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World Bank

Works: 40,823 works in 73,894 publications in 3 languages and 1,107,413 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Maps  Case studies  Conference proceedings  Rules  Catalogs  Handbooks, manuals, etc 
Roles: Editor, Other, Publisher, Funder, Contributor, Recipient, Publishing director, Originator, Choreographer
Classifications: HG3881.5.W57, 333.7
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Little data book 2004 by World Bank ( )
215 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 8,760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Now in its 6th edition, The Little Data Book 2004 is a pocket-sized ready reference on key development data for 206 countries. Profiles of each country include 54 key development indicators like: Population and population growth; GNI, GDP, GDP growth, Exports and Imports, and Gross Capital Formation; Deforestation, Water Use, Energy Use and Electricity Use per Capita; Life Expectancy, Fertility Rate, Child Malnutrition, Prevalence of HIV, Girls in Primary School; Paved Roads, Aircraft Departures, Personal Computers; High-technology exports, Foreign Direct Investment, Present Value of Debt, and Aid per Capita. Drawing on data from the World Bank's World Development Indicators 2004, The Little Data Book provides quick reference to the latest available data for World Bank member countries as well as other economies with populations of over 30,000. Separate tables summarize data for the World, by Region (East Asia and Pacific, Middle East and Africa, etc.), and Income Group. A helpful Glossary of Terms defines each indicator."
Procurement of works by World Bank ( )
70 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A guide to the World Bank by World Bank ( )
45 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 2,560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This completely revised and updated second edition provides an accessible and straightforward overview of the World Bank Group's history, organization, mission, and purpose. Additionally, for those wishing to delve further into subjects of particular interest, the book guides readers to sources containing more detailed information, including annual reports, Web sites, publications, and e-mail addresses for various departments. It also provides information on how to work for or do business with the World Bank."--Jacket
World development report by World Bank ( )
in English and Spanish and held by 2,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Atlas of global development : [a visual guide to the world's greatest challenges] by World Bank ( )
59 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 2,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This revised and updated third edition of the 'Atlas of Global Development' illustrates some important development challenges facing the world. Based upon authoritative data from the World Bank's World Development Indicators, this volume provides a wealth of information on critical global topics including poverty, environmental sustainability, communicable diseases, migration, corruption, and growing populations. Features include worldwide mapping, timeline graphs, ranking tables, comparative mode, the ability to export and share graphics, and easy navigation."--pub. desc
Confronting AIDS public priorities in a global epidemic by Martha Ainsworth ( )
20 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 1,840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This revised and updated edition of the pathbreaking report on the global AIDS epidemic outlines the strategic role that government must play in slowing the spread of HIV and mitigating the impact of AIDS. Drawing on the knowledge accumulated in the 17 years since the virus that causes AIDS was first identified, the report highlights policies that are most likely to be effective in managing the epidemic. These include early actions to minimize the spread of the virus, aiming preventive interventions at high risk groups, and evaluating measures that would assist households affected by AIDS according to the same standards applied to other health issues. This revised edition should be a valuable resource for public health, policymakers, researchers, and anyone with an interest in this devastating global health crisis
Finance & development by International Monetary Fund ( )
in English and held by 1,737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
ProQuest electronic version of: Finance & development. Supports browsing, searching, and printing of documents
Global economic prospects and the developing countries by World Bank ( )
48 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and French and held by 1,643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the second in an annual series of staff reports analyzing the global economic prospects for development. Like the first, it focuses on the main international economic linkages, with an emphasis on developing countries. The report complements the World Development Report by presenting the analytical underpinning to the WDR's discussion of international economic trends and a more detailed exposition of the factors that define the global circumstances for developing countries. The report pays keen attention to the international economic environment that to the role of developing country policies, although it recognizes the primary importance of the latter
The greening of economic policy reform by Jeremy J Warford ( )
18 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 1,627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Building inclusive financial systems a framework for financial access by Michael S Barr ( )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Addresses the challenges of making financial systems more inclusive, emulating successful ventures in new markets, and utilizing technologies and government policies to support the expansion of financial access. Examines many dimensions of financial access, including measuring financial access, understanding the impact of expanded access, and examining alternative institutional models"--Provided by publisher
