كان أول سند أخضر أصدره البنك الدولي قبل عشر سنوات مخططا لنموذج لسوق السندات الخضراء المميّزة التي تربو قيمة المعاملات فيها اليوم على 500 مليار دولار. ويتناول هذا المقال كيف غيَّرَت السندات الخضراء…

هايكه رايشلت |

© ThickStock.com/Getty Images The first green bond issued by the World Bank 10 years ago created the blueprint for today’s US$500+ billion labeled bond market. This blog post looks at how green…

Heike Reichelt |

Au cours des dix dernières années, les marchés financiers ont connu une évolution majeure. Auparavant, les investisseurs ignoraient la plupart du temps la destination finale des fonds qu’ils…

Heike Reichelt |

El primer bono verde emitido por el Banco Mundial hace 10 años sirvió como punto de partida para el actual mercado de bonos etiquetados que supera los USD 500 000 millones. En este artículo se…

Heike Reichelt |

It is an unfortunate but fact of life that Indonesia often deals with the impacts of natural disasters. It was sadly evident again this week when I arrived in Jakarta to the unfolding disaster…

Philippe H. Le Houérou |

This blog was previously published in The World Post.
Talk about ‘growth’ in Latin America has become less upbeat today than a few years ago. That’s no surprise. For over a decade, average…

Katia Vostroknutova, Jorge Thompson Araujo, Konstantin M. Wacker, Mateo Clavijo Munoz |

Understanding macroeconomic volatility part 3Read parts 1 & 2
There’s good evidence that a country’s level of financial development affects the impact of volatility on economic growth,…

Francisco G. Carneiro, Ha Minh Nguyen, Rei Odawara |

Understanding Macroeconomic Volatility: Part 2 The fact is that a government can soften a recession by increasing spending (the counter-cyclical approach) to raise demand and output. If government…

Francisco G. Carneiro, Ha Minh Nguyen, Rei Odawara |

Volatility in financial markets gets wide attention in the public eye. Less noticed is what we in the development world call macroeconomic volatility—faster-than-desired swings in the broad forces…

Francisco G. Carneiro, Ha Minh Nguyen, Rei Odawara |