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Research Highlights 2009

Research Highlights 2009 offers a brief account of the activities of the Development Research Group, the World Bank’s principal research unit, located in the Development Economics Vice Presidency. note from the Director reflects on lessons from the financial crisis and its implications for the research program looking forward.

The Development Research Group continues to focus on development themes that cut across sectors and regions and reflect strong country demand, as well as the World Bank's priorities of reducing poverty in a fiscally, environmentally, and socially sustainable manner. The abbreviated report (see in this report) features selected research in 2009 that reflects the breadth and depth of the seven research programs.

This online version includes a link to the abbreviated print version, as well as a description of current research programs, a full list of publications for the year (some of them available online), and links to new and updated public-access datasets (below).

Previous highlight reports

2009 Annual Research Highlights Report Cover

IN THIS REPORT 

light blue bulletAbbreviated print version
(PDF 4.0 mb)
 
light blue bulletContents
light blue bulletA Note from the Director
light blue bulletOutreach & Dissemination
light blue bulletDirectory of Researchers 
(as of January 1, 2010)

Current
Research Programs

2009
Research Highlights

2009
Publications & Datasets
Director's Office

Highlights 

 Publications 

Agriculture and Rural Development 

Highlights

Publications

Environment and Energy 

Highlights

Publications

Finance and Private Sector Development

Highlights 

Publications 

Human Development and Public Services

Highlights 

Publications 

Macroeconomics and Growth

Highlights 

Publications 

Poverty and Inequality

Highlights 

Publications 

Trade and International Integration

Highlights 

Publications 

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