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The economic impact of the 2014 Ebola epidemic : short and medium term estimates for Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone (English)

The 2014 outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa has taken a horrible human toll. Although the outbreak originated in rural Guinea, it has hit hardest in Liberia and Sierra Leone, in part because it has reached urban areas in these two countries, a factor that distinguishes this outbreak from previous episodes elsewhere. ... See More +

Working Paper 90748 SEP 17, 2014

Adolescent girls initiative (AGI) status of pilot implementation (English)

The status of pilot implementation provides various projects with details, implementation updates, and emerging findings. Those projects include Female youth employment initiative (FYEI) of Afghanistan, Adolescent girls initiative of Haiti, New work opportunities for women (NOW) of Jordan, Adolescent girls initiative (AGI) –PDR of Lao, Economic empowerment of adolescent girls and young women (EPAG) of Liberia, Adolescent girls employment initiative (AGEI) of Nepal, Adolescent girls initiative (AGI) of Rwanda, and Adolescent girls initiative (AGI) of South Sudan. ... See More +

Working Paper 90767 SEP 01, 2014

The opportunities of digitizing payments (Vol. 1 of 2) : overview (English)

The G20’s focus on financial inclusion directly contributes to its core goal of achieving strong, sustainable, and balanced growth. Studies show that broader access to and participation in the financial system can reduce income inequality, boost job creation, accelerate consumption, increase investments in human capital, and directly help poor people manage risk and absorb financial shocks. ... See More +

Working Paper 90305 AUG 28, 2014

The opportunities of digitizing payments (Vol. 2 of 2) : full report (English)

The G20’s focus on financial inclusion directly contributes to its core goal of achieving strong, sustainable, and balanced growth. Studies show that broader access to and participation in the financial system can reduce income inequality, boost job creation, accelerate consumption, increase investments in human capital, and directly help poor people manage risk and absorb financial shocks. ... See More +

Working Paper 90305 AUG 28, 2014

Russian Federation - Monthly economic developments (English)

Second quarter gross domestic product (GDP) estimates and high-frequency indicators suggest continued weakness in the economy even before the latest round of economic sanctions introduced by the European Union (EU), the United States (U.S.), and other countries in late July. ... See More +

Working Paper 90168 AUG 11, 2014

Hansl, Birgit; Cosic, Damir; Emelyanova, Olga; Kida, Mizuho; Matytsin, Mikhail; Vashakmadze, Ekaterine Russian

Russian Federation - Monthly economic developments (Russian)

Second quarter gross domestic product (GDP) estimates and high-frequency indicators suggest continued weakness in the economy even before the latest round of economic sanctions introduced by the European Union (EU), the United States (U.S.), and other countries in late July. ... See More +

Working Paper 90168 AUG 11, 2014

Hansl, Birgit; Cosic, Damir; Emelyanova, Olga; Kida, Mizuho; Matytsin, Mikhail; Vashakmadze, Ekaterine English

Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger : Forced displacement of and potential solutions for IDPS and refugees in the Sahel (English)

A development response to forced displacement in the Sahel requires a regional approach. Such an approach would have the benefits of being able to: (i) overcome challenges relating to cross--- border movements, (ii) obtain commitments by host governments to support the prospects of displaced from neighboring countries and (iii) facilitate common approaches, shared conceptualization and learning. ... See More +

Working Paper 89951 AUG 01, 2014

Rampur Hydro Power Project - land acquisition, resettlement and community development practices (English)

SJVN Limited (SJVNL), a mini ratna1 public sector undertaking of the Government of India (GoI), is implementing the World Bank funded 412 MW run-of-the-river hydro power project at Rampur in Himachal Pradesh, immediately downstream of and in cascade operation with the 1500 MW Nathpa Jhakri Hydroelectric Project (NJHP). ... See More +

Working Paper 90134 AUG 01, 2014

Mittal, Rohit ; Reddy, I.U.B ; Mensan Gaba, Kwawu

Philippine economic update : investing in the future - sharing growth and job opportunities for all (English)

After recording strong growth in the last two years, Philippine economic growth decelerated to 5.7 percent in the first quarter of 2014 (Q1 2014). ... See More +

Working Paper 89605 AUG 01, 2014

Mariano, Paul; Limkin, Joseph Louie; Epetia, Christina; Ablaza, Christine; Chua, Karl Kendrick; van den Brink, Rogier; Verghis, Mathew

Enhancing financial capability and inclusion in Mozambique : a demand-side assessment (English)

The key findings and recommendations presented in this report cover 4 main areas: financial inclusion, financial capability, relationship between financial inclusion and capability, and financial consumer protection. ... See More +

Working Paper 88901 AUG 01, 2014

Zottel, Siegfried; Ortega, Claudia Ruiz; Xu, Sarah Yan Portuguese

Enhancing financial capability and inclusion in Mozambique : a demand-side assessment : Fortalecendo a capacidade e a inclusão financeira em Moçambique : avaliação ao lado da demanda (Portuguese)

The key findings and recommendations presented in this report cover 4 main areas: financial inclusion, financial capability, relationship between financial inclusion and capability, and financial consumer protection. ... See More +

Working Paper 88901 AUG 01, 2014

Zottel, Siegfried; Ortega, Claudia Ruiz; Xu, Sarah Yan English

Guatemala economic DNA : harnessing growth with a special focus on jobs (English)

