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 |

Successful cable car projects in Latin America are a vital reference for proper management and implementation of this infrastructure in the region and the world

Lorena Sierra Valdivieso, Irene Portabales González, Leonardo Canon Rubiano |

The new tool will give development professionals a powerful way to minimize potential road safety risks in their projects.

Dr. Soames Job, BA (Honours 1), PhD, GAICD, FACRS, Dipan Bose, Said Dahdah |

The redistributive impact of fiscal policy indicator: A new global standard for assessing government effectiveness in tackling inequality within the SDG framework

Nora Lustig, Chiara Mariotti, Carolina Sánchez-Páramo |

When we talk about sustainable development, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the first to come to mind. These 17 objectives laid out by the United Nations (UN) track progress toward a…

Buyant Erdene Khaltarkhuu, Jennifer Park, Gabriela R. A. Doyle |

When the Earth formed about 4.5 billion years ago, the early years were pretty chaotic. Eventually, oceans formed, and simple organisms began to evolve, followed by more complex plants, animals…

Carlos Rodríguez Castelán, Kristen Himelein, Andrew Dabalen |

New tools provide an objective, systematic way of measuring countries' performance on sustainable development and sustainable mobility. What does this tell us about the relation between the…

Nancy Vandycke, Mary Ngaratoki Fabian |

Because national definitions of urban and rural areas differ significantly from one country to another, it is difficult to compare these areas across national borders.

Lewis Dijkstra, Ellen Hamilton, Somik Lall, Sameh Wahba |

Throughout its development period during the 1970s and 1980s, South Korea learned the value of global partnerships, foreign investment, and public-private partnerships (PPPs) in reaching national…

Myongsei Sohn |

"The World Bank’s Trust Fund for Statistical Capacity Building (TFSCB) supports projects that are innovative both in technology and approach and make an ongoing difference to a country’s…

Sun Hwa Song, Siddhesh Kaushik, Leslie Ricketts |