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Rwanda - Priority Skills for Growth Program-for-Results Project (English)

The development objective of the Priority Skills for Growth Program-for-Results Project for Rwanda is to expand opportunities for the acquisition of quality, market-relevant skills in selected economic sectors. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 116204 JUN 15, 2017

Disclosed

Taking advantage of a window of opportunity : the Rwanda electronic single window for trade efficiency (English)

Rwanda’s government and private sector took a bold step towards achieving a critical reform agenda with the design and implementationof a single window for international trade system. ... See More +

Brief 113173 FEB 01, 2017

Odhiambo,Alban; Kamajugo,Richard; Zizane,Jackie Disclosed

The World Bank annual report 2017 : end extreme poverty, boost shared prosperity (Russian)

The World Bank annual report is prepared by the Executive Directors of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the International Development Association (IDA) -collectively known as the World Bank - in accordance with the by-laws of the two institutions. ... See More +

World Bank Annual Report 120298 JAN 01, 2017

Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

Jordan - Economic Opportunities for Jordanians and Syrian Refugees Program-for-Results (English)

Program Information Document 107270 JUL 06, 2016

Nnomo Ayinda-Mah,Irene Marguerite Arabic Disclosed

Democratic Republic of Congo : product and market concentration and the vulnerability to exogenous shocks (English)

The high level of exports and their product and market concentration exposes the Democratic Republic of Congo to the economic fluctuations of the country's trade partners. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7700 JUN 07, 2016

Bou Habib,Chadi; Kebede,Ephraim Disclosed

Cambodia - Country engagement note for the period FY2016-17 : land allocation for social and economic development project II (English)

Board Summary 105831 MAY 19, 2016

Disclosed

Exports and job training (English)

This paper examines whether export participation matters for job training. The paper draws on longitudinal worker-firm data for Brazilian manufacturing, linked with detailed records on training activity from the main provider. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7676 MAY 16, 2016

Bastos; Silva,Joana C. G.; Proenca,Rafael Prado Disclosed

China's slowdown and rebalancing: potential growth and poverty impacts on Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

This paper explores the economic impacts of two related tracks of China's expected transformation—economic slowdown and rebalancing away from investment toward consumption—and estimates the spillovers for the rest of the world, with a special focus on Sub-Saharan African countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7666 MAY 10, 2016

Lakatos,Csilla; Maliszewska,Maryla; Osorio-Rodarte,Israel; Go,Delfin Sia Disclosed

Business cycles in the eastern Caribbean economies: the role of fiscal policy and interest rates (English)

This paper analyzes the business cycle characteristics of the economies of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States using a model of a small open economy subject to interest rate and fiscal expenditure shocks and financial frictions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7545 JAN 27, 2016

Carneiro,Francisco Galrao; Hnatkovska,Viktoria Disclosed

The effects of volatility, fiscal policy cyclicality and financial development on growth : evidence for the Eastern Caribbean (English)

This paper presents estimates of the effects that terms of trade volatility has on growth of real gross domestic product per capita. Based on five-year non-overlapping panel data comprising 175 countries during 1980–2010, the paper finds that: (i) in model specifications that do not include country fixed effects, terms of trade volatility has a significant negative average effect on economic growth; (ii) once country fixed effects are included in the model, the average effect of terms of trade volatility on economic growth is not significantly different from zero; (iii) robust to the inclusion of country fixed effects, terms of trade volatility has significantly adverse effects on economic growth in countries with pro-cyclical fiscal policy; and (iv) in model specifications that do not include country fixed effects, financial development is a significant mediating factor with regard to the effect that terms of trade volatility has on economic growth, however, the significance of this effect vanishes once country fixed effects are included in the model. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7507 DEC 03, 2015

Brüeckner,Markus; Carneiro,Francisco Galrao Disclosed

Croatia - Second Economic Recovery Development Policy Loan Project (ERDPL2) (English)

Ratings for the Second Economic Recovery Development Policy Loan Project (ERDPL2) for Croatia were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3563 OCT 20, 2015

Disclosed

The recent disinflation and its implications : getting prices right (English)

South Asia has benefitted from low oil prices and has proved resilient to the recent turmoil in international markets. The region’s growth prospects are strong and India confirms its position as the fastest-growing large economy in the world. ... See More +

Publication 100626 OCT 05, 2015

Kitzmuller,Markus; Rama,Martin G.; Chaudhuri,Shubham; Baig,Muhammad Faisal Ali; Floreani,Vincent Arthur Disclosed

Sri Lanka - Country snapshot (English)

Sri Lanka is in many respects a development success story. With economic growth averaging over 6 percent in the past decade, Sri Lanka has made notable strides towards the goals of ending extreme poverty and promoting shared prosperity. ... See More +

Working Paper 100118 OCT 01, 2015

Disclosed

Malawi economic monitor : adjusting in turbulent times (English)

