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Ukraine - Country partnership framework for the period FY17-21 (English)

The Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for Ukraine covers the 5 years from FY17 to FY21. The CPF is aligned with the objectives of the country’s development strategy as outlined in the Government Program and Action Plan adopted in April 2017 and is based on the findings and recommendations of the World Bank Group (WBG) Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD) for Ukraine. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 114516 JUN 20, 2017

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Heterogeneous effects of rural electrification: evidence from Bangladesh (English)

Achieving universal access to electricity is one of the most important energy policy goals set by governments in the developing world. The recent empirical literature, however, paints a mixed picture about the economic viability of rural electrification. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8102 JUN 12, 2017

Samad,Hussain A.; Zhang,Fan Disclosed

The World Bank monthly operational summary (English)

The World Bank Monthly Operational Summary (MOS) reports on the status of projects in the World Bank's pipeline from the time the operation is identified to the signing of the Loan, Credit, or Grant Agreement. ... See More +

Board Report 116328 JUN 12, 2017

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Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 24) : Environmental and social review checklist for construction of new DRR in Zovashen Community (English)

The objective of the Social Investment and Local Development Project for Armenia is to improve the quality and use of and access to community and intercommunity infrastructure. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3413 JUN 08, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Credit composition, output composition, and external balances (English)

This paper builds on recent research examining the impact of finance on economic outcomes. Specifically, it asks whether credit extended to households and firms has an impact on the share of exports in gross domestic product and on the trade balance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8082 JUN 01, 2017

Islam,Roumeen Disclosed

Kyrgyz Republic – A resilient economy… on a slow growth trajectory : with a special focus on : Kyrgyzstan's ailing energy sector (English)

The first part of the Economic Update analyzes recent macroeconomic trends and presents an assessment of the country's short- and medium-term outlook. ... See More +

Working Paper 115684 JUN 01, 2017

Russian Disclosed

Burundi - Local Development For Employment Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (English)

Environmental Assessment SFG3425 JUN 01, 2017

Rivero Riveros,Monica Patricia Disclosed

Georgia - Public expenditure review : building a sustainable future (English)

This Public Expenditure Review (PER) was prepared at the request of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia; its analysis of public spending is designed to inform the Georgian authorities on the fiscal policies that support growth and equity. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review 114062 JUN 01, 2017

Tan,Congyan; Dolidze,Mariam Disclosed

Malaysia economic monitor : data for development (English)

Malaysia’s economic growth expanded strongly in first quarter (1Q) 2017. Gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate for 2017 is expected to accelerate to 4.9 percent, slightly above the government’s current projection range of 4.3 to 4.8 percent. ... See More +

Working Paper 116032 JUN 01, 2017

Munoz Moreno,Rafael; Simler,Kenneth; Teh Sharifuddin,Shakira Binti; Kunicova,Jana; Loh,Wei San; Chuah,Lay Lian; Fattal, Ricardo Alfredo Habalian; Gan,Gillian Chiah Ling; Vaira,Carolina Luisa; Arimuthu,Arividya P; Jeong, Yoo Nee; Georgieva,Dorina Peteva; Ulku,Hulya; Sudan,Randeep; Bruinooge,Geert Disclosed

Kosovo jobs diagnostic (English)

Kosovo's economy experienced strong growth over the past decade. Has growth translated into robust job creation? Do those in the bottom forty percent of the population have access to employment opportunities that can translate into sustainable shared prosperity? ... See More +

Working Paper ACS21442 JUN 01, 2017

Cojocaru,Alexandru Disclosed

Does energy efficiency promote economic growth? : evidence from a multi-country and multi-sector panel data set (English)

This paper examines the causal relationship between energy efficiency and economic growth based on panel data for 56 high- and middle-income countries from 1978 to 2012. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8077 MAY 30, 2017

Rajbhandari,Ashish; Zhang,Fan Disclosed

Nigeria - Kaduna State Economic Transformation Program-for-Results Project (English)

The development objective of Kaduna State Economic Transformation Program-for-Results Project for Nigeria is to improve the business enabling environment and strengthen fiscal management and accountability in Kaduna State. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 115032 MAY 30, 2017

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Malawi economic monitor : harnessing the urban economy (English)

The Malawi Economic Monitor (MEM) provides an analysis of economic and structural development issues in Malawi. This edition of the MEM was published in May 2017. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 115253 MAY 25, 2017

Record,Richard James Lowden; Kandoole,Priscilla Flaness; Choi,Narae; Stylianou,Eleni; Kalemba,Sunganani Violet Disclosed

Why do some oil-rich countries perform better than others ? (English)

Progress in child mortality reduction and education attainment varies widely among oil-rich countries. This paper investigates the causes of this variation using an empirical model that departs from the available literature in allowing for explicit measurement of the impact of initial levels of child mortality and education attainment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8066 MAY 17, 2017

Iqbal,Farrukh; Kiendrebeogo,Youssouf Disclosed

Vietnam - Completion and learning review of the country partnership framework for the period FY12-16 : IEG review (English)

