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Motor Vehicle Density and Air Pollution in Greater Cairo : Fuel Subsidy Removal and Metro Line Extension and their Effect on Congestion and Pollution? (English)

Report 142309 OCT 01, 2019

Heger,Martin; Wheeler,David J.; Meisner,Craig M. Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - MA-Partnership for Market Readiness - P128654 - Sequence No : 04 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR33472 OCT 19, 2018

Meisner,Craig M. Disclosed

From uneven growth to inclusive development : Romania’s path to shared prosperity - systematic country diagnostic (English)

Romania’s transformation has been ‘a tale of two Romania’s’, one urban, dynamic, and integrated with the EU; the other rural, poor, and isolated. ... See More +

Publication 127129 JUN 06, 2018

De Rosa,Donato; Kim,Yeon Soo; Chatzinikolaou,Aimilios; Bulman,David Janoff; Hopkins, Johns; Dospinescu,Andrei Silviu; Karver,Jonathan George; Meisner,Craig M.; Murisic,Maja; Pauna,Catalin; Tsoungui Belinga,Vincent De Paul Disclosed

Romania – Systematic Country Diagnostic : background note – natural capital (English)

Wealth accounting, including natural capital accounting (NCA), is a more appropriate metric for measuring sustainable growth. The common measure of economic growth is Gross Domestic Product (GDP). ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 128065 JUN 01, 2018

Meisner,Craig M.; Lee,Jia Jun Disclosed

Environmental perspective of Russia's accession to the world trade organization (Russian)

Russia's exports, imports, and ability to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) continue to grow. In December 2011, after eighteen years of negotiations, the World Trade Organization (WTO) invited Russia to join WTO on the basis of the negotiated protocol of Russian accession. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 83505 FEB 01, 2014

Damianova, Adriana; Meisner, Craig; Tarr, David; Turilova, Kristina; Nemova, Vladislava; Böhringer, Christoph; Rutherford, Thomas; Tourdiyeva, Natalia; Nekrasov, Boris; Bachurova, Ana Hristoslavova English Disclosed

Environmental perspective of Russia's accession to the world trade organization (English)

Russia's exports, imports, and ability to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) continue to grow. In December 2011, after eighteen years of negotiations, the World Trade Organization (WTO) invited Russia to join WTO on the basis of the negotiated protocol of Russian accession. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 83505 FEB 01, 2014

Damianova, Adriana; Meisner, Craig; Tarr, David; Turilova, Kristina; Nemova, Vladislava; Böhringer, Christoph; Rutherford, Thomas; Tourdiyeva, Natalia; Nekrasov, Boris; Bachurova, Ana Hristoslavova Russian Disclosed

Reducing the human and environmental risks of obsolete pesticides : a GIS-based tool for priority-setting (English)

Obsolete pesticide stocks have accumulated in most of the world's developing countries and economies in transition in recent decades. International organizations estimate that some 500,000 tons are stockpiled worldwide, about half of which are located in countries of the former Soviet Union. ... See More +

Working Paper 56597 AUG 01, 2010

Lagnaoui, Abdelaziz; Dasgupta, Susmita; Meisner, Craig; Blankespoor, Brian Disclosed

The economics of renewable energy expansion in rural Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

Accelerating development in Sub-Saharan Africa will require massive expansion of access to electricity -- currently reaching only about one-third of households. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5193 JAN 01, 2010

Deichmann, Uwe; Meisner, Craig; Murray, Siobhan; Wheeler, David Disclosed

Climate change and sea level rise : a review of the scientific evidence (English)

Sea-level rise (SLR) due to climate change is a serious global threat: the scientific evidence is now overwhelming. The rate of global sea level rise was faster from 1993 to 2003, about 3.1 mm per year, as compared to the average rate of 1.8 mm per year from 1961 to 2003 (IPCC, 2007); and significantly higher than the average rate of 0.1 to 0.2 mm/yr increase recorded by geological data over the last 3,000 years. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 48525 MAY 01, 2009

Dasgupta, Susmita ; Meisner, Craig Disclosed

Stockpiles of obsolete pesticides and cleanup priorities : a methodology and application for Tunisia (English)

Obsolete pesticides have accumulated in almost every developing country or economy in transition over the past several decades. Public health and environmental authorities are eager to reduce health threats by removing and decontaminating stockpile sites, but there are many sites, cleanup can be costly, and public resources are scarce. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4893 APR 01, 2009

Dasgupta, Susmita; Meisner, Craig; Wheeler, David Disclosed

Country stakes in climate change negotiations : two dimensions of vulnerability (English)

Using a comprehensive geo-referenced database of indicators relating to global change and energy, the paper assesses countries' likely attitudes with respect to international treaties that regulate carbon emissions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4300 AUG 01, 2007

Buys, Piet; Deichmann, Uwe; Meisner, Craig; Ton-That, Thao; Wheeler, David Disclosed

The impact of sea level rise on developing countries : a comparative analysis (English)

Sea level rise (SLR) due to climate change is a serious global threat. The scientific evidence is now overwhelming. Continued growth of greenhouse gas emissions and associated global warming could well promote SLR of 1m-3m in this century, and unexpectedly rapid breakup of the Greenland and West Antarctic ice sheets might produce a 5m SLR. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4136 FEB 01, 2007

Dasgupta, Susmita; Laplante, Benoit; Meisner, Craig; Wheeler, David; Jianping Yan Disclosed

Welfare measurement bias in household and on-site surveying of water-based recreation : an application to Lake Sevan, Armenia (English)

Studies comparing household surveys with on-site interceptor surveys have typically accounted for over-sampling avid users in the on-site interceptor surveys (that is, endogenous stratification). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3932 JUN 01, 2006

