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Unequal laws and the disempowerment of women in the labor market : evidence from firm-level data (English)

Institutions are defined as the set of rules that govern human interactions. When these rules are discriminatory, they may disempower segments of a population in the economic spheres of activity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8202 SEP 21, 2017

Islam,Asif Mohammed; Muzi,Silvia; Amin,Mohammad Disclosed

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

This paper describes the impact of fiscal policy on inequality and poverty, and examines recent policy changes and whether there is room for an increased role for fiscal policy in improving the well-being of the poor. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8203 SEP 21, 2017

Inchauste Comboni,Maria Gabriela; Rubil,Ivica Disclosed

Assessing effects of large-scale land transfers: challenges and opportunities in Malawi's estate sector (English)

This study uses data from the complete computerization of agricultural leases in Malawi, a georeferenced farm survey, and satellite imagery to document the opportunities and challenges of land-based investment in novel ways. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8200 SEP 20, 2017

Deininger,Klaus W.; Xia,Fang Disclosed

Iraq - Emergency Operation for Development Project - additional financing : environmental assessment : Updated environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of Emergency Operation for Development Project (EODP) for Iraq is to support the country in the reconstruction of damaged infrastructure and the restoration of public services delivery in Targeted Municipal Areas. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3631 SEP 20, 2017

Jabbour,Jocelyne Disclosed

Iraq - Emergency Operation Development Project (EODP) - additional financing : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)

The development objective of Emergency Operation for Development Project (EODP) for Iraq is to support the country in the reconstruction of damaged infrastructure and the restoration of public services delivery in Targeted Municipal Areas. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3640 SEP 20, 2017

Jabbour,Jocelyne Disclosed

India - National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project (NCRMP-1) is to reduce the vulnerability of coastal communities in Andhra Pradesh and Orissa to cyclone and other hydro meteorological hazards. ... See More +

Project Paper RES27861 SEP 19, 2017

Disclosed

Which emerging markets and developing economies face corporate balance sheet vulnerabilities ? : a novel monitoring framework (English)

This paper introduces a novel corporate financial vulnerability index that tracks financial conditions of the non-financial corporate sector. Using the balance sheet information of 14,207 listed non-financial firms in 69 emerging markets and developing economies, the index shows that, at the global level, corporate vulnerability sharply increased since 2013 and stabilized in 2016. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8198 SEP 19, 2017

Feyen,Erik H.B.; Fiess,Norbert Matthias; Zuccardi Huertas,Igor Esteban; Lambert,Lara Alice Victoria Disclosed

Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of - Conditional Cash Transfers Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Conditional Cash Transfers Project is to strengthen the effectiveness and efficiency of the Government of Macedonia's (GoM) social safety net through (a) the introduction of conditional cash transfers; and (b) improvements in the administration, oversight, monitoring, and evaluation of social assistance transfers. ... See More +

Project Paper RES29372 SEP 18, 2017

Disclosed

Madagascar - Electricity Sector Operations and Governance Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Plan de gestion environnementale et sociale : Centrale thermique Toamasina (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG3612 SEP 12, 2017

Feno,Paul-Jean Disclosed

Madagascar - Electricity Sector Operations and Governance Improvement Project : environmental assessment : Plan de gestion environnementale et sociale : Centrale thermique - Antsiranana (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG3612 SEP 12, 2017

Feno,Paul-Jean Disclosed

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 655 : transfer from surplus to replenish the trust fund for Gaza and the West Bank (English)

On September 8, 2017, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors adopted resolution number six hundred and fifty five. ... See More +

Board Report 119672 SEP 08, 2017

Disclosed

Kazakhstan - Tax Administration Reform Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Tax Administration Reform Project is to reform and strengthen the tax administration to improve the level of voluntary compliance, enhance effectiveness to fight tax evasion, increase administrative efficiency, and reduce the potential for corruption. ... See More +

Project Paper RES29270 SEP 07, 2017

Burunciuc,Lilia Disclosed

When is the government transfer multiplier large ? (English)

Transfers to individuals were a larger part of the 2009 U.S. stimulus package than government purchases. Using a two-agent New Keynesian model, this paper shows analytically that the multiplier on targeted transfers to financially constrained households is (i) larger than the purchase multiplier if the zero lower bound (ZLB) binds, and (ii) is more sensitive to the degree of monetary accommodation of inflation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8184 SEP 06, 2017

Giambattista,Eric; Pennings,Steven Michael Disclosed

Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program (undated) (September 2017) (English)

This Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program covers FY18 Q1, Q2, Q3, and updated reports and other documents to be circulated for information for FY18 Q1. ... See More +

Board Report 119679 SEP 01, 2017

Disclosed

Brazil - Rio Grande of South, Sector Wide Approach (SWAp) Project : indigenous peoples plan : Plano para povos indígenas do componente manutenção de rodovias nas terras indígenas Serrinha e Nonoai (Portuguese)

