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Macro Poverty Outlook for Kuwait (English)

GDP growth has recovered in line with oil sector developments, and external and fiscal balances improved amidst higher energy prices in 2017-18. ... See More +

Working Paper 136478 APR 01, 2019

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Macro Poverty Outlook for Kuwait (Arabic)

GDP growth has recovered in line with oil sector developments, and external and fiscal balances improved amidst higher energy prices in 2017-18. ... See More +

Working Paper 136478 APR 01, 2019

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Staying the Course on Reforms – In Focus : Water for Prosperity and Development (English)

The near-tripling of oil prices from their trough in January 2016, to nearly 80 US dollars per barrel in early October 2018, has spurred a recovery in the GCC economies, following three years of persistent weakness. ... See More +

Working Paper 131955 NOV 01, 2018

Shaukat Khan,Tehmina; Onder,Harun Disclosed

Staying the Course on Reforms – In Focus : Water for Prosperity and Development (Vol. 3) : Foreward (English)

The near-tripling of oil prices from their trough in January 2016, to nearly 80 US dollars per barrel in early October 2018, has spurred a recovery in the GCC economies, following three years of persistent weakness. ... See More +

Working Paper 131955 NOV 01, 2018

Shaukat Khan,Tehmina; Onder,Harun Disclosed

Staying the Course on Reforms – In Focus : Water for Prosperity and Development (Vol. 2) : Executive Summary (Arabic)

The near-tripling of oil prices from their trough in January 2016, to nearly 80 US dollars per barrel in early October 2018, has spurred a recovery in the GCC economies, following three years of persistent weakness. ... See More +

Working Paper 131955 NOV 01, 2018

Shaukat Khan,Tehmina; Onder,Harun Disclosed

Kuwait Economic Outlook - Spring 2018 (Arabic)

Kuwait's economy contracted by an estimated 1 percent in 2017 as OPEC-related oil production cuts weighed on growth. However, growth should gradually recover to about 3 percent in the medium term, supported by infrastructure spending, and as oil production cuts are phased out. ... See More +

Brief 125255 APR 01, 2018

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Kuwait Economic Outlook - Spring 2018 (English)

Kuwait's economy contracted by an estimated 1 percent in 2017 as OPEC-related oil production cuts weighed on growth. However, growth should gradually recover to about 3 percent in the medium term, supported by infrastructure spending, and as oil production cuts are phased out. ... See More +

Brief 125255 APR 01, 2018

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Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Kuwait (English)

Doing Business 2018 is the 15th in a series of annual reports investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 120934 NOV 01, 2017

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Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Kuwait (English)

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

Working Paper 109908 OCT 25, 2016

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Bank competition, financial dependence, and economic growth in the Gulf Cooperation Council (English)

The relationship between bank competition, firm access to finance, and economic growth is a much debated topic in the economic literature and in policy circles. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7687 MAY 31, 2016

Caggiano,Giovanni; Calice,Pietro Disclosed

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

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

Working Paper 100775 OCT 01, 2015

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

This country data report summarizes the data from the worldwide governance indicators (WGI) project for Kuwait. 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 105498 SEP 15, 2015

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Kuwait education program achievement report : school education quality improvement program : Kuwait education program achievement report : school education quality improvement program (English)

In cooperation with the World Bank, Kuwait’s Ministry of Education and National Center for Education Development have been engaged in a multi-year integrated modernization program that addresses critical issues in Kuwait’s education system: curricular reform, the development of national assessment systems, improvement of school leadership, and creation of professional standards. ... See More +

Working Paper 93709 DEC 01, 2014

Alkhoja, Ghassan; Halabi, Samira; Abdullah, Maryam; Al-Shamali, Farah Arabic Disclosed

Kuwait education program achievement report : school education quality improvement program (Arabic)

