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The impact of hurricane strikes on short-term local economic activity : evidence from nightlight images in the Dominican Republic (English)

The Dominican Republic is highly exposed to adverse natural events putting the country at risk of losing hard-won economic, social, and environmental gains due to the impacts of disasters. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8275 DEC 14, 2017

Miranda Montero,Juan Jose; Ishizawa Escudero,Oscar Anil; Strobl,Eric Disclosed

The World Bank and Mozambique (English)

Mozambique and the World Bank have maintained continuous relations since the country joined the institution in 1984. Over these years, the World Bank has provided development assistance to Mozambique in accordance with the country needs and priorities, from economic stabilization in the 1980s, to post-war reconstruction in the early 1990s, to a broader and comprehensive assistance starting in the 2000’s. ... See More +

Working Paper 121825 NOV 01, 2017

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Statement by H. E. Henrique Meirelles at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by H. E. Henrique Meirelles, Minister of Finance, at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 120497 OCT 14, 2017

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Statement by H.E. Maksim Oreshkin at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by H.E. Maksim Oreshkin, Minister of Economic Development, at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 120499 OCT 14, 2017

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Statement by Angel Gurría at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by Angel Gurría, Secretary-General at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017. He spoke about the ongoing refugee and climate-related disaster crises and how they have highlighted the complex interactions between security, peace and sustainable development. ... See More +

Board Report 120492 OCT 14, 2017

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Statement by H.E. Apisak Tantivorawong at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by H.E. Apisak Tantivorawong, Minister of Finance, at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 120501 OCT 14, 2017

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Statement by H.E. Arun Jaitley at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by H.E. Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 120496 OCT 14, 2017

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Pakistan - Country snapshot (English)

Pakistan’s growth outlook continued to improve and inflation remained contained, but to sustain growth and improve welfare it is essential to reverse the current macroeconomic imbalances and continue structural reforms. ... See More +

Working Paper 120418 OCT 01, 2017

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Maldives - Country snapshot (English)

Maldives, whose population of about 400,000 people is dispersed over 188 islands vulnerable to climate change, has an economy narrowly based on tourism and fisheries. ... See More +

Working Paper 120417 OCT 01, 2017

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Bangladesh - Country snapshot (English)

Bangladesh’s economic growth continued to be healthy, driven by industrial production and services, but the external current account balance turned negative as exports weakened, remittances plummeted and import payments rose. ... See More +

Working Paper 120416 OCT 01, 2017

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India - Country snapshot (English)

India is governed by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance following its victory in May 2014 national elections. Real Gross domestic product (GDP) slowed growth this past quarter but overall annual growth for fiscal year 2017-2018 is expected to rebound to an annual rate of seven percent. ... See More +

Working Paper 120404 OCT 01, 2017

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Africa's Pulse (French)

Following a sharp slowdown over the past two years, a recovery is underway in Sub-Saharan Africa. Gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the region is expected to strengthen to 2.4 percent in 2017 from 1.3 percent in 2016, slightly below the pace previously projected. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 120334 OCT 01, 2017

English Disclosed

Financial globalization : a glass half empty ? (English)

Since the 1970s, the world has embarked on a new financial globalization era. Cross-country capital flows have significantly increased in developed and developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8194 SEP 13, 2017

Schmukler,Sergio L.; Abraham,Facundo Disclosed

Statement of loans for August 2017 : East Asia and Pacific (English)

Working Paper 119803 AUG 31, 2017

Disclosed

Cyclicality of fiscal policy in Sub-Saharan Africa : magnitude and evolution (English)

This paper studies the cyclical aspects of fiscal policy in Sub-Saharan Africa countries during 1970–2014. It compares the cyclical properties of real government consumption in the region with those in other developing regions and high-income countries, and examines whether there has been a change in the cyclical nature of fiscal policy in recent years. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8108 JUN 22, 2017

Calderon,Cesar; Chuhan-Pole,Punam; Lopez-Monti,Rafael Matias Disclosed

Financial globalization and market volatility : an empirical appraisal (English)

This paper computes a new financial globalization index for a large sample of countries for 1992-2016. Unlike other measures, the financial globalization index corrects for the heteroscedasticity of global volatility. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8091 JUN 07, 2017

Cordella,Tito; Ospino Rojas,Anderson Disclosed

Russia economic report 2017 : from recession to recovery (English)

Global growth and trade started to strengthen at the end of 2016. Russia’s economy showed signs of overcoming the recession caused by the shocks of low oil prices and economic sanctions. ... See More +

Working Paper 116237 MAY 01, 2017

Russian, Disclosed

Statement by Lilianne Ploumen at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)

This is a statement Lilianne Ploumen, Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Kingdom of the Netherlands, at the 95th meeting of the development committee held on April 22, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 114584 APR 22, 2017

Disclosed

ARTF : administrator’s report on financial status as of April 20, 2017 (English)

This Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF) report for the Month of April 2017 includes the following headings: donor contributions for FY1396; consolidated ARTF sources and uses of funds for FY1396; and recurrent cost financing requirements. ... See More +

Working Paper 119172 APR 20, 2017

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Kenya - National Safety Net Program for Results Project : additional financing (English)

The development objective of the National Safety Net Program (NSNP) for Results Project for Kenya is to support the Republic of Kenya to establish an effective national safety net program for poor and vulnerable households. ... See More +

Project Paper 111509 APR 05, 2017

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The impact of hurricane strikes on short-term local economic activity : evidence from nightlight images in the Dominican Republic (English)
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DEC 14, 2017 WPS8275 Policy Research Working Paper
The World Bank and Mozambique (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121825 Working Paper
Statement by H. E. Henrique Meirelles at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120497 Board Report
Statement by H.E. Maksim Oreshkin at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120499 Board Report
Statement by Angel Gurría at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120492 Board Report
Statement by H.E. Apisak Tantivorawong at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120501 Board Report
Statement by H.E. Arun Jaitley at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120496 Board Report
Pakistan - Country snapshot (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120418 Working Paper
Maldives - Country snapshot (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120417 Working Paper
Bangladesh - Country snapshot (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120416 Working Paper
India - Country snapshot (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120404 Working Paper
Africa's Pulse (French)
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OCT 01, 2017 120334 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Financial globalization : a glass half empty ? (English)
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SEP 13, 2017 WPS8194 Policy Research Working Paper
Statement of loans for August 2017 : East Asia and Pacific (English)
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AUG 31, 2017 119803 Working Paper
Cyclicality of fiscal policy in Sub-Saharan Africa : magnitude and evolution (English)
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JUN 22, 2017 WPS8108 Policy Research Working Paper
Financial globalization and market volatility : an empirical appraisal (English)
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JUN 07, 2017 WPS8091 Policy Research Working Paper
Russia economic report 2017 : from recession to recovery (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 116237 Working Paper Russian,
Statement by Lilianne Ploumen at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)
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APR 22, 2017 114584 Board Report
ARTF : administrator’s report on financial status as of April 20, 2017 (English)
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APR 20, 2017 119172 Working Paper
Kenya - National Safety Net Program for Results Project : additional financing (English)
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APR 05, 2017 111509 Project Paper