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Sierra Leone - First Productivity and Transparency Support Credit Project : Sierra Leone - First Productivity and Transparency Support Credit Project : supplemental financing document (English)

The development objective of the First Productivity and Transparency Support Credit Project for Sierra Leone is to estimate the damages and losses related to the landslide and flooding and to make preliminary estimations of the recovery needs. ... See More +

Project Paper 120869 NOV 15, 2017

Disclosed

Benin - First Fiscal Reform and Growth Development Policy Financing Project (English)

The development objectives of this First Fiscal Reform and Growth Development Policy Financing Project for Benin are to: a) support macroeconomic stability by strengthening fiscal management; and b) promote economic growth by increasing agricultural productivity and competitiveness and strengthening the power sector’s financial viability and production capacity. ... See More +

Program Document 119983 OCT 30, 2017

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Oil discovery and macroeconomic management : the recent Ghanaian experience (English)

This paper analyses the evolution of fiscal and monetary variables in Ghana, from the discovery of oil in 2007 through to 2014. It documents the deterioration of fiscal and monetary discipline over this period, which resulted in a rebound of debt, a deterioration of the external balance, and a decrease in public investment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8209 OCT 03, 2017

Bawumia,Mahamudu; Halland,Havard Disclosed

Philippines monthly economic developments : October 2017 (English)

The World Bank projects that the Philippine economy will grow at 6.6 percent in 2017, and 6.7 percent in 2018 and 2019. In September, the Philippine Stock Exchange index reached a new record high while the peso stabilized. ... See More +

Newsletter 120149 OCT 01, 2017

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Philippines monthly economic developments : August 2017 (English)

The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) posted solid gains in July, yet net foreign buying weakened. In the first seven months of 2017, the PSEi has increased by 17.2 percent, in line with top performing major stock indexes in the Asia-Pacific region. ... See More +

Newsletter 118719 AUG 01, 2017

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Philippines monthly economic developments : July 2017 (English)

The World Bank projects continued strong growth for the Philippines and expects the economy to expand at 6.8 percent in 2017. The slightly revised 2017 projection considers recent economic trends and compares with the 6.9 percent forecast released in the April edition of the World Bank Philippine Economic Update. ... See More +

Newsletter 117579 JUL 01, 2017

Disclosed

Sierra Leone - Emergency Economic and Fiscal Support Operation Project (English)

Ratings of Emergency Economic and Fiscal Support Operation Project for Sierra Leone were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was significant, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4121 JUN 26, 2017

Disclosed

Montenegro - Fiscal and Financial Sector Resilience Project (English)

Program Information Document AB7911 JUN 07, 2017

Disclosed

Uganda - Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfers Program for Results Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)

The objective of the Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfers Program for Results Project for Uganda is to enhance equity and efficiency of financing of decentralized social services. ... See More +

Working Paper 114442 MAY 15, 2017

Dieng,Boyenge Isasi Disclosed

Bhutan - Performance and learning review of the country partnership strategy for the period FY2015-2019 (English)

This performance and learning review (PLR) assesses the implementation progress of the World Bank Group (WBG) country partnership strategy (CPS) for the Kingdom of Bhutan in FY2015‐2019, which was discussed by the Board of Executive Directors on September 23, 2014. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 110736 MAY 08, 2017

Disclosed

Philippines monthly economic developments : May 2017 (English)

In April, the Philippine stock exchange index (PSEi) reached its highest level in over six months, bolstered by strong demand from foreign investors. ... See More +

Newsletter 115020 MAY 01, 2017

Disclosed

Energy Subsidy Reform Facility Country Brief: Haiti (English)

The Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP), through its Energy Subsidy Reform Facility, provided just-in-time support to the Government of Haiti as it struggled to phase out fuel subsidies. ... See More +

Brief 120090 MAY 01, 2017

ESMAP Disclosed

United Nations – World Bank Prevention Study - Chapter 7 Input: Macroeconomic Environment and Policies (English)

We construct a dataset of violent conflict "remission" episodes (i.e. countries that were once in violent conflict and have a prolonged non-violent period) and examine the macroeconomic patterns for these countries in the period prior to and following the most recent case of violent conflict. ... See More +

Working Paper 120957 MAY 01, 2017

Harake,Wissam; Carey,Kevin Disclosed

Tonga - Second Inclusive Growth Development Policy Operation Project (English)

The development objectives of Second Inclusive Growth Development Policy Operation Project for Tongo are to: i) Support fiscal resilience by means of strengthened revenue mobilization and strategic fiscal and debt policies; ii) support improved government accountability and private sector regulation by improving compliance with public procurement regulations, improving budgetary classifications, improving the adequacy of responses to external audit, and introducing new regulatory frameworks into selected sectors; and iii) support a more dynamic and inclusive economy by adopting investor‐friendly foreign investment legislation, extending coverage of the credit bureau, improving oversight and private participation in public enterprises, and introducing regulation to private sector labor markets. ... See More +

