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Macro poverty outlook for Zambia (English)

Economic activity has improved in 2017, following a bumper harvest and improved hydro-electricity generation, increased copper production, higher copper prices, and more accommodating monetary policy. ... See More +

Working Paper 120174 OCT 01, 2017

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Output- and performance-based road contracts and agricultural production : evidence from Zambia (English)

Rural access is among the most important infrastructure elements to stimulate economic growth in rural and remote areas. The sustainability of feeder road maintenance is a challenge in many developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8201 SEP 20, 2017

Iimi,Atsushi; Gericke,Ben Disclosed

Wind resource mapping in Zambia : tower commissioning report (English)

The World Bank (“Customer”) has retained Garrad Hassan America Inc. (hereafter “DNV GL”) to provide a validated mesoscale wind atlas for Zambia, including associated deliverables, and wind energy feasibility and development training courses. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 117433 JUL 01, 2017

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Exchange rate and inflation dynamics in Zambia (English)

This paper investigates the dynamics between the exchange rate and consumer price inflation in Zambia. The analysis uses a structural vector autoregression, with quarterly data for 1995-2014 and a combination of short-run sign- and zero-restrictions to identify relevant global and domestic shocks. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8128 JUN 28, 2017

Roger,Lionel Joshua; Smith,Gregory; Morrissey,Oliver Disclosed

Reaping richer returns from public expenditures in agriculture (English)

Zambia’s economy has picked up in 2017 from the tough conditions of 2015 and 2016. Copper priceshave firmed, but they remain low when compared to their peak. ... See More +

Working Paper 117003 JUN 01, 2017

Smith,Gregory; Chinzara,Zivanemoyo Disclosed

Zambia - Kalingalinga Sanitation Project, Lusaka (English)

In rapidly urbanizing Lusaka, infrastructure and services are lagging far behind growing new demand. This requires innovation and exploring new approaches from the Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company (LWSC) and its stakeholders, such as an innovative Condominial Sewerage pilot launched in the Kalingalinga area. ... See More +

Brief 117748 JUN 01, 2017

Disclosed

SABER engaging the private sector in education country report : Zambia 2016 (English)

This report presents an analysis of how effectively the current policies of Zambia engage the private sector in basic (primary and secondary) education. ... See More +

Working Paper 117521 JUN 01, 2017

Baum,Donald Rey; De Brular,Laura Lewis Disclosed

Structural change, fundamentals, and growth : a framework and case studies (English)

Developing countries made considerable gains during the first decade of the 21st century. Their economies grew at unprecedented rates, resulting in large reduction in extreme poverty and a significant expansion of the middle class. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8041 APR 26, 2017

Mc Millan,Margaret; Rodrik,Dani; Sepulveda,Claudia Paz Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for Zambia (English)

GDP growth improved to 3.3 percent in 2016 from 2.9 percent in 2015, but remained below the rate achieved between 2004 and 2014 (average 7.4 percent). ... See More +

Working Paper 113878 APR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Zambia - Partner focus (English)

Zambia continued to face slower growth in 2016. Tough global conditions have combined with domestic challenges including power outages and tight liquidity. ... See More +

Brief 113757 JAN 24, 2017

Disclosed

Zambia jobs diagnostic : volume 2 – policy framework (English)

Jobs need to be at the heart of economic development policies in Zambia. Recognizing the role of jobs in making Zambia a more equal middle-income country, the Government of Zambia has prioritized job creation in its Vision 2030 and National Strategy on Job Creation and Industrialization by setting a goal to create one million jobs in key sectors over the next five years. ... See More +

Working Paper 115778 JAN 01, 2017

Krishnan,Sudha Bala; Merotto,Dino Leonardo; Peterburs,Teresa Anna Maria; Walker,David Ian Disclosed

Jobs in value chains - Zambia : opportunities in agribusiness (English)

This study analyzes from a jobs perspective two high potential value chains (VCs) in Zambia’s agribusiness sector poultry and aquaculture. With more than 50 percent of workers and over 80 percent of poor Zambians recording themselves in agriculture in the 2010 population census, raising agricultural productivity is a determinant to reduce poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper 115801 JAN 01, 2017

Krishnan,Sudha Bala; Peterburs,Teresa Anna Maria Disclosed

Zambia - Jobs diagnostic (English)

One of the world’s most youthful countries, Zambia’s economy has been booming since the early 2000s on the back of record high copper prices and private sector investment response to the better business environment. ... See More +

