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Governing Infrastructure Regulators in Fragile Environments : Principles and Implementation Manual (English)

Countries exiting conflict and fragility face many urgent priorities and almost invariably suffer from substantial infrastructure deficits. There is typically very little infrastructure investment during periods of fragility and conflict, and existing installations are often damaged or destroyed. ... See More +

Publication 139117 JUL 10, 2019

Disclosed

All Hands on Deck : Reducing Stunting through Multisectoral Efforts in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

In Sub-Saharan Africa, the scale of undernutrition is staggering; 58 million children under the age of five are too short for their age (stunted), and 14 million weighs too little for their height (wasted). ... See More +

Publication 138768 JUL 01, 2019

Skoufias,Emmanuel; Vinha,Katja Pauliina; Sato,Ryoko Disclosed

Lifelines : The Resilient Infrastructure Opportunity (French)

Infrastructure—electricity, telecommunications, roads, water, and sanitation—are central to people’s lives. Without it, they cannot make a living, stay healthy, and maintain a good quality of life. ... See More +

Publication 138046 JUN 19, 2019

Hallegatte,Stéphane; Maruyama Rentschler,Jun Erik; Rozenberg,Julie Disclosed

Lifelines : The Resilient Infrastructure Opportunity (Spanish)

Infrastructure—electricity, telecommunications, roads, water, and sanitation—are central to people’s lives. Without it, they cannot make a living, stay healthy, and maintain a good quality of life. ... See More +

Publication 138046 JUN 19, 2019

Hallegatte,Stéphane; Maruyama Rentschler,Jun Erik; Rozenberg,Julie Disclosed

Lifelines : The Resilient Infrastructure Opportunity : Overview (English)

Infrastructure—electricity, telecommunications, roads, water, and sanitation—are central to people’s lives. Without it, they cannot make a living, stay healthy, and maintain a good quality of life. ... See More +

Publication 138046 JUN 19, 2019

Hallegatte,Stephane; Maruyama Rentschler,Jun Erik; Rozenberg,Julie Disclosed

Lifelines : The Resilient Infrastructure Opportunity (Vol. 2) (English)

Infrastructure—electricity, telecommunications, roads, water, and sanitation—are central to people’s lives. Without it, they cannot make a living, stay healthy, and maintain a good quality of life. ... See More +

Publication 138046 JUN 19, 2019

Hallegatte,Stephane; Maruyama Rentschler,Jun Erik; Rozenberg,Julie Disclosed

Leveraging Urbanization to Promote a New Growth Model While Reducing Territorial Disparities in Morocco : Urban and Regional Development Policy Note (English)

Today 60 percent of Moroccans reside in urban areas, as opposed to 35 percent in 1970. By 2050, nearly three-quarters of the country’s population will be living in cities. ... See More +

Publication 137850 JUN 14, 2019

Lall,Somik V.; Mahgoub,Ayah; Maria,Augustin; Touati,Anastasia Nejma; Acero Vergel,Jose Luis Disclosed

The Skills Balancing Act in Sub-Saharan Africa : Investing in Skills for Productivity, Inclusivity, and Adaptability (English)

Sub-Saharan Africa has the youngest population of any region of the world, and that growing working-age population represents a major opportunity to reduce poverty and increase shared prosperity. ... See More +

Publication 137952 JUN 10, 2019

Arias Diaz,Omar S.; Evans,David; Santos,Indhira Vanessa Disclosed

China's High-Speed Rail Development (English)

Over the past decade, China has built 25,000 km of dedicated high-speed railway—more than the rest of the world combined. What can we learn from this remarkable experience? ... See More +

Publication 137512 JUN 06, 2019

Lawrence,Martha B.; Bullock,Richard G.; Liu,Ziming Disclosed

State and Trends of Carbon Pricing 2019 (English)

This report provides an up-to-date overview of existing and emerging carbon pricing instruments around the world, including international, national and subnational initiatives. ... See More +

Publication 137513 JUN 06, 2019

Disclosed

Services for Trade Competitiveness : Country and Regional Assessments of Services Trade (English)

Recognizing that services affect the ability of countries and their firms to compete on international markets, the World Bank’s Trade and Regional Integration Unit has developed an extensive work program to promote the performance of countries’ domestic services sectors, including services trade. ... See More +

Publication 137424 JUN 05, 2019

Hollweg,Claire Honore; Saez,Juan Sebastian Disclosed

Global Economic Prospects, June 2019 : Heightened Tensions, Subdued Investment (English)

