Each spring, thousands of government officials, the private sector, journalists, academia, civil society representatives, and other interested observers gather in Washington, D.C. for the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group. At the heart of the gathering are meetings of the IMF's International Monetary and Financial Committee and the joint World Bank Group-IMF Development Committee, which discuss progress on the work of the IMF and the World Bank Group. Also featured are seminars, regional briefings, press conferences, and many other events focused on the global economy, international development, and the world's financial markets. Stay tuned for more information on the 2014 Spring Meetings. Read More >>
WDR 2014 App for iPad makes this key World Bank flagship on risk accessible and mobile. The app lets users easily find the major discussions, tables, and figures of most interest throughout the report by key message, region, topic, or several dozen keywords. It also contains a complete PDF of the WDR for more traditional reading. Read More >>
Doing Business at a Glance 2014 app draws on the data and information from the World Bank's popular Flagship Doing Business which measures the ease of doing business according to business regulations in 189 economies. Once downloaded, this new free app offers portable access to the most recent rankings and data from 2013 and 2014 - without the need for an internet connection. Read More >>
Ever wondered what the World Bank's doing with its money? Where does the World Bank fund development projects? How much has been disbursed? Are you interested in a specific project in your neighborhood? The World Bank presents open financial data to the public, continuing its commitment to increased transparency, modernization, and focus on accountability.
The free World Bank Finances app provides greater access and opportunities to interact with current financial information about Bank loans, credits, and grants. You can explore, follow, and share the data and connect directly with the World Bank. Read More >>
Two new globes within this iOS app allow you to see themed information and data presented in beautiful mapping and graphics. In the World Bank Economy Globe, view the factors that influence a country’s economic activity and the global economy, from aid to external debt. In the World Bank Development Globe, uncover the key factors that impact life and death around the world, including child labor, life expectancy, and education rates. Download Atlas by Collins for free and get the World Bank Development Globe and World Bank Economy Globe through in-app purchase. Read More >>
The World Bank Gender DataFinder contains the most current gender-relevant data for over 200 indicators and more than 200 countries and regional/income groups. The app gives users mobile access to the World Bank’s Gender Data Portal, a gender statistics database that covers topics such as education, reproductive health, adolescent fertility, economic opportunities, access to productive resources (such as land and credit), representation of women in public positions, and gender-based violence. Users can access gender-relevant data by country, topic, or indicator, and view the resulting data in tables, charts or maps that can be easily shared through email, Facebook and Twitter. Read More >>
The DataFinder is an app for accessing data on global development indicators from The World Bank Group. This app gives access to a subset of its main development indicators, which include topics such as: the economy, external debt, health, population, environment, private sector development, etc. The app features include a quick access to a selected subset of major indicators on development topics, with ability to view tables, charts and maps and share them through Email and other social media. Read More >>
This App enables users to report concerns of fraud and corruption in World Bank financed projects. The App enables users to (i) identify World Bank financed projects based on country, type of activity or keyword, (ii) submit a confidential report detailing concerns of fraud or corruption; (iii) send images related to those concerns. The App also provides access to the World Bank list of debarred firms and individuals. Users must be connected to the Internet to search project data and submit a report. Read More >>
WDR 2013 App for iPad makes this key World Bank flagship on jobs accessible and mobile. The app lets users easily find the major discussions, tables, and figures of most interest throughout the report by key message, region, topic, or several dozen keywords such as job creation, unemployment, labor market, and policymaking. It also contains a complete PDF of the WDR for more traditional reading. Read More >>
Doing Business at a Glance 2013 app draws on the data and information from the World Bank's popular Flagship Doing Business which measures the ease of doing business according to business regulations in 185 economies. Once downloaded, this new free app offers portable access to the most recent rankings and data from 2012 and 2013 - without the need for an internet connection. Read More >>
**Updated January 2013** - On July 1, 2010, a new World Bank Access to Information policy was implemented, making more reports, documents, and data open to the public than ever before. Now nearly all information from The World Bank is open to everyone, except for materials falling under a limited list of exceptions. World Bank InfoFinder puts the promise of that policy into your hands. Read More >>
The Jobs DataFinder 3.0 is an app providing easy access to global development indicators on employment, human capital and skills, labor market institutions and the business environment. Its collection of development indicators is compiled from officially-recognized international sources and represents the most recent and accurate data on these topics. The data is shared through the World Bank’s Open Data Initiative and is supported by the Jobs Knowledge Platform (www.jobsknowledge.org). Read More >>
The World Bank’s Poverty & Inequality DataFinder provides quick access to the latest poverty and inequality indicators for more than 120 developing countries. Visualize trends in charts and maps, explore the indicators in tables, and share them with friends and colleagues through e-mail and social media. The Poverty DataFinder will be of use to students, professors, researchers, development practitioners, and anyone looking to learn more about poverty and inequality in the developing world. Read More >>
The World Bank HealthStats DataFinder contains the most current Health, Nutrition and Population (HNP) data for over 250 indicators and more than 200 countries and regional/income groups. The app gives users mobile access to the World Bank’s HNP statistics database, which includes topics such as health financing, HIV/AIDS, immunization, infectious diseases, medical resources and usage, nutrition, population dynamics, reproductive health, cause of death, non-communicable diseases, water and sanitation, with background information in poverty, labor force, economy and education. Read More >>
The AFRICA DataFinder lets you access fifty years of World Bank data on more than 1,700 economic indicators covering 53 African countries, chart and visualize the data, and share those data and charts for use in your presentations and projects.
This tool is designed to provide all those interested in Africa with quick reference and a reliable set of data to monitor development programs and aid flows in the region.
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The DataFinder is an app for accessing data on global development indicators from The World Bank Group.
This app's features include quick access to a selected subset of indicators on climate change, with the ability to view tables, charts and maps and share them through Email and other social media.)
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This free app is a comprehensive mobile data and analysis source for key topics in education with over 2,000 education indicators for more than 200 countries and regional/income groups. The app's Data tab allows one to conduct a fast, customized data query and chart/visualize the resulting data. The Book tab presents a data profile of a selected country, region or income group. Read More >>
Winner of the 2012 Digital Book World Publishing Innovation Award in the Best App Reference/Academic category, World Development Report 2012 app makes this key World Bank flagship accessible and mobile. Now you can quickly and easily find the issues and policy recommendations that most interest you by region, topic, key message, or several dozen keywords. Read More >>
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