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Drivers of Socio-Economic Development Among Ethnic Minority Groups in Vietnam (English)

While Vietnam has now reached lower middle-income country status, the gaps between the ethnic minority population and the majority group are evident and widening over time. ... See More +

Working Paper 140676 AUG 13, 2019

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Productivity, Jobs, and Growth in Africa (English)

African countries have undergone significant macroeconomic reforms since the late 1980s. Why have these reforms not resulted in more jobs in the formal sector? ... See More +

Working Paper 140305 AUG 06, 2019

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Coming Together : The Human Capital Project Ministers' Conclave (English)

During the 2019 Spring Meetings, the World Bank hosted the first Human Capital Project (HCP) Ministers' Conclave in Washington, DC. The event was attended by Ministers and other high-ranking government officials from over 60 countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 140207 AUG 01, 2019

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Reform and Finance for the Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Sector (English)

Since 2016 the World Bank has explored a wide range of country experiences in delivering better water supply and sanitation services. The analyses led to publication of three new global frameworks for designing water reforms: Policy, Institutional, and Regulatory Incentives, which looks at the broader sector enabling environment; Water Utility Turnaround Framework, which looks at utility-level reforms; and Maximizing Finance for Development, which looks at shifting the financing paradigm to reach the Sustainable Development Goals. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS0000796 AUG 01, 2019

Goksu,Amanda Joan; Bakalian,Alexander E.; Kingdom,William D.; Saltiel,Gustavo; Mumssen,Yogita; Soppe,Gerhardus Nicolaas Albertus; Kolker,Joel Evan; Delmon,Victoria Hilda Rigby Disclosed

Mobilising Finance for WASH : Getting the Foundation Right (Spanish)

Mobilising finance to address the sustainable development goal (SDG) 6.1 and 6.2 financing gap successfully and sustainably will require more than innovative or sophisticated financial vehicles and mechanisms. ... See More +

Working Paper 135464 JUL 30, 2019

Pories,Lesley Jeanne; Fonseca,Catarina; Delmon,Victoria Hilda Rigby English, French Disclosed

Lake Toba : Insights and Options for Improving Water Quality : Danau Toba : Wawasan dan Pilihan untuk Meningkatkan Kualitas Air (Bahasa (Indonesian))

Lake Toba is a unique natural asset of global significance located in the North Sumatra Province of Indonesia. The Lake has a rich cultural heritage and provides a wide range of environmental goods and services, making it one of Indonesia’s priority tourism destinations for development. ... See More +

Working Paper 139823 JUL 29, 2019

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Lake Toba : Insights and Options for Improving Water Quality (English)

Lake Toba is a unique natural asset of global significance located in the North Sumatra Province of Indonesia. The Lake has a rich cultural heritage and provides a wide range of environmental goods and services, making it one of Indonesia’s priority tourism destinations for development. ... See More +

Working Paper 139823 JUL 29, 2019

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The Basics of Food Traceability (English)

This publication explains the concept of traceability systems in the food industry and discusses its main components. It includes a list of key traceability requirements established internationally and in European legislation. ... See More +

Working Paper 139739 JUL 25, 2019

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Trailblazers : Portraits of Female Business Leadership in Emerging and Frontier Markets - Groundbreakers, Market Makers, Value Creators (English)

The case for more women in business leadership seems clear. Research shows that companies with at least one female director have a better share price performance and return on equity, while having a critical mass of at least 30 percent of women in leadership positions has been shown to increase profit margins and improve rates of return on investments. ... See More +

Working Paper 140290 JUL 25, 2019

Salazar,Loty R.; Moline,Ann Disclosed

Mexico - Evaluacion del posible impacto del incremento de los impuestos al tabaco en los precios, consumo y recaudo de impuestos bajo diferentes escenarios de politica en 2018-2022 (Spanish)

Con el fin de contribuir en la evaluación de impacto del aumento impositivo de productos del tabaco en México, el equipo del Programa Global de Control del Tabaco del Grupo del Banco Mundial (BM), preparo dos notas técnicas para discusión: (1) la primera, en inglés, resume la situación general del consumo del tabaco y las medidas impositivas y regulatorias relacionadas con este producto en México; y (2) la segunda, en español, resume los resultados de la evaluación de impacto del aumento impositivo de productos del tabaco, en los precios, consumo, e ingresos fiscales, bajo diferentes escenarios de reforma de política fiscal en este campo. ... See More +

