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Kenya - Nairobi Metropolitan Services Improvement Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 96492 MAY 14, 2015

Does access to foreign markets shape internal migration ? evidence from Brazil (English)

This paper investigates how internal migration is affected by Brazil’s increased integration into the world economy. It analyzes the impact of regional differences in access to foreign demand on sector-specific bilateral migration rates between the Brazilian states for the years 1995 to 2003. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7264 MAY 12, 2015

Hering,Laura; Paillacar,Rodrigo

Synthesis report on technical assistance P132201 : Cambodia sanitation marketing (English)

This report synthesizes the technical assistance (TA) “Cambodia Sanitation Marketing” carried out by the World Bank’s Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) from July 2011 to February 2015 in support of developing the rural sanitation market in Cambodia. ... See More +

Working Paper 96183 APR 17, 2015

Kov,Phyrum

Asset price effects of peer benchmarking : evidence from a natural experiment (English)

This paper estimates the effects of peer benchmarking by institutional investors on asset prices. To identify trades purely due to peer benchmarking as separate from those based on fundamentals or private information, the paper exploits a natural experiment involving a change in a government imposed underperformance penalty applicable to Colombian pension funds. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7239 APR 14, 2015

Acharya,Sushant; Pedraza Morales,Alvaro Enrique

Tax evasion through trade intermediation : evidence from Chinese exporters (English)

Many production firms use intermediary trading firms to export indirectly. This paper uses Chinese export data at the transaction level to investigate the tax evasion motive through indirect trade. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7232 APR 06, 2015

Liu,Xuepeng; Shi,Huimin; Ferrantino,Michael Joseph

Does input tariff reduction impact firms exports in the presence of import tariff exemption regimes ? (English)

In the last decade Morocco undertook substantial, if gradual, trade liberalization by reducing tariffs, reforming trade regulations and signing free and preferential trade agreements with several regions and countries, including the United States, Turkey, the European Union and Arab countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7231 APR 06, 2015

Bussolo,Maurizio; Vargas Da Cruz,Marcio Jose

Report to the Board from the Human Resources Committee : refinement of country office compensation (English)

The Committee welcomed the discussion, and concurred with Management that attracting and retaining a highly-qualified and engaged staff in client countries is a key to achieving WBG twin goals. ... See More +

Board Report 96418 APR 06, 2015

Labor market regulations and outcomes in Sweden : a comparative analysis of recent trends (English)

This paper analyzes recent trends in Swedens labor market regulations in relation to comparator economies and examines the relationship between labor market regulations and outcomes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7229 APR 02, 2015

Ulku,Hulya; Muzi,Silvia

Commodity markets outlook, April 2015 (English)

The decline in commodity prices that began with metals and agriculture four years ago, joined by crude oil in mid-2014, continued in 2015 Q1. Energy, metals, and agricultural prices were down 28, 11, and 5 percent, respectively, from the previous quarter. ... See More +

Working Paper 96001 APR 01, 2015

Africas pulse (April 2015) (English)

This issue is an analysis of issues shaping Africas economic future. Topics include: 1) Sub-Saharan Africas growth will slow in 2015 amid falling commodity prices; 2) weakening terms of trade present headwinds for the regions commodity exporters; gains for importers; and 3) the rise of new types of conflict and the potential for disease epidemics are risks to the region’s prospects. ... See More +

Newsletter 95729 APR 01, 2015

Making the most of cheap oil (English)

An uneven recovery and diverging monetary policy across major developed countries remain a challenge for developing and emerging market economies. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 95753 APR 01, 2015

Kitzmuller, Markus; Rama, Martin; Chaudhuri, Shubham

Vietnam - Livestock Competitiveness and Food Safety Project : procurement plan for goods and works (English)

Procurement Plan 95688 MAR 31, 2015

Evaluation of the World Bank Group’s support for capital market development : approach paper (English)

Well-functioning capital markets are an integral part of the financial framework and help support the development of the real sector of the economy. ... See More +

Working Paper 96477 MAR 30, 2015

The quest for subsidy reforms in Libya (English)

