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Access to finance : the case of Muslim minority in southernmost provinces of Thailand : การเข้าถึงแหล่งทุน กรณีศึกษามุสลิม ในจังหวัดชายแดน ภาคใต้ของประเทศไทย (Thai)

Access to finance by the poor is one of the world’s biggest problems. The poor people are in no position to increase their income nor improve the livelihoods of themselves or their families. ... See More +

Brief 117187 JAN 01, 2017

Noipom,Tawat English Disclosed

Accessing local currency financing and risk management tools at the sub-national level in Mexico (English)

Mexico's federal mortgage corporation, Sociedad Hipotecaria Federal (SHF), grants loans and guarantees to mortgage intermediaries in Mexico. ... See More +

Brief 81175 AUG 25, 2016

Disclosed

Inherited wealth and demographic aging (English)

The role of inherited wealth in modern economies has increasingly come under scrutiny. This study presents one of the first attempts to shed light on how demographic aging could shape this role. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7739 JUN 30, 2016

Onder,Harun; Pestieau,Pierre Disclosed

Developing islamic finance in the Philippines (English)

This report was prepared as part of the World Bank engagement in the Philippines to support Islamic Finance and Financial Inclusion. It provides an overview on the context for the development of Islamic finance in the Philippines and is accompanied by two focused reports providing further detail and suggestions on enhancing financial inclusion in the Philippines through Islamic microfinance and assessment of the status of financial inclusion in Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)and the proposed Bangsamoro territory. ... See More +

Working Paper 106382 JUN 09, 2016

Mylenko,Nataliya Disclosed

Audit Committee : minutes of meeting held on Wednesday, May 10, 2016 (English)

Minutes 106542 MAY 10, 2016

Disclosed

Audit Committee : minutes of meeting held on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 (English)

Minutes 106531 APR 20, 2016

Disclosed

Understanding demand for Sharia-compliant loans : results of a randomized experiment in Jordan (English)

The evidence on demand for sharia-compliant financial services is mixed. On the one hand, IFC-funded studies showed relatively high demand, while results from Findex showed that financial exclusion due to religious reasons was minimal (Demirguc-Kunt, Klapper, and Randall 2013). ... See More +

Brief 106037 MAR 01, 2016

El-Zoghbi,Mayada; Karlan,Dean S.; Osman,Adams; Shammout,Nour Musallam Disclosed

Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program (undated) (December 2015) (English)

This Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program covers FY16 Q3 and Q4, and updated reports and other documents to be circulated for information ... See More +

Board Report 101542 DEC 01, 2015

Disclosed

Do capital inflows boost growth in developing countries ? evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

This paper examines whether domestic output growth helps attract capital inflows and, in turn, capital inflows help boost output growth in a set of 38 Sub-Saharan African countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7298 JUN 09, 2015

Calderon,Cesar; Nguyen,Ha Minh Disclosed

On the sustainable development goals and the role of Islamic finance (English)

The Sustainable Development Goals, the global development agenda for 2015 through 2030, will require unprecedented mobilization of resources to support their implementation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7266 MAY 15, 2015

Ahmed,Habib; Mohieldin,Mahmoud; Verbeek,Jos; Aboulmagd,Farida Wael Disclosed

Audit Committee : minutes of meeting held on Monday, May 11, 2015 (English)

Minutes 97926 MAY 11, 2015

Disclosed

Understanding costs and sustainability of sharia-compliant microfinance products (English)

While Islamic finance is a growing industry with more than 1,000 Islamic finance institutions and combined assets in excess of $1.3 trillion (Reuters 2013), the development of sharia-compliant microfinance has been much less prolific. ... See More +

Brief 95213 FEB 01, 2015

Alvarez,Kaylene; El-Zoghbi,Mayada Spanish, French Disclosed

Review of program design and beneficiary profiles of social welfare programs in Mongolia (English)

The report begins with a summary of programs reviewed, a description of the PMT targeting system, and the profile of individuals in the database. ... See More +

Working Paper 99518 JAN 01, 2015

Onishi,Junko; Chuluun,Tungalag 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

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Concept Stage) - Financial Sector Support Project - P150938 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSC1001 AUG 14, 2014

Verma,Niraj

The Global Findex database : Islamic finance and financial inclusion (English)

Compared with non-Muslims, self-identified Muslims are significantly less likely to own a formal account or save at a formal financial institution, after controlling for other individual and country characteristics, according to recent research using Global Findex data. ... See More +

Brief 82401 OCT 01, 2013

Demirguc-Kunt, Asli; Klapper, Leora; Randall, Douglas Disclosed

Islamic finance and financial inclusion: measuring use of and demand for formal financial services among Muslim adults (English)

