Reforming the public sector is a constant process to address emerging challenges stemming from an increase in economic sophistication and expanded citizens’ expectation. However, reforming public…

Jim Brumby, Sokbunthoeun So, Michael Woolcock |

Global partners have committed to Universal Health Coverage (UHC) by 2030 as part of the Sustainable Development Goals. UHC is a main driver of all World Bank’s investment in areas related to…

Srinivas Gurazada |

In October, hundreds of representatives of civil society organizations, public and private sector representatives, journalists and international organizations gathered in Copenhagen for the 18th…

Laura Pop |

The irony was hard to miss.
Last month, leaders from the public and private sectors, civil society, international organizations, academia, and the media met at the International Anti-…

Anders Hjorth Agerskov |

A few weeks ago, The Economist published an article on economic governance that discussed the importance of public sector accounting. It recognized the importance of maintaining existing public-…

Ed Olowo-Okere |

AI and data have the potential to prevent corruption. Graphic: Nicholas Nam/World Bank [[tweetable]]The amount of goods and services that governments purchase to discharge their official business…

Vinay Sharma |

Enhancing the taxation system in a fair, transparent, and efficient way in the new digital world is essential for countries looking to invest in their human capital, said Karishma Vaswani,…

Ravi Kumar |

Editor’s note: The findings, interpretations and conclusions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the view of the World Bank Group, its Board of Directors or…

Rajiv Joshi |

Also available in: Français Graphic: World Bank Group Taxation plays a fundamental role in effectively raising and allocating domestic resources for governments to deliver essential public…

Jan Walliser |

The invitation for new SAFE Trust Fund applications is now open until 9 February 2018

Daniel Boyce |