A big win for data users: World Bank unveils MIX Market database as ...
FSP data points included data on financial statements (e.g., income statements, balance sheets), operations, financial products, end clients, and social performance, from June 1999 to September 2019. These data were collected, analyzed, and reported to the MIX Market database, in accordance with recognized standards within the microfinance and inclusive finance sectors, for dissemination to the public through both free and subscription products.
Unveiling the Global Findex database 2021 in five charts - World Bank Blogs
Given the range of potential benefits, the Global Findex Database 2021 offers rare positive news on growth in both account ownership and use of financial services during a turbulent financial year. This latest edition of the Global Findex Database was collected during the COVID-19 pandemic, updating financial inclusion indicators that were previously captured in 2011, 2014, and 2017.
Data harvesting: what is it, and how can you benefit? - World Bank Blogs
Broad benefits for all users include but are not limited to: One-stop shop. Users looking for data can search on the DDH and find information on several different catalogs, without having to search each catalog separately—or even be aware that those catalogs exist. Broader exposure. The DDH harvests the metadata and exposes it to a larger ...
How-to guide for data.worldbank.org
Someone who just has one minute and really knows what they’re looking for, to someone who wants to do research and explore the database, or an application developer who wants to link to the database directly” - Shaida Badiee, Director Development Data Group, World Bank. data.worldbank.org opens World Bank databases to all users and includes World Development Indicators (WDI) -- one of the world’s most reliable and comprehensive databases on developing economies--, Doing Business, and ...
Data, Data Everywhere: New World Bank Water Data Portal
Much like water, data is all around us. And much like water, data is an invaluable resource that leads to better development outcomes. So for the past decade, the World Bank’s Open Data Initiative has provided free, open access to the Bank’s development data and supported countries to launch their own data initiatives.
Are nations fulfilling their carbon pledges? Introducing a satellite ...
The database is accessible at this link and there are several dashboards that illustrate the visualization of the data (along with other development data), including the World Bank’s Development Data Hub, Geospatial Platform and Spatial Agent App. Since context matters, the CO2 data can be integrated with other climate and development data using a wide range of analytical/visualization tools to support diverse applications.
Overlapping priorities: Data for mapping biodiversity and development ...
The World Bank’s new Terrestrial Biodiversity Database provides global coverage of locally relevant information that facilitates assessments of tradeoffs between development activities and biodiversity priorities. The world is losing biodiversity at an unprecedented rate.
Light Every Night – New nighttime light data set and tools for development
AWS is proud to make the Light Every Night data available through our Registry of Open Data on AWS. Making global nighttime imagery more widely accessible will allow researchers to process data in-place on the cloud, enabling new large-scale, long-term analyses that can help inform insights into historical trends like population change, economic development, and energy consumption.
Which debt IT system? A helpful guide for public debt managers
A debt management IT system is the backbone of any sovereign debt management office. A robust, well-functioning and user-friendly system allows governments to support their debt related operations. This in turn strengthens the public financial management environment of the country. In a recent Policy Research Working Paper, “ Study on Public ...