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KNOMAD International Logo Competition

Poster_LogoCompetition_KNOMAD.gifNovember, 2012—Creative people from all over the world are invited to design a logo for the Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development (KNOMAD), currently under inception at The World Bank’s Development Prospects Group. Enter your submission for a chance to win $2,500. Read more

Weekly Brief: Moderate inflation in some countries provides scope for policy easing to support growth (November 16, 2012) Read more 


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Daily commentary and monitoring on economic trends

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Development impact of migration and remittances

Global Economic Monitor

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Outlook Data

Economic forecast, 2012-14:

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Outlook for remittances

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GEP Summer 2012

Global Economic Prospects

The World Bank says that developing countries should prepare for a long period of volatility.

Commodity Markets

Commodity Markets

Non-energy commodity prices fell by 4.7 percent in May, in part due to dollar appreciation against major currencies early in the month.

Global Development Horizons 2011

Global Development Horizons

The world economy is adjusting to shifting economic growth poles and evolving finance paradigms.

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GMR 2012

Monitoring the MDGs

Annual Bank-IMF reports on progress toward the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

Global Monitoring Report 2012
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Global Monitoring Report 2011
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Leveraging Migration for Africa

Migration and Remittances

Leveraging Migration for Africa: Remittances, Skills, and Investments fills important knowledge gaps on African migration, remittances, and diaspora

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