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Africa - Regional Pastoral Livelihoods Resilience Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet AC7133 JUL 17, 2014

Tajikistan - Tax Administration Reform Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 89549 JUL 17, 2014

World Bank Group Board's calendar (English)

Board Report 89474 JUL 15, 2014

Africa - Regional Pastoral Livelihoods Resilience Project (English)

Project Information Document AB7611 JUL 14, 2014

Area C and the future of the Palestinian economy (English)

Restrictions on economic activity in area C of the West Bank have been particularly detrimental to the Palestinian economy. Area C constitutes about 61 percent of the West Bank territory. ... See More +

Publication 89370 JUL 02, 2014

Niksic, Orhan; Eddin, Nur Nasser; Cali Massimiliano

Climate change and migration : evidence from the Middle East and North Africa (English)

Climate change is a major source of concern in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, and migration is often understood as one of several strategies used by households to respond to changes in climate and environmental conditions, including extreme weather events. ... See More +

Publication 89371 JUL 02, 2014

Wodon, Quentin; Liverani, Andrea; Joseph, George; Bougnoux, Nathalie

How survey-to-survey imputation can fail (English)

This paper proposes diagnostics to assess the accuracy of survey-to-survey imputation methods and applies them to examine why imputing from the Household Income and Expenditure Survey into the Labor Force Survey fails to accurately project poverty trends in Sri Lanka between 2006 and 2009. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6961 JUL 01, 2014

Newhouse, D.; Shivakumaran, S.; Takamatsu, S.; Yoshida, N.

Estimation of normal mixtures in a nested error model with an application to small area estimation of poverty and inequality (English)

This paper proposes a method for estimating distribution functions that are associated with the nested errors in linear mixed models. The estimator incorporates Empirical Bayes prediction while making minimal assumptions about the shape of the error distributions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6962 JUL 01, 2014

Elbers, Chris; van der Weide, Roy

Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 88754 JUL 01, 2014

Services, inequality, and the dutch disease (English)

This paper shows how Dutch disease effects may arise solely from a shift in demand following a natural resource discovery. The natural resource wealth increases the demand for non-tradable luxury services due to non-homothetic preferences. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6966 JUL 01, 2014

Battaile, Bill; Chisik, Richard; Onder, Harun

The Brasilia experiment : road access and the spatial pattern of long-term local development in Brazil (English)

This paper studies the impact of the rapid expansion of the Brazilian road network, which occurred from the 1960s to the 2000s, on the growth and spatial allocation of population and economic activity across the country's municipalities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6964 JUL 01, 2014

Bird, Julia; Straub, Stephane

Minutes of meeting of the Board of Directors of IFC, held on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 (English)

Minutes 89207 JUL 01, 2014

Implications of a changing China for Brazil : a new window of opportunity? (English)

As Brazil and China have become two of the largest global economies, they have also become increasingly connected. Three decades of fast-paced growth and structural change have turned China into the world’s second-largest economy and have transformed it into an upper-middle income country. ... See More +

Working Paper 89450 JUL 01, 2014

Implications of a changing China for Brazil : a new window of opportunity? : Implicacoes de uma China em transformacao : oportunidades para o Brasil? (English)

As Brazil and China have become two of the largest global economies, they have also become increasingly connected. Three decades of fast-paced growth and structural change have turned China into the world’s second-largest economy and have transformed it into an upper-middle income country. ... See More +

Working Paper 89450 JUL 01, 2014

Taking stock : an update on Vietnam's recent economic development (English)

Global growth is projected to pick up to 3.4 percent in 2015 and 3.5 percent in 2016, propelled by highincome countries. Developing country growth will benefit from these tailwinds, with growth projected to increase from 4.8 percent in 2014 to 5.5 percent in 2016—broadly in line with potential. ... See More +

Working Paper 89310 JUL 01, 2014

Ponzis : the science and mystique of a class of financial frauds (English)

Ponzis are among the most ubiquitous and least understood phenomena of economic life. They acquired a certain salience with the global financial crisis of 2008 and the crash of Bernie Madoff’s celebrated Ponzi scheme. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6967 JUL 01, 2014

Basu, Kaushik

Political economy of power sector subsidies : a review with reference to Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

Power sector subsidies in Sub-Saharan Africa are substantial and highly regressive. While subsidies can be quick, easy, and politically expedient to implement, they are equally quick to take root and challenging to remove. ... See More +

Working Paper 89547 JUL 01, 2014

Kojima, Masami ; Bacon, Robert ; Trimble, Chris

Inflation and indivisible investment in developing economies (English)

In countries with limited access to finance, firms accumulate retained earnings to finance indivisible investment projects. McKinnon (1973) illustrates that when cash is used as a primary store of value, inflation may discourage investment as it increases the cost of accumulating retained earnings. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6972 JUL 01, 2014

Eden, Maya; Nguyen, Ha

Can service be a growth escalator in low-income countries ? : Can service be a growth escalator in low-income countries ? (English)

Several high-level reports have raised the concern that low-income countries, especially in Africa, are experiencing premature de-industrialization. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6971 JUL 01, 2014

Ghani, Ejaz; O'Connell, Stephen D.

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Africa - Regional Pastoral Livelihoods Resilience Project (English)
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JUL 17, 2014 AC7133 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Tajikistan - Tax Administration Reform Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUL 17, 2014 89549 Procurement Plan
World Bank Group Board's calendar (English)
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JUL 15, 2014 89474 Board Report
Africa - Regional Pastoral Livelihoods Resilience Project (English)
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JUL 14, 2014 AB7611 Project Information Document
Tajikistan - Land Registration and Cadastre System for Sustainable Agriculture Project (LRCSP) : additional financing : procurement plan (Vol. 2 of 3) : Procurement plan for goods and works (English)
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JUL 10, 2014 89559 Procurement Plan
Area C and the future of the Palestinian economy (English)
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JUL 02, 2014 89370 Publication
Climate change and migration : evidence from the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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JUL 02, 2014 89371 Publication
How survey-to-survey imputation can fail (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6961 Policy Research Working Paper
Estimation of normal mixtures in a nested error model with an application to small area estimation of poverty and inequality (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6962 Policy Research Working Paper
Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 88754 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Services, inequality, and the dutch disease (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6966 Policy Research Working Paper
The Brasilia experiment : road access and the spatial pattern of long-term local development in Brazil (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6964 Policy Research Working Paper
Minutes of meeting of the Board of Directors of IFC, held on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 89207 Minutes
Implications of a changing China for Brazil : a new window of opportunity? (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 89450 Working Paper
Implications of a changing China for Brazil : a new window of opportunity? : Implicacoes de uma China em transformacao : oportunidades para o Brasil? (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 89450 Working Paper
Taking stock : an update on Vietnam's recent economic development (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 89310 Working Paper
Ponzis : the science and mystique of a class of financial frauds (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6967 Policy Research Working Paper
Political economy of power sector subsidies : a review with reference to Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 89547 Working Paper
Inflation and indivisible investment in developing economies (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6972 Policy Research Working Paper
Can service be a growth escalator in low-income countries ? : Can service be a growth escalator in low-income countries ? (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6971 Policy Research Working Paper