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Climate change, industrial transformation, and "development traps" (English)

This paper examines the possibility of environmental "development traps," or "brown poverty traps," caused by interactions between the impacts of climate change and increasing returns in the development of "clean-technology" sectors. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6951 JUN 01, 2014

Golub, Alexander; Toman, Michael

Sub-Saharan Africa's recent growth spurt : an analysis of the sources of growth (English)

Since the mid-1990s, Sub-Saharan Africa has experienced unprecedented levels of high economic growth. A key question follows: What accounts for the turnaround of the growth performance in the mid-1990s? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6862 MAY 01, 2014

Cho, Yoonyoung; Tien, Bienvenue N.

Is aging bad for the economy? Maybe (English)

The world's aging population is expected to shape the future of economies across the globe. Without behavioral adaptation by current and future generations, this demographic transformation is likely to slow down economic growth. ... See More +

Brief 88221 MAY 01, 2014

Onder, Harun; Pestieau, Pierre

Statement by Mr. Yaobin Shi at the 89th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 12, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. Yaobin Shi, Vice Minister, Ministry of Finance at the eighty-ninth meeting of the Development Committee held on April 12, 2014. ... See More +

Board Report 86990 APR 12, 2014

Shi, Yaobin

Stagnant GDP growth rates accompanied continued sluggish employment growth in developing countries (English)

Employment outcomes continued to show almost no improvement in most developing countries over the second quarter of 2013 as gross domestic product (GDP) growth rates stagnated. ... See More +

Brief 86816 MAR 01, 2014

Ibarra, Gabriel Lara; Mansuri, Ghazala; Robalino, David A.; Weber, Michael

Morocco - Financial Sector Development Policy Loan Project : Maroc - Pret a l'appui des politiques de développement (DPL) du secteur financier (French)

Program Information Document 89170 JAN 30, 2014

English

Global economic prospects : coping with policy normalization in high-income countries - executive summary : Perspectivas economicas mundiales : estrategia para la normalizacion de las politicas en paises de ingresos altos - resumen ejecutivo (Spanish)

This report presents a summary of the projected global economic growth for 2014. Global growth is projected to accelerate at a greater rate in 2014 than the previous year. ... See More +

Working Paper 83731 JAN 24, 2014

English, French, Arabic

DECPG daily economics and financial market commentary (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) daily economics and financial market commentary newsletter are as follows: World Bank sees stronger global growth as rich economies expand. ... See More +

Newsletter 84166 JAN 15, 2014

Chen, Derek; Kambou, Gerard; Kim, Eung Ju

As time goes by : economic opportunities and challenges of the demographic transition in Argentina : Los años no vienen solos : oportunidades y desafios economicos de la transicion demografica en Argentina (Spanish)

Working Paper 88055 JAN 01, 2014

Gragnolati, Michele; Rofman, Rafael; Apella, Ignacio; Troiano, Sara

Connectivity for Caribbean countries : an initial assessment (English)

Their vital relation with the Caribbean Sea is a defining factor for the many cultures, languages and countries that co-exist in the Caribbean. ... See More +

Working Paper 89692 JAN 01, 2014

Briceno-Garmendia, Cecilia ; Bofinger, Heinrich C. ; Cubas, Diana ; Millan-Placci, Maria Florencia

Madagascar - Integrated Growth Poles Project : social and environmental impact assessment (Vol. 22 of 22) : Amenagements ecotouristiques au niveau du site mont passot : etude d'impact environnemental et social (French)

This environmental and social impact assessment of the Madagascar Integrated Growth Poles Project presents the environmental assessments for each of three strategic regions of the country: the district of Nosy Be, the Antananarivo / Antsirabe axis, and the district of Tolagnaro. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E1118 NOV 04, 2013

Tecsult International Limitee; ECR; Land Ressources; APC

Exporter dynamics, firm size and growth, and partial year effects (English)

Two otherwise identical firms that enter the same market in different months, one in January and one in December, will report dramatically different annual sales for the first calendar year of operations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6711 NOV 01, 2013

Bernard, Andrew B.; Massari, Renzo; Reyes, Jose-Daniel; Taglioni, Daria

Employment growth in developing countries falls further as recovery stalls (English)

Employment outcomes in developing countries did not show improvements in the first quarter of 2013. Although there was a small acceleration in the median growth rate of wages, in sharp contrast to the dynamics observed during the first half of 2012, employment growth slowed down and the unemployment rate increased slightly. ... See More +

Brief 83092 NOV 01, 2013

Lara-Ibarra, Gabriel; Mansuri, Ghazala; Robalino, David A.; Weber, Michael

Labor migration and economic growth in east and southeast Asia (English)

East and Southeast Asia face major demographic changes over the next few decades as many countries' labor forces will start to decline, while others will experience higher labor force growth as populations and participation rates increase. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6643 OCT 01, 2013

