As the world strives to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of trade will be more critical than ever to growth, job creation and poverty reduction.
New innovations are helping to better support survivors at home and are continuing to address this form of violence in public spaces.
World Bank Group funds projects to rein in pollution at every stage of plastic value chain.
Debt relief is needed now to stop the pandemic denying more children a basic education, with girls most at risk.
Public infrastructure has a significant role in helping countries achieve development goals. However, corruption in this sector has a particularly negative impact for developing countries.
To illustrate how the global dashboard and subnational data from the Google Trends website can be used by policy planners, we conducted an in-depth case study of Google Trends and COVID-19 at the…
Homicides in São Paulo City significantly affect employees’ labor earnings.
Localities that were exposed to bank privatizations experienced a large, disproportional contraction in economic and financial outcomes. Therefore, the reform benefitted the central government’s…
Facing the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, governments around the world have set up various coordination mechanisms at the center of government (COG) to facilitate pandemic response.
Young women in Latin America and the Caribbean may be deprived of ‘hope’ due to poverty, lack of opportunities and gender norms that restrict their options.