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Russian Federation - St. Petersburg Economic Development Project : restructuring (English)

The objectives of the St. Petersburg Economic Development Project for Russian Federation are: policy and regulatory environment is conducive to the expansion of private sector enterprises; 2) larger and more efficient private market for land and real estate; 3) improved city fiscal management capacity; 4) city to preserve its comparative advantage in culture and the arts. ... See More +

Project Paper RES30347 DEC 01, 2017

Disclosed

Roadmap for a sustainable financial system (English)

Historically the financial system has responded to the needs of the time. A global consensus has arisen that sustainable growth will be one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century, as demonstrated by the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted as part of its 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, along with the measures to combat climate change and adapt to its effects that are part of the Paris Agreement. ... See More +

Working Paper 121283 NOV 01, 2017

Zadek,Simon; Zhang,Rong; Stein,Peer Benno Walter; Robins, Nick; Li,Wenxin; Perry, Felicity; Usher, Eric; Maheshwari,Aditi; Rooprai,Gursimran; Avendaño, Francisco; Nguyen,Quyen Thuc; Santamaria Rojas,Sandra Lorena; Henderson, Iain; Yeh,Brandon Kai; Levitanskaya,Katerina; Lavagne D'Ortigue,Olivier; Yuan,Wei; Mendoza,Juan Carlos; Agha, Mahenau; Maimbo,Samuel Munzele; McDaniels, Jeremy Disclosed

China - Financial sector assessment program : detail assessment of observance - insurance core principles (English)

The Chinese insurance sector is experiencing rapid growth, posing particular challenges to effective supervision. The sector has been growing by over 20 percent a year and there are ambitious government targets for further development. ... See More +

Working Paper 121860 OCT 01, 2017

Gray,Neil Simon M. Disclosed

Mediation essentials (Arabic)

Mediation is one of the most frequently used alternative dispute resolution processes worldwide. Mediation provides faster, cheaper, and better solutions than a traditional court decision can. ... See More +

Working Paper 119068 SEP 11, 2017

English Disclosed

Russian Federation - St. Petersburg Economic Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 119058 AUG 23, 2017

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Statement by Rt. Hon. Helen Clark at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by Rt. Hon. Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Program and Chair of the United Nations Development Group, at the ninety-fifth meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 114569 APR 22, 2017

Disclosed

Statement by H.E. Michel Sapin at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by H.E. Michel Sapin, Minister for the Economy and Finance, at the ninety-fifth meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 114566 APR 22, 2017

Disclosed

CGIAR Financial Intermediary Fund : information note (English)

This note provides information to Executive Directors on the establishment of a FinancialIntermediary Fund (FIF) trust fund at the Bank, to support the CGIAR1, replacing the existingCGIAR FIF trust fund. ... See More +

Board Report 114420 APR 12, 2017

Disclosed

Savings, financial development, and economic growth in the Arab Republic of Egypt revisited (English)

Private savings play a pivotal role in financing development and sustaining growth. Recently, there have been many theoretical developments that underpin key determinants of savings behavior, many of which merit empirical investigation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8020 APR 03, 2017

Hussein,Khaled; Mohieldin,Mahmoud; Rostom,Ahmed Mohamed Tawfick Disclosed

What's happening in the missing middle? : lessons from financing SMEs (English)

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are the economic backbone of virtually every economy in the world. SMEs represent more than 95 percent of registered firms worldwide, account for more than 50 percent of jobs, and contribute more than 35 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in many emerging markets. ... See More +

Working Paper 113906 MAR 29, 2017

Alibhai,Aly Salman; Bell, Simon; Conner,M. Gillette Disclosed

Government guarantees, transparency, and bank risk-taking (English)

This paper presents a model of bank risk taking and government guarantees. Levered banks take excessive risk, as their actions are not fully priced at the margin by debt holders. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7971 FEB 15, 2017

Cordella,Tito; Dell'Ariccia,Giovanni; Marquez,Robert Disclosed

Masala bond program – nurturing a local currency bond market (English)

The financing needs of emerging markets are enormous. Sectors such as infrastructure, small business, and housing are vital to a nation’s sustainable development and require substantial financing support. ... See More +

Brief 112690 JAN 01, 2017

Shi,Lin-000470985 Disclosed

South Africa - Land Bank Financial Intermediation Loan Project (English)

