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

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

Working Paper 109795 OCT 25, 2016

Disclosed

Effects of fiscal policy shocks in an open economy : evidence from Canada (English)

What is the impact of fiscal policy shocks on key macroeconomic variables in Canada? This question triggered renewed interest in the aftermath of the 2008-09 Great Recession. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7654 APR 27, 2016

Tsoungui Belinga,Vincent De Paul 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

Disclosed

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

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

Working Paper 100678 OCT 01, 2015

Disclosed

Country Data Report for Canada, 1996-2014 (English)

This Country Data Report summarizes the data from the Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) project for Canada. 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 105421 SEP 15, 2015

Disclosed

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

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

Working Paper 91930 OCT 01, 2014

Disclosed

Green subsidies and the WTO (English)

This paper provides a detailed explanation how the law of the World Trade Organization regulates environmental subsidies with a focus on renewable energy subsidies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7060 OCT 01, 2014

Charnovitz, Steve Disclosed

Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at maternal, newborn and child health summit : Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim in Latin America and the Caribbean - Getting fit for the next big challenge (English)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank He discusses on a critical threshold for global health and development at maternal, newborn and child health summit Toronto, Canada. ... See More +

Working Paper 101935 MAY 14, 2014

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

Engineers, Innovative Capacity and Development in the Americas (English)

This paper offers the first evidence on the prevalence of a central actor in modern growth theory—the engineer. Using newly collected sub-national, and international data as well as historical case studies, it then argues that differences in innovative capacity, captured by the density of engineers and patents at the dawn of the Second Industrial Revolution, in fact, are important to explaining present income differences across US counties, states within countries, and between the US and Latin America. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6814 MAR 01, 2014

Valencia Caicedo,Felipe; Maloney,William F. Disclosed

Canada and World Bank Group trust funds (English)

Canada's contributions to the World Bank Group (WBG) totaled United States (U.S.) 5,797.6 million dollars for fiscal years 2009-14. In the first six months of fiscal year 2014, Canada contributed U.S. 13.3 million dollars to International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and International Development Association (IDA) trust funds (TFs), U.S. 152.8 million dollars to Financial Intermediary Funds (FIFs), and U.S. 1.4 million dollars to International Finance Corporation (IFC) TFs. ... See More +

Brief 89574 DEC 31, 2013

Disclosed

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

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for Canada. 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 82791 OCT 29, 2013

Disclosed

Keynote speech at the international economic forum of the Americas by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim (English)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank at International Economic Forum of the Americas, Montreal, Canada. ... See More +

Working Paper 101880 JUN 13, 2013

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

Canada - 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 80320 JAN 01, 2013

Cortez, Rafael; Pande, Aaka; Eozenou, Patrick Disclosed

Doing business 2013 : Canada - 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 73874 OCT 23, 2012

Disclosed

Are natural resources cursed ? an investigation of the dynamic effects of resource dependence on institutional quality (English)

This paper examines whether natural resource dependence has a negative influence on various indicators of institutional quality when controlling for the potential effects of other geographic, economic and cultural initial conditions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6151 JUL 01, 2012

De Rosa, Donato; Iootty, Mariana Disclosed

The Canadian monitoring and evaluation system (English)

Performance measurement, monitoring, and evaluation have long been part of the infrastructure within the federal government in Canada. With more than 30 years of formalized evaluation experience in most large federal departments and agencies, many lessons can be gained, not the least of which is the recognition that the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system itself is not static. ... See More +

Brief 63651 JUN 01, 2011

Lahey, Robert Disclosed

Economic performance under NAFTA : a firm-level analysis of the trade-productivity linkages (English)

Did the North American Free Trade Agreement make Mexican firms more productive? If so, through which channels? This paper addresses these questions by deploying an innovative microeconometric approach that disentangles the various channels through which integration with the global markets (via international trade) can affect firm-level productivity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5661 MAY 01, 2011

De Hoyos, Rafael E.; Iacovone, Leonardo Disclosed

Doing business in a more transparent world 2012 - economy profile : Canada - 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 65245 JAN 01, 2011

Disclosed

The Canadian monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system : lessons learned from 30 years of development (English)

In Canada, the concept of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) is interpreted such that evaluation has a distinct identity from monitoring. The Canadian M&E system is one that has invested heavily in both evaluation and performance monitoring as key tools to support accountability and results-based management. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 65407 NOV 01, 2010

Lahey, Robert Disclosed

Equity in climate change: an analytical review (English)

How global emissions reduction targets can be achieved equitably is a key issue in climate change discussions. This paper presents an analytical framework to encompass contributions to the literature on equity in climate change, and highlights the consequences -- in terms of future emissions allocations -- of different approaches to equity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5383 JUL 01, 2010

Mattoo, Aaditya; Subramanian, Arvind Disclosed

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Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Canada (English)
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OCT 25, 2016 109795 Working Paper
Effects of fiscal policy shocks in an open economy : evidence from Canada (English)
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APR 27, 2016 WPS7654 Policy Research 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
Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - Canada (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100678 Working Paper
Country Data Report for Canada, 1996-2014 (English)
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SEP 15, 2015 105421 Working Paper
Doing Business 2015 : going beyond efficiency - Canada (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91930 Working Paper
Green subsidies and the WTO (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7060 Policy Research Working Paper
Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at maternal, newborn and child health summit : Speech by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim in Latin America and the Caribbean - Getting fit for the next big challenge (English)
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MAY 14, 2014 101935 Working Paper
Engineers, Innovative Capacity and Development in the Americas (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 WPS6814 Policy Research Working Paper
Canada and World Bank Group trust funds (English)
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DEC 31, 2013 89574 Brief
Doing business 2014 : Canada - understanding regulations for small and medium-size enterprises (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 82791 Working Paper
Keynote speech at the international economic forum of the Americas by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim (English)
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JUN 13, 2013 101880 Working Paper
Canada - Macro-fiscal context and health financing factsheet (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 80320 Brief
Doing business 2013 : Canada - 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 73874 Working Paper
Are natural resources cursed ? an investigation of the dynamic effects of resource dependence on institutional quality (English)
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JUL 01, 2012 WPS6151 Policy Research Working Paper
The Canadian monitoring and evaluation system (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 63651 Brief
Economic performance under NAFTA : a firm-level analysis of the trade-productivity linkages (English)
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MAY 01, 2011 WPS5661 Policy Research Working Paper
Doing business in a more transparent world 2012 - economy profile : Canada - comparing regulation for domestic firms in 183 economies (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 65245 Working Paper
The Canadian monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system : lessons learned from 30 years of development (English)
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NOV 01, 2010 65407 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Equity in climate change: an analytical review (English)
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JUL 01, 2010 WPS5383 Policy Research Working Paper