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Can grants to consortia spur innovation and science-industry collaboration? : regression-discontinuity evidence from Poland (English)

This paper uses a regression discontinuity design to study the effect of Poland's In-Tech program on innovation activities. The analysis focuses on a component of the program that provides grants to projects that are carried out by consortia of firms and research entities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7934 JAN 09, 2017

Bruhn,Miriam; Mckenzie,David J. Disclosed

BM and FBOVESPA sustainability index and the responsible practices of Brazilian Corporations : issue brief : Índice de sustentabilidade empresarial BM&FBovespa & as práticas responsáveis de empresas Brasileiras : breve resumo (Portuguese)

BM and FBOVESPA, Latin America’s leading exchange in number of transactions and one of the world’s largest in market value, created the corporate sustainability index (ISE índice de sustentabilidade empresarial) in 2005 with financial support from the International Finance Corporation (IFC). ... See More +

Working Paper 111530 JAN 01, 2017

Vives,Antonio English Disclosed

BM and FBOVESPA sustainability index and the responsible practices of Brazilian Corporations : issue brief (English)

BM and FBOVESPA, Latin America’s leading exchange in number of transactions and one of the world’s largest in market value, created the corporate sustainability index (ISE índice de sustentabilidade empresarial) in 2005 with financial support from the International Finance Corporation (IFC). ... See More +

Working Paper 111530 JAN 01, 2017

Vives,Antonio Portuguese Disclosed

Corporate Governance : the foundation for corporate citizenship and sustainable businesses (English)

Corporate citizenship - a commitment to ethical behavior in business strategy, operations, and culture - has been on the periphery of corporate governance and board leadership, linked mainly to corporate reputation. ... See More +

Working Paper 111747 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Togo - Private Sector Development Support Project (English)

Ratings for the Private Sector Development Support Project for Togo were as follows: outcomes were unsatisfactory, risk to global environment outcome was moderate, Bank performance was unsatisfactory, and Borrower's performance was unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3926 DEC 30, 2016

Disclosed

Armenia - E-Society and Innovation for Competitiveness (EIC) Project (English)

Ratings for the E-Society and Innovation for Competitiveness (EIC) Project for Armenia were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to global environment outcome was low, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower's performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3928 DEC 27, 2016

Disclosed

Bangladesh - Second Public Procurement Reform Project : 17th implementation support mission - November 28 to December 8, 2016 (English)

Aide Memoire 111606 DEC 08, 2016

Islam,Zafrul Disclosed

Burundi - Public Works and Urban Management Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Etude d'impact environnemental et social des travaux de canalisation de la rivière Gasenyi (French)

The objective of the Public Works and Urban Management Project for Burundi will be to enhance the climate resilience of key transport and drainage infrastructure in Greater Bujumbura while strengthening the country's capacity to manage and prevent natural disasters. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2735 DEC 01, 2016

Ba,Ndeye Anna 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

Afghanistan - Country Partnership Framework for the period FY17-FY20 : chair summary (English)

In this meeting Executive Directors discussed the Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for Afghanistan for FY17-FY20. Directors welcomed the progress that has been achieved in Afghanistan and the government’s commitment to reforms and partnership that pave the way for development. ... See More +

Board Report 109589 OCT 27, 2016

Disclosed

Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Fiji (English)

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

Working Paper 109828 OCT 25, 2016

Disclosed

Timor-Leste - Tibar Bay Port Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSC17460 OCT 21, 2016

Disclosed

Cabo Verde - State Owned Enterprise Reform Program (English)

Program Information Document PIDC94450 OCT 20, 2016

Hansen,Kjetil Disclosed

How do cities in Ethiopia create jobs ? (English)

This paper reviews city-based industrialization across Ethiopia to understand (a) its importance in driving net job creation, and (b) the factors that determine the success of high-growth industries and cities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7866 OCT 18, 2016

Mukim,Megha Disclosed

India - Financing Energy Efficiency at MSMEs Project : additional financing (English)

The Development Objective of the Additional Financing for Financing Energy Efficiency at MSMEs Project is to increase demand for energy efficiency investments in target micro, small and medium enterprise clusters and to build their capacity to access commercial finance. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1754 OCT 12, 2016

Disclosed

Egypt - Second Fiscal Consolidation, Sustainable Energy, and Competitiveness Programmatic Development Policy Financing Project (English)

