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The Toll of war : the economic and social consequences of the conflict in Syria : executive summary (English)

The Arab Spring protest marked the beginning of a new era in the Syrian Arab Republic in 2011. Minor public protests began almost immediately after the initial protests in Cairo in January 2011. ... See More +

Working Paper 117331 JUL 01, 2017

Onder,Harun; Hayati,Fayavar; Sayeed, Haneen Ismael; Dajani,Ibrahim Khalil; Mousley,Peter J.; Pande,Aakanksha; Al-Aghbari,Abdulhakim Ali Ahmed; Talbi,Amal; Jagerskog,Lars Anders; Petrelli,Andrea; Judaprawira,Andrew James; Elzir,Angela; Lisulo,Angela S.; Vodopyanov,Anya; Wee,Asbjorn Haland; Maseeh,Ashwaq Natiq; Hexeberg,Barbro E.; Letica,Bartol; Shamsiev,Bekzod; Bollag,Burton S.; Rossotto,Carlo Maria; Stephan,David Andrew; Robalino,David A.; Sharma,Dhiraj; Merotto,Dino Leonardo; De Waal,Dominick Revell; Verner,Dorte; Ozcelik,Ece Amber; Fuli,Ejona; Artuc,Erhan; Metreau,Eric Roland; Ozveren,Eyup; Yamaguchi,Hiromi; Fearon,James D.; Von Der Goltz,Jan; Huenteler,Joern Torsten; Valdes Martinez,Jose Pablo; Aoun,Joy-Fares; Osorio-Rodarte,Israel; Garber,Kent David; Salmon,Kinley Clemens; Hamilton,Kirk E.; Ueda,Kohei; Fares,Lina; Stewart,Lisa Ann; Quota,Manal Bakur N; Maourani,Mohamed Ali; Assaf,Nabila; Maherali,Natasha Karim Lutfali; Prettitore,Paul Scott; Mcconaghy,Peter; Shah,Phoram; Nasr,Rabie; Arshad,Raja Rehan; Garcia,Raffi Enmanuel; Jennings,Ray Salvatore; Zgheib,Sally; Mobasher Fard,Shahrzad; El Khalil,Soraya; Hassan,Syed Mehdi; Akbar,Tahir; Schneider,Tobias; Hart,Tracy; Nguyen,Trang Thi Thuy; Balkir,Tulu; El-Hanbali,Usaid I.; Tammaa,Waad; Mehchy,Zaki; El Nakat,Ziad Salim; Le Borgne,Eric; Ghanem,Hafez M. H.; Belhaj,Ferid; Jha,Saroj Kumar; Devarajan,Shantayanan; Shankar,Kanthan; Kfouri,Claire; Minatelli,Janet Lynn; Al Dardari,Abdallah; Gelb,Alan Harold; Cordella,Tito; Devictor,Xavier; Harper,Andrew; Saba,Joseph P.; Araujo,Francisco Jose; Verme,Paolo; Kircher,Andrew C.; Matsunaga,Hideki; Mottaghi,Lili; Bance,Paul G. A.; Karasapan,Omer M.; Shah Sayed,Sajjad Ali; Mcinerney-Lankford,Siobhan; Onder,Stefanie; Stebbins,William; Sayigh,Yezid; Stefanova,Ekaterina Georgieva; Creger,Syviengxay Disclosed

The Toll of war : the economic and social consequences of the conflict in Syria (Vol. 2) : full report (English)

The Arab Spring protest marked the beginning of a new era in the Syrian Arab Republic in 2011. Minor public protests began almost immediately after the initial protests in Cairo in January 2011. ... See More +

