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Markets and manipulation : time for a paradigm shift ? (English)

There is a growing appreciation in economics that people have emotional vulnerabilities, commitments to social norms, and systematic irrationalities, which impact their decision making and choice in the marketplace. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7653 APR 27, 2016

Basu,Kaushik Disclosed

Prices for poverty analysis in Africa (English)

Measuring poverty requires adjusting nominal consumption (or income) into a real value of consumption, across geographic areas and over time. To this end, data on consumer prices are used to construct a price index. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7652 APR 26, 2016

Gaddis,Isis Disclosed

Is living in African cities expensive ? (English)

Although several studies have examined why overall price levels are higher in richer countries, little is known about whether there is a similar relationship at the urban and city level across countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7641 APR 14, 2016

Nakamura,Shohei; Harati,Rawaa; Lall,Somik V.; Dikhanov,Yuri M.; Hamadeh,Nada; Vigil Oliver,William; Rissanen,Marko Olavi; Yamanaka,Mizuki Disclosed

Transforming markets through competition : new developments and recent trends in competition advocacy (English)

This publication provides an assessment of new developments and recent trends on competition advocacy based on an innovative and comprehensive conceptual framework that builds on practical implementation by authorities across jurisdictions. ... See More +

Working Paper 104806 APR 13, 2016

Goodwin,Tanja K.; Martinez Licetti,Martha Disclosed

The use of detailed statistical data in customs reform : the case of Madagascar (English)

To carry out their various missions (collecting revenue, facilitating trade, and ensuring security), many customs administrations have established a risk management unit. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7625 APR 06, 2016

Chalendard,Cyril Romain; Raballand,Gael J. R. F.; Rakotoarisoa,Antsa Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for Botswana (English)

Weakening global demand for diamonds in 2015 led growth in Botswana to stall, pressured the fiscal position to deficit and narrowed the current account surplus. ... See More +

Working Paper 104818 APR 01, 2016

Disclosed

Competition and poverty (English)

A literature review shows competition policy reforms can deliver benefits for the poorest households and improve income distribution. A lack of competition in food markets hurts the poorest households the most. ... See More +

Viewpoint 104736 APR 01, 2016

Begazo Gomez,Tania Priscilla; Nyman,Sara Disclosed

Sri Lanka - Warehouse Receipts Financing Project (English)

Ratings for the Warehouse Receipts Financing Project for Sri Lanka were as follows: outcomes were unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was unsatisfactory, and Grantee performance was unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3621 MAR 28, 2016

Disclosed

DECPG global daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) global daily economic news are as follows: financial markets; high income economies; and developing economies in East Asia and Pacific, Europe,Central Asia, Latin America, The Caribbean, South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa ... See More +

Newsletter 104319 MAR 25, 2016

Chen,Derek Hung Chiat Disclosed

Sri Lanka - Current status (English)

Sri Lanka ranks third in terms of value (4.4 billion dollars) and global market share, although apparel has a relatively high share of total country exports at 45 percent. ... See More +

Brief 104610 MAR 23, 2016

Disclosed

Pakistan - Current status (English)

Pakistan ranks fourth in terms of value (4.2 billion dollars) with the same global market share as Sri Lanka, although apparel’s share of total country exports is lower at 19 percent. ... See More +

Brief 104609 MAR 23, 2016

Disclosed

Bangladesh - Current status (English)

Bangladesh has the largest apparel export industry of the four South Asian sample countries (22.8 billion dollars), and the largest market share of global apparel exports. ... See More +

Brief 104608 MAR 23, 2016

Disclosed

India - Current status (English)

India ranks second in terms of value (12.5 billion dollars) and global market share, although unlike Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, apparel’s share of total county exports is quite low at 5 percent. ... See More +

Brief 104597 MAR 23, 2016

Disclosed

DECPG global daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) global daily economic news are as follows: financial markets; high income economies; and developing economies in Europe,Central Asia, Middle East, North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa ... See More +

