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Guinea Bissau - Country partnership framework for the period FY18-FY21 (English)

This World Bank Group (WBG) Guinea-Bissau country partnership framework (CPF) will be the first full country strategy since 1997. The development of the CPF has benefited from the findings of the 2016 systematic country diagnostic (SCD) and the 2015 fragility assessment, and addresses the main lessons learned from the completion and learning review (CLR) at annex 2. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 114815 MAY 15, 2017

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Unbreakable : building the resilience of the poor in the face of natural disasters (English)

Economic losses from natural disasters totaled 92 billion dollars in 2015. Such statements, all too commonplace, assess the severity of disasters by no other measure than the damage inflicted on buildings, infrastructure, and agricultural production. ... See More +

Publication 110618 NOV 24, 2016

Hallegatte,Stephane; Vogt-Schilb,Adrien Camille; Bangalore,Mook; Rozenberg,Julie Disclosed

The World Bank in India newsletter vol. 15 (no. 3) (English)

Some of the headings included in this newsletter of the World Bank in India are: (i) Managing water resources real time; (ii) Pathways to prosperity –World Bank series; (iii) New World Bank Country Director in India; (iv) Recent project approvals and signings; (v) ICR Update: National Vector Borne Disease Control and Polio Eradication Support Project; (vi) New additions to the Public Information Center; and (vii) contact information. ... See More +

Newsletter 111756 NOV 01, 2016

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Networking carbon markets : key elements of the process (English)

The World Bank’s Networked Carbon Markets (NCM) initiative is collaboratively exploring the post-2020tools, services and institutions needed to enhance the transparency, comparability, and fungibility of heterogeneous climate actions, for a connectedinternational carbon market. ... See More +

Working Paper 110776 JUL 01, 2016

Macinante,Justin Damian Disclosed

Tajikistan - A moderate slowdown in economic growth coupled with a sharp decline in household purchasing power (Russian)

Tajikistan’s economy exceeded expectations during the first six months of 2015 despite a challenging external environment. According to official data, GDP growth slowed only moderately from 6.7 percent in the first half of 2014 to 6.4 percent year on year (y/y) in the first half of 2015, even as remittances from Russia fell, global demand weakened, and prices for the country’s key export commodities such as aluminum and cotton dropped significantly. ... See More +

Working Paper 101278 NOV 01, 2015

Bakanova,Marina; Sobirzoda,Ravshan; Rajabov,Alisher; Odinaeva,Zarina; Strokova,Victoria; Elzir,Angela; De Padua,David Keith Santos; Merotto,Dino Leonardo Disclosed

Republic of Kenya - Bright lights, big cities : measuring national and sub-national economic growth from outer space in Africa, with an application to Kenya and Rwanda (English)

The authors use the night lights (satellite imagery from outer space) approach to estimate subnational 2013 GDP growth and levels for 47 counties in Kenya and 30 districts in Rwanda. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS15584 OCT 16, 2015

Musera,Angelina Darini Disclosed

The indirect cost of natural disasters and an economic definition of macroeconomic resilience (English)

The welfare impact of a disaster does not depend only on the physical characteristics of the event or its direct impacts in terms of lost lives and assets. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7357 JUL 02, 2015

Hallegatte,Stephane Disclosed

Pilot auction facility for methane and climate change mitigation (English)

In implementing the PAF, the Bank would: (a) serve as Trustee to a newly established financial intermediary fund; (b) establish and manage a Secretariat which would develop and manage the operational arrangements for the PAF, and convene a Participants’ Committee and manage the auctions; (c) act as Auction Manager to design and execute the auctions of put options; and (d) act as Issuer, managing the issuance and redemption of IBRD bonds as the vehicle to provide the financial equivalent of the put options. ... See More +

Board Report 91648 OCT 16, 2014

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Climate change and migration in the MENA region (English)

Climate change and climate-induced migration (Foresight, 2011) are major global concerns. This is true for the MENA region as well. Yet empirical data on how perceptions of climate change and weather shocks affect migration in the region are scarce. ... See More +

