A recent World Bank note sheds light on property ownership and taxation patterns in São Paulo, Brazil, and provides valuable evidence of the persistent disparities that women face in owning…

Thiago Scot, Tatiana Flores, Davi Moura, Javier Feinmann, Roberto Hsu Rocha |

Considering the global demographic shifts we are seeing and how quickly our everyday lives are moving online, it’s crucial to equip seniors with the skills to connect in a safe and meaningful way…

Niccolò Comini |

The second phase of the Road Maintenance and Rehabilitation Program (PREMAR 2), in Bahia, helped to recover more than 3000 km of roads.

Carlos Bellas Lamas |

Deforestation will be more likely if it is cheaper to increase production using more land relative to labor, capital, or inputs, like fertilizer.

Marek Hanusch, Joaquim Bento de Souza Ferreira Filho |

Although monetizing the Brazilian Amazon’s value would amount to annual payments worth about 20 percent of GDP (US$317 billion), only the value of using the forest for other purposes (US$43-98…

Marek Hanusch, Jon Strand |

There are effective practices to address the challenges facing the housing sector in Latin America and the Caribbean. Read four lessons based on practices in the region.

Giuliana De Mendiola, Liliana Parra Santamaría, Álvaro José Salgado Botero |

Brazil is fortunate. Few countries today can both give their people a better life and manage the impacts of climate change.

Carlos Felipe Jaramillo, Johannes Zutt |

The number of Pix transactions and users of non-robbed private branch-based banks and digital institutions increases after a bank robbery in the municipality.

Lucas A. Mariani, José Renato H. Ornelas, Bernardo Ricca |

When nature-based solutions (NBS) are integrated into traditional infrastructure projects, they can help service providers deliver more cost-effective and resilient services. New financing…

Carmen Rosa Yee-Batista, Suzanne Ozment, Emi Yamamura Kinjo, Laura Bulbena Janer |