Data News

The traditional approach to data management is no longer adequate—data must be shared and used across disciplines, sectors, and platforms.

Declan Deasy, Yaroslav Eferin, Oleg Petrov|

Today, the World Bank is launching the Poverty and Inequality Platform (PIP), a simple yet comprehensive tool to access our poverty and inequality estimates.

Deon Filmer, Haishan Fu, Carolina Sánchez-Páramo|

World Bank Strengthening Gender Statistics project is partnering with National Statistical Offices in twelve IDA-19 countries to support the production of gender data in the economic domain.

Anna Tabitha Bonfert, Talip Kilic, Heather Moylan, Miriam Muller|

In recent years and in multiple fora, governments around the world have recognized that all countries need to have accessible, timely, and reliable disaggregated data to measure progress and…

Haishan Fu, Johannes Jütting, Stefan Schweinfest|

The OECD estimates that in 2020, governments in 27 countries for which data is available, spent an average of 14 percent of their GDP on public procurement of goods and services, out of 28 percent…

Serena Cocciolo, Sushmita Samaddar, Stephen Okiya|