Fighting poverty in all of its dimensions lies at the core of the World Bank’s work. We work closely with governments to develop sound policies so that poor people can improve their livelihoods, and access social and infrastructure services and good jobs.
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October 9, 2014 — The 2014 Policy Research Report makes an urgent call for better and more timely collection of comparable household survey data. The report argues that data and measurement are pivotal to the assessment of the Bank Group’s twin goals, and, thereby, their achievement.Read More »
December 11, 2014 — The problem in Egypt, according to WJP data, was not so much that the country lacked the regulations needed to crack down on corruption but that it failed to enforce them.Read More »