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Services development and comparative advantage in manufacturing (English)

Most manufacturing activities use inputs from the financial and business services sectors. But these services sectors also compete for resources with manufacturing activities, provoking concerns about de-industrialization -- financial services in industrial countries like the United States and the United Kingdom, and business services in developing countries like India and the Philippines. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8450 MAY 22, 2018

Liu,Xuepeng; Mattoo,Aaditya; Wang,Zhi; Wei,Shang-Jin Disclosed

Redistribution and group participation : experimental evidence from Africa and the UK (English)

This paper investigates whether the prospect of redistribution hinders the formation of efficiency-enhancing groups. An experiment is conducted in a Kenyan slum, Ugandan villages, and a UK university town and used to test, in an anonymous setting with no feedback, whether subjects join a group that increases their endowment but exposes them to one of three redistributive actions: stealing, giving, or burning. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8330 FEB 05, 2018

Fafchamps,Marcel; Hill,Ruth Disclosed

Advancing universal health coverage : what developing countries can learn from the English experience? (English)

The United Kingdom has in many respects the archetypal centrally planned, publicly financed health care system in the form of National Health Service (NHS), established in 1948 in a time of great austerity after Second World War. ... See More +

Working Paper 122809 JAN 01, 2018

Smith,Peter Charles Disclosed

Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - United Kingdom (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 121042 NOV 01, 2017

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Short-term impact of Brexit on the United Kingdom's export of goods (English)

The short-term impact of Brexit on goods exports is assessed using the Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index of the United Kingdom's major trading partners. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8195 SEP 13, 2017

Kee,Hiau Looi; Nicita,Alessandro Disclosed

Legal framework for social enterprise : lessons from a comparative study of Italy, Malaysia, South Korea, United Kingdom, and United States (English)

Social enterprises are emerging as a new area of public policy: several countries seek to stimulate private sector contribution to development outcomes, and social enterprises could be important players in that agenda. ... See More +

Working Paper 114405 APR 18, 2017

Triponel,Anna; Agapitova,Natalia Disclosed

Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim : Rethinking Development Finance (English)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank. LSE is one of the world’s great academic institutions, a fitting place to talk about the forces in the world that are making us fundamentally rethink our approach to development at the World Bank Group. ... See More +

Working Paper 129815 APR 11, 2017

Kim,Jim Yong Spanish, Russian, French Disclosed

Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim : Rethinking Development Finance (Russian)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank. LSE is one of the world’s great academic institutions, a fitting place to talk about the forces in the world that are making us fundamentally rethink our approach to development at the World Bank Group. ... See More +

Working Paper 129815 APR 11, 2017

Kim,Jim Yong Spanish, French, English Disclosed

Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim : Rethinking Development Finance (French)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank. LSE is one of the world’s great academic institutions, a fitting place to talk about the forces in the world that are making us fundamentally rethink our approach to development at the World Bank Group. ... See More +

Working Paper 129815 APR 11, 2017

Kim,Jim Yong Spanish, Russian, English Disclosed

Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim : Rethinking Development Finance (Spanish)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank. LSE is one of the world’s great academic institutions, a fitting place to talk about the forces in the world that are making us fundamentally rethink our approach to development at the World Bank Group. ... See More +

Working Paper 129815 APR 11, 2017

Kim,Jim Yong Russian, French, English Disclosed

Brexit : trade governance and legal implications for third countries (English)

While precise impact of Brexit on the EU/UK trade and investment agreements with third countries will depend primarily on the terms of the withdrawal agreement to be concluded between them, most scenarios suggest an extensive process of amendment of the text and/or commitments in multilateral and bilateral agreements. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8010 MAR 20, 2017

Molinuevo,Martin Disclosed

Deep integration and UK-EU trade relations (English)

This paper studies the impact of deep agreements on United Kingdom-European Union trade relations. A standard gravity model is applied to assess the effect that European Union membership had on the United Kingdom's trade. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7947 JAN 19, 2017

Mulabdic,Alen; Osnago,Alberto; Ruta,Michele Disclosed

Increasing professionalism in public finance management : a case study of the United Kingdom (English)

In countries such as the United Kingdom, the need to manage finances in a professional manner has been hampered by the severe fi scal constraints of the 2008 fi nancial crisis. ... See More +

Publication 109811 OCT 27, 2016

Squire,Sarah Jane; Beazley,John Ivor Disclosed

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

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

Working Paper 110010 OCT 25, 2016

Disclosed

Does governing law affect bond spreads ? (English)

