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Lebanon Economic Monitor - De-Risking Lebanon (English)

Lebanon's macro-financial conditions are currently under heavy scrutiny as the country faces increasing challenges. The risk profile for Lebanon is rising sharply in light of the convergence of a number of negative local and global factors, including global monetary conditions. ... See More +

Working Paper 131463 OCT 01, 2018

Harake,Wissam; Hamadeh,Nada; Kostopoulos,Christos; Carey,Kevin; Mobarek,Sameh I.; Ziade,Mona Arabic Disclosed

Poverty-specific purchasing power parities in Africa (English)

The paper revisits the issue of poverty-specific purchasing power parities (PPPs), using the most recent (2011) International Comparison Program (ICP) results. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8150 JUL 18, 2017

Dikhanov,Yuri M.; Hamadeh,Nada; Vigil Oliver,William; Degefu,Tefera Bekele; Song,Inyoung Disclosed

Is living in African cities expensive ? (English)

Although several studies have examined why overall price levels are higher in richer countries, little is known about whether there is a similar relationship at the urban and city level across countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7641 APR 14, 2016

Nakamura,Shohei; Harati,Rawaa; Lall,Somik V.; Dikhanov,Yuri M.; Hamadeh,Nada; Vigil Oliver,William; Rissanen,Marko Olavi; Yamanaka,Mizuki Disclosed

Is living in African cities expensive? (English)

Although several studies have examined why overall price levels are higher in richer countries, little is known about whether there is a similar relationship at the urban and city level across countries. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125660 APR 01, 2016

Nakamura,Shohei; Harati,Rawaa; Lall,Somik V.; Dikhanov,Yuri M.; Hamadeh,Nada; Vigil Oliver,William; Rissanen,Marko Olavi; Yamanaka,Mizuki Disclosed

A global count of the extreme poor in 2012 : data issues, methodology and initial results (English)

The 2014 release of a new set of purchasing power parity conversion factors (PPPs) for 2011 has prompted a revision of the international poverty line. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7432 OCT 03, 2015

Ferreira,Francisco H. G.; Chen,Shaohua; Dabalen,Andrew L.; Dikhanov,Yuri M.; Hamadeh,Nada; Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Narayan,Ambar; Prydz,Espen Beer; Revenga,Ana L.; Sangraula,Prem; Serajuddin,Umar; Yoshida,Nobuo Disclosed

Global count of the extreme poor in 2012 : data issues, methodology and initial results (English)

The 2014 release of a new set of purchasing power parity conversion factors (PPPs) for 2011 has prompted a revision of the international poverty line. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125425 OCT 01, 2015

Ferreira,Francisco H. G.; Chen,Shaohua; Dabalen,Andrew L.; Dikhanov,Yuri M.; Hamadeh,Nada; Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Narayan,Ambar; Prydz,Espen Beer; Revenga,Ana L.; Sangraula,Prem; Serajuddin,Umar; Yoshida,Nobuo Disclosed

Operational guidelines and procedures for measuring the real size of the world economy (English)

The International Comparison Program (ICP) is a global statistical initiative that collects prices, national accounts expenditures, and related information from the world's economies in order to compare the purchasing powers of their currencies. ... See More +

Publication 99028 AUG 01, 2015

Brannon,Morgan; Dikhanov,Yuri M.; Djayeola,Biokou Mathieu; Hamadeh,Nada; Mouyelo-Katoula,Michel; Rissanen,Marko Olavi; Romand,Virginia; Song,Inyoung; Vogel,Frederic A.; Yamanaka,Mizuki; Abels,Miglena; Jerbi,Imededdine; Lee,Min Ji; Min,Kyung Sam Disclosed

A preliminary assessment of the effect of the change in construction methodology between the 2005 and 2011 rounds (English)

The purpose of this working note is to test the effect that the change in Construction methodology between the 2005 and 2011 Rounds would have on the resulting PPPs for Construction. ... See More +

Working Paper 90728 SEP 18, 2012

Hamadeh, Nada; Jerbi, Imeddedine; Rissanen, Marko Disclosed

Extrapolating ICP data and PPPs : seventh technical advisory group meeting (September 17-18, 2012) (English)

The international comparison program (ICP) is a worldwide statistical initiative aimed to estimate purchasing power parities (PPPs) to be used as currency converters to compare the performance of economies around the world. ... See More +

