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Cambodia – Sustaining strong growth for the benefit of all : a systematic country diagnostic (Vol. 2) : ទិដ្ឋភាពទូទៅ (Khmer)

Cambodia has become one of the world’s leaders in poverty reduction and shared prosperity. Cambodia sustained an average growth rate of 7.6 percent in 1994-2015, ranking sixth in the world, and has now become a lower middle-income economy. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 115189 AUG 01, 2017

English Disclosed

Toward a framework for assessing private vs public investment in infrastructure (English)

Significant additional resources from the private sector will be needed for infrastructure in emerging market countries if the Sustainable Development Goals are to be achieved. ... See More +

Brief 112689 JAN 01, 2017

Mapila,Kopo Gary; Mölders, Florian; Lauridsen,Morten Lykke Disclosed

Index insurance market profile : Kenya (English)

In Kenya, where more than 96 percent of agricultural land is rain-fed and vulnerable to drought and erratic rain, mitigating weather-related risks for smallholder farmers is an important tool for unlocking credit. ... See More +

Brief 113737 JAN 01, 2017

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BM and FBOVESPA sustainability index and the responsible practices of Brazilian Corporations : issue brief (English)

BM and FBOVESPA, Latin America’s leading exchange in number of transactions and one of the world’s largest in market value, created the corporate sustainability index (ISE índice de sustentabilidade empresarial) in 2005 with financial support from the International Finance Corporation (IFC). ... See More +

Working Paper 111530 JAN 01, 2017

Vives,Antonio Portuguese Disclosed

Cambodia – Sustaining strong growth for the benefit of all : a systematic country diagnostic (Vol. 2) : overview (English)

Cambodia has become one of the world’s leaders in poverty reduction and shared prosperity. Cambodia sustained an average growth rate of 7.6 percent in 1994-2015, ranking sixth in the world, and has now become a lower middle-income economy. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 115189 JAN 01, 2017

Khmer Disclosed

Lao - Khammouane Development Project (English)

Ratings for the Khammouane Development Project for Lao were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3634 SEP 26, 2016

Disclosed

Togo - Systematic Country Diagnostic (English)

Once the ‘Switzerland of West Africa,’ Togo today strives to transition from its status as a low income, fragile state to an emerging economy. Political reforms since 2006 have stabilized the country, but unresolved political issues still present a risk for Togo. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 108184 SEP 19, 2016

Disclosed

Simplified methodology for economic appraisal of electricity projects in the Kurdistan Region (English)

Evaluation tools are essential for making decisions for selecting about projects. Comparing the total costs (investment and operation) of a project with its benefits allows analysts to decide if that project will make a true contribution to the wealth of the country. ... See More +

Working Paper 108558 MAY 15, 2016

Disclosed

Public investment projects in the Kurdistan Region (Vol. 4) : Simplified methodology for public investment project selection and prioritization (English)

There is substantial evidence of inefficiency in public investment management, regardless of country income level, in terms of: i) poor project selection (wasteful ‘white elephants’) that do not transform into productive assets; ii) unrealistic time schedules in ex-ante appraisal and consequent delays in completion; iii) chronic under-execution of capital projects; iv) Cost overruns; and v) neglect to operate and maintain created assets. ... See More +

Working Paper 108544 MAY 15, 2016

Disclosed

Public investment projects in the Kurdistan Region (Vol. 5) : Simplified methodology for public investment project selection and prioritization (English)

There is substantial evidence of inefficiency in public investment management, regardless of country income level, in terms of: i) poor project selection (wasteful ‘white elephants’) that do not transform into productive assets; ii) unrealistic time schedules in ex-ante appraisal and consequent delays in completion; iii) chronic under-execution of capital projects; iv) Cost overruns; and v) neglect to operate and maintain created assets. ... See More +

Working Paper 108544 MAY 15, 2016

Disclosed

Public investment projects in the Kurdistan Region (Vol. 2) : Simplified methodology for economic appraisal (English)

There is substantial evidence of inefficiency in public investment management, regardless of country income level, in terms of: i) poor project selection (wasteful ‘white elephants’) that do not transform into productive assets; ii) unrealistic time schedules in ex-ante appraisal and consequent delays in completion; iii) chronic under-execution of capital projects; iv) Cost overruns; and v) neglect to operate and maintain created assets. ... See More +

Working Paper 108544 MAY 15, 2016

Disclosed

Public investment projects in the Kurdistan Region : Framework (English)

There is substantial evidence of inefficiency in public investment management, regardless of country income level, in terms of: i) poor project selection (wasteful ‘white elephants’) that do not transform into productive assets; ii) unrealistic time schedules in ex-ante appraisal and consequent delays in completion; iii) chronic under-execution of capital projects; iv) Cost overruns; and v) neglect to operate and maintain created assets. ... See More +

Working Paper 108544 MAY 15, 2016

Disclosed

Public investment projects in the Kurdistan Region (Vol. 3) : Simplified methodology for investment project appraisal - practical worksheet (English)

