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E-Commerce Participation and Household Income Growth in Taobao Villages (English)

E-commerce has developed rapidly in China, and Taobao Villages, which are villages significantly engaged in e-commerce, are prospering in rural areas. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8811 APR 10, 2019

Luo,Xubei; Niu,Chiyu Disclosed

E-Commerce Development and Household Consumption Growth in China (English)

China has quickly become the largest e-commerce market in the world. By matching a nationally representative China Family Panel Studies survey with county-level e-commerce information obtained from Alibaba, this paper examines how e-commerce development has shaped household consumption growth in China. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8810 APR 10, 2019

Luo,Xubei; Wang,Yue-000541442; Zhang,Xiaobo Disclosed

E-Commerce Participation and Household Income Growth in Taobao Villages (English)

E-commerce has developed rapidly in China, and Taobao Villages, which are villages significantly engaged in ecommerce, are prospering in rural areas. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 136050 APR 10, 2019

Luo,Xubei; Niu,Chiyu Disclosed

E-Commerce Development and Household Consumption Growth in China (English)

China has quickly become the largest e-commerce market in the world. By matching a nationally representative China Family Pane Studies survey with county-level e-commerce information obtained from Alibaba, this paper examines how e-commerce development has shaped household consumption growth in China. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 136047 APR 10, 2019

Luo,Xubei; Wang,Yue-000541442; Zhang,Xiaobo Disclosed

Infrastructure, value chains, and economic upgrades (English)

Infrastructure development is critical to delivering growth, reducing poverty, and addressing broader development goals. This paper surveys the literature on the linkages between infrastructure investment and economic growth, discusses the role of infrastructure in participation in global value chains and supporting economic upgrades, highlights the challenges that the least developed countries face, and provides policy recommendations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8547 AUG 13, 2018

Luo,Xubei; Xu,Xuejiao Disclosed

Infrastructure, Value Chains, and Economic Upgrades (English)

Infrastructure development is critical to delivering growth, reducing poverty, and addressing broader development goals. This paper surveys the literature on the linkages between infrastructure investment and economic growth, discusses the role of infrastructure in participation in global value chains and supporting economic upgrades, highlights the challenges that the least developed countries face, and provides policy recommendations. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 129601 AUG 01, 2018

Luo,Xubei; Xu,Xuejiao Disclosed

Philippines economic update : investing in the future (English)

In 2017, the Philippines was among the top three growth performers in the East Asia region. Only Vietnam and China performed better. The Philippines growth performance slightly weakened in 2017 to 6.7 percent year-on-year from 6.9 percent in 2016. ... See More +

Working Paper 125309 APR 01, 2018

Hansl,Birgit; Diop,Ndiame; Chua,Kevin C.; Cruz,Kevin Thomas Garcia; Qian,Rong; Endo,Isaku; Demombynes,Gabriel; Luo,Xubei; Piza,Sharon Faye Alariao Disclosed

East Asia and Pacific economic update : sustaining resilience (English)

Growth in developing East Asia and Pacific (EAP) continues to be resilient and in line with previous expectations. Already robust domestic demand has been supported by some pickup in external demand and the gradual recovery in commodity prices. ... See More +

Publication 116330 APR 01, 2017

Vashakmadze,Ekaterine T.; Kehayova,Vera Vencheva; Moroz,Harry Edmund; Testaverde,Mauro; Cassou,Emilie; Jaffee,Steven M.; Ru,Jiang; Stamm,Diane; Adriani,Magda; Ariyapruchya,Kiatipong; Badiani-Magnusson,Reena C; Batsuuri,Davaadalai; Beck,Hans Anand; Castaneda Aguilar,Raul Andres; Chen,Shaohua; Chen,Derek Hung Chiat; Chua,Kevin C.; Cruz,Kevin Thomas Garcia; Davading,Somneuk; Demombynes,Gabriel; Dewina,Reno; Dinh,Viet Tuan; Eckardt,Sebastian; Edwards,Kim Alan; Fitrani,Fitria; Freije-Rodriguez,Samuel; Halstead,Imogen Cara; Vu,Linh Hoang; Kida,Mizuho; Kim,Jae Kyun; Knight,David Stephen; Krishnan,Nandini; Kularatne,Chandana; Lain,Jonathan William; Lee,Taehyun; Litwack,John; Luo,Xubei; Ly,Sodeth; Martin, Miguel; Mejia-Mant, Carolina; Mileva,Elitza Alexandrova; Mohib,Saiyed Shabih Ali; Moreno Herrera,Laura Liliana; Munoz Moreno,Rafael; Najdov,Evgenij; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Pan,Lucy; Phimmahasay,Keomanivone; Pimhidzai,Obert; Piza,Sharon Faye Alariao; Purnamasari,Ririn Salwa; Rab,Habib Nasser; Revilla,Julio E.; Orton Romero,Carlos Rafael; Teh Sharifuddin,Shakira Binti; Sharma,Manohar; Shiilegmaa,Altantsetseg; Simler,Kenneth; Stephan,David Andrew; Tong,Kimsun; Zin,May Thet; Uochi,Ikuko; Utz,Robert Johann; Wai-Poi,Matthew Grant; Wihardja,Maria Monica; Yang,Judy; Yee Amezaga,Karla Mirari; Zhao,Luan Disclosed

