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Carbon pricing watch 2015 : an advance brief from the state and trends of carbon pricing 2015 report, to be released late 2015 (English)

Significant progress in carbon pricing has been made over the last ten years. In 2015, about 40 national and over 20 subnational jurisdictions, representing almost a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), are putting a price on carbon. ... See More +

Working Paper 96602 MAY 26, 2015

Middle East and North Africa - Regional - Governance and Knowledge Generation : P118145 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 05 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR18987 MAY 23, 2015

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Doing the survey two-step : the effects of reticence on estimates of corruption in two-stage survey questions (English)

This paper develops a structural approach for modeling how respondents answer survey questions and uses it to estimate the proportion of respondents who are reticent in answering corruption questions, as well as the extent to which reticent behavior biases down conventional estimates of corruption. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7276 MAY 22, 2015

Karalashvili,Nona; Kraay,Aart C.; Murrell,Peter

Women managers and the gender-based gap in access to education : evidence from firm-level data in developing countries (English)

Several studies explore the differences in men’s and women’s labor market participation rates and wages. Some of these differences have been linked to gender disparities in education attainment and access. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7269 MAY 21, 2015

Amin,Mohammad; Islam,Asif Mohammed

World - Support to IAVI-Sendai Vector : P119051 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR19166 MAY 20, 2015

0000A8056

World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)

This report contains the World Bank Group Boards calendar for the period of May to July 2015, specifying the Boards engagements, such as meetings and briefings. ... See More +

Board Report 96535 MAY 18, 2015

World Bank policy lending and the quality of public sector governance (English)

This study investigates the impact of World Bank development policy lending for public sector governance on the quality of public sector management and institutions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7267 MAY 15, 2015

Smets,Lodewijk; Knack,Stephen

On the sustainable development goals and the role of Islamic finance (English)

The Sustainable Development Goals, the global development agenda for 2015 through 2030, will require unprecedented mobilization of resources to support their implementation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7266 MAY 15, 2015

Ahmed,Habib; Mohieldin,Mahmoud; Verbeek,Jos; Aboulmagd,Farida Wael

Minutes of meeting of the Executive Directors of the Bank and IDA held on May 12, 2015 (English)

Minutes 96482 MAY 12, 2015

The local economic impacts of resource abundance : what have we learned ? (English)

What are the socioeconomic impacts of resource abundance? Are these effects different at the national and local levels? How could resource booms benefit (or harm) local communities? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7263 MAY 12, 2015

Aragona,Fernando M.; Chuhan-Pole,Punam; Land,Bryan Christopher

Was Weber right ? the effects of pay for ability and pay for performance on pro-social motivation, ability and effort in the public sector (English)

This paper examines the effects of pecuniary compensation on the ability and motivation of individuals in organizations with non-pecuniary or pro-social missions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7261 MAY 11, 2015

Banuri,Sheheryar; Keefer,Philip E.

Decarbonizing development : smoothing the transition and protecting the poor (English)

Stabilizing climate change entails bringing net emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) to zero. CO2 stays in the atmosphere for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. ... See More +

Working Paper 96413 MAY 11, 2015

Decarbonizing development : getting carbon prices and policies right (English)

Stabilizing climate change entails bringing net emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) to zero. CO2 stays in the atmosphere for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. ... See More +

Working Paper 96412 MAY 11, 2015

Decarbonizing development : planning ahead for a future with zero emissions (English)

Stabilizing climate change entails bringing net emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) to zero. CO2 stays in the atmosphere for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. ... See More +

Working Paper 96411 MAY 11, 2015

Decarbonizing development : three steps to a zero-carbon future - overview (English)

Stabilizing climate change entails reducing net emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) to zero. This report outlines three principles to guide countries in their efforts to create a zero-carbon future: (a) planning ahead with an eye on the end goal; (b) going beyond carbon pricing with a policy package that triggers changes in investment patterns, technology, and behaviors; and (c) protecting poor people and avoiding concentrated losses. ... See More +

