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East Asia and Pacific - Economic update : growing challenges (English)

In the six months since the previous East Asia and Pacific (EAP) economic update, developing EAP has faced a challenging external environment. Financial market conditions in the region, however, have been volatile over much of the past 6 months, as in the rest of the world. ... See More +

Publication 104770 APR 01, 2016

Edwards,Kim Alan; Vashakmadze,Ekaterine T.; Solmaz,Serhat; Sun, Yan; Blum,Jurgen Rene; Taliercio,Robert R.; Rahardja,Sjamsu; Maliszewska,Maryla; Mishra,Deepak K.; Ariyapruchya,Kiatipong; Badiani-Magnusson,Reena Chandu; Batsuuri,Davaadalai; Beck,Hans Anand; Del Castillo,Noel Borja; Chen,Shaohua; Chua,Karl Kendrick Tiu; Cruz,Kevin Thomas Garcia; Davading,Somneuk; Demombynes,Gabriel; Dewina,Reno; Diaz-Bonilla,Carolina; Dinh,Viet Tuan; Diop,Ndiame; Eckardt,Sebastian; Fitrani,Fitria; Freije-Rodriguez,Samuel; Hein,Min Ye Paing; Vu,Linh Hoang; Kida,Mizuho; Kim,Jae Kyun; Knight,David Stephen; Krishnan,Nandini; Kularatne,Chandana; Lee,Taehyun; Limkin,Joseph Louie C.; Litwack,John; Ly,Sodeth; Mahajan,Sandeep; Martin, Miguel; Spatafora,Nikola L.; Hirano,Yumeka Disclosed

East Asia and Pacific economic update, October 2015 – staying the course (English)

Publication 100599 OCT 01, 2015

Spatatora, Nikola; Sienaert,Alexis R.; Diaz-Bonilla,Carolina; Hirano,Yumeka; Sun,Yan - EAPCE; Vashakmadze,Ekaterine T.; Ahsan,Ahmad; Baffes,John; Fitriani, Fitria; Gupta,Poonam - MNCA3; Jett,Alexander Nicholas; Kerblat,Yann; Kojima,Masami; Kryspin-Watson,Jolanta; Kurlat,Sergio Andres; Ruiz Nunez,Fernanda; Stanton-Geddes,Zuzana; Taglioni,Daria; Stern,Richard; James,Sebastian S.; Jaffee,Steven M. Disclosed

Adjusting to a changing world (English)

In the six months since the previous East Asia and Pacific economic update, the regional economic landscape has been dominated by two key developments in the global economy. ... See More +

Working Paper 95722 APR 01, 2015

Ahsan,Ahmad; Bredenkamp,Caryn; Dewina,Reno; Diaz-Bonilla,Carolina; Hirano,Yumeka; O'Keefe,Philip B.; Ollero,Antonio M.; Pambudi,Eko Setyo; Smits,Karlis; Somanathan,Aparnaa; Spatafora,Nikola L.; Tandon,Ajay; Umapathi,Nithin; Vashakmadze,Ekaterine T.; Zhao,Luan; Sun,Yan Disclosed

A public expenditure review for Paraguay : the quest for optimal tax and expenditure policies for shared prosperity (English)

Paraguay has achieved significant progress in terms of fiscal policy over the past decade. Despite this progress on fiscal reform, three major challenges remain: 1) a volatile macroeconomic environment; 2) still insufficient fiscal resources; and 3) high levels of poverty and inequality. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review 78194 NOV 25, 2013

Koehler-Geib, Fritzi; Chakeri, Jasmin; Mustafaoglu, Zafer; Diaz-Bonilla, Carolina; Polastri, Rossana; Mossi, Dante; Estrada, Eduardo Andres; Busquets, Renato; Caballero Cabrera, Elida; Cabral, Guillermo; Araujo, Jorge; Villarroel, Miriam Beatriz; Holt, Patricia Chacon; Rittenauer, Patrick; Siegenthaler, Peter; Gulino, Silvia; Dure, Gloria; Arestivo de Cuentas Zavala, Rosa; Alvarenga Capurro, Telma; Favaro, Edgardo; Ramirez, Julio; Stewart, Lisa; Cicowiez, Martin; Lustig, Nora; Schenone, Osvaldo; Higgins, Sean; Swanson, William; Cuesta, Jose Antonio; Suarez Becerra, Pablo; Togo, Eriko; Velandia-Rubiano, Antonio; Horigoshi Reis, Ana Mie; Weiner, Fanny; Perez, Luis Orlando; de Hoyos, Rafael; Moreno, Juan Martin; Indaco, Agustin; Lajer Baron, Andres; Saizar, Carolina; Nielsen, Hannah; Picarelli, Nathalie; Zanett, Pia Maria; Varma, Sona; Verhoeven, Marijn; Mastruzzi, Massimo Disclosed

