The side event on diaspora bonds organized during the annual meetings of the World Bank and the IMF attracted significant interest. Senior officials in the Bank considered forming a task force to…

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The New York Times published an opinion piece on diaspora bonds over the weekend. In this piece, Ngozi and I highlight the potential for mobilizing diaspora wealth for financing infrastructure…

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Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo: © Simone D. McCourtie / World Bank You might recall that the finance minister of Nepal announced in the annual budget in July 2009 that the government would issue a…

Dilip Ratha, Ani Silwal |