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A guide to the World Bank by World Bank( Book )
44 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 2,457 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."--BOOK JACKET
World development report by World Bank( serial )
in English and held by 2,265 libraries worldwide
Finance & development by International Monetary Fund( serial )
in English and held by 1,605 libraries worldwide
ProQuest electronic version of: Finance & development. Supports browsing, searching, and printing of documents
Global economic prospects and the developing countries by World Bank( file )
32 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 1,585 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
Procurement of works by World Bank( file )
26 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 1,543 libraries worldwide
Greening industry new roles for communities, markets, and governments by World Bank( file )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 1,476 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
Globalization, growth, and poverty building an inclusive world economy by Paul Collier( file )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,451 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
Entering the 21st century World development report, 1999/2000 by World Bank( file )
23 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,450 libraries worldwide
"The World Development Report 2005: A Better Investment Climate for Everyone argues that improving the investment climates of their societies should be a top priority for governments. This book draws on surveys of nearly 30,000 firms in 53 developing countries, country case studies, and other new research. The Report contains selected data from the World Bank's new program of Investment Climate Surveys, the Bank's Doing Business Project, and the World Development Indicators 2004, which is an appendix of economic and social data for over 200 countries. The World Development Report offers practical insights for policymakers, executives, scholars, and all those with an interest in economic development."--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 1,435 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
Building inclusive financial systems a framework for financial access by Michael S Barr( file )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,361 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
Globalization for development : trade, finance, aid, migration, and policy by Ian Goldin( file )
24 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,314 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
Assessing aid what works, what doesn't, and why by David Dollar( file )
18 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,293 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
Disease control priorities in developing countries a summary by Dean T Jamison( file )
24 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 1,282 libraries worldwide
Based on careful analysis of burden of disease and the costs of interventions, this second edition of Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, 2nd edition highlights achievable priorities; measures progress toward providing efficient, equitable care; promotes cost-effective interventions to targeted populations; and encourages integrated efforts to optimize health. Nearly 500 experts - scientists, epidemiologists, health economists, academicians, and public health practitioners - from around the world contributed to the data sources and methodologies, and identified challenges and p
East Asia Recovery and beyond by DC) World bank (Washington( file )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,266 libraries worldwide
"East Asia: Recovery and Beyond analyzes the dynamics of recovery and asks three questions: Is the recovery built on a solid foundation? Can the recovery be converted into a new era of high growth to rival the miracle years? Has the crisis permanently changed the region's development strategy and its institutional underpinnings?" "Aimed at an audience including the international community, policymakers in the region, the business community, and academics, this study provides a synthesis of recent work, incorporating selected pieces of analytical work and a progress report on the key elements of concern to the Bank. It offers suggestions for actionable policies for regional and local actors and, by opening up questions that cannot be answered, establishes a research agenda for the future."--Jacket
Adjustment in Africa reforms, results, and the road ahead by World Bank( file )
18 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 1,260 libraries worldwide
To reverse the economic decline that began in the 1970s, many sub-Saharan African countries have undertaken efforts to restructure their economies. This has included liberalizing trade, deregulating markets and prices, privatizing public enterprises, and strengthening management of the financial and public sectors. Implementation has been uneven in different countries, and even those countries that have attempted major reforms have not achieved poicies that are considered sound by international standards. A key finding of this book is is that improving policies paid off in higher GDR and sectoral growth rates, which are vital to reducing poverty; but in countries where policies deteriorated, economic performance worsened.; Despite the importance of reforming economic policies, it is not enough, and countries need to invest more in human capital and infrastructure, expand their institutional capacity and develop better governance. This is the second title in the World Bank Policy Research Reports (the first was the East Asian Miracle 1993)
Can Africa claim the 21st century? by D.C) World Bank (Washington( file )
17 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,243 libraries worldwide
"Can Africa Claim the 21st Century? is a product of the growing collaboration among some of the main institutions involved in African development: the African Development Bank, African Economic Research Consortium, Global Coalition for Africa, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, and World Bank. More than 50 scholars, policymakers, and development practitioners - predominantly African - appraised the regions' development at the start of the new century and articulated a road map for the future. The report provides a broad business plan that countries can adapt - while also arguing for better, more effective partnerships between Africa and its development partners."--Jacket
The Little Green Data Book 2007 by World Bank( file )
28 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,241 libraries worldwide
This pocket-sized reference on key environmental data for over 200 countries includes key indicators on agriculture, forestry, biodiversity, energy, emission and pollution, and water and sanitation. The volume helps establish a sound base of information to help set priorities and measure progress toward environmental sustainability goals
Trade, Global Policy, and the Environment ( file )
5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,221 libraries worldwide
Atlas of global development : [a visual guide to the world's greatest challenges] by World Bank( file )
30 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,192 libraries worldwide
"This revised and updated third edition of the 'Atlas of Global Development' illustrates some important development challenges facing the world. Based upon authoritative data from the World Bank's World Development Indicators, this volume provides a wealth of information on critical global topics including poverty, environmental sustainability, communicable diseases, migration, corruption, and growing populations. Features include worldwide mapping, timeline graphs, ranking tables, comparative mode, the ability to export and share graphics, and easy navigation."--Pub. desc
East Asia the road to recovery by The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development( file )
16 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,168 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Banca di ricostruzione e sviluppo
Banca internacional de reconstrução e desenvolvimento
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 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 (Banque internationale pour la reconstruction et le développement)
BIRF (Banco internacional de reconstrucción y fomento)
Dėlkhiĭn Bank
Dhanāgār Bibhab Lok
Diethni̲s Trapeza gia ti̲n Anasygkroti̲si̲ kai Anaptyxi̲
Guo ji fu xing kai fa yin hang
IBRD (International Bank for Reconstruction and development)
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
Mezhdunarodnyĭ bank dli︠a︡ rekonstrukt︠s︡ii i razvitii︠a︡
Mezinárodní banka pro obnovu a rozvoj
Międzynarodowy Bank Rozwoju i Odbudowy
Mirovoĭ Bank
Msopʻlio Bankis
Ngân hàng Thế giới
Paris (France) Banque internationale pour la reconstruction et le développement
Pasaules Banka
Prapañca Byāṅku
Segye Ŭnhaeng
Sekai Ginkō
Sekai Ginko Ningen Kaihatsu Nettowaku
Shi jie yin hang
Shih chieh yin hang
Starptautiskā rekonstrukcijas un attīstības banka
Svitovyĭ Bank
Svitovyĭ bank rekonstrukt︠s︡iï i rozvytku
Svjetska banka
Thanākhān Lōk
Viśva Baiṅka
Vsemirnyĭ Bank
Vsemirnyj bank.
Washington (D.C.) Banque internationale pour la reconstruction et le développement
Welt Bank
World bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group. World Bank
Всемирный банк
Дэлхийн Банк
Международный банк реконструкции и развития
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