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Phishing for Phools: The Economics of Manipulation and Deception by George Akerlof and Robert Shiller (October 19, 2015) Please check our blog here.

Circus Maximus: The Economic Gamble Behind Hosting the Olympics and the World Cup by Andrew Zimbalist (June 8, 2015)

The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them by Joseph E. Stiglitz (April 24, 2015)

Climate Shock: The Economic Consequences of a Hotter Planet by Gernot Wagner and Martin Weitzman (April 2, 2015)

Hall of Mirrors: The Great Depression, the Great Recession, and the Uses-and Misuses- of History by Barry Eichengreen (March 31, 2015)

The Urban Imperative: Towards Competitive Cities (March 9, 2015)

The Age of Sustainable Development by Jeffrey D. Sachs (March 6, 2015)

The Upside of Your Dark Side: Why Being Your Whole Self--Not Just Your "Good" Self--Drives Success and Fulfillment by Todd Kashdan and Robert Biswas-Diener (February 25, 2015)

Turkey’s Transitions: Integrity, Inclusion, Institutions Flagship Report (February 23, 2015)

Trade In Fishing Services: Emerging Perspectives on Foreign Fishing Arrangements (December 11, 2014)

Puzzles of Economic Growth by Leszek Balcerowicz (December 4, 2014)

International Development: Ideas, Experience, and Prospects by Ravi Kanbur (November 20, 2014)

Institutions Taking Root: Building State Capacity in Challenging Contexts (October 29, 2014)

Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t by Simon Sinek (July 15, 2014)

The System Worked: How the World Stopped Another Great Depression by Daniel W. Drezner (June 10, 2014)

Hydrofracking:  What Everyone Needs to Alex Prud’homme (May 28, 2014)

The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, Jim Yong Kim and Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka on "Voice and Agency Empowering Women & Girls" (May 14, 2014)

President of Uruguay, José Mujica, "Diálogo sin corbata" (A Dialogue without a Tie) (May 14, 2014)

A Social Strategy: How We Profit from Social Media by Mikolaj Jan Piskorski (May 14, 2014)

The Death of Money: The Coming Collapse of the International Monetary System by James Rickards (May 13, 2014)

Temptations of Power: Islamists and Illiberal Democracy in a New Middle East by Shadi Hamid (May 8, 2014)

The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and The Forgotten Rights of the Poor by William Easterly (May 7, 2014)

Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else by Chrystia Freeland (April 22, 2014) 

Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success. by Adam Grant (April 17, 2014)

A Conversation with Jane Goodall on the Wildlife Poaching Crisis in Africa (March 13, 2014)

Back to Work: Growing with Jobs in Europe and Central Asia (March 13, 2014)

The Son Also Rises: Surnames and the History of Social Mobility (March 10, 2013)

Greening India’s Growth: Costs, Valuations and Trade-Offs edited by Muthukumara Mani (March 6, 2014)

Revisiting the “Fortunes at the Base of the Pyramid”: Do We Have the Means to Realize a Billion Dollar Development Opportunity? - Tapping the Markets - (February 27, 2014)

Economic Development: What Everyone Needs to Know by Marcelo M. Giugale (February 11, 2014) 

Dealing with the Challenges of Macro Financial Linkages in Emerging Markets (January 29, 2014) 

The Labor Market for Health Workers in Africa: A new look at the Crisis (December 16, 2013) 

The Great Escape: Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality by Angus Deaton (December 2, 2013)

The Cost of Corruption in Education (November 18, 2013) 

Financial Inclusion: Global Financial Development Report 2014 (November 12, 2013) 

Pirate Trails: Tracking the Illicit Financial Flows from Piracy off the Horn of Africa (November 4, 2013) 

The Secret Financial Life of Food: From Commodities Markets to Supermarkets by Kara Newman (October 28, 2013)

Mass Flourishing: How Grassroots Innovation Created Jobs, Challenge, and Change by Edmund Phelps (October 23, 2013)

