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Maldives Research

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  • BOARD SUMMARY
    Jun 26, 2014
  • WORKING PAPER
    Apr 01, 2014
    Real GDP growth in Maldives stood at 3.7 percent in 2013 and its outlook is positive at 4.5 percent for 2014. The tourism demand is slowly picking up and has a positive impact on growth in the non- tourism...
  • WORKING PAPER
    Mar 01, 2014
    Maldives is in the sixth year of a complex political transition to a multi-party democracy. Its development agenda has been ambitious, working to cement newly established democratic institutions and taking a ...
  • WORKING PAPER
    Oct 29, 2013
    This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for Maldives. In a series of annual reports, Doing Business assesses regulations affecting domestic firms in 189 economies and ranks the economies in 10...
  • WORKING PAPER
    Oct 29, 2013
    This regional profile presents the Doing Business indicators for economies in South Asia. It also shows the regional average, the best performance globally for each indicator and data for the following comparator ...
Health Care

The unique geography of Maldives, along with high dependence on imports and expatriate manpower, has meant that health services come at substantially higher costs than other countries in the region. In response, the country has undertaken several reforms to the way health is financed, including introduction of a national health insurance program. Read More »

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Education

The quality of education is a major policy challenge facing the Maldives. The country achieved the first-generation objective of providing universal access to basic education through rapid expansion of enrollment. As is frequently the case with such countries, the second-generation challenge is to provide education of adequate quality. Read More »