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Reducing the costs and enhancing the benefits of formality : from the firm's perspective (English)

The high incidence of informality in developing countries acts as a drag on economic development due to the associated efficiency and equity costs and implied weak governance. ... See More +

Working Paper 120354 OCT 01, 2017

Ruppert Bulmer,Elizabeth N.; Kuddo,Arvo; Weber,Michael Disclosed

Teaching personal initiative beats traditional training in boosting small business in West Africa (English)

Standard business training programs aim to boost the incomes of the millions of self-employed business owners in developing countries by teaching basic financial and marketing practices, yet the impacts of such programs are mixed. ... See More +

Working Paper 119938 SEP 01, 2017

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Sustainability review 2017 (English)

The Sustainability Review 2017 provides insights into World Bank activities undertaken between July 1, 2016, and June 30, 2017, to manage the environmental, social, and economic impacts of internal business operations. ... See More +

Working Paper 120273 JUN 30, 2017

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Doing business 2017 : Europe and Central Asia : Ведение бизнеса 2017 : Европа и Центральная Азия (Russian)

Working Paper 116469 JUN 02, 2017

rg;; 000437222:Gaukhar Ospanova:gospanova@worldbank.o Disclosed

Africa - Improved Investment Climate within the Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Improved Investment Climate within the Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (OHADA) Project for Africa is to strengthen OHADA’s institutional capacity to support, in its member countries, selected aspects of investment climate reforms, including improved corporate financial reporting. ... See More +

Project Paper RES25223 MAY 25, 2017

Huybens,Elisabeth Disclosed

Statement by Mr. Steven T. Mnuchin at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. Steven T. Mnuchin, Secretary of the Treasury at the ninety-fifth meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 114576 APR 22, 2017

Disclosed

Business training for female microenterprise owners in Kenya grew their firms without harming their competitors (English)

Business training is one of the most common support services offered by governments to small firms around the world. However, a number of evaluations of such training programs have struggled to identify impacts, and an additional concern has been that any growth of trained firms might at the expense of their competitors. ... See More +

Brief 113198 MAR 01, 2017

Mckenzie,David J.; Puerto, Susana Disclosed

Pathways to profits : identifying separate channels of business growth through business training (English)

Business training programs are popular policy tools to foster growth among small entrepreneurs, yet their causal impacts are often weak, and the mechanisms by which such trainings can succeed to improve outcomes are poorly understood. ... See More +

Brief 112949 FEB 01, 2017

Anderson-Macdonald,Stephen Joseph; Chandy, Rajesh; Zia,Bilal Husnain Disclosed

Opening opportunities : Kenya’s electronic single window connects East Africa to global value chains (English)

One of the most challenging experiences for businesses involved in cross bordertrade along Kenya’s border points is the clearance of imports and exports. ... See More +

Brief 113166 FEB 01, 2017

Sichilima,Mupelwa; Gikonyo, Aknyi Disclosed

Built for change : inclusive business solutions for the base of the pyramid : インクルーシブ・ビジネスの軌跡 (Japanese)

For the first time, International Finance Corporation (IFC) presents in-depth inclusive business case studies of companies that have been built over the past 15 years. ... See More +

Working Paper 109541 JAN 01, 2017

Baptista,Piya; Gaertner Mignano,Kathleen; Holland,Madeleine Elizabeth; Johnson,Anne Elizabeth English Disclosed

Landscape of inclusive business models of healthcare in India : business model innovations (English)

International Finance Corporation (IFC) defines inclusive business models (IBM) as enterprises that help expand access to goods, services, and livelihood opportunities to those at the base of the pyramid in commercially viable, scalable ways. ... See More +

Working Paper 112015 JAN 01, 2017

Tohmatsu, Deloitte Touche Disclosed

Poland catching-up regions : recommendations for easier business registration (English)

This short report presents recommendations to ease business registration in two Polish voivodships, Podkarpackie and Świętokrzyskie. It was prepared under a joint initiative of the European Commission, Poland’s Ministry of Economic Development, the Podkarpackie and Świętokrzyskie regions, and the World Bank.This initiative concentrates on supporting the two regions in preparing for the implementation of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds in a way that fosters economic growth and innovation. ... See More +

Working Paper 115353 JAN 01, 2017

Drozd,Maciej Adam; Sacha,Wojciech Tomasz; Kałużny,Tomasz Polish Disclosed

Poland catching-up regions : recommendations for easier business registration : Poland Catching-up Regions : Rekomendacje dotyczące ułatwień w rejestracji spółek w województwach podkarpackim i świętokrzyskim (Polish)

This short report presents recommendations to ease business registration in two Polish voivodships, Podkarpackie and Świętokrzyskie. It was prepared under a joint initiative of the European Commission, Poland’s Ministry of Economic Development, the Podkarpackie and Świętokrzyskie regions, and the World Bank.This initiative concentrates on supporting the two regions in preparing for the implementation of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds in a way that fosters economic growth and innovation. ... See More +

Working Paper 115353 JAN 01, 2017

Drozd,Maciej Adam; Sacha,Wojciech Tomasz; Kałużny,Tomasz English Disclosed

Doing business 2017 : comparing business regulation for 5 Afghan provinces with 189 other economies : مطالعهٔ مقایسوی شرکت های داخلی در پنج ولایت افغانستان با ۱۸۹ اقتصاد جهان : ۲۰۱۷انجام تجارت در (Dari)

Doing Business in Afghanistan 2017 is the first report of the subnational Doing Business series in Afghanistan. It measures business regulations and their enforcement in five provinces. ... See More +

