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Kyrgyz Republic : a robust recovery with underlying weaknesses : Economic update with a special focus on labor migration (English)

The Kyrgyz economy appears to have recovered from the 2014-2015 external shocks. Over the first nine months of 2017, real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) expanded by five percent, year-on-year, thanks to improvements in the external environment and a continued expansionary fiscal policy, which were mirrored by a strong gold production and a strengthening in domestic demand. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 122978 DEC 01, 2017

Dubashov,Bakyt; Kruse,Aurélien; Ismailakhunova,Saida Russian Disclosed

Asset prices and macroeconomic outcomes : a survey (English)

This paper surveys the literature on the linkages between asset prices and macroeconomic outcomes. It focuses on three major questions. First, what are the basic theoretical linkages between asset prices and macroeconomic outcomes? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8259 NOV 28, 2017

Kose,Ayhan; Claessens,Stijn Disclosed

Macroeconomic implications of financial imperfections : a survey (English)

This paper surveys the theoretical and empirical literature on the macroeconomic implications of financial imperfections. It focuses on two major channels through which financial imperfections can affect macroeconomic outcomes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8260 NOV 28, 2017

Kose,Ayhan; Claessens ,Stijn Disclosed

Engendering macroeconomic theory and policy (English)

Over the last 20 years, macroeconomists have increasingly given attention to the role of gender in the macroeconomy and the implications of macro-level policies for gender equality. ... See More +

Working Paper 121781 NOV 01, 2017

Seguino,Stephanie Disclosed

Economic growth in guinea and how to accelerate it (English)

This paper addresses two main questions: (1) What are the binding constraints to Guinea's economic growth? and (2) What would it take to accelerate growth in the country? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8214 OCT 12, 2017

Mijiyawa,Abdoul Ganiou Disclosed

Bhutan - Country snapshot (English)

Bhutan maintains solid growth and macroeconomic stability. Hydropower construction and supportive fiscal and monetary policy have contributed to solid growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 120403 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Tajikistan : heightened vulnerabilities despite sustained growth : Country economic update 2017 (English)

This edition of the Tajikistan Country Economic Update (CEU) is part of a semi-annual series designed to monitor socio-economic developments in Tajikistan. ... See More +

Working Paper 122285 SEP 01, 2017

Gyulumyan,Gohar; Ziyaev,Bakhrom Russian Disclosed

Russian Federation - St. Petersburg Economic Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 119058 AUG 23, 2017

Disclosed

The little green data book 2017 (English)

The Little Green Data Book 2017 is a pocket-sized ready reference on key environmental data for over 200 countries. Key indicators are organized under the headings of agriculture, forestry, biodiversity, oceans, energy, emission and pollution, and water and sanitation. ... See More +

Publication 117480 JUN 29, 2017

Disclosed

Priority reforms for the government of Lebanon (English)

This Policy Paper presents a menu of reforms that would enable the country to rapidly and significantly turn the page of inaction and decline and return the country to a prosperous and inclusive development path. ... See More +

Working Paper 116428 MAY 27, 2017

000342329:Wissam Harake:wharake@worldbank.org; Disclosed

Measuring gender equality (English)

Gender equality is a core development objective in its own right and also smart development policy and business practice. No society can develop sustainably without giving men and women equal power to shape their own lives and contribute to their families, communities, and countries. ... See More +

Publication 114430 APR 10, 2017

Posadas,Josefina; Paci,Pierella; Sajaia,Zurab; Lokshin,Michael M. Disclosed

Indonesia economic quarterly : sustaining reform momentum (English)

This Indonesia Economic Quarterly (IEQ) reports on the key developments over the past three months in Indonesia's economy as on January 2017. The return of global policy uncertainty and financial market volatility represent risks to Indonesia’s growth outlook. ... See More +

Working Paper 112176 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Madagascar economic update : Note de conjoncture économique de Madagascar (French)

Even though a large majority of poor households are engaged in agriculture, per capita productivity and real levels of sectoral growth remain low in Madagascar. ... See More +

Working Paper 110674 DEC 01, 2016

Sharma,Natasha; Razafimanantsoa,Faniry Disclosed

Remittance prices worldwide report (English)

The remittance prices worldwide (RPW) database monitors remittance prices across all geographic regions of the world. RPW was launched by the World Bank in September 2008, and remains a key tool to monitor the cost incurred by remitters when sending money along major remittance corridors. ... See More +

