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Logistics competencies, skills, and training : a global overview (English)

Logistics has been a major growth sector in the world economy in terms of levels of activity and expenditure for many decades. In addition to being an important sector in its own right, logistics strongly influences the economic performance of other industries and the countries in which they are located. ... See More +

Publication 118559 AUG 10, 2017

McKinnon, Alan; Flothmann, Christoph; Hoberg, Kai; Wiederer,Christina Katharina; Arvis,Jean Francois Disclosed

The Eurasian connection : supply-chain efficiency along the modern silk route through Central Asia (English)

Central Asia is often associated with the silk route or road, the longest overland trade route connecting China to Europe and one of the oldest in history. ... See More +

Publication 88891 JUN 12, 2014

Rastogi, Cordula; Arvis, Jean-Francois Disclosed

Connecting to compete 2012 : trade logistics in the global economy - the logistics performance index and its indicators (Chinese)

This is the third edition of Connecting to Compete, a report summarizing the findings from the new dataset for the 2012 Logistics Performance Index (LPI) and its component indicators. ... See More +

Knowledge Economy Study 70417 APR 11, 2014

Arvis, Jean-Francois; Mustra, Monica Alina; Ojala, Lauri; Shepherd, Ben; Saslavsky, Daniel English Disclosed

Greek logistics : unlocking growth potential through regulatory reform and complementary measures (English)

The World Bank Group (WBG) wrote this report as part of a project designed to assess the competitiveness of the logistics sector in Greece and to develop policy recommendations. ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study 82569 NOV 01, 2013

Taglioni, Daria; El-Hifnawi, Baher; Arvis, Jean-Francois; Ojala, Lauri Disclosed

How many dimensions do we trade in ? product space geometry and latent comparative advantage (English)

This paper proposes a new quantitative implementation of Balassa's idea that export composition and revealed comparative advantage inform the relationship between endowments in domestic factors of production and exports. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6478 JUN 01, 2013

Arvis, Jean-Francois Disclosed

Global connectivity and export performance (English)

The World Bank has developed a novel method for measuring countries’ connectivity in global networks and has applied it to the global air transport network. ... See More +

Brief 76189 MAR 01, 2013

Arvis, Jean-Francois; Shepherd, Ben Disclosed

Integrating gravity: the role of scale invariance in gravity models of spatial interactions and trade (English)

This paper revisits the ubiquitous bi-proportional gravity model and investigates the reasons why different theoretical frameworks may lead to the same empirical formula. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6347 JAN 01, 2013

Arvis, Jean-Francois Disclosed

Trade costs and development : a new data set (English)

The World Bank and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) jointly prepared a new global data set of bilateral trade costs based on trade and production data. ... See More +

Brief 75036 JAN 01, 2013

Arvis, Jean-Francois; Shepherd, Ben; Duval, Yann; Utoktham, Chorthip Disclosed

The poisson quasi-maximum likelihood estimator : a solution to the "adding up" problem in gravity models (English)

This paper shows that the poisson quasi-maximum likelihood estimator applied to the gravity model produces estimates in which, summing across all partners, actual, and estimated total trade flows are identical. ... See More +

Journal Article 79416 AUG 28, 2012

Arvis, Jean-Francois; Shepherd, Ben Disclosed

Connecting to compete 2012 : trade logistics in the global economy - the logistics performance index and its indicators (English)

This is the third edition of Connecting to Compete, a report summarizing the findings from the new dataset for the 2012 Logistics Performance Index (LPI) and its component indicators. ... See More +

Knowledge Economy Study 70417 JAN 01, 2012

Arvis, Jean-Francois; Mustra, Monica Alina; Ojala, Lauri; Shepherd, Ben; Saslavsky, Daniel Chinese Disclosed

Connecting landlocked developing countries to markets : trade corridors in the 21st century (English)

The importance of transport corridors for trade and development, including for some of the poorest countries in the world, is widely recognized in this book. ... See More +

Publication 60806 MAR 24, 2011

Arvis,Jean Francois; Carruthers,Robin C.; Smith, Graham; Willoughby,Christopher Disclosed

The cost of being landlocked : logistics costs and supply chain reliability (English)

In the last two decades new emphasis has been given to the economic impact of geography, especially on the cost of being landlocked. From a development perspective, understanding the cost of being landlocked and its economic impact is critical, since one country of four in the world is landlocked (almost one out of three in Sub-Saharan Africa). ... See More +

Publication 55837 JUL 07, 2010

Arvis,Jean Francois; Marteau,Jean-Francois; Raballand,Gael J. R. F. Disclosed

Connecting to compete 2010 : trade logistics in the global economy - the logistics performance index and its indicators (English)

This report presents the findings of the second edition of Connecting to Compete, a report on the new dataset for the 2010 Logistics Performance Index (LPI) and its component indicators. ... See More +

Working Paper 55852 JAN 01, 2010

Hoekman, Bernard; Haddad, Mona; Arvis, Jean-Francois; Alina Mustra, Monica; Ojala, Lauri; Shepherd, Ben; Saslavsky, Daniel Disclosed

The cost of being landlocked : logistics costs and supply chain reliability (English)

A large proportion of the least developed countries are landlocked and their access to world markets depends on the availability of a trade corridor and transit systems. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4258 JUN 01, 2007

Arvis, Jean-Francois; Raballand, Gael; Marteau, Jean-Francois Disclosed

Connecting to compete : trade logistics in the global economy - the logistics performance index and its indicators (English)

This is the first report presenting the Logistics Performance Index (LPI) and indicators. It aims to shed light on how different countries are doing in the area of trade logistics, and what they can do to improve their performance. ... See More +

Working Paper 43005 JAN 01, 2007

Arvis, Jean-Francois; Mustra, Monica Alina; Panzer, John Disclosed

Chad - Trade and transport facilitation audit (English)

With respect to trade and transport facilitation, Chad's situation is as bad as it could be for a landlocked country in sub-Saharan Africa. Douala and Lagos, the closest ports to Ndjamena, the capital and main city in the country, are about 1700 km away. ... See More +

Working Paper 47775 MAY 28, 2004

Arvis, Jean-Francois; Disclosed

Fighting corruption in East Asia : solutions from the private sector (English)

The critical need for private sector involvement in the fight against corruption is now an accepted fact, particularly in East Asia, where there is a buoyant private sector and where corruption has often been equated with cronyism. ... See More +

Publication 26887 AUG 31, 2003

Arvis, Jean-Francois; Berenbeim, Ronald E. Vietnamese, Chinese

Fighting corruption in East Asia : solutions from the private sector (Vietnamese)

The critical need for private sector involvement in the fight against corruption is now an accepted fact, particularly in East Asia, where there is a buoyant private sector and where corruption has often been equated with cronyism. ... See More +

Publication 26887 JAN 01, 2003

Arvis, Jean-Francois; Berenbeim, Ronald E. Chinese, English

Fighting corruption in East Asia : solutions from the private sector (Chinese)

The critical need for private sector involvement in the fight against corruption is now an accepted fact, particularly in East Asia, where there is a buoyant private sector and where corruption has often been equated with cronyism. ... See More +

Publication 26887 JAN 01, 2003

Arvis, Jean-Francois; Berenbeim, Ronald E. Vietnamese, English Disclosed

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Logistics competencies, skills, and training : a global overview (English)
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AUG 10, 2017 118559 Publication
The Eurasian connection : supply-chain efficiency along the modern silk route through Central Asia (English)
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JUN 12, 2014 88891 Publication
Connecting to compete 2012 : trade logistics in the global economy - the logistics performance index and its indicators (Chinese)
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APR 11, 2014 70417 Knowledge Economy Study English
Greek logistics : unlocking growth potential through regulatory reform and complementary measures (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 82569 Other Financial Sector Study
How many dimensions do we trade in ? product space geometry and latent comparative advantage (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 WPS6478 Policy Research Working Paper
Global connectivity and export performance (English)
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MAR 01, 2013 76189 Brief
Integrating gravity: the role of scale invariance in gravity models of spatial interactions and trade (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 WPS6347 Policy Research Working Paper
Trade costs and development : a new data set (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 75036 Brief
The poisson quasi-maximum likelihood estimator : a solution to the "adding up" problem in gravity models (English)
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AUG 28, 2012 79416 Journal Article
Connecting to compete 2012 : trade logistics in the global economy - the logistics performance index and its indicators (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 70417 Knowledge Economy Study Chinese
Connecting landlocked developing countries to markets : trade corridors in the 21st century (English)
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MAR 24, 2011 60806 Publication
The cost of being landlocked : logistics costs and supply chain reliability (English)
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JUL 07, 2010 55837 Publication
Connecting to compete 2010 : trade logistics in the global economy - the logistics performance index and its indicators (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 55852 Working Paper
The cost of being landlocked : logistics costs and supply chain reliability (English)
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JUN 01, 2007 WPS4258 Policy Research Working Paper
Connecting to compete : trade logistics in the global economy - the logistics performance index and its indicators (English)
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JAN 01, 2007 43005 Working Paper
Chad - Trade and transport facilitation audit (English)
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MAY 28, 2004 47775 Working Paper
Fighting corruption in East Asia : solutions from the private sector (English)
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AUG 31, 2003 26887 Publication Vietnamese, Chinese
Fighting corruption in East Asia : solutions from the private sector (Vietnamese)
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JAN 01, 2003 26887 Publication Chinese, English
Fighting corruption in East Asia : solutions from the private sector (Chinese)
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JAN 01, 2003 26887 Publication Vietnamese, English