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World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)

This report contains the World Bank Group Boards' calendar for the period of March to May 2017, specifying the Boards' engagements, such as meetings and briefings. ... See More +

Board Report 113488 MAR 10, 2017

Disclosed

Government guarantees, transparency, and bank risk-taking (English)

This paper presents a model of bank risk taking and government guarantees. Levered banks take excessive risk, as their actions are not fully priced at the margin by debt holders. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7971 FEB 15, 2017

Cordella,Tito; Dell'Ariccia,Giovanni; Marquez,Robert Disclosed

World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)

This report contains the World Bank Group Boards' calendar for the period from January 2017 to March 2017, specifying the Boards' engagements, such as meetings and briefings. ... See More +

Board Report 111753 JAN 05, 2017

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Commentary : parents and subsidiaries - especially of banks in insolvency mode (English)

As a consequence of the financial crisis, national and international regulatory bodies have started to ask what the consequences will be of a multinational banking group becoming insolvent. ... See More +

Working Paper 112577 JAN 01, 2017

Wymeersch, Eddy Disclosed

Understanding bank recovery and resolution in the EU : a guidebook to the BRRD (English)

The 2007 financial crisis has exposed major weaknesses in global financial systems, including the threat to financial stability posed by banks that were too big, interconnected and complex to be closed or go bankrupt. ... See More +

Working Paper 112266 DEC 12, 2016

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Philippines - Metro Manila Corridor Improvement Project : resettlement policy framework (English)

The development objective of the Metro Manila Corridor Improvement Project for Philippines is to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and safety of the public transport system along the project corridor in metro manila in an environmentally sustainable manner. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG1051 DEC 01, 2016

0000A8056 Disclosed

Myanmar economic monitor : anchoring economic expectations (English)

The Myanmar Economic Monitor (MEM) periodically takes stock of economic developments anddiscusses economic prospects and policy priorities in Myanmar. ... See More +

Working Paper 112317 DEC 01, 2016

Rab,Habib Nasser; Zorya,Sergiy; Jain,Arvind; Badiani-Magnusson,Reena Chandu; Rahardja,Sjamsu; Zin,May Thet; Teh Sharifuddin,Shakira Binti; Nair,Arvind; Annamalai,Nagavalli; Trieu,Viet Quoc; Kessler,Martin Dov Alfred Disclosed

El Salvador- Financial sector assessment program : public banks (English)

This Technical Note was prepared in the context of a World Bank Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) mission in the Republic of El Salvador in March 2016. ... See More +

Working Paper 112985 NOV 01, 2016

Pollner,John Daniel Disclosed

West Bank and Gaza - Palestinian territories public expenditure review 2013- 2014 : towards enhanced public finance management and improved fiscal sustainability : Public Expenditure Review - Palestinian territories (English)

The difficulty of pursuing a conventional market-oriented development strategy in the Palestinian territories led in the early part of the 2000s to a second-best reliance on public sector employment and wage bill expansion to boost aggregate demand. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS18454 SEP 10, 2016

Niksic,Orhan; Nasser Eddin,Nur Disclosed

A geo-economy of risks and reward (English,Arabic,French)

The geo-economy presents Lebanon with challenges associated with being a nexus for regional fault lines and risks from its dependence on capital inflows. ... See More +

Working Paper 105995 JUL 01, 2016

Harake,Wissam; Matta,Samer Naji; Hasna,Zeina Disclosed

Lesotho - Country partnership framework for FY2016-2020 : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 106746 JUN 30, 2016

Disclosed

Somalia - Recurrent Cost and Reform Financing Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR0020126 JUN 30, 2016

IEG Review Team Disclosed

Philippines - Public financial management and accountability assessment report : PFM strategy implementation support (English)

This Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) performance assessment report evaluates the seven core pillars of the public financial management (PFM) system of the Government of the Philippines (Government) as set out in the summary assessment below. ... See More +

Working Paper 105753 JUN 28, 2016

Rashid,Saeeda Sabah Disclosed

Poverty and policy selectivity of World Bank trust funds (English)

