1. How often is the Quarterly Public Sector Debt data updated?

  2. How do you derive your constant price series for the national accounts?

  3. Do you have data on World Bank interest rates by country?

  4. How do you define remittances?

  5. What is the difference between purchaser prices, producer prices (VAP), and basic prices (VAB)?

  6. Which countries subscribe to Quarterly External Debt Statistics (QEDS) SDDS?

  7. Which countries subscribe to Quarterly External Debt Statistics (QEDS) GDDS?

  8. What is an “international dollar”?

  9. What are the conversion rates from European Monetary Union (EMU) currencies to Euros?

  10. I need a more comprehensive list of surveys and censuses conducted in low and middle-income countries. Where can I find that?

  11. How do I customize the Table in DataBank?

  12. What do we mean by microdata?

  13. What is the DEC conversion factor?

  14. What is the $1.90 poverty line, and based on this new measure, how many people are living in extreme poverty in the world?

  15. Why are Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) ratings only available from 2005 onwards?

  16. How do I edit my country/series/year selection once I have the Table/Chart or Map open in DataBank?

  17. How do you extrapolate the PPP conversion factors estimated by the ICP?

  18. Why raise the poverty line to $1.90 a day? What was wrong with the $1.25 a day line that we are all used to?

  19. How do you calculate total value added as a percentage of gross domestic product?

  20. What are emerging markets?

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