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Finance & development by International Monetary Fund( serial )
in English and French and held by 2,761 libraries worldwide
ProQuest electronic version of: Finance & development. Supports browsing, searching, and printing of documents
World development report by World Bank( serial )
35 editions published in 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 2,152 libraries worldwide
Includes the text of all 28 editions, from 1978 to 2006, as well as pdf versions of the 2002 to 2006 editions. Also contains selected data from world development indicators 2005, which provides a range of statistical indicators for more than 200 economies
Atlas of global development : [a visual guide to the world's greatest challenges] by World Bank( Map )
37 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,739 libraries worldwide
The key development issues facing our world today are vividly illustrated in "The Atlas of Global Development". Based upon authoritative data from the World Bank's World Development Indicators, this handsome volume provides a wealth of information on crucial global topics such as poverty, HIV/AIDS, corruption, environmental sustainability, migration, and growing populations. Features include: easy-to-read, colorful world maps, tables, graphs, text, and photographs; detailed information about targets for the Millennium Development Goals; definitions, sources, notes and abbreviations of commonly used terms; and, country comparisons for key development indicators.Completely revised and updated, "The Atlas of Global Development, Second Edition" highlights social, economic, and environmental issues that affect us all. This new edition includes new topics such as internet use, foreign direct investment, and food production
A guide to the World Bank by World Bank( Book )
26 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,351 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
Globalization for development : trade, finance, aid, migration, and policy by Ian Goldin( Book )
20 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 930 libraries worldwide
Globalization and its relation to poverty reduction and development is not well understood. This book examines the ways in which globalization can overcome poverty or make it worse whilst defining the big historical trends. It identifies the main global flows - trade, capital, aid, migration and policy - 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
Private solutions for infrastructure in Mexico : country framework report for private participation in infraastructure by Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility( Book )
62 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 778 libraries worldwide
Confronting AIDS : public priorities in a global epidemic by Martha Ainsworth( Book )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 721 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 )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 592 libraries worldwide
Globalization is a powerful force for poverty reduction as societies and economies around the world are becoming more integrated. Although this international integration presents tremendous opportunities for developing countries, it also has raised concerns about rising inequality, shifting power, and cultural uniformity. This report assesses the impact of globalization and addresses the ensuing anxieties. It proposes an agenda for action aimed at mitigating the risks that globalization potentially generates, while maximizing the opportunities for the poor.--Publisher description
System of national accounts 1993 by Inter-Secretariat Working Group on National Accounts( Book )
21 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 472 libraries worldwide
This joint publication of the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, the Statistical Office of the European Communities (Eurostat) and the World Bank complements the recommendations of the System of National Accounts, 1993 (1993 SNA), and reflects changes and improvements that have been introduced to the system of national accounts since its last revision in 1993. Along with the 1993 SNA, Updates and Amendments supports the implementation of international standards of national accounting and provides the methodological basis for improving the international comparability of national accounts data. The publication contains the text of the 1993 SNA that has been updated as a result of the adoption of new international standards for the statistical measurement of financial derivatives. It also includes four functional classifications that were fully elaborated and updated after the 1993 SNA was published. It also provides for the first time a glossary of terms and definitions. Languages: [Arabic]; [Chinese]; [English]; [Russian]; [Spanish] Orders should be sent to:United Nations PublicationsFax: (212) 963-3489E-mail:
Poverty reduction and the World Bank : progress in fiscal 1998 by World Bank( Book )
27 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 394 libraries worldwide
This report reviews progress in implementation of the World Bank's poverty reduction strategy, updating the more comprehensive report for fiscal 1995. The first chapter lays out the Bank's poverty reduction strategy and highlights the basic elements of a future work program to reduce poverty. The second chapter describes the Bank's progress in supporting poverty reduction during fiscal 1996 and 1997, with recommendations for further improvements. The third chapter examines recent experiences with safety net programs
Greening industry : new roles for communities, markets, and governments by World Bank( Book )
11 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 392 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 )
22 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 375 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
Building inclusive financial systems : a framework for financial access ( Book )
5 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
Global economic prospects and the developing countries by World Bank( Book )
13 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
