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Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform – Guatemala (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 131677 OCT 31, 2018

Disclosed

Remittances and Labor Supply in the Northern Triangle (English)

Through substitution and income effects, remittances can alter an individual's allocation of time between market activities and household production, decreasing labor supply. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8597 SEP 20, 2018

Sousa,Liliana Do Couto; Garcia Suaza,Andres Felipe Disclosed

Poverty diagnostic for water supply, sanitation, and hygiene in Guatemala : challenges and opportunities (Spanish)

Poverty rates in Guatemala are among the highest in Latin America and the Caribbean, and Guatemala is now the second poorest country in the region, with only post-earthquake Haiti being poorer. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 126775 MAY 30, 2018

Borja-Vega,Christian; Aguero,Marco Antonio; Scott,Katherine M. English Disclosed

Poverty diagnostic for water supply, sanitation, and hygiene in Guatemala : challenges and opportunities (English)

Poverty rates in Guatemala are among the highest in Latin America and the Caribbean, and Guatemala is now the second poorest country in the region, with only post-earthquake Haiti being poorer. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 126775 MAY 30, 2018

Borja-Vega,Christian; Aguero,Marco Antonio; Scott,Katherine M. Spanish Disclosed

Guatemala Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Poverty Diagnostic (Vol. 2) : annexes (English)

Poverty rates in Guatemala are among the highest in Latin America and the Caribbean, and Guatemala is now the second poorest country in the region with only post-earthquake Haiti being poorer. ... See More +

Working Paper 124240 APR 01, 2018

Spanish Disclosed

Guatemala Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Poverty Diagnostic (English)

Poverty rates in Guatemala are among the highest in Latin America and the Caribbean, and Guatemala is now the second poorest country in the region with only post-earthquake Haiti being poorer. ... See More +

Working Paper 124240 MAR 01, 2018

Spanish Disclosed

Guatemala Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Poverty Diagnostic (Spanish)

Poverty rates in Guatemala are among the highest in Latin America and the Caribbean, and Guatemala is now the second poorest country in the region with only post-earthquake Haiti being poorer. ... See More +

Working Paper 124240 MAR 01, 2018

English Disclosed

Human capital outflows : selection into migration from the Northern Triangle (English)

This study quantifies the outflow of human capital associated with migration from Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras since 1990. To measure the outflow of skills and human capital and how this has changed over time, the study uses information on Northern Triangle migrants residing in the United States, a group that accounts for over 90 percent of all migrants from the three countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8334 FEB 12, 2018

Del Carmen Hasbun,Giselle Eugenia; Sousa,Liliana Do Couto Disclosed

Traditional Mayan maternal health practices in Guatemala : Reflections from a maternal health pilot in the department of Sololá, with a practical guide to the history, beliefs, and cultural practices of comadronas in these communities (English)

This document offers a useful background for NGOs or organizations working to deliver culturally appropriate maternal health services or interventions through comadronas (midwives) in Sololá, Guatemala or the surrounding region. ... See More +

Working Paper 127777 JAN 01, 2018

Fien-Helfman,Samantha Abigail Disclosed

Todos los niños y los niños a la escuela: no permitir el trabajo infantil (Spanish)

Working Paper 130186 JAN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Guatemala (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 120918 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Research digest newsletter Vol. 12 (No. 1) (English)

This issue includes the following headings: Realizing Education's Promise; Investing in School Readiness; Can Participation by Parents Improve School Quality? ... See More +

Newsletter 120241 OCT 04, 2017

Disclosed

Guatemala - Forest Investment Plan (FIP) : Guatemala - Forest investment plan (English)

FIP interventions aim to propose the strengthening of governance1 and governability in protected areas, prioritizing the restoration of deforested and degraded areas; sustainable forest management, both in natural forests and in forest plantations; the strengthening of the value chain of forest products (timber and non-timber) and institutional strengthening as a transversal support action. ... See More +

Working Paper 120210 OCT 02, 2017

000388914:Gabriela Encalada Romero:gencalada@wor; ldbank.org; Disclosed

Predicting school dropout with administrative data: new evidence from Guatemala and Honduras (English)

Across Latin America, school dropout is a growing concern, because of its negative social and economic consequences. Although a wide range of interventions hold potential to reduce dropout rates, policy makers in many countries must first address the basic question of how to target limited resources effectively for such interventions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8142 JUL 10, 2017

