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Transforming Karachi into a livable and competitive megacity : a city diagnostic and transformation strategy (English)

Karachi is the largest city in Pakistan, with a population of 16 million. It accounts for one-third of Sindh’s population and one-fifth of the country’s urban population. ... See More +

Publication 123628 FEB 20, 2018

Ellis,Peter D.; Friaa,Jaafar Sadok; Kaw,Jon Kher Disclosed

Leveraging urbanization in South Asia : managing spatial transformation for prosperity and livability (English)

This report describes the progress of urbanization and structural transformation in South Asia, the market and policy failures that have shaped the region’s towns and cities, and the decisive actions needed to better leverage urbanization for South Asian prosperity and livability. ... See More +

Publication 101079 NOV 13, 2015

Ellis,Peter D.; Roberts,Mark Disclosed

Demographic and economic overview of the corridor states : Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal (English)

Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, and West Bengal, with their high concentration of population, agricultural productivity, and growing manufacturing activities are economically important for India. ... See More +

Other Rural Study 91244 JUN 01, 2014

Agarwala, Parul; Kim, Sangmoo; Mehta, Barjor; Ellis, Peter; Dowall, David; Roberts, Mark; Songsu Choi; Sang Hyun Cheon; Maria, Augustin; Vittal, Ireena; Jain, Vibhu; Kaw, Jon Kher; Sriram, Jyoti; Saleman, Yannick; Kamphuis, Bertine; Eijbergen, Ben; Agarwal, Atul; Basu, Rakhi; Medvedev, Denis; Vutukuru, Vinay Disclosed

Leveraging spatial development options for Uttar Pradesh (English)

Uttar Pradesh (UP) is one of the most densely populated states in India with high rates of poverty. The state is a major contributor to the agricultural staples of the country and, at present, a large percentage of the state’s labor force is engaged in low-productivity agricultural activities with the agricultural sector employing 60 percent of all formal workers at the state level. ... See More +

Working Paper 88967 JUN 01, 2014

Agarwal,Atul; Agarwala,Parul; Basu,Rakhi; Cheon, Sang Hyun; Choi,Songsu; Dowall,David E.; Eijbergen,Benedictus; Ellis,Peter D.; Jain,Vibhu; Kamphuis,Bertine; Kaw,Jon Kher; Kim,Sangmoo; Maria,Augustin; Medvedev,Denis; Mehta,Barjor E.; Roberts,Mark; Saleman,Yannick; Sriram,Jyoti; Vittal,Ireena; Vutukuru,Vinay Kumar Disclosed

Strengthening fiscal transfers in Indonesia using an output-based approach (English)

In 2010 the World Bank approved a US$220 million loan for a Local Government and Decentralization project in Indonesia. The project aims to improve the accountability and reporting of the central government's Specific Purpose Grants (DAK). ... See More +

Brief 59306 JAN 01, 2011

Ellis, Peter; Mandri-Perrott, Cledan; Tineo, Luis Disclosed

Housing and communal services in Russia: completing the transition to a market economy : final report (Russian)

In November 2001, the Government of Russia announced the "Subprogram on Housing Reform," calling for significant reforms of the Housing and Communal Services (HCS) Sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 29015 APR 30, 2003

Markov, Andrei; Buckley, Robert; Titov, Stepan; Villani, Kevin; Ellis, Peter; Haney, Michael English

Housing and communal services in Russia: completing the transition to a market economy : final report (English)

In November 2001, the Government of Russia announced the "Subprogram on Housing Reform," calling for significant reforms of the Housing and Communal Services (HCS) Sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 29015 APR 30, 2003

Markov, Andrei; Buckley, Robert; Titov, Stepan; Villani, Kevin; Ellis, Peter; Haney, Michael Russian