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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

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

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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Bank President John McCloy’s Congratulations on the British Royal Birth in 1948 (English)

On 22 July 2013, much of the world’s attention turned toward England and the news of the birth of a son to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. For staff in the World Bank Group Archives, the occasion brought to mind a piece of correspondence between then British Ambassador to the United States Oliver Franks and the second World Bank President, John “Jack” McCloy. ... See More +

Working Paper 104718 JAN 01, 2016

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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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Building and sustaining national ICT and education agencies : lessons from England (Becta) (English)

The British educational communications and technology agency (Becta) was established in 1998 and finally closed in 2011. The government in England set out Becta’s priorities in annual remit letters, and the agency’s changing role is traced through the content of these letters. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 112900 JAN 01, 2016

Dykes,Gavin Alexander Disclosed

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

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

Working Paper 100839 OCT 01, 2015

Disclosed

Country data report for United Kingdom, 1996-2014 (English)

This Country Data Report summarizes the data from the Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) project for United Kingdom. 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 105594 SEP 15, 2015

Disclosed

How innovations in land administration reform improve on doing business : cases from Lithuania, the Republic of Korea, Rwanda and the United Kingdom (English)

This note lays out the rationale for including land administration quality index in the standard ‘registering property’ indicator by doing business and discusses initial evidence from the global sample, showing that many countries, including some that have performed well on Doing Business’s traditional ranking, have a long way to go to establish a system of land administration that is reliable and transparent, achieves sufficient coverage, and minimizes disputes. ... See More +

Working Paper 100922 JAN 01, 2015

Hilhorst,Dorothea Huberta Maria; Meunier,Frederic Disclosed

Doing Business 2015 : going beyond efficiency - United Kingdom (English)

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

Working Paper 92154 OCT 01, 2014

Disclosed

United Kingdom and World Bank Group trust funds (English)

The United Kingdom's (UK's) contributions to the World Bank Group (WBG) totaled United States (U.S.) 16,400.7 million dollars for fiscal years 2009-14. ... See More +

Brief 89592 DEC 31, 2013

Disclosed

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

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for United Kingdom. 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 82999 OCT 29, 2013

Disclosed

Doing business 2014 : European Union (EU) (English)

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

Working Paper 83408 OCT 29, 2013

Disclosed

Doing business 2014 : OECD High Income (English)

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

Working Paper 83414 OCT 29, 2013

Disclosed

What are the causes of the growing trend of excess savings of the corporate sector in developed countries ? an empirical analysis of three hypotheses (English)

This paper analyzes annual accounting data for a sample of 5,000 publicly traded manufacturing firms from Germany, France, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6571 AUG 01, 2013

Brufman, Leandro; Martinez, Lisana; Artica, Rodrigo Perez Disclosed

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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
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
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
Bank President John McCloy’s Congratulations on the British Royal Birth in 1948 (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104718 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
Building and sustaining national ICT and education agencies : lessons from England (Becta) (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 112900 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - United Kingdom (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100839 Working Paper
Country data report for United Kingdom, 1996-2014 (English)
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SEP 15, 2015 105594 Working Paper
How innovations in land administration reform improve on doing business : cases from Lithuania, the Republic of Korea, Rwanda and the United Kingdom (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 100922 Working Paper
Doing Business 2015 : going beyond efficiency - United Kingdom (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 92154 Working Paper
United Kingdom and World Bank Group trust funds (English)
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DEC 31, 2013 89592 Brief
Doing business 2014 : United Kingdom - understanding regulations for small and medium-size enterprises (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 82999 Working Paper
Doing business 2014 : European Union (EU) (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 83408 Working Paper
Doing business 2014 : OECD High Income (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 83414 Working Paper
What are the causes of the growing trend of excess savings of the corporate sector in developed countries ? an empirical analysis of three hypotheses (English)
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AUG 01, 2013 WPS6571 Policy Research Working Paper