Foto: I-stock Este blog fue originalmente publicado en inglés en Brookings Future Development. Hace aproximadamente un mes, Brookings Metro publicó un informe en el que advirtió que, tal como los…

Hernan Winkler, Luc Christiaensen, Erhan Artuc |

During my last trip to Mexico, I bought tamales from a street vendor and paid by card—something that would have been impossible not long ago. The vendor, who had a Bluetooth card reader connected…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

كان أول سند أخضر أصدره البنك الدولي قبل عشر سنوات مخططا لنموذج لسوق السندات الخضراء المميّزة التي تربو قيمة المعاملات فيها اليوم على 500 مليار دولار. ويتناول هذا المقال كيف غيَّرَت السندات الخضراء…

هايكه رايشلت |

© ThickStock.com/Getty Images The first green bond issued by the World Bank 10 years ago created the blueprint for today’s US$500+ billion labeled bond market. This blog post looks at how green…

Heike Reichelt |

Au cours des dix dernières années, les marchés financiers ont connu une évolution majeure. Auparavant, les investisseurs ignoraient la plupart du temps la destination finale des fonds qu’ils…

Heike Reichelt |

El primer bono verde emitido por el Banco Mundial hace 10 años sirvió como punto de partida para el actual mercado de bonos etiquetados que supera los USD 500 000 millones. En este artículo se…

Heike Reichelt |

Low and volatile agricultural incomes, poor connectivity, low population density and limited information are just a few reasons that have kept commercial banks away of rural areas in developing…

Miriam Bruhn, Claudia Ruiz, Rekha Reddy |

Photo: HAC/Croatian Motorways The state of Croatia’s road sector poses a unique challenge compared with more typical World Bank projects where road assets either need to be developed or require…

Prajakta Chitre, Sebnem Erol Madan, Ioannis Dimitropoulos |

Photo: ITDP Africa/Flickr The World Bank Group (WBG) is currently implementing a new approach to development finance that will help better support our poverty reduction and shared prosperity goals…

Daniel Pulido |

I had the privilege recently to spend an unscheduled hour of discussion with a group of young Tunisians who were visiting our offices. As often, on these occasions it is hard not to get captured…

Antonius Verheijen |