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Report | 2013
Regional Economic Integration in the Middle East and North Africa: Beyond Trade Reform
Author(s): Rouis, Mustapha ; Tabor, Steven R.
Limited integration has stifled the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region's ability to tap into its significant potential for economic growth and job creation. The MENA region is among the least integrated in the world economy. Although home to 5.5 percent of the world's population (on average for 2008-10) and 3.9 percent of the...
Presentation | 2017
Pacific Aviation Investment Program
Author(s): R. Bennett, Christopher ; J. De Se, Christopher
Transport R. Bennett, Christopher; J. De Se, Christopher Download PDF http://www.lpcb.org/index.php/documents/papers-and-reports/presentations-2/other... aviation runway security All Presentation World Bank Group 2017-01-01 00:00:00
Report | 2018
How Would Cross-Border Electricity Trade Stimulate Hydropower Development in South Asia?
Author(s): Timilsina, Govinda R.
This study examines the importance of enhancing the cross-border transmission interconnections and regional electricity trade to promote hydropower in the South Asia region and quantifies the potential of hydropower development and trade under alternative scenarios. While South Asia is endowed with large (> 350 gigawatts) hydropower potential...
Report | 2012
Why Does Cargo Spend Weeks in Sub-Saharan African Ports? Lessons from Six Countries
Author(s): Beuran, Monica ; Isik, Gozde ; Raballand, Gael J. R. F. ; Refas, Salim
This study is timely because several investments are planned for container terminals in Sub-Saharan Africa. From a public policy perspective, disentangling the reasons behind cargo delays in ports is crucial to understanding:a) whether projects by the World Bank and other donors have addressed the most salient problems; and b) whether...
Report | 2010
The Cost of Being Landlocked: Logistics Costs and Supply Chain Reliability
Author(s): Arvis, Jean Francois ; Marteau, Jean-Francois ; Raballand, Gael J. R. F.
In the last two decades new emphasis has been given to the economic impact of geography, especially on the cost of being landlocked. From a development perspective, understanding the cost of being landlocked and its economic impact is critical, since one country of four in the world is landlocked (almost one out of three in Sub-Saharan Africa)....