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Do performance agreements help improve service delivery ? the experience of Brazilian states (English)

A growing number of states and municipalities in Brazil rely on results-based management, and many other local and state governments are considering adopting the practice. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7375 JUL 22, 2015

Vinuela,Lorena; Zoratto,Laura De Castro

Promoting democracy in fragile states : insights from a field experiment in Liberia (English)

A field experiment in rural Liberia is used to study democratic participation in fragile states. Fragile states are marked by political fragmentation, local patronage systems, and voter vulnerability. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7370 JUL 15, 2015

Mvukiyehe,Eric; Samii,Cyrus Dara

Asymmetric information about migrant earnings and remittance flows (English)

This paper examine asymmetric information about migrant earnings and its implications for remittance behavior using a sample of Indian households with husbands working overseas in Qatar. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7368 JUL 15, 2015

Seshan,Ganesh Kumar; Zubrickas,Robertas

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.

Can minimum wages close the gender wage gap ? evidence from Indonesia (English)

Using manufacturing plant-level census data, this paper demonstrates that minimum wage increases in Indonesia reduced gender wage gaps among production workers, with heterogeneous impacts by level of education and position of the firm in the wage distribution. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7364 JUL 13, 2015

Hallward-Driemeier,Mary C.; Rijkers,Bob; Waxman,Andrew R.

Using probabilistic models to appraise and decide on sovereign disaster risk financing and insurance (English)

This paper presents an overview of the structure of probabilistic catastrophe risk models, discusses their importance for appraising sovereign disaster risk financing and insurance instruments and strategy, and puts forward a model and a process for improving decision making on the linked disaster risk management strategy and sovereign disaster risk financing and insurance strategy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7358 JUL 02, 2015

Ley-Borrás,Roberto; Fox,Benjamin Daniel

Quantifying through ex post assessments the micro-level impacts of sovereign disaster risk financing and insurance programs (English)

Uninsured natural disasters can have devastating effects on human welfare and economic growth, particularly in developing countries where large segments of the population are in poverty and government resources and capacity to assist in relief, recovery, and reconstruction are limited. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7356 JUL 02, 2015

De Janvry,Alain F.

Taking stock : an update on Vietnams recent economic developments (English)

Economic activity continued to firm up in 2015, driven by domestic demand. After coming in at 6 percent in 2014, GDP growth accelerated to 6.28 percent during the first half of 2015, the fastest first-half-of-the-year growth rate in the past five years. ... See More +

Working Paper 98139 JUL 01, 2015

Vietnamese

Executive Directors’ strategic engagements work program (undated) (July 2015) (English)

This Executive Directors strategic engagements work program covers FY16 Q1 and Q2, and updated reports and other documents to be circulated for information. ... See More +

Board Report 97891 JUL 01, 2015

Supporting institutional capacity and evidence-based macro and fiscal policymaking : sharing experience from Indonesia (English)

Brief 98244 JUL 01, 2015

Meidina,Ilsa; Sienaert,Alexis R.

Ethiopia - Productive Safety Net APL III : P113220 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 10 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR20065 JUN 30, 2015

0000A8056

Hukou and highways : the impact of China’s spatial development policies on urbanization and regional inequality (English)

China has used two main spatial policies to shape its geographic patterns of development: restricted labor mobility through the Hukou residential registration system and massive infrastructure investment, notably a 96,000 kilometer national expressway network. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7350 JUN 30, 2015

Bosker,Maarten; Deichmann,Uwe; Roberts,Mark

Long-run effects of temporary incentives on medical care productivity (English)

The adoption of new clinical practice patterns by medical care providers is often challenging, even when the patterns are believed to be efficacious and profitable. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7348 JUN 30, 2015

Celhay,Pablo A.; Gertler,Paul J.; Giovagnoli,Paula; Vermeersch,Christel M. J.

Angola - First Fiscal Management Development Policy Financing Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 97880 JUN 30, 2015

Philippines - Enhancing the Income and Asset Declaration System : P144176 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR18762 JUN 29, 2015

0000A8056

Antigua and Barbuda - Public and Social Sector Transformation Project (PSST) : P126791 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 04 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR19543 JUN 29, 2015

0000A8056

Brazil - Eletrobras Distribution Rehabilitation Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Eletrobras Distribution Rehabilitation Project for Brazil is to improve the quality of electricity service provided by the Eletrobras-managed distribution companies to the population in the States of Acre, Alagoas, Amazonas, Piaui, Rondonia and the City of Boa Vista, as a means to improve the quality of life and foster economic growth. ... See More +

Project Paper RES18793 JUN 29, 2015

De Gouvello,Christophe

Lebanon - Lebanon Fiscal Management Reform 2 : P133226 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 03 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR19629 JUN 29, 2015

0000A8056

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Do performance agreements help improve service delivery ? the experience of Brazilian states (English)
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JUL 22, 2015 WPS7375 Policy Research Working Paper
Promoting democracy in fragile states : insights from a field experiment in Liberia (English)
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JUL 15, 2015 WPS7370 Policy Research Working Paper
Asymmetric information about migrant earnings and remittance flows (English)
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JUL 15, 2015 WPS7368 Policy Research Working Paper
The export-productivity link in Brazilian manufacturing firms (English)
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JUL 13, 2015 WPS7365 Policy Research Working Paper
Can minimum wages close the gender wage gap ? evidence from Indonesia (English)
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JUL 13, 2015 WPS7364 Policy Research Working Paper
Burkina Faso - Electricity Sector Support Project : procurement plan : Burkina Faso - Projet d’Appui au Sous Secteur de l’Electricité (PASEL): plan dachat (French,English)
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Using probabilistic models to appraise and decide on sovereign disaster risk financing and insurance (English)
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JUL 02, 2015 WPS7358 Policy Research Working Paper
Quantifying through ex post assessments the micro-level impacts of sovereign disaster risk financing and insurance programs (English)
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JUL 02, 2015 WPS7356 Policy Research Working Paper
Taking stock : an update on Vietnams recent economic developments (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98139 Working Paper Vietnamese
Executive Directors’ strategic engagements work program (undated) (July 2015) (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 97891 Board Report
Bangladesh - Ghorashal Unit 4 Repowering Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 4) : Occupational health, safety and environment plan (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 SFG1208 Environmental Assessment
Supporting institutional capacity and evidence-based macro and fiscal policymaking : sharing experience from Indonesia (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98244 Brief
Ethiopia - Productive Safety Net APL III : P113220 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 10 (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 ISR20065 Implementation Status and Results Report
Hukou and highways : the impact of China’s spatial development policies on urbanization and regional inequality (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 WPS7350 Policy Research Working Paper
Long-run effects of temporary incentives on medical care productivity (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 WPS7348 Policy Research Working Paper
Angola - First Fiscal Management Development Policy Financing Project : chair summary (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 97880 Board Summary
Philippines - Enhancing the Income and Asset Declaration System : P144176 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)
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JUN 29, 2015 ISR18762 Implementation Status and Results Report
Antigua and Barbuda - Public and Social Sector Transformation Project (PSST) : P126791 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 04 (English)
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JUN 29, 2015 ISR19543 Implementation Status and Results Report
Brazil - Eletrobras Distribution Rehabilitation Project : restructuring (English)
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JUN 29, 2015 RES18793 Project Paper
Lebanon - Lebanon Fiscal Management Reform 2 : P133226 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 03 (English)
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JUN 29, 2015 ISR19629 Implementation Status and Results Report