With an understanding that COVID-19 will leave lasting scars on multiple fronts, especially on the younger generations, where can we find hope? That’s what we’re asking young people around the…

Pabsy Pabalan |

Energy prices rose 6.1% in July, led by a 6.6% increase in crude oil, the World Bank’s Pink Sheet reported. Non-energy prices jumped nearly 3% with most sub-groups moving higher.

John Baffes, Maria Hazel Macadangdang |

The calm before the storm? The impact of COVID-19 on cooperative financial institutions

Juan Buchenau, Carlos E. Cuevas |

We’ve picked just one piece from each of the series we’ve been running this year – there are blogs, videos, interviews and podcasts of different durations.

Jasmin Buttar |

Growth in median income is a frequently used measure of societal progress. In contrast to its more popular cousin, growth in mean income, or growth in GDP per capita, the median reveals the…

Daniel Gerszon Mahler, Christoph Lakner, Umar Serajuddin |

State-owned Enterprises and COVID-19: Policy principles on emergency state aid to SOEs, bailouts and nationalization

Christine Zhenwei Qiang, Georgiana Pop |

It has been nearly two decades since the publication by Elbers, Lanjouw, and Lanjouw, and their “ELL” method still remains one of the most applied poverty mapping approaches.

Paul Corral, Isabel Molina, Minh Cong Nguyen |

Part I of a two part series: Why Governments support SOEs during the COVID-19 outbreak and what are the market implications?

Christine Zhenwei Qiang, Georgiana Pop |

The release of results from the International Comparison Program (ICP)’s most recent cycle provided users with a comprehensive view of the global economy in 2017. Using new economic data for the…

Nada Hamadeh, Mizuki Yamanaka, Edie Purdie |