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Property rights for fishing cooperatives : how (and how well) do they work ? (English)

Devolving property rights to local institutions has emerged as a compelling management strategy for natural resource management in developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7662 MAY 05, 2016

Aburto-Oropeza,Octavio; Leslie,Heather M.; Mack-Crane,Austen; Nagavarapu,Sriniketh Suryasesha; Reddy,Sheila M.W.; Sievanen,Leila Disclosed

Unemployment and mortality : evidence from the great recession (English)

Did unemployment in the Great Recession hurt people's health? The broad answer is no: job losses have statistically insignificant impacts on mortality. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7603 MAR 16, 2016

Nguyen,Ha Minh; Nguyen,Huong Disclosed

The great recession and job loss spillovers : impact of tradable employment shocks on supporting services (English)

This paper explores the spillover effects of job losses via input linkages during the Great Recession. Exploiting exogenous variation in tradable employment shocks across U.S. counties, the paper finds that job losses in the tradable sectors cause further job losses in local supporting services. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7543 JAN 22, 2016

Nguyen,Ha Minh; Rezaei,Shawheen Disclosed

World Bank President Eugene Black Attends Washington Baseball Games with Staff (English)

With summer and baseball season in full swing, the Archives highlights an annual tradition that took place under Eugene Black, the third President of the World Bank Group. ... See More +

Working Paper 104708 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

The Bank’s headquarters building (English)

Ever since the World Bank opened for business on June 25, 1946 the address of its headquarters has been 1818 H Street N.W., Washington, District of Colombia (D. ... See More +

Working Paper 104634 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

Disclosed

Development economics as taught in developing countries (English)

This paper uses a combination of survey questions to instructors and data collected from course syllabi and examinations to examine how the subject of development economics is taught at the undergraduate and masters levels in developing countries, and benchmark this against undergraduate classes in the United States. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7521 DEC 21, 2015

Mckenzie,David J.; Paffhausen,Anna Luisa Disclosed

The strength of American federal democracy : lessons for global development (English)

A review of the history of the United States from its colonial origins shows how America's successful development has always been guided by two basic principles: representative democracy, and a proper division of power between national and subnational governments. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7512 DEC 11, 2015

Myerson,Roger B. Disclosed

Demand-driven propagation : evidence from the great recession (English)

This paper provides empirical evidence for the Keynesian demand-driven propagation: initial rounds of job losses lead to additional rounds of job losses. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7456 OCT 26, 2015

Nguyen,Ha Minh Disclosed

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

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

Working Paper 100873 OCT 01, 2015

Disclosed

Country data report for Channel Islands, 1996-2014 (English)

This Country Data Report summarizes the data from the Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) project for Channel Islands. 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, terrorism, iii) government effectiveness, iv) regulatory quality, v) rule of law, and vi) control of corruption. ... See More +

Working Paper 105426 SEP 15, 2015

Disclosed

The coming U.S interest rate tightening cycle : smooth sailing or stormy waters? (English)

Since the global financial crisis, the policy accommodation by the U.S. Federal Reserve has helped support activity, bolstered asset valuations, and reduced risk premia. ... See More +

Working Paper 100014 SEP 01, 2015

Arteta,Carlos; Kose, M. Ayhan; Ohnsorge,Franziska Lieselotte; Stocker,Marc Disclosed

Charter school entry and school choice: the case of Washington, D.C. (English)

This paper develops and estimates an equilibrium model of charter school entry and school choice. In the model, households choose among public, private, and charter schools, and a regulator authorizes charter entry and mandates charter exit. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7383 JUL 29, 2015

Ferreyra,Maria Marta; Kosenok,Grigory Disclosed

Global liquidity and external bond issuance in emerging markets and developing economies (English)

Using the universe of all externally issued bonds by corporates and sovereigns in emerging and developing economies during 2000-14, this paper analyzes various issuance trends, including the unprecedented post-crisis surge. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7363 JUL 13, 2015

