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World Bank Group Research Newsletter (August 2019) (English)

The August newsletter focuses on measuring intergenerational mobility in a developing country context with limited data.

Newsletter 141417 AUG 01, 2019

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World Bank Group Research Newsletter (July 2019) (English)

The July newsletter focuses on research and data that are changing our understanding of the way government bureaucracies function and how we might make them work more effectively. ... See More +

Newsletter 139903 JUL 01, 2019

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World Bank Group Research Newsletter (May 2019) (English)

The May newsletter focuses on how historical conflicts and large shocks have led to institutional legacies that shape modern development outcomes. ... See More +

Newsletter 137113 MAY 01, 2019

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World Bank Group Research Newsletter (April 2019) (English)

The April newsletter focuses on a decade’s worth of research on how cities have evolved in many of the world’s poorest countries. History demonstrates that the underlying economic structure of cities can vary significantly. ... See More +

Newsletter 137114 APR 01, 2019

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World Bank Group Research Newsletter (March 2019) (English)

The March newsletter focuses on a new body of research that sheds light on the extent to which inequality is the result of unequal life chances versus individual effort. ... See More +

Newsletter 137115 MAR 01, 2019

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World Bank Group Research Newsletter (February 2019) (English)

The February newsletter focuses on research to close the human capital gap. Human capital—health, knowledge, and skills—is a major determinant of an individual’s lifetime income, and hence of a country’s per capita income. ... See More +

Correspondence 137148 FEB 01, 2019

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World Bank Group Research Newsletter (January 2019) (English)

The January newsletter focuses on gender—the extent of gender inequality in the world, the price that women and society pay, the factors causing it, and possible remedies to create equal opportunity for women. ... See More +

Newsletter 137149 JAN 31, 2019

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World Bank Group Research Newsletter (December 2018) (English)

The December newsletter focuses on household debt and financial decision making. Data from the IMF show that household debt-to-GDP ratios in emerging markets have doubled over the last ten years. ... See More +

Newsletter 137158 DEC 01, 2018

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World Bank Group Research Newsletter (November 2018) (English)

The November newsletter focuses on intergenerational mobility. With the launch of the Global Database on Intergenerational Mobility, covering 148 economies, confirms the depth of the problem. ... See More +

Newsletter 137157 NOV 01, 2018

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World Bank Group Research Newsletter (October 2018) (English)

The October newsletter focuses on the research foundations of the World Bank’s new Human Capital Index. The index is a key pillar of the Bank’s Human Capital Project, an initiative to create political momentum for investments in the education and health of the next generation. ... See More +

Newsletter 137156 OCT 01, 2018

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World Bank Group Research Newsletter (September 2018) (English)

The September newsletter focuses on international trade. Better data and new experimental evidence are providing a deeper understanding of the behavior of exporters and how policy can help developing countries compete in global markets. ... See More +

Newsletter 137155 SEP 01, 2018

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World Bank Group Research Newsletter (July 2018) (English)

Newsletter 137154 JUL 01, 2018

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World Bank Group Research Newsletter (May 2018) (English)

The May newsletter covers the new Findex report, working papers related to financial inclusion, as well as new policy briefs on the fintech revolution and on financial integration in East Asia and Pacific, the latest Research Digest on fragility, conflict, and violence, and a round-up of blog posts on topics like governance, the cost of judicial delays, the impact of business plan competitions, and many others. ... See More +

Newsletter 137153 MAY 01, 2018

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World Bank Group Research Newsletter (April 2018) (English)

The April newsletter focuses on the challenges faced by fragile and conflict-affected states. Recent papers include a path-breaking analysis of Daesh’s oil revenues using satellite data; the impact and design of peacekeeping missions; and the conditions that lead to radicalization. ... See More +

Newsletter 137152 APR 01, 2018

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World Bank Group Research Newsletter (February 2018) (English)

The February newsletter focuses on the growing fiscal vulnerabilities in many emerging markets and developing economies (EMDEs). Recent papers on the topic examine the evolution of fiscal space over the last three decades; the impact of fiscal space on the effectiveness of fiscal stimulus; and priority steps EMDEs can take to rebuild their fiscal space. ... See More +

Newsletter 137151 FEB 01, 2018

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World Bank Group Research Newsletter (January 2018) (English)

The January newsletter focuses on the fate of widows and divorcees in Africa, where the impact of marital death and divorce falls heavily on women, who are often excluded socially and lose their property after a marriage ends. ... See More +

Newsletter 137150 JAN 01, 2018

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World Bank Group Research Newsletter (December 2017) (English)

The December newsletter focuses on international banking. Recent papers tackle the performance of international banks in developing countries; the impact of foreign monetary policy on credit supply; the cushion provided by capital markets during a shock to bank lending. ... See More +

Newsletter 137092 DEC 01, 2017

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World Bank Group Research Newsletter (November 2017) (English)

The November newsletter focuses on migration. Recent papers examine the impact of alternative transit routes on unilateral migration policies; the increasing role of high-skilled migrants in global migration patterns; the effect of tax incentives on enticing high-skilled emigrants to return home. ... See More +

Newsletter 137169 NOV 01, 2017

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World Bank Group Research Newsletter (October 2017) (English)

The October newsletter focuses on urbanization. Recent papers on the issue examine better approaches to measuring urbanization; the role of land governance; urban land markets; road investments; and public transit. ... See More +

Newsletter 137168 OCT 01, 2017

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World Bank Group Research Newsletter (September 2017) (English)

The September newsletter focuses on promoting effective governance. Recent papers examine the challenges civil servants face in serving the poor; how civil society leaders can use social pressure to improve governance; exploring why the implementation of a participatory anti-poverty project in India worsened as it expanded. ... See More +

Newsletter 137167 SEP 01, 2017

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World Bank Group Research Newsletter (August 2019) (English)
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AUG 01, 2019 141417 Newsletter
World Bank Group Research Newsletter (July 2019) (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 139903 Newsletter
World Bank Group Research Newsletter (May 2019) (English)
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MAY 01, 2019 137113 Newsletter
World Bank Group Research Newsletter (April 2019) (English)
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APR 01, 2019 137114 Newsletter
World Bank Group Research Newsletter (March 2019) (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 137115 Newsletter
World Bank Group Research Newsletter (February 2019) (English)
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FEB 01, 2019 137148 Correspondence
World Bank Group Research Newsletter (January 2019) (English)
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JAN 31, 2019 137149 Newsletter
World Bank Group Research Newsletter (December 2018) (English)
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DEC 01, 2018 137158 Newsletter
World Bank Group Research Newsletter (November 2018) (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 137157 Newsletter
World Bank Group Research Newsletter (October 2018) (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 137156 Newsletter
World Bank Group Research Newsletter (September 2018) (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 137155 Newsletter
World Bank Group Research Newsletter (July 2018) (English)
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JUL 01, 2018 137154 Newsletter
World Bank Group Research Newsletter (May 2018) (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 137153 Newsletter
World Bank Group Research Newsletter (April 2018) (English)
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APR 01, 2018 137152 Newsletter
World Bank Group Research Newsletter (February 2018) (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 137151 Newsletter
World Bank Group Research Newsletter (January 2018) (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 137150 Newsletter
World Bank Group Research Newsletter (December 2017) (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 137092 Newsletter
World Bank Group Research Newsletter (November 2017) (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 137169 Newsletter
World Bank Group Research Newsletter (October 2017) (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 137168 Newsletter
World Bank Group Research Newsletter (September 2017) (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 137167 Newsletter