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Visualizing GDP and Inflation data worldwide: WESP 2017 Mid-year update

The most up-to-date indicators from the World Economic Situation and Prospects as of mid-2017 can now be found in our StatPlanet data visualization tool. StatPlanet allows users to easily browse through data regarding two main economic indicators; annual growth rate of real GDP and annual CPI inflation rate, for 176 UN Member States between 2001 and 2018.

Visualizing GDP and Inflation data worldwide: WESP 2017 Mid-year update

17 June 2017

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Development Policy Seminar: Participation in Global Value Chains

Participation in global value chains (GVCs) can foster development, but the underlying dynamics as well as economic and social effects can vary strongly across countries. To what extent can countries upgrade through GVC participation? What is the role of intangible assets in GVCs trade and the effects of intellectual monopolization on development patterns? What is the role of policy?

Development Policy Seminar: Participation in Global Value Chains

23 June 2017

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World Economic Situation And Prospects: June 2017 Briefing, No. 103

  • Global growth projected to strengthen to 2.7 per cent in 2017 and 2.9 per cent in 2018
  • High food price inflation in several countries raises concerns over worsening food insecurity
  • Brazil returns to positive growth in the first quarter

World Economic Situation And Prospects: June 2017 Briefing, No. 103

12 June 2017

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Summer School on Modelling Tools for Sustainable Development

A “Summer School on Modelling Tools for Sustainable Development” will be held from 12 to 28 June in Trieste, Italy. The Summer School will seek to deepen the modelling skills of some 30 government officials and 15 academics from eight countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America to inform sustainable development policies through more than 100 hours of intensive training sessions.

Summer School on Modelling Tools for Sustainable Development

9 June 2017

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