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Product Description: The Little Data Book 2016 is a pocket edition of World Development Indicators 2015. It is intended as a quick reference for users of the World Development Indicators database, book, and mobile app. The database covers more than 1,200 indicators and spans more than 50 years...read more
By World Bank (corporate author)

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9781464808340 | World Bank, April 11, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The Little Data Book 2016 is a pocket edition of World Development Indicators 2015.

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Product Description: Migration and Remittances Factbook 2016, 3rd edition, is the latest update of the popular 2008 and 2011 volumes. The factbook presents the numbers and facts behind the stories of international migration and remittances, drawing on authoritative, publicly available data...read more
By World Bank (corporate author)

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9781464803192 | 3 edition (World Bank, March 31, 2016), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Migration and Remittances Factbook 2016, 3rd edition, is the latest update of the popular 2008 and 2011 volumes.

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Product Description: Global growth disappointed once again in 2015. A further deceleration of activity in key emerging and developing economies overshadowed a modest recovery in major high-income countries, amid weakening commodity prices, global trade, and capital flows...read more
By World Bank (corporate author)

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9781464806759 | World Bank, February 2, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Global growth disappointed once again in 2015.

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Product Description: This handy pocket guide is a quick reference for users interested in gender statistics. The book presents gender-disaggregated data for more than 200 economies in an easy country-by-country reference on demography, education, health, labor force, political participation and the Millennium Development Goals...read more
By World Bank (corporate author)

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9781464805561 | World Bank, December 28, 2015, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: This handy pocket guide is a quick reference for users interested in gender statistics.

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Product Description: Public-private partnerships (PPPs) are long-term contracts between a private party and a government agency that strive to provide a public asset or service in which the private party bears both some risk and some management responsibility...read more
By World Bank (corporate author)

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9781464806308 | World Bank, December 1, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Public-private partnerships (PPPs) are long-term contracts between a private party and a government agency that strive to provide a public asset or service in which the private party bears both some risk and some management responsibility.

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Product Description: The Global Monitoring Report 2015/2016: Development Goals in an Era of Demographic Change details the progress toward the global development goals and examines the impact of demographic change on achieving these goals. Part I examines global development progress, the unfinished development agenda, and the policy opportunities ahead...read more
By International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (corporate author) and World Bank (corporate author)

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9781464806698 | World Bank, November 6, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The Global Monitoring Report 2015/2016: Development Goals in an Era of Demographic Change details the progress toward the global development goals and examines the impact of demographic change on achieving these goals.

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Product Description: Doing Business 2016 is the 13th publication in a series of annual reports comparing business regulation in 189 economies. This year the publication addresses regulations affecting 10 areas of everyday business activity including: •Starting a business •Dealing with construction permits •Getting electricity •Registering property •Getting credit •Protecting minority investors •Paying taxes •Trading across borders •Enforcing contracts •Resolving insolvencyDoing Business 2016 updates all indicators as of June 1, 2015, ranks economies on their overall ease of doing business, and analyzes reforms to business regulation – identifying which economies are strengthening their business environment the most...read more
By World Bank (corporate author)

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9781464806674 | 13 edition (World Bank, October 27, 2015), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Doing Business 2016 is the 13th publication in a series of annual reports comparing business regulation in 189 economies.

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Product Description: This Little Data Book on Information and Communications Technology 2015 presents tables for over 213 economies showing the most recent national data on key indicators of information and communications technology (ICT), including access, quality, affordability, efficiency,sustainability, and applications...read more
By World Bank (corporate author)

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9781464805585 | World Bank, November 18, 2015, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: This Little Data Book on Information and Communications Technology 2015 presents tables for over 213 economies showing the most recent national data on key indicators of information and communications technology (ICT), including access, quality, affordability, efficiency,sustainability, and applications.

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Product Description: In a changing world, how can we be sure that women as well as men entrepreneurs and workers obtain the benefit from these changes? Ensuring that women have the same legal opportunities as men is one part of the picture. By measuring where the law treats men and women differently, Women, Business and the Law shines a light on how women's incentives or capacity to work are affected by the legal environment and provides a basis for improving regulation...read more
By World Bank Group (corporate author)

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9781464806773 | World Bank, September 23, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In a changing world, how can we be sure that women as well as men entrepreneurs and workers obtain the benefit from these changes?

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Product Description: Since the 2011 uprising that toppled the former regime, Libya has been mired in deep political strife. An economy in which agriculture once flourished was converted wholesale to an oil-based rentier state of the most extreme kind...read more
By World Bank (corporate author)

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9781464805660 | World Bank, June 24, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Since the 2011 uprising that toppled the former regime, Libya has been mired in deep political strife.

By World Bank (corporate author)

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9781464805608 | World Bank, June 16, 2015, cover price $15.00

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Product Description: Over the last decade, a policy revolution has been underway in the developing and emerging world. Country after country is systematically providing non-contributory transfers to poor and vulnerable people, in order to protect them against economic shocks and to enable them to invest in themselves and their children...read more
By World Bank (corporate author)

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9781464805431 | World Bank, June 29, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Over the last decade, a policy revolution has been underway in the developing and emerging world.

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Product Description: The science is unequivocal: stabilizing climate change implies bringing net carbon emissions to zero. This must be done by 2100 if we are to keep climate change anywhere near the 2oC warming that world leaders have set as the maximum acceptable limit...read more

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9781464804793 | World Bank, June 9, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The science is unequivocal: stabilizing climate change implies bringing net carbon emissions to zero.

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Product Description: This collection of academic strategies is an excellent tool for strengthening any college- and career-readiness standards and offers valuable support for Common Core State Standards.   Tips for Teachers: Helping Students Improve Academic and Social Skills is a valuable mix of solid information for the teacher, strategies that work in any classroom, and tools to put in the hands of students—all designed to boost student success in many learning-related skills...read more
By World Bank (corporate author)

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9781629502939 | Incentive Pubns, April 28, 2015, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: This collection of academic strategies is an excellent tool for strengthening any college- and career-readiness standards and offers valuable support for Common Core State Standards.

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Product Description: This chronicle of the Forbidden City, a blend of biographical portraits, narrative, history and illustrations, guides readers through 500 years of China. Much of the material used was collected after access to the historical archives in Beijing.'

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9780393217599, titled "The Forbidden City: The Great Within" | Odyssey Pubns, November 1, 1998, cover price $29.95 | also contains The Forbidden City: The Great Within | About this edition: This chronicle of the Forbidden City, a blend of biographical portraits, narrative, history and illustrations, guides readers through 500 years of China.

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Product Description: The Kurdistan region of Iraq is facing an economic and humanitarian crisis as a result of the influx of Syrian refugees which began in 2012 and internally displaced persons (IDPs) in 2014. The region's population increased by 28 percent over a short period, placing strains on the local economy, host community, and access to public services...read more
By World Bank (corporate author)

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9781464805486 | World Bank, April 20, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The Kurdistan region of Iraq is facing an economic and humanitarian crisis as a result of the influx of Syrian refugees which began in 2012 and internally displaced persons (IDPs) in 2014.

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Slocum rounds up a posse of gunslingers to defend Texas ranch owner Samantha Cottrel from a family of outlaws intent on taking over her property and responsible for shooting dead an old friend. Original.
By World Bank (corporate author)

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9780515123395, titled "Slocum and the Lone Star Feud" | Jove Pubns, August 1, 1998, cover price $4.99 | also contains Slocum and the Lone Star Feud | About this edition: Slocum rounds up a posse of gunslingers to defend Texas ranch owner Samantha Cottrel from a family of outlaws intent on taking over her property and responsible for shooting dead an old friend

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Product Description: The Little Data Book on Financial Inclusion 2015 is a pocket edition of the Global Financial Inclusion Database published in 2015 in “The Global Findex Database 2014: Measuring Financial Inclusion around the World” by Asli Demirguc-Kunt, Leora Klapper, Dorothe Singer, and Peter Van Oudheusden (World Bank Policy Research Paper 7255)...read more
By World Bank (corporate author)

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9781464805523 | World Bank, April 8, 2015, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The Little Data Book on Financial Inclusion 2015 is a pocket edition of the Global Financial Inclusion Database published in 2015 in “The Global Findex Database 2014: Measuring Financial Inclusion around the World” by Asli Demirguc-Kunt, Leora Klapper, Dorothe Singer, and Peter Van Oudheusden (World Bank Policy Research Paper 7255).
9780515123401, titled "Longarm and the River Pirates" | Jove Pubns, August 1, 1998, cover price $4.99 | also contains Longarm and the River Pirates | About this edition: Longarm heads to San Francisco to rid the city of the secret, gold-digging gangs of thieves which run its Chinatown section, a daunting challenge which requires just the right combination of violence and cunning

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Product Description: The Little Data Book 2015 is a pocket edition of World Development Indicators 2015. It is intended as a quick reference for users of the World Development Indicators database, book, and mobile app. The database covers more than 1,200 indicators and spans more than 50 years...read more
By World Bank (corporate author)

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9781464805509 | 1 edition (World Bank, April 14, 2015), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The Little Data Book 2015 is a pocket edition of World Development Indicators 2015.

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Product Description: World Development Indicators 2015World Development Indicators 2015 provides a compilation of relevant, highquality, and internationally comparable statistics about global development and the fight against poverty. It is intended to help policymakers, students, analysts, professors, program managers, and citizens find and use data related to all aspects of development, including those that help monitor progress toward the World Bank Group’s two goals of ending poverty and promoting shared prosperity...read more
By World Bank (corporate author)

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9781464804403 | World Bank, April 10, 2015, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: World Development Indicators 2015World Development Indicators 2015 provides a compilation of relevant, highquality, and internationally comparable statistics about global development and the fight against poverty.

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Product Description: Fragile and conflict-affected states (FCS) have become an important focus of World Bank Group assistance in recent years as recognition of the linkages between fragility, conflict, violence, and poverty has grown. Addressing issues of recurring conflict and political violence and helping build legitimate and accountable state institutions are central to the Bank Group's poverty reduction mission...read more
By World Bank (corporate author)

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9781464802188 | World Bank, May 13, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Fragile and conflict-affected states (FCS) have become an important focus of World Bank Group assistance in recent years as recognition of the linkages between fragility, conflict, violence, and poverty has grown.

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Product Description: The World Bank Group promotes small and medium enterprise (SME) growth through both systemic and targeted interventions. Targeting means focusing benefits on one size-class of firms to the exclusion of others. Targeted support for SMEs is a big business for the World Bank Group, averaging around $3 billion a year in commitments, expenditures, and gross exposure over the 2006–12 period...read more
By World Bank (corporate author)

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9781464803765 | World Bank, March 3, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The World Bank Group promotes small and medium enterprise (SME) growth through both systemic and targeted interventions.

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Product Description: Urbanization is transforming the developing world. However, understanding the pace, scale, and form of urbanization has been limited by a lack of consistent data. East Asia's Changing Urban Landscape aims to address this problem by using satellite imagery and other data to measure urban expansion across the East Asia and Pacific region between 2000 and 2010...read more
By World Bank (corporate author)

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9781464803635 | World Bank, January 7, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Urbanization is transforming the developing world.

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