Soon will be January 1, 2015. Most of us will make New Year’s resolutions and most of us will fail to keep them. Keeping New Year’s resolutions is hard. But it turns out that we are much more...

Oscar Calvo-González |

Can prepaid systems become an instrument to improve access and quality of water services to poor people in African cities and towns? Or does prepayment deny poor people more access to water? Do...

Chris Heymans, Kathy Eales |

The expansion of household surveys in Africa can now show us the number of poor people in most countries in the region. This data is a powerful tool for understanding the challenges of poverty...

Kathleen Beegle |

​Many of our aspirations revolve around improving our personal finances—keeping better track of spending, saving towards a goal or perhaps getting out of debt.  How can we work towards these goals...

Rekha Reddy, Miriam Bruhn |

Parece que todo el mundo está hablando de la desigualdad (i) en estos días y yo, por mi parte, estoy contenta de ver que este tema está siendo destacado durante los debates sobre el desarrollo....

Ana Revenga |

Alors que le thème des inégalités (a) semble être aujourd’hui l’objet de tous les débats, je me réjouis, pour ma part, de voir cette question au premier plan des discussions sur le développement....

Ana Revenga |

Follow the author on Twitter: @danpulido   Construction of the Quito Metro Representatives from international and local commercial and development banks convened in Bogota, Colombia at the end of...

Daniel Pulido |

Part of the World Bank’s new vision is to step up its efforts to help fragile and conflict-afflicted states break the vicious cycle of poverty. But this is no easy task.   The destruction of...

Massimiliano Calì |