According to the latest available purchasing power parity (PPP) data, China’s gross domestic product (GDP) in PPP terms overtook the USA’s in 2013, and now accounts for nearly 19% of the global…

Edie Purdie |

Disabled people are among the most vulnerable populations in developing countries such as Nigeria, as they lack equal access and opportunity. Photo: 2018 European Union (photo by Samuel Ochai) The…

Zainab Mukhtar |

Ambitieux, les objectifs de développement durable (ODD) que les Nations Unies se sont fixés d’ici 2030 soulèvent un certain nombre de difficultés, dont celle-ci : par où commencer ? Le projet d’…

E. Gyimah-Boadi |

The ICP blog series explores ideas and issues under the International Comparison Program umbrella – including innovations in price and data collection, discussions on purpose and methodology, as…

Edie Purdie |

©  Nyani Quarmyne/IFC Sa Majesté la Reine Máxima, mandataire spéciale du Secrétaire général des Nations Unies pour la promotion de services financiers accessibles à tous et favorisant le…

H.M. Queen Máxima, Jim Yong Kim |

The International Comparison Program (ICP) team in the World Bank Development Data Group commissioned a pilot data collection study utilizing modern information and communication technologies in…

Marko Rissanen, Nada Hamadeh |

Photo: Dane Macri/The Advocacy Project via Flickr CC. The relationship between poverty and disability goes both ways: [[tweetable]]disability increases the risk of poverty[[/tweetable]], and[[…

Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo |

Southern, Thailand - January 9, 2017: a volunteer helps a man with a disability get through the flood in his wheelchair. Photo: issara anujun / Shutterstock.com Natural hazard events can occur in…

Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo |

Les investisseurs le savent bien : si elles veulent être performantes, les entreprises des pays émergents ne peuvent plus faire fi des risques liés au changement climatique. Augmentation de la…

Alzbeta Klein |