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Latin America and the rising south : changing world, changing priorities (English)

The world economy is not what it used to be twenty years ago. For most of the 20th century, the world economy was characterized by developed (North) countries acting as center to a periphery of developing (South) countries. ... See More +

Publication 96467 MAY 13, 2015

De La Torre,Augusto; Didier Brandao,Tatiana; Ize,Alain; Lederman,Daniel; Schmukler,Sergio L.

Latin America and the rising south : changing world, changing priorities (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)

The world economy is not what it used to be twenty years ago. For most of the 20th century, the world economy was characterized by developed (North) countries acting as center to a periphery of developing (South) countries. ... See More +

Publication 96467 MAY 13, 2015

De La Torre,Augusto; Didier Brandao,Tatiana; Ize,Alain; Lederman,Daniel; Schmukler,Sergio L. Spanish

Mongolia - Monthly economic brief (English)

Slowing industrial production growth and continued import compression indicate that Mongolia’s economic growth continues to slow. Shaper-than-expected declines in imports led to a current account surplus in January to March, yet further dampening of foreign direct investment (FDI) strained the balance of payments. ... See More +

Brief 96497 MAY 13, 2015

Lee,Taehyun; Shiilegmaa,Altantsetseg; Batsuuri,Davaadalai; Goh,Chorching; Verghis,Mathew A. Mongolian

Romania - Macro monitoring report Q2 2015 (English)

High frequency indicators and business surveys anticipate improvements in economic activity and employment in the second quarter of 2015. Domestic demand is projected to remain the driver of growth in 2015, when one expects the economy to expand by around 3 percent. ... See More +

Brief 96302 MAY 01, 2015

Kazakhstan - Low oil prices; an opportunity to reform (English)

Kazakhstan’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth slowed in 2014 because of weak demand and the fall in oil prices. Government policies were directed to mitigating the impact of lower oil prices on growth. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 96195 MAY 01, 2015

Madani,Dorsati H.; Sarsenov,Ilyas Russian

Kazakhstan - Low oil prices; an opportunity to reform (Russian)

Kazakhstan’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth slowed in 2014 because of weak demand and the fall in oil prices. Government policies were directed to mitigating the impact of lower oil prices on growth. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 96195 MAY 01, 2015

Madani,Dorsati H.; Sarsenov,Ilyas English

Lebanon economic monitor, April 2015 : the economy of new drivers and old drags (Arabic,English,French)

The Lebanon Economic Monitor provides an update on key economic developments and policies over the past six months. It also presents findings from recent World Bank work on Lebanon. ... See More +

Working Paper 95859 APR 20, 2015

Statement by Mukhisa Kituyi at the 91st meeting of the Development Committee held on April 18, 2015 (English)

This is a statement by Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General of United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) at the ninety first meeting of the Development Committee held on April 18, 2015. ... See More +

Board Report 95905 APR 18, 2015

Champions wanted : promoting exports in the Middle East and North Africa (English)

While other emerging regions were thriving, MENAs aggregate export performance over the past two decades has been consistently weak. Using detailed firm-level export data from Customs administrations, this report explains why. ... See More +

Publication 95681 APR 07, 2015

Freund,Caroline; Jaud,Melise

The little data book on financial inclusion 2015 (English)

The Little Data Book on Financial Inclusion 2015 is a pocket edition of the Global Financial Inclusion Database published in 2015 in The Global Findex Database 2014: Measuring Financial Inclusion around the World by Asli Demirguc-Kunt, Leora Klapper, Dorothe Singer, and Peter Van Oudheusden (World Bank Policy Research Paper 7255). ... See More +

Publication 95679 APR 07, 2015

Cambodia economic update : maintaining high growth (English)

Cambodia continues to enjoy robust growth, albeit at a slightly slower pace. Real growth in 2014 is estimated to have reached 7.0 percent. The garment sector, together with construction and services, in particular finance and real estate, continues to propel growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 95982 APR 07, 2015

India development update : towards a higher growth path (English)

The India Development Update for April 2015 has two main aims. First, it reports on the key developments over the past six months in Indias economy, and places these in a longer term and global context. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 95979 APR 01, 2015

East Asia and Pacific economic update, April 2015 : adjusting to a changing world (English)

In the six months since the previous East Asia and Pacific economic update, the regional economic landscape has been dominated by two key developments in the global economy. ... See More +

Working Paper 95722 APR 01, 2015

Ahsan,Ahmad; Bredenkamp,Caryn; Dewina,Reno; Diaz-Bonilla,Carolina; Hirano,Yumeka; OKeefe,Philip B.; Ollero,Antonio M.; Pambudi,Eko Setyo; Smits,Karlis; Somanathan,Aparnaa; Spatafora,Nikola L.; Yan Sun; Tandon,Ajay; Umapathi,Nithin; Vashakmadze,Ekaterine T.; Zhao,Luan

