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Global economic prospects : broad-based upturn, but for how long? (English)

The global economy is in a broad-based cyclical recovery. Investment, manufacturing and trade are on the rebound. Financing conditions are benign, monetary policies are generally accommodative, and the worst impacts of the recent commodity price collapse have begun to dissipate. ... See More +

Publication 122552 JAN 09, 2018

Disclosed

Health and nutrition in urban Bangladesh : social determinants and health sector governance (English)

Urbanization is occurring at a rapid pace in Bangladesh, accompanied by the proliferation of slum settlements, whose residents have special health needs given the adverse social, economic, and public environmental conditions they face. ... See More +

Publication 122330 DEC 28, 2017

Frere,Jean-Jacques; Raju,Dhushyanth; Govindaraj,Ramesh; Secci,Federica; Chowdhury,Sadia Afroze Disclosed

Wage inequality in Latin America : understanding the past to prepare for the future (English)

What caused the decline in wage inequality of the 2000s in Latin America? Looking to the future, will the current economic slowdown be regressive? ... See More +

Publication 122492 DEC 28, 2017

Silva,Joana C. G.; Messina,Julián Disclosed

Strengthening post-Ebola health systems : from response to resilience in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone (English)

The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in parts of West Africa - which particularly affected Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone and peaked in August to September 2014 - demonstrated, at very high human, social, and economic cost, the imperative of investing in health systems and establishing public health surveillance and preparedness systems as a priority global public good. ... See More +

Publication 122167 DEC 13, 2017

Clark,John Paul; Govindaraj,Ramesh; Herbst,Christopher H. Disclosed

Democratic Republic of Congo urbanization review : productive and inclusive cities for an emerging Congo (English)

The Democratic Republic of Congo has the third largest urban population in Sub-Saharan Africa (estimated at 43 percent in 2016) after South Africa and Nigeria. ... See More +

Publication 121954 DEC 07, 2017

Disclosed

Disease control priorities : improving health and reducing poverty (English)

As the culminating volume in the DCP3 series, volume 9 will provide an overview of DCP3 findings and methods, a summary of messages and substantive lessons to be taken from DCP3, and a further discussion of cross-cutting and synthesizing topics across the first eight volumes. ... See More +

Publication 121615 DEC 06, 2017

Jamison,Dean T.; Jha,Prabhat K.; Horton,Susan E.; Mock, Charles N.; Gelband, Hellen; Laxminarayan,Ramanan; Nugent, Rachel Disclosed

Eruptions of popular anger : the economics of the Arab spring and its aftermath (English)

The Arab Spring protests caught most of the world by surprise and precipitated a chain of events that changed the course of history in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), ushering in a period of prolonged political instability and intense civil conflicts. ... See More +

Publication 121942 DEC 06, 2017

Ianchovichina,Elena Disclosed

The little data book 2016 (Chinese,Zhuang, Chuang)

The little data book 2016 is a pocket edition of world development indicators 2016. It is intended as a quick reference for users of the world development indicators database, book, and mobile app. ... See More +

Publication 104593 NOV 27, 2017

Kalimili,Bala Bhaskar Naidu; Fantom,Neil James Disclosed

Riding the wave : an East Asian miracle for the 21st century (English)

Developing East Asia has led the way in showing how rapid and broadly shared growth can lift millions out of poverty. And, as this report shows, the region has achieved even more: the wave of prosperity across the region since the 1980s has lifted 3 out of 5 of its citizens into economic security, where their risk of falling into poverty is minimal. ... See More +

Publication 121613 NOV 22, 2017

Spatafora,Nikola L.; Ruggeri Laderchi,Caterina; Zaidi,Salman; Shetty,Sudhir Disclosed

Child and adolescent : health and development : Volume 8 (English)

From its inception, the Disease Control Priorities series has focused attention on delivering effective health interventions that can result in dramatic reductions in mortality and disability at relatively modest cost. ... See More +

Publication 121611 NOV 20, 2017

Horton,Susan (editor); Bundy,Donald A. P. (editor); Patton,George C. (editor); Silva,Nilanthi de (editor); Jamison,Dean T. (editor) Disclosed

Cardiovascular, respiratory, and related disorders : disease control priorities - volume 5 (Vol. 5) (English)

Cardiovascular, respiratory, and related disorders (CVRDs) and conditions are responsible for a significant portion of the world’s health burden. ... See More +

