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World - Supporting Civil Society Part. in Improv (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review SEP 29, 2016

IEG Review Team

Dynamic relationship between corruption and youth unemployment : empirical evidences from a system GMM approach (English)

This paper addresses the causal relationship between corruption and youth unemployment from two different perspectives. The discussion starts by asking how the corruption practices within government institutions that encourage the payment of bribes to access the job opportunities contribute to reducing the efficiency of the resources (labor force) allocations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7842 SEP 29, 2016

Bouzid,Bechir Naier Disclosed

Is predicted data a viable alternative to real data ? (English)

It is costly to collect the household- and individual-level data that underlies official estimates of poverty and health. For this reason, developing countries often do not have the budget to update their estimates of poverty and health regularly, even though these estimates are most needed there. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7841 SEP 28, 2016

Fujii,Tomoki; Van Der Weide,Roy Disclosed

Citizen engagement in rulemaking -- evidence on regulatory practices in 185 countries (English)

This paper presents a new database of indicators measuring the extent to which rulemaking processes are transparent and participatory across 185 countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7840 SEP 28, 2016

Johns,Melissa Marie; Saltane,Valentina Disclosed

Results and performance of the World Bank Group 2015 (English)

The Independent Evaluation Group’s ( IEG) Results and Performance of the World Bank Group (RAP) is a comprehensive assessment of World Bank Group performance, drawing on recent IEG evaluations. ... See More +

Publication 108576 SEP 27, 2016

Makino,Midori; Edelmann,Sid Disclosed

Training teachers on the job : what works and how to measure it (English)

A significant body of research demonstrates that teachers and the quality of their teaching are crucial components of student learning. Many teachers in resource-poor environments have limited knowledge, skills, or motivation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7834 SEP 26, 2016

Popova,Anna; Evans,David; Arancibia,Violeta Disclosed

FY17 World Bank budget : budget, performance review and strategic planning (English)

This document, which supports the final engagement with Executive Directors in this year's planning discussions, presents the FY17 World Bank Budget for Board approval. ... See More +

Board Report 108487 SEP 22, 2016

Disclosed

Nonrenewable resources, income inequality and per capita GDP : an empirical analysis (English)

This analysis examines the relationship between nonrenewable resource dependence, economic growth and income inequality. It uses a two-equation system in which the Gini index and GDP per capita are the dependent variables and the stock of nonrenewable resources as a share of national wealth -- i.e. resource dependence -- is the independent variable. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7831 SEP 22, 2016

Scognamillo,Antonio; Mele,Gianluca; Sensini,Luca Disclosed

World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)

This Board report acknowledges a World Bank Group Boards calendar for September 2016, October 2016 and November 2016

Board Report 108483 SEP 22, 2016

Disclosed

Feminization of agriculture in the context of rural transformations : what is the evidence? (English)

Male outmigration, the globalization of agri-food systems, conflict, and pandemic human disease have all been linked to changes in rural economies, changes in women’s roles in the agricultural sector, and consequently to assertions that agriculture is “feminizing.” ... See More +

Working Paper 108468 SEP 21, 2016

Slavchevska,Vanya; Kaaria,Susan; Taivalmaa,Sanna Liisa Disclosed

Faraway or nearby ? domestic and international spillovers in patenting and product innovation (English)

The diffusion of knowledge plays a central role in endogenous growth theories. Simply put, in these models new knowledge can be generated from preexisting knowledge. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7828 SEP 20, 2016

Bravo-Ortega,Claudio; Cusolito,Ana Paula; Lederman,Daniel Disclosed

Human Resources Committee (HRC) : minutes of the meeting held on Monday, September 19, 2016 (English)

Minutes 108486 SEP 19, 2016

Disclosed

Economic monitoring report to the ad hoc liaison committee : main report (English)

The Palestinian economic outlook is worrying: recovering slowly from the recession of 2014, theper capita income growth has almost stagnated and projected growth levels will not support animprovement in living standards. ... See More +

Working Paper 108205 SEP 19, 2016

Disclosed

Economic monitoring report to the ad hoc liaison committee (Vol. 2) : executive summary (Arabic)

The Palestinian economic outlook is worrying: recovering slowly from the recession of 2014, theper capita income growth has almost stagnated and projected growth levels will not support animprovement in living standards. ... See More +

