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Philippines Mindanao jobs report : a strategy for Mindanao regional development (English)

This report adds value because its inclusive approach of engaging with a broad-based group of stakeholders at the time of both analysis and engagement has served a means of building support for needed reforms. ... See More +

Working Paper 117354 JUN 27, 2017

Hansl,Birgit Disclosed

Mobilizing the Middle East and North Africa diaspora for economic integration and entrepreneurship : Mobiliser la diaspora de la région Moyen-Orient et Afrique du Nord pour promouvoir l'intégration économique et l'entrepreneuriat (French)

This paper advocates for the need to rally the MENA professional and skilled diaspora. It discusses the findings of a unique outreach exercise to the MENA diaspora and provides policy recommendations. ... See More +

Working Paper 111806 DEC 01, 2016

Malouche,Mariem; Plaza,Sonia; Salsac,Fanny Sophie Claire Arabic, English Disclosed

Mobilizing the Middle East and North Africa diaspora for economic integration and entrepreneurship (English)

This paper advocates for the need to rally the MENA professional and skilled diaspora. It discusses the findings of a unique outreach exercise to the MENA diaspora and provides policy recommendations. ... See More +

Working Paper 111806 DEC 01, 2016

Malouche,Mariem; Plaza,Sonia; Salsac,Fanny Sophie Claire Arabic, French Disclosed

Mobilizing the Middle East and North Africa diaspora for economic integration and entrepreneurship : حشد جهود المغتربين من منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا من أجل تحقيق التكامل الاقتصادي وريادة الأعمال (Arabic)

This paper advocates for the need to rally the MENA professional and skilled diaspora. It discusses the findings of a unique outreach exercise to the MENA diaspora and provides policy recommendations. ... See More +

Working Paper 111806 DEC 01, 2016

Malouche,Mariem; Plaza,Sonia; Salsac,Fanny Sophie Claire French, English Disclosed

Migration and remittances fact book 2016 (English)

The number of migrants has risen rapidly in the past few years for various reasons: job opportunities, labor shortages resulting from falling birth rates, internal conflict and war, natural disasters, climate change, and improved access to information through phone and the Internet. ... See More +

Publication 105203 APR 08, 2016

Ratha,Dilip K.; Plaza,Sonia; Dervisevic,Ervin Disclosed

Migration and remittances : recent developments and outlook (English)

Using newly available census data, the stock of international migrants is estimated at 247 million in 2013, significantly larger than the previous estimate of 232 million, and is expected to surpass 250 million in 2015. ... See More +

Brief 106033 APR 13, 2015

Ratha,Dilip K.; De,Supriyo; Dervisevic,Ervin; Plaza,Sonia; Schuettler,Kirsten; Shaw,William; Wyss,Hanspeter; Yi,Soonhwa; Yousefi,Seyed Reza Disclosed

Migration and Development Brief (English)

Officially recorded remittance flows to developing countries reached an estimated $401 billion in 2012, growing by 5.3 percent compared with 2011. ... See More +

Brief 77967 APR 19, 2013

Aga, Gemechu Ayana; Eigen-Zucchi, Christian; Plaza, Sonia; Silwal, Ani Rudra Disclosed

Diaspora for development in Africa (English)

The diaspora of developing countries can be a potent force for development for their countries of origin, through remittances, but also, importantly, through promotion of trade, investments, research, innovation, and knowledge and technology transfers. ... See More +

Publication 61638 APR 26, 2011

Plaza, Sonia; Ratha, Dilip Disclosed

Leveraging migration for Africa : remittances, skills, and investments (English)

International migration has profound implications for human welfare, and African governments have had only a limited influence on welfare outcomes, for good or ill. ... See More +

Publication 61636 APR 26, 2011

Mohapatra,Sanket; Ozden,Caglar; Plaza,Sonia; Ratha,Dilip K.; Shaw,William; Abebe,Abebe Shimeles French Disclosed

Leveraging migration for Africa : remittances, skills, and investments : Optimisation du phénomène migratoire pour l'Afrique : envois de fonds, compétences et investissements (French)

International migration has profound implications for human welfare, and African governments have had only a limited influence on welfare outcomes, for good or ill. ... See More +

Publication 61636 JAN 01, 2011

Mohapatra,Sanket; Ozden,Caglar; Plaza,Sonia; Ratha,Dilip K.; Shaw,William; Abebe,Abebe Shimeles English Disclosed

Harnessing diaspora resources for Africa : overview (English)

African countries including those in North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa have over 30 million international migrants. The size of the African diaspora including unrecorded migrants and second-and third-generation migrants, is significantly larger. ... See More +

Working Paper 63947 JAN 01, 2009

Plaza, Sonia; Riltha, Dilip Disclosed

Africa at a turning point? Growth, aid, and external shocks (English)

This book is a collection of essays that seeks to answer three interrelated sets of questions about Africa's recent growth recovery. The first set of essays addresses questions about the drivers and durability of Africa's growth. ... See More +

