It was recorded by the Spanish conquistadors, and triggered famines that have been linked to China’s 1901 Boxer Rebellion and even the French revolution. Named by Peruvian fishermen because of its…

Francis Ghesquiere, Nicholas Jones |

  Global warming can be limited by reducing or avoiding greenhouse gases stemming from human activities - particularly in the energy, industry, transport, and building sectors—which together…

Zhihong Zhang |

Bien souvent, quand on discute entre amis, les données sont les grandes absentes : « C'est un problème vraiment énorme ! » Mais « énorme » à quel point, exactement ? Il est fort probable que…

Nagaraja Rao Harshadeep |

As part of the Bank’s ongoing effort to adapt to the changing needs of client countries, the Bank is modernizing its procurement framework. This will help us deliver stronger project results while…

Robert Hunja |

Muchas conversaciones de sobremesa y discusiones amistosas se dirigen hacia un vacío de datos: “El problema es grande… ¡muy grande!”. ¿Cuán grande exactamente? Lo más probable es que su amigo no…

Nagaraja Rao Harshadeep |

It is not often that as an economist, you find yourself surrounded by creative artists! I found myself in such a situation recently when I was invited to be a panelist for the Dominican Republic…

Muthukumara Mani |

الكثير من المناقشات على مائدة العشاء والمناظرات الودية تجري في فراغ من البيانات: "المشكلة كبيرة.. كبيرة جدا!" إلى أي حد هي كبيرة بالضبط؟ أصدقاؤك على الأرجح ليست لديهم أدنى فكرة. إذ يقال…

Nagaraja Rao Harshadeep |

Многие разговоры за обеденным столом и дружеские дискуссии протекают в условиях отсутствия данных: "Это большая – очень большая – проблема!" Но насколько большая? Скорее всего, ваш друг…

Nagaraja Rao Harshadeep |

Many dinner conversations and friendly debates proceed in a data vacuum: “The problem is big… very big!” How big exactly? Most likely your friend has no idea. It is often said that we live in a…

Nagaraja Rao Harshadeep |

The civil society members of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) steering committee are proud to announce the inaugural OGP Government Champion Award!

Nathaniel Heller |