China's national emissions trading system (ETS) could have a unique role in stimulating low carbon innovation and reducing emissions at least cost.

Dafei Huang, Marissa Santikarn, Rachel Mok, Ying Ciu, Yali Wang, Huixin Liu |

Delhi and the surrounding National Capital Region (NCR) are often the focus of media reports on air quality, but poor air quality is a concern across the country, as noted in a recent World Bank…

John Roome |

Solutions for Youth Employment (S4YE) recently published a Knowledge Brief that identifies how technology can help practitioners listen to youth before and during a program’s implementation.

Ana Cardenas, Emmanuel Kalyebi, Kavell Joseph, Samuel Kimeu |

Multiple and overlapping disaster and crises are demonstrating the need for adaptability and flexibility of national disaster risk management (DRM) systems. Here are five ideas to consider when…

Jian Vun, Jolanta Kryspin-Watson |

There is a lot of enthusiasm about the use of digital technologies to solve market failures in agriculture. A forthcoming report by the World Bank finds that by reducing transaction costs…

Mariella Goebl, Chris Weigl, Marie-Agnès Jouanjean |

Today's job market paper uses an experiment with a sample of over 700,000 sellers on a major online platform in China to test how training can help both sellers and their customers

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

Public procurement can be used as a public administration tool not only to purchase the needed goods and services, but also, and in a more broader angle, as a vehicle for poverty alleviation and…

Nazaneen Ismail Ali |

The World Bank Group, together with the MDB Working Group on Article 6, has established a Climate Market Club.

Sandhya Srinivasan, Florencia Sánchez |

Benin’s forests provide energy, food, medicine, places of worship and income that support the livelihoods of thousands of communities. They also regulate the air they breathe, the water they drink…

Maria Sarraf, Manuela Ravina da Silva |

A new report looks at the kinds of policies actions three cities have taken to tackle poor local air quality, providing lessons for other cities.

Karin Kemper, Sameh Wahba |