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    Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - Iraq

    Oct 01, 2015
    This economy profile for Doing Business 2016 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for Iraq. To allow for useful comparison, the profile also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for...
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    Where are Iraq’s poor? : mapping poverty in Iraq

    Vishwanath,Tara, Sharma,Dhiraj, Krishnan,Nandini, Blankespoor,Brian  |  Jun 23, 2015
    Measuring poverty and tracking it over time is an important prerequisite to national economic planning. Absence of official data on household expenditure or poverty line hampered the ability of Iraqi policymakers ...
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    The Kurdistan region of Iraq : assessing the economic and social impact of the Syrian conflict and ISIS

    Abdallah,Lina, Abdel Aziz,Teymour, Ali,Nazaneen Ismail, Ali,Soran Hama Tahir, Alkhoja,Ghassan N., Bahnson,Caroline, Dahdah,Said, Dajani,Ibrahim Khalil, Denizer,Cevdet A., Minatelli,Janet Lynn, Esen,Ferhat, Fotovat Ahmadi,Sepehr, Hart,Tracy, Jaffrin,Guillemette Sidonie, Jennings,Ray Salvatore, Jokanovic,Igor, Kamphuis,Bertine, Krishnan,Nandini, Kulaksiz,Sibel, Mattoo,Aaditya, Mcconaghy,Peter, Mobasher Fard,Shahrzad, Mofid,Nafie Mohammed, Neman,Ramzi Afif, Nikaein Towfighian,Samira, Olivieri,Sergio Daniel, Raad,Firas, Rabie,Tamer Samah, Raha,Shomikho, Talbi,Amal, Temourov,Moukim, Onder,Harun  |  Apr 16, 2015
    The Kurdistan Region of the Republic of Iraq (KRI) is a constitutionally recognized semiautonomous region in northern Iraq with a population of 5.1 million (2012 estimate). Its government (the KRG), based in...
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    Iraq : electricity distribution

    Apr 01, 2015
    Iraq’s electricity distribution network is overloaded and in need of significant investment to be able to meet current and future demand. The system is also negatively impacted by the absence of effective...
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    Iraq - Diversified development in a resource-rich fragile state : World Bank background note

    Jan 01, 2015
    More than 10 years after the overthrow of Saddam, the impatience of the Iraqi people and government for transformation of their economy to advance shared prosperity is growing. The government has expressed the ...
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