This is the first edition of the of the Guatemala Economic DNA (Diagnostic for National Action) with a focus section on job creation. The report highlights the important achievements of Guatemala on the macroeconomic stability front. ... See More +

Working Paper 90491 AUG 01, 2014

Hernandez, Marco Antonio; Tiongson, Erwin; Saldarriaga, Miguel Angel; Clavijo, Mateo; Loyola, Jorge; Lothrop, Sean; Scott, Kinnon; Udomsaph, Charles; Coates, Brendan; Leon, Cesar; Hanusch, Marek; Arnal, Matias; Lachy, Diana Spanish

Guatemala economic DNA : harnessing growth with a special focus on jobs : Analisis para el dialogo nacional (ADN) economico de Guatemala : capturando crecimiento con una seccion de enfoque sobre empleo (Spanish)

This is the first edition of the of the Guatemala Economic DNA (Diagnostic for National Action) with a focus section on job creation. The report highlights the important achievements of Guatemala on the macroeconomic stability front. ... See More +

Working Paper 90491 AUG 01, 2014

Hernandez, Marco Antonio; Tiongson, Erwin; Saldarriaga, Miguel Angel; Clavijo, Mateo; Loyola, Jorge; Lothrop, Sean; Scott, Kinnon; Udomsaph, Charles; Coates, Brendan; Leon, Cesar; Hanusch, Marek; Arnal, Matias; Lachy, Diana English

Statement of loans for July 2014 : Europe and Central Asia (English)

Working Paper 90364 JUL 31, 2014

Statement of loans for July 2014 : Africa (English)

Working Paper 90362 JUL 31, 2014

Statement of loans for July 2014 : East Asia and Pacific and South Asia (English)

Working Paper 90363 JUL 31, 2014

Statement of credits for July 2014 (Vol. 1 of 2) : Africa (English)

Working Paper 90366 JUL 31, 2014

Statement of loans for July 2014 : Latin America and Caribbean and others (English)

Working Paper 90365 JUL 31, 2014

Note on green growth for Bhutan (English)

Bhutan has recently made significant progress in sustaining economic growth and reducing poverty. Bhutan also has valuable deposits of primary materials including dolomite, lime stone, gypsum, quartzite, stone, and marble, which are useful for fabrication of other materials. ... See More +

Working Paper 90413 JUL 31, 2014

Narain, Urvashi; Toman, Michael; Jiang, Zhiyun; Dawes, Winston; Magrath, William B.; Lokanc, Martin; Mittal, Rohit; Dogra, Pyush; Wang, Shenhua; Pillai, Poonam; Khalil, Abedalrazq; Karki, Pravin

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The economic impact of the 2014 Ebola epidemic : short and medium term estimates for Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone (English)
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SEP 17, 2014 90748 Working Paper
Adolescent girls initiative (AGI) status of pilot implementation (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 90767 Working Paper
The opportunities of digitizing payments (Vol. 1 of 2) : overview (English)
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AUG 28, 2014 90305 Working Paper
The opportunities of digitizing payments (Vol. 2 of 2) : full report (English)
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AUG 28, 2014 90305 Working Paper
Russian Federation - Monthly economic developments (English)
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AUG 11, 2014 90168 Working Paper Russian
Russian Federation - Monthly economic developments (Russian)
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AUG 11, 2014 90168 Working Paper English
Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger : Forced displacement of and potential solutions for IDPS and refugees in the Sahel (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 89951 Working Paper
Rampur Hydro Power Project - land acquisition, resettlement and community development practices (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 90134 Working Paper
Philippine economic update : investing in the future - sharing growth and job opportunities for all (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 89605 Working Paper
Enhancing financial capability and inclusion in Mozambique : a demand-side assessment (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 88901 Working Paper Portuguese
Enhancing financial capability and inclusion in Mozambique : a demand-side assessment : Fortalecendo a capacidade e a inclusão financeira em Moçambique : avaliação ao lado da demanda (Portuguese)
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AUG 01, 2014 88901 Working Paper English
Guatemala economic DNA : harnessing growth with a special focus on jobs (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 90491 Working Paper Spanish
Guatemala economic DNA : harnessing growth with a special focus on jobs : Analisis para el dialogo nacional (ADN) economico de Guatemala : capturando crecimiento con una seccion de enfoque sobre empleo (Spanish)
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AUG 01, 2014 90491 Working Paper English
Statement of loans for July 2014 : Europe and Central Asia (English)
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JUL 31, 2014 90364 Working Paper
Statement of loans for July 2014 : Africa (English)
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JUL 31, 2014 90362 Working Paper
Statement of loans for July 2014 : East Asia and Pacific and South Asia (English)
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JUL 31, 2014 90363 Working Paper
Statement of credits for July 2014 (Vol. 1 of 2) : Africa (English)
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JUL 31, 2014 90366 Working Paper
Statement of loans for July 2014 : Latin America and Caribbean and others (English)
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JUL 31, 2014 90365 Working Paper
Statement of credits for July 2014 (Vol. 2 of 2) : East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Latin America and Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa, and South Asia (English)
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JUL 31, 2014 90366 Working Paper
Note on green growth for Bhutan (English)
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JUL 31, 2014 90413 Working Paper