Working Paper 139370 JUL 17, 2019

Marquez,Patricio V.; Gonima,Alberto Disclosed

How Much Do State-Owned Enterprises Contribute to China’s GDP and Employment? (Chinese)

A large sector of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) is well known as the hallmark of the Chinese economy. But exactly how much do they contribute to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) and employment? ... See More +

Working Paper 140361 JUL 15, 2019

Zhang,Chunlin English Disclosed

How Much Do State-Owned Enterprises Contribute to China’s GDP and Employment? (English)

A large sector of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) is well known as the hallmark of the Chinese economy. But exactly how much do they contribute to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) and employment? ... See More +

Working Paper 140361 JUL 15, 2019

Zhang,Chunlin Chinese Disclosed

Entrepreneurship Program for Innovation in the Caribbean (English)

The Entrepreneurship Program for Innovation in the Caribbean (EPIC) by infoDev and World Bank Group has developed a requirements profile of both Caribbean entrepreneurs and angel investors, which allows for creation of tailored support programs. ... See More +

Working Paper 139097 JUL 11, 2019

Disclosed

Taking Stock : Recent Economic Developments of Vietnam – Special Focus : Vietnam's Tourism Developments - Stepping Back from the Tipping Point- Vietnam's Tourism Trends, Challenges and Policy Priorities (Vietnamese)

The external environment has deteriorated during the first half of 2019, and downside riskspredominate in the near-term. Global GDP growth is projected to decline to 2.6 percent in 2019 from 3 percent in 2018, reflecting broad-based weakness in advanced economies and major Emerging Market and Developing Economies. ... See More +

Working Paper 138475 JUL 01, 2019

Dinh,Viet Tuan; De Kleine Feige,Annette I.; Pham,Duc Minh; Eckardt,Sebastian; Vashakmadze,Ekaterine T.; Kojucharov,Nikola Denchev; Mtonya,Brian G. Disclosed

Taking Stock : Recent Economic Developments of Vietnam – Special Focus : Vietnam's Tourism Developments - Stepping Back from the Tipping Point- Vietnam's Tourism Trends, Challenges and Policy Priorities (English)

The external environment has deteriorated during the first half of 2019, and downside riskspredominate in the near-term. Global GDP growth is projected to decline to 2.6 percent in 2019 from 3 percent in 2018, reflecting broad-based weakness in advanced economies and major Emerging Market and Developing Economies. ... See More +

Working Paper 138475 JUL 01, 2019

Dinh,Viet Tuan; De Kleine Feige,Annette I.; Pham,Duc Minh; Eckardt,Sebastian; Vashakmadze,Ekaterine T.; Kojucharov,Nikola Denchev; Mtonya,Brian G. Disclosed

Manufacturing a Startup : a case study of Industry 4.0 development in the Czech Republic (English)

This paper investigates the current state of creation and adoption of Industry 4.0 (I4.0) technologies within the Czech Republic. I4.0 technologies, which include technologies such as big data analytics, cloud computing, the Internet of Things, and advanced robotics, hold great promise for increasing the economic competitiveness of adopters. ... See More +

Working Paper 138607 JUL 01, 2019

Aridi,Anwar; Querejazu,Daniel Enrique Disclosed

Bhutan Development Update : Harnessing Urbanization (English)

Despite its small population and land area, Bhutan is among the most rapidly urbanizing countries in South Asia. While this urbanization parallels robust economic growth and the expansion of job and investment opportunities in cities, there remain challenges to fully leveraging the potential of urban areas. ... See More +

Working Paper 138060 JUL 01, 2019

Lhaden,Tenzin; Ishihara,Yoichiro Disclosed

Bhutan Forest Note : Pathways for Sustainable Forest Management and Socio-equitable Economic Development (English)

The Bhutan Forest Note articulates opportunities for supporting Bhutan's sustainable development aspirations, including its constitutional commitment to maintain at least 60 percent of the country's land area under forest cover and to better respond or prepare for vulnerabilities such as climate change and natural disasters. ... See More +

