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The socio-economic impacts of Ebola in Liberia : results from a high frequency cell phone survey (English)

As of February 18, 2015 Liberia has reported over 9,000 cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), and 3,900 deaths. Since the previous round of data collection, in December 2014, Liberia continues to show progress toward getting to zero cases, and in the 21 days leading up to January 28, there were only 20 confirmed cases nationally, down from 92 in the 21 days ending on December 31, 2014, and a high of 546 in late August and early September. ... See More +

Working Paper 94518 FEB 24, 2015

Himelein, Kristen; Kastelic, Jonathan

SME Finance in Ethiopia : Addressing the Missing Middle Challenge (English)

This study starts with a brief analysis of which firms are the main net job creators in Ethiopia and then focuses on the financing constraints of Ethiopian MSMEs as one of the key obstacles to job creation and growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 94365 FEB 10, 2015

Risk and finance in the coffee sector : a compendium of case studies related to improving risk management and access to finance in the coffee sector (English)

Millions of coffee farmers and coffee trading enterprises lack sufficient credit. This is partly due to myriad challenges and considerable costs that formal lending institutions face serving rural, often isolated markets. ... See More +

Working Paper 93923 FEB 02, 2015

Parizat,Roy; Van Hilten,Hein Jan; Tressler,Erin Genevieve; Wheeler, Michael; Nsibirwa,Robert Waggwa; Morahan,Rebecca; Modelo Ruiz,Josep Manel; De Smet,Jan; Pineda Pinto,David Fernando

Global leasing toolkit : an introduction (English)

The Global Leasing Toolkit (the Toolkit) has three objectives: To provide a practical guide for managers of leasing entities, especially bank-affiliated lessors, with an emphasis on leasing entities offering lease products to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). ... See More +

Working Paper 94162 FEB 01, 2015

A practical guide to increasing mining local procurement in West Africa (English)

This document provides information, guidance and tools to support decision-making, planning and implementation of mining local procurement in West Africa, in particular at a country level. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS6324 FEB 01, 2015

A practical guide to increasing mining local procurement in West Africa : Guide pratique pour accroître l'approvisionnement local dans le secteur minier en Afrique de l'Ouest (French)

This document provides information, guidance and tools to support decision-making, planning and implementation of mining local procurement in West Africa, in particular at a country level. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS6324 FEB 01, 2015

Institutional and fiscal analysis of lower level courts in Solomon Islands (English)

Justice interventions in Solomon Islands over the last decade have focused largely on assisting Honiarabased state institutions in the form of a variety of capacity-building programs. ... See More +

Working Paper 94238 FEB 01, 2015

Supporting women's agro-enterprises in Africa with ICT : a feasibility study in Zambia and Kenya (English)

A new generation of information and communication technologies (ICTs) is finding a small foothold among poor, small-scale farmers in developing countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 93077 FEB 01, 2015

Expanding access to early childhood development : using interactive audio instruction (English)

The returns to investments in early childhood development (ECD) are manifold and can include improved school readiness, reduced drop-out rates, higher labor force productivity and greater social cohesion. ... See More +

Working Paper 94010 FEB 01, 2015

Christina, Rachel; Louge, Nathalie

Preparing for carbon pricing : case studies from company experience - Royal Dutch Shell, Rio Tinto, and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (English)

This report comprises case studies with three companies: Royal Dutch Shell, Rio Tinto, and Pacific Gas and Electric (PGE), capturing their experiences and lessons learned preparing for and operating under policies that price carbon emissions. ... See More +

Working Paper 93944 JAN 28, 2015

Overview of carbon offset programs : similarities and differences (English)

This paper documents a mapping exercise that outlines the key elements and design features of offset programs. It was prepared with the intent to provide an overview of the key features of selected offset programs and to draw out similarities and differences. ... See More +

Working Paper 93945 JAN 27, 2015

Palestinian Reform and Development Plan - Trust Fund (PRDP-TF) : quarterly review (July to September 2014) (English)

The Palestinian Authority’s (PA) fiscal situation remains difficult and the latest conflict in Gaza has placed further pressure on an already tight budget. ... See More +

Working Paper 93854 JAN 23, 2015

The economic impact of Ebola on sub-Saharan Africa : updated estimates for 2015 (English)

The most severe impact of the Ebola epidemic, which began in Guinea in December 2013 and quickly spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone, has been in lost human lives and suffering. ... See More +

Working Paper 93721 JAN 20, 2015

Thomas, Mark Roland; Smith, Gregory; Ferreira, Francisco H. G.; Evans, David; Maliszewska, Maryla; Cruz, Marcio; Himelein, Kristen; Over, Mead

Philippine economic update : making growth work for the poor (English)

In the third quarter of 2014 (Q3), the Philippine economy expanded by 5.3 percent its slowest pace in 11 quarters. Growth slowed down due to the contraction of government spending on the demand side and agricultural production on the supply side. ... See More +

