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Disclosable Version of the ISR - Education Infrastructure for Resilience (EU Facility for SuTP) - P162004 - Sequence No : 05 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR34843 FEB 20, 2019

Erkan Orenbas,Esse Ayse Disclosed

Are Trade Preferences a Panacea ? The African Growth and Opportunity Act and African Exports (English)

Does "infant industry" preferential access durably boost export performance? This paper exploits significant trade policy changes in the United States around the turn of the 21st century to address this question. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8753 FEB 19, 2019

Fernandes,Ana Margarida; Maemir,Hibret Belete; Mattoo,Aaditya; Forero Rojas,Alejandro Disclosed

Myanmar - EAST ASIA AND PACIFIC- P158194- Myanmar Flood and Landslide Emergency Recovery Project - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP17341 FEB 14, 2019

Khin Zaw Disclosed

Does Automation in Rich Countries Hurt Developing Ones? : Evidence from the U.S. and Mexico (English)

Following a couple of decades of offshoring, the fear today is of reshoring. Using administrative data on Mexican exports by municipality, sector and destination from 2004 to 2014, this paper investigates how local labor markets in Mexico that are more exposed to automation in the U.S. through trade fared in exports and employment outcomes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8741 FEB 14, 2019

Artuc,Erhan; Christiaensen,Luc; Winkler,Hernan Jorge Disclosed

Does Culture Matter or Firm ? Demand for Female Labor in Three Indian Cities (English)

In discussing the inordinately low employment of Indian women in urban areas, several studies have argued that culture and attitudes have created a labor market that is inherently discriminatory. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8736 FEB 12, 2019

Das,Maitreyi B; Mehta,Soumya Kapoor; Zumbyte,Ieva; Sasmal,Sanjeev; Goyal,Sangeeta Disclosed

Ethiopia - AFRICA- P151712- Urban Productive Safety Net Project (UPSNP) - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP17207 FEB 11, 2019

Debebe Barud Dera Disclosed

Rwanda - AFRICA- P162646- Strengthening Social Protection Project - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP17176 FEB 10, 2019

Esperance Uwicyeza Disclosed

The Textile-Clothing Value Chain in India and Bangladesh : How Appropriate Policies Can Promote (or Inhibit) Trade and Investment (English)

There are significant value chain linkages between India and Bangladesh, particularly in the textile and apparel sector. India specializes in the upstream segment, supplying such intermediate inputs as silk, cotton, yarn, and fabrics to Bangladesh. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8731 FEB 07, 2019

Kabir,Mahfuz; Singh,Surendar; Ferrantino,Michael Joseph Disclosed

Nigeria - AFRICA- P103499- Nigeria - Growth and Employment - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP16843 FEB 01, 2019

Ndah Abu Ali Disclosed

Philippines Monthly Economic Developments (February 2019) (English)

Newsletter 134793 FEB 01, 2019

Disclosed

IFC Food Benchmark Tool : User Guide (English)

Working Paper 134092 JAN 28, 2019

Disclosed

No Business Growth Without Water Efficiency (English)

This study is based on materials provided by Modern Karton, a manufacturer of board and packaging paper operating in Turkey. IFC presents this case as an excellent example of water efficiency adding value to such a business. ... See More +

Brief 134091 JAN 28, 2019

Disclosed

REPORT~1 (English)

Auditing Document AUD0019065 JAN 27, 2019

Bariu,Judith Kinya Disclosed

Paid Maternity Leave and Female Employment : Evidence Using Firm-Level Survey Data for Developing Countries (English)

The relationship between the length of paid maternity leave and the proportion of female workers in the private sector is explored using firm-level survey data for 66 mostly developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8715 JAN 23, 2019

Amin,Mohammad; Islam,Asif Mohammed Disclosed

Enforcing Competition and Firm Productivity : Evidence from 1,800 Peruvian Municipalities (English)

This paper uses a unique data set that captures the elimination of subnational regulatory barriers to firm entry and competition across 1,800 municipalities and matches it with establishment census panel data to estimate the impact on establishment productivity and markups. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8714 JAN 22, 2019

Schiffbauer,Marc Tobias; Sampi Bravo,James Robert Ezequiel Disclosed

Assessing Innovation Patterns and Constraints in Developing East Asia : An Introductory Analysis (English)

This paper sheds light on key innovation patterns and constraints within a selected set of developing East Asian countries (Cambodia, China, Indonesia, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8706 JAN 17, 2019

