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  • publication . Preprint . Research . 2015
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Seabold, Skipper; Coppola, Andrea;

    The objective of this study is to assess the possibility of using Internet search keyword data for forecasting price series in Central America, focusing on Costa Rica, El Salvador, and Honduras. The Internet search data comes from Google Trends. The paper introduces the...

  • publication . Report . 2017
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Arias, Diego; Vieira, Pedro Abel; Contini, Elisio; Farinelli, Barbara; Morris, Michael;
    Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC

    This report explains about the agriculture productivity growth in Brazil.Agriculture has been an island of success in terms of productivity growth in the last decades compared to other sectors of the Brazilian economy and compared to other country’s agriculture sector.A...

  • publication . Research . 2014
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    World Bank Group;
    Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC

    Legislation based on international standards and harmonized between trade partners facilitates trade and enables products from developing countries to be competitive in the international market. Countries looking to export to the EU should aim to harmonize legislation w...

  • publication . Research . 2008
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Ndiaye, Mansour;
    Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC

    Following several years of disappointing economic performance, Senegal has made an important turnaround, with real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth averaging over 5 percent annually during 1995-2005. This paper shows that macroeconomic and structural reforms are key ...

  • publication . Report . 2012
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Ministry of Economy; World Bank;
    Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC

    Afghanistan faces a severe problem of poor nutrition and food insecurity. Chronic malnutrition among Afghan children is one of the highest in the world. This report investigates the status of food insecurity in Afghanistan with a focus on mapping provincial differences ...

  • publication . Article . 2009
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Harold Alderman;
    Persistent Identifiers

    Models of climate change predict increased variability of weather as well as changes in agro-ecology. The increased variability will pose special challenges for nutrition. This study reviews evidence on climate shocks and nutrition and estimates the economic consequence...

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  • publication . Report . 2011
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    World Bank;
    Publisher: World Bank, Jakarta

    East Java is the second largest contributor to Indonesia's economy with a growth rate similar to national level and other major provinces in Java. Nevertheless, for a province that is expected to be a major economic center in the country, there has been very little chan...

  • publication . Research . Preprint . Book . 2015
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Indermit S. Gill; Homi Kharas;
    Persistent Identifiers
    Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC

    Since we introduced the term “middle-income trap” in 2006, it has become popular among policy makers and researchers. In May 2015, a search of Google Scholar returned more than 3,000 articles including the term and about 300 articles with the term in the title. This pap...

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  • publication . Report . 2012
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    World Bank;
    Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC

    Agriculture in Tanzania accounts for 28 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and employs 80 percent of its labor force. The sector is also an important source of export revenues. The data and findings presented in this report provide a summary of the pe...

  • other research product . 2012
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    World Bank;
    Publisher: Washington, DC

    The recurrent global food price spikes in 2008 and 2010 rekindled interest in the use of national food grain stockpiles ('stocks') to enhance food security. They were a commonly used instrument in government responses to these food prices spikes. They were also widely c...

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