Check out some of the findings of the World Bank’s annual report on the State and Trends of Carbon Pricing, a global snapshot of carbon pricing developments year to year.

Jennifer J. Sara |

The global value chain (GVC) revolution then completely changed the nature of FDI and its potential effects on economic growth.

Agustin Benetrix, Hayley Pallan, Ugo Panizza |

The World Bank’s metals and minerals price index rose 10 percent in the first quarter of 2023. Price increases reflected positive sentiment about stronger demand amid supply disruptions for some…

Jeetendra Khadan, Kaltrina Temaj |

The race to net-zero emissions is on. Governments should look to a key private sector player - multinational enterprises - to accelerate their decarbonization strategies.

Mona Haddad, Victor Steenbergen, Abhishek Saurav |

Unemployment, underutilized skills, informality, and crime are symptoms of a stagnant economy, where job opportunities are scarce and poverty and vulnerability run rampant.

Norman Loayza |

Nearly 75 percent of account owners in the West African economic and monetary union (WAEMU) own a mobile money account.

Leora Klapper, Mazen Bouri |

The seventh in an annual series which compiles statistics on publishing in development economics journals.

David McKenzie |

CIWA is exploring ways to better align its transboundary water cooperation efforts with biodiversity conservation goals, including identifying opportunities at the intersection of transboundary…

Piet Theron |

Providing high-quality storybooks along with a network of reading supports effectively improved reading outcomes, including proficiency, frequency, and attitudes. Both caregivers and children…

Michael Crawford, David Rutkowski, Leslie Rutkowski |

A new type of corporate entity called Simplified Joint Stock Companies is formed quickly, flexibly, and with simpler procedures.

Christian De la Medina Soto |