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Sierra Leone - First Productivity and Transparency Support Credit Project (English)

Program Information Document AB7892 MAY 11, 2017

Disclosed

Lao economic monitor : challenges in promoting more inclusive growth and shared prosperity - thematic section : financing the health sector in Lao PDR (English)

The Lao economy is estimated to have grown at around 7 percent in 2016, a slight moderation from 7.4 percent in the previous year. A marked increase in power sector contribution and some from the manufacturing sector was partly offset by slight moderation in construction, flat mining output, and stable public spending. ... See More +

Working Paper 115000 APR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Threat or help? : the effects of unskilled immigrant workers on national productivity growth (English)

While unskilled immigrant workers have relatively low formal human capital, theory suggests that they can still contribute to productivity improvements by helping to increase efficiency and upgrading the skills of the native labor force. ... See More +

Brief 113185 MAR 01, 2017

Devadas,Sharmila Disclosed

Long-term growth scenarios for Bangladesh (English)

Bangladesh has achieved robust economic growth over the past 10 years, with real GDP growing by more than 6 percent on average each year. This paper investigates whether the country will be able to maintain such high levels of growth going forward. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7952 JAN 24, 2017

Sinha,Rishabh Disclosed

Colombia - Productive and Sustainable Cities Development Policy Loans Projects (English)

Ratings for the Productive and Sustainable Cities Development Policy Loans Project for Colombia were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3888 DEC 19, 2016

Disclosed

Services in the European Union : what kinds of regulatory policies enhance productivity ? (English)

This paper is the first one to show the effects of services regulations on downstream firms in the goods and services sectors in a multiple-country setting using firm-level data. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7919 DEC 15, 2016

Van Der Marel,Erik Leendert; Kren,Janez; Iootty De Paiva Dias,Mariana Disclosed

Sierra Leone - First Productivity and Transparency Support Credit Project (English)

Program Information Document 112650 SEP 21, 2016

Disclosed

Resource misallocation in Turkey (English)

This paper examines resource misallocation within narrow industries in Turkey. It finds that resource misallocation in Turkey is substantial. The hypothetical gain from moving to "U.S. efficiency" is 24.5 percent of manufacturing total factor productivity in 2014. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7780 AUG 04, 2016

Nguyen,Ha Minh; Taskin,Temel; Yilmaz,Ayberk Disclosed

Productivity dynamics in Turkey : evidence from firm-level data (English)

Turkey has witnessed a slowdown in economic growth since 2011, as private investment and productivity stagnated. This was in marked contrast to the previous decade, when total factor productivity growth made a considerable contribution to GDP growth. ... See More +

Brief 107012 JUL 01, 2016

Turkish Disclosed

The competitive advantage of South Asia : New perspectives on productivity (English)

Which region will become the next global factory? As the work force ages and labor costs rise in China and other East Asian countries, many eyes turn to South Asia. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS8954 JUN 29, 2016

Lopez-Acevedo,Gladys C.; Medvedev,Denis; Palmade,Vincent; Varela,Gonzalo J.; Martuscelli,Antonio; Lage De Sousa,Filipe; Kokas,Deeksha; Ferrantino,Michael Joseph; Nayyar,Gaurav; Cirera,Xavier; Cusolito,Ana Paula; Van Der Mensbrugghe,Dominique; Shaw, Bill; Saraf,Priyam Disclosed

The competitive advantage of South Asia (Vol. 2) : Synthesis of the four case studies (English)

Which region will become the next global factory? As the work force ages and labor costs rise in China and other East Asian countries, many eyes turn to South Asia. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS8954 JUN 29, 2016

Lopez-Acevedo,Gladys C.; Medvedev,Denis; Palmade,Vincent; Varela,Gonzalo J.; Martuscelli,Antonio; Lage De Sousa,Filipe; Kokas,Deeksha; Ferrantino,Michael Joseph; Nayyar,Gaurav; Cirera,Xavier; Cusolito,Ana Paula; Van Der Mensbrugghe,Dominique; Shaw, Bill; Saraf,Priyam Disclosed

Minutes of meeting of the Executive Directors of the Bank and IDA held on February 11, 2016 (English)

Minutes 103432 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

Colombia - Second Rural Productive Partnerships Project (English)

Ratings for the Second Rural Productive Partnerships Project for Colombia were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3038 DEC 14, 2015

Disclosed

Peru - Building on success : boosting productivity for faster growth (Vol. 2) : resumen ejecutivo (Spanish)

Peru’s recent robust growth has raised its economic prospects and has been broadly shared. The next step in development - high-income status - is challenging for all middle income countries and requires sustained growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 99400 OCT 01, 2015

Vostroknutova,Ekaterina; Rodriguez, Alberto; Saavedra,Pablo; Panzer,John Disclosed

Golden aging : prospects for healthy, active, and prosperous aging in Europe and Central Asia (English)

Societies across Europe and Central Asia are aging, but people are not necessarily living longer. This demographic trend-caused by a decrease in fertility rather than improved longevity-presents both challenges and opportunities for governments, the private sector, and individuals alike. ... See More +

Publication 97714 JUN 16, 2015

Bussolo,Maurizio; Koettl-Brodmann,Johannes; Sinnott,Emily Disclosed

Smart specialization in Croatia : inputs from trade, innovation, and productivity analysis (English)

The report examines recent trends in Croatia's in trade, productivity, innovation performance and policy governance framework, to help identify priorities for the development of the country's Smart Specialization Strategy, which is an ex-ante conditionality for access to the EU's Structural and Investment Funds over the 2014-20 programming period. ... See More +

Publication 97477 JUN 10, 2015

Aprahamian,Arabela Sena [editor]; Correa,Paulo Guilherme [editor] Disclosed

World Bank Group support to industrial competitiveness and its implications for jobs (English)

This approach paper from the Independent Evaluation Group has a focus on industry competitiveness. Developing countries are generally characterized by low productivity, a narrow range of goods and services, and by large gaps in productivity between traditional and modern economic activities. ... See More +

IEG Approach Paper 97481 JUN 02, 2015

Disclosed

Financial inclusion, productivity shocks, and consumption volatility in emerging economies (English)

How does access to finance impact consumption volatility? Theory and evidence from advanced economies suggests that greater household access to finance smooths consumption. ... See More +

Journal Article 112480 JUN 01, 2015

Bhattacharya,Rudrani; Patnaik,Ila Disclosed

Learning-by-exporting effects : are they for real? (English)

This paper thoroughly examines the learning-by-exporting (LBE) hypothesis for Colombian manufacturing plants during 1981-1991 and finds significant evidence in its favor. ... See More +

Journal Article 100257 APR 02, 2015

Fernandes,Ana Margarida; Isgut, Alberto E. Disclosed

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Sierra Leone - First Productivity and Transparency Support Credit Project (English)
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MAY 11, 2017 AB7892 Program Information Document
Lao economic monitor : challenges in promoting more inclusive growth and shared prosperity - thematic section : financing the health sector in Lao PDR (English)
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APR 01, 2017 115000 Working Paper
Threat or help? : the effects of unskilled immigrant workers on national productivity growth (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 113185 Brief
Long-term growth scenarios for Bangladesh (English)
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JAN 24, 2017 WPS7952 Policy Research Working Paper
Colombia - Productive and Sustainable Cities Development Policy Loans Projects (English)
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DEC 19, 2016 ICR3888 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Services in the European Union : what kinds of regulatory policies enhance productivity ? (English)
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DEC 15, 2016 WPS7919 Policy Research Working Paper
Sierra Leone - First Productivity and Transparency Support Credit Project (English)
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SEP 21, 2016 112650 Program Information Document
Resource misallocation in Turkey (English)
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AUG 04, 2016 WPS7780 Policy Research Working Paper
Productivity dynamics in Turkey : evidence from firm-level data (English)
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JUL 01, 2016 107012 Brief Turkish
The competitive advantage of South Asia : New perspectives on productivity (English)
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JUN 29, 2016 ACS8954 Working Paper
The competitive advantage of South Asia (Vol. 2) : Synthesis of the four case studies (English)
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JUN 29, 2016 ACS8954 Working Paper
Minutes of meeting of the Executive Directors of the Bank and IDA held on February 11, 2016 (English)
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FEB 11, 2016 103432 Minutes
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
Colombia - Second Rural Productive Partnerships Project (English)
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DEC 14, 2015 ICR3038 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Peru - Building on success : boosting productivity for faster growth (Vol. 2) : resumen ejecutivo (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2015 99400 Working Paper
Golden aging : prospects for healthy, active, and prosperous aging in Europe and Central Asia (English)
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JUN 16, 2015 97714 Publication
Smart specialization in Croatia : inputs from trade, innovation, and productivity analysis (English)
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JUN 10, 2015 97477 Publication
World Bank Group support to industrial competitiveness and its implications for jobs (English)
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JUN 02, 2015 97481 IEG Approach Paper
Financial inclusion, productivity shocks, and consumption volatility in emerging economies (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 112480 Journal Article
Learning-by-exporting effects : are they for real? (English)
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APR 02, 2015 100257 Journal Article