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Putting your money where your mouth is : geographic targeting of World Bank projects to the bottom 40 percent (English)

The adoption of the shared prosperity goal by the World Bank in 2013 and Sustainable Development Goal 10, on inequality, by the United Nations in 2015 should strengthen the focus of development interventions and cooperation on the income growth of the bottom 40 percent of the income distribution (the bottom 40). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8247 NOV 20, 2017

Bogetic,Zeljko; Negre Rossignoli,Mario; Massari,Renzo; Ohler,Hannes; Smets,Lodewijk Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Ocean Partnerships for Sustainable Fisheries Biodiversity Conservation - P128437 - Sequence No : 06 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR27906 NOV 20, 2017

De Fontaubert,Charlotte Disclosed

Africa/AFRICA- P162044- Smart Africa Alliance/Korea Partnership - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP5170 NOV 17, 2017

Disclosed

Energy subsidies : identifying and quantifying energy subsidies : Guidance note 1 (English)

This is the first in the series of 10 guidance notes under the Energy Sector Reform Assessment Framework (ESRAF), an initiative of the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) of the World Bank. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 121475 NOV 17, 2017

Kojima,Masami Disclosed

Climate and disaster resilient transport in small island developing states : a call for action (English)

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are a group of countries located across the world in the Caribbean, Pacific, Africa, and Indian Ocean regions. ... See More +

Working Paper 120998 NOV 15, 2017

Rozenberg,Julie; Michaels,Sean David; Forni,Marc S.; Bennett,Christopher R.-000065273; Pedroso,Frederico Ferreira Fonseca; Dos Anjos Ribeiro Cordeiro,Maria Joao Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Support to Research and Development at the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative - P161232 - Sequence No : 02 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR30050 NOV 15, 2017

Oelrichs,Robert Disclosed

Political economy of public financial management reforms : experiences and implications for dialogue and operational engagement (English)

Using fiscal resources to achieve results is critical for equitable development. Accordingly, many countries have sought to strengthen their PFM systems, following a fairly standardized set of reform recommendations and approaches. ... See More +

Working Paper 121436 NOV 15, 2017

Verhoeven,Marinus; Fritz,Verena Maria; Avenia,Ambra Disclosed

FDI spillovers and high-growth firms in developing countries (English)

This paper evaluates the heterogeneous impact of spillovers from multinational corporations (MNCs) to domestic enterprises in the developing world. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8243 NOV 14, 2017

Reyes,Jose Daniel Disclosed

Women's entrepreneurship : how to measure the gap between new female and male entrepreneurs? (English)

This paper analyzes data on female and male entrepreneurship that were collected by the World Bank Group's Entrepreneurship Database. Recognizing the importance of a differentiated approach to entrepreneurship in terms of legal entities, the data on female and male business owners are collected at the level of limited liability companies and sole proprietorships. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8242 NOV 14, 2017

Krylova,Yulia; Ramalho,Rita; Meunier,Frederic Disclosed

SME finance (English)

This paper takes stock of the empirical evidence on the financing challenges faced by small and medium enterprises, especially in developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8241 NOV 13, 2017

Demirguc-Kunt,Asli; Maksimovic,Vojislav; Ayyagari,Meghana Disclosed

The Energy Subsidy Reform Assessment Framework (ESRAF) : toward evidence-based energy subsidy reforms - guidance notes (English)

Reforming subsidies can be a complex and politically difficult process. Countries embarking on this journey underline the need for understanding the political context of reform, crafting the right energy pricing, designing solutions that mitigate the adverse impacts of reform on affected populations, and engaging with citizens. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 121266 NOV 13, 2017

Gooptu,Sudarshan; Flochel,Thomas Disclosed

The 1.5 billion people question : food, vouchers, or cash transfers? (English)

With 1.5 billion people covered globally, food and voucher programs provide an important lifeline for the poor and vulnerable. The study is the 1.5 Billion People Question: Food, Vouchers or Cash Transfers? ... See More +

Publication 120368 NOV 11, 2017

Alderman,Harold H.; Gentilini,Ugo; Yemtsov,Ruslan G. Disclosed

World - FCPF-Capacity Building on REDD+ for CSOs and Local Communities in EAP Project : P153588 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR30208 NOV 09, 2017

Sey,Haddy Jatou Disclosed

Grievance Redress Service (GRS) : annual report 2016 (English)

The World Bank’s Grievance Redress Service (GRS) is an important mechanism for promoting transparency and accountability in Bank‐financed operations. ... See More +

Board Report 121297 NOV 09, 2017

Disclosed

Accelerating climate-resilient and low-carbon development : second progress report on the implementation of the Africa climate business plan - overview (English)