Working Paper 93530 JAN 16, 2015

Financing transit-oriented development with land values : adapting land value capture in developing countries - overview (English)

Cities in developing countries are experiencing unprecedented growth. But this is often accompanied by the negative impacts of car-dependent urbanization such as congestion, air pollution, greenhouse gas emissions, inefficient use of energy and time, and social inequality of accessibility. ... See More +

Working Paper 92250 JAN 13, 2015

Hiroaki Suzuki; Jin Murakami; Yuhung Hong; Tamayose, Beth

The socio-economic impacts of Ebola in Liberia : results from a high frequency cell phone survey round three (English)

The economic impact of Ebola survey is a high frequency cell phone survey designed to monitor the socio-economic impacts of the ongoing Ebola crisis in Liberia. ... See More +

Working Paper 94509 JAN 12, 2015

Himelein,Kristen; Kastelic,Jonathan G.

The ICSID caseload : statistics (special focus - European Union) (English)

This issue of the international centre for settlement of investment disputes (ICSID) caseload: statistics (special focus - European Union (EU)) provides an overview of the ICSID caseload involving member states of the EU. ... See More +

Working Paper 93628 JAN 01, 2015

Spanish, French

The ICSID caseload : statistics (issue 2014-2) (English)

This issue of the international centre for settlement of investment disputes (ICSID) caseload: statistics updates the profile of the ICSID caseload, historically and for the center's fiscal year 2014. ... See More +

Working Paper 93622 JAN 01, 2015

Spanish, French

The ICSID caseload : statistics (issue 2014-2) : Carga de casos del CIADI : estadisticas (edicion 2014-2) (Spanish)

This issue of the international centre for settlement of investment disputes (ICSID) caseload: statistics updates the profile of the ICSID caseload, historically and for the center's fiscal year 2014. ... See More +

Working Paper 93622 JAN 01, 2015

English, French

The ICSID caseload : statistics (special focus - European Union) : Affaires du CIRDI : statistiques (numero special - Union Europeenne) (French)

This issue of the international centre for settlement of investment disputes (ICSID) caseload: statistics (special focus - European Union (EU)) provides an overview of the ICSID caseload involving member states of the EU. ... See More +

Working Paper 93628 JAN 01, 2015

English, Spanish

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The socio-economic impacts of Ebola in Liberia : results from a high frequency cell phone survey (English)
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FEB 24, 2015 94518 Working Paper
SME Finance in Ethiopia : Addressing the Missing Middle Challenge (English)
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FEB 10, 2015 94365 Working Paper
Risk and finance in the coffee sector : a compendium of case studies related to improving risk management and access to finance in the coffee sector (English)
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FEB 02, 2015 93923 Working Paper
Global leasing toolkit : an introduction (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94162 Working Paper
A practical guide to increasing mining local procurement in West Africa (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 AUS6324 Working Paper
A practical guide to increasing mining local procurement in West Africa : Guide pratique pour accroître l'approvisionnement local dans le secteur minier en Afrique de l'Ouest (French)
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FEB 01, 2015 AUS6324 Working Paper
Institutional and fiscal analysis of lower level courts in Solomon Islands (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94238 Working Paper
Supporting women's agro-enterprises in Africa with ICT : a feasibility study in Zambia and Kenya (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 93077 Working Paper
Expanding access to early childhood development : using interactive audio instruction (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94010 Working Paper
Preparing for carbon pricing : case studies from company experience - Royal Dutch Shell, Rio Tinto, and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (English)
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JAN 28, 2015 93944 Working Paper
Overview of carbon offset programs : similarities and differences (English)
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JAN 27, 2015 93945 Working Paper
Palestinian Reform and Development Plan - Trust Fund (PRDP-TF) : quarterly review (July to September 2014) (English)
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JAN 23, 2015 93854 Working Paper
The economic impact of Ebola on sub-Saharan Africa : updated estimates for 2015 (English)
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JAN 20, 2015 93721 Working Paper
Philippine economic update : making growth work for the poor (English)
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JAN 16, 2015 93530 Working Paper
Financing transit-oriented development with land values : adapting land value capture in developing countries - overview (English)
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JAN 13, 2015 92250 Working Paper
The socio-economic impacts of Ebola in Liberia : results from a high frequency cell phone survey round three (English)
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JAN 12, 2015 94509 Working Paper
The ICSID caseload : statistics (special focus - European Union) (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93628 Working Paper Spanish, French
The ICSID caseload : statistics (issue 2014-2) (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93622 Working Paper Spanish, French
The ICSID caseload : statistics (issue 2014-2) : Carga de casos del CIADI : estadisticas (edicion 2014-2) (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2015 93622 Working Paper English, French
The ICSID caseload : statistics (special focus - European Union) : Affaires du CIRDI : statistiques (numero special - Union Europeenne) (French)
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JAN 01, 2015 93628 Working Paper English, Spanish