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The new, recently launched interactive application, "OpenIndia", lays out the World Bank Group's entire India program in a transparent and easy-to-use manner.

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Each year on July 1, the World Bank revises analytical classification of the world's economies based on estimates of gross national income (GNI) per capita for the previous year. The updated…

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The World Bank's Development Data Group and the IFC recently joined forces to launch the Global Consumption Database, the most comprehensive dataset to date on consumer spending patterns in…

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Every day, 800 women die from pregnancy-related causes during pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum. Over 99% of these 289, 000 annual deaths occur in developing countries, and most are avoidable,…

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Two major updates to time series published in World Development Indicators (WDI) mean that the WDI database will be updated “out of timetable” on May 6; the regular schedule is April, July,…

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