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TCdata360: Filling Gaps in Open Trade and Competitiveness Data

The World Bank Group just launched a new open data platform for trade and competitiveness – TCdata360. The site aggregates and visualizes data from multiple sources and presents it in tandem with other knowledge and resources. The site currently features over 1350 indicators drawn from the following sources: Citizen Engagement in Rulemaking Doing Business Enabling …
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The Africa Competitiveness Report 2011

The African Development Bank, the World Bank, and the World Economic Forum have jointly launched a new report, “The Africa Competitiveness report 2011”. It is released ahead of the World Economic Forum on Africa, taking place from May 4-6 in Cape Town, South Africa. The study presents an integrated vision of the policy challenges African …
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The World Bank: The Role of Innovation in Post-crisis Growth

Innovation is vital for Europe and Central Asian countries’ post-crisis growth, according to the World Bank. The Bank urges countries to focus on key priorities for sustainable growth by ensuring that resources for innovation are not cut as part of fiscal consolidation, but are used more efficiently, and by approaching the crisis as an opportunity …
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