Economic growth is at the root of development. It is also central to the World Bank's twin goals of eradicating extreme poverty and increasing shared prosperity. To help countries pursue lasting, inclusive economic growth, World Bank experts based around the world provide country-specific analysis, regional studies, forecasting reports, and other relevant advice and guidance.
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June 10, 2014 — Developing countries are headed for a year of disappointing growth, as first quarter weakness in 2014 has delayed an expected pick-up in economic activity, according to the World Bank’s Global Economic Prospects (GEP) report.Read More »
April 9, 2014 — During the past decade, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and remittances have come to represent a larger share of net flows into the Latin America and Caribbean region than more volatile investment flows, helping the region better absorb external shocks.Read More »