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High-Level Session Opening Remarks by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim (English)

This report discusses the speech by the World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at the One Planet Summit, Paris, France in December 2017. He informed to honored to co-host this summit with them, to focus on increasing finance and momentum between COP-23 and COP-24. ... See More +

Working Paper 129827 DEC 12, 2017

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - France (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 120893 NOV 01, 2017

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Public mosquito abatement : a cluster randomized experiment (English)

Mosquito abatement is a public good. A simultaneous model of mosquito abundance and abatement response is developed. This paper uses data from a cluster randomized controlled experiment conducted over the period 2012-2014 in urban areas of Reunion in France to study the impact of WHO-recommended mechanical elimination techniques, which involve removing sources of stagnant water around the house, on a number of outcomes, including objective entomological indices and self-declared protective behaviors. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7980 FEB 21, 2017

Thuilliez,Josselin; Dumont,Yves Disclosed

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

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

Working Paper 109830 OCT 25, 2016

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Assessing benefit portability for international migrant workers : a review of the France-Morocco bilateral social security agreement (English)

The portability of social benefits is gaining importance given the increasing share of individuals working at least part of their life outside their home country. ... See More +

Working Paper 111816 MAY 01, 2016

Holzmann,Robert; Legros,Florence; Dale,Pamela 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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Remarks by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at the launch of the Africa Climate Business Plan (English)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank. He discusses on the following topics: based on scientific evidence, conference of the parties (COP) 21 needs to deliver strong climate action, both in terms of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and boosting support for adaptation; addressing directly the justice issues that confront the impact of current levels of temperature rise on so many in Sub-Saharan Africa; and more support to Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper 129891 NOV 30, 2015

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

Remarks by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at the Launch of the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (English)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank. He discusses on the following topics: launch of the carbon pricing leadership coalition which includes 80 partners, including governments, the private sector, civil society, and multilateral partners; and help mobilize more business support and engage in constructive dialogues, country by country, about how to put in place successful pricing policies. ... See More +

Working Paper 129894 NOV 30, 2015

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

Remarks by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at Heads of State Carbon Pricing Media Event (English)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank. He discusses on the following topics: carbon pricing is critical for reducing emissions, preserving environment, and protecting the most vulnerable. ... See More +

Working Paper 129895 NOV 30, 2015

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

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

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

Working Paper 100733 OCT 01, 2015

Disclosed

Migrants’ remittances from France : findings of a survey on migrants’ financial needs and remittancebehavior in Montreuil - greenback 2.0 Montreuil report (English)

Project greenback 2.0, remittances champion cities consists in identifying cities where a series of measures are implemented to foster the development of a sound remittance market. ... See More +

Working Paper 97081 JUN 01, 2015

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Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on sending a signal from paris and transforming the economy to achieve zero net emissions (English)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank. He discusses on economic policy that is the key to mobilizing a coordinated global response to climate change. ... See More +

Working Paper 101970 DEC 04, 2014

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

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

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

Working Paper 92010 OCT 01, 2014

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Urban infrastructure investment and rent-capture potentials (English)

In a context of rapid urbanization and energy transition, massive investments will be required to develop efficient public transport networks. Capturing the increase in land value caused by transport infrastructure (for example, through a betterment tax) appears a promising way to finance public transport. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7067 OCT 01, 2014

Viguie, V.; Hallegatte, S. Disclosed

France - Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : country summary report (English)

Situated in Western Europe, France is a high-income country with a gross national income (GNI) above $40,000 per capita. While the overall picture of health status is good, France contains apparent contradictions. ... See More +

Working Paper 91216 AUG 01, 2014

Barroy, Helene; Or, Zeynep; Kumar, Ankit Disclosed

Sustaining universal health coverage in France : a perpetual challenge (English)

While universal health coverage (UHC) offers a powerful goal for a nation, all countries-irrespective of income are struggling with achieving or sustaining UHC. ... See More +

Working Paper 91323 JUN 01, 2014

Barroy, Helene; Or, Zeynep; Kumar, Ankit; Bernstein, David Disclosed

France and World Bank Group trust funds (English)

France's contributions to the World Bank Group (WBG) totaled United States (U.S.) 6,520.2 million dollars for fiscal years 2009-14. In the first six months of fiscal year 2014, France contributed U.S. 10.3 million dollars to International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and International Development Association (IDA) trust funds (TFs), U.S. 418.4 million dollars to Financial Intermediary Funds (FIFs), and U.S. 1.3 million dollars to International Finance Corporation (IFC) TFs. ... See More +

Brief 89578 DEC 31, 2013

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Statement by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim upon meeting with French President Francois Hollande (English)

The World Bank Group’s funding will create more hydropower and other sources of clean energy to greatly expand irrigation and transform agriculture; protect and expand pastoralism for more than 80 million people living in the Sahel who rely on it as a major source of food and livelihoods; expand health services for women and girls; and improve regional communications and connectivity between countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 101899 NOV 08, 2013

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

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

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for France. 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 82836 OCT 29, 2013

Disclosed

Report of the advisory panel (AP) to the consultative group (CG) (English)

The third meeting of the consultative group (CG) of the trust fund for statistical capacity building (TFSCB) was held in Paris on October 6, 2002. ... See More +

Working Paper 84047 OCT 14, 2013

Bodin, Jean-Louis; Patel, Chandrakant A. Disclosed

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High-Level Session Opening Remarks by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim (English)
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DEC 12, 2017 129827 Working Paper
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - France (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 120893 Working Paper
Public mosquito abatement : a cluster randomized experiment (English)
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FEB 21, 2017 WPS7980 Policy Research Working Paper
Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - France (English)
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OCT 25, 2016 109830 Working Paper
Assessing benefit portability for international migrant workers : a review of the France-Morocco bilateral social security agreement (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 111816 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
Remarks by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at the launch of the Africa Climate Business Plan (English)
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NOV 30, 2015 129891 Working Paper
Remarks by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at the Launch of the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (English)
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NOV 30, 2015 129894 Working Paper
Remarks by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at Heads of State Carbon Pricing Media Event (English)
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NOV 30, 2015 129895 Working Paper
Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - France (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100733 Working Paper
Migrants’ remittances from France : findings of a survey on migrants’ financial needs and remittancebehavior in Montreuil - greenback 2.0 Montreuil report (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 97081 Working Paper
Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on sending a signal from paris and transforming the economy to achieve zero net emissions (English)
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DEC 04, 2014 101970 Working Paper
Doing Business 2015 : going beyond efficiency - France (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 92010 Working Paper
Urban infrastructure investment and rent-capture potentials (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7067 Policy Research Working Paper
France - Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : country summary report (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 91216 Working Paper
Sustaining universal health coverage in France : a perpetual challenge (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 91323 Working Paper
France and World Bank Group trust funds (English)
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DEC 31, 2013 89578 Brief
Statement by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim upon meeting with French President Francois Hollande (English)
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NOV 08, 2013 101899 Working Paper
Doing business 2014 : France - understanding regulations for small and medium-size enterprises (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 82836 Working Paper
Report of the advisory panel (AP) to the consultative group (CG) (English)
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OCT 14, 2013 84047 Working Paper