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World Bank Group Board's calendar (English)

Board Report 89474 JUL 15, 2014

Inflation and indivisible investment in developing economies (English)

In countries with limited access to finance, firms accumulate retained earnings to finance indivisible investment projects. McKinnon (1973) illustrates that when cash is used as a primary store of value, inflation may discourage investment as it increases the cost of accumulating retained earnings. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6972 JUL 01, 2014

Eden, Maya; Nguyen, Ha

World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)

This report contains the World Bank Group Boards' calendar for the period of July to September 2014, specifying the Boards' engagements, such as meetings and briefings. ... See More +

Board Report 89166 JUN 30, 2014

World Bank Group Board's calendar (English)

Board Report 88760 JUN 16, 2014

The domestic segment of global supply chains in China under state capitalism (English)

This paper proposes methods to incorporate firm heterogeneity in the standard input-output table-based approach to portray the domestic segment of global value chains in a country. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6960 JUN 01, 2014

Tang, Heiwai; Wang, Fei; Wang, Zhi

Capital expenditures : making public investment work for competitiveness and inclusive growth in Moldova (English)

Moldova faces the challenge of meeting considerable public investment needs while preserving fiscal sustainability. With a rapidly aging population, high emigration, structural imbalances, and vulnerability to external shocks, Moldova will need to raise investment, productivity, and exports in order to achieve sustained growth and competitiveness. ... See More +

Brief 89228 JUN 01, 2014

Coulibaly, Karen Stephanie; Diagne, Mame Fatou

Kazakhstan - East West Roads Project : procurement plan (English,Russian)

Procurement Plan 88237 MAY 21, 2014

World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)

This report contains the World Bank Group Boards' calendar for the period May to July 2014, specifying the Boards' engagements, such as meetings and briefings. ... See More +

Board Report 88082 MAY 16, 2014

Transition to clean capital, irreversible investment and stranded assets (English)

This paper uses a Ramsey model with two types of capital to analyze the optimal transition to clean capital when polluting investment is irreversible. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6859 MAY 01, 2014

Rozenberg, Julie; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Hallegatte, Stephane

Entrepreneurship, public policy, and cities (English)

Since the 2008-09 global financial crises, interest among policy makers in promoting innovative, ventures has exploded. The emerging great hubs of entrepreneurial activity, like Bangalore, Dubai, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, Singapore, and Tel Aviv, bear the unmistakable stamp of the public sector. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6880 MAY 01, 2014

Lerner, Josh

Proving incentives for long-term investment by pension funds -- the use of outcome-based benchmarks : Proving incentives for long-term investment by pension funds : the use of outcome-based benchmarks (English)

A fundamental goal of any pension system is to ensure that members receive an adequate income when they retire. Although traditional defined benefit pension plans set out how pension income will be determined in advance and then strive to deliver this, the growing number of defined contribution plans accumulate a sum of assets which can then be turned into a pension income on retirement. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6885 MAY 01, 2014

Stewart, Fiona

Mauritania : counting on natural wealth for a sustainable future (English)

A data set of key macro-sustainability indicators, constructed after several fact-finding missions, and World Bank methodologies on estimating wealth accounting are used to study Mauritania's wealth, which is estimated to be between USD50 and USD60 billion. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6887 MAY 01, 2014

Mele, Gianluca

Kyrgyz Republic - Public expenditure review policy notes : public investment management (English)

Weaknesses in the public investment management (PIM) system may limit the gains from higher public sector investments in the Kyrgyz Republic. Capital spending has averaged 6.4 percent of GDP since 2010, up from 4.6 percent of GDP between 2005 and 2009, with significant investment in the energy sector and roads. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review 89008 MAY 01, 2014

Harnett, Paul; Najdov, Evgenij; De Silva, K. Migara O.

Yemen - Schistosomiasis Control Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 87782 APR 27, 2014

Lebanon - Urban Transport Development Project : additional financing : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 87781 APR 24, 2014

Moldova - Strengthening the Capacity of the Court of Accounts Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 87793 APR 15, 2014

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World Bank Group Board's calendar (English)
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JUL 15, 2014 89474 Board Report
Tajikistan - Land Registration and Cadastre System for Sustainable Agriculture Project (LRCSP) : additional financing : procurement plan (Vol. 2 of 3) : Procurement plan for goods and works (English)
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JUL 10, 2014 89559 Procurement Plan
Inflation and indivisible investment in developing economies (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6972 Policy Research Working Paper
World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)
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JUN 30, 2014 89166 Board Report
World Bank Group Board's calendar (English)
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JUN 16, 2014 88760 Board Report
The domestic segment of global supply chains in China under state capitalism (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6960 Policy Research Working Paper
Capital expenditures : making public investment work for competitiveness and inclusive growth in Moldova (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 89228 Brief
Kazakhstan - East West Roads Project : procurement plan (English,Russian)
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MAY 21, 2014 88237 Procurement Plan
World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)
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MAY 16, 2014 88082 Board Report
Azerbaijan - Judicial Modernization Project : procurement plan (Vol. 2 of 2) : Procurement plan for component five : project management (English)
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MAY 16, 2014 88745 Procurement Plan
Transition to clean capital, irreversible investment and stranded assets (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6859 Policy Research Working Paper
Minutes of joint meeting of the Executive Directors of the Bank and IDA, and the Boards of Directors of IFC and MIGA held on May 1, 2014 and record of approvals April 30 thru May 1 (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 87966 Minutes
Entrepreneurship, public policy, and cities (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6880 Policy Research Working Paper
Proving incentives for long-term investment by pension funds -- the use of outcome-based benchmarks : Proving incentives for long-term investment by pension funds : the use of outcome-based benchmarks (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6885 Policy Research Working Paper
Mauritania : counting on natural wealth for a sustainable future (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6887 Policy Research Working Paper
Kyrgyz Republic - Public expenditure review policy notes : public investment management (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 89008 Public Expenditure Review
Yemen - Schistosomiasis Control Project : procurement plan (English)
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APR 27, 2014 87782 Procurement Plan
Lebanon - Urban Transport Development Project : additional financing : procurement plan (English)
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APR 24, 2014 87781 Procurement Plan
Minutes of meeting of the Executive Directors of the Bank and IDA, and the Board of Directors of IFC held on April 22, 2014 (English)
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APR 22, 2014 87869 Minutes
Moldova - Strengthening the Capacity of the Court of Accounts Project : procurement plan (English)
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APR 15, 2014 87793 Procurement Plan