This blog is a biweekly feature highlighting recent working papers from around the World Bank Group. It introduces four papers published from November 16 to November 30 on various topics,…

Marcelo Buitron, Policy Research Working Paper team |

This blog is a biweekly feature highlighting recent World Bank Group working papers. It introduces four papers published in the second half of September 2022 on various topics, including paid…

Marcelo Buitron, Policy Research Working Paper team |

Detailed data on the spatial distribution of jobs is crucial, but such data are rarely available. This study develops a machine learning algorithm that relies on widely available public data to…

Paolo Avner, Jun Rentschler, Samira Barzin, Neave O'Clery |

When refugees settle in a host country, they mean business: they want to start a new life, be self-sufficient and contribute to their communities. As employees, entrepreneurs, and customers they…

Benjamin Herzberg, Daphne Yong-D'Hervé |

Economists are often considered to be an aesthetically challenged bunch. Yet, as any trade economist will tell you, there is a single visual aid that someone has decided symbolizes all things…

Chad P Bown |

Available in: Español, عربي April 15, 2013--The private sector could play a key role in ending extreme poverty by 2030 by gathering high quality data and evidence of entrepreneurial impact in…

Donna Barne |

Part of a series on social inclusionChina is talking of a harmonious society, Brazil of social integration, India of social inclusion, and so on. The United Nations just released its first World…

Maitreyi Bordia Das |

Also available in: Русский When healthcare professionals take the Hippocratic Oath, they promise to prescribe patients regimens based on their “ability and judgment” and to “never do harm to…

Patricio V. Marquez |