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

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for Germany. 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 82843 OCT 29, 2013

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

Oil price volatility, economic growth and the hedging role of renewable energy (English)

This paper investigates the adverse effects of oil price volatility on economic activity and the extent to which countries can hedge against such effects by using renewable energy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6603 SEP 01, 2013

Rentschler, Jun E.

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

Germany - Macro-fiscal context and health financing factsheet (English)

This report gives 14 indicators that describe a country's macro fiscal environment to identify constraints or opportunities for health systems financing. ... See More +

Brief 80355 JAN 01, 2013

Cortez, Rafael; Pande, Aaka; Eozenou, Patrick; Leive, Adam; Smitz, Marc; Ozcelik, Ece; Fidler, Armin; Klingen, Nicole

Doing business 2013 : Germany - smarter regulations for small and medium-size enterprises : comparing business regulations for domestic firms in 185 economies (English)

This tenth edition of 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 73920 OCT 23, 2012

Doing business in a more transparent world 2012 - economic profile : Germany - comparing regulation for domestic firms in 183 economies (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 65304 JAN 01, 2012

Growth poles and multipolarity (English)

This paper develops an empirical measure of growth poles and uses it to examine the phenomenon of multipolarity. The authors formally define several alternative measures, provide theoretical justifications for these measures, and compute polarity values for nation states in the global economy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5712 JUN 01, 2011

Lim, Jamus Jerome; Adams-Kane, Jonathon

Germany's post-1945 and post-1989 education systems (English)

The re-education of the German people overseen by the victorious allied powers, the inclusion of the causes and consequences of totalitarianism in school curricula and a comprehensive policy of ensuring that the Nazi period remained firmly in the German collective memory were the elements that formed the basis of a viable liberal-democratic post-war consensus in West Germany. ... See More +

Working Paper 62036 MAR 01, 2010

Grimm, Sonja

Doing business 2011 : Germany - making a difference for entrepreneurs : comparing business regulation in 183 economies (English)

Doing business 2011: making a difference for entrepreneurs is the eighth in a series of annual reports investigating regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Annual Report 58477 JAN 01, 2010

Germany - 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 72595 DEC 01, 2009

Doing business 2010 : Germany - comparing regulation in 183 economies (English)

Doing Business 2010 is the seventh in a series of annual reports investigating regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 50480 JAN 01, 2009

Germany - 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 71093 DEC 31, 2008

Doing business 2009 : country profile for Germany - comparing regulation in 181 economies (English)

Doing Business 2009 is the sixth in a series of annual reports investigating regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 45798 SEP 29, 2008

Doing business 2008 Germany : a project benchmarking the regulatory cost of doing business in 178 economies (English)

This report presents the summary Doing Business indicators for Germany along with the comparator economies selected. The data used for this country profile come from the Doing Business database and are summarized in graphs and tables. ... See More +

Working Paper 42546 JAN 01, 2008

IDA deputies meeting in Berlin, Germany 13-14 December, 2007 : chairman's summary (English)

Board Report 42235 DEC 13, 2007

Differentiated products and evasion of import tariffs (English)

Emerging literature has demonstrated some unique characteristics of trade in differentiated products. This paper contributes to the literature by postulating that differentiated products may be subject to greater tariff evasion due to the difficulties associated with assessing their quality and price. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4123 FEB 01, 2007

Javorcik, Beata S.; Narciso, Gaia

Gender entrepreneurship markets (first quarter 2006) (English)

This is the fifth quarterly newsletter designed to keep businesswomen in touch with key events, relevant research, and each other. This issue highlights e news of IFC and World Bank Group activities (including the launch of the GEM/Kauffman Foundation research study on women's access to finance), news reports from other sources (including the Second Economic Forum of the Arab Businesswomen Council), upcoming events around the globe (including the 5th Pan Afro Arab Congress of Business and Professional Women), and links to useful web sites (including Online Gender Equality Courses from the International Labour Organization). ... See More +

Newsletter 35696 JAN 01, 2006

French, Arabic, Farsi

Gender entrepreneurship markets (first quarter 2006) (Farsi)

This is the fifth quarterly newsletter designed to keep businesswomen in touch with key events, relevant research, and each other. This issue highlights e news of IFC and World Bank Group activities (including the launch of the GEM/Kauffman Foundation research study on women's access to finance), news reports from other sources (including the Second Economic Forum of the Arab Businesswomen Council), upcoming events around the globe (including the 5th Pan Afro Arab Congress of Business and Professional Women), and links to useful web sites (including Online Gender Equality Courses from the International Labour Organization). ... See More +

Newsletter 35696 JAN 01, 2006

English, French, Arabic

Gender entrepreneurship markets (first quarter 2006) (Arabic)

This is the fifth quarterly newsletter designed to keep businesswomen in touch with key events, relevant research, and each other. This issue highlights e news of IFC and World Bank Group activities (including the launch of the GEM/Kauffman Foundation research study on women's access to finance), news reports from other sources (including the Second Economic Forum of the Arab Businesswomen Council), upcoming events around the globe (including the 5th Pan Afro Arab Congress of Business and Professional Women), and links to useful web sites (including Online Gender Equality Courses from the International Labour Organization). ... See More +

Newsletter 35696 JAN 01, 2006

English, French, Farsi

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Doing business 2014 : Germany - understanding regulations for small and medium-size enterprises (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 82843 Working Paper
Doing business 2014 : European Union (EU) (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 83408 Working Paper
Oil price volatility, economic growth and the hedging role of renewable energy (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 WPS6603 Policy Research 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
Germany - Macro-fiscal context and health financing factsheet (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 80355 Brief
Doing business 2013 : Germany - smarter regulations for small and medium-size enterprises : comparing business regulations for domestic firms in 185 economies (English)
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OCT 23, 2012 73920 Working Paper
Doing business in a more transparent world 2012 - economic profile : Germany - comparing regulation for domestic firms in 183 economies (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 65304 Working Paper
Growth poles and multipolarity (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 WPS5712 Policy Research Working Paper
Germany's post-1945 and post-1989 education systems (English)
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MAR 01, 2010 62036 Working Paper
Doing business 2011 : Germany - making a difference for entrepreneurs : comparing business regulation in 183 economies (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 58477 Annual Report
Germany - World trade indicators 2009 : trade at a glance (English)
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DEC 01, 2009 72595 Brief
Doing business 2010 : Germany - comparing regulation in 183 economies (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 50480 Working Paper
Germany - World trade indicators 2008 : Trade at a glance (English)
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DEC 31, 2008 71093 Brief
Doing business 2009 : country profile for Germany - comparing regulation in 181 economies (English)
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SEP 29, 2008 45798 Working Paper
Doing business 2008 Germany : a project benchmarking the regulatory cost of doing business in 178 economies (English)
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JAN 01, 2008 42546 Working Paper
IDA deputies meeting in Berlin, Germany 13-14 December, 2007 : chairman's summary (English)
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DEC 13, 2007 42235 Board Report
Differentiated products and evasion of import tariffs (English)
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FEB 01, 2007 WPS4123 Policy Research Working Paper
Gender entrepreneurship markets (first quarter 2006) (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 35696 Newsletter French, Arabic, Farsi
Gender entrepreneurship markets (first quarter 2006) (Farsi)
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JAN 01, 2006 35696 Newsletter English, French, Arabic
Gender entrepreneurship markets (first quarter 2006) (Arabic)
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JAN 01, 2006 35696 Newsletter English, French, Farsi