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Latvia tax review (English)

Latvia's Ministry of Finance requested the World Bank to collaborate on a review of the country's tax system as input for the design a medium-term tax strategy. ... See More +

Working Paper 120580 OCT 01, 2017

Jacobs,Bas; Sinnott,Emily; Skrok,Emilia; Hazans,Mihails; Mosberger,Palma; Pluta,Anna; Rastrigina,Olga; Dillinger,William R. Disclosed

From mines and wells to well-built minds : turning Sub-Saharan Africa's natural resource wealth into human capital (English)

Sub-Saharan Africa's natural resource-rich countries have poor human development. Children in these countries are more likely to die before their first birthday, more likely to be stunted, and less likely to attend school than children in other countries with similar income. ... See More +

Publication 114770 MAY 02, 2017

de la Brière,Bénédicte; Filmer,Deon P.; Ringold,Dena; Rohner,Dominic Patrick; Samuda,Karelle Ann Yakini; Denisova,Anastasiya Disclosed

The power of human capital multi-level capacity building for energy access (English)

Over the past decade, the debate on access toenergy has tended to lean mostly on technology,finance, and policy as key drivers. Thanks to this approach, there has been some progress in expanding global energy access—although the goal of universal access is still far off and is likely to remain so for the next two decades. ... See More +

Brief 115075 JAN 01, 2017

Colombo,Emanuela; Mattarolo,Lorenzo; Politecnico di Milano; Bologna,Stefano; Masera,Diego Disclosed

Taking stock of programs to develop socioemotional skills : a systematic review of program evidence (English)

Possessing a range of cognitive, socioemotional, and technical skills is important for individuals to maximize their chances of success in many aspects of life. ... See More +

Publication 107460 AUG 01, 2016

Sánchez Puerta, Maria Laura; Valerio,Alexandria; Bernal, Marcela Gutiérrez Disclosed

Performance and learning review of the country partnership strategy for Papua New Guinea for the period FY2013-FY2016 (English)

This Performance and Learning Review (PLR) updates and assesses progress in implementing the World Bank Group (WBG) Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for the Independent State of Papua New Guinea (PNG) for the period FY2013–2016, discussed by the Board of Executive Directors in November 2012. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 105698 JUL 01, 2016

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Striving for balance in economics : towards a theory of the social determination of behavior (English)

This paper is an attempt to broaden economic discourse by importing insights into human behavior not just from psychology, but also from sociology and anthropology. ... See More +

Journal Article 105338 JUN 01, 2016

Stiglitz,Joseph E.; Hoff,Karla Disclosed

Djibouti - Performance and learning review of the country partnership strategy for the period FY2014-FY2017 (English)

The first joint International Development Association (IDA), International Finance Corporation (IFC), Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for FY14-17 for Djibouti was discussed by the Board of Directors in March 2014. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 104985 MAY 03, 2016

Arabic, French Disclosed

World development report 2017 : Accounting for cross-country income differences : ten years later (English)

The study focused on a cross-section of countries observed in the mid-1990s, so the conclusions from that effort are beginning to be a bit dated. ... See More +

World Development Report 112882 MAY 01, 2016

Caselli,Francesco Disclosed

Employer voices, employer demands, and implications for public skills development policy connecting the labor and education sectors (English)

Educators believe that they are adequately preparing youth for the labor market while at the same time employers lament the students' lack of skills. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7582 FEB 29, 2016

Cunningham,Wendy; Villasenor,Paula Disclosed

Peru - Boosting human capital and productivity development policy financing with a deferred drawdown option : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 103327 FEB 11, 2016

Disclosed

Peru - Boosting Human Capital and Productivity Development Policy Financing with a Deferred Drawdown Option Project (English)

The Boosting Human Capital and Productivity Development Policy Financing with a Deferred Drawdown Option (DPF-DDO) aim to support Peru efforts to foster productivity growth under a more challenging external environment. ... See More +

Program Document 99251 JAN 16, 2016

Disclosed

World Bank President Eugene Black Attends Washington Baseball Games with Staff (English)

With summer and baseball season in full swing, the Archives highlights an annual tradition that took place under Eugene Black, the third President of the World Bank Group. ... See More +

Working Paper 104708 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Summer Recreation at the World Bank Group (English)

Every summer, World Bank Group staff and their families would meet for a day of fun outdoor activities. Following the tradition started in the early 1950’s, the World Bank Group staff gathered for the annual picnic in 1959. ... See More +

Working Paper 104685 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Peru - Boosting Human Capital and Productivity Development Policy Financing with a Deferred Drawdown Option (DPF-DDO) Project (English)

Program Information Document 101895 DEC 10, 2015

Disclosed

Understanding Latin America and the Caribbean’s income gap (English)

Even nearly ten years of solid growth cannot guarantee long-term income convergence. The countries of the Latin America and Caribbean region (LAC), like other emerging economies, have benefited from a decade of remarkable growth and some income per capita convergence towards the United States and other industrialized countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 97885 JUL 01, 2015

Araujo,Jorge A. De Thompson R.; Vostroknutova,Ekaterina; Wacker,Konstantin M.; Clavijo Munoz,Mateo; Velasquez,Giselle Disclosed

Preparing the next generation in Tanzania : challenges and opportunities in education (English)

Human capital refers to a broad range of knowledge, skills, and capabilities that are needed for life and work and that are typically build through quality education. ... See More +

Publication 97256 JUN 02, 2015

Joshi; Arun R. [editor]; Gaddis,Isis [editor] Disclosed

Myanmar : empowering people for inclusive growth : Myanmar country partnership framework for the period 2015-2017 (English)

This Country Partnership Framework (CPF) will succeed the Myanmar Interim Strategy Note (FY13-14) and will be the first full country partnership framework for Myanmar since 19842. ... See More +

Working Paper 112661 APR 23, 2015

Myint,Nikolas; Martin,Catherine; Kumar,Vikram; Barbour,Paul Antony Disclosed

Cameroon - Fostering skills for inclusive workforce development, competitiveness, and growth : a framework for action (French)

The overarching goal of this study is to facilitate Cameroon’s strategic objective of ensuring a well-educated human resources base in support of its quest to emerge as a strong middle-income economy by 2035. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS13117 APR 01, 2015

Sosale,Shobhana English Disclosed

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Latvia tax review (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120580 Working Paper
From mines and wells to well-built minds : turning Sub-Saharan Africa's natural resource wealth into human capital (English)
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MAY 02, 2017 114770 Publication
The power of human capital multi-level capacity building for energy access (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 115075 Brief
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Human Development Systems Strengthening Project : technical mission - November 28 to December 2, 2016 : République Démocratique du Congo - Projet de Renforcement de Systèmes de Développement Humain : mission technique - du 28 Novembre au 2 Décembre 2016 (French)
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DEC 02, 2016 114044 Aide Memoire
Taking stock of programs to develop socioemotional skills : a systematic review of program evidence (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 107460 Publication
Performance and learning review of the country partnership strategy for Papua New Guinea for the period FY2013-FY2016 (English)
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JUL 01, 2016 105698 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Striving for balance in economics : towards a theory of the social determination of behavior (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 105338 Journal Article
Djibouti - Performance and learning review of the country partnership strategy for the period FY2014-FY2017 (English)
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MAY 03, 2016 104985 Country Assistance Strategy Document Arabic, French
World development report 2017 : Accounting for cross-country income differences : ten years later (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 112882 World Development Report
Employer voices, employer demands, and implications for public skills development policy connecting the labor and education sectors (English)
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FEB 29, 2016 WPS7582 Policy Research Working Paper
Peru - Boosting human capital and productivity development policy financing with a deferred drawdown option : chair summary (English)
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FEB 11, 2016 103327 Board Summary
Peru - Boosting Human Capital and Productivity Development Policy Financing with a Deferred Drawdown Option Project (English)
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JAN 16, 2016 99251 Program Document
World Bank President Eugene Black Attends Washington Baseball Games with Staff (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104708 Working Paper
Summer Recreation at the World Bank Group (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104685 Working Paper
Peru - Boosting Human Capital and Productivity Development Policy Financing with a Deferred Drawdown Option (DPF-DDO) Project (English)
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DEC 10, 2015 101895 Program Information Document
Understanding Latin America and the Caribbean’s income gap (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 97885 Working Paper
Preparing the next generation in Tanzania : challenges and opportunities in education (English)
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JUN 02, 2015 97256 Publication
Myanmar : empowering people for inclusive growth : Myanmar country partnership framework for the period 2015-2017 (English)
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APR 23, 2015 112661 Working Paper
Cameroon - Fostering skills for inclusive workforce development, competitiveness, and growth : a framework for action (French)
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APR 01, 2015 ACS13117 Working Paper English
Africa - Capacity for Service Delivery Indicators Project : statement of income and expenditure for the period from October 16, 2013 to March 31, 2015 (English)
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MAR 31, 2015 101294 Auditing Document