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Credit composition, output composition, and external balances (English)

This paper builds on recent research examining the impact of finance on economic outcomes. Specifically, it asks whether credit extended to households and firms has an impact on the share of exports in gross domestic product and on the trade balance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8082 JUN 01, 2017

Islam,Roumeen Disclosed

To sew or not to sew ? assessing the welfare effects of the garment industry in Cambodia (English)

This paper uses the 2011 Cambodia Socio-Economic Survey to analyze the relationship between participation in the garment industry and household welfare. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8061 MAY 16, 2017

Mejia-Mantilla,Carolina; Woldemichae,Martha Tesfaye Disclosed

Maximizing potential benefits of FDI for competitiveness and sustainable development : World Bank Group report on investment policy and promotion diagnostics and tools (English)

This Investment Policy and Promotion Report has been prepared by the Investment Policy and Promotion team of the World Bank Group’s Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice. ... See More +

Working Paper 114863 MAY 09, 2017

Qiang,Zhenwei Christine; Echandi,Roberto; Kusek,Peter Disclosed

Cambodia - Trade Development Support Program Project (English)

Ratings for the Trade Development Support Program Project for Cambodia were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Grantee performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR1262 MAY 03, 2017

Disclosed

Turning the tide in turbulent times : leveraging trade for Kazakhstan's development (English)

Kazakhstan is facing its greatest economic challenge since the global crisis. With oil prices at US$50 per barrel, the country urgently needs to adjust its economic model and find new sources of economic growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 114691 MAY 01, 2017

Russian Disclosed

Turning the tide in turbulent times : leveraging trade for Kazakhstan's development (Russian)

Kazakhstan is facing its greatest economic challenge since the global crisis. With oil prices at US$50 per barrel, the country urgently needs to adjust its economic model and find new sources of economic growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 114691 MAY 01, 2017

English Disclosed

How much labor do South African exports contain ? (English)

Like many emerging economies, South Africa has identified exports as an engine for more inclusive, job-intensive growth. However, employment growth did not follow the substantial export growth that South Africa experienced in the 2000s. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8037 APR 25, 2017

Cali,Massimiliano; Hollweg,Claire Honore Disclosed

Statement by Roberto Azevedo at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. Roberto Azevedo, Director-General at the ninety-fifth meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017. He states that the World Trade Organization (WTO) commends the efforts that the World Bank Group has taken in supporting trade related infrastructure through the aid for trade initiative. ... See More +

Board Report 114571 APR 22, 2017

Disclosed

Tunisia - Business Environment and Entrepreneurship Development Policy Financing Project (English)

Program Information Document 114676 APR 20, 2017

Disclosed

Nigeria - Economic Transformation Project (English)

Program Information Document 114440 APR 19, 2017

Jaffrin,Guillemette Sidonie Disclosed

Leveraging the potential of the services sector to support accelerated growth in Senegal (English)

Services play a major role in the Senegalese economy, accounting for 66 percent of economic activity and contributing nearly three-quarters of gross domestic product growth between 2006 and 2013. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8031 APR 18, 2017

Cinyabuguma,Matthias; Ndoye,Djibril; Taiwo,Olumide Olusola Disclosed

Togo - Trade and Logistic Services Competitiveness Project (English)

The development objective of Trade and Logistic Services Competitiveness Project aims to improve the efficiency of trade logistics services in Togo. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1828 APR 13, 2017

Disclosed

Heterogeneous technology diffusion and Ricardian trade patterns (English)

Migration and trade are often linked through ethnic networks boosting bilateral trade. This study uses migration to quantify the importance of Ricardian technology differences for international trade. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8027 APR 10, 2017

Kerr,William Robert Disclosed

Nepal - India Regional Trade And Transport Project : mid-term review and seventh implementation review and support mission - February 13-19, 2017 (English)

Aide Memoire 114033 APR 03, 2017

Nguyen-Van Houtte,Diep Disclosed

Identifying new growth pathways (English)

The Development Digest is a half-yearly publication that features key works from teams based at the World Bank Group Global Knowledge and Research Hub in Malaysia. ... See More +

