Documents & Reports

Search / Browse Documents


  

REFINE BY:

Specific Document Date Range

See More +
See More +
See More +
  • Showing 1 - 20 of 116 results
  • Display results in sets of
  • 10
  • 20
  • 50
Download To Excel [x]
Morocco - MA-MSME Development (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR0021303 SEP 19, 2018

IEG Review Team Disclosed

Estimate of Revenue Foregone on Customs Duty in Bangladesh (English)

This note is a preliminary estimate of the revenue foregone under customs duty because of the various exemptions provided on imports. The estimates are intended as an input into the policy process that seeks to balance revenue raising measures, trade and tariff policy, and competitiveness. ... See More +

Policy Note 129700 AUG 29, 2018

Disclosed

Fiscal incentives and firm performance : evidence from the Dominican Republic (English)

This paper evaluates the impact of fiscal incentives on firm performance in the Dominican Republic. In recent years, the Dominican government has approved several new corporate tax benefits. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8382 MAR 27, 2018

Amendola,Alessandra; Boccia,Marinella; Mele,Gianluca; Sensini,Luca Disclosed

Principles and institutional arrangements for better policy design : Brazil's productivity implementation agenda - ideas, rent seeking, and institutions (English)

The previous chapters have suggested that many policy-induced distortions constrain productivity and development in Brazil. As a result, a significant number of potential policy reforms could increase competition and thereby stimulate innovation and productivity growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 123952 FEB 26, 2018

Clarke,Roland N. Disclosed

Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program : Executive summary (Russian)

There is a policy measure that can simultaneously save millions of lives, reduce poverty, and increase countries’ domestic resources for financing development. ... See More +

Working Paper 119792 JAN 31, 2018

V. Márquez y, Patricio; Moreno-Dodson,Blanca Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

Optimizing finance for development (English)

The World Bank Group recently adopted the "cascade framework" to "maximize finance for development." The cascade recommends that reforms be tried first, followed by subsidies, and then public investments. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8320 JAN 29, 2018

Cordella,Tito Disclosed

Ukraine - Fiscal incentives for science, technology and innovation activities : good practice review report (English)

This report reviews different international good practices in introducing and implementing fiscal incentives for supporting science, technology, and innovation (STI) and provides policy recommendations relevant to the implementation of such incentives in Ukraine. ... See More +

Working Paper 120866 NOV 01, 2017

Zolotarev,Andrey P.; Guceri,Irem; Aridi,Anwar Disclosed

Global investment competitiveness report 2017-2018 : foreign investor perspectives and policy implications (English)

This inaugural issue of the World Bank Group s Global Investment Competitiveness Report presents novel analytical insights and empirical evidence on foreign direct investments (FDI) drivers and contributions to economic transformation. ... See More +

Publication 121404 OCT 25, 2017

Disclosed

The platform for collaboration on tax : Projet soumis à commentaires : L'imposition des transferts indirects opérés à l'étranger – une boîte à outils (French)

The report outlines two main approaches for enforcing of taxation of OITs by the country in which the asset is located—provisions for which require careful drafting. ... See More +

Working Paper 117797 JUL 28, 2017

Spanish, English Disclosed

With the implementation of the VAT law postponed, what additional domestic revenue mobilization measures could be considered? : Bangladesh - Policy Note (English)

The postponement of 2012 VAT Law implementation means that the higher tax revenues expected from the measure will be delayed, and additional sources of revenue need to be considered. ... See More +

Policy Note 129703 JUL 22, 2017

Disclosed

Argentina - Assessment of capital market mechanisms for financing of SMEs (English)

This document has the purpose of identifying and describing actions that could aid in facilitating the financing of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) through instruments channeled via the capital markets. ... See More +

Working Paper 117055 JUN 28, 2017

.org;; 000012349:John Daniel Pollner:jpollner@worldbank Disclosed

Industrial policies vs public goods under asymmetric information (English)

This paper presents an analytical framework that captures the informational problems and trade-offs that policy makers face when choosing between public goods (for example, infrastructure) and industrial policies (for example, firm- or sector-specific subsidies). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8052 MAY 04, 2017

Hevia,Constantino; Loayza,Norman V.; Meza Cuadra Balcazar,Claudia Maria Disclosed

Can tax incentives for electronic payments reduce the shadow economy? : Korea's attempt to reduce underreporting in retail businesses (English)

Increasing tax revenues by reducing the shadow economy has been a central goal of tax policy and administration in the Republic of Korea since the National Tax Service was established as an independent agency in 1966. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7936 JAN 09, 2017

Sung,Myung Jae; Awasthi,Rajul; Lee,Hyung Chul Disclosed

Special economic zones : an operational review of their impacts (English)

Policy-makers across developing economies are implementing different forms of special economic zones (SEZs): programs intended to catalyze economic growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 121958 JAN 01, 2017

Buba,Johanne; Wong,Michael D. Disclosed

Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program : Executive summary (Chinese)

There is a policy measure that can simultaneously save millions of lives, reduce poverty, and increase countries’ domestic resources for financing development. ... See More +

Working Paper 119792 JAN 01, 2017

Irwin,Alexander; Marquez,Patricio V.; Jha,Prabhat K.; Peto, Richard; Moreno-Dodson,Blanca; Goodchild,Mark; Perucic,Anne-Marie; Zheng, Rose; Blecher,Evan; Bouw,Annerie; Lavado,Rouselle F.; Meyer,Moritz; Postolovska,Iryna; Sotomayor Noel,Renzo Efren; Ross,Hana; Hu,Teh-Wei; Lisulo,Angela S.; Brown,Melissa; Fanta Ivanovic,Enrique; Garcia,Magaly Annabel Clavijo Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, English Disclosed

Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program : Executive summary (Spanish)

There is a policy measure that can simultaneously save millions of lives, reduce poverty, and increase countries’ domestic resources for financing development. ... See More +

Working Paper 119792 JAN 01, 2017

Irwin,Alexander; Marquez,Patricio V.; Jha,Prabhat K.; Peto, Richard; Moreno-Dodson,Blanca; Goodchild,Mark; Perucic,Anne-Marie; Zheng, Rose; Blecher,Evan; Bouw,Annerie; Lavado,Rouselle F.; Meyer,Moritz; Postolovska,Iryna; Sotomayor Noel,Renzo Efren; Ross,Hana; Hu,Teh-Wei; Lisulo,Angela S.; Brown,Melissa; Fanta Ivanovic,Enrique; Garcia,Magaly Annabel Clavijo Japanese, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program : Executive summary (Japanese)

There is a policy measure that can simultaneously save millions of lives, reduce poverty, and increase countries’ domestic resources for financing development. ... See More +

Working Paper 119792 JAN 01, 2017

Irwin,Alexander; Marquez,Patricio V.; Jha,Prabhat K.; Peto, Richard; Moreno-Dodson,Blanca; Goodchild,Mark; Perucic,Anne-Marie; Zheng, Rose; Blecher,Evan; Bouw,Annerie; Lavado,Rouselle F.; Meyer,Moritz; Postolovska,Iryna; Sotomayor Noel,Renzo Efren; Ross,Hana; Hu,Teh-Wei; Lisulo,Angela S.; Brown,Melissa; Fanta Ivanovic,Enrique; Garcia,Magaly Annabel Clavijo Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program : Executive summary (Arabic)

There is a policy measure that can simultaneously save millions of lives, reduce poverty, and increase countries’ domestic resources for financing development. ... See More +

Working Paper 119792 JAN 01, 2017

Irwin,Alexander; Marquez,Patricio V.; Jha,Prabhat K.; Peto, Richard; Moreno-Dodson,Blanca; Goodchild,Mark; Perucic,Anne-Marie; Zheng, Rose; Blecher,Evan; Bouw,Annerie; Lavado,Rouselle F.; Meyer,Moritz; Postolovska,Iryna; Sotomayor Noel,Renzo Efren; Ross,Hana; Hu,Teh-Wei; Lisulo,Angela S.; Brown,Melissa; Fanta Ivanovic,Enrique; Garcia,Magaly Annabel Clavijo Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

Global migration of talent and tax incentives : evidence from Malaysia's returning expert program (English)

This paper presents the first evidence on the efficacy of a major program designed to encourage the return migration of high-skilled individuals. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7875 NOV 01, 2016

Del Carpio,Ximena Vanessa; Ozden,Caglar; Testaverde,Mauro; Wagner,Mathis Christoph Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Morocco - MA-MSME Development (English)
See More +
SEP 19, 2018 ICRR0021303 Implementation Completion Report Review
Estimate of Revenue Foregone on Customs Duty in Bangladesh (English)
See More +
AUG 29, 2018 129700 Policy Note
Fiscal incentives and firm performance : evidence from the Dominican Republic (English)
See More +
MAR 27, 2018 WPS8382 Policy Research Working Paper
Principles and institutional arrangements for better policy design : Brazil's productivity implementation agenda - ideas, rent seeking, and institutions (English)
See More +
FEB 26, 2018 123952 Working Paper
Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program : Executive summary (Russian)
See More +
JAN 31, 2018 119792 Working Paper Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, French, Chinese, English
Optimizing finance for development (English)
See More +
JAN 29, 2018 WPS8320 Policy Research Working Paper
Ukraine - Fiscal incentives for science, technology and innovation activities : good practice review report (English)
See More +
NOV 01, 2017 120866 Working Paper
Global investment competitiveness report 2017-2018 : foreign investor perspectives and policy implications (English)
See More +
OCT 25, 2017 121404 Publication
The platform for collaboration on tax : Projet soumis à commentaires : L'imposition des transferts indirects opérés à l'étranger – une boîte à outils (French)
See More +
JUL 28, 2017 117797 Working Paper Spanish, English
With the implementation of the VAT law postponed, what additional domestic revenue mobilization measures could be considered? : Bangladesh - Policy Note (English)
See More +
JUL 22, 2017 129703 Policy Note
Argentina - Assessment of capital market mechanisms for financing of SMEs (English)
See More +
JUN 28, 2017 117055 Working Paper
Application of behavioral techniques to improve tax abrasiveness : results of empirical research conducted in Poland : Zastosowqnie technik behavioralnych w celu poprawy scirgqlnosci podatköw : wyniki badah empirycznych przeprowadzonych w Polsce (Polish)
See More +
JUN 01, 2017 116052 Working Paper
Industrial policies vs public goods under asymmetric information (English)
See More +
MAY 04, 2017 WPS8052 Policy Research Working Paper
Can tax incentives for electronic payments reduce the shadow economy? : Korea's attempt to reduce underreporting in retail businesses (English)
See More +
JAN 09, 2017 WPS7936 Policy Research Working Paper
Special economic zones : an operational review of their impacts (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2017 121958 Working Paper
Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program : Executive summary (Chinese)
See More +
JAN 01, 2017 119792 Working Paper Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, English
Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program : Executive summary (Spanish)
See More +
JAN 01, 2017 119792 Working Paper Japanese, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English
Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program : Executive summary (Japanese)
See More +
JAN 01, 2017 119792 Working Paper Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English
Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program : Executive summary (Arabic)
See More +
JAN 01, 2017 119792 Working Paper Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English
Global migration of talent and tax incentives : evidence from Malaysia's returning expert program (English)
See More +
NOV 01, 2016 WPS7875 Policy Research Working Paper