This is the second in an annual series of staff reports analyzing the global economic prospects for development. Like the first, it focuses on the main international economic linkages, with an emphasis on developing countries. The report complements the World Development Report by presenting the analytical underpinning to the WDR's discussion of international economic trends and a more detailed exposition of the factors that define the global circumstances for developing countries. The report pays keen attention to the international economic environment that to the role of developing country policies, although it recognizes the primary importance of the latter
Guidelines for public debt management : accompanying document and selected case studies by International Monetary Fund( Book )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
This accompanying document to the Guidelines for Public Debt Management, which the IMF and the World Bank co-published in 2001, contains sample case studies that illustrate how a range of countries from around the world and at different stages of economic and financial development are developing their debt management capacity in a manner consistent with the guidelines. The experience of these countries is discussed in this publication, and should offer some useful and practical suggestions to other countries, as they strive to build their own capacity in public debt management
Reducing the vulnerability of Albania's agricultural systems to climate change : impact assessment and adaptation options by Nicolas Ahouissoussi( Book )
16 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Agriculture is one of the most climate-sensitive of all economic sectors. In many countries, such as in Moldova, the risks of climate change are an immediate and fundamental problem because the majority of the rural population depends either directly or indirectly on agriculture for their livelihoods. The risks of climate change to agriculture in Moldova cannot be effectively dealt with-and the opportunities cannot be effectively exploited-without a clear plan for aligning agricultural policies with climate change, developing the capabilities of key agricultural institutions, and making needed
The Little Data Book 2004 by World Bank( Book )
7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
In its 3rd annual edition, The Little Green Data Book 2004 is a pocket-sized ready reference on key environmental data for over 200 countries. Key indicators are organized under the headings of agriculture, forestry, biodiversity, energy, emission and pollution, and water and sanitation. Profiles of each country include 48 key development indicators like: Population, Urban Population, Rural Population Density; GNI, GDP, Gross National Savings; Forest Area, Annual Deforestation; Agricultural Land, Fertilizer Consumption, Irrigated Land, Food Production Index; Mammal and Bird Species Threatened; Electric Power Consumption, GDP per unit of energy use; CO2 Emissions per Capita, Passenger Cars; Freshwater resources per capita, Access to Sanitation; Energy Depletion, Education Expenditure, Under-5 Mortality Rate. Drawing on data from the World Bank's World Development Indicators 2004, The Little Green Data Book provides quick reference to the latest available environmental data for World Bank member countries as well as other economies with populations of over 30,000
Helping people help themselves : from the World Bank to an alternative philosophy of development assistance by David P Ellerman( Computer File )
1 edition published in 2001 in Undetermined and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Surveys the theoretical foundations for a philosophy of development - including the work of Albert Hirschman, Paolo Freire, John Dewey, and Soren Kierkegaard. The author offers a practical suggestion of how goals of development can be better set and met.He shifts the locus of initiative from the would-be helpers to the doers
The World Bank Inspection Panel by Ibrahim F. I Shihata( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Six years ago, the World Bank created the Inspection Panel, an independent mechanism to respond to claims by those whom the Bank intends to help the most, inhabitants of developing countries, if they believe they are being adversely affected by projects funded by the Bank. A second review of the Panel's experience became necessary when the focus of the Panel changed from concentration on the Bank's compliance or non-compliance with its own policies to harm suffered or to be suffered by affected parties. This report covers the Panel's investigations from its inception and opens a window onto the operations of the Bank
Treaty series 2648 by United Nations( file )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
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Banc Internacional per a la Reconstrucció i el Desenvolupament
Banca di ricostruzione e sviluppo
Banca internacional de reconstrução e desenvolvimento
Banca Internacionala per la Reconstruccion e lo Desvolopament
Banca Internațională pentru Reconstrucție și Dezvoltare
Banca internazionale per la ricostruzione e lo sviluppo
Banca internazionale per la ricostruzione per lo sviluppo
Banca Mondială
Banca mondiale
Banca ricostruzione e sviluppo
Banco Internacional
Banco internacional de reconstrucción y fomento
Banco Internacional para Reconstrução e Desenvolvimento
Banco mundial
Bank al-Dawlī
Bank al-Dawlī lil-Inshāʾ wa-al-Taʿmīr
Bank Antarabangsa bagi Pemulihan dan Pembangunan
Bank Dunia
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Bank Internasional untuk Rekonstruksi dan Pembangunan
Bank Światowy
Banque internationale pour la reconstruction et le développement.
Banque mondiale
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BIRF (Banco internacional de reconstrucción y fomento)
Dėlkhiĭn Bank
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International bank for reconstruction and development
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Information and Public Affairs Dept
Internationale Bank fuer Wiederaufbau und Wirtschaftsfoerderung
Internationale Bank für Wiederaufbau und Entwicklung
Internationale Bank für Wiederaufbau und Entwicklung internationale Organisation
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