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Environmental and Social Review Summary (ESRS) - Pakistan Goes Global: An Initiative for a Global Technology-Driven Pakistan - P170271 (English)

Environmental and Social Review Summary ESRSC00499 MAY 20, 2019

Varela,Gonzalo J. Disclosed

Concept Project Information Document (PID) - Pakistan Goes Global: An Initiative for a Global Technology-Driven Pakistan - P170271 (English)

Project Information Document PIDC26712 APR 22, 2019

Varela,Gonzalo J. Disclosed

Integration and Price Transmission in Key Food Commodity Markets in India (English)

This paper examines patterns of market integration for food commodities in India. First, it tests the extent of domestic spatial market integration for retail and wholesale markets in 2006–14 and 2008–15, respectively, and looks at patterns of price transmission of shocks from international sources. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8755 FEB 25, 2019

Boffa,Mauro; Varela,Gonzalo J. Disclosed

Macro and Micro Features of Successful Economic Convergence : The Case of Poland (English)

This paper examines the patterns of growth of Poland, and its transition into high-income status over the past two decades from a macro and micro perspective. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 133617 JAN 09, 2019

Schiffbauer,Marc Tobias; Varela,Gonzalo J. Disclosed

Investing in Logistics for Sustainable Economic Growth : Background Studies for the Preparation of Cambodia Logistics Master Plan (Vol. 2) (English)

The World Bank prepared three background studies as inputs for the development of the Cambodia Logistics Master Plan led by the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) in 2017–2018. ... See More +

Working Paper 131518 OCT 01, 2018

Nguyen,Lan Van; Nghardsaysone,Konesawang; Varela,Gonzalo J.; Artuso,Fabio; Chea,Marong; Ganz Carulla,Federico; Kunaka,Charles; Meeuws,Rene; de Leijer, Harrie; Banomyong,Ruth Disclosed

Pakistan Development Update : At a Crossroad (English)

The report begins with a chapter on economic developments, with sections on growth, fiscal policy, public debt, the external sector, monetary developments and inflation, and the financial sector. ... See More +

120560 OCT 01, 2018

Ashraf,Mehwish; Ghumman,Adnan Ashraf; Aslam,Zehra; Shaikh,Sarmad Ahmed; Waheed,Muhammad; Blanco Armas,Enrique; Panasco Santos,Cristina Isabel; Qureshi,Ali Nadeem; Zamand,Mina; Schneider,Charles Patrick; Bashir,Amjad; Rontoyanni,Clelia Kalliopi Helena; Varela,Gonzalo J.; Zaheer,Namoos Disclosed

Critical Connections : Promoting Economic Growth and Resilience in Europe and Central Asia (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)

The Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region has a rich history of regional integration and connectivity to the broader world economy, which has stimulated the growth of knowledge and technological innovation. ... See More +

Publication 129794 SEP 05, 2018

Gould,David Michael; Abate,Megersa Abera; Artuc,Erhan; Bamieh,Omar; Briceno-Garmendia,Cecilia M.; Fiorini,Matteo; Hoekman,Bernard M.; Kenett,Dror Yossef; Lebrand,Mathilde Sylvie Maria; López-Garcia,Paloma; Özden,Çag˘lar; Panterov,Georgi Lyudmilov; Rocha,Nadia; Taglioni,Daria; Tan,Shawn Weiming; Varela,Gonzalo J.; Winkler,Hernan Jorge; Yde-Jensen,Thea Disclosed

Critical Connections : Promoting Economic Growth and Resilience in Europe and Central Asia : Overview (English)

The Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region has a rich history of regional integration and connectivity to the broader world economy, which has stimulated the growth of knowledge and technological innovation. ... See More +

Publication 129794 SEP 05, 2018

Gould,David Michael; Abate,Megersa Abera; Artuc,Erhan; Bamieh,Omar; Briceno-Garmendia,Cecilia M.; Fiorini,Matteo; Hoekman,Bernard M.; Kenett,Dror Yossef; Lebrand,Mathilde Sylvie Maria; López-Garcia,Paloma; Özden,Çag˘lar; Panterov,Georgi Lyudmilov; Rocha,Nadia; Taglioni,Daria; Tan,Shawn Weiming; Varela,Gonzalo J.; Winkler,Hernan Jorge; Yde-Jensen,Thea Disclosed

