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Promoting green growth through water resources management : the case of Republic of Korea (English)

Water security and water quality affect numerous economic sectors and areas: agriculture, energy, disaster management, and others. Countries need balanced and integrated approaches that are economically, environmentally, and socially sustainable. ... See More +

Working Paper 102687 JAN 01, 2016

Ishiwatari,Mikio; Wataya,Eiko; Shin, Taesun; Kim, Daeil; Song, Jiseon; Kim, Seyi

Champions wanted : promoting exports in the Middle East and North Africa (English)

Traditional discussions of export performance are typically cast in terms of countries and sectors, which has a comparative advantage, what should be protected, and so on. ... See More +

Brief 100036 OCT 01, 2015

Jaud,Melise; Freund,Caroline

Jordan - Developing an efficient public investment management system (English)

The primary objectives of ‘Jordan 2025: a national vision and strategy’ are to address the challenges of increasing living costs, poverty, and unemployment and ensure enhanced prosperity over the next 10 years. ... See More +

Brief 100512 OCT 01, 2015

Cuvillie, Emmanuel; Almaroof,Salam Falah

MENA economies hit by conflicts, civil wars, and lower oil prices (English)

Against the backdrop of a slowing global economy and lower commodity prices, economic growth in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is stagnating. ... See More +

Brief 100393 OCT 01, 2015

Mottaghi,Lili

Poverty and legal problems in Jordan : defining the relationship (English)

Jordanian citizens are no exception - a household survey conducted in Jordan in 2011 found that roughly 20 percent of families had a member experience a legal problem in the previous five years. ... See More +

Brief 99730 SEP 01, 2015

Prettitore,Paul Scott

Third Arab development symposium : a new social contract - enhancing employability in the Arab World (English)

The third Arab development symposium (ADS) - covers issues related to the double transition from education to work in the Arab World. It was held in Kuwait in November 2014. ... See More +

Brief 98245 JUL 01, 2015

Rouis,Mustapha; Limam, Imed; Faour, Muhammad

Economics of lifting sanctions on Iran (English)

July has been unusually active for the global economy this year. First, there was Greece’s debt crisis, a referendum on the terms of a bailout, and ensuing negotiations over debt relief. ... See More +

Brief 98801 JUL 01, 2015

Mottaghi,Lili

Supporting transmission and distribution projects : World Bank investments since 2010 (English)

The World Bank is responding well to its clients’ demand for financing of transmission and distribution projects. By helping to reduce losses, encouraging the integration of renewable energy, and expanding networks to increase supply, supported projects will improve the financial health of utilities, service for consumers, and economic growth. ... See More +

Brief 97848 JUN 01, 2015

Oguah,Samuel Kwesi Ewuah; Chattopadhyay,Debabrata; Bazilian,Morgan

Kenya : first commercial financing for power plants made possible through a series of IDA guarantees (English)

The $623 million financing included the first long-term commercial loans for private power plants in Kenya and marked the first time IDA guarantees were issued in support of local investors. ... See More +

Brief 97847 JUN 01, 2015

Kacaniku,Teuta; Izaguirre Alvarado Bradley,Ada Karina

Permitting and licensing regimes for renewable energy projects (English)

Permitting, licensing, and other authorization procedures are an integral part of investing in renewable energy. For private companies, the quality of these procedures can drastically affect transaction costs and project risk. ... See More +

Brief 97845 JUN 01, 2015

Merle-Beral,Elena; Gassner,Katharina B.

Results-based financing to promote clean stoves : initial lessons from pilots in China and Indonesia (English)

Past market failures to deliver clean cooking and heating solutions, especially to low-income households, suggest the continued need for subsidies if universal access is to be achieved. ... See More +

Brief 97846 JUN 01, 2015

Zhang,Yabei; Adams,Norma

Improving gender equality and rural livelihoods in Senegal through sustainable and participatory energy management : Senegal's PROGEDE II Project (English)

Launched in 2011, the Second Sustainable and Participatory Energy Management Project (PROGEDE II) for Senegal has been hailed for effectively mainstreaming a gender perspective into an energy project. ... See More +

Brief 97844 JUN 01, 2015

Hammond,Alicia Samantha; Schomer,Inka Ivette; Ngom,Alassane; Seck,Awa; Janik,Vanessa Lopes

