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Impact of the West African Ebola Epidemic on Agricultural Production and Rural Welfare : Evidence from Liberia (English)

The 2014-15 Ebola epidemic took a devastating human and economic toll on three West African countries, of which Liberia was perhaps the hardest hit. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8880 JUN 11, 2019

De La Fuente,Alejandro; Jacoby,Hanan G.; Lawin,Kotchikpa Gabriel Disclosed

Sierra Leone - Tax Reform : Engagement Note (English)

The new government elected in April 2018 inherited a declining economy with slower economic growth in both iron-ore and non-iron-ore sectors, growing twin deficits (domestic fiscal and external current account), accelerating inflation fueled by depreciating exchange rate and the buildup of government arrears, and weaker performance of SOE’s. ... See More +

Report 137598 JUN 09, 2019

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Liberia - Domestic Revenue Mobilization Policy Notes (English)

Following general elections in Liberia in 2017, a new government was formed with a mandate to achieve ambitious development objectives. Following a nationwide consultative process, the new medium-term national development plan, Pro-Poor Agenda for Prosperity and Development (PAPD)-2019-2023 was developed focusing on: strengthening public institutions; accelerating infrastructure investments for productive capacity; improving productivity in the real sector through enhanced economic diversification; increasing investment in human capital (youth employment, health, and education); and improving competitiveness, while safeguarding macroeconomic and debt sustainability. ... See More +

Report AUS0000782 JUN 09, 2019

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Impact of the West African Ebola Epidemic on Agricultural Production and Rural Welfare : Evidence from Liberia (English)

The 2014–15 Ebola epidemic took a devastating human and economic toll on three West African countries, of which Liberia was perhaps the hardest hit. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 137734 JUN 01, 2019

De La Fuente,Alejandro; Jacoby,Hanan G.; Lawin,Kotchikpa Gabriel Disclosed

Opportunities for Charcoal and Sustainable Forest Management (English)

The Liberia Forest Sector Project (LFSP) is a grant-financed project supported by the Government of Norway via a World Bank-managed Trust Fund. ... See More +

Working Paper 134365 JAN 01, 2019

Hooda,Neeta; Aldinger,Peter Eddie; Owen,Matthew Guy; Verheijen,Lesya Disclosed

Building Financial Management Capacity in Fragile and Confliict-Affected States : The Case of Liberia (English)

This paper examines Liberia's financial management (FM) capacity building initiatives from the immediate aftermath of the 14-year civil war to date, and the lessons that could be drawn from such experiences for future efforts in the country and others faced with similar circumstances. ... See More +

Working Paper 136165 JAN 01, 2019

Disclosed

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

Disclosed

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; Kishor,Nalin M.; Verheijen,Lesya 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

Disclosed

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

Disclosed

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

Disclosed

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

Disclosed

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

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Impact of the West African Ebola Epidemic on Agricultural Production and Rural Welfare : Evidence from Liberia (English)
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JUN 11, 2019 WPS8880 Policy Research Working Paper
Sierra Leone - Tax Reform : Engagement Note (English)
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JUN 09, 2019 137598 Report
Liberia - Domestic Revenue Mobilization Policy Notes (English)
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JUN 09, 2019 AUS0000782 Report
Impact of the West African Ebola Epidemic on Agricultural Production and Rural Welfare : Evidence from Liberia (English)
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JUN 01, 2019 137734 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Opportunities for Charcoal and Sustainable Forest Management (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 134365 Working Paper
Building Financial Management Capacity in Fragile and Confliict-Affected States : The Case of Liberia (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 136165 Working Paper
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