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Exploiting synergies between rooftop solar PV and energy efficiency investments in the built environment (English)

The synergies between rooftop solar PV (RPV) and energy efficiency (EE) investments in the built environment include lower specific transaction costs, optimized RPV systems, shorter project payback periods (compared to RPV-only projects), and, for EE, enhanced project visibility. ... See More +

Brief 122590 JAN 10, 2018

Makumbe,Pedzisayi Disclosed

Uganda - Better data, better resilience : lessons in disaster risk finance from Uganda (English)

A growing number of low- and middle-income countries are investing in social safety nets to improve the lives and livelihoods of their poor and vulnerable residents. ... See More +

Brief 122588 JAN 01, 2018

Poulter,Richard Andrew; Maher,Barry Patrick Disclosed

Shedding light on electricity utilities in the Middle East and North Africa : insights from a performance diagnostic (English)

The electricity sector in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is in the grip of an apparent paradox. Although the region is home to the world's largest oil and gas reserves and has been able to maintain electricity access rates of close to 100 percent in most of its economies, it may not be able to cater to the future electricity needs of its fast-growing population and their business activities. ... See More +

Brief 122842 JAN 01, 2018

Mahgoub Hamid,Mohamad Ibrahim Mahmoud; Estache,Antonio; Camos Daurella,Daniel; Bacon,Robert W. Disclosed

Does large farm establishment create benefits for neighboring smallholders? Evidence from Ethiopia (English)

Quantifying the direction and magnitude of spillovers for small holders is an essential part of the policy dialogue surrounding large-scale agricultural investment. ... See More +

Brief 122901 JAN 01, 2018

Ali,Daniel Ayalew; Deininger,Klaus W.; Harris,Anthony M. Disclosed

Assessing the effects of results based management reforms (English)

The World Bank is often called on by governments to assist them with the process of reforming their performance management systems and measurement approaches. ... See More +

Brief 122042 DEC 12, 2017

Hartmann,Till Johannes; Zoratto,Laura De Castro Disclosed

Learning the impact of financial education when take-up is low (English)

This note shows how big data can help combine experimental with non-experimental approaches in impact evaluations when take-up is low. In this study, author have access to a large administrative data set (of 660 MB), which follows the monthly financial indicators of each client for up to 18 months prior to the intervention and 6 months after it. ... See More +

Brief 121894 DEC 01, 2017

Ruiz Ortega,Claudia; Mckenzie,David J.; Lara Ibarra,Gabriel Disclosed

Toward sustainable financing for immunization coverage in Lao PDR (Laotian)

The brief draws from the World Bank report, Managing Transition: Reaching the Vulnerable while Pursuing UHC in Lao PDR (World Bank, 2017b) which includes an in-depth assessment of the immunization program. ... See More +

Brief 121810 DEC 01, 2017

English Disclosed

Toward sustainable financing for immunization coverage in Lao PDR (English)

The brief draws from the World Bank report, Managing Transition: Reaching the Vulnerable while Pursuing UHC in Lao PDR (World Bank, 2017b) which includes an in-depth assessment of the immunization program. ... See More +

Brief 121810 DEC 01, 2017

Laotian Disclosed

Disability gaps in educational attainment and literacy (English)

This note provides an analysis of gaps in educational opportunities for children with disabilities. It also measures the impact at the margin of exclusion related to various typesof disabilities on education outcomes for children. ... See More +

Brief 121762 DEC 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Male,Chata Disclosed

Moving toward UHC : Myanmar - national initiatives, key challenges, and the role of collaborative activities (English)

This brief presents: Myanmar’s snapshot; existing national plans and policies to achieve universal health coverage (UHC); key challenges on the way to UHC; and collaborative efforts to accelerate progress toward UHC. ... See More +

Brief 122045 NOV 30, 2017

Disclosed

Moving toward UHC : Kenya - national initiatives, key challenges, and the role of collaborative activities (English)

This brief presents: Kenya’s snapshot; existing national plans and policies to achieve universal health coverage (UHC); key challenges on the way to UHC; and collaborative efforts to accelerate progress toward UHC. ... See More +

Brief 122044 NOV 30, 2017

Disclosed

Moving toward UHC : Sudan - national initiatives, key challenges, and the role of collaborative activities (English)

This brief covers the following topics : Sudan’s snapshot; Existing national plans and policies to achieve UHC; Key challenges on the way to UHC; Collaborative efforts to accelerate progress toward UHC; References and definitions ... See More +

Brief 122054 NOV 30, 2017

Disclosed

Cambodia - National initiatives, key challenges, and the role of collaborative activities (English)

This brief presents: Cambodia snapshot; existing national plans and policies to achieve universal health coverage (UHC); key challenges on the way to UHC; and collaborative efforts to accelerate progress toward UHC. ... See More +

