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The impact of digital technologies on routine tasks : do labor policies matter? (English)

There is a strong concern that technology is increasingly replacing routine tasks, displacing lower-skilled workers. Labor market institutions exist to protect workers from shocks but, by increasing labor costs, labor policy may also constrain firms from adjusting the workforce and, hence, from fully benefiting from technology adoption. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8187 SEP 08, 2017

Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Corseuil,Carlos H. L.; Poole,Jennifer Pamela Disclosed

Iraq - Emergency Operation Development Projects (EODP) : environmental assessment (Vol. 7) : Environmental and social management checklist for maintenance of Baladruz - Mindili road (part - A) in Diyala Governorate (15.5km) (English)

The development objective of Emergency Operation Development Project (EODP) for Iraq is to support the country in the reconstruction of damaged infrastructure and the restoration of public services delivery in Targeted Municipal Areas. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2336 MAY 27, 2017

Iraq Disclosed

Philippines - Integrated POPs Management : P106885 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 15 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR26087 MAR 15, 2017

Arin,Tijen Disclosed

Peru - Descentralización fiscal : impulso al desarrollo sostenible (Spanish)

El proceso de descentralización se inició con la idea de mejorar la eficiencia y la calidad del gasto público y lograr que los otros niveles de gobierno se adapten a las necesidades específicas de los ciudadanos. ... See More +

Brief 109087 OCT 01, 2016

Disclosed

Uncertainty as a factor in investment decisions : the case of the Russian Federation's regions (English)

This paper argues that although the bulk of the literature tends to focus on regulatory uncertainty stemming from formal practices, uncertainty that comes from unpredictable informal practices surrounding regulation is an underexplored additional form of regulatory uncertainty. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7806 AUG 30, 2016

Levina,Irina; Kisunko,Gregory; Marques,Israel I.; Yakovlev,Andrei Disclosed

Rules on paper, rules in practice : enforcing laws and policies in the Middle East and North Africa (English)

In early 2011, the citizens of countries across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) took to the streets to demand change in an enduring movement unprecedented in its scope and momentum. ... See More +

Publication 107158 JUL 22, 2016

Al-Dahdah,Edouard; Corduneanu Huci,Cristina; Raballand,Gael J. R. F.; Sergenti,Ernest John; Ababsa, Myriam Disclosed

Philippines - Integrated POPs Management : P106885 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 14 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR24143 JUN 27, 2016

Arin,Tijen

Rules on paper, rules in practice : enforcing laws and policies in the Middle East and North Africa (English)

Rule of Law is a theoretical concept social scientists use to describe a political order where laws are predictable and applied equally to all citizens, regardless of their political or economic influence. ... See More +

Publication 106712 JUN 15, 2016

Sergenti,Ernest John; Corduneanu Huci,Cristina; Al-Dahdah,Edouard; Raballand,Gael J. R. F. Disclosed

Official Documents- Administration Agreement with the European Commission for Contribution to TF072514 (English)

Trust Fund Administrative Agreement DEC 04, 2015

Daria; Goldstein Disclosed

Nigeria - PCB Management Project : P113173 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 06 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR16994 DEC 31, 2014

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The economics of pollution trading and pricing under regulatory uncertainty (English)

In this paper, authors explore the effects of uncertainty on pricing of pollution permits, through the use of a dynamic model of pollution markets. ... See More +

Working Paper 62488 JUN 09, 2011

Knudsen, Odin K.; Scandizzo, Pasquale L. Disclosed

Russian Federation - Financial Education and Financial Literacy Project : summary of discussion (English)

Board Summary 58342 DEC 07, 2010

Disclosed

Business reporting beyond numbers : looking for the good, the bad, and the ugly in corporate governance (English)

Journalists routinely report on the issues that constitute corporate governance, such as conflicts of interest and fraudulent accounting. Yet, the term corporate governance is seldom used, barely recognized, and low if not nonexistent on the list of newsworthy subjects that reporters tend to pitch to their editors. ... See More +

Brief 58566 OCT 01, 2010

Disclosed

What it takes to lower regulatory risk in infrastructure industries : an assessment and benchmarking of Brazilian regulators (English)

This article points out that regulatory governance-how regulators manage concession contracts, or other public-private contractual arrangements and sector laws-can affect the private sector's perception of regulatory risk and thus the availability of private capital for infrastructure projects. ... See More +

Brief 41704 SEP 01, 2007

Correa,Paulo Guilherme Disclosed

Self-dealing : sneaking corporate value through the back door (English)

Self-dealing, prevalent in emerging markets, often harms minority shareholders. The related-party transaction is one common technique, especially in markets with weak law enforcement. ... See More +