Working Paper 115810 JAN 01, 2017

Merotto,Dino Leonardo Disclosed

Zambia - A review of the World Bank Group jobs portfolio (English)

This report analyzes the World Bank Group (WBG) portfolio in Zambia focused on jobs, referred to as the jobs portfolio, regarding its impact on outcomes related to job creation, job quality, and job access. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 117167 JAN 01, 2017

Krishnan,Sudha Bala; Peterburs,Teresa Anna Maria Disclosed

Gender and digital financial services : in tellers we trust (English)

Zoona Zambia has created a specialized program to train more young women to become Zoona tellers, Zoona Kiosk owners, and community leaders. In 2014, Zoona was selected by the girl effect accelerator as one of the 10 global ventures best-positioned to take young, marginalized women out of poverty. ... See More +

Brief 117399 JAN 01, 2017

Biallas,Margarete O. Disclosed

Zambia economic brief : raising revenue for economic recovery (English)

This Brief includes two sections as following: the World Bank’s assessment of recent economic developments and the outlook in the short to medium term, and its analysis of a specific development topic or theme. ... See More +

Working Paper 110728 DEC 01, 2016

Disclosed

New rural access index : main determinants and correlation to poverty (English)

Transport connectivity is essential to sustain inclusive growth in developing countries, where many rural populations and businesses are still considered to be unconnected to the domestic, regional, or global market. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7876 NOV 02, 2016

Iimi,Atsushi; Ahmed,A.K. Farhad; Anderson,Edward Charles; Diehl,Adam Stone; Maiyo,Laban; Peralta Quiros,Tatiana; Rao,Kulwinder Singh Disclosed

Integrating risk-based principles into border inspections and clearance in Zambia (English)

Led by the Ministry of Commerce, Trade, and Industry, Zambia undertook a trade-facilitation needs assessment of its alignment with the articles of the World Trade Organization Trade Facilitation Agreement (WTO TFA) in January 2015. ... See More +

Brief 113171 NOV 01, 2016

Nuamah,Peter; Cichocki, Joe Disclosed

An investment framework for nutrition in Zambia : reducing stunting and other forms of child malnutrition (English)

This paper builds on global experience and Zambia's specific context to identify aneffective nutrition approach along with costs and benefits of key nutrition interventions. ... See More +

Working Paper 120102 NOV 01, 2016

Dayton,Julia M.; Kakietek,Jakub Jan; Shekar,Meera; Subandoro,Ali Winoto; Pereira,Audrey Leslie; Hyder,Ziauddin; Sunkutu,Musonda Rosemary Disclosed

Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Zambia (English)

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for Zambia. To allow useful comparison, it also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 110023 OCT 25, 2016

Disclosed

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Macro poverty outlook for Zambia (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120174 Working Paper
Output- and performance-based road contracts and agricultural production : evidence from Zambia (English)
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SEP 20, 2017 WPS8201 Policy Research Working Paper
Wind resource mapping in Zambia : tower commissioning report (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117433 ESMAP Paper
Exchange rate and inflation dynamics in Zambia (English)
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JUN 28, 2017 WPS8128 Policy Research Working Paper
Reaping richer returns from public expenditures in agriculture (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 117003 Working Paper
Zambia - Kalingalinga Sanitation Project, Lusaka (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 117748 Brief
SABER engaging the private sector in education country report : Zambia 2016 (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 117521 Working Paper
Structural change, fundamentals, and growth : a framework and case studies (English)
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APR 26, 2017 WPS8041 Policy Research Working Paper
Macro poverty outlook for Zambia (English)
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APR 01, 2017 113878 Working Paper
Zambia - Partner focus (English)
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JAN 24, 2017 113757 Brief
Zambia jobs diagnostic : volume 2 – policy framework (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 115778 Working Paper
Jobs in value chains - Zambia : opportunities in agribusiness (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 115801 Working Paper
Zambia - Jobs diagnostic (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 115810 Working Paper
Zambia - A review of the World Bank Group jobs portfolio (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 117167 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Gender and digital financial services : in tellers we trust (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 117399 Brief
Zambia economic brief : raising revenue for economic recovery (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 110728 Working Paper
New rural access index : main determinants and correlation to poverty (English)
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NOV 02, 2016 WPS7876 Policy Research Working Paper
Integrating risk-based principles into border inspections and clearance in Zambia (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 113171 Brief
An investment framework for nutrition in Zambia : reducing stunting and other forms of child malnutrition (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 120102 Working Paper
Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Zambia (English)
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OCT 25, 2016 110023 Working Paper