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Use of alternative fuels in the cement sector in Senegal : opportunities, challenges and solutions (English)

Rapid urbanization in emerging markets has created new challenges for economic development and poverty reduction. The need for more buildings, transport and other infrastructure has boosted demand for construction materials and especially cement, making it the centerpiece of the urban development agenda. ... See More +

Working Paper 123075 JAN 01, 2017

Larionov,Alexander; Demir,Sinem Disclosed

Use of alternative fuels in the cement sector in Ethiopia : opportunities, challenges and solutions (English)

Rapid urbanization in emerging markets has created new challenges for economic development and poverty reduction. The need for more buildings, transport and other infrastructure has boosted demand for construction materials and especially cement, making it the centerpiece of the urban development agenda. ... See More +

Working Paper 123074 JAN 01, 2017

Larionov,Alexander; Demir,Sinem Disclosed

Proven delivery models for led public lighting : joint procurement delivery model - Ontario, Canada (English)

The context in Ontario was encouraging for light-emitting diode (LED) programs at federal, provincial, and municipal levels. At the federal level, there were a number of incentive programs funded by the federal gas tax that municipalities tapped into for municipal energy efficiency retrofits and upgrades. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 109581 OCT 01, 2016

Makumbe,Pedzisayi; Weyl,Debbie K.; Eil,Andrew; Li,Jie Disclosed

Fossil fuel subsidy and pricing policies : recent developing country experience (English)

The steep decline in the world oil price in the last quarter of 2014 slashed fuel price subsidies. Several governments responded by announcing that they would remove subsidies for one or more fuels and move to market-based pricing with full cost recovery. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7531 JAN 11, 2016

Kojima,Masami Disclosed

Indonesia - Project for Indonesian Tax Administration Reform (PINTAR) : P100740 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 07 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report OCT 04, 2014

Myers,C. Bernard

Carbon price efficiency : lock-in and path dependence in urban forms and transport infrastructure (English)

This paper investigates the effect of carbon or gasoline taxes on commuting-related CO2 emissions in an urban context. To assess the impact of public transport on the efficiency of the tax, the paper investigates two exogenous scenarios using a dynamic urban model (NEDUM-2D) calibrated for the urban area of Paris: (i) a scenario with the current dense public transport infrastructure, and (ii) a scenario without. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6941 JUN 01, 2014

Avner, Paolo; Rentschler, Jun; Hallegatte, Stephane Disclosed

Indonesia - Project for Indonesian Tax Administration Reform (PINTAR) : P100740 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 06 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR13869 APR 11, 2014

Myers,C. Bernard

Indonesia - Project for Indonesian Tax Administration Reform (PINTAR) : P100740 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 05 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR10518 JUN 26, 2013

Thomas,Theo David

An economic model of Brazil's ethanol-sugar markets and impacts of fuel policies (English)

The lack of growth in the Brazilian sugarcane-ethanol complex since the 2008 financial crisis has been blamed on policies: lower mandate, holding gasoline prices below world levels, high fuel taxes, and inadequate fuel tax exemptions for ethanol. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6524 JUN 01, 2013

de Gorter, Harry; Drabik, Dusan; Kliauga, Erika M.; Timilsina, Govinda R. Disclosed

Controlling greenhouse gas emissions generated by the transport sector in ECA : policy options (English)

Greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) generated from transport are among the fastest growing in Europe and in the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region, posing a challenge in creating a low-carbon future, as economic development has been paralleled with a modal share increasingly dominated by roads.1 This modal shift, as in the European Union (EU), has been driven by a number of factors, including growing affluence, suburbanization, and falling land use densities in urban areas, which have translated into more widespread vehicle ownership, increasing trip numbers and lengths, while reducing the financial viability of public transport and non-motorized transport. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 77978 FEB 01, 2013

Monsalve, Carolina Disclosed

Introducing behavioral change in transportation into energy/economy/environment models : Introducing behavioral change in transportation into energy/economy/environment models (English)

Transportation is vital to economic and social development, but at the same time generates undesired consequences on local, regional, and global scales. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6234 OCT 01, 2012

Schafer, Andreas Disclosed

Indonesia - Project for Indonesian Tax Administration Reform (PINTAR) : P100740 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 03 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR4929 APR 04, 2012

Thomas,Theo David Disclosed

Measures to reduce the economic and social impact of high fuel prices (English)

High volatility in the world prices of petroleum has been a characteristic feature of the global economy in the last decade. World petroleum prices increased four-fold between 2004 and 2008 and, and following a drop in prices in the second half of 2008, petroleum prices have been rising again, and they are several times higher than they were two decades ago. ... See More +

Working Paper 74577 JAN 01, 2011

Disclosed

The taxation of motor fuel : international comparison (English)

This paper assesses whether the level of taxation of motor fuel is broadly appropriate in a group of countries (OECD, BRICs and South Africa) accounting for more than 80 percent of world greenhouse gas emissions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5212 FEB 01, 2010

