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Maize price volatility : does market remoteness matter ? (English)

This paper addresses the role of market remoteness in explaining maize price volatility in Burkina Faso. A model of price formation is introduced to demonstrate formally that transport costs between urban and rural markets exacerbate maize price volatility. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7202 FEB 25, 2015

Moctar,Ndiaye; d’Hôtel Elodie,Maitre; Tristan,Le Cotty

Risk and finance in the coffee sector : a compendium of case studies related to improving risk management and access to finance in the coffee sector (English)

Millions of coffee farmers and coffee trading enterprises lack sufficient credit. This is partly due to myriad challenges and considerable costs that formal lending institutions face serving rural, often isolated markets. ... See More +

Working Paper 93923 FEB 02, 2015

Parizat,Roy; Van Hilten,Hein Jan; Tressler,Erin Genevieve; Wheeler, Michael; Nsibirwa,Robert Waggwa; Morahan,Rebecca; Modelo Ruiz,Josep Manel; De Smet,Jan; Pineda Pinto,David Fernando

MENA quarterly economic brief : plunging oil prices (English)

In the three months since most observers, including the World Bank, issued their last forecasts, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region has changed substantially. ... See More +

Brief 94037 FEB 01, 2015

Lili Mottaghi

Global leasing toolkit : an introduction (English)

The Global Leasing Toolkit (the Toolkit) has three objectives: To provide a practical guide for managers of leasing entities, especially bank-affiliated lessors, with an emphasis on leasing entities offering lease products to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). ... See More +

Working Paper 94162 FEB 01, 2015

IBRD lending rates and spreads applicable : January 1, 2015 (English)

IBRD offers various financial products to meet the financing and risk management needs of development programs. Semi-annually, IBRD provides an update of the lending rates and spreads applicable to its financing products as set out in the terms of each product. ... See More +

Brief 94197 JAN 27, 2015

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Concept Stage) - Burkina Faso Sahel Growth Pole - P146571 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSC11757 JAN 16, 2015

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Philippine economic update : making growth work for the poor (English)

In the third quarter of 2014 (Q3), the Philippine economy expanded by 5.3 percent its slowest pace in 11 quarters. Growth slowed down due to the contraction of government spending on the demand side and agricultural production on the supply side. ... See More +

Working Paper 93530 JAN 16, 2015

More than copper: toward the diversification and stabilization of Zambian exports (English)

This paper analyzes Zambian export patterns using a new transaction-level trade data set for the period 1999-2011. The data show that, in international comparison, Zambian exports are exceptionally concentrated (on mining products). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7151 JAN 01, 2015

Brulhart, Marius; Dihel, Nora; Kukenova, Madina

The rise of China and labor market adjustments in Latin America (English)

This paper assesses the impact of the rise of China on the trade of Latin American and Caribbean economies. The study proposes an index to measure the impact on trade, which suggests sizable effects, especially in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Honduras, Mexico, and Paraguay. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7155 JAN 01, 2015

Artuc, Erhan; Lederman, Daniel; Rojas, Diego

Firm heterogeneity and costly trade: a new estimation strategy and policy experiments (English)

This paper builds a tractable partial equilibrium model to help explain the role of trade preferences given to developing countries, as well as the efficacy of various subsidy policies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7156 JAN 01, 2015

Cherkashin, Ivan; Demidova, Svetlana; Kee, Hiau Looi; Krishna, Kala

Survival is for the fittest: export survival patterns in Georgia (English)

This paper analyzes the determinants of export flow survival in Georgia. The paper uses a unique Georgian firm-level data set, in which firms' characteristics and output dynamics are matched with their customs' export transactions, for the period 2006-12. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7161 JAN 01, 2015

Martuscelli, Antonio; Varela, Gonzalo

SME exchanges in emerging market economies : a stocktaking of development practices (English)

In recent years, many emerging market countries have developed or are in the process of developing SME Exchanges to provide financing to SMEs, but few have succeeded. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7160 JAN 01, 2015

Harwood, Alison; Konidaris, Tanya

Commodity markets outlook, January 2015 (English)

