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The retail payment costs and savings in Albania (English)

This report is based on a study of the costs and savings of retail payments in Albania using a methodology (A Practical Guide for Measuring Retail Payment Costs) developed by the World Bank’s Payment Systems Development Group, part of the Financial Inclusion, Infrastructure, and Access at the Finance, Competitiveness, and Innovation Global Practice. ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study 127386 JUN 01, 2018

Banka,Holti; Chimienti,Maria Teresa Disclosed

Strengthening financial reporting regimes and the accountancy profession and practices in selected Caribbean Countries (English)

The main objectives of this report are to: (a) provide a synthesized analysis of financial reporting and auditing standards and practices across the countries in which the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean (ICAC) is active and (b) provide a basis for recommendations to ICAC and respective national institutes for a regional strategy to enhance the accounting profession and the accounting and auditing practices in the public and private sectors. ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study 97841 JUN 30, 2015

Unda Zamora,Gilma E. Disclosed

Serbia - Public finance review : toward a sustainable and efficient fiscal policy (English)

Since the global economic and financial crisis of 2008, Serbia has struggled with a weak economy and a deteriorating fiscal position. Until 2008, fiscal deficits were moderate and public debt declined significantly. ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study 96451 JUN 27, 2015

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Croatia - Public finance review : restructuring spending for stability and growth (Croatian)

The Croatia poverty rate, as measured by the international line of moderate poverty at dollar 5 in public-private partnership (PPP) terms, is estimated at 2.8 percent for 2012. ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study 78320 OCT 01, 2014

English Disclosed

Croatia - Public finance review : restructuring spending for stability and growth (English)

The Croatia poverty rate, as measured by the international line of moderate poverty at dollar 5 in public-private partnership (PPP) terms, is estimated at 2.8 percent for 2012. ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study 78320 OCT 01, 2014

Croatian Disclosed

Financial development and inclusive growth : attaining shared and sustainable prosperity in Egypt : Executive summary (English)

Better functioning financial systems foster economic growth, poverty alleviation; moreover, a more equitable distribution of economic opportunities enhances overall economic development. ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study 91880 JAN 01, 2014

Nasr, Sahar Disclosed

Financial development and inclusive growth : attaining shared and sustainable prosperity in Egypt (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)

Better functioning financial systems foster economic growth, poverty alleviation; moreover, a more equitable distribution of economic opportunities enhances overall economic development. ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study 91880 JAN 01, 2014

Nasr, Sahar Disclosed

Doing Business 2014 case studies : understanding regulations for small and medium-size enterprises (English)

The objective of the Doing Business Project is to provide an objective basis for understanding and improving the regulatory environment for business around the world, by looking at domestic small and medium-size companies and measuring the regulations applying to them through their life cycle. ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study ACS6662 NOV 15, 2013

Disclosed

Greek logistics : unlocking growth potential through regulatory reform and complementary measures (English)

The World Bank Group (WBG) wrote this report as part of a project designed to assess the competitiveness of the logistics sector in Greece and to develop policy recommendations. ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study 82569 NOV 01, 2013

Taglioni, Daria; El-Hifnawi, Baher; Arvis, Jean-Francois; Ojala, Lauri Disclosed

Financial capability in Mexico : results from a national survey on financial behaviors, attitudes, and knowledge (English)

This report describes a baseline measure of the financial capability of the Mexican adult population. Chapter one describes the Mexican context and the rationale for the financial capability study. ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study 82134 NOV 01, 2013

Reddy, Rekha; Bruhn, Miriam; Tan, Congyan Spanish Disclosed

Financial capability in Mexico : results from a national survey on financial behaviors, attitudes, and knowledge : Capacidades financieras en Mexico : resultados de la encuesta nacional sobre comportamientos, actitudes y conocimientos financieros (Spanish)

This report describes a baseline measure of the financial capability of the Mexican adult population. Chapter one describes the Mexican context and the rationale for the financial capability study. ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study 82134 NOV 01, 2013

Reddy, Rekha; Bruhn, Miriam; Tan, Congyan English Disclosed

Growth without borders : a regional growth pole for Southern Africa (English)

Several countries in Southern Africa have enormous potential to expand trade and mutually benefit from regional integration, and thus truly achieve 'growth without borders'. ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study 84067 OCT 01, 2013

Hume, Susan; Speakman, John Disclosed

Responsible lending : overview of regulatory tools (English)

This paper provides an overview of key regulatory actions a government may implement to support responsible lending. It covers a range of possible interventions, including the provision of information, developing consumers' ability to use that information, formal requirements for responsible behavior of the lenders, and regulatory limits for loans. ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study 83284 OCT 01, 2013

Disclosed

Middle East and North Africa - economic developments and prospects : investing in turbulent times (English)

The political and social upheavals that followed the Arab Spring of 2011 continue to dominate economic activity and near term prospects in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study 81757 OCT 01, 2013

Ianchovichina, Elena; Devarajan, Shantayanan; Burger, Martijn; Cosic, Damir; Rouis, Mustapha Disclosed

Assessment of the financing framework for municipal infrastructure in Vietnam : final report : Danh gia khung tai tro cho co so ha tang dia phuong o Viet Nam bao cao cuoi cung (Vietnamese)