Global growth has continued to soften this year. A modest recovery in emerging market and developing economies continues to be constrained by subdued investment, which is dampening prospects and impeding progress toward achieving critical development goals. ... See More +

Publication 137426 JUN 04, 2019

Disclosed

Competency-Based Accounting Education, Training, and Certification : An Implementation Guide (English)

The guide supports transitioning accounting education, training, and certification from a knowledge-based approach to a competency-based approach. ... See More +

Publication 136899 MAY 14, 2019

Borgonovo,Alfred Jean-Marie; Friedrich,Brian Jeffry; Wells,Michael Disclosed

Back to School : Pathways for Reengagement of Out-of-School Youth in Education (English)

This study identifies what interventions work for reengagement of at-risk and out-of-school adolescents and youth based on effect sizes and systematic evidence. ... See More +

Publication 136504 MAY 01, 2019

Rajasekaran,Subhashini; Reyes,Joel E. Disclosed

Balancing Petroleum Policy : Toward Value, Sustainability, and Security (English)

Petroleum discovery in a country presents its policy makers with a challenging and complex task: formulating and agreeing on policies that will shape the country’s petroleum sector and guide the translation of the newly discovered resources into equitable and sustainable economic and social growth for the nation over the long term. ... See More +

Publication 136503 MAY 01, 2019

Huurdeman,Alexander Johannes; Rozhkova,Anastasiya Disclosed

Building Resilience : A Green Growth Framework for Mobilizing Mining Investment (English)

A sustainable path to development has profound consequences for all economic activities and related policies. The mining industry, which provides input to almost every product and service in the world, is highly relevant to the goal of achieving sustainable development in mineral-rich countries and in the global economy. ... See More +

Publication 136492 APR 29, 2019

Sekar,Sri; Lundin,Kyle; Tucker,Christopher; Figueiredo,Joe; Tordo,Silvana; Aguilar,Javier Disclosed

East Asia and Pacific Economic Update : Managing Headwinds (English)

Despite global economic volatility, growth in developing East Asia and Pacific (EAP) was resilient during 2018, and in the first quarter of 2019. ... See More +

Publication 136340 APR 23, 2019

Disclosed

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

Europe and Central Asia Economic Update, Spring 2019 : 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

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

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Governing Infrastructure Regulators in Fragile Environments : Principles and Implementation Manual (English)
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JUL 10, 2019 139117 Publication
All Hands on Deck : Reducing Stunting through Multisectoral Efforts in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 138768 Publication
Lifelines : The Resilient Infrastructure Opportunity (French)
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JUN 19, 2019 138046 Publication
Lifelines : The Resilient Infrastructure Opportunity (Spanish)
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JUN 19, 2019 138046 Publication
Lifelines : The Resilient Infrastructure Opportunity : Overview (English)
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JUN 19, 2019 138046 Publication
Lifelines : The Resilient Infrastructure Opportunity (Vol. 2) (English)
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JUN 19, 2019 138046 Publication
Leveraging Urbanization to Promote a New Growth Model While Reducing Territorial Disparities in Morocco : Urban and Regional Development Policy Note (English)
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JUN 14, 2019 137850 Publication
The Skills Balancing Act in Sub-Saharan Africa : Investing in Skills for Productivity, Inclusivity, and Adaptability (English)
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JUN 10, 2019 137952 Publication
China's High-Speed Rail Development (English)
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JUN 06, 2019 137512 Publication
State and Trends of Carbon Pricing 2019 (English)
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JUN 06, 2019 137513 Publication
Services for Trade Competitiveness : Country and Regional Assessments of Services Trade (English)
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JUN 05, 2019 137424 Publication
Global Economic Prospects, June 2019 : Heightened Tensions, Subdued Investment (English)
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JUN 04, 2019 137426 Publication
Competency-Based Accounting Education, Training, and Certification : An Implementation Guide (English)
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MAY 14, 2019 136899 Publication
Back to School : Pathways for Reengagement of Out-of-School Youth in Education (English)
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MAY 01, 2019 136504 Publication
Balancing Petroleum Policy : Toward Value, Sustainability, and Security (English)
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MAY 01, 2019 136503 Publication
Building Resilience : A Green Growth Framework for Mobilizing Mining Investment (English)
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APR 29, 2019 136492 Publication
East Asia and Pacific Economic Update : Managing Headwinds (English)
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APR 23, 2019 136340 Publication
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
Europe and Central Asia Economic Update, Spring 2019 : Financial Inclusion (English)
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APR 05, 2019 135841 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