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Living Life : Assessing Bureaucratic Complexity in Citizen-Government Interactions (English)

Bureaucratic complexity in citizen-government interactions can be an obstacle to accessing basic services and exercising civil rights. This paper presents a methodology to collect contributor-based data on the regulatory framework and compliance burden of six key citizen-government interactions: (i) civil registration and identification, (ii) voting, (iii) paying taxes, (iv) access to health care, (v) access to education, and (vi) access to utilities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8610 OCT 10, 2018

Perotti,Valeria; Kayumova,Marina; Mazoni Silva Martins,Natalia Disclosed

Malaysia economic monitor : the quest for productivity growth (English)

Malaysia’s economic growth has slowed down but remains resilient to external headwinds. The economic growth rate slowed from 5 percent in 2015 to 4.2 percent, year on year, in the first three quarters of 2016. ... See More +

Working Paper 111103 DEC 01, 2016

Munoz Moreno,Rafael; Perotti,Valeria; Revilla,Julio E.; Loayza,Norman V.; Teh Sharifuddin,Shakira Binti; Kunicova,Jana; Simler,Kenneth; Chuah,Lay Lian; Habalian,Ricardo Alfredo; Kim,Young Eun; Amin,Mohammad; Testaverde,Mauro; Rahardja,Sjamsu; Kuriakose,Smita; De Luna-Martinez,Jose; Campillo Diaz,Sergio Disclosed

Does culture matter for development ? (English)

Economists have either avoided or struggled with the concept of culture and its role in economic development. Although a few theoretical works -- and even fewer empirical studies -- have appeared in the past decades, this paper tries to build on a multidisciplinary approach to review the evidence on whether and how culture matters for development. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7092 NOV 01, 2014

Lopez-Claros, Augusto; Perotti, Valeria Disclosed

Sweden's business climate : opportunities for entrepreneurs through improved regulations (English)

This report’s starting point is thus to acknowledge that despite Sweden’s many virtues, there are areas in which it can do better, and the task has been to identify those areas, focusing particularly on the quality of the investment climate and competitiveness. ... See More +

100920 JAN 01, 2014

Ulku,Hulya; Dutz,Mark Andrew; Hambardzumyan,Anushavan; Jiang, Nan (Charlotte); Meilland,Thibault; Perotti,Valeria; Primiani,Tanya; Saltane,Valentina; Vilquin,Julien Disclosed

Paving the road to better financial decision-making in Mongolia (English)

Financial capability has become a priority for policy makers seeking to promote beneficial financial inclusion and to ensure financial stability and functioning financial markets. ... See More +

Working Paper 82057 AUG 01, 2013

Zottel, Siegfried; Perotti, Valeria; Heidelk, Tillmann Mongolian Disclosed

Paving the road to better financial decision-making in Mongolia (Mongolian)

Financial capability has become a priority for policy makers seeking to promote beneficial financial inclusion and to ensure financial stability and functioning financial markets. ... See More +

Working Paper 82057 AUG 01, 2013

Zottel, Siegfried; Perotti, Valeria; Heidelk, Tillmann English Disclosed

Financial capability surveys around the World : why financial capability is important and how surveys can help (English)

Financial capability is increasingly becoming a priority for policymakers in both high income and emerging economies, as it is recognized as contributing to financial stability, financial inclusion, and to the effective functioning of financial markets. ... See More +

Working Paper 80767 AUG 01, 2013

Zottel, Siegfried; Perotti, Valeria; Bolaji-Adio, Adedayo Disclosed

Measuring financial capability : a new instrument and results from low-and middle-income countries : Main report (English)

In 2008 the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation established a Trust Fund to be administered by the World Bank with the goal of advancing financial capability in low-and middle-income countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 79806 JUN 01, 2013

Kempson,Helen Elaine; Perotti,Valeria; Scott,Katherine M. Disclosed

Measuring financial capability : questionnaires and implementation guidance for low, and middle income countries (English)

This manual is designed to provide guidance to institutions, researchers, and survey firms on how to measure financial capability in middle, and low income countries using a new survey instrument that was developed and tested, from start to finish, in middle- and low-income countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 79807 JUN 01, 2013

Kempson, Elaine; Perotti, Valeria; Scott, Kinnon Disclosed

Financial capability in low-and middle-income countries : measurement and evaluation (English)

This report provides an overview of the conceptual foundations and work program implemented by the World Bank under the Russia Financial Literacy and Education Trust Fund (RTF) generously supported by the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation beginning in October 2008. ... See More +

Working Paper 79805 JUN 01, 2013

Holzmann, Robert; Mulaj, Florentina; Perotti, Valeria Disclosed

Measuring financial capability : a new instrument and results from low-and middle-income countries (Vol. 2) : Summary (English)

In 2008 the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation established a Trust Fund to be administered by the World Bank with the goal of advancing financial capability in low-and middle-income countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 79806 JUN 01, 2013

Kempson,Helen Elaine; Perotti,Valeria; Scott,Katherine M. Disclosed

Paving the road to better financial decision-making in Tajikistan (English)

This survey instrument has been extensively tested in the context of low- and middle income countries. The survey instrument used is based on an instrument developed with support by the Russia financial literacy and education trust fund to measure financial capability in the context of low and middle income countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 79246 MAY 22, 2013

Zottel, Siegfried; Perotti, Valeria; Heidelk, Tillmann Russian Disclosed

Paving the road to better financial decision-making in Tajikistan (Russian)

This survey instrument has been extensively tested in the context of low- and middle income countries. The survey instrument used is based on an instrument developed with support by the Russia financial literacy and education trust fund to measure financial capability in the context of low and middle income countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 79246 MAY 19, 2013

Zottel, Siegfried; Perotti, Valeria; Heidelk, Tillmann English Disclosed

Making sense of financial capability surveys around the World : a review of existing financial capability and literacy measurement instruments (English)

Financial capability has recently emerged as a strategic policy objective that complements the financial inclusion and financial consumer protection agendas. ... See More +

Other Public Sector Study 80614 FEB 01, 2013

Bolaji-Adio,Adedayo; Iarossi,Giuseppe; Perotti,Valeria; Zottel,Siegfried Disclosed

Personal Opinions about the Social Security System and Informal Employment : Evidence from Bulgaria (English)

In this paper the authors analyze the relationship between personal opinions about the social security system and levels of informal employment using data from a recent household survey carried out in Bulgaria. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 89563 SEP 01, 2009

Perotti, Valeria; Sánchez Puerta, Maria Laura Disclosed

Informality and social protection : preliminary results from pilot surveys in Bulgaria and Colombia. (English)

There is a wide agreement on the fact that a large informal economy leaves many individuals without social protection and reduces government's tax revenue and social security contributions. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 41541 OCT 01, 2007

Peracchi, Franco; Perotti, Valeria; Scarpetta, Stefano Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Living Life : Assessing Bureaucratic Complexity in Citizen-Government Interactions (English)
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OCT 10, 2018 WPS8610 Policy Research Working Paper
Malaysia economic monitor : the quest for productivity growth (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 111103 Working Paper
Does culture matter for development ? (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7092 Policy Research Working Paper
Sweden's business climate : opportunities for entrepreneurs through improved regulations (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 100920
Paving the road to better financial decision-making in Mongolia (English)
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AUG 01, 2013 82057 Working Paper Mongolian
Paving the road to better financial decision-making in Mongolia (Mongolian)
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AUG 01, 2013 82057 Working Paper English
Financial capability surveys around the World : why financial capability is important and how surveys can help (English)
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AUG 01, 2013 80767 Working Paper
Measuring financial capability : a new instrument and results from low-and middle-income countries : Main report (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 79806 Working Paper
Measuring financial capability : questionnaires and implementation guidance for low, and middle income countries (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 79807 Working Paper
Financial capability in low-and middle-income countries : measurement and evaluation (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 79805 Working Paper
Measuring financial capability : a new instrument and results from low-and middle-income countries (Vol. 2) : Summary (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 79806 Working Paper
Paving the road to better financial decision-making in Tajikistan (English)
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MAY 22, 2013 79246 Working Paper Russian
Paving the road to better financial decision-making in Tajikistan (Russian)
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MAY 19, 2013 79246 Working Paper English
Making sense of financial capability surveys around the World : a review of existing financial capability and literacy measurement instruments (English)
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FEB 01, 2013 80614 Other Public Sector Study
Personal Opinions about the Social Security System and Informal Employment : Evidence from Bulgaria (English)
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SEP 01, 2009 89563 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Informality and social protection : preliminary results from pilot surveys in Bulgaria and Colombia. (English)
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OCT 01, 2007 41541 Working Paper (Numbered Series)