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FYR Macedonia Special Focus Note : Progressivity and Equity in Personal Income Taxation : ПЈР Македонија, Посебен осврт: Прогресивност и еднаквост во оданочувањето на личните приходи (Macedonian)

FYR Macedonia has kept taxes low and offered tax incentives to attract foreign direct investment (FDI), but that has had a sizable fiscal cost. ... See More +

Working Paper 131861 NOV 01, 2018

English Disclosed

FYR Macedonia Special Focus Note : Progressivity and Equity in Personal Income Taxation (English)

FYR Macedonia has kept taxes low and offered tax incentives to attract foreign direct investment (FDI), but that has had a sizable fiscal cost. ... See More +

Working Paper 131861 NOV 01, 2018

Macedonian Disclosed

Busting the Myth : The Impact of Increasing the Minimum Wage : The Experience of Romania (English)

This paper discusses the impact of a gradual, pre-announced significant increase of the minimum wage during 2013–16 in Romania. The main finding is that the positive effects prevail when the starting level of increase in the minimum wage is very low and the economy is in a negative output gap. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8632 OCT 31, 2018

Heemskerk,Frank; Voinea,Liviu; Cojocaru,Alexandra Disclosed

Yemen Economic Monitoring Brief (English)

Yemen has been experiencing political instability since 2011 and open conflict since late 2014. As a result, the social and institutional fabric in Yemen has witnessed increasing disintegration. ... See More +

Brief 130967 OCT 01, 2018

Arabic Disclosed

Economic Monitoring Report to the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (English)

The main body of the report is organized in two chapters with one annex. Chapter one focuses on recent economic developments in the real, fiscal and banking sectors, while providing a near term outlook that highlights critical challenges facing the Palestinian economy. ... See More +

Working Paper 129986 SEP 27, 2018

Disclosed

Remittances and Labor Supply in the Northern Triangle (English)

Through substitution and income effects, remittances can alter an individual's allocation of time between market activities and household production, decreasing labor supply. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8597 SEP 20, 2018

Sousa,Liliana Do Couto; Garcia Suaza,Andres Felipe Disclosed

Tax-Transfers Schemes, Informality, and Search Frictions in a Small Open Economy (English)

This paper evaluates the impact of market-oriented structural reforms, in particular labor market policies, social assistance programs, and trade liberalization on long run unemployment, wage inequality, and the distribution of employment across sectors in a small open economy with search frictions and idiosyncratic productivity shocks. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8574 SEP 05, 2018

Robayo,Monica Disclosed

Enhancing job opportunities for skilled women in the Palestinian territories (English)

The lack of good job opportunities in the Palestinian territories (West Bank and Gaza) remains a central challenge to achieving inclusive growth, peace, and stability in the region. ... See More +

Working Paper 129981 SEP 01, 2018

Hillis,Samira Ahmed; Alaref,Jumana Jamal Subhi; Takkenberg,Wouter Matthijs Disclosed

Tax-Transfers Schemes, Informality, and Search Frictions in a Small Open Economy (English)

This paper evaluates the impact of market-oriented structural reforms, in particular labor market policies, social assistance programs, and trade liberalization on long run unemployment, wage inequality, and the distribution of employment across sectors in a small open economy with search frictions and idiosyncratic productivity shocks. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 129816 SEP 01, 2018

Robayo,Monica Disclosed

Philippines Monthly Economic Developments (September 2018) (English)

This newsletter includes the following headlines: Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) declined significantly in the first week of September 2018 due to a mix of external and domestic factors; the Philippine peso depreciated in August after strengthening in July; headline inflation surged in August with increased food and energy prices; Balance of payment deficit widened in the first half of 2018 reaching 2.1 percent of GDP from 0.5 percent of GDP same period in 2017; the government posted a fiscal deficit in July as public spending growth outpaced revenue growth; unemployment declined further in July 2018, but underemployment continued to worsen; consumer confidence turned negative for the first time in two years and business confidence fell to its lowest since 2009 ... See More +

Newsletter 129959 SEP 01, 2018

Chua,Kevin C.; Cruz,Kevin Thomas Garcia; Endo,Isaku; Qian,Rong; Hansl,Birgit Disclosed

Digital Jobs for Youth : Young Women in the Digital Economy (English)

The Digital Jobs for Youth: Focus on Young Women in the Digital Economy flagship report is primarily intended to provide operational recommendations for the design and implementation of gender-inclusive digital jobs interventions for youth. ... See More +

Annual Report 129757 SEP 01, 2018

Robinson,Danielle Simone; Datta,Namita; Massey,Emily; Kgasago,Tshegofatso; Jakoet,Mishkah; Glick,Peter J.; Carew,Diana Gehlhaus; Edochie,Ifeanyi; McLaughlin,Delores; Small,Andrew Disclosed

The distributional impact of taxes and social spending in Romania (English)

