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Accelerating innovation in China’s solar, wind and energy storage sectors (English)

Green innovation can become a new driver of growth. It can spur economic growth by (a) enhancing productivity in traditional industries by reducing the energy use and lessening the environmental impact; (b) expanding new green industries, such as renewable energy, clean cars, and waste management; and (c) leapfrogging current technology to give rise to new industries. ... See More +

Working Paper 120374 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Understanding the interactions between emissions trading systems and renewable energy standards using a multi-regional CGE model of China (English)

Many countries have introduced policy measures, such as carbon pricing, greenhouse gas offsetting mechanisms, renewable energy standards, and energy efficiency improvements, to achieve their climate change mitigation targets. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8159 AUG 03, 2017

Fan,Ying; Wu,Jie; Timilsina,Govinda R.; Xia,Yan Disclosed

World Bank and ESMAP : long-term strategic partners in China’s energy transition (English)

China has emerged as a global clean energy leader. China’s rapid economic rise over the past two decades did not come without a price: heavily dependent on coal to fuel its economy, China became the planet’s largest emitter, accounting for almost 30 percent of global carbon emissions in 2014. ... See More +

Brief 119481 AUG 01, 2017

Disclosed

Crowdfunding in China : the financial inclusion dimension (Chinese)

When crowdfunding emerged in the United Kingdom around 2007, few can imagine that 10 years later China will be the largest crowdfunding market in the world. ... See More +

Brief 119207 JUL 01, 2017

Aveni,Tyler Jackson; Jenik,Ivo Disclosed

Crowdfunding in China : the financial inclusion dimension (English)

When crowdfunding emerged in the United Kingdom around 2007, few can imagine that 10 years later China will be the largest crowdfunding market in the world. ... See More +

Brief 119207 JUL 01, 2017

Aveni,Tyler Jackson; Jenik,Ivo Disclosed

How important are spillovers from major emerging markets ? (English)

The seven largest emerging market economies -- China, India, Brazil, Russia, Mexico, Indonesia, and Turkey -- constituted more than one-quarter of global output and more than half of global output growth during 2010-15. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8093 JUN 07, 2017

Huidrom,Raju; Kose,Ayhan; Ohnsorge,Franziska Lieselotte Disclosed

China's inclusive innovation for sustainable inclusive growth : 中國包容性創新促進可持續發展 (Chinese)

Inclusive innovation seeks to expand access to essential goods and services, thereby improving quality of life, and enhancing economic empowerment through knowledge creation, acquisition, adaption, absorption, and deployment efforts targeted directly at the needs of excluded populations. ... See More +

Working Paper 82519 APR 12, 2017

English Disclosed

Entry and exit, multi-product firms, and allocative distortions (English)

This paper proposes a multi-product model of firm dynamics to understand the implications of allocative distortions for the decisions of firms to enter, exit, and supply products to the market. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8023 APR 04, 2017

Fattal Jaef,Roberto N. Disclosed

China health reform program for results : fiduciary systems assessment (English)

Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) 114926 APR 01, 2017

Disclosed

China health reform program for results : technical assessment report (English)

This technical assessment has been carried out as part of the preparation of the Health Program-for-Results (PforR) operation in China. The objectives of the proposed China Health Reform Program for Results or PforR (henceforth referred to as the "PforR" or the World Bank’s "Program") is to improve the quality of healthcare services and the efficiency of the healthcare delivery systems in Anhui and Fujian provinces. ... See More +

Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) 114925 APR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Municipal asset management in China's small cities and towns (English)

Chinese municipalities have developed a large stock of capital assets during a period of rapid growth and urbanization, but have yet to modernize asset management practices. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7997 MAR 06, 2017

Campanaro,Alessandra; Masic,Joanna Mclean Disclosed

How Fintech is reaching the poor in Africa and Asia : a start-up perspective (English)

This note explores the way traditional banks and financial technology companies, or Fintech’s, interact in Africa and Asia, and their ability to offer innovative digital financial services that grant unbanked individuals access to financial transactions. ... See More +

Brief 114396 MAR 01, 2017

Alexander,Alexander Jonathan; Shi,Lin-000470985; Solomon,Bensam Biniam Disclosed

Distribution of consumption expenditure in East Asia (English)

Using a new database of household surveys, this paper examines inequality among all individuals living in developing East Asia regardless of their country of residence. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7968 FEB 14, 2017

Jirasavetakul,La-Bhus Fah; Lakner,Christoph Disclosed

Sustainable investment in China (English)

