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The great recession and job loss spillovers : impact of tradable employment shocks on supporting services (English)

This paper explores the spillover effects of job losses via input linkages during the Great Recession. Exploiting exogenous variation in tradable employment shocks across U.S. counties, the paper finds that job losses in the tradable sectors cause further job losses in local supporting services. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7543 JAN 22, 2016

Nguyen,Ha Minh; Rezaei,Shawheen

Development economics as taught in developing countries (English)

This paper uses a combination of survey questions to instructors and data collected from course syllabi and examinations to examine how the subject of development economics is taught at the undergraduate and masters levels in developing countries, and benchmark this against undergraduate classes in the United States. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7521 DEC 21, 2015

Mckenzie,David J.; Paffhausen,Anna Luisa

The strength of American federal democracy : lessons for global development (English)

A review of the history of the United States from its colonial origins shows how America's successful development has always been guided by two basic principles: representative democracy, and a proper division of power between national and subnational governments. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7512 DEC 11, 2015

Myerson,Roger B.

Demand-driven propagation : evidence from the great recession (English)

This paper provides empirical evidence for the Keynesian demand-driven propagation: initial rounds of job losses lead to additional rounds of job losses. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7456 OCT 26, 2015

Nguyen,Ha Minh

Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - United States (English)

This economy profile for Doing Business 2016 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for United States. To allow for useful comparison, the profile also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 100873 OCT 01, 2015

The coming U.S interest rate tightening cycle : smooth sailing or stormy waters? (English)

Since the global financial crisis, the policy accommodation by the U.S. Federal Reserve has helped support activity, bolstered asset valuations, and reduced risk premia. ... See More +

Working Paper 100014 SEP 01, 2015

Arteta,Carlos; Kose, M. Ayhan; Ohnsorge,Franziska Lieselotte; Stocker,Marc

Charter school entry and school choice: the case of Washington, D.C. (English)

This paper develops and estimates an equilibrium model of charter school entry and school choice. In the model, households choose among public, private, and charter schools, and a regulator authorizes charter entry and mandates charter exit. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7383 JUL 29, 2015

Ferreyra,Maria Marta; Kosenok,Grigory

Global liquidity and external bond issuance in emerging markets and developing economies (English)

Using the universe of all externally issued bonds by corporates and sovereigns in emerging and developing economies during 2000-14, this paper analyzes various issuance trends, including the unprecedented post-crisis surge. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7363 JUL 13, 2015

Feyen,Erik H.B.; Ghosh,Swati R.; Kibuuka,Katie; Farazi,Subika

Inclusive economic growth in America’s cities : what’s the playbook and the score ? (English)

This paper defines economic inclusion as the ability of all people, including the disadvantaged, to share in economic gains, that is, the conditions that allow for broadly shared prosperity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7322 JUN 22, 2015

de Souza Briggs,Xavier; Pendall,Rolf Joseph; Rubin,Victor

Economic implications of a potential free trade agreement between India and the United States (English)

This paper explores the economic implications of a potential free trade agreement between India and the United States. A series of simulations is conducted assuming 100 percent ad valorem equivalent tariff cuts for goods and 50 percent cuts for services. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7212 MAR 10, 2015

Fukase,Emiko; Martin,William J.

World Bank unveils stolen asset recovery initiative (Arabic)

The World Bank unveiled an initiative to help developing countries recover assets stolen by corrupt leaders, as part of the institution’s governance and anti-corruption strategy. ... See More +

Working Paper 100349 JAN 01, 2015

Viveros,Alejandra-000200543 English, Russian, Spanish, French

World Bank unveils stolen asset recovery initiative (English)

The World Bank unveiled an initiative to help developing countries recover assets stolen by corrupt leaders, as part of the institution’s governance and anti-corruption strategy. ... See More +

Working Paper 100349 JAN 01, 2015

Viveros,Alejandra-000200543 Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic

Firm heterogeneity and costly trade: a new estimation strategy and policy experiments (English)

This paper builds a tractable partial equilibrium model to help explain the role of trade preferences given to developing countries, as well as the efficacy of various subsidy policies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7156 JAN 01, 2015

