Para el Grupo Banco Mundial el 2016 fue otro año memorable en la lucha contra la pobreza y en la búsqueda de mejores mecanismos económicos para compartir la prosperidad en el mundo. Por lo…

Analía Martinez, José Carlos Ferreyra |

Another year has passed, and as we do each year-end, here’s a rundown of what content resonated most with you on World Bank social media in 2016. Four World Bank Facebook posts you cared about…

Mario Trubiano |

مواقع التواصل الاجتماعي أدوات نقوم من خلالها بالتواصل المباشر معكم في شتى أنحاء الأرض. وبها نشارككم أيضا أخبارنا ومشاريعنا وخططنا الهادفة لإنهاء الفقر المدقع في العالم وتعزيز الرخاء المشترك. ومن…

بسام سبتي |

Education indicators screenshot from the interactive poverty maps for Bangladesh Poverty maps are a useful tool to visualize and compare poverty rates across geographic areas, and learn about how…

Monica Yanez-Pagans, Yurani Arias Granada |

According to the World Economic Forum’s “Global Competitiveness Report 2016-2017, ” Hong Kong dropped two notches to rank as No. 9 in its Global Competitiveness Index. The decline occurred mainly…

Dr. Winnie Tang, Juni Tingting Zhu |

Rubi’s Story: Exulted, Rubi ran home. As fast as her fifteen-year-old legs could carry her, she ran, exam in hand, excited to share the results with her family. The results, she believed, would…

Lucia Hanmer |

Kazakhstan. Photo: Kubat Sydykov / World Bank How large is the share of public procurement to GDP in middle-income and low-income countries and how it is evolving? If sizable, can public…

Simeon Djankov, Federica Saliola, Asif Islam |

This blog post draws on material from "Can cash transfers prevent intimate partner violence?" which was published on the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) blog in May…

Melissa Hidrobo, Shalini Roy |

This is the fourth in our series of posts by PhD students on the job market this year. Giving livestock to poor households can increase their incomes substantially. This naturally raises the…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

Bangladeshi women holding baskets above their heads while working on a road project. The Second Bangladesh Rural Transport Improvement Project has generated nearly 50, 000 person-years of…

Ashis Bhadra, Md. Mostafa Kamal |