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Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Lebanon (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 131753 OCT 31, 2018

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Droughts and Agriculture in Lebanon : Causes, Consequences, and Risk Management (English)

This volume examines the causes and consequences of drought on Lebanon’s agriculture. Lebanon is getting hotter and dryer. Projections show droughts will likely become more frequent and severe. ... See More +

Working Paper 130405 OCT 01, 2018

Verner,Dorte; Ashwill,Maximillian Shen; Christensen,Jen; Mcdonnell,Rachael; Redwood,John; Jomaa,Ihab; Saade,Maurice; Massad,Randa; Chehade,Ali; Bitar,Ahmad; Treguer,David Olivier Disclosed

Lebanon Economic Monitor - De-Risking Lebanon (English)

Lebanon's macro-financial conditions are currently under heavy scrutiny as the country faces increasing challenges. The risk profile for Lebanon is rising sharply in light of the convergence of a number of negative local and global factors, including global monetary conditions. ... See More +

Working Paper 131463 OCT 01, 2018

Harake,Wissam; Hamadeh,Nada; Kostopoulos,Christos; Carey,Kevin; Mobarek,Sameh I.; Ziade,Mona Arabic Disclosed

Lebanon Economic Monitor - De-Risking Lebanon (Arabic)

Lebanon's macro-financial conditions are currently under heavy scrutiny as the country faces increasing challenges. The risk profile for Lebanon is rising sharply in light of the convergence of a number of negative local and global factors, including global monetary conditions. ... See More +

Working Paper 131463 OCT 01, 2018

Harake,Wissam; Abou Hamde,Naji Mohamad; Kostopoulos,Christos; Carey,Kevin; Mobarek,Sameh I.; Ziade,Mona English Disclosed

Lebanon - Education Public Expenditure Review 2017 (English)

This Education Public Expenditure Review (PER) analyzes public expenditures and outcomes since 2004. Its purpose is to help the Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MEHE) set priorities; and make decisions on resource allocation, utilization, efficiencies, and management, and in achieving learning goals against a backdrop of serious economic and political challenges. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review 127517 JUN 22, 2018

Disclosed

Lebanon Youth - National Volunteer Service Program Strengthening and Sustainability : Capacity Development of Implementing Agencies of the NVSP (English)

The National Volunteer Service Program (NVSP) focuses on involving Lebanese youth in volunteering activities, under the stewardship of the Lebanese Ministry of Social Affairs (MoSA), and in partnership with local NGOs, universities, and soon the corporate sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 126898 JUN 01, 2018

Genin,Anne Andree Christiane Disclosed

Why aren't more Lebanese women working? (English)

Ensuring equitable access to jobs and reducing gender gaps is essential for putting MENA countries on the path to inclusive growth and stability. ... See More +

Brief 126361 MAY 01, 2018

Elzir,Angela; Sayed,Haneen Ismail Disclosed

Strategic assessment : a capital investment plan for Lebanon – investment opportunities and reforms (English)

The quality of Lebanon's infrastructure is amongst the poorest regionally and globally. In fact, out of 137 countries, Lebanon ranks 130 in quality of overall infrastructure.1 This has been induced by low public spending on infrastructure, a consequence of the county's debt burden as well as the longterm absence of a budget. ... See More +

Working Paper 124819 APR 06, 2018

Disclosed

Lebanon Economic Outlook - Spring 2018 (English)

2017 was a politically capricious year, commencing with much optimism emanating from the election of President Aoun and the passage of a series of long disputed reform measures. ... See More +

Brief 125256 APR 01, 2018

Arabic Disclosed

Lebanon Economic Outlook - Spring 2018 (Arabic)

2017 was a politically capricious year, commencing with much optimism emanating from the election of President Aoun and the passage of a series of long disputed reform measures. ... See More +

Brief 125256 APR 01, 2018

English Disclosed

Matching Grant Facility to Promote Business Development Service Providers in Lebanon (English)

In January 2016, the Lebanese Ministry of Economy and Trade (MoET), Kafalat1, and the World Bank Group (WBG) launched a matching grant facility to improve the capacity of business development service (BDS) providers to prepare start-up firms to access early stage equity financing. ... See More +

Working Paper 124178 JAN 01, 2018

Mcconaghy,Peter Disclosed

Working for the people in Mashreq (English)

Between fiscal year 2014 and 2018, the World Bank financed around 35 IBRD/IDA projects in the Mashreq Region, totaling approximately US$8 billion. ... See More +

Working Paper 125558 JAN 01, 2018

Ziade,Mona; El Khalil,Zeina Disclosed

Jobs in North Lebanon : assessment of the potato value chain (English)

This paper applies a newly-developed survey instrument to assess the structure and dynamics of jobs in the potato value chain of North Lebanon. ... See More +

Working Paper 121745 NOV 28, 2017

Konishi,Toru; Farole,Thomas Disclosed

Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs – Lebanon (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 120947 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Tech start-up ecosystem in Beirut : findings and recommendations (English)

Technology is one of the main drivers of productivity and economic growth. Developing countries have traditionally had difficulties in both developing technology and absorbing foreign technology. ... See More +

