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International financial integration of East Asia and Pacific (English)

This paper documents how economies in the East Asia and Pacific (EAP) region have integrated financially with the rest of the world since the 1990s. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7772 JUL 27, 2016

Didier Brandao,Tatiana; Llovet Montanes,Ruth; Schmukler,Sergio L. Disclosed

The Bank and Japan’s bullet trains (English)

In 1961 a loan from the World Bank to the Japanese national railways helped finance one of the most technically advanced railway projects in the world - the New Tokaido line (the Shinkansen project) between Tokyo and Osaka that carried the famous bullet trains. ... See More +

Working Paper 104633 JAN 01, 2016

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Doing business regional profile 2016 : The G7 : Doing business regional profile 2016 : The G7+ (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 103366 JAN 01, 2016

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Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - Japan (English)

This economy profile for Doing Business 2016 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for Japan. To allow for useful comparison, the profile also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 100768 OCT 01, 2015

Disclosed

Country data report for Japan, 1996-2014 (English)

This country data report summarizes the data from the worldwide governance indicators (WGI) project for Japan. The WGI report six aggregate governance indicators for over 200 countries and territories over the period 1996-2014, covering: (i) voice and accountability, (ii) political stability and absence of violence and terrorism, (iii) government effectiveness, (iv) regulatory quality, (v) rule of law, and (vi) control of corruption. ... See More +

Working Paper 105489 SEP 15, 2015

Disclosed

Industry speed bumps on local tobacco control in Japan? : The case of Hyogo (English)

Journal Article 102460 JUL 05, 2015

Keiko Yamada; Nagisa Mori; Mina Kashiwabara; Sakiko Yasuda; Horie,Rumi; Hiroshi Yamato; Loic Garçon; Francisco Armada Disclosed

Japan-World Bank mainstreaming disaster risk management in developing countries : 2014-15 annual report (English)

The Japan-World Bank program for mainstreaming disaster risk management (DRM) in developing countries was established in February 2014 as a partnership between the Ministry of Finance of Japan (MoF) and the World Bank. ... See More +

Annual Report 99231 MAR 31, 2015

Disclosed

Remarks by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at the foreign correspondents club of Japan (English)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank. He discusses on two goals that shape, ending extreme poverty by 2030 and boosting shared prosperity. ... See More +

Working Paper 101972 MAR 15, 2015

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

Doing Business 2015 : going beyond efficiency - Japan (English)

This economy profile for Doing Business 2015 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for Japan. To allow for useful comparison, the profile also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 92052 OCT 01, 2014

Disclosed

Learning from Megadisasters : lessons from the great east Japan earthquake (English)

On March 11, 2011, an earthquake of magnitude 9.0 occurred in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Japan's Tohoku region. The Great East Japan Earthquake was the first disaster ever recorded that included an earthquake, a tsunami, a nuclear power plant accident, a power supply failure, and a large-scale disruption of supply chains. ... See More +

Publication 89069 JUN 24, 2014

Ranghieri, Federica [editor]; Mikio Ishiwatari [editor] Disclosed

Japan Social Development Fund annual report fiscal 2014 : 日本社会開発基金年次報告書 2014 年度 (Japanese)

The Japan Social Development Fund (JSDF) was established in 2000 as a collaboration between the Government of Japan (GoJ) and the World Bank to address the Asian financial crisis of the late 1990s. ... See More +

Annual Report 105777 JAN 01, 2014

English Disclosed

Japan Social Development Fund annual report fiscal 2014 (English)

The Japan Social Development Fund (JSDF) was established in 2000 as a collaboration between the Government of Japan (GoJ) and the World Bank to address the Asian financial crisis of the late 1990s. ... See More +

Annual Report 105777 JAN 01, 2014

Japanese Disclosed

Japan Policy and Human Resources Development Fund : FY14 annual report : 開発政策・人材育成基金: FY14 の年次報告書 (Japanese)

The Japan Policy and Human Resources Development (PHRD) Fund is a partnership between the Government of Japan (GoJ) and the World Bank Group (WBG). ... See More +

Annual Report 105778 JAN 01, 2014

English Disclosed

Japan Policy and Human Resources Development Fund : FY14 annual report (English)

The Japan Policy and Human Resources Development (PHRD) Fund is a partnership between the Government of Japan (GoJ) and the World Bank Group (WBG). ... See More +

