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Lebanon Cost‑of‑Service and Tariff Design Study : Final Report (English)

This report aims to provide a background of the electricity sector in Lebanon and to estimate the current and future costs of the sector in order to inform reform plans that are needed to recover the sector financial viability. ... See More +

Working Paper 148578 MAY 01, 2020

Bramley,Richard; Chojnowska,Marta; Lewington,Paul Disclosed

Distributed Power Generation for Lebanon : Market Assessment and Policy Pathways (English)

This report describes the current state of play in the private diesel generation business and assesses how to invest in and create new markets for private sector participation within the green energy sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 148577 MAY 01, 2020

Ahmad,Ali Disclosed

Humanitarian Cash Transfers and Financial Inclusion : Lessons from Jordan and Lebanon (English)

Working Paper 147972 APR 01, 2020

Chehade,Nadine Gabriel; Mcconaghy,Peter; Martin Meier,Chrissy Disclosed

Political Economy of Education in Lebanon : Research for Results Program (English)

Education is a source of national pride in Lebanon. When the general public was asked how the education system was performing, 76 percent of respondents had a positive opinion; and these satisfaction rates have been consistently high over the years. ... See More +

Publication 146702 JAN 01, 2020

Abdul-Hamid,Husein; Yassine,Mohamed Disclosed

Doing Business 2020 : Comparing Business Regulation in 190 Economies - Economy Profile of Lebanon (English)

Doing business 2020 is the 17th in a series of annual studies investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 143929 OCT 24, 2019

Disclosed

Lebanon Economic Monitor : So When Gravity Beckons, the Poor Don't Fall (Vol. 2) : Executive Summary (Arabic)

Lebanon is in Crisis. While it is too early to gauge the economic impact of recent events, it is important to note that even prior to the eruption of the demonstrations, the World Bank projected a small recession in 2019; we now estimate that the recession will be deeper. ... See More +

Working Paper 145454 SEP 01, 2019

Harake,Wissam; Abou Hamde,Naji Mohamad Disclosed

Lebanon Economic Monitor : So When Gravity Beckons, the Poor Don't Fall (English)

Lebanon is in Crisis. While it is too early to gauge the economic impact of recent events, it is important to note that even prior to the eruption of the demonstrations, the World Bank projected a small recession in 2019; we now estimate that the recession will be deeper. ... See More +

Working Paper 145454 SEP 01, 2019

Harake,Wissam; Abou Hamde,Naji Mohamad Disclosed

Mashreq 2.0 : Digital Transformation for Inclusive Growth and Jobs : Executive Summary (Arabic)

The Mashreq countries must fully leverage digital infrastructure as well as their relative strengths in transforming their economies. The report lays out the strategic importance of digital infrastructure for countries in the region, takes stock of its status, and provides recommendations. ... See More +

Report 138325 JUN 25, 2019

English Disclosed

Mashreq 2.0 : Digital Transformation for Inclusive Growth and Jobs : Executive Summary (English)

The Mashreq countries must fully leverage digital infrastructure as well as their relative strengths in transforming their economies. The report lays out the strategic importance of digital infrastructure for countries in the region, takes stock of its status, and provides recommendations. ... See More +

Report 138325 JUN 25, 2019

Arabic Disclosed

FAO/WB Cooperative Programme : Nationally Determined Contribution Support on the Groundwater, Energy and Food Security Nexus in Morocco (English)

Rising demand for water, particularly for irrigation, has put increasing pressure on Morocco’s groundwater aquifers. A growing population and increasing agricultural production have contributed to a widespread overexploitation of groundwater resources beyond their renewal capacity, decreasing available resources and leading to problems such as water quality decline. ... See More +

Working Paper 136474 APR 27, 2019

Talks,Peter; Oudra,Ismail Disclosed

Environmental Fiscal Reform in Morocco : Options and Pathways (English)

In response to the request from the Ministry of Environment and in close collaboration of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, the World Bank Group, with support from the Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR) and the NDC Support Facility, provided technical support to Morocco aimed at exploring the opportunities offered by environmental fiscal reform (EFR), such as that incorporating carbon pricing, to strengthen green growth. ... See More +

Report 136470 APR 25, 2019

Heine,Dirk; Black,Simon John; Peszko,Grzegorz; Platonova-Oquab,Alexandrina; Timilsina,Govinda R. Disclosed

Shedding Light on Female Talent in Lebanon’s Energy Sector (English)

This policy brief aims to contribute to filling the knowledge gap and presenting a sex-disaggregated snapshot of the distribution of students across energy related higher education educational programs as well as the traditional Science, Technology, Education, and Math (STEM) fields, in tertiary education institutions across Lebanon’s different regions. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 136392 APR 01, 2019

Ahmad,Ali; Kantarjian,Lory; El Ghali,Hana Addam; Maier,Elisabeth; Constant,Samantha M. Disclosed

Behavioral Strategies to Support Social Stability in Lebanon (English)

The war in Syria has had an enormous impact on Lebanese society and economy. Lebanon is host to an estimated 1.5 million forcibly displaced Syrians - one-third of the country’s population. ... See More +

Working Paper 136599 MAR 28, 2019

Afif,Zeina; Dalton,Abigail Goodnow; Valcarcel Benitez,Francarlo Roberto; Batada,Amirali; Walsh,James Sonam; Leon Solano,Rene Antonio; Vakis,Renos Disclosed

Council for Development and Reconstruction : Lebanon Water Supply Augmentation Project : Environmental and Social Panel of Experts Fourth Mission : Social Safeguard Dimension Report (English)

