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DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) weekly global economic newsletters are as follows: taking stock; major data releases; activity and inflation; financial markets; and commodity prices. ... See More +

Newsletter 117839 JUL 07, 2017

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DECPG global monthly newsletter (English)

This newsletter includes the following headings: monthly highlights; special focus; recent publications of prospects group; recent World Bank working papers; recent World Bank reports; table A: major data releases; table B: activity and inflation; table C: trade and finance; table D: financial markets; and table E: commodity prices. ... See More +

Newsletter 117835 JUL 01, 2017

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DECPG global monthly newsletter (English)

This newsletter includes the following headings: monthly highlights; special focus; recent publications of prospects group; recent World Bank working papers; recent World Bank reports; table A: major data releases; table B: activity and inflation; table C: trade and finance; table D: financial markets; and table E: commodity prices. ... See More +

Newsletter 117836 JUN 01, 2017

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Cigarette affordability in China : 2001-2016 (Chinese)

This study investigates the affordability of cigarettes in China between 2001 and 2016. In the past two decades, China has achieved unprecedented economic growth rates. ... See More +

Working Paper 114283 MAY 16, 2017

Zheng,Rong; Hu,Xiao; Marquez,Patricio V.; Wang Yang,Emily Xiaoxia Disclosed

DECPG global monthly newsletter (English)

This newsletter includes the following headings: monthly highlights; special focus; recent publications of prospects group; recent World Bank working papers; recent World Bank reports; table A: major data releases; table B: activity and inflation; table C: trade and finance; table D: financial markets; and table E: commodity prices. ... See More +

Newsletter 117838 MAY 01, 2017

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DECPG global weekly newsletter (English)

This newsletter includes the following headings: taking stock; weekly insight: recent developments and outlook in low-income countries; and tabular data on major data releases; activity and inflation; trade and finance; financial markets; and commodity prices. ... See More +

Newsletter 115013 APR 28, 2017

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Consumption smoothing and shock persistence : optimal simple fiscal rules for commodity exporters (English)

A common criticism of balanced budget fiscal rules is that they increase the consumption volatility of financially constrained households who are unable to smooth consumption. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8035 APR 25, 2017

Galego Mendes,Arthur; Pennings,Steven Michael Disclosed

Cigarette affordability in China : 2001-2016 (English)

This study investigates the affordability of cigarettes in China between 2001 and 2016. In the past two decades, China has achieved unprecedented economic growth rates. ... See More +

Working Paper 114283 APR 01, 2017

Zheng,Rong; Hu,Xiao; Marquez,Patricio V.; Wang Yang,Emily Xiaoxia Disclosed

Commodity markets outlook, April 2017 (English)

This quarterly publication includes a detailed market analysis for major commodity groups, including energy, agriculture, fertilizers, metals, and precious metals.Prices for most industrial commodities strengthened further in the first quarter (q/q), while global agricultural prices remained broadly stable. ... See More +

Working Paper 119219 APR 01, 2017

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The distributive impact of terms of trade shocks (English)

The halving of oil prices, which happened in a short period between late 2014 and the first months of 2015, has generated major terms of trade losses for oil exporting countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8016 MAR 29, 2017

Bussolo,Maurizio; Luongo,Patrizia Disclosed

Togo - Agriculture Sector Support Project : additional financing (English)

The development objective of the Additional Financing for Agriculture Sector Support Project for Togo are to (i) rehabilitate and reinforce productive capacities among targeted beneficiaries across Selected Value Chains; and (ii) foster an enabling institutional environment for thedevelopmen of the agricultural sector, in the Recipients' territory.This Project Paper (PP) seeks the approval of the Executive Directors to provide an Additional Financing (AF) in an amount of Euro 18.7 million to the Government of Togo to strengthen the Agriculture Sector Support Project in response to a letter from the Ministry of Development and Planning, dated January 18, 2016. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2219 MAR 24, 2017

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From energy prices to food prices : moving in tandem? (English)

Most commodity price indexes rebounded in the second quarter of 2016, continuing their upward climb from January lows on improved market sentiment and tapering supplies. ... See More +

Working Paper 107237 JUL 22, 2016

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Zambia economic brief : beating the slowdown - making every kwacha count (English)

The external environment confronting Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is expected to remain difficult in the near term. Commodity prices are expected to remain low, and in 2016, growth in the region isforecast to drop to 2.5 percent from 3.0 percent in 2015 (World Bank forecast). ... See More +

Working Paper 106508 JUN 01, 2016

Smith,Gregory Disclosed

The impact of China on Europe and Central Asia : Влияние Китая на Европу и Центральную Азию (Russian)

