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Connecting to compete 2012 : trade logistics in the global economy - the logistics performance index and its indicators (Chinese)

This is the third edition of Connecting to Compete, a report summarizing the findings from the new dataset for the 2012 Logistics Performance Index (LPI) and its component indicators. ... See More +

Knowledge Economy Study 70417 APR 11, 2014

Arvis, Jean-Francois; Mustra, Monica Alina; Ojala, Lauri; Shepherd, Ben; Saslavsky, Daniel English Disclosed

Global stock-take of social accountability initiatives for budget transparency and monitoring : key challenges and lessons learned (English)

Budgets are key documents that lay out a government's economic priorities in terms of policies and programs. Budget transparency refers to the extent and ease with which citizens can access information about and provide feedback on government revenues, allocations, and expenditures. ... See More +

Knowledge Economy Study 81543 SEP 01, 2013

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Knowledge-based country programs : an evaluation of World Bank Group experience : Main report (English)

This evaluation assesses knowledge-based activities in nine country programs selected from 48 knowledge-intensive programs supported by the Bank Group. ... See More +

Knowledge Economy Study 81257 JUL 01, 2013

Varoudakis, Aristomene; Fernandez-Ansola, Juan Jose; Carrizosa, Mauricio; Macias, Victor; Martinez, Albert Disclosed

Knowledge-based country programs : an evaluation of World Bank Group experience (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)

This evaluation assesses knowledge-based activities in nine country programs selected from 48 knowledge-intensive programs supported by the Bank Group. ... See More +

Knowledge Economy Study 81257 JUL 01, 2013

Varoudakis, Aristomene; Fernandez-Ansola, Juan Jose; Carrizosa, Mauricio; Macias, Victor; Martinez, Albert Disclosed

Competitive small and medium enterprises : a diagnostic to help design smart SME policy (English)

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) account for a lion's share of the enterprises in most economies and are also thought to be an engine of new growth and innovation. ... See More +

Knowledge Economy Study 82516 MAY 01, 2013

Tewari, Parth S.; Skilling, David; Kumar, Pranav; Wu, Zack Disclosed

Potential impact of climate change on resilience and livelihoods in mixed crop-livestock systems in East Africa (English)

Climate-induced livelihood transitions in the agricultural systems of Africa are increasingly likely. A recent study by Jones and Thornton (2009) points to the possibility of such climate-induced livelihood transitions in the mixed crop-livestock rainfed arid-semiarid systems of Africa. ... See More +

Knowledge Economy Study 83198 FEB 01, 2013

Herrero, Mario; Jones, Peter G; Karanja, Stanley; Mutie, Ianetta; Rufino, Mariana C; Thornton, Philip K Disclosed

Implementing right to information : lessons from experience (English)

This implementing right to information lessons from experience has attempted to sketch out the key areas that are important to address during the implementation of Right-to-Information (RTI). ... See More +

Knowledge Economy Study 76254 JAN 01, 2013

Dokeniya,Anupama Disclosed

Dealing with GAC issues in project lending : the special case of fragile and conflict-affected states (English)

The principal objective of the Bank's governance work should be to help develop capable and accountable states to deliver services to the poor, promote private-sector-led growth, and tackle corruption effectively. ... See More +

Knowledge Economy Study 83541 JAN 01, 2013

Disclosed

A worldwide overview of facts and figures (English)

This paper presents and explains cross country data for mandatory publicly and privately managed pension systems around the world. Relevant World Bank demographic projections and other indicators previously reported in International Patterns of Pension Provision (2000) are updated, and relationships between key indicators are highlighted. ... See More +

Knowledge Economy Study 69724 JUN 01, 2012

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Connecting to compete 2012 : trade logistics in the global economy - the logistics performance index and its indicators (English)

This is the third edition of Connecting to Compete, a report summarizing the findings from the new dataset for the 2012 Logistics Performance Index (LPI) and its component indicators. ... See More +

Knowledge Economy Study 70417 JAN 01, 2012

Arvis, Jean-Francois; Mustra, Monica Alina; Ojala, Lauri; Shepherd, Ben; Saslavsky, Daniel Chinese Disclosed

Task managers' ICT toolkit : good practice for planning, delivering, and sustaining ICT products (English)

The toolkit is made up of two parts. In part 1, a route map is aimed at raising awareness. It attempts to give direction by helping to categorize information and communication technologies (ICT) components in terms of complexity and walks through the different stages of preparation, implementation, and supervision. ... See More +

Knowledge Economy Study 69454 JAN 01, 2012

Disclosed

Concessional climate finance : MDB experience and opportunities (English)

This study covers the experience of six major multilateral development banks (MDBs) with concessional climate finance and is an input to the design of the Green Fund. ... See More +

Knowledge Economy Study 69198 MAY 31, 2011

Leitmann, Joe; Bishop, Veronique Disclosed

Vietnam - Broadband in Vietnam : forging its own path (English)

Wireline broadband has grown over 1,000 percent in Vietnam since 2005, it has the ninth largest network among developing counties. Its wireline broadband penetration is the sixth highest among lower middle-income economies with 4.4 subscriptions per 100 people. ... See More +