The development objective of Water Supply Augmentation Project for Lebanon is to increase the volume of water available to the Greater Beirut and Mount Lebanon area. ... See More +

Working Paper 139600 MAR 01, 2019

Disclosed

Council for Development and Reconstruction : Lebanon Water Supply Augmentation Project : Environmental and Social Panel : Third Mission Report (English)

The development objective of Water Supply Augmentation Project for Lebanon is to increase the volume of water available to the Greater Beirut and Mount Lebanon area. ... See More +

Working Paper 139598 MAR 01, 2019

Mercier,Jean-Roger Roger; Ben Achour,Arbi Disclosed

Harnessing Technology to Address the Global Mental Health Crisis (English)

The mounting challenges of global mental health are affecting millions of individuals throughout industrialized and developing regions of the world. ... See More +

Working Paper 136598 FEB 24, 2019

Leon Solano,Rene Antonio; Batada,Amirali Disclosed

The Short-Term Impact of Inter-Community Volunteering Activities and Soft Skills Training on Self-Reported Social Cohesion Values : Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Lebanon (English)

Despite its growing popularity, evidence that volunteering enhances civic values and social cohesion among different communities remains limited in developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8691 JAN 07, 2019

Alaref,Jumana Jamal Subhi; Leon Solano,Rene Antonio; Asenjo,Carlos; Alawiye,Marwan; El-Kik,Marwa Disclosed

Women on Board in Lebanon : How Gender-Diverse Boards Bring Value to Lebanese Companies (English)

A growing number of studies show board gender diversity can positively affect a company’s financial and organizational performance. Supported by this evidence, initiatives to improve gender diversity in the boardroom have been undertaken globally. ... See More +

Working Paper 141473 JAN 01, 2019

El Husseiny,Yehia Taher; Clark,Linda Jacqueline; Sadek,Mohamed Tamer Mustafa Disclosed

Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Lebanon (English)

Sixteenth in a series of annual reports comparing business regulation in 190 economies, Doing Business 2019 covers 11 areas of business regulation. ... See More +

Working Paper 131753 OCT 31, 2018

Disclosed

Droughts and Agriculture in Lebanon : Causes, Consequences, and Risk Management (English)

This volume examines the causes and consequences of drought on Lebanon’s agriculture. Lebanon is getting hotter and dryer. Projections show droughts will likely become more frequent and severe. ... See More +

Working Paper 130405 OCT 01, 2018

Verner,Dorte; Ashwill,Maximillian Shen; Christensen,Jen; Mcdonnell,Rachael; Redwood,John; Jomaa,Ihab; Saade,Maurice; Massad,Randa; Chehade,Ali; Bitar,Ahmad; Treguer,David Olivier Disclosed

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Lebanon Cost‑of‑Service and Tariff Design Study : Final Report (English)
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MAY 01, 2020 148578 Working Paper
Distributed Power Generation for Lebanon : Market Assessment and Policy Pathways (English)
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MAY 01, 2020 148577 Working Paper
Humanitarian Cash Transfers and Financial Inclusion : Lessons from Jordan and Lebanon (English)
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APR 01, 2020 147972 Working Paper
Political Economy of Education in Lebanon : Research for Results Program (English)
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JAN 01, 2020 146702 Publication
Doing Business 2020 : Comparing Business Regulation in 190 Economies - Economy Profile of Lebanon (English)
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OCT 24, 2019 143929 Working Paper
Lebanon Economic Monitor : So When Gravity Beckons, the Poor Don't Fall (Vol. 2) : Executive Summary (Arabic)
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SEP 01, 2019 145454 Working Paper
Lebanon Economic Monitor : So When Gravity Beckons, the Poor Don't Fall (English)
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SEP 01, 2019 145454 Working Paper
Mashreq 2.0 : Digital Transformation for Inclusive Growth and Jobs : Executive Summary (Arabic)
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JUN 25, 2019 138325 Report English
Mashreq 2.0 : Digital Transformation for Inclusive Growth and Jobs : Executive Summary (English)
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JUN 25, 2019 138325 Report Arabic
FAO/WB Cooperative Programme : Nationally Determined Contribution Support on the Groundwater, Energy and Food Security Nexus in Morocco (English)
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APR 27, 2019 136474 Working Paper
Environmental Fiscal Reform in Morocco : Options and Pathways (English)
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APR 25, 2019 136470 Report
Shedding Light on Female Talent in Lebanon’s Energy Sector (English)
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APR 01, 2019 136392 ESMAP Paper
Behavioral Strategies to Support Social Stability in Lebanon (English)
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MAR 28, 2019 136599 Working Paper
Council for Development and Reconstruction : Lebanon Water Supply Augmentation Project : Environmental and Social Panel of Experts Fourth Mission : Social Safeguard Dimension Report (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 139600 Working Paper
Council for Development and Reconstruction : Lebanon Water Supply Augmentation Project : Environmental and Social Panel : Third Mission Report (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 139598 Working Paper
Harnessing Technology to Address the Global Mental Health Crisis (English)
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FEB 24, 2019 136598 Working Paper
The Short-Term Impact of Inter-Community Volunteering Activities and Soft Skills Training on Self-Reported Social Cohesion Values : Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Lebanon (English)
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JAN 07, 2019 WPS8691 Policy Research Working Paper
Women on Board in Lebanon : How Gender-Diverse Boards Bring Value to Lebanese Companies (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 141473 Working Paper
Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Lebanon (English)
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OCT 31, 2018 131753 Working Paper
Droughts and Agriculture in Lebanon : Causes, Consequences, and Risk Management (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 130405 Working Paper