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World development report by World Bank( serial )
59 editions published in 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 2,214 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
Finance & development by International Monetary Fund( serial )
in English and held by 2,045 libraries worldwide
ProQuest electronic version of: Finance & development. Supports browsing, searching, and printing of documents
Atlas of global development : [a visual guide to the world's greatest challenges] by World Bank( Map )
62 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 2,010 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 )
45 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,394 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 )
28 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 800 libraries worldwide
Globalization has been taking place for centuries, moving from the colonization of the inhabited parts of the world to the appearance of nations, from conquests to independent countries, from sailboats and caravans to steamboats, truck fleets and cargo planes, from trade in a few commodities to global production and distribution networks and to the present explosion of international flows of services, capital, and information. This book also helps to shatter a false dichotomy that holds that policies that favor the poor cannot be pro-market. There is an enormous set of pro-poor and pro-market policies that allow for more equal market competition among and within countries, and that ask that policy take account of externalities as much as possible. The sheer size of today's global economy is a testament to the speed of change: in 2005, world economic output total US$35 trillion an amount likely to double by 2030, assuming modest continued growth. In this book the authors provide a comprehensive introduction to key aspects of globalization trade, finance, aid, and migration, and their complex linkages with poverty and development. This book also helps to shatter a false dichotomy that holds that policies that favor the poor cannot be pro-market. There is an enormous set of pro-poor and pro-market policies that allow for more equal market competition among and within countries, and that ask that policy take account of externalities as much as possible
Globalization, growth, and poverty : building an inclusive world economy by Paul Collier( Book )
19 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 707 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
Disease control priorities in developing countries by World Bank( Book )
27 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 634 libraries worldwide
And cross-Cutting Themes -- Selecting Intervebtions -- Strengthening health systems
Greening industry : new roles for communities, markets, and governments by World Bank( Book )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 396 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 )
29 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and German and held by 386 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 )
18 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 341 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
Procurement of works by World Bank( Book )
42 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
The Standard Prequalification Document (SPD) has been prepared for use by the Bank's Borrowers and their implementing agencies in the procurement of works primarily through International Competitive Bidding (ICB), but the principles may also be applied if prequalification is needed under National Competitive Bidding (NCB). When ICB is the appropriate method for procurement, the use of the Bank's Standard Bidding Documents (SBDs) is mandatory. For large works or complex works, prequalification is usually necessary, and would be mandated in the Loan/Credit Agreement. Accordingly, the Bank's SBD for the Procurement of Works has been prepared on the basis that prequalification, in accordance with this document, will have taken place prior to bidding. The Bank has also issued an SBD for smaller contracts, for which prequalification is optional; if, however, prequalification is required, it should be carried out in accordance with this document. Annex A of this document explains the reasons for following this procedure, and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of prequalification. Annex B explains the rationale for certain clauses, and provides guidances to executing agencies and their consultants in preparing a particular prequalification questionnaire and evaluating the submissions of applicants
Building inclusive financial systems : a framework for financial access ( Book )
8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 323 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
Education and HIV/AIDS : a window of hope by World Bank( Book )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
Annotation The global HIV/AIDS epidemic has already killed 20 million people and another 40 million people are currently infected. The magnitude of this epidemic requires a response that confronts the disease from every sector, but education plays a particularly important role.'Education and HIV/AIDS' provides a strategic direction for the World Bank in responding to the impact of HIV/AIDS on education systems. The central message of this book is that the education of children and youth deserves the highest priority in a world afflicted by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Education has proven to be one of the most effective means of HIV prevention. This book finds that countries need to immediately strengthen their education systems in order to offer hope for escaping from the grip of HIV/AIDS
African development indicators by World Bank( Book )
37 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 271 libraries worldwide
African Development Indicators 2004 provides the most detailed collection of data on Africa available in one volume. It contains more than 500 macroeconomic, sectoral, and social indicators, covering 53 African countries with data from 1970-2002. The book is grouped into 15 chapters: background data; national accounts; prices and exchange rates; money and banking; external sector; external debt and related flows; government finance; agriculture; power, communications, and transportation; public enterprises; labor force and employment; aid flows; social indicators; environmental indicators; and HIPC debt initiative. Each chapter begins with a brief introduction on the nature of the data and their limitations, followed by a set of statistical tables, charts, and technical notes that define the indicators and identify their specific source. Included this year are new tables on HIV/AIDS, Communications and Transportation, and the HIPC Debt Initiative. Designed to provide all those interested in Africa with a focused and convenient set of data to monitor development programs and aid flows in the region, this is an invaluable reference tools for analysts and policymakers who want a better understanding of the economic and social developments occurring in Africa
The millennium development goals for health : rising to the challenges by Adam Wagstaff( Book )
6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 249 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
Guidelines for public debt management : accompanying document and selected case studies by International Monetary Fund( Book )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
Illustrates the variety of approaches taken by 18 countries from different parts of the world, and at different stages of economic and financial development, to develop their public debt management practices in a manner consistent with the Guidelines
Large mines and the community : socioeconomic and environmental effects in Latin America, Canada, and Spain by Gary McMahon( Book )
18 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 220 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
Treaty series : treaties and international agreements registered or filed and recorded with the Secretariat of the United Nations by United Nations( Book )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Compilation of treaties by the International Development Association, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and various countries
Dark victory : the United States, structural adjustment, and global poverty by Walden F Bello( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Bello argues that lower barriers to imports, removal of restrictions on foreign investments, privatisation of state owned activities, reduction in social welfare spending, and wage cuts and devaluation of local currencies - all conditions of structural adjustment loans from the North - have had disastrous consequences. Dark Victory is now reissued with a new epilogue by the authors."--Jacket
 
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al- Bank ad-Duwalī
B.I.R.D.
