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Women's Underrepresentation in IFI Leadership
November 27, 2023
EU-Africa Strategy: State of Play
November 24, 2023
Skill Development and Regional Mobility: Lessons from the Australia-Pacific Technical College - Working Paper 370
June 09, 2014
This paper was updated in March 2015. Developing countries invest in training skilled workers and can lose part of their investment if those workers emigrate.
The WHO Global Code of Practice: A Useful Guide for Recruiting Health Care Professionals? Lessons from Germany and Beyond
June 04, 2014
More and more countries are recruiting doctors and nurses overseas, unleashing global debates on the proper regulation health worker migration. The World Health Organization (WHO) has advanced a “Global Code of Practice” on health worker recruitment.
Data Set for "Understanding Latin America’s Financial Inclusion Gap - Working Paper 367"
May 27, 2014
This is the data set for Working Paper 367 which analyzes Latin America’s financial inclusion gap, the difference between the average financial inclusion for Latin America and the corresponding average for a set of comparator countries.
Understanding Latin America’s Financial Inclusion Gap - Working Paper 367
May 20, 2014
This paper analyzes Latin America’s Financial Inclusion Gap, the difference between the average financial inclusion for Latin America and the corresponding average for a set of comparator countries.
Why Don't Remittances Appear to Affect Growth? - Working Paper 366
May 19, 2014
While measured remittances by migrant workers have soared in recent years, macroeconomic studies have difficulty detecting their effect on economic growth. We review existing explanations for this puzzle and propose three new ones. First, we offer evidence that a large majority of the recent rise in...
Migration and Development Research Is Moving Far beyond Remittances - Working Paper 365
May 15, 2014
Research on migration and development has recently changed, in two ways. First, it has grown sharply in volume, emerging as a proper subfield. Second, while it once embraced principally rural-urban migration and international remittances, migration and development research has broadened to consider ...
Towards Strong and Stable Capital Markets in Emerging Market Economies
May 07, 2014
This paper identifies and discusses the conditions needed for achieving strong and stable capital markets in emerging market economies, which at present remain illiquid and underdeveloped.