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Bank ownership : trends and implications (English)

This paper presents recent trends in government and foreign bank ownership across countries and summarizes the evidence regarding the implications of bank ownership structure for bank performance and competition, financial stability, and access to finance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8297 JAN 08, 2018

Martinez Peria,Maria Soledad; Verrier,Jeanne Emma; Cull,Robert J. Disclosed

Bangladesh - Identification System for Enhancing Access to Services (IDEA) Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Identification System for Enhancing Access to Services (IDEA) Project for Bangladesh is to establish a secure, accurate and reliable national ID system that serves as the basis for more efficient and transparent service delivery. ... See More +

Project Paper RES31045 DEC 29, 2017

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Madagascar - Financial Inclusion Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale en sociale (CGES) (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG3909 DEC 22, 2017

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Russian Federation - St. Petersburg Economic Development Project : restructuring (English)

The objectives of the St. Petersburg Economic Development Project for Russian Federation are: policy and regulatory environment is conducive to the expansion of private sector enterprises; 2) larger and more efficient private market for land and real estate; 3) improved city fiscal management capacity; 4) city to preserve its comparative advantage in culture and the arts. ... See More +

Project Paper RES30347 DEC 01, 2017

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Global financial development report 2017-2018 : bankers without borders (English)

This Global Financial Development Report is a key component in the ongoing debate over the role of international banking in supporting economic development and promoting shared prosperity. ... See More +

Publication 120995 NOV 07, 2017

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DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) weekly global economic newsletters are as follows: taking stock; weekly insight: do fiscal multipliers depend on fiscal positions? ... See More +

Newsletter 121772 NOV 03, 2017

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Roadmap for a sustainable financial system (English)

Historically the financial system has responded to the needs of the time. A global consensus has arisen that sustainable growth will be one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century, as demonstrated by the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted as part of its 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, along with the measures to combat climate change and adapt to its effects that are part of the Paris Agreement. ... See More +

Working Paper 121283 NOV 01, 2017

Zadek,Simon; Zhang,Rong; Stein,Peer Benno Walter; Robins, Nick; Li,Wenxin; Perry, Felicity; Usher, Eric; Maheshwari,Aditi; Rooprai,Gursimran; Avendaño, Francisco; Nguyen,Quyen Thuc; Santamaria Rojas,Sandra Lorena; Henderson, Iain; Yeh,Brandon Kai; Levitanskaya,Katerina; Lavagne D'Ortigue,Olivier; Yuan,Wei; Mendoza,Juan Carlos; Agha, Mahenau; Maimbo,Samuel Munzele; McDaniels, Jeremy Disclosed

Financial protection : strengthening financial resilience to disasters (English)

GFDRR supports governments in designing financial protection strategies and instruments to respond to natural disasters. The Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance Program (DRFIP) leads the dialogue on financial resilience as a component of the World Bank’s support to countries in better managing disasters and climate shocks. ... See More +

Brief 121909 NOV 01, 2017

Mahul,Olivier Disclosed

Regulatory framework for digital financial services in Côte d’Ivoire : a diagnostic study (English)

Regulation plays a critical role in the development and spread of digital financial services (DFS). This paper offers an analysis of the regulatory framework for DFS in Côte d’Ivoire, including its coverage, its enabling features, and its gaps and obstacles. ... See More +

Working Paper 122088 NOV 01, 2017

Meagher,J. Patrick Disclosed

International Development Association (IDA) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 240 : financial statements, accountants' report and administrative budget (English)

On October 13, 2017, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors adopted resolution number two hundred and forty. ... See More +

Board Report 120441 OCT 13, 2017

Disclosed

China - Financial sector assessment program : detail assessment of observance - insurance core principles (English)

The Chinese insurance sector is experiencing rapid growth, posing particular challenges to effective supervision. The sector has been growing by over 20 percent a year and there are ambitious government targets for further development. ... See More +

Working Paper 121860 OCT 01, 2017

Gray,Neil Simon M. Disclosed

Mediation essentials (Arabic)

Mediation is one of the most frequently used alternative dispute resolution processes worldwide. Mediation provides faster, cheaper, and better solutions than a traditional court decision can. ... See More +