In recent years, the Islamic finance industry has attracted the attention of policy makers and international donors as a possible channel through which to expand financial inclusion, particularly among Muslim adults. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6642 OCT 01, 2013

Demirguc-Kunt, Asli; Klapper, Leora; Randall, Douglas Disclosed

Uncovering the drivers of utility performance : lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean on the role of the private sector, regulation, and governance in the power, water, and telecommunication sectors (Vol. 2) : Sumário executivo (Portuguese)

This book conducts a micro-level analysis of various determinants of infrastructure sector performance that affect development. This book focuses on the distribution segment of three basic infrastructure services: electricity, water and sanitation, and fixed telecommunications. ... See More +

Publication 78679 JUN 07, 2013

Andres,Luis Alberto; Guasch, J. Luis; Schwartz,Jordan Z. Spanish Disclosed

Trends in Sharia-compliant financial inclusion (English)

Sharia-compliant financial inclusion represents the confluence of two rapidly growing sectors: microfinance and Islamic finance. With an estimated 650 million Muslims living on less than $2 a day (Obaidullah and Tariqullay 2008), finding sustainable Islamic models can be the key to providing financial access to millions of Muslim poor who strive to avoid financial products that do not comply with Sharia (Islamic law). ... See More +

Brief 78233 MAR 01, 2013

El-Zoghbi, Mayada; Tarazi, Michael Spanish, Arabic Disclosed

Trends in Sharia-compliant financial inclusion (Arabic)

Sharia-compliant financial inclusion represents the confluence of two rapidly growing sectors: microfinance and Islamic finance. With an estimated 650 million Muslims living on less than $2 a day (Obaidullah and Tariqullay 2008), finding sustainable Islamic models can be the key to providing financial access to millions of Muslim poor who strive to avoid financial products that do not comply with Sharia (Islamic law). ... See More +

Brief 78233 MAR 01, 2013

El-Zoghbi, Mayada; Tarazi, Michael Spanish, English Disclosed

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Access to finance : the case of Muslim minority in southernmost provinces of Thailand : การเข้าถึงแหล่งทุน กรณีศึกษามุสลิม ในจังหวัดชายแดน ภาคใต้ของประเทศไทย (Thai)
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JAN 01, 2017 117187 Brief English
Accessing local currency financing and risk management tools at the sub-national level in Mexico (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 81175 Brief
Inherited wealth and demographic aging (English)
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JUN 30, 2016 WPS7739 Policy Research Working Paper
Developing islamic finance in the Philippines (English)
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JUN 09, 2016 106382 Working Paper
Audit Committee : minutes of meeting held on Wednesday, May 10, 2016 (English)
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MAY 10, 2016 106542 Minutes
Audit Committee : minutes of meeting held on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 (English)
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APR 20, 2016 106531 Minutes
Understanding demand for Sharia-compliant loans : results of a randomized experiment in Jordan (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 106037 Brief
Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program (undated) (December 2015) (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 101542 Board Report
Do capital inflows boost growth in developing countries ? evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JUN 09, 2015 WPS7298 Policy Research Working Paper
On the sustainable development goals and the role of Islamic finance (English)
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MAY 15, 2015 WPS7266 Policy Research Working Paper
Audit Committee : minutes of meeting held on Monday, May 11, 2015 (English)
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MAY 11, 2015 97926 Minutes
Understanding costs and sustainability of sharia-compliant microfinance products (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 95213 Brief Spanish, French
Review of program design and beneficiary profiles of social welfare programs in Mongolia (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 99518 Working Paper
Sukuk markets : a proposed approach for development (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 WPS7133 Policy Research Working Paper
Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Concept Stage) - Financial Sector Support Project - P150938 (English)
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AUG 14, 2014 ISDSC1001 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
The Global Findex database : Islamic finance and financial inclusion (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 82401 Brief
Islamic finance and financial inclusion: measuring use of and demand for formal financial services among Muslim adults (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 WPS6642 Policy Research Working Paper
Uncovering the drivers of utility performance : lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean on the role of the private sector, regulation, and governance in the power, water, and telecommunication sectors (Vol. 2) : Sumário executivo (Portuguese)
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JUN 07, 2013 78679 Publication Spanish
Trends in Sharia-compliant financial inclusion (English)
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MAR 01, 2013 78233 Brief Spanish, Arabic
Trends in Sharia-compliant financial inclusion (Arabic)
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MAR 01, 2013 78233 Brief Spanish, English