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Paraguay - Roads Sector Public Expenditure Review (English)

This PER is structured as follows: chapter two provides some background on the Paraguayan economy, the country’s road network (primary, secondary, and tertiary) features and analysis, and an overview of the government institutions responsible for the network; chapter three describes how Paraguay budgets and manages its road sector, what the funding sources are, and how efficiently the expenditures are being spent; chapter four assesses Paraguay’s goals for its road sector, the effectiveness of its budget execution and sustainability of its funding, and its sector monitoring practices; and chapter five concludes with the main findings and recommendations. ... See More +

Report 143161 NOV 07, 2019

Sethi,Kavita Disclosed

Doing Business 2020 : Comparing Business Regulation in 190 Economies - Economy Profile of Paraguay (English)

Doing Business 2020 is the 17th in a series of annual studies investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 143979 OCT 24, 2019

Disclosed

FY2019 Paraguay Country Opinion Survey Report (English)

The Country Opinion Survey in Paraguay assists the World Bank Group (WBG) in gaining a better understanding of how stakeholders in Paraguay perceive the WBG. ... See More +

Report 143412 AUG 01, 2019

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The Challenge of a Generation : The Leap Towards a High-Income Economy : Acerca de la Comisión Internacional de Equidad, Crecimiento y Desarrollo (Spanish)

Paraguay has made considerable economic and social progress over the past fifteen years. The country is blessed with a considerable endowment of natural resources, vast energy potential, ample fertile land, and a young population. ... See More +

Report 138515 APR 15, 2019

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The Challenge of a Generation : The Leap Towards a High-Income Economy : About the International Commission for Equity, Growth, and Development (English)

Paraguay has made considerable economic and social progress over the past fifteen years. The country is blessed with a considerable endowment of natural resources, vast energy potential, ample fertile land, and a young population. ... See More +

Report 138515 APR 15, 2019

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Stubborn Gender Gaps in Paraguay’s Labor Market (English)

This note analyzes household survey data and firm-level data to measure gender gaps in employment outcomes over the past 15 years and shed light on the degree to which economic growth has translated into more and better jobs for men and women, and the relative impact on each group. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 135839 APR 01, 2019

Ruppert Bulmer,Elizabeth N.; Scarpari,Raquel; Garlati Bertoldi,Pablo Adrian Spanish Disclosed

Are Management Practices Failing or Aiding the Private Sector in South America? (English)

An expanding body of literature has shown that better management practices can offer significant boosts to firms' productivity; this research illustrates that firms in South America are no exception. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8783 MAR 19, 2019

Hyland,Marie Caitriona; Francis,David C.; Rodriguez Meza,Jorge Luis Disclosed

Stubborn Gender Gaps in Paraguay’s Labor Market (Spanish)

This note analyzes household survey data and firm-level data to measure gender gaps in employment outcomes over the past 15 years and shed light on the degree to which economic growth has translated into more and better jobs for men and women, and the relative impact on each group. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 135839 JAN 01, 2019

Ruppert Bulmer,Elizabeth N.; Scarpari,Raquel; Garlati Bertoldi,Pablo Adrian English Disclosed

Paraguay Invertir en Capital Humano : Una Revisión del Gasto Público y la Gestión en los Sectores Sociales (Vol. 3) : Salud (Spanish)

El estudio del gasto social en Paraguay "Invertir en Capital Humano" se concentra en el análisis de los programas sociales no contributivos. El estudio busca cuantificar y calificar la calidad del gasto en los sectores sociales y proponer mejoras a través de reformas sectoriales, inversiones estratégicas, y mejores prácticas relativas a la gestión de compras públicas y gestión de salarios públicos, con el fin de traducir el nivel actual de gasto en mejores resultados de desarrollo humano. ... See More +

Working Paper 132203 NOV 01, 2018

Mohpal,Aakash Disclosed

Paraguay Invertir en Capital Humano : Una Revisión del Gasto Público y la Gestión en los Sectores Sociales (Vol. 5) : Resumen Ejecutivo (Spanish)

El estudio del gasto social en Paraguay "Invertir en Capital Humano" se concentra en el análisis de los programas sociales no contributivos. El estudio busca cuantificar y calificar la calidad del gasto en los sectores sociales y proponer mejoras a través de reformas sectoriales, inversiones estratégicas, y mejores prácticas relativas a la gestión de compras públicas y gestión de salarios públicos, con el fin de traducir el nivel actual de gasto en mejores resultados de desarrollo humano. ... See More +