The Business Solution to Poverty: Designing Products and Services for Three Billion New Customers by Paul Polak and Mal Warwick (October 15, 2013)

Rethinking social accountability in Africa: Lessons from the Mwananchi Programme (September 12, 2013)

To Move The World: JFK’S Quest For Peace: Jeffrey Sachs (June 14, 2013)

From Poverty To Power: How Active Citizens And Effective States Can Change The World by Duncan Green (May 8, 2013)

Divided Nations: Why Global Governance is Failing and What We Can Do About It by Ian Goldin May 6, 2013)

How Much is Enough? Money and the Good Life by Robert Skidelsky (April 12, 2013)

Floating on a Malayan Breeze: Travels in Malaysia and Singapore by Sudhir Thomas Vadaketh (April 9, 2013)

The Measure of Civilization: How Social Development Decides the Fate of Nations by Ian Morris (March 18, 2013)

The End of Power: From Boardrooms to Battlefields and Churches to States, Why Being In Charge Isn't What It Used to Be. by Moises Niam (March 13, 2013)

SPECIAL EVENT: Former President of Ireland Mary Robinson for a conversation (March 1, 2013)

Waging War on Corruption: Inside the Movement Fighting the Abuse of Power by Frank Vogl (December 18, 2012)

Closing the Cancer Divide: An Equity Imperative (December 17, 2012)

Public Works as a Safety Net: Design, Evidence, and Implementation (December 12, 2012)


The Technology of Nonviolence Social Media and Violence Prevention by Joseph G. Bock (November 13, 2012)

World Development Report 2013: Development Happens Through Jobs (October 23, 2012)

Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty by James Robinson (October 19, 2012)

Rohit Bhargava - Why Likeonomics Matters for Development: The Unexpected Truth Behind Earning Trust, Influencing Behavior, and Inspiring Action (June 20. 2012)

Dambisa Moyo - Winner Take All: China's Race for Resources and What it Means for the World (June 13, 2012)

Some Small Countries Do It Better: Rapid Growth and Its Causes in Singapore, Finland, and Ireland (June 11, 2012)

Joseph E. Stiglitz - The Price of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future (June 8, 2012)

Ian Bremmer - Every Nation for Itself: Winners and Losers in a G-Zero World (May 22, 2012)

Investors in the Cold: How Most Government Investment Agencies Ignore Foreign Direct Investment When It Comes Knocking. Is there Anyone There? (May 21, 2012)

Draining Development? Controlling Flows of Illicit Funds from Developing Countries (May 17, 2012)

Jobs or Growth: Which Comes First (April 18, 2012)

Basketball Legend Dikembe Mutombo Joins Speaker Lineup for Spring Meetings Kick Off Event (April 18, 2012)

Gary S. Fields "Working Hard, Working Poor: A Global Journey (April 13, 2012)

Living through Crises: How the Food, Fuel, and Financial Shocks Affect the Poor (April 10, 2012)

The International Handbook on the Economics of Corruption, Vol. 2 (April 5, 2012)

Finance and the Good Society (March 29, 2012)

Sewing Success?: Employment, Wages, and Poverty Following the End of the Multi-fibre Arrangement (March 21, 2012)

Ascent After Decline- ReGrowing Global Economies After the Great Recession (March 12, 2012)

Light Manufacturing in Africa: Targeted Policies to Enhance Private Investment and Create Jobs (March 8, 2012)

New Structural Economics: A Framework for Rethinking Development and Policy (March 6, 2012)

The Oil Curse: How Petroleum Wealth Shapes the Development of Nations (February 28, 2012)

Social media, job growth, and microentrepreneurs (February 15, 2012)

How Corruption and Tax Evasion Distorts Development (December 1, 2011)

Improving Lives in Morocco: Extending Water and Sanitation Services to the Poor (November 29, 2011)

Niall Ferguson: Civilization: The West and the Rest (November 18, 2011)

Freefall: America, Free Markets and the Sinking of the World Economy (January 21, 2010)

