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Disclosable Version of the ISR - Financial Sector Support Project - P150938 - Sequence No : 09 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR40231 JAN 17, 2020

Zafar,Ali Disclosed

Disclosable Restructuring Paper - Financial Sector Support Project - P150938 (English)

Project Paper RES38028 OCT 23, 2019

Zafar,Ali Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Financial Sector Support Project - P150938 - Sequence No : 08 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR37979 JUL 19, 2019

Zafar,Ali Disclosed

Bhutan's Integration with the Global Economy : International Investment Treaties and Conventions (English)

In this context, Bhutan can become wealthier through accelerating both domestic and foreign investment, as well as signing investment treaties. ... See More +

Report 139986 JUN 29, 2019

Zafar,Ali; Mattoo,Aaditya; Echandi,Roberto Disclosed

Bhutan’s Business Infrastructure Policy and Industrial Parks (English)

Between 2010 and 2018, Bhutan’s economic performance in the real growth of gross domestic product (GDP) was respectable, averaging more than 5 percent a year. ... See More +

Report 139984 JUN 29, 2019

Engman,Michael Olavi; Zafar,Ali Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Financial Sector Support Project - P150938 - Sequence No : 07 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR35336 JAN 16, 2019

Zafar,Ali Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Financial Sector Support Project - P150938 - Sequence No : 06 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR33220 JUL 19, 2018

Zafar,Ali Disclosed

Guinea - Macroeconomic & Fiscal Management Operation : P156629 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR28732 JUN 30, 2017

Zafar,Ali Disclosed

Sahel refugees : the human face of a regional crisis (English)

Forced displacement is emerging as a major development challenge in the Sahel region, and especially around the Lake Chad basin. The Sahel has recently experienced political upheaval and insecurity due to the conflict in Libya, the crises in Mali and in Nigeria, and the spread of violent extremism across the region. ... See More +

Working Paper 121818 JAN 01, 2017

Lopez Calix,Jose R.; Lemiere,Christophe; Rogy,Michel; Jourdan,Emilie Sandrine Celine; Niebuhr,Mona Luisa; Hoogeveen,Johannes G.; Razafimandimby,Luc; Sanoh,Aly; Beguy,Olivier; Zafar,Ali; Batana,Yele Maweki; Kitzmuller,Markus; Mijiyawa,Abdoul Ganiou; Nshimiyimana,Marcel; Touqeer,Irum; Sanchez,Susana M.; Skrok,Emilia French Disclosed

Demographic Explosion in the Sahel : Dividend or Burden? (English)

Like many other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, this sub-group of West and Central African countries has experienced relatively fast drops in mortality but persistently high levels of fertility, which implies continued high rates of population growth, which represent an important challenge to development prospects. ... See More +

Working Paper 132005 SEP 01, 2016

Lopez Calix,Jose R.; Schneidman,Miriam; Suzuki,Emi; Garba,Abdoulahi; Beguy,Olivier; Kaho,Arsene Richmond; Razafimandimby,Luc; Zafar,Ali; Geli,Patricia; Mijiyawa,Abdoul Ganiou; Balima,Weneyam Hippolyte; Sani,Mahaman; Magassouba,Mahamoud; Herrera,Santiago; Touqeer,Irum; Megnan,Kolie Ousmane Maurice; Kra,Jean Charles Amon French Disclosed

Socioeconomic impact of Ebola using mobile phone survey in Guinea (English)

The Ebola pandemic has been one of the most virulent pandemics in modern times. By the end of 2015, the epidemic had cost the lives of more than 11,300 people in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, including more than 500 frontline health care workers. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS18659 MAY 01, 2016

Batana,Yele Maweki Disclosed

Burkina Faso - Second Growth and Competitiveness Grant : P132210 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR15107 JUN 29, 2014

Zafar,Ali

Burkina Faso - BF- First Growth and Competitiveness Credit (GCC-1) : P126207 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR15196 JUN 28, 2014

Zafar,Ali

Tales from the development frontier (English)

Tales from the development frontier is an important publication that presents analytical reviews and case studies that show how selected developing countries have developed light manufacturing to create jobs and foster prosperity. ... See More +

Publication 81049 SEP 10, 2013

Dinh,Hinh Truong; Mavroeidi,Eleonora; Rawski,Thomas G.; Wang, Lihong; Zafar,Ali Disclosed

Learning from the Chinese miracle : development lessons for Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

A notable contrast in modern economic history has been the rapid economic growth of China and the slower and volatile economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5216 FEB 01, 2010

Zafar, Ali Disclosed

The growing relationship between China and Sub-Saharan Africa : macroeconomic, trade, investment, and aid links (English)

