Education is often considered a pathway to better jobs. In Colombia, workers who have completed secondary education earn almost 30 percent more than workers with only a primary education, are 1.5…

Eliana Carranza, Andreas Eberhard-Ruiz, Jossie Fahsbender |

In an upcoming publication “An Economic Memorandum for the Brazilian Amazon” we introduce the concept of a model-based KPI. The key idea here is that outcome and performance are not the same.…

Fiona Stewart, Bryan Gurhy, Marek Hanusch, Dieter Wang |

Safe Passage worked on improving safety of children commuting to schools through both physical and social actions and was completed during the school closures due to COVID-19 in 2020 and 2021.

Shunelle Nevers |

Qualitative researchers gain critical insights about a given research question based on interactions with people, observation, and participation in the target community. For us, the COVID-19 lock…

María Cecilia Dedios, Mariana Martínez Gómez, Ángela Guarín |

With the global oil prices on the rise, the already high energy prices in the Caribbean will hike even further. This will affect the Caribbean households, especially the poorest, squeezing their…

Lilia Burunciuc |

Good-quality infrastructure can change the learning environment for many boys and girls, and contribute to greater inclusion, safety, and effective pedagogical practices.

Enrique Alasino, Juan Carlos Atoche, Juan Pablo Fuentealba Álvarez |

The World Bank is working with the government of Argentina to modernize Buenos Aires’ suburban passenger rail system through track upgrades and extensions, station improvements, electrification,…

Verónica Raffo, Javier Morales Sarriera, Andrés García Treceno |

Innovation is key to improving the breeding and extraction of marine and inland species, as well as to enhancing the quality of life of fishing and aquaculture communities. Today, its potential to…

Mariana Escobar, David Ramos López, Michael Morris |

At the World Bank Group, we are working to help countries recover, as well as to achieve green, resilient and inclusive development in the long run. We appreciate the strong partnership with…

Mari Elka Pangestu |