Working Paper 108205 SEP 19, 2016

Disclosed

Checklist for transition planning of National HIV responses (English)

Newsletter 108266 SEP 16, 2016

French Disclosed

Further Details on the Proposed IFC-MIGA Private Sector Window in IDA18 (English)

This paper advances the proposal for an IFC-MIGA Private Sector Window (PSW) in IDA18 based on Participants’ broad support for its creation at the second IDA18 replenishment meeting. ... See More +

Board Report 108520 SEP 16, 2016

Disclosed

From commodity discovery to production (English)

Major resource discoveries have transformed growth prospects for many low-income countries. However, the sharp downturn in commodity prices in recent years is affecting resource investment in these countries, and may delay the development of recent discoveries into production. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7823 SEP 15, 2016

Shaukat Khan,Tehmina; Nguyen,Trang Thi Thuy; Ohnsorge,Franziska Lieselotte; Schodde,Richard Disclosed

Minutes of Meetings of the Executive Directors of the Bank and IDA and Boards of Directors of IFC and MIGA on August 4, 2016 (English)

Minutes 108350 SEP 14, 2016

Disclosed

Checklist for transition planning of National HIV responses : Liste de controle planification d'une transition Nationale de la riposte au VIH (French)

Newsletter 108266 SEP 13, 2016

English Disclosed

Impact evaluation in practice (English)

Development programs and policies are typically designed to change outcomes such as raising incomes, improving learning, or reducing illness. Whether or not these changes are actually achieved is a crucial public policy question, but one that is not often examined. ... See More +

Publication 108270 SEP 13, 2016

Gertler,Paul J.; Martinez,Sebastian; Premand,Patrick; Rawlings,Laura B.; Vermeersch,Christel M. J. Disclosed

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World - Supporting Civil Society Part. in Improv (English)
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SEP 29, 2016 Implementation Completion Report Review
Dynamic relationship between corruption and youth unemployment : empirical evidences from a system GMM approach (English)
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SEP 29, 2016 WPS7842 Policy Research Working Paper
Is predicted data a viable alternative to real data ? (English)
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SEP 28, 2016 WPS7841 Policy Research Working Paper
Citizen engagement in rulemaking -- evidence on regulatory practices in 185 countries (English)
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SEP 28, 2016 WPS7840 Policy Research Working Paper
Results and performance of the World Bank Group 2015 (English)
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SEP 27, 2016 108576 Publication
Training teachers on the job : what works and how to measure it (English)
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SEP 26, 2016 WPS7834 Policy Research Working Paper
FY17 World Bank budget : budget, performance review and strategic planning (English)
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SEP 22, 2016 108487 Board Report
Nonrenewable resources, income inequality and per capita GDP : an empirical analysis (English)
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SEP 22, 2016 WPS7831 Policy Research Working Paper
World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)
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SEP 22, 2016 108483 Board Report
Feminization of agriculture in the context of rural transformations : what is the evidence? (English)
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SEP 21, 2016 108468 Working Paper
Faraway or nearby ? domestic and international spillovers in patenting and product innovation (English)
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SEP 20, 2016 WPS7828 Policy Research Working Paper
Human Resources Committee (HRC) : minutes of the meeting held on Monday, September 19, 2016 (English)
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SEP 19, 2016 108486 Minutes
Economic monitoring report to the ad hoc liaison committee : main report (English)
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SEP 19, 2016 108205 Working Paper
Economic monitoring report to the ad hoc liaison committee (Vol. 2) : executive summary (Arabic)
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SEP 19, 2016 108205 Working Paper
Checklist for transition planning of National HIV responses (English)
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SEP 16, 2016 108266 Newsletter French
Further Details on the Proposed IFC-MIGA Private Sector Window in IDA18 (English)
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SEP 16, 2016 108520 Board Report
From commodity discovery to production (English)
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SEP 15, 2016 WPS7823 Policy Research Working Paper
Minutes of Meetings of the Executive Directors of the Bank and IDA and Boards of Directors of IFC and MIGA on August 4, 2016 (English)
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SEP 14, 2016 108350 Minutes
Checklist for transition planning of National HIV responses : Liste de controle planification d'une transition Nationale de la riposte au VIH (French)
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SEP 13, 2016 108266 Newsletter English
Impact evaluation in practice (English)
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SEP 13, 2016 108270 Publication