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Malawi - MW: Mining Technical Assistance Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR0021668 AUG 04, 2019

IEG Review Team Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Guangxi Rural Poverty Alleviation Pilot Project - P153892 - Sequence No : 05 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR38003 JUL 26, 2019

Eliste,Paavo Disclosed

LN8509-P133326-Poverty Alleviation in Poor Rural Areas-Gansu Audit Report 2018-Public (English)

Auditing Document AUD0022916 JUL 22, 2019

Wang,Yan Disclosed

Search for Yield in Large International Corporate Bonds : Investor Behavior and Firm Responses (English)

Emerging market corporations have significantly increased their borrowing in international markets since 2008. This paper shows that this increase was driven by large-denomination bond issuances, most of them with face value of US$500 million. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8890 JUN 17, 2019

Calomiris,Charles W.; Larrain,Mauricio; Schmukler,Sergio L.; Williams,Tomas Disclosed

Uncertainty in Ex-Ante Poverty and Income Distribution : Insights from Output Growth and Natural Resource Country Typologies (English)

This paper studies future poverty, inequality, and shared prosperity outcomes using a panel data set with 150 countries over 1980-2014. The findings suggest that global extreme poverty will decrease in absolute and relative terms in the period 2015-2030. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8841 MAY 02, 2019

Mendez Ramos,Fabian Disclosed

Effects of the Business Cycle on Social Indicators in Latin America and the Caribbean : When Dreams Meet Reality (English)

After mediocre growth in 2018 of 0.7 percent. Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is expected to perform only marginally better in 2019 (growth of 0.9 percent) followed by a much more solid growth of 2.1 percent in 2020. ... See More +

Publication 135847 APR 01, 2019

Vegh Gramont,Carlos Alberto; Vuletin,Guillermo Javier; Riera-Crichton,Daniel; Puig,Jorge Pablo; Camarena, José Andrée; Galeano,Luciana Maria; Morano Germani,Luis Francisco; Venturi Grosso,Lucila Spanish Disclosed

Commodity Markets Outlook, April 2019 (English)

Commodity Markets Outlook provides market analysis for major commodity groups -- energy, metals, agriculture, precious metals, and fertilizers. ... See More +

136313 APR 01, 2019

Disclosed

Effects of the Business Cycle on Social Indicators in Latin America and the Caribbean : When Dreams Meet Reality (Spanish)

After mediocre growth in 2018 of 0.7 percent. Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is expected to perform only marginally better in 2019 (growth of 0.9 percent) followed by a much more solid growth of 2.1 percent in 2020. ... See More +

Publication 135847 APR 01, 2019

Vegh Gramont,Carlos Alberto; Vuletin,Guillermo Javier; Riera-Crichton,Daniel; Puig,Jorge Pablo; Camarena, José Andrée; Galeano,Luciana Maria; Morano Germani,Luis Francisco; Venturi Grosso,Lucila English, Portuguese Disclosed

Swept by the Tide ? The International Comovement of Capital Flows (English)

This paper assesses the international comovement of gross capital flows in a setting simultaneously encompassing aggregate inflows and outflows. ... See More +

WPS8787 MAR 21, 2019

Fernandez Lafuerza,Luis Gonzalo; Serven,Luis Disclosed

Project Information Document (PID) - Colombia: Subnational Strengthening and Mainstreaming of Transparency in the Extractive Sector - P169919 (English)

Project Information Document PIDC177194 MAR 06, 2019

Aguilar,Javier Disclosed

Are Trade Preferences a Panacea? : The African Growth and Opportunity Act and African Exports (English)

Does "infant industry" preferential access durably boost export performance? This paper exploits significant trade policy changes in the United States around the turn of the 21st century to address this question. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8753 FEB 19, 2019

Fernandes,Ana Margarida; Forero,Alejandro; Maemir,Hibret Belete; Mattoo,Aaditya Disclosed

Niger - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)

Board Report 134800 FEB 15, 2019

Disclosed

Burkina Faso - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)

This joint World Bank/IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis (DSA) has been prepared in the context of the 2018 Article IV consultation and first review of the three-year program supported by the IMF’s Extended Credit Facility (ECF). ... See More +

Board Report 134542 FEB 07, 2019

Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Punjab Agriculture and Rural Transformation P4R Program - P162446 - Sequence No : 03 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR35807 JAN 31, 2019

Jansen,Johannes Georges Pius Disclosed

Project Information Document (PID) - Strengthening Governance in Mongolia - P168248 (English)

Project Information Document PIDC165991 JAN 31, 2019

Dondog,Badamchimeg Disclosed

Policy Implications of Non-linear Effects of Tax Changes on Output (English)

An earlier paper titled "Non-linear effects of tax changes on output: The role of the initial level of taxation," estimated tax multipliers using (i) a novel dataset on value-added taxes for 51 countries (21 industrial and 30 developing) for the period 1970-2014, and (ii) the so-called narrative approach developed by Romer and Romer (2010) to properly identify exogenous tax changes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8720 JAN 28, 2019

