1 January 2012

World Development Report 2012: gender equality and development

Author: World Bank
Published by: World Bank
World Development Report

The 2012 World Development Report focuses on the economics of gender equality and development. It posits that gender outcomes can be understood through the responses of households to the functioning and structure of markets and institutions, both formal and informal. It aims to help both countries and international partners think through and integrate a focus on gender equality into development policy making and programming.