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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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Measuring and Explaining Management in Schools : New Approaches Using Public Data (English)
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NOV 06, 2019 WPS9053 Policy Research 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
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