New research looks at the role of values in overcoming differences.
Why are US, UK, and Japanese Millennials failing to realize their potential at just the moment we need fresh leadership on the global stage?
The country with the highest proportion of centenarians is Japan, The region with most is Latin America.
Zero-hour contracts, unpaid internships and the sharing economy are driving an entire demographic towards the far right.
With over 26,000 responses from 187 countries and territories, young people have spoken loud and clear in the #shaperssurvey.
The proportion of unmarried American women is on the increase, and this could change the economy.
To compete in South-East Asia, businesses need to assess how prepared they are for arguably one of the most diverse consumer markets in history.
The proportion of elderly adults around the world is rising, while the proportion of younger children is falling.
The world’s youngest countries are all in Africa, but what does it mean for the continent?
Eric Weiner discusses the geographical clustering of creativity and genius.
A series of charts by Credit Suisse that help to explain demographic trends in emerging and frontier countries.
This article is published in collaboration with the National Bureau of Economic Research. Moving closer to city centers is a time-saver for better-educated, better-paid ‘leisure losers;’ ...
This article is published in collaboration with Project Syndicate. The announcement in October that China is terminating its one-child policy marks the end of a 37-year historical aberrat...
Germany could receive as many as 9.5 million migrants by 2080, but that won’t be enough to offset a dwindling population, and the United Kingdom will be left as the most populous Western ...
This post first appeared on The World Bank’s Voices Blog. In every society globally, unemployment rates for persons with disabilities are higher than for people without disabilities. The ...