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Yes in my backyard? The economics of refugees and their social dynamics in Kakuma, Kenya (English)

This report comes at a crucial time when the unprecedented global refugee crisis, most notably in Europe and the Mediterranean, has not only focused the world’s attention on the plight of refugees, but has also led to the politicization of refugee influxes. ... See More +

General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study 111303 DEC 01, 2016

Sanghi,Apurva; Onder,Harun; Vemuru,Varalakshmi Disclosed

Beyond commodities : the growth challenge of Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region has seen a decade of remarkable growth and income convergence. Growth has been a key driver for reducing poverty and boosting shared prosperity. ... See More +

General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study 91015 DEC 01, 2014

Araujo,Jorge A. De Thompson R.; Brueckner, Markus; Clavijo,Mateo; Vostroknutova,Ekaterina; Wacker,Konstantin M. Disclosed

Managing International Migration for development in East Asia (English)

The objective of this book is to analyze the economic and social impact of international migration on labor sending and labor receiving countries in the East Asia region. ... See More +

General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study 93255 JUN 01, 2014

Adams, Richard H. Jr; Ahsan, Ahmad Disclosed

West Bank and Gaza - Area C and the future of the Palestinian economy (English)

The Palestinian economy has experienced strong growth in recent years. This report examines the economic benefits of lifting the restrictions on movement and access, as well as other administrative obstacles, to Palestinian investment and economic activity in a region known as Area C. ... See More +

General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study AUS2922 OCT 02, 2013

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Transforming Arab economies : traveling knowledge and innovation road (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)

Over the past decade, some countries of the Middle East and North Africa region have spurred economic growth and improved their global competitiveness by taking the first steps in the direction of the knowledge economy. ... See More +

General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study 82736 SEP 17, 2013

Arabic, French Disclosed

Transforming Arab economies : traveling knowledge and innovation road : Full report (English)

Over the past decade, some countries of the Middle East and North Africa region have spurred economic growth and improved their global competitiveness by taking the first steps in the direction of the knowledge economy. ... See More +

General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study 82736 SEP 17, 2013

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Transforming Arab economies : traveling knowledge and innovation road (Vol. 2) : Overview (Arabic)

Over the past decade, some countries of the Middle East and North Africa region have spurred economic growth and improved their global competitiveness by taking the first steps in the direction of the knowledge economy. ... See More +

General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study 82736 SEP 17, 2013

French, English Disclosed

Transforming Arab economies : traveling knowledge and innovation road (Vol. 2) (French)

Over the past decade, some countries of the Middle East and North Africa region have spurred economic growth and improved their global competitiveness by taking the first steps in the direction of the knowledge economy. ... See More +

General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study 82736 SEP 17, 2013

Arabic, English Disclosed

Kazakhstan - Oil rules : Kazakhstan's policy options in a downturn - Joint Economic Research Program (English)

Kazakhstan grew rapidly in the first half of the 2000s and made considerable progress in reducing poverty. In the years preceding the crisis, Kazakhstan maintained a prudent macroeconomic policy stance and avoided procyclicality in fiscal spending. ... See More +

General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study 81686 MAY 31, 2013

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Deforestation trends in the Congo Basin : wood-based biomass energy (English)

Congo Basin countries rely more on wood-based biomass to meet their energy needs than most other countries in the world. Wood fuel production is increasing in Congo Basin countries. ... See More +

General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study 77940 APR 01, 2013

Behrendt, Hannah; Megevand, Carole; Sander, Klas French Disclosed

Deforestation trends in the Congo Basin : wood-based biomass energy : Dynamiques de deforestation dans le bassin du Congo : energie issue de la biomasse (French)

Congo Basin countries rely more on wood-based biomass to meet their energy needs than most other countries in the world. Wood fuel production is increasing in Congo Basin countries. ... See More +

General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study 77940 APR 01, 2013

Behrendt, Hannah; Megevand, Carole; Sander, Klas English Disclosed

From universal price subsidies to modern social assistance: the political economy of reform (English)

The efficiency and effectiveness of generalized subsidies as part of a safety net system are questionable. This is because generalized subsidies tend to create distortions in the food and fuel markets and are likely to be regressive and to suffer from significant leakage of benefits to the non-poor, diluting their impact on poverty reduction. ... See More +

General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study 83545 JAN 01, 2013

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Oil rules : Kazakhstan's policy options in a downturn (English)

This report assesses the role of fiscal rules for countercyclical economic management in Kazakhstan and simulates the behavior of different types of fiscal rules. ... See More +

General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study 82509 JAN 01, 2013

Carneiro,Francisco Galrao Disclosed

Lebanon - Good jobs needed : the role of macro, investment, education, labor and social protection policies (MILES) - a multi-year technical cooperation program (English)

