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Estimating an equilibrium exchange rate for the Argentine Peso (English)

This paper assesses the equilibrium value of the Argentine peso exchange rate based on the country's economic fundamentals and compares it with the official exchange rate value. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7682 MAY 24, 2016

Coppola,Andrea; Lagerborg,Andresa; Mustafaoglu,Zafer Disclosed

Money demand in the Arab Republic of Egypt : a vector equilibrium correction model (English)

Money demand is critical for defining monetary policy options and is not driven necessarily by developed country standards of transaction demand, speculation motive, and opportunity costs grounded by fully functioning financial markets. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7679 MAY 18, 2016

Rostom,Ahmed Mohamed Tawfick Disclosed

Myanmar Economic Monitor (English)

After two years of strong economic growth and macroeconomic stability, Myanmar faced a more difficult economic environment in 2015-2016. In 2015-2016, economic growth in Myanmar eased to 7 percent amid a supply shock from heavy flooding, a slowdown in new investment flows during an election year, and a more challenging external environment including lower commodity prices affecting Myanmar’s main exports. ... See More +

Working Paper 105944 MAY 01, 2016

Rab,Habib Nasser; Drees-Gross,Alexandra L.; Ariyapruchya,Kiatipong; Zin,May Thet; Zorya,Sergiy; Chavapricha,Rome Disclosed

The World Bank’s risk framework for operations : update on the first year of implementation (English)

This paper provides an update to Management and the Board on the first year of implementation of the World Bank’s new Framework for the Management of Risk in Operations and describes the institutional arrangements and systems introduced to monitor and manage the Framework. ... See More +

Board Report 105090 APR 20, 2016

Disclosed

Statement by Hon. Matia Kasaija at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. Matia Kasaija, Minister of Finance, Planning, and Economic Development at the ninety-third meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016. ... See More +

Board Report 104896 APR 16, 2016

Disclosed

Statement by Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016 (English)

This is a statement by Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016. Global output is set to grow in 2016 at a rate close to 2.4 per cent, which is around the average for the past 6 years. ... See More +

Board Report 104879 APR 16, 2016

Disclosed

Managing sudden stops (English)

The recent reversal of capital flows to emerging markets has pointed up the continuing relevance of the sudden stop problem. This paper analyzes the sudden stops in capital flows to emerging markets since 1991. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7639 APR 13, 2016

Eichengreen,Barry J.; Gupta,Poonam Disclosed

The empirical landscape of trade policy (English)

This paper surveys empirically the broad features of trade policy in goods for 31 major economies that collectively represented 83 percent of the world's population and 91 percent of the world's GDP in 2013. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7620 APR 04, 2016

Bown,Chad P.; Crowley,Meredith A Disclosed

Syria : reconstruction for peace (English)

This report explores the plight of Syrian refugees and of the Syrian people more generally. Those coming to Europe are the tip of the iceberg, representing a mere 10 percent of registered refugees. ... See More +

Working Paper 104577 APR 01, 2016

Devarajan,Shantayanan; Mottaghi,Lili; Do,Quy-Toan; Abdel Jelil,Mohamed French, Arabic Disclosed

Fading tailwinds (English)

South Asia shows continued resilience in the face of turbulent international markets, maintaining its spot as the fastest-growing region in the world. ... See More +

Publication 104775 APR 01, 2016

Kitzmuller,Markus Disclosed

Russia economic report : The long journey to recovery (English)

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 104825 APR 01, 2016

Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for Zambia (English)

The economy has come under strain as external headwinds and domestic pressures have intensified. GDP growth slowed to 3.6 percent in 2015 from 4.9 percent in 2014. ... See More +

Working Paper 104815 APR 01, 2016

Disclosed

Migration and remittances : recent developments and outlook (English)

The growth rate of remittances to developing countries is estimated to have fallen from 3.2 percent in 2014 to 0.4 percent in 2015. The slowdown in grow is largely due to economic weakness in the major remittance-sending countries. ... See More +

Publication 105075 APR 01, 2016

Disclosed

The commodity cycle in Latin America : mirages and dilemmas (English)

The South American (SA) sub-region of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), on which this report focuses for the most part, is experiencing another episode of stress and uncertainty, much of which is related to the bursting of the commodity price bubble. ... See More +

Publication 105074 APR 01, 2016

De La Torre,Augusto; Ize,Alain; Filippini,Federico; Sasson,Martin Disclosed

The impact of China on Europe and Central Asia (English)

The economies of Europe and Central Asia (ECA) are facing complex challenges. In the eastern part of the region the task of governments is to orchestrate a coordinated crisis response. ... See More +

Publication 104605 APR 01, 2016

Timmer,Hans; Bussolo,Maurizio; Gould,David Michael; Letelier,Raquel Alejandra; Nguyen,Tu Chi; Panterov,Georgi Lyudmilov; Shaw,William; Ushakova,Ekaterina; Burns,Andrew; Izvorski,Ivailo V.; Pigato,Miria A.; Sanchez,Carolina Disclosed

