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Works: 38,600 works in 67,907 publications in 14 languages and 945,592 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Maps  Conference proceedings  Catalogs  Cross-cultural studies  Case studies  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Rules 
Roles: Editor, Other, Publisher, Recipient, Contributor, Publishing director, Choreographer, Originator
Classifications: HC59.7, 330.91724
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World development report by World Bank( serial )
in English and Spanish and held by 2,298 libraries worldwide
A guide to the World Bank by World Bank( Book )
41 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,410 libraries worldwide
"This completely revised and updated second edition provides an accessible and straightforward overview of the World Bank Group's history, organization, mission, and purpose. Additionally, for those wishing to delve further into subjects of particular interest, the book guides readers to sources containing more detailed information, including annual reports, Web sites, publications, and e-mail addresses for various departments. It also provides information on how to work for or do business with the World Bank."--Jacket
World resources : a report by the World Resources Institute and the International Institute for Environment and Development by World Resources Institute( serial )
in English and held by 1,363 libraries worldwide
An authoritative primary reference volume on global environmental and natural resource conditions and trends for the United Nations, World Bank, and related international organizations
Global economic prospects and the developing countries by DC) World bank (Washington( serial )
37 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 1,352 libraries worldwide
The World Bank economic review by World Bank( file )
in English and held by 1,288 libraries worldwide
World Bank atlas by World Bank( Map )
20 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 863 libraries worldwide
Globalization for development : trade, finance, aid, migration, and policy by Ian Goldin( Book )
26 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 812 libraries worldwide
Globalization and its relation to poverty reduction and development is not well understood. The book identifies the ways in which globalization can overcome poverty or make it worse. The book defines the big historical trends, identifies main global flows - trade, finance, aid, migration, and ideas - and examines how each can contribute to undermine economic development. By considering what helps and what does not, the book presents policy recommendations to make globalization more effective as a vehicle for shared growth and prosperity. It will be of interest to students, researchers and anyone interested in the effects of globalization in today's economy and in international development issues
Confronting AIDS : public priorities in a global epidemic by Martha Ainsworth( Book )
19 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 726 libraries worldwide
This revised and updated edition of the pathbreaking report on the global AIDS epidemic outlines the strategic role that government must play in slowing the spread of HIV and mitigating the impact of AIDS. Drawing on the knowledge accumulated in the 17 years since the virus that causes AIDS was first identified, the report highlights policies that are most likely to be effective in managing the epidemic. These include early actions to minimize the spread of the virus, aiming preventive interventions at high risk groups, and evaluating measures that would assist households affected by AIDS according to the same standards applied to other health issues. This revised edition should be a valuable resource for public health, policymakers, researchers, and anyone with an interest in this devastating global health crisis
Globalization, growth, and poverty : building an inclusive world economy by Paul Collier( Book )
19 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and French and held by 662 libraries worldwide
This title focuses on globalization in terms of growing economic integration resulting from the increased flow of goods and services, people, capital and information
Assessing aid : what works, what doesn't, and why by David Dollar( Book )
20 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 492 libraries worldwide
Assessing Aid is the seventh in a series of Policy Research Reports intended to bring to a broad audience the results of World Bank research on development policy issues. These reports take stock of what is and is not known about these issues and contribute to the debate on appropriate public policies for developing economies
Greening industry : new roles for communities, markets, and governments by World Bank( Book )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 397 libraries worldwide
Accompanying CD-ROM contains background and reference material for the text, including the text itself, as well as a slightly modified version of the World Bank's New ideas for pollution regulation (NIPR) web site, current as of 9/29/99. CD-ROM also includes Netscape, Adobe Acrobat, and Real Media audio/video player
Entering the 21st century by World Bank( Book )
24 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 391 libraries worldwide
