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Protecting children from cybercrime : legislative responses in Asia to fight child pornography, online grooming, and cyberbullying (English)

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) have developed rapidly over the last two decades. The development of ICTs have allowed adults, as well as children, to enjoy unprecedented opportunities and benefits in terms of socialization, education, and entertainment. ... See More +

Working Paper 94492 JAN 01, 2015

Song, Janice Kim

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

South Asia - Material and productive health at a glance : South Asia - Maternal and reproductive health at a glance (English)

The South Asia Region (SAR) includes Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. With over 1.6 billion people, it is the most densely populated region in the world. ... See More +

Brief 93552 SEP 01, 2014

El-Saharty, Sameh; Ohno, Naoko; Sarker, Intissar; Secci, Federica

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

Chinas 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 +

Annual Report 89494 JUL 01, 2014

Nepal - Road Safety Support Project (English)

Project Information Document AB7596 JUN 27, 2014

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 womens 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)

This report is about the twelve countries of the former Soviet Union (Eurasia). About 85 percent of the regions economic output is in six resource-rich economies. ... 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

Cusolito, Ana Paula; Hollweg, Claire H.

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

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Protecting children from cybercrime : legislative responses in Asia to fight child pornography, online grooming, and cyberbullying (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 94492 Working Paper
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
South Asia - Material and productive health at a glance : South Asia - Maternal and reproductive health at a glance (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 93552 Brief
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 Annual Report
Nepal - Road Safety Support Project (English)
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JUN 27, 2014 AB7596 Project Information Document
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 womens 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