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World - Water Market Partnership - Informal Water Markets in an Urbanizing World (English)

Delivering safe and sustainable water supplies presents a fundamental challenge for an urbanizing planet. Approximately 1.5 million people migrate to cities and their peri-urban fringes each week, and the fastest growth occurs in small to intermediate sized cities where infrastructure and governance capacity lag (Birkmann et al., 2016). ... See More +

Report AUS0000606 FEB 05, 2019

De Stefano,Lucia; Moore,Scott Michael; Hernandez-Mora Zapata,Nuria; Zhao,Jane Junlan; Whittington,Dale; Shah,Tushaar; Iseman, Thomas Disclosed

Ten fundamental questions for water resources development in the Ganges : myths and realities (English)

This paper summarizes the results of the Ganges Strategic Basin Assessment (SBA), a 3-year, multi-disciplinary effort undertaken by a World Bank team in cooperation with several leading regional research institutions in South Asia. ... See More +

Working Paper 103887 JAN 01, 2013

Sadoffa, Claudia; Harshadeep,Nagaraja Rao; Blackmore,Donald J.; Wuc, Xun; O'Donnell,Anna C.; Jeuland,Marc; Leee, Sylvia; Whittington,Dale Disclosed

Interdependence in water resource development in the Ganges : an economic analysis (English)

It is often argued that the true benefits of water resource development in international river basins are undermined by a lack of consideration of interdependence in water resource planning. ... See More +

Working Paper 103886 JAN 01, 2013

Wua, Xun; Jeuland,Marc; Sadoffc, Claudia; Whittington,Dale Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 27 (2) (English)

This issue of the World Bank research observer contains the following articles: the odds of achieving the MDGs; the challenges of bankruptcy reform; school feeding programs and development: are we framing the question correctly? ... See More +

Publication 80525 AUG 01, 2012

Pagiola, Stefano; Go, Delfin S.; Quijada, Jose Alejandro; Cirmizi, Elena; Klapper, Leora; Uttamchandani, Mahesh; Alderman, Harold; Bundy, Donald; Wright, Brian D.; Whittington, Dale Disclosed

Using contingent valuation in the design of payments for environmental services mechanisms : a review and assessment (English)

As the use of payments for environmental services (PES) programs for conservation has grown in developing countries, the use of stated preference methods, particularly contingent valuation (CV) surveys, to estimate the maximum amount that users of environmental services (buyers) would be willing to pay has also increased. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 86272 FEB 01, 2011

Whittington, Dale; Pagiola, Stefano Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 25 (2) (English)

This issue includes the following : Ideas and innovation in East Asia, by Milan Brahmghatt and Albert Hu. Impact assessments in finance and private sector development : what have we learned and what should we learn? ... See More +

Publication 73277 AUG 01, 2010

Brahmghatt, Milan; Gill, Indermit S.; Goh, Chor-Ching; Hu, Albert; Kessides, Ioannis N.; Lecocq, Franck; McKenzie, David; Nauges, Celine; Shalizi, Zmarak; Whittington, Dale Disclosed

Estimation of water demand in developing countries : an overview (English)

A better understanding of household water use in developing countries is necessary to manage and expand water systems more effectively. Several meta-analyzes have examined the determinants of household water demand in industrialized countries, but little effort has been made to synthesize the growing body of literature evaluating household water demand in developing countries. ... See More +

Journal Article 76804 NOV 11, 2009

Nauges, Celine; Whittington, Dale Disclosed

A cost-benefit analysis of cholera vaccination programs in Beira, Mozambique (English)

Economic and epidemiological data collected in Beira, Mozambique, are used to conduct this first social cost-benefit analysis for cholera vaccination in Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Journal Article 77615 JUN 01, 2009

Jeuland, Marc; Lucas, Marcelino; Clemens, John; Whittington, Dale Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 23 (2) (English)

This issue includes the following: dollar a day revisited, by Martin Ravallion, Shaohua Chen, and Prem Sangraula; evidence on changes in aid allocation criteria, by Stijn Claessens, Danny Cassimon, and Bjorn Van Campenhout; does education affect HIV status? ... See More +

Publication 62985 JAN 01, 2009

Melo, Jaime de; Ravallion, Martin; Chen, Shaohua; Sangraula, Prem; Claessens, Stijn; Cassimon, Danny; Van Campenhout, Bjorn; de Walque, Damien; Jeuland, Marc; Lucas, Marcelino; Clemens, John; Whittington, Dale; Kandilov, Ivan T.; Fafchamps, Marcel; Owens, Trudy; Javorcik, Beata S.; Spatareanu, Mariana Disclosed

Africa's international rivers : an economic perspective (English)

Cooperative management, and development of Africa's international rivers holds real promise for greater sustainability, and productivity of the continent's increasingly scarce water resources, and fragile environment. ... See More +

Publication 25396 JAN 31, 2003

Sadoff, Claudia W.; Whittington, Dale; Grey, David

Infrastructure coverage and the poor : the global perspective (English)

The authors use the World Bank's Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS) surveys from 15 countries (covering more than 55,500 households) to examine the relationship between infrastructure coverage and household income. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2551 FEB 28, 2001

Komives, Kristin; Whittington, Dale; Wu, Xun

The value of preventing malaria in Tembien, Ethiopia (English)

The authors measure the monetary value households place on preventing malaria in Tembien, Tigray Region, Ethiopia. They estimate a household demand function for a hypothetical malaria vaccine and compute the value of preventing malaria as the household's maximum willingness to pay to provide vaccines for all family members. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2273 JAN 31, 2000

