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The cost of business registration and licensing in Ethiopia and options for reform (English)

The Ethiopia Investment Climate Program, managed by the World Bank Group’s Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice aims at streamlining and simplifying high priority regulatory practices and processes burdensome to the private sector and address investment climate issues that are holding back investment and productivity growth in Ethiopia. ... See More +

Working Paper 106225 MAR 01, 2016

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Misallocation in Turkey's manufacturing sector (English)

Turkey’s economy expanded rapidly in the 2000s, and per capita income is now close to World Bank’s high income threshold of U$12,736. While part of this economic growth was attributable to human and physical capital accumulation, an important fraction was due to total factor productivity (TFP) growth. ... See More +

Brief 103073 JAN 01, 2016

Turkish Disclosed

Cameroon - Mining Sector Technical Assistance Project : environmental assessment : Evaluation stratégique environnementale et sociale du secteur minier au Cameroun (French,English)

Environmental Assessment SFG2264 JAN 01, 2016

Pelon,Remi Disclosed

The export-productivity link in Brazilian manufacturing firms (English)

This paper explores the link between exports and total factor productivity in Brazilian manufacturing firms over the period 2000–08. The Brazilian experience is instructive, as it is a case of an economy that expanded aggregate exports significantly, but with stagnant aggregate growth in total factor productivity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7365 JUL 13, 2015

Cirera,Xavier; Lederman,Daniel; Máñez,J.A.; Rochina,M.E.; Sanchis,J.A. Disclosed

Pakistan - Land Records Management and Information Systems Project : procurement plan for goods (English)

Procurement Plan 95059 MAR 17, 2015

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Cote d'Ivoire - West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation simplifie (French)

Procurement Plan 94808 FEB 10, 2015

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Cote d'Ivoire - West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches simplifie (French)

Procurement Plan 94809 FEB 10, 2015

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Getting smart about financial inclusion : lessons from the smart aid index : Une approche intelligente de l'inclusion financiere : les lecons de l'indice smartaid (French)

Indices are frequently used to motivate behavior - think of the World Bank's doing business reports or the United Nations Development Program's (UNDP's) human development index. ... See More +

Brief 93306 OCT 01, 2014

El-Zoghbi, Mayada; Scola, Barbara Spanish, English Disclosed

Getting smart about financial inclusion : lessons from the smart aid index : Instrumentos inteligentes para la inclusion financiera : ensenanzas del indice smartaid (Spanish)

Indices are frequently used to motivate behavior - think of the World Bank's doing business reports or the United Nations Development Program's (UNDP's) human development index. ... See More +

Brief 93306 OCT 01, 2014

El-Zoghbi, Mayada; Scola, Barbara French, English Disclosed

Africa - West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation simplifié (French)

Procurement Plan 90743 SEP 16, 2014

Disclosed

Public-private dialogue mobilizes trade licensing reform in Afghanistan (English)

The private sector in Afghanistan is in a formative stage, troubled by challenges ranging from political instability to incessant intimidation from insurgent groups. ... See More +

Brief 90712 NOV 22, 2013

Disclosed

Friend or foe or family ? a tale of formal and informal plants in India (English)

This paper examines the interaction between formal (organized) and informal (unorganized) plants in the manufacturing sector in India. How has the size and productivity of the plants in the organized sector affected the plants in the unorganized sector? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6588 SEP 01, 2013

Ghani, Ejaz; O'Connell, Stephen D.; Sharma, Gunjan Disclosed

Coagglomeration of formal and informal industry : evidence from India (English)

A large and growing informal sector is a major feature of developing countries. This paper analyzes coagglomeration patterns between formal and informal manufacturing enterprises in India. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6622 SEP 01, 2013

Mukim, Megha Disclosed

Solomon Islands - Second Phase of the Additional Financing for Rural Development Program Project : environmental assessment : Environment and social management framework (English)

The objective of the Second Phase of the Additional Financing for Rural Development Program Project for Solomon Islands is to increase access of rural households to high priority, small-scale economic and social infrastructure, agriculture and financial services. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4249 JUL 01, 2013

