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Montenegro - Institutional Development and Agriculture Strengthening Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Institutional Development and Agriculture Strengthening Project for Montenegro is to increase the experience of Montenegrin authorities in administering rural development grants in accordance with the core rules of the European Union Instrument of Pre-accession Assistance for Rural Development and to improve the productivity of a targeted number of agriculture holdings. ... See More +

Project Paper RES29110 OCT 28, 2014

Van Gelder,Linda Disclosed

Foreign direct investment flows into Sub-Saharan Africa : Flux d'investissements directs étrangers en Afrique subsaharienne (French)

The key messages in this brief are as follows: 1) Foreign direct investment (FDI) remains one of the most important forms of cross-border capital flow into developing countries. ... See More +

Brief 86060 MAR 01, 2014

English Disclosed

Trade integration, FDI, and productivity (policy note 2) (English)

Policy attitude towards trade integration and foreign direct investment (FDI) is often a controversial yet popular subject. This note presents evidences from recent policy researches that arguing that engaging in an open trade and investment regime have brought productivity gains which is key factor for sustaining increase in income per-capita. ... See More +

Policy Note 89284 JAN 01, 2014

Javorcik,Beata; Iacovone,Leonardo; Fitrani,Fitria Disclosed

Middle East and North Africa - economic developments and prospects : investing in turbulent times (English)

The political and social upheavals that followed the Arab Spring of 2011 continue to dominate economic activity and near term prospects in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study 81757 OCT 01, 2013

Ianchovichina, Elena; Devarajan, Shantayanan; Burger, Martijn; Cosic, Damir; Rouis, Mustapha Disclosed

IFC Middle East and North Africa : fy13 achievements : فى منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال إفريقيا : أبرز إنجازات مؤسسة التمويل الدولية (Arabic)

More than two years after the Arab Spring, many countries in the Middle East and North Africa continue to grapple with political uncertainty, slow growth, unemployment, and a host of other economic challenges. ... See More +

Working Paper 113593 OCT 01, 2013

French, English Disclosed

Trends and determinants of foreign direct investment in South Asia (English)

Like many other developing countries, South Asian nations have been experiencing increased Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows over the past decade as developing countries get a larger share of cross-border investments once sent to developed countries. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study ACS4846 JUN 16, 2013

Disclosed

Trade facilitation in the Caribbean : the case of customs performance (English)

The trade of goods and services and the inflows from Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) represent large proportions of their Gross Domestic Products (GDP), especially in English Speaking Caribbean (ESC) countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 78585 JUN 01, 2013

Alessandro, Martin; Neyra,Juan Jose; Gutierrez Ossio,Jose Eduardo Spanish Disclosed

Doing business 2013 : does doing business matter for foreign direct investment? (English)

This case study presents evidence of a significant correlation between the doing business indicators and flows of foreign direct investment (FDI). ... See More +

Brief 80647 JAN 01, 2013

Disclosed

Picking up the pace : reviving growth in Indonesia's manufacturing sector : Mempercepat laju : revitalisasi pertumbuhan di sektor manufaktur Indonesia (Bahasa (Indonesian))

This series of policy notes provides an assessment of the characteristics, performance, and challenges of the manufacturing sector in Indonesia. ... See More +

Working Paper 73128 SEP 01, 2012

English Disclosed

Fostering technology absorption in Southern African enterprises (English)

This book seeks to understand how firms in southern Africa absorb technology and how policy makers can hurry the process along. It identifies channels of technology transfer and absorption through trade and foreign direct investment (FDI) and constraints to greater technology absorption, and it discusses policy options open to the government and the private sector in light of relevant international experience. ... See More +

Publication 64667 SEP 16, 2011

Goldberg, Itzhak; Kaplan, David; Kuriakose, Smita; Tuomi, Krista; Zhang, Chunlin Disclosed

Large devaluations, foreign direct investment and exports : a speculative note (English)

One side-effect of the Global Financial Crisis of 2008-09 was the resurgence of a debate over exchange rates. The conventional wisdom dictates that real-exchange rate adjustments are needed in order to bring about changes in trade balances across countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5619 MAR 01, 2011

Lederman, Daniel Disclosed

Microeconomic consequences and macroeconomic causes of foreign direct investment in southern African economies (English)

The causes and consequences of foreign direct investment (FDI) in developing countries remains a subject of debate among researchers and policymakers alike. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5416 SEP 01, 2010

Lederman, Daniel; Mengistae, Taye; Xu, Lixin Colin Disclosed

Amendment to the Grant Agreement for Credit 4052 and TF056510 Conformed (English)

Agreement AUG 02, 2010

Pascual Iv,Jose Ramon R. Disclosed

Foreign bank participation in developing countries : what do we know about the drivers and consequences of this phenomenon? (English)

