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Crisis simulation exercises (CSEs) (English)

The Financial Sector Advisory Centre (FinSAC) helps national financial sector authorities prepare to effectively manage financial crises, reducing risk of problems in individual financial institutions and financial markets, having systematic consequences. ... See More +

Working Paper 93338 DEC 18, 2014

Investing in early childhood development : review of the World Bank's recent experience (English)

The World Bank is actively supporting early childhood development based on demand from governments and convincing evidence on the benefits of investing early for children, families, and society. ... See More +

Working Paper 93210 DEC 17, 2014

Sayre, Rebecca K.; Devercelli, Amanda E.; Neuman, Michelle J.; Wodon, Quentin

Doing Business 2015 : going beyond efficiency - Vanuatu (English)

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

Working Paper 92158 DEC 12, 2014

Analysis of displacement in Somalia (English)

Development and humanitarian actors currently engaged in Somalia face the challenge of delivering assistance in such a way that it is supportive of peace and state building, addresses the acute vulnerability, and dependence of large shares of the population while operating in a still insecure and changing environment. ... See More +

Working Paper 93238 DEC 09, 2014

Bryld, Erik; Kamau, Christine; Sinigallia, Dina

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

Strengthening Kazakhstanapos;s education systems : an analysis of PISA 2009 and 2012 (English)

Kazakhstanapos;s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2012 performance improved markedly compared to 2009, and indicated a narrowing achievement gap among students. ... See More +

Working Paper 92913 DEC 03, 2014

Inoue, Keiko; Gortazar, Lucas Russian

Strengthening Kazakhstanapos;s education systems : an analysis of PISA 2009 and 2012 (Russian)

Kazakhstanapos;s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2012 performance improved markedly compared to 2009, and indicated a narrowing achievement gap among students. ... See More +

Working Paper 92913 DEC 03, 2014

Inoue, Keiko; Gortazar, Lucas English

Update on the economic impact of the 2014 Ebola epidemic on Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea (English)

The Ebola epidemic continues to cripple the economies of Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea. The crisis is resulting in flat or negative income growth and creating large fiscal needs in all three countries, as they work to eradicate the virus. ... See More +

Working Paper 92860 DEC 02, 2014

Taking stock : an update on Vietnamapos;s recent economic developments (English)

The global economy is showing signs of recovery, but at an uneven pace; global growth is expected to rise modestly to 2.6 percent in 2014, and an average 3.3 percent in 2015–17. ... See More +

Working Paper 92825 DEC 01, 2014

Mahajan, Sandeep; Dinh, Viet Tuan; Rab, Habib; Trieu, Viet Quoc; Nguyen, Lan Van; Kwakwa, Victoria; Verghis, Matthew Vietnamese

Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 3) : Bajemos la temperatura : Cómo hacer frente a la nueva realidad climática - América Latina y el Caribe - resúmen regional (Spanish)

This third report in the Turn Down the Heat series covers three World Bank regions: Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC); the Middle East and North Africa (MENA); and parts of Europe and Central Asia (ECA). ... See More +

Working Paper 92704 DEC 01, 2014

World Bank;; Reyer, Christopher; Hare, Bill; Waha, Katharina; Otto, Ilona M.; Serdeczny, Olivia; Schaeffer, Michiel; Schleussner, Carl-Friedrich; Reckien, Diana; Marcus, Rachel; Kit, Oleksandr; Eden, Alexander; Adams, Sophie; Aich, Valentin; Albrecht, Torsten; Baarsch, Florent; Boit, Alice; Canales Trujillo, Nella; Cartsburg, Matti; Coumou, Dim; Fader, Marianela; Hoff, Holger; Jobbins, Guy; Jones, Lindsey; Krummenauer, Linda; Langerwisch, Fanny; Le Masson, Virginie; Ludi, Eva; Mengel, Matthias; Möhring, Jacob; Mosello, Beatrice; Norton, Andrew; Perette, Mahé; Pereznieto, Paola; Rammig, Anja; Reinhardt, Julia; Robinson, Alex; Rocha, Marcia; Sakschewski, Boris; Schaphoff, Sibyll; Schewe, Jacob; Stagl, Judith; Thonicke, Kirsten

Taking stock : an update on Vietnamapos;s recent economic developments : Diem Lai : Cap nhat tinh hinh phat trien kinh te viet nam (Vietnamese)

The global economy is showing signs of recovery, but at an uneven pace; global growth is expected to rise modestly to 2.6 percent in 2014, and an average 3.3 percent in 2015–17. ... See More +

Working Paper 92825 DEC 01, 2014

Mahajan, Sandeep; Dinh, Viet Tuan; Rab, Habib; Trieu, Viet Quoc; Nguyen, Lan Van; Kwakwa, Victoria; Verghis, Matthew English

Violence against women and girls resource guide : health sector brief (English)

Violence against women and girls (VAWG) has negative impacts on physical and mental health. Health care settings provide a unique opportunity to identify VAWG survivors, provide critical support services, and prevent future harm. ... See More +

Working Paper 92963 DEC 01, 2014

Gennari, Floriza; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Arango, Diana; Hidalgo, Nidia

Violence against women and girls resource guide : health sector brief : Guia de recursos sobre la violencia contra las mujeres y las ninas : nota sectorial de salud (Spanish)

