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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

Disclosed

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

Disclosed

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

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

Kuwait - Fostering sustainable investment through modern commercial law systems (English)

The Government of Kuwait (GOK) is now moving decisively to reform its insolvency and creditor/debtor regime (ICR). Stakeholders recognize that Kuwait's ICR system had fallen behind that required for a modern economy. ... See More +

Brief 76883 APR 01, 2013

Mako, William; Mokal, Riz; Cojocaru, Iulia; Johnson, Gordon W. Disclosed

Kuwait - 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 80282 JAN 01, 2013

Cortez, Rafael; Pande, Aaka; Eozenou, Patrick Disclosed

Doing business 2013 : Kuwait - 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 73952 OCT 23, 2012

Disclosed

Food and water security in the Arab world : proceedings of the first Arab development symposium (English)

Recognizing the importance of policy debate and knowledge sharing in the field of development, the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development and the World Bank (Middle East and North Africa region) agreed in March 2010 to hold joint high-level development seminars around issues pertaining to the Arab world. ... See More +

Working Paper 116712 APR 01, 2012

Kubursi,Atif A. Disclosed

Doing business in a more transparent world 2012 - economic profile : Kuwait - 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 65395 JAN 01, 2012

Disclosed

SABER student assessment country report : Kuwait 2011 (English)

Kuwait has focused on increasing student learning outcomes by improving the quality of education in the country. An effective student assessment system is an important input to improving education quality and learning outcomes because it provides the necessary information to meet stakeholders' decision-making needs. ... See More +

Working Paper 79928 JAN 01, 2011

Paksima, Shahram Disclosed

Doing business 2011 : Kuwait - making a difference for entrepreneurs (English)

"Doing Business 2011 : Making a Difference for Entrepreneurs" is the eighth in a series of annual reports investigating regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 91714 DEC 01, 2010

Disclosed

Arab development assistance : four decades of cooperation (English)

This study provides an overview of Arab official development assistance (ODA) over the past four decades. Trends in volume, composition, and direction are discussed in chapter two and the institutional framework is discussed in chapter three. ... See More +

Working Paper 56843 JUN 01, 2010

Rouis, Mustapha; Tabor, Steven; Migliorisi, Stefano; Neumayer, Eric; Kounetsron, Komlan R. Disclosed

Kuwait - World trade indicators 2009 : Trade at a glance (English)

This country level trade brief summarizes insights from the world trade indicators database as well as analyzes national impacts and responses to the food crisis and global recession. ... See More +

Brief 72654 DEC 01, 2009

Disclosed

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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
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
Kuwait - Fostering sustainable investment through modern commercial law systems (English)
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APR 01, 2013 76883 Brief
Kuwait - Macro-fiscal context and health financing factsheet (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 80282 Brief
Doing business 2013 : Kuwait - 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 73952 Working Paper
Food and water security in the Arab world : proceedings of the first Arab development symposium (English)
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APR 01, 2012 116712 Working Paper
Doing business in a more transparent world 2012 - economic profile : Kuwait - comparing regulation for domestic firms in 183 economies (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 65395 Working Paper
SABER student assessment country report : Kuwait 2011 (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 79928 Working Paper
Doing business 2011 : Kuwait - making a difference for entrepreneurs (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 91714 Working Paper
Arab development assistance : four decades of cooperation (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 56843 Working Paper
Kuwait - World trade indicators 2009 : Trade at a glance (English)
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DEC 01, 2009 72654 Brief