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Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform – Dominican Republic (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 131646 OCT 31, 2018

Disclosed

Fiscal incentives and firm performance : evidence from the Dominican Republic (English)

This paper evaluates the impact of fiscal incentives on firm performance in the Dominican Republic. In recent years, the Dominican government has approved several new corporate tax benefits. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8382 MAR 27, 2018

Amendola,Alessandra; Boccia,Marinella; Mele,Gianluca; Sensini,Luca Disclosed

Dominican Republic - Implementing a health protection system that leaves no one behind (English)

During the last 50 years, the Dominican Republic has experienced important economic growth, with rates higher than most Latin American countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 122808 JAN 01, 2018

Rathe,Magdalena Disclosed

The impact of hurricane strikes on short-term local economic activity : evidence from nightlight images in the Dominican Republic (English)

The Dominican Republic is highly exposed to adverse natural events putting the country at risk of losing hard-won economic, social, and environmental gains due to the impacts of disasters. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8275 DEC 14, 2017

Miranda Montero,Juan Jose; Ishizawa Escudero,Oscar Anil; Strobl,Eric Disclosed

Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Dominican Republic (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 120883 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Do labor markets limit the inclusiveness of growth in the Dominican Republic? : ¿Ha sido limitado el crecimiento inclusivo en la República Dominicana por los mercados laborales? (Spanish)

The strong economic growth enjoyed by the Dominican Republic following its 2003 domestic crisis was not matched by similarly substantial progress in poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper 117877 AUG 01, 2017

English Disclosed

Do labor markets limit the inclusiveness of growth in the Dominican Republic? (English)

The strong economic growth enjoyed by the Dominican Republic following its 2003 domestic crisis was not matched by similarly substantial progress in poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper 117877 AUG 01, 2017

Spanish Disclosed

Gearing up for a more efficient tax system : an assessment of tax efficiency, a cost-benefit analysis of tax expenditures, and an exploration of labor informality and its tax implications (English)

This study discusses options how to increase the Dominican Republic tax revenue and attempts to identify priority areas for efficiency-enhancing reforms. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS22697 JUN 01, 2017

Mele,Gianluca Spanish Disclosed

Gearing up for a more efficient tax system : an assessment of tax efficiency, a cost-benefit analysis of tax expenditures, and an exploration of labor informality and its tax implications (Spanish)

This study discusses options how to increase the Dominican Republic tax revenue and attempts to identify priority areas for efficiency-enhancing reforms. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS22697 JUN 01, 2017

Mele,Gianluca English Disclosed

When growth is not enough : explaining the rigidity of poverty in the Dominican Republic (English)

The Dominican Republic has enjoyed one of the strongest growth rates in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) over the past 20 years. It also experiences high growth with limited poverty reduction. ... See More +

Publication 115257 MAY 23, 2017

Carneiro,Francisco Galrao; Sirtaine,Sophie Spanish Disclosed

When growth is not enough : explaining the rigidity of poverty in the Dominican Republic (Spanish)

The Dominican Republic has enjoyed one of the strongest growth rates in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) over the past 20 years. It also experiences high growth with limited poverty reduction. ... See More +

Publication 115257 MAY 05, 2017

Carneiro,Francisco Galrao; Sirtaine,Sophie English Disclosed

Special economic zones in the Dominican Republic : policy considerations for a more competitive and inclusive sector. : Special economic zones, global value chains, and the degree of domestic linkages in the Dominican Republic (Spanish)

The Dominican Republic is often considered an example of the successful implementation of Special Economic Zones (henceforth SEZs) in the Western hemisphere. ... See More +

Working Paper 112878 FEB 01, 2017

Reyes,Jose Daniel; Eduardo Sanchez,Miguel; Ferrantino,Michael Joseph; Riaño,Alejandro; Defever,Fabrice Fernand; Engel,Jakob; Arenas,Guillermo Carlos; Ahdiyyih,Semira Sahar English Disclosed

Banco BHD Leon uses women-centered design to grow its market in the Dominican Republic (English)

Marketing to women isn’t just about promoting goods and services to them. It requires an understanding of women’s needs, as well as preferences, across various market segments. ... See More +

Working Paper 121530 JAN 01, 2017

Murti,Bhattiprolu Balachandra Disclosed

Special economic zones in the Dominican Republic : policy considerations for a more competitive and inclusive sector. : Special economic zones, global value chains, and the degree of domestic linkages in the Dominican Republic (English)

The Dominican Republic is often considered an example of the successful implementation of Special Economic Zones (henceforth SEZs) in the Western hemisphere. ... See More +

Working Paper 112878 NOV 01, 2016

Reyes,Jose Daniel; Eduardo Sanchez,Miguel; Ferrantino,Michael Joseph; Riaño,Alejandro; Defever,Fabrice Fernand; Engel,Jakob; Arenas,Guillermo Carlos; Ahdiyyih,Semira Sahar Spanish Disclosed

