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Charter school entry and school choice: the case of Washington, D.C. (English)

This paper develops and estimates an equilibrium model of charter school entry and school choice. In the model, households choose among public, private, and charter schools, and a regulator authorizes charter entry and mandates charter exit. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7383 JUL 29, 2015

Ferreyra,Maria Marta; Kosenok,Grigory

Global liquidity and external bond issuance in emerging markets and developing economies (English)

Using the universe of all externally issued bonds by corporates and sovereigns in emerging and developing economies during 2000-14, this paper analyzes various issuance trends, including the unprecedented post-crisis surge. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7363 JUL 13, 2015

Feyen,Erik H.B.; Ghosh,Swati R.; Kibuuka,Katie; Farazi,Subika

Inclusive economic growth in America’s cities : what’s the playbook and the score ? (English)

This paper defines economic inclusion as the ability of all people, including the disadvantaged, to share in economic gains, that is, the conditions that allow for broadly shared prosperity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7322 JUN 22, 2015

de Souza Briggs,Xavier; Pendall,Rolf Joseph; Rubin,Victor

Firm heterogeneity and costly trade: a new estimation strategy and policy experiments (English)

This paper builds a tractable partial equilibrium model to help explain the role of trade preferences given to developing countries, as well as the efficacy of various subsidy policies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7156 JAN 01, 2015

Cherkashin, Ivan; Demidova, Svetlana; Kee, Hiau Looi; Krishna, Kala

Green subsidies and the WTO (English)

This paper provides a detailed explanation how the law of the World Trade Organization regulates environmental subsidies with a focus on renewable energy subsidies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7060 OCT 01, 2014

Charnovitz, Steve

Doing Business 2015 : going beyond efficiency - Canada (English)

This economy profile for Doing Business 2015 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for Canada. To allow for useful comparison, the profile also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 91930 OCT 01, 2014

Doing Business 2015 : going beyond efficiency - San Marino (English)

This economy profile for Doing Business 2015 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for San Marino. To allow for useful comparison, the profile also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 92117 OCT 01, 2014

Doing Business 2015 : going beyond efficiency - United States (English)

This economy profile for Doing Business 2015 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for The United States. To allow for useful comparison, the profile also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 92155 OCT 01, 2014

Welfare dynamics measurement : two definitions of a vulnerability line and their empirical application (English)

Little research currently exists on a vulnerability line that distinguishes the poor population from the population that is not poor but that still faces significant risk of falling back into poverty. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6944 JUN 01, 2014

Dang , Hai-Anh H.; Lanjouw, Peter F.

Making remittances work : balancing financial integrity and inclusion (English)

The September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States exposed the use of remittance channels for financing terrorism. Acting on this, the international community, through the financial action task force (FATF), issued first international standard to require the licensing or registration of money transfer businesses (MTBs) and to make them subject to anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism (AML and CFT) requirements. ... See More +

Publication 88482 MAY 29, 2014

Todoroki, Emiko; Noor, Wameek; Celik, Kuntay; Kulathunga, Anoma

Analyzing urban systems : have megacities become too large ? (English)

The trend toward ever greater urbanization continues unabated across the globe. According to the United Nations, by 2025 closes to 5 billion people will live in urban areas. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6872 MAY 01, 2014

Desmet, Klaus; Rossi-Hansberg, Esteban

Urbanization as opportunity (English)

Urbanization deserves urgent attention from policy makers, academics, entrepreneurs, and social reformers of all stripes. Nothing else will create as many opportunities for social and economic progress. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6874 MAY 01, 2014

Fuller, Brandon; Romer, Paul

Engineers, Innovative Capacity and Development in the Americas (English)

Using newly collected national and sub-national data, and historical case studies, this paper argues that differences in innovative capacity, captured by the density of engineers at the dawn of the Second Industrial Revolution, are important to explaining present income differences, and, in particular, the poor performance of Latin America relative to North America. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6814 MAR 01, 2014

Maloney, William F.; Caicedo, Felipe Valencia

Transmitting renewable energy to the grid : the case of Texas (English)

The note is based on an original work by Marcelino Madrigal and Steven Stoft entitled, Transmission Expansion for Renewable Energy Scale-Up: Emerging Lessons and Recommendations. ... See More +

