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Size-dependent tax enforcement and compliance : global evidence and aggregate implications (English)

This paper studies the prevalence and consequences of size-dependent tax enforcement and compliance. The identification strategy uses the ranking of industries' average firm size in the United States as an instrument for the size ranking of the same industries in developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8363 MAR 12, 2018

Bachas,Pierre Jean; Fattal Jaef,Roberto N.; Jensen,Anders Disclosed

Serbia - Second Health Project : additional financing (English)

The development objective of the Second Health Project for Serbia is to contribute to improving the efficiency and quality of the public health system of the Republic of Serbia through the strengthening of: (i) health financing, purchasing, and maintenance systems; and (ii) quality improvement systems and management of selected priority non‐communicable diseases. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2705 FEB 27, 2018

Disclosed

Principles and institutional arrangements for better policy design : Brazil's productivity implementation agenda - ideas, rent seeking, and institutions (English)

The previous chapters have suggested that many policy-induced distortions constrain productivity and development in Brazil. As a result, a significant number of potential policy reforms could increase competition and thereby stimulate innovation and productivity growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 123952 FEB 26, 2018

Clarke,Roland N. Disclosed

Nicaragua - Integrated Public Provision of Health Care Services Project (English)

The development objective of the Integrated Public Provision of Health Care Services Project for Nicaragua is to extend the coverage and improve the quality of care for the most prevalent health conditions with an emphasis on vulnerable groups. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2518 FEB 22, 2018

Disclosed

Belarus - Forestry Development Project : additional financing (English)

The development objective of the Forestry Development Project for Belarus is to enhance silvicultural management and reforestation and afforestation, increase the use of felling residues, and improve the public good contribution from forests in targeted forest areas. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2612 FEB 21, 2018

Disclosed

Burundi - Health Sector Development Support Project (English)

Ratings for the Health Sector Development Support Project for Burundi were as follows: outcome was satisfactory, Bank performance was satisfactory, and monitoring and evaluation quality was substantial. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4308 FEB 21, 2018

Disclosed

Central African Republic - Natural Resources Governance Project (English)

The development objective of the Natural Resources Governance Project for Central African Republic (CAR) is to improve governance and strengthen capacity in the forest and mining sectors in the Central African Republic. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2343 FEB 16, 2018

Disclosed

Fiji - Fiscal Sustainability and Climate Resilience Development Policy Operation (English)

123891 FEB 15, 2018

Disclosed

Mali - Project to support grassroots initiatives to fight hunger and poverty (English)

Ratings for the Mali: Project to support grassroots initiatives to fight hunger and poverty are as follows: Outcome was moderately unsatisfactory, Risk to development outcome was high, Institutional development impact was N/A, World Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 123411 FEB 14, 2018

Disclosed

Egypt - Health Care Quality Improvement Project (English)

Ratings for the Health Care Quality Improvement Project for Egypt 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 ICR4361 FEB 12, 2018

Disclosed

Brazil's globalization and integration of output markets agenda (English)

Opening to trade can boost productivity growth and resource allocation through numerous channels. The literature identifies Three main channels through which trade can boost resource allocation, and then productivity. ... See More +

Working Paper 123953 FEB 01, 2018

Disclosed

How to address constraints underlying gender disparities in Mongolia's labor market (English)

As emphasized in Toward Gender Equality in East Asia and the Pacific: A Companion Report to the World Development Report (World Bank 2012), gender inequality in access to economic opportunities, earnings, and productivity persists across East Asia and the Pacific. ... See More +

Brief 123960 FEB 01, 2018

Disclosed

Mobilizing private finance for development in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

After a two-year recession, something last experienced over three decades ago, the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region is growing again. ... See More +

Working Paper 123738 FEB 01, 2018

Abousleiman,Issam A.; Araujo,Jorge A. De Thompson R. Disclosed

Supporting sustainable livelihoods through wildlife tourism (English)

Tourism is an engine for jobs, exports, and investments. The tourism sector is also the largest, global, market-based contributor to financing protected area systems. ... See More +

Working Paper 123765 FEB 01, 2018

Twining-Ward,Louise D; Li,Wendy; Wright,Elisson M.; Bhammar,Hasita Mukeshkumar Disclosed

