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Burundi - Public Works and Urban Management Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 4) : Etude d'impact environnemental et social des travaux de canalization de la Riviere Kinyankonge (French)

The objective of the Public Works and Urban Management Project for Burundi will be to enhance the climate resilience of key transport and drainage infrastructure in Greater Bujumbura while strengthening the country's capacity to manage and prevent natural disasters. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2735 MAR 21, 2017

Ba,Ndeye Anna Disclosed

Burundi - Public Works and Urban Management Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Etude d'impact environnemental et social des travaux de canalization de la Riviere Nyabagere (French)

The objective of the Public Works and Urban Management Project for Burundi will be to enhance the climate resilience of key transport and drainage infrastructure in Greater Bujumbura while strengthening the country's capacity to manage and prevent natural disasters. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2735 MAR 21, 2017

Ba,Ndeye Anna Disclosed

Djibouti - Sustainable Electrification Program Project : resettlement plan : Cadre de politique de reinstallation (French)

Resettlement Plan SFG3158 MAR 15, 2017

Njore,Mark M. Disclosed

Reaping richer returns : public spending priorities for African agriculture productivity growth (English)

Enhancing the productivity of agriculture is vital for Sub-Saharan Africa's economic future and is one of the most important tools to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity in the region. ... See More +

Publication 113592 MAR 15, 2017

Goyal,Aparajita; Nash,John D. Disclosed

Malawi - Agricultural Support and Fiscal Management Development Policy Financing Project (English)

The objective of the Agricultural Support and Fiscal Management Development Policy Financing Project for Malawi is to improve incentives for private sector participation in agricultural markets and to strengthen fiscal management through more effective expenditure controls and greater transparency. ... See More +

Program Document 112055 MAR 07, 2017

Disclosed

Nigeria - Multi-Sectoral Crisis Recovery Project (English)

The objectives of the Multi-Sectoral Crisis Recovery Project are to: (a) support the Government of Nigeria towards rehabilitating and improving critical service delivery infrastructure, improve the livelihood opportunities of conflict and displacement-affected communities, and strengthen social cohesion in the North East Participating States of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa; and (b) in the event of an eligible Crisis or Emergency, to provide immediate and effective response to said Eligible crisis or emergency. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1992 MAR 07, 2017

Disclosed

Philippines monthly economic developments : March 2017 (English)

The Philippine stock exchange index weakened in February as uncertainty abroad weighs heavy on market sentiment. The Philippine peso came under renewed pressure, hitting another record-low in February. ... See More +

Newsletter 113519 MAR 01, 2017

Disclosed

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

Procurement Plan 113067 FEB 28, 2017

Disclosed

Honduras - Fiscal Sustainability and Enhanced Social Protection Development Policy Credit Project (English)

Ratings of Fiscal Sustainability and Enhanced Social Protection Development Policy Credit Project for Honduras were as follows: outcome was satisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4127 FEB 28, 2017

Disclosed

The direct and indirect costs of tax treaty policy : evidence from Ukraine (English)

This study combines macro and micro data to quantify the revenue effects of double tax treaties. First, drawing on administrative information, the study estimates the tax sensitivity of income flows (dividend, interest, and royalty payments) at an aggregate level. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7982 FEB 27, 2017

Balabushko,Oleksii; Beer,Sebastian; Loeprick,Jan; Pinto Vallada,Felipe Disclosed

Special study on benchmarking the quality of project economic analysis for the South Asia Region (English)

This paper benchmarks the quality of project economic analysis in South Asia against other World Bank regions, using data on project exits between 1975 and 2015. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7983 FEB 27, 2017

Ezemenari,Kenechukwu Maria; Ye,Xiao Disclosed

Philippines - Support for Strategic Local Development and Investment Project (English)

Ratings of Support for Strategic Local Development and Investment Project for Philippines were as follows: outcome was satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3610 FEB 27, 2017

Disclosed

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Public Finances Development Policy Loan Project (English)

The development objectives of the Public Finances Development Policy Loan (DPL) Project for Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) are to support policy and institutional efforts of BiH authorities to: (i) strengthen the medium-term management of public assets and liabilities for improved transparency of public finances; and (ii) enhance regulatory frameworks to lower medium-term fiscal pressures related to public employment, insolvency, and pharmaceuticals. ... See More +

Program Document 110967 FEB 23, 2017

Disclosed

Tax revenue mobilization : lessons from World Bank Group support for tax reform (English)

The mobilization of domestic resources through reforms in taxation is essential to ensuring sustainable financing of development. The World Bank Group is engaged in several international initiatives that focus attention on constraints to growth, particularly in low-income economies, where domestic taxes and foreign private and market-related borrowing do not expand enough to compensate for declining flows of official development assistance. ... See More +

