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Friday round up: The shifting trade landscape, world water report, states of fragility, new PPP database, and heads up on Global Findex

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New book entitled Power Shifts and New Blocs in the Global Trading System examines the possible consequences of the shifting trade landscape.

2015 edition of the United Nations World Water Development Report (WWDR), came out March 20. Entitled Water for a Sustainable World, the report demonstrates how water resources and services are essential to achieving global sustainability.

New Report by OECD, States of Fragility 2015 puts forward a new working model with five dimensions on understanding fragility in conflict-affected areas. Dimensions relate to violence, justice, institutions, economic foundations, and capacity to respond to shocks and disasters.

The Private Participation in Infrastructure (PPI) Project Database has data on over 5,000 infrastructure projects in 139 low- and middle-income countries covering projects in energy, telecommunications, transport, and water and sewerage sectors.
Asli Demirguc-Kunt and Leora Klapper provide a preview of the 2014 Global Findex, which will release on April 15.

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