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Natural resources, institutions, and economic growth : the case of Nigeria (English)

Using growth regressions with panel data, this study identifies the determinants of economic growth, highlighting in particular the role of natural resources and institutional quality. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8153 JUL 20, 2017

Raggl,Anna Katharina Disclosed

Cigarette affordability in China : 2001-2016 (Chinese)

This study investigates the affordability of cigarettes in China between 2001 and 2016. In the past two decades, China has achieved unprecedented economic growth rates. ... See More +

Working Paper 114283 MAY 16, 2017

Zheng,Rong; Hu,Xiao; Marquez,Patricio V.; Wang Yang,Emily Xiaoxia Disclosed

Cigarette affordability in China : 2001-2016 (English)

This study investigates the affordability of cigarettes in China between 2001 and 2016. In the past two decades, China has achieved unprecedented economic growth rates. ... See More +

Working Paper 114283 APR 01, 2017

Zheng,Rong; Hu,Xiao; Marquez,Patricio V.; Wang Yang,Emily Xiaoxia Disclosed

Commodity markets outlook, April 2017 (English)

This quarterly publication includes a detailed market analysis for major commodity groups, including energy, agriculture, fertilizers, metals, and precious metals.Prices for most industrial commodities strengthened further in the first quarter (q/q), while global agricultural prices remained broadly stable. ... See More +

Working Paper 119219 APR 01, 2017

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Commodity markets outlook : OPEC in historical context (English)

Most commodity prices continued to rise in the third quarter from their lows in early 2016. Crude oil prices are forecast to rise to 55 dollar per barrel (bbl) in 2017 from an average of 43 dollar per bbl this year as the market continues to rebalance and organization of the petroleum exporting countries (OPEC) is likely to limit output. ... See More +

Working Paper 109625 OCT 01, 2016

Baffes,John; Streifel,Shane S. Disclosed

Extractives Global Programmatic Support (EGPS) Annual trust fund implementation progress report to development partners (English)

The objective of the EGPS is to improve the ability and capacity of current and emerging resource-rich developing nations in using their oil, gas and mineral resources sustainably and transparently for poverty alleviation, shared prosperity, economic diversification, and sustainable economic growth. ... See More +

Annual Report 112321 SEP 30, 2016

Mikhaylova,Ekaterina; Sheldon,Christopher Gilbert Disclosed

From energy prices to food prices : moving in tandem? (English)

Most commodity price indexes rebounded in the second quarter of 2016, continuing their upward climb from January lows on improved market sentiment and tapering supplies. ... See More +

Working Paper 107237 JUL 22, 2016

Disclosed

Kazakhstan - Technology commercialization Project (English)

Ratings for the Technology Commercialization Project for Kazakhstan were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3734 JUN 27, 2016

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Iran economic monitor : seizing the opportunity : ناظر اقتصادى ايران : بهره گيرى از فرصتها (Farsi)

Following the partial lifting of nuclear-related sanctions in November 2013 under the interim Joint Plan of Action (JPOA), Iran's economy rebounded in 2014 and is estimated to have expanded by 0.5 percent in 2015. ... See More +

Working Paper 105714 JUN 01, 2016

English Disclosed

DECPG weekly global economic (English)

Some of the headings included in this issues of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) weekly global economic newsletter are as follows: growth in China was 7.5 percent in the second quarter of 2014, in line with expectations; weak activity in the Euro Area and strengthening growth in the US have widened the long-term yield spread to its widest level in fifteen years; and steady stock-to-use ratios suggest that grain markets are adequately supplied, supporting a broadly stable outlook for most grain prices. ... See More +

Newsletter 90013 JUL 17, 2014

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DECPG weekly global economic (English)

Some of the headings included in this issues of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) weekly global economic newsletter are as follows: currency depreciations since May 2013 contributed to a positive adjustment in trade balances in the so-called "fragile 5" developing countries, with most of the adjustment achieved through weaker imports; if 2014 turns out to be an El Nino year, global grain production growth could be 2 percentage points lower than usual, implying upside risks to international food prices; and since 2013, high-income country stock markets have outperformed developing-country markets, reflecting both firming activity in the former, and financial turbulence and weakening growth outturns in the latter. ... See More +

Newsletter 89992 MAY 02, 2014

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Yemen - Integrated Urban Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 92636 JAN 01, 2014

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Estimation of PPPs for the Pacific (English)

An important element of the Global ICP is linking the different regions to enable comparisons across regions. For all regions except the Pacific, linking will be based on common products from the Global Core List (GCL) as described in section two below. ... See More +

