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Disaster risk management and fiscal policy : narratives, tools, and evidence associated with assessing fiscal risk and building resilience (English)

This paper addresses the question whether and how co-benefits, through disaster resilience building, can be further promoted. Co-benefits are defined as positive externalities that arise deliberately as a result of a joint strategy that pursues several objectives synergistically at the same time, such as disaster risk management and development goals, or disaster risk management and climate change adaptation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7635 APR 12, 2016

Mechler,Reinhard; Mochizuki,Junko; Hochrainer-Stigler,Stefan Disclosed

Higher losses and slower development in the absence of disaster risk management investments (English)

Global economic losses from natural disasters continue to increase. Yet, investments in disaster risk management are not universal, as they are traditionally seen as in competition with other development and economic priorities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7632 APR 12, 2016

Hallegatte,Stephane; Bangalore,Mook; Jouanjean,Marie Agnes Disclosed

Morocco - Integrated Disaster Risk Management and Resilience Program-for-Results Project (English)

The objective of the Integrated Disaster Risk Management and Resilience Program-for-Results Project for Morocco is to improve the institutional framework to finance disaster risk reduction activities and strengthen financial resilience to natural disasters for targeted populations in the Program area. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 104208 MAR 29, 2016

French Disclosed

Morocco - Integrated Disaster Risk Management and Resilience Program : technical assessment report (English)

Morocco has suffered significantly from a variety of shocks, including due to natural hazards, and in response has started to develop risk management programs and initiatives, supported by the World Bank. ... See More +

Working Paper 104980 MAR 17, 2016

Disclosed

Kazakhstan - Southeast Europe and Central Asia Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility Project (English)

The development objective of the Southeast Europe and Central Asia (SEECA) Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CRIF) Project for Kazakhstan is to assist Kazakhstan with developing a modern catastrophe insurance market infrastructure that will support the launch of affordable, innovative catastrophe insurance products covering the risks of weather extremes. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1703 MAR 01, 2016

Disclosed

Drought and retribution : evidence from a large-scale rainfall-indexed insurance program in Mexico (English)

Although weather shocks are a major source of income fluctuation, most of the world's poor lack insurance coverage against them. Absence of formal insurance contributes to poverty traps, as investment decisions are conflicted with risk management ones: risk-averse farmers tend to underinvest and produce lower yielding yet safer crops. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7565 FEB 16, 2016

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Wolff,Hendrik Disclosed

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 Disclosed

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 +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 102884 JAN 01, 2016

Bachmair,Fritz Florian Disclosed

Agricultural sector risk assessment : methodological guidance for practitioners (English)

In the agricultural sector, risks are inherent and ubiquitous, posing potentially serious consequences for stakeholders and consumers. Risks disrupt supply chains, causing extensive financial and economic losses. ... See More +

Working Paper 100320 JAN 01, 2016

Choudhary,Vikas; P. D’Alessandro, Stephen; Giertz, Åsa; Suit,Kilara Constance; Johnson,Traci Jeanette; Baedeker, Tobías; Caballero,Ricardo Jorge Disclosed

Internal audit vice presidency annual report 2015 (English)

The Internal Audit Vice Presidency (IAD) is an independent and objective assurance and advisory function designed to add value to the World Bank Group (WBG) by improving the operations of WBG’s entities. ... See More +

Board Report 102341 DEC 23, 2015

Disclosed

Morocco - Integrated Disaster Risk Management and Resilience Project (English)

Program Information Document PID0036645 OCT 22, 2015

D'Almeida,Charlene Disclosed

Mozambique - Agricultural sector risk assessment (English)

This note examines agricultural risk in Mozambique and its impacts on crop production between 1992 and 2015. It summarizes the findings of an agricultural risk and solutions assessment carried out in 2013 and 2014 to prioritize risks based on their frequency and severity of impact, and to identify any areas of Mozambique’s existing agricultural risk management framework that can be improved. ... See More +

Brief 100123 OCT 01, 2015

Suit,Kilara Constance; Choudhary,Vikas Disclosed

Niger - Agricultural sector risk assessment (English)

Niger, owing to its climatic, institutional, livelihood, economic, and environmental context, is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world. ... See More +

Brief 100122 OCT 01, 2015

Toure,El Hadj Adama; Choudhary,Vikas; Ba, Amadou; Christienson, Garry; Josserand,Henri P. Disclosed

EU regular economic report two : sustaining recovery, improving living standards (English)

The European Union (EU) Regular Economic Report (RER), is a semiannual publication of the World Bank Group and covers economic developments, prospects, and economic policies in the European Union. ... See More +

Working Paper 102089 SEP 01, 2015

Disclosed

Philippines - Disaster Risk Management Policy Loan with a Catastrophe Deferred Drawdown Option Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14794 AUG 19, 2015

Disclosed

The Caribbean and Central American partnership for catastrophe risk insurance : creation of a regional partnership for financial resilience (English)