Violence against women and girls (VAWG) has negative impacts on physical and mental health. Health care settings provide a unique opportunity to identify VAWG survivors, provide critical support services, and prevent future harm. ... See More +

Working Paper 92963 DEC 01, 2014

Gennari, Floriza; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Arango, Diana; Hidalgo, Nidia

Violence against women and girls : introduction : La violencia contra las mujeres las ninas : introduccion (Spanish)

Violence against women and girls (VAWG) is one of the most oppressive forms of gender inequality and stands as a fundamental barrier to equal participation of women and men in social, economic, and political spheres. ... See More +

Working Paper 92964 DEC 01, 2014

Gennari, Floriza; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Hidalgo, Nidia

Violence against women and girls resource guide : disaster risk management brief (English)

Violence against women and girls (VAWG) has negative impacts on physical and mental health. Health care settings provide a unique opportunity to identify VAWG survivors, provide critical support services, and prevent future harm. ... See More +

Working Paper 92967 DEC 01, 2014

Gennari, Floriza; Arango, Diana; Hidalgo, Nidia; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer

Violence against women and girls resource guide : citizen security, law, and justice brief (English)

For every three years a country is affected by major violence (defined as deaths due to war or excess homicides comparable to a major war), economic growth lags behind by 2.7 percentage points. ... See More +

Working Paper 92966 DEC 01, 2014

Gennari, Floriza; Hidalgo, Nidia; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Arango, Diana

Violence against women and girls : introduction (English)

Violence against women and girls (VAWG) is one of the most oppressive forms of gender inequality and stands as a fundamental barrier to equal participation of women and men in social, economic, and political spheres. ... See More +

Working Paper 92964 DEC 01, 2014

Gennari, Floriza; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Hidalgo, Nidia

Violence against women and girls resource guide : education sector brief (English)

Experiencing violence in schools can negatively impact girlsapos; enrollment as well as the quality of the education they receive. Evidence suggests that sexual harassment is widespread in educational settings in many parts of the world. ... See More +

Working Paper 92968 DEC 01, 2014

Gennari, Floriza; Urban, Anne-Marie; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Arango, Diana; Kiplesund, Sveinung

Violence against women and girls resource guide : social protection brief (English)

The definition of social protection (SP) programs varies widely, as do the types of interventions included and the specific outcomes sought. These programs can be implemented through public and/or private sectors, with the involvement of single or multiple government sectors, or by some combination of these actors. ... See More +

Working Paper 92970 DEC 01, 2014

Gennari, Floriza; Arango, Diana; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Hidalgo, Nidia; Hill, Amber

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Crisis simulation exercises (CSEs) (English)
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DEC 18, 2014 93338 Working Paper
Investing in early childhood development : review of the World Bank's recent experience (English)
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DEC 17, 2014 93210 Working Paper
Doing Business 2015 : going beyond efficiency - Vanuatu (English)
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DEC 12, 2014 92158 Working Paper
Analysis of displacement in Somalia (English)
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DEC 09, 2014 93238 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
Strengthening Kazakhstanapos;s education systems : an analysis of PISA 2009 and 2012 (English)
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DEC 03, 2014 92913 Working Paper Russian
Strengthening Kazakhstanapos;s education systems : an analysis of PISA 2009 and 2012 (Russian)
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DEC 03, 2014 92913 Working Paper English
Update on the economic impact of the 2014 Ebola epidemic on Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea (English)
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DEC 02, 2014 92860 Working Paper
Taking stock : an update on Vietnamapos;s recent economic developments (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 92825 Working Paper Vietnamese
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 3) : Bajemos la temperatura : Cómo hacer frente a la nueva realidad climática - América Latina y el Caribe - resúmen regional (Spanish)
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DEC 01, 2014 92704 Working Paper
Taking stock : an update on Vietnamapos;s recent economic developments : Diem Lai : Cap nhat tinh hinh phat trien kinh te viet nam (Vietnamese)
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DEC 01, 2014 92825 Working Paper English
Republic of the Congo - Report of monitoring the economic and financial situation 2014 : strengthening the state and transform the national wealth mining in vehicle for growth, development and cohesion : Republica Democratica del Congo - Informe de seguimiento de la situacion economica y financiera 2014 : fortalecimiento del estado y transformar la explotacion de la riqueza nacional en vehículo para el crecimiento, desarrollo y cohesion (French)
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DEC 01, 2014 92844 Working Paper
Violence against women and girls resource guide : health sector brief (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 92963 Working Paper
Violence against women and girls resource guide : health sector brief : Guia de recursos sobre la violencia contra las mujeres y las ninas : nota sectorial de salud (Spanish)
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DEC 01, 2014 92963 Working Paper
Violence against women and girls : introduction : La violencia contra las mujeres las ninas : introduccion (Spanish)
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DEC 01, 2014 92964 Working Paper
Violence against women and girls resource guide : disaster risk management brief (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 92967 Working Paper
Violence against women and girls resource guide : citizen security, law, and justice brief (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 92966 Working Paper
Violence against women and girls : introduction (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 92964 Working Paper
Violence against women and girls resource guide : education sector brief (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 92968 Working Paper
Violence against women and girls resource guide : social protection brief (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 92970 Working Paper