Disclosed

Minutes of meeting of the Executive Directors of the Bank and IDA held on Thursday, June 27, 2013 (English)

Minutes 80148 JUN 27, 2013

Disclosed

Kenya - Financial and Legal Sector Technical Assistance Project : restructuring (Vol. 2) : Data sheet (English)

The objective of the Financial and Legal Sector Technical Assistance Project for Kenya is to create a sound financial system and strengthened legal and judicial capacity that will ensure broad access to financial and related legal services. ... See More +

Project Paper 75744 FEB 28, 2013

Disclosed

Learning versus stealing : how important are market-share reallocations to India’s productivity growth? (English)

Recent trade theory emphasizes the role of market-share reallocations across firms ("stealing") in driving productivity growth, whereas previous literature focused on average productivity improvements ("learning"). ... See More +

Journal Article 94102 NOV 21, 2012

Harrison, Ann E.; Martin, Leslie A.; Nataraj, Shanthi Disclosed

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Guinea - Mining Sector Governance Support Project : procurement plan : Guinee - Projet d’Appui a la Gouvernance dans Secteur Minier : plan de passation de marchés (French)
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JUN 08, 2016 106401 Procurement Plan
The cost of business registration and licensing in Ethiopia and options for reform (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 106225 Working Paper
Misallocation in Turkey's manufacturing sector (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103073 Brief Turkish
Cameroon - Mining Sector Technical Assistance Project : environmental assessment : Evaluation stratégique environnementale et sociale du secteur minier au Cameroun (French,English)
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JAN 01, 2016 SFG2264 Environmental Assessment
The export-productivity link in Brazilian manufacturing firms (English)
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JUL 13, 2015 WPS7365 Policy Research Working Paper
Pakistan - Land Records Management and Information Systems Project : procurement plan for goods (English)
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MAR 17, 2015 95059 Procurement Plan
Cote d'Ivoire - West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation simplifie (French)
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FEB 10, 2015 94808 Procurement Plan
Cote d'Ivoire - West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches simplifie (French)
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FEB 10, 2015 94809 Procurement Plan
Getting smart about financial inclusion : lessons from the smart aid index : Une approche intelligente de l'inclusion financiere : les lecons de l'indice smartaid (French)
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OCT 01, 2014 93306 Brief Spanish, English
Getting smart about financial inclusion : lessons from the smart aid index : Instrumentos inteligentes para la inclusion financiera : ensenanzas del indice smartaid (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2014 93306 Brief French, English
Africa - West Africa Regional Fisheries Program Project : procurement plan : Afrique - Projet Régional des Pêches en Afrique de l'Ouest (PRAO-SN) : procurement plan (French)
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SEP 28, 2014 91056 Procurement Plan
Africa - West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation simplifié (French)
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SEP 16, 2014 90743 Procurement Plan
Public-private dialogue mobilizes trade licensing reform in Afghanistan (English)
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NOV 22, 2013 90712 Brief
Friend or foe or family ? a tale of formal and informal plants in India (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 WPS6588 Policy Research Working Paper
Coagglomeration of formal and informal industry : evidence from India (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 WPS6622 Policy Research Working Paper
Solomon Islands - Second Phase of the Additional Financing for Rural Development Program Project : environmental assessment : Environment and social management framework (English)
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JUL 01, 2013 E4249 Environmental Assessment
Minutes of meeting of the Executive Directors of the Bank and IDA held on Thursday, June 27, 2013 (English)
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JUN 27, 2013 80148 Minutes
Kenya - Financial and Legal Sector Technical Assistance Project : restructuring (Vol. 2) : Data sheet (English)
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FEB 28, 2013 75744 Project Paper
Lao People's Democratic Republic - Technical Assistance for Capacity Building in the Hydropower and Mining Sectors Project : procurement plan for goods, works, and services (English)
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DEC 03, 2012 74225 Procurement Plan
Learning versus stealing : how important are market-share reallocations to India’s productivity growth? (English)
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NOV 21, 2012 94102 Journal Article