Transmission of crisis from home mortgages to US credit freeze and global oil-price hike
The World Bank has launched its new study on Poverty “Moving Out of Poverty: Success from the Bottom Up”, which continues the work started with the excellent “Voices of the Poor”, published in 2000.
If you have been admitted to a development-related master’s degree program, are looking for funding and are from a World Bank member country eligible to borrow, the Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program might int
UK's Department for International Development (DFID) recently published a background paper for their Conference on the Future of International Development: Eliminating World Poverty. It aims to provoke thought on the emerging challenges faced by developing countries and the rest of the world, and sets out a series of questions to address the priority issues.
We already blogged about the World Bank's Updated Poverty Estimates and the reactions they brought.
You can now watch a video of a recent discussion on this topic, at the World Bank.
During this and upcoming Fridays we will be looking at the relationship between urbanization and growth. These postings are based on a text by Raj Nallari and Indira Iyer.
Urbanization and Growth
A new Policy Research Working Paper published by the World Bank's Development Research Group, by Frédéric Docquier and Maurice Schiff: Measuring Skilled Migration Rates: The Case of Small States
The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has recently publish the 2008 edition of its Statistical Yearbook, which contains social, economic and environmental data from the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, including a section on Poverty.