Brief 90156 JUL 01, 2014

Disclosed

Moldova economic update (October 2013) (English)

Economic growth in Moldova has accelerated andexternal position has strengthened. Risks to economic outlook from external shocks and electoral cycle are substantial. ... See More +

Working Paper 111975 OCT 07, 2013

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Climate change scenarios : implications for strategic asset allocation (Vol. 3) : Report highlights (English)

Climate change will have a broad ranging impact on economies and financial markets over the coming decades. This report analyzes the extent of that impact on institutional investment portfolios and identifies a series of pragmatic steps for institutional investors to consider, including allocation to climate-sensitive assets and the adoption of an early warning risk management process. ... See More +

Working Paper 78261 JAN 01, 2011

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Climate change scenarios : implications for strategic asset allocation (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (English)

Climate change will have a broad ranging impact on economies and financial markets over the coming decades. This report analyzes the extent of that impact on institutional investment portfolios and identifies a series of pragmatic steps for institutional investors to consider, including allocation to climate-sensitive assets and the adoption of an early warning risk management process. ... See More +

Working Paper 78261 JAN 01, 2011

Disclosed

Working group on survey frameworks : are integration and comparison between CPIs and PPs feasible? (English)

The integration and comparison between the Consumer Price Indices (CPIs) and the Purchasing Power Parities (PPPs) has been widely discussed in literature and the need of a more integrated approach for calculating these indices has been emphasized. ... See More +

Working Paper 90461 FEB 19, 2010

Biggeri, Luigi; Laureti, Tiziana Disclosed

Address at the secretary's open forum, U.S. department of state by James D. Wolfensohn, President (English)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by James D. Wolfensohn, President of the World Bank at the Secretary's Open Forum, U.S. Department of State. ... See More +

Working Paper 101622 JAN 09, 2004

Wolfensohn,James D. Disclosed

A time to act (Arabic)

This is the address to the Board of Governors, delivered by Mr. James D. Wolfensohn, President of the World Bank. It was indicated that the development community has confirmed the Millennium Development Goals as our framework for action. ... See More +

Working Paper 25308 SEP 29, 2002

Wolfensohn,James D. Disclosed

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Guinea Bissau - Country partnership framework for the period FY18-FY21 (English)
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MAY 15, 2017 114815 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Unbreakable : building the resilience of the poor in the face of natural disasters (English)
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NOV 24, 2016 110618 Publication
The World Bank in India newsletter vol. 15 (no. 3) (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 111756 Newsletter
Networking carbon markets : key elements of the process (English)
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JUL 01, 2016 110776 Working Paper
Tajikistan - A moderate slowdown in economic growth coupled with a sharp decline in household purchasing power (Russian)
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NOV 01, 2015 101278 Working Paper
Republic of Kenya - Bright lights, big cities : measuring national and sub-national economic growth from outer space in Africa, with an application to Kenya and Rwanda (English)
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OCT 16, 2015 ACS15584 Working Paper
The indirect cost of natural disasters and an economic definition of macroeconomic resilience (English)
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JUL 02, 2015 WPS7357 Policy Research Working Paper
Pilot auction facility for methane and climate change mitigation (English)
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OCT 16, 2014 91648 Board Report
Climate change and migration in the MENA region (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 90156 Brief
Moldova economic update (October 2013) (English)
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OCT 07, 2013 111975 Working Paper
Climate change scenarios : implications for strategic asset allocation (Vol. 3) : Report highlights (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 78261 Working Paper
Climate change scenarios : implications for strategic asset allocation (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 78261 Working Paper
Working group on survey frameworks : are integration and comparison between CPIs and PPs feasible? (English)
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FEB 19, 2010 90461 Working Paper
Address at the secretary's open forum, U.S. department of state by James D. Wolfensohn, President (English)
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JAN 09, 2004 101622 Working Paper
A time to act (Arabic)
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SEP 29, 2002 25308 Working Paper