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As the market churns : estimates of firm exit and job loss using the World Bank's enterprise surveys (English)

This paper uses a unique data set of panel firms from the World Bank's Enterprise Surveys in 47 economies, to provide estimates of the patterns of firm exit, and analyzes various firm characteristics and conditions under which firms leave the market. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7218 MAR 23, 2015

Aga,Gemechu A.; Francis,David C.

Getting financed : 9 tips for community joint ventures in tourism (English)

Like many organizations working in the tourism sector, the authors believe that private sector investment is one of the key drivers of development. ... See More +

Working Paper 95294 MAR 20, 2015

The international bank lending channel of monetary policy rates and quantitative easing : credit supply, reach-for-yield, and real effects (English)

This paper identifies the international credit channel of monetary policy by analyzing the universe of corporate loans in Mexico, matched with firm and bank balance-sheet data, and by exploiting foreign monetary policy shocks, given the large presence of European and U.S. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7216 MAR 19, 2015

Morais,Bernardo; Peydró,José-Luis; Ruiz Ortega,Claudia

Pakistan - Punjab Cities Governance Improvement Project : procurement plan for Lahore (English)

Procurement Plan 95154 MAR 19, 2015

Bolivia - Land for Agricultural Development Project (English)

The Land for Agricultural Development Project for Bolivia received a moderately satisfactory outcome rating with substantial risk to development outcome. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3335 MAR 12, 2015

What determines entrepreneurial outcomes in emerging markets ? the role of initial conditions (English)

Is it the institutions or firm characteristics at birth that shape startups and their early growth in developing countries? Using comprehensive data from the Indian Annual Survey of Industries this paper addresses this question by studying the early lifecycle of firms across diverse institutional environments of regions in India. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7207 MAR 06, 2015

Ayyagari,Meghana; Demirguc-Kunt,Asli; Maksimovic,Vojislav

Armenia - Second Social Protection Administration Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 95028 MAR 03, 2015

Informal tradables and the employment growth of Indian manufacturing (English)

India's manufacturing growth from 1989 to 2010 displays two intriguing properties: 1) a substantial fraction of absolute and net employment growth is concentrated in informal tradable industries, and 2) much of this growth is connected to the development of one-person establishments. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7206 MAR 02, 2015

Ghani,Syed Ejaz; Kerr,William Robert; Segura,Alex

Urban Land Acquisition and Involuntary Resettlement : linking innovation and local benefits - case study report (English)

With rapid urbanization and an increasing number of publicly-funded urban projects, there is a growing demand to address complex land acquisition and involuntary resettlement issues in urban settings. ... See More +

Working Paper 94957 MAR 01, 2015

Roquet, Vincent; Bornholdt, Luciano; Sirker, Karen; Lukic, Jelena

Commitment savings accounts in Malawi : a product design case study (English)

Malawi‘s economy is heavily dependent on agriculture, especially tobacco, which comprises a majority of the country‘s exports. Tobacco farmers have one harvest a year, and while their income stream occurs over several months it must last them for the entire year, making it difficult to smooth consumption throughout the year. ... See More +

Working Paper 94795 MAR 01, 2015

Tantia, Piyush; Comings, Tyler

Kenya - Water Security and Climate Resilience Project : additional financing : resettlement policy framework (English)

The development objective of the Water Security and Climate Resilience Project for Kenya is to improve water security and build climate resilience by financing water-related investments, strengthening water investment planning and preparation, strengthening integrated water resource planning and management, improving water and climate risk management, and building a solid institutional framework. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1769 MAR 01, 2015

Kyrgyz Republic - Agriculture Productivity and Nutrition Improvement Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement policy framework (English)

The development objective of the Agriculture Productivity and Nutrition Improvement Project for Kyrgyz Republic is to increase agricultural productivity and food security of rural households in selected areas nationwide. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1639 MAR 01, 2015

How to prepare a program for results operation effectively and efficiently (English)

The main purpose of this note is to share the knowledge and experience within the World Bank and to the community of stakeholders on the Public Sector Governance Program, the first Program for Results for Rwanda. ... See More +

