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Who are America's star firms? (English)

There is wide spread concern about a growing gap between top-performing publicly listed firms and the rest of the economy and the implications of this for rising inequality in the U.S. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8534 JUL 13, 2018

Ayyagari,Meghana; Demirguc-Kunt,Asli; Maksimovic,Vojislav Disclosed

Services development and comparative advantage in manufacturing (English)

Most manufacturing activities use inputs from the financial and business services sectors. But these services sectors also compete for resources with manufacturing activities, provoking concerns about de-industrialization -- financial services in industrial countries like the United States and the United Kingdom, and business services in developing countries like India and the Philippines. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8450 MAY 22, 2018

Liu,Xuepeng; Mattoo,Aaditya; Wang,Zhi; Wei,Shang-Jin Disclosed

International data flows and privacy : the conflict and its resolution (English)

The free flow of data across borders underpins today's globalized economy. But the flow of personal data outside the jurisdiction of national regulators also raises concerns about the protection of privacy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8431 MAY 07, 2018

Mattoo,Aaditya; Meltzer,Joshua Paul Disclosed

Paris climate agreement and the global economy : winners and losers (English)

The 2015 Paris Climate Agreement was the first instance of countries adhering to take a collective action against global warming. More than 190 countries came forward and submitted their contributions in the form of Intended Nationally Determined Contributions, reflective of their ability and capacity to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, as each country set its own targets and actions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8392 APR 02, 2018

Mani,Muthukumara S.; Hussein,Zekarias; Gopalakrishnan,Badri Narayanan; Wadhwa,Deepika Disclosed

Lobbying for capital tax benefits and misallocation of resources during a credit crunch (English)

Corporations often have strong incentives to exert influence on the tax code and obtain additional tax benefits through lobbying. For the U.S. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8394 APR 02, 2018

Zaourak,Gabriel Roberto Disclosed

Impact of U.S. market access on local labor markets in Vietnam (English)

This paper examines the impact of U.S. market access on local labor markets in a developing country, Vietnam. The study finds that following the implementation of the Vietnam–United States bilateral trade agreement in December 2001, manufacturing employment increased in provinces that were more exposed to U.S. tariff cuts. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8366 MAR 13, 2018

Hoang,Trung Xuan; Nguyen,Ha Minh Disclosed

Opening Remarks by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at the Fragility Forum 2018 (English)

This report discusses the speech by the World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at the Fagility Forum 2018 Washington, D.C., United States in March 05, 2018. ... See More +

Working Paper 129829 MAR 05, 2018

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

Why are more sovereigns issuing in Euros? Choosing between USD and EUR-denominated bonds (English)

This paper presents and discusses the arguments offered by several sovereigns that have joined a trend starting in 2013 whereby sovereign and corporate issuers, especially in Latin America, have gradually replaced a portion of the funding raised in U.S. dollars with euros. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8324 JAN 30, 2018

Velandia-Rubiano,Antonio; Cabral,Rodrigo Silveira Veiga Disclosed

Capital and labor : the factor income composition of top incomes in the United States, 1962-2006 (English)

This paper finds that capital and labor incomes in the United States have become more closely associated since the 1980s. This contributed to the well-known increase in the top 1 percent's share of total income, exacerbating rising inequality in capital incomes and earnings. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8268 DEC 11, 2017

Atkinson,Anthony B.; Lakner,Christoph Disclosed

The Evolution of the Canadian Pension Model : Practical Lessons for Building World-Class Pension Organizations : The evolution of the Canadian pension model : practical lessons for building world-class pension organizations (English)

Over the past three decades, a Canadian model of public pension has emerged that combines independent governance, professional in-house investment management, scale, and extensive geographic and asset-class diversification. ... See More +

Working Paper 121375 NOV 17, 2017

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Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Canada (English)

Doing Business 2018 is the 15th in a series of annual reports investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 120848 NOV 01, 2017

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Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - United States (English)

Doing Business 2018 is the 15th in a series of annual reports investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 121076 NOV 01, 2017

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Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - San Marino (English)

Doing Business 2018 is the 15th in a series of annual reports investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 121083 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim Speech at the 2017 Annual Meetings Plenary (English)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank at 2017 annual meetings. He discusses on the following topics: actions needed to grow the economies and compete in what will be a more complex, demanding, and digitized future; and three ways to end extreme poverty by 2030, and boost shared prosperity among the poorest 40 percent around the world: accelerating inclusive, sustainable economic growth; building resilience to shocks and threats; and investing more and more effectively in people. ... See More +

