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Mapping the landscape of transactions : the governance of business relations in Latin America (English)

A new set of survey questions is used to map governance structures that firms employ to support the successful implementation of transactions. Responses to the questions were collected as part of the Enterprise Surveys in six South American countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8564 AUG 22, 2018

Francis,David C.; Karalashvili,Nona; Murrell,Peter Disclosed

Inflation, liquidity and innovation (English)

This paper presents a simple model with financial frictions where inflation increases the cost faced by firms holding liquid assets to hedge risky production against expenditure shocks. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8436 MAY 10, 2018

Evers,Michael; Niemann,Stefan; Schiffbauer,Marc Tobias Disclosed

Enterprise surveys : Chad country profile 2018 (English)

The Enterprise Surveys (ES) focus on many aspects of the business environment. These factors can be accommodating or constraining for firms and play an important role in whether an economy’s private sector will thrive or not. ... See More +

Working Paper 129278 JAN 01, 2018

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Jamaica - Access to Finance for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Project (English)

The development objective of Access to Finance for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Project for Jamaica is to improve access to finance for micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs). ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2182 DEC 29, 2017

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Bangladesh - Sustainable Enterprise Project : indigenous peoples plan : Tribal people framework (English)

The development objective of Sustainable Enterprise Project is to increase adoption of environmentally sustainable practices/technologies by targeted microenterprises funded by Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) and its partner organizations in Bangladesh. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3917 DEC 01, 2017

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FDI spillovers and high-growth firms in developing countries (English)

This paper evaluates the heterogeneous impact of spillovers from multinational corporations (MNCs) to domestic enterprises in the developing world. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8243 NOV 14, 2017

Reyes,Jose Daniel Disclosed

Firm-level decomposition of energy consumption in Turkish manufacturing industry (English)

Energy efficiency in industry is a crucial topic for Turkey, as the country has an import dependency of 80 percent in energy. Although the importance of enhancing energy efficiency in industry is widely acknowledged, there has not been any study examining the energy efficiency in Turkish industry at micro level. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8211 OCT 04, 2017

Sahin,Sebnem Disclosed

Cabo Verde - Access to Finance for Micro, Small, and Medium Sized Enterprises Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the access to finance for micro, small, and medium sized enterprises project for cabo verde is to increase access to finance for micro, small andMedium sized enterprises. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3761 SEP 01, 2017

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Credit information and firms’ access to finance : evidence from an alternative measure of credit constraints (English)

This note analyzes the role of credit information in firms’ access to finance using a credit constraint variable from World Bank Enterprise Surveys and credit information data from Doing Business for 111 economies. ... See More +

Brief 117973 JUL 01, 2017

Chavez Sanchez,Edgar Ivan Disclosed

Enterprise surveys : Cambodia country highlights 2016 (English)

The World Bank Group conducted face-to-face interviews with top managers and business owners of 373 enterprises in Cambodia from February 2016 through June 2016. ... See More +

Working Paper 119222 JUN 26, 2017

Disclosed

Enterprise surveys : Thailand country highlights 2016 (English)

The World Bank Group conducted face-to-face interviews with top managers and business owners of 1,000 enterprises in Thailand from November 2015 through June 2016. ... See More +

Working Paper 119224 JUN 26, 2017

Disclosed

Enterprise surveys : Lao PDR country highlights 2016 (English)

The World Bank Group conducted face-to-face interviews with top managers and business owners of 368 enterprises in Lao PDR from January 2016 through June 2016. ... See More +

Working Paper 119223 JUN 26, 2017

Disclosed

Jordan - Innovative Startups Fund Project : الأردن - مشروع صندوق الابتكار المبتكر (Arabic)

The objective of the Innovative Startups Fund Project for Jordan is to increase private early stage equity finance for innovative small and medium enterprises (‘SMEs’). ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2308 JUN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Legal framework for social enterprise : lessons from a comparative study of Italy, Malaysia, South Korea, United Kingdom, and United States (English)

Social enterprises are emerging as a new area of public policy: several countries seek to stimulate private sector contribution to development outcomes, and social enterprises could be important players in that agenda. ... See More +

Working Paper 114405 APR 18, 2017

Triponel,Anna; Agapitova,Natalia Disclosed

Enterprise surveys : Niger country profile 2017 (English)

