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A proximity-based approach to labor mobility in CGE models with an application to Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

The ease with which workers can move between sectors has a strong impact on the effects on labor markets of shocks such as changes in world prices or migration flows. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8151 JUL 20, 2017

Lofgren,Hans; Cicowiez,Martin Disclosed

Assessing the global economic and poverty effects of antimicrobial resistance (English)

This paper assesses the potential impact of antimicrobial resistance on global economic growth and poverty. The analysis uses a global computable general equilibrium model and a microsimulation framework that together capture impact channels related to health, mortality, labor productivity, health care financing, and production in the livestock and other sectors. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8133 JUN 30, 2017

Ahmed,Syud Amer; Baris,Enis; Go,Delfin Sia; Lofgren,Hans; Osorio-Rodarte,Israel; Thierfelder,Karen E. Disclosed

Trajectories for sustainable development goals : framework and country applications (English)

This book presents the country development diagnostics post-2015 framework, developed by the World Bank Group to assess the country-level implications of the post-2015 global agenda, as well as brief, ‘at-a-glance’ applications of the framework to ten countries: Ethiopia, Jamaica, the Kyrgyz Republic, Liberia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, the Philippines, Senegal, and Uganda. ... See More +

Publication 101232 NOV 23, 2015

Gable,Susanna Elisabeth; Lofgren,Hans; Osorio-Rodarte,Israel Disclosed

A product space perspective on structural change in Morocco (English)

Drawing on international trade data, this paper uses the product space approach to analyze changes in Morocco’s goods exports in 1990–2010 and future export priorities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7438 OCT 14, 2015

Osorio-Rodarte,Israel; Lofgren,Hans Disclosed

Sudan - Country economic memorandum : realizing the potential for diversified development (Vol. 2) : Summary (English)

From 1999 to 2011 Sudan had a period where it benefited from extensive discoveries of natural wealth through oil. But the oil economy had also clear symptoms of Dutch disease. ... See More +

Country Economic Memorandum 103352 SEP 30, 2015

Geiger,Michael Tobias Arabic Disclosed

Sudan - Country economic memorandum : realizing the potential for diversified development : Main report (English)

From 1999 to 2011 Sudan had a period where it benefited from extensive discoveries of natural wealth through oil. But the oil economy had also clear symptoms of Dutch disease. ... See More +

Country Economic Memorandum 103352 SEP 30, 2015

Geiger,Michael Tobias; Lofgren,Hans; Bogoev,Jane; Nishiuchi,Toru; Nguyen, Ha; Garlick,Robert James; Lyasse,Omar; Yousif,Iman Sachet; Goldberg,Joseph R.; Ferrantino,Michael Joseph; Schmidt,Gabriela; Dihel,Nora Carina; Fernandes,Ana Margarida; Ferro,Esteban; Battaile,William G.; Land,Bryan Christopher Disclosed

Sudan - Country economic memorandum : realizing the potential for diversified development (Vol. 2) : السودان-مذكرة اقتصادية قطرية: إمكانات للتنمية المتنوعة (Arabic)

From 1999 to 2011 Sudan had a period where it benefited from extensive discoveries of natural wealth through oil. But the oil economy had also clear symptoms of Dutch disease. ... See More +

Country Economic Memorandum 103352 SEP 30, 2015

Geiger,Michael Tobias; Lofgren,Hans; Bogoev,Jane; Nishiuchi,Toru; Nguyen, Ha; Garlick,Robert James; Lyasse,Omar; Yousif,Iman Sachet; Goldberg,Joseph R.; Ferrantino,Michael Joseph; Schmidt,Gabriela; Dihel,Nora Carina; Fernandes,Ana Margarida; Ferro,Esteban; Battaile,William G.; Land,Bryan Christopher Disclosed

Development goals in an era of demographic change (English)

Chapter one examines the progress made on sustainable poverty reduction and shared prosperity, as well as the policies that are needed to make further progress. ... See More +