Working Paper 132203 NOV 01, 2018

Piontkivsky,Ruslan; Christie,Tamoya Annika Lois; Yanez Pagans,Monica; Oliveira,Alexandre Borges De Disclosed

Paraguay Invertir en Capital Humano : Una Revisión del Gasto Público y la Gestión en los Sectores Sociales : Gestión Fiscal, Masa Salarial y Gastos de Contratación Pública (Spanish)

El estudio del gasto social en Paraguay "Invertir en Capital Humano" se concentra en el análisis de los programas sociales no contributivos. El estudio busca cuantificar y calificar la calidad del gasto en los sectores sociales y proponer mejoras a través de reformas sectoriales, inversiones estratégicas, y mejores prácticas relativas a la gestión de compras públicas y gestión de salarios públicos, con el fin de traducir el nivel actual de gasto en mejores resultados de desarrollo humano. ... See More +

Working Paper 132203 NOV 01, 2018

Piontkivsky,Ruslan; Christie,Tamoya Annika Lois; Oliveira,Alexandre Borges De Disclosed

Paraguay Invertir en Capital Humano : Una Revisión del Gasto Público y la Gestión en los Sectores Sociales (Vol. 2) : Educación (Spanish)

El estudio del gasto social en Paraguay "Invertir en Capital Humano" se concentra en el análisis de los programas sociales no contributivos. El estudio busca cuantificar y calificar la calidad del gasto en los sectores sociales y proponer mejoras a través de reformas sectoriales, inversiones estratégicas, y mejores prácticas relativas a la gestión de compras públicas y gestión de salarios públicos, con el fin de traducir el nivel actual de gasto en mejores resultados de desarrollo humano. ... See More +

Working Paper 132203 NOV 01, 2018

Yanez Pagans,Monica; Bedoya Ospina,Juan Guillermo; Zarza, Dalila Disclosed

Paraguay Invertir en Capital Humano : Una Revisión del Gasto Público y la Gestión en los Sectores Sociales (Vol. 4) : Programas Sociales (Spanish)

El estudio del gasto social en Paraguay "Invertir en Capital Humano" se concentra en el análisis de los programas sociales no contributivos. El estudio busca cuantificar y calificar la calidad del gasto en los sectores sociales y proponer mejoras a través de reformas sectoriales, inversiones estratégicas, y mejores prácticas relativas a la gestión de compras públicas y gestión de salarios públicos, con el fin de traducir el nivel actual de gasto en mejores resultados de desarrollo humano. ... See More +

Working Paper 132203 NOV 01, 2018

Morgandi,Matteo; Battaglin Schwengber,Rovane; Bedoya Ospina,Juan Guillermo; San Roman Vucetich,Cristina Disclosed

Firm Productivity and Employment in Paraguay 2010-2014 (English)

Paraguay has achieved positive employment outcomes over the last decade, reflecting more jobs and improved average job quality, which together contributed to significant poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 130105 SEP 01, 2018

Ruppert Bulmer,Elizabeth N.; Scutaru,Adrian Disclosed

Paraguay jobs diagnostic : the dynamic transformation of employment (Spanish)

Jobs are central to economic development. Economies grow when more people work, when jobs become more productive, and when workers move to better jobs, e.g. from low productivity farm work into jobs in the modern manufacturing or services sectors, or from remote rural areas to urban centers with greater specialization and more job opportunities. ... See More +

Working Paper 117270 JUN 01, 2018

Ruppert Bulmer,Elizabeth N.; Watson,Samantha Maria; De Padua,David Keith Santos Disclosed

Paraguay : analysis of the fiscal system and its impact on poverty and equity : Paraguay : análisis del sistema fiscal y su impacto en la pobreza y la equidad (Spanish)

A pesar de los importantes avances experimentados en Paraguay en los últimos años en lo que respecta a crecimiento económico y mejoras en la calidad de vida, reducir la pobreza y la desigualdad continúan siendo objetivos centrales de la política del Gobierno Nacional. ... See More +

Working Paper 126050 MAY 08, 2018

Lugo,Maria Ana; Gimenez Duarte,Lea R.; Farfan Bertran,Maria Gabriela; Colman,Humberto; Galeano,Juan José; Martínez,Sandra Disclosed

Paraguay - Policy notes 2018 : Paraguay - Notas de política 2018 (Spanish)

Working Paper 126021 MAY 02, 2018

Disclosed

Lessons on the use of online dashboards to monitor government plans in Paraguay (English)

A newly drafted national development plan (NDP) or poverty reduction strategy (PRS), provide opportunities to deploy monitoring systems through online access to dynamic progress reports on priority programs. ... See More +

Brief 124974 APR 01, 2018

Medina Giopp,Alejandro; Salinas,Sebastian Codas Disclosed

Guía de buenas prácticas internacionales para motociclistas : medidas de seguridad vial (Spanish)

Working Paper 123457 JAN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Enterprise surveys : Paraguay country profile 2017 (English)

The Enterprise Surveys (ES) focus on many aspects of the business environment. These factors can be accommodating or constraining for firms and play an important role in whether an economy’s private sector will thrive or not. ... See More +

Working Paper 129275 DEC 01, 2017

Disclosed

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Paraguay - Roads Sector Public Expenditure Review (English)
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NOV 07, 2019 143161 Report
Doing Business 2020 : Comparing Business Regulation in 190 Economies - Economy Profile of Paraguay (English)
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OCT 24, 2019 143979 Working Paper
FY2019 Paraguay Country Opinion Survey Report (English)
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AUG 01, 2019 143412 Report
The Challenge of a Generation : The Leap Towards a High-Income Economy : Acerca de la Comisión Internacional de Equidad, Crecimiento y Desarrollo (Spanish)
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APR 15, 2019 138515 Report
The Challenge of a Generation : The Leap Towards a High-Income Economy : About the International Commission for Equity, Growth, and Development (English)
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APR 15, 2019 138515 Report
Stubborn Gender Gaps in Paraguay’s Labor Market (English)
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APR 01, 2019 135839 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Spanish
Are Management Practices Failing or Aiding the Private Sector in South America? (English)
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MAR 19, 2019 WPS8783 Policy Research Working Paper
Stubborn Gender Gaps in Paraguay’s Labor Market (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2019 135839 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Paraguay Invertir en Capital Humano : Una Revisión del Gasto Público y la Gestión en los Sectores Sociales (Vol. 3) : Salud (Spanish)
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NOV 01, 2018 132203 Working Paper
Paraguay Invertir en Capital Humano : Una Revisión del Gasto Público y la Gestión en los Sectores Sociales (Vol. 5) : Resumen Ejecutivo (Spanish)
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NOV 01, 2018 132203 Working Paper
Paraguay Invertir en Capital Humano : Una Revisión del Gasto Público y la Gestión en los Sectores Sociales : Gestión Fiscal, Masa Salarial y Gastos de Contratación Pública (Spanish)
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NOV 01, 2018 132203 Working Paper
Paraguay Invertir en Capital Humano : Una Revisión del Gasto Público y la Gestión en los Sectores Sociales (Vol. 2) : Educación (Spanish)
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NOV 01, 2018 132203 Working Paper
Paraguay Invertir en Capital Humano : Una Revisión del Gasto Público y la Gestión en los Sectores Sociales (Vol. 4) : Programas Sociales (Spanish)
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NOV 01, 2018 132203 Working Paper
Firm Productivity and Employment in Paraguay 2010-2014 (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 130105 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Paraguay jobs diagnostic : the dynamic transformation of employment (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2018 117270 Working Paper
Paraguay : analysis of the fiscal system and its impact on poverty and equity : Paraguay : análisis del sistema fiscal y su impacto en la pobreza y la equidad (Spanish)
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MAY 08, 2018 126050 Working Paper
Paraguay - Policy notes 2018 : Paraguay - Notas de política 2018 (Spanish)
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MAY 02, 2018 126021 Working Paper
Lessons on the use of online dashboards to monitor government plans in Paraguay (English)
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APR 01, 2018 124974 Brief
Guía de buenas prácticas internacionales para motociclistas : medidas de seguridad vial (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2018 123457 Working Paper
Enterprise surveys : Paraguay country profile 2017 (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 129275 Working Paper