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New Research Points to the Future of Global Poverty Monitoring

July 2017: Progress in the fight against extreme poverty is prompting new thinking about poverty measures that can supplement the current extreme poverty line of $1.90/day.
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Policy Research Report

May 2016: Transparency and citizen political engagement are on the rise, and together hold the potential to make politics work for rather than against economic development.

Well-Designed Early Childhood Development Programs Can Pay Big Dividends

March 2017: Small investments in nutrition in the first two years of life can help 250 million children under the age of five at risk of not reaching their full development potential due to stunting and poverty.
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Research Highlights on Measuring and Monitoring Global Poverty

July 2017: Progress in the fight against extreme poverty is prompting new thinking about poverty measures that can supplement the current extreme poverty line of $1.90/day.

Winners of the 2017 Research Academy

April 2017: This year the Research Academy competition identified four policy-relevant research papers from across the World Bank Group that contribute to our understanding of human development.

Researchers at the Bank

  • Harris Selod is a Senior Economist with the Development Research Group of the World Bank. His research focuses on urban development, including issues related to transport and land use, as well as land tenure, land markets and the political economy of the land sector in West Africa.

The Management Team

  • The Development Research Group is managed by the Research Director and seven Research Managers


Last updated: 2017-07-25


New Policy Research Working Papers

8153Natural resources, institutions, and economic growth : the case of Nigeria2017/07
8152Rental regulation and its consequences on measures of well-being in the Arab Republic of Egypt2017/07
8151A proximity-based approach to labor mobility in CGE models with an application to Sub-Saharan Africa2017/07
8150Poverty-specific purchasing power parities in Africa2017/07
8149Regulating water and sanitation network services accounting for institutional and informational constraints2017/07

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