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Statement by Joe Oliver at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Joe Oliver at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. He discusses On behalf of Canada, Ireland and the Caribbean countries that comprise our constituency, I would like to express our appreciation and support for the leadership of the World Bank Group over the past year, particularly as it has responded to a number of urgent crises. ... See More +

Board Report 91390 OCT 11, 2014

Oliver, Joe

Statement by Lilianne Ploumen at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Lilianne Ploumen, Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. ... See More +

Board Report 91405 OCT 11, 2014

Liberia-Poverty Reduction Support Credit II (English)

Project Information Document AB7636 OCT 06, 2014

Corporate governance of state-owned enterprises : a toolkit (English)

This toolkit provides an overarching framework for the corporate governance of state-owned enterprises (SOEs), along with the tools and information for making practical improvements. ... See More +

Publication 91347 OCT 06, 2014

Kikeri, Sunita; Brumby, Jim; Arrobbio, Alexandre; Nunez, Alejandra; Berg, Alexander; Barros, Ana Cristina Hirata; Moreno-Dodson, Blanca; Robinett, David; Fortin, Henri; Steinhilper, Immanuel; Garrido, Jose; Zoratta, Laura; Verhoeven, Marijn; Beauchard, Renaud; Vani, Sanjay

Exploiting externalities to estimate the long-term effects of early childhood deworming (English)

This paper investigates whether a large-scale deworming intervention aimed at primary school pupils in western Kenya had long-term effects on young children in the region. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7052 OCT 01, 2014

Ozier, Owen

Afghanistan - Country snapshot (English)

Political events have overshadowed economic developments in Afghanistan in recent months. The protracted election process has compounded uncertainty building since 2013 from the political and security transition. ... See More +

Working Paper 91623 OCT 01, 2014

Governance of Indian State power utilities : an ongoing journey (English)

By the late 1990s, the technical and financial performance of the power sector in India had deteriorated to the point where the Government of India had to step in to bail out the state utilities, almost all of which were vertically integrated state electricity boards (SEBs). ... See More +

Publication 91157 SEP 25, 2014

Pargal, Sheoli; Mayer, Kristy

Corporate governance and bank insolvency risk : international evidence (English)

This paper finds that shareholder-friendly corporate governance is positively associated with bank insolvency risk, as proxied by the Z-score and the Merton's distance to default measure, for an international sample of banks over the 2004-08 period. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7017 SEP 01, 2014

Anginer, Deniz; Demirguc-Kunt, Asli; Huizinga, Harry; Ma, Kebin

Governors and governing institutions: a comparative study of state-business relations in Russia's regions (English)

The paper uses the latest 2011 round of the Business Environment and Enterprise Performance Survey for the Russian Federation, which for the first time was designed to be representative of Russian regions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7038 SEP 01, 2014

Sharafutdinova, Gulnaz; Kisunko, Gregory

Testing job matching services for unemployed educated youth in Jordan (English)

This note tests the extent to which search and matching frictions are the cause of high levels of unemployment for educated youth in Jordan, and whether a job matching service can reduce unemployment. ... See More +

Brief 91227 SEP 01, 2014

Groh, Matthew; McKenzie, David; Shammout, Nour; Vishwanath, Tara

Statement of development credits for August 2014 (Vol. 2 of 2) (English)

Working Paper 90900 AUG 31, 2014

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 637 : changes in retirement benefits for Executive Directors and their Alternates (English)

On August 5, 2014, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors adopted resolution number six hundred and thirty-seven. ... See More +

Board Report 90097 AUG 05, 2014

Eradicating poverty in fragile states: prospects of reaching the "high-hanging" fruit by 2030 (English)

As the world approaches the target year of the Millennium Development Goals and passes into the new, post-2015 era, the development community has made a call for a new international development goal of eradication of extreme poverty by 2030. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7002 AUG 01, 2014

Burt, Alison; Hughes, Barry; Milante, Gary

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 635 : 2014 regular election of Executive Directors (English)

On July 31, 2014, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors adopted resolution number six hundred and thirty-five. ... See More +

Board Report 90095 JUL 31, 2014

Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) Council of Governors resolution ; no. 95 : 2014 regular election of Executive Directors (English)