Working Paper 117331 JUL 01, 2017

Onder,Harun; Hayati,Fayavar; Sayeed, Haneen Ismael; Dajani,Ibrahim Khalil; Mousley,Peter J.; Pande,Aakanksha; Al-Aghbari,Abdulhakim Ali Ahmed; Talbi,Amal; Jagerskog,Lars Anders; Petrelli,Andrea; Judaprawira,Andrew James; Elzir,Angela; Lisulo,Angela S.; Vodopyanov,Anya; Wee,Asbjorn Haland; Maseeh,Ashwaq Natiq; Hexeberg,Barbro E.; Letica,Bartol; Shamsiev,Bekzod; Bollag,Burton S.; Rossotto,Carlo Maria; Stephan,David Andrew; Robalino,David A.; Sharma,Dhiraj; Merotto,Dino Leonardo; De Waal,Dominick Revell; Verner,Dorte; Ozcelik,Ece Amber; Fuli,Ejona; Artuc,Erhan; Metreau,Eric Roland; Ozveren,Eyup; Yamaguchi,Hiromi; Fearon,James D.; Von Der Goltz,Jan; Huenteler,Joern Torsten; Valdes Martinez,Jose Pablo; Aoun,Joy-Fares; Osorio-Rodarte,Israel; Garber,Kent David; Salmon,Kinley Clemens; Hamilton,Kirk E.; Ueda,Kohei; Fares,Lina; Stewart,Lisa Ann; Quota,Manal Bakur N; Maourani,Mohamed Ali; Assaf,Nabila; Maherali,Natasha Karim Lutfali; Prettitore,Paul Scott; Mcconaghy,Peter; Shah,Phoram; Nasr,Rabie; Arshad,Raja Rehan; Garcia,Raffi Enmanuel; Jennings,Ray Salvatore; Zgheib,Sally; Mobasher Fard,Shahrzad; El Khalil,Soraya; Hassan,Syed Mehdi; Akbar,Tahir; Schneider,Tobias; Hart,Tracy; Nguyen,Trang Thi Thuy; Balkir,Tulu; El-Hanbali,Usaid I.; Tammaa,Waad; Mehchy,Zaki; El Nakat,Ziad Salim; Le Borgne,Eric; Ghanem,Hafez M. H.; Belhaj,Ferid; Jha,Saroj Kumar; Devarajan,Shantayanan; Shankar,Kanthan; Kfouri,Claire; Minatelli,Janet Lynn; Al Dardari,Abdallah; Gelb,Alan Harold; Cordella,Tito; Devictor,Xavier; Harper,Andrew; Saba,Joseph P.; Araujo,Francisco Jose; Verme,Paolo; Kircher,Andrew C.; Matsunaga,Hideki; Mottaghi,Lili; Bance,Paul G. A.; Karasapan,Omer M.; Shah Sayed,Sajjad Ali; Mcinerney-Lankford,Siobhan; Onder,Stefanie; Stebbins,William; Sayigh,Yezid; Stefanova,Ekaterina Georgieva; Creger,Syviengxay Disclosed

The Toll of war : the economic and social consequences of the conflict in Syria : خسائر الحرب: التبعات الاقتصادية والاجتماعية للصراع في سوريا (Arabic)

The Arab Spring protest marked the beginning of a new era in the Syrian Arab Republic in 2011. Minor public protests began almost immediately after the initial protests in Cairo in January 2011. ... See More +

Working Paper 117331 JUL 01, 2017

Onder,Harun; Hayati,Fayavar; Sayeed, Haneen Ismael; Dajani,Ibrahim Khalil; Mousley,Peter J.; Pande,Aakanksha; Al-Aghbari,Abdulhakim Ali Ahmed; Talbi,Amal; Jagerskog,Lars Anders; Petrelli,Andrea; Judaprawira,Andrew James; Elzir,Angela; Lisulo,Angela S.; Vodopyanov,Anya; Wee,Asbjorn Haland; Maseeh,Ashwaq Natiq; Hexeberg,Barbro E.; Letica,Bartol; Shamsiev,Bekzod; Bollag,Burton S.; Rossotto,Carlo Maria; Stephan,David Andrew; Robalino,David A.; Sharma,Dhiraj; Merotto,Dino Leonardo; De Waal,Dominick Revell; Verner,Dorte; Ozcelik,Ece Amber; Fuli,Ejona; Artuc,Erhan; Metreau,Eric Roland; Ozveren,Eyup; Yamaguchi,Hiromi; Fearon,James D.; Von Der Goltz,Jan; Huenteler,Joern Torsten; Valdes Martinez,Jose Pablo; Aoun,Joy-Fares; Osorio-Rodarte,Israel; Garber,Kent David; Salmon,Kinley Clemens; Hamilton,Kirk E.; Ueda,Kohei; Fares,Lina; Stewart,Lisa Ann; Quota,Manal Bakur N; Maourani,Mohamed Ali; Assaf,Nabila; Maherali,Natasha Karim Lutfali; Prettitore,Paul Scott; Mcconaghy,Peter; Shah,Phoram; Nasr,Rabie; Arshad,Raja Rehan; Garcia,Raffi Enmanuel; Jennings,Ray Salvatore; Zgheib,Sally; Mobasher Fard,Shahrzad; El Khalil,Soraya; Hassan,Syed Mehdi; Akbar,Tahir; Schneider,Tobias; Hart,Tracy; Nguyen,Trang Thi Thuy; Balkir,Tulu; El-Hanbali,Usaid I.; Tammaa,Waad; Mehchy,Zaki; El Nakat,Ziad Salim; Le Borgne,Eric; Ghanem,Hafez M. H.; Belhaj,Ferid; Jha,Saroj Kumar; Devarajan,Shantayanan; Shankar,Kanthan; Kfouri,Claire; Minatelli,Janet Lynn; Al Dardari,Abdallah; Gelb,Alan Harold; Cordella,Tito; Devictor,Xavier; Harper,Andrew; Saba,Joseph P.; Araujo,Francisco Jose; Verme,Paolo; Kircher,Andrew C.; Matsunaga,Hideki; Mottaghi,Lili; Bance,Paul G. A.; Karasapan,Omer M.; Shah Sayed,Sajjad Ali; Mcinerney-Lankford,Siobhan; Onder,Stefanie; Stebbins,William; Sayigh,Yezid; Stefanova,Ekaterina Georgieva; Creger,Syviengxay Disclosed

Russia’s ambitious broadband goal : is the progress sustainable? (English)

In 2012, the Russian Federation announced one of the world’s more ambitious broadband Internet development goals: providing 80 percent of Russian households with ultrafast connection speeds - at least 100 megabits per second (Mbps) by 2018.1 That goal exceeds the current targets in Germany and the European Union, and it is about equivalent to those currently being pursued by countries with ambitious strategic broadband connectivity goals, including Denmark, Sweden, and the United States. ... See More +

Brief 103839 MAR 01, 2016

Gelvanovska,Natalija; Rossotto,Carlo Maria; Gunzburger,Michael Lee Disclosed

The telecommunication sector in the Palestinian territories : a missed opportunity for economic development (English)

The Palestinian Telecommunications Sector Assessment Note assesses the performance of the telecommunications sector in the Palestinian territories, identifies specific issues, and makes recommendations for further development and reform. ... See More +

Working Paper 104263 FEB 01, 2016

Rossotto,Carlo Maria; Decoster,Xavier Stephane; Lewin,Anat; Jebari, Ihab Disclosed

Key pathways to high-speed internet in the Middle East and North Africa : spurring competition and building new networks (English)

Most countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region are falling behind in their quest to develop high-speed Internet for rapid socioeconomic development. ... See More +

Brief 96248 MAR 01, 2015

Gelvanovska,Natalija; Rogy,Michel; Rossotto,Carlo Maria Disclosed

Russian Federation - A sector assessment : broadband in Russia (English)

It is widely recognized that broadband is of fundamental importance to the social and economic development of a nation. The focus of the paper is on infrastructure-related actions; measures to stimulate demand for broadband are, therefore, only marginally addressed. ... See More +

Working Paper 94941 JAN 01, 2015

Gelvanovska,Natalija; Hohlov,Yuri; Maciule,Vaiva; Rossotto,Carlo Maria; Shaposhnik, Sergei Disclosed

