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Global Value Chain Development Report 2019 : Technological Innovation, Supply Chain Trade, and Workers in a Globalized World (English)

More than two-thirds of world trade occurs through global value chains (GVCs), in which production crosses at least one border, and typically many borders, before final assembly. ... See More +

Publication 136044 APR 15, 2019

World Bank; World Trade Organization Disclosed

Financial Inclusion (English)

With slowing global growth and increasing uncertainty clouding the global economic prospects,the Europe and Central Asia region faces a more challenging context than previously envisioned.Growth in the emerging markets and developing economies in the region slowed to 3.1 percentin 2018 and is projected to decline to 2.1 percent in 2019. ... See More +

Publication 135841 APR 05, 2019

Disclosed

Exports Wanted (English)

South Asia remained the fastest growing region in the world last year, but growth remained driven by domestic demand – and not exports – which resulted in another year of double-digit volume growth of imports. ... See More +

Publication 135953 APR 01, 2019

Disclosed

Effects of the Business Cycle on Social Indicators in Latin America and the Caribbean : When Dreams Meet Reality (English)

After mediocre growth in 2018 of 0.7 percent. Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is expected to perform only marginally better in 2019 (growth of 0.9 percent) followed by a much more solid growth of 2.1 percent in 2020. ... See More +

Publication 135847 APR 01, 2019

Vegh Gramont,Carlos Alberto; Vuletin,Guillermo Javier; Riera-Crichton,Daniel; Puig,Jorge Pablo; Camarena, José Andrée; Galeano,Luciana Maria; Morano Germani,Luis Francisco; Venturi Grosso,Lucila Spanish Disclosed

Effects of the Business Cycle on Social Indicators in Latin America and the Caribbean : When Dreams Meet Reality (Spanish)

After mediocre growth in 2018 of 0.7 percent. Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is expected to perform only marginally better in 2019 (growth of 0.9 percent) followed by a much more solid growth of 2.1 percent in 2020. ... See More +

Publication 135847 APR 01, 2019

Vegh Gramont,Carlos Alberto; Vuletin,Guillermo Javier; Riera-Crichton,Daniel; Puig,Jorge Pablo; Camarena, José Andrée; Galeano,Luciana Maria; Morano Germani,Luis Francisco; Venturi Grosso,Lucila English Disclosed

Which Way to Livable and Productive Cities? : A Road Map for Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

Urban population growth is in full stride in Sub-Saharan Africa, but it has done less to reduce poverty than might be expected. Despite its high urban growth, Sub-Saharan Africa is experiencing low urbanization. ... See More +

Publication 135651 MAR 28, 2019

Hommann,Kirsten; Lall,Somik V. Disclosed

Healthy China : Deepening Health Reform in China : Building High-Quality and Value-Based Service Delivery (English)

This report recommends that China maintain the goal and direction of its healthcare reform, and continue the shift from its current hospital-centric model that rewards volume and sales, to one that is centered on primary care, focused on improving the quality of basic health services, and delivers high-quality, cost-effective health services. ... See More +

Publication 135662 MAR 28, 2019

Disclosed

Beyond the Gap : How Countries Can Afford the Infrastructure They Need while Protecting the Planet (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)

Beyond the Gap: How Countries Can Afford the Infrastructure They Need while Protecting the Planet aims to shift the debate regarding investment needs away from a simple focus on spending more and toward a focus on spending better on the right objectives, using relevant metrics. ... See More +

Publication 134795 MAR 20, 2019

Rozenberg,Julie; Fay,Marianne Disclosed

Ensuring Quality to Gain Access to Global Markets : A Reform Toolkit (Vol. 2) : Comprehensive Diagnostic Tool : Annex to the QI Toolkit (English)

In a modern world with rapidly growing international trade, countries compete less on the availability of natural resources, geographical advantages, and lower labor costs and more on factors related to a firm’s ability to enter and compete in new markets. ... See More +

Publication 135234 MAR 14, 2019

Kellermann,Martin Disclosed

Ensuring Quality to Gain Access to Global Markets : A Reform Toolkit (English)

In a modern world with rapidly growing international trade, countries compete less on the availability of natural resources, geographical advantages, and lower labor costs and more on factors related to a firm’s ability to enter and compete in new markets. ... See More +

Publication 135234 MAR 12, 2019

Kellermann,Martin Disclosed

A Global View of Business Insolvency Systems : 商業破產製度的全球觀點 (Chinese)

The purpose of this book is to provide a coherent overview of the insolvency systems found around the world. Its intended audience includes academics, judges, lawyers, and policymakers. ... See More +

Publication 68423 MAR 04, 2019

Westbrook, Jay Lawrence; Booth,Charles D.; Paulus, G. Christoph; Rajak,Harry H. Disclosed

Electricity Access in Sub-Saharan Africa : Uptake, Reliability, and Complementary Factors for Economic Impact (English)

Access to reliable electricity is a prerequisite for the economic transformation of economies in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), especially in a digital age. ... See More +

Publication 135194 MAR 01, 2019

Blimpo,Moussa Pouguinimpo; Cosgove-Davies, Malcolm Disclosed

Options for Aged Care in China : Building an Efficient and Sustainable Aged Care System (Chinese)

China is aging at an unprecedented rate. Improvements in life expectancy and the consequences of the decades-old family planning policy have led to a rapid increase in the elderly population. ... See More +

Publication 132213 FEB 28, 2019

Disclosed

Exports to Jobs : Boosting the Gains from Trade in South Asia (English)