Working Paper 90734 SEP 18, 2012

Mouyelo-Katoula, Michel; Hamadeh, Nada Disclosed

Report on ICP research activities (English)

The purpose of this status report is to provide the international comparison program (ICP) 2011 Executive Board (EB) with an overview of the ICP 2011 research agenda, which is an update of the brief presentation of the same, included in the ICP report to the United Nations Statistical Commission (UNSC). ... See More +

Working Paper 90204 FEB 21, 2010

Mouyelo-Katoula, Michel; Hamadeh, Nada Disclosed

Owner occupied housing : housing in Western Asia (English)

For most basic headings in the comparison, it is possible to derive the PPP based on the prices of items for the basic heading. This is the direct price approach. ... See More +

Working Paper 90445 FEB 19, 2010

Heston, Alan; Hamadeh, Nada Disclosed

Process for building regional item lists : paper for session three (English)

This working paper includes the following lists: start with the ICP 2005 regional list; review the 2005 regional list; deletions; substitutions; updating; additions; and creation of a regional core list. ... See More +

Working Paper 90389 OCT 02, 2009

Hamadeh, Nada Disclosed

Evaluation of the ICP 2005 software suite : summary findings and results - paper for session four (English)

To assess the relevance and performance of the ICP Software suite tools used in the 2005 round and the adequacy of the documentation, training and support provided, the World Bank DECDG conducted an evaluation of this software suite. ... See More +

Working Paper 90845 SEP 30, 2009

Hamadeh, Nada Disclosed

Process for building regional item lists : paper for session two (English)

This working paper includes the following lists: start with the ICP 2005 regional list; review the 2005 regional list; deletions; substitutions; updating; additions; and creation of a regional core list. ... See More +

Working Paper 90830 SEP 30, 2009

Hamadeh, Nada Disclosed

Microdata and metadata management toolkit : ICP-specific data documentation initiative (DDI) - regional coordinators meeting (September 28-30, 2009) (English)

This report presents tabular information for document description; file description; and variable description by indicating label, description, and vocabulary. ... See More +

Working Paper 90843 SEP 30, 2009

Hamadeh, Nada; Akcadag, Olga Disclosed

Data process, management, and transfer charts : paper for session four (English)

A suggested ICP data process, management and transfer charts are found. The first one pertains to an ICP operation in a small country, the second one is for an ICP operation in a large country with multiple collection centers, and the last one is for an ICP operation at a regional level. ... See More +

Working Paper 90846 SEP 30, 2009

Hamadeh, Nada Disclosed

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Lebanon Economic Monitor - De-Risking Lebanon (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 131463 Working Paper Arabic
Poverty-specific purchasing power parities in Africa (English)
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JUL 18, 2017 WPS8150 Policy Research Working Paper
Is living in African cities expensive ? (English)
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APR 14, 2016 WPS7641 Policy Research Working Paper
Is living in African cities expensive? (English)
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APR 01, 2016 125660 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
A global count of the extreme poor in 2012 : data issues, methodology and initial results (English)
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OCT 03, 2015 WPS7432 Policy Research Working Paper
Global count of the extreme poor in 2012 : data issues, methodology and initial results (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 125425 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Operational guidelines and procedures for measuring the real size of the world economy (English)
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AUG 01, 2015 99028 Publication
A preliminary assessment of the effect of the change in construction methodology between the 2005 and 2011 rounds (English)
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SEP 18, 2012 90728 Working Paper
Extrapolating ICP data and PPPs : seventh technical advisory group meeting (September 17-18, 2012) (English)
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SEP 18, 2012 90734 Working Paper
Report on ICP research activities (English)
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FEB 21, 2010 90204 Working Paper
Owner occupied housing : housing in Western Asia (English)
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FEB 19, 2010 90445 Working Paper
Process for building regional item lists : paper for session three (English)
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OCT 02, 2009 90389 Working Paper
Evaluation of the ICP 2005 software suite : summary findings and results - paper for session four (English)
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SEP 30, 2009 90845 Working Paper
Process for building regional item lists : paper for session two (English)
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SEP 30, 2009 90830 Working Paper
Microdata and metadata management toolkit : ICP-specific data documentation initiative (DDI) - regional coordinators meeting (September 28-30, 2009) (English)
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SEP 30, 2009 90843 Working Paper
Data process, management, and transfer charts : paper for session four (English)
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SEP 30, 2009 90846 Working Paper