Oriental Republic of Uruguay : Integration into Global Value Chains the Dairy Industry and the ICT Industry (Spanish)

Uruguay has much to gain from further integration with the global marketplace. Increased trade allows economies of scale and increases exposure to technological and knowledge spillovers, resulting in greater productivity. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS17180 SEP 01, 2018

Criscuolo,Alberto; Onugha,Ifeyinwa Uchenna; Varela,Gonzalo J. Disclosed

Oriental Republic of Uruguay : Integration into Global Value Chains the Dairy Industry and the ICT Industry (English)

Uruguay has much to gain from further integration with the global marketplace. Increased trade allows economies of scale and increases exposure to technological and knowledge spillovers, resulting in greater productivity. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS17180 SEP 01, 2018

Criscuolo,Alberto; Onugha,Ifeyinwa Uchenna; Varela,Gonzalo J. Disclosed

Trade policy reforms for the twenty-first century : the case of Nepal (English)

This report examines how Nepal could move away from a remittance-driven growth model by reforming its trade policies to increase competitiveness. ... See More +

Working Paper 122120 DEC 18, 2017

Narain,Ashish; Varela,Gonzalo J. Disclosed

A bit far ? geography, international economic agreements, and foreign direct investment : evidence from emerging markets (English)

How do international economic agreements influence the investment patterns of firms from emerging economies? This paper studies the ways in which bilateral investment treaties and preferential trade agreements interact with geographic and cultural distance to influence firms' investment patterns. ... See More +

WPS8185 SEP 07, 2017

Gomez-Mera,Laura; Varela,Gonzalo J. Disclosed

All these worlds are yours, except India : the effectiveness of export subsidies in Nepal (English)

This paper evaluates the effect on firm-level export outcomes of the Cash Incentive Scheme for Exports program provided by the Government of Nepal. ... See More +

WPS8009 MAR 20, 2017

Defever,Fabrice Fernand; Reyes,Jose Daniel; Riano,Alejandro; Varela,Gonzalo J. Disclosed

Lessons from Poland, insights for Poland : a sustainable and inclusive transition to high income status (English)

This report discusses Poland’s experience along five dimensions. These five dimensions - a pentagon of policies and institutions are governing, sustaining, connecting, growing, and including. ... See More +

Working Paper 121694 JAN 01, 2017

Aldaz-Carroll,Enrique; Varela,Gonzalo J.; Myck,Michal; Inchauste Comboni,Maria Gabriela; Van Den Brink,Rogier J. E.; Skrok,Emilia; Thomas,Theo David; Schiffbauer,Marc Tobias Disclosed

The role of exchange rate and non-exchange rate related factors in polish firms' export performance (English)

This paper analyzes the export performance of Polish manufacturing firms. It focuses on the extensive and intensive margins of exports, on the decision to enter export markets and the intensity of exports, given participation, examining price and non-price determinants of export performance. ... See More +

WPS7899 NOV 29, 2016

Albinowski,Maciej Adam; Hagemejer,Jan; Lovo,Stefania; Varela,Gonzalo J. Disclosed

The competitive advantage of South Asia : New perspectives on productivity (English)

Which region will become the next global factory? As the work force ages and labor costs rise in China and other East Asian countries, many eyes turn to South Asia. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS8954 JUN 29, 2016

Lopez-Acevedo,Gladys C.; Medvedev,Denis; Palmade,Vincent; Varela,Gonzalo J.; Martuscelli,Antonio; Lage De Sousa,Filipe; Kokas,Deeksha; Ferrantino,Michael Joseph; Nayyar,Gaurav; Cirera,Xavier; Cusolito,Ana Paula; Van Der Mensbrugghe,Dominique; Shaw, Bill; Saraf,Priyam Disclosed

The competitive advantage of South Asia (Vol. 2) : Synthesis of the four case studies (English)

Which region will become the next global factory? As the work force ages and labor costs rise in China and other East Asian countries, many eyes turn to South Asia. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS8954 JUN 29, 2016

Lopez-Acevedo,Gladys C.; Medvedev,Denis; Palmade,Vincent; Varela,Gonzalo J.; Martuscelli,Antonio; Lage De Sousa,Filipe; Kokas,Deeksha; Ferrantino,Michael Joseph; Nayyar,Gaurav; Cirera,Xavier; Cusolito,Ana Paula; Van Der Mensbrugghe,Dominique; Shaw, Bill; Saraf,Priyam Disclosed

