Photo: © Dini Sari Djalal/World Bank In the infrastructure domain, “price” is a prism with many façades.   An infrastructure economist sees price in graphic terms: the coordinates of a point where…

Melania Lotti |

This year’s global poverty update from the World Bank is a minor one. Until reference year 2008, the World Bank published new poverty estimates every three years, and between 2010 and 2013 we…

Francisco Ferreira, Christoph Lakner, Carolina Sánchez-Páramo |

For the first time in history, the proportion of people living in extreme poverty has fallen below 10%. The world has never been as ambitious about development as it is today. After adopting the…

Sri Mulyani Indrawati |

L’accès à des emplois de qualité est la voie la plus sûre pour sortir de la pauvreté. Des études montrent que la hausse des salaires a permis de faire reculer de 30 à 50 % la pauvreté sur la…

Sri Mulyani Indrawati |

The Yangon Circular Railway is the local commuter rail network in Yangon, Myanmar. In this recording, World Bank Country Manager Kanthan Shankar boards the train on a three-hour ride around the…

Kanthan Shankar |

في مراكش، تجمع أكثر من 280 شخص من وزراء وحكومات ومختصين لمناقشة سياسات البنية التحتية في الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا ودور القطاع الخاص، ولكن ما الدافع؟ (بالتأكيد طبعا ليس انعقاد المؤتمر في مراكش…

ريمون بوردو |