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The middle-income trap : myth or reality (English)

This note considers the most relevant literature and contends that, even if the ‘middle income trap’ is myth, it provides impetus for policy makers to reassess their strategies once the traditional sources of economic growth have diminished. ... See More +

Brief 104230 MAR 01, 2016

Larson,Gregory Michael; Loayza,Norman V.; Woolcock,Michael Disclosed

Growing together : reducing rural poverty in Myanmar (Burmese)

Policies that enable rural communities to participate in expanding economic opportunities can be central to inclusive growth in Myanmar. Rural communities are home to the majority of Myanmar’s population, the majority of its many ethnic groups, and 70 percent of its poor. ... See More +

Working Paper 103338 FEB 27, 2016

Myint,Nikolas English Disclosed

Croatia policy notes 2016 : restoring macroeconomic stability, competitiveness and inclusion : Izvješće o javnim politikama za Hrvatsku 2016 : jačanje makroekonomske stabilnosti, konkurentnosti I inkluzivnog rasta (Croatian)

This Policy Note was produced by the World Bank to inform policy debate in Croatia. The country returned to positive growth in 2015 after more than half a decade of recession, but the structural weaknesses exposed by the financial crisis have yet to be fully addressed. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 103938 FEB 01, 2016

English Disclosed

Before and after the global financial crisis : evaluating the Caribbean's synchronization with global engines of growth (English)

In spite of the United States' recovery, most Caribbean nations are still struggling in the aftermath of the 2007–08 global financial crisis. This paper examines this slow growth recovery through the analysis of how the Caribbean's growth relates to that of key drivers of the global economy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7544 JAN 27, 2016

Kouame,Auguste Tano; Reyes,M. Ivanova Disclosed

Misallocation in Turkey's manufacturing sector (English)

Turkey’s economy expanded rapidly in the 2000s, and per capita income is now close to World Bank’s high income threshold of U$12,736. While part of this economic growth was attributable to human and physical capital accumulation, an important fraction was due to total factor productivity (TFP) growth. ... See More +

Brief 103073 JAN 01, 2016

Turkish Disclosed

Land market restrictions, women's labor force participation, and wages in a rural economy (English)

This paper analyzes the effects of land market restrictions on the rural labor market outcomes for women. The existing literature emphasizes two mechanisms through which land restrictions can affect the economic outcomes: the collateral value of land, and (in) security of property rights. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7524 DEC 22, 2015

Emran,M. Shahe; Shilpi,Forhad J. Disclosed

Nighttime lights revisited : the use of nighttime lights data as a proxy for economic variables (English)

The growing availability of free or inexpensive satellite imagery has inspired many researchers to investigate the use of earth observation data for monitoring economic activity around the world. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7496 NOV 16, 2015

Addison,Douglas M.; Stewart,Benjamin P. Disclosed

Egypt, Arab Republic of - Country partnership framework for the period FY2015-19 (Arabic)

The World Bank Group (WBG) Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for Egypt for FY15-19 has been prepared at an important juncture in Egypt’s history to support transformational changes to the economic and social space. ... See More +

Working Paper 94554 NOV 01, 2015

Disclosed

Mali - Reconstruction and Economic Recovery Project : resettlement plan : Cadre de politique de reinstallation des populations (French,English)

Resettlement Plan SFG1334 AUG 01, 2015

Koskinen-Lewis,Paivi Disclosed

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim's Comments at press conference in Chile (English)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank. He discusses on the most remarkable aspects of the speed with which Latin Americans responded in the face of the global financial crisis at the press conference at Chile . ... See More +

Working Paper 101883 JUL 04, 2015

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

Growth still is good for the poor (English)

Average incomes in the poorest two quintiles on average increase at the same rate as overall average incomes. This is because, in a global dataset spanning 121 countries over the past four decades, changes in the share of income of the poorest quintiles are uncorrelated with changes in average income. ... See More +

Journal Article 100220 JUN 18, 2015

Dollar,David R.; Kleineberg,Tatjana Karina; Kraay,Aart C. Disclosed

Do capital inflows boost growth in developing countries ? evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

