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Global economic prospects : broad-based upturn, but for how long? (English)

The global economy is in a broad-based cyclical recovery. Investment, manufacturing and trade are on the rebound. Financing conditions are benign, monetary policies are generally accommodative, and the worst impacts of the recent commodity price collapse have begun to dissipate. ... See More +

Publication 122552 JAN 09, 2018

Disclosed

Building macro SAMs from cross-country databases : method and matrices for 133 countries (English)

Social accounting matrices (SAMs) are the key data input for computable general equilibrium (CGE) models. After a brief introduction to SAMs, this paper presents a method and related computer program for constructing macro SAMs from cross-country databases. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8273 DEC 13, 2017

Cicowiez,Martin; Lofgren,Hans Disclosed

Kyrgyz Republic : a robust recovery with underlying weaknesses : Economic update with a special focus on labor migration (English)

The Kyrgyz economy appears to have recovered from the 2014-2015 external shocks. Over the first nine months of 2017, real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) expanded by five percent, year-on-year, thanks to improvements in the external environment and a continued expansionary fiscal policy, which were mirrored by a strong gold production and a strengthening in domestic demand. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 122978 DEC 01, 2017

Dubashov,Bakyt; Kruse,Aurélien; Ismailakhunova,Saida Disclosed

Asset prices and macroeconomic outcomes : a survey (English)

This paper surveys the literature on the linkages between asset prices and macroeconomic outcomes. It focuses on three major questions. First, what are the basic theoretical linkages between asset prices and macroeconomic outcomes? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8259 NOV 28, 2017

Kose,Ayhan; Claessens,Stijn Disclosed

Macroeconomic implications of financial imperfections : a survey (English)

This paper surveys the theoretical and empirical literature on the macroeconomic implications of financial imperfections. It focuses on two major channels through which financial imperfections can affect macroeconomic outcomes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8260 NOV 28, 2017

Claessens ,Stijn; Kose,Ayhan Disclosed

Gender and youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa : a review of constraints and effective interventions (English)

Although the ratio of female to male labor force participation rates is higher in Sub-Saharan Africa than in any other region, these high rates of female labor force participation mask underlying challenges for women. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8245 NOV 20, 2017

Chakravarty,Shubha; Das,Smita; Vaillant,Julia Disclosed

Engendering macroeconomic theory and policy (English)

Over the last 20 years, macroeconomists have increasingly given attention to the role of gender in the macroeconomy and the implications of macro-level policies for gender equality. ... See More +

Working Paper 121781 NOV 01, 2017

Seguino,Stephanie Disclosed

The World Bank in India newsletter vol. 16 (no. 3) (English)

This newsletter includes the following headings: (i) India makes huge progress in the ease of doing business rankings; (ii) pathways to prosperity – World Bank series; (iii) development dialogue : triple helix of innovation; (iv) ICR update : Punjab rural water supply and sanitation project; (v) interview; (vi) recent project signings; (vii) new additions to the public information center; and (viii) contact information. ... See More +

Newsletter 123269 NOV 01, 2017

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Pakistan development update : managing risks for sustained growth (English)

Pakistan's economic performance remained robust during the fiscal year 2017 (FY17) as growth continued to accelerate, reaching its highest level in the last decade, while inflation stayed well below target. ... See More +

Working Paper 123404 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Economic growth in guinea and how to accelerate it (English)

This paper addresses two main questions: (1) What are the binding constraints to Guinea's economic growth? and (2) What would it take to accelerate growth in the country? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8214 OCT 12, 2017

Mijiyawa,Abdoul Ganiou Disclosed

Bhutan - Country snapshot (English)

Bhutan maintains solid growth and macroeconomic stability. Hydropower construction and supportive fiscal and monetary policy have contributed to solid growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 120403 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Tajikistan : heightened vulnerabilities despite sustained growth : Country economic update 2017 (English)

This edition of the Tajikistan Country Economic Update (CEU) is part of a semi-annual series designed to monitor socio-economic developments in Tajikistan. ... See More +

Working Paper 122285 SEP 01, 2017

Gyulumyan,Gohar; Ziyaev,Bakhrom Disclosed

Tajikistan : heightened vulnerabilities despite sustained growth (Russian)