Working Paper 119194 JAN 01, 2017

Pashto Disclosed

Doing business 2017 : comparing business regulation for 5 Afghan provinces with 189 other economies : افغانستان د پنځه ولایتونو داخلي شرکتونو پرتلهد نړۍ ۱۸۹ هیوادونو د اقتصادونو سره ، د : ۲۰۱۷ افغانستان کې د سوداګرۍ (Pashto)

Doing Business in Afghanistan 2017 is the first report of the subnational Doing Business series in Afghanistan. It measures business regulations and their enforcement in five provinces. ... See More +

Working Paper 119194 JAN 01, 2017

Dari Disclosed

Doing business 2017 : comparing business regulation for 5 Afghan provinces with 189 other economies (Vol. 2) (English)

Doing Business in Afghanistan 2017 is the first report of the subnational Doing Business series in Afghanistan. It measures business regulations and their enforcement in five provinces. ... See More +

Working Paper 119194 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Doing business in the European Union 2017 : Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania : Сравняване на бизнес регламенти за местни фирми в 22 града в България, Унгария и Румъния с 187 други страни (Bulgarian)

Doing Business in the European Union 2017 focuses on business regulations and their enforcement in five Doing Business areas. It goes beyond Sofia, Budapest and Bucharest to benchmark 19 additional cities. ... See More +

Working Paper 119195 JAN 01, 2017

Romanian, Hungarian Disclosed

Doing business in the European Union 2017 : Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania (Vol. 2) : Comparing business regulation for domestic firms in 22 cities in Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania with 187 other economies (English)

Doing Business in the European Union 2017 focuses on business regulations and their enforcement in five Doing Business areas. It goes beyond Sofia, Budapest and Bucharest to benchmark 19 additional cities. ... See More +

Working Paper 119195 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Doing business in the European Union 2017 : Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania : Compararea reglementărilor comerciale aplicabile companiilor locale în 22 de orașe din Bulgaria, România și Ungaria cu alte 187 țări (Romanian)

Doing Business in the European Union 2017 focuses on business regulations and their enforcement in five Doing Business areas. It goes beyond Sofia, Budapest and Bucharest to benchmark 19 additional cities. ... See More +

Working Paper 119195 JAN 01, 2017

Hungarian, Bulgarian Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Reducing the costs and enhancing the benefits of formality : from the firm's perspective (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120354 Working Paper
Teaching personal initiative beats traditional training in boosting small business in West Africa (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 119938 Working Paper
Sustainability review 2017 (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 120273 Working Paper
Doing business 2017 : Europe and Central Asia : Ведение бизнеса 2017 : Европа и Центральная Азия (Russian)
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JUN 02, 2017 116469 Working Paper
Africa - Improved Investment Climate within the Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa Project : restructuring (English)
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MAY 25, 2017 RES25223 Project Paper
Tunisia - Business Environment and Entrepreneurship (BEE) Development Policy Financing (DPF) Project : Tunisie - Projet de Environnement des entreprises et entrepreneuriat (BEE) Financement de la Politique de Développement (DPF) (French)
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MAY 02, 2017 114789 Program Information Document Arabic, English
Statement by Mr. Steven T. Mnuchin at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)
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APR 22, 2017 114576 Board Report
Business training for female microenterprise owners in Kenya grew their firms without harming their competitors (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 113198 Brief
Pathways to profits : identifying separate channels of business growth through business training (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 112949 Brief
Opening opportunities : Kenya’s electronic single window connects East Africa to global value chains (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 113166 Brief
Built for change : inclusive business solutions for the base of the pyramid : インクルーシブ・ビジネスの軌跡 (Japanese)
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JAN 01, 2017 109541 Working Paper English
Landscape of inclusive business models of healthcare in India : business model innovations (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112015 Working Paper
Poland catching-up regions : recommendations for easier business registration (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 115353 Working Paper Polish
Poland catching-up regions : recommendations for easier business registration : Poland Catching-up Regions : Rekomendacje dotyczące ułatwień w rejestracji spółek w województwach podkarpackim i świętokrzyskim (Polish)
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JAN 01, 2017 115353 Working Paper English
Doing business 2017 : comparing business regulation for 5 Afghan provinces with 189 other economies : مطالعهٔ مقایسوی شرکت های داخلی در پنج ولایت افغانستان با ۱۸۹ اقتصاد جهان : ۲۰۱۷انجام تجارت در (Dari)
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JAN 01, 2017 119194 Working Paper Pashto
Doing business 2017 : comparing business regulation for 5 Afghan provinces with 189 other economies : افغانستان د پنځه ولایتونو داخلي شرکتونو پرتلهد نړۍ ۱۸۹ هیوادونو د اقتصادونو سره ، د : ۲۰۱۷ افغانستان کې د سوداګرۍ (Pashto)
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JAN 01, 2017 119194 Working Paper Dari
Doing business 2017 : comparing business regulation for 5 Afghan provinces with 189 other economies (Vol. 2) (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 119194 Working Paper
Doing business in the European Union 2017 : Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania : Сравняване на бизнес регламенти за местни фирми в 22 града в България, Унгария и Румъния с 187 други страни (Bulgarian)
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JAN 01, 2017 119195 Working Paper Romanian, Hungarian
Doing business in the European Union 2017 : Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania (Vol. 2) : Comparing business regulation for domestic firms in 22 cities in Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania with 187 other economies (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 119195 Working Paper
Doing business in the European Union 2017 : Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania : Compararea reglementărilor comerciale aplicabile companiilor locale în 22 de orașe din Bulgaria, România și Ungaria cu alte 187 țări (Romanian)
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JAN 01, 2017 119195 Working Paper Hungarian, Bulgarian