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Toward sustainable financing for immunization coverage in Lao PDR (Laotian)

The brief draws from the World Bank report, Managing Transition: Reaching the Vulnerable while Pursuing UHC in Lao PDR (World Bank, 2017b) which includes an in-depth assessment of the immunization program. ... See More +

Brief 121810 DEC 01, 2017

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Lao PDR economic monitor : lowering risks and reviving growth : ບົດລາຍງານເສດຖະກິດຂອງ ສປປ ລາວ : ສະພາບການພັດທະນາເສດຖະກິດໃນໄລຍະມ່ໆໍ ນ້ ີ ແລະ ທ່າອ່ຽງ € (Laotian)

The Lao PDR Economic Monitor provides updates on macroeconomic developments and sectoral issues in the country. It is produced bi-annually and distributed widely to the government agencies, development partners, the private sector, think tanks, civil society organizations, and academia. ... See More +

Working Paper 121960 DEC 01, 2017

Najdov,Evgenij; Davading,Somneuk; Phimmahasay,Keomanivone English Disclosed

Formal informality : informal practices of formal firms as a key business constraint (Laotian)

Despite strong economic growth in recent decades led by the resource-based sectors, Lao PDR facessignificant challenges, including high poverty rates and limited productivity. ... See More +

Working Paper 120867 NOV 01, 2017

Imboden,Anders Stensrud; Hoppe,Mombert English Disclosed

Doing business in Lao PDR : constraints to productivity (Laotian)

New available data suggests that the Lao business environment is not improving, and might be deteriorating. The main constraints named by firms surveyed in the 2016 Enterprise Survey are the practices of the informal sector, with 40 percent of respondents identifying this issue, followed by tax rates at 33 percent and transportation at 23 percent. ... See More +

Brief 122170 AUG 01, 2017

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World Bank Group country partnership framework for the Lao People's Democratic Republic, 2017-2021 (Vol. 2) (Laotian)

This document presents the World Bank Group (WBG) Country Partnership Framework (CPF) withthe Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) for 2017-2021. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 116234 JUN 01, 2017

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World Bank Group country partnership framework for the Lao People's Democratic Republic, 2017-2021 (Vol. 2) (Laotian)

This document presents the World Bank Group (WBG) Country Partnership Framework (CPF) withthe Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) for 2017-2021. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 116234 JUN 01, 2017

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Lao : lasting accessible opportunities - country partnership framework for Lao PDR 2017-2021 (Laotian)

This new Country Partnership Framework for 2017-2021 aims to support the Government of Lao PDF's 8th National Socio-Economic Development Plan, which is closely aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals. ... See More +

Working Paper 114191 APR 01, 2017

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Lao economic monitor : challenges in promoting more inclusive growth and shared prosperity - thematic section : financing the health sector in Lao PDR : - ສ່ວນຫົວຂໍ້ການເງິນຂະແຫນງການສຸຂະພາບໃນສ. ປ. ປ. ລາວ (Laotian)

The Lao economy is estimated to have grown at around 7 percent in 2016, a slight moderation from 7.4 percent in the previous year. A marked increase in power sector contribution and some from the manufacturing sector was partly offset by slight moderation in construction, flat mining output, and stable public spending. ... See More +

Working Paper 115000 APR 01, 2017

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Lao PDR - Systematic country diagnostic : summary : ການວິເຄາະບັນຫາຢ່າງເປັນລະບົບ (SCD) ຢູ່ ສປປ ລາວ (Laotian)

In recent years, Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR) has made significant development advances. Gross domestic product (GDP) growth averaged 7.8 percent per year over the past decade, making Lao PDR the 13th fastest-growing economy globally. ... See More +

Working Paper 114176 MAR 01, 2017

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Lao poverty policy brief : taxonomy of the poor and its usefulness in policy design : າກ ແລະ ປະໂຫຍດຂອງການແບ່ງກຸ່ມຂອງຜູ້ທ່ທີ ຸກຍາກ ໃນການວາງນະໂຍບາຍ (English,Laotian)

The poor are far from being a uniform group. Looking at the characteristics of the poor in Lao PDR, as well as elsewhere, it is clear that the characteristics that tend to make people poor are not uniform. ... See More +

Working Paper 119794 JAN 01, 2017

Tong,Kimsun; Pimhidzai,Obert Disclosed

Nam ou river basin profile : summary document (Laotian)

The Nam Ou Basin Profile is a collective effort among various stakeholders at the central, provincial,district, and village levels.The main objective of the Nam Ou River Basin Profile is to compile and present available background information on the Nam Ou Basin, one of the most important river systems in Lao PDR. ... See More +

Working Paper 118746 JAN 01, 2017

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Lao poverty policy brief : why are ethnic minorities poor? : ເປັນຫຍັງຊົນເຜ່າົ ກຸ່ມນ້ອຍຈ່ງິ ທຸກຍາກ? (English,Laotian)

Not only is the incidence of poverty in Lao PDR higher among ethnic minorities, there is a large welfare gap between the minorities and the majority at all levels of welfare too. ... See More +

Working Paper 119793 JAN 01, 2017

Pimhidzai,Obert; Houng Vu,Linh Disclosed

Lao People's Democratic Republic - South East Asia Disaster Risk Management Project : resettlement plan : ກອບນະໂຍບາຍ ຍົກຍ້າຍຈັດສັນ (Laotian)

The development objective of South East Asia Disaster Risk Management Project for Lao People's Democratic Republic is to help reduce the risk of flooding and enhance disaster risk financing capacity within the Southeast Asia region. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG2428 AUG 01, 2016

Stanton-Geddes,Zuzana English Disclosed

Lao People's Democratic Republic - Social Management Framework for the South East Asia Disaster Risk Management (SEA DRM) Project : environmental assessment : ກອບການຄຸ້ມຄອງ ສິ່ງແວດລ້ອມແລະ ສັງຄົມ (Laotian)

The development objective of the Social Management Framework for the South East Asia Disaster Risk Management (SEA DRM) Project for Lao People's Democratic Republic is to reduce the risk of flooding and enhance disaster risk financing capacity within the Lower Mekong Sub-region. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2446 AUG 01, 2016

Stanton-Geddes,Zuzana English Disclosed

Lao People's Democratic Republic - South East Asia Disaster Risk Management (SEA DRM) Project : indigenous peoples plan : ຊົນເຜົ່າ ຂອບ ການດໍາເນີນງານ (Laotian)

The development objective of the South East Asia Disaster Risk Management (SEA DRM) Project for Lao People's Democratic Republic is to reduce the risk of flooding and enhance disaster risk financing capacity within the Lower Mekong Sub-region. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG2447 AUG 01, 2016

Stanton-Geddes,Zuzana Disclosed

Lao People's Democratic Republic - South East Asia Disaster Risk Management Project : environmental assessment : ການປະເມີນຜົນ ສິ່ງແວດລ້ອມແລະ ສັງຄົມ ເບື້ອງຕົ້ນ (Laotian)

The development objective of South East Asia Disaster Risk Management Project for Lao People's Democratic Republic is to help reduce the risk of flooding and enhance disaster risk financing capacity within the Southeast Asia region. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2429 AUG 01, 2016

Stanton-Geddes,Zuzana Disclosed

Where are the poor? Lao PDR 2015 census-based poverty map : province and district level results : ແຜນທ່ດີ ້ານຄວາມທຸກຍາກຂອງ ສປປ ລາວ ອີງໃສ່ຜົນການສໍາຫຼວດ ປະຈໍາປີ 2015 (Laotian)

This report presents poverty indices at the district level based on small-area estimations, anduses the results to present maps of poverty in the country. ... See More +

Working Paper 106899 JUN 01, 2016

Coulombe,Harold; Epprecht,Michael; Pimhidzai,Obert; Sisoulath,Vilaysouk Disclosed

Lao People's Democratic Republic - Second Lao Road Sector Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : ​ກອບການຄຸ້ມຄອງ​ສິ່ງແວດລ້ອມ​ແລະສັງຄົມ - ສະຫຼຸບສັງລວມ​ການບໍລິຫານ (Laotian)

The objective of the Second Lao Road Sector Project is to improve climate resilient road connectivity in selected provinces in Lao People's Democratic Republic. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2055 MAY 18, 2016

Southivong,Sombath Disclosed

Maternal and child health out-of-pocket expenditure and service readiness in Lao PDR : evidence for the national free maternal and child health policy from a household and health center survey (2013 update) : ການຈ່າຍຄ່າບໍລິການໂດຍກົງຈາກຄົນເຈັບເພື່ອສຸຂະ (Laotian)

Lao PDR has made notable progress in improving maternal health, with mater¬nal mortality decreasing from 1,600 per 100,000 births in 1990 to 220 in 2013.1 However, in order for further gains to be realized, at least two barriers need to be addressed – the low utilization of maternal health (MH) services and weak financial protection, especially among the lower wealth quintiles, in order to improve the level and equity of maternal health. ... See More +

Working Paper 107281 MAY 01, 2016

Tandon,Ajay; Yap,Wei Aun; Chanthala,Phetdara English Disclosed

Government expenditure on health in Lao PDR : overall trends and findings from a healthcenter survey : ການໃຊ້ຈ່າຍພາກລັດຕໍ່ວຽກງານ ສາທາລະນະສຸກຢູ່ ສປປ ລາວ (Laotian)

This policy note provides an overview of government health financing in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR), with an added focus on health center financing. ... See More +

