The World Bank's South Asia Region has recently published a Development Policy Review on India.
From the report:
We've published two new reading lists for your learning/debating pleasure:
The lateset newsletter from the IFC's Gender and Entrepreneurship Markets group reports that Kenya could gain between 2.0 to 3.5 percentage points of GDP growth per year by addressing gender inequalities.
If the latest John Grisham just doesn’t cut it, here are a couple of recommended new books for those interested in corporate responsibility and business growth in the developing world.
In 1999, the UN designated August 12 as International Youth Day. This year's theme is “Tackling Poverty Together”. If you'd like to mark the occasion with a trip around the Web:
Intel's investment and presence have had an overwhelmingly positive impact on Costa Rica, generating both direct and multiplier effects on the country's economy, industry, educational institutions and business culture. Intel's requirements served as an important motive for the country to immediately upgrade its infrastructure and enhance the investment climate to the benefit of all investors. The process of attracting Intel to Costa Rica helped shape the country's investment promotion strategy.
Flexible and Fixed Exchange Rates
Countries with flexible exchange rates allow their currency to increase or decrease in value against other currencies, depending on its demand and supply relative to the demand and supply of other foreign currencies.