World Bank Open Knowledge Repository

The World Bank has launched a database that contains a variety of resources on international law and development.  This is an open access website that publishes the intellectual output of the World Bank.  Resources include:

  • World Bank published books from 2009-2012 which includes flagship publications, academic books and practitioner volumes;
  • All World Development Reports (WDRs) since 1978;
  • Policy Research Working Papers (PRWP) from 2009-2012, a series of papers that disseminate findings of work in progress in order to encourage the exchange of ideas about development issues;
  • Economic and Sector Work (ESW) studies from 2009-2012, a series of analytical reports prepared by Bank staff. ESWs gather and evaluate information about a country’s economy and/or a specific sector;
  • Journal articles from 2007-2010 published in World Bank Economic Review (WBER) and World Bank Research Observer (WBRO), two journals published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the World Bank;
  • Content in languages other than English;
  • World Bank Group Annual Reports and Independent Evaluation Studies.

Check out the website here.

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