This edition of the Tajikistan Country Economic Update (CEU) is part of a semi-annual series designed to monitor socio-economic developments in Tajikistan. ... See More +

Working Paper 122285 SEP 01, 2017

Gyulumyan,Gohar; Ziyaev,Bakhrom Disclosed

Russian Federation - St. Petersburg Economic Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 119058 AUG 23, 2017

Disclosed

Statement of loans for August 2017 : South Asia Region (English)

Working Paper 119802 AUG 01, 2017

Disclosed

Seychelles - Systematic Country Diagnostic (English)

The Seychelles Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD) aims to identify the most pressing constraints to inclusive, sustained growth in Seychelles, based on a comprehensive search for, and analysis of, evidence. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 114289 JUL 23, 2017

Disclosed

The little green data book 2017 (English)

The Little Green Data Book 2017 is a pocket-sized ready reference on key environmental data for over 200 countries. Key indicators are organized under the headings of agriculture, forestry, biodiversity, oceans, energy, emission and pollution, and water and sanitation. ... See More +

Publication 117480 JUN 29, 2017

Disclosed

Turkey - Resilience, Inclusion and Growth Development Policy Financing (DPF) Project (English)

Program Information Document AB7912 JUN 21, 2017

Disclosed

Priority reforms for the government of Lebanon (English)

This Policy Paper presents a menu of reforms that would enable the country to rapidly and significantly turn the page of inaction and decline and return the country to a prosperous and inclusive development path. ... See More +

Working Paper 116428 MAY 27, 2017

000342329:Wissam Harake:wharake@worldbank.org; Disclosed

Philippines - Development Policy Loan to Foster More Inclusive Growth Project (English)

Ratings of Development Policy Loan to Foster More Inclusive Growth Project for Philippines were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was low or negligible, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3450 MAY 12, 2017

Disclosed

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Global economic prospects : broad-based upturn, but for how long? (English)
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JAN 09, 2018 122552 Publication
Building macro SAMs from cross-country databases : method and matrices for 133 countries (English)
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DEC 13, 2017 WPS8273 Policy Research Working Paper
Kyrgyz Republic : a robust recovery with underlying weaknesses : Economic update with a special focus on labor migration (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122978 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Asset prices and macroeconomic outcomes : a survey (English)
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NOV 28, 2017 WPS8259 Policy Research Working Paper
Macroeconomic implications of financial imperfections : a survey (English)
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NOV 28, 2017 WPS8260 Policy Research Working Paper
Gender and youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa : a review of constraints and effective interventions (English)
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NOV 20, 2017 WPS8245 Policy Research Working Paper
Engendering macroeconomic theory and policy (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121781 Working Paper
The World Bank in India newsletter vol. 16 (no. 3) (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 123269 Newsletter
Pakistan development update : managing risks for sustained growth (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 123404 Working Paper
Economic growth in guinea and how to accelerate it (English)
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OCT 12, 2017 WPS8214 Policy Research Working Paper
Bhutan - Country snapshot (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120403 Working Paper
Tajikistan : heightened vulnerabilities despite sustained growth : Country economic update 2017 (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 122285 Working Paper
Tajikistan : heightened vulnerabilities despite sustained growth (Russian)
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SEP 01, 2017 122285 Working Paper
Russian Federation - St. Petersburg Economic Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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AUG 23, 2017 119058 Procurement Plan
Statement of loans for August 2017 : South Asia Region (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 119802 Working Paper
Seychelles - Systematic Country Diagnostic (English)
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JUL 23, 2017 114289 Systematic Country Diagnostic
The little green data book 2017 (English)
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JUN 29, 2017 117480 Publication
Turkey - Resilience, Inclusion and Growth Development Policy Financing (DPF) Project (English)
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JUN 21, 2017 AB7912 Program Information Document
Priority reforms for the government of Lebanon (English)
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MAY 27, 2017 116428 Working Paper
Philippines - Development Policy Loan to Foster More Inclusive Growth Project (English)
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MAY 12, 2017 ICR3450 Implementation Completion and Results Report