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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

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

Albania - Financial sector assessment program (English)

This note is prepared as part of the financial sector assessment program (FSAP). Its main objective is to describe the status and recent developments in corporate financial reporting framework in Albania and highlight key issues relevant to financial sector. ... See More +

Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) 89247 FEB 01, 2014

Lighting Rural India : Load segregation experience in selected states (English)

Socioeconomic development of the rural populace is critical to India achieving its stated objective of inclusive growth. It is widely accepted that access to a reliable and sufficient power supply is a key enabler of rural economic growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 89419 FEB 01, 2014

Khanna, Ashish; Mukherjee, Mohua; Banerjee, Sudeshna Ghosh; Saraswat, Kavita; Khurana, Mani

Lighting rural India : load segregation experience in selected states (English)

This paper summarizes the findings of a study in rural load segregation for lighting rural India. The study focused on (i) analyzing differences in approach to rural feeder segregation across states, (ii) assessing the financial viability of the schemes, (iii) evaluating socio economic benefits in rural areas through primary survey, and (iv) developing a guidance note for a national action plan on rural load segregation. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 81485 FEB 01, 2014

Khanna, Ashish; Mukherjee, Mohua; Banerjee, Sudeshna Ghosh; Saraswat, Kavita; Khurana, Mani

Nepal - Urban Governance and Development Program : Emerging Towns Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 83969 DEC 23, 2013

Benin - Competitiveness and Integrated Growth Opportunity Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Competitiveness and Integrated Growth Opportunity Project for Benin is to support enterprise and entrepreneurship developments through improved business development infrastructure, an improved trade expansion platform, and catalytic interventions for direct investment promotion and the development of new products and new markets. ... See More +

Project Paper 80357 DEC 05, 2013

Getting down to business : strengthening economies through business registration reforms (English)

Business registration remains a complicated and costly process in many countries, hampering entrepreneurial activity and the creation of formal employment. ... See More +

Brief 84352 DEC 01, 2013

Saltane, Valentina; Pan, Jiawen

Madagascar - Integrated Growth Poles Project : social and environmental impact assessment (Vol. 22 of 22) : Amenagements ecotouristiques au niveau du site mont passot : etude d'impact environnemental et social (French)

This environmental and social impact assessment of the Madagascar Integrated Growth Poles Project presents the environmental assessments for each of three strategic regions of the country: the district of Nosy Be, the Antananarivo / Antsirabe axis, and the district of Tolagnaro. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E1118 NOV 04, 2013

Tecsult International Limitee; ECR; Land Ressources; APC

Doing business 2014 : understanding regulations for small and medium-size enterprises (Vol. 1 of 2) (English)

Doing Business 2014 is the 11th edition of the Doing Business series. The report assesses regulations affecting domestic firms in 189 economies and ranks the economies in 10 areas of business regulation, such as starting a business, resolving insolvency and trading across borders. ... See More +

Publication 82360 OCT 29, 2013

Doing business 2014 : Afghanistan - understanding regulations for small and medium-size enterprises (English)

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for Afghanistan. In a series of annual reports, Doing Business assesses regulations affecting domestic firms in 189 economies and ranks the economies in 10 areas of business regulation, such as starting a business, resolving insolvency and trading across borders. ... See More +

Working Paper 82762 OCT 29, 2013

Doing business 2014 : Albania - understanding regulations for small and medium-size enterprises (English)

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for Albania. In a series of annual reports, Doing Business assesses regulations affecting domestic firms in 189 economies and ranks the economies in 10 areas of business regulation, such as starting a business, resolving insolvency and trading across borders. ... See More +

Working Paper 82763 OCT 29, 2013

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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
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
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
Albania - Financial sector assessment program (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 89247 Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP)
Lighting Rural India : Load segregation experience in selected states (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 89419 Working Paper
Lighting rural India : load segregation experience in selected states (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 81485 ESMAP Paper
Nepal - Urban Governance and Development Program : Emerging Towns Project : procurement plan (English)
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DEC 23, 2013 83969 Procurement Plan
Benin - Competitiveness and Integrated Growth Opportunity Project : restructuring (English)
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DEC 05, 2013 80357 Project Paper
Getting down to business : strengthening economies through business registration reforms (English)
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DEC 01, 2013 84352 Brief
Madagascar - Integrated Growth Poles Project : social and environmental impact assessment (Vol. 22 of 22) : Amenagements ecotouristiques au niveau du site mont passot : etude d'impact environnemental et social (French)
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NOV 04, 2013 E1118 Environmental Assessment
Doing business 2014 : understanding regulations for small and medium-size enterprises (Vol. 1 of 2) (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 82360 Publication
Doing business 2014 : Afghanistan - understanding regulations for small and medium-size enterprises (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 82762 Working Paper
Doing business 2014 : Albania - understanding regulations for small and medium-size enterprises (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 82763 Working Paper