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Senegal - Structural Reform Development Policy Operation Series Project (English)

Program Information Document 115273 MAY 25, 2017

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Senegal - First Multi-Sectoral Structural Reform Development Policy Financing Project (English)

The objective of the First Multi-Sectoral Structural Reform Development Policy Financing Project is to support Government’s efforts in: (i) strengthening governance and management to reduce costs, improve reliability and facilitate equitable access in the energy sector; and (ii) enhancing the legal and regulatory framework to promote competition, investment and equitable access in the ICT sector. ... See More +

Program Document 109335 MAY 23, 2017

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Does the World Bank foster business ? (English)

This study investigates the impact of World Bank development policy loans on the ease of doing business. It finds that the cumulative number of development policy loans enhances business climate, especially for less developed countries and when combined with an International Monetary Fund assistance program. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8047 APR 28, 2017

Giordano,Raffaela; Pagano,Patrizio Disclosed

Niger - Reform Management and Technical Assistance Project (English)

Ratings for the Reform Management and Technical Assistance (RMTA) Project for Niger were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was significant, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4055 APR 26, 2017

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Economic upgrading through global value chain participation : which policies increase the value added gains ? (English)

The emergence of global value chains has opened up new ways to achieve development and industrialization. However, new evidence shows that not all countries have gained from participating in global value chains, and that country-specific characteristics matter for economic upgrading in global value chains. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8007 MAR 16, 2017

Kummritz,Victor; Taglioni,Daria; Winkler,Deborah Elisabeth Disclosed

Senegal - First Multi-Sectoral Structural Reform Development Policy Financing Project : Senegal - Structural Reform Development Policy Operation Series Project (English)

The objective of the First Multi-Sectoral Structural Reform Development Policy Financing Project is to support Government’s efforts in: (i) strengthening governance and management to reduce costs, improve reliability and facilitate equitable access in the energy sector; and (ii) enhancing the legal and regulatory framework to promote competition, investment and equitable access in the ICT sector. ... See More +

Program Document 109335 NOV 21, 2016

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Maldives - Country snapshot (English)

Maldives was one of the world’s 20 poorest countries in the early 1980s. Three decades later, its inhabitants enjoy the same levels of gross domestic product (GDP) per capita and human development outcomes as a middle income country. ... See More +

Working Paper 109250 OCT 01, 2016

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Nepal - Country snapshot (English)

Nepal experienced its slowest growth in 14 years in FY2016. Real GDP growth, which slowed to 2.7 percent in FY2015 on account of a devastating earthquake, was further dragged down to 0.6 percent in FY2016 due to the sluggish post-earthquake reconstruction activities and the disruption in cross-border trade. ... See More +

Working Paper 109251 OCT 01, 2016

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Pakistan - Country snapshot (English)

Pakistan maintained macroeconomic stability with support of recently concluded IMF program. Economic growth, though gradual, continues to recover. ... See More +

Working Paper 109252 OCT 01, 2016

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Samoa - Second Fiscal and Economic Reform Operation Project (English)

The development objectives of Second Fiscal and Economic Reform Operation Project for Samoa (i) to improve fiscal management in the areas of debt, procurement and revenue; (ii) to strengthen the payments system, tourism sector policy and private sector development opportunities as foundations for more robust economic growth over the medium term, and (iii) to strengthen the monitoring, reporting, and coordination of climate resilience activities in Samoa, as an important step toward increasing its resilience to the effects of climate change. ... See More +

Program Document 107125 AUG 16, 2016

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World Bank's experience with structural reforms for growth and development (English)

The World Bank Group has come a long way in supporting structural reforms in its member countries. The most remarkable feature of its long 35 years and continuing journey has been its ability to listen, learn and adjust over time. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 105822 MAY 01, 2016

Swaroop,Vinaya Disclosed

Bangladesh development update : Moving forward with fading tailwinds (English)

The objective of this report is to update the Government of Bangladesh, think tanks and researchers, the general public as well as the Bank’s senior management on the state of the economy, outlook, risks, progress on structural policy reforms, and key challenges the economy is currently facing. ... See More +

Working Paper 105134 APR 01, 2016

Hussain,Zahid; Davies,Simon; Alam,Afroza Disclosed

Kenya - Devolution Support Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)

Environmental Assessment E4843 DEC 22, 2015

Musira,Lucy Anyango Disclosed

India - Karnataka Municipal Reform Project (English)