Adelman,Melissa Ann; Haimovich,Francisco; Ham,Andres; Vazquez,Emmanuel Jose Disclosed

Estimating poverty using cell phone data : evidence from Guatemala (English)

The dramatic expansion of mobile phone use in developing countries has given rise to a rich and largely untapped source of information about the characteristics of communities and regions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7969 FEB 14, 2017

Hernandez Hernandez,Marco Antonio; Hong,Lingzi; Frias-Martinez,Vanessa; Frias-Martinez,Enrique Disclosed

World development report 2017 : Guatemala’s international commission against impunity - a case study on institutions and rule of law (English)

In the last years of the armed conflict, some of the actors that have participated in those clandestine operations re-adapted their modus operandi to fit other types of criminal activities such as customs corruption, large scale smuggling of goods, extortion and kidnapping for economic purposes, and drug trafficking. ... See More +

World Development Report 112904 JAN 01, 2017

Carrera, Fernando Disclosed

Enterprise surveys : Guatemala 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 129260 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Guatemala - Earthquakes and hurricanes risk profile (English)

The earthquake risk in Guatemala is more significant than the hurricane risk. Annual Average loss (AAL) from earthquakes is Unite States (U.S.) 325.3 million dollars (0.46 percent of gross domestic product (GDP)) and from hurricanes is U.S. 21.6 million dollars (0.04 percent of GDP). ... See More +

Brief 114753 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Guatemala country opinion survey 2016 (English)

The Country opinion survey for 2016 in Guatemala assists the World Bank Group (WBG) in gaining a better understanding of how stakeholders in Guatemala perceive the WBG. ... See More +

Working Paper 120651 DEC 01, 2016

Disclosed

FY16 Guatemala country opinion survey report (English)

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

Working Paper 128461 DEC 01, 2016

Disclosed

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Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform – Guatemala (English)
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OCT 31, 2018 131677 Working Paper
Remittances and Labor Supply in the Northern Triangle (English)
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SEP 20, 2018 WPS8597 Policy Research Working Paper
Poverty diagnostic for water supply, sanitation, and hygiene in Guatemala : challenges and opportunities (Spanish)
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MAY 30, 2018 126775 Other Poverty Study English
Poverty diagnostic for water supply, sanitation, and hygiene in Guatemala : challenges and opportunities (English)
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MAY 30, 2018 126775 Other Poverty Study Spanish
Guatemala Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Poverty Diagnostic (Vol. 2) : annexes (English)
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APR 01, 2018 124240 Working Paper Spanish
Guatemala Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Poverty Diagnostic (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124240 Working Paper Spanish
Guatemala Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Poverty Diagnostic (Spanish)
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MAR 01, 2018 124240 Working Paper English
Human capital outflows : selection into migration from the Northern Triangle (English)
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FEB 12, 2018 WPS8334 Policy Research Working Paper
Traditional Mayan maternal health practices in Guatemala : Reflections from a maternal health pilot in the department of Sololá, with a practical guide to the history, beliefs, and cultural practices of comadronas in these communities (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 127777 Working Paper
Todos los niños y los niños a la escuela: no permitir el trabajo infantil (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2018 130186 Working Paper
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Guatemala (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 120918 Working Paper
Research digest newsletter Vol. 12 (No. 1) (English)
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OCT 04, 2017 120241 Newsletter
Guatemala - Forest Investment Plan (FIP) : Guatemala - Forest investment plan (English)
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OCT 02, 2017 120210 Working Paper
Predicting school dropout with administrative data: new evidence from Guatemala and Honduras (English)
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JUL 10, 2017 WPS8142 Policy Research Working Paper
Estimating poverty using cell phone data : evidence from Guatemala (English)
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FEB 14, 2017 WPS7969 Policy Research Working Paper
World development report 2017 : Guatemala’s international commission against impunity - a case study on institutions and rule of law (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112904 World Development Report
Enterprise surveys : Guatemala country profile 2017 (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 129260 Working Paper
Guatemala - Earthquakes and hurricanes risk profile (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114753 Brief
Guatemala country opinion survey 2016 (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 120651 Working Paper
FY16 Guatemala country opinion survey report (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 128461 Working Paper