There is substantial evidence of inefficiency in public investment management, regardless of country income level, in terms of: i) poor project selection (wasteful ‘white elephants’) that do not transform into productive assets; ii) unrealistic time schedules in ex-ante appraisal and consequent delays in completion; iii) chronic under-execution of capital projects; iv) Cost overruns; and v) neglect to operate and maintain created assets. ... See More +

Working Paper 108544 MAY 15, 2016

Disclosed

Modeling the impact of large infrastructure projects : a case study from Niger - Macroeconomic Assessment of Public Investment Options (MAPIO) (English)

Evidence illustrates that investment in infrastructure is essential to accelerate inclusive growth. Indeed, a number of Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries have begun to devote greater resources to large-scale public investment projects. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 100636 NOV 01, 2015

Beguy,Olivier; Dessus, Sébastien; Garba,Abdoulahi; Hayman,Jason Joaquin; Herderschee,Johannes Disclosed

Tools to guide and drive public investment management reforms : regional PIM workshop (Arabic)

Regional MENA countries have been implementing public investment and financial management (PIM and PFM) reforms over the past two decades, with varying degrees of impact on the management of public expenditure. ... See More +

Working Paper 100284 JUN 01, 2015

Schaeffer,Michael G.; Ashur,Wesal Ezeddin English Disclosed

Mauritania - Public Sector Capacity Building Project (English)

Ratings for the Public Sector Capacity Building Project for Mauritania were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3222 NOV 19, 2014

Disclosed

Azerbaijan - Public investment : still driving growth (English)

This regular economic report records the economic activities of Azerbaijan for the year 2013-2014. Economic growth continued to be powered by spending of previously accumulated oil-related proceeds, although the stabilization of oil production also helped. ... See More +

Working Paper 111922 MAR 01, 2014

Prasad,Mona Disclosed

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Country program snapshot : Bosnia and Herzegovina country program snapshot (English)

In 2010, the Bosnia and Herzegovina (BH) economy (GDP) is estimated to have returned to growth of 1.0 percent. This follows a deep recession in 2009 when GDP contracted by 2.9 percent, almost 9 percentage points lower than in 2008. ... See More +

Working Paper 104365 SEP 01, 2011

Disclosed

Linking the regions in the international comparisons program at basic heading level and at higher levels of aggregation (English)

The International Comparisons Program (ICP) compares the purchasing power of currencies and real output of almost all countries in the world. ICP is broken up into six regions. ... See More +

Working Paper 90626 APR 19, 2011

Hill, Robert J. Disclosed

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Cambodia – Sustaining strong growth for the benefit of all : a systematic country diagnostic (Vol. 2) : ទិដ្ឋភាពទូទៅ (Khmer)
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AUG 01, 2017 115189 Systematic Country Diagnostic English
Toward a framework for assessing private vs public investment in infrastructure (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112689 Brief
Index insurance market profile : Kenya (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113737 Brief
BM and FBOVESPA sustainability index and the responsible practices of Brazilian Corporations : issue brief (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 111530 Working Paper Portuguese
Cambodia – Sustaining strong growth for the benefit of all : a systematic country diagnostic (Vol. 2) : overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 115189 Systematic Country Diagnostic Khmer
Lao - Khammouane Development Project (English)
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SEP 26, 2016 ICR3634 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Togo - Systematic Country Diagnostic (English)
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SEP 19, 2016 108184 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Simplified methodology for economic appraisal of electricity projects in the Kurdistan Region (English)
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MAY 15, 2016 108558 Working Paper
Public investment projects in the Kurdistan Region (Vol. 4) : Simplified methodology for public investment project selection and prioritization (English)
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MAY 15, 2016 108544 Working Paper
Public investment projects in the Kurdistan Region (Vol. 5) : Simplified methodology for public investment project selection and prioritization (English)
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MAY 15, 2016 108544 Working Paper
Public investment projects in the Kurdistan Region (Vol. 2) : Simplified methodology for economic appraisal (English)
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MAY 15, 2016 108544 Working Paper
Public investment projects in the Kurdistan Region : Framework (English)
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MAY 15, 2016 108544 Working Paper
Public investment projects in the Kurdistan Region (Vol. 3) : Simplified methodology for investment project appraisal - practical worksheet (English)
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MAY 15, 2016 108544 Working Paper
Modeling the impact of large infrastructure projects : a case study from Niger - Macroeconomic Assessment of Public Investment Options (MAPIO) (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 100636 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Tools to guide and drive public investment management reforms : regional PIM workshop (Arabic)
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JUN 01, 2015 100284 Working Paper English
Mauritania - Public Sector Capacity Building Project (English)
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NOV 19, 2014 ICR3222 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Azerbaijan - Public investment : still driving growth (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 111922 Working Paper
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Country program snapshot : Bosnia and Herzegovina country program snapshot (English)
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SEP 01, 2011 104365 Working Paper
Linking the regions in the international comparisons program at basic heading level and at higher levels of aggregation (English)
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APR 19, 2011 90626 Working Paper
Study on public investment management in the Western Balkans : Studim I menaxhimit të investimeve publike në Ballkanin Perëndimor (Basque,Albanian)
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JAN 01, 2009 111913 Working Paper