This report provides an overview of the progress made in 2017 in implementing the Africa Climate Business Plan (ACBP), a blueprint for climate action in Sub-Saharan Africa that the World Bank launched during the 21st meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP21) to the United NationsFramework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Paris in November 2015. ... See More +

Working Paper 121032 NOV 08, 2017

Cervigni,Raffaello; Wang,Tao - GCCSO Disclosed

Global gender-based violence task force : action plan for implementation (English)

This Action Plan is derived from a review of every recommendation presented in the Task Force Report, and of these priorities. The Action Plan consolidates and groups the recommendations across key institutional areas which reference the above outlined priorities of the Task Force Report. ... See More +

Working Paper 121031 NOV 08, 2017

Disclosed

An evaluation of World Bank Group support in conflict induced situations of forced displacement (English)

This proposed evaluation aims to inform the World Bank Group’s scaling up of support to situations of forced displacement. It will focus on the World Bank Group’s emerging goals and catalytic role in countries and subregions hosting large forcibly displaced populations and providing lessons from past support to inform the World Bank Group’s position going forward. ... See More +

IEG Approach Paper 121465 NOV 08, 2017

Disclosed

World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)

This Board report acknowledges a World Bank Group Boards calendar for November 2017 and December 2017 and January 2018.

Board Report 120994 NOV 07, 2017

Disclosed

Charting the diffusion of power sector reforms across the developing world (English)

Some 25 years have elapsed since international financial institutions espoused a package of power sector reform measures that became known as the Washington Consensus. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8235 NOV 07, 2017

Witte,Samantha Helen; Banerjee,Sudeshna Ghosh; Vega Moreno,Alejandro; Foster,Vivien Disclosed

Small firm death in developing countries (English)

Small firms are an important source of income for the poor in developing countries, and the target of many interventions designed to help them grow. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8236 NOV 07, 2017

Paffhausen,Anna Luisa; Mckenzie,David J. Disclosed

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Putting your money where your mouth is : geographic targeting of World Bank projects to the bottom 40 percent (English)
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NOV 20, 2017 WPS8247 Policy Research Working Paper
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Ocean Partnerships for Sustainable Fisheries Biodiversity Conservation - P128437 - Sequence No : 06 (English)
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NOV 20, 2017 ISR27906 Implementation Status and Results Report
Africa/AFRICA- P162044- Smart Africa Alliance/Korea Partnership - Procurement Plan (English)
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NOV 17, 2017 STEP5170 Procurement Plan
Energy subsidies : identifying and quantifying energy subsidies : Guidance note 1 (English)
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NOV 17, 2017 121475 ESMAP Paper
Climate and disaster resilient transport in small island developing states : a call for action (English)
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NOV 15, 2017 120998 Working Paper
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Support to Research and Development at the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative - P161232 - Sequence No : 02 (English)
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NOV 15, 2017 ISR30050 Implementation Status and Results Report
Political economy of public financial management reforms : experiences and implications for dialogue and operational engagement (English)
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NOV 15, 2017 121436 Working Paper
FDI spillovers and high-growth firms in developing countries (English)
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NOV 14, 2017 WPS8243 Policy Research Working Paper
Women's entrepreneurship : how to measure the gap between new female and male entrepreneurs? (English)
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NOV 14, 2017 WPS8242 Policy Research Working Paper
SME finance (English)
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NOV 13, 2017 WPS8241 Policy Research Working Paper
The Energy Subsidy Reform Assessment Framework (ESRAF) : toward evidence-based energy subsidy reforms - guidance notes (English)
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NOV 13, 2017 121266 ESMAP Paper
The 1.5 billion people question : food, vouchers, or cash transfers? (English)
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NOV 11, 2017 120368 Publication
World - FCPF-Capacity Building on REDD+ for CSOs and Local Communities in EAP Project : P153588 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)
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NOV 09, 2017 ISR30208 Implementation Status and Results Report
Grievance Redress Service (GRS) : annual report 2016 (English)
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NOV 09, 2017 121297 Board Report
Accelerating climate-resilient and low-carbon development : second progress report on the implementation of the Africa climate business plan - overview (English)
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NOV 08, 2017 121032 Working Paper
Global gender-based violence task force : action plan for implementation (English)
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NOV 08, 2017 121031 Working Paper
An evaluation of World Bank Group support in conflict induced situations of forced displacement (English)
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NOV 08, 2017 121465 IEG Approach Paper
World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)
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NOV 07, 2017 120994 Board Report
Charting the diffusion of power sector reforms across the developing world (English)
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NOV 07, 2017 WPS8235 Policy Research Working Paper
Small firm death in developing countries (English)
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NOV 07, 2017 WPS8236 Policy Research Working Paper