This paper examines whether domestic output growth helps attract capital inflows and, in turn, capital inflows help boost output growth in a set of 38 Sub-Saharan African countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7298 JUN 09, 2015

Calderon,Cesar; Nguyen,Ha Minh Disclosed

Djibouti - Second Urban Poverty Reduction Project : resettlement plan : Plan abrege de reinstallation (French,English)

Resettlement Plan SFG1096 APR 01, 2015

Fatou Disclosed

Mapping subnational poverty in Zambia (English)

Many challenges were identified during the Fifth National Development Plan (FNDP) in Zambia. To address these challenges and realize pro-poor growth, the Sixth National Development Plan (SNDP) was set in motion. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 95276 MAR 01, 2015

De La Fuente,Alejandro; Murr,Andreas Erwin; Rascon Ramirez,Ericka G. Disclosed

Cote d'Ivoire - West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation simplifie (French)

Procurement Plan 94808 FEB 10, 2015

Disclosed

Cote d'Ivoire - West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches simplifie (French)

Procurement Plan 94809 FEB 10, 2015

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: high income economies; and developing economies in Europe and Central Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean. ... See More +

Newsletter 94215 DEC 23, 2014

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

Myanmar - Ayeyarwady Integrated River Basin Management Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 93116 DEC 09, 2014

Disclosed

Zambia - Kariba Dam Rehabilitation Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 93119 DEC 09, 2014

Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
The middle-income trap : myth or reality (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 104230 Brief
Growing together : reducing rural poverty in Myanmar (Burmese)
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FEB 27, 2016 103338 Working Paper English
Croatia policy notes 2016 : restoring macroeconomic stability, competitiveness and inclusion : Izvješće o javnim politikama za Hrvatsku 2016 : jačanje makroekonomske stabilnosti, konkurentnosti I inkluzivnog rasta (Croatian)
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FEB 01, 2016 103938 Economic Updates and Modeling English
Before and after the global financial crisis : evaluating the Caribbean's synchronization with global engines of growth (English)
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JAN 27, 2016 WPS7544 Policy Research Working Paper
Morocco - Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) Project : procurement plan : Maroc - Projet Intégré des Zones Côtières Zone Management (GIZC) : plan d'approvisionnement (French)
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JAN 21, 2016 103859 Procurement Plan
Misallocation in Turkey's manufacturing sector (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103073 Brief Turkish
Land market restrictions, women's labor force participation, and wages in a rural economy (English)
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DEC 22, 2015 WPS7524 Policy Research Working Paper
Nighttime lights revisited : the use of nighttime lights data as a proxy for economic variables (English)
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NOV 16, 2015 WPS7496 Policy Research Working Paper
Egypt, Arab Republic of - Country partnership framework for the period FY2015-19 (Arabic)
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NOV 01, 2015 94554 Working Paper
Mali - Reconstruction and Economic Recovery Project : resettlement plan : Cadre de politique de reinstallation des populations (French,English)
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AUG 01, 2015 SFG1334 Resettlement Plan
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim's Comments at press conference in Chile (English)
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JUL 04, 2015 101883 Working Paper
Growth still is good for the poor (English)
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JUN 18, 2015 100220 Journal Article
Do capital inflows boost growth in developing countries ? evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JUN 09, 2015 WPS7298 Policy Research Working Paper
Djibouti - Second Urban Poverty Reduction Project : resettlement plan : Plan abrege de reinstallation (French,English)
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APR 01, 2015 SFG1096 Resettlement Plan
Mapping subnational poverty in Zambia (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 95276 Other Poverty Study
Cote d'Ivoire - West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation simplifie (French)
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FEB 10, 2015 94808 Procurement Plan
Cote d'Ivoire - West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches simplifie (French)
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FEB 10, 2015 94809 Procurement Plan
DECPG daily economic news (English)
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DEC 23, 2014 94215 Newsletter
Myanmar - Ayeyarwady Integrated River Basin Management Project : chair summary (English)
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DEC 09, 2014 93116 Board Summary
Zambia - Kariba Dam Rehabilitation Project : chair summary (English)
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DEC 09, 2014 93119 Board Summary