Publication 100530 JAN 01, 2015

Schellekens,Philip; Basu,Kaushik; Gill,Indermit S.; Kose,Ayhan; Ahmed, S. Amer; Chandra,Vandana; Vargas Da Cruz,Marcio Jose; Dennis,Allen Curtis K.; Eigen-Zucchi,Christian; Gragnolati,Michele; Lofgren,Hans; Maliszew, Maryla; Quillin,Bryce Ramsey; Simler,Kenneth; Felsenthal,Mark Edgar; Littler,Graeme B.; Ross-Larson,Bruce C.; Vorisek,Dana Lauren; Nielsen,Lynge; Bayoumi, Tam; Duttagupta, Rupa; Nolan, Sean Disclosed

Estimating parameters and structural change in CGE models using a Bayesian cross-entropy estimation approach (English)

This paper uses a three-step Bayesian cross-entropy estimation approach in an environment of noisy and scarce data to estimate behavioral parameters for a computable general equilibrium model. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7174 JAN 01, 2015

Go, Delfin S.; Lofgren,Hans; Mendez Ramos,Fabian; Robinson,Sherman Disclosed

Country development diagnostics : post-2015 (English)

With the 2015 deadline for the current Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) drawing near, the global community is shaping a new set of international development goals for the longer term. ... See More +

Working Paper 91887 OCT 11, 2014

Gable,Susanna Elisabeth; Lofgren,Hans; Osorio-Rodarte,Israel Disclosed

Afghanistan - Pathways to inclusive growth : Overview (English)

In the first quarter of 2014, Afghanistan finds itself locked in a difficult political, security, and economic transition with outcomes uncertain. ... See More +

Sector or Thematic Evaluation ACS8228 MAR 01, 2014

Nassif, Claudia; Joya, Omar; Lofgren, Hans; Gable, Susanna; Redaelli, Silvia; Jordan, Luke; Jaffrin, Guillemette Sidonie Pashto, Dari Disclosed

Afghanistan - Pathways to inclusive growth : Overview (Pashto)

In the first quarter of 2014, Afghanistan finds itself locked in a difficult political, security, and economic transition with outcomes uncertain. ... See More +

Sector or Thematic Evaluation ACS8228 MAR 01, 2014

Nassif, Claudia; Joya, Omar; Lofgren, Hans; Gable, Susanna; Redaelli, Silvia; Jordan, Luke; Jaffrin, Guillemette Sidonie Dari, English Disclosed

Afghanistan - Pathways to inclusive growth (Vol. 2) : Full report (English)

In the first quarter of 2014, Afghanistan finds itself locked in a difficult political, security, and economic transition with outcomes uncertain. ... See More +

Sector or Thematic Evaluation ACS8228 MAR 01, 2014

Nassif, Claudia; Joya, Omar; Lofgren, Hans; Gable, Susanna; Redaelli, Silvia; Jordan, Luke; Jaffrin, Guillemette Sidonie Disclosed

Afghanistan - Pathways to inclusive growth : Overview (Dari)

In the first quarter of 2014, Afghanistan finds itself locked in a difficult political, security, and economic transition with outcomes uncertain. ... See More +

Sector or Thematic Evaluation ACS8228 MAR 01, 2014

Nassif, Claudia; Joya, Omar; Lofgren, Hans; Gable, Susanna; Redaelli, Silvia; Jordan, Luke; Jaffrin, Guillemette Sidonie Pashto, English Disclosed

Creating and using fiscal space for accelerated development in Liberia (English)

This paper presents simulations for the period 2013-2030 of measures that permit increased spending on infrastructure and human development, the priority areas in Liberia's 2013-2017 "Agenda for Transformation" and for its national vision, Liberia Rising 2030. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6678 OCT 01, 2013

Lofgren, Hans Disclosed

Infrastructure for growth and human development in Pakistan : a simulation analysis of fiscal policy options (English)

This paper explores the use of fiscal policy to accelerate development in Pakistan during the period 2013-2022, with a focus on the creation of fiscal space for increased investment in infrastructure, as well as on indicators related to macro and sectoral developments, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and education. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6554 AUG 01, 2013

Kinnunen, Jouko; Lofgren, Hans Disclosed

Closing rural-urban MDG gaps in low-income countries : a general equilibrium perspective (English)

