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Brazil - Rio Grande do Sul SWAp : P120830 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 07 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR21245 DEC 28, 2015

Kenyon,Thomas

New voices in investment : a survey of investors from emerging countries (English)

One out of every three dollars invested abroad in 2012 was originated in multinationals from developing countries. This study sheds light on the characteristics, motivations, strategies, and needs of emerging market investors. ... See More +

Publication 92869 NOV 14, 2014

Gomez-Mera,Laura; Kenyon,Thomas; Margalit,Yotam M.; Reis,Jose Guilherme; Varela,Gonzalo J. Disclosed

Brazil - Rio Grande do Sul SWAp : P120830 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 03 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR12638 JAN 08, 2014

Kenyon,Thomas

Brazil - Rio Grande do Sul SWAp : P120830 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR9701 APR 24, 2013

Kenyon,Thomas

Brazil - Quarterly knowledge report (English)

This newsletter includes the following headings: a knowledge legacy, by Makhtar Diop; Sao Paulo city study, by Kenyon, Thomas; impact of shocks and social protection: some reflections from the analysis of Brazil 2008-2009, by Anna Fruttero; turning Rio around, by Mauro Azeredo; the impact of the IOF tax on capital flows, by Fabio Bittar; early child education: making programs work for Brazil's most important generation, by David Evans and ; and in the loop: some of the quarter's noteworthy events. ... See More +

Newsletter 68673 APR 01, 2012

Diop, Makhtar; Thomas, Kenyon; Fruttero, Anna; Azeredo, Mauro; Bittar, Fabio; Evans, David; Kosec, Katrina Disclosed

How to encourage enterprise formalization : some practical hints for policymakers in Africa (English)

This policy note takes as its starting point the common view that there are benefits and costs to formal status and that formalization will occur only if entrepreneurs perceive it to be in their self-interest. ... See More +

Working Paper 40762 JUN 01, 2007

Kenyon, Thomas Disclosed

A framework for thinking about enterprise formalization policies in developing countries (English)

What policies encourage firms to become formal? The standard approach emphasizes reducing the costs of compliance with government regulation. This is unlikely to be sufficient. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4235 MAY 01, 2007

Kenyon, Thomas Disclosed

Reforming the investment climate : lessons for practitioners (English)

Most people agree that a good investment climate is essential for growth and poverty reduction. Less clear is how to achieve it. Many reforms are complex, involving more than technical design and content. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3986 AUG 01, 2006

Kikeri, Sunita; Kenyon,Thomas; Palmade, Vincent Disclosed

Reforming the investment climate: lessons for practitioners (Russian)

Drawing from more than 25 case studies, this book shows that reform often requires paying as much attention to dealing with the politics and institutional dimensions as to designing policy substance. ... See More +

Publication 37094 JUN 01, 2006

Kikeri, Sunita; Kenyon, Thomas; Palmade, Vincent English Disclosed

Reforming the investment climate: lessons for practitioners (English)

Drawing from more than 25 case studies, this book shows that reform often requires paying as much attention to dealing with the politics and institutional dimensions as to designing policy substance. ... See More +

Publication 37094 JUN 01, 2006

Kikeri, Sunita; Kenyon, Thomas; Palmade, Vincent Russian Disclosed

The informality trap: tax evasion, finance, and productivity in Brazil (English)

This Note highlights the adverse consequences of informality for private sector development and explains what governments can do about it. It uses new data from the World Bank's Investment Climate Survey in Brazil that show for the first time the extent of tax evasion and confirm that informal firms are less productive and less likely to access financial markets than other firms. ... See More +

Viewpoint 34992 DEC 01, 2005

Kenyon, Thomas; Kapaz, Emerson Disclosed

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Brazil - Rio Grande do Sul SWAp : P120830 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 07 (English)
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DEC 28, 2015 ISR21245 Implementation Status and Results Report
Brazil - Strengthening Service Delivery for Growth, Poverty Reduction and Enviromental Sustainability in the State of Ceará PforR : P127463 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)
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NOV 15, 2014 ISR15851 Implementation Status and Results Report
New voices in investment : a survey of investors from emerging countries (English)
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NOV 14, 2014 92869 Publication
Brazil - Strengthening Service Delivery for Growth, Poverty Reduction and Enviromental Sustainability in the State of Ceará PforR : P127463 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)
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MAR 31, 2014 ISR12917 Implementation Status and Results Report
Brazil - Rio Grande do Sul SWAp : P120830 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 03 (English)
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JAN 08, 2014 ISR12638 Implementation Status and Results Report
Brazil - Rio Grande do Sul SWAp : P120830 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)
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APR 24, 2013 ISR9701 Implementation Status and Results Report
Brazil - Quarterly knowledge report (English)
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APR 01, 2012 68673 Newsletter
How to encourage enterprise formalization : some practical hints for policymakers in Africa (English)
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JUN 01, 2007 40762 Working Paper
A framework for thinking about enterprise formalization policies in developing countries (English)
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MAY 01, 2007 WPS4235 Policy Research Working Paper
Reforming the investment climate : lessons for practitioners (English)
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AUG 01, 2006 WPS3986 Policy Research Working Paper
Reforming the investment climate: lessons for practitioners (Russian)
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JUN 01, 2006 37094 Publication English
Reforming the investment climate: lessons for practitioners (English)
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JUN 01, 2006 37094 Publication Russian
The informality trap: tax evasion, finance, and productivity in Brazil (English)
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DEC 01, 2005 34992 Viewpoint