Brief 85125 FEB 24, 2014

Madrigal, Marcelino; Jordan, Rhonda Lenai

Canada and World Bank Group trust funds (English)

Canadas contributions to the World Bank Group (WBG) totaled United States (U.S.) 5,797.6 million dollars for fiscal years 2009-14. In the first six months of fiscal year 2014, Canada contributed U.S. 13.3 million dollars to International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and International Development Association (IDA) trust funds (TFs), U.S. 152.8 million dollars to Financial Intermediary Funds (FIFs), and U.S. 1.4 million dollars to International Finance Corporation (IFC) TFs. ... See More +

Brief 89574 DEC 31, 2013

United States and World Bank Group trust funds (English)

The United States (U.S.) of Americas contributions to the World Bank Group (WBG) totaled U.S. 17,779.9 million dollars for fiscal years 2009-14. ... See More +

Brief 89593 DEC 31, 2013

Doing business 2014 : Canada - understanding regulations for small and medium-size enterprises (English)

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for Canada. In a series of annual reports, Doing Business assesses regulations affecting domestic firms in 189 economies and ranks the economies in 10 areas of business regulation, such as starting a business, resolving insolvency and trading across borders. ... See More +

Working Paper 82791 OCT 29, 2013

Doing business 2014 : San Marino - understanding regulations for small and medium-size enterprises (English)

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for San Marino. In a series of annual reports, Doing Business assesses regulations affecting domestic firms in 189 economies and ranks the economies in 10 areas of business regulation, such as starting a business, resolving insolvency and trading across borders. ... See More +

Working Paper 82950 OCT 29, 2013

Doing business 2014 : United States - understanding regulations for small and medium-size enterprises (English)

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for United States. In a series of annual reports, Doing Business assesses regulations affecting domestic firms in 189 economies and ranks the economies in 10 areas of business regulation, such as starting a business, resolving insolvency and trading across borders. ... See More +

Working Paper 83001 OCT 29, 2013

Doing business 2014 : Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) (English)

This regional profile presents the Doing Business indicators for economies in Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). It also shows the regional average, the best performance globally for each indicator and data for the following comparator regions: East Asia and the Pacific, European Union, Latin America, OECD High Income, and South Asia. ... See More +

Working Paper 83397 OCT 29, 2013

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Charter school entry and school choice: the case of Washington, D.C. (English)
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JUL 29, 2015 WPS7383 Policy Research Working Paper
Global liquidity and external bond issuance in emerging markets and developing economies (English)
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JUL 13, 2015 WPS7363 Policy Research Working Paper
Inclusive economic growth in America’s cities : what’s the playbook and the score ? (English)
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JUN 22, 2015 WPS7322 Policy Research Working Paper
Firm heterogeneity and costly trade: a new estimation strategy and policy experiments (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7156 Policy Research Working Paper
Green subsidies and the WTO (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7060 Policy Research Working Paper
Doing Business 2015 : going beyond efficiency - Canada (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91930 Working Paper
Doing Business 2015 : going beyond efficiency - San Marino (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 92117 Working Paper
Doing Business 2015 : going beyond efficiency - United States (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 92155 Working Paper
Welfare dynamics measurement : two definitions of a vulnerability line and their empirical application (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6944 Policy Research Working Paper
Making remittances work : balancing financial integrity and inclusion (English)
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MAY 29, 2014 88482 Publication
Analyzing urban systems : have megacities become too large ? (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6872 Policy Research Working Paper
Urbanization as opportunity (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6874 Policy Research Working Paper
Engineers, Innovative Capacity and Development in the Americas (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 WPS6814 Policy Research Working Paper
Transmitting renewable energy to the grid : the case of Texas (English)
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FEB 24, 2014 85125 Brief
Canada and World Bank Group trust funds (English)
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DEC 31, 2013 89574 Brief
United States and World Bank Group trust funds (English)
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DEC 31, 2013 89593 Brief
Doing business 2014 : Canada - understanding regulations for small and medium-size enterprises (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 82791 Working Paper
Doing business 2014 : San Marino - understanding regulations for small and medium-size enterprises (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 82950 Working Paper
Doing business 2014 : United States - understanding regulations for small and medium-size enterprises (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 83001 Working Paper
Doing business 2014 : Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 83397 Working Paper