In its Development Research Publication series, KfW Development Bank makes interesting findings from new research publications and its own analyses on developmental topics and trends accessible to a broad public. These publications are unique because they give a concise and balanced overview of complex interdependencies for the information needs of development policy decision-makers and a broader audience interested in development policy.
Currently only the format "Development in Brief" is updated regularly by new publications. In the publication archive you find all past formats ("Focus on Development", "Studies and Proceedings" as well as "Views on Development") for download.
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The "Development in Brief" publication series gives a one-page summary of information on important development policy issues. These are short descriptions of current trends, debates or concepts that help the reader to get a quick overview of key issues.
The series appears approx. once a month and can be downloaded as a PDF. The publications are available in German and English.
Focus on Development
The series "Focus on Development" contains in-depth background analyses on development topics. The texts are limited to around three to four pages per topic. With this series, KfW Development Bank offers balanced information as a contribution to shaping opinion.
The publications can be downloaded as a PDF and are available in German and some in English.
Studies and Proceedings
With its series "Studies and Proceedings", KfW Development Bank provides a place to access publications in different formats, be they individual scientific studies, collections of articles on an issue or conference proceedings.
The documents can be downloaded as a PDF mostly in English language.
Views on Development
With its "Views on Development" publication, KfW offers renowned development researchers a forum for personal opinions about current development policy issues. The quality and originality of the content of these articles enrich the development policy debate.
The series can be downloaded as a PDF and is available in German and (mostly) in English.