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Eruptions of popular anger : the economics of the Arab spring and its aftermath (English)

The Arab Spring protests caught most of the world by surprise and precipitated a chain of events that changed the course of history in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), ushering in a period of prolonged political instability and intense civil conflicts. ... See More +

Publication 121942 DEC 06, 2017

Ianchovichina,Elena Disclosed

Les réfugiés du Sahel : le visage humain d’une crise régionale (French)

Les déplacements forcés se posent comme un nouveau défi de développement dans la région du Sahel, en particulier autour du bassin du lac Tchad. ... See More +

Working Paper 121818 NOV 30, 2017

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Prospects for growth and jobs in the Palestinian economy : a general equilibrium analysis (English)

A large number of studies in recent years have attempted to analyze and quantify the myriad of restrictions holding back economic development in the West Bank and Gaza, but the full picture remains blurred. ... See More +

Working Paper 121598 NOV 01, 2017

Laursen,Thomas Blatt; Nasser Eddin,Nur Disclosed

How much oil is the Islamic state group producing ? evidence from remote sensing (English)

Accurately measuring oil production in low-governance contexts is an important task. Many terrorist organizations and insurgencies -- including the Islamic State group, also known as ISIL/ISIS or Daesh -- tap oil as a revenue source. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8231 OCT 31, 2017

Do,Quy-Toan; Shapiro,Jacob N.; Elvidge,Christopher D.; Abdel Jelil,Mohamed; Ahn,Daniel P.; Baugh,Kimberly; Hansen-Lewis,Jamie Nicole; Zhizhin,Mikhail Disclosed

Gender based violence in Georgia : links among conflict, economic opportunities and services (English)

This report summarizes research undertaken as part of the World Bank State- and Peace-building Fund (SPF) financed grant, Strengthening Capacity for Prevention and Response to Sexual- and Gender-Based Violence in Georgia (GBV). ... See More +

Working Paper ACS23504 OCT 30, 2017

Lacroix,Rebecca Emilie Anne; Benner,Holly Welborn Disclosed

Statement by H.E. Kemi Adeosun at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by H.E. Kemi Adeosun, Minister of Finance, Nigeria at the 96th meeting of the development committee held on October 14, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 120503 OCT 14, 2017

Disclosed

Statement by Mr. Roberto Azevedo at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. Roberto Azevedo, Director-General, World Trade Organization (WTO) at the ninety sixth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 120509 OCT 14, 2017

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International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 655 : transfer from surplus to replenish the trust fund for Gaza and the West Bank (English)

On September 8, 2017, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors adopted resolution number six hundred and fifty five. ... See More +

Board Report 119672 SEP 08, 2017

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Revisiting the effect of food aid on conflict : a methodological caution (English)

A popular identification strategy in non-experimental panel data uses instrumental variables constructed by interacting exogenous but potentially spurious time series or spatial variables with endogenous exposure variables to generate identifying variation through assumptions like those of differences-in-differences estimators. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8171 AUG 23, 2017

Christian,Paul J.; Barrett,Christopher B. Disclosed

Working together to prevent sexual exploitation and abuse : recommendations for World Bank investment projects (English)

In October 2016, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim established an independent Task Force of external experts to provide guidance on how to strengthen Bank systems, tools and processes to prevent and mitigate against risk of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), as well as other forms of gender-based violence (GBV), in World Bank-supported infrastructure and other area-based investment projects. ... See More +

Working Paper 117972 JUL 31, 2017

Gupta,Geeta Rao; Sierra,Katherine Disclosed

Creating space for interaction description of CACS project operations (English)

This note describes briefly how the Piloting Community Approaches in Conflict Situation (CACS) Project currently operates. As a learning activity, the project was designed deliberately to accommodate adjustments in response to lessons emerging from implementation experience. ... See More +

Brief 117181 JUL 01, 2017

Tansanguanwong,Pamornrat; Chockanapitaksa,Poonyanuch Thai Disclosed

Liberia - Emergency Monrovia Urban Sanitation Project (English)

Ratings for the Emergency Monrovia Urban Sanitation (EMUS) Project for Liberia were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was significant, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4138 JUN 20, 2017

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Comoros - Economic Governance Technical Assistance Project (English)

Ratings for the Electricity Sector Efficiency Improvement Project for Guinea were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4178 JUN 20, 2017

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Kosovo - Financial Sector Strengthening and Market Infrastructure Project (Formerly Titled Financial Sector Technical Assistance Project) (English)

Ratings for the Financial Sector Strengthening and Market Infrastructure Project (Formerly Titled Financial Sector Technical Assistance Project) for Kosovo were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4157 JUN 16, 2017

Disclosed

Ethiopia - Completion and learning review for country partnership strategy for the period FY13 - FY16 : IEG review (English)