Working Paper 119068 SEP 11, 2017

English Disclosed

Russian Federation - St. Petersburg Economic Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 119058 AUG 23, 2017

Disclosed

West Bank and Gaza - Second Finance for Jobs Project (English)

The objective of the Second Finance for Jobs Project for West Bank and Gaza is to test the effectiveness of selected financial interventions in incentivizing private sector investment and job creation. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2120 JUN 30, 2017

Disclosed

ARTF : administrator's report on financial status as of May 21, 2017 (English)

This paper includes the following headings: donor contributions for FY1396; consolidated ARTF sources and uses of funds for FY1396; and recurrent cost financing requirements ... See More +

Working Paper 119168 MAY 21, 2017

Disclosed

Croatia - Export Finance Intermediation Loan Project (English)

Ratings for Export Finance Intermediation Loan Project for Croatia were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3181 APR 24, 2017

Disclosed

Statement by Rt. Hon. Helen Clark at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by Rt. Hon. Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Program and Chair of the United Nations Development Group, at the ninety-fifth meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 114569 APR 22, 2017

Disclosed

Statement by H.E. Michel Sapin at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by H.E. Michel Sapin, Minister for the Economy and Finance, at the ninety-fifth meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 114566 APR 22, 2017

Disclosed

CGIAR Financial Intermediary Fund : information note (English)

This note provides information to Executive Directors on the establishment of a FinancialIntermediary Fund (FIF) trust fund at the Bank, to support the CGIAR1, replacing the existingCGIAR FIF trust fund. ... See More +

Board Report 114420 APR 12, 2017

Disclosed

Savings, financial development, and economic growth in the Arab Republic of Egypt revisited (English)

Private savings play a pivotal role in financing development and sustaining growth. Recently, there have been many theoretical developments that underpin key determinants of savings behavior, many of which merit empirical investigation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8020 APR 03, 2017

Hussein,Khaled; Mohieldin,Mahmoud; Rostom,Ahmed Mohamed Tawfick Disclosed

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Bank ownership : trends and implications (English)
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JAN 08, 2018 WPS8297 Policy Research Working Paper
Bangladesh - Identification System for Enhancing Access to Services (IDEA) Project : restructuring (English)
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DEC 29, 2017 RES31045 Project Paper
Madagascar - Financial Inclusion Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale en sociale (CGES) (French)
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DEC 22, 2017 SFG3909 Environmental Assessment
Russian Federation - St. Petersburg Economic Development Project : restructuring (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 RES30347 Project Paper
Global financial development report 2017-2018 : bankers without borders (English)
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NOV 07, 2017 120995 Publication
DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)
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NOV 03, 2017 121772 Newsletter
Roadmap for a sustainable financial system (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121283 Working Paper
Financial protection : strengthening financial resilience to disasters (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121909 Brief
Regulatory framework for digital financial services in Côte d’Ivoire : a diagnostic study (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 122088 Working Paper
International Development Association (IDA) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 240 : financial statements, accountants' report and administrative budget (English)
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OCT 13, 2017 120441 Board Report
China - Financial sector assessment program : detail assessment of observance - insurance core principles (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 121860 Working Paper
Mediation essentials (Arabic)
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SEP 11, 2017 119068 Working Paper English
Russian Federation - St. Petersburg Economic Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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AUG 23, 2017 119058 Procurement Plan
West Bank and Gaza - Second Finance for Jobs Project (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 PAD2120 Project Appraisal Document
ARTF : administrator's report on financial status as of May 21, 2017 (English)
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MAY 21, 2017 119168 Working Paper
Croatia - Export Finance Intermediation Loan Project (English)
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APR 24, 2017 ICR3181 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Statement by Rt. Hon. Helen Clark at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)
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APR 22, 2017 114569 Board Report
Statement by H.E. Michel Sapin at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)
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APR 22, 2017 114566 Board Report
CGIAR Financial Intermediary Fund : information note (English)
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APR 12, 2017 114420 Board Report
Savings, financial development, and economic growth in the Arab Republic of Egypt revisited (English)
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APR 03, 2017 WPS8020 Policy Research Working Paper