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Global Economic Prospects - The Global Economic Prospects reports on growth prospects in different regions of the world. Estimates and historical GDP figures are provided as well as two special topical sections. (Semiannually)

World Development Report - Each year, researchers at the World Bank write on a current trend driving global economic growth and development. The report provides extensive data and analysis on the topic which has global relevance. (Annually)

Doing Business Report - The Doing Business report series includes annual reports going back to 2004, a wide variety of subnational studies, and a number of special reports dealing with regions or topics. (Annually)

World Development Indicators - The primary World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially-recognized international sources. It presents the most current and accurate global development data available, and includes national, regional and global estimates. (Annually)

International Debt Statistics - Focuses on financial flows, trends in external debt, and other major financial indicators for developing and advanced economies (data from Quarterly External Debt Statistics and Quarterly Public Sector Debt databases). Includes over 200 time series indicators from 1970 to 2014, for most reporting countries, and pipeline data for scheduled debt service payments on existing commitments to 2022. (Annually)

Global Financial Development Report - The Global Financial Development Report is a World Bank series. It provides a unique contribution to financial sector policy debates, building on novel data, surveys, research, and wide-ranging country experience, with emphasis on emerging markets and developing economies. The report’s findings and policy recommendations are relevant for policy makers; staff of central banks, ministries of finance, and financial regulation agencies; nongovernmental organizations and donors; academics and other researchers and analysts; and members of the finance and development community. (Annuallly)

Macro Poverty Outlook - The Macro Poverty Outlook (MPO) analyzes macroeconomic and poverty developments in 147 developing countries. The report is released twice annually for the Spring and Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund. The MPO consists of individual country notes that provide an overview of recent developments, forecasts of major macroeconomic variables and poverty during 2020-2022, and a discussion of critical challenges for economic growth, macroeconomic stability, and poverty reduction moving forward. (Semiannually)

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