In the Africa Chief Economist’s Office, we seek to generate knowledge on key development issues around the continent. We also host the Gender Innovation Lab, which – as the name suggests –…

David Evans |

Photo: Rogers Kayihura/World Bank At a press conference in Kigali, I took a question: is the country’s Vision 2050 is achievable?   We had just launched a new study, The Future Drivers of Growth…

Kristalina Georgieva |

Photo: Rogers Kayihura/Banque mondiale Lors d’une conférence de presse à Kigali, j’ai répondu à la question suivante : la « Vision 2050 » du Rwanda est-elle réalisable ?   Nous venions de…

Kristalina Georgieva |

To design effective and durable relief programs for refugees and internally displaced people (IDPs), it is essential to understand the nature and context of the challenges the people living in…

Utz Pape, Lennart Kaplan, James Walsh |

Every day,  more than 44, 000 people are forced to flee their homes because of conflict and persecution. [[tweetable]]Forced displacement increases the risks of gender-based violence (GBV),…

Diana J. Arango, Elizabeth Dartnall |

The 2017 Hurricane season was the most devastating season on record in terms of cost. For many, it was a stark reminder of how the entire economy of a small nation can be wiped out in a few hours…

Christelle Chapoy, Mariana Ceratti, Brune Andre |

This is the ninth in this year's series of posts by PhD students on the job market. In low-income countries, small firms account for the majority of taxpayers (World Bank 2011). Yet we know…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

رجل يسير وسط الدمار في شارع في روزيو بجزيرة دومينيكا في البحر الكاريبي بعد مرور إعصار ماريا. © سيدريك إيشام كالفادوس/AFP/Getty Images في منطقة البحر الكاريبي يعيش الناس بالفعل في المستقبل. إنه…

كريستالينا جورجيفا |

Quand l’ouragan Maria a frappé la Dominique en 2017, les dommages se sont chiffrés à 226 % du PIB ! C’est donc à juste titre que les pays des Caraïbes recherchent des solutions d’adaptation au…

Kristalina Georgieva |

Un hombre camina entre los escombros en una calle de Roseau en la isla de Dominica después del paso del huracán María. © CEDRICK ISHAM CALVADOS/AFP/Getty Images En el Caribe, las personas ya están…

Kristalina Georgieva |