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Tax-Transfers Schemes, Informality, and Search Frictions in a Small Open Economy (English)

This paper evaluates the impact of market-oriented structural reforms, in particular labor market policies, social assistance programs, and trade liberalization on long run unemployment, wage inequality, and the distribution of employment across sectors in a small open economy with search frictions and idiosyncratic productivity shocks. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8574 SEP 05, 2018

Robayo,Monica Disclosed

Explaining spatial variations in productivity : evidence from Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

There is a large and extensive literature examining the strength of agglomeration economies and, more generally, the determinants of spatial variations in productivity for developed countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8560 AUG 20, 2018

Quintero,Luis E.; Roberts,Mark Disclosed

Distributional effects of investments in road infrastructure : the case of Colombia's 4th generation concession program (English)

Estimating ex-ante distributional impacts of road infrastructure is increasingly important to better understand the poverty effects of these investments. ... See More +

Brief 129437 AUG 01, 2018

Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos; Malasquez Carbonel,Eduardo Alonso; Franco,Jorge Disclosed

Urban transport infrastructure and household welfare : evidence from Colombia (English)

The distributional effects of urban transport policies are a broadly understudied topic, particularly when in comes to developing countries. This study seeks to fill in this gap in the existing literature by analyzing the effects of a newly established bus rapid transit system in Barranquilla, Colombia. ... See More +

Brief 127208 JUN 01, 2018

Pfutze,Tobias; Rodríguez-Castelán,Carlos; González,Valderrama Disclosed

Welfare Dynamics in Colombia : Results from Synthetic Panels (English)

This study explores the short-run transitions between poverty, vulnerability, and middle class, using synthetic panels constructed from multiple rounds of Colombia’s integrated household survey (in Spanish gran encuesta integrada de hogares). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 129584 MAY 01, 2018

Balcazar,Carlos Felipe; Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Malasquez Carbonel,Eduardo Alonso; Olivieri,Sergio Daniel; Pico Mejia,Julieth Carolina Disclosed

Colombia - Connecting people to markets, jobs, opportunities (English)

Colombia’s fourth generation (4G) roads concession program is a large-scale plan to create a nationwide toll road network with private sector participation. ... See More +

Brief 125063 MAR 01, 2018

Disclosed

Public investment management in Colombia (English)

The Colombian Government has made significant progress in the implementation of effective processes, practices, and methodologies for public investment management (PIM). ... See More +

Working Paper 125402 MAR 01, 2018

Martín, Tomás; Guzmán, Pablo Andres; Lizundia Gonzalez,Eguiar; Arizti,Pedro Disclosed

Municipal reporting to the Central Government in Colombia : diagnosis and recommendations (English)

Subnational entities in Colombia have voiced complaints about the overload of reporting requirements coming from central-level institutions (including control institutions); however, concrete and updated information on these requirements has been limited. ... See More +

Working Paper 125401 MAR 01, 2018

Martin, Tomás; Monge, Fernando Fernández; Arizti,Pedro Disclosed

Design and implementation of spending reviews in Colombia : a case study and recommendations(complete note) (English)

Spending reviews offer a valuable tool to identify structural savings, while promoting the efficiency and effectiveness of public investment. Several OECD member countries have implemented such reviews since the last decade and particularly in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis. ... See More +

Working Paper 125403 MAR 01, 2018

Martín, Tomás; Guzmán, Pablo Andres; Watkins,Joanna Alexandra; Arizti,Pedro Disclosed

Design and implementation of spending reviews in Colombia : a case study and recommendations(brief note) (English)

In 2016, the Colombian Government made the decision to implement spending reviews as a mechanism to improve the efficiency and quality of public expenditure in the context of tight fiscal restrictions. ... See More +

Working Paper 125404 MAR 01, 2018

Martín, Tomás; Guzmán, Pablo Andres; Watkins,Joanna Alexandra; Arizti,Pedro Disclosed

Optimizing the investment of the Colombia HIV response plan : Optimizando la inversión del plan de respuesta de Colombia al VIH (Spanish)

Colombia gasta alrededor de doscientos mil millones de pesos en atención y prevención del VIH, distribuido en múltiples programas y varios ejecutores. ... See More +

Working Paper 126760 MAR 01, 2018

Gutiérrez,Catalina; Stuart,Robyn M; Wilsom,David P; Lavadenz,Fernando; Reporter,Iyanoosh; Kerr,Cliff Disclosed

Urban transport infrastructure and household welfare : evidence from Colombia (English)

The effects of urban transport policies on household welfare are a broadly understudied topic in developing countries. This paper analyzes the distributional effects of a newly established bus rapid transit system in Barranquilla, Colombia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8341 FEB 15, 2018

