Bank supports growth and reform with more than $6 billion in loans
Jamaica is getting back on track and could become an unlikely poster child for the IMF. However, elsewhere in the Caribbean the threat of default looms and some countries are not ready to ask for help
Africa has been on the cusp of mainstream capital markets for years. While the continent made a breakthrough in the variety of issuance it produced in 2012-13, 2014 looks like it will be the year when African borrowers finally become established
Next year’s IMF and World Bank meetings will be in the Peruvian capital Lima. Lucien Chauvin looks at how the country has succeeded in posting the fastest growth on the South American continent.
Falling commodity prices have hurt Mongolia’s economy, which relies heavily on its abundant natural resources. Improving relations with China are helping it through the squeeze but the country has yet to show its true potential to global investors
In an exclusive interview with Emerging Markets, Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda insisted the policies of Abenomics were working, not hurting, and defended the ways the world’s big four central banks were operating monetary policy
Women's participation in the labour force still lags men's by 12% even in developed economies. In the MENA region it can be up to 50%. That is a wasted resource - and best practice examples show countries and companies that tackle the problem outperform
On Ebola: "The World Bank stands as the pivot of that effort to marshal money from the rich world and direct it towards the poor. We need to appeal to the world and to the top 1%.”
Kaushik Basu, chief economist, World Bank
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