This quarterly publication includes a detailed market analysis of most primary commodities with a focus on oil prices. Broad-based commodity price declines occurred in the second half of 2014. ... See More +

Working Paper 93835 JAN 01, 2015

Competition in Kenyan markets and its impact on income and poverty : a case study on sugar and maize (English)

This paper investigates the link between competitive, well-functioning food markets and consumer welfare. The paper explores two key food markets in Kenya -- sugar and maize -- and argues that a variety of factors conspire to distort market prices upward. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7179 JAN 01, 2015

Argent, Jonathan; Begazo, Tania

Madagascar - Recent economic evolution : Madagascar - Evolution economique recente (French)

Macroeconomic conditions remained generally stable at end-2014. The growth rate is estimated at 3 percent, driven by extractive industry and services sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 94564 JAN 01, 2015

Commodity markets outlook, January 2015 (English)

Broad-based commodity price declines occurred in the second half of 2014. Crude oil prices declined the most, down 55 percent to $47/ bbl (barrel) in early January, from a high of $115/bbl in late-June 2014, bringing an end to a four-year period of high and stable prices. ... See More +

Board Report 93951 JAN 01, 2015

Romania : macro monitoring report - Q1 2015 (English)

Growth strengthened in the second half of last year, lifting the increase in real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to about 3 percent for 2014 as a whole, perhaps the fastest increase in the European Union (EU). ... See More +

Brief 94630 JAN 01, 2015

Nepal - Road Sector Development Project : P095977 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 13 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR16903 DEC 19, 2014

0000A8056

Accelerating growth of high-speed internet services in Azerbaijan : a sector assessment (English)

Azerbaijan’s development at the beginning of the XXI century is characterized by the great success story of its petroleum industry, which has propelled Azerbaijan to the level of the most rapidly growing economies in Europe and Central Asia. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS9195 DEC 18, 2014

Azerbaijani

DECPG 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 and Central Asia, and Latin America and Caribbean. ... See More +

Newsletter 93249 DEC 13, 2014

Chen, Derek; Ju Kim, Eung; Kida, Mizuho

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Maize price volatility : does market remoteness matter ? (English)
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FEB 25, 2015 WPS7202 Policy Research Working Paper
Risk and finance in the coffee sector : a compendium of case studies related to improving risk management and access to finance in the coffee sector (English)
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FEB 02, 2015 93923 Working Paper
MENA quarterly economic brief : plunging oil prices (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94037 Brief
Global leasing toolkit : an introduction (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94162 Working Paper
IBRD lending rates and spreads applicable : January 1, 2015 (English)
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JAN 27, 2015 94197 Brief
Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Concept Stage) - Burkina Faso Sahel Growth Pole - P146571 (English)
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JAN 16, 2015 ISDSC11757 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Philippine economic update : making growth work for the poor (English)
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JAN 16, 2015 93530 Working Paper
More than copper: toward the diversification and stabilization of Zambian exports (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2015 WPS7151 Policy Research Working Paper
The rise of China and labor market adjustments in Latin America (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7155 Policy Research Working Paper
Firm heterogeneity and costly trade: a new estimation strategy and policy experiments (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2015 WPS7156 Policy Research Working Paper
Survival is for the fittest: export survival patterns in Georgia (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7161 Policy Research Working Paper
SME exchanges in emerging market economies : a stocktaking of development practices (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7160 Policy Research Working Paper
Commodity markets outlook, January 2015 (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93835 Working Paper
Competition in Kenyan markets and its impact on income and poverty : a case study on sugar and maize (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7179 Policy Research Working Paper
Madagascar - Recent economic evolution : Madagascar - Evolution economique recente (French)
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JAN 01, 2015 94564 Working Paper
Commodity markets outlook, January 2015 (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93951 Board Report
Romania : macro monitoring report - Q1 2015 (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 94630 Brief
Nepal - Road Sector Development Project : P095977 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 13 (English)
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DEC 19, 2014 ISR16903 Implementation Status and Results Report
Accelerating growth of high-speed internet services in Azerbaijan : a sector assessment (English)
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DEC 18, 2014 AUS9195 Working Paper Azerbaijani
DECPG daily economic news (English)
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DEC 13, 2014 93249 Newsletter