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Fear is What Weighs Most : Experiences of Women in Situations of Violence in Accessing Support Services in Brazil (English)

This paper seeks to fill a knowledge gap relative to the low uptake of services for women living in situations of violence. The phenomenon is observed in many countries, including in Brazil, despite its robust legal framework to prevent and protect women from domestic violence. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9186 MAR 16, 2020

Machado,Ana Luiza; Muller,Miriam; Van Wie,Sara Hause Disclosed

Electricity Access and Structural Transformation : Evidence from Brazil's Electrification (English)

This study proposes a novel supply-side mechanism driving economic structural transformation: grid electrification. Increasing electricity availability affects the reallocation of inputs to more productive activities through generating higher returns and lowering entry costs in sectors with greater infrastructure intensity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9182 MAR 13, 2020

Perez Sebastian,Fidel; Steinbuks,Jevgenijs; Feres,Jose Gustavo; Trotter,Ian Michael Disclosed

Brazil - Procurement Reforms in Amazonas (English)

This report is the result of work on an impact evaluation (IE) aimed at studying the effects of lowering transaction costs to participating in public procurement. ... See More +

Report AUS0001387 MAR 03, 2020

Disclosed

Brazil - Interoperability of ATMs (English)

There are twenty-one ATM networks in Brazil, mostly single bank networks. Cards are the predominant payment instrument used in Brazil, with the card market being the second largest in the world. ... See More +

Working Paper 145052 JAN 01, 2020

Ramteke,Nilima Chhabilal; Natarajan,Harish; Delort,Dorothee; Perolli,Bujana Disclosed

Decline in Wage Inequality in Brazil : A Survey (English)

In the last decades, Brazil experienced a historical decline in its wage inequality level, particularly in the first decade of the 21st century. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9096 DEC 19, 2019

Firpo,Sergio; Portella,Alysson Disclosed

Impacts of Conservation Incentives in Protected Areas: The Case of Bolsa Floresta, Brazil (English)

Incentive-based conservation is a promising approach to tropical forest conservation, including within multiple-use protected areas. Here we analyze the environmental impacts of Bolsa Floresta, a longstanding forest conservation program combining conditional household payments with livelihood-focused investments in 15 multiple-use reserves of Amazonas State, Brazil. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 144519 DEC 01, 2019

Disclosed

Measuring and Explaining Management in Schools : New Approaches Using Public Data (English)

Why do some students learn more in some schools than others? One consideration receiving growing attention is school management. To study this, researchers need to be able to measure school management accurately and cheaply at scale, and also explain any observed relationship between school management and student learning. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9053 NOV 06, 2019

Leaver,Clare; Lemos,Renata Freitas; Dillenburg Scur,Daniela Disclosed

Doing Business 2020 : Comparing Business Regulation in 190 Economies - Economy Profile of Brazil (English)

Doing business 2020 is the 17th in a series of annual studies investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 143832 OCT 24, 2019

Disclosed

Gestão de Pessoas e Folha de Pagamentos no Setor Público Brasileiro: o Que Os Dados Dizem? : Sumário Executivo (Portuguese)

Working Paper 142487 OCT 01, 2019

Disclosed

Gestão de Pessoas e Folha de Pagamentos no Setor Público Brasileiro: o Que Os Dados Dizem? (Vol. 2) (Portuguese)

Working Paper 142487 OCT 01, 2019

Disclosed

Requirements to Be a Teacher in Brazil : Effective or Not ? (English)

Policy makers in Brazil attempted to improve human capital through changes in the legislated requirements for teacher education in 1996. They passed a national Law of Guidelines and Standards of Education that established 2007 as the deadline for all Brazilian basic education teachers to have tertiary education–level qualifications. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9006 SEP 11, 2019

Ponte Barbosa,Marcelo; Oliveira Costa,Leandro Disclosed

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

Locking-in Firms : Loan Conditions in the Presence of Government-Driven Credit (English)

This paper studies loan conditions in a context where private banks can operate in two credit markets: a free-market with no government intervention and an earmarked market that relies on government funds and where interest rates are regulated. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8952 JUL 30, 2019

Haas Ornelas,Jose Renato; Pedraza Morales,Alvaro Enrique; Ruiz Ortega,Claudia; Silva,Thiago Disclosed

FY2019 Brazil Country Opinion Survey Report (English)

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

Report 143405 JUL 01, 2019

Felzer,Sharon Disclosed

Estudo Dos Corredores Logísticos do Arco Norte - Diagnostico Preliminar (Portuguese)

Report 141037 JUN 01, 2019

Ogita,Satoshi 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

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Fear is What Weighs Most : Experiences of Women in Situations of Violence in Accessing Support Services in Brazil (English)
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MAR 16, 2020 WPS9186 Policy Research Working Paper
Electricity Access and Structural Transformation : Evidence from Brazil's Electrification (English)
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MAR 13, 2020 WPS9182 Policy Research Working Paper
Brazil - Procurement Reforms in Amazonas (English)
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MAR 03, 2020 AUS0001387 Report
Brazil - Interoperability of ATMs (English)
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JAN 01, 2020 145052 Working Paper
Decline in Wage Inequality in Brazil : A Survey (English)
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DEC 19, 2019 WPS9096 Policy Research Working Paper
Impacts of Conservation Incentives in Protected Areas: The Case of Bolsa Floresta, Brazil (English)
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DEC 01, 2019 144519 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Measuring and Explaining Management in Schools : New Approaches Using Public Data (English)
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NOV 06, 2019 WPS9053 Policy Research Working Paper
Doing Business 2020 : Comparing Business Regulation in 190 Economies - Economy Profile of Brazil (English)
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OCT 24, 2019 143832 Working Paper
Gestão de Pessoas e Folha de Pagamentos no Setor Público Brasileiro: o Que Os Dados Dizem? : Sumário Executivo (Portuguese)
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OCT 01, 2019 142487 Working Paper
Gestão de Pessoas e Folha de Pagamentos no Setor Público Brasileiro: o Que Os Dados Dizem? (Vol. 2) (Portuguese)
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OCT 01, 2019 142487 Working Paper
Requirements to Be a Teacher in Brazil : Effective or Not ? (English)
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SEP 11, 2019 WPS9006 Policy Research Working Paper
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
Locking-in Firms : Loan Conditions in the Presence of Government-Driven Credit (English)
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JUL 30, 2019 WPS8952 Policy Research Working Paper
FY2019 Brazil Country Opinion Survey Report (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 143405 Report
Estudo Dos Corredores Logísticos do Arco Norte - Diagnostico Preliminar (Portuguese)
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JUN 01, 2019 141037 Report
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