The Statistical Performance Indicators: A new tool to measure the ...
Today, the World Bank is launching the Statistical Performance Indicators (SPI) – a new set of indicators to measure the performance of national statistical systems in 174 economies from 2016 to 2019. The COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced the importance of trustworthy data for governments, businesses, and civil society to make good decisions that affect everyone's lives and livelihood.
What do high-frequency indicators tell us about economic activity in ...
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. As the economies of South Asia return to normal, other indicators such as tourist arrivals will continue to be important.
Are we there yet? Many countries don't report progress on all SDGs ...
As part of the 2021 World Development Report: Data for Better Lives, the World Bank recently launched the Statistical Performance Indicators (SPI). The SPI assess the performance of countries statistical system across five pillars: (i) data use, (ii) data services, (iii) data products, (iv) data sources, and (v) data infrastructure.
Measurement of governance, government, and the public sector
Indicators include financial disclosure, conflict of interest, merit-based recruitment, and human resources management for the civil service. Human Resources Management (HRM-AGI) indicators have been piloted in 8 countries. Indicators are comprehensive across institutional arrangements, capacities, and performance, and include over 200 indicators on aspects of a meritocratic bureaucracy.
World Development Indicators 2006 - World Bank
Countries are reporting on progress toward the MDG and monitoring their own results using a variety of economic and social indicators. Bilateral and multilateral development agencies are incorporating results into their own management planning and evaluation systems and using new indicators to set targets for harmonizing their joint work programs.
Indicators for monitoring poverty reduction - World Bank
This paper discusses the indicators that are relevant in monitoring the . Indicators for monitoring poverty reduction In recent years, the World Bank has stressed that poverty reduction is its overarching objective.
LICs, LMICs, UMICs, and HICs: classifying economies for analytical purposes
Two previous posts outlined plans to review the World Bank's analytical income classification, here and here. Since we are updating this classification with new data soon (July 1, 2014), we wanted to let users know where this work stands. Every year, the analytical classification groups all economies into four categories: low income countries (LICs); lower middle income countries (LMICs); upper middle income countries (UMICs); and high income countries (or HICs).