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Economic monitoring report to the ad hoc liaison committee (Vol. 2) : executive summary (Arabic)

The Palestinian people face an increasingly uncertain political environment, and an economy that is failing to generate the jobs and incomes that are needed to improve living standards. ... See More +

Working Paper 114551 MAY 04, 2017

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Economic monitoring report to the ad hoc liaison committee : main report (English)

The Palestinian people face an increasingly uncertain political environment, and an economy that is failing to generate the jobs and incomes that are needed to improve living standards. ... See More +

Working Paper 114551 MAY 04, 2017

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Do private water utility operators care about regulatory agencies in developing countries ? (English)

This paper shows that the creation of an independent regulatory agency is often not a necessary or sufficient condition to help attract private participation in the operation and financing of the water and sanitation sector in developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8045 APR 26, 2017

Bertomeu Sanchez,Salvador; Camos Daurella,Daniel; Estache,Antonio Disclosed

On the frontlines of scaling-up : a qualitative analysis of implementation challenges in a CDD project in rural India (English)

This paper analyzes four years of qualitative data observing a large participatory anti-poverty project in India as it scales up from its first phase (covering 400,000 households) to its second (covering 800,000 households). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8039 APR 25, 2017

Majumdar,Shruti; Rao,Vijayendra; Sanyal,Paromita Disclosed

The economics of forced displacement : an introduction (English)

Forced displacement -- defined as the displacement of refugees and internally displaced persons due to violence -- has reached an unprecedented scale and global attention during the past few years, particularly in the aftermath of the Syrian refugee crisis in 2011 and the European Union's migration crisis in 2015. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8038 APR 25, 2017

Verme,Paolo Disclosed

Statement by H.E. Arun Jaitley at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by H.E. Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance, Corporate Affairs and Defense, at the ninety-fifth meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 114564 APR 22, 2017

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Statement by the Honourable Bill Morneau at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance at the ninety-fifth meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 114557 APR 22, 2017

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Statement by H.E. Jie Xiao at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. H.E. Jie Xiao, Minister of Finance at the ninety-fifth meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017. He discusses on: implementing the forward look to promote more inclusive and sustainable growth; promoting voice reform to guide global economic governance; and serving all member countries and increasing value added in the cooperation with middle income countries. ... See More +

Board Report 114570 APR 22, 2017

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Statement by Mr. Ignazio Visco at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. Ignazio Visco, Governor of the Bank of Italy at the ninety-fifth meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 114577 APR 22, 2017

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Statement by H.E. Hadizatou Rosine Coulibaly-Sori at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by H.E. Hadizatou Rosine Coulibaly-Sori, Minister of State for Planning and Development at the ninety-fifth meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 114575 APR 22, 2017

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Statement by Rt. Hon. Helen Clark at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by Rt. Hon. Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Program and Chair of the United Nations Development Group, at the ninety-fifth meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 114569 APR 22, 2017

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Is Poverty in Africa mostly chronic or transient ? evidence from synthetic panel data (English)

Absent actual panel household survey data, this paper constructs, for the first time, synthetic panel data for more than 20 countries accounting for two-thirds of the population in Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8033 APR 20, 2017

Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Dabalen,Andrew L. Disclosed

Legal framework for social enterprise : lessons from a comparative study of Italy, Malaysia, South Korea, United Kingdom, and United States (English)

Social enterprises are emerging as a new area of public policy: several countries seek to stimulate private sector contribution to development outcomes, and social enterprises could be important players in that agenda. ... See More +

Working Paper 114405 APR 18, 2017

Triponel,Anna; Agapitova,Natalia Disclosed

Arithmetics and politics of domestic resource mobilization (English)

The 2015 United Nations resolution on Financing for Development stresses the importance of effective resource mobilization and use of domestic resources to pursue sustainable development. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8029 APR 17, 2017

Bolch,Kimberly Blair; Ceriani,Lidia; Lopez-Calva,Luis-Felipe Disclosed

Indonesia - Social assistance reform program : fiduciary systems assessment (English)

