Photo: David Lawrence / World Bank Group One September afternoon, my boss, Pankaj Gupta, popped his head into my office. He had some ideas about how the novel use of guarantees might help solve a…

Richard MacGeorge |

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 |

In an era of chronically slow economic growth, what steps can policymakers take to help jump-start productivity, spur employment and build long-term wealth? Recognizing that the private sector …

Christopher Colford |

Most public-private partnership (PPP) transactions you hear about are large, multi-million dollar infrastructure deals with serious global players competing in international tenders. But PPPs don…

David Lawrence |

Fossil fuel subsidies are bad economic policy, bad social policy and bad for the environment. Yet, many countries have some type of fossil fuel subsidy. In 2013, those subsidies added up to nearly…

Marianne Fay |

بعد ضم روسيا لشبه جزيرة القرم بعد التصويت الشعبي في أوائل شهر مارس/آذار، فرض الاتحاد الأوروبي، ولاحقاً الولايات المتحدة وكندا، المجموعة الأولى من العقوبات - تجميد الأصول وحظر السفر على بعض…

ليلي متقي |

Following Russia’s annexation of Crimea after the popular voting in early March, the European Union and recently the U.S. and Canada have imposed their first round of sanctions—an asset freeze and…

Lili Mottaghi |

Depuis l’annexion de la Crimée par la Russie, à l’issue d’un référendum populaire organisé début mars, l’Union européenne et, depuis peu, les États-Unis et le Canada, ont imposé une première série…

Lili Mottaghi |