In cooperation with the World Bank, Kuwait’s Ministry of Education and National Center for Education Development have been engaged in a multi-year integrated modernization program that addresses critical issues in Kuwait’s education system: curricular reform, the development of national assessment systems, improvement of school leadership, and creation of professional standards. ... See More +

Working Paper 93709 DEC 01, 2014

Alkhoja, Ghassan; Halabi, Samira; Abdullah, Maryam; Al-Shamali, Farah English Disclosed

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

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

Working Paper 92060 OCT 01, 2014

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Kuwait - Enhancing Labor Market Information Systems (English)

Mismatches in the labor market negatively impacted employment opportunities, and policymakers in Kuwait were unable to make evidence-based decisions to correct these distortions. ... See More +

Brief 135435 FEB 28, 2014

Alkhoja,Ghassan N. Disclosed

Doing business 2014 : Arab World (English)

This regional profile presents the Doing Business indicators for economies in Arab World. It also shows the regional average, the best performance globally for each indicator and data for the following comparator regions: Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, East Asia and the Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Latin America, and OECD High Income. ... See More +

Working Paper 83398 OCT 29, 2013

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Doing business 2014 : Middle East and North Africa (MENA) (English)

This regional profile presents the Doing Business indicators for economies in Middle East and North Africa (MENA). It also shows the regional average, the best performance globally for each indicator and data for the following comparator regions: Latin America, East Asia and the Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, South Asia, and OECD High Income. ... See More +

Working Paper 83413 OCT 29, 2013

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

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for Kuwait. 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 82888 OCT 29, 2013

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Harnessing the potential for green growth in Kuwait (English)

Like many countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, Kuwait faces considerable environmental challenges due to air pollution, increasingly scarce water resources and deteriorating arable land. ... See More +

Brief 83721 SEP 01, 2013

Al-Ahmad, Mohammed; Dimashki, Marwan; Al-Duaij, Samia; Roundell, Tom Disclosed

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Macro Poverty Outlook for Kuwait (English)
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APR 01, 2019 136478 Working Paper
Macro Poverty Outlook for Kuwait (Arabic)
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APR 01, 2019 136478 Working Paper
Staying the Course on Reforms – In Focus : Water for Prosperity and Development (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 131955 Working Paper
Staying the Course on Reforms – In Focus : Water for Prosperity and Development (Vol. 3) : Foreward (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 131955 Working Paper
Staying the Course on Reforms – In Focus : Water for Prosperity and Development (Vol. 2) : Executive Summary (Arabic)
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NOV 01, 2018 131955 Working Paper
Kuwait Economic Outlook - Spring 2018 (Arabic)
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APR 01, 2018 125255 Brief
Kuwait Economic Outlook - Spring 2018 (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125255 Brief
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Kuwait (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 120934 Working Paper
Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Kuwait (English)
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OCT 25, 2016 109908 Working Paper
Bank competition, financial dependence, and economic growth in the Gulf Cooperation Council (English)
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MAY 31, 2016 WPS7687 Policy Research Working Paper
Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - Kuwait (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100775 Working Paper
Country data report for Kuwait, 1996-2014 (English)
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SEP 15, 2015 105498 Working Paper
Kuwait education program achievement report : school education quality improvement program : Kuwait education program achievement report : school education quality improvement program (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 93709 Working Paper Arabic
Kuwait education program achievement report : school education quality improvement program (Arabic)
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DEC 01, 2014 93709 Working Paper English
Doing Business 2015 : going beyond efficiency - Kuwait (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 92060 Working Paper
Kuwait - Enhancing Labor Market Information Systems (English)
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FEB 28, 2014 135435 Brief
Doing business 2014 : Arab World (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 83398 Working Paper
Doing business 2014 : Middle East and North Africa (MENA) (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 83413 Working Paper
Doing business 2014 : Kuwait - understanding regulations for small and medium-size enterprises (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 82888 Working Paper
Harnessing the potential for green growth in Kuwait (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 83721 Brief