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Islamic banking opportunities across small and medium enterprises in MENA : executive summary (English)

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are now widely recognized as engines of economic growth and key contributors to sustainable gross domestic product (GDP) of all countries, including those in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. ... See More +

Working Paper 112821 JAN 01, 2017

Makhlouf,Mouayed Disclosed

Small and medium enterprises : key driver for growth and jobs in South Asia (English)

Forty million new jobs need to be created in South Asia by 2016 to absorb newcomers in the labor market. Small and medium enterprises will be the main providers of these jobs. ... See More +

Working Paper 112826 JAN 01, 2017

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Islamic banking opportunities across small and medium enterprises : Pakistan (English)

In recent years, banks in Pakistan and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region have become increasingly interested in targeting the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector and have realized that many small businesses demand Shariah-compliant banking. ... See More +

Working Paper 112825 JAN 01, 2017

Makhlouf,Mouayed Disclosed

Deepening without broadening ? jobs in Ghana's private sector (English)

Creating productive jobs is one of the greatest challenges in Ghana. This paper looks at job creation and its relationship with firm productivity and the quality of jobs among registered firms in the Ghanaian private sector, based on the 2013 World Bank Enterprise Survey. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7835 SEP 27, 2016

Francis,David C.; Honorati,Maddalena Disclosed

Using behavioral science to design a customer-centric financial management training for microentrepreneurs : Final report of the qualitative research on client financial management practices (English)

There has been growing momentum to design financial and nonfinancial services for lower-income populations around the world that would meet the specific needs of these clients. ... See More +

Working Paper 107510 APR 01, 2016

Dimova,Marina; Joshi,Mukta Disclosed

Responsible bundling of microfinance services : a mixed method evaluation of the impact of timing, pressure, and information (English)

Financial institutions serving the poor can offer a range of savings, insurance, and even nonfinancial products in addition to their core credit products. ... See More +

Working Paper 107509 MAR 01, 2016

Zimmerman,Emily; Bauchet,Jonathan Joseph Emile; Magnoni,Barbara; Larsen,Vance Disclosed

Informal enterprises in Kenya (English)

This note draws from an emerging literature on firm informality as well as data collected on micro enterprises and informal firms as part of the World Bank’s enterprise survey initiative for Kenya. ... See More +

Working Paper 106986 JAN 01, 2016

Safavian,Mehnaz S.; Wimpey,Joshua Seth; Amin, Mohammad Disclosed

Art and development : Macedonian contemporary art exhibition at the World Bank and the embassy of Switzerland (English)

Arts and economics, both powerful tools for change and development, are important to the Swiss. Without economic growth, no development can happen. ... See More +

Working Paper 104366 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Jordan - Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprise Development for Inclusive Growth Project : additional financing (Arabic)

Program Information Document PIDA21812 FEB 11, 2015

Disclosed

Sortie de la crise du secteur de la microfinance au Maroc : des interventions opportunes et efficaces (French)

In the fall of 2008, the Moroccan microfinance sector underwent what in economics is referred to as a Minsky moment, the sudden realization that the market has overshot and that the good times are coming to an end. ... See More +

Working Paper 111935 OCT 01, 2014

Arabic, English Disclosed

Sortie de la crise du secteur de la microfinance au Maroc : des interventions opportunes et efficaces : ردود فعل فعالة وفي الوقت المناسب : نهاية أزمة التمويل الأصغر في المملكة المغربية (Arabic)

In the fall of 2008, the Moroccan microfinance sector underwent what in economics is referred to as a Minsky moment, the sudden realization that the market has overshot and that the good times are coming to an end. ... See More +

Working Paper 111935 OCT 01, 2014

French, English Disclosed

Turkey - Enhancing access to finance : Turquie - Améliorer l’accès au financement (French)

This Results Profile talks about the making Turkish enterprises competitive, firm by firm. Promoting the development of Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) was crucial in fostering entrepreneurship, competition, innovation, and growth in Turkey, as they represented the backbone of the Turkish economy. ... See More +

Brief 97794 APR 14, 2011

Disclosed

Developing SMEs through business linkages : a manual for practitioners based on the MozLink mentorship experience in Mozambique (English)

This manual provides step-by-step practical guidance on how to create competitive Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) that can be integrated into the supply chains of large companies, using a technical and business skills mentoring approach. ... See More +

Working Paper 61127 NOV 01, 2008

Disclosed

Women heads undertakings in Tunisia : Les femmes chefs d'entreprises en Tunisie (French)

Working Paper 111767 JUN 01, 2008

Disclosed

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Islamic banking opportunities across small and medium enterprises in MENA : executive summary (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112821 Working Paper
Small and medium enterprises : key driver for growth and jobs in South Asia (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112826 Working Paper
Islamic banking opportunities across small and medium enterprises : Pakistan (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112825 Working Paper
Deepening without broadening ? jobs in Ghana's private sector (English)
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SEP 27, 2016 WPS7835 Policy Research Working Paper
Argentina - Access to Longer Term Finance for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Project : indigenous peoples plan : Marco de planificación para pueblos indígenas Proyecto de Acceso a Financiamiento a más Largo Plazo paralas Micro, Pequeñas y Medianas Empresas (Spanish)
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AUG 25, 2016 SFG2327 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Argentina - Access to Longer Term Finance for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Project : environmental assessment : Marco de gestión ambiental y social proyecto de acceso a financiamiento a mas largo plazo para las mipymes (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2016 SFG2373 Environmental Assessment
Using behavioral science to design a customer-centric financial management training for microentrepreneurs : Final report of the qualitative research on client financial management practices (English)
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APR 01, 2016 107510 Working Paper
Responsible bundling of microfinance services : a mixed method evaluation of the impact of timing, pressure, and information (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 107509 Working Paper
Informal enterprises in Kenya (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 106986 Working Paper
Art and development : Macedonian contemporary art exhibition at the World Bank and the embassy of Switzerland (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104366 Working Paper
Jordan - Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprise Development for Inclusive Growth Project : additional financing (Arabic)
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FEB 11, 2015 PIDA21812 Program Information Document
Sortie de la crise du secteur de la microfinance au Maroc : des interventions opportunes et efficaces (French)
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OCT 01, 2014 111935 Working Paper Arabic, English
Sortie de la crise du secteur de la microfinance au Maroc : des interventions opportunes et efficaces : ردود فعل فعالة وفي الوقت المناسب : نهاية أزمة التمويل الأصغر في المملكة المغربية (Arabic)
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OCT 01, 2014 111935 Working Paper French, English
Turkey - Enhancing access to finance : Turquie - Améliorer l’accès au financement (French)
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APR 14, 2011 97794 Brief
Developing SMEs through business linkages : a manual for practitioners based on the MozLink mentorship experience in Mozambique (English)
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NOV 01, 2008 61127 Working Paper
Women heads undertakings in Tunisia : Les femmes chefs d'entreprises en Tunisie (French)
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JUN 01, 2008 111767 Working Paper