Iootty De Paiva Dias,Mariana Disclosed

Understanding Economic Growth in Ghana in Comparative Perspective (English)

Ghana has experienced a decade of solid and exceptionally high growth. Between 2005 and 2015, income nearly doubled. This paper analyzes the factors driving this impressive growth performance, using tools such as structural change decompositions and growth regressions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8699 JAN 10, 2019

Geiger,Michael Tobias; Trenczek,Jan; Wacker,Konstantin M. Disclosed

Macro and Micro Features of Successful Economic Convergence : The Case of Poland (English)

This paper examines the patterns of growth of Poland, and its transition into high-income status over the past two decades from a macro and micro perspective. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 133617 JAN 09, 2019

Schiffbauer,Marc Tobias; Varela,Gonzalo J. Disclosed

Persistent Misallocation and the Returns to Education in Mexico (English)

Over the last two decades, Mexico has experienced macroeconomic stability, an open trade regime, and substantial progress in education. Yet average workers' earnings have stagnated, and earnings of those with higher schooling have fallen, compressing the earnings distribution and lowering the returns to education. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8690 JAN 07, 2019

Levy,Santiago; Lopez-Calva,Luis-Felipe Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Morocco Social and Integrated Agriculture - P129774 - Sequence No : 13 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR35367 JAN 07, 2019

Medouar,Mohamed Disclosed

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Disclosable Version of the ISR - Education Infrastructure for Resilience (EU Facility for SuTP) - P162004 - Sequence No : 05 (English)
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FEB 20, 2019 ISR34843 Implementation Status and Results Report
Are Trade Preferences a Panacea ? The African Growth and Opportunity Act and African Exports (English)
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FEB 19, 2019 WPS8753 Policy Research Working Paper
Myanmar - EAST ASIA AND PACIFIC- P158194- Myanmar Flood and Landslide Emergency Recovery Project - Procurement Plan (English)
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FEB 14, 2019 STEP17341 Procurement Plan
Does Automation in Rich Countries Hurt Developing Ones? : Evidence from the U.S. and Mexico (English)
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FEB 14, 2019 WPS8741 Policy Research Working Paper
Does Culture Matter or Firm ? Demand for Female Labor in Three Indian Cities (English)
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FEB 12, 2019 WPS8736 Policy Research Working Paper
Ethiopia - AFRICA- P151712- Urban Productive Safety Net Project (UPSNP) - Procurement Plan (English)
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FEB 11, 2019 STEP17207 Procurement Plan
Rwanda - AFRICA- P162646- Strengthening Social Protection Project - Procurement Plan (English)
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FEB 10, 2019 STEP17176 Procurement Plan
The Textile-Clothing Value Chain in India and Bangladesh : How Appropriate Policies Can Promote (or Inhibit) Trade and Investment (English)
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FEB 07, 2019 WPS8731 Policy Research Working Paper
Nigeria - AFRICA- P103499- Nigeria - Growth and Employment - Procurement Plan (English)
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FEB 01, 2019 STEP16843 Procurement Plan
Philippines Monthly Economic Developments (February 2019) (English)
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FEB 01, 2019 134793 Newsletter
IFC Food Benchmark Tool : User Guide (English)
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JAN 28, 2019 134092 Working Paper
No Business Growth Without Water Efficiency (English)
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JAN 28, 2019 134091 Brief
REPORT~1 (English)
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JAN 27, 2019 AUD0019065 Auditing Document
Paid Maternity Leave and Female Employment : Evidence Using Firm-Level Survey Data for Developing Countries (English)
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JAN 23, 2019 WPS8715 Policy Research Working Paper
Enforcing Competition and Firm Productivity : Evidence from 1,800 Peruvian Municipalities (English)
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JAN 22, 2019 WPS8714 Policy Research Working Paper
Assessing Innovation Patterns and Constraints in Developing East Asia : An Introductory Analysis (English)
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JAN 17, 2019 WPS8706 Policy Research Working Paper
Understanding Economic Growth in Ghana in Comparative Perspective (English)
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JAN 10, 2019 WPS8699 Policy Research Working Paper
Macro and Micro Features of Successful Economic Convergence : The Case of Poland (English)
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JAN 09, 2019 133617 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Persistent Misallocation and the Returns to Education in Mexico (English)
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JAN 07, 2019 WPS8690 Policy Research Working Paper
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Morocco Social and Integrated Agriculture - P129774 - Sequence No : 13 (English)
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JAN 07, 2019 ISR35367 Implementation Status and Results Report