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Financial development, exchange rate regimes, and growth dynamics (English)

This paper utilizes data for African countries to analyze the extent to which financial development affects the dynamics of the relationship between exchange rate flexibility and economic growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8562 AUG 20, 2018

Kassa,Woubet; Lartey,Emmanuel Kwasi Koranteng Disclosed

Beggar-thy-neighbor effects of exchange rates : a study of the renminbi (English)

This paper estimates the effect of China’s exchange rate changes on exports of developing countries in third markets. The degree ofcompetition between China and its developing country competitors in specific products and destinations plays a key role in the identification strategy. ... See More +

Journal Article 122572 NOV 01, 2017

Mattoo,Aaditya; Mishra,Prachi; Subramanian,Arvind Disclosed

Exchange rate flexibility and the effect of remittances on economic growth (English)

This paper studies the question of whether exchange rate policy affects the impact of remittances on economic growth in recipient countries. The paper utilizes a comprehensive data set that comprises annual observations for 135 developing and transition countries, spanning 1970-2007. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7932 DEC 30, 2016

Lartey,Emmanuel Kwasi Koranteng Disclosed

Sudan - Country economic memorandum : realizing the potential for diversified development (Vol. 2) : Summary (English)

From 1999 to 2011 Sudan had a period where it benefited from extensive discoveries of natural wealth through oil. But the oil economy had also clear symptoms of Dutch disease. ... See More +

Country Economic Memorandum 103352 SEP 30, 2015

Geiger,Michael Tobias Arabic Disclosed

Kazakhstan - Low oil prices; an opportunity to reform - biannual economic update (Spring 2015) : 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 Disclosed

DECPG daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) daily economic news are as follows: financial markets; high income economies; and developing economies in Europe and Central Asia. ... See More +

Newsletter 94227 JAN 28, 2015

Chen, Derek; Kida, Mizuho; Kim, Eung Ju Disclosed

DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) weekly global economic newsletter are as follows: Swiss central bank rattled markets; Russia’s inflation climbed sharply in December; Global sovereign bond yields fell to record lows; U.S. retail sales declined in December; benign financing conditions through much of 2014 have allowed developing countries to tap international bond markets at a record pace; expanding supply and concerns about global growth prospects have reduced commodity prices—and especially sharply oilprices; and since the global financial crisis, world trade growth has slowed significantly from the trend of the 1990s and early 2000s, as a result of both weak global growth and lower responsiveness of world trade to activity. ... See More +

Newsletter 98943 JAN 16, 2015

Disclosed

Madagascar - Recent economic evolution : Madagascar - Evolution economique recente (French)

Macroeconomic conditions remained generally stable at end-2014. The growth rate is estimated at 3 percent, driven by extractive industry and services sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 94564 JAN 01, 2015

Disclosed

Plunging oil prices : Chute des prix du petrole (French)

This issue of the MENA Quarterly Economic Brief focuses on the implications of low oil prices for eight developing countries, or the MENA-8 (oil importers: Egypt, Tunisia, Lebanon and Jordan and oil exporters: Iran, Iraq, Yemen and Libya) and the economies of the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council), who play a major role in providing funds in the form of aid, investment, tourism revenues and remittances to the rest of the countries of the region. ... See More +

Brief 93847 JAN 01, 2015

Mottaghi, Lili; Devarajan, Shanta Arabic, English Disclosed

Mongolia economic update (December 2014) (Mongolian)

In 2014, economic growth slowed as it began to adjust to unsustainable economic imbalances. Real GDP growth softened to 7 percent in the first 9 months, from 12.8 percent in the previous year. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 94997 DEC 01, 2014

English Disclosed

What makes a currency procyclical ? an empirical investigation (English)

This paper looks at the correlation between the cyclical components of gross domestic product and the exchange rate and classifies countries' currencies as procyclical if they appreciate in good times, countercyclical if they appreciate in bad times, and acyclical otherwise. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7113 NOV 01, 2014

Cordella,Tito; Gupta,Poonam Disclosed

Russia economic report : policy uncertainty clouds medium-term prospects (Russian)

Russia's economy is stagnating. Seasonally adjusted growth for the first two quarters of 2014 was near zero. Consumer and business sentiments were already weak in 2013 due to lingering structural problems and contributed to the wait-and-see attitudes of households and companies. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 91239 SEP 01, 2014

English Disclosed

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 Disclosed

DECPG daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) daily economic news are as follows: financial markets; high income economies; and developing economies in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Newsletter 91098 JUL 23, 2014

Chen, Derek; Kambou, Gerard; Kim, Eung Ju Disclosed

Angola economic update : Angola atualização economica (Portuguese)