Ley, Eduardo; Boccardo, Jessica Disclosed

An analysis of various policy instruments to reduce congestion, fuel consumption and CO2 emissions in Beijing (English)

Using a nested multinomial logit model of car ownership and personal travel in Beijing circa 2005, this paper compares the effectiveness of different policy instruments to reduce traffic congestion and CO2 emissions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5068 OCT 01, 2009

Anas, Alex; Timilsina, Govinda R.; Zheng, Siqi Disclosed

Transportation fuel use, technology and standards: The role of credibility and expectations (English)

There is a debate among policy analysts about whether fuel taxes alone are the most effective policy to reduce fuel use by motorists, or whether to also use mandatory standards for fuel efficiency. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4695 AUG 01, 2008

Eskeland, Gunnar S.; Mideksa, Torben K. Disclosed

Fiscal policy instruments for reducing congestion and atmospheric emissions in the transport sector : a review (English)

This paper reviews the literature on the fiscal policy instruments commonly used to reduce transport sector externalities. The findings show that congestion charges would reduce vehicle traffic by 9 to 12 percent and significantly improve environmental quality. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4652 JUN 01, 2008

Timilsina, Govinda R.; Dulal, Hari B. Disclosed

The impact of policies to control motor vehicle emissions in Mumbai, India (English)

This paper examines the impact of measures to reduce emissions from passenger transport, specifically buses, cars, and two-wheelers in Mumbai. These include converting diesel buses to compressed natural gas (CNG), as the Indian Supreme Court required in Delhi, which would necessitate an increase in bus fares to cover the cost of pollution controls. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4059 NOV 01, 2006

Takeuchi, Akie; Cropper, Maureen; Bento, Antonio Disclosed

Output-based aid in Chad - using performance-based contracts to improve roads (English)

Despite Chad's recent debut as an oil exporter, its people rank among the world's poorest. Large parts of the country are left in extreme isolation by the lack of a backbone road network that is passable year-round. ... See More +

Brief 33160 APR 01, 2005

Hartwig, Tim; Mumssen, Yogita; Schliessler, Andreas Disclosed

Africa - Western Indian Ocean Islands Oil Spill Contingency Planning (GEF) (English)

ICRR11995 MAR 21, 2005

Disclosed

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Use of alternative fuels in the cement sector in Senegal : opportunities, challenges and solutions (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 123075 Working Paper
Use of alternative fuels in the cement sector in Ethiopia : opportunities, challenges and solutions (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 123074 Working Paper
Proven delivery models for led public lighting : joint procurement delivery model - Ontario, Canada (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 109581 ESMAP Paper
Fossil fuel subsidy and pricing policies : recent developing country experience (English)
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JAN 11, 2016 WPS7531 Policy Research Working Paper
Indonesia - Project for Indonesian Tax Administration Reform (PINTAR) : P100740 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 07 (English)
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OCT 04, 2014 Implementation Status and Results Report
Carbon price efficiency : lock-in and path dependence in urban forms and transport infrastructure (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6941 Policy Research Working Paper
Indonesia - Project for Indonesian Tax Administration Reform (PINTAR) : P100740 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 06 (English)
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APR 11, 2014 ISR13869 Implementation Status and Results Report
Indonesia - Project for Indonesian Tax Administration Reform (PINTAR) : P100740 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 05 (English)
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JUN 26, 2013 ISR10518 Implementation Status and Results Report
An economic model of Brazil's ethanol-sugar markets and impacts of fuel policies (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 WPS6524 Policy Research Working Paper
Controlling greenhouse gas emissions generated by the transport sector in ECA : policy options (English)
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FEB 01, 2013 77978 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Introducing behavioral change in transportation into energy/economy/environment models : Introducing behavioral change in transportation into energy/economy/environment models (English)
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OCT 01, 2012 WPS6234 Policy Research Working Paper
Indonesia - Project for Indonesian Tax Administration Reform (PINTAR) : P100740 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 03 (English)
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APR 04, 2012 ISR4929 Implementation Status and Results Report
Measures to reduce the economic and social impact of high fuel prices (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 74577 Working Paper
The taxation of motor fuel : international comparison (English)
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FEB 01, 2010 WPS5212 Policy Research Working Paper
An analysis of various policy instruments to reduce congestion, fuel consumption and CO2 emissions in Beijing (English)
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OCT 01, 2009 WPS5068 Policy Research Working Paper
Transportation fuel use, technology and standards: The role of credibility and expectations (English)
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AUG 01, 2008 WPS4695 Policy Research Working Paper
Fiscal policy instruments for reducing congestion and atmospheric emissions in the transport sector : a review (English)
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JUN 01, 2008 WPS4652 Policy Research Working Paper
The impact of policies to control motor vehicle emissions in Mumbai, India (English)
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NOV 01, 2006 WPS4059 Policy Research Working Paper
Output-based aid in Chad - using performance-based contracts to improve roads (English)
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APR 01, 2005 33160 Brief
Africa - Western Indian Ocean Islands Oil Spill Contingency Planning (GEF) (English)
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MAR 21, 2005 ICRR11995