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Few and far : the hard facts on stolen asset recovery (English)

The return of the proceeds of corruption - asset recovery can have a significant development impact. Development agencies and other bodies committed to improving development effectiveness should be interested in the asset recovery agenda, in view of recognition that corruption undermines development efforts and international commitments to fight it and recover the proceeds. ... See More +

Publication 90806 SEP 15, 2014

Gray, Larissa; Hansen, Kjetil; Recica-Kirkbride, Pranvera; Mills, Linnea

Unearthing the subsoil : mining and its contribution to national development (English)

The Rwanda economic update reports on and synthesizes recent economic developments and places them in a medium-term and global context. It analyzes the implications of these developments and policies for the outlook of Rwanda’s economy. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 90141 AUG 24, 2014

Nishiuchi, Toru; Perks, Rachel

Russian Federation - Monthly economic developments (English)

Second quarter gross domestic product (GDP) estimates and high-frequency indicators suggest continued weakness in the economy even before the latest round of economic sanctions introduced by the European Union (EU), the United States (U.S.), and other countries in late July. ... See More +

Working Paper 90168 AUG 11, 2014

Hansl, Birgit; Cosic, Damir; Emelyanova, Olga; Kida, Mizuho; Matytsin, Mikhail; Vashakmadze, Ekaterine Russian

Russian Federation - Monthly economic developments (Russian)

Second quarter gross domestic product (GDP) estimates and high-frequency indicators suggest continued weakness in the economy even before the latest round of economic sanctions introduced by the European Union (EU), the United States (U.S.), and other countries in late July. ... See More +

Working Paper 90168 AUG 11, 2014

Hansl, Birgit; Cosic, Damir; Emelyanova, Olga; Kida, Mizuho; Matytsin, Mikhail; Vashakmadze, Ekaterine English

Do export promotion agencies promote new exporters ? (English)

Do export promotion agencies impact the probability of non-exporting firms to export? In the last decade many countries have introduced export promotion agencies to support their firms to deal with asymmetric information problems and make feasible additional gains from trade. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7004 AUG 01, 2014

Cruz, Marcio

Grain price spikes and beggar-thy-neighbor policy responses : a global economywide analysis (English)

When prices spike in international grain markets, national governments often reduce the extent to which that spike affects their domestic food markets. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7007 AUG 01, 2014

Jensen, Hans G; Anderson, Kym

Philippine economic update : investing in the future - sharing growth and job opportunities for all (English)

After recording strong growth in the last two years, Philippine economic growth decelerated to 5.7 percent in the first quarter of 2014 (Q1 2014). ... See More +

Working Paper 89605 AUG 01, 2014

Mariano, Paul; Limkin, Joseph Louie; Epetia, Christina; Ablaza, Christine; Chua, Karl Kendrick; van den Brink, Rogier; Verghis, Mathew

Guatemala economic DNA : harnessing growth with a special focus on jobs (English)

This is the first edition of the of the Guatemala Economic DNA (Diagnostic for National Action) with a focus section on job creation. The report highlights the important achievements of Guatemala on the macroeconomic stability front. ... See More +

Working Paper 90491 AUG 01, 2014

Hernandez, Marco Antonio; Tiongson, Erwin; Saldarriaga, Miguel Angel; Clavijo, Mateo; Loyola, Jorge; Lothrop, Sean; Scott, Kinnon; Udomsaph, Charles; Coates, Brendan; Leon, Cesar; Hanusch, Marek; Arnal, Matias; Lachy, Diana Spanish

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: five developing-country central banks increased policy rates in July, outweighing rate cuts in other countries; concerns about the second largest bank in Portugal did not change global risk perceptions; and consumers are experiencing lower domestic food price inflation across most developing regions since the start of the year. ... See More +

Newsletter 90014 JUL 25, 2014

Services, inequality, and the dutch disease (English)

This paper shows how Dutch disease effects may arise solely from a shift in demand following a natural resource discovery. The natural resource wealth increases the demand for non-tradable luxury services due to non-homothetic preferences. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6966 JUL 01, 2014

Battaile, Bill; Chisik, Richard; Onder, Harun

Implications of a changing China for Brazil : a new window of opportunity? (English)

As Brazil and China have become two of the largest global economies, they have also become increasingly connected. Three decades of fast-paced growth and structural change have turned China into the world’s second-largest economy and have transformed it into an upper-middle income country. ... See More +

Working Paper 89450 JUL 01, 2014

Demystifying Dutch disease (English)

This paper examines the theory of Dutch disease and its implications for practical policy questions. Dutch disease is a term that is well-known to economists and development practitioners. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6981 JUL 01, 2014

Kojo, Naoko C.