Brief 95264 MAR 01, 2015

Yoichiro Ishihara; Emeruwa, Hilda

Romania - Social Inclusion Project (English)

The Social Inclusion Project for Romania was developed to improve the living conditions and the social inclusion of the most disadvantaged/vulnerable people (Roma, persons with disabilities, children at risk, victims of domestic violence) and also to strengthen the administration of social assistance benefits. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3391 FEB 28, 2015

Tuvalu - Second Development Policy Operation Program (English)

The Second Development Policy Operation for Tuvalu is the second in a programmatic series of two operations in support of the coutnry's ongoing reform efforts. ... See More +

Program Document 94359 FEB 27, 2015

Kenya - Municipal Program Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the restructuring for the Municipal Program (KMP) Project for Kenya is to improve planning and delivery of infrastructure services in urban areas in selected counties. ... See More +

Project Paper RES16946 FEB 26, 2015

Caribbean - Climate Innovation Center Project : indigenous peoples plan : Indigenous peoples planning framework (English)

The objective of this Caribbean Climate Innovation Center Project is to strengthen the capacity of the Caribbean Climate Innovation Center (CCIC), which was established by InfoDev in 2013 with a $1.5 million grant from a World Bank Development Grant facility (DGF). ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP773 FEB 26, 2015

Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of - Local and Regional Competitiveness Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 94963 FEB 26, 2015

Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of - Local and Regional Competitiveness Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 94963 FEB 26, 2015

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As the market churns : estimates of firm exit and job loss using the World Bank's enterprise surveys (English)
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MAR 23, 2015 WPS7218 Policy Research Working Paper
Tunisia - Fourth Northwest Mountainous and Forested Areas Development Project : procurement plan : Fiche du plan de passation des marches (French)
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MAR 23, 2015 95205 Procurement Plan
Getting financed : 9 tips for community joint ventures in tourism (English)
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MAR 20, 2015 95294 Working Paper
The international bank lending channel of monetary policy rates and quantitative easing : credit supply, reach-for-yield, and real effects (English)
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MAR 19, 2015 WPS7216 Policy Research Working Paper
Pakistan - Punjab Cities Governance Improvement Project : procurement plan for Lahore (English)
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MAR 19, 2015 95154 Procurement Plan
Bolivia - Land for Agricultural Development Project (English)
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MAR 12, 2015 ICR3335 Implementation Completion and Results Report
What determines entrepreneurial outcomes in emerging markets ? the role of initial conditions (English)
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MAR 06, 2015 WPS7207 Policy Research Working Paper
Armenia - Second Social Protection Administration Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAR 03, 2015 95028 Procurement Plan
Informal tradables and the employment growth of Indian manufacturing (English)
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MAR 02, 2015 WPS7206 Policy Research Working Paper
Urban Land Acquisition and Involuntary Resettlement : linking innovation and local benefits - case study report (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 94957 Working Paper
Commitment savings accounts in Malawi : a product design case study (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 94795 Working Paper
Kenya - Water Security and Climate Resilience Project : additional financing : resettlement policy framework (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 RP1769 Resettlement Plan
Kyrgyz Republic - Agriculture Productivity and Nutrition Improvement Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement policy framework (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 RP1639 Resettlement Plan
How to prepare a program for results operation effectively and efficiently (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 95264 Brief
Romania - Social Inclusion Project (English)
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FEB 28, 2015 ICR3391 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Tuvalu - Second Development Policy Operation Program (English)
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FEB 27, 2015 94359 Program Document
Kenya - Municipal Program Project : restructuring (English)
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FEB 26, 2015 RES16946 Project Paper
Caribbean - Climate Innovation Center Project : indigenous peoples plan : Indigenous peoples planning framework (English)
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FEB 26, 2015 IPP773 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of - Local and Regional Competitiveness Project (English)
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FEB 26, 2015 94963 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of - Local and Regional Competitiveness Project (English)
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FEB 26, 2015 94963 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet