WASHINGTON, April 18, 2013 — The 2013 edition of World Development Indicators (WDI), released today, includes the latest available data on global development, poverty, the quality of people's lives, the environment, the economy, the functioning of states and markets, and global links of finance, trade, and migration.
The indicators in the WDI are organized according to six thematic areas: Poverty and Inequality, People, Environment, Economy, States and Markets, and Global Links. Each thematic page provides an overview of the type of data available, a list of featured indicators, and information about widely used methodologies and current data challenges. 2.
The 2015 edition of World Development Indicators (WDI) has just been released. WDI 2015 provides high-quality cross-country comparable statistics about development and people's lives around the globe. Read the blog post here. The WDI suite of products can be accessed from data.worldbank.org/wdi, and include:
Answering the first question requires “actionable” governance indicators (AGIs). These provide evidence on the characteristics and functioning of particular elements and sub-elements of the various dimensions of governance, such as the quality of the civil service or the strength of accountability institutions.
The choice of indicators that are inputs into both the LASSO and PCA method can theoretically change every period. Some underlying indicators such as the Google mobility indicators—which measure the visits to workplace, retail, etc. compared to pre-pandemic levels—proved to be very important predictors in 2020.
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the quality of institutions, measured by an index composed by the worldwide governance indicators, plays a significant role in reducing the degree of procyclicality among ssa countries, which is consistent with the literature on the role of institutions in fiscal cyclicality. 10 a simulation of an improvement in the quality of institutions for …
This blog is a biweekly feature highlighting recently published working papers from around the World Bank Group from the World Bank’s Policy Research Working Paper Series. This entry introduces 5 papers published from June 1 to June 15, 2022, on various topics related to gender, migration, energy consumption and support towards policy reforms.