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Enhancing access to finance for technology entrepreneurs : analysis of highly innovative, high growth start-ups in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Nepal (English)

Highly innovative (HI) start-ups in developing countries generally lack financial resources and access to a sufficient customer base to effectively scale and grow their businesses. ... See More +

Working Paper 93034 DEC 06, 2014

Chellapen, Yanese; Arasaratnam, Amirthan; Shen, Fangda

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - ROAD SAFETY SUPPORT PROJECT - P149606 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSA1105 NOV 15, 2014

Ahmed,A.K. Farhad

Protected areas and deforestation : new results from high resolution panel data (English)

This paper investigates the effectiveness of protected areas in slowing tropical forest clearing in 64 countries in Asia/Pacific, Africa, and Latin America for the period 2001-2012. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7091 NOV 01, 2014

Blankespoor, Brian; Dasgupta, Susmita; Wheeler, David

The critical mass approach to achieve a deal on green goods and services : what is on the table? how much to expect ? (English)

At the Davos forum of January 2014, a group of 14 countries pledged to launch negotiations on liberalizing trade in "green goods" (also known as "environmental" goods), focusing on the elimination of tariffs for an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation list of 54 products. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7061 OCT 01, 2014

de Melo, Jaime; Vijil, Mariana

Barriers to the implementation of environmental policies at the local level in China (English)

China's national leaders have recently made a priority of changing lanes from a pollution-intensive, growth-at-any-cost model to a resource-efficient and sustainable one. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7016 AUG 01, 2014

Kostka, Genia

ASTAE : annual status report FY13 (English)

Fiscal Year 2013 was the second year of the four-year FY2012-2015 Business Plan for the Multi-Donor Trust Fund (MDTF), which now exceeds US$24 million. ... See More +

Working Paper 89494 JUL 01, 2014

Asia-ROAD SAFETY SUPPORT PROJECT : Nepal - Road Safety Support Project (English)

Project Information Document AB7596 JUN 27, 2014

Asia-ROAD SAFETY SUPPORT TO ROAD SECTOR DEVELOPMENT PROJECT : Nepal - Road Safety Support Project (English)

Project Information Document AB7508 JUN 11, 2014

Nepal - Road Safety Support Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet AC7096 MAY 16, 2014

Examples from East Asia on strengthening women's land rights (English)

Land is one of the most valuable assets for rural people. Despite strong recent economic growth and overall development, gender disparities in access to and control over land remain pervasive in the East Asia region. ... See More +

Brief 87929 MAY 01, 2014

Stanley, Victoria; Vyzaki, Marialena

Cash transfers and temptation goods : a review of global evidence (English)

Cash transfers have been demonstrated to improve education and health outcomes and alleviate poverty in various contexts. However, policy makers and others often express concern that poor households will use transfers to buy alcohol, tobacco, or other "temptation goods." ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6886 MAY 01, 2014

Evans, David K.; Popova, Anna

Financial development in Asia : beyond aggregate indicators (English)

This paper documents the major trends in financial development in Asia since the early 1990s and the spillovers to firms. It compares Asia with advanced and emerging countries and uses both aggregate and disaggregate indicators. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6761 JAN 01, 2014

Didier, Tatiana; Schmukler, Sergio L.

Diversified development : making the most of natural resources in Eurasia (English)

The debates it fueled, on what governments must do for countries to develop, carry on to this day. But its main conclusion remains largely unchallenged: East Asian countries have been successful because they integrated into the world economy, and they could do this because their own economies were efficient. ... See More +

Publication 85417 JAN 01, 2014

Gill, Indermit S.; Izvorski, Ivailo; Eeghen, Willem van; Rosa, Donato De

Challenges, lessons, and prospects for operationalizing regional projects in Asia : legal and institutional aspects (English)

For the past decade and a half, the International Development Organizations (IDOs) have been making continual efforts to finance multi-country projects with regional goals. ... See More +

Publication 83500 DEC 12, 2013

Uprety, Kishor

Labor migration and economic growth in east and southeast Asia (English)

