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Public expenditure following disasters (English)

This paper focuses on the impact of disasters on public expenditures, and how this impact might be valued. The impact may involve changes in the composition of spending, concurrently and over time. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7355 JUL 02, 2015

Bevan,David L.; Cook,Samantha Jane

Capital market financing, firm growth, and firm size distribution (English)

How many and which firms issue equity and bonds in domestic and international markets, how do these firms grow relative to non-issuing firms, and how does firm performance vary along the firm size distribution? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7353 JUL 02, 2015

Didier Brandao,Tatiana; Levine,Ross Eric; Schmukler,Sergio L.

Tanzania economic update : why should Tanzanians pay taxes? The unavoidable need to finance economic development (English)

This seventh economic update goes to the heart of one of the main challenges faced by Tanzania: how can the country finance its development? This is a fundamental question when aid is coming down as a proportion of a growing GDP, and as access to financial markets remains limited. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 97720 JUL 01, 2015

Kajange,Justina

Executive Directors’ strategic engagements work program (undated) (July 2015) (English)

This Executive Directors strategic engagements work program covers FY16 Q1 and Q2, and updated reports and other documents to be circulated for information. ... See More +

Board Report 97891 JUL 01, 2015

Hybrid issuance regimes for corporate bonds in emerging market countries : analysis, impact and policy choices (English)

Securities regulators in many developing countries are looking for ways to help grow their nongovernment bond markets to finance development. A common challenge is onerous regulations for issuance of bonds, which tend to discourage companies from coming to market. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7351 JUN 30, 2015

Loladze,Tamar

Angola - First Fiscal Management Development Policy Financing Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 97880 JUN 30, 2015

Brazil - Rio Grande do Sul SWAp : P120830 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 06 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR19925 JUN 29, 2015

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Lebanon - Lebanon Fiscal Management Reform 2 : P133226 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 03 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR19629 JUN 29, 2015

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Jordan - Jordan Second Programmatic DPL : P125483 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR14411 JUN 27, 2015

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Rate of return regulation and emission permits trading under uncertainty (English)

This paper analyzes the dynamic effects of rate-of-return regulation on firms’ emissions compliance behavior when the price of emissions permits is uncertain. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7343 JUN 26, 2015

Zhang,Fan; Huang,Tao

Public-private partnerships : promise and hype (English)

This paper provides perspectives on patterns of public-private partnerships in infrastructure across time and space. Public-private partnerships are a new term for old concepts. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7340 JUN 26, 2015

Klein,Michael

Political connections and tariff evasion : evidence from Tunisia : Réseaux politiques et fraude douanière : Données tirées de l’expérience tunisienne (French)

Are politically connected firms more likely to evade taxes? This paper presents evidence suggesting firms owned by President Ben Ali and his family were more prone to evade import tariffs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7336 JUN 25, 2015

Rijkers,Bob; Baghdadi,Leila; Raballand,Gael J. R. F. English

Philippines - Regional Infrastructure for Growth Project : restructuring (English)

The development objectives of the Regional Infrastructure for Growth Project for Philippines are: (i) to stimulate integrative investment within regions by improving access to finance for public infrastructure and services; and (ii) to contribute to the economic recovery of participating local government units (LGUs) by improving access to local public infrastructure and services. ... See More +

Project Paper RES13125 JUN 25, 2015

Ante,Kristine May San Juan

Political connections and tariff evasion : evidence from Tunisia (English)

Are politically connected firms more likely to evade taxes? This paper presents evidence suggesting firms owned by President Ben Ali and his family were more prone to evade import tariffs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7336 JUN 24, 2015

Rijkers,Bob; Baghdadi,Leila; Raballand,Gael J. R. F. French

Brazil - Para Integrated Rural Development Project (English)

Ratings for the Para Integrated Rural Development Project for Brazil were as follows: outcomes were unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was significant, Bank performance was unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3259 JUN 24, 2015

El Salvador - Country partnership framework FY16-19 : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 97726 JUN 23, 2015

