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Jamaica-Jamaica Foundations for Growth (English)

Project Information Document AB7635 OCT 02, 2014

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

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

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

Project Information Document AB7502 JAN 06, 2014

Fiscal rules and the pro-cyclicality of public investment in the West African economic and monetary union (English)

Evidence from a large panel of low-income and lower middle-income countries over the period 1995-2012 suggests that, contrary to other countries, public investment in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) has been pro-cyclical. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6562 AUG 01, 2013

Dessus, Sebastien; Diaz Sanchez, Jose Luis; Varoudakis, Aristomene

Poland - Second Development Policy Loan Project (English)

Program Information Document AB7159 OCT 30, 2012

Brazil - State of Rio de Janeiro Fiscal Efficiency for Quality of Public Service Delivery Development Policy Loan Project : summary of discussion (English)

Executive Directors approved a Fiscal Efficiency for Quality of Public Service Delivery Development Policy Loan Project to the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in the amount of US$300 million, on the payment terms and conditions set out in the President's Memorandum. ... See More +

Board Summary 72356 AUG 30, 2012

Guatemala - First Programmatic Development Policy Loan Project (English)

Program Information Document AB7086 JUN 21, 2012

Guatemala - First Programmatic Development Policy Loan Project (English)

Program Information Document AB7117 JUN 21, 2012

Mongolia quarterly brief (June 2012) (English)

The Mongolian economy is continuing to grow at a very rapid pace, expanding by 16.7 percent year-on-year (yoy) in Q1. This high growth however, is also fuelling inflation which touched 16 percent in April, well above the Bank of Mongolia's (BoM) inflation target of 10 percent. ... See More +

Brief 70213 JUN 20, 2012

Mongolian

Mongolia quarterly brief (June 2012) (Mongolian)

The Mongolian economy is continuing to grow at a very rapid pace, expanding by 16.7 percent year-on-year (yoy) in Q1. This high growth however, is also fuelling inflation which touched 16 percent in April, well above the Bank of Mongolia's (BoM) inflation target of 10 percent. ... See More +

Brief 70213 JUN 01, 2012

English

El Gasto Tributario en Colombia : una propuesta de evaluacion integral y sistematica de este instrumento de politica publica (Spanish)

This document is organized into three parts. The first part provides an overview of tax expenditures in Colombia. The second part addresses the issues of measuring the revenue loss of tax expenditures. ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study 65879 JUN 01, 2012

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

Program Information Document AB7041 MAY 15, 2012

Panama - First Programmatic Fiscal Management and Efficiency of Expenditures Development Policy Loan Project : restructuring (Vol. 2 of 2) : Data sheet (English)

The First Programmatic Fiscal Management and Efficiency of Expenditures Development Policy Loan (DPL) Project for Panama supports the Government's overall objectives of increasing fiscal space, strengthening fiscal management, enhancing transparency, improving the efficiency of public spending and strengthening social programs. ... See More +

Project Paper 68164 APR 25, 2012

Panama - First Programmatic Fiscal Management and Efficiency of Expenditures Development Policy Loan Project : restructuring (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (English)

The First Programmatic Fiscal Management and Efficiency of Expenditures Development Policy Loan (DPL) Project for Panama supports the Government's overall objectives of increasing fiscal space, strengthening fiscal management, enhancing transparency, improving the efficiency of public spending and strengthening social programs. ... See More +

Project Paper 68164 APR 19, 2012

The fiscal management of natural resource revenues in a developing country setting (English)

The exhaustibility and volatility of natural resource revenues pose well-known economic challenges, of which those facing oil producers are the most prominent. ... See More +

Brief 73245 APR 01, 2012

Eckardt, Sebastian; Sarsenov, Ilyas; Thomas, Mark Roland

The challenges to long run fiscal sustainability in Romania (English)

Romania, along with many other countries in the European Union, faces daunting fiscal challenges. Fiscal balances deteriorated sharply following the global economic crisis, forcing Romania to implement a fiscal consolidation that was one of the largest in the European Union, but which may not be sustainable without a recovery of economic growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5927 JAN 01, 2012

Canagarajah, Sudharshan; Paliu, Anca; Dumitru, Ionut; Brownbridge, Martin

Quality of tax administration : how relevant is country size ? (English)

Repeated attempts at uncovering the relevance of country size for various economic factors have produced discouraging results. The present paper sheds new light on the relevance of country size using micro or firm-level data on firms' experience with the quality of tax administration, an important but neglected element of the business climate. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5895 DEC 01, 2011

Amin, Mohammad

Jamaica - Second Programmatic Fiscal Sustainability Development Policy Loan Project : summary of discussion (English)

Executive Directors approved the Second Programmatic Fiscal Sustainability Development Policy Loan (FSDPL2) Project to Jamaica in the amount of US$100 million on the payment terms and conditions set out in the President's Memorandum (R2011-0194). ... See More +

Board Summary 64446 SEP 08, 2011

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Jamaica-Jamaica Foundations for Growth (English)
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OCT 02, 2014 AB7635 Project 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-Public Finance DPL : Albania - First Public Finance Development Policy Loan Program (English)
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JAN 06, 2014 AB7502 Project Information Document
Fiscal rules and the pro-cyclicality of public investment in the West African economic and monetary union (English)
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AUG 01, 2013 WPS6562 Policy Research Working Paper
Poland - Second Development Policy Loan Project (English)
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OCT 30, 2012 AB7159 Program Information Document
Brazil - State of Rio de Janeiro Fiscal Efficiency for Quality of Public Service Delivery Development Policy Loan Project : summary of discussion (English)
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AUG 30, 2012 72356 Board Summary
Guatemala - First Programmatic Development Policy Loan Project (English)
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JUN 21, 2012 AB7086 Program Information Document
Guatemala - First Programmatic Development Policy Loan Project (English)
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JUN 21, 2012 AB7117 Program Information Document
Mongolia quarterly brief (June 2012) (English)
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JUN 20, 2012 70213 Brief Mongolian
Mongolia quarterly brief (June 2012) (Mongolian)
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JUN 01, 2012 70213 Brief English
El Gasto Tributario en Colombia : una propuesta de evaluacion integral y sistematica de este instrumento de politica publica (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2012 65879 Other Financial Sector Study
Colombia - Second Programmatic Fiscal Sustainability and Growth Resilience Development Policy Loan Project (English)
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MAY 15, 2012 AB7041 Program Information Document
Panama - First Programmatic Fiscal Management and Efficiency of Expenditures Development Policy Loan Project : restructuring (Vol. 2 of 2) : Data sheet (English)
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APR 25, 2012 68164 Project Paper
Panama - First Programmatic Fiscal Management and Efficiency of Expenditures Development Policy Loan Project : restructuring (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (English)
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APR 19, 2012 68164 Project Paper
The fiscal management of natural resource revenues in a developing country setting (English)
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APR 01, 2012 73245 Brief
The challenges to long run fiscal sustainability in Romania (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 WPS5927 Policy Research Working Paper
Quality of tax administration : how relevant is country size ? (English)
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DEC 01, 2011 WPS5895 Policy Research Working Paper
Jamaica - Second Programmatic Fiscal Sustainability Development Policy Loan Project : summary of discussion (English)
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SEP 08, 2011 64446 Board Summary