Working Paper 114985 DEC 01, 2016

Disclosed

Madagascar economic update (English)

Even though a large majority of poor households are engaged in agriculture, per capita productivity and real levels of sectoral growth remain low in Madagascar. ... See More +

Working Paper 110674 DEC 01, 2016

Sharma,Natasha; Razafimanantsoa,Faniry French Disclosed

Food prices and poverty (English)

Do higher food prices help or hinder poverty reduction? Despite much debate, existing research has almost solely relied on simulation models to address this question. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7898 NOV 28, 2016

Headey,Derek D. Disclosed

The impact of the Arab Spring on the Tunisian economy (English)

This paper uses Synthetic Control Methodology to estimate the output loss in Tunisia as a result of the "Arab Spring." The results suggest that the loss was 5.5 percent, 5.1 percent, and 6.4 percent of GDP in 2011, 2012, and 2013 respectively. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7856 OCT 11, 2016

Matta,Samer Naji; Appleton,Simon Mark; Bleaney,Michael Francis Disclosed

The World Bank Group in Afghanistan : country update : گزراش ششماهه گروپ بانک جهانی در افغانستان (Dari)

The contents of this newsletter focus on World Bank Group support, status of ongoing operations, and Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund. It has the following headings: news; World Bank group support; ongoing operations; raising livestock gives rural poor a chance at brighter future;canal reconstruction improves rural living in Bamyan province; capacity building pays off with first kidney transplant in Afghanistan; International Finance Corporation; Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund; and horticulture provides alternative livelihood to farmers ... See More +

Newsletter 108759 OCT 01, 2016

Pashto, English Disclosed

Managing (fiscally) resource price volatility : exploring policy options for the Democratic Republic of Congo (English)

How should resource-dependent countries respond (fiscally) to resource price volatility? This paper studies what determines revenue allocation between a "spend today" strategy and a "save now-spend tomorrow" approach in the context of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7837 SEP 27, 2016

Pinto Moreira,Emmanuel Disclosed

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Kyrgyz Republic : a robust recovery with underlying weaknesses : Economic update with a special focus on labor migration (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122978 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Russian
Asset prices and macroeconomic outcomes : a survey (English)
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NOV 28, 2017 WPS8259 Policy Research Working Paper
Macroeconomic implications of financial imperfections : a survey (English)
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NOV 28, 2017 WPS8260 Policy Research Working Paper
Engendering macroeconomic theory and policy (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121781 Working Paper
Economic growth in guinea and how to accelerate it (English)
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OCT 12, 2017 WPS8214 Policy Research Working Paper
Bhutan - Country snapshot (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120403 Working Paper
Tajikistan : heightened vulnerabilities despite sustained growth : Country economic update 2017 (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 122285 Working Paper Russian
Russian Federation - St. Petersburg Economic Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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AUG 23, 2017 119058 Procurement Plan
The little green data book 2017 (English)
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JUN 29, 2017 117480 Publication
Priority reforms for the government of Lebanon (English)
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MAY 27, 2017 116428 Working Paper
Measuring gender equality (English)
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APR 10, 2017 114430 Publication
Indonesia economic quarterly : sustaining reform momentum (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112176 Working Paper
Madagascar economic update : Note de conjoncture économique de Madagascar (French)
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DEC 01, 2016 110674 Working Paper
Remittance prices worldwide report (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 114985 Working Paper
République Démocratique du Congo - Rapport de suivi de la situation économique et financière : choc exogène, stabilité macroéconomique, et développement - options de politique économique (French)
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DEC 01, 2016 117643 Working Paper
Madagascar economic update (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 110674 Working Paper French
Food prices and poverty (English)
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NOV 28, 2016 WPS7898 Policy Research Working Paper
The impact of the Arab Spring on the Tunisian economy (English)
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OCT 11, 2016 WPS7856 Policy Research Working Paper
The World Bank Group in Afghanistan : country update : گزراش ششماهه گروپ بانک جهانی در افغانستان (Dari)
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OCT 01, 2016 108759 Newsletter Pashto, English
Managing (fiscally) resource price volatility : exploring policy options for the Democratic Republic of Congo (English)
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SEP 27, 2016 WPS7837 Policy Research Working Paper