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Generating Gridded Agricultural Gross Domestic Product for Brazil : A Comparison of Methodologies (English)

This paper examines two new methods to generate gridded agricultural Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and compares the results with a traditional method. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8985 AUG 19, 2019

Chambers,Thomas Timothy; You,Liangzhi; Wood-Sichra,Ulrike; Ru,Yating; Blankespoor,Brian; Kalvelagen,Erwin Marinus Franciscus Disclosed

Improving Climate Resilience of Federal Road Network in Brazil (Portuguese)

Although Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world, it has a relatively low number of natural hazards. However, its exposure to natural hazards has increased relative to other countries because of insufficient preventive actions in the past, resulting in more damage from natural hazards to both infrastructure and human lives than countries of comparable size would incur. ... See More +

Working Paper 137098 MAY 01, 2019

Disclosed

Improving Climate Resilience of Federal Road Network in Brazil (English)

Although Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world, it has a relatively low number of natural hazards. However, its exposure to natural hazards has increased relative to other countries because of insufficient preventive actions in the past, resulting in more damage from natural hazards to both infrastructure and human lives than countries of comparable size would incur. ... See More +

Working Paper 137098 MAY 01, 2019

Ogita,Satoshi; Pedroso,Frederico Ferreira Fonseca Portuguese Disclosed

Evaluation and Identification of Pipeline of Cities for Structuring PPPs for Public Street Lighting in Brazil (Portuguese)

Report 138021 APR 29, 2019

Disclosed

Auction Length and Prices : Evidence from Random Auction Closing in Brazil (English)

Electronic reverse auctions are the most used competitive method for procurement of goods and non-consulting services by the Federal Government of Brazil. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8828 APR 22, 2019

Oliveira,Alexandre Borges De; Fabregas Masllovet,Abdoulaye; Fazekas,Mihaly Disclosed

Of Governance and Revenue : Participatory Institutions and Tax Compliance in Brazil (English)

Traditionally, governments seek to mobilize tax revenues by expanding their enforcement of existing tax regimes and facilitating tax payments. However, enforcement and facilitation can be costly and produce diminishing marginal returns if citizens are unwilling to pay their taxes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8797 MAR 28, 2019

Touchton,Michael Ryan; Wampler,Brian; Peixoto,Tiago Carneiro Disclosed

International Willingness to Pay for the Protection of the Amazon Rainforest (English)

The Amazon rainforest, the world's largest tropical rainforest and an important constituent of the global biosphere, continues degrading by rapid deforestation, which is expected to continue despite policies to prevent it. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8775 MAR 11, 2019

Siikamaki,Juha Veikko; Krupnick,Alan Jeff; Strand,Jon; Vincent,Jeffrey R. Disclosed

Pension Funds with Automatic Enrollment Schemes : Lessons for Emerging Economies (English)

Since the introduction of the KiwiSaver scheme in New Zealand in 2006, several countries have implemented, or are in the process of implementing, voluntary funded pension systems with automatic enrollment features. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8726 FEB 05, 2019

Rudolph,Heinz P. Disclosed

GVC Participation and Deep Integration in Brazil (English)

The production of export goods has become increasingly unbundled, and countries positioning to become more integrated in the global economy are increasingly looking toward global value chains. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8646 NOV 13, 2018

Hollweg,Claire Honore; Rocha Gaffurri,Nadia Patrizia Disclosed

Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Brazil (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 131596 OCT 31, 2018

Disclosed

FDI and the Skill Premium : Evidence from Emerging Economies (English)

Foreign direct investment may play an important role in transferring technologies from high-income to emerging economies, which can lead to uneven effects on the wages of skilled and unskilled workers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8613 OCT 12, 2018

Vargas Da Cruz,Marcio Jose; Nayyar,Gaurav; Toews,Gerhard; Vezina,Pierre-Louis Disclosed

Trade Liberalization and Integration of Domestic Output Markets in Brazil (English)

This paper describes how different policy distortions have been impeding better integration of Brazil's external and internal product markets and discusses how these distortions have prevented domestic firms from benefiting from multiple sources of efficiency gains. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8600 OCT 03, 2018

Reis,Jose Guilherme; Iootty De Paiva Dias,Mariana; Signoret,Jose E.; Goodwin,Tanja K.; Martinez Licetti,Martha; Duhaut,Alice; Lall,Somik V. Disclosed

South-South Knowledge Exchange Mission On Rural Development and Biodiversity Conservation to Brazil (English)

Countries around the world are increasingly recognizing the importance of improving the conservation and enhancement of renewable natural resources, such as biodiversity, forests and fisheries, while promoting rural development. ... See More +

Working Paper 130031 SEP 01, 2018

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

Skills and jobs in Brazil : an agenda for youth (English)

Skills and Jobs in Brazil: An Agenda for Youth is a new World Bank book focusing on the challenge of economic engagement among Brazil’s youth. In the context of a rapidly aging population, Brazil’s greatest economic opportunity is to increase its labor productivity, especially that of its youth. ... See More +

Publication 128325 JUL 12, 2018

Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Packard,Truman G. Disclosed

Jobs and growth : Brazil’s productivity agenda (English)

Brazil enters the election year 2018 with an economy that is gradually recovering from the deepest recession in its recent economic history. This book is motivated by the need to understand the possible drivers of future income and employment growth. ... See More +

