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 |

Reform leaders who are persuaded by the need to invest in human capital face the challenge of getting thousands of state personnel, who staff myriad government agencies, to deliver. The…

Stuti Khemani |

This page in: Français Across European countries, women continue to earn less than men. Looking at data for full-time working women across 30 countries, we find that women would have needed an…

Gabriela Inchauste, Ana Maria Munoz-Boudet, Paola Buitrago Hernandez |

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 |

Crédits photo. : The Crowd and The Cloud Conformément à ce qui avait été annoncé le mois dernier lors du Forum politique de haut niveau des Nations Unies sur le développement durable (a), j’ai le…

Haishan Fu |

La Banque mondiale prévoit que la croissance économique mondiale devrait se raffermir à 2, 7 % en 2017 grâce notamment à une reprise des activités manufacturières et des échanges commerciaux, d…

Tariq Khokhar |

Also available in: Français  Land and property lie at the center of many of today’s pressing development challenges. Consider that at most 10% of land in rural Africa is reliably registered. At…

Klaus Deininger |

[[tweetable]]Comment garantir la réussite des politiques publiques au profit des citoyens ?[[/tweetable]] En améliorant la gouvernance, avance la dernière édition du Rapport sur le développement…

Tariq Khokhar |

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