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Are tobacco taxes really regressive? : evidence from Chile (English)

Tobacco taxes are deemed regressive as poorest families tend to allocate larger shares of their budget to purchase tobacco. However, as taxes also discourage tobacco use, some of the most adverse effects, including higher medical expenses, lower life expectancy at birth, added years of disability among smokers, and reductions in the quality of life, among other, will be reduced. ... See More +

Working Paper 112786 FEB 12, 2017

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Meneses, Franciso Disclosed

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

Board Report 112753 FEB 01, 2017

Disclosed

India - Amaravati Sustainable Capital City Development Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of Amaravati Sustainable Capital City Development Project for India is to build sustainable urban services and capacity of urban institutions for the development of Amaravati Capital City. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3009 FEB 01, 2017

Varma,Binny Disclosed

China - GEF Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City Project (English)

Ratings for the Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City Project for China were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2116 JAN 24, 2017

Disclosed

Long-term growth scenarios for Bangladesh (English)

Bangladesh has achieved robust economic growth over the past 10 years, with real GDP growing by more than 6 percent on average each year. This paper investigates whether the country will be able to maintain such high levels of growth going forward. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7952 JAN 24, 2017

Sinha,Rishabh Disclosed

The platform for cooperation on tax : Discussion draft : addressing the information gaps on prices of minerals sold in an intermediate form (English)

Addressing the Information Gaps on Prices of Minerals Sold in an Intermediate Form This draft document is a supplement to “A Toolkit for Addressing Difficulties in Accessing Comparables Data for Transfer Pricing Analysis,” which is designed to assist developing countries in overcoming a lack of comparables data used in transfer pricing analysis. ... See More +

Working Paper 112221 JAN 23, 2017

Disclosed

The platform for collaboration on tax : Discussion draft : a toolkit for addressing difficulties in accessing comparables data for transfer pricing analyses (English)

This draft toolkit developed by the Platform for Collaboration on Tax – a joint initiative of the IMF, OECD, UN and World Bank Group – is designed to assist developing countries in navigating an important area of international tax policy: transfer pricing. ... See More +

Working Paper 112220 JAN 23, 2017

Disclosed

Getting the full picture on public officials : a how-to guide for effective financial disclosure (English)

Financial disclosure systems are a vital component of transparency. By now 161 countries around the world have introduced financial disclosure systems, becoming commonplace around the world. ... See More +

Publication 112302 JAN 13, 2017

Rossi,Ivana Maria; Pop,Laura; Berger,Tammar Disclosed

The impact of fiscal policy on inequality and poverty in Chile (English)

This paper applies a comprehensive tax-benefit incidence analysis to estimate the distributional effects of fiscal policy in Chile in 2013. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7939 JAN 10, 2017

Martinez Aguilar,Sandra Natalia; Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Ortiz-Juarez,Eduardo; Del Carmen Hasbun,Giselle Eugenia Disclosed

Montenegro - Policy notes 2017 (English)

Montenegro and the World Bank Group (WBG) have jointly prepared a robust program of cooperation for the next four years. In the past 18 months, the World Bank Group has prepared the Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD) for Montenegro, a comprehensive analytic report outlining challenges and opportunities that the country is facing on the road to sustained growth and prosperity, and the Country Partnership Framework (CPF), a document that sets out the goals and priorities for World Bank Group program in Montenegro for the next four years. ... See More +

Working Paper 112642 JAN 01, 2017

Bosnian Disclosed

The importance of local capital markets for financing development (English)

Rudimentary markets for capital - for raising money and investing - exist in even the remotest places around the world. However, prudent macroeconomic management, regulation, investor protection, and innovation are necessary to transition these nascent markets, which are often speculative ventures prone to fraud, into modern, efficient, and well-functioning markets capable of serving the needs of investors and entrepreneurs, borrowers, and lenders alike. ... See More +