Brief 122050 NOV 30, 2017

Disclosed

Moving toward UHC : Vietnam - national initiatives, key challenges, and the role of collaborative activities (English)

This brief covers the following topics : Viet Nam’s snapshot; Existing national plans and policies to achieve UHC; Key challenges on the way to UHC; Collaborative efforts to accelerate progress toward UHC; References and definitions ... See More +

Brief 122055 NOV 30, 2017

Disclosed

Afghanistan - National initiatives, key challenges, and the role of collaborative activities (English)

This brief presents: Afghanistan snapshot; existing national plans and policies to achieve universal health coverage (UHC); key challenges on the way to UHC; and collaborative efforts to accelerate progress toward UHC. ... See More +

Brief 122049 NOV 29, 2017

Disclosed

Ghana - National initiatives, key challenges, and the role of collaborative activities (English)

This brief presents: Ghana snapshot; existing national plans and policies to achieve universal health coverage (UHC); key challenges on the way to UHC; and collaborative efforts to accelerate progress toward UHC. ... See More +

Brief 122051 NOV 29, 2017

Disclosed

Haiti - National initiatives, key challenges, and the role of collaborative activities (English)

This brief presents: Haiti snapshot; existing national plans and policies to achieve universal health coverage (UHC); key challenges on the way to UHC; and collaborative efforts to accelerate progress toward UHC. ... See More +

Brief 122052 NOV 29, 2017

Disclosed

Policies, attitudes, and perceptions towards inclusive education : evidence from selected counties in Guangdong, China (English)

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities recognizes the right of people with disabilities to education, while Goal 4 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) commits the global community to "(ensuring) equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including person with disabilities" by 2030. ... See More +

Brief 121755 NOV 14, 2017

Disclosed

Ethiopia : Impacts of the Birr devaluation on inflation : 1 (English)

On October 10, 2017, the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) devalued the Birr by 15 percent as pressures on the foreign exchange intensified. According to the Government, the devaluation was undertaken to encourage exports and overcome the foreign exchange shortage. ... See More +

Brief 121807 NOV 08, 2017

Disclosed

How to identify legal barriers to women’s participation in agriculture (English)

How do legal barriers perpetuate the gender gap in agriculture? The gender gap in agriculture - women’s lower productivity and earnings compared to men’s - has crippling effects on producers and consumers alike, from the household to the national level. ... See More +

Brief 120912 NOV 01, 2017

Van De Velde,Patricia; Vyzaki,Marialena Disclosed

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Exploiting synergies between rooftop solar PV and energy efficiency investments in the built environment (English)
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JAN 10, 2018 122590 Brief
Uganda - Better data, better resilience : lessons in disaster risk finance from Uganda (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122588 Brief
Shedding light on electricity utilities in the Middle East and North Africa : insights from a performance diagnostic (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122842 Brief
Does large farm establishment create benefits for neighboring smallholders? Evidence from Ethiopia (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122901 Brief
Assessing the effects of results based management reforms (English)
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DEC 12, 2017 122042 Brief
Learning the impact of financial education when take-up is low (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 121894 Brief
Toward sustainable financing for immunization coverage in Lao PDR (Laotian)
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DEC 01, 2017 121810 Brief English
Toward sustainable financing for immunization coverage in Lao PDR (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 121810 Brief Laotian
Disability gaps in educational attainment and literacy (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 121762 Brief
Moving toward UHC : Myanmar - national initiatives, key challenges, and the role of collaborative activities (English)
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NOV 30, 2017 122045 Brief
Moving toward UHC : Kenya - national initiatives, key challenges, and the role of collaborative activities (English)
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NOV 30, 2017 122044 Brief
Moving toward UHC : Sudan - national initiatives, key challenges, and the role of collaborative activities (English)
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NOV 30, 2017 122054 Brief
Cambodia - National initiatives, key challenges, and the role of collaborative activities (English)
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NOV 30, 2017 122050 Brief
Moving toward UHC : Vietnam - national initiatives, key challenges, and the role of collaborative activities (English)
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NOV 30, 2017 122055 Brief
Afghanistan - National initiatives, key challenges, and the role of collaborative activities (English)
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NOV 29, 2017 122049 Brief
Ghana - National initiatives, key challenges, and the role of collaborative activities (English)
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NOV 29, 2017 122051 Brief
Haiti - National initiatives, key challenges, and the role of collaborative activities (English)
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NOV 29, 2017 122052 Brief
Policies, attitudes, and perceptions towards inclusive education : evidence from selected counties in Guangdong, China (English)
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NOV 14, 2017 121755 Brief
Ethiopia : Impacts of the Birr devaluation on inflation : 1 (English)
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NOV 08, 2017 121807 Brief
How to identify legal barriers to women’s participation in agriculture (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 120912 Brief