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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 +

Working Paper 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

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

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

Working Paper 99771 MAY 08, 2015

Yang,Judy English Disclosed

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

Working Paper 99771 MAY 08, 2015

Yang,Judy Russian 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

Large firms are more productive, offer higher wages and more training (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

Business environment perceptions in Afghanistan and Pakistan (English)

This note compares business environment perceptions using a unique panel data set of Afghani and Pakistani firms interviewed between 2007 and 2010. ... See More +

Brief 68274 JAN 01, 2011

Yang, Judy S. Disclosed

How firms in eastern and central Europe are performing in the post-financial crisis world (English)

The Financial Crisis Survey monitors the effects of the financial crisis on private enterprises. The second wave of data was collected in February and March 2010 covering 1,892 enterprises in Bulgaria, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, and Turkey. ... See More +

Brief 60352 JAN 01, 2010

Correa, Paulo; Iootty, Mariana; Ramalho, Rita; Meza, Jorge Rodriguez; Yang, Judy Disclosed

How firms in eastern and central Europe fared through the global financial crisis: evidence from 2008-2010 (English)

The latest data of the Financial Crisis Survey show continued negative sales performance, on average, but the general rate of decline seems to have slowed. ... See More +

Brief 60354 JAN 01, 2010

Correa, Paulo; Iootty, Mariana; Ramalho, Rita; Meza, Jorge Rodriguez; Yang, Judy Disclosed

How are firms in Eastern and Central Europe reacting to the financial crisis? (English)

Since late 2008, countries around the world have been affected by the global economic slowdown. The financial crisis survey measures the effects of this crisis on 1,686 firms in six countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia: Bulgaria, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, and Turkey. ... See More +

Brief 53035 JAN 01, 2010

Ramalho, Rita; Rodríguez-Meza, Jorge; Yang, Judy; Disclosed

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East Asia and Pacific economic update : sustaining resilience (English)
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APR 01, 2017 116330 Working Paper
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
Labor migration and welfare in the Kyrgyz Republic (2008-2013) (Russian)
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MAY 08, 2015 99771 Working Paper English
Labor migration and welfare in the Kyrgyz Republic (2008-2013) (English)
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MAY 08, 2015 99771 Working Paper Russian
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
Large firms are more productive, offer higher wages and more training (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 82051 Brief
Business environment perceptions in Afghanistan and Pakistan (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 68274 Brief
How firms in eastern and central Europe are performing in the post-financial crisis world (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 60352 Brief
How firms in eastern and central Europe fared through the global financial crisis: evidence from 2008-2010 (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 60354 Brief
How are firms in Eastern and Central Europe reacting to the financial crisis? (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 53035 Brief