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The distributive impact of terms of trade shocks (English)

The halving of oil prices, which happened in a short period between late 2014 and the first months of 2015, has generated major terms of trade losses for oil exporting countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8016 MAR 29, 2017

Bussolo,Maurizio; Luongo,Patrizia Disclosed

Bangladesh development update : on a stable path (English)

Progress on reducing extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity need to be further enhanced in the near-term by sustaining Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and remittances growth, creating jobs, containing inflation, and making progress on improving the quality of public service delivery. ... See More +

Working Paper 100476 OCT 01, 2015

Hussain, Zahid; Davies,Simon; Alam,Afroza Disclosed

The role of trade in ending poverty (Vol. 2) : Résumé analytique (French)

The expansion of international trade has been essential to development and reducing poverty but the relationship between economic growth, poverty reduction and trade is not a simple one. ... See More +

Publication 97607 JUN 30, 2015

Bartley Johns,Marcus; Brenton,Paul; Cali,Massimiliano; Hoppe,Mombert; Piermartini, Roberta Disclosed

The role of trade in ending poverty (English)

The expansion of international trade has been essential to development and reducing poverty but the relationship between economic growth, poverty reduction and trade is not a simple one. ... See More +

Publication 97607 JUN 25, 2015

Bartley Johns,Marcus; Brenton,Paul; Cali,Massimiliano; Hoppe,Mombert; Piermartini, Roberta Disclosed

Lebanon - Promoting poverty reduction and shared prosperity : a systematic country diagnostic (English)

Lebanon’s political development since independence has been influenced primarily by its evolving confessional system. However, this system, originally established to balance the competing interests of local religious communities, is increasingly seen as an impediment to more effective governance as it has resulted in a paralysis in decision-making and a general hollowing out of the state. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 97498 JUN 15, 2015

Arabic Disclosed

A global perspective of tackling three intractable challenges facing the world, with World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim (English)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank at Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany. He discusses on applying the world’s best ideas, knowledge, and experience in development to accomplish our twin goals of ending extreme poverty by 2030, and boosting shared prosperity. ... See More +

Working Paper 101982 JUN 09, 2015

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

El Salvador - Building on strengths for a new generation (English)

With a population of approximately 6.3 million and per capita GDP of US$7,760 (in purchasing power parity terms) in 2013, El Salvador is the smallest country of Central America and one of the most densely populated in the Western Hemisphere. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 96538 MAY 01, 2015

Disclosed

Statistics for Results Facility Catalytic Fund (SRF-CF) annual report 2015 (English)

The Statistics for Results Facility (SRF) is a multi-donor supported initiative, funded by the United Kingdom and the Netherlands and managed by the World Bank, to increase the level of investment in statistical systems in developing countries and to improve the effectiveness of support from donors. ... See More +

Annual Report 96854 MAY 01, 2015

Disclosed

Poverty and social exclusion in Bosnia and Herzegovina : insights from the 2011 extended household budget survey : Siromaštvo i socijalna isklju enost u Bosni i Hercegovini uvid na osnovu proširene ankete potrošnje doma instva iz 2011 (Bosnian)

In 2011 the statistical authorities of Bosnia-Herzegovina collected for the first time a national survey which allows monitoring the European indicators of poverty and social exclusion as well as national indicators of absolute and relative consumption poverty. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 97641 MAY 01, 2015

Ceriani,Lidia; Ruggeri Laderchi,Caterina English Disclosed

Poverty impacts of the volume-based special safeguard mechanism (English)

The volume-based Special Safeguard Mechanism was proposed as essential for small, poor farmers and became the proximate cause of the collapse of the Doha Agenda negotiations in 2008. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7006 AUG 01, 2014

Ivanic, Maros; Martin, Will Disclosed

Investing in people to fight poverty in Haiti : Rapport final (French)

Despite a decline in both monetary and multidimensional poverty rates since 2000, Haiti remains among the poorest and most unequal countries in Latin America. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 94430 JAN 01, 2014

English Disclosed

Iraq - Youth Livelihoods Development in Southern Iraq Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Youth Livelihoods Development in Southern Iraq Project for Iraq is to support 3,000 unemployed young people (aged 16 - 24), half ofthem young women, who have dropped out of school or are working in the informal sector in three governorates in Southern Iraq (Basra, Missan and Thiqar) to access opportunities for positive engagement and sustainable livelihoods through community development approaches. ... See More +

Project Paper 77440 JUL 18, 2013

Disclosed

Within our grasp : a world free of poverty - World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim's speech at Georgetown University : Within our grasp : A world free of poverty - World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim’s Speech at Georgetown University (English)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank. He discusses on the future, about the opportunity to create a world free from the stain of poverty and economic exclusion to the students of Georgetown University. ... See More +

