Inter-American court of human rights rules on irregular migrants’ rights (Dec. 30, 2010) Uganda’s remittances may grow 16% this year, Central Bank says (Dec. 29, 2010)

Ani Silwal |

In conjunction with the Ibero-American Summit this month, Pamela Cox, Vice President for Latin American and Caribbean, emphasizes the urgent need to focus on education quality in a recent op-ed…

Editor's Note: Murat Seker recently presented the findings of the paper discussed in the following blog post at a session of the FPD Academy. Please see the FPD Academy page on the All About…

Murat Seker |

The immediacy and tragedy of acute poverty is exemplified by the distressing condition of not being able to buy food for a hungry child, or medicine for a sick infant, or finding money for a…

Randeep Sudan |

The Bangladesh Non-lending Technical Assistance on Local Governance (NLTA) is a policy and technical assistance instrument of the World Bank complementing the Bangladesh Local Governance Support…

Nilufar Ahmad |

As Christmas tourists replace COP delegates in the Moon Palace, post-mortems abound. From the World Bank’s standpoint the important question is: what did this really do for the prospects of long…

Andrew Steer |

Zimbabwe: Diasporans send back US$490m (Dec. 21, 2010) A Wave Of Illegal Immigrants Floods Greece (Dec. 23, 2010) Canada: A smaller welcome mat (Dec. 16, 2010)

Ani Silwal |

We just wrapped up a research dissemination workshop for an upcoming study on Indigenous Peoples, Poverty and Development. About 50 people attended the event  in person and several more viewed the…

Harry A. Patrinos |

  Photo: istockphoto.comHow long have we been talking about “economic development”? And what about concepts like “economic growth, ” “poverty” and “inequality”? How old are they in the literature…

Martin Ravallion |