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Can business owners form accurate counterfactuals ? eliciting treatment and control beliefs about their outcomes in the alternative treatment status (English)

A survey of participants in a large-scale business plan competition experiment, in which winners received an average of US$50,000 each, is used to elicit beliefs about what the outcomes would have been in the alternative treatment status. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7668 MAY 10, 2016

Mckenzie,David J. Disclosed

Liberia - Girls Ebola Recovery Livelihood Support (GERLS) Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 105100 APR 25, 2016

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Identifying gazelles : expert panels vs. surveys as a means to identify firms with rapid growth potential (English)

A business plan competition is conducted to test whether survey instruments or panel judges are able to identify the fastest growing firms. Participants submitted six- to eight-page business plans and defended them before a three- or four-judge panel. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7647 APR 20, 2016

Fafchamps,Marcel; Woodruff,Christopher M. Disclosed

Opportunity versus necessity : understanding the heterogeneity of female micro-entrepreneurs (English)

Entrepreneurs that voluntarily choose to start a business because they are able to identify a good business opportunity and act on it -- opportunity entrepreneurs -- might be different along various dimensions from those who are forced to become entrepreneurs because of lack of other alternatives -- necessity entrepreneurs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7636 APR 13, 2016

Calderon,Gabriela; Iacovone,Leonardo; Juarez,Laura Disclosed

World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)

This report contains the World Bank Group Boards' calendar for the period of April 2016 to June 2016, specifying the Boards' engagements, such as meetings and briefings. ... See More +

Board Report 104564 APR 04, 2016

Disclosed

Indonesia - Power Distribution Development Program for Results Project (English)

The development objective of the Power Distribution Development Program for Results (PforR) Project for Indonesia is to increase access to electricity services and to improve the efficiency and reliability of their delivery in selected areas of Indonesia. ... See More +

Program Document PAD101551 MAR 24, 2016

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Human Resources Committee (HRC) : minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 and record of approval January 28 (English)

Minutes 103645 FEB 24, 2016

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Afghanistan - New Market Development Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the New Market Development (NMD) Project for Afghanistan is to help in the revitalization of private sector activities in the four major urban cities of Kabul, Mazar-e-Sharif, Jalalabad, and Herat through provision of business development technical assistance to support private firms initiatives to gain market knowledge, improve product quality and processing technologies, and increase their presence in the domestic and export markets. ... See More +

Project Paper RES22381 FEB 22, 2016

Atta,Khaleda Disclosed

Kenya - Devolution Support Program-for-Results Project (English)

The development objective of the Devolution Support Program-for-Results (PforR) Project for Kenya is to strengthen capacity of core national and county institutions to improve delivery of devolved services at the county level. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 96953 FEB 18, 2016

Disclosed

Small business tax regimes (English)

Simplified tax regimes for micro and small enterprises in developing countries are intended to facilitate voluntary tax compliance. However, survey evidence suggests that small business taxation based on simplified bookkeeping or turnover is sometimes perceived as too complex for microenterprises in countries with high illiteracy levels. ... See More +

Viewpoint 104359 FEB 01, 2016

Coolidge,Jacqueline; Yilmaz,Fatih Disclosed

World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)

This Board report acknowledges a World Bank Group Boards calendar for February 2016, March 2016 and April 2016.

Board Report 103355 FEB 01, 2016

Disclosed

Implementing a unique business identifier in government : guidance note for practitioners and nine country case studies (English)

In an increasingly online world, governments are realizing that previous silo approaches to implementing information technology (IT) systems have created barriers to the sharing of information among business regulators. ... See More +

Working Paper 103570 JAN 01, 2016

Davis, Mike; Brown, James Disclosed

Harmonization strikes a chord of success : doing business in OHADA economies (English)

The 17 West and Central African countries in OHADA (Organization for Harmonization of Business Law in Africa) are proving that collective action is an effective way to address common economic challenges. ... See More +

Brief 102792 JAN 01, 2016

Nosal,Leah Christine; Saltane,Valentina Disclosed

Doing business regional profile 2016 : Landlocked Economies (English)

Doing Business sheds light on how easy or difficult it is for a local entrepreneur to open and run a small to medium-size business when complying with relevant regulations. ... See More +

Working Paper 103381 JAN 01, 2016

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Doing business regional profile 2016 : European Union (EU) (English)

Doing Business sheds light on how easy or difficult it is for a local entrepreneur to open and run a small to medium-size business when complying with relevant regulations. ... See More +

Working Paper 103380 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Doing business regional profile 2016 : Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) (English)

Doing Business sheds light on how easy or difficult it is for a local entrepreneur to open and run a small to medium-size business when complying with relevant regulations. ... See More +

Working Paper 103379 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Doing business regional profile 2016 : Caribbean States (English)

Doing Business sheds light on how easy or difficult it is for a local entrepreneur to open and run a small to medium-size business when complying with relevant regulations. ... See More +

Working Paper 103378 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Doing business regional profile 2016 : Arab World (English)

Doing Business sheds light on how easy or difficult it is for a local entrepreneur to open and run a small to medium-size business when complying with relevant regulations. ... See More +

Working Paper 103377 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Doing business regional profile 2016 : Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) (English)

Doing Business sheds light on how easy or difficult it is for a local entrepreneur to open and run a small to medium-size business when complying with relevant regulations. ... See More +

Working Paper 103360 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Doing business regional profile 2016 : Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) (English)

Doing Business sheds light on how easy or difficult it is for a local entrepreneur to open and run a small to medium-size business when complying with relevant regulations. ... See More +

Working Paper 103376 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

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Can business owners form accurate counterfactuals ? eliciting treatment and control beliefs about their outcomes in the alternative treatment status (English)
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MAY 10, 2016 WPS7668 Policy Research Working Paper
Liberia - Girls Ebola Recovery Livelihood Support (GERLS) Project (English)
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APR 25, 2016 105100 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Identifying gazelles : expert panels vs. surveys as a means to identify firms with rapid growth potential (English)
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APR 20, 2016 WPS7647 Policy Research Working Paper
Opportunity versus necessity : understanding the heterogeneity of female micro-entrepreneurs (English)
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APR 13, 2016 WPS7636 Policy Research Working Paper
World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)
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APR 04, 2016 104564 Board Report
Indonesia - Power Distribution Development Program for Results Project (English)
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MAR 24, 2016 PAD101551 Program Document
Human Resources Committee (HRC) : minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 and record of approval January 28 (English)
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FEB 24, 2016 103645 Minutes
Afghanistan - New Market Development Project : restructuring (English)
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FEB 22, 2016 RES22381 Project Paper
Kenya - Devolution Support Program-for-Results Project (English)
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FEB 18, 2016 96953 Project Appraisal Document
Small business tax regimes (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 104359 Viewpoint
World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 103355 Board Report
Implementing a unique business identifier in government : guidance note for practitioners and nine country case studies (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103570 Working Paper
Harmonization strikes a chord of success : doing business in OHADA economies (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102792 Brief
Doing business regional profile 2016 : Landlocked Economies (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103381 Working Paper
Doing business regional profile 2016 : European Union (EU) (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103380 Working Paper
Doing business regional profile 2016 : Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103379 Working Paper
Doing business regional profile 2016 : Caribbean States (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103378 Working Paper
Doing business regional profile 2016 : Arab World (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103377 Working Paper
Doing business regional profile 2016 : Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103360 Working Paper
Doing business regional profile 2016 : Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103376 Working Paper