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Beggar-thy-neighbor effects of exchange rates : a study of the renminbi (English)

This paper estimates the effect of China’s exchange rate changes on exports of developing countries in third markets. The degree ofcompetition between China and its developing country competitors in specific products and destinations plays a key role in the identification strategy. ... See More +

Journal Article 122572 NOV 01, 2017

Mattoo,Aaditya; Mishra,Prachi; Subramanian,Arvind Disclosed

Exchange rate flexibility and the effect of remittances on economic growth (English)

This paper studies the question of whether exchange rate policy affects the impact of remittances on economic growth in recipient countries. The paper utilizes a comprehensive data set that comprises annual observations for 135 developing and transition countries, spanning 1970-2007. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7932 DEC 30, 2016

Lartey,Emmanuel Kwasi Koranteng Disclosed

Should we fear foreign exchange depreciation? (English)

Moderate and gradual changes of the real exchange rate are beneficial for the economy to help it attain domestic and external equilibrium. They should not be feared. ... See More +

Brief 109374 OCT 01, 2016

Loayza,Norman V.; Mendez Ramos,Fabian Disclosed

Inflation targeting and exchange rate volatility in emerging markets (English)

The paper investigates the relevance of the exchange rate on the reaction function of the central banks of 24 emerging market economies for the period 2000Q1 to 2015Q2. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7712 JUN 20, 2016

Cabral,Rene; Carneiro,Francisco Galrao; Mollick,Andre Varella Disclosed

Estimating an equilibrium exchange rate for the Argentine Peso (English)

This paper assesses the equilibrium value of the Argentine peso exchange rate based on the country's economic fundamentals and compares it with the official exchange rate value. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7682 MAY 24, 2016

Coppola,Andrea; Lagerborg,Andresa; Mustafaoglu,Zafer Disclosed

Effective foreign exchange rates for use in the IDA18 replenishment (English)

For International Development Association (IDA) replenishments, partner contributions announced in pledge currencies are translated into special drawing right (SDR) terms by using a set of average foreign exchange rates over an agreed reference period. ... See More +

Board Report 103869 MAR 01, 2016

Disclosed

DECPG global daily economic news (English)

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

Newsletter 98970 JUN 18, 2015

Chen,Derek Hung Chiat Disclosed

DECPG global daily economic news (English)

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

Newsletter 96631 MAR 26, 2015

Chen,Derek Hung Chiat Disclosed

DECPG global daily economic news (English)

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

Newsletter 96629 MAR 24, 2015

Chen,Derek Hung Chiat Disclosed

DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) weekly global economic newsletter are as follows: Swiss central bank rattled markets; Russia’s inflation climbed sharply in December; Global sovereign bond yields fell to record lows; U.S. retail sales declined in December; benign financing conditions through much of 2014 have allowed developing countries to tap international bond markets at a record pace; expanding supply and concerns about global growth prospects have reduced commodity prices—and especially sharply oilprices; and since the global financial crisis, world trade growth has slowed significantly from the trend of the 1990s and early 2000s, as a result of both weak global growth and lower responsiveness of world trade to activity. ... See More +

Newsletter 98943 JAN 16, 2015

Disclosed

Purchasing power parities and real expenditures of World economics : a comprehensive report of the 2011 International Comparison Program (English)

The International Comparison Program (ICP) is a large and highly complex worldwide statistical program conducted under the charter of the United Nations Statistical Commission (UNSC). ... See More +

Publication 92494 NOV 05, 2014

Disclosed

What makes a currency procyclical ? an empirical investigation (English)

This paper looks at the correlation between the cyclical components of gross domestic product and the exchange rate and classifies countries' currencies as procyclical if they appreciate in good times, countercyclical if they appreciate in bad times, and acyclical otherwise. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7113 NOV 01, 2014

Cordella,Tito; Gupta,Poonam Disclosed

India Development Update : India Development Update (English)

Growth rebounded significantly due to strong industrial recovery aided by growth in investment and exports. Capital flows are back, signaling growing investor confidence, as inflation has moderated from double digits, exchange rate has stabilized, and financial sector stress has plateaued. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS10373 OCT 01, 2014

Disclosed

Macroeconomic developments in low-income developing countries : 2014 report (English)

This report examines macroeconomic developments and related vulnerabilities in low-income developing countries (LIDCs)—a group of 60 countries that have markedly different economic features to higher income countries and are eligible for concessional financing from both the IMF and the World Bank. ... See More +

Board Report 90897 SEP 18, 2014

International Monetary Fund Disclosed

Seychelles - Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Loan with a Catastrophe Deferred Drawdown Option (English)

The Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Loan with a Catastrophe Deferred Drawdown Option of Seychelles has an objective of the proposed operation is to strengthen the Government of Seychelles’ Disaster Risk Management policy and reform agenda and enhance its capacity to efficiently respond to disasters. ... See More +

Program Document 88264 AUG 29, 2014

Disclosed

DECPG weekly global economic (English)

Some of the headings included in this issues of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) weekly global economic newsletter are as follows: five developing-country central banks increased policy rates in July, outweighing rate cuts in other countries; concerns about the second largest bank in Portugal did not change global risk perceptions; and consumers are experiencing lower domestic food price inflation across most developing regions since the start of the year. ... See More +

Newsletter 90014 JUL 25, 2014

Disclosed

Djibouti - High-level development exchange : launch of 'vision Djibouti 2035' outcome note (June 20-23, 2014) : Djibouti - Échange de haut niveau de développement : lancement de la vision Djibouti 2035 note de compte rendu (20 - 23 Juin 2014) (French)

This note highlights the main points of discussion and key recommendations reached during the round table high- level development exchange and launch of Djibouti vision 2035, held from June 20 to 23, 2014 in Djibouti. ... See More +

Working Paper 98591 JUN 23, 2014

English Disclosed

Global economics prospects : shifting priorities building for the future (English)

This edition of the Global Economic Prospects, a World Bank flagship report, describes the developments in the global economy, with particular emphasis on developing countries. ... See More +

Board Report 88628 JUN 01, 2014

Disclosed

DECPG weekly global economic (English)

Some of the headings included in this issues of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) weekly global economic newsletter are as follows: currency depreciations since May 2013 contributed to a positive adjustment in trade balances in the so-called "fragile 5" developing countries, with most of the adjustment achieved through weaker imports; if 2014 turns out to be an El Nino year, global grain production growth could be 2 percentage points lower than usual, implying upside risks to international food prices; and since 2013, high-income country stock markets have outperformed developing-country markets, reflecting both firming activity in the former, and financial turbulence and weakening growth outturns in the latter. ... See More +

Newsletter 89992 MAY 02, 2014

Disclosed

Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of - Monthly economic developments (English)

In 2013 FYR Macedonia’s economy has performed well compared to other countries in the region. FYR Macedonia has performed well compared to other countries in the region according to the latest SEE6 Regional Economic Report. ... See More +

Working Paper 108512 MAY 01, 2014

Disclosed

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Beggar-thy-neighbor effects of exchange rates : a study of the renminbi (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 122572 Journal Article
Exchange rate flexibility and the effect of remittances on economic growth (English)
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DEC 30, 2016 WPS7932 Policy Research Working Paper
Should we fear foreign exchange depreciation? (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 109374 Brief
Inflation targeting and exchange rate volatility in emerging markets (English)
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JUN 20, 2016 WPS7712 Policy Research Working Paper
Estimating an equilibrium exchange rate for the Argentine Peso (English)
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MAY 24, 2016 WPS7682 Policy Research Working Paper
Effective foreign exchange rates for use in the IDA18 replenishment (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 103869 Board Report
DECPG global daily economic news (English)
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JUN 18, 2015 98970 Newsletter
DECPG global daily economic news (English)
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MAR 26, 2015 96631 Newsletter
DECPG global daily economic news (English)
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MAR 24, 2015 96629 Newsletter
DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)
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JAN 16, 2015 98943 Newsletter
Purchasing power parities and real expenditures of World economics : a comprehensive report of the 2011 International Comparison Program (English)
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NOV 05, 2014 92494 Publication
What makes a currency procyclical ? an empirical investigation (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7113 Policy Research Working Paper
India Development Update : India Development Update (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 AUS10373 Working Paper
Macroeconomic developments in low-income developing countries : 2014 report (English)
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SEP 18, 2014 90897 Board Report
Seychelles - Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Loan with a Catastrophe Deferred Drawdown Option (English)
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AUG 29, 2014 88264 Program Document
DECPG weekly global economic (English)
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JUL 25, 2014 90014 Newsletter
Djibouti - High-level development exchange : launch of 'vision Djibouti 2035' outcome note (June 20-23, 2014) : Djibouti - Échange de haut niveau de développement : lancement de la vision Djibouti 2035 note de compte rendu (20 - 23 Juin 2014) (French)
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JUN 23, 2014 98591 Working Paper English
Global economics prospects : shifting priorities building for the future (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 88628 Board Report
DECPG weekly global economic (English)
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MAY 02, 2014 89992 Newsletter
Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of - Monthly economic developments (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 108512 Working Paper