Climate change effects are on the radar of central banks, financial regulators, and supervisors. Climate-related and environmental risks can affect financial stability, but they also provide new…

Irina Asktrakhan, Andrius Skarnulis |

Over the last four decades, Public-Private Partnerships have faced significant challenges in Tunisia- particularly the shortage of expertise and resources within the civil service to carry out…

Fabian Grimm, Lorenzo Bertolini, Mikel Tejada Ibañez |

The financial protection gap against climate shocks and disasters is widening. Morocco was hit by an earthquake in September 2023, affecting more than 300,000 people in Marrakesh and surrounding…

Djibrilla Issa, Olivier Mahul |

This blog dives into the quest to understand the gap in total factor productivity between advanced and developing economies. It revisits the missing middle hypothesis by taking advantage of…

Kaleb Abreha, Xavier Cirera, Elwyn Davies, Roberto N. Fattal Jaef, Hibret Maemir |

There is a need to boost aid effectiveness. In the wake of the multiple overlapping crises the world is grappling with today, we have seen billions of dollars channeled by donors to recipients.…

Akihiko Nishio, Gaiv Tata |

Performance based financing (PBF) links funds or payments to service providers to results achieved and gives them considerable autonomy in using these funds.

Srinivas Gurazada, Moritz Piatti, Thomas Poulsen |

As Vietnam’s economic success in the last decades has improved lives for most, the challenge of including ethnic minority populations from remote and mountainous areas in the benefits of growth…

Giorgia DeMarchi, Susan Shen |

Our World Bank report on climate change budget tagging offers a detailed review of climate change budget tagging methodologies and practices.

Xenia Kirchhofer |

The management of State-Owned Enterprise (SOEs) performance may be one of the most important factors for some economies coming out of the COVID-19 crisis.

Jim Brumby, Nilgün Gökgür |

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world and how governments operate forever and presents new opportunities to improve government accounting practices.

Ed Olowo-Okere |