On July 31, 2014, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) Council of Governors adopted resolution number ninety five. It was resolved that: the 2014 Regular Election of Directors shall take place in accordance with the attached Rules; and that a Regular Election of Directors shall take place in connection with the annual meeting of the Council of Governors in 2016. ... See More +

Board Report 90099 JUL 31, 2014

Brazil - Third Minas Gerais Development Partnership Development Policy Loan Project (English)

Ratings for the Third Minas Gerais Development Partnership Development Policy Loan Project for Brazil were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was low or negligible, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was highly satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2866 JUL 20, 2014

China - Xian Sustainable Urban Transport Project : resettlement action plan (Vol. 14 of 14) : Resettlement due diligence report of the Xinzhu bus depot subcomponent (Chinese)

The development objective of the Xian Sustainable Urban Transport Project for China is to improve accessibility and mobility in Xian while protecting its cultural heritage and reducing the environmental impact of urban transport system, with a focus on the Ming walled city. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP563 JUL 11, 2014

Shaanxi Academy of Social Sciences English

China - Xian Sustainable Urban Transport Project : resettlement action plan (Vol. 14 of 14) : Resettlement due diligence report of the Xinzhu bus depot subcomponent (English)

The development objective of the Xian Sustainable Urban Transport Project for China is to improve accessibility and mobility in Xian while protecting its cultural heritage and reducing the environmental impact of urban transport system, with a focus on the Ming walled city. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP563 JUL 11, 2014

Shaanxi Academy of Social Sciences Chinese

Kenya - Youth Empowerment Project : implementation support mission - July 7 to 11, 2014 (English)

Aide Memoire 90303 JUL 11, 2014

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Statement by Joe Oliver at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91390 Board Report
Statement by Lilianne Ploumen at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91405 Board Report
Liberia-Poverty Reduction Support Credit II (English)
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OCT 06, 2014 AB7636 Project Information Document
Corporate governance of state-owned enterprises : a toolkit (English)
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OCT 06, 2014 91347 Publication
Exploiting externalities to estimate the long-term effects of early childhood deworming (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7052 Policy Research Working Paper
Afghanistan - Country snapshot (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91623 Working Paper
Governance of Indian State power utilities : an ongoing journey (English)
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SEP 25, 2014 91157 Publication
Corporate governance and bank insolvency risk : international evidence (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7017 Policy Research Working Paper
Governors and governing institutions: a comparative study of state-business relations in Russia's regions (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7038 Policy Research Working Paper
Testing job matching services for unemployed educated youth in Jordan (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91227 Brief
Statement of development credits for August 2014 (Vol. 2 of 2) (English)
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AUG 31, 2014 90900 Working Paper
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 637 : changes in retirement benefits for Executive Directors and their Alternates (English)
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AUG 05, 2014 90097 Board Report
Eradicating poverty in fragile states: prospects of reaching the "high-hanging" fruit by 2030 (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7002 Policy Research Working Paper
Statement of credits for July 2014 (Vol. 2 of 2) : East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Latin America and Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa, and South Asia (English)
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JUL 31, 2014 90366 Working Paper
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 635 : 2014 regular election of Executive Directors (English)
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JUL 31, 2014 90095 Board Report
Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) Council of Governors resolution ; no. 95 : 2014 regular election of Executive Directors (English)
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JUL 31, 2014 90099 Board Report
Brazil - Third Minas Gerais Development Partnership Development Policy Loan Project (English)
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JUL 20, 2014 ICR2866 Implementation Completion and Results Report
China - Xian Sustainable Urban Transport Project : resettlement action plan (Vol. 14 of 14) : Resettlement due diligence report of the Xinzhu bus depot subcomponent (Chinese)
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JUL 11, 2014 RP563 Resettlement Plan English
China - Xian Sustainable Urban Transport Project : resettlement action plan (Vol. 14 of 14) : Resettlement due diligence report of the Xinzhu bus depot subcomponent (English)
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JUL 11, 2014 RP563 Resettlement Plan Chinese
Kenya - Youth Empowerment Project : implementation support mission - July 7 to 11, 2014 (English)
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JUL 11, 2014 90303 Aide Memoire