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Sudan - Sustainable Natural Resources Management Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 89962 AUG 12, 2014

Private capital for railway development (English)

China is considering ways to attract additional capital to finance investment in railways. Worldwide, private capital has been attracted to the railway sector through a range of mechanisms including: (i) private sector provision of specific rail services or assets such as rolling stock; (ii) public private partnerships; (iii) leveraging commercial value of rail assets and increased land value around stations; and (iv) debt and equity financing of railway companies. ... See More +

Brief 90117 AUG 01, 2014

Lawrence, Martha; Ollivier, Gerald Chinese

Private capital for railway development (Chinese)

China is considering ways to attract additional capital to finance investment in railways. Worldwide, private capital has been attracted to the railway sector through a range of mechanisms including: (i) private sector provision of specific rail services or assets such as rolling stock; (ii) public private partnerships; (iii) leveraging commercial value of rail assets and increased land value around stations; and (iv) debt and equity financing of railway companies. ... See More +

Brief 90117 AUG 01, 2014

Lawrence, Martha; Ollivier, Gerald English

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

How regional integration and transnational energy networks have boosted FDI in Turkey (and may cease to do so): a case study: how geo-political alliances and regional networks matter (English)

Turkey has historically struggled to attract foreign investors. This paper argues that not only macroeconomic and political stability, but also regional integration explains the upsurge in foreign direct investment observed since 2005. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6970 JUL 01, 2014

Sanchez Martin, Miguel Eduardo; Escribano Frances, Gonzalo; de Arce Borda, Rafael

Public and private investments in innovation capabilities : structural transformation in the Chilean wine industry (English)

This paper assembles novel data on the Chilean wine industry to investigate the role of investments in knowledge capital on sales growth in domestic and international markets. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6983 JUL 01, 2014

Dutz, Mark A.; O'Connell, Stephen D.; Troncoso, Javier L.

Capital will not become more expensive as the world ages (English)

Aging of populations and convergence between developed and developing countries in per capita incomes are shaping the evolution of saving, investment, capital flows, and, in particular, the cost of capital. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6989 JUL 01, 2014

Bussolo, Maurizio; Lim, Jamus Jerome; Maliszewska, Maryla; Timmer, Hans

Strategic information revelation and capital allocation (English)

It is commonly believed that stock prices help firms' managers make more efficient real investment decisions, because they aggregate information about fundamentals that is not otherwise known to managers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6995 JUL 01, 2014

Pedraza Morales, Alvaro

Budget rules and resource booms : a dynamic stochastic general equilibrium analysis (English)

This paper develops a dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model to analyze and derive simple budget rules in the face of volatile public revenue from natural resources in a low-income country like Niger. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6984 JUL 01, 2014

Devarajan, Shantayanan; Dissou, Yazid; Go, Delfin S.; Robinson, Sherman

Egypt - Second National Drainage Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 90037 JUL 01, 2014

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

Georgia - Public expenditure review : (Vol. 2 of 2) : Background notes (English)

Generating growth and creating jobs within a sustainable fiscal framework is Georgia’s biggest macroeconomic challenge. Although Georgia registered rapid growth of 5.7 percent a year during 2010-13, unemployment remains high at 15 percent. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review 78143 JUN 11, 2014

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

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

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

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Sudan - Sustainable Natural Resources Management Project : procurement plan (English)
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AUG 12, 2014 89962 Procurement Plan
Private capital for railway development (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 90117 Brief Chinese
Private capital for railway development (Chinese)
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AUG 01, 2014 90117 Brief English
World Bank Group Board's calendar (English)
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JUL 15, 2014 89474 Board Report
Egypt, Arab Republic of - Integrated Irrigation Improvement and Management Project : procurement plan for electrification works (Mahmodia area) (English)
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JUL 15, 2014 90135 Procurement Plan
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
How regional integration and transnational energy networks have boosted FDI in Turkey (and may cease to do so): a case study: how geo-political alliances and regional networks matter (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6970 Policy Research Working Paper
Public and private investments in innovation capabilities : structural transformation in the Chilean wine industry (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6983 Policy Research Working Paper
Capital will not become more expensive as the world ages (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6989 Policy Research Working Paper
Strategic information revelation and capital allocation (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6995 Policy Research Working Paper
Budget rules and resource booms : a dynamic stochastic general equilibrium analysis (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6984 Policy Research Working Paper
Egypt - Second National Drainage Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 90037 Procurement Plan
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
Georgia - Public expenditure review : (Vol. 2 of 2) : Background notes (English)
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JUN 11, 2014 78143 Public Expenditure Review
Capital expenditures : making public investment work for competitiveness and inclusive growth in Moldova (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 89228 Brief
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
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