The economies of Europe and Central Asia (ECA) are facing complex challenges. In the eastern part of the region the task of governments is to orchestrate a coordinated crisis response. ... See More +

Publication 104605 APR 01, 2016

Timmer,Hans; Bussolo,Maurizio; Gould,David Michael; Letelier,Raquel Alejandra; Nguyen,Tu Chi; Panterov,Georgi Lyudmilov; Shaw,William; Ushakova,Ekaterina; Burns,Andrew; Izvorski,Ivailo V.; Pigato,Miria A.; Sanchez,Carolina Disclosed

Vietnam - Sustainable Agriculture Transformation Project : procurement plan (Vietnamese)

Procurement Plan 103676 MAR 01, 2016

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Low commodity prices and weak currencies (English)

Against the backdrop of a weakening global economy and volatility in international financial markets, countries of the Europe and Central Asia region (ECA) are transitioning to a new normal. ... See More +

Publication 100609 OCT 01, 2015

Timmer,Hans; Bussolo,Maurizio; Gogova,Dobrina; Gould,David Michael; Luongo,Patrizia; Nguyen,Tu Chi; Panterov,Georgi Lyudmilov; Ushakova,Ekaterina; Burns,Andrew; Izvorski,Ivailo V.; Pigato,Miria A.; Sanchez,Carolina Disclosed

Cash for coolers : evaluating a large-scale appliance replacement program in Mexico (English)

This paper evaluates a large-scale appliance replacement program in Mexico that from 2009 to 2012 helped 1.9 million households replace their old refrigerators and air conditioners with energy efficient models. ... See More +

Journal Article 92936 NOV 01, 2014

Davis, Lucas W.; Fuchs, Alan; Gertler, Paul Disclosed

Commodity markets outlook, July 2014 (English)

Geopolitical concerns in Iraq and Ukraine/Russia earlier in the year put upward pressure on oil prices during the second quarter. As tensions moderate, oil prices are expected to decline in 2015. ... See More +

Working Paper 90429 JUL 01, 2014

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Findings of the second ICP results review group meeting : eleventh Executive Board meeting (English)

The purpose of the meeting was to review the results from the final computations of the global level purchasing power parities (PPPs) and real expenditures. ... See More +

Working Paper 91007 MAR 02, 2014

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DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) weekly global economic newsletter are as follows: global equity markets experienced a generalized correction in recent weeks, with high income and developing markets each falling 6 percent since January 22; several large middle-income economies embarked on aggressive policy tightening since April 2013 to counter pressures on their currencies; most commodity prices are expected to decline for the second successive year in 2014. ... See More +

Newsletter 89976 FEB 06, 2014

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DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)
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JUL 07, 2017 117839 Newsletter
DECPG global monthly newsletter (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117835 Newsletter
DECPG global monthly newsletter (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 117836 Newsletter
Cigarette affordability in China : 2001-2016 (Chinese)
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MAY 16, 2017 114283 Working Paper
DECPG global monthly newsletter (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 117838 Newsletter
DECPG global weekly newsletter (English)
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APR 28, 2017 115013 Newsletter
Consumption smoothing and shock persistence : optimal simple fiscal rules for commodity exporters (English)
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APR 25, 2017 WPS8035 Policy Research Working Paper
Cigarette affordability in China : 2001-2016 (English)
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APR 01, 2017 114283 Working Paper
Commodity markets outlook, April 2017 (English)
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APR 01, 2017 119219 Working Paper
The distributive impact of terms of trade shocks (English)
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MAR 29, 2017 WPS8016 Policy Research Working Paper
Togo - Agriculture Sector Support Project : additional financing (English)
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MAR 24, 2017 PAD2219 Project Paper
From energy prices to food prices : moving in tandem? (English)
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JUL 22, 2016 107237 Working Paper
Zambia economic brief : beating the slowdown - making every kwacha count (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106508 Working Paper
The impact of China on Europe and Central Asia : Влияние Китая на Европу и Центральную Азию (Russian)
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APR 01, 2016 104605 Publication
Vietnam - Sustainable Agriculture Transformation Project : procurement plan (Vietnamese)
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MAR 01, 2016 103676 Procurement Plan
Low commodity prices and weak currencies (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100609 Publication
Cash for coolers : evaluating a large-scale appliance replacement program in Mexico (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 92936 Journal Article
Commodity markets outlook, July 2014 (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 90429 Working Paper
Findings of the second ICP results review group meeting : eleventh Executive Board meeting (English)
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MAR 02, 2014 91007 Working Paper
DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)
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FEB 06, 2014 89976 Newsletter