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InfoShop News                                                                                                       June 2012   

        

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NEW ARRIVALS
   Over 100 new titles come in every month. You can buy World Bank publications at InfoShop or on-line. All other books are in-store only. Click on images below to see brief summaries of this month's featured titles. You can see the entire list of our new arrivals here. 

         

       

SPOTLIGHT: AID Forum 2012  
   InfoShop is pleased to once again exhibit at the Aid & International Development Forum. This free, global event is dedicated to the effective delivery of humanitarian aid and development solutions. Visit us at stand N11, where we will be featuring World Bank and other publications.
    This event helps decision makers from the UN, aid agencies, NGOs and governments improve and facilitate information sharing and cross-sector operations through interactive workshops, seminars and informal networking, with opportunities to see the latest solutions in action.

Greeting Cards that Help D.C. Youth

InfoShop has teamed up with Life Pieces to Master-pieces, a local non-profit that helps African-American males turn challenges into possibilities. Cards featuring original artwork by LPTM apprentices can be purchased for $3 each, or in sets of 8 for $19.95.

EVENTS

BOOK LAUNCH   

The
Price of Inequality

June 8
12:00 PM

Details to come  RSVP


BOOK LAUNCH  

Winner
Take All

June 13
12:00 PM

Details   RSVP


BOOK LAUNCH  

Likeonomics

June 20
12:00 PM

Details to come  RSVP

See the complete Events Calendar

BEST SELLERS
1.
 Guide to the World Bank, 3rd edition 
2. Demystifying the Chinese Economy 
3. Why Nations Fail: The Origin of Power, Prosperity and Poverty
4. Every Nation for Itself: Winners and Losers in a G-Zero World
5. Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty
6. End this Depression Now!
7. Africa Capacity Indicators 2012
8. World Development Report 2012: Gender Equality and Development
9. Little Data Book 2012
10. World Development Report 2011: Conflict, Security and Development
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ACCESS TO INFORMATION
The World Bank's Policy on Access to Information has established a groundbreaking change in how the World Bank makes information available. The public can get more information than ever before — information about projects under preparation, projects under implementation, analytic and advisory activities, and Board proceedings. Learn more about the policy here, or request information not readily available on the Bank's website here.

RESOURCES AND NEW INFORMATION
The World Bank releases new documents on a daily basis. These documents can be downloaded freely from the Documents and Reports database. For assistance, contact the Public Information Service located near you.

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