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Indonesia - Statistical Capacity Building-Change and Reform for the Development of Statistics (STATCAP-CERDAS) Project : restructuring paper (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (English)

This restructuring paper for the Statistical Capacity Building-Change and Reform for the Development of Statistics (STATCAP-CERDAS) Project in Indonesia changes to project scope, including cancellation of some activities and sub-components. ... See More +

Project Paper 87045 APR 08, 2014

New firm registration and the business cycle (English)

This paper uses new panel data on the number of new firm registrations in 109 countries during 2002-2012 to study the relationship between entrepreneurship and economic growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6775 FEB 01, 2014

Klapper, Leora; Love, Inessa; Randall, Douglas

Cumulative impact assessment and management : guidance for the private sector in emerging markets - good practice handbook (English)

The major environmental and social management challenges that we face today, climate change, loss of biodiversity, the decline of ocean fisheries, limitations on food security, the scarcity of usable freshwater resources, displacement of communities with consequent increases in urban poverty, and inviability of traditional local livelihoods, are all the result of cumulative impacts from a large number of activities that are for the most part individually insignificant, but together have had regional or even global repercussions. ... See More +

Working Paper 86492 JAN 01, 2014

Cardinale, Pablo; Greig, Lorne

Vietnam - Rural Distribution Project (English)

The Rural Distribution Project for Vietnam had an overall satisfactory outcome with the performances of the Bank and the borrower being deemed satisfactory as well. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2312 DEC 24, 2013

Somalia-Somalia PFM Capacity Strengthening Project : Somalia - Public Financial Management (PFM) Capacity Strengthening Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet AC6966 DEC 08, 2013

Getting down to business : strengthening economies through business registration reforms (English)

Business registration remains a complicated and costly process in many countries, hampering entrepreneurial activity and the creation of formal employment. ... See More +

Brief 84352 DEC 01, 2013

Saltane, Valentina; Pan, Jiawen

Azerbaijan - Real Estate Registration Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 82504 OCT 23, 2013

Financial inclusion and the role of the post office (English)

Given their widespread presence in rural and poor areas, post offices can play a leading role in advancing financial inclusion. Yet little is known about the type of clients that post offices reach through their financial service offerings as compared with clients of traditional financial institutions (such as commercial banks). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6630 OCT 01, 2013

Anson, Jose; Berthaud, Alexandre; Klapper, Leora; Singer, Dorothe

The Global Findex database : financial inclusion and the role of the post office (English)

With a widespread presence in rural and poor areas, post offices can play a leading role in advancing financial inclusion. Yet little is known about the types of clients that post offices reach through their financial service offerings and how they might differ from those of traditional financial institutions (such as commercial banks). ... See More +

Brief 82400 OCT 01, 2013

Anson, Jose; Berthaud, Alexandre; Klapper, Leora; Singer, Dorothe French

The Global Findex database : financial inclusion and the role of the post office : Base de donnees Global Findex : role des postes dans l'inclusion financiere (French)

With a widespread presence in rural and poor areas, post offices can play a leading role in advancing financial inclusion. Yet little is known about the types of clients that post offices reach through their financial service offerings and how they might differ from those of traditional financial institutions (such as commercial banks). ... See More +

Brief 82400 OCT 01, 2013

Anson, Jose; Berthaud, Alexandre; Klapper, Leora; Singer, Dorothe English

Experience of rural load segregation schemes in states (English)

This paper summarizes the findings of a study in rural load segregation for lighting rural India. The study focused on (i) analyzing differences in approach to rural feeder segregation across states, (ii) assessing the financial viability of the schemes, (iii) evaluating socio economic benefits in rural areas through primary survey, and (iv) developing a guidance note for a national action plan on rural load segregation. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 81485 SEP 30, 2013

IFC : Conflict Affected States in Africa (CASA) initiative midterm review (English)

Fragile and conflict affected states are expected to be home to eighty percent of the world's poorest people by 2030. Half of these states are in Africa, a rising continent that nevertheless remains shackled to poverty and a violent history of coups and civil wars. ... See More +

