Turkey is one of the largest middle-income partners of the World Bank Group (WBG), and the 18th largest economy in the world. In less than a decade, per capita income in the country has nearly tripled and now exceeds $10,000.
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This Respectful Workplace Advisors (RWA)
network news and views newsletter includes the following:
Human Resource (HR) policy revisions during FY11 by, Deborah
J. W... Show More +right; Ombudsman services and RWA program annual report
2010 by, Connie Bernard; RWAs reach out to new staff; tips
for asking open-ended questions by, Odile Rheaume; value of
mid-term training as an RWA by, Khawar Saeed Ansari; and
tips for asking open-ended questions. Show Less -
This Country Impact Review examined the
International Finance Corporation's (IFC) operations in
Turkey between 1994 and 2004, to evaluate IFC's country
strategies, ... Show More +as well as development and investment outcomes
of its projects, respectively, to derive lessons for future
strategies and operations. The review's findings are on
balance positive. IFC's portfolio in Turkey has
performed well: it yielded better-than-average development
impacts, and earned the same profitability rate as the IFC
portfolio average for the period under review. IFC responded
appropriately both to market opportunities, and strategic
imperatives necessitated by the economic, and political
crises in the country. Show Less -
Roundup : oil : into the Caspian sea,
and Asia : pieces of the puzzle; by Linda McCormick. Dealing
with the devil - the hell of corruption; by Philip Segal.
Just wh... Show More +at the Doctor ordered - prescriptions for private
health care in developing countries; by Sally Gelston.
Echoes of a Bank - raising a region's standards; by Rob
Wright. Client perspectives : Champion of change - Louis V.
Gerstner. Brain waves : man of culture. Show Less -
The legacy of Habitat II. Habitat II: a
critical assessment. The right to housing debate. The
private sector: an afterthought. Implementing Habitat
II's objectives:... Show More + the role of USAID. Ahmedabad's
credit rating: builidng the basics for better urban finance.
Partnership in action. Children at Habitat II. Violence and
its effects on women's access to social services.
East-Central European urban and housinng indicators system.
Best practices in Istanbul...and after. The challenge of our
times. Life after Habitat II in Istanbul. Habitat II: a time
and a place to share ideas. Interview with Wally N'Dow,
Assistant Secretary-General, UNCHS (Habitat). Converstion
with Shafqat Kakakhel, Pakistan's High Commissioner to
the United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat). Show Less -
In this issue: Feature article: World
Bank research in water supply and sanitation. Completed
research: Socioeconomic aspects of fertility behavior in
rural Botswa... Show More +na. Prototype country models. Food deficits of
target groups. New research: Redistributive aspects of
social programs in Costa Rica. Agricultural trade patterns
in an expanded European community and their effects on
Tunisia. Cross-country analysis of growth in Sub-Saharan
Africa. Economic management in countries dependent on
exports of natural resources. Agricultural pricing policies
in Turkey. Relative process in Hungary, Poland, and Romania.
A manual of agriculture sector programming models. A model
for urban land and infrastructure costing, pricing, and
design. New and forthcoming publications. Show Less -
In this issue: Feature Article: World
Bank research in electric power, by Mohan Munasinghe.
Completed research: Labor migration and manpower in the
Middle East and ... Show More +North Africa. The agricultural economy of
Northeast Brazil. New research and applications: The impact
of agricultural extension: a case study of the training and
visit system. Market and agricultural policy determinants of
rural incomes. Effects of small-scale dairy development on
the poor. The structure of employment and sources of income
in Peru. Identifying the urban poor in Brazil, Fertility and
family planning in Kenya. Lending to small-scale enterprises
in Kenya. The direction of developing countries' trade:
patterns, trends, and implications. Protection and
industrial incentives in Turkey. Social accounts and
development models for Cyprus. New and forthcoming publications. Show Less -