The World Bank was formally established on December 27,following the ratification of the Breton Woods agreement. Two years later, the Bank issued its first, and largest, loan: Later, after the economic revival of Europe, the World Bank's activities became focused on developing countries. By financing infrastructure projects, poverty should be reduced.
Please find below more information on current World Bank research topics. Originally developed as briefing notes for incoming Bank president, Paul Wolfowitz, these "deep background" notes introduce the reader to key recent research findings from both inside and outside the Bank.
List of current research areas at the World Bank:: Conflict studies the economics of civil war and post-conflict transitions to advise policymakers on avoiding conflict and conflict recurrence as well as improve the prospects of post-conflict development.
Living Standards Measurement Study LSMS makes available to researchers the data sets and methodological lessons from the LSMS household surveys, an important tool in measuring and understanding poverty in developing countries. Agriculture and Rural Development focuses on three broad questions: The findings interpretations and conclusions expressed in the university papers appearing on this website are those of the authors of the papers and are not necessarily those of the World Bank Group, its Boards of Executive Directors or the countries they represent.
Queries about individual articles should be addressed to the authors.The World Bank Group works in every major area of development. We provide a wide array of financial products and technical assistance, and we help countries share and apply innovative knowledge and solutions to the challenges they face.
Pension Reform In China: Under the Shadow of the World Bank. by Lizhao Zheng LL.B., East China University of Politics & Law, A Thesis Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the. Robert McNamara Fellowships are open to nationals of a Bank member country eligible to receive World Bank financing who are currently enrolled in a PhD program.
The fellowships are towards a doctoral research for a 6 to 10 month period in a renowned university or research center around the world.
Deadline is 2. With member countries, staff from more than countries, and offices in over locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries.
the role that bank corporate governance issues played in the financial crisis is not inconsequential and that, as suggested Bank Corporate Governance: A Proposal for the Post-Crisis World Jonathan Macey and Maureen O’Hara Jonathan Macey is the Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Our thesis is that the greater complexity and.
Please find below more information on current World Bank research topics.
"Knowledge in Development Notes" provide brief summaries of the state of knowledge on important areas of development," says L. Alan Winters, Director of the Development Research Group of .