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Country data report for Cuba, 1996-2014 (English)

This Country Data Report summarizes the data from the Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) project for Cuba. 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 105438 SEP 15, 2015

Disclosed

The impact of easing the US travel restrictions against Cuba on tourism in the OECS (English)

The US authorities announced in December 2014 an intention to normalize relations with Cuba, including measures to ease economic sanctions and the ban on US citizens’ travel to Cuba. ... See More +

Brief 97687 JUN 01, 2015

Djiofack,Calvin Zebaze; Odawara,Rei; Ivanic,Maros; Lohi,Julie Saty Disclosed

Evaluacion de la cartera de proyectos del FMAM en el Pais : Cuba (1992-2011) : Informe de evaluacion (English,Spanish)

At the request of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) council, the GEF evaluation office conducts a number of CPEs every year. In fiscal year 12, in addition to the CPE in Cuba, the GEF Evaluation Office has been conducting CPEs in Brazil, India and Sri Lanka. ... See More +

Working Paper 76396 JAN 01, 2013

Disclosed

Cuba - 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 80333 JAN 01, 2013

Cortez, Rafael; Pande, Aaka; Eozenou, Patrick; Leive, Adam; Smitz, Marc; Ozcelik, Ece Disclosed

Evaluacion de la cartera de proyectos del FMAM en el Pais : Cuba (1992-2011) (Vol. 2) : Informe tecnico (Spanish)

At the request of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) council, the GEF evaluation office conducts a number of CPEs every year. In fiscal year 12, in addition to the CPE in Cuba, the GEF Evaluation Office has been conducting CPEs in Brazil, India and Sri Lanka. ... See More +

Working Paper 76396 JAN 01, 2013

Disclosed

GEF country portfolio evaluation : Cuba (1992-2011) (English)

The independent evaluation office of the global environment facility (GEF) conducted a country portfolio evaluation of GEF support to Cuba for the period 1992-2011. ... See More +

Brief 106003 JAN 01, 2013

Disclosed

Cuba - 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 72570 DEC 01, 2009

Disclosed

Cuba - World trade indicators 2008 : 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 71062 DEC 01, 2008

Disclosed

Achievement and deterioration of universal access to social services in Cuba (English)

In 1958, Cuba ranked in the top four Latin American countries in indicators of social well-being, but it suffered severe inequalities and limitations in the access to social services, particularly among the rural and urban-marginal populations where the poor were concentrated. ... See More +

Working Paper 30808 MAY 01, 2004

Mesa-Lago, Carmelo

Introduction to Cuba's social services (English)

Cuba has become internationally recognized for its achievements in the areas of education and health, with social service delivery outcomes that surpass most countries in the developing world and in some areas match first-world standards. ... See More +

Working Paper 28008 JAN 31, 2003

Erickson, Dan; Lord Annie; Wolf, Peter

Transition 13 (4-5) (English)

Good transition needs friendly investment climate - some lessons of experience; by Guy Pfeffermann. Foreign investment slumps in Cuba. Labor policy dilemmas preceding EU enlargement - Labor markets of the accession countries : fit to join? ... See More +

Newsletter 24944 SEP 30, 2002

Pfeffermann, Guy; Riboud, Michelle; Sanchez-Paramo, Carolina; Silva-Jauregui, Carlos; Boeri, T.; Brucker, H.; Coricelli, F.; Dolado, J.; Fitzgerald, J.; de la Fuente, A.; Garibaldi, P.; Hanson, G.; Jimeno, J.; Portes, R.; Saint-Paul, G.; Spilimbergo, A.; O'Brien, Dan; J.H. Enthoven, Adolf; Rosa, Richard; Su Zhi; Wang Shang; Levine, Steven P.; Reed, Tony; Economist Intelligence Unit; Zamulin, Oleg; Yudaeva, Ksenia; Stern, Robert M.; Pancs, Romans; Crighton, Johanna; Davey, Kenneth; Bartasheva, Natalia; Hayhurst, David; Campos, Nauro F.; Coricelli, Fabrizio; Earnhart, Dietrich; Lizal, Lubomir; Romanik, Claire; Trasberg, Viktor; Naulappa, Pertti; Salonen, Ilkka Disclosed

The Cuban education system : lessons and dilemmas (English)

The Cuban educational system has long enjoyed a reputation for high quality. This paper highlights ways in which the Cuban educational system, despite the dismal economic picture of the past decade, adopted features that research has identified as characterizing a high-quality education system. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 21752 JUL 31, 2000

Gasperini, Lavinia

Changing perceptions and altered reality : emerging economies in the 1990s (English)

This book deals with the perceptions of the author, Shahid Javed Burki, on world economies and the World Bank's work with them. It is complied from various speeches and discourses given by the author during his time in the Bank especially during his term as Regional Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean. ... See More +

Publication 20035 JAN 31, 2000

Burki, Shahid Javed

The Cuban education system : lessons and dilemmas (English)

The Cuban educational system has long enjoyed a reputation for high quality. This paper highlights ways in which the Cuban educational system, despite the dismal economic picture of the past decade, adopted features that research has identified as characterizing a high-quality education system. ... See More +

LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series 20966 JAN 31, 2000

Gasperini, Lavinia

Transition 10 (2) (English)