A fundamental challenge for Vietnam is to improve the affordability and efficiency of infrastructure investment. The fragmentation of public infrastructure investment results in duplication and waste, and is a major underlying cause of investment inefficiency. ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study ACS5919 SEP 01, 2013

English Disclosed

Assessment of the financing framework for municipal infrastructure in Vietnam : final report (English)

A fundamental challenge for Vietnam is to improve the affordability and efficiency of infrastructure investment. The fragmentation of public infrastructure investment results in duplication and waste, and is a major underlying cause of investment inefficiency. ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study ACS5919 SEP 01, 2013

Vietnamese Disclosed

Achieving shared prosperity in Kenya (English)

This book is organized around three overarching themes under which various topics are aggregated. The first concerns human development and resilience, and discusses issues related to poverty, education, health and social safety nets. ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study 82656 AUG 15, 2013

Fengler, Wolfgang; Kiringai, Jane Disclosed

Financial capability in Colombia : results from a national survey on financial behaviors, attitudes, and knowledge : Capacidades financieras en Colombia : resultados de la encuesta nacional sobre comportamientos, actitudes y conocimientos financieros (Spanish)

Colombian authorities have made financial inclusion a core element of the country's socioeconomic development. The Central Bank of Colombia (BRC) requested support from the World Bank to develop and execute a nationally representative survey on financial capability. ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study ACS4698 JUL 01, 2013

Reddy, Rekha; Bruhn, Miriam; Tan, Congyan English Disclosed

Financial capability in Colombia : results from a national survey on financial behaviors, attitudes, and knowledge (English)

Colombian authorities have made financial inclusion a core element of the country's socioeconomic development. The Central Bank of Colombia (BRC) requested support from the World Bank to develop and execute a nationally representative survey on financial capability. ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study ACS4698 JUL 01, 2013

Reddy, Rekha; Bruhn, Miriam; Tan, Congyan Spanish Disclosed

Poland - Reforming government pay setting practices (English)

This 'Reforming Government Pay Setting Practices' report is a response to a request from the Polish Ministry of Finance (MOF) for technical advice on Poland's system of public sector pay. ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study ACS4446 JUN 19, 2013

Dillinger, William; Korczyc, Ewa; Rexed, Knut Polish Disclosed

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The retail payment costs and savings in Albania (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127386 Other Financial Sector Study
Strengthening financial reporting regimes and the accountancy profession and practices in selected Caribbean Countries (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 97841 Other Financial Sector Study
Serbia - Public finance review : toward a sustainable and efficient fiscal policy (English)
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JUN 27, 2015 96451 Other Financial Sector Study
Croatia - Public finance review : restructuring spending for stability and growth (Croatian)
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OCT 01, 2014 78320 Other Financial Sector Study English
Croatia - Public finance review : restructuring spending for stability and growth (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 78320 Other Financial Sector Study Croatian
Financial development and inclusive growth : attaining shared and sustainable prosperity in Egypt : Executive summary (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 91880 Other Financial Sector Study
Financial development and inclusive growth : attaining shared and sustainable prosperity in Egypt (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 91880 Other Financial Sector Study
Doing Business 2014 case studies : understanding regulations for small and medium-size enterprises (English)
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NOV 15, 2013 ACS6662 Other Financial Sector Study
Greek logistics : unlocking growth potential through regulatory reform and complementary measures (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 82569 Other Financial Sector Study
Financial capability in Mexico : results from a national survey on financial behaviors, attitudes, and knowledge (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 82134 Other Financial Sector Study Spanish
Financial capability in Mexico : results from a national survey on financial behaviors, attitudes, and knowledge : Capacidades financieras en Mexico : resultados de la encuesta nacional sobre comportamientos, actitudes y conocimientos financieros (Spanish)
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NOV 01, 2013 82134 Other Financial Sector Study English
Growth without borders : a regional growth pole for Southern Africa (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 84067 Other Financial Sector Study
Responsible lending : overview of regulatory tools (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 83284 Other Financial Sector Study
Middle East and North Africa - economic developments and prospects : investing in turbulent times (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 81757 Other Financial Sector Study
Assessment of the financing framework for municipal infrastructure in Vietnam : final report : Danh gia khung tai tro cho co so ha tang dia phuong o Viet Nam bao cao cuoi cung (Vietnamese)
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SEP 01, 2013 ACS5919 Other Financial Sector Study English
Assessment of the financing framework for municipal infrastructure in Vietnam : final report (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 ACS5919 Other Financial Sector Study Vietnamese
Achieving shared prosperity in Kenya (English)
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AUG 15, 2013 82656 Other Financial Sector Study
Financial capability in Colombia : results from a national survey on financial behaviors, attitudes, and knowledge : Capacidades financieras en Colombia : resultados de la encuesta nacional sobre comportamientos, actitudes y conocimientos financieros (Spanish)
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JUL 01, 2013 ACS4698 Other Financial Sector Study English
Financial capability in Colombia : results from a national survey on financial behaviors, attitudes, and knowledge (English)
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JUL 01, 2013 ACS4698 Other Financial Sector Study Spanish
Poland - Reforming government pay setting practices (English)
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JUN 19, 2013 ACS4446 Other Financial Sector Study Polish