Madagascar's tax collection as a share of GDP is just under 11 percent. Poor compliance by citizens who owe taxes remains a major reason for low tax collection. Mobile text reminders had a…

Tiago Carneiro Peixoto, Herilala Axel Fanomezantsoa, Fredrik Sjoberg, Jonathan Mellon |

I have been covering South Africa for nearly four years now. I have learned a lot, and I keep learning. One question I had been pondering for a while: in January 2017, we published our 9th South…

Marek Hanusch |

A project will use a Pay-for-Results (PfR) prize competition to incentivize dairy suppliers in Tanzania to deliver input bundles for smallholder dairy farmers.

Christopher Ian Brett |

The World Bank Group will host the world’s first continuous 24-hour economics marathon, called the Econ-o-thon, to discuss development issues. The Europe and Central Asia (ECA) Region will…

Kym Louise Smithies |

There is now an unprecedented high-level global consensus that partnerships between peace, security and development actors who have not traditionally worked together must become the “new normal”…

Franck Bousquet |

The Human Capital Project (HCP) is predicated on the conviction that cognitive capital is critical in a world where entrepreneurial and socioemotional skills are required for productive employment…

Fadia Saadah |

Weekly links July 17: Regret and behavior change, DAGs vs potential outcomes, a requiem for Charter Cities, and more...

David McKenzie |