Feyen,Erik H.B.; Ghosh,Swati R.; Kibuuka,Katie; Farazi,Subika Disclosed

Inclusive economic growth in America’s cities : what’s the playbook and the score ? (English)

This paper defines economic inclusion as the ability of all people, including the disadvantaged, to share in economic gains, that is, the conditions that allow for broadly shared prosperity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7322 JUN 22, 2015

de Souza Briggs,Xavier; Pendall,Rolf Joseph; Rubin,Victor Disclosed

Economic implications of a potential free trade agreement between India and the United States (English)

This paper explores the economic implications of a potential free trade agreement between India and the United States. A series of simulations is conducted assuming 100 percent ad valorem equivalent tariff cuts for goods and 50 percent cuts for services. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7212 MAR 10, 2015

Fukase,Emiko; Martin,William J. Disclosed

State of Maryland - Education management information systems (English)

In 2011 the World Bank Group commenced a multiyear program designed to support countries in systematically examining and strengthening the performance of their education systems. ... See More +

Working Paper 105133 JAN 01, 2015

Disclosed

Firm heterogeneity and costly trade: a new estimation strategy and policy experiments (English)

This paper builds a tractable partial equilibrium model to help explain the role of trade preferences given to developing countries, as well as the efficacy of various subsidy policies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7156 JAN 01, 2015

Cherkashin, Ivan; Demidova, Svetlana; Kee, Hiau Looi; Krishna, Kala Disclosed

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim's remarks at the high-level meeting on the impact of the ebola crisis : A perspective from the countries (English)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank. He responses to the Ebola crisis is to help stop the spread of infections, improve public health systems throughout West Africa, and assist countries in coping with the economic impact—including by enabling trade, investment and employment in the countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 101953 OCT 14, 2014

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

Remarks by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at the development committee press conference (English)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank. He discusses on: infrastructure, jobs, and economic growth; climate change; and Ebola. ... See More +

Working Paper 101957 OCT 11, 2014

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

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Property rights for fishing cooperatives : how (and how well) do they work ? (English)
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MAY 05, 2016 WPS7662 Policy Research Working Paper
Unemployment and mortality : evidence from the great recession (English)
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MAR 16, 2016 WPS7603 Policy Research Working Paper
The great recession and job loss spillovers : impact of tradable employment shocks on supporting services (English)
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JAN 22, 2016 WPS7543 Policy Research Working Paper
World Bank President Eugene Black Attends Washington Baseball Games with Staff (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104708 Working Paper
The Bank’s headquarters building (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104634 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
Development economics as taught in developing countries (English)
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DEC 21, 2015 WPS7521 Policy Research Working Paper
The strength of American federal democracy : lessons for global development (English)
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DEC 11, 2015 WPS7512 Policy Research Working Paper
Demand-driven propagation : evidence from the great recession (English)
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OCT 26, 2015 WPS7456 Policy Research Working Paper
Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - United States (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100873 Working Paper
Country data report for Channel Islands, 1996-2014 (English)
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SEP 15, 2015 105426 Working Paper
The coming U.S interest rate tightening cycle : smooth sailing or stormy waters? (English)
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SEP 01, 2015 100014 Working Paper
Charter school entry and school choice: the case of Washington, D.C. (English)
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JUL 29, 2015 WPS7383 Policy Research Working Paper
Global liquidity and external bond issuance in emerging markets and developing economies (English)
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JUL 13, 2015 WPS7363 Policy Research Working Paper
Inclusive economic growth in America’s cities : what’s the playbook and the score ? (English)
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JUN 22, 2015 WPS7322 Policy Research Working Paper
Economic implications of a potential free trade agreement between India and the United States (English)
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MAR 10, 2015 WPS7212 Policy Research Working Paper
State of Maryland - Education management information systems (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 105133 Working Paper
Firm heterogeneity and costly trade: a new estimation strategy and policy experiments (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7156 Policy Research Working Paper
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim's remarks at the high-level meeting on the impact of the ebola crisis : A perspective from the countries (English)
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OCT 14, 2014 101953 Working Paper
Remarks by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at the development committee press conference (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 101957 Working Paper