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Do foreign investors underperform ? An empirical decomposition into style and flows (English)

This paper studies the trading behavior and performance of foreign investors with different management styles. The analysis uses a comprehensive Colombian data with complete transaction records and unique investor identification, and finds that the aggregate under-performance of foreign investors is attributable to foreign passive funds, that is, those that replicate a benchmark index. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8002 MAR 13, 2017

Pedraza Morales,Alvaro Enrique; Pulga,Fredy; Vasquez,Jose Disclosed

Vietnam - Financial Sector Modernization and Information Management System Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 114120 MAR 01, 2017

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Impact of oil price fluctuations on financial markets since 2014 (English)

This paper investigates the causal impact of oil price fluctuations on financial markets since January 2014. Following a heteroscedasticity-based event study approach, the paper instruments changes in oil prices by exogenous shocks in oil supply. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7957 JAN 30, 2017

Nguyen,Ha Minh; Nguyen,Huong; Pham,Anh Disclosed

OECS Countries - Regional Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project : resettlement plan : Abbreviated resettlement action plan : temporary relocation plan for Dorsetshire Hill Government School (English)

The development objective of the Regional Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project is to improve the integration of disaster vulnerability reduction and climate resilience in national development strategies and management of public infrastructure; and to reduce the risk of loss of human life due to natural hazard induced structural failure of critical public infrastructure. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3004 JAN 01, 2017

Acevedo,Patricia M. Disclosed

World development report 2017 : Illicit financial flows and governance - the importance of disaggregation (English)

After decades of billion dollar scandals around long-serving dictators removing vast fortunes from their impoverished nations, the broader phenomenon of which this is part has acquired a label: Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs). ... See More +

World Development Report 112973 JAN 01, 2017

Reuter,Peter Disclosed

Use of security forces : assessing and managing risks and impacts - guidance for the private sector in emerging markets (English)

This Good Practice Handbook on the Use of Security Forces: Assessing and Managing Risks and Impacts has been developed for IFC clients and other private sector companies and their consultants. ... See More +

Working Paper 113251 JAN 01, 2017

Kolp,Felicity Ann; Sequeira,Debra Disclosed

Colombia - First Programmatic Territorial Development, Development Policy financing Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 110911 DEC 08, 2016

Disclosed

Sudan - Sustainable Livelihoods for Displaced and Vulnerable Communities Project : environmental assessment : Sustainable livelihoods for displaced and vulnerable communities in Eastern Sudan : phase two (English)

The objective of the Sustainable Livelihoods for Displaced and Vulnerable Communities Project for Sudan is to strengthen the capacity of local stakeholders including state authorities, displaced persons, and vulnerable host communities to plan and deliver services and sustainable livelihood for displaced population and vulnerable host communities in Kassala State. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2566 OCT 25, 2016

Abdel-Razig,Mohamed Khidir Disclosed

Statement by Mr. Sergey Storchak at the 94th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 8, 2016 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. Sergey Storchak, Deputy Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation at the ninety-fourth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 8, 2016. ... See More +

Board Report 108959 OCT 08, 2016

Disclosed

Strengthening public financial management reform in Pacific Island Countries : Final output (English)

The Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Center (PFTAC) produced ‘A Public Financial Management Roadmap for Forum Island Countries’ (“The Roadmap”) in 2009 (PFTAC 2010). ... See More +

Working Paper 107870 AUG 04, 2016

Haque,Tobias Disclosed

Dull disasters? How planning ahead will make a difference (English)

In recent years, typhoons have struck the Philippines and Vanuatu; earthquakes have rocked Haiti, Pakistan, and Nepal; floods have swept through Pakistan and Mozambique; droughts have hit Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia; and more. ... See More +

Publication 106944 JUL 15, 2016

Clarke,Daniel Jonathan; Dercon,Stefan Disclosed

Macedonia - Policy-Based Guarantee Project (English)

Ratings for Policy Based Guarantee (PBG) Project for Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia were as follows: outcome was moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 106177 JUN 30, 2016

Disclosed

Euro currency risk and the geography of debt flows to peripheral European monetary union members (English)

The pattern of debt flows to peripheral European Monetary Union members seems puzzling: they are mostly indirect and channeled through the large countries of the European Monetary Union. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7738 JUN 30, 2016

Ersal-Kiziler,Eylem; Nguyen,Ha Minh Disclosed

The Nexus of financial inclusion and financial stability : a study of trade-offs and synergies (English)

