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Applying IFRS 9 to Central Banks foreign reserves (English)

Effective January 1, 2018, IFRS 9 Financial Instruments will replace IAS 39 Financial Instruments: Recognition and Measurement (IAS 39). Unlike most publications on IFRS 9, this paper focuses primarily on the application of the new standard on central banks’ foreign reserve assets, which increasingly constitute a substantial part of central banks’ balance sheet. ... See More +

Working Paper 102852 JAN 20, 2016

Chidawaya,Lott; Bajaj, Amit; Chen,Wei-000334325; Dai,Kelley Yueyao; Ha,Yunjung Sarah; Martin,Diann Dodd; Ng,Shaun Wei Tjia; Shotter,Robert Anthony Surtees; Li,Ying Eileen

Ninis en la Republic Dominicana (Spanish)

Working Paper 102791 JAN 15, 2016

Ninis en Honduras (Spanish)

Working Paper 102790 JAN 15, 2016

Ninis in Uruguay (English)

In Latin America, one in five youth-totaling more than 18 million individuals aged 15 to 24-is neither working nor in school (ninis). Despite the strong economic performance of the region in recent years – with vibrant economic growth and a significant reduction in poverty and inequality – the proportion of Latin American youth who are ninis fell only marginally, and the absolute number of young people in this condition actually increased. ... See More +

Working Paper 102789 JAN 15, 2016

Youth out of school and out of work in Brazil (English)

In Latin America, one in five youth-totaling more than 18 million individuals aged 15 to 24-is neither working nor in school (ninis). Despite the strong economic performance of the region in recent years – with vibrant economic growth and a significant reduction in poverty and inequality – the proportion of Latin American youth who are ninis fell only marginally, and the absolute number of young people in this condition actually increased. ... See More +

Working Paper 102788 JAN 15, 2016

Investment funds for development program : programmatic approach background concept note (English)

The overall objective of the SDGs is to overcome poverty and save the planet. To meet the SDGs, total incremental investment needs in developing countries through 2030 are estimated at US$1.5 to US$2.5 trillion per year, of which US$800 billion to US$ 1.4 trillion (or about 60) from private sources. ... See More +

Working Paper 102683 JAN 07, 2016

Divakaran,Shanthi; Halland,Havard; Noel,Michel; Atamuratova,Sevara

The Water Expert Team (WET) (English)

The Water Expert Team (WET) is a technical support service that identifies and mobilizes on-demand high level expertise to address complex water challenges in World Bank operations. ... See More +

Working Paper 102743 JAN 01, 2016

Economic internet toolkit for African policy makers (English)

Liberalization of the telecommunications sector is progressing across Africa. One of the most important benefits of this trend is that it will make value-added services, particularly internet access, more affordable and reliable for telecommunications users in the continent. ... See More +

Working Paper 102656 JAN 01, 2016

Schware,Robert; Kenny,Charles J.; Srivastava,Anil; Bernstein-Reich,Anat; Srivastava,Shampa Banerjee

Skills for work in Bulgaria : the relationship between cognitive and socioemotional skills and labor market outcomes (Bulgarian)

Bulgaria is undergoing both a rapid demographic transition and a significant structural shift in its economy. Increasing longevity combined with low fertility and emigration have made Bulgaria’s age structure increasingly top-heavy and its dependency ratios higher. ... See More +

Working Paper 102627 JAN 01, 2016

Levin,Victoria; Guallar Artal,Silvia; Safir,Abla English

Skills for work in Bulgaria : the relationship between cognitive and socioemotional skills and labor market outcomes (English)

Bulgaria is undergoing both a rapid demographic transition and a significant structural shift in its economy. Increasing longevity combined with low fertility and emigration have made Bulgaria’s age structure increasingly top-heavy and its dependency ratios higher. ... See More +

Working Paper 102627 JAN 01, 2016

Levin,Victoria; Guallar Artal,Silvia; Safir,Abla Bulgarian

Scaling up of service level benchmarking : state-level initiatives (English)

Benchmarking is now well recognized as an important mechanism for introducing accountability in service delivery. Sustained benchmarking can help utilities in identifying performance gaps and effecting improvements through the sharing of information and best practices, ultimately resulting in better services to people. ... See More +

Working Paper 102620 JAN 01, 2016

Handbook of service level benchmarking (English)

Every sector has a few key performance indicators that are understood by most stakeholders in that sector. Similarly, in the urban sector too, there have been a number of performance indicators related to urban management and service delivery that have been defined, measured, and reported. ... See More +