Annual Report 105778 JAN 01, 2014

Japanese Disclosed

Building legal aid services from the ground up : learning from pilot initiatives in Japan (English)

Like most governments, the Government of Jordan (GoJ) struggles with the provision of legal aid services, information, counseling and representation by a lawyer - to the poor. ... See More +

Brief 90143 JAN 01, 2014

Prettitore, Paul Scott Disclosed

Japan and World Bank Group trust funds (English)

Japan's contributions to the World Bank Group (WBG) totaled United States (U.S.) 11,611.8 million dollars for fiscal years 2009-14. In the first six months of fiscal year 2014, Japan contributed U.S. 1,082.7 million dollars to the International Development Association (IDA), U.S. 31.8 million dollars to International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and IDA trust funds (TFs), and U.S. 266.9 million dollars to Financial Intermediary Funds (FIFs). ... See More +

Brief 89583 DEC 31, 2013

Disclosed

Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at the Government of Japan-World Bank Conference on universal health coverage (English)

Japan is not only a leader in achieving universal health coverage for its own citizens, but Japan is also a leader in extending this commitment to universal health to poor people around the globe. ... See More +

Working Paper 101913 DEC 06, 2013

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim's opening remarks at joint press conference with Japan Finance Minister Taro Aso (English)

Recent data shows that total worldwide reported losses from disasters are estimated at $3.8 trillion in the period from 1980 to 2012, with 74 percent due to extreme-weather. ... See More +

Working Paper 101912 DEC 06, 2013

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

Transcript : media roundtable with World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim and Japanese and Korean Journalists (English)

Japan is facing a problem that everyone is facing, and he doesn’t think that this is the Japanese Government saying that they're not concerned about climate change. ... See More +

Working Paper 101904 NOV 22, 2013

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

Opening remarks by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at Japanese and Korean media roundtable (English)

The Government of Japan and the World Bank undertook a joint study on disaster risk management to learn lessons from the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, which could be applied to developing countries vulnerable to adverse natural events. ... See More +

Working Paper 101903 NOV 22, 2013

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

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International financial integration of East Asia and Pacific (English)
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JUL 27, 2016 WPS7772 Policy Research Working Paper
The Bank and Japan’s bullet trains (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104633 Working Paper
Doing business regional profile 2016 : The G7 : Doing business regional profile 2016 : The G7+ (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103366 Working Paper
Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - Japan (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100768 Working Paper
Country data report for Japan, 1996-2014 (English)
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SEP 15, 2015 105489 Working Paper
Industry speed bumps on local tobacco control in Japan? : The case of Hyogo (English)
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JUL 05, 2015 102460 Journal Article
Japan-World Bank mainstreaming disaster risk management in developing countries : 2014-15 annual report (English)
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MAR 31, 2015 99231 Annual Report
Remarks by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at the foreign correspondents club of Japan (English)
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MAR 15, 2015 101972 Working Paper
Doing Business 2015 : going beyond efficiency - Japan (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 92052 Working Paper
Learning from Megadisasters : lessons from the great east Japan earthquake (English)
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JUN 24, 2014 89069 Publication
Japan Social Development Fund annual report fiscal 2014 : 日本社会開発基金年次報告書 2014 年度 (Japanese)
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JAN 01, 2014 105777 Annual Report English
Japan Social Development Fund annual report fiscal 2014 (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 105777 Annual Report Japanese
Japan Policy and Human Resources Development Fund : FY14 annual report : 開発政策・人材育成基金: FY14 の年次報告書 (Japanese)
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JAN 01, 2014 105778 Annual Report English
Japan Policy and Human Resources Development Fund : FY14 annual report (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 105778 Annual Report Japanese
Building legal aid services from the ground up : learning from pilot initiatives in Japan (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 90143 Brief
Japan and World Bank Group trust funds (English)
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DEC 31, 2013 89583 Brief
Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at the Government of Japan-World Bank Conference on universal health coverage (English)
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DEC 06, 2013 101913 Working Paper
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim's opening remarks at joint press conference with Japan Finance Minister Taro Aso (English)
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DEC 06, 2013 101912 Working Paper
Transcript : media roundtable with World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim and Japanese and Korean Journalists (English)
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NOV 22, 2013 101904 Working Paper
Opening remarks by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at Japanese and Korean media roundtable (English)
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NOV 22, 2013 101903 Working Paper