Angola's economy decelerated in 2013 due to the weak performance of the oil sector but the non-oil economy expanded rapidly. Similarly, lower oil related export earnings and higher imports narrowed the current account surplus. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling AUS6794 JUN 01, 2014

English Disclosed

Ukraine economic update (April 04, 2014) : Україна економічне оновлення (4 квітня 2014 року) (Ukrainian)

Real gross domestic product (GDP) growth remained flat at 0 percent in 2013, accompanied by widening macroeconomic imbalances and structural distortions. ... See More +

Brief 90237 APR 04, 2014

Golovach,Anastasia; Moorty,Lalita M. English Disclosed

Coping with domestic pressures and gaining from a strengthened global economy : Cambodia economic update (Khmer)

Cambodia's economy has withstood domestic pressures and managed to sustain its high growth driven by its usual engines of growth. The external sector improved as a result of slower imports due to dampened domestic demand. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 86521 APR 01, 2014

Ly, Sodeth; Aldaz-Carroll, Enrique English Disclosed

Kyrgyz Republic - Growth rebounds, risks remain (Russian)

The Kyrgyz Republic's three party coalition has tackled a number of events during 2013, including mayoral elections in the country's biggest cities Bishkek and Osh road blockages around Kumtor, the country's largest gold mine; as well as tense negotiations on the future of the mine; and clashes in the south of the country. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 87802 MAR 01, 2014

Najdov, Evgenij; Dubashov, Bakyt; Edmundson, Helen English Disclosed

Confidence crisis exposes economic weakness (Russian)

Real Gross Domestic Product or GDP growth slowed to an estimated 1.3 percent in 2013 from 3.4 percent of 2012. In January 2013, we projected 3.6 percent growth for 2013, but while the global economy has continued to improve at a moderate pace, Russia's is struggling to find its footing. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 86640 MAR 01, 2014

Hansl,Birgit English Disclosed

Growth slowdown heightens the need for reforms : Le ralentissement de la croissance accentue la nécessite des réformes (French)

This brief concerns the ongoing regional tensions, together with a challenging (albeit slightly improving) external environment, that have hit the economies of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region hard. ... See More +

Brief 86489 JAN 01, 2014

Devarajan,Shantayanan; Mottaghi,Lili Arabic, English Disclosed

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Financial development, exchange rate regimes, and growth dynamics (English)
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AUG 20, 2018 WPS8562 Policy Research Working Paper
Beggar-thy-neighbor effects of exchange rates : a study of the renminbi (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 122572 Journal Article
Exchange rate flexibility and the effect of remittances on economic growth (English)
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DEC 30, 2016 WPS7932 Policy Research Working Paper
Sudan - Country economic memorandum : realizing the potential for diversified development (Vol. 2) : Summary (English)
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SEP 30, 2015 103352 Country Economic Memorandum Arabic
Kazakhstan - Low oil prices; an opportunity to reform - biannual economic update (Spring 2015) : Kazakhstan - Low oil prices; an opportunity to reform (Russian)
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MAY 01, 2015 96195 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
DECPG daily economic news (English)
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JAN 28, 2015 94227 Newsletter
DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)
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JAN 16, 2015 98943 Newsletter
Madagascar - Recent economic evolution : Madagascar - Evolution economique recente (French)
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JAN 01, 2015 94564 Working Paper
Plunging oil prices : Chute des prix du petrole (French)
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JAN 01, 2015 93847 Brief Arabic, English
Mongolia economic update (December 2014) (Mongolian)
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DEC 01, 2014 94997 Economic Updates and Modeling English
What makes a currency procyclical ? an empirical investigation (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7113 Policy Research Working Paper
Russia economic report : policy uncertainty clouds medium-term prospects (Russian)
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SEP 01, 2014 91239 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Russian Federation - Monthly economic developments (Russian)
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AUG 11, 2014 90168 Working Paper English
DECPG daily economic news (English)
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JUL 23, 2014 91098 Newsletter
Angola economic update : Angola atualização economica (Portuguese)
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JUN 01, 2014 AUS6794 Economic Updates and Modeling English
Ukraine economic update (April 04, 2014) : Україна економічне оновлення (4 квітня 2014 року) (Ukrainian)
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APR 04, 2014 90237 Brief English
Coping with domestic pressures and gaining from a strengthened global economy : Cambodia economic update (Khmer)
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APR 01, 2014 86521 Economic Updates and Modeling English
Kyrgyz Republic - Growth rebounds, risks remain (Russian)
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MAR 01, 2014 87802 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Confidence crisis exposes economic weakness (Russian)
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MAR 01, 2014 86640 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Growth slowdown heightens the need for reforms : Le ralentissement de la croissance accentue la nécessite des réformes (French)
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JAN 01, 2014 86489 Brief Arabic, English