Publication 127626 JUN 29, 2018

Dutz,Mark Andrew; Amorim,Vivian De Fatima; Araujo,Jorge A. De Thompson R.; Arias,Diego; Byskov,Steen; Calice,Pietro; Cirera,Xavier; Clarke,Roland N.; Contini,Elisio; Duhaut,Alice; Noronha Farinelli,Barbara Cristina; Goodwin,Tanja K.; Iootty,Mariana; Lall,Somik V.; Martinez Licetti,Martha; Morris,Michael-000013367; Nucifora,Antonio; Olinto,Pedro; Packard,Truman G.; Qian,Rong; Reis,Jose Guilherme; PONTUAL RIBEIRO, EDUARDO; Signoret,Jose E.; Toman,Michael A.; Vieira,Pedro Abel; Vijil,Mariana Portuguese Disclosed

Jobs and growth : Brazil’s productivity agenda (Portuguese)

Brazil enters the election year 2018 with an economy that is gradually recovering from the deepest recession in its recent economic history. This book is motivated by the need to understand the possible drivers of future income and employment growth. ... See More +

Publication 127626 JUN 29, 2018

Dutz,Mark Andrew; Amorim,Vivian De Fatima; Araujo,Jorge A. De Thompson R.; Arias,Diego; Byskov,Steen; Calice,Pietro; Cirera,Xavier; Clarke,Roland N.; Contini,Elisio; Duhaut,Alice; Noronha Farinelli,Barbara Cristina; Goodwin,Tanja K.; Iootty,Mariana; Lall,Somik V.; Martinez Licetti,Martha; Morris,Michael-000013367; Nucifora,Antonio; Olinto,Pedro; Packard,Truman G.; Qian,Rong; Reis,Jose Guilherme; PONTUAL RIBEIRO, EDUARDO; Signoret,Jose E.; Toman,Michael A.; Vieira,Pedro Abel; Vijil,Mariana English Disclosed

Efficient financial allocation and productivity growth in Brazil (English)

This paper attempts to study the impact of Brazilian Development Bank credit on resource misallocation in Brazil, using manufacturing firm-level data from 2003-14. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8479 JUN 19, 2018

Calice,Pietro; Ribeiro,Eduardo P.; Byskov,Steen Disclosed

Raising the bar for productive cities in Latin America and the Caribbean : Raising the Bar for Productive Cities In LAC_Brazil_06 (English)

Cities are engines of productivity and economic growth. Today, they occupy 2 percent of total land, but are home to more than 50 percent of the global population and are responsible for close to 70 percent of total GDP. ... See More +

Working Paper 127525 JUN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Gestao de Risco de Seca no Setor Agropecuario do Nordeste (Portuguese)

Working Paper 139021 JUN 01, 2018

Noronha Farinelli,Barbara Cristina; Arias Carballo,Diego; Valdivia Zelaya,Pablo R. Disclosed

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Generating Gridded Agricultural Gross Domestic Product for Brazil : A Comparison of Methodologies (English)
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AUG 19, 2019 WPS8985 Policy Research Working Paper
Improving Climate Resilience of Federal Road Network in Brazil (Portuguese)
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MAY 01, 2019 137098 Working Paper
Improving Climate Resilience of Federal Road Network in Brazil (English)
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MAY 01, 2019 137098 Working Paper Portuguese
Evaluation and Identification of Pipeline of Cities for Structuring PPPs for Public Street Lighting in Brazil (Portuguese)
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APR 29, 2019 138021 Report
Auction Length and Prices : Evidence from Random Auction Closing in Brazil (English)
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APR 22, 2019 WPS8828 Policy Research Working Paper
Of Governance and Revenue : Participatory Institutions and Tax Compliance in Brazil (English)
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MAR 28, 2019 WPS8797 Policy Research Working Paper
International Willingness to Pay for the Protection of the Amazon Rainforest (English)
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MAR 11, 2019 WPS8775 Policy Research Working Paper
Pension Funds with Automatic Enrollment Schemes : Lessons for Emerging Economies (English)
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FEB 05, 2019 WPS8726 Policy Research Working Paper
GVC Participation and Deep Integration in Brazil (English)
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NOV 13, 2018 WPS8646 Policy Research Working Paper
Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Brazil (English)
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OCT 31, 2018 131596 Working Paper
FDI and the Skill Premium : Evidence from Emerging Economies (English)
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OCT 12, 2018 WPS8613 Policy Research Working Paper
Trade Liberalization and Integration of Domestic Output Markets in Brazil (English)
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OCT 03, 2018 WPS8600 Policy Research Working Paper
South-South Knowledge Exchange Mission On Rural Development and Biodiversity Conservation to Brazil (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 130031 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
Skills and jobs in Brazil : an agenda for youth (English)
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JUL 12, 2018 128325 Publication
Jobs and growth : Brazil’s productivity agenda (English)
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JUN 29, 2018 127626 Publication Portuguese
Jobs and growth : Brazil’s productivity agenda (Portuguese)
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JUN 29, 2018 127626 Publication English
Efficient financial allocation and productivity growth in Brazil (English)
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JUN 19, 2018 WPS8479 Policy Research Working Paper
Raising the bar for productive cities in Latin America and the Caribbean : Raising the Bar for Productive Cities In LAC_Brazil_06 (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127525 Working Paper
Gestao de Risco de Seca no Setor Agropecuario do Nordeste (Portuguese)
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JUN 01, 2018 139021 Working Paper