Vietnam is a lower middle income country with a GNI per capita income of USD 1,990 in 2015. During the review period, the country continued to experience rapid GDP growth averaging 5.8 percent, compared to 4.3 percent for the East Asia and Pacific region as a whole. ... See More +

CAS Completion Report Review 115203 MAY 17, 2017

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Nigeria - Economic Transformation Project : environmental assessment : Environment and social systems assessment (English)

The development objective of the Economic Transformation Project for Nigeria is to improve the business environment and promote private investments in the State of Kaduna in the Federal Republic of Nigeria. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment 114061 MAY 16, 2017

Jaffrin,Guillemette Sidonie Disclosed

Guinea Bissau - Country partnership framework for the period FY18-FY21 (English)

This World Bank Group (WBG) Guinea-Bissau country partnership framework (CPF) will be the first full country strategy since 1997. The development of the CPF has benefited from the findings of the 2016 systematic country diagnostic (SCD) and the 2015 fragility assessment, and addresses the main lessons learned from the completion and learning review (CLR) at annex 2. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 114815 MAY 15, 2017

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Fact sheet : multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector : Fact Sheet - Multisectoral Nutrition Assessment in Sri Lankas Estate Sector - Estate Sector Nutrition Communication - P161017 (English)

This factsheet surveys multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector where malnutrition is an issue of public health concern; under nutrition in children under five years and among pregnant women has far-reaching consequences for them and society at large; several risk factors prevail in the estate sector that lead children to be malnourished; problems have been identified in food utilization and feeding practices; knowledge is not translated into practice; gaps in quality of service provision for children were noted; significant space for improving nutrition service delivery for women both before and during pregnancy; poor standards of Child Development Centers; provision of safe water and sanitation facilities prevents malnutrition and diarrhea. ... See More +

Working Paper 115196 MAY 13, 2017

;000299428:Dilinika Peiris:dpeiris@worldbank.org; 000232652:Phoebe M. Folger:pfolger@worldbank.org; ;000250282:Yi-Kyoung Lee:ylee1@worldbank.org; Disclosed

Philippines - Development Policy Loan to Foster More Inclusive Growth Project (English)

Ratings of Development Policy Loan to Foster More Inclusive Growth Project for Philippines were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was low or negligible, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3450 MAY 12, 2017

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Brazil - Ceara Regional Economic Development Project (English)

Ratings of Ceara Regional Economic Development Project for Brazil were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4031 MAY 12, 2017

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Ukraine - Country partnership framework for the period FY17-21 (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 114516 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Heterogeneous effects of rural electrification: evidence from Bangladesh (English)
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JUN 12, 2017 WPS8102 Policy Research Working Paper
The World Bank monthly operational summary (English)
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JUN 12, 2017 116328 Board Report
Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 24) : Environmental and social review checklist for construction of new DRR in Zovashen Community (English)
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JUN 08, 2017 SFG3413 Environmental Assessment
Credit composition, output composition, and external balances (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 WPS8082 Policy Research Working Paper
Kyrgyz Republic – A resilient economy… on a slow growth trajectory : with a special focus on : Kyrgyzstan's ailing energy sector (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 115684 Working Paper Russian
Burundi - Local Development For Employment Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 SFG3425 Environmental Assessment
Georgia - Public expenditure review : building a sustainable future (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 114062 Public Expenditure Review
Malaysia economic monitor : data for development (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 116032 Working Paper
Kosovo jobs diagnostic (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 ACS21442 Working Paper
Does energy efficiency promote economic growth? : evidence from a multi-country and multi-sector panel data set (English)
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MAY 30, 2017 WPS8077 Policy Research Working Paper
Nigeria - Kaduna State Economic Transformation Program-for-Results Project (English)
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MAY 30, 2017 115032 Project Appraisal Document
Malawi economic monitor : harnessing the urban economy (English)
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MAY 25, 2017 115253 Economic Updates and Modeling
Why do some oil-rich countries perform better than others ? (English)
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MAY 17, 2017 WPS8066 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Completion and learning review of the country partnership framework for the period FY12-16 : IEG review (English)
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MAY 17, 2017 115203 CAS Completion Report Review
Nigeria - Economic Transformation Project : environmental assessment : Environment and social systems assessment (English)
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MAY 16, 2017 114061 Environmental Assessment
Guinea Bissau - Country partnership framework for the period FY18-FY21 (English)
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MAY 15, 2017 114815 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Fact sheet : multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector : Fact Sheet - Multisectoral Nutrition Assessment in Sri Lankas Estate Sector - Estate Sector Nutrition Communication - P161017 (English)
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MAY 13, 2017 115196 Working Paper
Philippines - Development Policy Loan to Foster More Inclusive Growth Project (English)
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MAY 12, 2017 ICR3450 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Brazil - Ceara Regional Economic Development Project (English)
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MAY 12, 2017 ICR4031 Implementation Completion and Results Report