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International Finance Corporation

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Works: 1,711 works in 3,144 publications in 3 languages and 47,994 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Cross-cultural studies 
Roles: Other, Editor, Publisher, isb, Originator
Classifications: HG3881, 332.153205
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Doing business in ... by World Bank( file )
in 3 languages and held by 862 libraries worldwide
World tables by The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development( serial )
in English and held by 615 libraries worldwide
Contains comprehensive social, economic, and environmental data for low- and middle income economies
World Bank annual report by World Bank( serial )
in English and held by 603 libraries worldwide
Annual report by International Finance Corporation( file )
in 3 languages and held by 369 libraries worldwide
Vols. for 1963/64- include Report of the International Development Association
Doing business in 2004 : understanding regulation ( Book )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
"Doing Business in 2004 provides both qualitative and quantitative information on the business climate in over 130 countries. Doing Business constructs a new set of indicators on the regulatory environment for private sector development and provides a collection of informative case studies of real-life experiences. Doing Business in 2004 covers the fundamental aspects of a business life cycle, from starting a business to bankruptcy. Topics include access to credit, bankruptcy, entry regulations, contract enforcement, and labor regulations."
Foreign direct investment by Dale R Weigel( Book )
12 editions published in 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 243 libraries worldwide
FDI, this integration will lead to an overall increase in FDI flows
Doing business in 2005 : removing obstacles to growth by World Bank( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 223 libraries worldwide
"A copublication of the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation and Oxford University Press."
Fuel for thought : an environmental strategy for the energy sector by World Bank( Book )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
"Striking the right balance between vital energy development and protection of the environment is complex in theory, and even more challenging in practice. This book seeks to identify areas of conflict and provide a practical strategy to minimize negative impacts in the future. It was prepared in consultation with a broad array of stakeholders and provides a useful guide for anyone concerned with energy and environmental issues, as well as the World Bank's client countries and partners."--Jacket
Doing business 2007 : how to reform : comparing regulation in 175 economies by World Bank( Book )
9 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
"Doing Business 2007: How to Reform is the fourth in a series of annual reports investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. Doing Business presents quantitative indicators on business regulations and the protection of property rights that can be compared across 175 economies - from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe - and over time." "Regulations affecting 10 areas of everyday business are measured: starting a business, dealing with licenses, employing workers, registering property, getting credit, protecting investors, paying taxes, trading across borders, enforcing contracts and closing a business. The indicators are used to analyze economic outcomes and identify what reforms have worked, where and why."--Jacket
Financial institutions by Teresa Barger( Book )
7 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
Domestic capital is the driving force behind any country's development, and effective domestic financial institutions are one of its most important facilitators, as these are the key channels between savings, and investment, a determinant of a country's economic growth. At the same time, foreign investment has a critical role to play, for it also brings foreign technical knowledge, competitive pricing, and higher standards of disclosure and performance. On developing the financial sector, the study looks at how to build financial infrastructure, and identifies the following areas, many developing economies are addressing: promotion and regulation of private sector financial institutions; regulation, and structures of investment funds, pension funds, and other institutional investors; funds mobilization; policy formation regarding sectoral development; and, creation of market systems. It is highlighted that progress must be made at both the institutional level, and at the regulatory level, summarizing the need for strong management, and governance, sound banking practices, to create a level playing field with adequate local counterparts. This requires strengthened local intermediation that provides venture capital funds, and lending activities. The International Finance Corporation's (IFC) efforts in attracting international capital is concentrated on policy advice and technical assistance, portfolio investment funds, and private equity funds among others. Future directions will be in creating local currency vehicles for savings, and investing; on helping authorities and private institutions adapt to globalization; on meeting the needs of a growing middle class, and business environment; and, on assisting in deepening bond markets
Doing business 2008 : comparing regulation in 178 economies by World Bank( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
Since 2004 Doing Business has tracked regulatory reforms aimed at improving the ease of doing business in the worldʹs economies -- from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. Doing Business 2008, the fifth report in the series, found that large emerging markets -- such as China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Turkey, and Vietnam -- were reforming fast. The report also found that more businesses were starting up, thanks to reforms of business regulation in the period tracked -- April 2006 to June 2007
Investment funds in emerging markets by Laurence Carter( Book )
12 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 147 libraries worldwide
The role of capital markets in economic development is becoming increasingly evident. It is now widely recognized that there is a direct correlation between economic growth and development of the financial sector. A well-functioning financial intermediation system helps to facilitate a virtuous circle of productivity increases, economic growth, and domestic savings
Independent evaluation of IFC's development results 2007 : lessons and implications from 10 years of experience by World Bank( Book )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
