Introducing the online guide to the World Development Indicators: A new ...
The World Development Indicators (WDI) is the World Bank’s premier compilation of international statistics on global development. Drawing from officially recognized sources and including national, regional, and global estimates, the WDI provides access to almost 1,600 indicators for 217 economies, with some time series extending back more than 50 years.
How we do Open Data: #1 - choosing development indicators
1. There’s no perfect indicator. Like many things in life, selecting indicators for the WDI is not an exact science. The intention is to provide good coverage of key development issues, but many of the countries that we work with do not have the quantity - or quality - of data that exists in countries like the United States, for example.
World Development Indicators 2000 - World Bank
This edition includes some key indicators for 1999. This report aims to make statistics lively and comprehensive-to paint a picture of the world and its people. The numbers in this book tell the reader that people in most places are living longer, but that in countries gripped by the HIV/AIDS epidemic, life expectancies are declining. ...
Governance Matters VI - World Bank
the individual indicators underlying our aggregate governance indicators, on the WGI . Despite these margins of error, the WGI are sufficiently informative that many cross-country comparisons result in statistically (andlikely also practically) significant differences in estimated governance. In comparing governance levels across countries,
The Global Findex Database 2014 - World Bank
Metadata. The Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) database, launched by the World Bank in 2011, provides comparable indicators showing how people around the world save, borrow, make payments, and manage risk. The 2014 edition of the database reveals that 62 percent of adults worldwide have an account at a bank or another type of ...
Measuring Gender Equality - World Bank
Key Labor Market Indicators—Analysis with Household Survey Data: Streamlined Analysis with ADePT Software (2016) by Ina Pietschmann, Steven Kapsos, Evangelia Bourmpoula, Zurab Sajaia, and Michael Lokshin Simulating Distributional Impacts of Macro-dynamics—Theory and Practical
GRI Index 2021 - World Bank
The GRI Index covers activities carried out during fiscal 2021, from July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has impacted the Bank’s operations and staff activities through reduced travel, an extended shutdown of its offices, and a shift in staff health services. Where significant, these impacts have been noted in ...
What is the Logistics Performance Index? Connecting 2018 to Compete
indicators. The 2018 LPI also provides expanded data on supply chain performance and constraints in more than 100 countries, including information on time, distance and reliability, and ratings on domestic infrastructure quality, services, and border agencies. The 2018 LPI encapsulates the ﬁrsthand knowledge of movers of international trade.
World Development Report 1998/1999 : Knowledge for Development - World Bank
This was particularly true after 2004, following improvements in economic management, an increase in the pace of structural reforms, and correction of the exchange rate. Gross domestic product growth averaged about five percent over the period, rising to almost seven percent in 2006 and 2007. Human development indicators improved significantly.
International Debt Statistics 2022 - World Bank
While some real-time indicators have improved in recent months, they remain consistent with a much lower level of economic activity than prior to the February coup. Reported COVID-19 cases have fallen to low levels (and few reported cases of the Omicron variant as of early January 2022), while real time indicators of mobility, manufacturing ...