Research (A World Bank website)
Policy Research Working Papers and Policy Research Reports
Research projects and programs on several themes
The widely-read annual World Development Report, produced each year by a team comprised of World Bank staff and experts from outside the institution
Abstracts of current studies and evaluations of research
Prospects for Development (A World Bank website)
Information, analysis, and advice on global trends in the world economy, especially on trade, financial flows, and commodity prices, and the impact of these trends on developing countries.
Two annual flagship publications—Global Development Finance and Global Economic Prospects—useful for a broad audience, including policymakers, academia, and the private sector.
Prospects for the Global Economy; an interactive online companion.
Data & Statistics (A World Bank website)
High quality national and international statistics, disseminated through several media
- Collaborative work on new statistical methods, data collection activities, and statistical capacity-building programs
Analytical and statistical work related to monitoring progress towards the Millennium Development Goals.
Two annual flagship publications—World Development Indicators and The World Bank Atlas.