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Should we fear foreign exchange depreciation? (English)

Moderate and gradual changes of the real exchange rate are beneficial for the economy to help it attain domestic and external equilibrium. They should not be feared. ... See More +

Brief 109374 OCT 01, 2016

Loayza,Norman V.; Mendez Ramos,Fabian Disclosed

Managing catastrophe risk in Guatemala (English)

Guatemala, one of the largest economies in Central America, made significant progress in achieving macroeconomic and democratic stability after a 36-year civil war. ... See More +

Brief 81168 AUG 25, 2016

Navarro-Martin,Miguel Disclosed

Managing catastrophe risk in Costa Rica (English)

Costa Rica is a small, middle-income country with substantial exposure to natural disasters, including earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, landslides, and volcanic eruptions. ... See More +

Brief 81173 AUG 25, 2016

Navarro-Martin,Miguel Disclosed

Helping Morocco mitigate currency risk on liabilities owed to a third party (English)

Morocco has made significant economic headway since the 1990s, averaging 4.9 percent of growth over 2001-2011. The unemployment rate declined from 12.3 percent in 2000 to 8.9 percent in 2011. ... See More +

Brief 81180 AUG 25, 2016

Disclosed

Local currency financing in Uruguay (English)

Uruguay has made substantial progress in achieving macroeconomic stability since the economic crisis of 2002. As it consolidated its macroeconomic stability, the main challenge for the country was to transition to sustained growth by improving its business climate and setting the conditions for private sector-led growth. ... See More +

Brief 81177 AUG 25, 2016

Disclosed

Accessing local currency financing and risk management tools at the sub-national level in Mexico (English)

Mexico's federal mortgage corporation, Sociedad Hipotecaria Federal (SHF), grants loans and guarantees to mortgage intermediaries in Mexico. ... See More +

Brief 81175 AUG 25, 2016

Disclosed

Euro currency risk and the geography of debt flows to peripheral European monetary union members (English)

The pattern of debt flows to peripheral European Monetary Union members seems puzzling: they are mostly indirect and channeled through the large countries of the European Monetary Union. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7738 JUN 30, 2016

Ersal-Kiziler,Eylem; Nguyen,Ha Minh Disclosed

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 648 : transfer from surplus to replenish the trust fund for Gaza and West Bank (English)

On June 24, 2016, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors adopted resolution number six hundred and forty-eight. ... See More +

Board Report 106631 JUN 24, 2016

Disclosed

Challenges of fiscal policy in emerging and developing economies (English)

This paper presents a systematic analysis of the availability and use of fiscal space in emerging and developing economies. These economies built fiscal space in the run-up to the Great Recession of 2008-09, which was then used for stimulus. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7725 JUN 22, 2016

Huidrom,Raju; Kose,Ayhan; Ohnsorge,Franziska Lieselotte Disclosed

Do fiscal multipliers depend on fiscal positions ? (English)

This paper analyzes the relationship between fiscal multipliers and fiscal positions of governments using an Interactive Panel Vector Auto Regression model and a large data-set of advanced and developing economies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7724 JUN 22, 2016

Huidrom,Raju; Kose,Ayhan; Lim,Jamus Jerome; Ohnsorge,Franziska Lieselotte Disclosed

Inflation targeting and exchange rate volatility in emerging markets (English)

The paper investigates the relevance of the exchange rate on the reaction function of the central banks of 24 emerging market economies for the period 2000Q1 to 2015Q2. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7712 JUN 20, 2016

Cabral,Rene; Carneiro,Francisco Galrao; Mollick,Andre Varella Disclosed

Openness, specialization, and the external vulnerability of developing countries (English)

Deepening real and financial integration of developing countries into the world economy has prompted renewed interest in the contribution of external shocks to their macroeconomic fluctuations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7711 JUN 20, 2016

Barrot Araya,Luis Diego; Calderon,Cesar; Serven,Luis Disclosed

Global economic prospects : divergences and risks (English)

Growth prospects have weakened throughout the world economy. Global growth for 2016 is projected at 2.4 percent, unchanged from the disappointing pace of 2015, and 0.5 percentage point below the January forecast. ... See More +

Board Report 106262 JUN 01, 2016

Disclosed

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

Nepal development update : remittances at risk (English)

Working Paper 106393 MAY 01, 2016

Cosic,Damir; Bajracharya,Roshan Darshan; Dahal,Sudyumna; Rana,Saurav Shamsher J.B. Disclosed

Myanmar economic monitor : growing economic vulnerabilities (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 +

Economic Updates and Modeling 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 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

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

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Should we fear foreign exchange depreciation? (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 109374 Brief
Managing catastrophe risk in Guatemala (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 81168 Brief
Managing catastrophe risk in Costa Rica (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 81173 Brief
Helping Morocco mitigate currency risk on liabilities owed to a third party (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 81180 Brief
Local currency financing in Uruguay (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 81177 Brief
Accessing local currency financing and risk management tools at the sub-national level in Mexico (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 81175 Brief
Euro currency risk and the geography of debt flows to peripheral European monetary union members (English)
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JUN 30, 2016 WPS7738 Policy Research Working Paper
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 648 : transfer from surplus to replenish the trust fund for Gaza and West Bank (English)
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JUN 24, 2016 106631 Board Report
Challenges of fiscal policy in emerging and developing economies (English)
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JUN 22, 2016 WPS7725 Policy Research Working Paper
Do fiscal multipliers depend on fiscal positions ? (English)
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JUN 22, 2016 WPS7724 Policy Research Working Paper
Inflation targeting and exchange rate volatility in emerging markets (English)
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JUN 20, 2016 WPS7712 Policy Research Working Paper
Openness, specialization, and the external vulnerability of developing countries (English)
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JUN 20, 2016 WPS7711 Policy Research Working Paper
Global economic prospects : divergences and risks (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106262 Board Report
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
Nepal development update : remittances at risk (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 106393 Working Paper
Myanmar economic monitor : growing economic vulnerabilities (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 105944 Economic Updates and Modeling
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 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
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