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Poverty and Shared Prosperity 2020: Reversals of Fortune

The Poverty and Shared Prosperity series provides a global audience with the latest and most accurate estimates on trends in global poverty and shared prosperity. For more than two decades, extreme poverty was steadily declining. Now, for the first time in a generation, the quest to end poverty has suffered its worst setback. Poverty and …
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The Human Capital Index 2020 Update: Human Capital in the Time of COVID-19

The World Bank has recently published “The Human Capital Index 2020 Update: Human Capital in the Time of COVID-19”. This report presents an update to the Human Capital Index (HCI), using the most recent health and education data available as of 2020. It documents new evidence on trends over time in the HCI, examples of …
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