Women’s property rights are essential for women’s empowerment. Equal access to property ownership and inheritance is associated with greater female labor force participation...

Nayda L. Almodóvar-Reteguis |

We face daunting, interconnected challenges, but IDA – and the entire World Bank Group – will help the poorest countries meet those challenges and continue our drive to end extreme poverty.

Akihiko Nishio |

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

Ceren Ozer |

Pixabay | Clker-Free-Vector-Images How much money do I need to buy a house? It’s a simple question, but fraught with variables. Where’s the house? In New York City or Tegucigalpa? Is the…

Julie Rozenberg, Marianne Fay |

Graphic by Nicholas Nam Rapid technological change and growing expectations of citizens are elevating the importance of digital innovation for governments around the world. The World Bank Group,…

Nicholas Nam |

[[tweetable]]Strategic and sustained PPP multi-stakeholder engagement and outreach are critical for effective buy-in, collaboration and successful project implementation.[[/tweetable]]   Many of…

Jeffrey Ghannam, Andrew Jones |

Shutterstock | Rawpixel.com Don’t we all receive unsolicited advice pretty regularly? This is advice we just didn’t ask for—how we should dress, what we should eat, all the way to fundamental life…

Deblina Saha, Junglim Hahm |

Editor's note: This blog post is part of a series for the 'Bureaucracy Lab', a World Bank initiative to better understand the world's public officials. It is a well-known, if…

Rong Shi, Kerenssa Kay, Ravi Somani |

Pexels | rawpixels.com Bloggers write to share unique insights. They may want to simply share knowledge, push an issue forward, establish thought leadership, and in some cases drive business.…

Cara Santos Pianesi |