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South Asia’s turn : policies to boost competitiveness and create the next export powerhouse (Vol. 2) (English)

South Asia is at a turning point. The region is benefiting from a confluence of positive internal and external forces. South Asian countries are starting to receive the competitiveness dividends from the economic reforms and public investments in infrastructure and education carried over the last 25 years. ... See More +

Working Paper 108830 OCT 06, 2016

Lopez-Acevedo,Gladys C.; Medvedev,Denis; Palmade,Vincent; Saraf,Priyam Disclosed

Pakistan - Pakistan Punjab Jobs and Competitiveness Program for Results : P155963 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR24517 AUG 17, 2016

Palmade,Vincent

The competitive advantage of South Asia : New perspectives on productivity (English)

Which region will become the next global factory? As the work force ages and labor costs rise in China and other East Asian countries, many eyes turn to South Asia. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS8954 JUN 29, 2016

Lopez-Acevedo,Gladys C.; Medvedev,Denis; Palmade,Vincent; Varela,Gonzalo J.; Martuscelli,Antonio; Lage De Sousa,Filipe; Kokas,Deeksha; Ferrantino,Michael Joseph; Nayyar,Gaurav; Cirera,Xavier; Cusolito,Ana Paula; Van Der Mensbrugghe,Dominique; Shaw, Bill; Saraf,Priyam Disclosed

The competitive advantage of South Asia (Vol. 2) : Synthesis of the four case studies (English)

Which region will become the next global factory? As the work force ages and labor costs rise in China and other East Asian countries, many eyes turn to South Asia. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS8954 JUN 29, 2016

Lopez-Acevedo,Gladys C.; Medvedev,Denis; Palmade,Vincent; Varela,Gonzalo J.; Martuscelli,Antonio; Lage De Sousa,Filipe; Kokas,Deeksha; Ferrantino,Michael Joseph; Nayyar,Gaurav; Cirera,Xavier; Cusolito,Ana Paula; Van Der Mensbrugghe,Dominique; Shaw, Bill; Saraf,Priyam Disclosed

South Asia’s turn : policies to boost competitiveness and create the next export powerhouse (English)

South Asia is at a turning point. The region is benefiting from a confluence of positive internal and external forces. South Asian countries are starting to receive the competitiveness dividends from the economic reforms and public investments in infrastructure and education carried over the last 25 years. ... See More +

Working Paper 108830 JAN 01, 2016

Lopez-Acevedo,Gladys C.; Medvedev,Denis; Palmade,Vincent; Saraf,Priyam Disclosed

Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - TECHNOLOGY CENTER SYSTEMS PROJECT (TCSP) - P145502 (English)

Project Information Document PIDA2562 DEC 11, 2013

Palmade,Vincent

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - TECHNOLOGY CENTER SYSTEMS PROJECT (TCSP) - P145502 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSA5337 DEC 10, 2013

Palmade,Vincent

Project Information Document (Concept Stage) - TECHNOLOGY CENTER SYSTEMS PROJECT (TCSP) - P145502 (English)

Project Information Document PIDC1102 JUL 25, 2013

Palmade,Vincent

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Concept Stage) - TECHNOLOGY CENTER SYSTEMS PROJECT (TCSP) - P145502 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSC5287 JUL 23, 2013

Palmade,Vincent

Growing Africa - Unlocking the potential of agribusiness : Overview (English)

This report highlights the great potential of the agribusiness sector in Africa by drawing on experience in Africa as well as other regions. This evidence demonstrates that good policies, a conducive business environment, and strategic support from governments can help agribusiness reach its potential. ... See More +

Working Paper 75972 MAR 11, 2013

Byerlee, Derek; Garcia, Andres F.; Giertz, Asa; Palmade, Vincent Disclosed

Growing Africa - Unlocking the potential of agribusiness : Main report (English)

This report highlights the great potential of the agribusiness sector in Africa by drawing on experience in Africa as well as other regions. The evidence demonstrates that good policies, a conducive business environment, and strategic support from governments can help agribusiness reach its potential. ... See More +

Working Paper 75663 MAR 11, 2013

Byerlee, Derek; Garcia, Andres F.; Giertz, Asa; Palmade, Vincent Disclosed

Growing Africa - Unlocking the potential of agribusiness (Vol. 3) : Annex 2 (English)

This report highlights the great potential of the agribusiness sector in Africa by drawing on experience in Africa as well as other regions. The evidence demonstrates that good policies, a conducive business environment, and strategic support from governments can help agribusiness reach its potential. ... See More +

Working Paper 75663 MAR 11, 2013

Byerlee, Derek; Garcia, Andres F.; Giertz, Asa; Palmade, Vincent Disclosed

Growing Africa - Unlocking the potential of agribusiness (Vol. 2) : Annex 1 (English)

