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Rethinking infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean : spending better to achieve more (English)

Latin America can dramatically narrow itsinfrastructure service gap by spending efficiently on the right things. It remains to be seen whether spending better will be sufficient for the region to fully achieve what it aspires to. ... See More +

Publication 117647 JUL 01, 2017

Fay,Marianne; Andres,Luis Alberto; Fox,Charles James Edward; Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Straub,Stephane; Slawson,Michael Alan Disclosed

Rethinking infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean : spending better to achieve more (English)

Latin America and the Caribbean does not have the infrastructure it needs, or deserves, given its income. Many argue that the solution is to spend more; by contrast, this report has one main message: Latin America can dramatically narrow its infrastructure service gap by spending efficiently on the right things. ... See More +

Working Paper 114110 APR 06, 2017

Fay,Marianne; Andres,Luis Alberto; Fox,Charles James Edward; Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Straub,Stephane; Slawson,Michael Alan Disclosed

Rethinking infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean : spending better to achieve more (Vol. 2) : sumário executivo (Portuguese)

Latin America and the Caribbean does not have the infrastructure it needs, or deserves, given its income. Many argue that the solution is to spend more; by contrast, this report has one main message: Latin America can dramatically narrow its infrastructure service gap by spending efficiently on the right things. ... See More +

Working Paper 114110 APR 01, 2017

Fay,Marianne; Andres,Luis Alberto; Fox,Charles James Edward; Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Straub,Stephane; Slawson,Michael Alan Spanish Disclosed

Rethinking infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean : spending better to achieve more (Vol. 2) : resumen ejecutivo (Spanish)

Latin America and the Caribbean does not have the infrastructure it needs, or deserves, given its income. Many argue that the solution is to spend more; by contrast, this report has one main message: Latin America can dramatically narrow its infrastructure service gap by spending efficiently on the right things. ... See More +

Working Paper 114110 JAN 01, 2017

Fay,Marianne; Andres,Luis Alberto; Fox,Charles James Edward; Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Straub,Stephane; Slawson,Michael Alan Portuguese Disclosed

Rethinking infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean : Spending better to achieve more (English)

Infrastructure—power, water, sanitation, transport, flood protection, and telecommunications is essential for growth, poverty alleviation, social inclusion, resilience, and environmental sustainability. ... See More +

Working Paper 119092 JAN 01, 2017

Fox,Charles James Edward Disclosed

The varying income effects of weather variation : initial insights from rural Vietnam (English)

To estimate the impact of weather on rural income changes over time, this study combines data from the panel subsample of the latest Vietnam Household Living Standard Surveys 2010, 2012, and 2014 and gridded weather data from the Climate Research Unit. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7764 JUL 25, 2016

Narloch,Ulf Gerrit Disclosed

Environmental risks and poverty : analyzing geo-spatial and household data from Vietnam (English)

This study combines high-resolution, geo-spatial data and household data from the Vietnam Living Standard Measurement Surveys in 2010, 2012, and 2014 to investigate the relationship between environmental risks and poverty. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7763 JUL 25, 2016

Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Bangalore,Mook Disclosed

Policies can reduce the impacts of climate change on poverty—in agriculture, disaster risk management, and health (Vol. 2) (English)

This policy note focuses on potential actions that can be taken in three sectors where climate-related impacts on poverty are especially important, agriculture and ecosystems, disaster risk management, and health. ... See More +

Brief 106202 JAN 01, 2016

Hallegatte,Stephane; Bangalore, Mook; Bonzanigo,Laura; Fay,Marianne; Kane,Tamaro; Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Rozenberg,Julie; Treguer,David Olivier; Vogt-Schilb,Adrien Camille Disclosed

Scalable social protection for disaster risk management and climate change adaptation (English)

Climate change will increase the frequency and severity of certain shocks, including crop failures and spikes in food prices, natural disasters such as storms and floods, and climate-sensitive diseases such as malaria and diarrhea. ... See More +

Brief 106203 JAN 01, 2016

Hallegatte,Stephane; Bangalore, Mook; Bonzanigo,Laura; Fay,Marianne; Kane,Tamaro; Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Rozenberg,Julie; Treguer,David Olivier; Vogt-Schilb,Adrien Camille Disclosed

Good development to manage the impacts of climate change on poverty (English)

This policy note (and the report it is based on) brings together these two objectives, ending poverty and stabilizing climate change, and explores how they can more easily be achieved if considered together. ... See More +

Brief 106201 JAN 01, 2016

Hallegatte,Stephane; Bangalore, Mook; Bonzanigo,Laura; Fay,Marianne; Kane,Tamaro; Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Rozenberg,Julie; Treguer,David Olivier; Vogt-Schilb,Adrien Camille Disclosed

