Documents & Reports

Search / Browse Documents


  

REFINE BY:

Specific Document Date Range

See More +
See More +
See More +
  • Showing 1 - 20 of 587 results
  • Display results in sets of
  • 10
  • 20
  • 50
Download To Excel [x]
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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

Resettlement Plan SFG1096 APR 01, 2015

Fatou

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.

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

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

Board Summary 93116 DEC 09, 2014

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

Board Summary 93119 DEC 09, 2014

Beyond commodities : the growth challenge of Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region has seen a decade of remarkable growth and income convergence. Growth has been a key driver for reducing poverty and boosting shared prosperity. ... See More +

General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study 91015 DEC 01, 2014

Araujo,Jorge A. De Thompson R.; Brueckner, Markus; Clavijo,Mateo; Vostroknutova,Ekaterina; Wacker,Konstantin M.

How significant is Africa's demographic dividend for its future growth and poverty reduction ? (English)

Africa will be undergoing substantial demographic changes in the coming decades with the rising working age share of its population. The opportunity of African countries to convert these changes into demographic dividends for growth and poverty reduction will depend on several factors. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7134 DEC 01, 2014

Ahmed, S. Amer; Cruz, Marcio; Go, Delfin S.; Maliszewska, Maryla; Osorio-Rodarte, Israel

Wage growth, landholding, and mechanization in Chinese agriculture (English)

This paper uses farm panel data from China to examine the dynamics of land transactions, machine investments, and the demand for machine services. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7138 DEC 01, 2014

Wang, Xiaobing; Yamauchi, Futoshi; Otsuka, Keijiro; Huang, Jikun

Twinning the goals : how can promoting shared prosperity help to reduce global poverty ? (English)

In 2013, the World Bank adopted two goals: First, reduce global extreme poverty to 3 percent by 2030. Second, promote shared prosperity defined as the income growth of the bottom 40 percent of the population within a country. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7106 NOV 01, 2014

Lakner, Christoph; Negre, Mario; Prydz, Espen Beer

Statement by Mr. Yaobin Shi at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. Yaobin Shi, President of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IsDB) at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. ... See More +

Board Report 91383 OCT 11, 2014

Shi, Yaobin

China economic update (English)

In 2014, China's growth continued to slow which reflected policy to put their economic growth on a more sustainable footing. While policy efforts to tighten credit growth reduce excess capacity, internalize the cost of industrial pollution, and harden local governments budget constraints accelerated. ... See More +

Working Paper 91898 OCT 01, 2014

Smits, Karlis; Goh, Chorching;; Hu, Bingjie; Vashakmadze, Ikaterine; Zhao, Luan; Bahl, Roy; Qiao, Baoyun Chinese

China economic update (Chinese)

In 2014, China's growth continued to slow which reflected policy to put their economic growth on a more sustainable footing. While policy efforts to tighten credit growth reduce excess capacity, internalize the cost of industrial pollution, and harden local governments budget constraints accelerated. ... See More +

Working Paper 91898 OCT 01, 2014

Smits, Karlis; Goh, Chorching;; Hu, Bingjie; Vashakmadze, Ikaterine; Zhao, Luan; Bahl, Roy; Qiao, Baoyun English

Bhutan - Joint IDA/IFC Country Partnership Strategy FY2015-19 : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 90899 SEP 23, 2014

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Land market restrictions, women's labor force participation, and wages in a rural economy (English)
See More +
DEC 22, 2015 WPS7524 Policy Research Working Paper
Nighttime lights revisited : the use of nighttime lights data as a proxy for economic variables (English)
See More +
NOV 16, 2015 WPS7496 Policy Research Working Paper
Mali - Reconstruction and Economic Recovery Project : resettlement plan : Cadre de politique de reinstallation des populations (French,English)
See More +
AUG 01, 2015 SFG1334 Resettlement Plan
Growth still is good for the poor (English)
See More +
JUN 18, 2015 100220 Journal Article
Do capital inflows boost growth in developing countries ? evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
See More +
JUN 09, 2015 WPS7298 Policy Research Working Paper
Djibouti - Second Urban Poverty Reduction Project : resettlement plan : Plan abrege de reinstallation (French,English)
See More +
APR 01, 2015 SFG1096 Resettlement Plan
Mapping subnational poverty in Zambia (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2015 95276 Other Poverty Study
Cote d'Ivoire - West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation simplifie (French)
See More +
FEB 10, 2015 94808 Procurement Plan
Cote d'Ivoire - West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches simplifie (French)
See More +
FEB 10, 2015 94809 Procurement Plan
DECPG daily economic news (English)
See More +
DEC 23, 2014 94215 Newsletter
Myanmar - Ayeyarwady Integrated River Basin Management Project : chair summary (English)
See More +
DEC 09, 2014 93116 Board Summary
Zambia - Kariba Dam Rehabilitation Project : chair summary (English)
See More +
DEC 09, 2014 93119 Board Summary
Beyond commodities : the growth challenge of Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2014 91015 General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study
How significant is Africa's demographic dividend for its future growth and poverty reduction ? (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2014 WPS7134 Policy Research Working Paper
Wage growth, landholding, and mechanization in Chinese agriculture (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2014 WPS7138 Policy Research Working Paper
Twinning the goals : how can promoting shared prosperity help to reduce global poverty ? (English)
See More +
NOV 01, 2014 WPS7106 Policy Research Working Paper
Statement by Mr. Yaobin Shi at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
See More +
OCT 11, 2014 91383 Board Report
China economic update (English)
See More +
OCT 01, 2014 91898 Working Paper Chinese
China economic update (Chinese)
See More +
OCT 01, 2014 91898 Working Paper English
Bhutan - Joint IDA/IFC Country Partnership Strategy FY2015-19 : chair summary (English)
See More +
SEP 23, 2014 90899 Board Summary