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The World Bank monthly operational summary (English)

The 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 123397 JAN 31, 2018

Disclosed

Private sector opinion : auditors and independence (English)

Independence is a concept of fundamental importance in business relations and corporate governance. It is above all crucial in auditing, which provides a guarantee of the integrity of the numbers on which an efficient allocation of capital within the capital market system depends. ... See More +

Working Paper 122596 JAN 01, 2018

Plender,John Disclosed

West Bank and Gaza - Second Finance for Jobs Project (English)

The objective of the Second Finance for Jobs Project for West Bank and Gaza is to test the effectiveness of selected financial interventions in incentivizing private sector investment and job creation. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2120 JUN 30, 2017

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Remittance prices worldwide report (English)

Remittance Prices Worldwide (RPW) monitors remittance prices across all geographic regions of the world. Launched in September 2008, RPW monitors the cost incurred by remitters when sending money along major remittance corridors. ... See More +

Working Paper 114988 MAR 01, 2017

Disclosed

El Salvador- Financial sector assessment program : financial infrastructure (English)

This note was prepared in the context of a World Bank Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) mission in El Salvador in March 2016. Since the last FSAP, the national payments system (NPS) has consolidated and expanded. ... See More +

Working Paper 112980 NOV 01, 2016

Pollner,John Daniel; Reddy,Rekha; Chimienti,Maria Teresa; Dias,Denise Leite; Loladze,Tamuna; Montes,Fredesvinda; Clavijo Munoz,Mateo; Rutman,Jose Isaac; Caceres,Monica C. Disclosed

World Bank annual report 2016 (Vol. 3) : Appendixes (English)

Ending extreme poverty by 2030 and boosting shared prosperity in a sustainable manner are the driving missions for the World Bank Group. While the goals are simple to grasp, the efforts it will take to meet them are not. ... See More +

World Bank Annual Report 108682 SEP 28, 2016

Disclosed

The Nexus of financial inclusion and financial stability : a study of trade-offs and synergies (English)

Policy makers and regulators have devoted much effort to reforms aimed at improving financial stability in response to lessons from the 2007-09 crisis. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7722 JUN 21, 2016

Cihak,Martin; Mare,Davide Salvatore; Melecky,Martin Disclosed

Sao Tome and Principe - First Governance and Competitiveness Development Policy Operation Project (English)

Ratings for the First Governance and Competitiveness Development Policy Operation Project for Sao Tome and Principe were as follows: outcomes were unsatisfactory, risk to global environment outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR00003735 JUN 14, 2016

Disclosed

Saving for old age (English)

Countries around the world face a retirement crisis brought on by aging populations, declining birthrates, and fiscal shortfalls. As a result, policy makers increasingly seek to understand retirement savings patterns, a crucial component of the safety net for the elderly. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7693 JUN 02, 2016

Demirguc-Kunt,Asli; Klapper,Leora; Panos,Georgios A. Disclosed

India - Tejaswini, for Socioeconomic Empowerment of Adolescent Girls and Young Women Project (English)

The development objective of Tejaswini, for Socioeconomic Empowerment of Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) Project in India is to improve completion of market-driven skills training and secondary education for adolescent girls and young women in select districts of Jharkhand. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1630 MAY 27, 2016

Disclosed

Uzbekistan - Country partnership framework for the period FY16-20 (English)

This Country Partnership Framework (CPF) covers the five-year period FY16-20. Anchored in the government’s medium-term development plan as outlined in a January 2015 Cabinet of Ministers Program of Action, it also reflects the analysis and recommendations of the World Bank Group’s (WBG) 2015 Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD) for Uzbekistan and the lessons learned from the Completion Report of the previous CPS. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 105771 MAY 19, 2016

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Nigeria – National Social Safety Nets Project (English)

The development objective of the National Social Safety Nets Project for Nigeria is to provide access to targeted transfers to poor and vulnerable households under an expanded national social safety nets system. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1687 MAY 16, 2016

Disclosed

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

This 2015 Accounting and Auditing Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC A&A) is the second assessment for Senegal. Its main objectives are to: (i) assess the degree of implementation of the 2005 recommendations and action plan and evaluate their impact on the accounting and auditing profession; and (ii) identify reforms that could be undertaken to further strengthen the accountancy profession and improve the quality of the country’s financial information. ... See More +

Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC) 106838 MAY 01, 2016

Samba,Fatou Fall Disclosed

Cambodia - Country engagement note for the period FY2016-2017 (English)

This Country Engagement Note (CEN) provides a framework for the partnership between Cambodia and the World Bank Group (WBG) during FY2016-2017. ... See More +

Country Engagement Note 104843 APR 27, 2016

Disclosed

The role of training programs for youth employment in Nepal : impact evaluation report on the employment fund (English)

The youth unemployment rate is exceptionally high in developing countries. Because the quality of education is arguably one of the most important determinants of youth's labor force participation, governments worldwide have responded by creating job training and placement services programs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7656 APR 27, 2016

Chakravarty,Shubha; Lundberg,Mattias K. A.; Zenker,Juliane; Nikolov, Plamen V. Disclosed

Identifying gazelles : expert panels vs. surveys as a means to identify firms with rapid growth potential (English)

A business plan competition is conducted to test whether survey instruments or panel judges are able to identify the fastest growing firms. Participants submitted six- to eight-page business plans and defended them before a three- or four-judge panel. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7647 APR 20, 2016

Fafchamps,Marcel; Woodruff,Christopher M. Disclosed

Cambodia - Economic update : improving macroeconomic and financial resilience (English)

While remaining robust, growth in 2015 eased slightly to 7.0 percent, slightly below the 7.1 percent achieved in 2014. The performance of the garment sector improved in 2015, while signs of economic moderation and weakness persisted in the tourism and agriculture sectors, respectively. ... See More +

Working Paper 104756 APR 11, 2016

Ly,Sodeth Khmer Disclosed

Russian Federation - Financial Education and Financial Literacy Project : procurement plan (Russian,English)

Procurement Plan 104923 APR 01, 2016

Disclosed

India - Scaling Up Sustainable and Responsible Microfinance Project (English)

Ratings for the Scaling Up Sustainable and Responsible Microfinance Project for India were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Status and Results Report ICR3711 MAR 23, 2016

Disclosed

India - Orissa Rural Livelihoods Project (English)

Ratings for the Orissa Rural Livelihoods Project for India were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3538 MAR 05, 2016

Disclosed

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The World Bank monthly operational summary (English)
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JAN 31, 2018 123397 Board Report
Private sector opinion : auditors and independence (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122596 Working Paper
West Bank and Gaza - Second Finance for Jobs Project (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 PAD2120 Project Appraisal Document
Remittance prices worldwide report (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 114988 Working Paper
El Salvador- Financial sector assessment program : financial infrastructure (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 112980 Working Paper
World Bank annual report 2016 (Vol. 3) : Appendixes (English)
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SEP 28, 2016 108682 World Bank Annual Report
The Nexus of financial inclusion and financial stability : a study of trade-offs and synergies (English)
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JUN 21, 2016 WPS7722 Policy Research Working Paper
Sao Tome and Principe - First Governance and Competitiveness Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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JUN 14, 2016 ICR00003735 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Saving for old age (English)
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JUN 02, 2016 WPS7693 Policy Research Working Paper
India - Tejaswini, for Socioeconomic Empowerment of Adolescent Girls and Young Women Project (English)
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MAY 27, 2016 PAD1630 Project Appraisal Document
Uzbekistan - Country partnership framework for the period FY16-20 (English)
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MAY 19, 2016 105771 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Nigeria – National Social Safety Nets Project (English)
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MAY 16, 2016 PAD1687 Project Appraisal Document
Senegal - Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC) : accounting and auditing (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 106838 Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC)
Cambodia - Country engagement note for the period FY2016-2017 (English)
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APR 27, 2016 104843 Country Engagement Note
The role of training programs for youth employment in Nepal : impact evaluation report on the employment fund (English)
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APR 27, 2016 WPS7656 Policy Research Working Paper
Identifying gazelles : expert panels vs. surveys as a means to identify firms with rapid growth potential (English)
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APR 20, 2016 WPS7647 Policy Research Working Paper
Cambodia - Economic update : improving macroeconomic and financial resilience (English)
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APR 11, 2016 104756 Working Paper Khmer
Russian Federation - Financial Education and Financial Literacy Project : procurement plan (Russian,English)
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APR 01, 2016 104923 Procurement Plan
India - Scaling Up Sustainable and Responsible Microfinance Project (English)
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MAR 23, 2016 ICR3711 Implementation Status and Results Report
India - Orissa Rural Livelihoods Project (English)
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MAR 05, 2016 ICR3538 Implementation Completion and Results Report