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Designating terrestrial and marine landscapes as parks and protected areas is a central part of today’s conservation strategy to preserve biodiversity. As far back as 1996, the Zambian government…

Urvashi Narain, Ngao Mubanga |

The World Bank assigns the world’s economies to four income groups—low, lower-middle, upper-middle, and high income. The classifications are updated each year on July 1 and are based on the GNI…

Nada Hamadeh, Catherine Van Rompaey, Eric Metreau, Shwetha Grace Eapen |

This week's links include John List's tips for field experiments and dealing with external validity complaints, examples of bad refereeing, calls for papers and funding, and more...

David McKenzie |

The Empowerment of Migrant Workers in a Precarious Situation: The Role of Labor Inspection

Fay Faraday |

Creating new jobs is one of the biggest challenges facing low- and middle-income countries. This blog assesses the short-term impacts of two innovative interventions to enhance private sector…

Michael Grimm, Michael Weber, Sidiki Soubeiga |

Over the past decade, Bangladesh has experienced an upward shift in focus in early year education planning. The Government is showing a strong commitment to early childhood education and…

Tashmina Rahman, Lucy Bassett |

The pandemic and its multiple shocks have changed (and are changing) the way governments work. Coming out of the pandemic, governments have the opportunity to change for good. The World Bank’s new…

Ed Olowo-Okere |

In celebration of International Day of Parliamentarism – June 30 we asked World Bank Global Director of the Governance Global Practice, Ed Olowo-Okere about the future of parliaments and what role…

Ed Olowo-Okere |

Education is often considered a pathway to better jobs. In Colombia, workers who have completed secondary education earn almost 30 percent more than workers with only a primary education, are 1.5…

Eliana Carranza, Andreas Eberhard-Ruiz, Jossie Fahsbender |

The more accurate the public can be in documenting their driving experiences, the more precise government agencies and development partners, like the World Bank, can help fill pot-holes—ensuring a…

Charles Cormier, Tatiana Proskuryakova |