We feel fine : big data observations of citizen sentiment about state institutions and social inclusion (English)

Motivated by the significant decline in citizen’s trust in governments over the past decades, this paper explores how policy decision makers and researchers can use social media analytics to investigate trust, specifically the relationship among trust in government, trust in state institutions, and citizens’ collective behavior. ... See More +

Working Paper 99486 JUN 01, 2015

Lemieux,Victoria Louise

Navigating through fragility : procurement solutions for Iraqi education (English)

While the Iraqi education system was widely regarded as one of the best in the Middle East and enjoyed near-universal primary enrollment until the 1980s, the next decade marked a serious downturn in results. ... See More +

Brief 97362 JUN 01, 2015

Mosler,Elisa; Ali,Nazaneen Ismail; Lipson,Rachel Tamar

Recent economic developments and prospects (English)

The global economy will grow 3 to 3.5 percent this year, 0.5 percent higher than last year’s 2.6 percent, and surpassing the average growth rate of 3.1 percent during 2000-08, before the financial crisis. ... See More +

Brief 95826 APR 01, 2015

Ahuja,Preeti S.; Byan, Gerard A.

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) : regional collaboration on education - an Araieq innovation (English)

This Knowledge and Learning Note discusses regional collaboration on education in the Arab world. Regional collaboration on Education is arguably more challenging, comparatively speaking, in the Arab World than in other regions of the world. ... See More +

Brief 95184 MAR 01, 2015

Thacker, Simon; Moreno, Juan Manuel

MENA quarterly economic brief : plunging oil prices (English)

In the three months since most observers, including the World Bank, issued their last forecasts, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region has changed substantially. ... See More +

Brief 94037 FEB 01, 2015

Mottaghi,Lili

Guide to legislative drafting in Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) (English)

The development of a regulatory framework which meets international standards is a major concern in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, as it is key not only to fostering economic development but also to ensuring the wellbeing of its citizens. ... See More +

Brief 94212 FEB 01, 2015

Almaroof,Salam Falah; Cuvillier,Emmanuel F.; Diab,Razi A.

Green growth in action : leaping forward in green transport - the case of Korea (English)

What do Bangkok, Cairo, Lagos, Mumbai, and Nairobi have in common? These megacities, like others in burgeoning emerging market economies, are magnets for people seeking better opportunities. ... See More +

Brief 100325 JAN 01, 2015

Lee,Changgi; Vandycke,Nancy L.; Sung,Nak Moon; Choi,Sang Dae; Yi,Eun Joo Allison; Lee,Sangjoo

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Promoting green growth through water resources management : the case of Republic of Korea (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102687 Working Paper
Champions wanted : promoting exports in the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100036 Brief
Jordan - Developing an efficient public investment management system (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100512 Brief
MENA economies hit by conflicts, civil wars, and lower oil prices (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100393 Brief
Poverty and legal problems in Jordan : defining the relationship (English)
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SEP 01, 2015 99730 Brief
Third Arab development symposium : a new social contract - enhancing employability in the Arab World (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98245 Brief
Economics of lifting sanctions on Iran (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98801 Brief
Supporting transmission and distribution projects : World Bank investments since 2010 (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 97848 Brief
Kenya : first commercial financing for power plants made possible through a series of IDA guarantees (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 97847 Brief
Permitting and licensing regimes for renewable energy projects (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 97845 Brief
Results-based financing to promote clean stoves : initial lessons from pilots in China and Indonesia (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 97846 Brief
Improving gender equality and rural livelihoods in Senegal through sustainable and participatory energy management : Senegal's PROGEDE II Project (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 97844 Brief
We feel fine : big data observations of citizen sentiment about state institutions and social inclusion (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 99486 Working Paper
Navigating through fragility : procurement solutions for Iraqi education (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 97362 Brief
Recent economic developments and prospects (English)
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APR 01, 2015 95826 Brief
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) : regional collaboration on education - an Araieq innovation (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 95184 Brief
Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) : economic and social impact assessment of the Syrian conflict and ISIS insurgency (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 94954 Brief
MENA quarterly economic brief : plunging oil prices (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94037 Brief
Guide to legislative drafting in Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94212 Brief
Green growth in action : leaping forward in green transport - the case of Korea (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 100325 Brief