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Thailand Economic Monitor : Harnessing Fintech for Financial Inclusion (Vol. 2) (English)

The Thailand Economic Monitor consists of two parts. Part 1 reviews recent economic developments, examines the country's macroeconomic outlook, and analyzes the impact of key policy changes. ... See More +

Working Paper 138751 JUL 01, 2019

Ariyapruchya,Kiatipong; Van Doorn,Ralph; Nair,Arvind; Bandaogo,Mahama Abdel Samir Sidbewende; Anantavrasilpa,Ratchada; Aviles,Ana Maria; Tatucu,Radu; Yikona,Stuart; Yang,Judy; Dechjejaruwat,Rattanyu Disclosed

March 2019 PovcalNet Update : What's New (English)

The March 2019 update to PovcalNet involves several changes to the data underlying the global poverty estimates. Some welfare aggregates have been changed for improved harmonization, and the national accounts and population input data have been updated. ... See More +

Working Paper 135461 MAR 01, 2019

Atamanov,Aziz; Castaneda Aguilar,Raul Andres; Corral Rodas,Paul Andres; Dewina,Reno; Diaz-Bonilla,Carolina; Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Lakner,Christoph; Lee,Kihoon; Montes,Jose; Moreno Herrera,Laura Liliana; Mungai,Rose; Newhouse,David Locke; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Prydz,Espen Beer; Sangraula,Prem; Yang,Judy Disclosed

Thailand Economic Monitor : Inequality, Opportunity and Human Capital (Vol. 2) (English)

The outlook for the global economy has darkened amid elevated trade tensions. International trade and investment are moderating, trade tensions remain elevated, and financing conditions are tightening. ... See More +

Working Paper 133835 JAN 17, 2019

Ariyapruchya,Kiatipong; Chua,Kevin C.; Bandaogo,Mahama Abdel Samir Sidbewende; Lathapipat,Dilaka; Osornprasop,Sutayut; Yang,Judy Disclosed

Mongolia : Distributional Impact of Taxes and Transfers (English)

This paper uses Mongolia's Household Socio Economic Survey for 2016 to estimate the distributive impact of taxes and transfers. The findings show that the system is progressive and contributes to reductions in poverty and inequality. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8639 NOV 05, 2018

Freije-Rodriguez,Samuel; Yang,Judy Disclosed

Mongolia : Distributional Impact of Taxes and Transfers (English)

This paper uses Mongolia’s Household Socio Economic Survey for 2016 to estimate the distributive impact of taxes and transfers. The findings show that the system is progressive and contributes to reductions in poverty and inequality. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 131852 NOV 01, 2018

Freije-Rodriguez,Samuel; Yang,Judy Disclosed

September 2018 PovcalNet Update : What’s New (English)

The September 2018 update to PovcalNet involves several changes to the dataunderlying the global poverty estimates. Some welfare aggregates have been changed forimproved harmonization, and some of the CPI, national accounts, and population inputdata have been revised. ... See More +

Working Paper 129962 SEP 01, 2018

Chen,Shaohua; Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Lakner,Christoph; Lee,Kihoon; Mahler,Daniel Gerszon; Mungai,Rose; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Prydz,Espen Beer; Sangraula,Prem; Sharma,Dhiraj; Yang,Judy; Zhao,Qinghua Disclosed

April 2018 Povcalnet Update : What’s New (English)

The April 2018 update to PovcalNet involves several changes to the data underlying the global poverty estimates. Some welfare aggregates have been changed for improved harmonization, some surveys have been dropped due to data quality concerns, and some of the consumer price index (CPI) and national accounts input data have been revised. ... See More +

Working Paper 125776 APR 01, 2018

Atamanov,Aziz; Azevedo,Joao Pedro Wagner De; Castaneda Aguilar,Raul Andres; Chen,Shaohua; Corral Rodas,Paul Andres; Dewina,Reno; Diaz-Bonilla,Carolina; Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Lakner,Christoph; Lee,Kihoon; Mahler,Daniel Gerszon; Montes,Jose; Mungai,Rose; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Prydz,Espen Beer; Sangraula,Prem; Scott,Kinnon; Wambile,Ayago Esmubancha; Yang,Judy; Zhao,Qinghua 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 C; 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

MENA export performance and specialization -- the role of financial sector development and governance (English)

Industry and financial profiles of MENA firms may underpin the observation that MENA country exports are below potential and skewed toward low value-added goods that are unable to spur rapid job creation and inclusive growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7616 MAR 28, 2016

Wood,Christina A.; Yang,Judy Disclosed

What are the impacts of Syrian refugees on host community welfare in Turkey ? a subnational poverty analysis (English)

In recent years, Turkey has been host to more than two million Syrians seeking refuge. Initially concentrated in the southeastern regions, these refugees now reside throughout the country. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7542 JAN 28, 2016

Azevedo,Joao Pedro Wagner De; Yang,Judy; Inan,Osman Kaan Disclosed

When and where do we see regional poverty reduction and convergence ? lessons from the roof of Turkey (English)

In the past decade, Turkey has experienced a notable level of poverty reduction at all levels (extreme poor, poor, and vulnerable). The steady decline in poverty was also resilient to the decline in gross domestic product per capita growth during the crisis. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7540 JAN 28, 2016

Azevedo,Joao Pedro Wagner De; Yang,Judy; Inan,Osman Kaan; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Montes,Jose Disclosed

