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Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Zambia (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 131871 OCT 31, 2018

Disclosed

An Agro-Led Structural Transformation (English)

The latest economic brief highlights that Zambia's rising macroeconomic imbalances, high debt and associated costs of debt service are crowding out private sector growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 130011 SEP 01, 2018

Chinzara,Zivanemoyo; Heumesser,Christine; Dessus,Sebastien C. Disclosed

Solar Resource Mapping in Zambia : 24 Month Site Resource Report (English)

This report is prepared within Phase 2 of the project Renewable Energy Resource Mapping for the Republic of Zambia. The project objectives is to deliver high quality solar resource mapping and measurement services for renewable energy development implemented by the World Bank in Zambia.This report describes results of 24 plus months of the measuring campaign at six solar meteorological stations, installed in Zambia. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 130653 AUG 01, 2018

Disclosed

Enterprise skills and firm performance in Zambia (Vol. 2) : Evidence from structural equation modeling of a skills demand model (English)

The objective of this Note is to investigate the skills that formal sector Zambian firms demand, the skill deficits they face, the strategies that firms may use to mitigate skill deficits, and their impacts on firm performance. ... See More +

Working Paper 128911 JUL 01, 2018

Cao,Xiaonan; Saeki,Hiroshi Disclosed

Enterprise skills and firm performance in Zambia : Evidence from structural equation modeling of a skills demand model - summary (English)

The objective of this Note is to investigate the skills that formal sector Zambian firms demand, the skill deficits they face, the strategies that firms may use to mitigate skill deficits, and their impacts on firm performance. ... See More +

Working Paper 128911 JUL 01, 2018

Disclosed

Improving electricity access or low-income households in Zambia (English)

Zambia is a lower middle-income country that has made significant socioeconomic progress over the past decade, with economic growth averaging 5.7 percent and 2011 per capita income reaching US$1,160. ... See More +

Brief 129218 JUN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Renewable energy wind mapping for Zambia : 12-month site resource report (English)

The overall Zambia ESMAP program consists of providing a validated mesoscale wind atlas for Zambia, including associated deliverables and wind energy development training courses. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 126280 MAY 01, 2018

Disclosed

Qualitative Study of Household Livelihood Strategies and Constraints in Zambia (English)

Inclusive growth and poverty reduction requires an understanding of the constraints to increasing productivity of the informal sector, which employs the majority of Zambians. ... See More +

Working Paper 130047 MAY 01, 2018

Poulin,Michelle; Bomuhangi,Allan Disclosed

Increasing agricultural resilience through better risk management in Zambia (English)

A proper understanding of the risks faced by the agricultural sector and effective strategies to manage those risks is vital to creating a diversified and resilient economy for sustained growth and economic transformation. ... See More +

Working Paper 125784 APR 01, 2018

Braimoh,Ademola; Mwanakasale,Alex; Chapoto,Antony; Rubaiza,Rhoda; Chisanga,Brian; Mubanga,Ngao; Samboko,Paul; Hoglund Giertz,Asa Margareta G.; Obuya,Grace Anyango Disclosed

Zambia economic brief : how Zambia can borrow without sorrow (English)

This tenth Zambia Economic Brief with a focus section on sustainable borrowing and improved debt management. This Brief includes two sections as following: the World Bank's assessment of recent economic developments and the outlook in the short to medium term, and its analysis of a specific development topic or theme. ... See More +

Working Paper 121886 DEC 01, 2017

Smith,Gregory; Jessen,Lars; Chinzara,Zivanemoyo Disclosed

The impact of fiscal policy on inequality and poverty in Zambia (English)

This study assesses the redistributive impact of fiscal policy––and its individual elements––in Zambia. Zambia's 2015 fiscal policy reduces inequality; the largest reduction is created by in-kind public service expenditures on education. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8246 NOV 20, 2017

Jellema,Jon Robbert; De La Fuente,Alejandro; Rosales,Manuel Disclosed

Enhancing financial capability and inclusion in Zambia : a demand-side assessment (English)

Financial inclusion in Zambia has nearly doubled in the last ten years - from 21.3 percent in 2005 to 40.2 percent in 2016. This success was made possible by Zambia’s Financial Sector Development Plan that concluded in 2015. ... See More +

Working Paper 120868 NOV 01, 2017

Zottel,Siegfried; Joubert,Clement Jean Edouard; Khoury,Fares Disclosed

The impact of fiscal policy on inequality and poverty in Zambia (English)

