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Principles and institutional arrangements for better policy design : Brazil's productivity implementation agenda - ideas, rent seeking, and institutions (English)

The previous chapters have suggested that many policy-induced distortions constrain productivity and development in Brazil. As a result, a significant number of potential policy reforms could increase competition and thereby stimulate innovation and productivity growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 123952 FEB 26, 2018

Clarke,Roland N. Disclosed

Ethiopia - Urban Institutional and Infrastructure Development Program Project (English)

The development objective of the Urban Institutional and Infrastructure Development Program Project for Ethiopia is to enhance the institutional performance of participating urban local governments to develop and sustain urban infrastructure, services, and local economic development. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 123029 FEB 21, 2018

Disclosed

Serbia - Second Public Expenditure and Public Utilities Development Policy Loan Project (English)

The Public Expenditure and Public Utilities Development Policy Loan (PEPU DPL) series supports the Serbia government’s multi-year fiscal consolidation agenda under the following three development objectives: Pillar A: Improve public expenditure management through strengthened public financial management and public administration reform; Pillar B: Improve the financial sustainability and efficiency of energy sector public enterprises; and Pillar C: Improve the financial sustainability and efficiency of transport sector public enterprises and state-owned companies. ... See More +

Program Document 122514 FEB 16, 2018

Disclosed

Mali - Project to support grassroots initiatives to fight hunger and poverty (English)

Ratings for the Mali: Project to support grassroots initiatives to fight hunger and poverty are as follows: Outcome was moderately unsatisfactory, Risk to development outcome was high, Institutional development impact was N/A, World Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 123411 FEB 14, 2018

Disclosed

How to address constraints underlying gender disparities in Mongolia's labor market (English)

As emphasized in Toward Gender Equality in East Asia and the Pacific: A Companion Report to the World Development Report (World Bank 2012), gender inequality in access to economic opportunities, earnings, and productivity persists across East Asia and the Pacific. ... See More +

Brief 123960 FEB 01, 2018

Disclosed

Mobilizing private finance for development in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

After a two-year recession, something last experienced over three decades ago, the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region is growing again. ... See More +

Working Paper 123738 FEB 01, 2018

Abousleiman,Issam A.; Araujo,Jorge A. De Thompson R. Disclosed

Doing business in Lao PDR : constraints to productivity (English)

New available data suggests that the business environment in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) is not improving, and may be deteriorating. ... See More +

Working Paper 123357 JAN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Operationalizing the IDA18 IFC-MIGA Private Sector Window (English)

This paper describes the operational framework for implementing the IDA18 IFC-MIGA Private Sector Window pilot. As part of the IDA18 replenishment, IDA Deputies endorsed and IDA Executive Directors approved the creation of a 2.5 billion US dollars IDA18 Private Sector Window to mobilize private sector investment and scale up the growth of a sustainable and responsible private sector in the poorest IDA and fragile and conflict-affected IDA countries. ... See More +

Board Report 123995 OCT 30, 2017

Disclosed

Philippines - Report on the observance of standards and codes on accounting and auditing (English)

Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes Accounting and Auditing (‘ROSC A&A’) assess financial reporting and auditing standards, institutions and practices in participating countries. ... See More +

Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC) 120118 SEP 28, 2017

De Guzman,Aisha Lanette N.; Sirois,Bonnie Ann Disclosed

A thirst for change : an IEG evaluation of the World Bank Group’s support for water supply and sanitation with focus on the poor, 2007-16 (English)

This evaluation assesses the World Bank Group’s effectiveness in supporting improved access to adequate, reliable, and sustained water and sanitation services in client countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 123270 JUN 30, 2017

Disclosed

An examination of elderly co-residence in the developing world (English)

Co-residence is an important source of support for the elderly, especially in countries where pension systems do not cover most of the population. ... See More +

Brief 96557 MAY 01, 2015

Evans,Brooks Fox; Palacios,Robert J. Disclosed

Face of poverty in Madagascar : poverty, gender, and inequality assessment : Visages de la pauvrete a Madagascar : evaluation de la pauvrete, du genre, et de l'inegalite (French)

Madagascar has been entirely unsuccessful in reducing the number of its people that are poor, or extremely so, in the ten years since 2001, when poverty was already at a very high level. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) 78131 APR 01, 2014

D'Hoore, Alain; Sulla, Victor English Disclosed

From noise to signal : the successful turnaround of poverty measurement in Colombia (Russian)

In the mid-2000s, poverty measurement in Colombia was at a standstill. A dated poverty measurement methodology was clashing with improvements in the national household survey system. ... See More +

Brief 77730 MAY 01, 2013

Azevedo, Joao Pedro English Disclosed

Pakistan - Emergency Job Training for Vulnerable Youth Project (English)

The objective of the Emergency Job Training for Vulnerable Youth Project for Pakistan is to provide emergency job training to up to 5,050 crisis-affected vulnerable youth living in urban areas of Sindh through an innovative short-term training program that includes job-placement support to help find employment and earn income. ... See More +

Funding Proposal 123840 JAN 01, 2010

Disclosed

The World Bank annual report 2007 (Hindi)

This World Bank annual report focuses on the work of the World Bank Group as it relates to countries and people striving to overcome poverty in all regions, especially in Africa. ... See More +

World Bank Annual Report 41188 JUN 30, 2007

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Principles and institutional arrangements for better policy design : Brazil's productivity implementation agenda - ideas, rent seeking, and institutions (English)
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FEB 26, 2018 123952 Working Paper
Ethiopia - Urban Institutional and Infrastructure Development Program Project (English)
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FEB 21, 2018 123029 Project Appraisal Document
Serbia - Second Public Expenditure and Public Utilities Development Policy Loan Project (English)
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FEB 16, 2018 122514 Program Document
Mali - Project to support grassroots initiatives to fight hunger and poverty (English)
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FEB 14, 2018 123411 Project Performance Assessment Report
Cote d'Ivoire - Project to Support the Competitiveness of the Great Abidjan : environmental assessment (Vol. 17) : Publication du rapport d'etude d'impact environnemental et social du projet d'amenagement et de rehabilitation des infrastructures de transport routier du port autonome d'Abidjan (French)
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FEB 01, 2018 SFG4091 Environmental Assessment
Cote d'Ivoire - Project to Support the Competitiveness of the Great Abidjan : environmental assessment (Vol. 16) : Publication de l'etude dtmpact environnemental et social du projet d'amenagement d'un echangeur au carrefour d'Akwaba Coiofune de Port Bouêt (French)
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FEB 01, 2018 SFG4091 Environmental Assessment
How to address constraints underlying gender disparities in Mongolia's labor market (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 123960 Brief
Mobilizing private finance for development in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 123738 Working Paper
Doing business in Lao PDR : constraints to productivity (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 123357 Working Paper
Operationalizing the IDA18 IFC-MIGA Private Sector Window (English)
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OCT 30, 2017 123995 Board Report
Philippines - Report on the observance of standards and codes on accounting and auditing (English)
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SEP 28, 2017 120118 Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC)
A thirst for change : an IEG evaluation of the World Bank Group’s support for water supply and sanitation with focus on the poor, 2007-16 (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 123270 Working Paper
Vietnam - Central Highlands Poverty Reduction Project : procurement plan : Việt Nam - Dự Án Giảm Nghèo Khu Vực Tây Nguyên Ban Qlda Tỉnh Đắk Nông : kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese)
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MAR 02, 2016 103718 Procurement Plan
Vietnam - Central Highlands Poverty Reduction Project : procurement plan (Vol. 2) : Việt Nam - Dự Án Giảm Nghèo Khu Vực Tây Nguyên Ban Qlda Tỉnh Đắk Nông : kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese)
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FEB 29, 2016 103718 Procurement Plan
Vietnam - Central Highlands Poverty Reduction Project : procurement plan (Vol. 3) : Việt Nam - Dự Án Giảm Nghèo Khu Vực Tây Nguyên Ban Qlda Tỉnh Đắk Nông : kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese)
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FEB 29, 2016 103718 Procurement Plan
An examination of elderly co-residence in the developing world (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96557 Brief
Face of poverty in Madagascar : poverty, gender, and inequality assessment : Visages de la pauvrete a Madagascar : evaluation de la pauvrete, du genre, et de l'inegalite (French)
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APR 01, 2014 78131 Country Gender Assessment (CGA) English
From noise to signal : the successful turnaround of poverty measurement in Colombia (Russian)
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MAY 01, 2013 77730 Brief English
Pakistan - Emergency Job Training for Vulnerable Youth Project (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 123840 Funding Proposal
The World Bank annual report 2007 (Hindi)
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JUN 30, 2007 41188 World Bank Annual Report Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English