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Are pension funds investing for the long run?  Feature imageADePT: a helping hand
 
2014
JULGrowth, Inequality, and Social Welfare: Cross-Country Evidence
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Building a Better Data Revolution
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JUN

Overview Course of Financial Sector Issues 2014
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MAY

Five Growth Mysteries in Search of a Broader Innovation Policy
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APRPushing the Limits of International Trade Policy
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MAREnsuring Equal Educational Opportunities for the Bottom 40 Percent
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FEBCan We Prevent Financial Crises?
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FEBLegal Reform Improves Women’s Welfare
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FEBTaking a First Step toward Establishing World Bank Ethical Guidelines for Research
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JANProgrammatic Parties Key to Improving Public Sector Performance
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2013
NOV

Risky Behaviors Constitute Growing Threats to Global Health
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NOVNew World Bank Group Report Charts Road Map for Financial Inclusion
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NOV

Debunking the Myths of Global Migration
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OCTThe Winners and Losers of Globalization: Finding a Path to Shared Prosperity
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SEP

Economic Development = Equal Rights for Women?
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SEPApplicable Research Key to Development
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SEP

World Bank Tool: A Systematic Solution to Land Governance
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AUGPower Line Projects Create Significant “Indirect” Jobs
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JULRethinking Informality: What is Keeping Firms from Going Formal?
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JUNLocal Solutions for Local Problems
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MAY

How Private Schools Are Changing the Education Landscape in Developing Countries
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APRNew World Bank Study Finds Large Gender Gaps in Access to Formal Banking
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APREnding Somali Piracy: Go After the System, Not Just the Pirates
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MAR

Financial Development: New Book Shows that Low-Income People Are “Bankable”
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MAR

Learning by Doing: The Social Observatory
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FEBCoastal Wetlands Highly Vulnerable to Sea-Level Rise
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2012 
DECNew Study: More Doctors Don't Necessarily Lead to Better Care
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NOVWorld Bank Report: Helping the Poor Through Localizing Development is Tough, but Essential
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OCT

New World Bank Group Survey: Doing Business Reforms May Have Boosted New Firm Registrations
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JULMeasuring Poverty: Movies or Snapshots?
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 New Database Reveals Pattern of Services Trade Restriction
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MAYWorld Bank Database Shows Export Markets Are Dominated by Big Firms
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APRThree Quarters of the World's Poor are "Unbanked"
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MARFrom Research to Action: Priorities for Least-Developed Countries in a Changing Global Economy
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FEBNew Estimates Reveal Drop in Extreme Poverty 2005-2010
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FEBAre Pension Funds Investing for the Long Term?
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JANADePT: A Helping Hand for Evidence-Based Decisions: Free Software Empowers Users
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2011
OCTWhere to Spend the Next Million? Applying Impact Evaluation to Trade Assistance
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SEP

Countries Strengthen Land Governance
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JUNComputable General Equilibrium Modeling: Influencing Debates
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JUNHow Global Biofuel Expansion Could Affect the Economy, Environment, and Food Supply
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MAYLiving Standard Measurement Study: When Data Collection is Intrepid
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APRPainstaking Path Toward Better Justice Systems
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JANInequality: The Haves and Have-Nots
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2010 
OCTThe Global Financial Crisis Led to Drop in Business Creation
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SEPMillennium Development Goals and Trade
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SEPLarge Scale Land Acquisitions: Protecting the Rights of Existing Owners
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JULYResearch Shows Promise in Preventing HIV
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APREconomic Crises Taking a Toll on Children
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FEBWorld Bank Updates Poverty Estimates for the Developing World
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JANStudy: In Malawi, Money in Girls’ Hands Boosts School Enrollment
Feature Article | World Bank Research 
  
2009 
DECKey Findings from World Bank Trade Research in 2009
Featured Article | World Bank Trade Research | Trade Costs and Facilitation 
NOVTackling Weaknesses in Agricultural Statistics in Africa: the LSMS-ISA Project
Featured Article | Living Standards Measurement Study 
SEPA Changing Climate for Development
Featured Article | Press Release | World Development Report 2010 
APRSocial Safety Nets: Lessons from rich and poor countries
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MARMeasurement, Promotion and Impact of Access to Financial Services
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FEB How to Bring Banks Back to Life
Q&A with Asli Demirguc-Kunt
 