Program Information Document 109593 OCT 11, 2016

Arabic Disclosed

The effect of the Swedish payroll tax cut for youths on firm profitability (English)

Payroll taxes in Sweden were reduced substantially for people ages 26 years or younger on July 1, 2007. The objective of this tax cut was to lower youth unemployment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7854 OCT 11, 2016

Malm,Arvid; Eklund,Johan; Francis,David C.; Jiang,Nan Disclosed

Cote d'Ivoire - Cashew Value-Chain Competitiveness Project : resettlement plan : Termes de reference pour la preparation d'un cadre politique de reinstallation (French)

Resettlement Plan SFG2517 OCT 03, 2016

Bamba,Mariame Disclosed

World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)

This Board report acknowledges a World Bank Group Boards calendar for September 2016, October 2016 and November 2016.

Board Report 108703 SEP 30, 2016

Disclosed

Deepening without broadening ? jobs in Ghana's private sector (English)

Creating productive jobs is one of the greatest challenges in Ghana. This paper looks at job creation and its relationship with firm productivity and the quality of jobs among registered firms in the Ghanaian private sector, based on the 2013 World Bank Enterprise Survey. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7835 SEP 27, 2016

Francis,David C.; Honorati,Maddalena Disclosed

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Can grants to consortia spur innovation and science-industry collaboration? : regression-discontinuity evidence from Poland (English)
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JAN 09, 2017 WPS7934 Policy Research Working Paper
BM and FBOVESPA sustainability index and the responsible practices of Brazilian Corporations : issue brief : Índice de sustentabilidade empresarial BM&FBovespa & as práticas responsáveis de empresas Brasileiras : breve resumo (Portuguese)
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JAN 01, 2017 111530 Working Paper English
BM and FBOVESPA sustainability index and the responsible practices of Brazilian Corporations : issue brief (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 111530 Working Paper Portuguese
Corporate Governance : the foundation for corporate citizenship and sustainable businesses (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 111747 Working Paper
Togo - Private Sector Development Support Project (English)
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DEC 30, 2016 ICR3926 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Armenia - E-Society and Innovation for Competitiveness (EIC) Project (English)
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DEC 27, 2016 ICR3928 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Bangladesh - Second Public Procurement Reform Project : 17th implementation support mission - November 28 to December 8, 2016 (English)
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DEC 08, 2016 111606 Aide Memoire
Burundi - Public Works and Urban Management Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Etude d'impact environnemental et social des travaux de canalisation de la rivière Gasenyi (French)
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DEC 01, 2016 SFG2735 Environmental Assessment
India - Strengthening Governance and Service Delivery in Karnataka Panchayats Project : environment management framework (English)
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OCT 28, 2016 SFG1574 Environmental Assessment
Afghanistan - Country Partnership Framework for the period FY17-FY20 : chair summary (English)
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OCT 27, 2016 109589 Board Report
Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Fiji (English)
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OCT 25, 2016 109828 Working Paper
Timor-Leste - Tibar Bay Port Project (English)
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OCT 21, 2016 ISDSC17460 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Cabo Verde - State Owned Enterprise Reform Program (English)
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OCT 20, 2016 PIDC94450 Program Information Document
How do cities in Ethiopia create jobs ? (English)
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OCT 18, 2016 WPS7866 Policy Research Working Paper
India - Financing Energy Efficiency at MSMEs Project : additional financing (English)
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OCT 12, 2016 PAD1754 Project Paper
Egypt - Second Fiscal Consolidation, Sustainable Energy, and Competitiveness Programmatic Development Policy Financing Project (English)
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OCT 11, 2016 109593 Program Information Document Arabic
The effect of the Swedish payroll tax cut for youths on firm profitability (English)
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OCT 11, 2016 WPS7854 Policy Research Working Paper
Cote d'Ivoire - Cashew Value-Chain Competitiveness Project : resettlement plan : Termes de reference pour la preparation d'un cadre politique de reinstallation (French)
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OCT 03, 2016 SFG2517 Resettlement Plan
World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)
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SEP 30, 2016 108703 Board Report
Deepening without broadening ? jobs in Ghana's private sector (English)
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SEP 27, 2016 WPS7835 Policy Research Working Paper