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Financing Energy Efficiency, Part 1 : Revolving Funds (English)

Despite offering huge economic returns, implementing energy efficiency measures encounters widespread and systemic barriers. One solution is developing effective and scalable financing and implementation mechanisms. ... See More +

Brief 129733 SEP 01, 2018

Lukas,Aditya Alexander Disclosed

Multilateral Development Banks’ Harmonized Framework for Additionality in Private Sector Operations (English)

The international community has reached a consensus that private sector finance must play a critical role to achieve the sustainable development goals (SDGs) and the conference of the parties (COP) 21 commitments. ... See More +

Working Paper 131398 SEP 01, 2018

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Upping the ante: the equilibrium effects of unconditional grants to private schools (English)

This paper tests for financial constraints as a market failure in education in a low-income country. In an experimental setup, unconditional cash grants are allocated to one private school or all private schools in a village. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8563 AUG 21, 2018

Andrabi,Tahir; Das,Jishnu; Khwaja,Asim Ijaz; Ozyurt,Selcuk; Singh,Niharika Disclosed

Official Documents- Administration Agreement with the European Commission on behalf of the European Union for Contribution to TF073124 (English)

Trust Fund Administrative Agreement JUL 30, 2018

LEGRL Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Haiti Business Development and Investment Project - P123974 - Sequence No : 12 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR33198 JUL 25, 2018

Kim,Maria Deborah Disclosed

Productivity shocks and repayment behavior in rural credit markets : a framed field experiment (English)

Improving rural credit markets requires a good understanding of the root causes of market failures and taking necessary steps to address them. This paper investigates the role of productivity shocks in borrowers' repayment choices. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8528 JUL 12, 2018

Adjognon,Guigonan Serge; Liverpool-Tasie,Lenis Saweda; Shupp,Robert Disclosed

Concept Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - Nigeria Affordable Housing Project - P165296 (English)

Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet PIDISDSC23618 JUL 11, 2018

Corlett,Michael Disclosed

Guide for Policy-Makers : Pro-Competition Market Solutions to Address Key Bottlenecks in Senegal’s Groundnut Value Chain (English)

The government of Senegal is developing a new strategy to improve the competitiveness of the groundnut sector, aimed at reestablishing Senegal as a leading producer of groundnuts. ... See More +

Report 132972 JUL 01, 2018

Caminas Mora,Marta; Koschorke,Julian Alexander; Nyman,Sara; Mugyenyi,Philana; Pop,Georgiana Disclosed

Efficient financial allocation and productivity growth in Brazil (English)

This paper attempts to study the impact of Brazilian Development Bank credit on resource misallocation in Brazil, using manufacturing firm-level data from 2003-14. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8479 JUN 19, 2018

Calice,Pietro; Ribeiro,Eduardo P.; Byskov,Steen Disclosed

Using the Government Financial Reporting Framework to Redraw the State and Market Boundary in China : A Two-Step Approach (English)

After four decades of remarkable economic achievement under market reforms, the leadership has called for a reset in the boundary between the State and the Market as an importantcorrective to help China sustain rapid economic growth, by imposing hard budget constraints ongovernment and insulating SOEs from local government predation. ... See More +

Report 130286 JUN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Place-based policies for development (English)

Many development policies, such as placement of infrastructure or local economic development schemes, are "place-based." Such policies are generally intended to stimulate private sector investment and economic growth in the treated place, and as such they are difficult to appraise and evaluate. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8410 APR 17, 2018

Duranton,Gilles; Venables,Anthony J. Disclosed

Principles and institutional arrangements for better policy design : Brazil's productivity implementation agenda - ideas, rent seeking, and institutions (English)

The previous chapters have suggested that many policy-induced distortions constrain productivity and development in Brazil. As a result, a significant number of potential policy reforms could increase competition and thereby stimulate innovation and productivity growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 123952 FEB 26, 2018

Clarke,Roland N. Disclosed

Mali - Project to support grassroots initiatives to fight hunger and poverty (English)

Ratings for the Mali: Project to support grassroots initiatives to fight hunger and poverty are as follows: Outcome was moderately unsatisfactory, Risk to development outcome was high, Institutional development impact was N/A, World Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 123411 FEB 14, 2018

Disclosed

How to address constraints underlying gender disparities in Mongolia's labor market (English)

As emphasized in Toward Gender Equality in East Asia and the Pacific: A Companion Report to the World Development Report (World Bank 2012), gender inequality in access to economic opportunities, earnings, and productivity persists across East Asia and the Pacific. ... See More +

Brief 123960 FEB 01, 2018

Disclosed

Ukraine - Fiscal incentives for science, technology and innovation activities : good practice review report (English)

This report reviews different international good practices in introducing and implementing fiscal incentives for supporting science, technology, and innovation (STI) and provides policy recommendations relevant to the implementation of such incentives in Ukraine. ... See More +

Working Paper 120866 NOV 01, 2017

Zolotarev,Andrey P.; Guceri,Irem; Aridi,Anwar Disclosed

The World Bank in India newsletter vol. 16 (no. 3) (English)

This newsletter includes the following headings: (i) India makes huge progress in the ease of doing business rankings; (ii) pathways to prosperity – World Bank series; (iii) development dialogue : triple helix of innovation; (iv) ICR update : Punjab rural water supply and sanitation project; (v) interview; (vi) recent project signings; (vii) new additions to the public information center; and (viii) contact information. ... See More +

Newsletter 123269 NOV 01, 2017

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Operationalizing the IDA18 IFC-MIGA Private Sector Window (English)

This paper describes the operational framework for implementing the IDA18 IFC-MIGA Private Sector Window pilot. As part of the IDA18 replenishment, IDA Deputies endorsed and IDA Executive Directors approved the creation of a 2.5 billion US dollars IDA18 Private Sector Window to mobilize private sector investment and scale up the growth of a sustainable and responsible private sector in the poorest IDA and fragile and conflict-affected IDA countries. ... See More +

Board Report 123995 OCT 30, 2017

Disclosed

A new role for development banks? (English)

Do development banks have a useful role to play in providing finance or are they a potential waste of government resources? A new view in this brief sheds some light on this question and argues that, under certain circumstances, development banks can add value and play an important role in fostering access to finance. ... See More +

Brief 120691 OCT 26, 2017

Abraham,Facundo; Schmukler,Sergio L. Disclosed

Revisiting the national innovation system in developing countries (English)

The paper argues that there is a greater commonality of approach between the National Innovation Systems approach and mainstream economic analysis than is often asserted, and that a better dialogue between the two could strengthen both perspectives. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8219 OCT 13, 2017

Maloney,William F. Disclosed

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Financing Energy Efficiency, Part 1 : Revolving Funds (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 129733 Brief
Multilateral Development Banks’ Harmonized Framework for Additionality in Private Sector Operations (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 131398 Working Paper
Upping the ante: the equilibrium effects of unconditional grants to private schools (English)
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AUG 21, 2018 WPS8563 Policy Research Working Paper
Official Documents- Administration Agreement with the European Commission on behalf of the European Union for Contribution to TF073124 (English)
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JUL 30, 2018 Trust Fund Administrative Agreement
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Haiti Business Development and Investment Project - P123974 - Sequence No : 12 (English)
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JUL 25, 2018 ISR33198 Implementation Status and Results Report
Productivity shocks and repayment behavior in rural credit markets : a framed field experiment (English)
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JUL 12, 2018 WPS8528 Policy Research Working Paper
Concept Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - Nigeria Affordable Housing Project - P165296 (English)
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JUL 11, 2018 PIDISDSC23618 Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Guide for Policy-Makers : Pro-Competition Market Solutions to Address Key Bottlenecks in Senegal’s Groundnut Value Chain (English)
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JUL 01, 2018 132972 Report
Efficient financial allocation and productivity growth in Brazil (English)
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JUN 19, 2018 WPS8479 Policy Research Working Paper
Using the Government Financial Reporting Framework to Redraw the State and Market Boundary in China : A Two-Step Approach (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 130286 Report
Place-based policies for development (English)
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APR 17, 2018 WPS8410 Policy Research Working Paper
Principles and institutional arrangements for better policy design : Brazil's productivity implementation agenda - ideas, rent seeking, and institutions (English)
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FEB 26, 2018 123952 Working Paper
Mali - Project to support grassroots initiatives to fight hunger and poverty (English)
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FEB 14, 2018 123411 Project Performance Assessment Report
Cote d'Ivoire - Project to Support the Competitiveness of the Great Abidjan : environmental assessment (Vol. 17) : Publication du rapport d'etude d'impact environnemental et social du projet d'amenagement et de rehabilitation des infrastructures de transport routier du port autonome d'Abidjan (French)
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FEB 01, 2018 SFG4091 Environmental Assessment
How to address constraints underlying gender disparities in Mongolia's labor market (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 123960 Brief
Ukraine - Fiscal incentives for science, technology and innovation activities : good practice review report (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 120866 Working Paper
The World Bank in India newsletter vol. 16 (no. 3) (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 123269 Newsletter
Operationalizing the IDA18 IFC-MIGA Private Sector Window (English)
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OCT 30, 2017 123995 Board Report
A new role for development banks? (English)
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OCT 26, 2017 120691 Brief
Revisiting the national innovation system in developing countries (English)
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OCT 13, 2017 WPS8219 Policy Research Working Paper