In Chile, one urgent challenge limiting an effective and coordinated government response is the lack of readily available information on cases of violence against women among public institutions…

Gabriela Inchauste, Giselle Marie Bello, Manuel Contreras-Urbina |

It may sound like the idea of a futurist film, but it is already possible to produce and sell the electricity made by private parties thanks to the Blockchain technology.

Juan Pedro Searle, Francisco Dall’Orso, Patricia Marcos Huidobro |

As countries rebuild their economies from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is critical that women and gender considerations are at the heart of governments’ strategies for an inclusive and…

Nora Elizabeth Mc Gann, Nazaneen Ismail Ali |

Institutions matter for growth and prosperity, today more than ever. What specific set of institutions are optimal or desirable for economic growth? Do countries need to build strong institutions…

Alma Kanani, Marco Larizza |

The decision on what ID systems to use for vaccine deployment — and how — must be based on whether this will enhance delivery and not hamper any person’s access. Read this blog to learn how…

Jonathan Marskell, Marie Eichholtzer, Vyjayanti T Desai |

With the objective of supporting the Dominican Republic’s communication strategies, the World Bank brought together housing authorities from Colombia, Chile, Mexico, and Argentina to share their…

Giuliana De Mendiola, Luis Triveno, Catherine Lynch |

Chile aims to do just that in order to achieve both a sustainable economic recovery and carbon neutrality by 2050. A great ally for these goals is green hydrogen, a clean fuel generated from…

Janina Franco, Patricia Marcos Huidobro, Juan Carlos Jobet |

Dada su ubicación en el Cinturón del Fuego del Pacífico y sus condiciones climáticas, Chile, Colombia, México y Perú están altamente expuestos a la ocurrencia de desastres de origen geológico o…

José Ángel Villalobos, Andrés Pérez M |

A World Bank report, "Enhancing Government Effectiveness and Transparency: The Fight Against Corruption," examined three examples of positive reform experiences in public procurement to…

Joel Turkewitz |

Parents value the match between student ability and school academic rigor based on evidence from ranking schools in the Chilean centralized school assignment system.

Development Impact Guest Blogger |