Photo: © Dini Sari Djalal/World Bank In the infrastructure domain, “price” is a prism with many façades.   An infrastructure economist sees price in graphic terms: the coordinates of a point where...

Melania Lotti |

This year’s global poverty update from the World Bank is a minor one. Until reference year 2008, the World Bank published new poverty estimates every three years, and between 2010 and 2013 we...

Francisco Ferreira, Christoph Lakner, Carolina Sánchez-Páramo |

Photo: bigstock/ f9photos Income growth is not the sole aim of economic development. An equally important, albeit harder to quantify objective is a sense of progress for the entire community, and ...

Victoria Kwakwa |

Photo: anekoho / Shutterstock.com Islamic finance assets represent only around 1% of the global financial market, [1] so how can tapping into these funds help close the $452 billion annual...

Aijaz Ahmad, Sara Ahmed |

في مراكش، تجمع أكثر من 280 شخص من وزراء وحكومات ومختصين لمناقشة سياسات البنية التحتية في الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا ودور القطاع الخاص، ولكن ما الدافع؟ (بالتأكيد طبعا ليس انعقاد المؤتمر في مراكش...

ريمون بوردو |