Social Collaboration at the World Bank & Beyond (January 14, 2010)

A Global Life by James D. Wolfensohn (December 14, 2010)

Reaching Out to Parents and Teachers in Peru (December 14, 2009) 

Public Sentinel: News Media & Governance Reform (December 1, 2009)

Keynes: The Return of the Master: (November 19, 2009)

What Color is your Paratext (November 18, 2009)

Grappling With Health Worker Shortages (September 17, 2009) 

Global Investment Promotion Benchmarking 2009 (September 1, 2009) 

Communities of Practice at the World Bank & Beyond: Seizing a Critical Opportunity (July 23, 2009)

Information and Communication for Development 2009 (June 30, 2009) 

Gender Parity in World Bank Group Management (June 29, 2009) 

The View Outside (June 11, 2009)

Two Billion Cars (05/20/2009)

Israel 2028 (05/13/2009) 

The Global Deal (04/28/2009) 

Moving Out of Poverty (04/27/2009)

Time Inconsistent Bailouts (April 24, 2009) 

War, Guns and Votes (03/03/2009) 

South Asian Bond Markets (02/19/2009)

Getting Finance in South Asia 2009 (01/27/2009)

Creative Capitalism (01/26/2009)

Climate Change and Disasters - Risk and Policy (09/11/2008)

Broadcasting, Voice, and Accountability (06/17/2008)

Terrorism, Economic Development, and Political Openness (06/16/2008)

DEVELOPMENT OUTREACH - Business and Poverty: Opening Markets to the Poor (06/09/2008)

New Frontiers of Social Policy - Inclusive States, Equity, and Assets (06/04/2008)

Safe, Clean, and Affordable...Transport for Development (05/21/2008)

Parliaments as Peacebuilders in Conflict-Affected Countries (05/20/2008)

Borderless Captivity: Exploitation and Human Trafficking (05/07/2008)

A Handbook of International Trade in Services (04/18/2008)

The Practice of Fiscal Federalism (04/14/2008)

Will God - or Man - Play Dice with Nature? The ’Tail’ of Catastrophic Climate Change (3/13/2008)

Financing Energy Efficiency: Lessons from Brazil, China, India and Beyond (02/27/2008)

World Trade Indicators: Global Trade Policies ad Online Tools For Policy Analysis (12/12/2007)

Korea as a Knowledge Economy: Evolutionary Process and Lessons Learned (12/13/2007)

Gender and Economic Growth in Tanzania (11/08/2007)

Spending for Development (07/10/2007)

Beyond Disasters: Creating Opportunities for Peace (07/13/2007)

Public Policy and the Challenges of Chronic Noncommunicable Diseases (06/27/2007)

Societal Learning and Change (6/20/2007)

Publishing for Impact 2007: Reaching Readers Across Boundaries (06/5/2007)

A Decade of Action in Transport (04/17/2007)

Making Finance Work for Africa (03/13/2007)

Muscat, Sultanate of Oman  (07/12/2006)

Libya: Development Prospects and Challenges  (06/19/2006)

Escaping Poverty's Grasp and Creating Prosperity in Africa (06/15/2006)

Identity and Violence (05/24/2006)

Governance and Aid (04/27/2006)

Implementing Power Rationing in a Sensible Way (04/12/2006)

From Inside Brazil: Development in a Land of Contrasts(04/07/2006)

Information and Communications for Development 2006: Global Trends and Policies  (04/05/2006)

Capitalism' s Achilles Heel (03/30/2006)

Assessing World Bank Support for Trade 1987-2004 (03/24/2006)

Not If, But When: Adapting to Natural Hazards in the Pacific Islands Region (03/03/2006)

Indigenous Peoples, Poverty, and Human Development in Latin America (02/23/2006)

Cities in a Globalizing World (02/15/2006)


Repositioning Nutrition as Central to development: A Strategy For Large-Scale Action(01/30/2006)


History matters: Development For The 21st Century  (01/30/2006)


Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed  (01/19/2006)


Launch of reaching the Poor with Health, Nutrition, and Population Services  (12/07/2005)


Middle East and North Africa HIV/AIDS Strategy Launch  (12/01/2005)


Global Economic Prospects 2006 (11/21/2005)


DEC Lecture Series - Climate Change and Technology (11/10/2005)


Understanding Civil War: Evidence and Analysis (11/08/2005)


Reducing Poverty On a Global Scale (11/03/2005)

Rapid Results! How 100-day Projects Build the Capacity for Large Scale Change (11/02/2005)

Remittances: Development Impact and Future Prospects (06/30/2005)

African Development Indicators 2005 (06/29/2005)

Latin American Development Series: The Future of Reforms in Latin America (06/22/2005)

Market for Aid (06/16/2005)

Post-Conflict Rwanda: Presentation by Dele Olojede (05/24/2005)

Expanding Opportunities and Building Competencies for Young People (05/21/2005)

The World Is Flat By Thomas Friedman (04/26/2005)

Economic Growth in the 1990s (04/18/2005)

A Chance for the World Bank by Jo Ritzen (04/06/2005)

A Conversation with Queen Noor of Jordan (04/04/2005)

The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time, by Jeffrey Sachs (03/22/2005)

Health Insurance Reform in Nigeria (03/21/2005)

Addressing the Challenges of Globalization (01/24/2005)

Francis Fukuyama presents State Building: Governance and World Order in the 21st Century (12/14/2004)

South Asia Decentralization Series: Fiscal Decentralization to Rural Governments in India (12/07/2004)

Economies in Transition: An OED Evaluation of World Bank Assistance (12/01/2004)

Millennium Development Goals for Health: Rising to the Challenges (11/09/2004)

Transition Years: Reflections on Economic Reform and Social Changes in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (10/21/2004)

Responsible Growth for the New Millennium: Integrating Society, Ecology and the Economy (09/29/2004)

World Development Report 2005 (09/28/2004)

WTO and Challenges of Export-Led Growth: The WTO, Developing Countries and the Doha Development Agenda (09/23/2004)

2003 Annual Review of Development Effectiveness (07/15/2004)

Global Monitoring Report 2004 (07/07/2004)

Middle East and North Africa Development Report Series (06/15/2004)

Reforming Infrastructure: Privatization, Regulation and Competition (06/14/2004)

Soft Power: The Means to Success in World Politics (06/03/2004)

AIDS and South Africa: The Social Expression of a Pandemic (06/02/2004)

Culture and Prosperity: The Truth About Markets - Why Some Nations are Rich but Most Remain Poor (05/25/2004)

Improving the Lives of the Poor Through Investment in Cities: An Update on the Performance of the World Bank's Urban Portfolio (05/19/2004)

African Development Indicators (04/07/2004)

World on Fire: A Discussion with Amy Chua (03/25/2004)

Knowledge Economies in the Middle East and North Africa (03/09/2004)

Russia: All 89 Regions Trade and Investment Guide (02/19/2004)

Saving Capitalism From Capitalists (01/29/2004)

The Roaring Nineties by Joseph Stigliz (11/06/2003)

World Development Report 2004: Making Services Work for the Poor (10/30/2003)

Duel Book Launch for Chinua Achebe: Teacher of Light and the Debt Trap in Nigeria (10/27/2003)

Averting AIDS Crises in Eastern Europe and Central Asia: A Regional Support Strategy (10/15/2003)

Toward Country Led Developments (09/09/2003)

The Quiet Revolution (07/23/2003)

Steering by the Stars: Being Young in South Africa with Mamphele Ramphele (05/15/2003)

Worlds Apart (05/14/2003)

Governance Indicators, 1996-2002 (05/13/2003)

Lessons from NAFTA for Latin America and the Caribbean (04/16/2003)

White Mughals: East and West Before the Clash of Civilizations (04/15/2003)

Joseph Stiglitz and Kenneth Rogoff Discuss Globalization and Its Discontents (06/28/2002)

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