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Socioeconomic resilience : multi-hazard estimates in 117 countries (English)

This paper presents a model to assess the socioeconomic resilience to natural disasters of an economy, defined as its capacity to mitigate the impact of disaster-related asset losses on welfare. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7886 NOV 14, 2016

Hallegatte,Stephane; Bangalore,Mook; Vogt-Schilb,Adrien Camille Disclosed

Serbia - First Public Expenditure and Public Utilities Development Policy Loan Project (English)

Program Information Document 110223 OCT 31, 2016

Disclosed

India - Strengthening Governance and Service Delivery in Karnataka Panchayats Project : environment management framework (English)

The objective of the Strengthening Governance and Service Delivery in Karnataka Panchayats Project for India is ‘to enhance the capacity of the Gram Panchayats to deliver services prioritized in their perspective plans of the ‘most’ and ‘more’ backward taluks (blocks) of Karnataka.’ ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1574 OCT 28, 2016

Min,Saw Young Disclosed

Pacific Islands - Pacific Aviation Safety Office Reform Project : additional financing (English)

Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 109630 OCT 28, 2016

Disclosed

India - Strengthening Governance and Service Delivery in Karnataka Panchayats Project : indigenous peoples plan : Tribal and disadvantaged groups inclusion plan (includes social assessment) (English)

The objective of the Strengthening Governance and Service Delivery in Karnataka Panchayats Project for India is ‘to enhance the capacity of the Gram Panchayats to deliver services prioritized in their perspective plans of the ‘most’ and ‘more’ backward taluks (blocks) of Karnataka.’ ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1595 OCT 27, 2016

Min,Saw Young Disclosed

Cabo Verde - State Owned Enterprise Reform Program (English)

Program Information Document PIDC94450 OCT 20, 2016

Hansen,Kjetil Disclosed

The credibility of economic policy making in Argentina, 1989-2015 (English)

This paper explores the hypothesis that the credibility of economic policy making in Argentina (or lack thereof) has impacted the volatility of economic performance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7870 OCT 20, 2016

Rosenblatt,David Disclosed

The risk of polygamy and wives' saving behavior (English)

In a polygamous society, all monogamous women are potentially at risk of polygamy. However, the anthropological and economic literatures are silent on the potential impact of the risk of polygamy on the economic decisions of monogamous wives. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7860 OCT 17, 2016

Boltz,Marie; Chort,Isabelle Disclosed

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 652 : financial statements, accountants' report and administrative budget (English)

On October 7, 2016, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development Board of Governors adopted resolution number six hundred fifty-two. The Board of Governors of the Bank consider the Financial Statements, Accountants’ Report and Administrative Budget, included in the 2016 Annual Report, as fulfilling the requirements of Article V, Section 13, of the Articles of Agreement and of Section 18 of the By-Laws of the Bank. ... See More +

Board Report 108999 OCT 07, 2016

Disclosed

Casting the tax net wider : experimental evidence from Costa Rica (English)

The majority of firms in developing countries are informal, and encouraging them to register with the tax authority has proven challenging and costly. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7850 OCT 05, 2016

Brockmeyer,Anne; Hernandez,Marco; Kettle,Stewart; Smith,Spencer Douglas Disclosed

Bangladesh - Third Local Governance Support Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of Third Local Governance Support Project for Bangladesh is to enhance the sustainability of the formula-based Union Parishad (UP) fiscal transfer system, and introduce a fiscal transfer system to selected Pourashavas. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2595 OCT 01, 2016

Chen,Michelle Lisa Disclosed

Perú - Mejora en las instituciones de control del gasto público (Spanish)

El Perú ha logrado tener un destacado desempeño económico en los últimos 15 años; sin embargo, existe el reto inmediato de mejorar la alineación de los objetivos de gasto público con un plan estratégico de país de corto y mediano plazo, coordinado entre los diferentes sectores y niveles del gobierno. ... See More +

Brief 109105 OCT 01, 2016

Disclosed

Congo, Democratic Republic of - Enhancing Governance Capacity Project (English)

Ratings for the Governance Capacity Enhancement Project for Congo, Democratic Republic of were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3841 SEP 30, 2016

Disclosed

Dynamic relationship between corruption and youth unemployment : empirical evidences from a system GMM approach (English)

This paper addresses the causal relationship between corruption and youth unemployment from two different perspectives. The discussion starts by asking how the corruption practices within government institutions that encourage the payment of bribes to access the job opportunities contribute to reducing the efficiency of the resources (labor force) allocations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7842 SEP 29, 2016