Publication 121612 NOV 17, 2017

Prabhakaran,Dorairaj; Mbanya,Jean-Claude; Wu,Yangfeng; Anand,Shuchi; Nugent,Rachel; Gaziano,Thomas A. Disclosed

Getting the right teachers into the right schools : managing India’s teacher workforce (English)

India's landmark Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act (2009) guarantees education to all children aged 6-14 years. The Act mandates specific student-teacher ratios and emphasizes teacher quality. ... See More +

Publication 120903 NOV 15, 2017

Beteille,Tara; Linden,Tobias; Chatterjee,Prerna Goel; Dey,Sangeeta; Goyal,Sangeeta; Ramachandran,Vimala Disclosed

The 1.5 billion people question : food, vouchers, or cash transfers? (English)

With 1.5 billion people covered globally, food and voucher programs provide an important lifeline for the poor and vulnerable. The study is the 1.5 Billion People Question: Food, Vouchers or Cash Transfers? ... See More +

Publication 120368 NOV 11, 2017

Alderman,Harold H.; Gentilini,Ugo; Yemtsov,Ruslan G. Disclosed

Shedding light on electricity utilities in the Middle East and North Africa : insights from a performance diagnostic (English)

The electricity sector in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is in the grip of an apparent paradox. Although the region continues to hold the world’s largest oil and gas reserves and has been able to maintain electricity access rates of close to hundred percent in most of its economies, it may not be in a position to cater to the future electricity needs of its fast-growing population and their business activities. ... See More +

Publication 121006 NOV 07, 2017

Hamid,Mohamad M.; Camos,Daniel; Estache,Antonio; Bacon,Robert W. Disclosed

From falling behind to catching up : A country economic memorandum for Malawi (English)

Despite decades of development efforts supported by significant amounts of foreign aid, Malawi has experienced weak and volatile economic growth over a sustained period of time and has fallen behind its peers. ... See More +

Publication 121007 NOV 07, 2017

Record,Richard James Lowden; Kandoole,Priscilla Flaness; Kumar,Praveen Disclosed

Global financial development report 2017-2018 : bankers without borders (English)

This Global Financial Development Report is a key component in the ongoing debate over the role of international banking in supporting economic development and promoting shared prosperity. ... See More +

Publication 120995 NOV 07, 2017

Disclosed

Major infectious diseases (English)

Infectious diseases were responsible for the largest global burden of premature death and disability until the end of the twentieth century, when that distinction passed to noncommunicable diseases. ... See More +

Publication 121003 NOV 03, 2017

Crane,Heidi; Hensen,Bernadette; Wilson,Douglas; Gelband,Hellen; Rubin,Eric; Yadav,Prashant; Newby,Gretchen; Tatarsky,Allison; Bloom,Barry R.; Menard,Didier; El-Sadr,Wafaa M.; Dallabetta,Gina; Fraser,Hamish; Makomva,Kudzai; Hallett,Timothy B.; Garnett,Geoff P.; Kahn,James G.; Gosling,Roly; Laxminarayan,Ramanan; Barnighausen,Till; Kinuthia,John Muratha; Enstone,Joanne E.; Shretta,Rima; Nardell,Edward; Fitzpatrick,Christopher; Bollinger,Lori Ann; Baird,Sarah Jane; Lenk,Edeltraud; Miller-Petrie,Molly; Danforth,Kristen; Gomez,Gabriela B.; Cotter,Chris; Liu,Jenny; Dye,Christopher; Ahmed,Saeed; Levin,Carol; Holmes,King K.; Mabey,David; Granich,Reuben; Gregson,Simon A. J.; Salomon,Joshua; Volchenkov,Grigory; Holmes,Charles B.; Feachem, Richard G.; Baxi,Sanjiv; Menon,Manoj; Pant,Suraj; Vassall,Anna; Abrams,Elaine J.; Cohen,Justin; White,Richard Graham; Taaffe,Jessica Elizabeth; Tediosi,Fabrizio; Cohen,Ted; DeMaria,Lisa M.; Knight,Gwen; Jha,Prabhat K.; Krishnaratne,Shari; Phillips,Allison; Harripersaud,Katherine; Castro,Marcia; Crump,John A.; Horton,Susan E.; Wilson,David; de Vlas,Sake J.; Newton,Paul N.; John-Stewart,Grace; Revill,Paul; Hargreaves,James R.; Harris,Kate L.; McNairy,Margaret; Stover,John; Chesson,Harrell W.; Atun,Rifat A.; Murray,Megan; Babigumira,Joseph B.; Wiktor,Stefan Z.; Wells,Tim; Walensky,Rochelle P.; Peeling,Rosanna W.; Garrison Jr.,Louis P.; Bertozzi,Stefano; Casper,Corey; Aral,Sevgi O.; Padian,Nancy; Mayaud,Philippe; Wiedeman,Danielle; Money,Deborah; Lengeler,Christian Philipp; Garcia,Patricia J.; Tanner,Marcel; Santos,Michael; Marseille,Elliot Alexander; Dolenz,Charlotte; Lubell,Yoel; Bundy,Donald A. P.; Thirumurthy,Harsha; Nwankwo,Uzoma Disclosed