Working Paper 90782 MAY 21, 2013

Disclosed

The International Comparison Program : status report to the UN statistical commission (English)

The ICP Global Office welcomes the opportunity to provide a progress report and outline future plans for the current round of the International Comparison Program to the Statistical Commission and heads of National Statistical Offices, all of whom will have an important role in this comprehensive exercise. ... See More +

Working Paper 90339 MAR 04, 2013

Disclosed

Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO) operational guidelines 2013 (Arabic)

The Office of the Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO) was created in 1999 by the World Bank Group as the independent recourse and accountability mechanism of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) for environmental and social concerns. ... See More +

Working Paper 108859 JAN 01, 2013

Disclosed

Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO) operational guidelines 2013 : Ombudsman y Asesor (CAO) las directrices operacionales 2013 (Spanish)

The Office of the Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO) was created in 1999 by the World Bank Group as the independent recourse and accountability mechanism of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) for environmental and social concerns. ... See More +

Working Paper 108859 JAN 01, 2013

Disclosed

Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO) operational guidelines 2013 : Assessor em Observância Ombudsman (CAO) diretrizes operacionais 2013 (Portuguese)

The Office of the Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO) was created in 1999 by the World Bank Group as the independent recourse and accountability mechanism of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) for environmental and social concerns. ... See More +

Working Paper 108859 JAN 01, 2013

Disclosed

Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO) operational guidelines 2013 : Соблюдение советник омбудсмена (САО) оперативных руководящих принципов 2013 (Russian)

The Office of the Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO) was created in 1999 by the World Bank Group as the independent recourse and accountability mechanism of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) for environmental and social concerns. ... See More +

Working Paper 108859 JAN 01, 2013

Disclosed

Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO) operational guidelines 2013 : Conseiller-Médiateur (CAO) des lignes directrives opérationnelles 2013 (French)

The Office of the Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO) was created in 1999 by the World Bank Group as the independent recourse and accountability mechanism of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) for environmental and social concerns. ... See More +

Working Paper 108859 JAN 01, 2013

Disclosed

Linking Iran to the International Comparison Program 2011 (English)

This report is a product of the seventh meeting of the 2011 ICP Technical Advisory Group (TAG) that was held from September 17 to 18, 2012 at the World Bank in Washington, DC. ... See More +

Working Paper 90724 SEP 12, 2012

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Natural resources, institutions, and economic growth : the case of Nigeria (English)
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JUL 20, 2017 WPS8153 Policy Research Working Paper
Cigarette affordability in China : 2001-2016 (Chinese)
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MAY 16, 2017 114283 Working Paper
Cigarette affordability in China : 2001-2016 (English)
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APR 01, 2017 114283 Working Paper
Commodity markets outlook, April 2017 (English)
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APR 01, 2017 119219 Working Paper
Commodity markets outlook : OPEC in historical context (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 109625 Working Paper
Extractives Global Programmatic Support (EGPS) Annual trust fund implementation progress report to development partners (English)
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SEP 30, 2016 112321 Annual Report
From energy prices to food prices : moving in tandem? (English)
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JUL 22, 2016 107237 Working Paper
Kazakhstan - Technology commercialization Project (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 ICR3734 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Iran economic monitor : seizing the opportunity : ناظر اقتصادى ايران : بهره گيرى از فرصتها (Farsi)
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JUN 01, 2016 105714 Working Paper English
DECPG weekly global economic (English)
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JUL 17, 2014 90013 Newsletter
DECPG weekly global economic (English)
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MAY 02, 2014 89992 Newsletter
Yemen - Integrated Urban Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 92636 Procurement Plan
Estimation of PPPs for the Pacific (English)
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MAY 21, 2013 90782 Working Paper
The International Comparison Program : status report to the UN statistical commission (English)
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MAR 04, 2013 90339 Working Paper
Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO) operational guidelines 2013 (Arabic)
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JAN 01, 2013 108859 Working Paper
Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO) operational guidelines 2013 : Ombudsman y Asesor (CAO) las directrices operacionales 2013 (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2013 108859 Working Paper
Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO) operational guidelines 2013 : Assessor em Observância Ombudsman (CAO) diretrizes operacionais 2013 (Portuguese)
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JAN 01, 2013 108859 Working Paper
Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO) operational guidelines 2013 : Соблюдение советник омбудсмена (САО) оперативных руководящих принципов 2013 (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2013 108859 Working Paper
Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO) operational guidelines 2013 : Conseiller-Médiateur (CAO) des lignes directrives opérationnelles 2013 (French)
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JAN 01, 2013 108859 Working Paper
Linking Iran to the International Comparison Program 2011 (English)
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SEP 12, 2012 90724 Working Paper