Malawi IHS4 Enumerator administering household questionnaire using World Bank Survey Solutions Photo credit: Heather Moylan, World Bank The Malawi National Statistical Office (NSO), in…

Heather Moylan, Talip Kilic |

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Tariq Khokhar |

Today I’m taking part in a World Bank Annual Meetings event that focuses on a very important question: How can developing countries continue to excel in manufacturing?
 

Raj Batra |

Download PDF Food consumption and agricultural production are two critical components for monitoring poverty and household well-being in low- and middle-income countries. Accurate measurement of…

Vini Vaid |

The global economy is stagnating, and uncertainty about its future is rising. These trends weigh heavily on countries that depend on the production and export of a small range of products, or that…

Cecile Fruman |

In Mozambique in 2003, it took an entrepreneur 168 days to start a business. Today, it takes only 19 days. That kind of transformation has major implications for ambitious men and women who are…

Cecile Fruman |

Sub-Saharan Arica has launched a new wave of “special economic zones” (SEZs), with more and more countries establishing or planning to establish SEZs or industrial parks. However, can Africa…

Cecile Fruman, Douglas Zhihua Zeng |

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 |

In 2013, investment commitments to infrastructure projects with private participation declined by 24 percent from the previous year.  It should be welcome news that the first half of 2014 (H1)…

Clive Harris |