Working Paper 119654 SEP 08, 2017

Mulas,Victor; Qian, Kathy; Henry,Stanley Scott Disclosed

Jobs for North Lebanon: Value Chains, Labor Markets, Skills and Investment Climate in Tripoli and the North of Lebanon : executive summary (English)

This report provides an assessment of constraints and opportunities for the creation of more and better quality jobs for Lebanese in the more fragile and conflict-affected regions. ... See More +

Working Paper 119940 SEP 01, 2017

Mousley,Peter J.; Sayed,Haneen Ismail; Farole,Thomas; Elzir,Angela Arabic Disclosed

Jobs for North Lebanon: Value Chains, Labor Markets, Skills and Investment Climate in Tripoli and the North of Lebanon : (ملخص تنفيذي) ومناخ الاستثمار في طرابلس و الشمال الوظائف في شمال لبنان – سلاسل القيمة وأسواق العمل والمهارات (Arabic)

This report provides an assessment of constraints and opportunities for the creation of more and better quality jobs for Lebanese in the more fragile and conflict-affected regions. ... See More +

Working Paper 119940 SEP 01, 2017

Mousley,Peter J.; Farole,Thomas; Sayed,Haneen Ismail; Elzir,Angela English Disclosed

Jobs for North Lebanon: Value Chains, Labor Markets, Skills and Investment Climate in Tripoli and the North of Lebanon (Vol. 2) (English)

This report provides an assessment of constraints and opportunities for the creation of more and better quality jobs for Lebanese in the more fragile and conflict-affected regions. ... See More +

Working Paper 119940 SEP 01, 2017

Mousley,Peter J.; Farole,Thomas; Sayed,Haneen Ismail; Elzir,Angela Disclosed

Reducing traffic congestion in Beirut : an empirical analysis of selected policy options (English)

Beirut, the capital city of Lebanon, faces huge traffic congestion, the cost of which is estimated to be more than 2 percent of the city's gross regional product. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8158 AUG 03, 2017

Anas,Alex; De Sarkar,Sayan; Abou Zeid,Maya; Timilsina,Govinda R.; El Nakat,Ziad Salim Disclosed

Priority reforms for the government of Lebanon (English)

This Policy Paper presents a menu of reforms that would enable the country to rapidly and significantly turn the page of inaction and decline and return the country to a prosperous and inclusive development path. ... See More +

Working Paper 116428 MAY 27, 2017

000342329:Wissam Harake:wharake@worldbank.org; Disclosed

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Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Lebanon (English)
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OCT 31, 2018 131753 Working Paper
Droughts and Agriculture in Lebanon : Causes, Consequences, and Risk Management (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 130405 Working Paper
Lebanon Economic Monitor - De-Risking Lebanon (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 131463 Working Paper Arabic
Lebanon Economic Monitor - De-Risking Lebanon (Arabic)
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OCT 01, 2018 131463 Working Paper English
Lebanon - Education Public Expenditure Review 2017 (English)
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JUN 22, 2018 127517 Public Expenditure Review
Lebanon Youth - National Volunteer Service Program Strengthening and Sustainability : Capacity Development of Implementing Agencies of the NVSP (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 126898 Working Paper
Why aren't more Lebanese women working? (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 126361 Brief
Strategic assessment : a capital investment plan for Lebanon – investment opportunities and reforms (English)
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APR 06, 2018 124819 Working Paper
Lebanon Economic Outlook - Spring 2018 (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125256 Brief Arabic
Lebanon Economic Outlook - Spring 2018 (Arabic)
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APR 01, 2018 125256 Brief English
Matching Grant Facility to Promote Business Development Service Providers in Lebanon (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 124178 Working Paper
Working for the people in Mashreq (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 125558 Working Paper
Jobs in North Lebanon : assessment of the potato value chain (English)
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NOV 28, 2017 121745 Working Paper
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs – Lebanon (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 120947 Working Paper
Tech start-up ecosystem in Beirut : findings and recommendations (English)
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SEP 08, 2017 119654 Working Paper
Jobs for North Lebanon: Value Chains, Labor Markets, Skills and Investment Climate in Tripoli and the North of Lebanon : executive summary (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 119940 Working Paper Arabic
Jobs for North Lebanon: Value Chains, Labor Markets, Skills and Investment Climate in Tripoli and the North of Lebanon : (ملخص تنفيذي) ومناخ الاستثمار في طرابلس و الشمال الوظائف في شمال لبنان – سلاسل القيمة وأسواق العمل والمهارات (Arabic)
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SEP 01, 2017 119940 Working Paper English
Jobs for North Lebanon: Value Chains, Labor Markets, Skills and Investment Climate in Tripoli and the North of Lebanon (Vol. 2) (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 119940 Working Paper
Reducing traffic congestion in Beirut : an empirical analysis of selected policy options (English)
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AUG 03, 2017 WPS8158 Policy Research Working Paper
Priority reforms for the government of Lebanon (English)
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MAY 27, 2017 116428 Working Paper