From evidence to policy - Supporting Nepal’s trade integration strategy : assessment of the impact of the cash incentive to promote export diversification in Nepal : Policy note 4 (English)

In 2010 or 2011, Nepal set up a cash incentive scheme for exporters aimed at reducing its trade deficit and vulnerability to external shocks, by promoting export growth and diversification for its firms. ... See More +

Working Paper 106831 JUN 01, 2016

Bortoluzzi,Aldo Pazzini; Varela,Gonzalo J.; Reyes,Jose Daniel Disclosed

Market integration and poverty : evidence from South Sudan (English)

This paper examines the effects of market integration on household consumption using data on seven food and two energy markets across South Sudan. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7564 FEB 16, 2016

Varela,Gonzalo J.; Cali,Massimiliano; Pape,Utz Johann; Rojas,Esteban Disclosed

Services and manufacturing linkages : an empirical analysis for Lao PDR (English)

This report seeks to shed light on the ways in which the services sector has contributed to Lao PDR’s competitiveness and integration into the global marketplace. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS8930 FEB 01, 2016

Varela,Gonzalo J.; Hollweg,Claire Honore; Gomez-Mera,Laura Disclosed

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Environmental and Social Review Summary (ESRS) - Pakistan Goes Global: An Initiative for a Global Technology-Driven Pakistan - P170271 (English)
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MAY 20, 2019 ESRSC00499 Environmental and Social Review Summary
Concept Project Information Document (PID) - Pakistan Goes Global: An Initiative for a Global Technology-Driven Pakistan - P170271 (English)
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APR 22, 2019 PIDC26712 Project Information Document
Integration and Price Transmission in Key Food Commodity Markets in India (English)
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FEB 25, 2019 WPS8755 Policy Research Working Paper
Macro and Micro Features of Successful Economic Convergence : The Case of Poland (English)
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JAN 09, 2019 133617 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Investing in Logistics for Sustainable Economic Growth : Background Studies for the Preparation of Cambodia Logistics Master Plan (Vol. 2) (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 131518 Working Paper
Pakistan Development Update : At a Crossroad (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 120560
Critical Connections : Promoting Economic Growth and Resilience in Europe and Central Asia (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)
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SEP 05, 2018 129794 Publication
Critical Connections : Promoting Economic Growth and Resilience in Europe and Central Asia : Overview (English)
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SEP 05, 2018 129794 Publication
Oriental Republic of Uruguay : Integration into Global Value Chains the Dairy Industry and the ICT Industry (Spanish)
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SEP 01, 2018 AUS17180 Working Paper
Oriental Republic of Uruguay : Integration into Global Value Chains the Dairy Industry and the ICT Industry (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 AUS17180 Working Paper
Trade policy reforms for the twenty-first century : the case of Nepal (English)
See More +
DEC 18, 2017 122120 Working Paper
A bit far ? geography, international economic agreements, and foreign direct investment : evidence from emerging markets (English)
See More +
SEP 07, 2017 WPS8185
All these worlds are yours, except India : the effectiveness of export subsidies in Nepal (English)
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MAR 20, 2017 WPS8009
Lessons from Poland, insights for Poland : a sustainable and inclusive transition to high income status (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2017 121694 Working Paper
The role of exchange rate and non-exchange rate related factors in polish firms' export performance (English)
See More +
NOV 29, 2016 WPS7899
The competitive advantage of South Asia : New perspectives on productivity (English)
See More +
JUN 29, 2016 ACS8954 Working Paper
The competitive advantage of South Asia (Vol. 2) : Synthesis of the four case studies (English)
See More +
JUN 29, 2016 ACS8954 Working Paper
From evidence to policy - Supporting Nepal’s trade integration strategy : assessment of the impact of the cash incentive to promote export diversification in Nepal : Policy note 4 (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2016 106831 Working Paper
Market integration and poverty : evidence from South Sudan (English)
See More +
FEB 16, 2016 WPS7564 Policy Research Working Paper
Services and manufacturing linkages : an empirical analysis for Lao PDR (English)
See More +
FEB 01, 2016 AUS8930 Working Paper