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The World Bank is an international financial institution which operates for the benefit of its 188 member countries. It aims to reduce poverty, support development and provide financial assistance to poorer countries through its reconstruction and development activities. The World Bank is also the world's largest funder of education, biodiversity projects, water supply and sanitation projects, and the fight against HIV/AIDs.


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World Development Report 2019: The Changing Nature of Work

(2018)  | 9781464813283 | World Bank Publications | pbk. | book | 148pp
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Work is constantly reshaped by technological progress. New ways of productionare adopted, markets expand, and societies evolve. But some changes provoke moreattention than others, in part due to the vast uncertainty involved in makingpredictions about the future. The 2019 World Development Report will...

World Development Report 2020 : Trading for Development in the Age of Global Value Chains.

(2019)  | 9781464814570 | World Bank Publications | pbk. | book | 290pp | Availability last checked: 22/1/2020
AUD 76.95 (inc. GST), AUD 69.95 (ex. GST),
Global value chains (GVCs) powered the surge of international trade after 1990and now account for almost half of all trade. This shift enabled anunprecedented economic convergence: poor countries grew rapidly and began tocatch up with richer countries. Since the 2008 global financial crisis, however,the...

World Bank E-Library online (CEIRC). Subscription 01.01.19 - 31.12.19.

(2019)  | World Bank Publications | online database
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Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2018: From World Development Indicators

(2018)  | 9781464812507 | World Bank Publications | pbk. | book | 88pp
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The Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2018 is a visual guide to the trends,challenges and measurement issues related to each of the 17 SustainableDevelopment Goals. The Atlas features maps and data visualizations, primarilydrawn from World Development Indicators (WDI) - the World Bank’s compilationof...

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Hidden Dimensions of Poverty: Natural Resources and the Environment

(2020)  | 9781464812460 | World Bank Publications | pbk. | book | 250pp | Availability last checked: 1/4/2020
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This report focuses on the impact of environmental degradation on the poorest,and the sustainability of the economic development model. The global pattern ofdevelopment observed over the past 25 years, has yielded impressive returns, buthas come at a high cost of environmental degradation. Yet, we find...

Glaciers of the Himalayas: Assessing the Impact of Climate Change and Black Carbon

(2020)  | 9781464800993 | World Bank Publications | pbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 1/4/2020
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Melting glaciers, loss of seasonal snow, and precipitation changes posesignificant risks to the stability of water resources in the South Asia region.Glaciers help to moderate river flows in the region's major rivers by providinga source of meltwater in hot, dry years and storing water during colder,...

Beyond Stranded Assets: Climate Strategies of Fossil Fuel-Dependent Countries

Golub, Alexander. Mensbrugghe, Dominique van der. Peszko, Grzegorz. Ward, John. Zenghelis, Dimitri. van, der Mensbrugghe Dominique.
(2020)  | 9781464813405 | World Bank Publications | pbk. | book | 188pp | Availability last checked: 1/4/2020
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This is the fi rst comprehensive stocktaking of what the global lowcarbontransition may mean for fossil fuel–dependent countries and how they canmanage. Fossil fuel–dependent countries are the most exposed to the impacts ofglobal low-carbon transition and, at the same time, are often unprepared...

Tackling the World's Fastest Growing HIV Epidemic: Gateways to Efficient and Effective HIV Responses in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Benedikt, Clemens. Wilson, David. Zhao, Feng.
(2020)  | 9781464815232 | World Bank Publications | pbk. | book | 314pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2020
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The tells the story of how, in 11 countries across Eastern Europe and CentralAsia. small groups of decision makers and experts came together to carry outinnovative. groundbreaking analyses for each country, details the steps taken by11 countries across Eastern Europe and Central Asia to strengthen their...

The Internationalization of Crime, Conflict, and Violence

(2020)  | 9781464814525 | World Bank Publications | pbk. | book | 160pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2020
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Just like nearly every aspect of human experience, civil conflict, crime, andviolence have become increasingly global. There are more civil wars today thanat any time since the end of World War II, and these conflicts have beendisplacing more people ever further from their countries of origin.Transnational...

Dam Safety Assurance: Global Comparative Assessment of Legal and Institutional Frameworks

(2020)  | 9781464812422 | World Bank Publications | pbk. | book | 250pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2020
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Dam safety is central to public protection and economic security. Agingportfolios of large dams, increasing populations, and rapid urbanization requirethe development of legal and institutional frameworks for dam safety that cansecure water supplies for hydropower generation, improve food security throughirrigation,...

Managing for Learning: Measuring and Strengthening Education Management in Latin America and the Caribbean

Adelman, Melissa. Lemos, Renata.
(2020)  | 9781464814631 | World Bank Publications | pbk. | book | 100pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2020
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How can countries make sustainable gains in student learning at scale? This is apressing question for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) – and thedeveloping world more broadly – as countries seek to build human capital todrive sustainable growth. Significant progress in access has expanded coveragesuch...

Chemins pour la paix: Approches inclusives pour la prévention des conflits violents

(2020)  | 9781464813320 | World Bank Publications | pbk. | book | 368pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2020
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Violent conflicts today are complex and increasingly protracted, involving morenonstate groups and regional and international actors. It is estimated that by2030—the horizon set by the international community for achieving theSustainable Development Goals—more than half of the world’s poor will...

Participation in Regional and Global Value Chains as a Driver of Structural Change in Africa

(2020)  | 9781464812408 | World Bank Publications | pbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 1/3/2020
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The objective of this report is to invigorate and deepen the discussion aboutstructural change in Africa and the appropriate trade and industrial policiesthat will allow countries in Africa to drive employment growth in highervalue-added activities. This is based around (i) analytical work that clearlyidentifies...

 

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