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The Involvement of Third-Party Professionals in Business Registration and Property Transfer (English)

Complex business regulations and bureaucratic processes tend to be obstacles for new entrepreneurs. To navigate these processes as smoothly as possible, entrepreneurs may solicit the services of third-party professionals. ... See More +

Brief 142397 OCT 01, 2019

Coste,Cyriane Marie; Delion,Marie Lily; Gonzalez,Adrian Francisco; Meunier,Frederic; Reyes Benjumea,Andrea Nathalie; Avramov,Yuriy Valentinovich Disclosed

Economic Transformation Through Digital Technologies : Will Africa Make the Right Decisions? (English)

The policy brief is for ministers and parliamentarians responsible for policies on ICT and innovation, the development of the informal sector, and broader economic growth and equality issues, education, finance, and labor and social protection. ... See More +

Brief 142425 OCT 01, 2019

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The Africa Gender Innovation Lab : A Guide for World Bank TTLs (English)

The World Bank's Africa Region Gender Innovation Lab (GIL) conducts impact evaluations of development interventions and policy research to generate evidence on how to close gender gaps in earnings, productivity, assets, and agency. ... See More +

Brief 142598 OCT 01, 2019

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Why do Indonesian Men and Women Choose Undocumented Migration? Exploring Gender Differences in Labor Migration Patterns (English)

Migrant workers are a key part of Indonesia’s economy. The equivalent of almost 7 percent of Indonesia’s labor force, an estimated 9 million people, work overseas and in 2016, over IDR 159 trillion (US dollar 11.2 billion) was sent back to Indonesia in the form of remittances. ... See More +

Brief 142531 OCT 01, 2019

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Does Mobile Money Improve Livelihoods for Households in Poor and Remote Areas? (English)

The latest impact evaluation note looks at whether mobile money benefits households in poor and remote areas of Northern Uganda and finds large increases in non-farm self-employment and food security. ... See More +

Brief 142692 OCT 01, 2019

Bruhn,Miriam; Wieser,Christina Disclosed

How Do Cultural Differences Affect Trade Reciprocity between Developed and Developing Countries? (English)

Cultural distance in this Brief refers to the gap between development narratives promoted from the developed world—from experts, policymakers, and international organizations—versus political-economy practices in the developing world. ... See More +

Brief 142846 OCT 01, 2019

Singh,Janardan Prasad Disclosed

Increasing Tax Compliance in the Shadow Economy in Latvia (English)

The Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Latvia collaborated with the World Bank on a holistic review of the country's tax system, an input to the design of a new, improved tax strategy. ... See More +

Brief 142342 SEP 25, 2019

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Indonesia Economic Week in Review : September 9 - 13, 2019 (English)

The Jakarta Composite Index rose 0.4 percent last week, in line with most major markets in the region. The Rupiah, over the week, appreciated against the U.S. ... See More +

Brief 142823 SEP 09, 2019

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Indonesia Daily Economic Update (English)

This report of Indonesia daily economic update for September 9, 2019 contains economic highlights of: the government will raise the premium of the cheapest social insurance category by 65 percent, and the premia of the other two categories by 100 percent. ... See More +

Brief 142885 SEP 09, 2019

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Indonesia Daily Economic Update (English)

This report of Indonesia daily economic update for September 6, 2019 contains economic highlights of: Indonesia’s international reserves rose to United States dollars (USD) 126.4 billion in August from USD 125.9 billion in July. ... See More +

Brief 142884 SEP 06, 2019

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Indonesia Daily Economic Update (English)

This report of Indonesia daily economic update for September 5, 2019 contains economic highlights of: the government plans to remove the electricity subsidy for the 900 VA household group beginning in January 2020. ... See More +

Brief 142883 SEP 05, 2019

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Indonesia Daily Economic Update (English)

This report of Indonesia daily economic update for September 4, 2019 contains economic highlights of: the government plans to gradually lower the corporate income tax beginning in 2021. ... See More +

Brief 142882 SEP 04, 2019

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Indonesia Daily Economic Update (English)

This report of Indonesia daily economic update for September 3, 2019 contains economic highlights of: the government proposed an increase in import tariffs for horticulture and livestock products. ... See More +

Brief 142881 SEP 03, 2019

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Indonesia Economic Week in Review : September 2 - 6, 2019 (English)

The Jakarta Composite Index dropped 0.3 percent last week, while most major markets in the region showed gains. The Rupiah, over the week, appreciated against the U.S. ... See More +

