Here are 7 things you need to know about taxing sugar-sweetened beverages.

Ceren Ozer |

A host of analyses over the last few years have examined the correlation between the size of an economy and its impact on climate. In addition, the costs and socio-economic consequences of climate…

Edie Purdie |

Un grupo de estudiantes de 4 años y su maestra saludan con el gesto de namaste en una zona rural de Nepal. Foto: © Aisha Faquir/Banco Mundial. [[tweetable]]La vida y el futuro de un niño están…

Amanda Devercelli, Jaime Saavedra |

© Groupe de la Banque mondiale [[tweetable]]On compte actuellement 68, 5 millions de personnes déplacées de force dans le monde, dont plus de 25 millions ayant le statut de réfugiés.[[/tweetable…

Jim Yong Kim |

© Grupo del Banco Mundial [[tweetable]]En el mundo hay actualmente unos 68, 5 millones de personas que han sido desplazadas por la fuerza, de las cuales más de 25 millones se consideran refugiados…

Jim Yong Kim |

Photo: World Bank Why digitize public procurement? Many countries have an opportunity to digitally transform public procurement systems to achieve enhanced efficiency, accountability, transparency…

Yolanda Tayler, Nataliya Langburd Wright |

With more jobs and competitiveness in mind, many economies worldwide have simplified their business start-up rules and regulations over recent years. Since the first Doing Business report was…

Frederic Meunier, Nadia Novik, Cyriane Coste, Erick Tjong |

If you skimmed the news this year, 2017 may have seemed like a tough year for climate change.   The US and the Caribbean endured a devastating hurricane season. People across Africa felt the…

Ellysar Baroudy |

Increasing the number of jobs publicly listed, enabling public and private institutions to better connect workers to jobs will not likely solve the jobs problem in developing countries. (Photo: …

Jacqueline Mazza |

This year’s global poverty update from the World Bank is a minor one. Until reference year 2008, the World Bank published new poverty estimates every three years, and between 2010 and 2013 we…

Francisco Ferreira, Christoph Lakner, Carolina Sánchez-Páramo |