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Special study on benchmarking the quality of project economic analysis for the South Asia Region (English)

This paper benchmarks the quality of project economic analysis in South Asia against other World Bank regions, using data on project exits between 1975 and 2015. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7983 FEB 27, 2017

Ezemenari,Kenechukwu Maria; Ye,Xiao Disclosed

The direct and indirect costs of tax treaty policy : evidence from Ukraine (English)

This study combines macro and micro data to quantify the revenue effects of double tax treaties. First, drawing on administrative information, the study estimates the tax sensitivity of income flows (dividend, interest, and royalty payments) at an aggregate level. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7982 FEB 27, 2017

Balabushko,Oleksii; Beer,Sebastian; Loeprick,Jan; Pinto Vallada,Felipe Disclosed

Are tobacco taxes really regressive? : evidence from Chile (English)

Tobacco taxes are deemed regressive as poorest families tend to allocate larger shares of their budget to purchase tobacco. However, as taxes also discourage tobacco use, some of the most adverse effects, including higher medical expenses, lower life expectancy at birth, added years of disability among smokers, and reductions in the quality of life, among other, will be reduced. ... See More +

Working Paper 112786 FEB 12, 2017

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Meneses, Franciso Disclosed

India - Himachal Pradesh Public Financial Management Capacity Building Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)

The objective of the Himachal Pradesh Public Financial Management Capacity Building Project is to improve the efficiency of public expenditure management and tax administration in Himachal Pradesh. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment 112710 FEB 07, 2017

Mathur,Tanuj Disclosed

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Public Finances Development Policy Financing Project (English)

Program Information Document 112667 FEB 07, 2017

Disclosed

Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program (undated) (English)

Board Report 112753 FEB 01, 2017

Disclosed

India - Amaravati Sustainable Capital City Development Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of Amaravati Sustainable Capital City Development Project for India is to build sustainable urban services and capacity of urban institutions for the development of Amaravati Capital City. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3009 FEB 01, 2017

Varma,Binny Disclosed

Pakistan - Karachi Neighborhood Improvement Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)

The development objective of the Karachi Neighborhood Improvement Project for Pakistan is to enhance public spaces in targeted neighborhoods of Karachi, and improve the city’s capacity to provide selected administrative services. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3015 FEB 01, 2017

Chen,Michelle Lisa Disclosed

Pakistan - Karachi Neighborhood Improvement Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : پنرواس پالیسی فریم ورک (Urdu)

The development objective of the Karachi Neighborhood Improvement Project for Pakistan is to enhance public spaces in targeted neighborhoods of Karachi, and improve the city’s capacity to provide selected administrative services. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3015 FEB 01, 2017

Chen,Michelle Lisa Disclosed

Kenya - Infrastructure Finance Public Private Partnership (IFPPP) Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Infrastructure Finance and Public, Private Partnership (IFPPP) Project is to increase private investment in the Kenya infrastructure market across sectors and to sustain this participation over an extended period of time. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3054 FEB 01, 2017

Vasquez-Sanchez,Andrea Disclosed

Romania - Revenue Administration Modernization Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 113043 FEB 01, 2017

Disclosed

Romania - Revenue Administration Modernization Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 113042 FEB 01, 2017

Disclosed

Mexico - Performance and learning review of the country partnership strategy for the period FY2014 - FY2019 (English)

This Performance and Learning Review (PLR) summarizes progress in the implementation of the FY14-FY19 WBG Mexico Country Partnership Strategy (CPS), which was discussed at the Board of Directors on December 12, 2013. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 104752 JAN 26, 2017

Disclosed

Congo, Democratic Republic of - Public Financial Management and Accountability Project : additional financing (English)

The objective of the Public Financial Management and Accountability Project for Congo, Democratic Republic of is to enhance the credibility, transparency, and accountability in the management and use of central government and selected subnational governments’ finances. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1928 JAN 24, 2017

Disclosed

China - GEF Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City Project (English)

Ratings for the Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City Project for China were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2116 JAN 24, 2017

Disclosed

Long-term growth scenarios for Bangladesh (English)

Bangladesh has achieved robust economic growth over the past 10 years, with real GDP growing by more than 6 percent on average each year. This paper investigates whether the country will be able to maintain such high levels of growth going forward. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7952 JAN 24, 2017