Working Paper 96410 MAY 11, 2015

Fay,Marianne; Hallegatte,Stephane; Vogt-Schilb,Adrien Camille; Rozenberg,Julie; Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Kerr,Thomas Michael

The republic of beliefs : a new approach to ‘law and economics’ (English)

The discipline of law and economics deals with wide-ranging topics, from competition and environmental policy to crime control, and has been instrumental in determining how an economy performs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7259 MAY 07, 2015

Basu,Kaushik

World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)

This report contains the World Bank Group Boards calendar for the period of May to July 2015, specifying the Boards engagements, such as meetings and briefings. ... See More +

Board Report 96306 MAY 06, 2015

Global poverty goals and prices : how purchasing power parity matters (English)

With the recent release of the 2011 purchasing power parity (PPP) data from the International Comparison Program (ICP), analysts and institutions are confronted with the question of whether and how to use them for global poverty estimation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7256 MAY 05, 2015

Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Prydz,Espen Beer

The dark side of disclosure : evidence of government expropriation from worldwide firms (English)

This paper studies the effects of voluntary accounting information disclosure through auditing on firm access to finance, exposure to corruption, and sales growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7254 MAY 04, 2015

Liu,Tingting; Ullah,Barkat; Wei,Zuobao; Xu,L. Colin

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Carbon pricing watch 2015 : an advance brief from the state and trends of carbon pricing 2015 report, to be released late 2015 (English)
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MAY 26, 2015 96602 Working Paper
Middle East and North Africa - Regional - Governance and Knowledge Generation : P118145 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 05 (English)
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MAY 23, 2015 ISR18987 Implementation Status and Results Report
Doing the survey two-step : the effects of reticence on estimates of corruption in two-stage survey questions (English)
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MAY 22, 2015 WPS7276 Policy Research Working Paper
Women managers and the gender-based gap in access to education : evidence from firm-level data in developing countries (English)
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MAY 21, 2015 WPS7269 Policy Research Working Paper
World - Support to IAVI-Sendai Vector : P119051 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)
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MAY 20, 2015 ISR19166 Implementation Status and Results Report
World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)
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MAY 18, 2015 96535 Board Report
World Bank policy lending and the quality of public sector governance (English)
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MAY 15, 2015 WPS7267 Policy Research Working Paper
On the sustainable development goals and the role of Islamic finance (English)
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MAY 15, 2015 WPS7266 Policy Research Working Paper
Minutes of meeting of the Executive Directors of the Bank and IDA held on May 12, 2015 (English)
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MAY 12, 2015 96482 Minutes
The local economic impacts of resource abundance : what have we learned ? (English)
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MAY 12, 2015 WPS7263 Policy Research Working Paper
Was Weber right ? the effects of pay for ability and pay for performance on pro-social motivation, ability and effort in the public sector (English)
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MAY 11, 2015 WPS7261 Policy Research Working Paper
Decarbonizing development : smoothing the transition and protecting the poor (English)
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MAY 11, 2015 96413 Working Paper
Decarbonizing development : getting carbon prices and policies right (English)
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MAY 11, 2015 96412 Working Paper
Decarbonizing development : planning ahead for a future with zero emissions (English)
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MAY 11, 2015 96411 Working Paper
Decarbonizing development : three steps to a zero-carbon future - overview (English)
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MAY 11, 2015 96410 Working Paper
The republic of beliefs : a new approach to ‘law and economics’ (English)
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MAY 07, 2015 WPS7259 Policy Research Working Paper
World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)
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MAY 06, 2015 96306 Board Report
Minutes of meeting of the Executive Directors of the Bank and IDA held on May 5, 2015 and record of approvals April 29 thru May 5 (English)
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MAY 05, 2015 96312 Minutes
Global poverty goals and prices : how purchasing power parity matters (English)
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MAY 05, 2015 WPS7256 Policy Research Working Paper
The dark side of disclosure : evidence of government expropriation from worldwide firms (English)
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MAY 04, 2015 WPS7254 Policy Research Working Paper