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  • Mc Millan, Margaret; Rodrik, Dani; Sepulveda, Claudia (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2017-04)
    Developing countries made considerable gains during the first decade of the 21st century. Their economies grew at unprecedented rates, resulting in large reduction in extreme poverty ...
  • Dutz, Mark A.; Ferreira Mation, Lucas; O'Connell, Stephen D.; Willig, Robert D. (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2017-04)
    This paper is a study of the effect of Brazil's staggered Internet rollout between 2000 and 2014 on municipality employment and wages. The study uses a new, annual data set on Internet ...
  • Del Carpio, Ximena V.; Pabon, Laura M. (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2017-04)
    This paper offers evidence on the relationship between the minimum wage and unemployment and informal employment, and identifies some of the lessons learned on the potential effects ...
  • World Bank (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2017-01)
    As of January 2016, 6 million Haitians lived in poverty, surviving on less than USD $1.90 a day. Haitian poverty was largely driven by food insecurity, which especially undermines the ...
  • World Bank Group (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2017-04-26)
    Prices for most industrial commodities strengthened further in the first quarter (q/q), while global agricultural prices remained broadly stable. Crude oil prices are forecast to rise to an average of $55 per barrel (bbl) ...