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Review of WBI delivery partnerships : FY 2007-08 (English)

The Review of WBI delivery partnerships focuses mainly on delivery partnerships in Part II countries and includes an analysis of both formal and informal delivery partners active in FY07 and FY08. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 49348 OCT 01, 2008

Zia, Heidi; Amelink, Catherine Disclosed

Evaluation of ECA innovation grant program, FY05-07 (English)

This evaluation for the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) knowledge and learning committee identifies benefits of the Innovation Grant Program (IGP) and provides recommendations on how the administration of the IGP grants may be improved. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 43160 JAN 01, 2008

Zia, Heidi S.; Romero-Follette, Antonieta Disclosed

Nonformal staff learning in the World Bank (English)

This study addresses the concern that the World Bank Institute Evaluation Group's (WBIEG) approach to evaluation of staff learning does not fairly or well characterize the Bank's training nor its overall quality because assessments of staff learning typically focus on formal learning activities included in the Bank's Learning Management System (LMS). ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 43168 JUN 01, 2007

Zia, Heidi S; Follette, Antonieta Romero Disclosed

The effectiveness and impact of WBI FY01-05 activities : results from 25 focus countries (English)

The current work tests whether WBI's learning program effectiveness and impact changed over time in WBI's focus countries. This study is based on a regionally diverse sample with five time points, FY01-FY05. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 39937 MAR 01, 2007

Ling, Cristina M.; Zia, Heidi S.; Dasgupta, Basab; Yenice, Izlem

The effectiveness and impact of WBI FY01-05 activities : results from 25 focus countries (English)

The current work tests whether WBI's learning program effectiveness and impact changed over time in WBI's focus countries. This study is based on a regionally diverse sample with five time points, FY01-FY05. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 39937 MAR 01, 2007

Ling, Cristina M.; Zia, Heidi S.; Dasgupta, Basab; Yenice, Izlem Disclosed

Impact evaluation of WBI Sector and Thematic Programs in FY02-03 : community empowerment and social inclusion (English)

As part of a larger initiative of thematic program evaluations, this evaluation examines the extent to which the Community Empowerment and Social Inclusion Program (CESI) achieved its objectives in FY02 and FY03. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 40210 AUG 01, 2005

Zia, Heidi S.; Jha, Shreyasi Disclosed

Effectiveness and outcomes of WBI activities : results from 12 focus countries (English)

Sustainable development requires capacity building at individual, organizational, and societal levels. The World Bank Institute (WBI) supports World Bank operations by providing learning activities, advisory services, and knowledge products that support efforts of client countries to achieve such development. ... See More +

Brief 40308 JUN 01, 2005

Quizon, Jaime; Khattri, Nidhi; Zia, Heidi; Gunnarson, Victoria Disclosed

The impact of WBI activities, FY02-03, on participants from Yemen: a baseline assessment (English)

World Bank Institute (WBI) programs are organized around priority themes or initiatives linked to the World Bank's corporate aims and the Millennium Development Goals. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 31310 JUL 01, 2004

Zia, Heidi S.; Jha, Shreyasi

The impact of WBI activities, FY02-03, on participants from Tajikistan: a baseline assessment (English)

This study reports the findings of the retrospective study of WBI's Tajikistan program and will serve as the baseline for the prospective evaluation work in that country. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 31313 JUL 01, 2004

Zia, Heidi; Jha, Shreyasi

Evaluation of managing a country office (English)

This evaluation was conducted to determine if the World Bank course, "Managing a Country Office" was achieving its goal of preparing new country managers and country directors to assume their responsibilities. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 31308 JUN 01, 2004

Zia, Heidi S.; Dirr, peter J.