The Enterprise Surveys (ES) focus on many aspects of the business environment. These factors can be accommodating or constraining for firms and play an important role in whether an economy’s private sector will thrive or not. ... See More +

Working Paper 119226 APR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Guatemala - Enhancing Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Productivity Project (English)

Ratings of Enhancing Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Productivity Project for Guatemala were as follows: outcomes were unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was high, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3999 MAR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Moldova - Support to state owned enterprises (SOE) preliminary diagnostics and reform assessment : Phase 1 : Moldova - Suport pentru întreprinderile în proprietatea statului (ÎPS) diagnosticul preliminar și evaluarea reformelor : ETAPA 1 (Romanian)

This report has been prepared to support the government of Moldova’s efforts to identify and begin to address issues and opportunities in relation to their state owned enterprises (SOEs). ... See More +

Working Paper 117276 MAR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Social entrepreneurship in Tunisia : achievements and ways forward : l'Entrepreneuriat social en Tunisie : succès at perspectives (French)

This paper examines the current state of the social enterprise sector in Tunisia and its potential for contributing to the country`s development objectives. ... See More +

Working Paper 114408 FEB 01, 2017

English Disclosed

Social entrepreneurship in Tunisia : achievements and ways forward (English)

This paper examines the current state of the social enterprise sector in Tunisia and its potential for contributing to the country`s development objectives. ... See More +

Working Paper 114408 FEB 01, 2017

French Disclosed

Central African Republic - 2016 National commune monography survey (English)

The Monographies Communales survey, with its nationwide coverage and demonstrated ability to collect information rapidly and in a cost-effective manner, presents an objective feedback loop for the state and citizens. ... See More +

Working Paper 113044 FEB 01, 2017

Disclosed

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Mapping the landscape of transactions : the governance of business relations in Latin America (English)
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AUG 22, 2018 WPS8564 Policy Research Working Paper
Inflation, liquidity and innovation (English)
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MAY 10, 2018 WPS8436 Policy Research Working Paper
Enterprise surveys : Chad country profile 2018 (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 129278 Working Paper
Jamaica - Access to Finance for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Project (English)
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DEC 29, 2017 PAD2182 Project Appraisal Document
Bangladesh - Sustainable Enterprise Project : indigenous peoples plan : Tribal people framework (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 SFG3917 Indigenous Peoples Plan
FDI spillovers and high-growth firms in developing countries (English)
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NOV 14, 2017 WPS8243 Policy Research Working Paper
Firm-level decomposition of energy consumption in Turkish manufacturing industry (English)
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OCT 04, 2017 WPS8211 Policy Research Working Paper
Cabo Verde - Access to Finance for Micro, Small, and Medium Sized Enterprises Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 SFG3761 Environmental Assessment
Credit information and firms’ access to finance : evidence from an alternative measure of credit constraints (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117973 Brief
Enterprise surveys : Cambodia country highlights 2016 (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 119222 Working Paper
Enterprise surveys : Thailand country highlights 2016 (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 119224 Working Paper
Enterprise surveys : Lao PDR country highlights 2016 (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 119223 Working Paper
Jordan - Innovative Startups Fund Project : الأردن - مشروع صندوق الابتكار المبتكر (Arabic)
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JUN 01, 2017 PAD2308 Project Appraisal Document
Legal framework for social enterprise : lessons from a comparative study of Italy, Malaysia, South Korea, United Kingdom, and United States (English)
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APR 18, 2017 114405 Working Paper
Enterprise surveys : Niger country profile 2017 (English)
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APR 01, 2017 119226 Working Paper
Guatemala - Enhancing Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Productivity Project (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 ICR3999 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Moldova - Support to state owned enterprises (SOE) preliminary diagnostics and reform assessment : Phase 1 : Moldova - Suport pentru întreprinderile în proprietatea statului (ÎPS) diagnosticul preliminar și evaluarea reformelor : ETAPA 1 (Romanian)
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MAR 01, 2017 117276 Working Paper
Social entrepreneurship in Tunisia : achievements and ways forward : l'Entrepreneuriat social en Tunisie : succès at perspectives (French)
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FEB 01, 2017 114408 Working Paper English
Social entrepreneurship in Tunisia : achievements and ways forward (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 114408 Working Paper French
Central African Republic - 2016 National commune monography survey (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 113044 Working Paper