Viewpoint 37710 SEP 01, 2006

Nenova, Tatiana; Hickey, Catherine Disclosed

Firms' environmental performance : does news matter ? (English)

The empirical literature on environmental performance or compliance has followed two strands: one based on the impact of formal regulation as a means of inducing better environmental performance, and another centered on the role of informal regulation which mainly emphasizes the role of communities and capital markets. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3888 APR 01, 2006

Mamingi, Nlandu; Dasgupta, Susmita; Laplante, Benoit; Hong, Jong Ho Disclosed

Malaysia - Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC) : corporate governance country assessment (English)

This ROSC assessment of corporate governance in Malaysia benchmarks law and practice against the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance, and focuses on listed companies. ... See More +

Corporate Governance Assessment (ROSC) 38970 JUN 01, 2005

Disclosed

Supervision : building public confidence in mandatory funded pensions (English)

The regulation and supervision of individual pension accounts has been a neglected issue. In contrast, much has been written on financing the transition to funded pensions and the design of benefits. ... See More +

Brief 33387 JAN 01, 2005

Whitehouse, Edward Spanish, French

The determinants of Government environmental performance - an empirical analysis of Chinese townships (English)

This paper explores the determinants of government environmental performance at the local level. Chinese township governments, the lowest level in the hierarchical government structure, were selected for this exercise. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2937 DEC 31, 2002

Wang,Hua; Wenhua Di

The macroeconomic impact of bank capital requirements in emerging economies - past evidence to assess the future (English)

The authors test for emerging economies, the hypothesis - previously verified only for the Group of 10 (G-10) countries - that enforcing bank capital asset requirements, exerts a negative effect on the supply of credit. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2605 JAN 31, 2001

Chiuri, Maria Concetta; Ferri, Giovanni; Majnoni, Giovanni

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The impact of digital technologies on routine tasks : do labor policies matter? (English)
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SEP 08, 2017 WPS8187 Policy Research Working Paper
Iraq - Emergency Operation Development Projects (EODP) : environmental assessment (Vol. 7) : Environmental and social management checklist for maintenance of Baladruz - Mindili road (part - A) in Diyala Governorate (15.5km) (English)
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MAY 27, 2017 SFG2336 Environmental Assessment
Philippines - Integrated POPs Management : P106885 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 15 (English)
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MAR 15, 2017 ISR26087 Implementation Status and Results Report
Peru - Descentralización fiscal : impulso al desarrollo sostenible (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2016 109087 Brief
Uncertainty as a factor in investment decisions : the case of the Russian Federation's regions (English)
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AUG 30, 2016 WPS7806 Policy Research Working Paper
Rules on paper, rules in practice : enforcing laws and policies in the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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JUL 22, 2016 107158 Publication
Philippines - Integrated POPs Management : P106885 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 14 (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 ISR24143 Implementation Status and Results Report
Rules on paper, rules in practice : enforcing laws and policies in the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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JUN 15, 2016 106712 Publication
Official Documents- Administration Agreement with the European Commission for Contribution to TF072514 (English)
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DEC 04, 2015 Trust Fund Administrative Agreement
Nigeria - PCB Management Project : P113173 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 06 (English)
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DEC 31, 2014 ISR16994 Implementation Status and Results Report
The economics of pollution trading and pricing under regulatory uncertainty (English)
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JUN 09, 2011 62488 Working Paper
Russian Federation - Financial Education and Financial Literacy Project : summary of discussion (English)
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DEC 07, 2010 58342 Board Summary
Business reporting beyond numbers : looking for the good, the bad, and the ugly in corporate governance (English)
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OCT 01, 2010 58566 Brief
What it takes to lower regulatory risk in infrastructure industries : an assessment and benchmarking of Brazilian regulators (English)
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SEP 01, 2007 41704 Brief
Self-dealing : sneaking corporate value through the back door (English)
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SEP 01, 2006 37710 Viewpoint
Firms' environmental performance : does news matter ? (English)
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APR 01, 2006 WPS3888 Policy Research Working Paper
Malaysia - Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC) : corporate governance country assessment (English)
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JUN 01, 2005 38970 Corporate Governance Assessment (ROSC)
Supervision : building public confidence in mandatory funded pensions (English)
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JAN 01, 2005 33387 Brief Spanish, French
The determinants of Government environmental performance - an empirical analysis of Chinese townships (English)
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DEC 31, 2002 WPS2937 Policy Research Working Paper
The macroeconomic impact of bank capital requirements in emerging economies - past evidence to assess the future (English)
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JAN 31, 2001 WPS2605 Policy Research Working Paper