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Sifting through the Data : labor markets in Haiti through a turbulent decade (2001-2012) (English)

In Latin America, labor markets have been the main channel through which growth has reduced poverty, with higher labor income accounting for 49 percent of the reduction in poverty in 2008–13. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7562 FEB 09, 2016

Scot,Thiago; Rodella,Aude-Sophie

World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)

This Board report acknowledges a World Bank Group Boards calendar for February 2016, March 2016 and April 2016.

Board Report 103187 FEB 08, 2016

Financial channels, property rights, and poverty : a Sub-Saharan African perspective (English)

Studies on the link between financial development and poverty have been inconclusive. Some claim that deeper financial sectors should improve the allocation of capital by allowing entrepreneurs greater access to finance, which should particularly favor the poor. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7559 FEB 08, 2016

Singh,Raju; Huang,Yifei

Uganda - Second Kampala Institutional and Infrastructure Development Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement action plan : narrative section (English)

The objective of the Second Kampala Institutional and Infrastructure Development Project for Uganda is to deepen the institutional reforms and enhance city infrastructure to improve urban mobility and foster economic development. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG1745 FEB 01, 2016

Byansansa,Annette Nabisere

Belize - Systematic country diagnostic (English)

Belize has a rich history that dates back thousands of years. The country was first inhabited by the Mayans with records of their presence dating from 1500 BC. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 102973 JAN 29, 2016

How equitable is access to finance in turkey ? evidence from the latest global FINDEX (English)

Access to finance is a key component of poverty reduction, as it enables individuals to make economic decisions that can improve their welfare. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7541 JAN 28, 2016

Azevedo,Joao Pedro Wagner De; Inan,Osman Kaan; Yang,Judy

Congo, Democratic Republic of - High Priority Roads Reopening and Maintenance Project : second additional financing (English)

The objective of the Second Additional Financing of the High Priority Roads Reopening and Maintenance Project for Congo, Democratic Republic of is to re-establish lasting road access between provincial capitals, districts and territories in the Project implementation area in a way that is sustainable for the natural environment. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1487 JAN 27, 2016

China - Lushan Earthquake Reconstruction and Risk Reduction Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement action plan : master report (English)

The objective of the Lushan Earthquake Reconstruction and Risk Reduction Project for China is to build disaster resilient infrastructure and strengthen risk reduction and emergency preparedness. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG1726 JAN 27, 2016

Xie,Dan

China - Lushan Earthquake Reconstruction and Risk Reduction Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement action plan (English)

The objective of the Lushan Earthquake Reconstruction and Risk Reduction Project for China is to build disaster resilient infrastructure and strengthen risk reduction and emergency preparedness. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG1726 JAN 27, 2016

Xie,Dan

Expanding opportunities for rural finance in Colombia (English)

The purpose of this note is to provide policy recommendations to improve access to credit of rural populations and small agricultural producers under financially sustainable schemes. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS10747 JAN 26, 2016

Gutierrez,Eva M.; Reddy,Rekha Spanish

The great recession and job loss spillovers : impact of tradable employment shocks on supporting services (English)

This paper explores the spillover effects of job losses via input linkages during the Great Recession. Exploiting exogenous variation in tradable employment shocks across U.S. counties, the paper finds that job losses in the tradable sectors cause further job losses in local supporting services. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7543 JAN 22, 2016

Nguyen,Ha Minh; Rezaei,Shawheen

Contingent liabilities risk management : a credit risk analysis framework for sovereign guarantees and on-lending—country experiences from Colombia, Indonesia, Sweden, and Turkey (English)

Sovereign credit guarantees and government on-lending can catalyze private sector investment and fulfill specific policy objectives. However, contingent liabilities stemming from guarantees and contingent assets stemming from on-lending expose governments to risk. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7538 JAN 22, 2016

Bachmair,Fritz Florian

Somali - Core Economic Institutions and Opportunities Program Project (English)

The objectives of the Core Economic Institutions and Opportunities Program Project for Somalia are to: (a) improve the enabling environment for private and financial sector development; and (b) catalyze private investment and job creation. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PP1323 JAN 20, 2016

Applying IFRS 9 to Central Banks foreign reserves (English)

Effective January 1, 2018, IFRS 9 Financial Instruments will replace IAS 39 Financial Instruments: Recognition and Measurement (IAS 39). Unlike most publications on IFRS 9, this paper focuses primarily on the application of the new standard on central banks’ foreign reserve assets, which increasingly constitute a substantial part of central banks’ balance sheet. ... See More +

Working Paper 102852 JAN 20, 2016

Chidawaya,Lott; Bajaj, Amit; Chen,Wei-000334325; Dai,Kelley Yueyao; Ha,Yunjung Sarah; Martin,Diann Dodd; Ng,Shaun Wei Tjia; Shotter,Robert Anthony Surtees; Li,Ying Eileen

