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DECPG global weekly newsletter (English)

This newsletter includes the following headings: taking stock; and tabular data on major data releases; activity and inflation; trade and finance; financial markets; and commodity prices. ... See More +

Newsletter 123105 JAN 19, 2018

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DECPG global weekly newsletter (English)

This newsletter includes the following headings: taking stock; and tabular data on major data releases; activity and inflation; trade and finance; financial markets; and commodity prices. ... See More +

Newsletter 123095 JAN 12, 2018

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Micro-level analysis of Mexican retail markets and their response to changes in market structure and competition policies (English)

This paper develops the following price indicators to measure the relative efficiency (functioning) of markets: (a) price dispersion, (b) price volatility, and (c) price transmission (speed, completeness, and symmetry). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8294 JAN 08, 2018

Gonzalez,Alvaro S.; Iacovone,Leonardo; Sanchez Bayardo,Luis Fernando Disclosed

Lao People's Democratic Republic - Customs and Trade Facilitation Project (English)

Ratings of the Customs and Trade Facilitation Project for Lao People's Democratic Republic were as follows: outcome was satisfactory, Bank performance was satisfactory, and monitoring and evaluation quality was substantial. ... See More +

Board Report ICR4226 DEC 28, 2017

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Philippines monthly economic developments : December 2017 (English)

The World Bank upgrades its 2017 growth projections for the Philippines to 6.7 percent. Given the recent GDP growth revision for the second quarter from 6.5 to 6.7 percent, and a stronger than expected third quarter growth of 6.9 percent, the World Bank revised its 2017 projection upwards from 6.6 percent. ... See More +

Newsletter 122103 DEC 01, 2017

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DECPG global weekly newsletter (English)

This newsletter includes the following headings: taking stock; and tabular data on major data releases; activity and inflation; trade and finance; financial markets; and commodity prices. ... See More +

Newsletter 123106 DEC 01, 2017

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Glass barriers : constraints to women's small-scale cross-border trade in Cambodia and Lao PDR (English)

Trade facilitation projects often assume indirect benefits for small-scale, cross-border traders. Recent studies have shown the challenges faced in Africa by this population, especially women, but it remains unknown in Cambodia and the Lao People's Democratic Republic, despite large trade facilitation investments. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8249 NOV 21, 2017

Seror,Marlon Armand Remy; Record,Richard James Lowden; Clarke,Julian Latimer Disclosed

Internal borders and migration in India (English)

Internal mobility is a critical component of economic growth and development, as it enables the reallocation of labor to more productive opportunities across sectors and regions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8244 NOV 20, 2017

Ozden,Caglar; Kone,Zovanga Louis; Mattoo,Aaditya; Liu,Maggie Y.; Sharma,Siddharth Disclosed

Labor adjustment costs across sectors and regions (English)

This paper estimates the mobility costs of workers across sectors and regions in a large sample of developing countries. The paper develops a new methodology that uses cross-sectional data only. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8233 NOV 02, 2017

Vargas Da Cruz,Marcio Jose; Milet,Emmanuel Michel Stephane; Olarreaga,Marcelo Disclosed

Local job creation multipliers in Turkey (English)

This note examines job multiplier effects to help guide policy makers in the design of future incentive schemes targeted at boosting employment by using a methodology from Moretti (2010) and Moretti and Thulin (2013). ... See More +

Brief 120955 NOV 01, 2017

Turkish Disclosed

A rebalancing China and resurging India: how will the pendulum swing for Russia? (English)

The report assesses the future impact of two dynamically transforming economies - China and India - on Russia's economy. China is rebalancing its economy whereas India is rapidly expanding. ... See More +

Publication 121447 NOV 01, 2017

Prihardini,Dinar Dhamma; Hollweg,Claire Honore; Dissanayake,D M Jagath Rohitha; Djiofack,Calvin Zebaze; Sanghi,Apurva; Burns,Andrew Disclosed

A rebalancing China and resurging India: how will the pendulum swing for Russia? (Vol. 2) : Перебалансировка Экономики Китая и Возобновление Роста в Индии: В Какую Сторону Каченется Маятник для России? (Russian)

The report assesses the future impact of two dynamically transforming economies - China and India - on Russia's economy. China is rebalancing its economy whereas India is rapidly expanding. ... See More +

Publication 121447 NOV 01, 2017

Prihardini,Dinar Dhamma; Hollweg,Claire Honore; Dissanayake,D M Jagath Rohitha; Djiofack,Calvin Zebaze; Sanghi,Apurva; Burns,Andrew Disclosed

