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Return on Investment of Public Support to SMEs and Innovation in Poland : ROI and Effectiveness Analysis Technical Note (English)

This Technical Note describes the evaluation of EU support to innovation in Poland. The aim is to measure the effectiveness of support measures in the 2007-2013 perspective, demonstrate impact at the firm level, and derive relevant conclusions for future project design. ... See More +

Report 147165 MAR 27, 2020

Tan,Shawn Weiming; Toborowicz,Jerzy Jakub; Hebous,Sarah Waltraut; Bartl,Esther Maria; Koniewski,Maciej Tomasz; Tran, Trang; Yan,Youpei; Tusha,Dea; Nguyen, Hoa; Skowron, Bartłomiej; Iwanowski,Damian Disclosed

Trade and Poverty in EU Regions : An Empirical Analysis (English)

This study builds on recent efforts by the World Bank and the European Commission in generating detailed poverty estimates at detailed subnational levels (the EU Poverty Map). ... See More +

Report 146875 MAR 15, 2020

Cieszkowsky,Ludmila; Mulabdic,Alen; Signoret, José Disclosed

Return on Investment of Public Support to SMEs and Innovation in Poland : Needs Assessment and Portfolio Mapping Technical Note (English)

A ‘Smarter Europe’ is a top priority of the European Union (EU), the core of which is innovation, economic transformation, and more competitive small and medium enterprises (SMEs). ... See More +

Report 147164 JAN 01, 2020

Grover,Arti Goswami; Rogers,Juan Douglas; Tan,Shawn Weiming; Toborowicz,Jerzy Jakub; Tran, Trang; Iwanowski,Damian; Marc,Lukasz Marek; Haven,Thomas Edward; Koniewski,Maciej Tomasz Disclosed

Return on Investment of Public Support to SMEs and Innovation in Poland : Functional Analysis Technical Note : Return on Investment of Public Support to SMEs and Innovation in Poland - Functional Analysis Technical Note (English)

This note is organized as follows. The first part describes the methodology behind the functional analysis. The second part presents the aggregate results of the analysis based on data from 2 national and 19 regional instruments in Poland. ... See More +

Report 147163 JAN 01, 2020

Kalski, Jarosław; Kotowski, Jacek; Nowak, Dominika; Sulik, Joanna; Trzciński, Rafał Disclosed

Return on Investment of Public Support to SMEs and Innovation in Poland : Summary Report (Polish)

A Smarter Europe is a top priority of the European Union (EU), the core of which is innovation, economic transformation, and more competitive small and medium enterprises (SMEs). ... See More +

Report 147147 DEC 31, 2019

English Disclosed

Return on Investment of Public Support to SMEs and Innovation in Poland : Summary Report (English)

A Smarter Europe is a top priority of the European Union (EU), the core of which is innovation, economic transformation, and more competitive small and medium enterprises (SMEs). ... See More +

Report 147147 DEC 31, 2019

Polish Disclosed

The Use of Corporate Tax Incentives : A Guidance Note and Experience from Poland, Hungary and Latvia (English)

Targeted reductions in corporate income tax rates may in some cases increase investment by firms, which can increase employment and the incomes of employees and suppliers, improve the availability of goods to their customers, and increase access to new technology. ... See More +

Report 139826 JUN 28, 2019

Clark,William Steven; Skrok,Emilia Disclosed

Tax Incentives to Encourage Corporate Investment in Latvia : Preliminary Version (English)

This paper analyzes the effect of accelerated depreciation (AD) policy on firm investment using administrative firm-level data for 2007-14. We find that past use of AD had a positive effect on firm investment rates. ... See More +

Report 139824 JUN 28, 2019

Pluta,Anna; Hazans,Mihails Disclosed

Investment Responses to Tax Policy under Uncertainty (English)

How does economic uncertainty affect the impact of tax policy? To answer this question, we exploit a unique natural experiment, in which two very similar investment subsidies were implemented in the same country, two years apart: once during a period of economic stability, and once during a period of very high uncertainty. ... See More +

Report 139825 JUN 28, 2019

Albinowski,Maciej Adam; Guceri,Irem Disclosed

Aid Intensity and Firm Subsidiaries Reaction in Hungary (English)

This study examines whether firms react to changes in investment incentives provided by the government. The authors analyze firms’ location and investment choice in a Central Eastern European country, Hungary, based on subsidiary level administrative tax microdata. ... See More +

Report 139902 JUN 28, 2019

Varga,Zsuzsanna; Mosberger, Pálma Disclosed

Europe and Central Asia - Towards Safer Roads in the Eastern Partnership Region (English)

The Eastern partnership (EaP) was launched in May 2009 by the European Union to enhance the cooperation with six countries of Eastern Europe and Southern Caucasus: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine. ... See More +

Report AUS0000831 JUN 01, 2019

Dimitropoulos,Ioannis Disclosed

Assessing the Value of Market Access from Belt and Road Projects (English)

This paper describes a parsimonious approach to the economic analysis of transportation investments. In a gravity model of trade, project benefits may be summarized by a money metric for the change in market access experienced by all cities due to the investment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8815 APR 11, 2019

Reed,Tristan; Trubetskoy,Alexandr Disclosed

Labor Market Participation and Postponed Retirement in Central and Eastern Europe (English)

This paper shows that as the educational composition in the fifty-five to sixty-four year-old age bracket improved between the mid-1990s and the mid-2010s, the effective retirement age rose rapidly in the Central and Eastern European region. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 136567 APR 01, 2019