A public expenditure review for Paraguay (Vol. 2) : supplementary volume with selected background papers (English)

Paraguay has achieved significant progress in terms of fiscal policy over the past decade. Despite this progress on fiscal reform, three major challenges remain: 1) a volatile macroeconomic environment; 2) still insufficient fiscal resources; and 3) high levels of poverty and inequality. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review 78194 NOV 25, 2013

Koehler-Geib, Fritzi; Chakeri, Jasmin; Mustafaoglu, Zafer; Diaz-Bonilla, Carolina; Polastri, Rossana; Mossi, Dante; Estrada, Eduardo Andres; Busquets, Renato; Caballero Cabrera, Elida; Cabral, Guillermo; Araujo, Jorge; Villarroel, Miriam Beatriz; Holt, Patricia Chacon; Rittenauer, Patrick; Siegenthaler, Peter; Gulino, Silvia; Dure, Gloria; Arestivo de Cuentas Zavala, Rosa; Alvarenga Capurro, Telma; Favaro, Edgardo; Ramirez, Julio; Stewart, Lisa; Cicowiez, Martin; Lustig, Nora; Schenone, Osvaldo; Higgins, Sean; Swanson, William; Cuesta, Jose Antonio; Suarez Becerra, Pablo; Togo, Eriko; Velandia-Rubiano, Antonio; Horigoshi Reis, Ana Mie; Weiner, Fanny; Perez, Luis Orlando; de Hoyos, Rafael; Moreno, Juan Martin; Indaco, Agustin; Lajer Baron, Andres; Saizar, Carolina; Nielsen, Hannah; Picarelli, Nathalie; Zanett, Pia Maria; Varma, Sona; Verhoeven, Marijn; Mastruzzi, Massimo Disclosed

Fifteen years of inequality in Latin America : how have labor markets helped ? (English)

Household income inequality has declined in Latin America in the past decades, contributing significantly to poverty reduction in the region. Although available evidence shows that changes in the labor income are among the main factors behind these inequality trends, few studies have analyzed more closely the labor market dynamics that have led to a decline in total income inequality in some countries, but also to an increase in others. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6384 MAR 01, 2013

Azevedo, Joao Pedro; Davalos, Maria Eugenia; Diaz-Bonilla, Carolina; Atuesta, Bernardo; Castaneda, Raul Andres Disclosed

On the edge of uncertainty : poverty reduction in Latin America and the Caribbean during the great recession and beyond (English)

Strong poverty reduction in Latin America resumed with the growth rebound in 2010, as both moderate and extreme poor households benefitted from the recovery, accelerating poverty reduction to rates similar to those witnessed between 2003-2006 despite a 2.8 percent decline in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita in Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) terms, poverty levels in Latin America (LAC) remained basically static during the great recession, as the poor were shielded from the economic crisis in some countries and continued to benefit from growth in others. ... See More +

Working Paper 66146 DEC 01, 2011

Azevedo, Joao Pedro; Cord, Louise; Bonilla, Carolina Diaz Spanish Disclosed

On the edge of uncertainty : poverty reduction in Latin America and the Caribbean during the great recession and beyond : Al borde de la incertidumbre : reduccion de la pobreza en America latina y el caribe durante y despues de la gran recession (Spanish)

Strong poverty reduction in Latin America resumed with the growth rebound in 2010, as both moderate and extreme poor households benefitted from the recovery, accelerating poverty reduction to rates similar to those witnessed between 2003-2006 despite a 2.8 percent decline in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita in Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) terms, poverty levels in Latin America (LAC) remained basically static during the great recession, as the poor were shielded from the economic crisis in some countries and continued to benefit from growth in others. ... See More +

Working Paper 66146 DEC 01, 2011

Azevedo, Joao Pedro; Cord, Louise; Bonilla, Carolina Diaz English Disclosed

Did Latin America learn to shield its poor from economic shocks? (English)

