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Botswana's infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)

Infrastructure made a net contribution of just over two percentage points to Botswana's improved per capita growth performance in recent years. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5887 NOV 01, 2011

Briceno-Garmendia, Cecilia; Pushak, Nataliya Disclosed

The republic of Congo's infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)

Infrastructure contributed half a percentage point to the Republic of Congo's annual per capita GDP growth from 2001 to 2006. If the country's infrastructure were improved to the level seen in Mauritius, the regional leader, it could contribute more than 3 percentage points to annual per capita growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5838 OCT 01, 2011

Pushak, Nataliya; Briceno-Garmendia, Cecilia M. Disclosed

Zimbabwe's infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)

Despite general economic decline and power-supply deficiencies, infrastructure made a modest net contribution of just less than half a percentage point to Zimbabwe's improved per capita growth performance in recent years. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5816 SEP 01, 2011

Pushak, Nataliya; Briceno-Garmendia, Cecilia M. Disclosed

Angola's infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)

Infrastructure made a net contribution of around 1 percentage point to Angola's improved per capita growth performance in recent years, despite unreliable power supplies and poor roads, which each holding back growth by 0.2 percentage points. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5813 SEP 01, 2011

Pushak, Nataliya; Foster, Vivien Disclosed

Nigeria's infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)

Infrastructure made a net contribution of around one percentage point to Nigeria's improved per capita growth performance in recent years, in spite of the fact that unreliable power supplies held growth back. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5686 JUN 01, 2011

Foster, Vivien; Pushak, Nataliya Disclosed

Mali infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)

In recent years Mali's economy has grown steadily at a rate of more than 5 percent per year, driven by developments in gold mining, cereal harvests, and telecommunications. ... See More +

Working Paper 62755 JUN 01, 2011

Briceno-Garmendia, Cecilia M; Dominguez, Carolina; Pushak, Nataliya Disclosed

Sierra Leone's infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)

Infrastructure development in Sierra Leone contributed about half a percentage point to the economy's per capita growth rate in 2003-07. But if Sierra Leone could upgrade its infrastructure to the level of the best performer in Africa, per capita growth rates could be boosted by more than three percentage points. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5713 JUN 01, 2011

Pushak, Nataliya; Foster, Vivien Disclosed

Mali's infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)

Despite external shocks, Mali's economy grew by 5.3 percent per year between 2003 and 2006, driven primarily by the telecommunications sector. But Mali's landlocked condition, together with the uneven distribution of population and economic activities between the arid north and the much richer south, defy the country's ability to sustain this pace of growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5688 JUN 01, 2011

Briceno-Garmendia, Cecilia M.; Dominguez, Carolina; Pushak, Nataliya Disclosed

Cote d'Ivoire's infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)

Infrastructure contributed 1.8 percentage points to Cote d'Ivoire's annual per capita GDP growth over the mid-2000s before conflict began to erase the country's infrastructure and its growth contributions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5594 MAR 01, 2011

Foster, Vivien; Pushak, Nataliya Disclosed

Sierra Leone's infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)

Infrastructure has contributed significantly to the growth of West African economies during the past decade. In Sierra Leone, infrastructure added only around 0.51 percentage points to the per capita growth rate over 2003-07. ... See More +

Working Paper 63101 MAR 01, 2011

Pushak, Nataliya; Foster, Vivien Disclosed

The Republic of Congo's infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)

Upgrading infrastructure plays a critical role in the Republic of Congo's quest to diversify its economy and reduce poverty. It is also an important source of growth on its own. ... See More +

Working Paper 63099 MAR 01, 2011

Pushak, Nataliya; Briceno-Garmendia, Cecilia M. Disclosed

Angola's infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)

The Africa Infrastructure Country Diagnostic (AICD) has gathered and analyzed extensive data on infrastructure in more than 40 Sub-Saharan countries, including Angola. ... See More +

Working Paper 64734 MAR 01, 2011

Pushak, Nataliya; Foster, Vivien Disclosed

Liberia's infrastructure: a continental perspective (English)

Liberia's power generating capacity and national grid were completely demolished during 14 years of civil war. Piped water access fell from 15 percent of the population in 1986 to less than 3 percent in 2008. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5597 MAR 01, 2011