Shock waves : managing the impacts of climate change on poverty (English)

Climate change threatens the objective of eradicating poverty. Poor people and poor countries are already vulnerable to all types of climate-related shocks—natural disasters that destroy assets and livelihoods; water borne diseases and pests that becomemore prevalent during heat waves, floods, or droughts; crop failure from reduced rainfall; andspikes in food prices that follow extreme weather events. ... See More +

Publication 100758 JAN 01, 2016

Bangalore,Mukund Ram Disclosed

Shock waves : managing the impacts of climate change on poverty (English)

Climate change threatens the objective of eradicating poverty. Poor people and poor countries are already vulnerable to all types of climate-related shocks—natural disasters that destroy assets and livelihoods; water borne diseases and pests that becomemore prevalent during heat waves, floods, or droughts; crop failure from reduced rainfall; andspikes in food prices that follow extreme weather events. ... See More +

Publication 100758 NOV 01, 2015

Hallegatte,Stephane; Bangalore, Mook; Bonzanigo,Laura; Fay,Marianne; Kane,Tamaro; Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Rozenberg,Julie; Treguer,David Olivier; Vogt-Schilb,Adrien Camille Disclosed

Decarbonizing development : three steps to a zero-carbon future (Vol. 2) : main report (English)

Stabilizing climate change entails reducing net emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) to zero. This report outlines three principles to guide countries in their efforts to create a zero-carbon future: (a) planning ahead with an eye on the end goal; (b) going beyond carbon pricing with a policy package that triggers changes in investment patterns, technology, and behaviors; and (c) protecting poor people and avoiding concentrated losses. ... See More +

Publication 96410 JUN 09, 2015

Fay,Marianne; Hallegatte,Stephane; Vogt-Schilb,Adrien Camille; Rozenberg,Julie; Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Kerr,Thomas Michael Disclosed

Decarbonizing development : three steps to a zero-carbon future : overview (English)

Stabilizing climate change entails reducing net emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) to zero. This report outlines three principles to guide countries in their efforts to create a zero-carbon future: (a) planning ahead with an eye on the end goal; (b) going beyond carbon pricing with a policy package that triggers changes in investment patterns, technology, and behaviors; and (c) protecting poor people and avoiding concentrated losses. ... See More +

Publication 96410 MAY 11, 2015

Fay,Marianne; Hallegatte,Stephane; Vogt-Schilb,Adrien Camille; Rozenberg,Julie; Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Kerr,Thomas Michael Disclosed

Climate change and poverty -- an analytical framework (English)

Climate change and climate policies will affect poverty reduction efforts through direct and immediate impacts on the poor and by affecting factors that condition poverty reduction, such as economic growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7126 NOV 01, 2014

Hallegatte, Stephane; Bangalore, Mook; Bonzanigo, Laura; Fay, Marianne; Narloch, Ulf; Rozenberg, Julie; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien Disclosed

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Rethinking infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean : spending better to achieve more (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117647 Publication
Rethinking infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean : spending better to achieve more (English)
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APR 06, 2017 114110 Working Paper
Rethinking infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean : spending better to achieve more (Vol. 2) : sumário executivo (Portuguese)
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APR 01, 2017 114110 Working Paper Spanish
Rethinking infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean : spending better to achieve more (Vol. 2) : resumen ejecutivo (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2017 114110 Working Paper Portuguese
Rethinking infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean : Spending better to achieve more (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 119092 Working Paper
The varying income effects of weather variation : initial insights from rural Vietnam (English)
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JUL 25, 2016 WPS7764 Policy Research Working Paper
Environmental risks and poverty : analyzing geo-spatial and household data from Vietnam (English)
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JUL 25, 2016 WPS7763 Policy Research Working Paper
Policies can reduce the impacts of climate change on poverty—in agriculture, disaster risk management, and health (Vol. 2) (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2016 106202 Brief
Scalable social protection for disaster risk management and climate change adaptation (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2016 106203 Brief
Good development to manage the impacts of climate change on poverty (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2016 106201 Brief
Shock waves : managing the impacts of climate change on poverty (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 100758 Publication
Shock waves : managing the impacts of climate change on poverty (English)
See More +
NOV 01, 2015 100758 Publication
Decarbonizing development : three steps to a zero-carbon future (Vol. 2) : main report (English)
See More +
JUN 09, 2015 96410 Publication
Decarbonizing development : three steps to a zero-carbon future : overview (English)
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MAY 11, 2015 96410 Publication
Climate change and poverty -- an analytical framework (English)
See More +
NOV 01, 2014 WPS7126 Policy Research Working Paper