This study assesses the redistributive impact of fiscal policy, and its individual elements, in Zambia. Zambia's 2015 fiscal policy reduces inequality; the largest reduction is created by in-kind public service expenditures on education. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125574 NOV 01, 2017

De La Fuente,Alejandro; Rosales,Manuel; Jellema,Jon Robbert Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for Zambia (English)

Economic activity has improved in 2017, following a bumper harvest and improved hydro-electricity generation, increased copper production, higher copper prices, and more accommodating monetary policy. ... See More +

Working Paper 120174 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Zambia - Report on the observance of standards and codes on accounting and auditing (English)

The government of Zambia is implementing the seventh National Development Plan (NDP) focused on building a diversified and resilient economy for sustained growth and social economic development (2017 – 2021). ... See More +

Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC) 125704 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Output- and performance-based road contracts and agricultural production : evidence from Zambia (English)

Rural access is among the most important infrastructure elements to stimulate economic growth in rural and remote areas. The sustainability of feeder road maintenance is a challenge in many developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8201 SEP 20, 2017

Iimi,Atsushi; Gericke,Ben Disclosed

Wind resource mapping in Zambia : tower commissioning report (English)

The World Bank (“Customer”) has retained Garrad Hassan America Inc. (hereafter “DNV GL”) to provide a validated mesoscale wind atlas for Zambia, including associated deliverables, and wind energy feasibility and development training courses. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 117433 JUL 01, 2017

Disclosed

Exchange rate and inflation dynamics in Zambia (English)

This paper investigates the dynamics between the exchange rate and consumer price inflation in Zambia. The analysis uses a structural vector autoregression, with quarterly data for 1995-2014 and a combination of short-run sign- and zero-restrictions to identify relevant global and domestic shocks. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8128 JUN 28, 2017

Roger,Lionel Joshua; Smith,Gregory; Morrissey,Oliver Disclosed

Citizen engagement in water snapshots : Lusaka Sanitation Project (English)

In rapidly urbanizing Lusaka, infrastructure and services are lagging far behind growing new demand. This requires innovation and exploring new approaches from the Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company (LWSC) and its stakeholders, such as an innovative Condominial Sewerage pilot launched in the Kalingalinga area. ... See More +

Brief 117748 JUN 01, 2017

Disclosed

SABER engaging the private sector in education country report : Zambia 2016 (English)

This report presents an analysis of how effectively the current policies of Zambia engage the private sector in basic (primary and secondary) education. ... See More +

Working Paper 117521 JUN 01, 2017

Baum,Donald Rey; De Brular,Laura Lewis Disclosed

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Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Zambia (English)
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OCT 31, 2018 131871 Working Paper
An Agro-Led Structural Transformation (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 130011 Working Paper
Solar Resource Mapping in Zambia : 24 Month Site Resource Report (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 130653 ESMAP Paper
Enterprise skills and firm performance in Zambia (Vol. 2) : Evidence from structural equation modeling of a skills demand model (English)
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JUL 01, 2018 128911 Working Paper
Enterprise skills and firm performance in Zambia : Evidence from structural equation modeling of a skills demand model - summary (English)
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JUL 01, 2018 128911 Working Paper
Improving electricity access or low-income households in Zambia (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 129218 Brief
Renewable energy wind mapping for Zambia : 12-month site resource report (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 126280 ESMAP Paper
Qualitative Study of Household Livelihood Strategies and Constraints in Zambia (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 130047 Working Paper
Increasing agricultural resilience through better risk management in Zambia (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125784 Working Paper
Zambia economic brief : how Zambia can borrow without sorrow (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 121886 Working Paper
The impact of fiscal policy on inequality and poverty in Zambia (English)
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NOV 20, 2017 WPS8246 Policy Research Working Paper
Enhancing financial capability and inclusion in Zambia : a demand-side assessment (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 120868 Working Paper
The impact of fiscal policy on inequality and poverty in Zambia (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 125574 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Macro poverty outlook for Zambia (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120174 Working Paper
Zambia - Report on the observance of standards and codes on accounting and auditing (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 125704 Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC)
Output- and performance-based road contracts and agricultural production : evidence from Zambia (English)
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SEP 20, 2017 WPS8201 Policy Research Working Paper
Wind resource mapping in Zambia : tower commissioning report (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117433 ESMAP Paper
Exchange rate and inflation dynamics in Zambia (English)
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JUN 28, 2017 WPS8128 Policy Research Working Paper
Citizen engagement in water snapshots : Lusaka Sanitation Project (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 117748 Brief
SABER engaging the private sector in education country report : Zambia 2016 (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 117521 Working Paper