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World Bank budget FY15 (English)

FY14 was a significant year for the World Bank Group (WBG), with an extensive change agenda and important corporate initiatives affecting all parts of the institution - the strategy was launched, the IDA17 replenishment concluded with a record funding amount, a new country engagement model is being introduced, the matrix is being reorganized with creation of the new Global Practices, and key support functions have been centralized. ... See More +

Board Report 91834 OCT 08, 2014

Money or ideas ? : a field experiment on constraints to entrepreneurship in rural Pakistan (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Money or ideas ? : a field experiment on constraints to entrepreneurship in rural Pakistan conducted between 2007 and 2008 in Pakistan. ... See More +

Brief 90354 SEP 02, 2014

Gine, Xavier; Mansuri, Ghazala

Barriers to entrepreneurship in rural Pakistan (English)

The note examines the extent to which lack of financial capital and lack of managerial capital inhibit the growth of small firms in rural Pakistan. ... See More +

Brief 91226 SEP 01, 2014

Gine, Xavier; Mansuri, Ghazala

Burundi - Emergency Energy Project (English)

Ratings for the Emergency Energy Project for Burundi were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion Report Review ICR3117 AUG 28, 2014

World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)

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

Board Report 90026 AUG 15, 2014

World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)

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

Board Report 89826 JUL 31, 2014

Albania - Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 89895 JUL 23, 2014

The dynamics of centralized procurement reform in a decentralized state : evidence and lessons from Indonesia (English)

A central policy of the Government of Indonesia's strategy for enhancing its country's economic and social development is to develop infrastructure and expand service delivery. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6977 JUL 01, 2014

Sacks, Audrey; Rahman, Erman; Turkewitz, Joel; Buehler, Michael; Saleh, Imad

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Business Environment Adjustment Credit Project (English)

Ratings for the Business Environment Adjustment Credit Project for Bosnia and Herzegovina were as follows: outcome was moderately unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was significant, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 88472 JUN 27, 2014

Kyrgyz Republic - Electricity Supply Accountability and Reliability Improvement Project (English)

The objective of the Electricity Supply Accountability and Reliability Improvement Project for Kyrgyz Republic is to improve the reliability of electricity supply in the project area and strengthen the governance of Severelectro's operations. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD832 JUN 23, 2014

Sri Lanka - Public Sector Capacity Building Project (English)

Ratings for the Public Sector Capacity Building Project for Sri Lanka were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and the Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2893 JUN 11, 2014

Money or ideas ? a field experiment on constraints to entrepreneurship in rural Pakistan (English)

This paper identifies the relative importance of human and physical capital for entrepreneurship. A subset of rural microfinance clients were offered eight full time days of business training and the opportunity to participate in a loan lottery of up to Rs. 100,000 (USD 1,700), about seven times the average loan size. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6959 JUN 01, 2014

Gine, Xavier; Mansuri, Ghazala

Guyana - Flood Risk Management Project (English)

The objective of the Flood Risk Management Project for Guyana is to reduce the risk of flooding in the low-lying areas of the East Demarara. The project has three components. (1) Priority works for flood risk reduction component includes: upgrading critical sections of the East Demerara Water Conservancy, or EDWC dams selected pursuant to the criteria set forth in the construction supervision and quality assurance plan; carrying out priority flood risk reduction investments in the East Coast Demerara drainage system selected pursuant to the criteria set forth in the construction supervision and quality assurance plan. (2) Institutional strengthening for flood risk reduction component will support flood modeling through the following activities: (i) hydraulic and hydrological modeling; (ii) specialized training in hydraulic and hydrological modelling, use of remote sensing tools, and data management; and (iii) information technology support for management of data. (3) Project management and implementation component will support reporting and autiting activities. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD871 MAY 05, 2014

World - Ocean Partnerships for Sustainable Fisheries Biodiversity Conservation Project : Environmental assessment : environmental and social management framework (English)

