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World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)

This report contains the World Bank Group Boards calendar for the period of July to September 2015, specifying the Boards engagements, such as meetings and briefings. ... See More +

Board Report 97892 JUL 02, 2015

Business regulations and growth (English)

Over the past decade, there has been increased interest in improving business regulations, in part because of the increased availability of data that can inform and monitor those improvements. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7299 JUN 09, 2015

Divanbeigi,Raian; Ramalho,Rita

Review of international practices for determining medium-term resource needs of spending agencies (English)

This paper reviews international practices for ‘bottom-up costing’ for medium-term expenditure frameworks. Medium-term expenditure frameworks are important because they incorporate the multi-annual nature of the fiscal policy into the budget process, mitigating its short-term bias. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7289 JUN 03, 2015

Di Francesco,Michael; Barroso,Rafael Chelles

Lao Peoples Democratic Republic - Power Grid Improvement Project (English)

The objective of the Power Grid Improvement Project for Lao Peoples Democratic Republic is to help improve efficiency and reliability of power distribution in the selected load areas served by Electricite du Laos (EDL). ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1273 JUN 02, 2015

India - Third Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor Project (English)

The development objective of the Third Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor Project for India is to: (a) provide additional rail transport capacity, improved service quality, and higher freight throughput on the 401 kilo meter (km) Ludhiana - Khurja section of the Eastern rail corridor; and (b) develop the institutional capacity of Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation (DFCCIL) to build, maintain, and manage the DFC infrastructure network. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1426 JUN 01, 2015

Tajikistan - Second Public Finance Management Modernization Project (English)

The development objective of the Second Public Finance Management Modernization Project for Tajikistan is to improve the effectiveness, control, and accountability of public expenditures of the Republic of Tajikistan. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1259 MAY 07, 2015

Ghana - Public Financial Management Reform Project (English)

The project development objective for the Public Financial Management Reform Project is to improve the budget management, financial control and reporting of the Government of Ghana. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1373 APR 23, 2015

The Global Findex Database 2014 : measuring financial inclusion around the world (English)

The Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) database, launched by the World Bank in 2011, provides comparable indicators showing how people around the world save, borrow, make payments, and manage risk. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7255 APR 15, 2015

Demirguc-Kunt,Asli; Klapper,Leora; Singer,Dorothe; Van Oudheusden,Peter

Georgia - Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes, Accounting and Auditing (AA ROSC) (English)

Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC) Accounting and Auditing (AA) assess accounting and auditing practices in participating countries. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS13210 MAR 01, 2015

Alagardova,Galina; Manuilova, Natalie

Making it easier for women in Malawi to formalize their firms and access financial services (English)

The global rate of informal firms is high, especially for those that are women-owned and in the poorest countries, despite 149 economies implementing 368 reforms to simplify the registration process in a recent ten-year period. ... See More +

Brief 95656 MAR 01, 2015

Campos, Francisco; Goldstein, Markus; McKenzie, David

World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)

This report contains the World Bank Group Boards calendar for the period of January 2015 to March 2015, specifying the Boards engagements, such as meetings, briefings, and other Bank happenings. ... See More +

Board Report 94024 FEB 02, 2015

A practical guide to increasing mining local procurement in West Africa (English)

This document provides information, guidance and tools to support decision-making, planning and implementation of mining local procurement in West Africa, in particular at a country level. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS6324 FEB 01, 2015

French

A practical guide to increasing mining local procurement in West Africa : Guide pratique pour accroître lapprovisionnement local dans le secteur minier en Afrique de lOuest (French)

This document provides information, guidance and tools to support decision-making, planning and implementation of mining local procurement in West Africa, in particular at a country level. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS6324 FEB 01, 2015

English

Papua New Guinea - Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC) : accounting and auditing module (English)

The main purpose of the Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes, Accounting and Auditing (ROSC AA) review exercise, conducted at the request of the Government of Papua New Guinea, is to propose policy recommendations that will strengthen the institutional framework that underpins accounting and auditing practices in the country. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS9846 FEB 01, 2015

Defining, measuring, and benchmarking administrative expenditures of mandatory social security programs (English)

This study provides a framework for comparison and benchmarking of administrative expenditures of public and private social security programs. The paper presents the genesis of the inquiries into the subject, reviewing some of the most relevant literature on administrative expenditures and the costs of mandatory programs produced over the past two decades. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 95198 FEB 01, 2015

Sluchynsky, Oleksiy

Short-term impacts of formalization assistance and a bank information session on business registration and access to finance in Malawi (English)

Despite regulatory efforts designed to make it easier for firms to formalize, informality remains extremely high among firms in Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7183 JAN 01, 2015

Campos, Francisco; Goldstein, Markus; McKenzie, David

Doing business in Central America and the Dominican Republic 2015 : Overview (English)

The strengthening of sustained and inclusive economic growth providing opportunities for all and reducing inequality is a key to achieving shared prosperity in Central America and the Dominican Republic. ... See More +

Working Paper 95203 JAN 01, 2015

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World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)
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JUL 02, 2015 97892 Board Report
Business regulations and growth (English)
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JUN 09, 2015 WPS7299 Policy Research Working Paper
Review of international practices for determining medium-term resource needs of spending agencies (English)
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JUN 03, 2015 WPS7289 Policy Research Working Paper
Lao Peoples Democratic Republic - Power Grid Improvement Project (English)
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JUN 02, 2015 PAD1273 Project Appraisal Document
India - Third Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor Project (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 PAD1426 Project Appraisal Document
Tajikistan - Second Public Finance Management Modernization Project (English)
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MAY 07, 2015 PAD1259 Project Appraisal Document
Ghana - Public Financial Management Reform Project (English)
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APR 23, 2015 PAD1373 Project Appraisal Document
The Global Findex Database 2014 : measuring financial inclusion around the world (English)
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APR 15, 2015 WPS7255 Policy Research Working Paper
Lao Peoples Democratic Republic - Technical Assistance (TA) Capacity Building for Hydropower and Mining Sectors(HMTA) Project : implementation support mission - March 2015 (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 96036 Aide Memoire
Georgia - Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes, Accounting and Auditing (AA ROSC) (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 ACS13210 Working Paper
Burundi - Coffee Sector Competitiveness Support Project : resettlement plan : Cadre de politique de reinstallation involontaire des populations (French)
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MAR 01, 2015 RP1771 Resettlement Plan
Burundi - Coffee Sector Competitiveness Support Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Plan de lutte integree antiparasitaire (French)
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MAR 01, 2015 E4776 Environmental Assessment
Making it easier for women in Malawi to formalize their firms and access financial services (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 95656 Brief
World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)
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FEB 02, 2015 94024 Board Report
A practical guide to increasing mining local procurement in West Africa (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 AUS6324 Working Paper French
A practical guide to increasing mining local procurement in West Africa : Guide pratique pour accroître lapprovisionnement local dans le secteur minier en Afrique de lOuest (French)
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FEB 01, 2015 AUS6324 Working Paper English
Papua New Guinea - Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC) : accounting and auditing module (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 AUS9846 Working Paper
Defining, measuring, and benchmarking administrative expenditures of mandatory social security programs (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 95198 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Short-term impacts of formalization assistance and a bank information session on business registration and access to finance in Malawi (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7183 Policy Research Working Paper
Doing business in Central America and the Dominican Republic 2015 : Overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 95203 Working Paper