East Asia and Pacific - Economic update : growing challenges (English)

In the six months since the previous East Asia and Pacific (EAP) economic update, developing EAP has faced a challenging external environment. Financial market conditions in the region, however, have been volatile over much of the past 6 months, as in the rest of the world. ... See More +

Publication 104770 APR 01, 2016

Edwards,Kim Alan; Vashakmadze,Ekaterine T.; Solmaz,Serhat; Sun, Yan; Blum,Jurgen Rene; Taliercio,Robert R.; Rahardja,Sjamsu; Maliszewska,Maryla; Mishra,Deepak K.; Ariyapruchya,Kiatipong; Badiani-Magnusson,Reena Chandu; Batsuuri,Davaadalai; Beck,Hans Anand; Del Castillo,Noel Borja; Chen,Shaohua; Chua,Karl Kendrick Tiu; Cruz,Kevin Thomas Garcia; Davading,Somneuk; Demombynes,Gabriel; Dewina,Reno; Diaz-Bonilla,Carolina; Dinh,Viet Tuan; Diop,Ndiame; Eckardt,Sebastian; Fitrani,Fitria; Freije-Rodriguez,Samuel; Hein,Min Ye Paing; Vu,Linh Hoang; Kida,Mizuho; Kim,Jae Kyun; Knight,David Stephen; Krishnan,Nandini; Kularatne,Chandana; Lee,Taehyun; Limkin,Joseph Louie C.; Litwack,John; Ly,Sodeth; Mahajan,Sandeep; Martin, Miguel Disclosed

Bangladesh development update : Moving forward with fading tailwinds (English)

The objective of this report is to update the Government of Bangladesh, think tanks and researchers, the general public as well as the Bank’s senior management on the state of the economy, outlook, risks, progress on structural policy reforms, and key challenges the economy is currently facing. ... See More +

Working Paper 105134 APR 01, 2016

Hussain,Zahid; Davies,Simon; Alam,Afroza Disclosed

South East Europe - Rebalancing for stronger growth (English)

Growth in the six South East European countries (SEE6) rebounded to 2.1 percent in 2015, as investment revived. The SEE6 region is not only growing but also rebalancing to more durable sources of growth. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 104327 APR 01, 2016

Andronova Vincelette,Gallina; Vostroknutova,Ekaterina; Taylor,Ashley D.; Cunha,Barbara; Demukaj,Agim; Hayati,Fayavar; Hlivnjak,Sandra; Madzarevic-Sujster,Sanja; Petrovic,Suzana; Sestovic,Lazar; Shijaku,Hilda; Shimbov,Bojan Bosnian Disclosed

Impacts of sovereign rating on sub-sovereign bond ratings in emerging and developing economies (English)

This paper explores bond-level, issuer-level, and macro-level conditions that affect the distance between sovereign credit rating and sub-sovereign debt ratings. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7618 MAR 30, 2016

Mohapatra,Sanket; Nose,Manabu; Ratha,Dilip K. 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

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Estimating an equilibrium exchange rate for the Argentine Peso (English)
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MAY 24, 2016 WPS7682 Policy Research Working Paper
Money demand in the Arab Republic of Egypt : a vector equilibrium correction model (English)
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MAY 18, 2016 WPS7679 Policy Research Working Paper
Myanmar Economic Monitor (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 105944 Working Paper
The World Bank’s risk framework for operations : update on the first year of implementation (English)
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APR 20, 2016 105090 Board Report
Statement by Hon. Matia Kasaija at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016 (English)
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APR 16, 2016 104896 Board Report
Statement by Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016 (English)
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APR 16, 2016 104879 Board Report
Managing sudden stops (English)
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APR 13, 2016 WPS7639 Policy Research Working Paper
The empirical landscape of trade policy (English)
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APR 04, 2016 WPS7620 Policy Research Working Paper
Syria : reconstruction for peace (English)
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APR 01, 2016 104577 Working Paper French, Arabic
Fading tailwinds (English)
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APR 01, 2016 104775 Publication
Russia economic report : The long journey to recovery (English)
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APR 01, 2016 104825 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Macro poverty outlook for Zambia (English)
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APR 01, 2016 104815 Working Paper
Migration and remittances : recent developments and outlook (English)
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APR 01, 2016 105075 Publication
The commodity cycle in Latin America : mirages and dilemmas (English)
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APR 01, 2016 105074 Publication
The impact of China on Europe and Central Asia (English)
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APR 01, 2016 104605 Publication
East Asia and Pacific - Economic update : growing challenges (English)
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APR 01, 2016 104770 Publication
Bangladesh development update : Moving forward with fading tailwinds (English)
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APR 01, 2016 105134 Working Paper
South East Europe - Rebalancing for stronger growth (English)
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APR 01, 2016 104327 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Bosnian
Impacts of sovereign rating on sub-sovereign bond ratings in emerging and developing economies (English)
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MAR 30, 2016 WPS7618 Policy Research Working Paper
DECPG global daily economic news (English)
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MAR 15, 2016 104308 Newsletter