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The last two decades have seen significant progress in many of the world's poorest countries. The extreme poverty rate fell from more than 50% to about 30%. Child mortality declined from…

Donna Barne|

This month marks the second anniversary since the official launch of the World Bank’s Development Data Hub. In the spirit of the holiday season, we think it’s appropriate to take a moment to…

Omar Hadi, Tim Herzog|

Energy commodity prices rebounded 5.3% in November, led by crude oil (+5.5%) the World Bank Pink Sheet reported. Natural gas in the U.S. and Europe increased 14% and 2%, respectively.

John Baffes, Maria Hazel Macadangdang|

It’s common for data catalogs to include some or all of the datasets that originate in other data catalogs. For example, the World Bank’s Development Data Hub...

Alp Arslan Aziz|

Liberia strived to enhance the capacity of its national statistical system so it could track the progress of the country’s development. In making an effort to improve the capacity of its…

Sun Hwa Song, Masako Hiraga|