As part of the World Bank Group, IFC's overriding objective is to help reduce poverty and support sustainable development in developing countries. IFC pursues this mission by supporting the private sector to create jobs and simulate markets. This report, which assesses the impact of IFC toward that mission, appears at a time of unprecedented levels of private investment in the emerging markets. The report takes a look back at the development results that the IFC-supported projects have achieved in the last 10 years, the main lessons that have emerged at the project level and the strategic impl
Financing micro, small, and medium enterprises : an independent evaluation of IFC's experience with financial intermediaries in frontier countries by World Bank( Book )
11 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
This study evaluates the effectiveness of IFC's strategic priority of private sector development in frontier countries (high-risk and/or low-income) by supporting micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) during fiscal years (FY)1994-2006. IFC has channeled its support to MSME's by: i) indirect financing through financial intermediaries, and ii) by indirect institution-building support via specialized regional small and medium enterprise (SME) development facilities. This evaluation analyzes IFC's development results and provides recommendations on how IFC's performance can be improved in this area going forward
Improving effectiveness and outcomes for the poor in health, nutrition, and population : an evaluation of World Bank Group support since 1997 by World Bank( Book )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
This study evaluates the effectiveness of the World Bank Group's support for health, nutrition, and population (HNP) in developing countries from 1997 to 2008 - totaling more than 17 billion - and distills lessons for greater impact in the future. It finds that the Bank Group now funds a smaller share of global support for HNP than a decade ago, but its support remains substantial and adds considerable value. About two-thirds of the Bank's HNP support has had satisfactory outcomes, often in difficult environments
Doing business 2010 ( Book )
8 editions published in 2009 in English and French and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Doing Business 2010 is the seventh in a series of annual reports investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. Doing Business presents quantitative indicators on business regulations and the protection of proper
Trends in private investment in developing countries : statistics for 1970-96 by Jack D Glen( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Annotation The ninth edition of Trends in Private Investment in Developing Countries provides private and public investment data through 1996. This year's edition includes information about levels of investment in the G4 countries and about domestic capital markets as sources of finance for investment. There is great variation in the level of investment in the G4. Regarding domestic capital markets, while stock and bond markets have grown rapidly since 1980, they remain rather unimportant in most developing countries as sources of finance for private investment. This year's edition includes statistics for four major OECD countries for comparison with developing country trends. It also includes a discussion of domestic capital markets in financing private investment; even though stock and bond markets have grown at a rapid rate, they play only a minor role in financing investment in the developing countries where banks are a more important source of financing
Summary proceedings [of the] annual meetings of the boards of governors by World Bank( serial )
in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Vols. for 1961-64 include summary of the annual meeting of the Board of Governors of the International Development Association
The World Bank group in Asia; a summary of activities by World Bank( Book )
2 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Assessing development effectiveness : evaluation in the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation by World Bank( Book )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Effective management of development requires reliable feedback about the impact of ongoing and completed operations. This is the major goal of evaluation. Learning from development experiences calls for a well focused and well structured system of operations evaluation. The World Bank's operations evaluation organization has been in existence for more than two decades. It provides comprehensive information for management decisions at all levels and supports a continuing process of performance improvement. Closely linked to the project cycle and to policy reform, evaluation in the Bank incorporates contributions from borrowers, who are the owners of the operations that the Bank finances. Operations evaluation provides insights and recommendation of value to development practitioner both within and outside the Bank
 
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Alternative Names
Aiefushi
Banque internationale pour la reconstruction et le développement Société financière internationale
Beynəlxalq Maliyyə Korporasiyası
C.F.I.
CFI
CFI (Corporación financiera internacional)
Corporació Financera Internacional
Corporació Internacional de Finances
Corporación financiera internacional
Det internasjonale finansieringsinstituttet
Groupe de la Banque Mondiale Société Financière Internationale
Grupo Banco Mundial Corporación Financiera Internacional
I.F.C.
IFC
IFC (International Finance Corporation)
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development Corporación Financiera Internacional
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development International Finance Corporation
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development Société Financière Internationale
International finance corporation
Internationale Finanz-Corporation
Internationale Finanz-Corporation internationale Organisation
Internationale Finanzkorporation
Internationella finansieringsbolaget
Kansainvälinen rahoitusyhtiö
Kokusai Kin'yu Kosha
Medzinárodná finančná korporácia Inštitúcia Skupiny Svetovej banky založená v roku 1956.
Meždunarodnaja Finansova Korporacija
Mezhdunarodnai︠a︡ finansovai︠a︡ korporat︠s︡ii︠a︡
Mezinárodní finanční korporace
MFK
Międzynarodowa Korporacja Finansowa
Międzynarodowe Towarzystwo Finansowe
Międzynarodowy Bank Odbudowy i Rozwoju Międzynarodowe Towarzystwo Finansowe
Miz︠h︡narodna finansova korporat︠s︡ii︠a︡
Mìžnarodna fìnansova korporacìâ.
MTF.
Nemzetközi Pénzügyi Társaság
Paris (France)
Perbadanan Kewangan Antarabangsa
Rahvusvaheline Finantskorporatsioon.
S.F.I.
SFI
SFI (Société financière internationale)
Società finanziaria internazionale
Societatea Financiară Internațională
Société financière internationale.
Starptautiskā finanšu korporācija
Uluslararası Finans Kurumu
Washington (D.C.)
Weltbank Corporación Financiera Internacional
Weltbank International Finance Corporation
World Bank Group International Finance Corporation
World Bank Group Société Financière Internationale
World Bank. IFC.
World Bank International Finance Corporation
Xalıqaralıq qarjı korporacïyası
Меѓународна финансиска корпорација
Международная финансовая корпорация
Међународна финансијска корпорација
Міжнародна фінансова корпорація
Халыкара финанс корпорациясе
Халықаралық қаржы корпорациясы
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