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Philippines - Lessons learned from Yolanda : an assessment of the post-Yolanda shortand medium-term recovery and rehabilitation interventions of the Government (English)

The Philippines is increasingly exposed and vulnerable to natural hazards, which undermines poverty reduction and long-term growth. Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), which struck the Philippines in 2013, is considered the strongest typhoo ... See More +

Policy Note 120393 OCT 11, 2017

000486615:Lesley Jeanne Yu Cordero:lcordero@worl; dbank.org;000425592:Mari Anne DL. Trillana:mtril; lana@worldbank.org; Disclosed

El Salvador - Local Government Strengthening Project (English)

Ratings for the Local Government Strengthening Project for El Salvador were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4118 JUN 27, 2017

Disclosed

The 2017 joint review of the Standards and Codes initiative : executive summary (English)

This review adopts a strategic approach to this and forthcoming reviews of the Standards and Codes (S&C) initiative to address persistent challenges and capitalize on progress. ... See More +

Board Report 118573 JUN 19, 2017

Disclosed

Sri Lanka - Financial Sector Modernization Project (English)

The development objective of the Financial Sector Modernization Project for Srilanka is to contribute to increasing financial market efficiency and use of financial services among micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and individuals. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2082 MAR 14, 2017

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Do foreign investors underperform ? An empirical decomposition into style and flows (English)

This paper studies the trading behavior and performance of foreign investors with different management styles. The analysis uses a comprehensive Colombian data with complete transaction records and unique investor identification, and finds that the aggregate under-performance of foreign investors is attributable to foreign passive funds, that is, those that replicate a benchmark index. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8002 MAR 13, 2017

Pedraza Morales,Alvaro Enrique; Pulga,Fredy; Vasquez,Jose Disclosed

IFC social bonds introduction and impact report : IFC ソーシャルボンドの概要 (Japanese)

The launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the United Nations in 2016 has brought the world together in a mission to end poverty, fight inequality, and tackle climate change. ... See More +

Working Paper 115718 MAR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Russian Federation - Judicial Reform Support Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 112768 FEB 14, 2017

Disclosed

IFC social bonds introduction and impact report (English)

The launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the United Nations in 2016 has brought the world together in a mission to end poverty, fight inequality, and tackle climate change. ... See More +

Working Paper 115718 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

The World Bank Group’s support to capital market development (English)

This evaluation assesses the World Bank Group’s contributions towards capital market development in client countries. It examines the activities the Bank Group has in all segments of capital market development, both in the public and private sectors, including interventions across 64 countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 109331 JAN 01, 2016

IEG Disclosed

European economic and monetary union sovereign debt markets (English)

This paper focuses on developments in the European Economic and Monetary Union sovereign debt markets in the past decade. The ?rst part analyzes the integration and segmentation structure of the bond markets of the Economic and Monetary Union before and after the sovereign debt crisis, by introducing the novel concept of correlation-based stable networks. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7149 JAN 01, 2015

Sensoy, Ahmet; Hacihasanoglu, Erk; Rostom, Ahmed Disclosed

Sukuk markets : a proposed approach for development (English)

The issuance of sukuk, as an instrument in Islamic finance, has been growing in recent years. Many policy makers and businesses are looking at the sukuk markets as sources of long-term financing. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7133 DEC 01, 2014

Kusuma , Ketut Ariadi; Silva, Anderson Caputo Disclosed

DECPG daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) daily economic news are as follows: financial markets; high income economies; and developing economies. ... See More +

Newsletter 93193 OCT 27, 2014

Chen, Derek; Kida, Mizuho; Kim, Eung Ju Disclosed

Myanmar - Rice price reduction and poverty reduction (English)

Myanmar is a low-income agrarian country with a high poverty rate. The livelihood of many poor people depends on the performance of agriculture, especially the rice sector. ... See More +

Other Agricultural Study 89687 OCT 04, 2014

Disclosed

Pakistan Development Update (English)

For 2013 progress in Pakistan was significant and supported by a solid economic reform program of the Government of Pakistan. An IMF Extended Fund Facility (EFF) and two World Bank Development Policy Credits with a focus to restructure the energy sector, foster private and financial sector developments and improve social protection and revenue mobilization reinforced the reform program. ... See More +

