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Addressing challenges of globalization : a independent evaluation of the world bank's approach of global programs (English)

At the request of the World Bank's Executive Board, the Bank's Operations Evaluation Department (OED) has been conducting an evaluation of the Bank's involvement in global programs. ... See More +

Working Paper 82096 OCT 25, 2005

Kelly,Lauren Disclosed

Evaluation of the World contribution to Chinese enterprise reform (English)

It is widely recognized in Chinese policy-making circles that the World Bank made a significant contribution to the country’s enterprise reform in the 1980s. ... See More +

Working Paper 82119 APR 27, 2005

Nolan, Peter Disclosed

Background paper on the Bank's assistance to energy and transport : summary and conclusions (English)

Infrastructure loans and credits (transport and energy) represent almost half the Bank's portfolio in China. The projects although large for the Bank and small relative to total Chinese investments in these sectors, have provided substantial value added to China through the combination of the discipline of the project process and as a means of introducing new technologies. ... See More +

Working Paper 82118 APR 27, 2005

Churchill, Anthony Disclosed

The World Bank's assistance to China's health sector (English)

For its level of socioeconomic development, China has widely been perceived as a country with an enviable record in public health. Recently, there are encouraging signs that health has become an important priority in the government’s agenda, bringing multiple government agencies into a more cooperative relationship, and providing the Bank greater opportunity to engage the country in policy dialogues to more effectively in improve health outcomes and financing in a more equitable and sustainable way. ... See More +

Working Paper 82121 APR 27, 2005

Ooi, Elaine Wee-Ling Disclosed

An evaluation of World Bank assistance to China for poverty reduction in the 1990s (English)

This paper attempts an evaluation of World Bank’s assistance to China for poverty reduction during the 1990s. It begins with a summary of China's performance in poverty reduction during the decade as a backdrop to the subject in section two. ... See More +

Working Paper 82122 APR 27, 2005

Khan, A. R. Disclosed

The World Bank's assistance to China's transport sector (English)

China's economic development since the opening of its economy in the late 1970s has resulted in an eight percent average annual rate of economic growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 82123 APR 27, 2005

Churchill, Anthony; Thum, Cordula Disclosed

The World Bank and China's environment 1993-2003 (English)

China's environmental degradation has developed over centuries, but record recent rates of economic growth have now widened environmental impacts and accelerated many adverse trends. ... See More +

Working Paper 82120 APR 27, 2005

Varley, Robert C. G. Disclosed

The World Bank and China's environment 1993-2003 (English)

The magnitude and costs of pollution in China are still large, despite sustained government efforts over the last decade. China's environmental degradation has developed over centuries, but record recent rates of economic growth have now widened environmental impacts and accelerated many adverse trends. ... See More +

Working Paper 32902 JAN 01, 2005

Varley, Robert C. G. Disclosed

Evaluation of the World Bank's contribution to Chinese enterprise reform (English)

In the 1980s at least, the World Bank had a significant, if not a large, role. Moreover, its research projects on enterprise reform in the 1980s and early 1990s played an important role in helping the outside world to understand better the nature of the Chinese enterprise reform process. ... See More +

Working Paper 32901 JAN 01, 2005

Nolan, Peter Disclosed

The World Bank's assistance to China's transport sector (English)

The World Bank's transport lending strategy in China is constrained to a narrow window of opportunity. If there is a reasonable chance that a project will be financially viable without substantial government intervention, it is best left to the private sector, and if it is not financially sustainable under the terms of World Bank financing, then the World Bank cannot finance it. ... See More +

Working Paper 32905 JAN 01, 2005

Churchill, Anthony; Thum, Cordula Disclosed

Understanding Children's Work (UCW) Program : addressing challenges of globalization - an independent evaluation of the World Bank's approach to global programs - case study (English)

Among the poorest segments of society, working children are unwitting participants in a vicious circle of poverty: Uneducated, poorly trained, and subject to illness, many of these children will continue in low-paying jobs into adulthood, perpetuating poverty into the next generation. ... See More +

Working Paper 32910 DEC 20, 2004

Agarwal, Manmohan; Kelly, Lauren Disclosed

The Global Development Network : addressing challenges of globalization - an independent evaluation of the World Bank's approach to global programs - case study (English)

The Global Development Network's (GDN) stated objectives are to: 1) support multidisciplinary research in social sciences; 2) promote the generation of local knowledge in developing and transition countries; 3) produce policy relevant knowledge on a global scale; 4) build research capacity to advance development and alleviate poverty; 5) facilitate knowledge sharing among researchers and policymakers; and 6) disseminate development knowledge to the public and policymakers. ... See More +

Working Paper 32894 DEC 08, 2004

Sarna, Naveen Disclosed

The Multilateral Fund for the implementation of the Montreal Protocol : addressing challenges of globalization - an independent evaluation of the World Bank's approach to global programs - case study (English)

Following the discovery of the Antarctic ozone hole in late 1985, governments recognized the need for stronger measures to reduce the production and consumption of a number of ozone depleting substances. ... See More +

Working Paper 32914 DEC 08, 2004

Kelly, Lauren Disclosed

Integrated Framework for Trade-Related Technical Assistance : addressing challenges of globalization - an independent evaluation of the World Bank's approach to global programs - case study (English)