This is an assessment of the fiduciary arrangements of Government of Indonesia’s PKH Program in accordance with the World Bank’s OP/BP 9.0 to determine suitability of the application of the Program for Results (PforR) instrument and to mitigate fiduciary risks of the proposed Program. ... See More +

Working Paper 114290 APR 14, 2017

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Senegal - Enhancing Gas Market Governance Technical Assistance Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation de marches (French)

Procurement Plan 114484 APR 14, 2017

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The World Bank environmental and social framework (English)

The World Bank environmental and social framework sets out the World Bank’s commitment to sustainable development, through a Bank policy and a set of environmental and social standards that are designed to support Borrowers’ projects, with the aim of ending extreme poverty and promoting shared prosperity. ... See More +

Working Paper 114278 APR 13, 2017

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Driving performance from the center : Malaysia’s experience with PEMANDU (English)

Many governments have introduced delivery units (DUs) to tackle pressing implementation challenges, deliver on key political priorities, and better respond to citizen needs. ... See More +

Working Paper 114270 APR 13, 2017

Disclosed

Rwanda - Renewable Energy Fund Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The objective of the Renewable Energy Fund Project is to increase electricity access in Rwanda through off-grid technologies and facilitate private-sector participation in renewable off-grid electrification. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3265 APR 12, 2017

Soue,Marie Louise Felicite Disclosed

Tobacco taxation in the European Union : an overview (English)

The European Union has a long experience in tobacco tax harmonization, which provides useful lessons learned. In the European Union, tobacco tax harmonization took place in stages, and currently all Member States have agreed upon definitions, tax base, and minimum excise duty rates for all product categories of manufactured tobacco. ... See More +

Working Paper 114324 APR 12, 2017

Bouw, Annerie Disclosed

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Economic monitoring report to the ad hoc liaison committee (Vol. 2) : executive summary (Arabic)
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MAY 04, 2017 114551 Working Paper
Economic monitoring report to the ad hoc liaison committee : main report (English)
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MAY 04, 2017 114551 Working Paper
Do private water utility operators care about regulatory agencies in developing countries ? (English)
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APR 26, 2017 WPS8045 Policy Research Working Paper
On the frontlines of scaling-up : a qualitative analysis of implementation challenges in a CDD project in rural India (English)
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APR 25, 2017 WPS8039 Policy Research Working Paper
The economics of forced displacement : an introduction (English)
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APR 25, 2017 WPS8038 Policy Research Working Paper
Statement by H.E. Arun Jaitley at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)
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APR 22, 2017 114564 Board Report
Statement by the Honourable Bill Morneau at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)
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APR 22, 2017 114557 Board Report
Statement by H.E. Jie Xiao at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)
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APR 22, 2017 114570 Board Report
Statement by Mr. Ignazio Visco at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)
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APR 22, 2017 114577 Board Report
Statement by H.E. Hadizatou Rosine Coulibaly-Sori at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)
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APR 22, 2017 114575 Board Report
Statement by Rt. Hon. Helen Clark at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)
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APR 22, 2017 114569 Board Report
Is Poverty in Africa mostly chronic or transient ? evidence from synthetic panel data (English)
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APR 20, 2017 WPS8033 Policy Research Working Paper
Legal framework for social enterprise : lessons from a comparative study of Italy, Malaysia, South Korea, United Kingdom, and United States (English)
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APR 18, 2017 114405 Working Paper
Arithmetics and politics of domestic resource mobilization (English)
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APR 17, 2017 WPS8029 Policy Research Working Paper
Indonesia - Social assistance reform program : fiduciary systems assessment (English)
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APR 14, 2017 114290 Working Paper
Senegal - Enhancing Gas Market Governance Technical Assistance Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation de marches (French)
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APR 14, 2017 114484 Procurement Plan
The World Bank environmental and social framework (English)
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APR 13, 2017 114278 Working Paper
Driving performance from the center : Malaysia’s experience with PEMANDU (English)
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APR 13, 2017 114270 Working Paper
Rwanda - Renewable Energy Fund Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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APR 12, 2017 SFG3265 Environmental Assessment
Tobacco taxation in the European Union : an overview (English)
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APR 12, 2017 114324 Working Paper