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From uneven growth to inclusive development : Romania’s path to shared prosperity - systematic country diagnostic (English)

Romania’s transformation has been ‘a tale of two Romania’s’, one urban, dynamic, and integrated with the EU; the other rural, poor, and isolated. ... See More +

Publication 127129 JUN 06, 2018

De Rosa,Donato; Kim,Yeon Soo; Chatzinikolaou,Aimilios; Bulman,David Janoff; Hopkins, Johns; Dospinescu,Andrei Silviu; Karver,Jonathan George; Meisner,Craig M.; Murisic,Maja; Pauna,Catalin; Tsoungui Belinga,Vincent De Paul Disclosed

Spatial analysis of Liberia’s transport connectivity and potential growth (English)

Liberia has been influenced by the Ebola crisis since 2014, but the economy is now recovering quickly. Still, significant challenges lie ahead: Agriculture, an important sector employing approximately half of the labor force, still has a weak growth trajectory. ... See More +

Publication 127128 JUN 06, 2018

Iimi,Atsushi; Rao,Kulwinder Singh Disclosed

Reforming non-tariff measures : from evidence to policy advice (English)

The empirical case for trade as an engine of growth has now been established on solid empirical grounds. There has been a protracted controversy in the literature on the econometrics of trade and growth. ... See More +

Publication 127167 JUN 06, 2018

Cadot,Olivier; Ferrantino,Michael Joseph; Gourdon,Julien; Reye, José-Daniel Disclosed

Agriculture in Africa : telling myths from facts (English)

This report presents the insights obtained, organized around the confirmation (fact) or rebuttal (myth) of 16 frequently held perceptions. It is found that women do not contribute 60 to 80 percent of the work in Africa’s crop production, but rather less than half (40 percent in the six countries studied). ... See More +

Publication 127073 JUN 01, 2018

Palacios-Lopez,Amparo; Kaminski,Jonathan; Xia,Fang; Sanou,Awa; Di Giuseppe,Stefania; Guelfi,Anita; Miller,Daniel Charles; Nagler,Paula; Sheahan,Megan Britney; Munoz Mora,Juan Carlos; Davis,Benjamin K.; Adjognon,Guigonan Serge; Ndiaye,Moctar; Savastano,Sara; Barrett,Christopher B.; Reardon,Thomas; Christiaensen,Luc; Carletto,Calogero; Zezza,Alberto; Hill,Ruth; Nikoloski,Zlatko Slobodan; Kilic,Talip; Omonona,Bolarin Titus; Deininger,Klaus W.; Demery,Lionel; Dillon,Brian; Binswanger-Mkhize,Hans P; Corral,Paul; Cotty,Tristan Le; Liverpool-Tasie,Lenis Saweda O.; McCullough,Ellen B.; Naude,Wim; Ogunleye,Wale; d’Hotel,Elodie Maitre Disclosed

Fair progress? : economic mobility across generations around the World (English)

Fair Progress? Economic Mobility across Generations around the World looks at an issue that has gotten much attention in the developed world, but with, for the first time, new data and analysis covering most of the world, including developing economies. ... See More +

Publication 126847 MAY 30, 2018

Narayan,Ambar; Van Der Weide,Roy; Cojocaru,Alexandru; Lakner,Christoph; Redaelli,Silvia; Mahler,Daniel Gerszon; Nichanametla Ramasubbaiah,Rakesh Gupta; Thewissen,Stefan Hubert Disclosed

Mobilizing finance for local infrastructure development in Vietnam : a city infrastructure financing facility (English)

Since the decentralization and liberalization reforms in the 1990s, Vietnam has experienced rapid urbanization and remarkable economic growth. By 2025, more than half of the population will live in cities. ... See More +

Publication 126578 MAY 24, 2018

Campanaro,Alessandra; Dang,Cuong Duc Disclosed

Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2018 : World Development Indicators (English)

The Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2018 is a visual guide to the trends, challenges and measurement issues related to each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. ... See More +