Meisner, Craig; Wang, Hua; Laplante, Benoit Disclosed

Health effects and pesticide perception as determinants of pesticide use : evidence from Bangladesh (English)

In a recent survey of 820 Boro (winter rice), potato, bean, eggplant, cabbage, sugarcane, and mango farmers in Bangladesh, over 47 percent of farmers were found to be overusing pesticides. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3776 NOV 01, 2005

Dasgupta, Susmita; Meisner, Craig; Huq, Mainul Disclosed

Pesticide traders' perception of health risks : evidence from Bangladesh (English)

As pesticide traders are important sources of information about the health impacts of pesticides, a crucial understanding of their perception is necessary to guide further pesticide information dissemination efforts through this channel. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3777 NOV 01, 2005

Dasgupta, Susmita; Meisner, Craig; Mamingi, Nlandu Disclosed

Pesticide poisoning of farm workers : implications of blood test results from Vietnam (English)

In this paper, the authors have assessed the incidence and determinants of pesticide poisoning among rice farmers in Vietnam's Mekong Delta. Blood cholinesterase tests suggest that the incidence of poisoning from exposure to organophosphates and carbamates is quite high in Vietnam. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3624 JUN 01, 2005

Dasgupta, Susmita; Meisner, Craig; Wheeler, David; Nhan Thi Lam; Khuc Xuyen Disclosed

Environment as cultural heritage: the Armenian diaspora's willingness-to-pay to protect Armenia's Lake Sevan (English)

This paper presents a study of willingness-to-pay of the Armenian Diaspora in the United States to protect Armenia's Lake Sevan, a unique and precious symbol of the Armenian cultural heritage. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3520 FEB 01, 2005

Laplante, Benoit; Meisner, Craig; Wang, Hua

Rethinking the World Bank's environmental portfolio distribution - adjusting for threats and country risk (English)

The World Bank's Environment Strategy has as one of its objectives, the improvement of the quality of life of the poor in developing countries. ... See More +

Brief 30894 NOV 01, 2004

Meisner, Craig; Dasgupta, Susmita; Wheeler, David; Levine, Nancy [editor]

Report of pesticide hotspots in Bangladesh (English)

As a direct consequence of difficult conditions, agriculture has been highly susceptible to crop pest attacks and diseases. As a result, pesticide use in general is increasing in Indonesia. ... See More +

Working Paper 41045 SEP 01, 2004

Meisner, Craig

Is environmentally-friendly agriculture less profitable for farmers ? evidence on integrated pest management in Bangladesh (English)

Concerns about the sustainability of conventional agriculture have prompted widespread introduction of integrated pest management (IPM), an ecologically-based approach to control of harmful insects and weeds. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3417 SEP 01, 2004

Dasgupta, Susmita; Meisner, Craig;Wheeler,David R.;

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Motor Vehicle Density and Air Pollution in Greater Cairo : Fuel Subsidy Removal and Metro Line Extension and their Effect on Congestion and Pollution? (English)
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OCT 01, 2019 142309 Report
Disclosable Version of the ISR - MA-Partnership for Market Readiness - P128654 - Sequence No : 04 (English)
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OCT 19, 2018 ISR33472 Implementation Status and Results Report
From uneven growth to inclusive development : Romania’s path to shared prosperity - systematic country diagnostic (English)
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JUN 06, 2018 127129 Publication
Romania – Systematic Country Diagnostic : background note – natural capital (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 128065 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Environmental perspective of Russia's accession to the world trade organization (Russian)
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FEB 01, 2014 83505 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Environmental perspective of Russia's accession to the world trade organization (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 83505 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Russian
Reducing the human and environmental risks of obsolete pesticides : a GIS-based tool for priority-setting (English)
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AUG 01, 2010 56597 Working Paper
The economics of renewable energy expansion in rural Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 WPS5193 Policy Research Working Paper
Climate change and sea level rise : a review of the scientific evidence (English)
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MAY 01, 2009 48525 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Stockpiles of obsolete pesticides and cleanup priorities : a methodology and application for Tunisia (English)
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APR 01, 2009 WPS4893 Policy Research Working Paper
Country stakes in climate change negotiations : two dimensions of vulnerability (English)
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AUG 01, 2007 WPS4300 Policy Research Working Paper
The impact of sea level rise on developing countries : a comparative analysis (English)
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FEB 01, 2007 WPS4136 Policy Research Working Paper
Welfare measurement bias in household and on-site surveying of water-based recreation : an application to Lake Sevan, Armenia (English)
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JUN 01, 2006 WPS3932 Policy Research Working Paper
Health effects and pesticide perception as determinants of pesticide use : evidence from Bangladesh (English)
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NOV 01, 2005 WPS3776 Policy Research Working Paper
Pesticide traders' perception of health risks : evidence from Bangladesh (English)
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NOV 01, 2005 WPS3777 Policy Research Working Paper
Pesticide poisoning of farm workers : implications of blood test results from Vietnam (English)
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JUN 01, 2005 WPS3624 Policy Research Working Paper
Environment as cultural heritage: the Armenian diaspora's willingness-to-pay to protect Armenia's Lake Sevan (English)
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FEB 01, 2005 WPS3520 Policy Research Working Paper
Rethinking the World Bank's environmental portfolio distribution - adjusting for threats and country risk (English)
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NOV 01, 2004 30894 Brief
Report of pesticide hotspots in Bangladesh (English)
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SEP 01, 2004 41045 Working Paper
Is environmentally-friendly agriculture less profitable for farmers ? evidence on integrated pest management in Bangladesh (English)
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SEP 01, 2004 WPS3417 Policy Research Working Paper