Shortly before the 2011 Libyan revolution, consumers subsidies were rapidly increased by the regime in an effort to reduce social discontent. In the aftermath of the revolution, these subsidies became important for peoples subsistence, but also a very heavy burden for the state budget. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7225 MAR 30, 2015

Araar,Abdelkrim; Choueiri,Nada; Verme,Paolo

An evaluation of the 2014 subsidy reforms in Morocco and a simulation of further reforms (English)

Under increasing budget pressure, Morocco carried out an extensive set of subsidy reforms in 2014 and is planning for further reforms for 2015–2017, which will eliminate most consumers subsidies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7224 MAR 30, 2015

Verme,Paolo; El Massnaoui,Khalid

Fossil fuel subsidies : approaches and valuation (English)

Numbers ranging from half a trillion to two trillion dollars have been cited in recent years for global subsidies for fossil fuels. How are these figures calculated and why are they so different? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7220 MAR 23, 2015

Kojima,Masami; Koplow,Doug

Global daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the global daily economic news are as follows: financial markets; high income economies; and developing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Newsletter 95181 MAR 19, 2015

DECPG global daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) global daily economic news are as follows: high income economies; and developing economies in Latin American and the Caribbean. ... See More +

Newsletter 95141 MAR 18, 2015

Vietnam - Livestock Competitiveness and Food Safety Project : Thanh Hoa procurement plan (Vietnamese)

Procurement Plan 95301 MAR 15, 2015

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Kenya - Nairobi Metropolitan Services Improvement Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAY 14, 2015 96492 Procurement Plan
Does access to foreign markets shape internal migration ? evidence from Brazil (English)
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MAY 12, 2015 WPS7264 Policy Research Working Paper
Synthesis report on technical assistance P132201 : Cambodia sanitation marketing (English)
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APR 17, 2015 96183 Working Paper
Asset price effects of peer benchmarking : evidence from a natural experiment (English)
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APR 14, 2015 WPS7239 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Thanh Hoa Livestock Competitiveness and Food safety Project : procurement plan for goods and works : Vietnam - Thanh Hoa Livestock Competitiveness and Food safety Project : procurement plan for goods and works (English,Vietnamese)
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APR 14, 2015 95762 Procurement Plan
Tax evasion through trade intermediation : evidence from Chinese exporters (English)
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APR 06, 2015 WPS7232 Policy Research Working Paper
Does input tariff reduction impact firms exports in the presence of import tariff exemption regimes ? (English)
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APR 06, 2015 WPS7231 Policy Research Working Paper
Report to the Board from the Human Resources Committee : refinement of country office compensation (English)
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APR 06, 2015 96418 Board Report
Labor market regulations and outcomes in Sweden : a comparative analysis of recent trends (English)
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APR 02, 2015 WPS7229 Policy Research Working Paper
Commodity markets outlook, April 2015 (English)
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APR 01, 2015 96001 Working Paper
Africas pulse (April 2015) (English)
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APR 01, 2015 95729 Newsletter
Making the most of cheap oil (English)
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APR 01, 2015 95753 Economic Updates and Modeling
Vietnam - Livestock Competitiveness and Food Safety Project : procurement plan for goods and works (English)
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MAR 31, 2015 95688 Procurement Plan
Evaluation of the World Bank Group’s support for capital market development : approach paper (English)
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MAR 30, 2015 96477 Working Paper
The quest for subsidy reforms in Libya (English)
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MAR 30, 2015 WPS7225 Policy Research Working Paper
An evaluation of the 2014 subsidy reforms in Morocco and a simulation of further reforms (English)
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MAR 30, 2015 WPS7224 Policy Research Working Paper
Fossil fuel subsidies : approaches and valuation (English)
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MAR 23, 2015 WPS7220 Policy Research Working Paper
Global daily economic news (English)
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MAR 19, 2015 95181 Newsletter
DECPG global daily economic news (English)
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MAR 18, 2015 95141 Newsletter
Vietnam - Livestock Competitiveness and Food Safety Project : Thanh Hoa procurement plan (Vietnamese)
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MAR 15, 2015 95301 Procurement Plan