New Releases for Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

53 Departmental Papers / Policy Papers of 213 New Releases


Frontiers of Economic Policy Communications

Author/Editor: Olga Ilinichna Stankova.

Release Date:May, 2019

The paper provides an overall view of communications across various areas of economic policy, aiming to help country authorities as they increasingly use communications as a policy tool in its own more...



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Promoting Inclusive Growth in the Caucasus and Central Asia

Author/Editor: Mercedes Vera-Martín, Dominique Fayad, Rayah Al Farah, Sergejs Saksonovs, Wei Shi, Fang Yang.

Release Date:May, 2019

CCA countries achieved gains in inclusiveness over the past 20 years as incomes increased and poverty, inequality, and unemployment declined. Most of the progress occurred before the 2008–09 global more...



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Public-Private Partnerships in the Caribbean Region : Reaping the Benefits while Managing Fiscal Risks

Author/Editor: Maximilien Queyranne, Wendell Daal, Katja Funke.

Release Date:May, 2019

To provide policymakers in the Caribbean with a governance framework for improving infrastructure through Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs), while limiting their fiscal costs and risks for the more...



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Report on the Pacific Roundtables : Actions to Address Correspondent Banking and Remittances Pressure

Author/Editor: Alison Stuart, Jihad Alwazir, Yan Liu, Scott Roger, Si Guo, Chau Nguyen, Emmanuel Mathias, Jonathan Pampolina.

Release Date:May, 2019

The paper looks at feasible concrete action that can be taken by correspondent and respondent banks, money transfer operators, the Pacific authorities, the Australian and New Zealand authorities, and more...



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ISORA 2016 : Understanding Revenue Administration

Author/Editor: William Joseph Crandall, Elizabeth Gavin, Andrew R Masters.

Release Date:March, 2019

This paper presents the results of the International Survey on Revenue Administration (ISORA) deployed during 2016 and covering fiscal years 2014 and 2015. It is made possible by the participation of more...



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FinTech in Sub-Saharan African Countries : A Game Changer?

Author/Editor: Amadou N Sy, Rodolfo Maino, Alexander Massara, Hector Perez Saiz, Preya Sharma.

Release Date:February, 2019

FinTech is a major force shaping the structure of the financial industry in sub-Saharan Africa. New technologies are being developed and implemented in sub-Saharan Africa with the potential to change more...



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Economic Integration in the Maghreb : An Untapped Source of Growth

Author/Editor: Alexei P Kireyev, Boaz Nandwa, Lorraine Ocampos, Babacar Sarr, Ramzy Al Amine, Allan G Auclair, Yufei Cai, Jean-Francois Dauphin.

Release Date:February, 2019

Individual countries of the Maghreb have achieved substantial progress on trade, but, as a region they remain the least integrated in the world. The share of intraregional trade is less than 5 more...



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Financial Inclusion of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in the Middle East and Central Asia

Author/Editor: Nicolas R Blancher, Maximiliano Appendino, Aidyn Bibolov, Armand Fouejieu, Jiawei Li, Anta Ndoye, Alexandra Panagiotakopoulou, Wei Shi, Tetyana Sydorenko.

Release Date:February, 2019

The importance of financial inclusion is increasingly recognized by policymakers around the world. Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) financial inclusion, in particular, is at the core of the more...



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Debt Maturity and the Use of Short-Term Debt : Evidence form Sovereigns and Firms

Author/Editor: Sophia Chen, Paola Ganum, Lucy Qian Liu, Leonardo Martinez, Maria Soledad Martinez Peria.

Release Date:February, 2019

The maturity structure of debt can have financial and real consequences. Short-term debt exposes borrowers to rollover risk (where the terms of financing are renegotiated to the detriment of the more...



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The Future of Work in Sub-Saharan Africa

Author/Editor: Aidar Abdychev, Cristian Alonso, Emre Alper, Dominique Desruelle, Siddharth Kothari, Yun Liu, Mathilde Perinet, Sidra Rehman, Axel Schimmelpfennig, Preya Sharma.

Release Date:December, 2018

Far-reaching changes in technology, climate, and global economic integration are transforming the world of work in ways that we do not yet fully understand. Will the swift technological advances of more...



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