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Simulating poverty in Europe : the potential contributions of employment and education to reducing poverty and social exclusion by 2020 (English)

This paper sheds light on the impact of improving employment and education conditions on poverty and social exclusion indicators. More specifically, it answers the following question: Will achieving the Europe 2020 national targets on employment and education lead countries to achieve the Europe 2020 poverty and social exclusion target with no other policy interventions? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6660 OCT 01, 2013

Ajwad, Mohamed Ihsan; Simler, Kenneth; Azam, Mehtabul; Dasgupta, Basab; Bonch-Osmolovskiy, Misha; Topinska, Irena

Latvia - Gender at a glance (English)

The constitution of Latvia guarantees equality for men and women before the law. Men and women have equal ownership and inheritance rights to property. ... See More +

Brief 81836 SEP 10, 2013

Latvia - LIEPAJA REGION SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PROJECT : P058477 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 06 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR10718 JUN 21, 2013

Van Den Berg,Katelijn

Can public works programs help the poor during crises? (English)

Economic crises can be particularly arduous for poor and vulnerable people. In particular, job losses stemming from economic downturns undercut the ability of more vulnerable households to support themselves. ... See More +

Brief 74825 JAN 01, 2013

Marcus, Aliza

Latvia - Macro-fiscal context and health financing factsheet (English)

The 14 indicators describe a country's macro-fiscal environment to identify constraints or opportunities for health systems financing. ... See More +

Brief 80285 JAN 01, 2013

Cortez, Rafael; Pande, Aaka; Eozenou, Patrick; Leive, Adam; Smitz, Marc; Ozcelik, Ece

Latvia - LIEPAJA REGION SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PROJECT : P058477 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 05 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR9132 DEC 27, 2012

Van Den Berg,Katelijn

Doing business 2013 : Latvia - smarter regulations for small and medium-size enterprises : comparing business regulations for domestic firms in 185 economies (English)

This tenth edition of Doing Business sheds light on how easy or difficult it is for a local entrepreneur to open and run a small to medium-size business when complying with relevant regulations. ... See More +

Working Paper 73955 OCT 23, 2012

Drivers of convergence in eleven eastern European countries (English)

This paper investigates the drivers of growth and prosperity in a group of eleven European countries -- Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, and Slovakia (the EU11). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6185 AUG 01, 2012

Cuaresma, Jesus Crespo; Vincelette, Gallina A; Oberhofer, Harald; Smits, Karlis

Health equity and financial protection datasheet : Latvia (English)

The health equity and financial protection datasheets provide a picture of equity and financial protection in the health sectors of low-and middle-income countries. ... See More +

Brief 72094 AUG 01, 2012

Latvia - LIEPAJA REGION SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PROJECT : P058477 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 04 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR7146 JUL 09, 2012

Slaibi,Ahmad

Did Latvia's public works program mitigate the impact of the 2008-2010 crisis ? (English)

To mitigate the impact of the 2008-2010 global financial crisis on vulnerable households, the Government of Latvia established Workplaces with Stipends, an emergency public works program that targeted registered unemployed people who were not receiving unemployment benefits. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6144 JUL 01, 2012

Ferre, Celine; Azam, Mehtabul; Ajwad, Mohamed Ihsan

PPIAF assistance in Latvia (English)

Latvia joined the World Bank in August 1992. Since then, the Bank has played an important role in supporting Latvia's transition through lending, policy dialogue, and analytical and advisory assistance. ... See More +

Brief 75792 JUL 01, 2012

Latvia - Safety Net and Social Sector Reform Program Project (English)

Ratings for the Safety Net and Social Sector Reform Program Project for Latvia were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2306 JUN 25, 2012

Latvia - Financial sector assessment (English)

Latvia has a well-developed financial sector, but in the aftermath of the 2008-09 global financial crisis, access to finance has become a major constraint for the development of private enterprises. ... See More +

Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) 70865 JUN 01, 2012

Latvia - LIEPAJA REGION SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PROJECT : P058477 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 03 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR6394 APR 17, 2012

Slaibi,Ahmad

Latvia - Second Safety Net and Social Sector Reform Program : P121796 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR5736 JAN 05, 2012

Sinnott,Emily

Simulating the impact of the 2009 financial crisis on welfare in Latvia (English)

This note details simulations of the distributional impacts of the 2009 financial crisis on households in Latvia. It uses household survey data collected prior to the crisis and simulates the impact of the growth slowdown. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5960 JAN 01, 2012

Haimovich, Francisco; Azam, Mehtabul; Ajwad, Mohamed Ihsan

Doing business in a more transparent world 2012 - economic profile : Latvia - comparing regulation for domestic firms in 183 economies (English)

Doing business sheds light on how easy or difficult it is for a local entrepreneur to open and run a small to medium-size business when complying with relevant regulations. ... See More +

Working Paper 65400 JAN 01, 2012

Latvia - LIEPAJA REGION SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PROJECT : P058477 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report DEC 13, 2011

Slaibi,Ahmad

Latvia - Second Safety Net and Social Sector Reform Program : P121796 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report SEP 21, 2011

Sinnott,Emily

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Simulating poverty in Europe : the potential contributions of employment and education to reducing poverty and social exclusion by 2020 (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 WPS6660 Policy Research Working Paper
Latvia - Gender at a glance (English)
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SEP 10, 2013 81836 Brief
Latvia - LIEPAJA REGION SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PROJECT : P058477 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 06 (English)
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JUN 21, 2013 ISR10718 Implementation Status and Results Report
Can public works programs help the poor during crises? (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 74825 Brief
Latvia - Macro-fiscal context and health financing factsheet (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 80285 Brief
Latvia - LIEPAJA REGION SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PROJECT : P058477 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 05 (English)
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DEC 27, 2012 ISR9132 Implementation Status and Results Report
Doing business 2013 : Latvia - smarter regulations for small and medium-size enterprises : comparing business regulations for domestic firms in 185 economies (English)
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OCT 23, 2012 73955 Working Paper
Drivers of convergence in eleven eastern European countries (English)
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AUG 01, 2012 WPS6185 Policy Research Working Paper
Health equity and financial protection datasheet : Latvia (English)
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AUG 01, 2012 72094 Brief
Latvia - LIEPAJA REGION SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PROJECT : P058477 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 04 (English)
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JUL 09, 2012 ISR7146 Implementation Status and Results Report
Did Latvia's public works program mitigate the impact of the 2008-2010 crisis ? (English)
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JUL 01, 2012 WPS6144 Policy Research Working Paper
PPIAF assistance in Latvia (English)
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JUL 01, 2012 75792 Brief
Latvia - Safety Net and Social Sector Reform Program Project (English)
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JUN 25, 2012 ICR2306 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Latvia - Financial sector assessment (English)
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JUN 01, 2012 70865 Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP)
Latvia - LIEPAJA REGION SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PROJECT : P058477 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 03 (English)
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APR 17, 2012 ISR6394 Implementation Status and Results Report
Latvia - Second Safety Net and Social Sector Reform Program : P121796 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)
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JAN 05, 2012 ISR5736 Implementation Status and Results Report
Simulating the impact of the 2009 financial crisis on welfare in Latvia (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 WPS5960 Policy Research Working Paper
Doing business in a more transparent world 2012 - economic profile : Latvia - comparing regulation for domestic firms in 183 economies (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 65400 Working Paper
Latvia - LIEPAJA REGION SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PROJECT : P058477 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)
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DEC 13, 2011 Implementation Status and Results Report
Latvia - Second Safety Net and Social Sector Reform Program : P121796 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)
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SEP 21, 2011 Implementation Status and Results Report