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    Measuring progress towards universal health coverage: with an application to 24 developing countries

    Wagstaff,Adam, Cotlear,Daniel, Eozenou,Patrick Hoang-Vu, Buisman,Leander Robert  |  Nov 03, 2015
    The last few years have seen a growing commitment worldwide to universal health coverage (UHC). Yet there is a lack of clarity on how to measure progress towards UHC. This paper proposes a ‘mashup’ index that ...
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    Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - Guatemala

    Oct 01, 2015
    This economy profile for Doing Business 2016 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for Guatemala. To allow for useful comparison, the profile also provides data for other selected economies (comparator ...
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    Guatemala - Elements of a transport and logistics strategy

    Dumitrescu, Anca C., Smith, Graham, Osborne, Theresa K.  |  Jan 01, 2015
    This document has been produced by the World Bank to support the Government of Guatemala as it improves its transport and logistics sector management in pursuit of enhanced country competitiveness. It identifies ...
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    Gone with the storm: rainfall shocks and household well-being in Guatemala

    Baez, Javier E., Lucchetti, Leonardo, Genoni, Maria E., Salazar, Mateo  |  Jan 01, 2015
    This paper investigates the causal consequences of Tropical Storm Agatha (2010) -- the strongest tropical storm ever to strike Guatemala since rainfall records have been kept -- on household welfare. The analysis...
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    Doing Business 2015 : going beyond efficiency - Guatemala

    Oct 01, 2014
    This economy profile for Doing Business 2015 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for Guatemala. To allow for useful comparison, the profile also provides data for other selected economies (comparator ...
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