This brief included the following headings: how did the 2009 economic crisis affect poverty in Latin America? Why did poverty rise by less than predicted in 2009? ... See More +

Working Paper 61273 OCT 01, 2010

Azevedo, Joao Pedro; Cord, Louise; Diaz-Bonilla, Carolina Disclosed

Dominican Republic - Objetivos de desarrollo del milenio en la Republica Dominicana : Insumo a la estrategia nacional de desarrollo (Spanish)

In 2007, the National Congress of the Dominican Republic ordered the design of a National Development Strategy (END) in order to establish a plan for growth and well-being of the country. ... See More +

Working Paper 70644 NOV 15, 2009

Diaz-Bonilla, Carolina Disclosed

Impacts of trade liberalization on poverty and inequality in Argentina (English)

Using the most recent estimates of agricultural price distortions, this chapter studies the economic, poverty, and income inequality impacts of both global and domestic trade reform in Argentina, with a special focus on export taxes. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 55944 JUN 01, 2009

Cicowiez, Martin; Diaz-Bonilla, Carolina; Diaz-Bonilla, Eugenio Disclosed

Aid, service delivery, and the millennium development goals in an economy-wide framework (English)

In many developing countries, achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015 will require significant increases in expenditures on social services and in foreign assistance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4683 JUL 01, 2008

Bourguignon, Francois; Diaz-Bonilla, Carolina; Lofgren, Hans Disclosed

Paraguay - Option Notes for economic and social development : Paraguay - Notas de opciones de desarrollo economico y social (Spanish)

Paraguay faces the challenge of generating greater equity. Its poverty rates have not improved between 1999 and 2007. The nature of its poverty has also changed significantly. ... See More +

Policy Note 70749 JUN 16, 2008

Rodriguez, Pedro Luis; Chakeri, Jasmin; Zarate, Walter; Arrobbio, Alexandre; Lafuente, Mariano; Miranda, Domingo; Panzardi, Roberto; Royg, Hugo; Diaz-Bonilla, Carolina; Blanco, Gaston Mariano; Mario, Estanislao Gacitua; Sanchez Martinez, Graciela; Aedo, Mario Cristian; Lavadenz, Fernando; Sotomayor, Maria Angelica; Poggi, Luis A.; Arena, Marco 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

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East Asia and Pacific - Economic update : growing challenges (English)
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APR 01, 2016 104770 Publication
East Asia and Pacific economic update, October 2015 – staying the course (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100599 Publication
Adjusting to a changing world (English)
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APR 01, 2015 95722 Working Paper
A public expenditure review for Paraguay : the quest for optimal tax and expenditure policies for shared prosperity (English)
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NOV 25, 2013 78194 Public Expenditure Review
A public expenditure review for Paraguay (Vol. 2) : supplementary volume with selected background papers (English)
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NOV 25, 2013 78194 Public Expenditure Review
Fifteen years of inequality in Latin America : how have labor markets helped ? (English)
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MAR 01, 2013 WPS6384 Policy Research Working Paper
On the edge of uncertainty : poverty reduction in Latin America and the Caribbean during the great recession and beyond (English)
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DEC 01, 2011 66146 Working Paper Spanish
On the edge of uncertainty : poverty reduction in Latin America and the Caribbean during the great recession and beyond : Al borde de la incertidumbre : reduccion de la pobreza en America latina y el caribe durante y despues de la gran recession (Spanish)
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DEC 01, 2011 66146 Working Paper English
Did Latin America learn to shield its poor from economic shocks? (English)
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OCT 01, 2010 61273 Working Paper
Dominican Republic - Objetivos de desarrollo del milenio en la Republica Dominicana : Insumo a la estrategia nacional de desarrollo (Spanish)
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NOV 15, 2009 70644 Working Paper
Impacts of trade liberalization on poverty and inequality in Argentina (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 55944 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Aid, service delivery, and the millennium development goals in an economy-wide framework (English)
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JUL 01, 2008 WPS4683 Policy Research Working Paper
Paraguay - Option Notes for economic and social development : Paraguay - Notas de opciones de desarrollo economico y social (Spanish)
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JUN 16, 2008 70749 Policy Note
Africa at a turning point? Growth, aid, and external shocks (English)
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APR 14, 2008 43976 Publication