Budget rules and resource booms : a dynamic stochastic general equilibrium analysis (English)

This paper develops a dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model to analyze and derive simple budget rules in the face of volatile public revenue from natural resources in a low-income country like Niger. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6984 JUL 01, 2014

Devarajan, Shantayanan; Dissou, Yazid; Go, Delfin S.; Robinson, Sherman

Interim guidance note systematic operations risk-rating tool (SORT) (English)

The objective of the Standardized Operations Risk-rating Tool (SORT) is to help the World Bank consistently assess and monitor risks across all operational instruments and country programs. ... See More +

Working Paper 89031 JUN 25, 2014

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: additional easing by the European Central Bank (ECB) and speculation that U.S. interest rates might stabilize at a low level in the medium-term have helped reduce bond yields and volatility worldwide; declining current account deficits has strengthened resilience to fickle capital flows, but vulnerabilities remain; and while the outcome of the World Cup remains uncertain, past evidence suggests that winning the tournament is likely to boost confidence and exports. ... See More +

Newsletter 90010 JUN 17, 2014

What do we know about preferential trade agreements and temporary trade barriers ? (English)

Two of the most important trade policy developments to take place since the 1980s are the expansion of preferential trade agreements and temporary trade barriers, such as antidumping, safeguards, and countervailing duties. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6898 JUN 01, 2014

Bown, Chad P.; Karacaovali, Baybars; Tovar, Patricia

China economic update : June 2014 (English)

China's economic growth is gradually slowing as the structural transformation of the economy continues. Output grew by 7.7 percent in 2013, matching its 2012 growth rate and exceeding the government's 7.5 percent indicative target. ... See More +

Working Paper 88538 JUN 01, 2014

Smits, Karlis; Hu, Bingjie; Luo, Binglie; Ollero, Tony; Vashakmadze, Ekaterine; Rohland, Klaus; Shetty, Sudhir; Hoftman, Bert; Goh, Chorching Chinese

Three perspectives on Brazilian growth pessimism (English)

Over the last few years, Brazil's growth has significantly decelerated. Accompanying this slowdown, a change in commentary on Brazil's economic future has emerged, and is reflected in a recent ratings downgrade of Brazilian sovereign paper and an overall much-bleaker growth outlook both for the near and medium term. ... See More +

Brief 88848 JUN 01, 2014

Canuto, Otaviano; Schellekens, Philip

Promoting trade and competitiveness : what can Zambia do? (English)

Zambia continues to experience strong growth, but challenges are building up. Copper prices are declining, and global financial conditions are tightening. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 88863 JUN 01, 2014

Kumar, Praveen; Brulhart, Marius; Dihel, Nora; Grover, Arti; Guloba, Asumani; Hoppe, Mombert; Kambou, Gerard; Keyser, John; Kukenova, Madina; Valadier, Cecile; Ross-Larson, Bruce

Malaysia economic monitor : boosting trade competitiveness (English)

This economic update provides an overview for 2013 and early 2014 in Malaysia and an analysis of structural trends in trade competitiveness. The economy overcame a weak start in 2013 to experience GDP growth through 2014. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 89102 JUN 01, 2014

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Few and far : the hard facts on stolen asset recovery (English)
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Unearthing the subsoil : mining and its contribution to national development (English)
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AUG 24, 2014 90141 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Russian Federation - Monthly economic developments (English)
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AUG 11, 2014 90168 Working Paper Russian
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AUG 11, 2014 90168 Working Paper English
Do export promotion agencies promote new exporters ? (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7004 Policy Research Working Paper
Grain price spikes and beggar-thy-neighbor policy responses : a global economywide analysis (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7007 Policy Research Working Paper
Philippine economic update : investing in the future - sharing growth and job opportunities for all (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 89605 Working Paper
Guatemala economic DNA : harnessing growth with a special focus on jobs (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 90491 Working Paper Spanish
DECPG weekly global economic (English)
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JUL 25, 2014 90014 Newsletter
Services, inequality, and the dutch disease (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6966 Policy Research Working Paper
Implications of a changing China for Brazil : a new window of opportunity? (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 89450 Working Paper
Demystifying Dutch disease (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6981 Policy Research Working Paper
Budget rules and resource booms : a dynamic stochastic general equilibrium analysis (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6984 Policy Research Working Paper
Interim guidance note systematic operations risk-rating tool (SORT) (English)
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JUN 25, 2014 89031 Working Paper
DECPG weekly global economic (English)
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JUN 17, 2014 90010 Newsletter
What do we know about preferential trade agreements and temporary trade barriers ? (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6898 Policy Research Working Paper
China economic update : June 2014 (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 88538 Working Paper Chinese
Three perspectives on Brazilian growth pessimism (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 88848 Brief
Promoting trade and competitiveness : what can Zambia do? (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 88863 Economic Updates and Modeling
Malaysia economic monitor : boosting trade competitiveness (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 89102 Economic Updates and Modeling