This report develops a strategy to support employment creation in Lebanon and improve labor market opportunities for its work force. The analysis is based on a new survey of the labor force and employers, and a General Equilibrium Model of the Lebanese economy, both developed in the context of this Technical Cooperation Program. ... See More +

General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study 76008 DEC 01, 2012

Disclosed

India - Uttarakhand Economic Assessment (English)

In 2010, Uttarakhand entered the second decade of its existence as a separate State. During the first decade, average individual incomes rose by eight ranks in relation to the other States in India. ... See More +

General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study 62493 NOV 16, 2012

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Lao PDR - Mapping the gender dimensions of trade : a preliminary exposition (English)

The Lao Government has also made important commitments to gender equality in both its national socio-economic development planning and in a number of international agreements. ... See More +

General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study 70808 JUL 01, 2012

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The real paradox : untangling credit market outcomes in Brazil (English)

Over the past decade, credit markets in Brazil have markedly deepened. Credit as a share of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) almost doubled-from 28 percent of GDP in 2000 to 49 percent in December 2011, bank spreads almost halved, and access to credit has increased sharply for almost all market segments. ... See More +

General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study 67332 JUN 29, 2012

Disclosed

Latin America and Caribbean - Assessing the impact of higher oil prices in Latin America (English)

For some Latin American countries - especially, the oil importers in the Caribbean - rising energy prices could pose a significant threat to their current account sustainability, particularly if they are accompanied by other negative shocks. ... See More +

General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study 69564 JUN 06, 2012

Disclosed

Cote d'Ivoire - The growth agenda : building on natural resources and exports (English)

Cote d'Ivoire was an economic success story in the first twenty years of independence, but a sharp reversal began in 1980 and by 1993 per capita incomes was back to the level of 1960. ... See More +

General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study 62572 MAR 20, 2012

French Disclosed

Cote d'Ivoire - The growth agenda : building on natural resources and exports : Cote d'Ivoire - un agenda pour la croissance basee sur les exportations et les ressources naturelles (French)

Cote d'Ivoire was an economic success story in the first twenty years of independence, but a sharp reversal began in 1980 and by 1993 per capita incomes was back to the level of 1960. ... See More +

General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study 62572 MAR 20, 2012

English Disclosed

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Yes in my backyard? The economics of refugees and their social dynamics in Kakuma, Kenya (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 111303 General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study
Beyond commodities : the growth challenge of Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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Managing International Migration for development in East Asia (English)
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West Bank and Gaza - Area C and the future of the Palestinian economy (English)
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Transforming Arab economies : traveling knowledge and innovation road (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)
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SEP 17, 2013 82736 General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study Arabic, French
Transforming Arab economies : traveling knowledge and innovation road : Full report (English)
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Transforming Arab economies : traveling knowledge and innovation road (Vol. 2) : Overview (Arabic)
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SEP 17, 2013 82736 General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study French, English
Transforming Arab economies : traveling knowledge and innovation road (Vol. 2) (French)
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SEP 17, 2013 82736 General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study Arabic, English
Kazakhstan - Oil rules : Kazakhstan's policy options in a downturn - Joint Economic Research Program (English)
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MAY 31, 2013 81686 General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study
Deforestation trends in the Congo Basin : wood-based biomass energy (English)
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APR 01, 2013 77940 General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study French
Deforestation trends in the Congo Basin : wood-based biomass energy : Dynamiques de deforestation dans le bassin du Congo : energie issue de la biomasse (French)
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APR 01, 2013 77940 General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study English
From universal price subsidies to modern social assistance: the political economy of reform (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 83545 General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study
Oil rules : Kazakhstan's policy options in a downturn (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 82509 General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study
Lebanon - Good jobs needed : the role of macro, investment, education, labor and social protection policies (MILES) - a multi-year technical cooperation program (English)
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DEC 01, 2012 76008 General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study
India - Uttarakhand Economic Assessment (English)
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NOV 16, 2012 62493 General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study
Lao PDR - Mapping the gender dimensions of trade : a preliminary exposition (English)
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JUL 01, 2012 70808 General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study
The real paradox : untangling credit market outcomes in Brazil (English)
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JUN 29, 2012 67332 General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study
Latin America and Caribbean - Assessing the impact of higher oil prices in Latin America (English)
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JUN 06, 2012 69564 General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study
Cote d'Ivoire - The growth agenda : building on natural resources and exports (English)
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MAR 20, 2012 62572 General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study French
Cote d'Ivoire - The growth agenda : building on natural resources and exports : Cote d'Ivoire - un agenda pour la croissance basee sur les exportations et les ressources naturelles (French)
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MAR 20, 2012 62572 General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study English