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World Development Report 2019: The Changing Nature of Work

The World Bank has just launched the World Development Report 2019, entitled “The Changing Nature of Work.” The report studies how the nature of work is changing as a result of advances in technology today. Fears that robots will take away jobs from people have dominated the discussion over the future of work, but the …
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World Development Report 2010

The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and The World Bank have just published the report, “World Development Report 2010: Development and Climate Change”. The study highlights the links between climate change and development and is divided into two parts. Part 1 focuses on strategies for: -Reducing human vulnerability and supporting biodiversity and ecosystem services …
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The Complete World Development Report Online

A new online collection of all the World Development Reports (WDRs) since 1978 was just launched by the World Bank. The Complete World Development Report Online, which allows users to easily access and search across these World Bank annual flagship publications, is free and open to the public and may be accessed at http://wdronline.worldbank.org. The …
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Reshaping Economic Geography. World Development Report 2009

The World Bank has just published the World Development Report 2009: Reshaping Economic Geography. It exposes that the most effective policies for promoting long-term growth are those that facilitate geographic concentration and economic integration, both within and across countries. The following key facts are discussed: -Economic activity concentrates as places prosper -Living standards converge with …
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