Knowledge Economy Study 69195 JAN 01, 2011

Tuan, Tran Minh Disclosed

Turkey - Broadband in Turkey : compared to what? (English)

Compared to other countries in its income group, Turkey is doing relatively well in the area of communications, software and hardware segments of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industries which have expanded rapidly. ... See More +

Knowledge Economy Study 69170 JAN 01, 2011

Telli, Cagatay Disclosed

Morocco - Broadband in Morocco : political will meets socio-economic reality (English)

This report presents the broadband landscape in Morocco and the approach by which the country has advanced its information and communications technology sector over the past fifteen years. ... See More +

Knowledge Economy Study 69181 JAN 01, 2011

Constant, Samantha Disclosed

St. Kitts and Nevis - Broadband in St. Kitts and Nevis : strength in depth (English)

The study analyzes the environment within the small island developing state of St. Kitts and Nevis that facilitated the uptake of broadband technologies and applications, to the extent that these countries have the highest fixed broadband subscription rate among all of the Latin America and Caribbean region, and even higher than some developed economies. ... See More +

Knowledge Economy Study 69194 JAN 01, 2011

Anius, Diana Disclosed

Brazil - Broadband in Brazil : a multipronged public sector approach to digital inclusion (English)

The private sector has invested about 80 billion US Dollars in Brazil's telecommunications over the last 12 years, but the vast size and low population density in the rural areas has resulted in limited national pervasion of telecommunication infrastructure. ... See More +

Knowledge Economy Study 69173 JAN 01, 2011

Jensen, Mike Disclosed

Kenya - Broadband in Kenya : build it and they will come (English)

This report considers the case of broadband in Kenya and the manner in which the country has tackled its capacity challenges. Kenya has a natural geographic advantage, being strategically positioned on the East Coast of Africa. ... See More +

Knowledge Economy Study 69180 JAN 01, 2011

Msimang, Mandla Disclosed

Sri Lanka - Broadband in Sri Lanka : glass half full or half empty (English)

Sri Lanka has experienced an explosion in the use and availability of broadband services. The increase is primarily due to the high rate of adoption of third generation (3G) mobile technologies. ... See More +

Knowledge Economy Study 69182 JAN 01, 2011

Galpaya, Helani Disclosed

Training for social development staff at the World Bank (Vol. 2) : Annexes (English)

The social development family is facing a major challenge given the significant increase in lending made by the Bank in the last five years. Lending overall has more than doubled between FY05 and FY09; investment lending has increased by 82 percent and infrastructure lending by 125 percent. ... See More +

Knowledge Economy Study 70150 OCT 01, 2010

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Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Connecting to compete 2012 : trade logistics in the global economy - the logistics performance index and its indicators (Chinese)
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APR 11, 2014 70417 Knowledge Economy Study English
Global stock-take of social accountability initiatives for budget transparency and monitoring : key challenges and lessons learned (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 81543 Knowledge Economy Study
Knowledge-based country programs : an evaluation of World Bank Group experience : Main report (English)
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JUL 01, 2013 81257 Knowledge Economy Study
Knowledge-based country programs : an evaluation of World Bank Group experience (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)
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JUL 01, 2013 81257 Knowledge Economy Study
Competitive small and medium enterprises : a diagnostic to help design smart SME policy (English)
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MAY 01, 2013 82516 Knowledge Economy Study
Potential impact of climate change on resilience and livelihoods in mixed crop-livestock systems in East Africa (English)
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FEB 01, 2013 83198 Knowledge Economy Study
Implementing right to information : lessons from experience (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 76254 Knowledge Economy Study
Dealing with GAC issues in project lending : the special case of fragile and conflict-affected states (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 83541 Knowledge Economy Study
A worldwide overview of facts and figures (English)
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JUN 01, 2012 69724 Knowledge Economy Study
Connecting to compete 2012 : trade logistics in the global economy - the logistics performance index and its indicators (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 70417 Knowledge Economy Study Chinese
Task managers' ICT toolkit : good practice for planning, delivering, and sustaining ICT products (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 69454 Knowledge Economy Study
Concessional climate finance : MDB experience and opportunities (English)
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MAY 31, 2011 69198 Knowledge Economy Study
Vietnam - Broadband in Vietnam : forging its own path (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 69195 Knowledge Economy Study
Turkey - Broadband in Turkey : compared to what? (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 69170 Knowledge Economy Study
Morocco - Broadband in Morocco : political will meets socio-economic reality (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 69181 Knowledge Economy Study
St. Kitts and Nevis - Broadband in St. Kitts and Nevis : strength in depth (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 69194 Knowledge Economy Study
Brazil - Broadband in Brazil : a multipronged public sector approach to digital inclusion (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 69173 Knowledge Economy Study
Kenya - Broadband in Kenya : build it and they will come (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 69180 Knowledge Economy Study
Sri Lanka - Broadband in Sri Lanka : glass half full or half empty (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 69182 Knowledge Economy Study
Training for social development staff at the World Bank (Vol. 2) : Annexes (English)
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OCT 01, 2010 70150 Knowledge Economy Study