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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

Disclosed

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

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

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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

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

Doing business 2014 : Japan - understanding regulations for small and medium-size enterprises (English)

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for Japan. In a series of annual reports, Doing Business assesses regulations affecting domestic firms in 189 economies and ranks the economies in 10 areas of business regulation, such as starting a business, resolving insolvency and trading across borders. ... See More +

Working Paper 82875 OCT 29, 2013

Disclosed

Oil price volatility, economic growth and the hedging role of renewable energy (English)

This paper investigates the adverse effects of oil price volatility on economic activity and the extent to which countries can hedge against such effects by using renewable energy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6603 SEP 01, 2013

Rentschler, Jun E. Disclosed

Review of Japan social development fund (JSDF) : grants closed in FY12 (English)

The purpose of the review of completed Japan social development fund (JSDF) grants is to learn from the experience of grant implementation, and to provide feedback for project improvements. ... See More +

Working Paper 91633 AUG 01, 2013

Disclosed

What are the causes of the growing trend of excess savings of the corporate sector in developed countries ? an empirical analysis of three hypotheses (English)

This paper analyzes annual accounting data for a sample of 5,000 publicly traded manufacturing firms from Germany, France, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6571 AUG 01, 2013

Brufman, Leandro; Martinez, Lisana; Artica, Rodrigo Perez Disclosed

Remarks by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on empowering young Africans to live their dreams (English)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank. He discusses on youth employment in Africa at a conference in Japan. ... See More +

Working Paper 101879 JUN 03, 2013

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

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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
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
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
Official Documents- Amendment No. 1to the Restated and Amended Administration Agreement with Japan for Supplemental Cotribution to TF071222 (English)
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OCT 31, 2013 Agreement
Doing business 2014 : Japan - understanding regulations for small and medium-size enterprises (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 82875 Working Paper
Oil price volatility, economic growth and the hedging role of renewable energy (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 WPS6603 Policy Research Working Paper
Review of Japan social development fund (JSDF) : grants closed in FY12 (English)
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AUG 01, 2013 91633 Working Paper
What are the causes of the growing trend of excess savings of the corporate sector in developed countries ? an empirical analysis of three hypotheses (English)
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AUG 01, 2013 WPS6571 Policy Research Working Paper
Remarks by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on empowering young Africans to live their dreams (English)
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JUN 03, 2013 101879 Working Paper