational Development Institute (KEDI) in Seoul, Korea.
If you or your children went to private schools in the MENA region, how satisfied are you with the quality of education you received? Join us live from Dubai on November 3, 2014 for the launch event of our new report “The Road Traveled: Dubai’s Journey towards Improving Private Education.”
Can you imagine any country achieving its development objectives without appropriate laws and regulations? Can you imagine sustainable development without justice? Law and justice are integral to making the world a better place, to end extreme poverty and to spread prosperity.
The big data revolution continues to create new ways to advance development effectiveness. Join us as we discuss, debate, and demystify the expanding role of big data to support the WBG’s twin goals.
Director, Development Economics Data Group, World Bank Group
Senior Director, Macro & Fiscal Management GP, World Bank Group
Chief Innovation Advisor, Leadership, Learning & Innovation, World Bank Group
Senior Economist, Macro & Fiscal Management GP, World Bank Group
Director of the Data Science Lab, University of Washington
Data Visualization Artist
eDiscovery and Analytics, Hewlett-Packard
Lead Urban Transport Specialist, World Bank Group
Senior Disaster Risk Management Specialist, Climate Change GP, World Bank Group
Program Manager, Leadership, Learning & Innovation, World Bank Group
The event will focus on this year’s theme of “Generation Open.” It aims to provide a forum for students and early career researchers to explore how the transition to Open Access affects scholars and researchers at different stages of their careers.
In the past ten years a range of new strategies for growth have been pursued by many countries. Measuring their impact poses serious challenges both methodologically and substantively. Panelists in this session will discuss how these new growth strategies fit into, or reshape, traditional growth theory.
Minister for Economy & Knowledge, Government of Catalonia, Spain
Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics, Center for Global Development
Chief Technical Specialist, Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice, World Bank Group
The joint World Bank-IMF Development Committee will address the media at the close of the 2014 Annual Meetings.