Publication 126797 MAY 16, 2018

Disclosed

The Global Findex Database 2017 : Measuring Financial Inclusion and the Fintech Revolution (English)

The Global Findex Database 2017 presents key findings from the Global Findex database, with detailed insight into how adults in more than 140 economies access accounts, make payments, save, borrow, and manage risk. ... See More +

Publication 126033 APR 19, 2018

Demirguc-Kunt,Asli; Klapper,Leora; Singer,Dorothe; Ansar,Saniya; Hess,Jake Richard Disclosed

Strengthening Argentina’s integration into the global economy : policy proposals for trade, investment, and competition (English)

The administration of President Mauricio Macri in Argentina faces an economy that is poorly connected with the world economy. Argentina needs to lift and stabilize economic growth to create more and better jobs while reigniting productivity to bring income closer to that of more advanced economies. ... See More +

Publication 126128 APR 18, 2018

Martinez Licetti,Martha; Lootty,Mariana; Goodwin,Tanja K.; Signoret,Jose E. Disclosed

Fiscal adjustment in Latin America and the Caribbean : short-run pain, long-run gain? - semiannual report (English)

After a growth slowdown that lasted six years, the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region has finally turned the corner and resumed growth at a modest rate of 1.1 percent in 2017 and 1.8 percent expected in 2018. ... See More +

Publication 125780 APR 17, 2018

Vegh Gramont,Carlos Alberto; Vuletin,Guillermo Javier; Riera-Crichton,Daniel; Friedheim,Diego; Morano Germani,Luis Francisco; Camarena Fonseca,Jose Andree Disclosed

Growing smarter : learning and equitable development in East Asia and Pacific (English)

Growing Smarter: Learning and Equitable Development in East Asia and Pacific focuses on the experiences of economies in the region that have been able to expand schooling and learning and showcases those that have managed to pursue successful education reforms at scale. ... See More +

Publication 125803 APR 13, 2018

Crawford,Michael F.; Hasan,Amer; Bentaouet Kattan,Raja Disclosed

Pathways for peace : inclusive approaches to preventing violent conflict (English)

Pathways for Peace: Inclusive Approaches to Preventing Violent Conflict is a joint study of the United Nations and the World Bank. The study originates from the conviction on the part of both institutions that the attention of the international community needs to be urgently refocused on prevention. ... See More +

Publication 125869 APR 13, 2018

United Nations; World Bank Disclosed

Enhancing potential (English)

The global economy grew faster than expected in 2017, with a broad-based upturn.Growth in developing East Asia and Pacific (EAP) accelerated slightly in 2017, reflecting the favorable global environment.The growth outlook for the region remains favorable.Following stronger than anticipated growth in 2017, China is expected to slow moderately in 2018 as its economy continues to rebalance.Growth in the large ASEAN economies is expected to be robust and relatively stable in 2018.The prospects for the region’s smaller economies are generally favorable, reflecting stronger commodity prices and higher investment.Robust growth has underpinned and will continue to contribute to the region’s success in reducing poverty and economic insecurity.This positive outlook for the region’s economies is subject to two sets of risks. ... See More +

Publication 125189 APR 11, 2018

Nguyen,Ha; Sanchez Martin,Miguel Eduardo Disclosed

Women, business, and the law 2018 (English)

Women, business and the law 2018 is the fifth edition in a series of biennial reports measuring the legal obstacles to women who engage in economic activity around the world. ... See More +

Publication 125804 APR 11, 2018

Iqbal,Sarah Disclosed

Strengthening Argentina’s integration into the global economy : policy proposals for trade, investment, and competition (English)

Argentina needs to lift and stabilize economic growth to create more and better jobs while reigniting productivity to bring income closer to that of more advanced economies. ... See More +

Publication 125115 APR 10, 2018

Martinez Licetti,Martha; Iootty,Mariana; Goodwin,Tanja K.; Signoret,Jose E. Disclosed

Jobless growth? (English)

South Asia is again the fastest growing region in the world, albeit not by a wide margin. The rebound was led by India, whose growth rate picked up in the second half of 2017 after five consecutive quarters of deceleration. ... See More +