Brief 142822 SEP 02, 2019

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Indonesia Daily Economic Update (English)

This report of Indonesia daily economic update for September 2, 2019 contains economic highlights of: headline inflation rose to 3.5 percent yoy in August 2019, due to higher food and beverage prices. ... See More +

Brief 142880 SEP 02, 2019

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India : Can TB Patients Help Successfully Identify Others for Testing? (English)

Tuberculosis is an infectious bacterial disease spread through the air that can lead to death when left untreated. The disease killed some 1.6 million people in 2017, according to the World Health Organization, making it one of the top ten causes of death worldwide and one of the leading causes of deaths from infectious disease. ... See More +

Brief 141949 SEP 01, 2019

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Women in Utilities : A Driving Force for Workforce Modernization – A case Study of Three Utilities in the Danube Region (English)

Diversity at the top of an organization can lead to better decision making and governance, and gender-inclusive companies—including utilities—can better reflect the needs of a diverse set of consumers. ... See More +

Brief 141963 SEP 01, 2019

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Economic Mobility Across Generations in the Developing East Asia and Pacific Region (English)

The pace and success of economic growth in the developing East Asia and Pacific region (EAP) has been described as nothing short of a miracle. Education and its complementarities are often linked and credited significantly for the region's positive story on economic growth. ... See More +

Brief 142204 SEP 01, 2019

Narayan,Ambar; Yang,Judy Disclosed

Exporting Financial services in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

According to the World Trade Organization (WTO), trade in services has become the most dynamic segment of world trade, growing more quickly than trade in goods. ... See More +

Brief 142135 SEP 01, 2019

Gonzalez,Adrian Francisco; Lopez Rocha,Silvia Carolina; Yang,Rongpeng; Youbi,Marilyne Florence Mafoboue; Zabalbeitia Mugica,Ines Disclosed

Indonesia Economic Week in Review : August 26 - 30, 2019 (English)

The Jakarta Composite Index rose 1.2 percent last week, in contrast to most other markets in the region. The Rupiah depreciated against the U.S. ... See More +

Brief 142802 AUG 26, 2019

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The Involvement of Third-Party Professionals in Business Registration and Property Transfer (English)
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OCT 01, 2019 142397 Brief
Economic Transformation Through Digital Technologies : Will Africa Make the Right Decisions? (English)
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OCT 01, 2019 142425 Brief
The Africa Gender Innovation Lab : A Guide for World Bank TTLs (English)
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OCT 01, 2019 142598 Brief
Why do Indonesian Men and Women Choose Undocumented Migration? Exploring Gender Differences in Labor Migration Patterns (English)
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OCT 01, 2019 142531 Brief
Does Mobile Money Improve Livelihoods for Households in Poor and Remote Areas? (English)
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OCT 01, 2019 142692 Brief
How Do Cultural Differences Affect Trade Reciprocity between Developed and Developing Countries? (English)
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OCT 01, 2019 142846 Brief
Increasing Tax Compliance in the Shadow Economy in Latvia (English)
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SEP 25, 2019 142342 Brief
Indonesia Economic Week in Review : September 9 - 13, 2019 (English)
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SEP 09, 2019 142823 Brief
Indonesia Daily Economic Update (English)
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SEP 09, 2019 142885 Brief
Indonesia Daily Economic Update (English)
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Indonesia Daily Economic Update (English)
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SEP 05, 2019 142883 Brief
Indonesia Daily Economic Update (English)
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SEP 04, 2019 142882 Brief
Indonesia Daily Economic Update (English)
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SEP 03, 2019 142881 Brief
Indonesia Economic Week in Review : September 2 - 6, 2019 (English)
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SEP 02, 2019 142822 Brief
Indonesia Daily Economic Update (English)
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SEP 02, 2019 142880 Brief
India : Can TB Patients Help Successfully Identify Others for Testing? (English)
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SEP 01, 2019 141949 Brief
Women in Utilities : A Driving Force for Workforce Modernization – A case Study of Three Utilities in the Danube Region (English)
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SEP 01, 2019 141963 Brief
Economic Mobility Across Generations in the Developing East Asia and Pacific Region (English)
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SEP 01, 2019 142204 Brief
Exporting Financial services in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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SEP 01, 2019 142135 Brief
Indonesia Economic Week in Review : August 26 - 30, 2019 (English)
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AUG 26, 2019 142802 Brief