Sinha,Rishabh Disclosed

The platform for cooperation on tax : Discussion draft : addressing the information gaps on prices of minerals sold in an intermediate form (English)

Addressing the Information Gaps on Prices of Minerals Sold in an Intermediate Form This draft document is a supplement to “A Toolkit for Addressing Difficulties in Accessing Comparables Data for Transfer Pricing Analysis,” which is designed to assist developing countries in overcoming a lack of comparables data used in transfer pricing analysis. ... See More +

Working Paper 112221 JAN 23, 2017

Disclosed

The platform for collaboration on tax : Discussion draft : a toolkit for addressing difficulties in accessing comparables data for transfer pricing analyses (English)

This draft toolkit developed by the Platform for Collaboration on Tax – a joint initiative of the IMF, OECD, UN and World Bank Group – is designed to assist developing countries in navigating an important area of international tax policy: transfer pricing. ... See More +

Working Paper 112220 JAN 23, 2017

French Disclosed

Getting the full picture on public officials : a how-to guide for effective financial disclosure (English)

Financial disclosure systems are a vital component of transparency. By now 161 countries around the world have introduced financial disclosure systems, becoming commonplace around the world. ... See More +

Publication 112302 JAN 13, 2017

Rossi,Ivana Maria; Pop,Laura; Berger,Tammar Disclosed

The impact of fiscal policy on inequality and poverty in Chile (English)

This paper applies a comprehensive tax-benefit incidence analysis to estimate the distributional effects of fiscal policy in Chile in 2013. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7939 JAN 10, 2017

Martinez Aguilar,Sandra Natalia; Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Ortiz-Juarez,Eduardo; Del Carmen Hasbun,Giselle Eugenia Disclosed

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Special study on benchmarking the quality of project economic analysis for the South Asia Region (English)
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FEB 27, 2017 WPS7983 Policy Research Working Paper
The direct and indirect costs of tax treaty policy : evidence from Ukraine (English)
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FEB 27, 2017 WPS7982 Policy Research Working Paper
Are tobacco taxes really regressive? : evidence from Chile (English)
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FEB 12, 2017 112786 Working Paper
India - Himachal Pradesh Public Financial Management Capacity Building Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)
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FEB 07, 2017 112710 Environmental Assessment
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Public Finances Development Policy Financing Project (English)
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FEB 07, 2017 112667 Program Information Document
Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program (undated) (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 112753 Board Report
India - Amaravati Sustainable Capital City Development Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 SFG3009 Environmental Assessment
Pakistan - Karachi Neighborhood Improvement Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 SFG3015 Resettlement Plan
Pakistan - Karachi Neighborhood Improvement Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : پنرواس پالیسی فریم ورک (Urdu)
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FEB 01, 2017 SFG3015 Resettlement Plan
Kenya - Infrastructure Finance Public Private Partnership (IFPPP) Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 SFG3054 Environmental Assessment
Romania - Revenue Administration Modernization Project : procurement plan (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 113043 Procurement Plan
Romania - Revenue Administration Modernization Project : procurement plan (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 113042 Procurement Plan
Mexico - Performance and learning review of the country partnership strategy for the period FY2014 - FY2019 (English)
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JAN 26, 2017 104752 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Public Financial Management and Accountability Project : additional financing (English)
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JAN 24, 2017 PAD1928 Project Paper
China - GEF Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City Project (English)
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JAN 24, 2017 ICR2116 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Long-term growth scenarios for Bangladesh (English)
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JAN 24, 2017 WPS7952 Policy Research Working Paper
The platform for cooperation on tax : Discussion draft : addressing the information gaps on prices of minerals sold in an intermediate form (English)
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JAN 23, 2017 112221 Working Paper
The platform for collaboration on tax : Discussion draft : a toolkit for addressing difficulties in accessing comparables data for transfer pricing analyses (English)
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JAN 23, 2017 112220 Working Paper French
Getting the full picture on public officials : a how-to guide for effective financial disclosure (English)
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JAN 13, 2017 112302 Publication
The impact of fiscal policy on inequality and poverty in Chile (English)
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JAN 10, 2017 WPS7939 Policy Research Working Paper