A Cross-Country Database of Fiscal Space
and Praveen Penmetsa for developing the database web interface. Xinghao Gong provided excellent research assis-tance. The –ndings, interpretations and conclusions expressed in this paper are entirely those of the authors and should not be attributed to the World Bank, its Executive Directors, or the countries they represent. The database
April 2022 Update to the Global Database of Shared Prosperity : What’s New
The April 2022 update introduces the 9th edition of the Global Database of Shared Prosperity. Shared prosperity, defined as the growth in household per capita income or consumption of the poorest 40 percent of the population, is the World Bank’s second Twin Goal, alongside ending extreme poverty.
Guide to the Services Trade Restrictions Database
The database is best seen as a first response to the strong demand for better information from policy-makers, negotiators, researchers and the private sector. Even in its present version, we see the database as playing an important role in advancing policy reform by facilitating the analysis of
April 2022 Update to the Database of Shared
extreme poverty. The Global Database of Shared Prosperity (GDSP) is the database that is used to monitor the progress of this indicator. This technical note describes the GDSP, documents the available data in this edition, and highlights the main differences with the 8th edition. All authors are with the World Bank Group.
Exporter Dynamics Database - World Bank
This paper introduces the Exporter Dynamics Database. The database includes exporter characteristics and . measures of exporter growth based on firm-level customs information from 38 developing and seven developed countries, primarily for the period between 2003 and 2010. The measures are available at different levels of
Economic Shocks and Human Trafﬁcking Risks - World Bank
Through its support to victims of trafficking, IOM has developed the largest database of human trafficking cases in the world. In line with the growing recognition that trafficking is a domestic problem as well as a transnational crime (Cortés-McPherson 2020), roughly 20 percent of traffick-
Deposit Insurance Database - World Bank
The database builds upon earlier work by Demirgüç-Kunt, Karacaovali, and Laeven (2005). The original dataset covered deposit insurance schemes through 2003. It was constructed through a combination of country sources, as well as earlier studies by Garcia (1999), Kyei (1995), and Talley and Mas (1990), among others.
Raising the bar on debt data transparency - World Bank Blogs
The database follows international statistical standards and is widely used by policymakers and academia. It now includes information on what each borrowing country owes to each official and private creditor, as well as the average maturity and interest rate on which loans were extended. To keep up with recent borrowing trends, the World Bank ...
The 2018 Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals: an all-new visual ...
In SDG8, new data from the Global Findex Database shows that 69 percent of adults around the world have an account at a financial institution or with a mobile money provider. But some 1.7 billion people still lack an account, and access to accounts varies widely by region, and by age, education, sex and wealth.
Women, Business and the Law 2020 - World Bank
FINDINGS 1 •er performance in the areas measured by the Bett Women, Business and the Law index is associated with more women in the labor force and with higher income and improved development outcomes. • Since 2017, 40 economies have enacted 62 reforms enhancing gender equality. • The economies that improved the most are Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Nepal, South Sudan, São ...