How firms grow in developing economies | Creating transport networks | Growing businesses in Nigeria | Removing barriers to democratic participation | Integrated rural-urban land reform in China | Attending secondary school in Kenya is a good investment | Capital market financing and firm growth | Better agricultural policies through better statistics | The cost of international freight delays
Research plays a crucial role in learning from past policies and thinking about the future. This report profiles the role of the World Bank’s research department in generating new knowledge on the process of development and policies to enhance it.
Adam Wagstaff is Research Manager of the Human Development and Public Services team in the Development Research Group. He has published extensively on the topic of health, including health financing and health systems reform; health, equity, and poverty; the valuation of health; the demand for and production of health; efficiency measurement; and illicit drugs and drug enforcement.