Foreign bank participation has increased steadily across developing countries since the mid-1990s. This paper documents this trend and surveys the existing literature to explore the drivers and consequences of this phenomenon, paying particular attention to the differences observed across regions both in the degree of foreign bank participation and in the impact of this process. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5398 AUG 01, 2010

Cull, Robert; Martinez Peria, Maria Soledad Disclosed

Liberia - Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative and the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative (MDRI) : President's memorandum and recommendation (English)

This report and its recommendations address the criteria for Liberia reaching the completion point under the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative as agreed by the Boards of Executive Directors of International Development Association (IDA) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in March 2008, and for the debt relief to be provided irrevocably with respect to the debt owed to IDA. ... See More +

Memorandum & Recommendation of the President P7732 JUN 09, 2010

Disclosed

Cambodia - Health Sector Support Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 55668 JUN 07, 2010

Disclosed

Cambodia - Health Sector Support Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 55121 MAY 01, 2010

Disclosed

Pôles de Compétitivité en Tunisie : note de problematique (French)

The industrial strategy of Tunisia in 2016, prepared by the Ministry of Industry and Technology, established four key factors of industrial growth: (i) an industrial development model centered on the export and aimed primarily Europe, (ii) the continued attraction of foreign direct investment, (iii) a partial migration to industrial activity within the country, and (iv) a clustering to anchor innovation and added value. ... See More +

Policy Note 69897 MAR 01, 2010

Disclosed

Cambodia - Land Management and Administration Project : procurement plan for 2008-2009 (English)

Procurement Plan 47764 FEB 18, 2009

Disclosed

Tunisia's global integration : a second generation of reforms to boost growth and employment : Integration mondiale de la Tunisie : une nouvelle generation de reformes pour booster la croissance et l'emploi (French)

This study on a world integration for Tunisia attempts to contribute to the achievement of the growth of the 11th development plan. It first takes stock of past integration policies, outlining policies implemented and assessing their impact on foreign direct investments (FDI), exports and employment. ... See More +

Publication 45409 SEP 12, 2008

Diop, Ndiame; Vincellette, Gallina A.; Molouche, Mariem; Young Lee, Sun; Dee, Philippa; Walkenhorst, Peter; Cattaneo, Olivier English Disclosed

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Montenegro - Institutional Development and Agriculture Strengthening Project : restructuring (English)
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OCT 28, 2014 RES29110 Project Paper
Foreign direct investment flows into Sub-Saharan Africa : Flux d'investissements directs étrangers en Afrique subsaharienne (French)
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MAR 01, 2014 86060 Brief English
Trade integration, FDI, and productivity (policy note 2) (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 89284 Policy Note
Middle East and North Africa - economic developments and prospects : investing in turbulent times (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 81757 Other Financial Sector Study
IFC Middle East and North Africa : fy13 achievements : فى منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال إفريقيا : أبرز إنجازات مؤسسة التمويل الدولية (Arabic)
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OCT 01, 2013 113593 Working Paper French, English
Trends and determinants of foreign direct investment in South Asia (English)
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JUN 16, 2013 ACS4846 Other Poverty Study
Trade facilitation in the Caribbean : the case of customs performance (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 78585 Working Paper Spanish
Doing business 2013 : does doing business matter for foreign direct investment? (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 80647 Brief
Picking up the pace : reviving growth in Indonesia's manufacturing sector : Mempercepat laju : revitalisasi pertumbuhan di sektor manufaktur Indonesia (Bahasa (Indonesian))
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SEP 01, 2012 73128 Working Paper English
Fostering technology absorption in Southern African enterprises (English)
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SEP 16, 2011 64667 Publication
Large devaluations, foreign direct investment and exports : a speculative note (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 WPS5619 Policy Research Working Paper
Microeconomic consequences and macroeconomic causes of foreign direct investment in southern African economies (English)
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SEP 01, 2010 WPS5416 Policy Research Working Paper
Amendment to the Grant Agreement for Credit 4052 and TF056510 Conformed (English)
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AUG 02, 2010 Agreement
Foreign bank participation in developing countries : what do we know about the drivers and consequences of this phenomenon? (English)
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AUG 01, 2010 WPS5398 Policy Research Working Paper
Liberia - Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative and the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative (MDRI) : President's memorandum and recommendation (English)
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JUN 09, 2010 P7732 Memorandum & Recommendation of the President
Cambodia - Health Sector Support Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUN 07, 2010 55668 Procurement Plan
Cambodia - Health Sector Support Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAY 01, 2010 55121 Procurement Plan
Pôles de Compétitivité en Tunisie : note de problematique (French)
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MAR 01, 2010 69897 Policy Note
Cambodia - Land Management and Administration Project : procurement plan for 2008-2009 (English)
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FEB 18, 2009 47764 Procurement Plan
Tunisia's global integration : a second generation of reforms to boost growth and employment : Integration mondiale de la Tunisie : une nouvelle generation de reformes pour booster la croissance et l'emploi (French)
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SEP 12, 2008 45409 Publication English