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Performance and learning review of the country partnership strategy for Papua New Guinea for the period FY2013-FY2016 (English)

This Performance and Learning Review (PLR) updates and assesses progress in implementing the World Bank Group (WBG) Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for the Independent State of Papua New Guinea (PNG) for the period FY2013–2016, discussed by the Board of Executive Directors in November 2012. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 105698 JUL 01, 2016

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Behavioral interventions in tax compliance : evidence from Guatemala (English)

This paper presents results from a large (43,387) nationwide randomized controlled trial in Guatemala that used reminders to promote tax compliance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7690 JUN 01, 2016

Kettle,Stewart; Hernandez,Marco; Ruda,Simon; Sanders,Michael Disclosed

Ukraine economic update (April 1, 2016) (English)

The economy contracted by almost 10 percent in 2015 due to unprecedented shocks from the conflict in the East and lower global commodity prices, as well as considerable fiscal and external adjustment. ... See More +

Brief 106040 APR 01, 2016

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Poland - First Phase of Public Finance Development Policy Loan Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14887 JAN 20, 2016

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Chad - Fiscal Consolidation Program Support Grant Project (English)

Program Information Document 100068 SEP 21, 2015

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Angola - First Fiscal Management Development Policy Financing Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 97880 JUN 30, 2015

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Colombia - Second Programmatic Fiscal Sustainability and Growth Resilience Development Policy Loan Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14767 JUN 25, 2015

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New evidence on the cyclicality of fiscal policy (English)

This paper presents new evidence on the patterns of cyclicality in the fiscal policy stance of developing and industrialized countries over a period of more than three decades covering 180 countries during 1980–2012. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7293 JUN 08, 2015

Carneiro,Francisco Galrao; Garrido,Leonardo Disclosed

Credit ratings and fiscal responsibility (English)

The authors build on the findings from an earlier analysis, adding to the evidence base for the notion that credit rating agencies contribute to fiscal sustainability. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 97556 JUN 01, 2015

Hanusch,Marek; Vaaler,Paul Martin Disclosed

Quality of macro-fiscal frameworks in development policy operations : IEG learning product (English)

The report is part of a series of learning products with limited objectives geared towards synthesizing existing knowledge as well as learning and gaining new insights into the factors that influence design, policy implementation, and performance of development policy loans. ... See More +

Working Paper 97628 MAY 20, 2015

Bogetic,Zeljko; Bronfmann, Javier; Jayawickrama,Malathi S.; Klasnja,Marko; Mkrtchyan,Aghassi; Piattifuenfkirchen,Moritz Otto Maria Alfons; Selowsky,Marcelo; Torrence,Jesse Disclosed

Honduras - Fiscal Sustainability and Enhanced Social Protection Development Policy Credit : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 93117 DEC 09, 2014

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Jamaica - First Competitiveness and Fiscal Management Programmatic Development Policy Loan Project (English)

Program Information Document AB7698 DEC 08, 2014

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Honduras - Fiscal Sustainability and Enhanced Social Protection Project (English)

Program Information Document AB7653 OCT 14, 2014

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Jamaica - First Competitiveness and Fiscal Management Programmatic Development Policy Loan Project (English)

Program Information Document AB7635 SEP 16, 2014

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Can tax simplification help lower tax corruption ? (English)

This paper seeks to find empirical evidence of a link between tax simplification and corruption in tax administration. It attempts to do this by first defining "tax simplicity" as a measurable variable and exploring empirical relationships between simpler tax regimes and corruption in tax administration. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6988 JUL 01, 2014

Awasthi, Rajul; Bayraktar, Nihal Disclosed

Guatemala - Enhanced Fiscal and Financial Management for Greater Opportunities Development Policy Loan Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 88882 JUN 17, 2014

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Revenue potential, tax space, and tax gap : a comparative analysis (English)

This paper contributes to the empirical literature on the key determinants of the revenue generating potential in 61 countries. The paper uses a broad set of data and econometric methods to conduct analyses that are of relevance to revenue potential. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6868 MAY 01, 2014

Khwaja, Munawer Sultan; Iyer, Indira Disclosed

Albania - First Public Finance Development Policy Loan Program (English)

Program Information Document AB7502 JAN 06, 2014

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A public expenditure review for Paraguay (Vol. 2) : supplementary volume with selected background papers (English)

Paraguay has achieved significant progress in terms of fiscal policy over the past decade. Despite this progress on fiscal reform, three major challenges remain: 1) a volatile macroeconomic environment; 2) still insufficient fiscal resources; and 3) high levels of poverty and inequality. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review 78194 NOV 25, 2013