Working Paper 101868 APR 02, 2013

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

Bangladesh - Bolstering economic growth to reduce poverty (English)

Bangladesh has sustained an impressive track record for growth and development. In the past decade, the economy has grown at nearly 6 percent per annum despite frequent natural disasters and the fuel, food price and global financial crises. ... See More +

Brief 93571 MAY 09, 2012

Disclosed

Trade and poverty reduction : trade as a platform for sustainable development (English)

International Development Association (IDA) aims to make the world trading system more supportive of development and to help countries benefit from increased globalization. ... See More +

Brief 91590 SEP 01, 2010

Disclosed

Reaching out to Yemen's poorest, most remote communities (Arabic)

This paper includes the following headings: challenge, approach, results, IDA contribution, partners, and next steps.

Brief 92839 MAR 13, 2007

Spanish, English Disclosed

Increased incomes for 8 million women in India : Mayores ingresos para ocho millones de mujeres en India (Spanish)

This paper includes the following headings: challenge, approach, results, IDA contribution, partners, and next steps.

Brief 92782 FEB 21, 2007

Japanese, English Disclosed

Remarks on trade - the missing link to opportunity, National Press Club, Washington D.C. by Wolfowitz, Paul, President (English)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Paul Wolfowitz, President of the World Bank. At the National Press Club in Washington D.C., President of the World Bank, Paul Wolfowitz said that the Doha Round presents an opportunity to rewrite the rules of an unfair trading system that holds back the potential of the poorest people. ... See More +

Working Paper 101331 DEC 07, 2005

Wolfowitz,Paul Disclosed

Mozambique - Evaluation of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) process and arrangements under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) (English)

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank introduced the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) process in 1999 to strengthen the poverty alleviation focus of their assistance to low-income countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 82130 JUL 06, 2004

Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
The distributive impact of terms of trade shocks (English)
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MAR 29, 2017 WPS8016 Policy Research Working Paper
Bangladesh development update : on a stable path (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100476 Working Paper
The role of trade in ending poverty (Vol. 2) : Résumé analytique (French)
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JUN 30, 2015 97607 Publication
The role of trade in ending poverty (English)
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JUN 25, 2015 97607 Publication
Lebanon - Promoting poverty reduction and shared prosperity : a systematic country diagnostic (English)
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JUN 15, 2015 97498 Systematic Country Diagnostic Arabic
A global perspective of tackling three intractable challenges facing the world, with World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim (English)
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JUN 09, 2015 101982 Working Paper
El Salvador - Building on strengths for a new generation (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96538 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Statistics for Results Facility Catalytic Fund (SRF-CF) annual report 2015 (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96854 Annual Report
Poverty and social exclusion in Bosnia and Herzegovina : insights from the 2011 extended household budget survey : Siromaštvo i socijalna isklju enost u Bosni i Hercegovini uvid na osnovu proširene ankete potrošnje doma instva iz 2011 (Bosnian)
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MAY 01, 2015 97641 Other Poverty Study English
Poverty impacts of the volume-based special safeguard mechanism (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7006 Policy Research Working Paper
Investing in people to fight poverty in Haiti : Rapport final (French)
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JAN 01, 2014 94430 Other Poverty Study English
Azerbaijan - Internally Displaced Person (IDP) Living Standards and Livelihoods Project : report of independent auditors and combined special purpose financial statements for the year ended 31 December, 2013 (English)
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DEC 31, 2013 89808 Auditing Document
Iraq - Youth Livelihoods Development in Southern Iraq Project : restructuring (English)
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JUL 18, 2013 77440 Project Paper
Within our grasp : a world free of poverty - World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim's speech at Georgetown University : Within our grasp : A world free of poverty - World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim’s Speech at Georgetown University (English)
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APR 02, 2013 101868 Working Paper
Bangladesh - Bolstering economic growth to reduce poverty (English)
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MAY 09, 2012 93571 Brief
Trade and poverty reduction : trade as a platform for sustainable development (English)
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SEP 01, 2010 91590 Brief
Reaching out to Yemen's poorest, most remote communities (Arabic)
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MAR 13, 2007 92839 Brief Spanish, English
Increased incomes for 8 million women in India : Mayores ingresos para ocho millones de mujeres en India (Spanish)
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FEB 21, 2007 92782 Brief Japanese, English
Remarks on trade - the missing link to opportunity, National Press Club, Washington D.C. by Wolfowitz, Paul, President (English)
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DEC 07, 2005 101331 Working Paper
Mozambique - Evaluation of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) process and arrangements under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) (English)
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JUL 06, 2004 82130 Working Paper