World Development Report 2014
Platform: iPhone & iPad
Author: World Bank
The World Development Report (WDR) 2014 App for iPad offers an accessible and mobile version of this key World Bank flagship on Managing Risk for Development. It lets you easily find all major discussions as well as separate boxes, tables, maps, and figures by key message, region, topic, or several dozen keywords such as “systemic risk”, “social safety nets (SSNs)”, “risk-pooling”, and “policy making.” The app also contains additional material—some created specifically for this product—to supplement the report and its findings. With full-screen viewing of figures as well assharing and “favorites” features, the WDR 2014 App for iPad enables development professionals, journalists, students, CSOs, researchers, and anyone interested in understanding the connection between jobs and economic and social development to get the most out of this year’s WDR. - Browse and search the WDR text, tables, figures, maps, and boxes by: -- Key message -- Topic -- Region -- Keyword -- Title -Jump to separate tables, figures, maps, and boxes in the Data tab.
- Tap figures, tables, and maps to view in full-screen. -Access the report more traditionally by means of a complete PDF. - Access a wealth of supplementary material, including: -- Overview in 7 languages -- Main Messages in 7 languages -- Facts -- Data Resources on Jobs -- Multimedia content -Share content on social networks, save, and email your favorites. - Cite selections using citation information provided at the top of each section. The WDR has been produced on an annual basis since 1978 and is the World Bank’s major analytical publication. This edition focuses on the role that managing risk plays in development. It analyzes risk at many levels and forms and is rich with examples, ranging from job loss and disease to financial crises and natural disasters—often highlighting the costly consequences of mismanaged risk. The report presents a detailed approach and specific advice to improve resilience.
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