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. KfW Development Bank also publishes contributions on current issues from renowned scientists that can stimulate the development policy debate.
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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 only be downloaded as a PDF. The publications are available in German and mostly in English, too.
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 series appears around once a month and can only be downloaded as a PDF. The publications are available in German and some in English.
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.
This series appears as needed and can be downloaded as a PDF. Some of these publications appear in German and some only in English.
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 appears around four to six times a year and can only be downloaded as a PDF. The publications are available in German and some in English.