Newsletter 104317 MAR 23, 2016

Chen,Derek Hung Chiat Disclosed

DECPG global daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) global daily economic news are as follows: financial markets; high income economies; and developing economies in Europe,Central Asia,South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa ... See More +

Newsletter 104316 MAR 22, 2016

Chen,Derek Hung Chiat Disclosed

DECPG global daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) global daily economic news are as follows: financial markets; high income economies; and developing economies in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa ... See More +

Newsletter 104308 MAR 15, 2016

Chen,Derek Hung Chiat Disclosed

DECPG global daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) global daily economic news are as follows: financial markets; high income economies; and developing economies in East Asia and Pacific, Europe,Central Asia, Latin America, The Caribbean, South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa ... See More +

Newsletter 104307 MAR 14, 2016

Chen,Derek Hung Chiat Disclosed

DECPG global daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) global daily economic news are as follows: financial markets; high income economies; and developing economies in Europe,Central Asia, Latin America, The Caribbean, and South Asia ... See More +

Newsletter 104306 MAR 11, 2016

Chen,Derek Hung Chiat Disclosed

Assessment of net mitigation in the context of international greenhouse gas emissions control mechanisms (English)

This paper discusses the scope for market mechanisms, already established for greenhouse gas mitigation in Annex 1 countries that ratified the Kyoto Protocol, for implementing "net mitigation," defined here as mitigation beyond Annex 1 countries' formal mitigation requirements under the Kyoto Protocol. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7594 MAR 10, 2016

Strand,Jon Disclosed

DECPG global daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) global daily economic news are as follows: financial markets; high income economies; and developing economies in East Asia and Pacific, Europe,Central Asia, Latin America, The Caribbean, Middle East, North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa ... See More +

Newsletter 104305 MAR 10, 2016

Chen,Derek Hung Chiat Disclosed

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Markets and manipulation : time for a paradigm shift ? (English)
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APR 27, 2016 WPS7653 Policy Research Working Paper
Prices for poverty analysis in Africa (English)
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APR 26, 2016 WPS7652 Policy Research Working Paper
Is living in African cities expensive ? (English)
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APR 14, 2016 WPS7641 Policy Research Working Paper
Transforming markets through competition : new developments and recent trends in competition advocacy (English)
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APR 13, 2016 104806 Working Paper
The use of detailed statistical data in customs reform : the case of Madagascar (English)
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APR 06, 2016 WPS7625 Policy Research Working Paper
Macro poverty outlook for Botswana (English)
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APR 01, 2016 104818 Working Paper
Competition and poverty (English)
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APR 01, 2016 104736 Viewpoint
Sri Lanka - Warehouse Receipts Financing Project (English)
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MAR 28, 2016 ICR3621 Implementation Completion and Results Report
DECPG global daily economic news (English)
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MAR 25, 2016 104319 Newsletter
Sri Lanka - Current status (English)
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MAR 23, 2016 104610 Brief
Pakistan - Current status (English)
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MAR 23, 2016 104609 Brief
Bangladesh - Current status (English)
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MAR 23, 2016 104608 Brief
India - Current status (English)
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MAR 23, 2016 104597 Brief
DECPG global daily economic news (English)
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MAR 23, 2016 104317 Newsletter
DECPG global daily economic news (English)
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MAR 22, 2016 104316 Newsletter
DECPG global daily economic news (English)
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MAR 15, 2016 104308 Newsletter
DECPG global daily economic news (English)
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MAR 14, 2016 104307 Newsletter
DECPG global daily economic news (English)
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MAR 11, 2016 104306 Newsletter
Assessment of net mitigation in the context of international greenhouse gas emissions control mechanisms (English)
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MAR 10, 2016 WPS7594 Policy Research Working Paper
DECPG global daily economic news (English)
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MAR 10, 2016 104305 Newsletter