Conditional Cash Transfers: Paying People to Invest in Children
Featured Article | Press Release | Policy Research Report (Full text & Summaries) 
  
2008
DEC Thirty Years of Development Economics
Featured Article | Development Economics through the Decades book website 
AUG World Bank Updates Poverty Estimates for the Developing World
Featured Article | Press Release | Working Paper | Issue Brief | Q&A
 Exploring New Policy Questions in HIV/AIDS Treatment
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JULYThe Doha Development Agenda: What's on the Table?
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JUNE Terrorism, Economic Development, and Political Openness
Featured Article | Macroeconomics and Growth website
 China’s Rapid Urbanization: Benefits, Challenges & Strategies
Featured Article | China Urbanizes book website 
 Why Trade Costs Matter to Africa
Featured Article  | World Bank Trade Costs & Facilitation project website
 Climate Change: Likely Impacts on African Crops, Livestock & Farm Types
Featured Article | World Bank Climate Change website 
MAY China's success against poverty: lessons for Africa?
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MARDeveloping Countries - A strategy for macroeconomic stability
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JANCooking with "Dirty" Fuels: A Serious Health Threat in Developing Countries
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 Indoor Air Pollution website
2007 
DEC

WB Research on the Challenges of Adapting to Climate Change
Featured Article | Climate Change Website 

NOVTrends in HIV/AIDS Data – Highlights from World Bank Research
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 Finance for All? Policies and Pitfalls in Expanding Access
Finance for All website | Multimedia |  Press Release
OCTWorld Development Report 2008: Agriculture for Development
World Development Report 2008 website | Slide Show | Press Release
SEPTransparency and Trade Facilitation in the Asia Pacific: What's at Stake?
Featured article | World Bank Trade Costs & Facilitation project website | World Bank Trade Research website
JULY

Migration Closes Gender Gap, Brings Other Social, Health Gain
Featured article | International Migration, Economic Development and Policy

JUNE

Strengthening Education: Approaches that Work
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MAY

Countries Emerging from Conflict
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 Slide Show | Conference papers  | Conflict website

APR

Are there Lasting Impacts of Aid to Poor Areas?
Featured Article | Research Brief | Policy Research Working Paper |
Poverty research program website 

MAR

Access to Finance: The Unfinished Agenda 
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FEB

Risk of sea-level rise: High stakes for developing countries
Featured Article | The impact of sea level rise on developing countries: a comparative analysis

JAN 

Book Examines Global Implications of India and China’s Growth
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 Dancing with Giants website 

  
2006 
NOV

Toxic Pollution from Agriculture: Cost and Remedies
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OCTSaving the Forests
Featured Article | Tropical Forest Policy Research Report Website 
 

Bank Regulation and Corporate Finance: Challenges for the Future
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JULY

Research Highlights 2005: Q & A with Alan Winters, Director of the Bank's Development Research Group
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MAY

Good Governance and Institutions Improve Access to Finance
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APR

Disclosing Emissions Information Helps Check Pollution in Asia
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MAR

New Research Shows that Supervision that Relies on Market Monitoring and Transparency Lowers Corruption in Bank Lending
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Missing in Action: Teacher and Medical Provider Absence in Developing Countries
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FEB

Better Data needed for Policy Research on Access to Financial Services
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JAN

Do Roads Bring Jobs to People? Lessons in Economic Geography
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Research Data and Techniques Enable Better Disaster Relief Coordination
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2005 

DEC

For Maximum Economic Growth from Trade Liberalization, Countries should consider Complementary Domestic Reforms
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OCT

Massive Brain Drain from some of the World's Poorest Countries
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 A New Tool for Relief Operations in Pakistan
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 Shelf Life Matters: Research of Enduring Quality and Influence
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Financial Development Helps Reduce Poverty
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SEP

Fighting Poverty: Findings and Lessons from China's success
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Experimental Evidence: Indian Caste System May Persistently Affect Lower-Caste Incomes by Influencing Expectations
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JAN

Protect & Promote Poor People's Knowledge to Raise their Incomes, says World Bank study
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Last updated: 2014-07-07




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