This summary version of report provides a snapshot of the Chinese market. To better acknowledge the current state and future potential of sustainable investment (SI) in China, IFC engaged Business for Social Responsibility’s Beijing office (BSR) to undertake a review of the SI industry and enabling market conditions in China. ... See More +

Brief 114075 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

China Energy Service Company (ESCO) market study (Chinese)

Energy Service Companies (ESCO) in China are poised for rapid and sustained growth. The ESCO industry has gained market acceptance and increasing government policy and financial support. ... See More +

Working Paper 114447 JAN 01, 2017

English Disclosed

China Energy Service Company (ESCO) market study (English)

Energy Service Companies (ESCO) in China are poised for rapid and sustained growth. The ESCO industry has gained market acceptance and increasing government policy and financial support. ... See More +

Working Paper 114447 JAN 01, 2017

Chinese Disclosed

The urban development investment corporations (UDICs) in Chongqing, China (Chinese)

Urban Development Investment Corporations (UDICs) have over the years become the central pillar in the local government drive to build infrastructure in China, where local governments are not allowed to engage in direct market borrowing. ... See More +

Other Urban Study 56175 JAN 01, 2017

English Disclosed

China - Program for International Student Assessment 2015 (English)

Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) is the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) benchmarking tool to assess achievement and application of key knowledge and skills of 15 year olds. ... See More +

Brief 111572 DEC 15, 2016

Disclosed

Implementing multi-hazard impact-based forecast and warning services : a report on a workshop organized by China meteorological administration (English)

Impact-based forecast and warning services have been identified as a high priority by World Meteorological Organization (WMO) members to increase the relevance and utility of their National Meteorological and Hydrological Services’ (NMHSs) forecasts and warnings. ... See More +

Working Paper 114351 DEC 15, 2016

Disclosed

Mining and economic development : did China's WTO accession affect African local economic development ? (English)

This paper investigates China's influence on local economic development in 37 African countries between 1997 and 2007. The analysis compares the average changes in economic growth, migration, spatial inequality, and welfare for mineral-rich districts, pre- and post-accession, to the corresponding changes in districts without any mineral endowment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7906 DEC 05, 2016

Addison,Tony; Boly,Amadou; Mveyange,Anthony Francis Disclosed

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Accelerating innovation in China’s solar, wind and energy storage sectors (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120374 Working Paper
Understanding the interactions between emissions trading systems and renewable energy standards using a multi-regional CGE model of China (English)
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AUG 03, 2017 WPS8159 Policy Research Working Paper
World Bank and ESMAP : long-term strategic partners in China’s energy transition (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 119481 Brief
Crowdfunding in China : the financial inclusion dimension (Chinese)
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JUL 01, 2017 119207 Brief
Crowdfunding in China : the financial inclusion dimension (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 119207 Brief
How important are spillovers from major emerging markets ? (English)
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JUN 07, 2017 WPS8093 Policy Research Working Paper
China's inclusive innovation for sustainable inclusive growth : 中國包容性創新促進可持續發展 (Chinese)
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APR 12, 2017 82519 Working Paper English
Entry and exit, multi-product firms, and allocative distortions (English)
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APR 04, 2017 WPS8023 Policy Research Working Paper
China health reform program for results : fiduciary systems assessment (English)
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APR 01, 2017 114926 Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP)
China health reform program for results : technical assessment report (English)
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APR 01, 2017 114925 Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP)
Municipal asset management in China's small cities and towns (English)
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MAR 06, 2017 WPS7997 Policy Research Working Paper
How Fintech is reaching the poor in Africa and Asia : a start-up perspective (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 114396 Brief
Distribution of consumption expenditure in East Asia (English)
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FEB 14, 2017 WPS7968 Policy Research Working Paper
Sustainable investment in China (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114075 Brief
China Energy Service Company (ESCO) market study (Chinese)
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JAN 01, 2017 114447 Working Paper English
China Energy Service Company (ESCO) market study (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114447 Working Paper Chinese
The urban development investment corporations (UDICs) in Chongqing, China (Chinese)
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JAN 01, 2017 56175 Other Urban Study English
China - Program for International Student Assessment 2015 (English)
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DEC 15, 2016 111572 Brief
Implementing multi-hazard impact-based forecast and warning services : a report on a workshop organized by China meteorological administration (English)
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DEC 15, 2016 114351 Working Paper
Mining and economic development : did China's WTO accession affect African local economic development ? (English)
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DEC 05, 2016 WPS7906 Policy Research Working Paper