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Myanmar's Future Jobs : Embracing Modernity - Main Report (English)

Notes in this report present the nature of jobs in each sector (except the public sector), the challenges to improving these sectors, and recommended policies to develop sector-specific jobs strategies. ... See More +

Working Paper 129754 SEP 04, 2018

Cunningham,Wendy; Munoz Moreno,Rafael; Rahardja,Sjamsu; Hollweg,Claire Honore; Leao,Izabela; Ekanayake,Indira Janaki; Ahmed,Md Mansur; Amin, Mohammed; Rab,Habib Nasser; Yoong,Pui Shen Disclosed

Turkey economic monitor : minding the external gap (English)

A strong policy response - on the back of fiscal buffers, a strong financial system, and favorable external conditions - enabled Turkey to recover from its shock of 2016, with growth accelerating to 7.4 percent in 2017. ... See More +

Working Paper 126674 MAY 01, 2018

Rab,Habib Nasser; Yasar,Pinar; Atas,Erdem Turkish Disclosed

Myanmar's Future Jobs : Embracing Modernity - Overview (English)

Myanmar is a hard-working country. There are more than 24 million jobs in Myanmar, consisting of both income and in-kind earning activities. These jobs are behind Myanmar’s enviable recent economic growth rates. ... See More +

Working Paper 129897 JAN 01, 2018

Cunningham,Wendy; Muñoz,Rafael; Rahardja,Sjamsu; Hollweg,Claire Honore; Leao,Izabela; Ekanayake,Indira Janaki; Ahmed,Mansur; Amin,Mohammed; Rab,Habib Nasser; Yoong,Pui Shen Disclosed

Capitalizing on investment opportunities (English)

Myanmar’s macroeconomic environment remains stable, though economic growth is estimated to have slowed to 5.9 percent in 2016-17 compared to 7 percent in 2015-16, weighed down by slower investment demand. ... See More +

Working Paper 122691 OCT 01, 2017

Nair,Arvind; Kessler, Martin; Mishra,Deepak K.; Zin,May Thet; Mohib,Saiyed Shabih Ali; Rab,Habib Nasser 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 Chandu; 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

Myanmar - Public expenditure review 2017 : fiscal space for economic growth (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)

Myanmar had a strong economic take off between 2011 and 2015, but sustaining it will depend on improvements to public services and infrastructure. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review 119855 JAN 01, 2017

Rab,Habib Nasser; Nair,Arvind; Verghis,Mathew A.; Zachau,Ulrich; Seck,Abdoulaye; Mohib,Saiyed Shabih Ali Disclosed

Myanmar economic monitor : anchoring economic expectations (English)

The Myanmar Economic Monitor (MEM) periodically takes stock of economic developments anddiscusses economic prospects and policy priorities in Myanmar. ... See More +

Working Paper 112317 DEC 01, 2016

Rab,Habib Nasser; Zorya,Sergiy; Jain,Arvind; Badiani-Magnusson,Reena Chandu; Rahardja,Sjamsu; Zin,May Thet; Teh Sharifuddin,Shakira Binti; Nair,Arvind; Annamalai,Nagavalli; Trieu,Viet Quoc; Kessler,Martin Dov Alfred Disclosed

Myanmar economic monitor (English)

After two years of strong economic growth and macroeconomic stability, Myanmar faced a more difficult economic environment in 2015-2016. In 2015-2016, economic growth in Myanmar eased to 7 percent amid a supply shock from heavy flooding, a slowdown in new investment flows during an election year, and a more challenging external environment including lower commodity prices affecting Myanmar’s main exports. ... See More +

Working Paper 105944 MAY 01, 2016

Rab,Habib Nasser; Drees-Gross,Alexandra L.; Ariyapruchya,Kiatipong; Zin,May Thet; Zorya,Sergiy; Chavapricha,Rome Disclosed

All aboard! (Burmese)

The November 8, 2015 elections in Myanmar marked a historic milestone in the country’s political and economic transition that began in 2011. ... See More +

