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Teaching with the test : experimental evidence on diagnostic feedback and capacity building for public schools in Argentina (English)

Despite the recent growth in the number of large-scale student assessments, there is little evidence on their potential to inform improvements in school management and classroom instruction in developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8261 NOV 28, 2017

Holland,Peter Anthony; De Hoyos Navarro,Rafael E.; Ganimian,Alejandro Jorge Disclosed

Technological change and the labor market in Argentina and Uruguay : a task content analysis (English)

The objective of this paper is to analyze the employment profile trends in Argentina and Uruguay according to the task content performed by the workers in their jobs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8215 OCT 12, 2017

Apella,Ignacio Raul; Zunino,Gonzalo Disclosed

Buses, houses or cash ? socio-economic, spatial and environmental consequences of reforming public transport subsidies in Buenos Aires (English)

Transit subsidies in the urban area of Buenos Aires are high, amounting to a total of US$5 billion for 2012. They have been challenged on several counts: suspected of driving urban sprawl and associated infrastructure costs, diverting resources from system maintenance, and failing to reach the poor among others. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8166 AUG 14, 2017

Avner,Paolo; Mehndiratta,Shomik Raj; Viguie,Vincent; Hallegatte,Stephane Disclosed

Argentina - Assessment of capital market mechanisms for financing of SMEs (English)

This document has the purpose of identifying and describing actions that could aid in facilitating the financing of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) through instruments channeled via the capital markets. ... See More +

Working Paper 117055 JUN 28, 2017

.org;; 000012349:John Daniel Pollner:jpollner@worldbank Disclosed

Argentina - Capital market financing for infrastructure (English)

Argentina’s improved sovereign credit rating has helped to spur the recent sub-sovereign and corporate bond issues. In early April 2016, Standard & Poor’s upgraded Argentina’s sovereign ratings for local and foreign currency debt to B from B-. ... See More +

Working Paper 117054 JUN 28, 2017

.org;; 000012349:John Daniel Pollner:jpollner@worldbank Disclosed

Argentina - Developing deep and sustainable housing finance markets (English)

The housing deficit in Argentina is estimated to affect 6 million out of the 24 million households nationally. Macro-economic turmoil has contributed to this imbalance in two ways. ... See More +

Working Paper 117110 JUN 01, 2017

.org;; 000012349:John Daniel Pollner:jpollner@worldbank Disclosed

Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Argentina (English)

Doing Business 2018 is the 15th in a series of annual reports investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 120822 JUN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Clean and inclusive cities in Argentina (English)

This document reviews the existing information on solid waste management and city cleanliness to understand how the country’s municipalities are responding to this important challenge and how these services are supporting the growing urban agglomerations in the country. ... See More +

Working Paper 120113 NOV 01, 2016

Disclosed

Clean and inclusive cities in Argentina (Spanish)

This document reviews the existing information on solid waste management and city cleanliness to understand how the country’s municipalities are responding to this important challenge and how these services are supporting the growing urban agglomerations in the country. ... See More +

Working Paper 120113 NOV 01, 2016

Disclosed

Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Argentina (English)

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for Argentina. To allow useful comparison, it also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 109639 OCT 25, 2016

Disclosed

The credibility of economic policy making in Argentina, 1989-2015 (English)

This paper explores the hypothesis that the credibility of economic policy making in Argentina (or lack thereof) has impacted the volatility of economic performance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7870 OCT 20, 2016

Rosenblatt,David Disclosed

Leveraging the potential of Argentine cities : a framework for policy action (English)

Argentina’s path to economic prosperity is through efficient, sustainable and economically thriving cities. Not only are cities a spatial concentration of people, but also they generate agglomeration economies by concentrating ideas, talent, and knowledge. ... See More +

Publication 109359 OCT 18, 2016

Muzzini,Elisa; Eraso Puig,Beatriz; Anapolsky,Sebastian; Lonnberg,Tara; Mora,Viviana Catalina Disclosed

Argentina - Capital market assessment and development prospects (English)

This report represents a high-level diagnostic of the capital market in Argentina, its potential for corporate, SME and infrastructure financing, and proposed actions to unlock such potential, as well as the respective roles of financial authorities and market participants. ... See More +

Working Paper 117059 OCT 01, 2016

.org;; 000012349:John Daniel Pollner:jpollner@worldbank Disclosed

Argentina - Country environmental analysis : technical report : Argentina - Análisis Ambiental de País : serie de informes técnicos (Spanish)