In 1998, Hurricane Mitch swept across Central America causing unprece¬dented damage in its wake. In Nicaragua, over 3,000 people lost their lives and hundreds of thousands were left homeless due to related flooding and mudslides. ... See More +

Brief 99268 AUG 01, 2015

Spanish Disclosed

DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) weekly global economic newsletter are as follows: Greece re-opened banks and made some payments to international creditors, while its parliament approved a second round of reforms; Eurozone Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) fell more than expected in July; United States existing home sales jumped to highest level in over eight years, while initial jobless claims fell to a 42-yearlow; China flash manufacturing PMI fell noticeably in July; commodity prices expected to remain weak in 2015 despite a slight rebound in oil price; some of the effects of negative rates are qualitatively analogous to those of very low but non-negative rates; that said, negative nominal interest rates may have undesirable side effects on financial stability, such as theerosion of bank profitability; negative rates may also exert pressures on non-bank financial institutions; negative rates may encourage excessive risk-taking; negative rates might potentially necessitate a redesign of the functioning of financial transactions. ... See More +

Newsletter 99756 JUL 24, 2015

Nguyen,Trang Van; Kambou,Gerard; Gong,Xinghao Disclosed

DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) weekly global economic newsletter are as follows: Greece re-opened banks and made some payments to international creditors, while its Parliament approved a second round of reforms; Eurozone purchasing managers’ index (PMI) fell more than expected in July; U.S. existing home sales jumped to highest level in over eight years, while initial jobless claims fell to a 42-year low; China flash manufacturing PMI fell noticeably in July; commodity prices expected to remain weak in 2015 despite a slight rebound in oil price; Some of the effects of negative rates are qualitatively analogous to those of very low but non-negative rates; that said, negative nominal interest rates may have undesirable side effects on financial stability, such as the erosion of bank profitability; negative rates may also exert pressures on non-bank financial institutions; negative rates may encourage excessive risk-taking; and negative rates might potentially necessitate a redesign of the functioning of financial transactions. ... See More +

Newsletter 99003 JUL 24, 2015

Trang Nguyen, Gerard Kambou and Xinghao Gong Disclosed

Albania : Southeast Europe Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility TA : integrated safeguards data sheet concept stage (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 99112 JUL 20, 2015

Disclosed

Inventory of social protection programs in Myanmar (English)

Myanmar’s spending on and coverage of social protection programs is low. Developing the building blocks of a social protection system needs to be a gradual process based on strengtheninginstitutional capacity and ensuring fiscal sustainability. ... See More +

Working Paper 97954 JUL 07, 2015

Infante Villarroel,Alba Mariana Disclosed

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Disaster risk management and fiscal policy : narratives, tools, and evidence associated with assessing fiscal risk and building resilience (English)
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APR 12, 2016 WPS7635 Policy Research Working Paper
Higher losses and slower development in the absence of disaster risk management investments (English)
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APR 12, 2016 WPS7632 Policy Research Working Paper
Morocco - Integrated Disaster Risk Management and Resilience Program-for-Results Project (English)
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MAR 29, 2016 104208 Project Appraisal Document French
Morocco - Integrated Disaster Risk Management and Resilience Program : technical assessment report (English)
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MAR 17, 2016 104980 Working Paper
Kazakhstan - Southeast Europe and Central Asia Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility Project (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 PAD1703 Project Appraisal Document
Drought and retribution : evidence from a large-scale rainfall-indexed insurance program in Mexico (English)
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FEB 16, 2016 WPS7565 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
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 01, 2016 102884 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Agricultural sector risk assessment : methodological guidance for practitioners (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 100320 Working Paper
Internal audit vice presidency annual report 2015 (English)
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DEC 23, 2015 102341 Board Report
Morocco - Integrated Disaster Risk Management and Resilience Project (English)
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OCT 22, 2015 PID0036645 Program Information Document
Mozambique - Agricultural sector risk assessment (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100123 Brief
Niger - Agricultural sector risk assessment (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100122 Brief
EU regular economic report two : sustaining recovery, improving living standards (English)
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SEP 01, 2015 102089 Working Paper
Philippines - Disaster Risk Management Policy Loan with a Catastrophe Deferred Drawdown Option Project (English)
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AUG 19, 2015 ICRR14794 Implementation Completion Report Review
The Caribbean and Central American partnership for catastrophe risk insurance : creation of a regional partnership for financial resilience (English)
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AUG 01, 2015 99268 Brief Spanish
DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)
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JUL 24, 2015 99756 Newsletter
DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)
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JUL 24, 2015 99003 Newsletter
Albania : Southeast Europe Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility TA : integrated safeguards data sheet concept stage (English)
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JUL 20, 2015 99112 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Inventory of social protection programs in Myanmar (English)
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JUL 07, 2015 97954 Working Paper