How equitable is access to finance in turkey ? evidence from the latest global FINDEX (English)

Access to finance is a key component of poverty reduction, as it enables individuals to make economic decisions that can improve their welfare. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7541 JAN 28, 2016

Azevedo,Joao Pedro Wagner De; Inan,Osman Kaan; Yang,Judy Disclosed

How equitable is access to finance in Turkey? : evidence from the latest Global FINDEX (English)

Access to finance is a key component of poverty reduction, as it enables individuals to make economic decisions that can improve their welfare. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125497 JAN 01, 2016

Azevedo,Joao Pedro Wagner De; Inan,Osman Kaan; Yang,Judy Disclosed

What are the impacts of Syrian refugees on host community welfare in Turkey? : a subnational poverty analysis (English)

In recent years, Turkey has been host to more than two million Syrians seeking refuge. Initially concentrated in the southeastern regions, these refugees now reside throughout the country. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125498 DEC 07, 2015

Azevedo,Joao Pedro Wagner De; Yang,Judy; Inan,Osman Kaan Disclosed

Labor migration and welfare in the Kyrgyz Republic (2008-2013) (English)

Working Paper 99771 MAY 08, 2015

Yang,Judy Russian Disclosed

Labor migration and welfare in the Kyrgyz Republic (2008-2013) (Russian)

Working Paper 99771 MAY 08, 2015

Yang,Judy English Disclosed

What have we learned from the enterprise surveys regarding access to credit by SMEs ? (English)

Using a unique firm level data set -- the Enterprise Surveys -- this paper develops a new measure of credit-constrained status for firms using hard data instead of perceptions data. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6670 OCT 01, 2013

Kuntchev, Veselin; Ramalho, Rita; Rodriguez-Meza, Jorge; Yang, Judy S. Disclosed

How bribery distorts firm growth : differences by firm attributes (English)

How corruption affects economic performance has been studied for over a decade. Yet the lack of detailed firm-level data has limited research regarding who is carrying the real burden of corruption. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6046 APR 01, 2012

Seker, Murat; Yang, Judy S. Disclosed

What have we learned from the enterprise surveys regarding access to finance by SMEs? (English)

Using a unique firm level data enterprise surveys the authors develop a new measure of credit constrained status for firms using hard data instead of perceptions data. ... See More +

Publication 68292 FEB 14, 2012

Kuntchev, Veselin; Ramalho, Rita; Meza, Jorge Rodriguez; Yang, Judy S. Disclosed

Large firms are more productive, offer higher wages and more training (Vol. 2) : Survey note database (English)

This is analytical note 7 supporting the International Finance Corporation's jobs report in 2012. An analysis of over 45,000 enterprises in over 100 countries found that larger firms tend to be more productive, offer higher wages and more formal training. ... See More +

Brief 82051 JAN 01, 2012

Yang, Judy Disclosed

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Thailand Economic Monitor : Harnessing Fintech for Financial Inclusion (Vol. 2) (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 138751 Working Paper
March 2019 PovcalNet Update : What's New (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 135461 Working Paper
Thailand Economic Monitor : Inequality, Opportunity and Human Capital (Vol. 2) (English)
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JAN 17, 2019 133835 Working Paper
Mongolia : Distributional Impact of Taxes and Transfers (English)
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NOV 05, 2018 WPS8639 Policy Research Working Paper
Mongolia : Distributional Impact of Taxes and Transfers (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 131852 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
September 2018 PovcalNet Update : What’s New (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 129962 Working Paper
April 2018 Povcalnet Update : What’s New (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125776 Working Paper
East Asia and Pacific economic update : sustaining resilience (English)
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APR 01, 2017 116330 Publication
MENA export performance and specialization -- the role of financial sector development and governance (English)
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MAR 28, 2016 WPS7616 Policy Research Working Paper
What are the impacts of Syrian refugees on host community welfare in Turkey ? a subnational poverty analysis (English)
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JAN 28, 2016 WPS7542 Policy Research Working Paper
When and where do we see regional poverty reduction and convergence ? lessons from the roof of Turkey (English)
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JAN 28, 2016 WPS7540 Policy Research Working Paper
How equitable is access to finance in turkey ? evidence from the latest global FINDEX (English)
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JAN 28, 2016 WPS7541 Policy Research Working Paper
How equitable is access to finance in Turkey? : evidence from the latest Global FINDEX (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 125497 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
What are the impacts of Syrian refugees on host community welfare in Turkey? : a subnational poverty analysis (English)
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DEC 07, 2015 125498 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Labor migration and welfare in the Kyrgyz Republic (2008-2013) (English)
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MAY 08, 2015 99771 Working Paper Russian
Labor migration and welfare in the Kyrgyz Republic (2008-2013) (Russian)
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MAY 08, 2015 99771 Working Paper English
What have we learned from the enterprise surveys regarding access to credit by SMEs ? (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 WPS6670 Policy Research Working Paper
How bribery distorts firm growth : differences by firm attributes (English)
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APR 01, 2012 WPS6046 Policy Research Working Paper
What have we learned from the enterprise surveys regarding access to finance by SMEs? (English)
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FEB 14, 2012 68292 Publication
Large firms are more productive, offer higher wages and more training (Vol. 2) : Survey note database (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 82051 Brief