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Zimbabwe - Public Financial Management Enhancement Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 106566 JUN 22, 2016

Disclosed

Peru - Sierra Rural Development Project : restructuring and additional financing (English)

The development objective of the Sierra Rural Development Project for Peru is to improve the assets and economic conditions of approximately 53,600 rural families in the selected areas of Apurimac, Ayacucho, Huancavelica, Junin, Huanuco, and Pasco, and strengthen government capacity to implement an integrated Sierra development strategy. ... See More +

Project Paper RES23932 JUN 17, 2016

Diaz Rios,Luz Berania Disclosed

Human Resources Committee (HRC) : minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday, May 23, 2016 and records of approval April 12 thru 26 (English)

Minutes 106260 JUN 06, 2016

Disclosed

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

Uganda - Grid Expansion and Reinforcement Project (English)

The development objective of Grid Expansion and Reinforcement Project for Uganda is to increase availability and efficiency of bulk electricity supply in the project areas. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1581 MAY 05, 2016

Disclosed

Philippines - Strengthening oversight : improving the quality of statutory audits in the Philippines (English)

Since 2003, the Philippines have been striving to implement reforms aimed at improving audit quality. Oversight of the audit profession is a key control over the financial reporting architecture of a country’s private sector. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS13045 MAY 01, 2016

Sirois,Bonnie Ann Disclosed

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

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 105100 APR 25, 2016

Disclosed

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

Connecting voices - Financial information catalyst for growth (English)

This special edition of Connecting Voices gives the background about how financial reporting reform fits into the World Bank’s global development strategy, as well as introduce some of the countries, partners, people and topics that are at the heart of work in this area. ... See More +

Working Paper 106059 APR 01, 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

Disclosed

Zimbabwe - Public Financial Management Enhancement Project (English)

The development objective of Public Financial Management Enhancement Project (PFMEP) for Zimbabwe is to improve control, transparency and accountability, and oversight in the use of public resources in the Recipient’s territory. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1191 MAR 21, 2016

Disclosed

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

Disclosed

The additionality impact of a matching grant program for small firms : experimental evidence from Yemen (English)

Matching grants are one of the most common types of private sector development programs used in developing countries. But government subsidies to private firms can be controversial. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS8941 FEB 05, 2016

Mckenzie,David J. 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

Strengthening financial reporting, strengthening MSMES (English)

With support from the World Bank Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises Technical Assistance Facility for MENA Trust Fund (MSME TF), the Connecting Voices of Middle East and North Africa (CV MENA) Initiative advanced interventions to increase awareness and provide technical assistance to strengthen the accounting and auditing legal or regulatory, institutional, and professional capacity to enable the development of Small and Medium [accounting] Practices (SMPs) and the MSME sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 106523 JAN 01, 2016

Vargas Madrigal,Manuel Antonio Disclosed

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

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Zimbabwe - Public Financial Management Enhancement Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUN 22, 2016 106566 Procurement Plan
Peru - Sierra Rural Development Project : restructuring and additional financing (English)
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JUN 17, 2016 RES23932 Project Paper
Human Resources Committee (HRC) : minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday, May 23, 2016 and records of approval April 12 thru 26 (English)
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JUN 06, 2016 106260 Minutes
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
Uganda - Grid Expansion and Reinforcement Project (English)
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MAY 05, 2016 PAD1581 Project Appraisal Document
Philippines - Strengthening oversight : improving the quality of statutory audits in the Philippines (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 AUS13045 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
Connecting voices - Financial information catalyst for growth (English)
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APR 01, 2016 106059 Working Paper
Indonesia - Power Distribution Development Program for Results Project (English)
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MAR 24, 2016 PAD101551 Program Document
Zimbabwe - Public Financial Management Enhancement Project (English)
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MAR 21, 2016 PAD1191 Project Appraisal 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
The additionality impact of a matching grant program for small firms : experimental evidence from Yemen (English)
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FEB 05, 2016 AUS8941 Working Paper
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
Strengthening financial reporting, strengthening MSMES (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 106523 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