Russian Federation - A sector assessment : broadband in Russia (Russian)

It is widely recognized that broadband is of fundamental importance to the social and economic development of a nation. The focus of the paper is on infrastructure-related actions; measures to stimulate demand for broadband are, therefore, only marginally addressed. ... See More +

Working Paper 94941 JAN 01, 2015

Gelvanovska,Natalija; Hohlov,Yuri; Maciule,Vaiva; Rossotto,Carlo Maria; Shaposhnik, Sergei English Disclosed

Cairo transport app challenge : leveraging ICT entrepreneurship and open innovation to solve daily challenges (English)

There is a momentum in Egypt for a critical assessment of pressing development challenges in the aftermath of dramatic political shifts in the country. ... See More +

Brief 75862 MAR 01, 2013

Paradi-Guilford, Cecilia; Halewood, Naomi; Wahby, Eman Fouad; Kouesney, Nehal Hassan El; Rossotto, Carlo M. Disclosed

New frontiers and opportunities in work : ICT is dramatically reshaping the global job market (English)

Information and communication technology (ICT) is enabling new job trends through opportunities such as micro-work, ICT-enabled contracting, online gaming work, and in the growing 'app' economy. ... See More +

Brief 78266 JUN 01, 2012

Raja, Siddhartha [editor]; Kelly, Tim [editor]; Rossotto, Carlo M.; Kuek, Siou Chew; Paradi-Guilford, Cecilia Disclosed

Broadband strategies handbook (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)

The handbook consists of seven chapters and two appendixes that look at how broadband is defined, why it is important, and how its development can be encouraged. ... See More +

Publication 67620 MAR 16, 2012

Kelly, Tim; Rossotto, Carlo Maria Disclosed

Broadband strategies handbook : Main report (English)

The handbook consists of seven chapters and two appendixes that look at how broadband is defined, why it is important, and how its development can be encouraged. ... See More +

Publication 67620 MAR 16, 2012

Kelly, Tim; Rossotto, Carlo Maria Disclosed

Broadband and job creation : policies promoting broadband deployment and use will enable sustainable ICT-based job creation (English)

Countries are keen to stimulate economic growth and job creation during the ongoing economic crisis. Some have initiated national broadband programs to stimulate innovation and knowledge-based growth and job creation. ... See More +

Brief 88218 FEB 01, 2012

Min, Wonki; Rossotto, Carlo Maria Disclosed

Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) for youth in MENA : policies to promote employment opportunities (English)

On January 18, 2011, the Arab Development Summit Youth Forum met in Sharm-el-Sheikh, Egypt, aiming to provide young Arab leaders and Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) entrepreneurs with the opportunity for dialogue with Arab decision makers, providing recommendations on how to empower youth in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) through ICT. ... See More +

Brief 62231 FEB 01, 2011

La Cava,Gloria; Paradi-Guilford,Cecilia Maria; Rossotto,Carlo Maria Disclosed

West Bank and Gaza telecommunications sector note : introducing competition in the Palestinian telecommunications sector (English)

This note highlights key issues in the Palestinian telecommunications sector, and suggests possible recommendations for policy and regulatory reform. ... See More +

Working Paper 42987 JAN 01, 2008

Rossotto , Carlo Maria Disclosed

Morocco : Developing competitiion in telecommunications (English)

Competition is the cornerstone of successful telecommunications development. Morocco's telecommunications reforms in 1995-1999, which among other changes introduced competition in mobile phones, led to fast growth, and improved sector performance. ... See More +

Working Paper 33187 DEC 01, 2004

Wellenius, Bjorn; Rossotto, Carlo Maria; Lewin, Anat Disclosed

Competition in international voice communications (English)

This paper presents the case that opening international voice communication to competition is key to reform the telecommunications sector, is sustainable in developing countries, and results in major gains to consumers, businesses, and to the economy. ... See More +

Publication 32526 JAN 01, 2004

Rossotto, Carlo Maria; Wellenius, Bjorn; Lewin, Anat; Gomez, Carlos R. Disclosed

Introducing telecommunications competition through a wireless license : lessons from Morocco (English)

In August 1999 the Moroccan government awarded a second mobile telecommunications license through international tender. All bidders made commitments on quality, coverage, and tariffs that would significantly expand and improve telecommunications services. ... See More +

Viewpoint 19930 NOV 30, 1999

Wellenius, Bjorn; Rossotto, Carlo Maria

Public policy for the private sector (English)

Protecting minority shareholders in closely held firms, by Chad Leechor. Reviving the market for corporate control, by Chad Leechor. Innovations in bankruptcy - prioritizing creditors using option markets, by Chad Leechor. ... See More +

Newsletter 19691 SEP 30, 1999

Leechor, Chad; Claessens, Stijn; Djankov, Simeon; Larry H.P. Lang; Rowat, Malcolm; Brook Cowen, Penelope; Tynan, Nicola; Smith, Peter L.; Wellenius, Bjorn; Rossotto, Carlo Maria; Kerf, Michel; Rohlfs, Jeffrey; Sommer, Dirk; Abdala,Manuel Angel; Chambouleyron, Andres Disclosed

Telecommunications strategy in the Europe and Central Asia Region (English)

The purpose of this paper is to outline a strategy for the World Bank Group in the telecommunications sector in Europe and Central Asia (ECA). ... See More +

Working Paper 110227 JUN 01, 1999

Bermingham,Paul G.; Thomson, Peter; Bjerde,Anna M.; Rossotto,Carlo Maria; Navas-Sabater,Juan; Syms,Helen Disclosed

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The Toll of war : the economic and social consequences of the conflict in Syria : executive summary (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117331 Working Paper
The Toll of war : the economic and social consequences of the conflict in Syria (Vol. 2) : full report (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117331 Working Paper
The Toll of war : the economic and social consequences of the conflict in Syria : خسائر الحرب: التبعات الاقتصادية والاجتماعية للصراع في سوريا (Arabic)
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JUL 01, 2017 117331 Working Paper
Russia’s ambitious broadband goal : is the progress sustainable? (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 103839 Brief
The telecommunication sector in the Palestinian territories : a missed opportunity for economic development (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 104263 Working Paper
Key pathways to high-speed internet in the Middle East and North Africa : spurring competition and building new networks (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 96248 Brief
Russian Federation - A sector assessment : broadband in Russia (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 94941 Working Paper
Russian Federation - A sector assessment : broadband in Russia (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2015 94941 Working Paper English
Cairo transport app challenge : leveraging ICT entrepreneurship and open innovation to solve daily challenges (English)
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MAR 01, 2013 75862 Brief
New frontiers and opportunities in work : ICT is dramatically reshaping the global job market (English)
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JUN 01, 2012 78266 Brief
Broadband strategies handbook (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)
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MAR 16, 2012 67620 Publication
Broadband strategies handbook : Main report (English)
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MAR 16, 2012 67620 Publication
Broadband and job creation : policies promoting broadband deployment and use will enable sustainable ICT-based job creation (English)
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FEB 01, 2012 88218 Brief
Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) for youth in MENA : policies to promote employment opportunities (English)
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FEB 01, 2011 62231 Brief
West Bank and Gaza telecommunications sector note : introducing competition in the Palestinian telecommunications sector (English)
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JAN 01, 2008 42987 Working Paper
Morocco : Developing competitiion in telecommunications (English)
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DEC 01, 2004 33187 Working Paper
Competition in international voice communications (English)
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JAN 01, 2004 32526 Publication
Introducing telecommunications competition through a wireless license : lessons from Morocco (English)
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NOV 30, 1999 19930 Viewpoint
Public policy for the private sector (English)
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SEP 30, 1999 19691 Newsletter
Telecommunications strategy in the Europe and Central Asia Region (English)
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JUN 01, 1999 110227 Working Paper