Illicit trade in tobacco products undermines global tobacco prevention and control interventions, particularly with respect to tobacco tax policy. From a public health perspective, illicit trade…

Sheila Dutta |

Globally, 56 percent of children live in countries with Human Capital Index (HCI) scores below 0.5. As these countries gear up to improve their human capital outcomes, it is vital to set a target…

Zelalem Yilma Debebe |

In November 2016, we published the “Practical Guide for Measuring Retail Payment Costs”, an innovative methodology that can be customized to country needs and circumstances, without losing the…

Holti Banka |

More and more courts are going digital. But does this improve judicial performance?   Legal literature on ‘e-justice’ seems to think so. So too does the World Development Report, ‘Digital…

Georgia Harley, Agnes Said |

More and more courts are going digital. But does this improve judicial performance?   Legal literature on ‘e-justice’ seems to think so. So too does the World Development Report, ‘Digital…

Georgia Harley, Agnes Said |

Global Value Chains are a win-win for firms that enjoy greater efficiency, productivity, and profits while they create better jobs (Photo by Jonathan Ernst / World Bank)   Global Value Chains (GVC…

Ruchira Kumar |

29 ноября Международная ассоциация по оценке учебных достижений (IEA) опубликовала результаты своего последнего Международного мониторингового исследования качества школьного математического и…

Marguerite Clarke |

البلدان صاحبة أعلى أداء تولي اهتماما أكبر لجودة المعلمين في مدارسها. (تصوير: دومينيك شافيز / البنك الدولي) أصدرت الرابطة الدولية لتقييم التحصيل التعليمي (IEA) نتائج أحدث جولة من دراسة الاتجاهات…

Marguerite Clarke |

The highest performing countries are paying extra attention to the quality of their teachers. (Photo: Dominic Chavez / World Bank) The International Association for the Evaluation of Educational…

Marguerite Clarke |

CIF launches annual report that marks 2015 as year of achievements Photo: World Bank Group This is Morocco’s Noor 1 concentrated solar power plant, the first phase of what will eventually be the…

Mafalda Duarte |