Policy makers and regulators have devoted much effort to reforms aimed at improving financial stability in response to lessons from the 2007-09 crisis. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7722 JUN 21, 2016

Cihak,Martin; Mare,Davide Salvatore; Melecky,Martin Disclosed

ARTF : administrator's report on financial status as of June 20, 2016 (English)

This paper includes the following headings: donor contributions for FY1395; consolidated ARTF sources and uses of funds for FY1395; and recurrent cost financing requirements. ... See More +

Working Paper 107506 JUN 20, 2016

Disclosed

Recent credit surge in historical context (English)

Benign financing conditions since the global financial crisis and, more recently, rising financing needs have fueled a rapid increase in credit to the nonfinancial private sector, especially to the corporate sector, in emerging markets and developing economies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7704 JUN 16, 2016

Ohnsorge,Franziska Lieselotte; Yu,Shu Disclosed

World Bank Group disaster risk financing and insurance program : supporting countries to manage the cost of disaster and climate shocks (English)

Financial losses from natural disasters continue to rise with developing countries and their low-income populations experiencing the greatest impacts. ... See More +

Working Paper 113164 MAY 01, 2016

Russian Disclosed

Montenegro - Financial Sector Assessment (English)

The Montenegrin economy has yet to recover from the collapse of the lending boom in 2008. The financial crisis hit asset quality, weakening banks’ portfolios. ... See More +

Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) 104193 MAR 01, 2016

Disclosed

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Do foreign investors underperform ? An empirical decomposition into style and flows (English)
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MAR 13, 2017 WPS8002 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Financial Sector Modernization and Information Management System Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 114120 Procurement Plan
Madagascar - Emergency Infrastructure Preservation and Vulnerability Reduction Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 7) : Etude d’impacts environnemental et social travaux d’amenagement de la rue Andriantsihoarana Ratsimbazafy et de la rue James stockdale a Analamahitsy (French)
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FEB 01, 2017 SFG2068 Environmental Assessment
Impact of oil price fluctuations on financial markets since 2014 (English)
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JAN 30, 2017 WPS7957 Policy Research Working Paper
OECS Countries - Regional Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project : resettlement plan : Abbreviated resettlement action plan : temporary relocation plan for Dorsetshire Hill Government School (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 SFG3004 Resettlement Plan
World development report 2017 : Illicit financial flows and governance - the importance of disaggregation (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112973 World Development Report
Use of security forces : assessing and managing risks and impacts - guidance for the private sector in emerging markets (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113251 Working Paper
Madagascar - Emergency Infrastructure Preservation and Vulnerability Reduction Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 3) : Plan d’actions de reinstallation dans le cadre de la réalisation des travaux d’amenagement de la rue Andriantsihoarana Ratsimbazafy et de la rue James stockdale à Analamahitsy (French)
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JAN 01, 2017 SFG2124 Resettlement Plan
Colombia - First Programmatic Territorial Development, Development Policy financing Project : chair summary (English)
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DEC 08, 2016 110911 Board Summary
Sudan - Sustainable Livelihoods for Displaced and Vulnerable Communities Project : environmental assessment : Sustainable livelihoods for displaced and vulnerable communities in Eastern Sudan : phase two (English)
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OCT 25, 2016 SFG2566 Environmental Assessment
Statement by Mr. Sergey Storchak at the 94th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 8, 2016 (English)
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OCT 08, 2016 108959 Board Report
Strengthening public financial management reform in Pacific Island Countries : Final output (English)
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AUG 04, 2016 107870 Working Paper
Dull disasters? How planning ahead will make a difference (English)
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JUL 15, 2016 106944 Publication
Macedonia - Policy-Based Guarantee Project (English)
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JUN 30, 2016 106177 Project Performance Assessment Report
Euro currency risk and the geography of debt flows to peripheral European monetary union members (English)
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JUN 30, 2016 WPS7738 Policy Research Working Paper
The Nexus of financial inclusion and financial stability : a study of trade-offs and synergies (English)
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JUN 21, 2016 WPS7722 Policy Research Working Paper
ARTF : administrator's report on financial status as of June 20, 2016 (English)
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JUN 20, 2016 107506 Working Paper
Recent credit surge in historical context (English)
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JUN 16, 2016 WPS7704 Policy Research Working Paper
World Bank Group disaster risk financing and insurance program : supporting countries to manage the cost of disaster and climate shocks (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 113164 Working Paper Russian
Montenegro - Financial Sector Assessment (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 104193 Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP)