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Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Liberia (English)

Sixteenth in a series of annual reports comparing business regulation in 190 economies, Doing Business 2019 covers 11 areas of business regulation. ... See More +

Working Paper 131756 OCT 31, 2018

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Liberia - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)

Liberia remains at moderate risk of debt distress, though care and precision in implementing its ambitious infrastructure program will be critical. ... See More +

Working Paper 130855 OCT 01, 2018

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Spatial analysis of Liberia’s transport connectivity and potential growth (English)

Liberia has been influenced by the Ebola crisis since 2014, but the economy is now recovering quickly. Still, significant challenges lie ahead: Agriculture, an important sector employing approximately half of the labor force, still has a weak growth trajectory. ... See More +

Publication 127128 JUN 06, 2018

Iimi,Atsushi; Rao,Kulwinder Singh Disclosed

Expanding electricity to low-income customers in Liberia (English)

Much of Liberia’s infrastructure to generate, transmit, and distribute electric power was destroyed during 15 years of civil conflict. At the time the project was being prepared in 2009, most of the population surveyed for the project lived on less than US$2 per capita per day. ... See More +

Brief 129217 JUN 01, 2018

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Firm location, transport connectivity, and agglomeration economies : Evidence from Liberia (English)

Transport connectivity is among the most important factors in increasing firm productivity and accelerating economic development. The literature generally supports the idea of agglomeration economies, although there is little evidence of their effectiveness in Africa. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8411 APR 18, 2018

Iimi,Atsushi; Rao,Kulwinder Singh Disclosed

Transport connectivity and health care access : evidence from Liberia (English)

Health care access is an important policy concern, especially in rural areas. It is especially challenging in developing countries, where rural residents are poorer and less likely to be insured than those living in urban areas. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8413 APR 18, 2018

Iimi,Atsushi; Rao,Kulwinder Singh Disclosed

Peacekeeping and development in fragile states : micro-level evidence from Liberia (English)

Using surveys and administrative data from post-war Liberia, the hypothesis that peacekeeping deployments build peace "from the bottom up" through contributions to local security and local economic and social vitality was tested. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8389 MAR 29, 2018

Mvukiyehe,Eric Disclosed

Liberia - Country forest note (English)

The key objectives of the Liberia Country Forest Note are to (a) identify opportunities and shape a more programmatic approach to the World Bank's engagement (that is, further analytical support, policy actions, and investments) and (b) guide coordination with other development partners in the sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 126565 JAN 01, 2018

Hooda,Neeta Disclosed

Enterprise surveys : Liberia 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 129276 DEC 01, 2017

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Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs – Liberia (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 120948 NOV 01, 2017

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FY17 Liberia country opinion survey report (English)

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

Working Paper 128513 AUG 01, 2017

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SABER tertiary education country report : Liberia 2017 (English)

SABER-Tertiary Education is a diagnostic tool to assess how education systems perform and to identify priorities for reforms at the national level. ... See More +

Working Paper 119787 JUN 01, 2017

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Can media interventions reduce gender gaps in political participation after civil war ? evidence from a field experiment in rural Liberia (English)

Five weeks prior to the 2011 general election in Liberia, women in randomly selected villages were allocated radios and organized into groups to listen regularly to radio programs on the electoral process broadcast by the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7942 JAN 17, 2017

Mvukiyehe,Eric Disclosed

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

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

Working Paper 109954 OCT 25, 2016

Disclosed

Combining mentoring programs with cash transfers for adolescent girls in Liberia :baseline report (English)

This report presents findings from the baseline assessment of International Rescue Committee's (IRC) Girl Empower (GE) program in Nimba County, Liberia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7797 AUG 16, 2016

Hallman,Kelly K.; Kelvin,Elizabeth; Ozler,Berk; Seban,Juliette; Kuhlik,Erica; Alton,Cooper; Kamara,Joseph; Goodman,Sarah Disclosed

Liberia - Skills development constraints for youth in the informal sector (English)

The labor force in Liberia is quite young. Youth aged 15 to 34 constitute over a third of thepopulation in Liberia and are somewhat concentrated in urban areas, according to the 2008census. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS18530 JUN 09, 2016

Billey,Lydie Anne Disclosed

Reducing crime and violence : experimental evidence on adult noncognitive investments in Liberia (English)

The paper shows that self-control, time preferences, and values are malleable in adults, and that investments in these skills and preferences reduce crime and violence. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7648 APR 20, 2016

Blattman,Christopher; Jamison,Julian C; Sheridan,Margaret Disclosed

Key concepts and operational implications in two fragile states : the case of Sierra Leone and Liberia (English)

This paper aims to provide a very distilled summary of the concepts shaping the discourse around state-building in fragile, conflict-affected situations, and to explore some of the operational implications for international development practitioners working in these settings, drawing on experience from two post-conflict countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 105642 JAN 01, 2016

Ingram,Sue Disclosed

Unlocking the potential of information communications technology to improve water and sanitation services : Liberia case study (English)

This report presents findings of a case study on Liberia2.The first section offers a landscape analysis of Liberia, looking at the regulatory and operating environment, existing ICT use in the WASH sector and the current state of ICT policy. ... See More +

Working Paper 107181 NOV 01, 2015

Ndaw,Mouhamed Fadel; Niyungeko,Deo-Marcel Disclosed

Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - Liberia (English)

This economy profile for Doing Business 2016 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for Liberia. To allow for useful comparison, the profile also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 100778 OCT 01, 2015

Disclosed

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Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Liberia (English)
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OCT 31, 2018 131756 Working Paper
Liberia - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 130855 Working Paper
Spatial analysis of Liberia’s transport connectivity and potential growth (English)
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JUN 06, 2018 127128 Publication
Expanding electricity to low-income customers in Liberia (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 129217 Brief
Firm location, transport connectivity, and agglomeration economies : Evidence from Liberia (English)
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APR 18, 2018 WPS8411 Policy Research Working Paper
Transport connectivity and health care access : evidence from Liberia (English)
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APR 18, 2018 WPS8413 Policy Research Working Paper
Peacekeeping and development in fragile states : micro-level evidence from Liberia (English)
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MAR 29, 2018 WPS8389 Policy Research Working Paper
Liberia - Country forest note (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 126565 Working Paper
Enterprise surveys : Liberia country profile 2017 (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 129276 Working Paper
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs – Liberia (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 120948 Working Paper
FY17 Liberia country opinion survey report (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 128513 Working Paper
SABER tertiary education country report : Liberia 2017 (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 119787 Working Paper
Can media interventions reduce gender gaps in political participation after civil war ? evidence from a field experiment in rural Liberia (English)
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JAN 17, 2017 WPS7942 Policy Research Working Paper
Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Liberia (English)
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OCT 25, 2016 109954 Working Paper
Combining mentoring programs with cash transfers for adolescent girls in Liberia :baseline report (English)
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AUG 16, 2016 WPS7797 Policy Research Working Paper
Liberia - Skills development constraints for youth in the informal sector (English)
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JUN 09, 2016 ACS18530 Working Paper
Reducing crime and violence : experimental evidence on adult noncognitive investments in Liberia (English)
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APR 20, 2016 WPS7648 Policy Research Working Paper
Key concepts and operational implications in two fragile states : the case of Sierra Leone and Liberia (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 105642 Working Paper
Unlocking the potential of information communications technology to improve water and sanitation services : Liberia case study (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 107181 Working Paper
Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - Liberia (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100778 Working Paper