Documents & Reports

Search / Browse Documents


  

REFINE BY:

Specific Document Date Range

See More +
See More +
See More +
  • Showing 1 - 20 of 1104 results
  • Display results in sets of
  • 10
  • 20
  • 50
Download To Excel [x]
Mauritius - Addressing inequality through more equitable labor markets (English)

Mauritius is often cited as one of the few African success stories, and with good reason. In the aftermath of independence (1968), this small island nation in the Indian Ocean seemed to be bound for economic failure because of its high poverty rate and numerous vulnerabilities, including high population growth, ethnic tensions, substantial unemployment, and an economy greatly dependent on the production of sugar for international markets. ... See More +

Working Paper 122040 DEC 12, 2017

Paci,Pierella; Ranzani,Marco; Grasso,Giuseppe Disclosed

Capital and labor : the factor income composition of top incomes in the United States, 1962-2006 (English)

This paper finds that capital and labor incomes in the United States have become more closely associated since the 1980s. This contributed to the well-known increase in the top 1 percent's share of total income, exacerbating rising inequality in capital incomes and earnings. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8268 DEC 11, 2017

Atkinson,Anthony B.; Lakner,Christoph Disclosed

The platform for collaboration on tax : Discussion draft : the taxation of offshore indirect transfers - a toolkit (English)

On August 1st 2017, interested parties were invited to provide comments on the discussion draft of a toolkit on the Taxation of Offshore Indirect Transfers. ... See More +

Working Paper 121890 DEC 01, 2017

Disclosed

Kenya economic update - Poised to bounce back? : reviving private sector credit growth and boosting revenue mobilization to support fiscal consolidation (English)

This is a critical time for Kenya, as the incoming administrations at national and devolved levels face the high expectations of ordinary Kenyans to deliver on ambitious economic development agendas and hasten the attainment of Vision 2030. ... See More +

Working Paper 121895 DEC 01, 2017

Disclosed

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

The development objective of the Second Public Financial Management Capacity Strengthening Project for Somalia is to establish and strengthen institutional capacity for the management of public funds in central finance agencies and targeted sectors. ... See More +

Project Paper RES26581 DEC 01, 2017

Disclosed

Nicaragua - Public Financial Management Modernization Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Public Financial Management Modernization Project for Nicaragua is to enhance the efficiency and transparency of the Recipient’s public expenditure management and strengthen the Recipient’s statistics management capacity. ... See More +

Project Paper RES30230 DEC 01, 2017

Disclosed

Taking stock : an update on Vietnam’s recent economic developments - special focus : improving efficiency and equity of public spending (English)

The report examines how Vietnam’s economy has fared in a strengthening global economy in 2017, the drivers of Vietnam’s recent economic performance, growth prospect and the country’s progress in structural reform, among others. ... See More +

Working Paper 122037 DEC 01, 2017

Vu,Quyen Hoang; Pimhidzai,Obert; Eckardt,Sebastian; Dinh,Viet Tuan Disclosed

Malaysia economic monitor : turmoil to transformation (English)

In this edition of the Malaysia Economic Monitor, the focus of the special topic is macro-financial policy. This year marks 20 years since the onset of the Asian financial crisis (AFC), which caused a major shock to Malaysia's economy. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 122007 DEC 01, 2017

Zhang,Wei - GFM08; Record,Richard James Lowden; Zaourak,Gabriel Roberto; Ping,Alan Lau Sie; Chong,Yew Keat Disclosed

Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of - Enhancing the implementation of Public Procurement Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the grant is to support the Government to enhance the performance and transparency of public procurement in FYR Macedonia by improving the existing e-procurement system functionalities and developing performance indicators for monitoring the performance of the public procurement system and building capacity of the Public Procurement Bureau (PPB). ... See More +

Project Paper RES30483 NOV 30, 2017

Disclosed

The World Bank monthly operational summary (English)

This 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 121978 NOV 30, 2017

Disclosed

A regime-based effect of fiscal policy : evidence from an emerging economy (English)

In recent years, few authors have attempted to address the question of whether the state of the economy influences the impact of fiscal policy on the economy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8258 NOV 28, 2017

Bouzid,Bechir Naier Disclosed

Kazakhstan - Enhancing the fiscal framework to support economic transformation : public finance review (English)

Kazakhstan benefited from the oil boom of 2000–14 that led to income growth and poverty reduction and helped build a fiscal cushion to stabilize the economy during downturns. ... See More +

Working Paper 121677 NOV 27, 2017

Kostopoulos,Christos; Sarsenov,Ilyas Russian Disclosed

The impact of fiscal policy on inequality and poverty in Zambia (English)

This study assesses the redistributive impact of fiscal policy––and its individual elements––in Zambia. Zambia's 2015 fiscal policy reduces inequality; the largest reduction is created by in-kind public service expenditures on education. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8246 NOV 20, 2017

Jellema,Jon Robbert; De La Fuente,Alejandro; Rosales,Manuel Disclosed

Russian Federation - Public Finance Management Technical Assistance Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Public Finance Management Technical Assistance Project for Russian Federation is to improve transparency and results focus in public financial management and build institutional foundations for improved budget efficiency, effectiveness and accountability. ... See More +