Working Paper 129818 OCT 13, 2017

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim Speech at the 2017 Annual Meetings Plenary (French)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank at 2017 annual meetings. He discusses on the following topics: actions needed to grow the economies and compete in what will be a more complex, demanding, and digitized future; and three ways to end extreme poverty by 2030, and boost shared prosperity among the poorest 40 percent around the world: accelerating inclusive, sustainable economic growth; building resilience to shocks and threats; and investing more and more effectively in people. ... See More +

Working Paper 129818 OCT 13, 2017

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim Speech at the 2017 Annual Meetings Plenary (Russian)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank at 2017 annual meetings. He discusses on the following topics: actions needed to grow the economies and compete in what will be a more complex, demanding, and digitized future; and three ways to end extreme poverty by 2030, and boost shared prosperity among the poorest 40 percent around the world: accelerating inclusive, sustainable economic growth; building resilience to shocks and threats; and investing more and more effectively in people. ... See More +

Working Paper 129818 OCT 13, 2017

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim Speech at the 2017 Annual Meetings Plenary (Spanish)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank at 2017 annual meetings. He discusses on the following topics: actions needed to grow the economies and compete in what will be a more complex, demanding, and digitized future; and three ways to end extreme poverty by 2030, and boost shared prosperity among the poorest 40 percent around the world: accelerating inclusive, sustainable economic growth; building resilience to shocks and threats; and investing more and more effectively in people. ... See More +

Working Paper 129818 OCT 13, 2017

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim Opening Remarks at the 2017 Annual Meetings Press Conference (English)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank at 2017 International Monetary Fund (IMF) annual meetings. ... See More +

Working Paper 129817 OCT 12, 2017

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim Opening Remarks at the 2017 Annual Meetings Press Conference (French)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank at 2017 International Monetary Fund (IMF) annual meetings. ... See More +

Working Paper 129817 OCT 12, 2017

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim Opening Remarks at the 2017 Annual Meetings Press Conference (Spanish)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank at 2017 International Monetary Fund (IMF) annual meetings. ... See More +

Working Paper 129817 OCT 12, 2017

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

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Who are America's star firms? (English)
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JUL 13, 2018 WPS8534 Policy Research Working Paper
Services development and comparative advantage in manufacturing (English)
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MAY 22, 2018 WPS8450 Policy Research Working Paper
International data flows and privacy : the conflict and its resolution (English)
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MAY 07, 2018 WPS8431 Policy Research Working Paper
Paris climate agreement and the global economy : winners and losers (English)
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APR 02, 2018 WPS8392 Policy Research Working Paper
Lobbying for capital tax benefits and misallocation of resources during a credit crunch (English)
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APR 02, 2018 WPS8394 Policy Research Working Paper
Impact of U.S. market access on local labor markets in Vietnam (English)
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MAR 13, 2018 WPS8366 Policy Research Working Paper
Opening Remarks by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at the Fragility Forum 2018 (English)
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MAR 05, 2018 129829 Working Paper
Why are more sovereigns issuing in Euros? Choosing between USD and EUR-denominated bonds (English)
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JAN 30, 2018 WPS8324 Policy Research Working Paper
Capital and labor : the factor income composition of top incomes in the United States, 1962-2006 (English)
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DEC 11, 2017 WPS8268 Policy Research Working Paper
The Evolution of the Canadian Pension Model : Practical Lessons for Building World-Class Pension Organizations : The evolution of the Canadian pension model : practical lessons for building world-class pension organizations (English)
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NOV 17, 2017 121375 Working Paper
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Canada (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 120848 Working Paper
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - United States (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121076 Working Paper
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - San Marino (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121083 Working Paper
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim Speech at the 2017 Annual Meetings Plenary (English)
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OCT 13, 2017 129818 Working Paper
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim Speech at the 2017 Annual Meetings Plenary (French)
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OCT 13, 2017 129818 Working Paper
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim Speech at the 2017 Annual Meetings Plenary (Russian)
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OCT 13, 2017 129818 Working Paper
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim Speech at the 2017 Annual Meetings Plenary (Spanish)
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OCT 13, 2017 129818 Working Paper
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim Opening Remarks at the 2017 Annual Meetings Press Conference (English)
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OCT 12, 2017 129817 Working Paper
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim Opening Remarks at the 2017 Annual Meetings Press Conference (French)
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OCT 12, 2017 129817 Working Paper
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim Opening Remarks at the 2017 Annual Meetings Press Conference (Spanish)
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OCT 12, 2017 129817 Working Paper