Bouzid,Bechir Naier Disclosed

Citizen engagement in rulemaking -- evidence on regulatory practices in 185 countries (English)

This paper presents a new database of indicators measuring the extent to which rulemaking processes are transparent and participatory across 185 countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7840 SEP 28, 2016

Johns,Melissa Marie; Saltane,Valentina Disclosed

Romania - Justice Services Improvement Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management plan for rehabilitation and restoration of Prahova Tribunal (English)

The development objective of the Justice Services Improvement Project for Romania is to assist the Government of Romania in implementing structural reforms in the justice sector through: (i) enhanced institutional capacity of the main judicial governing bodies (e.g., SCM, High Court of Cassation and Justice) and the MOJ; (ii) improvement in the efficiency of courts and transparency of court proceedings, and (iii) improvement in court infrastructure, and (iv) enhancement of the professionalism and integrity of judges and other court personnel. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2516 SEP 26, 2016

Niculescu,Cesar Disclosed

Colombia - First Programmatic Territorial Development Policy Loan Project (English)

Program Information Document 108877 SEP 20, 2016

Disclosed

Can the culture of honor lead to inefficient conventions ? experimental evidence from India (English)

Experiments in the United States have found that pairs of individuals are generally able to form socially efficient conventions in coordination games of common interest in a remarkably short time. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7829 SEP 20, 2016

Brooks,Benjamin A.; Hoff,Karla; Pandey,Priyanka Disclosed

Indonesia - Logistics Reforms Development Policy Lending Program (English)

Program Information Document 108385 SEP 19, 2016

Disclosed

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Socioeconomic resilience : multi-hazard estimates in 117 countries (English)
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NOV 14, 2016 WPS7886 Policy Research Working Paper
Mali - Skills Development and Youth Employment Project : implementation support mission - October 24 to November 5, 2016 : Mali - Projet de Développement des Compétences et Emploi des Jeunes (PROCEJ) : mission d’appui à la mise en oeuvre - 24 Octobre au 5 Novembre 2016 (French)
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NOV 05, 2016 110663 Aide Memoire
Serbia - First Public Expenditure and Public Utilities Development Policy Loan Project (English)
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OCT 31, 2016 110223 Program Information Document
India - Strengthening Governance and Service Delivery in Karnataka Panchayats Project : environment management framework (English)
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OCT 28, 2016 SFG1574 Environmental Assessment
Pacific Islands - Pacific Aviation Safety Office Reform Project : additional financing (English)
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OCT 28, 2016 109630 Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
India - Strengthening Governance and Service Delivery in Karnataka Panchayats Project : indigenous peoples plan : Tribal and disadvantaged groups inclusion plan (includes social assessment) (English)
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OCT 27, 2016 SFG1595 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Cabo Verde - State Owned Enterprise Reform Program (English)
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OCT 20, 2016 PIDC94450 Program Information Document
The credibility of economic policy making in Argentina, 1989-2015 (English)
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OCT 20, 2016 WPS7870 Policy Research Working Paper
The risk of polygamy and wives' saving behavior (English)
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OCT 17, 2016 WPS7860 Policy Research Working Paper
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 652 : financial statements, accountants' report and administrative budget (English)
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OCT 07, 2016 108999 Board Report
Casting the tax net wider : experimental evidence from Costa Rica (English)
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OCT 05, 2016 WPS7850 Policy Research Working Paper
Bangladesh - Third Local Governance Support Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 SFG2595 Environmental Assessment
Perú - Mejora en las instituciones de control del gasto público (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2016 109105 Brief
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Enhancing Governance Capacity Project (English)
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SEP 30, 2016 ICR3841 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Dynamic relationship between corruption and youth unemployment : empirical evidences from a system GMM approach (English)
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SEP 29, 2016 WPS7842 Policy Research Working Paper
Citizen engagement in rulemaking -- evidence on regulatory practices in 185 countries (English)
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SEP 28, 2016 WPS7840 Policy Research Working Paper
Romania - Justice Services Improvement Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management plan for rehabilitation and restoration of Prahova Tribunal (English)
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SEP 26, 2016 SFG2516 Environmental Assessment
Colombia - First Programmatic Territorial Development Policy Loan Project (English)
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SEP 20, 2016 108877 Program Information Document
Can the culture of honor lead to inefficient conventions ? experimental evidence from India (English)
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SEP 20, 2016 WPS7829 Policy Research Working Paper
Indonesia - Logistics Reforms Development Policy Lending Program (English)
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SEP 19, 2016 108385 Program Information Document