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Frontiers in government : big data and predictive analytics (English)

Harnessing the power of big data is the next frontier for governments. Big data analytics uses data science and machine learning for better understanding, tracking and prediction of trends to improve government delivery of existing public services in education, procurement, public safety, transportation, taxation and civic engagement, without compromising citizen rights and privacy. ... See More +

Working Paper 116037 JUN 08, 2017

000212818:Edouard Al-Dahdah:ealdahdah@worldbank.; org; Disclosed

High level panel : government of the future - the promise of big data applications to governments moderator guide and talking points : world government summit (English)

Ninety percent of all world data was only produced in the last two years. In 2020, forty-four times more data will be produced than in 2009. The term big data refers to the vast amount of information now being generated and captured in a variety of formats and from a number of different sources, and which require innovative forms of processing for better analysis and decision making. ... See More +

Working Paper 116034 FEB 12, 2017

000212818:Edouard Al-Dahdah:ealdahdah@worldbank.; org; Disclosed

Governance and the law : world development report 2017 (English)

This report presents following topics related to governance and the law: why do ineffective policies often persist?; why are second-best solutions often effective? ... See More +

World Development Report 116033 JAN 01, 2017

000212818:Edouard Al-Dahdah:ealdahdah@worldbank.; org; Disclosed

Big data in action for government : big data innovation in public services, policy, and engagement (English)

Big data is a term widely used to describe the exponential growth of data, particularly the data flowing from ubiquitous mobile phones, satellites, ground sensors, vehicles, and social media. ... See More +

Working Paper 116036 JAN 01, 2017

000212818:Edouard Al-Dahdah:ealdahdah@worldbank.; org; Disclosed

Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - United Arab Emirates (English)

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for United Arab Emirates. To allow useful comparison, it also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 110008 OCT 25, 2016

Disclosed

Bank competition, financial dependence, and economic growth in the Gulf Cooperation Council (English)

The relationship between bank competition, firm access to finance, and economic growth is a much debated topic in the economic literature and in policy circles. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7687 MAY 31, 2016

Caggiano,Giovanni; Calice,Pietro Disclosed

United Arab Emirates - Program for international student assessment 2015 (English)

Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) is the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) benchmarking tool to assess achievement and application of key knowledge and skills of 15 year-olds. ... See More +

Brief 111455 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - United Arab Emirates (English)

This economy profile for Doing Business 2016 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for United Arab Emirates. To allow for useful comparison, the profile also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 100836 OCT 01, 2015

Disclosed

Country data report for United Arab Emirates, 1996-2014 (English)

This Country Data Report summarizes the data from the Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) project for United Arab Emirates. The WGI report six aggregate governance indicators for over 200 countries and territories over the period 1996-2014, covering: i) voice and accountability, ii) political stability and absence of violence, terrorism, iii) government effectiveness, iv) regulatory quality, v) rule of law, and vi) control of corruption. ... See More +

Working Paper 105593 SEP 15, 2015

Disclosed

The road traveled : Dubai's journey towards improving private education - a World Bank review (Arabic)

As Dubai has grown over the last two decades, the demand for private education has grown with it, a reflection of the number of expatriates settling in the city. ... See More +

Working Paper 91884 NOV 01, 2014

Cuadra,Ernesto P.; Thacker,Simon English Disclosed

Doing Business 2015 : going beyond efficiency - United Arab Emirates (English)

This economy profile for Doing Business 2015 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for The United Arab Emirates. To allow for useful comparison, the profile also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 92153 OCT 01, 2014

Disclosed

Steering Dubai's education reform through incentive and accountability drivers (English)

As Dubai has grown over the last two decades, the demand for private education has grown with it, a reflection of the number of expatriates settling in the city and the various curricula on offer to cater to expatriates. ... See More +

Brief 92445 OCT 01, 2014

Thacker, Simon Disclosed

SABER early childhood development country report : United Arab Emirates 2013 (English)

The United Arab Emirates has focused on increasing student learning outcomes by improving the quality of education in the country. An effective student assessment system is an important component to improving education quality and learning outcomes as it provides the necessary information to meet stakeholders ‘decision making needs. ... See More +

Working Paper 94344 SEP 18, 2014

Disclosed

The road traveled : Dubai's journey towards improving private education - a World Bank review (English)