Economic consequences of the Kosovo crisis. Supporting economics education in transition economies - a World Bank-initiated partnership: interview with Boris Pleskovic, by Joseph Stiglitz. ... See More +

Newsletter 19322 APR 30, 1999

Stiglitz, Joseph; Glebov, Oleg; Tarr, David; Wang Jingxin; Andreff, Wladimir; Brada, Josef C.; Kutan, Ali M.; Mesa-Lago, Carmelo; Perez-Lopez, Jorge; Szegvari, Ivan; Cannon, Lucja Swiatkowski

Project performance report (incorporating the project implementation review) of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) - 1998 : Informe sobre los resultados de los Proyectos Fondo para el Medio Ambiente Mundial (Spanish)

This GEF Project Performance Report presents the results of the 1998 Project Implementation Review (PIR), and draws on additional insights about the performance of GEF's programs from evaluations and other studies. ... See More +

Global Environment Facility Working Paper 20814 JAN 01, 1999

French, English

Project performance report (incorporating the project implementation review) of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) - 1998 : Rapport sur l'execution des projets du Fonds pour l'environnement mondial (French)

This GEF Project Performance Report presents the results of the 1998 Project Implementation Review (PIR), and draws on additional insights about the performance of GEF's programs from evaluations and other studies. ... See More +

Global Environment Facility Working Paper 20814 JAN 01, 1999

Spanish, English

Project performance report (incorporating the project implementation review) of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) - 1998 (English)

This GEF Project Performance Report presents the results of the 1998 Project Implementation Review (PIR), and draws on additional insights about the performance of GEF's programs from evaluations and other studies. ... See More +

Global Environment Facility Working Paper 20814 JAN 01, 1998

Spanish, French

Transition 8 (3) (English)

Reform boosts growth and foreign investment. Nations in transit - 1997 Freedom House rankings. Good policies are needed to make aid effective. ... See More +

Newsletter 16987 JUN 30, 1997

Selowsky, Marcelo; Martin, Ricardo; Shor, Boris; Burnside, Craig; Dollar, David; Hirschler, Richard; Sewell, David; Rutland, Peter; Pohl, Gerhard; Anderson, Robert E.; Claessens, Stijn; Djankov, Simeon; Hewer, Ulrich; Goldberg, Itzhak; Jedrzejczak, Gregory; Fuchs, Michael; Michalopoulos, Constantine; Peters, Philip

Transition 6 (3) (English)

Post-communist parties and the politics of entitlements (Jeffrey Sachs). Privatizing profits of Bulgaria's state enterprises (Zeljko Bogetic and Arye L. ... See More +

Newsletter 17828 MAR 31, 1995

Sachs, Jeffrey; Bogetic, Zeljko; Hillman, Arye L.; Bird, Richard M.; Ebel, Robert D.; Wallich, Christine I.; Perez-Lopez, Jorge; Fazso, Ferenc L.

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Country data report for Cuba, 1996-2014 (English)
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SEP 15, 2015 105438 Working Paper
The impact of easing the US travel restrictions against Cuba on tourism in the OECS (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 97687 Brief
Evaluacion de la cartera de proyectos del FMAM en el Pais : Cuba (1992-2011) : Informe de evaluacion (English,Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2013 76396 Working Paper
Cuba - Macro-fiscal context and health financing factsheet (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 80333 Brief
Evaluacion de la cartera de proyectos del FMAM en el Pais : Cuba (1992-2011) (Vol. 2) : Informe tecnico (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2013 76396 Working Paper
GEF country portfolio evaluation : Cuba (1992-2011) (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 106003 Brief
Cuba - World trade indicators 2009 : Trade at a glance (English)
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DEC 01, 2009 72570 Brief
Cuba - World trade indicators 2008 : trade at a glance (English)
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DEC 01, 2008 71062 Brief
Achievement and deterioration of universal access to social services in Cuba (English)
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MAY 01, 2004 30808 Working Paper
Introduction to Cuba's social services (English)
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JAN 31, 2003 28008 Working Paper
Transition 13 (4-5) (English)
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SEP 30, 2002 24944 Newsletter
The Cuban education system : lessons and dilemmas (English)
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JUL 31, 2000 21752 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Changing perceptions and altered reality : emerging economies in the 1990s (English)
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JAN 31, 2000 20035 Publication
The Cuban education system : lessons and dilemmas (English)
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JAN 31, 2000 20966 LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series
Transition 10 (2) (English)
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APR 30, 1999 19322 Newsletter
Project performance report (incorporating the project implementation review) of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) - 1998 : Informe sobre los resultados de los Proyectos Fondo para el Medio Ambiente Mundial (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 1999 20814 Global Environment Facility Working Paper French, English
Project performance report (incorporating the project implementation review) of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) - 1998 : Rapport sur l'execution des projets du Fonds pour l'environnement mondial (French)
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JAN 01, 1999 20814 Global Environment Facility Working Paper Spanish, English
Project performance report (incorporating the project implementation review) of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) - 1998 (English)
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JAN 01, 1998 20814 Global Environment Facility Working Paper Spanish, French
Transition 8 (3) (English)
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JUN 30, 1997 16987 Newsletter
Transition 6 (3) (English)
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MAR 31, 1995 17828 Newsletter