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Board Report
Oliver JoeApr 12, 2014

This is a statement by Honourable Joe Oliver, Minister of Finance at the eighty-ninth meeting of the Development Committee held on April 12, 2014. The World Bank Group has an instrumental role to play in helping ...

Publication
Bhalla Kavi, Shotten Marc, Cohen Aaron, Brauer Michael, Shahraz Saeid, Burnett Richard, Leach-Kemon Katherine, Freedman Greg, Murray Christopher J. L.Mar 31, 2014

This report summarizes the findings of a long and meticulous journey of data gathering and analysis to quantify the health losses from road deaths and injuries worldwide, as part of the path-finding Global Burden...

Country Gender Assessment (CGA)
Mar 30, 2014

This assessment provides a broad picture of gender disparities in Moldova in agency, education, health, and access to economic opportunities. The gender gap in education is small, yet it is greatest at higher...

Country Gender Assessment (CGA)
Mar 03, 2014

Belarus demonstrated strong economic growth 2000-2008 and this translated into fast poverty reduction. Belarus invested a lot in the human capital of its population both in men and women. This assessment ...

Policy Research Working Paper
Milazzo AnnamariaMar 01, 2014

This paper is the first to show that excess mortality among adult women can be partly explained by strong preference for male children, the same cultural norm widely known to cause excess mortality before birth...