Working Paper 93723 OCT 01, 2014

Waheed, Muhammad; Lopez-Calix, Jose R.; Mukhtar, Hanid; Refaqat, Saadia; Sehar, Amna; Ashraf, Mehwish; Sheikh, Sarmad; Bashir, Amjad Disclosed

Nigeria : Development Finance Project (English)

The Development Finance project of Nigeria has an objective to increase the availability and access to finance for micro, small, and medium enterprises through eligible financial intermediaries with the support of a new wholesale development finance institution. ... See More +

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 90304 AUG 25, 2014

Disclosed

DECPG weekly global economic (English)

Some of the headings included in this issues of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) weekly global economic newsletter are as follows: growth in China was 7.5 percent in the second quarter of 2014, in line with expectations; weak activity in the Euro Area and strengthening growth in the US have widened the long-term yield spread to its widest level in fifteen years; and steady stock-to-use ratios suggest that grain markets are adequately supplied, supporting a broadly stable outlook for most grain prices. ... See More +

Newsletter 90013 JUL 17, 2014

Disclosed

Statements submitted to the Eighty-Ninth meeting of the Development Committee (English)

The Joint Ministerial Committee of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund on the Transfer of Real Resources to Developing Countries, the Development Committee, held its eighty-ninth meeting on April 12, 2014, in the Preston Auditorium of the World Bank in Washington, DC. ... See More +

Board Report 89457 JUL 10, 2014

Disclosed

Strategic information revelation and capital allocation (English)

It is commonly believed that stock prices help firms' managers make more efficient real investment decisions, because they aggregate information about fundamentals that is not otherwise known to managers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6995 JUL 01, 2014

Pedraza Morales, Alvaro Disclosed

Over the horizon : a new Levant (English)

According to a new World Bank report, economic complementarities between Egypt, Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Syria, and the Palestinian Territories are significant, with substantial welfare gains expected from increased trade and investments and, ultimately, economic integration. ... See More +

Brief 90154 JUL 01, 2014

Disclosed

Strategic interactions and portfolio choice in money management : evidence from Colombian pension funds (English)

This paper studies the portfolio choice of strategic fund managers in the presence of a peer-based underperformance penalty. Evidence is taken from the Colombian pension fund management industry, where six asset managers are in charge of portfolio allocation for the mandatory contributions of the working population. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6994 JUL 01, 2014

Morales, Alvaro Pedraza Disclosed

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Philippines - Lessons learned from Yolanda : an assessment of the post-Yolanda shortand medium-term recovery and rehabilitation interventions of the Government (English)
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OCT 11, 2017 120393 Policy Note
El Salvador - Local Government Strengthening Project (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 ICR4118 Implementation Completion and Results Report
The 2017 joint review of the Standards and Codes initiative : executive summary (English)
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JUN 19, 2017 118573 Board Report
Sri Lanka - Financial Sector Modernization Project (English)
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MAR 14, 2017 PAD2082 Project Appraisal Document
Do foreign investors underperform ? An empirical decomposition into style and flows (English)
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MAR 13, 2017 WPS8002 Policy Research Working Paper
IFC social bonds introduction and impact report : IFC ソーシャルボンドの概要 (Japanese)
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MAR 01, 2017 115718 Working Paper
Russian Federation - Judicial Reform Support Project : procurement plan (English)
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FEB 14, 2017 112768 Procurement Plan
IFC social bonds introduction and impact report (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 115718 Working Paper
The World Bank Group’s support to capital market development (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 109331 Working Paper
European economic and monetary union sovereign debt markets (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7149 Policy Research Working Paper
Sukuk markets : a proposed approach for development (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 WPS7133 Policy Research Working Paper
DECPG daily economic news (English)
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OCT 27, 2014 93193 Newsletter
Myanmar - Rice price reduction and poverty reduction (English)
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OCT 04, 2014 89687 Other Agricultural Study
Pakistan Development Update (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 93723 Working Paper
Nigeria : Development Finance Project (English)
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AUG 25, 2014 90304 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
DECPG weekly global economic (English)
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JUL 17, 2014 90013 Newsletter
Statements submitted to the Eighty-Ninth meeting of the Development Committee (English)
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JUL 10, 2014 89457 Board Report
Strategic information revelation and capital allocation (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6995 Policy Research Working Paper
Over the horizon : a new Levant (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 90154 Brief
Strategic interactions and portfolio choice in money management : evidence from Colombian pension funds (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6994 Policy Research Working Paper