Using data more effectively is central to answering many of today’s most pressing questions: How do we fight the COVID-19 crisis more effectively? How do we design better policies to mitigate the…

Anne Paschke, Nicola Jentzsch |

Discover the Green Recovery Dialogue, a series of events aiming at elevating the discussion on spurring green recovery and advancing climate ambition.

David Allen |

Last summer, catastrophic flooding inundated parts of Europe and governments will bear much of the cost. Insurance instruments could help to close the financing gap posed by natural disasters.

Jean Pesme, Samantha Cook, Tatiana Skalon |

To help workers transition to this new normal, governments need to continue implementing strong actions to support workers.

Indhira Santos, Michael Weber |

The cargo bicycle, also known as the freight or utility bike, is enjoying a renaissance and recognition as a cleaner, safer, and more efficient mode of urban freight delivery and passenger…

Leszek J. Sibilski, Felipe Targa |

A host of analyses over the last few years have examined the correlation between the size of an economy and its impact on climate. In addition, the costs and socio-economic consequences of climate…

Edie Purdie |

  The Richtersveld Community Conservancy on the south border of the Richtersveld National Park in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa. Photo: John Hogg/World Bank  This week I was at the G7…

Karin Kemper |

Also available in: Français Entrepreneurs participating in the e-Takara competition to address specific challenges expressed by Nigerien public administrations. Credit: Niger Digital “The training…

Alexandre Laure, Simon Duchatelet |

This is the fifth in this year's series of posts by PhD students on the job market. How should democratic governments interact with their authoritarian counterparts? The options include…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

© Dominic Chavez/Global Financing Facility [[tweetable]]Still today, in almost all societies around the world, women are less well-off than men.[[/tweetable]] Women are still paid less than men;…

Kristalina Georgieva |