Working Paper 138917 JUL 01, 2019

Disclosed

Egypt Economic Monitor : From Floating to Thriving – Taking Egypt's Exports to New Levels (English)

Confronted with pervasive macroeconomic imbalances and microeconomic distortions, the Government of Egypt (GOE) started in 2016 to move forward with important reforms to stabilize the economy and restore confidence. ... See More +

Working Paper 139223 JUL 01, 2019

Youssef,Hoda; Alnashar,Sara Bahaa Hamed; Erian,Jala Emad Youssef; Elshawarby,Amr Mohamed Alsayed Abdelraouf; Zaki,Chahir Disclosed

Papua New Guinea Economic Update : Recovery Amid Uncertainty (English)

Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) economy has started recovering from a series of external shocks, but its growth outlook remains fragile due to rising uncertainties. ... See More +

Working Paper 138863 JUL 01, 2019

Sarsenov,Ilyas; Grinyer,John Joseph Scott; Obeyesekere,Sheannal Anthony Manindha; Vadnjal,Danny Tony; Oliver,Allan Tobalbal Disclosed

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Drivers of Socio-Economic Development Among Ethnic Minority Groups in Vietnam (English)
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AUG 13, 2019 140676 Working Paper
Productivity, Jobs, and Growth in Africa (English)
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AUG 06, 2019 140305 Working Paper
Coming Together : The Human Capital Project Ministers' Conclave (English)
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AUG 01, 2019 140207 Working Paper
Reform and Finance for the Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Sector (English)
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AUG 01, 2019 AUS0000796 Working Paper
Mobilising Finance for WASH : Getting the Foundation Right (Spanish)
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JUL 30, 2019 135464 Working Paper English, French
Lake Toba : Insights and Options for Improving Water Quality : Danau Toba : Wawasan dan Pilihan untuk Meningkatkan Kualitas Air (Bahasa (Indonesian))
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JUL 29, 2019 139823 Working Paper
Lake Toba : Insights and Options for Improving Water Quality (English)
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JUL 29, 2019 139823 Working Paper
The Basics of Food Traceability (English)
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JUL 25, 2019 139739 Working Paper
Trailblazers : Portraits of Female Business Leadership in Emerging and Frontier Markets - Groundbreakers, Market Makers, Value Creators (English)
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JUL 25, 2019 140290 Working Paper
Mexico - Evaluacion del posible impacto del incremento de los impuestos al tabaco en los precios, consumo y recaudo de impuestos bajo diferentes escenarios de politica en 2018-2022 (Spanish)
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JUL 17, 2019 139370 Working Paper
How Much Do State-Owned Enterprises Contribute to China’s GDP and Employment? (Chinese)
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JUL 15, 2019 140361 Working Paper English
How Much Do State-Owned Enterprises Contribute to China’s GDP and Employment? (English)
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JUL 15, 2019 140361 Working Paper Chinese
Entrepreneurship Program for Innovation in the Caribbean (English)
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JUL 11, 2019 139097 Working Paper
Taking Stock : Recent Economic Developments of Vietnam – Special Focus : Vietnam's Tourism Developments - Stepping Back from the Tipping Point- Vietnam's Tourism Trends, Challenges and Policy Priorities (Vietnamese)
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JUL 01, 2019 138475 Working Paper
Taking Stock : Recent Economic Developments of Vietnam – Special Focus : Vietnam's Tourism Developments - Stepping Back from the Tipping Point- Vietnam's Tourism Trends, Challenges and Policy Priorities (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 138475 Working Paper
Manufacturing a Startup : a case study of Industry 4.0 development in the Czech Republic (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 138607 Working Paper
Bhutan Development Update : Harnessing Urbanization (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 138060 Working Paper
Bhutan Forest Note : Pathways for Sustainable Forest Management and Socio-equitable Economic Development (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 138917 Working Paper
Egypt Economic Monitor : From Floating to Thriving – Taking Egypt's Exports to New Levels (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 139223 Working Paper
Papua New Guinea Economic Update : Recovery Amid Uncertainty (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 138863 Working Paper