B.I.R.F.
Banc Internacional de Reconstrucció i Desenvolupament
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 Reconstrução e Desenvolvimento.
Banco internacional de reconstrucción y fomento
Banco mundial
Banco Mundial - BM.
Bank al-Dawlī
Bank al-Dawlī lil-Inshāʾ wa-al-Taʿmīr
Bank Dunia
Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Bank für internationalen Wiederaufbau und Entwicklung
Bank für Wiederaufbau und Entwicklung
Bank Światowy.
Banque internationale pour la reconstruction et le développement.
Banque mondiale.
BIRD
BIRD (Banque internationale pour la reconstruction et le développement)
BIRF
BIRF (Banco internacional de reconstrucción y fomento)
BM
Dėlkhiĭn Bank
Dhanāgār Bibhab Lok
Diethni̲s Trapeza gia ti̲n Anasygkroti̲si̲ kai Anaptyxi̲
Groupe de la Banque Mondiale Banque Internationale pour la Reconstruction et le Développement
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.
I.B.R.D. (World Bank)
IBRD
IBRD (International Bank for Reconstruction and development)
IBRD (World Bank)
International bank for reconstruction and development
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Information and Public Affairs Dept
International Bank of Reconstruction and Development.
Internationale Bank fuer Wiederaufbau und Wirtschaftsfoerderung
Internationale Bank für Wiederaufbau und Entwicklung
Internationale Bank für Wiederaufbau und Entwicklung Weltbank
Internationella återuppbyggnads- och utvecklingsbanken
Internationella banken för återuppbyggnad och utveckling
Kokusai Fukkō Kaihatsu Ginkō
Kukche Puhŭng Kaebal Ŭnhaeng
Lōka Băṅkuva
Maailmapank
MBRR
Meždunarodnyj Bank dlja Rekonstrukcij i Razvitija
Mezhdunarodnyĭ bank dli?a︡ rekonstrukt?s︡ii i razvitii?a︡
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
Naciones Unidas Banco Internacional de Reconstrucción y Fomento
Naciones Unidas Banco Mundial
Nations Unies Banque Internationale pour la Reconstruction et le Développement
Nations Unies Banque Mondiale
Nazioni Unite Banca di Ricostruzione e Sviluppo
Ngân hàng thế giới
Paris (France)
Pasaules Banka
Prapañca Byāṅku
Rahvusvaheline Rekonstrueerimis- ja Arengupank.
Segye Ŭnhaeng
Sekai-Ginkō
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 rekonstrukt?s︡iï i rozvytku
Svitovyĭ bank rekonstrukt︠s︡iï i rozvytku
Svitovyj Bank
Svjetska banka
Thanākhān Lōk
The World Bank.
Ujedinjeni narodi. Svjetska banka
United Nations Banca di Ricostruzione e Sviluppo
United Nations Banca Internationala pentru Reconstructie si Dezvoltare
United Nations Banco Internacional de Reconstrucción y Fomento
United Nations Banco Mundial
United Nations Bank für Wiederaufbau und Entwicklung
United Nations Banque Internationale pour la Reconstruction et le Développement
United Nations Banque Mondiale
United Nations International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
United Nations Internationale Bank für Wiederaufbau und Entwicklung
United Nations Meždunarodnyj Bank dlja Rekonstrukcij i Razvitija
United Nations Världsbanken
United Nations Verdensbanken
United Nations Welt Bank
United Nations Weltbank
United Nations World Bank
Världsbanken
Verdensbanken
Verdsbanken
Vereinte Nationen Bank für Wiederaufbau und Entwicklung
Vereinte Nationen Internationale Bank für Wiederaufbau und Entwicklung
Világbank
Viśva Baiṅka
Vsemirnyĭ bank
Vsemirnyj bank.
Washington (D.C.)
WB
Welt Bank
Weltbank
World bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group Banca di Ricostruzione e Sviluppo
World Bank Group Banca Internationala pentru Reconstructie si Dezvoltare
World Bank Group Banco Internacional de Reconstrucción y Fomento
World Bank Group Banco Mundial
World Bank Group Bank für Wiederaufbau und Entwicklung
World Bank Group Banque Internationale pour la Reconstruction et le Dévelppement
World Bank Group Banque Mondiale
World Bank Group International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
World Bank Group Internationale Bank für Wiederaufbau und Entwicklung
World Bank Group Meždunarodnyj Bank dlja Rekonstrukcij i Razvitija
World Bank Group Världsbanken
World Bank Group Verdensbanken
World Bank Group Weltbank
World Bank Group World Bank
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