This report highlights the great potential of the agribusiness sector in Africa by drawing on experience in Africa as well as other regions. The evidence demonstrates that good policies, a conducive business environment, and strategic support from governments can help agribusiness reach its potential. ... See More +

Working Paper 75663 MAR 11, 2013

Byerlee, Derek; Garcia, Andres F.; Giertz, Asa; Palmade, Vincent Disclosed

Light manufacturing in Africa : targeted policies to enhance private investment and create jobs : L'industrie légère en Afrique : politiques ciblées pour susciter l'investissement privé et créer des emplois (French)

The World Bank's strategy for Africa's future recognizes the central importance of industrialization in Sub-Saharan Africa, and the consequent creation of productive jobs for Africans, which have long been a preoccupation of African leaders and policy makers. ... See More +

Publication 67209 JAN 01, 2012

Chandra,Vandana; Cossar,Frances; Dinh,Hinh Truong; Palmade,Vincent English Disclosed

Reform teams : Les equipes de reformes des pays emergeants les plus performants (French)

This note is about reform teams.They belong to an exclusive group of economies that grew out of poverty in less than 30 years. They also initially relied on a small, dedicated team of experts to get the job done. ... See More +

Viewpoint 42810 FEB 01, 2008

Criscuolo , Alberto ; Palmade , Vincent English 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

Pakistan - Improving the performance of the housing, tourism and retail sectors (English)

This report lays out the findings and recommendations from a FIAS study of the housing, tourism and retail sectors in Pakistan. The report lists main recommendations in the Executive Summary. ... See More +

Working Paper 37527 AUG 01, 2005

Bardouille,Pepukaye; Palmade,Vincent; Shah,Fatima Zehra Disclosed

Rising informality (English)

By some estimates more than 30 percent of the developing world's GDP and 70 percent of its workers are outside the official economy. The implications: Most small firms are trapped in low-productivity operations with little access to finance, key government services, and formal customers. ... See More +

Viewpoint 33320 AUG 01, 2005

Palmade, Vincent; Anayiotos, Andrea Disclosed

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South Asia’s turn : policies to boost competitiveness and create the next export powerhouse (Vol. 2) (English)
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OCT 06, 2016 108830 Working Paper
Pakistan - Pakistan Punjab Jobs and Competitiveness Program for Results : P155963 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)
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AUG 17, 2016 ISR24517 Implementation Status and Results Report
The competitive advantage of South Asia : New perspectives on productivity (English)
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JUN 29, 2016 ACS8954 Working Paper
The competitive advantage of South Asia (Vol. 2) : Synthesis of the four case studies (English)
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JUN 29, 2016 ACS8954 Working Paper
South Asia’s turn : policies to boost competitiveness and create the next export powerhouse (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 108830 Working Paper
Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - TECHNOLOGY CENTER SYSTEMS PROJECT (TCSP) - P145502 (English)
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DEC 11, 2013 PIDA2562 Project Information Document
Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - TECHNOLOGY CENTER SYSTEMS PROJECT (TCSP) - P145502 (English)
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DEC 10, 2013 ISDSA5337 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Project Information Document (Concept Stage) - TECHNOLOGY CENTER SYSTEMS PROJECT (TCSP) - P145502 (English)
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JUL 25, 2013 PIDC1102 Project Information Document
Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Concept Stage) - TECHNOLOGY CENTER SYSTEMS PROJECT (TCSP) - P145502 (English)
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JUL 23, 2013 ISDSC5287 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Growing Africa - Unlocking the potential of agribusiness : Overview (English)
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MAR 11, 2013 75972 Working Paper
Growing Africa - Unlocking the potential of agribusiness : Main report (English)
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MAR 11, 2013 75663 Working Paper
Growing Africa - Unlocking the potential of agribusiness (Vol. 3) : Annex 2 (English)
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MAR 11, 2013 75663 Working Paper
Growing Africa - Unlocking the potential of agribusiness (Vol. 2) : Annex 1 (English)
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MAR 11, 2013 75663 Working Paper
Light manufacturing in Africa : targeted policies to enhance private investment and create jobs : L'industrie légère en Afrique : politiques ciblées pour susciter l'investissement privé et créer des emplois (French)
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JAN 01, 2012 67209 Publication English
Reform teams : Les equipes de reformes des pays emergeants les plus performants (French)
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FEB 01, 2008 42810 Viewpoint English
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
Pakistan - Improving the performance of the housing, tourism and retail sectors (English)
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AUG 01, 2005 37527 Working Paper
Rising informality (English)
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AUG 01, 2005 33320 Viewpoint