Welcome to The Complete World Development Report Online. Here you will find every page of every World Development Report published by the World Bank since 1978 in one convenient, cross-searchable website.
NEW! The World Development Report 2014: Risk and Opportunity—Managing Risk for Development and translated overviews are now available. To view the report, click on the cover to the right. The report and background papers will be fully integrated into the site soon.
COMING SOON! The World Development Report 2014 App for iPad! This free app lets users easily find all the major discussions, boxes, tables, and figures throughout the report by key message, region, topic, or several dozen keywords. It also contains supplementary materials, including multilingual overviews and video interviews with the WDR 2014 team, as well as a complete PDF of the WDR for more traditional reading. Apps are currently available for the WDR 2012 on gender and the WDR 2013 on jobs. Click here to learn more and to download the apps.
The WDR iPad app was the winner of the 2012 Digital Book World Publishing Innovation Award in the Best App Reference/Academic category!