This paper addresses policies aimed at closing the rural-urban gap for one of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the under-five mortality rate (U5MR). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6390 MAR 01, 2013

Lofgren, Hans Disclosed

External shocks, fiscal policy and income distribution : alternative scenarios for Moldova (English)

The economy of Moldova, which has one of the lowest levels of gross national income per capita in the World Bank Europe and Central Asia region, is strongly linked to the outside world, especially to the neighboring countries of the European Union and the Commonwealth of Independent States. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6365 FEB 01, 2013

Kinnunen, Jouko; Lofgren, Hans; Sulla, Victor; Merotto, Dino Disclosed

Liberia : strategic policy options for medium term growth and development (English)

The objective of this paper is to inform Liberia's medium-term growth and development strategy for 2012-17 and its National Vision: Liberia Rising 2030, both of which are under preparation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6081 JUN 01, 2012

Dessus, Sebastien; Hoffman, Jariya; Lofgren, Hans Disclosed

World food prices and human development: Policy simulations for archetype low-income countries (English)

In recent years, world food prices have increased and fluctuated widely. This paper explores the impact of international food prices and domestic policies on Millennium Development Goal (MDG) and macro indicators for two archetype low-income countries, a net food exporter and a net food importer, using Maquette for MDG Simulations (MAMS), a Computable General Equilibrium model. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6033 APR 01, 2012

Lofgren, Hans Disclosed

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A proximity-based approach to labor mobility in CGE models with an application to Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JUL 20, 2017 WPS8151 Policy Research Working Paper
Assessing the global economic and poverty effects of antimicrobial resistance (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 WPS8133 Policy Research Working Paper
Trajectories for sustainable development goals : framework and country applications (English)
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NOV 23, 2015 101232 Publication
A product space perspective on structural change in Morocco (English)
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OCT 14, 2015 WPS7438 Policy Research Working Paper
Sudan - Country economic memorandum : realizing the potential for diversified development (Vol. 2) : Summary (English)
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SEP 30, 2015 103352 Country Economic Memorandum Arabic
Sudan - Country economic memorandum : realizing the potential for diversified development : Main report (English)
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SEP 30, 2015 103352 Country Economic Memorandum
Sudan - Country economic memorandum : realizing the potential for diversified development (Vol. 2) : السودان-مذكرة اقتصادية قطرية: إمكانات للتنمية المتنوعة (Arabic)
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SEP 30, 2015 103352 Country Economic Memorandum
Development goals in an era of demographic change (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 100530 Publication
Estimating parameters and structural change in CGE models using a Bayesian cross-entropy estimation approach (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7174 Policy Research Working Paper
Country development diagnostics : post-2015 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91887 Working Paper
Afghanistan - Pathways to inclusive growth : Overview (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 ACS8228 Sector or Thematic Evaluation Pashto, Dari
Afghanistan - Pathways to inclusive growth : Overview (Pashto)
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MAR 01, 2014 ACS8228 Sector or Thematic Evaluation Dari, English
Afghanistan - Pathways to inclusive growth (Vol. 2) : Full report (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 ACS8228 Sector or Thematic Evaluation
Afghanistan - Pathways to inclusive growth : Overview (Dari)
See More +
MAR 01, 2014 ACS8228 Sector or Thematic Evaluation Pashto, English
Creating and using fiscal space for accelerated development in Liberia (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 WPS6678 Policy Research Working Paper
Infrastructure for growth and human development in Pakistan : a simulation analysis of fiscal policy options (English)
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AUG 01, 2013 WPS6554 Policy Research Working Paper
Closing rural-urban MDG gaps in low-income countries : a general equilibrium perspective (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2013 WPS6390 Policy Research Working Paper
External shocks, fiscal policy and income distribution : alternative scenarios for Moldova (English)
See More +
FEB 01, 2013 WPS6365 Policy Research Working Paper
Liberia : strategic policy options for medium term growth and development (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2012 WPS6081 Policy Research Working Paper
World food prices and human development: Policy simulations for archetype low-income countries (English)
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APR 01, 2012 WPS6033 Policy Research Working Paper