Year in Review

The global economy improved but there were plenty of unsettling and upsetting events. Here’s what 2017 looked like in 12 charts.

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Women's Entrepreneurship

The World Bank Group today announced the creation of an innovative new facility.

Visible Impacts of the Syrian War

A new World Bank report estimates that the conflict in Syria has damaged or destroyed about a third of the housing stock.

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World Bank Oct 01, 2016

Fiscal Year 2016 Highlights

Outlook Oct 04, 2016

EU Regular Economic Report

Report Mar 07, 2017

Reaping Digital Dividends

IDA18 Replenishment

IDA18 presents a bold paradigm shift in how it mobilizes finance to support a significant policy package to help IDA clients achieve their development goals. The Eighteenth Replenishment of IDA (IDA18) is the largest replenishment in IDA’s 56-year history and heralds a significant step change in its policy and financing framework.


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