Does the elimination of export requirements in special economic zones affect export performance? evidence from the Dominican Republic (English)

Special economic zones, one of the most important instruments of industrial policy in developing countries, often feature export share requirements. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7874 OCT 28, 2016

Defever,Fabrice Fernand; Reyes,Jose Daniel; Riano,Alejandro; Sanchez Martin,Miguel Eduardo Disclosed

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

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

Working Paper 109864 OCT 25, 2016

Disclosed

Building a better future together : Dominican Republic policy notes (English)

In preparing these policy notes, the World Bank intends to provide the incoming administration with some considerations and recommendations on key development policy issues. ... See More +

Working Paper 112502 OCT 01, 2016

Carneiro,Francisco Galrao; Niang,Cecile Thioro; Mele,Gianluca; Pena,Christine Lao; Lambrides,Mark; Berman,Laura Wendell; Parra Osorio,Juan Carlos; Brault,Jean-Martin Disclosed

Policy notes to build a better future together with Dominican Republic : Para construir un mejor futuro juntos notas de política de República Dominicana (Spanish)

Working Paper 110917 OCT 01, 2016

Carneiro,Francisco Galrao Disclosed

FY16 Dominican Republic country opinion survey report (English)

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

Working Paper 108626 AUG 01, 2016

Felzer,Sharon; Guo,Jing; Markova,Svetlana; Cameron,Jessica A.; Woods,Calita Disclosed

Fiscal policy and redistribution in the Dominican Republic : an analysis based on the commitment to equity methodology, for 2013 (English)

In spite of sustained economic growth over the past two decades, the population in the Dominican Republic did not achieve significant welfare improvements until recently. ... See More +

Working Paper 105723 APR 20, 2016

Sanchez Martin,Miguel Eduardo Spanish Disclosed

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Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform – Dominican Republic (English)
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OCT 31, 2018 131646 Working Paper
Fiscal incentives and firm performance : evidence from the Dominican Republic (English)
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MAR 27, 2018 WPS8382 Policy Research Working Paper
Dominican Republic - Implementing a health protection system that leaves no one behind (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122808 Working Paper
The impact of hurricane strikes on short-term local economic activity : evidence from nightlight images in the Dominican Republic (English)
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DEC 14, 2017 WPS8275 Policy Research Working Paper
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Dominican Republic (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 120883 Working Paper
Do labor markets limit the inclusiveness of growth in the Dominican Republic? : ¿Ha sido limitado el crecimiento inclusivo en la República Dominicana por los mercados laborales? (Spanish)
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AUG 01, 2017 117877 Working Paper English
Do labor markets limit the inclusiveness of growth in the Dominican Republic? (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 117877 Working Paper Spanish
Gearing up for a more efficient tax system : an assessment of tax efficiency, a cost-benefit analysis of tax expenditures, and an exploration of labor informality and its tax implications (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 ACS22697 Working Paper Spanish
Gearing up for a more efficient tax system : an assessment of tax efficiency, a cost-benefit analysis of tax expenditures, and an exploration of labor informality and its tax implications (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2017 ACS22697 Working Paper English
When growth is not enough : explaining the rigidity of poverty in the Dominican Republic (English)
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MAY 23, 2017 115257 Publication Spanish
When growth is not enough : explaining the rigidity of poverty in the Dominican Republic (Spanish)
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MAY 05, 2017 115257 Publication English
Special economic zones in the Dominican Republic : policy considerations for a more competitive and inclusive sector. : Special economic zones, global value chains, and the degree of domestic linkages in the Dominican Republic (Spanish)
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FEB 01, 2017 112878 Working Paper English
Banco BHD Leon uses women-centered design to grow its market in the Dominican Republic (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 121530 Working Paper
Special economic zones in the Dominican Republic : policy considerations for a more competitive and inclusive sector. : Special economic zones, global value chains, and the degree of domestic linkages in the Dominican Republic (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 112878 Working Paper Spanish
Does the elimination of export requirements in special economic zones affect export performance? evidence from the Dominican Republic (English)
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OCT 28, 2016 WPS7874 Policy Research Working Paper
Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Dominican Republic (English)
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OCT 25, 2016 109864 Working Paper
Building a better future together : Dominican Republic policy notes (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 112502 Working Paper
Policy notes to build a better future together with Dominican Republic : Para construir un mejor futuro juntos notas de política de República Dominicana (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2016 110917 Working Paper
FY16 Dominican Republic country opinion survey report (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 108626 Working Paper
Fiscal policy and redistribution in the Dominican Republic : an analysis based on the commitment to equity methodology, for 2013 (English)
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APR 20, 2016 105723 Working Paper Spanish