South Asia’s economy has grown rapidly, and the region has made a significant reduction in poverty. However, the available jobs for the growing working population remain limited. ... See More +

Publication 134845 FEB 24, 2019

Artuc,Erhan; Lopez-Acevedo,Gladys C.; Robertson,Raymond; Samaan,Daniel Disclosed

Beyond the Gap : How Countries Can Afford the Infrastructure They Need while Protecting the Planet (English)

Beyond the Gap: How Countries Can Afford the Infrastructure They Need while Protecting the Planet aims to shift the debate regarding investment needs away from a simple focus on spending more and toward a focus on spending better on the right objectives, using relevant metrics. ... See More +

Publication 134795 FEB 19, 2019

Rozenberg,Julie; Fay,Marianne Disclosed

Compendium of International and National Legal Frameworks on Domestic Violence (Vol. 5) : Annexes (English)

Domestic Violence (DV) is a universal phenomenon that affects millions of women of all social strata worldwide. It is the most pervasive, common, under-recognized, underestimated and under-reported type of violence against women. ... See More +

Publication 133765 JAN 15, 2019

World Bank Disclosed

Compendium of International and National Legal Frameworks on Domestic Violence (Vol. 4) : Countries R to Z (English)

Domestic Violence (DV) is a universal phenomenon that affects millions of women of all social strata worldwide. It is the most pervasive, common, under-recognized, underestimated and under-reported type of violence against women. ... See More +

Publication 133765 JAN 15, 2019

World Bank Disclosed

Compendium of International and National Legal Frameworks on Domestic Violence (Vol. 3) : Countries H to P (English)

Domestic Violence (DV) is a universal phenomenon that affects millions of women of all social strata worldwide. It is the most pervasive, common, under-recognized, underestimated and under-reported type of violence against women. ... See More +

Publication 133765 JAN 15, 2019

World Bank Disclosed

Compendium of International and National Legal Frameworks on Domestic Violence (Vol. 2) : Countries A to G (English)

Domestic Violence (DV) is a universal phenomenon that affects millions of women of all social strata worldwide. It is the most pervasive, common, under-recognized, underestimated and under-reported type of violence against women. ... See More +

Publication 133765 JAN 15, 2019

World Bank Disclosed

Compendium of International and National Legal Frameworks on Domestic Violence : International Legal Framework (English)

Domestic Violence (DV) is a universal phenomenon that affects millions of women of all social strata worldwide. It is the most pervasive, common, under-recognized, underestimated and under-reported type of violence against women. ... See More +

Publication 133765 JAN 15, 2019

World Bank Disclosed

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Global Value Chain Development Report 2019 : Technological Innovation, Supply Chain Trade, and Workers in a Globalized World (English)
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APR 15, 2019 136044 Publication
Financial Inclusion (English)
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APR 05, 2019 135841 Publication
Exports Wanted (English)
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APR 01, 2019 135953 Publication
Effects of the Business Cycle on Social Indicators in Latin America and the Caribbean : When Dreams Meet Reality (English)
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APR 01, 2019 135847 Publication Spanish
Effects of the Business Cycle on Social Indicators in Latin America and the Caribbean : When Dreams Meet Reality (Spanish)
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APR 01, 2019 135847 Publication English
Which Way to Livable and Productive Cities? : A Road Map for Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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MAR 28, 2019 135651 Publication
Healthy China : Deepening Health Reform in China : Building High-Quality and Value-Based Service Delivery (English)
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MAR 28, 2019 135662 Publication
Beyond the Gap : How Countries Can Afford the Infrastructure They Need while Protecting the Planet (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)
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MAR 20, 2019 134795 Publication
Ensuring Quality to Gain Access to Global Markets : A Reform Toolkit (Vol. 2) : Comprehensive Diagnostic Tool : Annex to the QI Toolkit (English)
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MAR 14, 2019 135234 Publication
Ensuring Quality to Gain Access to Global Markets : A Reform Toolkit (English)
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MAR 12, 2019 135234 Publication
A Global View of Business Insolvency Systems : 商業破產製度的全球觀點 (Chinese)
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MAR 04, 2019 68423 Publication
Electricity Access in Sub-Saharan Africa : Uptake, Reliability, and Complementary Factors for Economic Impact (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 135194 Publication
Options for Aged Care in China : Building an Efficient and Sustainable Aged Care System (Chinese)
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FEB 28, 2019 132213 Publication
Exports to Jobs : Boosting the Gains from Trade in South Asia (English)
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FEB 24, 2019 134845 Publication
Beyond the Gap : How Countries Can Afford the Infrastructure They Need while Protecting the Planet (English)
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FEB 19, 2019 134795 Publication
Compendium of International and National Legal Frameworks on Domestic Violence (Vol. 5) : Annexes (English)
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JAN 15, 2019 133765 Publication
Compendium of International and National Legal Frameworks on Domestic Violence (Vol. 4) : Countries R to Z (English)
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JAN 15, 2019 133765 Publication
Compendium of International and National Legal Frameworks on Domestic Violence (Vol. 3) : Countries H to P (English)
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JAN 15, 2019 133765 Publication
Compendium of International and National Legal Frameworks on Domestic Violence (Vol. 2) : Countries A to G (English)
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JAN 15, 2019 133765 Publication
Compendium of International and National Legal Frameworks on Domestic Violence : International Legal Framework (English)
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JAN 15, 2019 133765 Publication