China’s economic ascendance over the past two decades has generated ripple effects in the world economy. Its search for natural resources to satisfy the demands of industrialization has led it to Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Journal Article 76771 APR 20, 2007

Zafar, Ali Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 22 (1) (English)

What works in fighting diarrheal diseases in developing countries? A critical review; by Alix Peterson Zwane, and Michael Kremer. Addressing gender-based violence: a critical review of interventions; by Andrew Morrison, Mary Ellsberg, and Sarah Bott. ... See More +

Publication 45345 JAN 01, 2007

Peterson Zwane, Alix; Kremer, Michael; Morrison, Andrew; Ellsberg, Mary; Bott, Sarah; Bortolotti, Bernardo; Perotti, Enrico; de la Torre, Augusto;; Carlos Gozzi, Juan; L. Schmukler, Sergio; Zafar, Ali; Disclosed

The impact of the strong euro on the real effective exchange rates of the two Francophone African CFA Zones (English)

The author estimates the degree of misalignment of the CFA franc since the introduction of the euro in 1999. Using a relative purchasing power parity-based methodology, he develops a monthly panel time series dataset for both the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC) zone and the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) zone to compute a trade-weighted real effective exchange rate indexed series from January 1999 to December 2004. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3751 OCT 01, 2005

Zafar, Ali Disclosed

Revenue and the fiscal impact of liberalization : the case of Niger (English)

Using data collected during several missions, the author finds that the principal reasons for low revenue mobilization are (1) the adverse fiscal impact of trade liberalization, (2) the defiscalization of agriculture in the 1970s, (3) the collapse of the uranium boom in the 1980s, and (4) the poor record of the VAT in mobilizing revenue. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3500 FEB 01, 2005

Zafar, Ali

What happens when a country does not adjust to terms of trade shocks? the case of oil-rich Gabon (English)

Gabon is currently one of the richest countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, having a GDP per capita of close to $4,000, and is characterized by a stable political climate and rich forestry and mineral resources, as well as a small population. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3403 SEP 01, 2004

Zafar, Ali

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Disclosable Version of the ISR - Financial Sector Support Project - P150938 - Sequence No : 09 (English)
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JAN 17, 2020 ISR40231 Implementation Status and Results Report
Disclosable Restructuring Paper - Financial Sector Support Project - P150938 (English)
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OCT 23, 2019 RES38028 Project Paper
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Financial Sector Support Project - P150938 - Sequence No : 08 (English)
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JUL 19, 2019 ISR37979 Implementation Status and Results Report
Bhutan's Integration with the Global Economy : International Investment Treaties and Conventions (English)
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JUN 29, 2019 139986 Report
Bhutan’s Business Infrastructure Policy and Industrial Parks (English)
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JUN 29, 2019 139984 Report
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Financial Sector Support Project - P150938 - Sequence No : 07 (English)
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JAN 16, 2019 ISR35336 Implementation Status and Results Report
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Financial Sector Support Project - P150938 - Sequence No : 06 (English)
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JUL 19, 2018 ISR33220 Implementation Status and Results Report
Guinea - Macroeconomic & Fiscal Management Operation : P156629 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 ISR28732 Implementation Status and Results Report
Sahel refugees : the human face of a regional crisis (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 121818 Working Paper French
Demographic Explosion in the Sahel : Dividend or Burden? (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 132005 Working Paper French
Socioeconomic impact of Ebola using mobile phone survey in Guinea (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 ACS18659 Working Paper
Burkina Faso - Second Growth and Competitiveness Grant : P132210 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)
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JUN 29, 2014 ISR15107 Implementation Status and Results Report
Burkina Faso - BF- First Growth and Competitiveness Credit (GCC-1) : P126207 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)
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JUN 28, 2014 ISR15196 Implementation Status and Results Report
Tales from the development frontier (English)
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SEP 10, 2013 81049 Publication
Learning from the Chinese miracle : development lessons for Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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FEB 01, 2010 WPS5216 Policy Research Working Paper
The growing relationship between China and Sub-Saharan Africa : macroeconomic, trade, investment, and aid links (English)
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APR 20, 2007 76771 Journal Article
The World Bank research observer 22 (1) (English)
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JAN 01, 2007 45345 Publication
The impact of the strong euro on the real effective exchange rates of the two Francophone African CFA Zones (English)
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OCT 01, 2005 WPS3751 Policy Research Working Paper
Revenue and the fiscal impact of liberalization : the case of Niger (English)
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FEB 01, 2005 WPS3500 Policy Research Working Paper
What happens when a country does not adjust to terms of trade shocks? the case of oil-rich Gabon (English)
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SEP 01, 2004 WPS3403 Policy Research Working Paper