South Asia’s hotspots : impacts of temperature and precipitation changes on living standards - report preview (English)

Publication 121030 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

A rebalancing China and resurging India: how will the pendulum swing for Russia? (English)

The report assesses the future impact of two dynamically transforming economies - China and India - on Russia's economy. China is rebalancing its economy whereas India is rapidly expanding. ... See More +

Publication 121447 NOV 01, 2017

Prihardini,Dinar Dhamma; Hollweg,Claire Honore; Dissanayake,D M Jagath Rohitha; Djiofack,Calvin Zebaze; Sanghi,Apurva; Burns,Andrew Disclosed

A rebalancing China and resurging India: how will the pendulum swing for Russia? (Vol. 2) : Перебалансировка Экономики Китая и Возобновление Роста в Индии: В Какую Сторону Каченется Маятник для России? (Russian)

The report assesses the future impact of two dynamically transforming economies - China and India - on Russia's economy. China is rebalancing its economy whereas India is rapidly expanding. ... See More +

Publication 121447 NOV 01, 2017

Prihardini,Dinar Dhamma; Hollweg,Claire Honore; Dissanayake,D M Jagath Rohitha; Djiofack,Calvin Zebaze; Sanghi,Apurva; Burns,Andrew Disclosed

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Global economic prospects : broad-based upturn, but for how long? (English)
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JAN 09, 2018 122552 Publication
Health and nutrition in urban Bangladesh : social determinants and health sector governance (English)
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DEC 28, 2017 122330 Publication
Wage inequality in Latin America : understanding the past to prepare for the future (English)
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DEC 28, 2017 122492 Publication
Strengthening post-Ebola health systems : from response to resilience in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone (English)
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DEC 13, 2017 122167 Publication
Democratic Republic of Congo urbanization review : productive and inclusive cities for an emerging Congo (English)
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DEC 07, 2017 121954 Publication
Disease control priorities : improving health and reducing poverty (English)
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DEC 06, 2017 121615 Publication
Eruptions of popular anger : the economics of the Arab spring and its aftermath (English)
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DEC 06, 2017 121942 Publication
The little data book 2016 (Chinese,Zhuang, Chuang)
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NOV 27, 2017 104593 Publication
Riding the wave : an East Asian miracle for the 21st century (English)
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NOV 22, 2017 121613 Publication
Child and adolescent : health and development : Volume 8 (English)
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NOV 20, 2017 121611 Publication
Cardiovascular, respiratory, and related disorders : disease control priorities - volume 5 (Vol. 5) (English)
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NOV 17, 2017 121612 Publication
Getting the right teachers into the right schools : managing India’s teacher workforce (English)
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NOV 15, 2017 120903 Publication
The 1.5 billion people question : food, vouchers, or cash transfers? (English)
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NOV 11, 2017 120368 Publication
Shedding light on electricity utilities in the Middle East and North Africa : insights from a performance diagnostic (English)
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NOV 07, 2017 121006 Publication
From falling behind to catching up : A country economic memorandum for Malawi (English)
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NOV 07, 2017 121007 Publication
Global financial development report 2017-2018 : bankers without borders (English)
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NOV 07, 2017 120995 Publication
Major infectious diseases (English)
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NOV 03, 2017 121003 Publication
South Asia’s hotspots : impacts of temperature and precipitation changes on living standards - report preview (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121030 Publication
A rebalancing China and resurging India: how will the pendulum swing for Russia? (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121447 Publication
A rebalancing China and resurging India: how will the pendulum swing for Russia? (Vol. 2) : Перебалансировка Экономики Китая и Возобновление Роста в Индии: В Какую Сторону Каченется Маятник для России? (Russian)
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NOV 01, 2017 121447 Publication