Middle income countries are a diverse group by size, population and income level, and are home to 5 of the world’s 7 billion people and 73% of the world’s poor people. MICs also represent about one-third of global GDP and are major engines of global growth.
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March 25, 2014 — China can save a total $1.4 trillion (15% of last year's GDP) if it builds more efficient, denser cities. A new World Bank-China joint report recommends using those savings to expand social services to all people -- including migrants. Read More »
March 10, 2014 — Almost half of Turkish companies say they have been significantly affected by a climate change-related event in the last three years. But very few have made it part of their business planning. Read More »