Brazil’s productivity dynamics (English)

Recent developments in the theory and empirics of growth have emphasized the interplay of macroeconomic and microeconomic factors in long-term development. ... See More +

Working Paper 123982 FEB 01, 2018

Qian,Rong; Araújo,Jorge Thompson; Nucifora,Antonio Disclosed

Efficient financial allocation and productivity growth in Brazil (English)

Brazil has traditionally been a country with low savings rates and consequently low rates of investment. Distortions in the allocation of capital are a key factor behind Brazil’s disappointing productivity performance. ... See More +

Working Paper 123980 FEB 01, 2018

Disclosed

Global trade : slowdown, factors, and policies (English)

Growth in global trade has been slow since 2012. While global trade downturns are not unprecedented, the observed change in the relationship of trade to GDP poses the question whether the trade slowdown is a transitory deviation or a more long-lasting phenomenon brought about by structural changes. ... See More +

Brief 123899 FEB 01, 2018

Georgieva,Dorina Peteva; Loayza,Norman V.; Mendez Ramos,Fabian Disclosed

World Bank Group country partnership framework for Nepal, FY2019-2022 : stakeholder consultations : World Bank Group Country Partnership Framework for Nepal, FY2019-2022 : stakeholder consultations (English)

Country Assistance Strategy Document 123700 JAN 01, 2018

Oka,Juri Nepali Disclosed

Mini-GTL technology bulletin (English)

This bulletin represents a 2017 year-end review of technology and commercial developments in the emerging small-scale Gas to Liquids (GTL) industry. ... See More +

Working Paper 123962 JAN 01, 2018

Howells,Huw Martyn; Fleisch,Theo Disclosed

Tracking universal health coverage : 2017 global monitoring report (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (English)

A number the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in September 2015 have targets that relate to health. ... See More +

Working Paper 122029 JAN 01, 2018

Disclosed

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Size-dependent tax enforcement and compliance : global evidence and aggregate implications (English)
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MAR 12, 2018 WPS8363 Policy Research Working Paper
Serbia - Second Health Project : additional financing (English)
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FEB 27, 2018 PAD2705 Project Paper
Principles and institutional arrangements for better policy design : Brazil's productivity implementation agenda - ideas, rent seeking, and institutions (English)
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FEB 26, 2018 123952 Working Paper
Nicaragua - Integrated Public Provision of Health Care Services Project (English)
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FEB 22, 2018 PAD2518 Project Paper
Belarus - Forestry Development Project : additional financing (English)
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FEB 21, 2018 PAD2612 Project Paper
Burundi - Health Sector Development Support Project (English)
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FEB 21, 2018 ICR4308 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Central African Republic - Natural Resources Governance Project (English)
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FEB 16, 2018 PAD2343 Project Appraisal Document
Fiji - Fiscal Sustainability and Climate Resilience Development Policy Operation (English)
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FEB 15, 2018 123891
Mali - Project to support grassroots initiatives to fight hunger and poverty (English)
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FEB 14, 2018 123411 Project Performance Assessment Report
Egypt - Health Care Quality Improvement Project (English)
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FEB 12, 2018 ICR4361 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Brazil's globalization and integration of output markets agenda (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 123953 Working Paper
How to address constraints underlying gender disparities in Mongolia's labor market (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 123960 Brief
Mobilizing private finance for development in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 123738 Working Paper
Supporting sustainable livelihoods through wildlife tourism (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 123765 Working Paper
Brazil’s productivity dynamics (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 123982 Working Paper
Efficient financial allocation and productivity growth in Brazil (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 123980 Working Paper
Global trade : slowdown, factors, and policies (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 123899 Brief
World Bank Group country partnership framework for Nepal, FY2019-2022 : stakeholder consultations : World Bank Group Country Partnership Framework for Nepal, FY2019-2022 : stakeholder consultations (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 123700 Country Assistance Strategy Document Nepali
Mini-GTL technology bulletin (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 123962 Working Paper
Tracking universal health coverage : 2017 global monitoring report (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122029 Working Paper