Brief 112692 JAN 01, 2017

Narayanaswamy,Meera; Blitzer,Charles R.; Carvajal,Ana Fiorella Disclosed

Statement of development credits for December 2016 : Africa (English)

Working Paper 112787 DEC 31, 2016

Disclosed

Vietnam - Local Development Investment Funds Project (English)

Ratings for the Local Development Investment Funds Project for Vietnam were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3993 DEC 27, 2016

Disclosed

Armenia - Tax Administration Modernization Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 111702 DEC 20, 2016

Disclosed

Haiti - Strengthening Governance in Education, Water and Sanitation Project (English)

Ratings for the Strengthening Governance in Education, Water and Sanitation Project for Haiti outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was high, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3750 DEC 15, 2016

Disclosed

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) of China - Program for International Student Assessment 2015 (English)

PISA is the OECD’s benchmarking tool to assess achievement and application of key knowledge and skills of 15 year-olds. Launched in 2000, PISA is conducted every three years and tests proficiency in mathematics, reading, science, and problem-solving. ... See More +

Brief 111573 DEC 15, 2016

Disclosed

Russia : Subnational governments' fiscal response to the economic downturn (English)

The aim of this note is to present and analyze subnational fiscal trends in Russia in the context of overall slowing economic growth and falling oil prices over the last few years. ... See More +

Working Paper 112877 DEC 15, 2016

Disclosed

Iraq - Second Expenditure Rationalization, Energy Efficiency and State-Owned Enterprise Governance Programmatic Development Policy Financing Project (English)

Program Information Document 110866 DEC 07, 2016

Arabic Disclosed

Vietnam - First Fiscal Governance Development Policy Operation Project (English)

Program Information Document 111805 DEC 07, 2016

Disclosed

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Are tobacco taxes really regressive? : evidence from Chile (English)
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FEB 12, 2017 112786 Working Paper
Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program (undated) (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 112753 Board Report
India - Amaravati Sustainable Capital City Development Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 SFG3009 Environmental Assessment
China - GEF Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City Project (English)
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JAN 24, 2017 ICR2116 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Long-term growth scenarios for Bangladesh (English)
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JAN 24, 2017 WPS7952 Policy Research Working Paper
The platform for cooperation on tax : Discussion draft : addressing the information gaps on prices of minerals sold in an intermediate form (English)
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JAN 23, 2017 112221 Working Paper
The platform for collaboration on tax : Discussion draft : a toolkit for addressing difficulties in accessing comparables data for transfer pricing analyses (English)
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JAN 23, 2017 112220 Working Paper
Getting the full picture on public officials : a how-to guide for effective financial disclosure (English)
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JAN 13, 2017 112302 Publication
The impact of fiscal policy on inequality and poverty in Chile (English)
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JAN 10, 2017 WPS7939 Policy Research Working Paper
Montenegro - Policy notes 2017 (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112642 Working Paper Bosnian
The importance of local capital markets for financing development (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112692 Brief
Statement of development credits for December 2016 : Africa (English)
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DEC 31, 2016 112787 Working Paper
Statement of development credits for December 2016 (Vol. 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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DEC 31, 2016 112787 Working Paper
Vietnam - Local Development Investment Funds Project (English)
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DEC 27, 2016 ICR3993 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Armenia - Tax Administration Modernization Project : procurement plan (English)
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DEC 20, 2016 111702 Procurement Plan
Haiti - Strengthening Governance in Education, Water and Sanitation Project (English)
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DEC 15, 2016 ICR3750 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) of China - Program for International Student Assessment 2015 (English)
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DEC 15, 2016 111573 Brief
Russia : Subnational governments' fiscal response to the economic downturn (English)
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DEC 15, 2016 112877 Working Paper
Iraq - Second Expenditure Rationalization, Energy Efficiency and State-Owned Enterprise Governance Programmatic Development Policy Financing Project (English)
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DEC 07, 2016 110866 Program Information Document Arabic
Vietnam - First Fiscal Governance Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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DEC 07, 2016 111805 Program Information Document