The report is based in the diverse challenges faced by the environment and natural resource sector in Argentina, especially those relating to new challenges in the rural economy, but also by urbanization and industrial development. ... See More +

Working Paper 109527 SEP 01, 2016

English Disclosed

Argentina - Provincial maternal-child health project (English)

Argentina’s health sector is highly fragmented and is yet to adequately serve the poorest segments of the population (the unemployed, those in the informal sector, and indigenous communities). ... See More +

Brief 119914 AUG 25, 2016

Disclosed

Argentina - Provincial public health insurance development project (English)

The health sector in Argentina is highly fragmented with several public and private providers and sources of financing. In addition to horizontal fragmentation, Argentina’s public health sector structure faces the challenge of establishing efficient institutional arrangements to provide quality services to the poor and uninsured, with limited data records of health services provided. ... See More +

Brief 119915 AUG 25, 2016

Disclosed

Argentina - Sustainable natural resources management project (English)

The Sustainable natural resources management project for Argentina aims to improve the sustainable and efficient management of forest resources. ... See More +

Brief 119916 AUG 25, 2016

Disclosed

Arreglos institucionales para la producción de estadísticas de pobreza (Spanish)

La presente nota resume buenas prácticas internacionales y principios para producción estadística que pueden guiar esta discusión hacia el fortalecimiento de los sistemas de información esenciales para la formación y evaluación de políticas públicas. ... See More +

Working Paper 107323 JUL 01, 2016

Lakner,Christoph; Lugo,Maria Ana; Medina Giopp,Alejandro; Viveros Mendoza,Martha Celmira Disclosed

Estimating an equilibrium exchange rate for the Argentine Peso (English)

This paper assesses the equilibrium value of the Argentine peso exchange rate based on the country's economic fundamentals and compares it with the official exchange rate value. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7682 MAY 24, 2016

Coppola,Andrea; Lagerborg,Andresa; Mustafaoglu,Zafer Disclosed

Argentina - Country environmental analysis : technical report (English)

The report is based in the diverse challenges faced by the environment and natural resource sector in Argentina, especially those relating to new challenges in the rural economy, but also by urbanization and industrial development. ... See More +

Working Paper 109527 MAY 01, 2016

Spanish Disclosed

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Teaching with the test : experimental evidence on diagnostic feedback and capacity building for public schools in Argentina (English)
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NOV 28, 2017 WPS8261 Policy Research Working Paper
Technological change and the labor market in Argentina and Uruguay : a task content analysis (English)
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OCT 12, 2017 WPS8215 Policy Research Working Paper
Buses, houses or cash ? socio-economic, spatial and environmental consequences of reforming public transport subsidies in Buenos Aires (English)
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AUG 14, 2017 WPS8166 Policy Research Working Paper
Argentina - Assessment of capital market mechanisms for financing of SMEs (English)
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JUN 28, 2017 117055 Working Paper
Argentina - Capital market financing for infrastructure (English)
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JUN 28, 2017 117054 Working Paper
Argentina - Developing deep and sustainable housing finance markets (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 117110 Working Paper
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Argentina (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 120822 Working Paper
Clean and inclusive cities in Argentina (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 120113 Working Paper
Clean and inclusive cities in Argentina (Spanish)
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NOV 01, 2016 120113 Working Paper
Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Argentina (English)
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OCT 25, 2016 109639 Working Paper
The credibility of economic policy making in Argentina, 1989-2015 (English)
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OCT 20, 2016 WPS7870 Policy Research Working Paper
Leveraging the potential of Argentine cities : a framework for policy action (English)
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OCT 18, 2016 109359 Publication
Argentina - Capital market assessment and development prospects (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 117059 Working Paper
Argentina - Country environmental analysis : technical report : Argentina - Análisis Ambiental de País : serie de informes técnicos (Spanish)
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SEP 01, 2016 109527 Working Paper English
Argentina - Provincial maternal-child health project (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 119914 Brief
Argentina - Provincial public health insurance development project (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 119915 Brief
Argentina - Sustainable natural resources management project (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 119916 Brief
Arreglos institucionales para la producción de estadísticas de pobreza (Spanish)
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JUL 01, 2016 107323 Working Paper
Estimating an equilibrium exchange rate for the Argentine Peso (English)
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MAY 24, 2016 WPS7682 Policy Research Working Paper
Argentina - Country environmental analysis : technical report (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 109527 Working Paper Spanish