"This report, the twenty-second in the annual series, addresses the changing development landscape of the early 21st century, particularly the broad pragmatism that moves beyond economic growth to encompass important social goals--reduced poverty, improved quality of life, enhanced opportunities for better education and health, and more. Experience teaches that sustainable progress towards these goals requires integrated implementation and that progress must be firmly anchored in processes that are open, participatory, and inclusive. The report focuses on two clusters of change--globalization and localization--recognizing them as forces that bring new opportunities but also raise new or greater challenges in terms of economic and political instability. Containing this instability and providing an environment that will help implement a development agenda will be major institutional challenges. The discussion focuses on three main aspects of globalization: trade in goods and services, international flows of capital, and global environmental issues. The examination then shifts to three aspects of localization: the decentralization of political power to subnational levels of government, the movement of population and of economic energy toward urban areas, and the provision of essential public services in growing cities. To discuss the appropriate institutional response, the report draws on an array of national examples and cross-country empirical evidence."--World Bank summary
Sustainable development in a dynamic world : transforming institutions, growth, and quality of life by World Bank( Book )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 360 libraries worldwide
The report "examines the relationship among competing policy objectives-reducing poverty, maintaining growth, improving social cohesion, and protecting the environment-over a 50-year horizon." The report is divided into nine chapters which deal with topics ranging from "Global Problems and Local Concerns" to "Getting the Best from Cities." While the casual reader may not have time to read the entire report, there is a 30-page overview that provides a description of the basic themes contained within the full report. At its essence, the report argues that "development is sustainable if the rules of the game are transparent and the game is inclusive." This important document will be especially relevant to those with an interest in sustainable development from an inclusive and global perspective
Building inclusive financial systems : a framework for financial access by Michael S Barr( Book )
7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
"Addresses the challenges of making financial systems more inclusive, emulating successful ventures in new markets, and utilizing technologies and government policies to support the expansion of financial access. Examines many dimensions of financial access, including measuring financial access, understanding the impact of expanded access, and examining alternative institutional models"--Provided by publisher
The millennium development goals for health : rising to the challenges by Adam Wagstaff( Book )
6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 260 libraries worldwide
Annotation The report provides data on progress and trends in reaching the Millennium Development Goals for health, nutrition and population. It looks at poor-nonpoor disparities; health system reforms as a means of laying building blocks for the efficient and equitable delivery of interventions; the financing of health spending through domestic resources and aid; and improving the effectiveness of development assistance in health. In doing so, the report links the health Millennium Development Goal agenda with the broader poverty-reduction agenda.In addition, the report provides an inventory of World Bank activities related to the health Millennium Development Goals and other relevant activities as well as the activities of other multilateral and bilateral aid agencies. Non-health initiatives inside and outside the Bank of relevance, such as the Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers process, the Millennium Project; etc are also documented.Of interest to policymakers in developing countries as well as staff of development and technical agencies, this title provides a basis for the international community to further the Millennium Development Goal agenda in relation to health, nutrition and population
Procurement of works by World Bank( Book )
33 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 254 libraries worldwide
Large mines and the community : socioeconomic and environmental effects in Latin America, Canada, and Spain by Gary McMahon( Book )
25 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 232 libraries worldwide