Publication 125779 APR 09, 2018

Beyer,Robert Carl Michael Disclosed

The jobs of tomorrow : technology, productivity, and prosperity in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Policy makers throughout Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) will like to understand how best to leverage recent and ongoing global, business-relevant technologies to support productivity upgrading with inclusion. ... See More +

Publication 125044 APR 06, 2018

Dutz,Mark Andrew; Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Packard,Truman G. Spanish Disclosed

The jobs of tomorrow : technology, productivity, and prosperity in Latin America and the Caribbean (Spanish)

Policy makers throughout Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) will like to understand how best to leverage recent and ongoing global, business-relevant technologies to support productivity upgrading with inclusion. ... See More +

Publication 125044 APR 06, 2018

Dutz,Mark Andrew; Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Packard,Truman G. English Disclosed

Mitigating drought impacts in drylands : quantifying the potential for strengthening crop- and livestock-based livelihoods (English)

Today, frequent and severe shocks, especially droughts, limit the livelihood opportunities available to millions of households and undermine efforts to eradicate poverty in the drylands. ... See More +

Publication 125014 APR 01, 2018

De Haan,Cornelis; Koo,Jawoo; Morris,Michael-000013367; Place,Frank M.; Syroka,Joanna; Xie,Hua Disclosed

Sharing higher education’s promise beyond the few in Sub-Saharan Africa (French)

There is a significant body of research that measures inequality in educational attainment across all levels of education. Research in this regard, with a specific focus on Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), is even more difficult to come by . ... See More +

Publication 120693 MAR 26, 2018

Darvas,Peter; Gao,Shang; Shen,Yijun; Bawany,Bilan English Disclosed

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From uneven growth to inclusive development : Romania’s path to shared prosperity - systematic country diagnostic (English)
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JUN 06, 2018 127129 Publication
Spatial analysis of Liberia’s transport connectivity and potential growth (English)
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JUN 06, 2018 127128 Publication
Reforming non-tariff measures : from evidence to policy advice (English)
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JUN 06, 2018 127167 Publication
Agriculture in Africa : telling myths from facts (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127073 Publication
Fair progress? : economic mobility across generations around the World (English)
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MAY 30, 2018 126847 Publication
Mobilizing finance for local infrastructure development in Vietnam : a city infrastructure financing facility (English)
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MAY 24, 2018 126578 Publication
Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2018 : World Development Indicators (English)
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MAY 16, 2018 126797 Publication
The Global Findex Database 2017 : Measuring Financial Inclusion and the Fintech Revolution (English)
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APR 19, 2018 126033 Publication
Strengthening Argentina’s integration into the global economy : policy proposals for trade, investment, and competition (English)
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APR 18, 2018 126128 Publication
Fiscal adjustment in Latin America and the Caribbean : short-run pain, long-run gain? - semiannual report (English)
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APR 17, 2018 125780 Publication
Growing smarter : learning and equitable development in East Asia and Pacific (English)
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APR 13, 2018 125803 Publication
Pathways for peace : inclusive approaches to preventing violent conflict (English)
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APR 13, 2018 125869 Publication
Enhancing potential (English)
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APR 11, 2018 125189 Publication
Women, business, and the law 2018 (English)
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APR 11, 2018 125804 Publication
Strengthening Argentina’s integration into the global economy : policy proposals for trade, investment, and competition (English)
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APR 10, 2018 125115 Publication
Jobless growth? (English)
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APR 09, 2018 125779 Publication
The jobs of tomorrow : technology, productivity, and prosperity in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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APR 06, 2018 125044 Publication Spanish
The jobs of tomorrow : technology, productivity, and prosperity in Latin America and the Caribbean (Spanish)
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APR 06, 2018 125044 Publication English
Mitigating drought impacts in drylands : quantifying the potential for strengthening crop- and livestock-based livelihoods (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125014 Publication
Sharing higher education’s promise beyond the few in Sub-Saharan Africa (French)
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MAR 26, 2018 120693 Publication English