Ratings for the Karnataka Municipal Reform Project for India were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3436 SEP 22, 2015

Disclosed

Seychelles - Sustaining Reforms for Inclusive Growth Project (English)

Program Information Document 98882 AUG 13, 2015

Disclosed

El Salvador - Systematic country diagnostic : building on strengths for a new generation (English)

Since the end of the Civil War in 1992, El Salvador has advanced on both the social and political fronts. Despite this progress and the recent reductions in income inequality, poverty remains high, largely as a result of low economic growth. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 97718 JUN 23, 2015

Calvo-Gonzalez,Oscar; Lopez,J. Humberto 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

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Latin America and the rising south : changing world, changing priorities (Vol. 2) : América Latina y el ascenso del Sur : nuevas prioridades en un mundo cambiante - panorama general (Spanish)

The world economy is not what it used to be twenty years ago. For most of the 20th century, the world economy was characterized by developed (North) countries acting as 'center' to a 'periphery' of developing (South) countries. ... See More +

Publication 96467 MAY 13, 2015

De La Torre,Augusto; Didier Brandao,Tatiana; Ize,Alain; Lederman,Daniel; Schmukler,Sergio L. Disclosed

Latin America and the rising south : changing world, changing priorities (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)

The world economy is not what it used to be twenty years ago. For most of the 20th century, the world economy was characterized by developed (North) countries acting as 'center' to a 'periphery' of developing (South) countries. ... See More +

Publication 96467 MAY 13, 2015

De La Torre,Augusto; Didier Brandao,Tatiana; Ize,Alain; Lederman,Daniel; Schmukler,Sergio L. Disclosed

Latin America and the rising south : changing world, changing priorities : Main report (English)

The world economy is not what it used to be twenty years ago. For most of the 20th century, the world economy was characterized by developed (North) countries acting as 'center' to a 'periphery' of developing (South) countries. ... See More +

Publication 96467 MAY 13, 2015

De La Torre,Augusto; Didier Brandao,Tatiana; Ize,Alain; Lederman,Daniel; Schmukler,Sergio L. Disclosed

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Senegal - Structural Reform Development Policy Operation Series Project (English)
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MAY 25, 2017 115273 Program Information Document
Senegal - First Multi-Sectoral Structural Reform Development Policy Financing Project (English)
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MAY 23, 2017 109335 Program Document
Does the World Bank foster business ? (English)
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APR 28, 2017 WPS8047 Policy Research Working Paper
Niger - Reform Management and Technical Assistance Project (English)
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APR 26, 2017 ICR4055 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Economic upgrading through global value chain participation : which policies increase the value added gains ? (English)
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MAR 16, 2017 WPS8007 Policy Research Working Paper
Senegal - First Multi-Sectoral Structural Reform Development Policy Financing Project : Senegal - Structural Reform Development Policy Operation Series Project (English)
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NOV 21, 2016 109335 Program Document
Maldives - Country snapshot (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 109250 Working Paper
Nepal - Country snapshot (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 109251 Working Paper
Pakistan - Country snapshot (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 109252 Working Paper
Samoa - Second Fiscal and Economic Reform Operation Project (English)
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AUG 16, 2016 107125 Program Document
World Bank's experience with structural reforms for growth and development (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 105822 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Bangladesh development update : Moving forward with fading tailwinds (English)
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APR 01, 2016 105134 Working Paper
Kenya - Devolution Support Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)
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DEC 22, 2015 E4843 Environmental Assessment
India - Karnataka Municipal Reform Project (English)
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SEP 22, 2015 ICR3436 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Seychelles - Sustaining Reforms for Inclusive Growth Project (English)
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AUG 13, 2015 98882 Program Information Document
El Salvador - Systematic country diagnostic : building on strengths for a new generation (English)
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JUN 23, 2015 97718 Systematic Country Diagnostic
World Bank Group support to industrial competitiveness and its implications for jobs (English)
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JUN 02, 2015 97481 IEG Approach Paper
Latin America and the rising south : changing world, changing priorities (Vol. 2) : América Latina y el ascenso del Sur : nuevas prioridades en un mundo cambiante - panorama general (Spanish)
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MAY 13, 2015 96467 Publication
Latin America and the rising south : changing world, changing priorities (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)
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MAY 13, 2015 96467 Publication
Latin America and the rising south : changing world, changing priorities : Main report (English)
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MAY 13, 2015 96467 Publication