The combined effect of taxes and social spending in Romania helps to reduce inequality, although less so than in other European Union countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8565 AUG 23, 2018

Inchauste Comboni,Maria Gabriela; Militaru,Eva Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Modernization of Government Services in the Republic of Moldova - P148537 - Sequence No : 02 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR33642 AUG 10, 2018

Gusarova,Maya V. Disclosed

The Distributional Impact of Taxes and Social Spending in Romania (English)

The combined effect of taxes and social spending in Romania helps to reduce inequality, although less so than in other European Union countries. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 129808 AUG 01, 2018

Inchauste Comboni,Maria Gabriela; Militaru,Eva Disclosed

West Bank and Gaza - Request for Replenishment of the Trust Fund for Gaza and the West Bank : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 128957 JUL 24, 2018

Disclosed

Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - Education and Skills development Enhancement Project - P164294 (English)

Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet PIDISDSA24819 JUL 21, 2018

Braham,Kamel Disclosed

Skills and jobs in Brazil : an agenda for youth (English)

Skills and Jobs in Brazil: An Agenda for Youth is a new World Bank book focusing on the challenge of economic engagement among Brazil’s youth. In the context of a rapidly aging population, Brazil’s greatest economic opportunity is to increase its labor productivity, especially that of its youth. ... See More +

Publication 128325 JUL 12, 2018

Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Packard,Truman G. Disclosed

Armenia – An opportunity to unlock Armenia's potential (Luhya,Armenian)

This edition of Armenia's Country Economic Update is part of a semi-annual series designed to monitor socio-economic developments in Armenia. This edition covers the developments in 2017 and first few months of 2018. ... See More +

Working Paper 128500 JUL 01, 2018

Manookian Salmasi,Armineh; Najdov,Evgenij; Khachatryan,Artsvi Disclosed

Armenia – An opportunity to unlock Armenia's potential (English)

This edition of Armenia's Country Economic Update is part of a semi-annual series designed to monitor socio-economic developments in Armenia. This edition covers the developments in 2017 and first few months of 2018. ... See More +

Working Paper 128500 JUL 01, 2018

Manookian Salmasi,Armineh; Najdov,Evgenij; Khachatryan,Artsvi Disclosed

DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) weekly global economic newsletters are as follows: taking stock; weekly insight: do fiscal multipliers depend on fiscal positions? ... See More +

Newsletter 129111 JUN 29, 2018

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FYR Macedonia Special Focus Note : Progressivity and Equity in Personal Income Taxation : ПЈР Македонија, Посебен осврт: Прогресивност и еднаквост во оданочувањето на личните приходи (Macedonian)
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NOV 01, 2018 131861 Working Paper English
FYR Macedonia Special Focus Note : Progressivity and Equity in Personal Income Taxation (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 131861 Working Paper Macedonian
Busting the Myth : The Impact of Increasing the Minimum Wage : The Experience of Romania (English)
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OCT 31, 2018 WPS8632 Policy Research Working Paper
Yemen Economic Monitoring Brief (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 130967 Brief Arabic
Economic Monitoring Report to the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (English)
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SEP 27, 2018 129986 Working Paper
Remittances and Labor Supply in the Northern Triangle (English)
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SEP 20, 2018 WPS8597 Policy Research Working Paper
Tax-Transfers Schemes, Informality, and Search Frictions in a Small Open Economy (English)
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SEP 05, 2018 WPS8574 Policy Research Working Paper
Enhancing job opportunities for skilled women in the Palestinian territories (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 129981 Working Paper
Tax-Transfers Schemes, Informality, and Search Frictions in a Small Open Economy (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 129816 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Philippines Monthly Economic Developments (September 2018) (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 129959 Newsletter
Digital Jobs for Youth : Young Women in the Digital Economy (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 129757 Annual Report
The distributional impact of taxes and social spending in Romania (English)
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AUG 23, 2018 WPS8565 Policy Research Working Paper
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Modernization of Government Services in the Republic of Moldova - P148537 - Sequence No : 02 (English)
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AUG 10, 2018 ISR33642 Implementation Status and Results Report
The Distributional Impact of Taxes and Social Spending in Romania (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 129808 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
West Bank and Gaza - Request for Replenishment of the Trust Fund for Gaza and the West Bank : chair summary (English)
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JUL 24, 2018 128957 Board Summary
Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - Education and Skills development Enhancement Project - P164294 (English)
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JUL 21, 2018 PIDISDSA24819 Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Skills and jobs in Brazil : an agenda for youth (English)
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JUL 12, 2018 128325 Publication
Armenia – An opportunity to unlock Armenia's potential (Luhya,Armenian)
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JUL 01, 2018 128500 Working Paper
Armenia – An opportunity to unlock Armenia's potential (English)
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JUL 01, 2018 128500 Working Paper
DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)
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JUN 29, 2018 129111 Newsletter