East and Southeast Asia face major demographic changes over the next few decades as many countries' labor forces will start to decline, while others will experience higher labor force growth as populations and participation rates increase. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6643 OCT 01, 2013

Walmsley, Terrie; Aguiar, Angel; Ahmed, S. Amer

Natural resources, physical capital and institutions : evidence from Eurasia (English)

Natural resource abundance can lead to strong economic growth if resource rents are well invested in physical assets and other forms of productive capital. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6586 AUG 01, 2013

Vandycke, Nancy

Trade policy barriers: an obstacle to export diversification in Eurasia (English)

Despite trade liberalization efforts made by Eurasian countries, the export structure of the region shows significant levels of concentration across export destinations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6434 MAY 01, 2013

Hollweg, Claire H.; Cusolito, Ana Paula

Feeding five billion Asians : a socioeconomic perspective (English)

This paper reviews the prospects for long-term food security in Asia, where a significant number of malnourished individuals still live after decades of mixed progress. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6328 JAN 01, 2013

Cuesta, Jose

Vyaghranomics in space and time : estimating habitat threats for Bengal, Indochinese, Malayan and Sumatran tigers (English)

As the wild tiger population in tropical Asia dropped from about 100,000 to 3,500 in the last century, the need to conserve tiger habitats poses a challenge for the Global Tiger Recovery Program. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6212 OCT 01, 2012

Dasgupta, Susmita; Kraft, Robin; Wheeler, David; Hammer, Dan

Regional productive complementarity and competitiveness (English)

A positive international environment favors growth of the several economies in a given region, but does not assure that the differences in the economic potential of the several countries are reduced in this process. ... See More +

Journal Article 79437 AUG 21, 2012

Baumann, Renato; Ng, Francis

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Enhancing access to finance for technology entrepreneurs : analysis of highly innovative, high growth start-ups in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Nepal (English)
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DEC 06, 2014 93034 Working Paper
Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - ROAD SAFETY SUPPORT PROJECT - P149606 (English)
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NOV 15, 2014 ISDSA1105 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Protected areas and deforestation : new results from high resolution panel data (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7091 Policy Research Working Paper
The critical mass approach to achieve a deal on green goods and services : what is on the table? how much to expect ? (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7061 Policy Research Working Paper
Barriers to the implementation of environmental policies at the local level in China (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7016 Policy Research Working Paper
ASTAE : annual status report FY13 (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 89494 Working Paper
Asia-ROAD SAFETY SUPPORT PROJECT : Nepal - Road Safety Support Project (English)
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JUN 27, 2014 AB7596 Project Information Document
Asia-ROAD SAFETY SUPPORT TO ROAD SECTOR DEVELOPMENT PROJECT : Nepal - Road Safety Support Project (English)
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JUN 11, 2014 AB7508 Project Information Document
Nepal - Road Safety Support Project (English)
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MAY 16, 2014 AC7096 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Examples from East Asia on strengthening women's land rights (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 87929 Brief
Cash transfers and temptation goods : a review of global evidence (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6886 Policy Research Working Paper
Financial development in Asia : beyond aggregate indicators (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 WPS6761 Policy Research Working Paper
Diversified development : making the most of natural resources in Eurasia (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 85417 Publication
Challenges, lessons, and prospects for operationalizing regional projects in Asia : legal and institutional aspects (English)
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DEC 12, 2013 83500 Publication
Labor migration and economic growth in east and southeast Asia (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 WPS6643 Policy Research Working Paper
Natural resources, physical capital and institutions : evidence from Eurasia (English)
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AUG 01, 2013 WPS6586 Policy Research Working Paper
Trade policy barriers: an obstacle to export diversification in Eurasia (English)
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MAY 01, 2013 WPS6434 Policy Research Working Paper
Feeding five billion Asians : a socioeconomic perspective (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 WPS6328 Policy Research Working Paper
Vyaghranomics in space and time : estimating habitat threats for Bengal, Indochinese, Malayan and Sumatran tigers (English)
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OCT 01, 2012 WPS6212 Policy Research Working Paper
Regional productive complementarity and competitiveness (English)
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AUG 21, 2012 79437 Journal Article