As part of the World Bank’s September 2019 global poverty update published a few weeks ago, metadata on the comparability of poverty estimates within countries over time was added to the PovcalNet…

R. Andres Castaneda Aguilar, Tony Fujs, Dean Mitchell Jolliffe, Christoph Lakner, Minh Cong Nguyen, Espen Beer Prydz |

À l'occasion de l'actualisation des données sur la pauvreté dans le monde, publiées par la Banque mondiale il y a quelques semaines, le site PovcalNet s'est enrichi de métadonnées…

R. Andres Castaneda Aguilar, Tony Fujs, Dean Mitchell Jolliffe, Christoph Lakner, Minh Cong Nguyen, Espen Beer Prydz |

Major cities across Latin America are taking concrete action to promote cycling and become more bike-friendly. Given the urgent need to reduce emissions from urban transport, this could serve as a…

Leszek J. Sibilski, Felipe Targa |

La cultura del ciclismo urbano que está surgiendo en América Latina puede servir como una gran fuente de inspiración para las megaciudades de todo el planeta.

Leszek J. Sibilski, Felipe Targa |

On February 20, 2015, World Bank missions to Yemen were suspended due to increased security concerns. One particularly eye-opening graphic gives a rough glance at what Yemen would look like if it…

Moad Alrubaidi, Charles Fox |

Economic growth, social inclusion, public health, environmental protection… mobility is at the core of many critical issues that have been shaping the global development agenda. This message came…

Nancy Vandycke |

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عندما نفكر فيما ستكون عليه وسائل النقل في المستقبل، فإن من الأمور الأساسية التي نعلمها هي أنها ستكون مليئة بالبيانات…

Tatiana Peralta Quiros, Santiago Ezequiel Arias |

Photo: Justin De La Ornellas/Flickr When we think about what transport will look like in the future, one of the key things we know is that it will be filled and underpinned by data. We constantly…

Tatiana Peralta Quiros, Santiago Ezequiel Arias |

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 |

Les blocs commerciaux sont des accords intergouvernementaux censés procurer des gains économiques à leurs membres à travers l’abaissement des barrières aux échanges. Certains, comme l’Union…

Saulo Teodoro Ferreira |