Brief 83849 SEP 01, 2013

Business training and female enterprise start-up, growth, and dynamics experimental evidence from Sri Lanka (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Business training and female enterprise start-up, growth, and dynamics experimental evidence from Sri Lanka, conducted during the time period April and May 2009 in Sri Lanka. ... See More +

Brief 81205 AUG 14, 2013

Mel, Suresh De; McKenzie, David; Woodruff, Christopher

The short-term impact of a conditional cash subsidy on child health and nutrition in Colombia (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled The short-term impact of a conditional cash subsidy on child health and nutrition in Colombia, conducted during the time period 2001 to November 2003 in Colombia. ... See More +

Brief 81509 AUG 14, 2013

Attanasio, Orazio; Gomez, Luis Carlos; Heredia, Patricia; Vera-Hernandez, Marcos

Rwanda - Third Rural Sector Support Project : implementation support mission, 15-26 July 2013 (English)

Aide Memoire 83822 JUL 26, 2013

Uzbekistan - Talimarjan Transmission Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Talimarjan Transmission Project for Uzbekistan is to improve the reliability of the electricity supply to residential and business consumers in South-Western Uzbekistan. ... See More +

Project Paper RES10795 JUN 28, 2013

Malawi - Business Environment Strengthening Technical Assistance Project (English)

Ratings for the Business Environment Strengthening Technical Assistance Project for Malawi were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory; risk to development outcome was moderate; Bank performance was moderately satisfactory and borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2698 JUN 25, 2013

Brazil - Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC) : accounting and auditing (English)

This Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes: Accounting and Auditing (ROSC A&A) has been prepared under the Financial Sector Assessment Program in Brazil. ... See More +

Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC) ACS4737 JUN 11, 2013

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Indonesia - Statistical Capacity Building-Change and Reform for the Development of Statistics (STATCAP-CERDAS) Project : restructuring paper (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (English)
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APR 08, 2014 87045 Project Paper
New firm registration and the business cycle (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 WPS6775 Policy Research Working Paper
Cumulative impact assessment and management : guidance for the private sector in emerging markets - good practice handbook (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 86492 Working Paper
Vietnam - Rural Distribution Project (English)
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DEC 24, 2013 ICR2312 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Somalia-Somalia PFM Capacity Strengthening Project : Somalia - Public Financial Management (PFM) Capacity Strengthening Project (English)
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DEC 08, 2013 AC6966 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Getting down to business : strengthening economies through business registration reforms (English)
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DEC 01, 2013 84352 Brief
Azerbaijan - Real Estate Registration Project : procurement plan (English)
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OCT 23, 2013 82504 Procurement Plan
Uganda-UG Energy for Rural Transformation 2 - Clean Cooking Sector Support : Uganda - Second Energy for Rural Transformation - Clean Cooking Sector Support Project (English)
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OCT 09, 2013 AC7043 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Nepal - Bridges Improvement and Maintenance Program Project : third implementation review - September 23 to October 02, 2013 (English)
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OCT 02, 2013 83024 Aide Memoire
Financial inclusion and the role of the post office (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 WPS6630 Policy Research Working Paper
The Global Findex database : financial inclusion and the role of the post office (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 82400 Brief French
The Global Findex database : financial inclusion and the role of the post office : Base de donnees Global Findex : role des postes dans l'inclusion financiere (French)
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OCT 01, 2013 82400 Brief English
Experience of rural load segregation schemes in states (English)
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SEP 30, 2013 81485 ESMAP Paper
IFC : Conflict Affected States in Africa (CASA) initiative midterm review (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 83849 Brief
Business training and female enterprise start-up, growth, and dynamics experimental evidence from Sri Lanka (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81205 Brief
The short-term impact of a conditional cash subsidy on child health and nutrition in Colombia (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81509 Brief
Rwanda - Third Rural Sector Support Project : implementation support mission, 15-26 July 2013 (English)
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JUL 26, 2013 83822 Aide Memoire
Uzbekistan - Talimarjan Transmission Project : restructuring (English)
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JUN 28, 2013 RES10795 Project Paper
Malawi - Business Environment Strengthening Technical Assistance Project (English)
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JUN 25, 2013 ICR2698 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Brazil - Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC) : accounting and auditing (English)
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JUN 11, 2013 ACS4737 Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC)