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Options for Aged Care in China : Building an Efficient and Sustainable Aged Care System (Chinese)

China is aging at an unprecedented rate. Improvements in life expectancy and the consequences of the decades-old family planning policy have led to a rapid increase in the elderly population. ... See More +

Publication 132213 FEB 28, 2019

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Options for Aged Care in China : Building an Efficient and Sustainable Aged Care System (English)

China is aging at an unprecedented rate. Improvements in life expectancy and the consequences of the decades-old family planning policy have led to a rapid increase in the elderly population. ... See More +

Publication 132213 NOV 01, 2018

Glinskaya,Elena E.; Feng,Zhanlian Disclosed

Democratic Republic of Congo urbanization review : productive and inclusive cities for an emerging Congo (French)

The Democratic Republic of Congo has the third largest urban population in Sub-Saharan Africa (estimated at 43 percent in 2016) after South Africa and Nigeria. ... See More +

Publication 121954 AUG 13, 2018

English Disclosed

Toward Great Dhaka : a new urban development paradigm eastward (English)

A unique strategic opportunity beckons Bangladesh. Dhaka, the economic powerhouse of the country, stands on the cusp of a dramatic transformation that could make it much more prosperous and livable. ... See More +

Publication 128324 JUL 12, 2018

Bird,Julia Helen; Li,Yue-000316086; Rahman,Hossain Zillur; Rama,Martin G.; Venables,Anthony J. Disclosed

Reforming non-tariff measures : from evidence to policy advice (English)

The empirical case for trade as an engine of growth has now been established on solid empirical grounds. There has been a protracted controversy in the literature on the econometrics of trade and growth. ... See More +

Publication 127167 JUN 06, 2018

Cadot,Olivier; Ferrantino,Michael Joseph; Gourdon,Julien; Reye, José-Daniel Disclosed

Agriculture in Africa : telling myths from facts (English)

This report presents the insights obtained, organized around the confirmation (fact) or rebuttal (myth) of 16 frequently held perceptions. It is found that women do not contribute 60 to 80 percent of the work in Africa’s crop production, but rather less than half (40 percent in the six countries studied). ... See More +

Publication 127073 JUN 01, 2018

Naude,Wim; McCullough,Ellen B.; Liverpool-Tasie,Lenis Saweda O.; Cotty,Tristan Le; Corral,Paul; Binswanger-Mkhize,Hans P; Dillon,Brian; Demery,Lionel; Deininger,Klaus W.; Omonona,Bolarin Titus; Kilic,Talip; Nikoloski,Zlatko Slobodan; Hill,Ruth; Zezza,Alberto; Carletto,Calogero; Christiaensen,Luc; Reardon,Thomas; Barrett,Christopher B.; Savastano,Sara; Ogunleye,Wale Olatunji; Ndiaye,Moctar; Adjognon,Guigonan Serge; Davis,Benjamin K.; Munoz Mora,Juan Carlos; Sheahan,Megan Britney; Nagler,Paula; Miller,Daniel Charles; Guelfi,Anita; Di Giuseppe,Stefania; Sanou,Awa; Xia,Fang; Kaminski,Jonathan; Palacios-Lopez,Amparo; d’Hotel,Elodie Maitre Disclosed

The jobs of tomorrow : technology, productivity, and prosperity in Latin America and the Caribbean (Spanish)

Policy makers throughout Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) will like to understand how best to leverage recent and ongoing global, business-relevant technologies to support productivity upgrading with inclusion. ... See More +

Publication 125044 APR 06, 2018

Dutz,Mark Andrew; Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Packard,Truman G. English Disclosed

The jobs of tomorrow : technology, productivity, and prosperity in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Policy makers throughout Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) will like to understand how best to leverage recent and ongoing global, business-relevant technologies to support productivity upgrading with inclusion. ... See More +

Publication 125044 APR 06, 2018

Dutz,Mark Andrew; Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Packard,Truman G. Spanish Disclosed

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

Central America urbanization review : making cities work for Central America (Spanish)

Central America is undergoing an important transition. Urban populations are increasing at accelerated speeds, bringing pressing challenges for development, as well as opportunities to boost sustained, inclusive and resilient growth. ... See More +

Publication 113554 FEB 06, 2018

Maria,Augustin; Acero,Jose Luis; Aguilera,Ana Silvia; Garcia Lozano,Marisa English Disclosed

The challenge of agricultural pollution : evidence from China, Vietnam, and the Philippines (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)

This study, which focuses on three countries, China, Vietnam, and the Philippines, is intended to contribute to a more comprehensive and cross-cutting understanding of the nature and magnitude of the agricultural pollution problems that are deepening at different rates in the region. ... See More +

Publication 122875 JAN 01, 2018

Cassou,Emilie; Jaffee,Steven M.; Ru,Jiang Disclosed

The challenge of agricultural pollution : evidence from China, Vietnam, and the Philippines : Main report (English)

This study, which focuses on three countries, China, Vietnam, and the Philippines, is intended to contribute to a more comprehensive and cross-cutting understanding of the nature and magnitude of the agricultural pollution problems that are deepening at different rates in the region. ... See More +

Publication 122875 JAN 01, 2018

Cassou,Emilie; Jaffee,Steven M.; Ru,Jiang Disclosed

Health and nutrition in urban Bangladesh : social determinants and health sector governance (English)

Urbanization is occurring at a rapid pace in Bangladesh, accompanied by the proliferation of slum settlements, whose residents have special health needs given the adverse social, economic, and public environmental conditions they face. ... See More +

Publication 122330 DEC 28, 2017

Govindaraj,Ramesh; Raju,Dhushyanth; Secci,Federica; Chowdhury,Sadia Afroze; Frere,Jean-Jacques Disclosed

Democratic Republic of Congo urbanization review : productive and inclusive cities for an emerging Congo (English)

The Democratic Republic of Congo has the third largest urban population in Sub-Saharan Africa (estimated at 43 percent in 2016) after South Africa and Nigeria. ... See More +

Publication 121954 DEC 07, 2017

French Disclosed

Open and nimble : finding stable growth in small economies (English)

Does economic size matter for economic development outcomes? If so are current policies adequately addressing the role of size in the development process? ... See More +

Publication 120598 OCT 20, 2017

Lederman,Daniel; Lesniak,Justin Thomas Disclosed

Fiscal and welfare impacts of electricity subsidies in Central America (English)

All countries in Central America provide direct electricity subsidies to a majority of residential consumers, in some cases benefiting close to 80 percent of the population. ... See More +

Publication 120401 OCT 12, 2017

Hernandez Ore,Marco Antonio; Sanchez,Luis Alvaro; Sousa,Liliana Do Couto; Tornarolli,Leopoldo; Korczyc,Ewa Joanna; Olivera,Laura; Patron,Luis Rizo Disclosed

Morocco 2040 : emerging by investing in intangible capital (French)

Morocco has made undeniable progress over the past fifteen years not only in the economic and social spheres, but also in the areas of personal freedoms and civil and political rights. ... See More +

Publication 120402 OCT 12, 2017

Chauffour,Jean-Pierre Christophe English Disclosed

Morocco 2040 : emerging by investing in intangible capital (English)

Morocco has made undeniable progress over the past fifteen years not only in the economic and social spheres, but also in the areas of personal freedoms and civil and political rights. ... See More +

Publication 120402 OCT 12, 2017

Chauffour,Jean-Pierre Christophe French Disclosed

Developing socioemotional skills for the Philippines’ labor market (English)

Over the past several decades, the Philippines has dramatically increased the average education level of its labor force. The country has made especially significant progress in expanding access to secondary and tertiary education. ... See More +

Publication 120135 SEP 22, 2017

Acosta,Pablo Ariel; Igarashi,Takiko; Olfindo,Rosechin; Rutkowski,Jan Jerzy Disclosed

Facilitating trade through competitive, low-carbon transport : the case for Vietnam's inland and coastal waterways (Chinese)

In Vietnam, sustained high rates of growth in gross domestic product (GDP) averaging 7.2 percent per year over the past 20 years have resulted in higher demand for freight transport. ... See More +

Publication 83030 SEP 13, 2017

Blancas Mendivil,Luis C.; El-Hifnawi, M. Baher Vietnamese, English Disclosed

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Options for Aged Care in China : Building an Efficient and Sustainable Aged Care System (Chinese)
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FEB 28, 2019 132213 Publication
Options for Aged Care in China : Building an Efficient and Sustainable Aged Care System (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 132213 Publication
Democratic Republic of Congo urbanization review : productive and inclusive cities for an emerging Congo (French)
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AUG 13, 2018 121954 Publication English
Toward Great Dhaka : a new urban development paradigm eastward (English)
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JUL 12, 2018 128324 Publication
Reforming non-tariff measures : from evidence to policy advice (English)
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JUN 06, 2018 127167 Publication
Agriculture in Africa : telling myths from facts (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127073 Publication
The jobs of tomorrow : technology, productivity, and prosperity in Latin America and the Caribbean (Spanish)
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APR 06, 2018 125044 Publication English
The jobs of tomorrow : technology, productivity, and prosperity in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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APR 06, 2018 125044 Publication Spanish
Transforming Karachi into a livable and competitive megacity : a city diagnostic and transformation strategy (English)
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FEB 20, 2018 123628 Publication
Central America urbanization review : making cities work for Central America (Spanish)
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FEB 06, 2018 113554 Publication English
The challenge of agricultural pollution : evidence from China, Vietnam, and the Philippines (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122875 Publication
The challenge of agricultural pollution : evidence from China, Vietnam, and the Philippines : Main report (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122875 Publication
Health and nutrition in urban Bangladesh : social determinants and health sector governance (English)
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DEC 28, 2017 122330 Publication
Democratic Republic of Congo urbanization review : productive and inclusive cities for an emerging Congo (English)
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DEC 07, 2017 121954 Publication French
Open and nimble : finding stable growth in small economies (English)
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OCT 20, 2017 120598 Publication
Fiscal and welfare impacts of electricity subsidies in Central America (English)
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OCT 12, 2017 120401 Publication
Morocco 2040 : emerging by investing in intangible capital (French)
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OCT 12, 2017 120402 Publication English
Morocco 2040 : emerging by investing in intangible capital (English)
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OCT 12, 2017 120402 Publication French
Developing socioemotional skills for the Philippines’ labor market (English)
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SEP 22, 2017 120135 Publication
Facilitating trade through competitive, low-carbon transport : the case for Vietnam's inland and coastal waterways (Chinese)
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SEP 13, 2017 83030 Publication Vietnamese, English