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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

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Tuvalu - First and Second Development Policy Operations Projects (English)

Ratings for the First and Second Development Policy Operations Projects for Tuvalu were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was high, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4244 DEC 20, 2017

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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

DECPG global monthly newsletter (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) global economic prospects monthly working paper are as follows: overview; chart of the month; Special focus : recent credit surge in historical context; monthly highlights; key prospects group publications; recent World Bank working papers; recent World Bank reports. ... See More +

Newsletter 122070 DEC 01, 2017

Vorisek,Dana Lauren; Stocker,Marc 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

Kazakhstan - First Macroeconomic Management and Competitiveness Programmatic Development Policy Loan Project (English)

Ratings for the First Macroeconomic Management and Competitiveness Programmatic Development Policy Loan Project for Kazakhstan were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4236 NOV 23, 2017

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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

Productivity growth in Latin American and the Caribbean : exploring the macro-micro linkages (English)

This paper brings together the main findings and policy implications of two recent World Bank regional reports on economic growth in Latin America and the Caribbean: Araujo, Vostroknutova, Wacker and Clavijo, eds ... See More +

Working Paper 120956 NOV 01, 2017

Vostroknutova,Ekaterina; Wacker,Konstantin M.; Araujo,Jorge A. De Thompson R. 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

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

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Between a rock and a hard place : the monetary policy dilemma in Latin America and the Caribbean (Spanish)

After a growth slowdown that lasted six years the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region is finally expected to resume positive growth in 2017, with market analysts forecasting real GDP growth of 1.2 percent for 2017 and 2.3 percent for 2018. ... See More +

Working Paper 121779 OCT 01, 2017

Morano,Luis; Friedheim,Diego; Végh,Carlos A.; Rojas,Diego Disclosed

Between a rock and a hard place : the monetary policy dilemma in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

After a growth slowdown that lasted six years the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region is finally expected to resume positive growth in 2017, with market analysts forecasting real GDP growth of 1.2 percent for 2017 and 2.3 percent for 2018. ... See More +

Working Paper 121779 OCT 01, 2017

Morano,Luis; Friedheim,Diego; Végh,Carlos A.; Rojas,Diego Disclosed

Cambodia economic update : Cambodia climbing up the manufacturing value chains – October 2017 : បច្ចុប្បន្នភាពសេដ្ឋកិច្ចកម្ពុជា : ប្រទេសកម្ពុជាបានកើនឡើងនូវខ្សែសង្វាក់ផលិតកម្មផលិតកម្ម (Khmer)

Growth remains robust, but is projected to ease slightly to 6.8 percent in 2017, comparedwith 7.0 percent in 2016. Exports of clothing and other textile products have moderated andthe construction sector is showing signs of easing. ... See More +

Working Paper 121519 OCT 01, 2017

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Bhutan economic update : hydropower sector clouds macroeconomic prospect (English)

Bhutan maintained solid growth and macroeconomic stability in the first half of 2017. However, delays in hydropower construction cloud macroeconomic prospects in the coming years. ... See More +

Working Paper 120108 SEP 27, 2017

Ishihara,Yoichiro; Lhaden,Tenzin 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

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Arab pension systems : trends, challenges and options for reforms (English)

This report provides an overview of current pension challenges and opportunities formembers of the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF)1. There is an urgent need to address pensionissues in the region to address fiscal, macroeconomic, sustainability, equity and welfarechallenges. ... See More +

Working Paper 118862 AUG 01, 2017

Price,William Joseph; Pallares-Miralles,Montserrat; Demarco,Gustavo C.; Attia,Habib 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
Tuvalu - First and Second Development Policy Operations Projects (English)
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DEC 20, 2017 ICR4244 Implementation Completion and Results Report
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
DECPG global monthly newsletter (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122070 Newsletter
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
Kazakhstan - First Macroeconomic Management and Competitiveness Programmatic Development Policy Loan Project (English)
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NOV 23, 2017 ICR4236 Implementation Completion and Results Report
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
Productivity growth in Latin American and the Caribbean : exploring the macro-micro linkages (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 120956 Working Paper
Engendering macroeconomic theory and policy (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121781 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
Between a rock and a hard place : the monetary policy dilemma in Latin America and the Caribbean (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2017 121779 Working Paper
Between a rock and a hard place : the monetary policy dilemma in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 121779 Working Paper
Cambodia economic update : Cambodia climbing up the manufacturing value chains – October 2017 : បច្ចុប្បន្នភាពសេដ្ឋកិច្ចកម្ពុជា : ប្រទេសកម្ពុជាបានកើនឡើងនូវខ្សែសង្វាក់ផលិតកម្មផលិតកម្ម (Khmer)
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OCT 01, 2017 121519 Working Paper
Bhutan economic update : hydropower sector clouds macroeconomic prospect (English)
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SEP 27, 2017 120108 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
Arab pension systems : trends, challenges and options for reforms (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 118862 Working Paper