Pfutze,Tobias; Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos; Valderrama Gonzalez,Daniel Disclosed

Urban transport infrastructure and household welfare : evidence from Colombia (English)

The effects of urban transport policies on household welfare are a broadly understudied topic in developing countries. This paper analyzes the distributional effects of a newly established bus rapid transit system in Barranquilla, Colombia. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125624 FEB 01, 2018

Pfutze,Tobias; Rodríguez-Castelán, Carlos; Valderrama-González, Daniel Disclosed

Broadband internet, labor demand, and total factor productivity in Colombia (English)

This paper studies the relationship between information and communication technology, labor demand, and total factor productivity in Colombia. It estimates total factor productivity for the Colombian manufacturing sector using a method that assumes a law of motion where total factor productivity evolves according to an autoregressive process of order 1 as well as with the past use of broadband technologies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8318 JAN 24, 2018

Ospino,Carlos Disclosed

Sustainable banking network (SBN) : country progress report - addendum to SBN global progress report : Colombia (English)

Market-based sustainable finance initiatives led by members of the Sustainable Banking Network (SBN) have made significant progress in directing the financial sector toward sustainability. ... See More +

Working Paper 124232 JAN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Colombia (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 120844 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Resettlement and mass transit in Colombia : lessons learned (English)

This note examines the development of the social and resettlement policies implemented within the Colombia National Urban Transport Program, a project that has received technical and financial support from the World Bank. ... See More +

Working Paper 120400 OCT 12, 2017

Molina Prieto,Carlos Alberto; Cuellar,Mauricio Spanish Disclosed

Resettlement and mass transit in Colombia : lessons learned : Reasentamiento y transporte masivo en Colombia : lecciones aprendidas (Spanish)

This note examines the development of the social and resettlement policies implemented within the Colombia National Urban Transport Program, a project that has received technical and financial support from the World Bank. ... See More +

Working Paper 120400 OCT 12, 2017

Molina Prieto,Carlos Alberto; Cuellar,Mauricio English Disclosed

Colombia - Supporting Productive Alliances Project : Colombia - Proyecto Apoyo Alianzas Productivas (Spanish)

Working Paper 116040 JUN 08, 2017

000013367:Michael Morris:mmorris3@worldbank.org; Disclosed

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Tax-Transfers Schemes, Informality, and Search Frictions in a Small Open Economy (English)
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SEP 05, 2018 WPS8574 Policy Research Working Paper
Explaining spatial variations in productivity : evidence from Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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AUG 20, 2018 WPS8560 Policy Research Working Paper
Distributional effects of investments in road infrastructure : the case of Colombia's 4th generation concession program (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 129437 Brief
Urban transport infrastructure and household welfare : evidence from Colombia (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127208 Brief
Welfare Dynamics in Colombia : Results from Synthetic Panels (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 129584 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Colombia - Connecting people to markets, jobs, opportunities (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 125063 Brief
Public investment management in Colombia (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 125402 Working Paper
Municipal reporting to the Central Government in Colombia : diagnosis and recommendations (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 125401 Working Paper
Design and implementation of spending reviews in Colombia : a case study and recommendations(complete note) (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 125403 Working Paper
Design and implementation of spending reviews in Colombia : a case study and recommendations(brief note) (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 125404 Working Paper
Optimizing the investment of the Colombia HIV response plan : Optimizando la inversión del plan de respuesta de Colombia al VIH (Spanish)
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MAR 01, 2018 126760 Working Paper
Urban transport infrastructure and household welfare : evidence from Colombia (English)
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FEB 15, 2018 WPS8341 Policy Research Working Paper
Urban transport infrastructure and household welfare : evidence from Colombia (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 125624 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Broadband internet, labor demand, and total factor productivity in Colombia (English)
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JAN 24, 2018 WPS8318 Policy Research Working Paper
Sustainable banking network (SBN) : country progress report - addendum to SBN global progress report : Colombia (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 124232 Working Paper
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Colombia (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 120844 Working Paper
Resettlement and mass transit in Colombia : lessons learned (English)
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OCT 12, 2017 120400 Working Paper Spanish
Resettlement and mass transit in Colombia : lessons learned : Reasentamiento y transporte masivo en Colombia : lecciones aprendidas (Spanish)
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OCT 12, 2017 120400 Working Paper English
Colombia - Alliances productive : linkage to markets, social inclusion, and versatility in the post-conflict framework : Colombia - Alianzas Productivas : Vinculación con los mercados, inclusión social, y versatilidad en el marco del post-conflicto (Spanish)
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JUN 08, 2017 116041 Working Paper
Colombia - Supporting Productive Alliances Project : Colombia - Proyecto Apoyo Alianzas Productivas (Spanish)
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JUN 08, 2017 116040 Working Paper