Program Document 113909 APR 27, 2017

Disclosed

Leaning against the wind : fiscal policy in Latin America and the Caribbean in a historical perspective (English)

Gross domestic product (GDP) in the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region fell by 1.0 percent in 2016. In particular, LAC economies are facing important fiscal challenges that have yet to be fully absorbed, as most regional economies ended 2016 with fiscal deficits. ... See More +

Publication 116072 APR 01, 2017

worldbank.org;; 000380611:Samuel Jaime Pienknagura:spienknagura@ Disclosed

Taming volatility : fiscal policy and financial development for growth in the Eastern Caribbean (Vol. 2) : summary (English)

The report is structured in four chapters that outline the main sources of volatility in the region and suggest ways to mitigate the impacts of that volatility on growth. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS15511 MAR 01, 2017

Carneiro,Francisco Galrao; Odawara,Rei Disclosed

Honduras - Fiscal Sustainability and Enhanced Social Protection Development Policy Credit Project (English)

Ratings of Fiscal Sustainability and Enhanced Social Protection Development Policy Credit Project for Honduras were as follows: outcome was satisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4127 FEB 28, 2017

Disclosed

Colombia - First Fiscal Sustainability and Competitiveness Development Policy Financing Project (English)

The project development objectives (PDOs) of the First Fiscal Sustainability and Competitiveness Development Policy Financing (DPF) Project for Colombia are to: (i) support fiscal consolidation measures and improved contingent liabilities management; and (ii) foster productivity in non-extractive sectors by strengthening the policy framework for trade facilitation, investment, competition, business regulation, and innovation. ... See More +

Program Document 109432 FEB 06, 2017

Disclosed

Montenegro - Policy notes 2017 (English)

Montenegro and the World Bank Group (WBG) have jointly prepared a robust program of cooperation for the next four years. In the past 18 months, the World Bank Group has prepared the Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD) for Montenegro, a comprehensive analytic report outlining challenges and opportunities that the country is facing on the road to sustained growth and prosperity, and the Country Partnership Framework (CPF), a document that sets out the goals and priorities for World Bank Group program in Montenegro for the next four years. ... See More +

Working Paper 112642 JAN 01, 2017

Bosnian Disclosed

Romania - Second Fiscal Effectiveness and Growth Development Policy Loan Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 111206 DEC 15, 2016

Disclosed

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Sierra Leone - First Productivity and Transparency Support Credit Project : Sierra Leone - First Productivity and Transparency Support Credit Project : supplemental financing document (English)
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NOV 15, 2017 120869 Project Paper
Benin - First Fiscal Reform and Growth Development Policy Financing Project (English)
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OCT 30, 2017 119983 Program Document
Oil discovery and macroeconomic management : the recent Ghanaian experience (English)
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OCT 03, 2017 WPS8209 Policy Research Working Paper
Philippines monthly economic developments : October 2017 (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120149 Newsletter
Philippines monthly economic developments : August 2017 (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 118719 Newsletter
Philippines monthly economic developments : July 2017 (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117579 Newsletter
Sierra Leone - Emergency Economic and Fiscal Support Operation Project (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 ICR4121 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Montenegro - Fiscal and Financial Sector Resilience Project (English)
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JUN 07, 2017 AB7911 Program Information Document
Uganda - Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfers Program for Results Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)
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MAY 15, 2017 114442 Working Paper
Bhutan - Performance and learning review of the country partnership strategy for the period FY2015-2019 (English)
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MAY 08, 2017 110736 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Philippines monthly economic developments : May 2017 (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115020 Newsletter
Energy Subsidy Reform Facility Country Brief: Haiti (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 120090 Brief
United Nations – World Bank Prevention Study - Chapter 7 Input: Macroeconomic Environment and Policies (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 120957 Working Paper
Tonga - Second Inclusive Growth Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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APR 27, 2017 113909 Program Document
Leaning against the wind : fiscal policy in Latin America and the Caribbean in a historical perspective (English)
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APR 01, 2017 116072 Publication
Taming volatility : fiscal policy and financial development for growth in the Eastern Caribbean (Vol. 2) : summary (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 AUS15511 Working Paper
Honduras - Fiscal Sustainability and Enhanced Social Protection Development Policy Credit Project (English)
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FEB 28, 2017 ICR4127 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Colombia - First Fiscal Sustainability and Competitiveness Development Policy Financing Project (English)
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FEB 06, 2017 109432 Program Document
Montenegro - Policy notes 2017 (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112642 Working Paper Bosnian
Romania - Second Fiscal Effectiveness and Growth Development Policy Loan Project : chair summary (English)
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DEC 15, 2016 111206 Board Summary