Digital Dividends: Launch of the 2016 World Development Report

Rapid innovations in digital technology have the potential to profoundly affect the lives of billions of people, through better access to digital devices and the Internet. Increased connectivity is sparking new opportunities for inclusion, efficiency, and innovation, but the broader benefits of the digital revolution may still be on the horizon. The World Bank’s 2016 World Development Report, Digital Dividends, explores how development actors can harness digital technologies to improve the lives of the world’s poorest.