Gal,Robert I.; Radó,Márta Disclosed

Household Savings in Central Eastern and Southeastern Europe : How Do Poorer Households Save? (English)

Based on a survey of households in 10 Central Eastern European and Western Balkan countries, this paper presents new and unique evidence on which households have savings and how they save. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8751 FEB 19, 2019

Beckmann,Elisabeth Disclosed

Including Institutions : Boosting Resilience in Europe (English)

The 2008 crisis marked the beginning of a lost decade for many countries - and many people - in the European Union (EU). The crises of 2008 and 2012 halted, and in some countries undid, a decade of growth and economic convergence across the EU. ... See More +

Report 146898 JAN 01, 2019

Karver,Jonathan George; Corral Rodas,Paul Andres; Karpets,Anna; Tulwin,Michal; Van Den Brink,Rogier J. E.; Beck,Guenter Wilfried; Skrok,Emilia; Holda,Paulina Ewa; Badiani-Magnusson,Reena C; Kotz,Hans-Helmut Disclosed

Indicative TEN-T Investment Action Plan (English)

The Eastern partnership (Eap) is a joint policy initiative, which aims to deepen and strengthen relations between the European Union (EU), its member states and its six Eastern neighbours of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. ... See More +

Report 138289 DEC 01, 2018

Disclosed

Does Job Polarization Explain the Rise in Earnings Inequality ? Evidence from Europe (English)

Earnings inequality and job polarization have increased significantly in several countries since the early 1990s. Using data from European countries covering a 20-year period, this paper provides new evidence that the decline of middle-skilled occupations and the simultaneous increase of high- and low-skilled occupations are important factors accounting for the rise of inequality, especially at the bottom of the distribution. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8652 NOV 26, 2018

Bussolo,Maurizio; Torre,Ivan; Winkler,Hernan Jorge Disclosed

Europe - Skills for Competitiveness (English)

The global technology and innovation frontier pushes forward at a rapid pace, and countries around the world seek to either keep up, or catch up. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS0000244 NOV 01, 2018

Valerio,Alexandria; Liu,Ji; Butcher,Neil; Baijnath,Mohini Disclosed

Europe and Central Asia - Development of EU governance indicators : actionable regulatory governance indicators – final report (English)

The European Union’s Cohesion Policy is its biggest investment instrument. It supports the Europe 2020 strategy of smart, sustainable, and inclusive growth. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS0000221 JUN 13, 2018

Disclosed

Multidimensional connectivity : benefits, risks, and policy implications for Europe and Central Asia (English)

International connections through trade, foreign direct investment, migration, the Internet, and other channels are critical for the transmission of knowledge and growth and form macroeconomic linkages. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8438 MAY 11, 2018

Gould,David Michael; Kenett,Dror Yossef; Panterov,Georgi Lyudmilov Disclosed

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Return on Investment of Public Support to SMEs and Innovation in Poland : ROI and Effectiveness Analysis Technical Note (English)
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MAR 27, 2020 147165 Report
Trade and Poverty in EU Regions : An Empirical Analysis (English)
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MAR 15, 2020 146875 Report
Return on Investment of Public Support to SMEs and Innovation in Poland : Needs Assessment and Portfolio Mapping Technical Note (English)
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JAN 01, 2020 147164 Report
Return on Investment of Public Support to SMEs and Innovation in Poland : Functional Analysis Technical Note : Return on Investment of Public Support to SMEs and Innovation in Poland - Functional Analysis Technical Note (English)
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JAN 01, 2020 147163 Report
Return on Investment of Public Support to SMEs and Innovation in Poland : Summary Report (Polish)
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DEC 31, 2019 147147 Report English
Return on Investment of Public Support to SMEs and Innovation in Poland : Summary Report (English)
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DEC 31, 2019 147147 Report Polish
The Use of Corporate Tax Incentives : A Guidance Note and Experience from Poland, Hungary and Latvia (English)
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JUN 28, 2019 139826 Report
Tax Incentives to Encourage Corporate Investment in Latvia : Preliminary Version (English)
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JUN 28, 2019 139824 Report
Investment Responses to Tax Policy under Uncertainty (English)
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JUN 28, 2019 139825 Report
Aid Intensity and Firm Subsidiaries Reaction in Hungary (English)
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JUN 28, 2019 139902 Report
Europe and Central Asia - Towards Safer Roads in the Eastern Partnership Region (English)
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JUN 01, 2019 AUS0000831 Report
Assessing the Value of Market Access from Belt and Road Projects (English)
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APR 11, 2019 WPS8815 Policy Research Working Paper
Labor Market Participation and Postponed Retirement in Central and Eastern Europe (English)
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APR 01, 2019 136567 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Household Savings in Central Eastern and Southeastern Europe : How Do Poorer Households Save? (English)
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FEB 19, 2019 WPS8751 Policy Research Working Paper
Including Institutions : Boosting Resilience in Europe (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 146898 Report
Indicative TEN-T Investment Action Plan (English)
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DEC 01, 2018 138289 Report
Does Job Polarization Explain the Rise in Earnings Inequality ? Evidence from Europe (English)
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NOV 26, 2018 WPS8652 Policy Research Working Paper
Europe - Skills for Competitiveness (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 AUS0000244 Working Paper
Europe and Central Asia - Development of EU governance indicators : actionable regulatory governance indicators – final report (English)
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JUN 13, 2018 AUS0000221 Working Paper
Multidimensional connectivity : benefits, risks, and policy implications for Europe and Central Asia (English)
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MAY 11, 2018 WPS8438 Policy Research Working Paper