Sandra V. Rozo is a research economist in Development Research Group who studies forcibly displaced populations and migrants. Her research focuses on understanding forced displacement, specifically in the global South. This is where 85% of refugee populations are hosted, and even more for internally displaced populations. Recently, she has been primarily studying Venezuelan refugees in Colombia and Syrian refugee populations in Jordan and Turkey.
The International Debt Statistics (IDS) 2022 report features external debt statistics and analysis for the 123 low- and middle-income countries that report to the World Bank Debtor Reporting System (DRS). It is part of a series that supports the World Bank’s broader agenda on debt transparency. Every year the IDS publication continues to improve data quality and coverage to promote the comprehensive disclosure of public and publicly guaranteed debt of low- and middle-income countries.
This blog is a biweekly feature highlighting recent working papers from around the World Bank Group that were published in the World Bank’s Policy Research Working Paper Series. This entry introduces six papers published from December 1 to December 15 on various topics, including COVID-19, transnational terrorism and the internet and electric vehicles.