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Membuka Jalan untuk Ekonomi Digital yang sedang Berkembang di Indonesia

Membuka Jalan untuk Ekonomi Digital yang sedang Berkembang di Indonesia

Di seluruh ekonomi digital di Indonesia, baik perusahaan teknologi raksasa maupun perusahaan yang lebih kecil mengeluhkan sulitnya menemukan bakat digital. Obert Hoseanto dari Microsoft Indonesia menjelaskan: “Sulit sekali mendapatkan karyawan. Kami …

by · Thursday, 17 May 2018 · Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand
Paving the Way for a Thriving Digital Economy in Indonesia

Paving the Way for a Thriving Digital Economy in Indonesia

Across the digital economy in Indonesia, both IT giants and smaller companies have the same complain: digital talents are hard to find. Obert Hoseanto, an Engagement Manager from Microsoft Indonesia, said the company recently contracted only five peo…

Five lessons in infrastructure pricing from East Asia and Pacific

Five lessons in infrastructure pricing from East Asia and Pacific

Photo: © Dini Sari Djalal/World Bank

In the infrastructure domain, “price” is a prism with many façades.
 
An infrastructure economist sees price in graphic terms: the coordinates of a point where demand and supply curves intersect.
 
For governmen…

The World Bank as Hummingbird: Leveraging Knowledge for Development Finance

The World Bank as Hummingbird: Leveraging Knowledge for Development Finance

My admiration for hummingbirds began in my native Brazil.   The hummingbird’s flight patterns may seem a mystery as they shift from one flower to the next.  But hummingbirds are immensely purposeful, agile, and proficient pollinators – among the most…

by · Wednesday, 28 March 2018 · Afghanistan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia
The World Bank as Hummingbird: Leveraging Knowledge for Development Finance

The World Bank as Hummingbird: Leveraging Knowledge for Development Finance

My admiration for hummingbirds began in my native Brazil.   The hummingbird’s flight patterns may seem a mystery as they shift from one flower to the next.  But hummingbirds are immensely purposeful, agile, and proficient pollinators – among the most…

by · Wednesday, 28 March 2018 · Afghanistan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia
Risk of sea-level rise: high stakes for East Asia & Pacific region countries

Risk of sea-level rise: high stakes for East Asia & Pacific region countries

Home and boats on the water. Photo: ©Curt Carnemark/ World Bank

Sea level is rising, and the rise in sea level will continue beyond the year 2100, even if greenhouse gas emissions are stabilized today.  Expected to rise by at least one met…

Risk of sea-level rise: high stakes for East Asia & Pacific region countries

Risk of sea-level rise: high stakes for East Asia & Pacific region countries

Home and boats on the water. Photo: ©Curt Carnemark/ World Bank

Sea level is rising, and the rise in sea level will continue beyond the year 2100, even if greenhouse gas emissions are stabilized today.  Expected to rise by at least one met…

Sustainable Development Goals and the role of Islamic finance

Sustainable Development Goals and the role of Islamic finance

Malaysia is home to a vibrant Islamic banking sector. Islamic finance has grown rapidly in the past two decades and it now stands as a potential contributor in supporting the Sustainable Development Goals. Photo: bigstock/joyful
Islamic finance has th…

by · Thursday, 15 February 2018 · Japan, Malaysia
Expanding opportunities for urban poor in East Asia and Pacific cities

Expanding opportunities for urban poor in East Asia and Pacific cities

Photo: © World Bank

Better jobs, higher salaries and improved access to basic services – the bright lights of cities seem to promise these and more.

But for millions lured to these centres for innovation and prosperity, cities can also lead to a …

by · Sunday, 4 February 2018 · China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam
교육을 통한 동아시아의 4차산업혁명 대응방안

교육을 통한 동아시아의 4차산업혁명 대응방안

English

동아시아는 빠른 기술 진보에 대비하고 있다. (사진 : Gerhard Jörén / 세계은행)
‘4 차산업혁명 (4IR)’으로 불리는 자동화와 급속한 기술 발전은 경제 환경과 노동력에 요구되는 기술의 특성을 변화시키고 있다. 이와 관련한 새로운 도전이 전세계에 대두되고 있고 동아시아 또한 이에 대한 준비를 하고 있다.
 세계적 도전
자동화가 확대됨에 따라 기술력이 부족한 저소득 국가는 자동화에 더 많이 노출된다. 특히 기술수준이 높…

by · Wednesday, 10 January 2018 · Korea, Malaysia