Serbia - Country partnership framework FY16-20 : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 97724 JUN 23, 2015

El Salvador - Systematic country diagnostic : building on strengths for a new generation (English)

Since the end of the Civil War in 1992, El Salvador has advanced on both the social and political fronts. Despite this progress and the recent reductions in income inequality, poverty remains high, largely as a result of low economic growth. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 97718 JUN 23, 2015

Calvo-Gonzalez,Oscar; Lopez,J. Humberto

Turkey - Fourth Export Finance Intermediation Loan Project(EFIL IV) : Turkey - Fourth Export Finance Intermediation Loan (EFIL IV) (English)

Ratings for the Fourth Export Finance Intermediation Loan Project(EFIL IV) for Turkey were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3275 JUN 23, 2015

Where are Iraq’s poor? : mapping poverty in Iraq (English)

Measuring poverty and tracking it over time is an important prerequisite to national economic planning. Absence of official data on household expenditure or poverty line hampered the ability of Iraqi policymakers to understand the extent of the problem, analyze their causes, and devise appropriate policies. ... See More +

Working Paper 97644 JUN 23, 2015

Vishwanath,Tara; Sharma,Dhiraj; Krishnan,Nandini; Blankespoor,Brian

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Public expenditure following disasters (English)
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JUL 02, 2015 WPS7355 Policy Research Working Paper
Capital market financing, firm growth, and firm size distribution (English)
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JUL 02, 2015 WPS7353 Policy Research Working Paper
Tanzania economic update : why should Tanzanians pay taxes? The unavoidable need to finance economic development (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 97720 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Executive Directors’ strategic engagements work program (undated) (July 2015) (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 97891 Board Report
Hybrid issuance regimes for corporate bonds in emerging market countries : analysis, impact and policy choices (English)
See More +
JUN 30, 2015 WPS7351 Policy Research Working Paper
Angola - First Fiscal Management Development Policy Financing Project : chair summary (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 97880 Board Summary
Brazil - Rio Grande do Sul SWAp : P120830 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 06 (English)
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JUN 29, 2015 ISR19925 Implementation Status and Results Report
Lebanon - Lebanon Fiscal Management Reform 2 : P133226 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 03 (English)
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JUN 29, 2015 ISR19629 Implementation Status and Results Report
Jordan - Jordan Second Programmatic DPL : P125483 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)
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JUN 27, 2015 ISR14411 Implementation Status and Results Report
Rate of return regulation and emission permits trading under uncertainty (English)
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JUN 26, 2015 WPS7343 Policy Research Working Paper
Public-private partnerships : promise and hype (English)
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JUN 26, 2015 WPS7340 Policy Research Working Paper
Political connections and tariff evasion : evidence from Tunisia : Réseaux politiques et fraude douanière : Données tirées de l’expérience tunisienne (French)
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JUN 25, 2015 WPS7336 Policy Research Working Paper English
Philippines - Regional Infrastructure for Growth Project : restructuring (English)
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JUN 25, 2015 RES13125 Project Paper
Political connections and tariff evasion : evidence from Tunisia (English)
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JUN 24, 2015 WPS7336 Policy Research Working Paper French
Brazil - Para Integrated Rural Development Project (English)
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JUN 24, 2015 ICR3259 Implementation Completion and Results Report
El Salvador - Country partnership framework FY16-19 : chair summary (English)
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JUN 23, 2015 97726 Board Summary
Serbia - Country partnership framework FY16-20 : chair summary (English)
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JUN 23, 2015 97724 Board Summary
El Salvador - Systematic country diagnostic : building on strengths for a new generation (English)
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JUN 23, 2015 97718 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Turkey - Fourth Export Finance Intermediation Loan Project(EFIL IV) : Turkey - Fourth Export Finance Intermediation Loan (EFIL IV) (English)
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JUN 23, 2015 ICR3275 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Where are Iraq’s poor? : mapping poverty in Iraq (English)
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JUN 23, 2015 97644 Working Paper