Thailand - Systematic country diagnostic : getting back on track - reviving growth and securing prosperity for all (English)

Thailand has made tremendous progress toward the twin goals of eliminating extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity. Notably, Thailand has achieved these gains despite high political instability, with short-lived constitutions and frequent military coups. ... See More +

110396 NOV 10, 2016

Poggi,Cecilia; Sanchez Martin,Miguel Eduardo; Peamsilpakulchorn,Pajnapa; Chavapricha,Roma; Sondergaard,Lars M.; Kuriakose,Smita; Mohib,Shabih Ali; Lathapipat,Dilaka; Arin,Tijen; Luo,Xubei; Reungsri,Thanapat; Jithitikulchai,Theepakorn Disclosed

Thailand - Systematic country diagnostic : getting back on track - reviving growth and securing prosperity for all (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (English)

Thailand has made tremendous progress toward the twin goals of eliminating extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity. Notably, Thailand has achieved these gains despite high political instability, with short-lived constitutions and frequent military coups. ... See More +

110396 NOV 07, 2016

Sondergaard,Lars M.; Luo,Xubei; Jithitikulchai,Theepakorn; Poggi,Cecilia; Lathapipat,Dilaka; Kuriakose,Smita; Sanchez Martin,Miguel Eduardo; Reungsri,Thanapat; Mohib,Shabih Ali; Chavapricha,Roma; Peamsilpakulchorn,Pajnapa; Arin,Tijen Disclosed

Thailand - Systematic country diagnostic : getting back on track - reviving growth and securing prosperity for all (Vol. 2) : บทสรุปผู้บริหาร (Thai)

Thailand has made tremendous progress toward the twin goals of eliminating extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity. Notably, Thailand has achieved these gains despite high political instability, with short-lived constitutions and frequent military coups. ... See More +

110396 NOV 07, 2016

Sondergaard,Lars M.; Luo,Xubei; Jithitikulchai,Theepakorn; Poggi,Cecilia; Lathapipat,Dilaka; Kuriakose,Smita; Sanchez Martin,Miguel Eduardo; Reungsri,Thanapat; Mohib,Shabih Ali; Chavapricha,Roma; Peamsilpakulchorn,Pajnapa; Arin,Tijen Disclosed

Thailand - Systematic country diagnostic : getting back on track - reviving growth and securing prosperity for all (Vol. 4) : energy note (English)

Thailand has made tremendous progress toward the twin goals of eliminating extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity. Notably, Thailand has achieved these gains despite high political instability, with short-lived constitutions and frequent military coups. ... See More +

110396 JAN 01, 2016

Sondergaard,Lars M.; Luo,Xubei; Jithitikulchai,Theepakorn; Poggi,Cecilia; Lathapipat,Dilaka; Kuriakose,Smita; Sanchez Martin,Miguel Eduardo; Reungsri,Thanapat; Mohib,Shabih Ali; Chavapricha,Roma; Peamsilpakulchorn,Pajnapa; Arin,Tijen Disclosed

Hub-periphery development pattern and inclusive growth : case study of Guangdong province (English)

The hub-periphery development pattern of the Guangdong economy, to some extent, is a miniature of that of the Chinese economy. The Pearl River Delta, drawing from its first-nature comparative advantages in factor endowments and proximity to Hong Kong SAR, China, and Macau SAR, China, and the second-nature advantages as first-movers in the reforms in attracting and retaining domestic and foreign resources, has developed into a regional economic center. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7509 DEC 09, 2015

Luo,Xubei; Zhu,Nong Disclosed

Hub-periphery development pattern and inclusive growth : case study of Guangdong Province (English)

The hub-periphery development pattern of the Guangdong economy, to some extent, is a miniature of that of the Chinese economy. The Pearl River Delta, drawing from its first-nature comparative advantages in factor endowments and proximity to Hong Rong SAR, China, and Macau SAR, China, and the second-nature advantages as first-movers in the reforms in attracting and retaining domestic and foreign resources, has developed into a regional economic center. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125435 DEC 01, 2015

Luo,Xubei; Zhu,Nong Disclosed

What drives the volatility of firm level productivity in China ? (English)

The enterprise reforms of the 1990s profoundly changed the structure of the economy in China. With the deepening of market economy, the share of the state-owned and collective enterprises declined. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6846 APR 01, 2014

Luo, Xubei; Zhu, Nong Disclosed

Risks and opportunities of participation in global value chains (English)

This is a background paper to the 2014 World Development Report. Risk is inherent to the pursuit of opportunity. This paper surveys the recent literature and looks at the risks and opportunities firms and their workers face in the global value chains. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6847 APR 01, 2014

Gereffi, Gary; Luo, Xubei Disclosed

Ghana - Trade and Investment Gateway Project (GHATIG) (English)

The objective of the Trade and Investment Gateway Project for Ghana is to attract a critical mass of export oriented investors to Ghana to accelerate export-led growth and to facilitate trade. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 82728 DEC 11, 2013

Luo, Xubei; Parish, David Disclosed

Why is absenteeism low among public health workers in Lao PDR? (English)

Absenteeism among public health workers is common in developing countries. Absence rates among public health workers are above 25 percent in the five developing countries. ... See More +

Journal Article 79375 OCT 12, 2012

Luo,Xubei; Sawada,Yasuyuki; Yamada,Hiroyuki Disclosed

Demystifying China's fiscal stimulus (English)

China's government economic stimulus package in 2008-09 appears to have worked well. It seems to have been about the right size, included a number of appropriate components, and was well timed. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6221 OCT 01, 2012

Fardoust, Shahrokh; Lin, Justin Yifu; Luo, Xubei Disclosed

Evaluative lessons for agriculture and agribusiness (English)

Agricultural investments made by developing countries and multilateral development banks (MDBs) have declined in recent decades. This decline is associated with a slowdown in the growth of agriculture productivity. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 65346 JAN 01, 2011

Luo, Xubei Disclosed

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E-Commerce Participation and Household Income Growth in Taobao Villages (English)
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APR 10, 2019 WPS8811 Policy Research Working Paper
E-Commerce Development and Household Consumption Growth in China (English)
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APR 10, 2019 WPS8810 Policy Research Working Paper
E-Commerce Participation and Household Income Growth in Taobao Villages (English)
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APR 10, 2019 136050 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
E-Commerce Development and Household Consumption Growth in China (English)
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APR 10, 2019 136047 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Infrastructure, value chains, and economic upgrades (English)
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AUG 13, 2018 WPS8547 Policy Research Working Paper
Infrastructure, Value Chains, and Economic Upgrades (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 129601 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Philippines economic update : investing in the future (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125309 Working Paper
East Asia and Pacific economic update : sustaining resilience (English)
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APR 01, 2017 116330 Publication
Thailand - Systematic country diagnostic : getting back on track - reviving growth and securing prosperity for all (English)
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NOV 10, 2016 110396
Thailand - Systematic country diagnostic : getting back on track - reviving growth and securing prosperity for all (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (English)
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NOV 07, 2016 110396
Thailand - Systematic country diagnostic : getting back on track - reviving growth and securing prosperity for all (Vol. 2) : บทสรุปผู้บริหาร (Thai)
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NOV 07, 2016 110396
Thailand - Systematic country diagnostic : getting back on track - reviving growth and securing prosperity for all (Vol. 4) : energy note (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 110396
Hub-periphery development pattern and inclusive growth : case study of Guangdong province (English)
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DEC 09, 2015 WPS7509 Policy Research Working Paper
Hub-periphery development pattern and inclusive growth : case study of Guangdong Province (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 125435 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
What drives the volatility of firm level productivity in China ? (English)
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APR 01, 2014 WPS6846 Policy Research Working Paper
Risks and opportunities of participation in global value chains (English)
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APR 01, 2014 WPS6847 Policy Research Working Paper
Ghana - Trade and Investment Gateway Project (GHATIG) (English)
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DEC 11, 2013 82728 Project Performance Assessment Report
Why is absenteeism low among public health workers in Lao PDR? (English)
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OCT 12, 2012 79375 Journal Article
Demystifying China's fiscal stimulus (English)
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OCT 01, 2012 WPS6221 Policy Research Working Paper
Evaluative lessons for agriculture and agribusiness (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2011 65346 Working Paper (Numbered Series)