Greening industry new roles for communities, markets, and governments by World Bank ( )
16 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 1,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Accompanying CD-ROM contains background and reference material for the text, including the text itself, as well as a slightly modified version of the World Bank's New ideas for pollution regulation (NIPR) web site, current as of 9/29/99. CD-ROM also includes Netscape, Adobe Acrobat, and Real Media audio/video player
Entering the 21st century World development report, 1999/2000 by World Bank ( )
24 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The World Development Report 2005: A Better Investment Climate for Everyone argues that improving the investment climates of their societies should be a top priority for governments. This book draws on surveys of nearly 30,000 firms in 53 developing countries, country case studies, and other new research. The Report contains selected data from the World Bank's new program of Investment Climate Surveys, the Bank's Doing Business Project, and the World Development Indicators 2004, which is an appendix of economic and social data for over 200 countries. The World Development Report offers practical insights for policymakers, executives, scholars, and all those with an interest in economic development."--Jacket
Globalization, growth, and poverty building an inclusive world economy by Paul Collier ( )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Globalization is a powerful force for poverty reduction as societies and economies around the world are becoming more integrated. Although this international integration presents tremendous opportunities for developing countries, it also has raised concerns about rising inequality, shifting power, and cultural uniformity. This report assesses the impact of globalization and addresses the ensuing anxieties. It proposes an agenda for action aimed at mitigating the risks that globalization potentially generates, while maximizing the opportunities for the poor.--Publisher description
Globalization for development : trade, finance, aid, migration, and policy by Ian Goldin ( Book )
24 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Globalization and its relation to poverty reduction and development is not well understood. The book identifies the ways in which globalization can overcome poverty or make it worse. The book defines the big historical trends, identifies main global flows?trade, finance, aid, migration, and ideas?and examines how each can contribute to undermine economic development. By considering what helps and what does not, the book presents policy recommendations to make globalization more effective as a vehicle for shared growth and prosperity. It will be of interest to students, researchers and anyone i
Lithuania an opportunity for economic success ( )
15 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
World Bank atlas by World Bank ( )
21 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 1,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
World resources : a report by the World Resources Institute and the International Institute for Environment and Development by World Resources Institute ( )
in English and held by 1,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An authoritative primary reference volume on global environmental and natural resource conditions and trends for the United Nations, World Bank, and related international organizations
Disease control priorities in developing countries a summary by Dean T Jamison ( )
27 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
And cross-Cutting Themes -- Selecting Intervebtions -- Strengthening health systems
Assessing aid what works, what doesn't, and why by World Bank ( )
21 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Assessing Aid is the seventh in a series of Policy Research Reports intended to bring to a broad audience the results of World Bank research on development policy issues. These reports take stock of what is and is not known about these issues and contribute to the debate on appropriate public policies for developing economies."--Jacket
Developing the occupied territories. an investment in peace by World Bank ( )
18 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
al- Bank ad-Duwalī
Banca di ricostruzione e sviluppo
Banca internacional de reconstrução e desenvolvimento
Banca Internațională pentru Reconstrucție și Dezvoltare
Banca internazionale per la ricostruzione e lo sviluppo
Banca internazionale per la ricostruzione per lo sviluppo
Banca Mondială
Banca mondiale
Banca ricostruzione e sviluppo
Banco Internacional
Banco internacional de reconstrucción y fomento
Banco mundial
Banco Mundial - BM.
Bank al-Dawlī
Bank al-Dawlī lil-Inshāʼ wa-al-Taʻmīr
Bank Dunia
Bank Światowy.
Banque internationale pour la reconstruction et le développement
Banque mondiale
BIRD (Banque internationale pour la reconstruction et le développement)
BIRF (Banco internacional de reconstrucción y fomento)
Dėlkhiĭn Bank
Dhanāgār Bibhab Lok
Diethni̲s Trapeza gia ti̲n Anasygkroti̲si̲ kai Anaptyxi̲
Guo ji fu xing kai fa yin hang
IBRD (International Bank for Reconstruction and development)
International bank for reconstruction and development
Internationale Bank fuer Wiederaufbau und Wirtschaftsfoerderung
Internationale Bank für Wiederaufbau und Entwicklung
Kokusai Fukkō Kaihatsu Ginkō
Kukche Puhŭng Kaebal Ŭnhaeng
Lōka Băṅkuva
Mezhdunarodnyĭ bank dli︠a︡ rekonstrukt︠s︡ii i razvitii︠a︡
Mezinárodní banka pro obnovu a rozvoj
Międzynarodowy Bank Rozwoju i Odbudowy
Mirovoĭ Bank
Mirovoj Bank
Mirovoj Bank Rekonstrukcii i Razvitija
Msopʻlio Bankis
Ngân hàng Thế giới
Paris (France)
Pasaules Banka
Prapañca Byāṅku
Segye Ŭnhaeng
Shi jie yin hang
Shih chieh yin hang
Starptautiskā rekonstrukcijas un attīstības banka
Svetová Banka
Svetovna Banka
Svetska Banka
Svitovyĭ Bank
Svitovyĭ bank rekonstrukt︠s︡iï i rozvytku
Svitovyj Bank
Svjetska banka
Thanākhān Lōk
The World Bank
Viśva Baiṅka
Vsemirnyĭ Bank
Vsemirnyj bank.
Washington (D.C.)
Welt Bank
World bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
World Bank Group. World Bank
Всемирный банк
Дэлхийн Банк
Международный банк реконструкции и развития
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