Ethiopia is a low income country—one of the eleven poorest in the world—with a GNI per capita of USD 590 (current USD) in 2015. Its economy grew by 9.6 percent annually in real terms during the review period, faster than the Sub-Saharan Africa average (4.0 percent) and the rest of the world (2.6 percent), albeit the growth rate slowed to 6-7 percent in 2015-16 owing to a severe drought. ... See More +

CAS Completion Report Review 116057 JUN 07, 2017

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Iraq - Promoting the Inclusion of Conflict-Affected Iraqi Youth Project (English)

The development objective of Promoting the Inclusion of Conflict-Affected Iraqi Youth Project for Iraq is to promote the social and economic inclusion of at least 3,000 conflict-affected Iraqi youth (ages 15-29) through engagement in entrepreneurship and youth-led community development activities. ... See More +

Project Paper PP2278 MAY 29, 2017

D'Almeida,Charlene Disclosed

United Nations – World Bank Prevention Study - Chapter 7 Input: Macroeconomic Environment and Policies (English)

We construct a dataset of violent conflict "remission" episodes (i.e. countries that were once in violent conflict and have a prolonged non-violent period) and examine the macroeconomic patterns for these countries in the period prior to and following the most recent case of violent conflict. ... See More +

Working Paper 120957 MAY 01, 2017

Harake,Wissam; Carey,Kevin Disclosed

They got mad skills : the effects of training on youth employability and resilience to the Ebola shock (English)

This paper discusses a randomized control trial to measure the short-term impacts of a skills intervention among urban youth in Sierra Leone at the onset of the Ebola crisis. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8036 APR 25, 2017

Rosas Raffo,Nina; Acevedo,Maria Cecilia; Zaldivar Chimal,Samantha Disclosed

The economics of forced displacement : an introduction (English)

Forced displacement -- defined as the displacement of refugees and internally displaced persons due to violence -- has reached an unprecedented scale and global attention during the past few years, particularly in the aftermath of the Syrian refugee crisis in 2011 and the European Union's migration crisis in 2015. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8038 APR 25, 2017

Verme,Paolo Disclosed

Statement by H. E. Henrique Meirelles at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. H. E. Henrique Meirelles, Minister of Finance, at the ninety-fifth meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 114560 APR 22, 2017

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Eruptions of popular anger : the economics of the Arab spring and its aftermath (English)
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DEC 06, 2017 121942 Publication
Les réfugiés du Sahel : le visage humain d’une crise régionale (French)
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NOV 30, 2017 121818 Working Paper
Prospects for growth and jobs in the Palestinian economy : a general equilibrium analysis (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121598 Working Paper
How much oil is the Islamic state group producing ? evidence from remote sensing (English)
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OCT 31, 2017 WPS8231 Policy Research Working Paper
Gender based violence in Georgia : links among conflict, economic opportunities and services (English)
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OCT 30, 2017 ACS23504 Working Paper
Statement by H.E. Kemi Adeosun at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120503 Board Report
Statement by Mr. Roberto Azevedo at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120509 Board Report
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 655 : transfer from surplus to replenish the trust fund for Gaza and the West Bank (English)
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SEP 08, 2017 119672 Board Report
Revisiting the effect of food aid on conflict : a methodological caution (English)
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AUG 23, 2017 WPS8171 Policy Research Working Paper
Working together to prevent sexual exploitation and abuse : recommendations for World Bank investment projects (English)
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JUL 31, 2017 117972 Working Paper
Creating space for interaction description of CACS project operations (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117181 Brief Thai
Liberia - Emergency Monrovia Urban Sanitation Project (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 ICR4138 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Comoros - Economic Governance Technical Assistance Project (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 ICR4178 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Kosovo - Financial Sector Strengthening and Market Infrastructure Project (Formerly Titled Financial Sector Technical Assistance Project) (English)
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JUN 16, 2017 ICR4157 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Ethiopia - Completion and learning review for country partnership strategy for the period FY13 - FY16 : IEG review (English)
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JUN 07, 2017 116057 CAS Completion Report Review
Iraq - Promoting the Inclusion of Conflict-Affected Iraqi Youth Project (English)
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MAY 29, 2017 PP2278 Project Paper
United Nations – World Bank Prevention Study - Chapter 7 Input: Macroeconomic Environment and Policies (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 120957 Working Paper
They got mad skills : the effects of training on youth employability and resilience to the Ebola shock (English)
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APR 25, 2017 WPS8036 Policy Research Working Paper
The economics of forced displacement : an introduction (English)
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APR 25, 2017 WPS8038 Policy Research Working Paper
Statement by H. E. Henrique Meirelles at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)
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APR 22, 2017 114560 Board Report