In many countries, natural resources and extractive minerals are lucrative state assets that fail to contribute to economic prosperity. In resource-rich Africa, regulatory mismanagement,…

Cari Votava |

Peatón cruzando frente a multitud de automóviles. Fuente: Banco Mundial ¿Sabías? El cuerpo humano tiene una capacidad conocida y limitada de tolerar impactos de vehículos: A 30 km/h la…

Irene Portabales González, Sofía Guerrero Gámez, Ignacio Sánchez D’Ocon, Juan Miguel Velásquez |

It is well established in the economic literature that it’s the rich who benefit from the lion’s share of energy subsidies. Yet, it is often the poor and vulnerable who protest loudly against…

Guillermo Beylis, Barbara Cunha |

We’re pleased to announce support for 12 projects which seek to improve the way development data are produced, managed, and used. They bring together diverse teams of collaborators from around the…

World Bank Data Team |

Nous avons le plaisir de dévoiler les 12 projets retenus pour soutenir l’amélioration de la production, la gestion et l’utilisation des données sur le développement. Portés par des équipes…

L'équipe d'analyse de données |

The Asia-Pacific region, comprised of 58 economies, is geographically expansive and a picture of diversity. The trends for sustainable energy in Asia-Pacific, which mirror the region’s economic…

Sharmila Bellur |

Over a year ago, national and city leaders from around the world gathered at the Habitat III conference in Quito to endorse the New Urban Agenda, which sets a new global standard for sustainable…

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Sameh Wahba |

The ASEAN Green Bonds Standards are a big step forward towards more green investments in the region. Photo: bigstock/jamesteoh Climate change poses a significant threat to the economic development…

Ashraf Arshad, José de Luna-Martínez |

(Photo: Michael Haws / World Bank) When we talk about the future of work, it is important to include perspectives, ideas and solutions from young people as they are the driving force that can…

Esteve Sala |

Cette page en : English Les obligations vertes islamiques constituent un grand pas en avant pour le financement de projets d’infrastructure respectueux de l’environnement, par exemple des…

Faris Hadad-Zervos |