Spicing up research on sub-national development through open data ...
The database provides access to around 200 indicators from almost 500 districts and 34 provinces in Indonesia, which in general go back to the early 1990s and even 1980s for some. The indicators are grouped into four main categories: fiscal, economic, social demographic, and infrastructure. Indicators range from sub-national government revenue ...
Developing a national educational technology policy
There are a few ways to help answer such a question. One approach is to help guide policymakers through a systematic, consultative process to formulate and policies related to, and plan for, the deployment and use of educational technologies, as part of a wider policy formulation and planning process that looks at broader developmental and ...
Women and migration: Exploring the data - World Bank Blogs
Between 1990 and 2017, the share of female migrants increased by at least 1 percentage point in 75 of the 211 countries with data. In 22 of these countries, the recorded change was of 5 percentage points or more. In contrast, in 67 countries, the share of women migrants declined by at least 1 percentage point during the period 1990-2017.
How are PPPs really financed?
Many projects in the PPI Database were excluded due to lack of financing data. These projects were in China, Latin America or the Caribbean where there are many small-scale PPPs that are locally developed and funded. Therefore, the figures found in this report tend to be slightly biased towards larger projects where more financing information ...
Support to Reform and Innovation in Vietnam’s Social Assistance Program
The project will consolidate existing database into a national database of poor and near-poor households and social assistance beneficiaries, laying the foundation for program consolidation and improving the effectiveness of public spending on social assistance. In the four pilot project provinces (Hà Giang, Quảng Nam, Lâm Đồng and Trà ...
Why credit booms go bad
Testing Theory Using a New Database on Sectoral Credit. To examine the link between sectoral credit allocation and macroeconomic outcomes, we need to measure where credit goes in the economy. To do that, we constructed a novel database on private credit for 116 countries, starting in 1940, by drawing on more than 600 sources.
Dorothe Singer | World Bank Live
Dorothe Singer is a Senior Economist in the Office of the Chief Economist, Europe and Central Asia Region at the World Bank. Her research interests include access to finance and the role of institutions in international finance. She is part of the team producing the Global Findex database, which measures how adults around the world save, borrow, make payments, and manage risk, and a lead ...
1.47 billion people face flood risk worldwide: for over a third, it ...
Using the latest high-resolution flood hazard and population maps, as well as poverty estimates from the World Bank’s Global Subnational Atlas of Poverty and Global Monitoring Database, we estimate that 1.47 billion people globally are directly exposed to the risk of intense flooding — over a third of them, almost 600 million, are poor. 1.
How can countries better manage investment risks along the BRI?
Note: BRI investment is from the WIND database based on publicly available project-level information. High and low protection in investment law indicates protection below and above the median in the sample, respectively. The red dotted lines represent the median values of investment and existing investment protection level in IIAs.
Financial Inclusion Beyond Payments: Policy Considerations for Digital ...
Based on current market observations, three policy considerations seem most important for facilitating digital savings account deployments: Enable banking institutions to pursue digital savings partnerships with nonbank entities. Support the development of interoperability between banks and nonbank e-money issuers.