Walmsley, Terrie; Aguiar, Angel; Ahmed, S. Amer

A wake-up call (English)

Global capital rebalancing has highlighted structural weakness and vulnerability in South Asia, acting as a wake-up call for policy makers. While recent economic developments in advanced countries are encouraging, large parts of the South Asian region continue to slow. ... See More +

Publication 81730 OCT 01, 2013

Economic Growth and equality of opportunity (English)

The paper proposes an approach to understand the relationship between inequality and economic growth obtained by shifting the analysis from the space of final achievements to the space of opportunities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6599 SEP 01, 2013

Peragine, Vito; Palmisano, Flaviana; Brunori, Paolo

Madagascar - Integrated Growth Poles Project : social and environmental impact assessment (Vol. 20 of 22) : Port de Nosy Be et Debarcadere d'Ankify : etude d'impact environmental et social (French)

This environmental and social impact assessment of the Madagascar Integrated Growth Poles Project presents the environmental assessments for each of three strategic regions of the country: the district of Nosy Be, the Antananarivo / Antsirabe axis, and the district of Tolagnaro. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E1118 AUG 27, 2013

Tecsult International Limitee; ECR; Land Ressources; APC

Returns to capital in micro enterprises : evidence from a field experiment (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Returns to capital in micro enterprises : evidence from a field experiment, conducted in 2007 in Sri Lanka. ... See More +

Brief 81454 AUG 14, 2013

de Mel, Suresh; McKenzie, David; Woodruff, Christopher

Madagascar - Integrated Growth Poles Project : resettlement action plan (Vol. 14 of 14) : Plan de reinstallation involontaire (French)

The resettlement action plan (RAP) for the Madagascar Integrated Growth Poles Project includes the country ' s regulatory and legal frameworks, and the Bank ' s safeguard policies, and principles for resettlement, stipulating the criteria for ensuring compensation to project affected people (PAP) as required, due to subprojects implementation. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP307 AUG 08, 2013

Techsult International Limitee; Land Ressources; ECR; APC

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Climate change, industrial transformation, and "development traps" (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6951 Policy Research Working Paper
Costa Rica - A cinco años del CAFTA-DR: evaluación de los resultados iniciales en la economía costarricense (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 89696 Working Paper
Sub-Saharan Africa's recent growth spurt : an analysis of the sources of growth (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6862 Policy Research Working Paper
Is aging bad for the economy? Maybe (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 88221 Brief
Statement by Mr. Yaobin Shi at the 89th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 12, 2014 (English)
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APR 12, 2014 86990 Board Report
Stagnant GDP growth rates accompanied continued sluggish employment growth in developing countries (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 86816 Brief
Morocco - Financial Sector Development Policy Loan Project : Maroc - Pret a l'appui des politiques de développement (DPL) du secteur financier (French)
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JAN 30, 2014 89170 Program Information Document English
Global economic prospects : coping with policy normalization in high-income countries - executive summary : Perspectivas economicas mundiales : estrategia para la normalizacion de las politicas en paises de ingresos altos - resumen ejecutivo (Spanish)
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JAN 24, 2014 83731 Working Paper English, French, Arabic
DECPG daily economics and financial market commentary (English)
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JAN 15, 2014 84166 Newsletter
As time goes by : economic opportunities and challenges of the demographic transition in Argentina : Los años no vienen solos : oportunidades y desafios economicos de la transicion demografica en Argentina (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2014 88055 Working Paper
Connectivity for Caribbean countries : an initial assessment (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 89692 Working Paper
Madagascar - Integrated Growth Poles Project : social and environmental impact assessment (Vol. 22 of 22) : Amenagements ecotouristiques au niveau du site mont passot : etude d'impact environnemental et social (French)
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NOV 04, 2013 E1118 Environmental Assessment
Exporter dynamics, firm size and growth, and partial year effects (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 WPS6711 Policy Research Working Paper
Employment growth in developing countries falls further as recovery stalls (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 83092 Brief
Labor migration and economic growth in east and southeast Asia (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 WPS6643 Policy Research Working Paper
A wake-up call (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 81730 Publication
Economic Growth and equality of opportunity (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 WPS6599 Policy Research Working Paper
Madagascar - Integrated Growth Poles Project : social and environmental impact assessment (Vol. 20 of 22) : Port de Nosy Be et Debarcadere d'Ankify : etude d'impact environmental et social (French)
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AUG 27, 2013 E1118 Environmental Assessment
Returns to capital in micro enterprises : evidence from a field experiment (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81454 Brief
Madagascar - Integrated Growth Poles Project : resettlement action plan (Vol. 14 of 14) : Plan de reinstallation involontaire (French)
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AUG 08, 2013 RP307 Resettlement Plan