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Across European countries, women continue to earn less than men. Looking at data for full-time working women across 30 countries.

Global Economy to Edge Up to 3.1% in 2018

“The broad-based recovery in global growth is encouraging, but this is no time for complacency,” WBG President Jim Yong Kim said.

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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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The World Bank and Climate Change

December 12, 2017 marks the two-year anniversary of the Paris Agreement’s adoption. Leaders from around the world will gather in Paris to reaffirm the world’s commitment to the fight against climate change. Here are 12 ways we are working with our partners to help countries make the shift to a climate-smart world.


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