Christina Wieser and Miriam Bruhn report on their latest randomized controlled trials (RCT), about the impact of digital financial services. This RCT has, once again, helped them show how digital…

Christina Wieser, Miriam Bruhn |

Existe una tendencia mundial que muestra que el nivel de empleo en la agricultura es menor entre las personas más acomodadas, tanto en los países ricos como en los países pobres, y entre las…

Miyoko Asai, Silvia Malgioglio |

شهدت نسبة العاملين في قطاع الزراعة تراجعا مطردا على مستوى العالم. لكن مجرد النظر إلى المتوسطات العالمية ليس كافيا لفهم هذا الاتجاه نظرا لأن هذا التراجع لم يكن موزعا بصورة متساوية.

ميوكو أساي, سيلفيا مالجيو |

Nous avons le plaisir de dévoiler les 12 projets retenus pour soutenir l’amélioration de la production, la gestion et l’utilisation des données sur le développement. Portés par des équipes…

L'équipe d'analyse de données |

We’re pleased to announce support for 12 projects which seek to improve the way development data are produced, managed, and used. They bring together diverse teams of collaborators from around the…

World Bank Data Team |

The debate on whether the state should play an active role in broadening access to finance or not is one that has lingered for decades. A recent book (de la Torre, Gozzi, and Schmukler, 2017)…

Sergio Schmukler, Facundo Abraham |

Imagine having to skip work every month to travel to the city center just to pay your electricity bill or your child’s school fee? Would you not worry if your income relied on remittances and you…

Leora Klapper, Ruth Goodwin-Groen |

Cross posted from the Private Sector Development Blog In 2013, investment commitments to infrastructure projects with private participation declined by 24 percent from the previous year.  It…

Clive Harris |