Data News

The MIX Market dataset, used to compare and analyze the performance of financial service providers (FSPs) and microfinance institutions (MFIs) in more than 100 developing markets, is now freely…

Omar Hadi, Bob Cull|

Today, women have just three-quarters of the legal rights of men. In 1970, it was less than half. The Women, Business and the Law 2020 report presented results from our recent effort to...

Tea Trumbic|

Many of us in the world are fortunate enough to live with a plethora of technologies at our fingertips. High-tech devices are part of our daily routine and we use them habitually, often without…

Sun Hwa Song, Siddhesh Kaushik, Leslie Ricketts, David Mariano|

In October 2019, members of Data Science DC (a meetup within Data Community DC) teamed up with World Bank staff for a Data Dive Hackathon at the World Bank.

Haishan Fu, Dino Merotto, Janet Dobbins|

A new report, “Fragility and Conflict: On the Front Lines of the Fight against Poverty,” applies the freshly updated World Bank classification criteria for economies in fragile and conflict-…

Daniel Gerszon Mahler, Tara Vishwanath, Alexander Irwin|