Cropper,Maureen L.; Haile, Mitiku; Lampieti, Julian A.; Poulos, Christine; Whittington, Dale

Willingness to pay for air quality improvements in Sofia, Bulgaria (English)

Through a survey the authors study willingness to pay for improvements in air quality in Sofia, Bulgaria. Using a stochastic payment car approach - asking respondents the likelihood that they would agree to pay a series of prices - they estimate the distribution of willingness to pay various prices. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2280 JAN 31, 2000

Whittington, Dale; Wang,Hua

Urban sewer planning in developing countries and the neighborhood deal : a case study of Semarang, Indonesia (English)

This report, Urban sewer planning in developing countries and the neighborhood deal : a case study of Semarang, Indonesia, includes a feasibility study which was conducted to test a contingent valuation methodology for assessing consumer demand for sewer services. ... See More +

Working Paper 38752 DEC 01, 1997

Davis, Jennifer; Miarsono, Harry; Pollard, Richard; Whittington,Dale Disclosed

Household demand for improved sanitation services : a case study of Kumasi, Ghana (English)

This report describes the results of a large contingent valuation survey conducted in Kumasi, Ghana, to estimate households' willingness to pay for two types of improved sanitation services: Kumasi ventilated improved put latrines (KVIPs) and water closets connected to a sewer system. ... See More +

Working Paper 11100 MAY 01, 1992

Choe, Kyeongae; Hughes, Jeffrey A.; Lauria,Donald T.; Swarna, Venkateswarlu; Whittington,Dale; Wright,Albert M. Disclosed

Willingness to pay for water in rural Punjab, Pakistan (English)

The World Bank has been placing increasing emphasis on rural areas in its lending in the water sector. Considering all World Bank expenditures on water supply, the proportion of funds allocated to rural projects has increased from an average of 8 percent between 1974 and 1980 to an average of 14 percent from 1981 to 1985. ... See More +

Working Paper 11397 JAN 01, 1992

Altaf, Mir Anjum; Jamal, Haroon; Whittington,Dale Disclosed

Rent seeking in water supply (English)

This paper presents a framework for the analysis of rent seeking in water supply and case study of water vending in a large metropolitan area in a developing country such as in Jakarta, Indonesia. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper INU85 SEP 30, 1991

Lovei, Laszlo; Whittington, Dale

Cost recovery strategy for rural water delivery in Nigeria (English)

What economic and political factors have made cost recovery for rural water systems so difficult in the Nsuuka district of Anambra State? This paper found that households in the region do not want to pay for water in advance or commit themselves to a fixed monthly payment for water. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS369 MAR 31, 1990

Whittington, Dale; Okorafor, Apia; Okore, Augustine; McPhail, Alexander

Planning in squatter settlements : an interview with a community leader (English)

This report is based on a transcript of audio tapes produced when the authors traveled on a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) mission to the capital city of a Latin American country. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper INU52 OCT 31, 1989

Lauria, Donald T.; Whittington, Dale

The value of time spent on collecting water : some estimates for Ukunda, Kenya (English)

This paper presents two procedures for estimating the value that households assign to the time they spend collecting water. Both approaches are used to derive estimates of the value of time spent collecting water for a sample of households. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper INU46 MAY 31, 1989

Whittington, Dale; Xinming Mu; Roche, Robert

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World - Water Market Partnership - Informal Water Markets in an Urbanizing World (English)
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FEB 05, 2019 AUS0000606 Report
Ten fundamental questions for water resources development in the Ganges : myths and realities (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 103887 Working Paper
Interdependence in water resource development in the Ganges : an economic analysis (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 103886 Working Paper
The World Bank research observer 27 (2) (English)
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AUG 01, 2012 80525 Publication
Using contingent valuation in the design of payments for environmental services mechanisms : a review and assessment (English)
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FEB 01, 2011 86272 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The World Bank research observer 25 (2) (English)
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AUG 01, 2010 73277 Publication
Estimation of water demand in developing countries : an overview (English)
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NOV 11, 2009 76804 Journal Article
A cost-benefit analysis of cholera vaccination programs in Beira, Mozambique (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 77615 Journal Article
The World Bank economic review 23 (2) (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 62985 Publication
Africa's international rivers : an economic perspective (English)
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JAN 31, 2003 25396 Publication
Infrastructure coverage and the poor : the global perspective (English)
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FEB 28, 2001 WPS2551 Policy Research Working Paper
The value of preventing malaria in Tembien, Ethiopia (English)
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JAN 31, 2000 WPS2273 Policy Research Working Paper
Willingness to pay for air quality improvements in Sofia, Bulgaria (English)
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JAN 31, 2000 WPS2280 Policy Research Working Paper
Urban sewer planning in developing countries and the neighborhood deal : a case study of Semarang, Indonesia (English)
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DEC 01, 1997 38752 Working Paper
Household demand for improved sanitation services : a case study of Kumasi, Ghana (English)
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MAY 01, 1992 11100 Working Paper
Willingness to pay for water in rural Punjab, Pakistan (English)
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JAN 01, 1992 11397 Working Paper
Rent seeking in water supply (English)
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SEP 30, 1991 INU85 Departmental Working Paper
Cost recovery strategy for rural water delivery in Nigeria (English)
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MAR 31, 1990 WPS369 Policy Research Working Paper
Planning in squatter settlements : an interview with a community leader (English)
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OCT 31, 1989 INU52 Departmental Working Paper
The value of time spent on collecting water : some estimates for Ukunda, Kenya (English)
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MAY 31, 1989 INU46 Departmental Working Paper