Koehler-Geib, Fritzi; Chakeri, Jasmin; Mustafaoglu, Zafer; Diaz-Bonilla, Carolina; Polastri, Rossana; Mossi, Dante; Estrada, Eduardo Andres; Busquets, Renato; Caballero Cabrera, Elida; Cabral, Guillermo; Araujo, Jorge; Villarroel, Miriam Beatriz; Holt, Patricia Chacon; Rittenauer, Patrick; Siegenthaler, Peter; Gulino, Silvia; Dure, Gloria; Arestivo de Cuentas Zavala, Rosa; Alvarenga Capurro, Telma; Favaro, Edgardo; Ramirez, Julio; Stewart, Lisa; Cicowiez, Martin; Lustig, Nora; Schenone, Osvaldo; Higgins, Sean; Swanson, William; Cuesta, Jose Antonio; Suarez Becerra, Pablo; Togo, Eriko; Velandia-Rubiano, Antonio; Horigoshi Reis, Ana Mie; Weiner, Fanny; Perez, Luis Orlando; de Hoyos, Rafael; Moreno, Juan Martin; Indaco, Agustin; Lajer Baron, Andres; Saizar, Carolina; Nielsen, Hannah; Picarelli, Nathalie; Zanett, Pia Maria; Varma, Sona; Verhoeven, Marijn; Mastruzzi, Massimo Disclosed

Jordan - National Unified Registry and Outreach Program for Targeting Social Assistance Project : الاردن - السجل الموحد الوطني وبرنامج التوعية لاستهداف مشروع المساعدة الاجتماعية (Arabic)

The project development objective of the National Unified Registry and Outreach Program for Targeting Social Assistance Project for Jordan is to improve the targeting of social safety net programs and develop an efficient outreach mechanism. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 74924 OCT 01, 2013

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Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Performance and learning review of the country partnership strategy for Papua New Guinea for the period FY2013-FY2016 (English)
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JUL 01, 2016 105698 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Behavioral interventions in tax compliance : evidence from Guatemala (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 WPS7690 Policy Research Working Paper
Ukraine economic update (April 1, 2016) (English)
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APR 01, 2016 106040 Brief
Poland - First Phase of Public Finance Development Policy Loan Project (English)
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JAN 20, 2016 ICRR14887 Implementation Completion Report Review
Chad - Fiscal Consolidation Program Support Grant Project (English)
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SEP 21, 2015 100068 Program Information Document
Angola - First Fiscal Management Development Policy Financing Project : chair summary (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 97880 Board Summary
Colombia - Second Programmatic Fiscal Sustainability and Growth Resilience Development Policy Loan Project (English)
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JUN 25, 2015 ICRR14767 Implementation Completion Report Review
New evidence on the cyclicality of fiscal policy (English)
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JUN 08, 2015 WPS7293 Policy Research Working Paper
Credit ratings and fiscal responsibility (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 97556 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Quality of macro-fiscal frameworks in development policy operations : IEG learning product (English)
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MAY 20, 2015 97628 Working Paper
Honduras - Fiscal Sustainability and Enhanced Social Protection Development Policy Credit : chair summary (English)
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DEC 09, 2014 93117 Board Summary
Jamaica - First Competitiveness and Fiscal Management Programmatic Development Policy Loan Project (English)
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DEC 08, 2014 AB7698 Program Information Document
Honduras - Fiscal Sustainability and Enhanced Social Protection Project (English)
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OCT 14, 2014 AB7653 Program Information Document
Jamaica - First Competitiveness and Fiscal Management Programmatic Development Policy Loan Project (English)
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SEP 16, 2014 AB7635 Program Information Document
Can tax simplification help lower tax corruption ? (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6988 Policy Research Working Paper
Guatemala - Enhanced Fiscal and Financial Management for Greater Opportunities Development Policy Loan Project : chair summary (English)
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JUN 17, 2014 88882 Board Summary
Revenue potential, tax space, and tax gap : a comparative analysis (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6868 Policy Research Working Paper
Albania - First Public Finance Development Policy Loan Program (English)
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JAN 06, 2014 AB7502 Program Information Document
A public expenditure review for Paraguay (Vol. 2) : supplementary volume with selected background papers (English)
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NOV 25, 2013 78194 Public Expenditure Review
Jordan - National Unified Registry and Outreach Program for Targeting Social Assistance Project : الاردن - السجل الموحد الوطني وبرنامج التوعية لاستهداف مشروع المساعدة الاجتماعية (Arabic)
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OCT 01, 2013 74924 Project Appraisal Document English