Project Paper RES29873 NOV 16, 2017

Disclosed

Lebanon - Municipal Services Emergency Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Municipal Services Emergency Project for Lebanon is to address urgent community priorities in selected municipal services, targeting areas most affected by the influx of Syrian refugees. ... See More +

Project Paper RES30353 NOV 15, 2017

Disclosed

Liberia - Southeastern Corridor Road Asset Management Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement action plan for Ganta to Tappita road (100 km) Project (English)

The development objective of the Southeastern Corridor Road Asset Management Project for Liberia are to support the Recipient’s effort to reducetransport costs along the South Eastern Ganta-Zwedru corridor and to improve institutionalarrangements and capacity in the road sector. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3795 NOV 15, 2017

Disclosed

Political economy of public financial management reforms : experiences and implications for dialogue and operational engagement (English)

Using fiscal resources to achieve results is critical for equitable development. Accordingly, many countries have sought to strengthen their PFM systems, following a fairly standardized set of reform recommendations and approaches. ... See More +

Working Paper 121436 NOV 15, 2017

Verhoeven,Marinus; Fritz,Verena Maria; Avenia,Ambra Disclosed

Sierra Leone - First Productivity and Transparency Support Credit Project : Sierra Leone - First Productivity and Transparency Support Credit Project : supplemental financing document (English)

The development objective of the First Productivity and Transparency Support Credit Project for Sierra Leone is to estimate the damages and losses related to the landslide and flooding and to make preliminary estimations of the recovery needs. ... See More +

Project Paper 120869 NOV 15, 2017

Disclosed

Afghanistan - Kabul Municipal Development Program Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Kabul Municipal Development Program Project for Afghanistan is to: (i) increase access to basic municipal services in selected residential areas of Kabul city; (ii) redesign Kabul Municipality (KM)’s financial management system; and (iii) enable early response in the event of an eligible emergency. ... See More +

Project Paper RES23016 NOV 13, 2017

Disclosed

Egypt - Third Fiscal Consolidation, Sustainable Energy, and Competitiveness Programmatic Development Policy Financing Project (English)

The development objectives of the Third Fiscal Consolidation, Sustainable Energy, and Competitiveness Programmatic Development Policy Financing Project for Egypt are built around three pillars: (1) advance fiscal consolidation through higher revenue collection, greater moderation of the wage bill growth, and stronger debt management; (2) ensure sustainable energy supply through private sector engagement; and (3) enhance the business environment through investment laws, industrial license requirements as well as enhancing competition. ... See More +

Program Document 119846 NOV 07, 2017

Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Mauritius - Addressing inequality through more equitable labor markets (English)
See More +
DEC 12, 2017 122040 Working Paper
Capital and labor : the factor income composition of top incomes in the United States, 1962-2006 (English)
See More +
DEC 11, 2017 WPS8268 Policy Research Working Paper
The platform for collaboration on tax : Discussion draft : the taxation of offshore indirect transfers - a toolkit (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2017 121890 Working Paper
Kenya economic update - Poised to bounce back? : reviving private sector credit growth and boosting revenue mobilization to support fiscal consolidation (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2017 121895 Working Paper
Somalia - Second Public Financial Management Capacity Strengthening Project : restructuring (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2017 RES26581 Project Paper
Nicaragua - Public Financial Management Modernization Project : restructuring (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2017 RES30230 Project Paper
Taking stock : an update on Vietnam’s recent economic developments - special focus : improving efficiency and equity of public spending (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2017 122037 Working Paper
Malaysia economic monitor : turmoil to transformation (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2017 122007 Economic Updates and Modeling
Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of - Enhancing the implementation of Public Procurement Project : restructuring (English)
See More +
NOV 30, 2017 RES30483 Project Paper
The World Bank monthly operational summary (English)
See More +
NOV 30, 2017 121978 Board Report
A regime-based effect of fiscal policy : evidence from an emerging economy (English)
See More +
NOV 28, 2017 WPS8258 Policy Research Working Paper
Kazakhstan - Enhancing the fiscal framework to support economic transformation : public finance review (English)
See More +
NOV 27, 2017 121677 Working Paper Russian
The impact of fiscal policy on inequality and poverty in Zambia (English)
See More +
NOV 20, 2017 WPS8246 Policy Research Working Paper
Russian Federation - Public Finance Management Technical Assistance Project : restructuring (English)
See More +
NOV 16, 2017 RES29873 Project Paper
Lebanon - Municipal Services Emergency Project : restructuring (English)
See More +
NOV 15, 2017 RES30353 Project Paper
Liberia - Southeastern Corridor Road Asset Management Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement action plan for Ganta to Tappita road (100 km) Project (English)
See More +
NOV 15, 2017 SFG3795 Resettlement Plan
Political economy of public financial management reforms : experiences and implications for dialogue and operational engagement (English)
See More +
NOV 15, 2017 121436 Working Paper
Sierra Leone - First Productivity and Transparency Support Credit Project : Sierra Leone - First Productivity and Transparency Support Credit Project : supplemental financing document (English)
See More +
NOV 15, 2017 120869 Project Paper
Afghanistan - Kabul Municipal Development Program Project : restructuring (English)
See More +
NOV 13, 2017 RES23016 Project Paper
Egypt - Third Fiscal Consolidation, Sustainable Energy, and Competitiveness Programmatic Development Policy Financing Project (English)
See More +
NOV 07, 2017 119846 Program Document