Working Paper 103334 FEB 27, 2016

Rab,Habib Nasser; Zachau,Ulrich; Seck,Abdoulaye; Verghis,Mathew A.; Mohib,Saiyed Shabih Ali English Disclosed

All aboard! (English)

The November 8, 2015 elections in Myanmar marked a historic milestone in the country’s political and economic transition that began in 2011. ... See More +

Working Paper 103334 JAN 01, 2016

Rab,Habib Nasser; Zachau,Ulrich; Seck,Abdoulaye; Verghis,Mathew A.; Mohib,Saiyed Shabih Ali Burmese Disclosed

Myanmar economic monitor: staying the course on economic reforms (English)

The Myanmar Economic Monitor (MEM) aims to periodically take stock of economic development and highlight economic prospects and policy priorities in Myanmar. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 99930 OCT 05, 2015

Drees-Gross,Alexandra L.; Sienaert,Alexis R.; Schneider,Charles Patrick; Prydz,Espen Beer; Rab,Habib Nasser; Pellmar,Jason Brett; Earne,Julie Fawn; Zin,May Thet; Htay Htay,Nang; Annamalai,Nagavalli; Dutta,Puja Vasudeva; Badiani-Magnusson,Reena Chandu; Zorya,Sergiy; Rahardja,Sjamsu; Norbhu,Tenzin Dolma Disclosed

Taking stock : an update on Vietnam's recent economic developments (English)

The global economy is showing signs of recovery, but at an uneven pace; global growth is expected to rise modestly to 2.6 percent in 2014, and an average 3.3 percent in 2015–17. ... See More +

Working Paper 92825 DEC 01, 2014

Mahajan, Sandeep; Dinh, Viet Tuan; Rab, Habib; Trieu, Viet Quoc; Nguyen, Lan Van; Kwakwa, Victoria; Verghis, Matthew Vietnamese Disclosed

Taking stock : an update on Vietnam's recent economic developments : Diem Lai : Cap nhat tinh hinh phat trien kinh te viet nam (Vietnamese)

The global economy is showing signs of recovery, but at an uneven pace; global growth is expected to rise modestly to 2.6 percent in 2014, and an average 3.3 percent in 2015–17. ... See More +

Working Paper 92825 DEC 01, 2014

Mahajan, Sandeep; Dinh, Viet Tuan; Rab, Habib; Trieu, Viet Quoc; Nguyen, Lan Van; Kwakwa, Victoria; Verghis, Matthew English Disclosed

Vietnam fiscal transparency review : analysis and stakeholder feedback on state budget information in the public domain (English)

Vietnam has come far in improving fiscal transparency. Building on these gains could help strengthen macroeconomic management, improve market perceptions of risk, and increase accountability for service delivery. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review 88273 MAY 21, 2014

Allan, Bill; Rab,Habib Nasser Disclosed

Vietnam fiscal transparency review : analysis and stakeholder feedback on state budget information in the public domain : Danh gia minh bach tai khoa cua Vietnam : phan tich va phan hoi cua cac ben lien quan ve thong tin ngan sach nha nuoc duoc cong khai (Vietnamese)

Vietnam has come far in improving fiscal transparency. Building on these gains could help strengthen macroeconomic management, improve market perceptions of risk, and increase accountability for service delivery. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review 88273 MAY 21, 2014

Allan, Bill; Rab,Habib Nasser English Disclosed

Revising Vietnam's state budget law (2002) : Proposals drawing on international experience (Vietnamese)

This Policy Note is designed to inform the Government of Vietnam and National Assembly (notably the Committee on Finance and Budgetary Affairs, CFBA) discussions on the revision of the State Budget Law (SBL) (2002) by drawing on good international practices in budget management. ... See More +

Policy Note 91882 APR 08, 2014

Lienert, Ian; Rab, Habib; Nguyen, Minh Van; Vu, Quyen Hoang; Mahajan, Sandeep; Shetty, Sudhir; Kwakwa, Victoria; Van Der Linde, Gert English Disclosed

Revising Vietnam's state budget law (2002) : Proposals drawing on international experience (English)

This Policy Note is designed to inform the Government of Vietnam and National Assembly (notably the Committee on Finance and Budgetary Affairs, CFBA) discussions on the revision of the State Budget Law (SBL) (2002) by drawing on good international practices in budget management. ... See More +

Policy Note 91882 APR 08, 2014

Lienert, Ian; Rab, Habib; Nguyen, Minh Van; Vu, Quyen Hoang; Mahajan, Sandeep; Shetty, Sudhir; Kwakwa, Victoria; Van Der Linde, Gert Vietnamese Disclosed

Transparency of state owned enterprises in Vietnam : current status and ideas for reform (Vietnamese)

Information disclosure by State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) is part of a broader agenda to promote greater public sector transparency in Vietnam. Recent studies by the World Bank and others have shown that despite progress, compliance with legal requirements for transparency remains a challenge across a wide range of public sector governance areas in Vietnam. ... See More +

Policy Note 89810 JAN 01, 2014

Smith, Gregory; Binh, Le Duy; Colvin, Jim; Rab, Habib English Disclosed

Transparency of state owned enterprises in Vietnam : current status and ideas for reform (English)

Information disclosure by State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) is part of a broader agenda to promote greater public sector transparency in Vietnam. Recent studies by the World Bank and others have shown that despite progress, compliance with legal requirements for transparency remains a challenge across a wide range of public sector governance areas in Vietnam. ... See More +

Policy Note 89810 JAN 01, 2014

Smith, Gregory; Binh, Le Duy; Colvin, Jim; Rab, Habib Vietnamese Disclosed

Vietnam - Economic Management Competitiveness Credit 1 : P122793 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR11554 AUG 11, 2013

Rab,Habib Nasser

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Myanmar's Future Jobs : Embracing Modernity - Main Report (English)
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SEP 04, 2018 129754 Working Paper
Turkey economic monitor : minding the external gap (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 126674 Working Paper Turkish
Myanmar's Future Jobs : Embracing Modernity - Overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 129897 Working Paper
Capitalizing on investment opportunities (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 122691 Working Paper
East Asia and Pacific economic update : sustaining resilience (English)
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APR 01, 2017 116330 Publication
Myanmar - Public expenditure review 2017 : fiscal space for economic growth (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 119855 Public Expenditure Review
Myanmar economic monitor : anchoring economic expectations (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 112317 Working Paper
Myanmar economic monitor (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 105944 Working Paper
All aboard! (Burmese)
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FEB 27, 2016 103334 Working Paper English
All aboard! (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103334 Working Paper Burmese
Myanmar economic monitor: staying the course on economic reforms (English)
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OCT 05, 2015 99930 Economic Updates and Modeling
Taking stock : an update on Vietnam's recent economic developments (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 92825 Working Paper Vietnamese
Taking stock : an update on Vietnam's recent economic developments : Diem Lai : Cap nhat tinh hinh phat trien kinh te viet nam (Vietnamese)
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DEC 01, 2014 92825 Working Paper English
Vietnam fiscal transparency review : analysis and stakeholder feedback on state budget information in the public domain (English)
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MAY 21, 2014 88273 Public Expenditure Review
Vietnam fiscal transparency review : analysis and stakeholder feedback on state budget information in the public domain : Danh gia minh bach tai khoa cua Vietnam : phan tich va phan hoi cua cac ben lien quan ve thong tin ngan sach nha nuoc duoc cong khai (Vietnamese)
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MAY 21, 2014 88273 Public Expenditure Review English
Revising Vietnam's state budget law (2002) : Proposals drawing on international experience (Vietnamese)
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APR 08, 2014 91882 Policy Note English
Revising Vietnam's state budget law (2002) : Proposals drawing on international experience (English)
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APR 08, 2014 91882 Policy Note Vietnamese
Transparency of state owned enterprises in Vietnam : current status and ideas for reform (Vietnamese)
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JAN 01, 2014 89810 Policy Note English
Transparency of state owned enterprises in Vietnam : current status and ideas for reform (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 89810 Policy Note Vietnamese
Vietnam - Economic Management Competitiveness Credit 1 : P122793 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)
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AUG 11, 2013 ISR11554 Implementation Status and Results Report