Working Paper 102619 JAN 01, 2016

National rating and award scheme for sanitation for Indian cities (English)

In order to rapidly promote sanitation in urban areas of the country and to recognize excellent performance in this area, the Government of India intends to institute an annual rating award scheme for cities. ... See More +

Working Paper 102618 JAN 01, 2016

Improving weather, climate, and hydrological services delivery in Central Asia (Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan) (English)

The purpose of this report is to present the results of an assessment of national weather, climate, and hydrological services in Central Asia and to present a program to improve these services. ... See More +

Working Paper 102640 JAN 01, 2016

Rogers,David; Smetanina,Marina Igorevna; Tsirkunov,Vladimir V.

Final report from the mid-term review panel of the CGIAR reform (English)

CGIAR (formerly known as the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research) envisions a world where rural poverty is eliminated, all people are food-secure, and even the poorest enjoy good nutrition and health. ... See More +

Working Paper 102644 JAN 01, 2016

Kyte,Rachel

Agricultural sector risk assessment : methodological guidance for practitioners (English)

In the agricultural sector, risks are inherent and ubiquitous, posing potentially serious consequences for stakeholders and consumers. Risks disrupt supply chains, causing extensive financial and economic losses. ... See More +

Working Paper 100320 JAN 01, 2016

Choudhary,Vikas; P. D’Alessandro, Stephen; Giertz, Åsa; Suit,Kilara Constance; Johnson,Traci Jeanette; Baedeker, Tobías; Caballero,Ricardo Jorge

Pakistan - Domestic private sector participation (English)

In Pakistan, self-provisioning of water supply prevails in both urban and rural areas. In urban areas, only large cities have public water utilities, while in rural areas, construction (and management) of water supply is traditionally the role of the Government. ... See More +

Working Paper 102626 JAN 01, 2016

The Lake Chad development and climate resilience action plan (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)

The Lake Chad Climate resilience action plan outlines the concept that there is a need to turn Lake Chad into a rural hub for regional development in parallel to the restoration of peace and security. ... See More +

Working Paper 102851 JAN 01, 2016

Mekonnen,Dawit Tadesse

Factory Southern Africa? : SACU in global value chains - summary report (English)

Once concentrated among a few large economies, global flows of goods, services, and capital now reach an ever-larger number of countries worldwide. ... See More +

Working Paper 102850 JAN 01, 2016

Farole,Thomas

The Lake Chad development and climate resilience action plan : Summary (English)

The Lake Chad Climate resilience action plan outlines the concept that there is a need to turn Lake Chad into a rural hub for regional development in parallel to the restoration of peace and security. ... See More +

Working Paper 102851 JAN 01, 2016

Mekonnen,Dawit Tadesse

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Applying IFRS 9 to Central Banks foreign reserves (English)
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JAN 20, 2016 102852 Working Paper
Ninis en la Republic Dominicana (Spanish)
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JAN 15, 2016 102791 Working Paper
Ninis en Honduras (Spanish)
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Ninis in Uruguay (English)
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JAN 15, 2016 102789 Working Paper
Youth out of school and out of work in Brazil (English)
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JAN 15, 2016 102788 Working Paper
Investment funds for development program : programmatic approach background concept note (English)
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JAN 07, 2016 102683 Working Paper
The Water Expert Team (WET) (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102743 Working Paper
Economic internet toolkit for African policy makers (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102656 Working Paper
Skills for work in Bulgaria : the relationship between cognitive and socioemotional skills and labor market outcomes (Bulgarian)
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JAN 01, 2016 102627 Working Paper English
Skills for work in Bulgaria : the relationship between cognitive and socioemotional skills and labor market outcomes (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102627 Working Paper Bulgarian
Scaling up of service level benchmarking : state-level initiatives (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102620 Working Paper
Handbook of service level benchmarking (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102619 Working Paper
National rating and award scheme for sanitation for Indian cities (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102618 Working Paper
Improving weather, climate, and hydrological services delivery in Central Asia (Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan) (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102640 Working Paper
Final report from the mid-term review panel of the CGIAR reform (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102644 Working Paper
Agricultural sector risk assessment : methodological guidance for practitioners (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 100320 Working Paper
Pakistan - Domestic private sector participation (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102626 Working Paper
The Lake Chad development and climate resilience action plan (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102851 Working Paper
Factory Southern Africa? : SACU in global value chains - summary report (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102850 Working Paper
The Lake Chad development and climate resilience action plan : Summary (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102851 Working Paper