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Tanzania economic update : who wants a job? The magnetic power of cities (English)

This fifth economic update also examines prospects for economic prosperity in the context of rapid urbanization; in particular, how the growth of cities can be harnessed to create productive jobs for a labor force that is expected to double in the next 15 years. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 88932 JUN 19, 2014

Morisset, Jacques; Cunningham, Victoria; Haji, Mahjabeen

Reducing old age and economic vulnerabilities : why Uganda should improve its pension system (English)

This is the fourth edition of the Uganda Economic Update series. As with previous editions, this update first provides information related to the current state of the economy before focusing on a particular subject of importance. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 88683 JUN 01, 2014

Sebudde, Rachel K.; Stewart, Fiona; Eberhard, Andreas; Morisset, Jacques; Dall'Olio, Andrea Mario; Borg, Asger H.; Coll-Black, Sarah; Magezi, Barbara; Kibirige, Moses; Bronchi, Chiara; Nguessa Nganou, Jean-Pascal

Are you being served? : do more districts mean better service in Uganda? (English)

This is the third edition of the Uganda Economic Update series. The first part of this update provides a general overview on the state of Uganda's economy. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 88465 MAR 01, 2014

Dobronogov, Anton; Keefer, Philip; Morisset, Jacques; Ranaweera, Thilakaratna; Sebudde, Rachel; Wane, Waly; White, Roland

Tanzania economic update : raising the game - can Tanzania eradicate extreme poverty? (English)

The special focus of this fourth economic update is as much a concern for policymakers as for ordinary citizens. This economic update discusses a bold new way of lessening extreme poverty by transferring cash directly to the most vulnerable people. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 83172 DEC 01, 2013

Morisset, Jacques

Jobs : key to prosperity (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (English)

Despite the difficult past five year period, renewed macro-stability is creating a strong basis for Uganda to rebuild a more resilient economy. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 80952 AUG 01, 2013

Sebudde, Rachel Kaggwa; Morisset, Jacques; Mwanje, Daniel; Rasmussen, Jakob; Merotto, Dino; Kibirige, Moses; Nganou, Jean-Pascal Nguessa

Jobs : key to prosperity (Vol. 2 of 2) : Second economic update summary (English)

Despite the difficult past five year period, renewed macro-stability is creating a strong basis for Uganda to rebuild a more resilient economy. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 80952 AUG 01, 2013

Sebudde, Rachel Kaggwa; Morisset, Jacques; Mwanje, Daniel; Rasmussen, Jakob; Merotto, Dino; Kibirige, Moses; Nganou, Jean-Pascal Nguessa

Tanzania - Let's think together (English)

This booklet consists of 50 pieces that have been published to date and offers a handy and convenient reference on some of the most important issues that are shaping or that will shape Tanzania's economic development. ... See More +

Working Paper 79165 JUN 01, 2013

Morisset, Jacques; Nabeta, Loy; Wane, Waly; Gaddis, Isis Swahili

Tanzania - Let's think together : Tanzania - Hebu tutafakari pamoja (Swahili)

This booklet consists of 50 pieces that have been published to date and offers a handy and convenient reference on some of the most important issues that are shaping or that will shape Tanzania's economic development. ... See More +

Working Paper 79165 JUN 01, 2013

Morisset, Jacques; Nabeta, Loy; Wane, Waly; Gaddis, Isis English

Tanzania economic update : opening the gates : how the port of Dar es Salaam can transform Tanzania (English)

The wide media coverage of the series as well as the interest in the blog show that the debate has been gradually moving from ministerial corridors to the public arena. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 77729 MAY 01, 2013

Morisset, Jacques

How to push efficiency enhancing reforms at the port of Dar Es Salaam? (English)

The Port of Dar Es Salaam, the second largest in East Africa after Mombasa, is one of the least efficient on the planet, hindering trade and economic expansion not just for Tanzania but also for neighboring landlocked countries. ... See More +

Brief 76220 FEB 01, 2013

Moret, Charles; Regolo, Julie; Morisset, Jacques

Light manufacturing in Tanzania : a reform agenda for job creation and prosperity (English)

The chapters in part one provides the overall context of light manufacturing in Tanzania. Chapter one presents the rationale for the study, the potential of the sector in creating jobs and prosperity for Africa, and the approach and methodology of the study. ... See More +

Publication 80893 JAN 01, 2013

Dinh, Hinh T.; Monga, Celestin; Morisset, Jacques; Kweka, Josaphat; Yagci, Fahrettin; Yoshino, Yutaka

Tanzania economic update : spreading the wings (English)

Tanzania continues to stand out as a model of sound economic performance in the African continent, with a growth rate of over six per cent in 2011 and 2012, surpassing other regional economies and demonstrating impressive resilience to the global economic crisis. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 73346 OCT 01, 2012

Morisset, Jacques

Tanzania economic update : stairways to heaven (English)

Tanzania's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth in the last 12 years has been extremely strong, averaging close to 7 percent annually. This rate is high, but still lower than that of successful emerging countries when the nation's high population growth rate of about 3 percent is factored into the equation. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 73339 FEB 01, 2012

Morisset, Jacques; Lee, Stevan

Echos de la Banque Mondiale March 2007 (English)