The objective of the Land Bank Financial Intermediation Loan Project for South Africa is to sustainably scale up Land Bank’s financing, specifically to benefit emerging farmers. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1122 DEC 29, 2016

Disclosed

China - ShiZheng Railway Project (English)

Ratings for the ShiZheng Railway Project for China were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was low or negligible, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3435 OCT 16, 2016

Disclosed

South Africa - Land Bank Financial Intermediation Loan Project (English)

Project Information Document 110552 OCT 12, 2016

Disclosed

World - The demand for IDA18 resources and the strategy for their effective use (English)

This paper is organized as follows. Section two examines the global development context, including the newly agreed global ambitions and the challenges for achieving them. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS19726 JUL 19, 2016

Geiser,Barbara Disclosed

Russian Federation - Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) : financial infrastructure - technical note (English)

Financial infrastructure is the underlying foundation of a country’s financial system. It comprises all institutions, the rules, and standards of all the systems which enable financial intermediation. ... See More +

Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) 108087 JUL 01, 2016

Disclosed

Russian Federation - Financial sector assessment program : insurance core principles assessment - detailed assessment of observance (English)

With about RUB 988bn (USD 26bn) in gross premium written, in 2014, the Russian insurance industry ranked 27th in the world. Non-life insurance premium accounted for 89 percent of GPW while life insurance for only 11 percent. ... See More +

Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) 108085 JUL 01, 2016

Disclosed

Chile - Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) (English)

The Central Bank of Chile (Banco Central de Chile, BCCh) and Chile’s Ministry of Finance, in their letter of January 9th, 2015, requested the World Bank to undertake a stand-alone Review of Standards and Codes (ROSC) module of the Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures (PFMI) of the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI) and the International Organization of Securities Commission (IOSCO). ... See More +

Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) 110707 MAY 01, 2016

Disclosed

Chile - Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) (English)

The Central Bank of Chile (Banco Central de Chile, BCCh) and Chile’s Ministry of Finance, in their letter of January 9th, 2015, requested the World Bank to undertake a stand-alone Review of Standards and Codes (ROSC) module of the Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures (PFMI) of the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI) and the International Organization of Securities Commission (IOSCO). ... See More +

Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) 110706 MAY 01, 2016

Disclosed

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Russian Federation - St. Petersburg Economic Development Project : restructuring (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 RES30347 Project Paper
Roadmap for a sustainable financial system (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121283 Working Paper
China - Financial sector assessment program : detail assessment of observance - insurance core principles (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 121860 Working Paper
Mediation essentials (Arabic)
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SEP 11, 2017 119068 Working Paper English
Russian Federation - St. Petersburg Economic Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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AUG 23, 2017 119058 Procurement Plan
Statement by Rt. Hon. Helen Clark at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)
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APR 22, 2017 114569 Board Report
Statement by H.E. Michel Sapin at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)
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APR 22, 2017 114566 Board Report
CGIAR Financial Intermediary Fund : information note (English)
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APR 12, 2017 114420 Board Report
Savings, financial development, and economic growth in the Arab Republic of Egypt revisited (English)
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APR 03, 2017 WPS8020 Policy Research Working Paper
What's happening in the missing middle? : lessons from financing SMEs (English)
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MAR 29, 2017 113906 Working Paper
Government guarantees, transparency, and bank risk-taking (English)
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FEB 15, 2017 WPS7971 Policy Research Working Paper
Masala bond program – nurturing a local currency bond market (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112690 Brief
South Africa - Land Bank Financial Intermediation Loan Project (English)
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DEC 29, 2016 PAD1122 Project Appraisal Document
China - ShiZheng Railway Project (English)
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OCT 16, 2016 ICR3435 Implementation Completion and Results Report
South Africa - Land Bank Financial Intermediation Loan Project (English)
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OCT 12, 2016 110552 Project Information Document
World - The demand for IDA18 resources and the strategy for their effective use (English)
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JUL 19, 2016 ACS19726 Working Paper
Russian Federation - Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) : financial infrastructure - technical note (English)
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JUL 01, 2016 108087 Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP)
Russian Federation - Financial sector assessment program : insurance core principles assessment - detailed assessment of observance (English)
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JUL 01, 2016 108085 Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP)
Chile - Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 110707 Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP)
Chile - Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 110706 Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP)