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In East Asia and Pacific, there have been drastic changes in the distribution of the population across different poverty lines between 1990 and 2015. As shown above, East Asia and Pacific has been…

R. Andres Castaneda Aguilar, Dean Mitchell Jolliffe, Tony Fujs, Christoph Lakner, Espen Beer Prydz|

The World Bank recently released the latest version of International Debt Statistics (IDS). If you were connected to the IDS database through the World Bank Data API, you would already know that…

Parul Agarwal|

External debt stock of low- and middle-income countries rose 5.2% in 2018 to $7.8 trillion, a slower pace of accumulation than in 2017, according to the World Bank’s Internal Debt Statistics 2020…

Evis Rucaj|

The September 2019 global poverty update published today includes revised survey data which lead to minor changes in the most recent global poverty estimates.

R. Andres Castaneda Aguilar, Tony Fujs, Christoph Lakner, Minh Cong Nguyen, Espen Beer Prydz|

This blog is based on new child and maternal mortality estimates released jointly today by the United Nations Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UN IGME) and United Nations…

Emi Suzuki, Haruna Kashiwase|