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Lao PDR economic monitor : lowering risks and reviving growth (English)

The Lao PDR Economic Monitor provides updates on macroeconomic developments and sectoral issues in the country. It is produced bi-annually and distributed widely to the government agencies, development partners, the private sector, think tanks, civil society organizations, and academia. ... See More +

Working Paper 121960 DEC 01, 2017

Najdov,Evgenij; Davading,Somneuk; Phimmahasay,Keomanivone Disclosed

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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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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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

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

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

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

Disclosed

Senegal - Economic Governance Project (English)

Ratings of Economic Governance Project for Senegal were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was high, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3935 MAR 31, 2017

Disclosed

St. Vincent and the Grenadines - Regional Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Regional Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is to measurably reduce vulnerability to natural hazards and climate change impacts in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and in the Eastern Caribbean Sub-region. ... See More +

Project Paper RES22768 FEB 06, 2017

Disclosed

With a little help : shocks, agricultural income, and welfare in Uganda (English)

Global poverty is becoming increasingly concentrated in Sub-Saharan Africa and among households engaged in subsistence agriculture in environments characterized by uncertainty. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7935 JAN 09, 2017

Hill,Ruth; Mejia-Mantilla,Carolina Disclosed

The distributional consequences of increasing tobacco taxes on Colombia’s health and finances: An extended cost-effectiveness analysis (English)

Since 2008, when Colombia ratified the Framework Convention for Tobacco Control, available evidence of the impact of tobacco consumption, its health effects, and low tax revenues resulting from low tobacco taxation and prices had grown. ... See More +

Working Paper 120180 JAN 01, 2017

James,Erin; Saxena,Akshar; Camila Franco Restrepo,; Llorente,Blanca; Ortiz,Andrés Vecino; Villar Uribe,Manuela; Iunes,Roberto F.; Verguet,Stéphane Disclosed

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

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, Russian, French, Chinese, English 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

Vulnerability to drought and food price shocks : evidence from Ethiopia (English)

Although the measurement and determinants of poverty have been widely studied, vulnerability, or the threat of future poverty, has been more difficult to investigate due to data paucity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7920 DEC 19, 2016

Hill,Ruth; Porter,Catherine Disclosed

Mozambique economic update : facing hard choices (English)

This Mozambique economic update brief for 2016 includes a section on recent economic developments and a discussion of Mozambique’s economic outlook, followed by focus section(s) analyzing issues of particular importance.This has been a testing year for Mozambique. ... See More +

Working Paper 110817 DEC 01, 2016

Mahdi,Shireen; Massingue,Anna Carlotta Allen; Sharma,Natasha; Da Maia,Carlos Chadreque Penicela; Casal,Julian; Saute,Rafael Portuguese Disclosed

Microfinance and index insurance : testing business models in the agricultural sector (English)

While access to credit is a key instrument toalleviate rural poverty, microfinance institutions(MFIs) are often unable to expand their agriculturelending portfolio. ... See More +

Brief 113733 DEC 01, 2016

Assah,Fatou C.; Sberro-Kessler,Rachel Disclosed

Egypt - Second Fiscal Consolidation, Sustainable Energy Competitiveness Development Policy Financing Project (English)

The development objective of the Second Fiscal Consolidation, Sustainable Energy Competitiveness Development Policy Financing Project for Egypt is built around three pillars, which are also the program development objectives (PDOs) of the programmatic series. ... See More +

Program Document 110036 NOV 29, 2016

Arabic Disclosed

Malawi economic monitor : emerging stronger (English)

The Malawi Economic Monitor (MEM) provides ananalysis of economic and structural developmentissues in Malawi. This edition of the MEM waspublished in October 2016. ... See More +

Working Paper 109965 NOV 04, 2016

Record,Richard James Lowden; Kandoole,Priscilla Flaness; Chilima,Efrem Zephnath; Kalemba,Sunganani Violet; Freiherr Von Carnap-Bornheim,Tillmann Philipp Jose Disclosed

The Russian economy inches forward : will that suffice to turn the tide? : Российская экономика : постепенное медленное движение вперед (Russian)

Global growth is weak. It slowed down to 2.2 percent in the first half of 2016. While the Brexit vote has had a limited impact on global growth so far, growth in advanced economies (AE) has been disappointing. ... See More +

Working Paper 110037 NOV 01, 2016

English Disclosed

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Lao PDR economic monitor : lowering risks and reviving growth (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 121960 Working Paper
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
Bangladesh - Country snapshot (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120416 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
Russia economic report 2017 : from recession to recovery (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 116237 Working Paper
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
Kenya - National Safety Net Program for Results Project : additional financing (English)
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APR 05, 2017 111509 Project Paper
Senegal - Economic Governance Project (English)
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MAR 31, 2017 ICR3935 Implementation Completion and Results Report
St. Vincent and the Grenadines - Regional Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project : restructuring (English)
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FEB 06, 2017 RES22768 Project Paper
With a little help : shocks, agricultural income, and welfare in Uganda (English)
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JAN 09, 2017 WPS7935 Policy Research Working Paper
The distributional consequences of increasing tobacco taxes on Colombia’s health and finances: An extended cost-effectiveness analysis (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 120180 Working Paper
The World Bank annual report 2017 : end extreme poverty, boost shared prosperity (Portuguese)
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JAN 01, 2017 120298 World Bank Annual Report Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English
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
Vulnerability to drought and food price shocks : evidence from Ethiopia (English)
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DEC 19, 2016 WPS7920 Policy Research Working Paper
Mozambique economic update : facing hard choices (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 110817 Working Paper Portuguese
Microfinance and index insurance : testing business models in the agricultural sector (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 113733 Brief
Egypt - Second Fiscal Consolidation, Sustainable Energy Competitiveness Development Policy Financing Project (English)
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NOV 29, 2016 110036 Program Document Arabic
Malawi economic monitor : emerging stronger (English)
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NOV 04, 2016 109965 Working Paper
The Russian economy inches forward : will that suffice to turn the tide? : Российская экономика : постепенное медленное движение вперед (Russian)
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NOV 01, 2016 110037 Working Paper English