Over the past decade, donors of foreign aid quadrupled their annual contributions to trust funds at the World Bank. This earmarking of contributions to donors' preferred recipient countries and issues has raised concerns about the alignment of trust funds with the performance-based allocations of aid by the International Development Association, the World Bank's concessional lending arm, and raises the question of the role of this new "multi-bi" aid channel. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7731 JUN 28, 2016

Eichenauer,Vera; Knack,Stephen Disclosed

Financial regulation and government revenue : the effects of a policy change in Ethiopia (English)

Financial regulation affects government revenue whenever it imposes both the mandatory quantity and price of government bonds. This paper studies a banking regulation adopted by the National Bank of Ethiopia in April 2011, which forces all private banks to purchase a fixed negative-yield government bond in proportion to private sector lending. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7733 JUN 28, 2016

Limodio,Nicola; Strobbe,Francesco Disclosed

The development impact of financial regulation: evidence from Ethiopia and antebellum USA (English)

In absence of deposit insurance, underdeveloped financial systems can exhibit a coordination failure between banks, unable to commit on safe asset holding, and depositors, anticipating low deposit repayment in bad states. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7734 JUN 28, 2016

Limodio,Nicola; Strobbe,Francesco Disclosed

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World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)
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MAR 10, 2017 113488 Board Report
Government guarantees, transparency, and bank risk-taking (English)
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FEB 15, 2017 WPS7971 Policy Research Working Paper
World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)
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JAN 05, 2017 111753 Board Report
Commentary : parents and subsidiaries - especially of banks in insolvency mode (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112577 Working Paper
Minutes of Meeting of the Executive Directors of the Bank and IDA and Board of Directors of MIGA held on December 20, 2016 and record of approvals December 16 thru 20 (English)
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DEC 20, 2016 111813 Minutes
Understanding bank recovery and resolution in the EU : a guidebook to the BRRD (English)
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DEC 12, 2016 112266 Working Paper
Philippines - Metro Manila Corridor Improvement Project : resettlement policy framework (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 SFG1051 Resettlement Plan
Myanmar economic monitor : anchoring economic expectations (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 112317 Working Paper
Minutes of Meeting of the Executive Directors of the Bank and IDA held on November 22, 2016 and record of approvals November 18 thru 22 (English)
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NOV 27, 2016 110769 Minutes
Minutes of Meeting of the Executive Directors of the Bank and IDA and the Board of Directors of IFC and MIGA on November 17, 2016 and record of approvals November 11 and 17 (English)
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NOV 17, 2016 110770 Minutes
El Salvador- Financial sector assessment program : public banks (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 112985 Working Paper
Minutes of Meeting of the Executive Directors of the Bank and IDA, and the Boards of Directors of IFC and MIGA held on October 27, 2016 and records of approvals October 26 thru 27 (English)
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OCT 27, 2016 110768 Minutes
West Bank and Gaza - Palestinian territories public expenditure review 2013- 2014 : towards enhanced public finance management and improved fiscal sustainability : Public Expenditure Review - Palestinian territories (English)
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SEP 10, 2016 ACS18454 Working Paper
A geo-economy of risks and reward (English,Arabic,French)
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JUL 01, 2016 105995 Working Paper
Lesotho - Country partnership framework for FY2016-2020 : chair summary (English)
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JUN 30, 2016 106746 Board Summary
Somalia - Recurrent Cost and Reform Financing Project (English)
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JUN 30, 2016 ICRR0020126 Implementation Completion Report Review
Philippines - Public financial management and accountability assessment report : PFM strategy implementation support (English)
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JUN 28, 2016 105753 Working Paper
Poverty and policy selectivity of World Bank trust funds (English)
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JUN 28, 2016 WPS7731 Policy Research Working Paper
Financial regulation and government revenue : the effects of a policy change in Ethiopia (English)
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JUN 28, 2016 WPS7733 Policy Research Working Paper
The development impact of financial regulation: evidence from Ethiopia and antebellum USA (English)
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JUN 28, 2016 WPS7734 Policy Research Working Paper