The Ocean Partnerships for Sustainable Fisheries and Biodiversity Conservation Project's will catalyze investment into selected transformational public-private partnerships that mainstream the sustainable management of highly migratory stocks spanning areas within and beyond national jurisdictions. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4544 APR 21, 2014

Indonesia - Statistical Capacity Building-Change and Reform for the Development of Statistics (STATCAP-CERDAS) Project : restructuring paper (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (English)

This restructuring paper for the Statistical Capacity Building-Change and Reform for the Development of Statistics (STATCAP-CERDAS) Project in Indonesia changes to project scope, including cancellation of some activities and sub-components. ... See More +

Project Paper 87045 APR 08, 2014

FY15-FY17 MNA business planning (English)

The new Bank structure that is to come into force on July 1, 2014 will bring with it a new business planning structure. This MNA K&L fast brief provides a brief overview of this process. ... See More +

Brief 90140 MAR 01, 2014

Biswas, Shanu

Ghana - Support Rural Income Generation of the Poorest in the Upper East Region Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 89555 FEB 05, 2014

New firm registration and the business cycle (English)

This paper uses new panel data on the number of new firm registrations in 109 countries during 2002-2012 to study the relationship between entrepreneurship and economic growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6775 FEB 01, 2014

Klapper, Leora; Love, Inessa; Randall, Douglas

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World Bank budget FY15 (English)
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OCT 08, 2014 91834 Board Report
Money or ideas ? : a field experiment on constraints to entrepreneurship in rural Pakistan (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90354 Brief
Barriers to entrepreneurship in rural Pakistan (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91226 Brief
Burundi - Emergency Energy Project (English)
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AUG 28, 2014 ICR3117 Implementation Completion Report Review
World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)
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AUG 15, 2014 90026 Board Report
Nicaragua - Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprise Development Project : monitoring mission - July 21 to August 1, 2014 : Nicaragua - Proyecto de Desarrollo de Ia Micro, Pequefia, y Mediana Empresa (PRODEMIPYME) : mision de supervision - Julio 21 a Agosto 1, 2014 (Spanish)
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AUG 01, 2014 91373 Aide Memoire
World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)
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JUL 31, 2014 89826 Board Report
Albania - Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUL 23, 2014 89895 Procurement Plan
The dynamics of centralized procurement reform in a decentralized state : evidence and lessons from Indonesia (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6977 Policy Research Working Paper
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Business Environment Adjustment Credit Project (English)
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JUN 27, 2014 88472 Project Performance Assessment Report
Kyrgyz Republic - Electricity Supply Accountability and Reliability Improvement Project (English)
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JUN 23, 2014 PAD832 Project Appraisal Document
Sri Lanka - Public Sector Capacity Building Project (English)
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JUN 11, 2014 ICR2893 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Money or ideas ? a field experiment on constraints to entrepreneurship in rural Pakistan (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6959 Policy Research Working Paper
Guyana - Flood Risk Management Project (English)
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MAY 05, 2014 PAD871 Project Appraisal Document
Belarus - Post-Chernobyl Recovery Project : special purpose financial statements for the period from January 1, 2013 to April 30, 2014 (English)
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APR 30, 2014 90306 Auditing Document
World - Ocean Partnerships for Sustainable Fisheries Biodiversity Conservation Project : Environmental assessment : environmental and social management framework (English)
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APR 21, 2014 E4544 Environmental Assessment
Indonesia - Statistical Capacity Building-Change and Reform for the Development of Statistics (STATCAP-CERDAS) Project : restructuring paper (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (English)
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APR 08, 2014 87045 Project Paper
FY15-FY17 MNA business planning (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 90140 Brief
Ghana - Support Rural Income Generation of the Poorest in the Upper East Region Project (English)
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FEB 05, 2014 89555 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
New firm registration and the business cycle (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 WPS6775 Policy Research Working Paper