The impact of WBI client activities, FY01-02, on participants from Egypt : a baseline assessment (English)

Traditionally, WBI's approach to capacity enhancement emphasized thematic (or sectoral) and knowledge (or learning) objectives. Over the past year, however, in response to the challenges of achieving the Millennium Development Goals and in support of the World Bank's corporate aims, WBI modified its strategy and structure by adding a country pillar to the previous thematic and knowledge/learning pillars. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 31290 OCT 01, 2003

Zia, Heidi S.; Al-Sayyid, Mustapha Kamel; Tawila, Sahar; Gunnarsson, Victoria Disclosed

Impact evaluation of communication as power : listening, inquiring, feedback (English)

The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of the Communication as Power workshop on the participants and their staffs. The Communication as Power course is one of the two-day workshops instituted by the Bank under the Action Learning paradigm adopted by the Learning Board in the spring of 2001. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 31231 MAR 01, 2003

Palmisano,Maria Bina; Stone,Meredith K.; Zia,Heidi Shahrzad

Impact evaluation of World Bank Institute (WBI) client programs FY00-01 (English)

This report provides an evaluation of the impact of World Bank Institute (WBI) client programs. The report discusses the evaluation methodology, results, and recommendations. ... See More +

Working Paper 31199 NOV 01, 2002

Khattri, Nidhi; Quizon, Jaime; Bardini, Mark; Eckert, William; Prom-Jackson, Sukai; Zia, Heidi; Meiers, Maurya West; Shi, Zhengfang; Palmisano, Maria Bina; Novojilov, Roman; Jha, Shreyasi; Nikitin, Denis

A joint evaluation of a conference on think tanks sponsored by the World Bank Institute and the center for international private enterprise (English)

Since November 1997, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) and the World Bank Institute (WBI) have co-sponsored four regional capacity building workshops for think tanks. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 48939 FEB 08, 1999

Colinet, Laurence; Geurts, Geoffrey; Hadorn, Adrian; Johnson, Erik C.; Zia, Heidi; Disclosed

The effect of demographic changes on saving for life cycle motives in developing countries (English)

If developing countries follow the same paths that industrialized countries have followed, saving for retirement will initially become more important as the population growth rate declines. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS229 JUL 31, 1989

Webb, Steven B.; Zia, Heidi S.

Borrowing, resource transfers, and external shocks to developing countries : historical and counterfactual (English)

Since the late 1970's the buildup and servicing of external debt has dominated the economic situation in many developing countries. This paper gathers some statistical evidence on the magnitude of lending and repayment and on the question of whether repayment reduces the resources available for development. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS235 JUL 31, 1989

Webb, Steven B.; Zia, Heidi S.

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Review of WBI delivery partnerships : FY 2007-08 (English)
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OCT 01, 2008 49348 WBI Working Paper
Evaluation of ECA innovation grant program, FY05-07 (English)
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JAN 01, 2008 43160 WBI Working Paper
Nonformal staff learning in the World Bank (English)
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JUN 01, 2007 43168 WBI Working Paper
The effectiveness and impact of WBI FY01-05 activities : results from 25 focus countries (English)
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MAR 01, 2007 39937 WBI Working Paper
The effectiveness and impact of WBI FY01-05 activities : results from 25 focus countries (English)
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MAR 01, 2007 39937 WBI Working Paper
Impact evaluation of WBI Sector and Thematic Programs in FY02-03 : community empowerment and social inclusion (English)
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AUG 01, 2005 40210 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Effectiveness and outcomes of WBI activities : results from 12 focus countries (English)
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JUN 01, 2005 40308 Brief
The impact of WBI activities, FY02-03, on participants from Yemen: a baseline assessment (English)
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JUL 01, 2004 31310 WBI Working Paper
The impact of WBI activities, FY02-03, on participants from Tajikistan: a baseline assessment (English)
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JUL 01, 2004 31313 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Evaluation of managing a country office (English)
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JUN 01, 2004 31308 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The impact of WBI client activities, FY01-02, on participants from Egypt : a baseline assessment (English)
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OCT 01, 2003 31290 WBI Working Paper
Impact evaluation of communication as power : listening, inquiring, feedback (English)
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MAR 01, 2003 31231 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Impact evaluation of World Bank Institute (WBI) client programs FY00-01 (English)
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NOV 01, 2002 31199 Working Paper
A joint evaluation of a conference on think tanks sponsored by the World Bank Institute and the center for international private enterprise (English)
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FEB 08, 1999 48939 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The effect of demographic changes on saving for life cycle motives in developing countries (English)
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JUL 31, 1989 WPS229 Policy Research Working Paper
Borrowing, resource transfers, and external shocks to developing countries : historical and counterfactual (English)
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JUL 31, 1989 WPS235 Policy Research Working Paper