Working Paper 113533 FEB 16, 2017

Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) Disclosed

Peru - Fiscal Management and Competitiveness Programmatic Development Policy Loans Project (English)

This PPAR evaluates the programmatic series of Peru FMCDPL I–IV and supplemental financing to FMCDPL II. The FMCDPL series aimed to support the government’s reform program to improve the functioning of Peru’s public sector institutions and business environment. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 110742 FEB 15, 2017

Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) Disclosed

Are tobacco taxes really regressive? : evidence from Chile (English)

Tobacco taxes are deemed regressive as poorest families tend to allocate larger shares of their budget to purchase tobacco. However, as taxes also discourage tobacco use, some of the most adverse effects, including higher medical expenses, lower life expectancy at birth, added years of disability among smokers, and reductions in the quality of life, among other, will be reduced. ... See More +

Working Paper 112786 FEB 12, 2017

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Meneses, Franciso Disclosed

India - Himachal Pradesh Public Financial Management Capacity Building Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)

The objective of the Himachal Pradesh Public Financial Management Capacity Building Project is to improve the efficiency of public expenditure management and tax administration in Himachal Pradesh. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment 112710 FEB 07, 2017

Mathur,Tanuj Disclosed

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Public Finances Development Policy Financing Project (English)

Program Information Document 112667 FEB 07, 2017

Disclosed

Colombia - First Fiscal Sustainability and Competitiveness Development Policy Financing Project (English)

The project development objectives (PDOs) of the First Fiscal Sustainability and Competitiveness Development Policy Financing (DPF) Project for Colombia are to: (i) support fiscal consolidation measures and improved contingent liabilities management; and (ii) foster productivity in non-extractive sectors by strengthening the policy framework for trade facilitation, investment, competition, business regulation, and innovation. ... See More +

Program Document 109432 FEB 06, 2017

Disclosed

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Burundi - Public Works and Urban Management Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 4) : Etude d'impact environnemental et social des travaux de canalization de la Riviere Kinyankonge (French)
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MAR 21, 2017 SFG2735 Environmental Assessment
Burundi - Public Works and Urban Management Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Etude d'impact environnemental et social des travaux de canalization de la Riviere Nyabagere (French)
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MAR 21, 2017 SFG2735 Environmental Assessment
Djibouti - Sustainable Electrification Program Project : resettlement plan : Cadre de politique de reinstallation (French)
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MAR 15, 2017 SFG3158 Resettlement Plan
Reaping richer returns : public spending priorities for African agriculture productivity growth (English)
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MAR 15, 2017 113592 Publication
Malawi - Agricultural Support and Fiscal Management Development Policy Financing Project (English)
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MAR 07, 2017 112055 Program Document
Nigeria - Multi-Sectoral Crisis Recovery Project (English)
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MAR 07, 2017 PAD1992 Project Appraisal Document
Philippines monthly economic developments : March 2017 (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 113519 Newsletter
Russian Federation - Public Finance Management Technical Assistance Project : procurement plan (English)
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FEB 28, 2017 113067 Procurement Plan
Honduras - Fiscal Sustainability and Enhanced Social Protection Development Policy Credit Project (English)
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FEB 28, 2017 ICR4127 Implementation Completion and Results Report
The direct and indirect costs of tax treaty policy : evidence from Ukraine (English)
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FEB 27, 2017 WPS7982 Policy Research Working Paper
Special study on benchmarking the quality of project economic analysis for the South Asia Region (English)
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FEB 27, 2017 WPS7983 Policy Research Working Paper
Philippines - Support for Strategic Local Development and Investment Project (English)
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FEB 27, 2017 ICR3610 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Public Finances Development Policy Loan Project (English)
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FEB 23, 2017 110967 Program Document
Madagascar - Public Sector Performance Project : implementation support mission - February 6 to 17, 2017 : Madagascar - Projet d’Appui à la Performance du Secteur Public : mission d’appui à la mise en oeuvre - 6 au 17 Février, 2017 (French)
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FEB 17, 2017 113792 Aide Memoire
Tax revenue mobilization : lessons from World Bank Group support for tax reform (English)
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FEB 16, 2017 113533 Working Paper
Peru - Fiscal Management and Competitiveness Programmatic Development Policy Loans Project (English)
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FEB 15, 2017 110742 Project Performance Assessment Report
Are tobacco taxes really regressive? : evidence from Chile (English)
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FEB 12, 2017 112786 Working Paper
India - Himachal Pradesh Public Financial Management Capacity Building Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)
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FEB 07, 2017 112710 Environmental Assessment
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Public Finances Development Policy Financing Project (English)
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FEB 07, 2017 112667 Program Information Document
Colombia - First Fiscal Sustainability and Competitiveness Development Policy Financing Project (English)
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FEB 06, 2017 109432 Program Document