The Integrated Framework for Trade- Related Technical Assistance (IF) was established in 1997 as a trade-focused tool to accelerate poverty reduction and improve economic performance in the least developed countries (LDCs). ... See More +

Working Paper 32913 DEC 08, 2004

Agarwal, Manmohan; Cutura, Jozefina Disclosed

The Global Water Partnership : addressing challenges of globalization - an independent evaluation of the World Bank's approach to global programs - case study (English)

The Global Water Partnership (GWP) was formally created in Stockholm in December 1995, at a meeting of 56 organizations, including governments, multilateral banks, united Nations agencies, professional associations, and the private sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 32912 DEC 08, 2004

Rana, Saeed; Kelly, Lauren Disclosed

The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor : addressing challenges of globalization - an independent evaluation of the World Bank's approach to global programs - case study (English)

The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) traces its roots to a June 1994 Donor Working Group meeting in Paris. Subsequently, nine donors came together to establish the Consultative Group to Assist the Poorest in 1995. ... See More +

Working Paper 32911 DEC 08, 2004

Bresnyan, Edward Disclosed

The prototype carbon fund : addressing challenges of globalization - an independent evaluation of the World Bank's approach to global programs : case study (English)

The prototype carbon fund (PCF) is a public-private partnership whose mission is to pioneer a market for project-based greenhouse gas emission reductions within the framework of the Kyoto protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). ... See More +

Working Paper 82095 DEC 08, 2004

Kelly, Lauren; Jordan, Jeffery Disclosed

Evaluation of the world bank group's activities in the extractive industries: background paper - factoring in governance (English)

This paper examines the links between governance and the Extractive Industries sector, and considers the implications of those links for the work of the World Bank. ... See More +

Working Paper 82090 SEP 01, 2004

Disclosed

Summaries of ten country case studies undertaken as part of the IEO evaluation of the PRSP and PRGF and OED review of the poverty reduction strategy (PRS) process (English)

The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) launched the poverty reduction strategy (PRS) initiative in 1999 to improve the planning, implementation, and monitoring of public actions geared toward reducing poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper 82126 JUL 06, 2004

Disclosed

Rationales and results in secondary education investment : a review of the World Bank's portfolio, 1990 - 2001 (English)

This review seeks to identify recent trends and lessons learned from the Bank's experience in lending for secondary education through the 1990s. ... See More +

Working Paper 29371 MAY 24, 2004

Perkins, Gillian

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Addressing challenges of globalization : a independent evaluation of the world bank's approach of global programs (English)
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OCT 25, 2005 82096 Working Paper
Evaluation of the World contribution to Chinese enterprise reform (English)
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APR 27, 2005 82119 Working Paper
Background paper on the Bank's assistance to energy and transport : summary and conclusions (English)
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APR 27, 2005 82118 Working Paper
The World Bank's assistance to China's health sector (English)
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APR 27, 2005 82121 Working Paper
An evaluation of World Bank assistance to China for poverty reduction in the 1990s (English)
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APR 27, 2005 82122 Working Paper
The World Bank's assistance to China's transport sector (English)
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APR 27, 2005 82123 Working Paper
The World Bank and China's environment 1993-2003 (English)
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APR 27, 2005 82120 Working Paper
The World Bank and China's environment 1993-2003 (English)
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JAN 01, 2005 32902 Working Paper
Evaluation of the World Bank's contribution to Chinese enterprise reform (English)
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JAN 01, 2005 32901 Working Paper
The World Bank's assistance to China's transport sector (English)
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JAN 01, 2005 32905 Working Paper
Understanding Children's Work (UCW) Program : addressing challenges of globalization - an independent evaluation of the World Bank's approach to global programs - case study (English)
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DEC 20, 2004 32910 Working Paper
The Global Development Network : addressing challenges of globalization - an independent evaluation of the World Bank's approach to global programs - case study (English)
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DEC 08, 2004 32894 Working Paper
The Multilateral Fund for the implementation of the Montreal Protocol : addressing challenges of globalization - an independent evaluation of the World Bank's approach to global programs - case study (English)
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DEC 08, 2004 32914 Working Paper
Integrated Framework for Trade-Related Technical Assistance : addressing challenges of globalization - an independent evaluation of the World Bank's approach to global programs - case study (English)
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DEC 08, 2004 32913 Working Paper
The Global Water Partnership : addressing challenges of globalization - an independent evaluation of the World Bank's approach to global programs - case study (English)
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DEC 08, 2004 32912 Working Paper
The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor : addressing challenges of globalization - an independent evaluation of the World Bank's approach to global programs - case study (English)
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DEC 08, 2004 32911 Working Paper
The prototype carbon fund : addressing challenges of globalization - an independent evaluation of the World Bank's approach to global programs : case study (English)
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DEC 08, 2004 82095 Working Paper
Evaluation of the world bank group's activities in the extractive industries: background paper - factoring in governance (English)
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SEP 01, 2004 82090 Working Paper
Summaries of ten country case studies undertaken as part of the IEO evaluation of the PRSP and PRGF and OED review of the poverty reduction strategy (PRS) process (English)
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JUL 06, 2004 82126 Working Paper
Rationales and results in secondary education investment : a review of the World Bank's portfolio, 1990 - 2001 (English)
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MAY 24, 2004 29371 Working Paper