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Ending Poverty and Sharing Prosperity

Global Monitoring ReportOctober 7, 2014 -- The Global Monitoring Report 2014/2015: Ending Poverty and Sharing Prosperity introduces the WBG’s twin goals and presents the first account of the challenge of ending extreme poverty and promoting shared prosperity. Read more

Global Macroeconomics

Weekly Brief: An environment of exceptionally low interest rates has continued to support capital flows to developing countries. (Dec. 3, 2014) Read more 

Commodity Markets Outlook: Analysis of key commodity markets, prices, and price forecasts (October 2014).

Financial Market Outlook: Analysis of global financial market trends and a forecast of capital flows to developing countries (June 2014).

Global Economic Monitor

Daily Brief: Dec. 15

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GEP Summer 2014

Global Economic Prospects

Developing economies need to double down on economic reforms.

Commodity Markets

Commodity Markets

Prices of most commodities, particularly oil, are expected to remain weak, says the latest Commodity Markets Outlook.

Outlook | Website

Global Development Horizons 2013

Global Development Horizons

In a report, the World Bank examines medium- and long-term forces influencing the global economy.

 Report | Web site | Press | Blog

GMR 2014

Monitoring the MDGs

Annual Bank-IMF reports on progress toward the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

Global Monitoring Report 2014
Full Report | Web site | Press | Feature Story 

Global Monitoring Report 2013
Full Report | Web site | Press | Feature Story 

Migration and Remittances Brief 21

Migration and Remittances

Migration and Remittances Brief 23

Remittances to developing countries to grow by 5% this year, while conflict-related forced migration is at all-time high.

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