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Energy commodity prices declined more than 3% in January, led by natural gas in Europe (-21%) and the U.S. (-9.5%) the World Bank Pink Sheet reported. Crude oil fell as well (-2.7%)...

John Baffes, Maria Hazel Macadangdang|

An estimated one billion people worldwide live with a disability. In many low-income countries, persons with disabilities are excluded from participating in socioeconomic opportunities due to…

Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo, Valentina Costa, Marco Tiberti|

At the World Bank, and other international institutions, the demand for country-specific briefs on recently released global/regional data is often high. Country briefs play a key role in…

R. Andres Castaneda Aguilar, Zelalem Yilma Debebe, Martín E. De Simone|

How has development transformed over the past decade? What ideas have changed the way we think about issues like education, migration, microfinance, and inequality? ? Since 2013, the World Bank’s…

Ryan Hahn, Raka Banerjee|

Both governments and development partners need to start thinking proactively about the upsides and downsides of digital data assets.

Jim Brumby, Kai Kaiser|