Cherkashin, Ivan; Demidova, Svetlana; Kee, Hiau Looi; Krishna, Kala

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim's remarks at the high-level meeting on the impact of the ebola crisis : A perspective from the countries (English)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank. He responses to the Ebola crisis is to help stop the spread of infections, improve public health systems throughout West Africa, and assist countries in coping with the economic impact—including by enabling trade, investment and employment in the countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 101953 OCT 14, 2014

Kim,Jim Yong

Remarks by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at the development committee press conference (English)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank. He discusses on: infrastructure, jobs, and economic growth; climate change; and Ebola. ... See More +

Working Paper 101957 OCT 11, 2014

Kim,Jim Yong

Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim : tackling the most difficult problems - infrastructure, Ebola, and climate change (English)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank. He discusses that the infrastructure gap is enormous - an estimated 1 trillion dollar to $1.5 trillion dollars more is needed each year. ... See More +

Working Paper 101956 OCT 10, 2014

Kim,Jim Yong

Remarks by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at the opening press conference of the IMF and World Bank annual meetings 2014 (English)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank. He discusses on: the need for more trained health workers in the countries; the global infrastructure facility (GIF); and fight against cholera in Haiti. ... See More +

Working Paper 101954 OCT 09, 2014

Kim,Jim Yong

Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at Howard University : Boosting shared prosperity (English)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank. He spokes at Howard University on October 2014 about how the Bank and other institutions can help boost shared prosperity and reduce inequality around the world. ... See More +

Working Paper 101952 OCT 01, 2014

Kim,Jim Yong

Doing Business 2015 : going beyond efficiency - United States (English)

This economy profile for Doing Business 2015 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for The United States. To allow for useful comparison, the profile also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 92155 OCT 01, 2014

Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at the event : delivering for every woman and every child within a generation (English)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank. He discusses on: maternal and child deaths; developing finance; and transform business in global health and development. ... See More +

Working Paper 101950 SEP 25, 2014

Kim,Jim Yong

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The great recession and job loss spillovers : impact of tradable employment shocks on supporting services (English)
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JAN 22, 2016 WPS7543 Policy Research Working Paper
Development economics as taught in developing countries (English)
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DEC 21, 2015 WPS7521 Policy Research Working Paper
The strength of American federal democracy : lessons for global development (English)
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DEC 11, 2015 WPS7512 Policy Research Working Paper
Demand-driven propagation : evidence from the great recession (English)
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OCT 26, 2015 WPS7456 Policy Research Working Paper
Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - United States (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100873 Working Paper
The coming U.S interest rate tightening cycle : smooth sailing or stormy waters? (English)
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SEP 01, 2015 100014 Working Paper
Charter school entry and school choice: the case of Washington, D.C. (English)
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JUL 29, 2015 WPS7383 Policy Research Working Paper
Global liquidity and external bond issuance in emerging markets and developing economies (English)
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JUL 13, 2015 WPS7363 Policy Research Working Paper
Inclusive economic growth in America’s cities : what’s the playbook and the score ? (English)
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JUN 22, 2015 WPS7322 Policy Research Working Paper
Economic implications of a potential free trade agreement between India and the United States (English)
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MAR 10, 2015 WPS7212 Policy Research Working Paper
World Bank unveils stolen asset recovery initiative (Arabic)
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JAN 01, 2015 100349 Working Paper English, Russian, Spanish, French
World Bank unveils stolen asset recovery initiative (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 100349 Working Paper Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic
Firm heterogeneity and costly trade: a new estimation strategy and policy experiments (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7156 Policy Research Working Paper
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim's remarks at the high-level meeting on the impact of the ebola crisis : A perspective from the countries (English)
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OCT 14, 2014 101953 Working Paper
Remarks by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at the development committee press conference (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 101957 Working Paper
Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim : tackling the most difficult problems - infrastructure, Ebola, and climate change (English)
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OCT 10, 2014 101956 Working Paper
Remarks by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at the opening press conference of the IMF and World Bank annual meetings 2014 (English)
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OCT 09, 2014 101954 Working Paper
Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at Howard University : Boosting shared prosperity (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 101952 Working Paper
Doing Business 2015 : going beyond efficiency - United States (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 92155 Working Paper
Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at the event : delivering for every woman and every child within a generation (English)
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SEP 25, 2014 101950 Working Paper