Publication 43976 APR 14, 2008

Go, Delfin S.; Page, John; Arbache, Jorge; Korman, Vijdan; Ye, Xiao; Chuhan-Pole, Punam; Fitzpatrick, Brendan; Devarajan, Shantayanan; Robinson, Sherman; Thierfelder, Karen; Lofgren, Hans; Diaz-Bonilla, Carolina; Ratha, Dilip; Mohapatra, Sanket; Plaza, Sonia; Raddatz, Claudio; Devlin, Julia; Lewin, Michael; Ranaweera, Thilakaratna; Budina, Nina; van Wijnbergen, Sweder; Andriamihaja, Noro; Vecchi, Giovanni; Essama-Nssah, B.; Kearney, Marna Disclosed

Beyond aid : new sources and innovative mechanisms for financing development in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

Given Sub-Saharan Africa's enormous resource needs for growth, poverty reduction, and other Millennium Development Goals, the development community has little choice but to continue to explore new sources of financing, innovative private-to-private sector solutions, and public-private partnerships to mobilize additional international financing. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4609 APR 01, 2008

Ratha, Dilip; Mohapatra, Sanket; Plaza, Sonia Disclosed

Beyond aid : new sources and innovative mechanisms for financing development in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

This paper examines the level and composition of resource flows to Sub-Saharan Africa: foreign direct investment (FDI), portfolio debt and equity flows, bank lending, official aid flows, capital flight, and personal and institutional remittances. ... See More +

Working Paper 43092 JAN 01, 2008

Ratha , Dilip ; Mohapatra , Sanket ; Plaza , Sonia Disclosed

Migration remittances and development : a review of global evidence (English)

Globalization makes it possible for immigrants to remain connected with their native countries while residing abroad, thus diminishing their loss of identity and separation from their countries of origin. ... See More +

Working Paper 69453 JAN 01, 2006

Page, John; Plaza, Sonia Disclosed

Innovative case studies on participatory instruments : Innovadores estudios de caso sobre instrumentos de participacion (Spanish)

This third annual publication in the Series "Thinking Out Loud", is an attempt to increase the knowledge of regional staff, by exchanging experiences among themselves on the issue of engaging civil society award World Bank products. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 26850 APR 01, 2003

Bain, Katherine; Lisansky, Judith; Sprissler, Loretta; Cira, Dean; Imparato, Ivo; Nair, Govindar; Plaza, Sonia; Garrison, John; Cesilini, Sandra; Finger, Susana English

Innovative case studies on participatory instruments (English)

This third annual publication in the Series "Thinking Out Loud", is an attempt to increase the knowledge of regional staff, by exchanging experiences among themselves on the issue of engaging civil society award World Bank products. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 26850 APR 01, 2002

Bain, Katherine; Lisansky, Judith; Sprissler, Loretta; Cira, Dean; Imparato, Ivo; Nair, Govindar; Plaza, Sonia; Garrison, John; Cesilini, Sandra; Finger, Susana Spanish

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Philippines Mindanao jobs report : a strategy for Mindanao regional development (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 117354 Working Paper
Mobilizing the Middle East and North Africa diaspora for economic integration and entrepreneurship : Mobiliser la diaspora de la région Moyen-Orient et Afrique du Nord pour promouvoir l'intégration économique et l'entrepreneuriat (French)
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DEC 01, 2016 111806 Working Paper Arabic, English
Mobilizing the Middle East and North Africa diaspora for economic integration and entrepreneurship (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 111806 Working Paper Arabic, French
Mobilizing the Middle East and North Africa diaspora for economic integration and entrepreneurship : حشد جهود المغتربين من منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا من أجل تحقيق التكامل الاقتصادي وريادة الأعمال (Arabic)
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DEC 01, 2016 111806 Working Paper French, English
Migration and remittances fact book 2016 (English)
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APR 08, 2016 105203 Publication
Migration and remittances : recent developments and outlook (English)
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APR 13, 2015 106033 Brief
Migration and Development Brief (English)
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APR 19, 2013 77967 Brief
Diaspora for development in Africa (English)
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APR 26, 2011 61638 Publication
Leveraging migration for Africa : remittances, skills, and investments (English)
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APR 26, 2011 61636 Publication French
Leveraging migration for Africa : remittances, skills, and investments : Optimisation du phénomène migratoire pour l'Afrique : envois de fonds, compétences et investissements (French)
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JAN 01, 2011 61636 Publication English
Harnessing diaspora resources for Africa : overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 63947 Working Paper
Africa at a turning point? Growth, aid, and external shocks (English)
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APR 14, 2008 43976 Publication
Beyond aid : new sources and innovative mechanisms for financing development in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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APR 01, 2008 WPS4609 Policy Research Working Paper
Beyond aid : new sources and innovative mechanisms for financing development in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2008 43092 Working Paper
Migration remittances and development : a review of global evidence (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 69453 Working Paper
Innovative case studies on participatory instruments : Innovadores estudios de caso sobre instrumentos de participacion (Spanish)
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APR 01, 2003 26850 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Innovative case studies on participatory instruments (English)
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APR 01, 2002 26850 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Spanish