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3623 SEP 01, 2017

Oliveira,Zelia Brandt De Disclosed

Brazil - Rio Grande of South, Sector Wide Approach (SWAp) Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 3) : Plano para povos indígenas do projeto de qualificação do espaço escolar (Portuguese)

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3623 SEP 01, 2017

Oliveira,Zelia Brandt De Disclosed

Philippines monthly economic developments : September 2017 (English)

The Philippines Stock Exchange index (PSEi) slightly weakened in August. The PSEi contracted by 0.7 percent month-on month, closing at 7,958 in August which was largely the result of seasonal factors. ... See More +

Newsletter 119767 SEP 01, 2017

Disclosed

Nepal development update : fiscal architecture for federal Nepal (English)

Global growth is picking up and the growth in the South Asia region continues to remain strong. A recovery in industrial activity has coincided with a pickup in global trade, after two years of marked weakness. ... See More +

Working Paper 119723 SEP 01, 2017

Cosic,Damir; Dahal,Sudyumna; Bajracharya,Roshan Darshan; Rana,Saurav Shamsher J.B.; Blanco Cossio,Fernando Andres Disclosed

Financial protection analytics : supporting risk-informed decision making with quantitative analyses and tools (English)

The Disaster Risk Finance and Insurance Program (DRFIP), through its Disaster Risk Financing Analytics (DRF Analytics) function, aims to strengthen the financial management of climate and disaster shocks by providing quantitative financial and economic analysis and tools for risk-informed decision making. ... See More +

Brief 119817 SEP 01, 2017

Disclosed

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Unequal laws and the disempowerment of women in the labor market : evidence from firm-level data (English)
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SEP 21, 2017 WPS8202 Policy Research Working Paper
The distributional impact of taxes and social spending in Croatia (English)
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SEP 21, 2017 WPS8203 Policy Research Working Paper
Assessing effects of large-scale land transfers: challenges and opportunities in Malawi's estate sector (English)
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SEP 20, 2017 WPS8200 Policy Research Working Paper
Iraq - Emergency Operation for Development Project - additional financing : environmental assessment : Updated environmental and social management framework (English)
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SEP 20, 2017 SFG3631 Environmental Assessment
Iraq - Emergency Operation Development Project (EODP) - additional financing : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)
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SEP 20, 2017 SFG3640 Resettlement Plan
India - National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project : restructuring (English)
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SEP 19, 2017 RES27861 Project Paper
Which emerging markets and developing economies face corporate balance sheet vulnerabilities ? : a novel monitoring framework (English)
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SEP 19, 2017 WPS8198 Policy Research Working Paper
Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of - Conditional Cash Transfers Project : restructuring (English)
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SEP 18, 2017 RES29372 Project Paper
Madagascar - Electricity Sector Operations and Governance Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Plan de gestion environnementale et sociale : Centrale thermique Toamasina (French)
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SEP 12, 2017 SFG3612 Environmental Assessment
Madagascar - Electricity Sector Operations and Governance Improvement Project : environmental assessment : Plan de gestion environnementale et sociale : Centrale thermique - Antsiranana (French)
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SEP 12, 2017 SFG3612 Environmental Assessment
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 655 : transfer from surplus to replenish the trust fund for Gaza and the West Bank (English)
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SEP 08, 2017 119672 Board Report
Kazakhstan - Tax Administration Reform Project : restructuring (English)
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SEP 07, 2017 RES29270 Project Paper
When is the government transfer multiplier large ? (English)
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SEP 06, 2017 WPS8184 Policy Research Working Paper
Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program (undated) (September 2017) (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 119679 Board Report
Brazil - Rio Grande of South, Sector Wide Approach (SWAp) Project : indigenous peoples plan : Plano para povos indígenas do componente manutenção de rodovias nas terras indígenas Serrinha e Nonoai (Portuguese)
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SEP 01, 2017 SFG3623 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Brazil - Rio Grande of South, Sector Wide Approach (SWAp) Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 3) : Plano para povos indígenas do projeto de qualificação do espaço escolar (Portuguese)
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SEP 01, 2017 SFG3623 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Brazil - Rio Grande of South, Sector Wide Approach (SWAp) Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 2) : Plano para povos indígenas do componente manutenção de rodovias nas terras indígenas Cacique doble e passo grande do Rio Forquilha (Portuguese)
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SEP 01, 2017 SFG3623 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Philippines monthly economic developments : September 2017 (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 119767 Newsletter
Nepal development update : fiscal architecture for federal Nepal (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 119723 Working Paper
Financial protection analytics : supporting risk-informed decision making with quantitative analyses and tools (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 119817 Brief