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The sendai report : managing disaster risk for a resilient future : O relatorio Sendai : gerenciando riscos de desastres para um futuro resiliente (Portuguese)

Este relatório aponta que as práticas da gestão de riscos de desastres (GRD) é uma característica que define as sociedades resilientes e, portanto, deve ser ‘integrada’ em todos os aspectos do desenvolvimento. ... See More +

Working Paper 111946 JAN 11, 2017

Ghesquiere,Francis; Prashant,Pratyush Prem; Reid,Robert Curle Jesse; Kellett,Jan; Kc,Shyam; Campbell,Jack Disclosed

Conditionality as targeting? : participation and distributional effects of conditional cash transfers (English)

Conditional cash transfer programs, whereby transfers to households are conditional on school attendance or health checkups, have become a widespread policy tool. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7940 JAN 11, 2017

Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos Disclosed

The little data book on information and communication technology 2017 (English)

The Little Data Book on Information and Communication Technology 2017 illustrates the progress of this revolution for 217 economies around the World. ... See More +

Publication 111909 JAN 10, 2017

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Foreign banks and international transmission of monetary policy : evidence from the syndicated loan market (English)

This paper uses loan-level data from 124 countries over 1995–2015 to examine the transmission of monetary policy through the cross-border syndicated loan market. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7937 JAN 09, 2017

Demirguc-Kunt,Asli; Horvath,Balint Laszlo; Huizinga,Harry P. Disclosed

Estimation and inference for actual and counterfactual growth incidence curves (English)

Different episodes of economic growth display widely varying distributional characteristics, both across countries and over time. Growth is sometimes accompanied by rising and sometimes by falling inequality. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7933 JAN 05, 2017

Ferreira,Francisco H. G.; Firpo,Sergio; Galvao,Antonio F. Disclosed

World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)

This report contains the World Bank Group Boards' calendar for the period from January 2017 to March 2017, specifying the Boards' engagements, such as meetings and briefings. ... See More +

Board Report 111753 JAN 05, 2017

Disclosed

Skills for a modern Ukraine (English)

Ukraine’s economic progress has been uneven since the start of the transition in 1991. Productivity is low partly because of the slow pace of market-oriented reforms and the misallocation of the labor force. ... See More +

Publication 111553 JAN 03, 2017

Del Carpio,Ximena Vanessa; Kupets,Olga; Olefir,Anna; Muller,Noël Disclosed

Corporate Governance : the foundation for corporate citizenship and sustainable businesses (English)

Corporate citizenship - a commitment to ethical behavior in business strategy, operations, and culture - has been on the periphery of corporate governance and board leadership, linked mainly to corporate reputation. ... See More +

Working Paper 111747 JAN 01, 2017

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Are labor market imperfections the reason so few microenterprises hire workers? : an experiment in Sri Lanka suggests they are not (English)

This brief examines whether labor market imperfections stop microenterprises from growing, using an experiment in Sri Lanka that provided wage subsidies to small firms to help them hire workers. ... See More +

Brief 111734 JAN 01, 2017

De Mel,Suresh; Mckenzie,David J.; Woodruff,Christoper Disclosed

Climate competitive industries : a practitioner’s handbook (English)

Climate variability and resource scarcity pose an increasing threat to the growth and competitiveness of industry, and nowhere is this issue more significant than in the world’s emerging economies. ... See More +

Working Paper 111796 JAN 01, 2017

Doble,Mike; Woolley,Richard; Nuttall,Chris; Tripathi,Amit Disclosed

Emissions trading in practice : a handbook on design and implementation : Uygulamada emisyon ticareti : tasarim ve uygulama el kitapçiği (Turkish)

As the world moves on from the climate agreement negotiated in Paris, attention is turning from the identification of emissions reduction trajectories—in the form of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)—to crucial questions about how these emissions reductions are to be delivered and reported within the future international accounting framework. ... See More +

Working Paper 108879 JAN 01, 2017

Kerr, Suzi; Lubowski, Ruben; Ward, John; Marijs, Cor; Sammon, Paul; Guigon,Pierre; Haug,Constanze; Acworth, William; Leining, Catherine; Murphy, Leah; Wagner, Gernot; Rittenhouse, Katherine; Mehling,Michael Arthur; Matthes,Felix Christian; Duan,Maosheng Chinese, English Disclosed

Global economic prospects : weak investment in uncertain times (English)

Stagnant global trade, subdued investment, and heightened policy uncertainty marked another difficult year for the world economy. A moderate recovery is expected for 2017, with receding obstacles to activity in commodity exporters and solid domestic demand in commodity importers. ... See More +

Board Report 112054 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Exchange rate flexibility and the effect of remittances on economic growth (English)

This paper studies the question of whether exchange rate policy affects the impact of remittances on economic growth in recipient countries. The paper utilizes a comprehensive data set that comprises annual observations for 135 developing and transition countries, spanning 1970-2007. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7932 DEC 30, 2016

Lartey,Emmanuel Kwasi Koranteng Disclosed

Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program (undated) (January 2017) (English)

This Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program covers FY17 Q3, Q4, and papers to be circulated absence-of-objection and updated reports and other documents to be circulated for information for FY17 Q3. ... See More +

Board Report 111755 DEC 27, 2016

Disclosed

Road freight transport services reform : guiding principles for practitioners and policy makers (English)

Cost-effective and high quality transport systems are key to modern logistics. Their role can only be expected to grow even as the global economy goes through profound transformation in terms of how, where and when goods are produced or distributed. ... See More +

Working Paper 111792 DEC 22, 2016

Tanase,Virginia; Kunaka,Charles; Paustian,Nina; Philipp, Patrick Disclosed

Labor drops : experimental evidence on the return to additional labor in microenterprises (English)

The majority of enterprises in many developing countries have no paid workers. This paper reports on a field experiment conducted in Sri Lanka that provided wage subsidies to randomly chosen microenterprises to test whether hiring additional labor would benefit such firms. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7924 DEC 19, 2016

De Mel,Suresh; Mckenzie,David J.; Woodruff,Christopher M. Disclosed

Are automation and trade polarizing developing country labor markets, too ? (English)

The automation and out-sourcing of routine, codifiable tasks are seen as driving polarization in labor markets in high-income countries. This paper first offers several explanations for why developing countries might show differing dynamics, at least for the present. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7922 DEC 19, 2016

Maloney,William F.; Molina,Carlos A. Disclosed

Does mass deworming affect child nutrition ? meta-analysis, cost-effectiveness, and statistical power (English)

The WHO has recently debated whether to reaffirm its long-standing recommendation of mass drug administration (MDA) in areas with more than 20 percent prevalence of soil-transmitted helminths (hookworm, whipworm, and roundworm). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7921 DEC 19, 2016

Croke,Kevin; Hicks,Joan Hamory; Hsu,Eric; Kremer,Michael Robert; Miguel,Edward A. Disclosed

Pass-through of competitors' exchange rates to us import and producer prices (English)

This paper shows that in theory and BLS microdata, the prices of imported goods respond to the exchange rates (ER) of the producer's foreign competitors. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7926 DEC 19, 2016

Pennings,Steven Michael Disclosed

The World Bank monthly operational summary (English)

The World Bank Monthly Operational Summary (MOS) reports on the status of projects as on December 2016 in the WorldBank’s pipeline from the time the operation is identifiedto the signing of the Loan, Credit, or Grant Agreement. ... See More +

Board Report 111807 DEC 15, 2016

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The sendai report : managing disaster risk for a resilient future : O relatorio Sendai : gerenciando riscos de desastres para um futuro resiliente (Portuguese)
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JAN 11, 2017 111946 Working Paper
Conditionality as targeting? : participation and distributional effects of conditional cash transfers (English)
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JAN 11, 2017 WPS7940 Policy Research Working Paper
The little data book on information and communication technology 2017 (English)
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JAN 10, 2017 111909 Publication
Foreign banks and international transmission of monetary policy : evidence from the syndicated loan market (English)
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JAN 09, 2017 WPS7937 Policy Research Working Paper
Estimation and inference for actual and counterfactual growth incidence curves (English)
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JAN 05, 2017 WPS7933 Policy Research Working Paper
World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)
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JAN 05, 2017 111753 Board Report
Skills for a modern Ukraine (English)
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JAN 03, 2017 111553 Publication
Corporate Governance : the foundation for corporate citizenship and sustainable businesses (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 111747 Working Paper
Are labor market imperfections the reason so few microenterprises hire workers? : an experiment in Sri Lanka suggests they are not (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 111734 Brief
Climate competitive industries : a practitioner’s handbook (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 111796 Working Paper
Emissions trading in practice : a handbook on design and implementation : Uygulamada emisyon ticareti : tasarim ve uygulama el kitapçiği (Turkish)
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JAN 01, 2017 108879 Working Paper Chinese, English
Global economic prospects : weak investment in uncertain times (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112054 Board Report
Exchange rate flexibility and the effect of remittances on economic growth (English)
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DEC 30, 2016 WPS7932 Policy Research Working Paper
Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program (undated) (January 2017) (English)
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DEC 27, 2016 111755 Board Report
Road freight transport services reform : guiding principles for practitioners and policy makers (English)
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DEC 22, 2016 111792 Working Paper
Labor drops : experimental evidence on the return to additional labor in microenterprises (English)
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DEC 19, 2016 WPS7924 Policy Research Working Paper
Are automation and trade polarizing developing country labor markets, too ? (English)
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DEC 19, 2016 WPS7922 Policy Research Working Paper
Does mass deworming affect child nutrition ? meta-analysis, cost-effectiveness, and statistical power (English)
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DEC 19, 2016 WPS7921 Policy Research Working Paper
Pass-through of competitors' exchange rates to us import and producer prices (English)
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DEC 19, 2016 WPS7926 Policy Research Working Paper
The World Bank monthly operational summary (English)
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DEC 15, 2016 111807 Board Report