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

Board Summary 97880 JUN 30, 2015

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

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

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

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

Program Information Document AB7698 DEC 08, 2014

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

Program Information Document AB7653 OCT 14, 2014

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

Program Information Document AB7635 SEP 16, 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 - First Public Finance Development Policy Loan Program (English)

Program Information Document AB7502 JAN 06, 2014

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

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 Presidents 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 Mongolias (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 Mongolias (BoM) inflation target of 10 percent. ... See More +

Brief 70213 JUN 01, 2012

English

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Angola - First Fiscal Management Development Policy Financing Project : chair summary (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 97880 Board Summary
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
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