As Dubai has grown over the last two decades, the demand for private education has grown with it, a reflection of the number of expatriates settling in the city. ... See More +

Working Paper 91884 MAR 21, 2014

Cuadra,Ernesto P.; Thacker,Simon Disclosed

Doing business 2014 : Arab World (English)

This regional profile presents the Doing Business indicators for economies in Arab World. It also shows the regional average, the best performance globally for each indicator and data for the following comparator regions: Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, East Asia and the Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Latin America, and OECD High Income. ... See More +

Working Paper 83398 OCT 29, 2013

Disclosed

Doing business 2014 : Middle East and North Africa (MENA) (English)

This regional profile presents the Doing Business indicators for economies in Middle East and North Africa (MENA). It also shows the regional average, the best performance globally for each indicator and data for the following comparator regions: Latin America, East Asia and the Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, South Asia, and OECD High Income. ... See More +

Working Paper 83413 OCT 29, 2013

Disclosed

Doing business 2014 : United Arab Emirates - understanding regulations for small and medium-size enterprises (English)

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for United Arab Emirates. In a series of annual reports, Doing Business assesses regulations affecting domestic firms in 189 economies and ranks the economies in 10 areas of business regulation, such as starting a business, resolving insolvency and trading across borders. ... See More +

Working Paper 82997 OCT 29, 2013

Disclosed

United Arab Emirates - Macro-fiscal context and health financing factsheet (English)

The 14 indicators describe a country's macro-fiscal environment to identify constraints or opportunities for health systems financing. ... See More +

Brief 80453 JAN 01, 2013

Cortez, Rafael; Pande, Aaka; Eozenou, Patrick; Leive, Adam; Smitz, Marc; Ozcelik, Ece Disclosed

Adaptation to a changing climate in the Arab countries (English)

For thousands of years, the people of Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have coped with the challenges of climate variability by adapting their survival strategies to changes in rainfall and temperature. ... See More +

Brief 75216 JAN 01, 2013

Verner, Dorte Disclosed

SABER student assessment country report : United Arab Emirates 2013 (English)

The United Arab Emirates has focused on increasing student learning outcomes by improving the quality of education in the country. An effective student assessment system is an important component of efforts to improve education quality and learning outcomes as it provides the necessary information to meet stakeholders’ decision making needs. ... See More +

Working Paper 105619 JAN 01, 2013

Disclosed

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Frontiers in government : big data and predictive analytics (English)
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JUN 08, 2017 116037 Working Paper
High level panel : government of the future - the promise of big data applications to governments moderator guide and talking points : world government summit (English)
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FEB 12, 2017 116034 Working Paper
Governance and the law : world development report 2017 (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 116033 World Development Report
Big data in action for government : big data innovation in public services, policy, and engagement (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 116036 Working Paper
Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - United Arab Emirates (English)
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OCT 25, 2016 110008 Working Paper
Bank competition, financial dependence, and economic growth in the Gulf Cooperation Council (English)
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MAY 31, 2016 WPS7687 Policy Research Working Paper
United Arab Emirates - Program for international student assessment 2015 (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 111455 Brief
Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - United Arab Emirates (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100836 Working Paper
Country data report for United Arab Emirates, 1996-2014 (English)
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SEP 15, 2015 105593 Working Paper
The road traveled : Dubai's journey towards improving private education - a World Bank review (Arabic)
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NOV 01, 2014 91884 Working Paper English
Doing Business 2015 : going beyond efficiency - United Arab Emirates (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 92153 Working Paper
Steering Dubai's education reform through incentive and accountability drivers (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 92445 Brief
SABER early childhood development country report : United Arab Emirates 2013 (English)
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SEP 18, 2014 94344 Working Paper
The road traveled : Dubai's journey towards improving private education - a World Bank review (English)
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MAR 21, 2014 91884 Working Paper
Doing business 2014 : Arab World (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 83398 Working Paper
Doing business 2014 : Middle East and North Africa (MENA) (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 83413 Working Paper
Doing business 2014 : United Arab Emirates - understanding regulations for small and medium-size enterprises (English)
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OCT 29, 2013 82997 Working Paper
United Arab Emirates - Macro-fiscal context and health financing factsheet (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 80453 Brief
Adaptation to a changing climate in the Arab countries (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 75216 Brief
SABER student assessment country report : United Arab Emirates 2013 (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 105619 Working Paper