Working Paper 107280 MAY 01, 2016

Tandon,Ajay; Pambudi,Eko Setyo; Yap,Wei Aun; Chanthala,Phetdara English Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Toward sustainable financing for immunization coverage in Lao PDR (Laotian)
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DEC 01, 2017 121810 Brief English
Lao PDR economic monitor : lowering risks and reviving growth : ບົດລາຍງານເສດຖະກິດຂອງ ສປປ ລາວ : ສະພາບການພັດທະນາເສດຖະກິດໃນໄລຍະມ່ໆໍ ນ້ ີ ແລະ ທ່າອ່ຽງ € (Laotian)
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DEC 01, 2017 121960 Working Paper English
Formal informality : informal practices of formal firms as a key business constraint (Laotian)
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NOV 01, 2017 120867 Working Paper English
Doing business in Lao PDR : constraints to productivity (Laotian)
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AUG 01, 2017 122170 Brief English
World Bank Group country partnership framework for the Lao People's Democratic Republic, 2017-2021 (Vol. 2) (Laotian)
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JUN 01, 2017 116234 Country Assistance Strategy Document
World Bank Group country partnership framework for the Lao People's Democratic Republic, 2017-2021 (Vol. 2) (Laotian)
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JUN 01, 2017 116234 Country Assistance Strategy Document English
Lao : lasting accessible opportunities - country partnership framework for Lao PDR 2017-2021 (Laotian)
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APR 01, 2017 114191 Working Paper English
Lao economic monitor : challenges in promoting more inclusive growth and shared prosperity - thematic section : financing the health sector in Lao PDR : - ສ່ວນຫົວຂໍ້ການເງິນຂະແຫນງການສຸຂະພາບໃນສ. ປ. ປ. ລາວ (Laotian)
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APR 01, 2017 115000 Working Paper English
Lao PDR - Systematic country diagnostic : summary : ການວິເຄາະບັນຫາຢ່າງເປັນລະບົບ (SCD) ຢູ່ ສປປ ລາວ (Laotian)
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MAR 01, 2017 114176 Working Paper English
Lao poverty policy brief : taxonomy of the poor and its usefulness in policy design : າກ ແລະ ປະໂຫຍດຂອງການແບ່ງກຸ່ມຂອງຜູ້ທ່ທີ ຸກຍາກ ໃນການວາງນະໂຍບາຍ (English,Laotian)
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JAN 01, 2017 119794 Working Paper
Nam ou river basin profile : summary document (Laotian)
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JAN 01, 2017 118746 Working Paper English
Lao poverty policy brief : why are ethnic minorities poor? : ເປັນຫຍັງຊົນເຜ່າົ ກຸ່ມນ້ອຍຈ່ງິ ທຸກຍາກ? (English,Laotian)
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JAN 01, 2017 119793 Working Paper
Lao People's Democratic Republic - South East Asia Disaster Risk Management Project : resettlement plan : ກອບນະໂຍບາຍ ຍົກຍ້າຍຈັດສັນ (Laotian)
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AUG 01, 2016 SFG2428 Resettlement Plan English
Lao People's Democratic Republic - Social Management Framework for the South East Asia Disaster Risk Management (SEA DRM) Project : environmental assessment : ກອບການຄຸ້ມຄອງ ສິ່ງແວດລ້ອມແລະ ສັງຄົມ (Laotian)
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AUG 01, 2016 SFG2446 Environmental Assessment English
Lao People's Democratic Republic - South East Asia Disaster Risk Management (SEA DRM) Project : indigenous peoples plan : ຊົນເຜົ່າ ຂອບ ການດໍາເນີນງານ (Laotian)
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AUG 01, 2016 SFG2447 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Lao People's Democratic Republic - South East Asia Disaster Risk Management Project : environmental assessment : ການປະເມີນຜົນ ສິ່ງແວດລ້ອມແລະ ສັງຄົມ ເບື້ອງຕົ້ນ (Laotian)
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AUG 01, 2016 SFG2429 Environmental Assessment
Where are the poor? Lao PDR 2015 census-based poverty map : province and district level results : ແຜນທ່ດີ ້ານຄວາມທຸກຍາກຂອງ ສປປ ລາວ ອີງໃສ່ຜົນການສໍາຫຼວດ ປະຈໍາປີ 2015 (Laotian)
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JUN 01, 2016 106899 Working Paper
Lao People's Democratic Republic - Second Lao Road Sector Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : ​ກອບການຄຸ້ມຄອງ​ສິ່ງແວດລ້ອມ​ແລະສັງຄົມ - ສະຫຼຸບສັງລວມ​ການບໍລິຫານ (Laotian)
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MAY 18, 2016 SFG2055 Environmental Assessment
Maternal and child health out-of-pocket expenditure and service readiness in Lao PDR : evidence for the national free maternal and child health policy from a household and health center survey (2013 update) : ການຈ່າຍຄ່າບໍລິການໂດຍກົງຈາກຄົນເຈັບເພື່ອສຸຂະ (Laotian)
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MAY 01, 2016 107281 Working Paper English
Government expenditure on health in Lao PDR : overall trends and findings from a healthcenter survey : ການໃຊ້ຈ່າຍພາກລັດຕໍ່ວຽກງານ ສາທາລະນະສຸກຢູ່ ສປປ ລາວ (Laotian)
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MAY 01, 2016 107280 Working Paper English