"For centuries, communities have been founded or shaped based upon their access to natural resources and today, in our globalizing world, major natural resource developments are spreading to more remote areas. Mining operations are a good example: they have a profound impact on local communities and are often the first industry in a remote region. However, whereas an enormous amount has been written about the macroeconomic effects of the mining industry, there has been practically no in-depth analysis of the comprehensive effects of large mines on their host communities, especially in developing countries." "In this book, researchers from Bolivia, Chile, and Peru present and analyze the environmental, cultural, and socioeconomic effects of large mining operations in their respective countries, as well as the processes that led to the observed effects. The book also presents a case study of the longest continually operating mine in the world, the Almaden mercury mine in Spain, and an overview of the experience of mining communities in Canada, one of the most important mining countries of the 20th century. A synthesis chapter draws together recommendations for best practice, intended to provide guidance to communities, companies, and governments for future and ongoing mining and other natural resource developments." "Interested readers will include individuals involved in local community development (including those in nongovernmental, bilateral, and multilateral agencies), mining company officials, staff of government mining and development agencies, and academics and researchers in economic, social, environmental, and natural resource issues."--Jacket
The little data book on information and communication technology 2007 by World Bank( file )
25 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
The little data book on information and communication technology charts the progress of this revolution for 208 countries around the world. It provides comparable statistics on the sector for 2000 and 2005, across a range of indicators, enabling readers to readily compare countries. This guide includes indicators covering the economic and social context, the structure of the information and communication technology sector, and sector performance related to access, quality, affordability, institutional efficiency, and applications. -- Publisher description
The Little Data Book 2004 by Wereldbank( file )
12 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Now in its 6th edition, The Little Data Book 2004 is a pocket-sized ready reference on key development data for 206 countries. Profiles of each country include 54 key development indicators like: Population and population growth; GNI, GDP, GDP growth, Exports and Imports, and Gross Capital Formation; Deforestation, Water Use, Energy Use and Electricity Use per Capita; Life Expectancy, Fertility Rate, Child Malnutrition, Prevalence of HIV, Girls in Primary School; Paved Roads, Aircraft Departures, Personal Computers; High-technology exports, Foreign Direct Investment, Present Value of Debt, and Aid per Capita. Drawing on data from the World Bank's World Development Indicators 2004, The Little Data Book provides quick reference to the latest available data for World Bank member countries as well as other economies with populations of over 30,000. Separate tables summarize data for the World, by Region (East Asia and Pacific, Middle East and Africa, etc.), and Income Group. A helpful Glossary of Terms defines each indicator
Global economic prospects and the developing countries ( Book )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
The World Bank Group presents the full text of the report "Global Economic Prospects and the Developing Countries 2000." The report reviews the recovery from the financial crisis and the prospects for developing countries, traces the impact of the crisis on poverty, analyzes the difficulties facing businesses and financial institutions in the East Asian crisis countries, and discusses the implications of the recent volatility in commodity prices
 
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Alternative Names
al- Bank ad-Duwalī
B.I.R.D.
B.I.R.F.
Banc Internacional de Reconstrucció i Desenvolupament.
Banca di ricostruzione e sviluppo
Banca Internațională pentru Reconstrucție și Dezvoltare
Banca internazionale per la ricostruzione e lo sviluppo
Banca Mondială
Banca mondiale
Banca ricostruzione e sviluppo
Banco Internacional
Banco internacional de reconstrucción y fomento
Banco Mundial.
Banco Mundial - BM.
Bank al-Dawlī
Bank al-Dawlī lil-Inshāʼ wa-al-Taʻmīr
Bank Dunia
Bank Światowy.
Banque internationale pour la reconstruction et le développement.
Banque mondiale.
BIRD
BIRF
BM
Dėlkhiĭn Bank
Dhanāgār Bibhab Lok
Grup Banc Mundial.
Grupa Banku Światowego. Międzynarodowy Bank Odbudowy i Rozwoju.
Guo ji fu xing kai fa yin hang
Guoji-Fuxing-Kaifa-Yinhang
I.B.R.D.
IBRD
International bank for reconstruction and development
Internationale Bank fuer Wiederaufbau und Wirtschaftsfoerderung
Internationale Bank für Wiederaufbau und Entwicklung
Kokusai Fukkō Kaihatsu Ginkō
Kukche Puhŭng Kaebal Ŭnhaeng
Lōka Băṅkuva
Maailmapank
MBRR
Mezhdunarodnyĭ bank dli︠a︡ rekonstrukt︠s︡ii i razvitii︠a︡
Mezinárodní banka pro obnovu a rozvoj
Międzynarodowy Bank Rozwoju i Odbudowy
Mirovoĭ Bank
Mirovoj Bank
Mirovoj Bank Rekonstrukcii i Razvitija
Msopʻlio Bankis
Ngân hàng Thế giới
Paris (France)
Pasaules Banka
Prapañca Byāṅku
Segye Ŭnhaeng
Sekai-Ginkō
Sekai Ginko Ningen Kaihatsu Nettowaku
Shi jie yin hang
Shih chieh yin hang
Shijie-Yinhang
Starptautiskā rekonstrukcijas un attīstības banka
Svetová Banka
Svetovna Banka
Svetska Banka
Svitovyĭ Bank
Svitovyĭ bank rekonstrukt︠s︡iï i rozvytku
Svitovyj Bank
Svjetska banka
Thanākhān Lōk
The World Bank
Världsbanken
Verdensbanken
Világbank
Viśva Baiṅka
Vsemirnyĭ Bank
Vsemirnyj bank.
Washington (D.C.)
Welt Bank
Weltbank.
World bank
World Bank Group.
World Bank Group International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
World Bank Group Weltbank
World Bank Group. World Bank.
Всемирный банк
Дэлхийн Банк
Международный банк реконструкции и развития
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