Gunter,Samara; Riera-Crichton,Daniel; Vegh Gramont,Carlos Alberto; Vuletin,Guillermo Javier Disclosed

When the Cycle Becomes the Trend : The Emerging Market Experience with Fiscal Policy during the Last Commodity Super Cycle (English)

Fiscal buffers have shrunk across the world. This paper argues that limited fiscal room in emerging market economies today is partly due to the commodity super cycle of 2000-15. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8712 JAN 18, 2019

Amra,Rashaad; Hanusch,Marek; Jooste,Charl Disclosed

DECPG Global Monthly Newsletter (English)

This issue highlights the following headings: monthly highlights, special focus, recent prospects group publications, recent World Bank working papers, recent World Bank reports, table A: major data releases, table B: activity and inflation, table C: trade and finance, table D: financial markets, and table E: commodity prices. ... See More +

Newsletter 135078 JAN 01, 2019

Disclosed

When and How Should Agricultural Insurance be Subsidized? : Issues and Good Practices (English)

Agricultural insurance, defined here to include crop and livestock insurance, is an instrument of choice in many countries for helping farmers and rural communities cope with risk. ... See More +

Working Paper 117363 JAN 01, 2019

Sberro-Kessler, Rachel; Hazell,Peter B.; Varangis, Panos Disclosed

Unlocking Smallholder Credit : Does Credit-Linked Agricultural Insurance Work? (English)

This paper reviews possibilities for, and experience with, credit-linked crop insurance, including different types of insurance and credit arrangements, ranging from insurance sold to individual farmers to meso insurance sold to financial service providers (FSPs) to cover losses suffered by farmer borrowers. ... See More +

Working Paper 121680 JAN 01, 2019

Meyer,Richard L.; Hazell,Peter B.; Varangis,Panos Disclosed

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Malawi - MW: Mining Technical Assistance Project (English)
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AUG 04, 2019 ICRR0021668 Implementation Completion Report Review
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Guangxi Rural Poverty Alleviation Pilot Project - P153892 - Sequence No : 05 (English)
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JUL 26, 2019 ISR38003 Implementation Status and Results Report
LN8509-P133326-Poverty Alleviation in Poor Rural Areas-Gansu Audit Report 2018-Public (English)
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JUL 22, 2019 AUD0022916 Auditing Document
Search for Yield in Large International Corporate Bonds : Investor Behavior and Firm Responses (English)
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JUN 17, 2019 WPS8890 Policy Research Working Paper
Uncertainty in Ex-Ante Poverty and Income Distribution : Insights from Output Growth and Natural Resource Country Typologies (English)
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MAY 02, 2019 WPS8841 Policy Research Working Paper
Effects of the Business Cycle on Social Indicators in Latin America and the Caribbean : When Dreams Meet Reality (English)
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APR 01, 2019 135847 Publication Spanish
Commodity Markets Outlook, April 2019 (English)
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APR 01, 2019 136313
Effects of the Business Cycle on Social Indicators in Latin America and the Caribbean : When Dreams Meet Reality (Spanish)
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APR 01, 2019 135847 Publication English, Portuguese
Swept by the Tide ? The International Comovement of Capital Flows (English)
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MAR 21, 2019 WPS8787
Project Information Document (PID) - Colombia: Subnational Strengthening and Mainstreaming of Transparency in the Extractive Sector - P169919 (English)
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MAR 06, 2019 PIDC177194 Project Information Document
Are Trade Preferences a Panacea? : The African Growth and Opportunity Act and African Exports (English)
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FEB 19, 2019 WPS8753 Policy Research Working Paper
Niger - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)
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FEB 15, 2019 134800 Board Report
Burkina Faso - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)
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FEB 07, 2019 134542 Board Report
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Punjab Agriculture and Rural Transformation P4R Program - P162446 - Sequence No : 03 (English)
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JAN 31, 2019 ISR35807 Implementation Status and Results Report
Project Information Document (PID) - Strengthening Governance in Mongolia - P168248 (English)
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JAN 31, 2019 PIDC165991 Project Information Document
Policy Implications of Non-linear Effects of Tax Changes on Output (English)
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JAN 28, 2019 WPS8720 Policy Research Working Paper
When the Cycle Becomes the Trend : The Emerging Market Experience with Fiscal Policy during the Last Commodity Super Cycle (English)
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JAN 18, 2019 WPS8712 Policy Research Working Paper
DECPG Global Monthly Newsletter (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 135078 Newsletter
When and How Should Agricultural Insurance be Subsidized? : Issues and Good Practices (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2019 117363 Working Paper
Unlocking Smallholder Credit : Does Credit-Linked Agricultural Insurance Work? (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 121680 Working Paper