The index measures the amount of human capital that a child born today can expect to attain by age 18, given the risks of poor health and poor. The world development report 2019 studies how the nature of work is changing as a result of advances in technology today. The world health organization does not warrant that the information contained in this publication is complete and correct and shall not be liable for any damages incurred as a result of its use. In our diverse world more than twothirds of countries have minority groups that make up more than 10% of their population, and nearly a billion people belong to groups subject to some form of exclusion.
The database contains 1,600 time series indicators for 217 economies and more than 40 country groups, with data for many indicators going back more than 50 years. Simeon djankov coordinated the work on starting a business and hiring and firing workers. In the knowledgebased economy, services are critical to the competitiveness of firms in all. World development report 2004 open knowledge repository. World development indicators wdi is the primary world bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially recognized international sources. World development report 2004 wiley online library. Instead, it provides a powerful argument for finding ways to delight in our differences. The world development report wdr 2004 warns that broad improvements in human. Guidelines for drinkingwater quality who world health. The reports main message is that, in the long run, the pursuit of equity and the pursuit of economic prosperity are complementary.
The report leverages the knowledge and expertise of the african development bank, the world bank group, and the world economic forum. The world development report wdr 2004 builds an analytical, and practical framework for using resources, whether internal or external, more effectively by making services work for poor people. Four years have passed since the millennium development goals sharpened the focus on measuring the results of development not the number of projects undertaken or the dollars spent, but the improvements in peoples lives. Report highlights areas requiring policy action and investment to ensure africa lays the foundation for inclusive and sustained growth. This booklet contains the overview, as well as a list of contents, from the world development report 2016. Until the 1990s tgp was the recommended indicator for assessing iodine status.
The world development report provides a practical framework for making the services that contribute to human development work for poor people. Books and reports 2004 present books and reports written by staff of the development research group, world bank. The world development report wdr 2004 builds an analytical. Conflict, security and development wdr is a document by the world bank on the challenges organised violence poses to the advancement of less developed countries. Based on studies of profound quality, the world development report wdr 2012 begins by documenting progress e. The 2004 report builds on that analysis, by carefully examiningand rejectingclaims that cultural differences necessarily lead to social, economic and political conflict or that inherent cultural rights should supersede political and economic ones. World development report 2018 realizing the promise of. Download statistics measured since january 1st, 2014. The state of food insecurity in the world the state of.
Designed by minimum graphics typeset by snp bestset typesetter ltd. World trade report 2004 foreword the world trade report 2004 is the second annual publication in the wto secretariats new series. Each wdr provides indepth analysis of a specific aspect of economic development. Individuals using the internet % of population data. In the past 15 years, the reports of 2004 making services work for poor people, 2007 development and the next generation, 2012 gender equality and development, and 20 jobs have all included substantial discussions of education. Each report provides indepth analysis and policy recommendations on a specific and important aspect of developmentfrom agriculture, the role of the state, transition. It presents the most current and accurate global development data available, and includes national, regional and global estimates. On september 21, 2003, the world bank unveiled its annual flagship publication, the 2004 world development report, entitled making services work for poor people. The world development report wdr is an annual report published since 1978 by the international bank for reconstruction and development ibrd or world bank. Fears that robots will take away jobs from people have dominated the discussion over the future of work, but the world development report 2019 finds that on.
Get your kindle here, or download a free kindle reading app. Human development report 2004 human development reports. World development indicators 2004 english the world bank. Under the direction of ajay chhibber, the report was written as a new world bank president raised the. Bangladesh the human capital index hci database provides data at the country level for each of the components of the human capital index as well as for the overall index, disaggregated by gender. The world bank classifies economies for analytical purposes into four income groups. Two of the millennium development goals agreed by all the worlds countries as a blueprint for. The environmental conservation trust of uganda ecotrust. As i indicated last year, the world trade report seeks to deepen public understanding of current trade policy issues and to contribute to more informed consideration of the options facing governments. Nonequity modes of international production and development acknowledgements the world investment report 2011wir11 was prepared by a team led by james zhan. In addition to detailed chapters exploring these and related issues, the report contains selected data from the world banks new program of investment climate surveys, the banks doing business project, and world development indicators 2004.
The human development report hdr is an annual report published by the human development report office of the united nations development programme undp the first hdr was launched in 1990 by the pakistani economist mahbub ul haq and indian nobel laureate amartya sen. To achieve these goals, economic growth and financial resources are of course necessary, but they are not enough. The world development indicators is a compilation of relevant, highquality, and internationally comparable statistics about global development and the fight against poverty. The world development report wdr 2004 warns that broad improvements in. World development indicators 2004 english abstract. It contains operational documents project documents, analytical and advisory work, and evaluations, formal and informal research papers, and most bank publications in more than 60 languages. With this framework, citizens, governments, and donors can take action and accelerate progress toward the common objective of poverty reduction, as specified in the millennium development goals. The report finds that over the last 30 years poverty has been reduced for most of the worlds population but this is not the case for the estimated 1. Doing business in 2004was prepared by a team led by simeon djankov.
Synopsis of world development reports 19952005 the wdr 1997, the state in a changing world, was devoted to the role and effectiveness of the state. Using a worldwide panel data set for the period 199098 and a stochastic frontier estimation method, this paper measures the efficiency of countries in improving net primary enrollment and life. The rise of domestic capital markets for corporate financing. Annual progress report 20032004 a collaborative program between the environmental conservation trust of uganda ecotrust bio climate research and developmentedinburgh centre for carbon management eccm the world agroforestry centre icraf national biomass study national forestry authority uganda forestry resources research institute. The world investment report 2004 looks at the shift towards services and examines the challenges and opportunities that arise for development. Caralee mcliesh comanaged development and production of the report. As of october 22, 2019 2019 belt and road economics. Individuals using the internet % of population international telecommunication union, world telecommunicationict development report and database.
Making services work for poor people world bank on. Wdr reports world bank group international development. World economic world economic situation and situation and. The 2018 update presents hdi values for 189 countries and territories with the most recent data for 2017.
This report offers practical insights for policymakers, executives, scholars, and all those with an. Past reports have considered such topics as agriculture, youth, equity, public services delivery, the role of the state, transition economies, labour. The world development report 2004 is aimed at making services work for poor people, so that we can make greater progress toward the mdgs. In addition to detailed chapters exploring these and related issues, the report contains selected data from the world development indicators 2005. A copublication of the world bank and oxford university press. In the knowledgebased economy, services are critical to the competitiveness of firms in all sectors. Making services work for poor people overview english. The who global database on iodine deficiency is therefore being revised and updated to reflect the current situation of iodine deficiency worldwide. Since then reports have been released most years, and have explored different themes through the human development. Making services work for poor people overview english abstract.1048 68 291 299 245 963 546 3 1010 1540 341 1260 1506 8 1159 461 397 901 1578 924 476 1402 889 1100 370 626 1204 345 1213 179