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The Determinants of Firm Location in Tanzania (English)

This paper identifies the factors that affect the location of firms in Tanzania. Using a binomialeconometric strategy to address data gaps in firm location at the ward level, the paper groups factors into firm characteristics, market features, and two types of agglomeration economies that capture economies of scale external to the firm. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 131290 OCT 01, 2018

Sanchez-Reaza,Javier Disclosed

Jobs diagnostic : Democratic Republic of Congo (English)

The economy of the Democratic Republic of Congo is not creating sufficient jobs for its young and rapidly growing workforce. Although the Congolese economy has experienced fast growth and poverty has declined, further reducing poverty will require more dynamic job creation and continued reductions in fertility rates. ... See More +

Working Paper 123113 FEB 01, 2018

Sanchez-Reaza,Javier Disclosed

Jobs Diagnostic : Tanzania (English)

Tanzania has just entered a phase of growing dependency rates that will put pressure on job creation so that the larger number of dependents do not fall into poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper 135247 JAN 01, 2018

Petracco,Carly Kathleen; Sanchez-Reaza,Javier Disclosed

Urbanization trends in Bolivia : opportunities and challenges (English)

This note is a summary of a report that considers urban areas as the complement to rural areas that will allow the Plurinational State of Bolivia to achieve the goals set forth in its Patriotic Agenda for the Bicentennial 2025. ... See More +

Brief 97834 MAY 01, 2015

Trohanis,Zoe Elena; Zaengerling,Bontje Marie; Sanchez-Reaza,Javier Spanish Disclosed

Urbanization trends in Bolivia : opportunities and challenges : Tendencias urbanas en Bolivia : oportunidades y desafíos (Spanish)

This note is a summary of a report that considers urban areas as the complement to rural areas that will allow the Plurinational State of Bolivia to achieve the goals set forth in its Patriotic Agenda for the Bicentennial 2025. ... See More +

Brief 97834 MAY 01, 2015

Trohanis,Zoe Elena; Zaengerling,Bontje Marie; Sanchez-Reaza,Javier English Disclosed

Synthesis of notes and indications of policies to improve competitiveness in the Caribbean : Sintesis de notas e indicaciones de politicas para la mejora de la competitividad en el Caribe (Spanish)

In this paper on the summary of notes and indications of policies for improving competitiveness in the Caribbean the authors believe that after years of low growth, high unemployment and indebtedness, increasing vulnerability to external shocks and increased rates of poverty and inequality, many countries in the Caribbean region and its development partners have undertaken a significant effort to rethink their approach to growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 92688 JUN 01, 2014

Gallina, Andrea; De Leon, Diana M.; Giannozizi, Sara; Bofinger, Heinrich C.; Placci, Florencia Millan; Garmendia, Celilia Briceno; Palsson, Gylfi; Ossio, Jose Eduardo Gutierrez; Alessandro, Martin; Neyra, Juan Jose; Gallegos, Doyle; Gabarro, Pau Puig; Reaza, Javier Sanchez; Carletto, Andre; Arias, Diego; Garcia, Rigoberto Ariel Yepez; Jayawardena, Migara; Berman, Laura; Sinha, Chandra Shekhar; Huttrer, Gerry; Bayarsaikhan, Mandkhai; Karmali, Nadeem; Bes, Martin; Alvarez-Estrada, Daniel; Guasch, Jose Luis; Parra-Torrado, Monica; Nannyonjo, Harriet; Matthews, Clark; Chao, Shiyan Disclosed

Resilient coastal cities : the economic, social and environmental dimensions of risk (English)

Natural geographic advantages have historically attracted human settlements to rivers and coasts. The attraction to the coast is so strong that people are willing to give up living space to be near the coast. ... See More +

Brief 78607 JUN 01, 2013

Sanchez-Reaza, Javier; Carletto, Andre Disclosed