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Europe and Central Asia
Financial trade-offs are often necessary to achieve sustainable, inclusive growth. A new report explores the relationship between four key areas of financial development and provides a robust framework for policy makers to set priorities and manage these trade-offs.Read More »


In Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, there are more than twice as many students per teacher than in Europe and North America. The pupil-teacher ratio is different but related to class size, and is often used to compare the quality of schooling across countries.
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