Contents include: Era of good governance, by Madani M. Tall; Governance and anti-corruption by Mademba Ndiaye; Bank services for the poor, by Sameer Badawi and Jennifer Isern; Environment of the private sector, by Paul Derreumaux; Capital investment in Africa, by Mohamadou Diop; "I am a soldier for the development of Africa", interview conducted by Mademba Ndiaye; Visit to the north of Senegal, by Jacques Morisset; Inside the Bank: the struggle against fraud and corruption. ... See More +

Newsletter 39389 MAR 01, 2007

Diop, Mohamadou; Tall, Madani M.; Isern, Jennifer; Morisset, Jacques; Ndiaye, Mademba; Derreumaux, Paul; Badawi, Sameer

Echoes de la Banque Mondiale December 2006 (English,French)

Contents include: Presidential Council dealing with street children by Demba Balde; Comment creer l'espoir d'en sortir by Jacques Morisset; Au nom de la croissance et de l'equite by Quentin Wodon; Tariff protections on basic consumption goods hurt the poor by Clarence Tsimpo and Quentin Wodon; "In Africa, corruption is endemic, unpunished and sometimes even glorified, and its proceeds are exported,"interview conducted by Mademba NDIAYE; Trying times for Guinea Bissau's favorite nut by Joelle Dehasse ... See More +

Newsletter 38263 DEC 01, 2006

Tall, Madani M.; Blackden, Mark; Morisset, Jacques; Diou, Christian; Ndiaye, Mademba; Niane, Thierno Seydou; Pieume, Helene; Balde, Demba; Wodon, Quentin

Does a country need a promotion agency to attract foreign direct investment : a small analytical model applied to 58 countries (English)

Establishing an investment promotion agency has become a central part of most countries' development strategies. Today there are more than 150 investment promotion agencies worldwide. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3028 APR 30, 2003

Morisset, Jacques

Information diffusion in international markets (English)

Globalization has been a persistent phenomenon of the post-war period. The gross volume of cross-border capital flows has grown at an average of 25 percent a year, and trade in goods and services has also increased, albeit not as dramatically, but at least twice as fast as world GDP over the past 20 years. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3032 APR 30, 2003

Izquierdo, Alejandro; Morisset, Jacques; Olarreaga, Marcelo

Tax incentives : using tax incentives to attract foreign direct investment (English)

The increasing mobility of international firms and the gradual elimination of barriers to global capital flows have stimulated competition among governments to attract foreign direct investment, often through tax incentives. ... See More +

Viewpoint 25521 FEB 01, 2003

Morisset, Jacques

Administrative barriers to foreign investment in developing countries (English)

Recent international experience has shown that excessively complex administrative procedures, required to establish, and operate a business, discourage inflows of foreign direct investment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2848 MAY 31, 2002

Morisset, Jacques; Lumenga Neso, Olivier

Using tax incentives to compete for foreign investment - Are they worth the costs? (English)

The book contains complementary essays on the use of tax incentives, to attract foreign direct investment (FDI). The first essay presents results of the authors' original research, and explores FDI, and issues of tax incentives, in the context of Indonesia. ... See More +

Publication 23032 JAN 01, 2001

Wells, Louis T., Jr.; Allen, Nancy J.; Morisset, Jacques; Pirnia, Neda

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Tanzania economic update : who wants a job? The magnetic power of cities (English)
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JUN 19, 2014 88932 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Reducing old age and economic vulnerabilities : why Uganda should improve its pension system (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 88683 Economic Updates and Modeling
Are you being served? : do more districts mean better service in Uganda? (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 88465 Economic Updates and Modeling
Tanzania economic update : raising the game - can Tanzania eradicate extreme poverty? (English)
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DEC 01, 2013 83172 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Jobs : key to prosperity (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (English)
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AUG 01, 2013 80952 Economic Updates and Modeling
Jobs : key to prosperity (Vol. 2 of 2) : Second economic update summary (English)
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AUG 01, 2013 80952 Economic Updates and Modeling
Tanzania - Let's think together (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 79165 Working Paper Swahili
Tanzania - Let's think together : Tanzania - Hebu tutafakari pamoja (Swahili)
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JUN 01, 2013 79165 Working Paper English
Tanzania economic update : opening the gates : how the port of Dar es Salaam can transform Tanzania (English)
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MAY 01, 2013 77729 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
How to push efficiency enhancing reforms at the port of Dar Es Salaam? (English)
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FEB 01, 2013 76220 Brief
Light manufacturing in Tanzania : a reform agenda for job creation and prosperity (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 80893 Publication
Tanzania economic update : spreading the wings (English)
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OCT 01, 2012 73346 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Tanzania economic update : stairways to heaven (English)
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FEB 01, 2012 73339 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Echos de la Banque Mondiale March 2007 (English)
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MAR 01, 2007 39389 Newsletter
Echoes de la Banque Mondiale December 2006 (English,French)
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DEC 01, 2006 38263 Newsletter
Does a country need a promotion agency to attract foreign direct investment : a small analytical model applied to 58 countries (English)
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APR 30, 2003 WPS3028 Policy Research Working Paper
Information diffusion in international markets (English)
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APR 30, 2003 WPS3032 Policy Research Working Paper
Tax incentives : using tax incentives to attract foreign direct investment (English)
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FEB 01, 2003 25521 Viewpoint
Administrative barriers to foreign investment in developing countries (English)
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MAY 31, 2002 WPS2848 Policy Research Working Paper
Using tax incentives to compete for foreign investment - Are they worth the costs? (English)
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JAN 01, 2001 23032 Publication