Controlling for bond and issuer characteristics, bond spreads are expected to be equal across different legal jurisdictions, and differences are expected to disappear through arbitrage. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7863 OCT 17, 2016

Ratha,Dilip K.; De,Supriyo; Kurlat,Sergio Andres Disclosed

Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at Anti-Corruption Summit 2016 (Spanish)

This report records the speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at Anti-Corruption Summit 2016 held at London, United Kingdom. He spoke about how corruption poses an enormous obstacle to economic and social development, and the global goal of ending extreme poverty by 2030. ... See More +

Working Paper 129867 MAY 12, 2016

Kim,Jim Yong Russian, French, English Disclosed

Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at Anti-Corruption Summit 2016 (English)

This report records the speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at Anti-Corruption Summit 2016 held at London, United Kingdom. He spoke about how corruption poses an enormous obstacle to economic and social development, and the global goal of ending extreme poverty by 2030. ... See More +

Working Paper 129867 MAY 12, 2016

Kim,Jim Yong Spanish, Russian, French Disclosed

Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at Anti-Corruption Summit 2016 (Russian)

This report records the speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at Anti-Corruption Summit 2016 held at London, United Kingdom. He spoke about how corruption poses an enormous obstacle to economic and social development, and the global goal of ending extreme poverty by 2030. ... See More +

Working Paper 129867 MAY 12, 2016

Kim,Jim Yong Spanish, French, English Disclosed

Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at Anti-Corruption Summit 2016 (French)

This report records the speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at Anti-Corruption Summit 2016 held at London, United Kingdom. He spoke about how corruption poses an enormous obstacle to economic and social development, and the global goal of ending extreme poverty by 2030. ... See More +

Working Paper 129867 MAY 12, 2016

Kim,Jim Yong Spanish, Russian, English Disclosed

Statement by Rt. Hon. Justine Greening, and Rt. Hon. George Osborne at the ninety-third meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016. (English)

This is a statement by Rt. Hon. Justine Greening, MP Secretary of State for International Development; and Rt. Hon. George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer at the ninety-third meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016. ... See More +

Board Report 104887 APR 16, 2016

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Services development and comparative advantage in manufacturing (English)
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MAY 22, 2018 WPS8450 Policy Research Working Paper
Redistribution and group participation : experimental evidence from Africa and the UK (English)
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FEB 05, 2018 WPS8330 Policy Research Working Paper
Advancing universal health coverage : what developing countries can learn from the English experience? (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122809 Working Paper
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - United Kingdom (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121042 Working Paper
Short-term impact of Brexit on the United Kingdom's export of goods (English)
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SEP 13, 2017 WPS8195 Policy Research Working Paper
Legal framework for social enterprise : lessons from a comparative study of Italy, Malaysia, South Korea, United Kingdom, and United States (English)
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APR 18, 2017 114405 Working Paper
Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim : Rethinking Development Finance (English)
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APR 11, 2017 129815 Working Paper Spanish, Russian, French
Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim : Rethinking Development Finance (Russian)
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APR 11, 2017 129815 Working Paper Spanish, French, English
Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim : Rethinking Development Finance (French)
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APR 11, 2017 129815 Working Paper Spanish, Russian, English
Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim : Rethinking Development Finance (Spanish)
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APR 11, 2017 129815 Working Paper Russian, French, English
Brexit : trade governance and legal implications for third countries (English)
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MAR 20, 2017 WPS8010 Policy Research Working Paper
Deep integration and UK-EU trade relations (English)
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JAN 19, 2017 WPS7947 Policy Research Working Paper
Increasing professionalism in public finance management : a case study of the United Kingdom (English)
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OCT 27, 2016 109811 Publication
Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - United Kingdom (English)
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OCT 25, 2016 110010 Working Paper
Does governing law affect bond spreads ? (English)
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OCT 17, 2016 WPS7863 Policy Research Working Paper
Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at Anti-Corruption Summit 2016 (Spanish)
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MAY 12, 2016 129867 Working Paper Russian, French, English
Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at Anti-Corruption Summit 2016 (English)
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MAY 12, 2016 129867 Working Paper Spanish, Russian, French
Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at Anti-Corruption Summit 2016 (Russian)
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MAY 12, 2016 129867 Working Paper Spanish, French, English
Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at Anti-Corruption Summit 2016 (French)
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MAY 12, 2016 129867 Working Paper Spanish, Russian, English
Statement by Rt. Hon. Justine Greening, and Rt. Hon. George Osborne at the ninety-third meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016. (English)
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APR 16, 2016 104887 Board Report