Russia’s recovery : How strong are its shoots? (English)

Global growth gained momentum in 2017. After slowing to 2.4 percent in 2016 as investment and trade weakened, global growth accelerated to a projected 2.7 percent for 2017.Moreover, the recovery has been broad-based.Global trade also continued to strengthen and external financing conditions remain benign.Amid these positive tailwinds, along with firming oil prices and growing macro-stability, the Russian economy returned to modest growth in 2017. ... See More +

Working Paper 121802 NOV 01, 2017

Russian Disclosed

Russia’s recovery : How strong are its shoots? (Russian)

Global growth gained momentum in 2017. After slowing to 2.4 percent in 2016 as investment and trade weakened, global growth accelerated to a projected 2.7 percent for 2017.Moreover, the recovery has been broad-based.Global trade also continued to strengthen and external financing conditions remain benign.Amid these positive tailwinds, along with firming oil prices and growing macro-stability, the Russian economy returned to modest growth in 2017. ... See More +

Working Paper 121802 NOV 01, 2017

English Disclosed

Roads and the geography of economic activities in Mexico (English)

This paper estimates the impacts of road improvements on local employment and specialization in Mexico for 1986-2014, through changes in access to domestic markets and travel costs to ports and the U.S. border. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8226 OCT 26, 2017

Blankespoor,Brian; Bougna Lonla,Theophile; Garduno Rivera,Rafael; Selod,Harris Disclosed

Global investment competitiveness report 2017-2018 : foreign investor perspectives and policy implications (English)

This inaugural issue of the World Bank Group s Global Investment Competitiveness Report presents novel analytical insights and empirical evidence on foreign direct investments (FDI) drivers and contributions to economic transformation. ... See More +

Publication 121404 OCT 25, 2017

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Statement by Hon. Scott Morrison at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by Hon. Scott Morrison, Treasurer, Australia at the 96th meeting of the development committee held on October 14, 2017. He speaks about Global economic conditions continue to improve with increases in industrial activity, global trade and commodity prices. ... See More +

Board Report 120507 OCT 14, 2017

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Statement by Lilianne Ploumen at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by Lilianne Ploumen, Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 120512 OCT 14, 2017

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Statement by Mr. Roberto Azevedo at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. Roberto Azevedo, Director-General, World Trade Organization (WTO) at the ninety sixth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 120509 OCT 14, 2017

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Micro-level analysis of Mexican retail markets and their response to changes in market structure and competition policies (English)
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JAN 08, 2018 WPS8294 Policy Research Working Paper
Lao People's Democratic Republic - Customs and Trade Facilitation Project (English)
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DEC 28, 2017 ICR4226 Board Report
Lao People's Democratic Republic - Second Trade Development Facility Project (TDF-2) : implementation support mission - December 4 to 8, 2017 (English)
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DEC 08, 2017 123266 Aide Memoire
Philippines monthly economic developments : December 2017 (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122103 Newsletter
DECPG global weekly newsletter (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 123106 Newsletter
Glass barriers : constraints to women's small-scale cross-border trade in Cambodia and Lao PDR (English)
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NOV 21, 2017 WPS8249 Policy Research Working Paper
Internal borders and migration in India (English)
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NOV 20, 2017 WPS8244 Policy Research Working Paper
Labor adjustment costs across sectors and regions (English)
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NOV 02, 2017 WPS8233 Policy Research Working Paper
Local job creation multipliers in Turkey (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 120955 Brief Turkish
A rebalancing China and resurging India: how will the pendulum swing for Russia? (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121447 Publication
A rebalancing China and resurging India: how will the pendulum swing for Russia? (Vol. 2) : Перебалансировка Экономики Китая и Возобновление Роста в Индии: В Какую Сторону Каченется Маятник для России? (Russian)
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NOV 01, 2017 121447 Publication
Russia’s recovery : How strong are its shoots? (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121802 Working Paper Russian
Russia’s recovery : How strong are its shoots? (Russian)
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NOV 01, 2017 121802 Working Paper English
Roads and the geography of economic activities in Mexico (English)
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OCT 26, 2017 WPS8226 Policy Research Working Paper
Global investment competitiveness report 2017-2018 : foreign investor perspectives and policy implications (English)
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OCT 25, 2017 121404 Publication
Statement by Hon. Scott Morrison at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120507 Board Report
Statement by Lilianne Ploumen at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120512 Board Report
Statement by Mr. Roberto Azevedo at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120509 Board Report