Foster, Vivien; Pushak, Nataliya Disclosed

Zimbabwe's infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)

Despite general economic decline and power supply deficiencies, infrastructure made a modest net contribution of less than half a percentage point to Zimbabwe's improved per capita growth performance in recent years. ... See More +

Working Paper 64739 MAR 01, 2011

Pushak, Nataliya; Briceno-Garmendia, Cecilia M Disclosed

Ghana's infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)

Infrastructure contributed just over one percentage point to Ghana's annual per capital GDP growth during the 2000s. Raising the country’s infrastructure endowment to that of the region's middle-income countries could boost the annual growth rate by more than 2.7 percentage points. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5600 MAR 01, 2011

Foster,Vivien; Pushak,Nataliya Disclosed

Nigeria's infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)

Infrastructure has made a net contribution of around one percentage point to Nigeria's improved per capita growth performance in recent years, in spite of the fact that unreliable power supply held growth back. ... See More +

Working Paper 62756 FEB 01, 2011

Foster, Vivien; Pushak, Nataliya Disclosed

Cote d'Ivoires infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)

This study is a product of the Africa Infrastructure Country Diagnostic (AICD), a project designed to expand the world's knowledge of physical infrastructure in Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper 62385 MAR 01, 2010

Foster, Vivien; Pushak, Nataliya Disclosed

Liberia's infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)

Liberia's 14-year civil war left much of the country's infrastructure shambles. The country's 170 megawatt power generation capacity and national grid were completely destroyed. ... See More +

Working Paper 62390 MAR 01, 2010

Foster, Vivien; Pushak, Nataliya Disclosed

Building bridges : China's growing role as infrastructure financier for Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

China and Africa have a long history of political and economic ties, which have greatly intensified in recent years. Both bilateral trade and Chinese foreign direct investment (FDI) in Africa grew about fourfold between 2001 and 2005, accompanied by a major influx of Chinese enterprises and workers into the region. ... See More +

Publication 48091 OCT 20, 2008

Foster, Vivien ; Butterfield, William ; Chen, Chuan ; Pushak, Nataliya Disclosed

Does private sector participation improve performance in electricity and water distribution? (English)

This study addresses the question with a rigorous econometric approach and distills global results from a multitude of evidence. The data set compiled is unique in its coverage, size, and composition, making it possible to address for the first time methodological problems that have plagued empirical research and hampered conclusive results. ... See More +

Policy Note 46132 OCT 15, 2008

Gassner, Katharina; Popov, Alexander; Pushak, Nataliya Disclosed

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Botswana's infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)
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NOV 01, 2011 WPS5887 Policy Research Working Paper
The republic of Congo's infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)
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OCT 01, 2011 WPS5838 Policy Research Working Paper
Zimbabwe's infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)
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SEP 01, 2011 WPS5816 Policy Research Working Paper
Angola's infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)
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SEP 01, 2011 WPS5813 Policy Research Working Paper
Nigeria's infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 WPS5686 Policy Research Working Paper
Mali infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 62755 Working Paper
Sierra Leone's infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 WPS5713 Policy Research Working Paper
Mali's infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 WPS5688 Policy Research Working Paper
Cote d'Ivoire's infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 WPS5594 Policy Research Working Paper
Sierra Leone's infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 63101 Working Paper
The Republic of Congo's infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 63099 Working Paper
Angola's infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 64734 Working Paper
Liberia's infrastructure: a continental perspective (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 WPS5597 Policy Research Working Paper
Zimbabwe's infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 64739 Working Paper
Ghana's infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 WPS5600 Policy Research Working Paper
Nigeria's infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)
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FEB 01, 2011 62756 Working Paper
Cote d'Ivoires infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)
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MAR 01, 2010 62385 Working Paper
Liberia's infrastructure : a continental perspective (English)
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MAR 01, 2010 62390 Working Paper
Building bridges : China's growing role as infrastructure financier for Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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OCT 20, 2008 48091 Publication
Does private sector participation improve performance in electricity and water distribution? (English)
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OCT 15, 2008 46132 Policy Note