Bhutan development update (English)

Growth rebounded in 2014 along with the lift of restrictions over credit and imports, tourism expansion, and the resumption of hydropower investment. ... See More +

Working Paper 96526 APR 01, 2015

The impact of the Syrian conflict on Lebanese trade (English)

The devastating civil war in Syria is arguably one of the major civil conflicts in recent times. The conflict started with protests in March 2011 and soon after escalated to a violent internal war with no end in sight to this date. ... See More +

Working Paper 96087 APR 01, 2015

Calì, Massimiliano; Harake,Wissam; Hassan,Fadi; Struck,Clemens Christian

Bangladesh development update (April 2015) (English)

This report highlights recent economic updates in Bangladesh as of April 2015. Economic growth in Bangladesh was gaining momentum in the first half of FY15. ... See More +

Working Paper 95568 APR 01, 2015

Hussain, Zahid

Croatia - Macro monitoring report Q2 2015 (English)

After twelve quarters of economic contraction year-on-year, output increased in the final quarter of 2014. Nonetheless, for 2014 as a whole, real GDP declined by 0.4 percent. ... See More +

Brief 95714 APR 01, 2015

Africas pulse (April 2015) (English)

This issue is an analysis of issues shaping Africas economic future. Topics include: 1) Sub-Saharan Africas growth will slow in 2015 amid falling commodity prices; 2) weakening terms of trade present headwinds for the regions commodity exporters; gains for importers; and 3) the rise of new types of conflict and the potential for disease epidemics are risks to the region’s prospects. ... See More +

Newsletter 95729 APR 01, 2015

Pakistan development update (English)

The Pakistani economy faced four major domestic shocks as of April 2015: (i) a political sit-in by opposition parties in Islamabad that lasted between August and December and raised significant political uncertainty; (ii) the September floods in Punjab that affected agricultural crops; (iii) the postponed sale of Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) equity shares in November that reduced its expected privatization proceeds and foreign direct inflows (FDI); and (iv) the terrorist attack in a school in Peshawar that heightened security concerns. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 95751 APR 01, 2015

Refaqat, Saadia; Lopez-Calix, Jose R.; Waheed, Muhammad; Ashraf, Mehwish; Atiq, Syedah Moshina; Joya, Mohammad Omar; Shaikh Sarmad; Khan, Rafay; Newhouse, David Locke

Making the most of cheap oil (English)

An uneven recovery and diverging monetary policy across major developed countries remain a challenge for developing and emerging market economies. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 95753 APR 01, 2015

Kitzmuller, Markus; Rama, Martin; Chaudhuri, Shubham

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Latin America and the rising south : changing world, changing priorities (English)
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MAY 13, 2015 96467 Publication
Latin America and the rising south : changing world, changing priorities (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)
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MAY 13, 2015 96467 Publication Spanish
Mongolia - Monthly economic brief (English)
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MAY 13, 2015 96497 Brief Mongolian
Romania - Macro monitoring report Q2 2015 (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96302 Brief
Kazakhstan - Low oil prices; an opportunity to reform (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96195 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Russian
Kazakhstan - Low oil prices; an opportunity to reform (Russian)
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MAY 01, 2015 96195 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Lebanon economic monitor, April 2015 : the economy of new drivers and old drags (Arabic,English,French)
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APR 20, 2015 95859 Working Paper
Statement by Mukhisa Kituyi at the 91st meeting of the Development Committee held on April 18, 2015 (English)
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APR 18, 2015 95905 Board Report
Champions wanted : promoting exports in the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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APR 07, 2015 95681 Publication
The little data book on financial inclusion 2015 (English)
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APR 07, 2015 95679 Publication
Cambodia economic update : maintaining high growth (English)
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APR 07, 2015 95982 Working Paper
India development update : towards a higher growth path (English)
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APR 01, 2015 95979 Economic Updates and Modeling
East Asia and Pacific economic update, April 2015 : adjusting to a changing world (English)
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APR 01, 2015 95722 Working Paper
Bhutan development update (English)
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APR 01, 2015 96526 Working Paper
The impact of the Syrian conflict on Lebanese trade (English)
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APR 01, 2015 96087 Working Paper
Bangladesh development update (April 2015) (English)
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APR 01, 2015 95568 Working Paper
Croatia - Macro monitoring report Q2 2015 (English)
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APR 01, 2015 95714 Brief
Africas pulse (April 2015) (English)
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APR 01, 2015 95729 Newsletter
Pakistan development update (English)
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APR 01, 2015 95751 Economic Updates and Modeling
Making the most of cheap oil (English)
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APR 01, 2015 95753 Economic Updates and Modeling