The Malawi economic monitor (MEM) provides an analysis of economic and structural development issues in Malawi. The aim of the publication is to foster better informed policy analysis and debate regarding the key challenges that Malawi faces in its endeavors to achieve high rates of stable, inclusive, and sustainable economic growth. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 100316 OCT 01, 2015

Record,Richard James Lowden; Kandoole,Priscilla Flaness; Asim,Salman Disclosed

Adapting to stay competitive : Cambodia economic update (English)

Robust GDP growth continues, and real growth for 2014 has been revised up by the authorities to 7.1 percent from an earlier estimate of 7.0 percent. ... See More +

Working Paper 100537 OCT 01, 2015

Ly,Sodeth Disclosed

DECPG global daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) global daily economic news are as follows: financial markets; high income economies; and developing economies in Latin America, The Caribbean, South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa ... See More +

Newsletter 99743 SEP 03, 2015

Disclosed

Africa - Fifth Phase of the Central African Backbone Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation de marchés (French)

Procurement Plan 98818 AUG 03, 2015

Disclosed

Latin America and the rising south : changing world, changing priorities (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)

The world economy is not what it used to be twenty years ago. For most of the 20th century, the world economy was characterized by developed (North) countries acting as 'center' to a 'periphery' of developing (South) countries. ... See More +

Publication 96467 MAY 13, 2015

De La Torre,Augusto; Didier Brandao,Tatiana; Ize,Alain; Lederman,Daniel; Schmukler,Sergio L. Disclosed

Latin America and the rising south : changing world, changing priorities : Main report (English)

The world economy is not what it used to be twenty years ago. For most of the 20th century, the world economy was characterized by developed (North) countries acting as 'center' to a 'periphery' of developing (South) countries. ... See More +

Publication 96467 MAY 13, 2015

De La Torre,Augusto; Didier Brandao,Tatiana; Ize,Alain; Lederman,Daniel; Schmukler,Sergio L. Disclosed

Latin America and the rising south : changing world, changing priorities (Vol. 2) : América Latina y el ascenso del Sur : nuevas prioridades en un mundo cambiante - panorama general (Spanish)

The world economy is not what it used to be twenty years ago. For most of the 20th century, the world economy was characterized by developed (North) countries acting as 'center' to a 'periphery' of developing (South) countries. ... See More +

Publication 96467 MAY 13, 2015

De La Torre,Augusto; Didier Brandao,Tatiana; Ize,Alain; Lederman,Daniel; Schmukler,Sergio L. Disclosed

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Rwanda - Priority Skills for Growth Program-for-Results Project (English)
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JUN 15, 2017 116204 Project Appraisal Document
Taking advantage of a window of opportunity : the Rwanda electronic single window for trade efficiency (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 113173 Brief
The World Bank annual report 2017 : end extreme poverty, boost shared prosperity (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2017 120298 World Bank Annual Report Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, French, Chinese, English
Jordan - Economic Opportunities for Jordanians and Syrian Refugees Program-for-Results (English)
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JUL 06, 2016 107270 Program Information Document Arabic
Democratic Republic of Congo : product and market concentration and the vulnerability to exogenous shocks (English)
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JUN 07, 2016 WPS7700 Policy Research Working Paper
Cambodia - Country engagement note for the period FY2016-17 : land allocation for social and economic development project II (English)
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MAY 19, 2016 105831 Board Summary
Exports and job training (English)
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MAY 16, 2016 WPS7676 Policy Research Working Paper
China's slowdown and rebalancing: potential growth and poverty impacts on Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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MAY 10, 2016 WPS7666 Policy Research Working Paper
Business cycles in the eastern Caribbean economies: the role of fiscal policy and interest rates (English)
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JAN 27, 2016 WPS7545 Policy Research Working Paper
The effects of volatility, fiscal policy cyclicality and financial development on growth : evidence for the Eastern Caribbean (English)
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DEC 03, 2015 WPS7507 Policy Research Working Paper
Croatia - Second Economic Recovery Development Policy Loan Project (ERDPL2) (English)
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OCT 20, 2015 ICR3563 Implementation Completion and Results Report
The recent disinflation and its implications : getting prices right (English)
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OCT 05, 2015 100626 Publication
Sri Lanka - Country snapshot (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100118 Working Paper
Malawi economic monitor : adjusting in turbulent times (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100316 Economic Updates and Modeling
Adapting to stay competitive : Cambodia economic update (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100537 Working Paper
DECPG global daily economic news (English)
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SEP 03, 2015 99743 Newsletter
Africa - Fifth Phase of the Central African Backbone Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation de marchés (French)
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AUG 03, 2015 98818 Procurement Plan
Latin America and the rising south : changing world, changing priorities (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)
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MAY 13, 2015 96467 Publication
Latin America and the rising south : changing world, changing priorities : Main report (English)
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MAY 13, 2015 96467 Publication
Latin America and the rising south : changing world, changing priorities (Vol. 2) : América Latina y el ascenso del Sur : nuevas prioridades en un mundo cambiante - panorama general (Spanish)
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MAY 13, 2015 96467 Publication