Working Paper 113864 APR 01, 2017

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DECPG global monthly newsletter (English)

This newsletter includes the following headings: monthly highlights; special focus; key publications of prospects group; recent World Bank working papers; key World Bank reports; table A: major data releases; table B: activity and inflation; table C: trade and finance; table D: financial markets; and table E: commodity prices. ... See More +

Newsletter 115005 APR 01, 2017

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Economic upgrading through global value chain participation : which policies increase the value added gains ? (English)

The emergence of global value chains has opened up new ways to achieve development and industrialization. However, new evidence shows that not all countries have gained from participating in global value chains, and that country-specific characteristics matter for economic upgrading in global value chains. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8007 MAR 16, 2017

Kummritz,Victor; Taglioni,Daria; Winkler,Deborah Elisabeth Disclosed

Trade policy and redistribution when preferences are non-homothetic (English)

This paper compares redistribution through trade restrictions versus domestic lump-sum transfers. When preferences are non-homothetic, even domestic lump-sum transfers affect relative prices. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8005 MAR 14, 2017

Do,Quy-Toan; Levchenko,Andrei A. Disclosed

Open and nimble : finding stable growth in small economies - summary (English)

Size matters for development. Small economies face unique challenges to economic growth, due to their small land mass and lack of resources to develop human capital. ... See More +

Working Paper 113642 MAR 01, 2017

Lederman,Daniel; Lesniak,Justin Thomas Disclosed

Harnessing the power of big data for trade and competitiveness policy (English)

Big data solutions have the potential to accelerate the work of our teams by deriving timely, accurate, and actionable insights from alternative data sources in order to close data gaps and inform policymaking. ... See More +

Working Paper 113275 MAR 01, 2017

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Credit composition, output composition, and external balances (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 WPS8082 Policy Research Working Paper
To sew or not to sew ? assessing the welfare effects of the garment industry in Cambodia (English)
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MAY 16, 2017 WPS8061 Policy Research Working Paper
Maximizing potential benefits of FDI for competitiveness and sustainable development : World Bank Group report on investment policy and promotion diagnostics and tools (English)
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MAY 09, 2017 114863 Working Paper
Cambodia - Trade Development Support Program Project (English)
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MAY 03, 2017 ICR1262 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Turning the tide in turbulent times : leveraging trade for Kazakhstan's development (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 114691 Working Paper Russian
Turning the tide in turbulent times : leveraging trade for Kazakhstan's development (Russian)
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MAY 01, 2017 114691 Working Paper English
How much labor do South African exports contain ? (English)
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APR 25, 2017 WPS8037 Policy Research Working Paper
Statement by Roberto Azevedo at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)
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APR 22, 2017 114571 Board Report
Tunisia - Business Environment and Entrepreneurship Development Policy Financing Project (English)
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APR 20, 2017 114676 Program Information Document
Nigeria - Economic Transformation Project (English)
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APR 19, 2017 114440 Program Information Document
Leveraging the potential of the services sector to support accelerated growth in Senegal (English)
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APR 18, 2017 WPS8031 Policy Research Working Paper
Togo - Trade and Logistic Services Competitiveness Project (English)
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APR 13, 2017 PAD1828 Project Appraisal Document
Heterogeneous technology diffusion and Ricardian trade patterns (English)
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APR 10, 2017 WPS8027 Policy Research Working Paper
Nepal - India Regional Trade And Transport Project : mid-term review and seventh implementation review and support mission - February 13-19, 2017 (English)
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APR 03, 2017 114033 Aide Memoire
Identifying new growth pathways (English)
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APR 01, 2017 113864 Working Paper
DECPG global monthly newsletter (English)
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APR 01, 2017 115005 Newsletter
Economic upgrading through global value chain participation : which policies increase the value added gains ? (English)
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MAR 16, 2017 WPS8007 Policy Research Working Paper
Trade policy and redistribution when preferences are non-homothetic (English)
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MAR 14, 2017 WPS8005 Policy Research Working Paper
Open and nimble : finding stable growth in small economies - summary (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 113642 Working Paper
Harnessing the power of big data for trade and competitiveness policy (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 113275 Working Paper