"Project Greenback 2.0 – Remittance Champion Cities" was launched on October 29 in Turin, Italy. A team from the World Bank's service line on Financial Infrastructure, hosting the…

Massimo Cirasino, Marco Nicoli |

Sovereign difficulties have divided financial markets in the Euro area, thereby increasing differences in bank lending rates across countries. Policy makers in both Brussels and Frankfurt are…

Matija Laco |

        One day on a recent mission to Tripoli, Libya – after an early start and a hectic morning of meetings – I went with the World Bank’s Representative to a wonderful Turkish Restaurant in the…

Simon Bell |