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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 2016: Digital Dividends

World Bank Group, The. Bank Group, World. , World, Bank Group.
(2016)  | 9781464806711 | World Bank Publications | pbk. | book | 376pp | Availability last checked: 11/8/2017
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Digital technologies are spreading rapidly, but digital dividends--the broaderbenefits of faster growth, more jobs, and better services--are not. If more than40 percent of adults in East Africa pay their utility bills using a mobilephone, why can’t others around the world do the same? If 8 millionentrepreneurs...

World Development Report 2017: Governance and the Law

World, Bank Group.
(2017)  | 9781464809507 | World Bank Publications | pbk. | book | 304pp | Availability last checked: 11/8/2017
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Why are carefully designed, sensible policies too often not adopted orimplemented? When they are, why do they often fail to generate developmentoutcomes such as security, growth, and equity? And why do some bad policiesendure? World Development Report 2017: Governance and the Law addresses thesefundamental...

World Bank E-Library online (Consortia). Subscription 01.01.17 - 31.12.17.

(2017)  | World Bank Publications | online database
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Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2017: From World Development Indicators

World, Bank.
(2017)  | 9781464810800 | World Bank Publications | pbk. | book | 128pp | Availability last checked: 23/9/2017
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The Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2017 uses maps, charts and analysisto illustrate, trends, challenges and measurement issues related to each of the17 Sustainable Development Goals. The Atlas primarily draws on World DevelopmentIndicators (WDI) - the World Bank's compilation of internationally...

World Development Indicators 2016

World Bank, The. Bank, World.
(2016)  | 9781464806834 | World Bank Publications | pbk. | book | 176pp | Availability last checked: 11/8/2017
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World Development Indicators 2016 provides a compilation of relevant,high-quality, and internationally comparable statistics about global developmentand the fight against poverty. It is intended to help policymakers, students,analysts, professors, program managers, and citizens find and use data relatedto...

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Incentives for Education in South Asia: Findings from a Decade of Impact Evaluations

Asim, Salman. Chase, Robert S. Daniel Schmillen, Achim. Dar, Amit. Schmillen, Achim Daniel.
(2018)  | 9781464803659 | World Bank Publications | pbk. | book | 184pp | Availability last checked: 11/8/2017
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Coming in January 2018
The past decade has seen a dramatic increase in access to schooling across theSouth Asia region, with the coverage of primary education becoming almostuniversal and that of secondary education increasing steadily. But the qualityof education remains a concern and the key challenge policy makers face...

Syrian Refugees and their Hosts: Lives, Livelihoods, and Local Impacts in Jordan, Lebanon, and Kurdish Region of Iraq

Bank, World.
(2018)  | 9781464810381 | World Bank Publications | pbk. | book | 208pp | Availability last checked: 11/8/2017
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Coming in January 2018
This report uses original data from households in three territories hosting thebulk of Syrian refugees--Jordan, Lebanon, and Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI)--tounderstand the socioeconomic characteristics and living conditions of refugeesand host communities and measure their impact on service provision,...

Global Economic Prospects, January 2018

World, Bank Group.
(2018)  | 9781464811630 | World Bank Publications | pbk. | book | 176pp | Availability last checked: 11/8/2017
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Coming in January 2018
Global Economic Prospects is a World Bank Group Flagship Report. Published semiannually, the report includes analysis of topical policy challenges faced by developing countries through in-depth research in the January edition, and shorter analytical pieces in the June edition.

In the Dark: How Much Do Power Sector Distortions Cost South Asia?

Zhang, Fan.
(2017)  | 9781464811548 | World Bank Publications | pbk. | book | 224pp | Availability last checked: 30/8/2017
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Electricity shortages are among the biggest barriers to South Asia’sdevelopment. Did you know that 30 percent of households in South Asia are notconnected to the power grid? Even households and firms that are connected oftenexperience long hours of blackouts. How much do power sector distortions costSouth...

Pathways for Peace: Inclusive Approaches to Preventing Violent Conflicts

United, Nations. World, Bank.
(2017)  | 9781464811623 | World Bank Publications | pbk. | book | 248pp | Availability last checked: 30/8/2017
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Since 2010, the number and intensity of violent conflicts have increasedrapidly. The human and economic costs associated with violent conflict aremassive, affecting long-term stability and prospects for economic developmentand poverty reduction. Today's violent conflicts are protracted and recurring,often...

The Skills Balancing Act in Sub-Saharan Africa: Investing in Skills for Productivity, Inclusion, and Adaptability

Arias, Omar. Evans, David K. Santos, Indhira.
(2017)  | 9781464811494 | World Bank Publications | pbk. | book | 340pp | Availability last checked: 30/8/2017
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Nowhere in the world is skills building more vital than in Sub-Saharan Africa.While the region faces challenges similar to those faced by other regions atsimilar stages of development, its challenges are also unique. With economic,demographic, and technological changes, the world of work and production...

Eruptions of Popular Anger: The Economics of the Arab Spring and Its Aftermath

World, Bank. lanchovichina, Elena.
(2017)  | 9781464811524 | World Bank Publications | pbk. | book | 190pp | Availability last checked: 11/8/2017
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The Arab Spring protests caught most of the world by surprise and precipitated achain of events that changed the course of history in the Middle East and NorthAfrica (MENA), ushering in a period of prolonged political instability andintense civil conflicts. The analysis of the Arab Spring aftermath...

World Development Report 2018: Learning to Realize Education's Promise

World, Bank.
(2017)  | 9781464810978 | World Bank Publications | hbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 11/8/2017
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Coming in November 2017
World Development Report 2018

What is Constraining Inclusive Growth in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, and Tunisia

Devarajan, Shantayanan. Hussain, Sahar S. Kouame, Auguste Tano. Sahnoun, Hania.
(2017)  | 9781464811708 | World Bank Publications | pbk. | book | 120pp | Availability last checked: 30/8/2017
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In the first decade of the 21st century, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)region registered relatively rapid economic growth, extreme poverty ratesdeclined and inequality as measured by the GINI coefficient was lower than theaverage for middle-income countries and, in most cases, declining. Yet,...

Global Financial Development Report 2017/2018: International Banking

World, Bank.
(2017)  | 9781464811487 | World Bank Publications | pbk. | book | 224pp | Availability last checked: 30/8/2017
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Successful international integration has underpinned most experiences of rapidgrowth, shared prosperity, and reduced poverty. Perhaps no sector of the economybetter illustrates the potential benefits--but also the perils--of deeperintegration than banking. International banking may contribute to faster...

 

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