Pacific Islands - Systematic country diagnostic for the eight small Pacific Island Countries : priorities for ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity (English)

This Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD) covers eight small Pacific island countries (PIC8): Kiribati, Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 102803 JAN 20, 2016

How does long-term finance affect economic volatility ? (English)

This paper examines how the ability to access long-term debt affects firm-level growth volatility. The analysis finds that firms in industries with stronger preference to use long-term finance relative to short-term finance experience lower growth volatility in countries with better-developed financial systems, as these firms may benefit from reduced refinancing risk. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7535 JAN 19, 2016

Demirguc-Kunt,Asli; Horvath,Balint Laszlo; Huizinga,Harry P.

Nigeria - Erosion and Watershed Management Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 7) : Resettlement action plan for Queen Ede Gully erosion site Benin City, Edo State (English)

The development objective of the Erosion and Watershed Management Project for Nigeria is to reduce vulnerability to soil erosion in targeted sub-watersheds. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG1691 JAN 19, 2016

Olatunji,Iretomiwa

Nigeria - Erosion and Watershed Management Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 6) : Resettlement action plan for Auchi erosion Gully site in Etsako West, Edo State (English)

The development objective of the Erosion and Watershed Management Project for Nigeria is to reduce vulnerability to soil erosion in targeted sub-watersheds. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG1691 JAN 19, 2016

Olatunji,Iretomiwa

India - Madhya Pradesh Higher Education Quality Improvement Project (MPHEQIP) : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 102816 JAN 19, 2016

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Lao People’s Democratic Republic - Second Phase of Lao Environment and Social Project (LENS2) : Implementation support mission - May 4 to 27, 2015 (English)
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JUN 30, 2016 102665 Aide Memoire
Sifting through the Data : labor markets in Haiti through a turbulent decade (2001-2012) (English)
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FEB 09, 2016 WPS7562 Policy Research Working Paper
World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)
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FEB 08, 2016 103187 Board Report
Financial channels, property rights, and poverty : a Sub-Saharan African perspective (English)
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FEB 08, 2016 WPS7559 Policy Research Working Paper
Uganda - Second Kampala Institutional and Infrastructure Development Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement action plan : narrative section (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 SFG1745 Resettlement Plan
Belize - Systematic country diagnostic (English)
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JAN 29, 2016 102973 Systematic Country Diagnostic
How equitable is access to finance in turkey ? evidence from the latest global FINDEX (English)
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JAN 28, 2016 WPS7541 Policy Research Working Paper
Congo, Democratic Republic of - High Priority Roads Reopening and Maintenance Project : second additional financing (English)
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JAN 27, 2016 PAD1487 Project Paper
China - Lushan Earthquake Reconstruction and Risk Reduction Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement action plan : master report (English)
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JAN 27, 2016 SFG1726 Resettlement Plan
China - Lushan Earthquake Reconstruction and Risk Reduction Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement action plan (English)
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JAN 27, 2016 SFG1726 Resettlement Plan
Expanding opportunities for rural finance in Colombia (English)
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JAN 26, 2016 AUS10747 Working Paper Spanish
The great recession and job loss spillovers : impact of tradable employment shocks on supporting services (English)
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JAN 22, 2016 WPS7543 Policy Research Working Paper
Contingent liabilities risk management : a credit risk analysis framework for sovereign guarantees and on-lending—country experiences from Colombia, Indonesia, Sweden, and Turkey (English)
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JAN 22, 2016 WPS7538 Policy Research Working Paper
Somali - Core Economic Institutions and Opportunities Program Project (English)
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JAN 20, 2016 PP1323 Project Appraisal Document
Applying IFRS 9 to Central Banks foreign reserves (English)
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JAN 20, 2016 102852 Working Paper
Pacific Islands - Systematic country diagnostic for the eight small Pacific Island Countries : priorities for ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity (English)
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JAN 20, 2016 102803 Systematic Country Diagnostic
How does long-term finance affect economic volatility ? (English)
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JAN 19, 2016 WPS7535 Policy Research Working Paper
Nigeria - Erosion and Watershed Management Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 7) : Resettlement action plan for Queen Ede Gully erosion site Benin City, Edo State (English)
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JAN 19, 2016 SFG1691 Resettlement Plan
Nigeria - Erosion and Watershed Management Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 6) : Resettlement action plan for Auchi erosion Gully site in Etsako West, Edo State (English)
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JAN 19, 2016 SFG1691 Resettlement Plan
India - Madhya Pradesh Higher Education Quality Improvement Project (MPHEQIP) : procurement plan (English)
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JAN 19, 2016 102816 Procurement Plan