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Services liberalization and GVC participation : new evidence for heterogeneous effects by income level and provisions (English)

Participation in global value chains is a key element in the industrialization strategies of many developing nations. This paper investigates the role of services liberalization in promoting participation in global value chains. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8475 JUN 14, 2018

Lee,Woori Disclosed

Incentivizing school attendance in the presence of parent-child information frictions (English)

Education conditional cash transfer programs may increase school attendance in part due to the information they transmit to parents about their child's attendance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8476 JUN 14, 2018

De Walque,Damien B. C. M.; Valente,Christine Disclosed

Automation and labor market outcomes : the pivotal role of high-quality education (English)

Automation will be a boon or a catastrophe depending on whom you listen to. This paper proposes an overlapping-generations model with endogenous school choice in which the quality of a country's education system determines how well skill supply can respond to increased demand from automation and subsequently whether automation will be beneficial or detrimental. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8474 JUN 14, 2018

Bentaouet Kattan,Raja; Macdonald,Kevin Alan David; Patrinos,Harry Anthony Disclosed

Do mLabs still make a difference? : a second assessment (English)

This report is a second assessment of the mLabs (mobile application labs) program following the 2014 assessment: Do mLabs Make a Difference? This second assessment focuses on essentially the same three questions as the first assessment. ... See More +

Working Paper 127171 JUN 13, 2018

infoDev Disclosed

CodeBus Africa Study : Codebus Africa Study (English)

This report is an assessment of the relevance of the CodeBus Africa project from the perspective of local partners. CodeBus Africa organized beginner level computer programming workshops in collaboration with 15 African partners in 10 Sub-Saharan African countries in 2017. ... See More +

Working Paper 127170 JUN 13, 2018

Aalto Global Impact; Aalto University Disclosed

Official Documents- Amendment No. 2 to the Administration Agreement between the Capital Markets Licensing and Training Agency, IBRD and IDA, TF072107 (English)

Agreement JUN 13, 2018

Maria Lourdes; Pardo Disclosed

Motivating bureaucrats through social recognition : evidence from simultaneous field experiments (English)

Bureaucratic performance is a crucial determinant of economic growth. Little is known about how to improve it in resource-constrained settings. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8473 JUN 13, 2018

Gauri,Varun; Jamison,Julian C; Mazar,Nina; Ozier,Owen; Raha,Shomikho; Saleh,Karima Disclosed

World/OTHER- P153588- FCPF-Capacity Building on REDD+ for CSOs and Local Communities in EAP Project - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP10227 JUN 12, 2018

Puspa Lal Ghimire Disclosed

Small area estimation of poverty under structural change (English)

Small area poverty maps allow for the design of policies based on spatial differences in welfare. They are typically estimated based on a consumption survey reporting on poverty and a census providing the spatial disaggregation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8472 JUN 12, 2018

Lange,Simon; Pape,Utz Johann; Putz,Peter Disclosed

Shortcomings to overlapping land rights and a way forward : the case of Mailo land in Central Uganda (English)

Uganda has a complex land tenure system. Four tenure systems officially recognized by the 1995 Constitution coexist: freehold, Mailo, leasehold, and customary tenure. ... See More +

Policy Note 127047 JUN 11, 2018

Ali,Daniel Ayalew; Duponchel,Marguerite Felicienne Disclosed

Reducing inequalities in water supply, sanitation, and hygiene in the era of the sustainable development goals synthesis report of the WASH poverty diagnostic initiative : Reducing Inequalities in Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene in the Era of the Sustainable Development Goals (English)

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the World Bank’s corporate goals of ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity call for specific attention to the poor and vulnerable. ... See More +

Working Paper 127135 JUN 11, 2018

Loughnan,Elizabeth Clementine; Rana,Suneira; Li,Shiqing; Carlitz,Ruth Denali; Kullmann,Craig Phillip; Skoufias,Emmanuel; Srivastava,Vivek; Andres,Luis Alberto; Grabel,Brittany Meryl Disclosed

Anatomy and impact of export promotion agencies (English)

Recent literature has shown evidence of positive contributions of export promotion agencies around the world in raising exports, through the intensive and extensive margins of trade. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8470 JUN 07, 2018

Vargas Da Cruz,Marcio Jose; Lederman,Daniel; Zoratto,Laura De Castro Disclosed

Reforming non-tariff measures : from evidence to policy advice (English)

The empirical case for trade as an engine of growth has now been established on solid empirical grounds. There has been a protracted controversy in the literature on the econometrics of trade and growth. ... See More +

Publication 127167 JUN 06, 2018

Cadot,Olivier; Ferrantino,Michael Joseph; Gourdon,Julien; Reye, José-Daniel Disclosed

Optima HIV optimization and analysis tool : how can HIV funding optimally allocated across a combination of HIV interventions to yield the greatest impact (French)

Optima helps HIV decision-makers and planners determine an optimal distribution of investments to best serve their country`s need by analyzing epidemic, program, and cost data. ... See More +

Brief 126900 JUN 05, 2018

English Disclosed

Official Documents- Amendment No. 1 to the Administration Agreement with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, TF072851 (English)

Agreement JUN 05, 2018

Maria Lourdes; Pardo Disclosed

Anatomy of credit-less recoveries (English)

The recovery from the global crisis that erupted in 2007 shows that the decoupling between real and financial variables during the business cycle can lead to negative and long-lasting consequences for the economy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8465 JUN 05, 2018

Corrado,Luis; Rossi,Isolina Disclosed

Inequality and economic growth : the role of initial income (English)

This paper estimates a panel model in which the relationship between inequality and gross domestic product per capita growth depends on countries' initial incomes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8467 JUN 05, 2018

Brueckner,Markus; Lederman,Daniel Disclosed

Optima HIV optimization and analysis tool : how can HIV funding optimally allocated across a combination of HIV interventions to yield the greatest impact (English)

Optima helps HIV decision-makers and planners determine an optimal distribution of investments to best serve their country`s need by analyzing epidemic, program, and cost data. ... See More +

Brief 126900 JUN 05, 2018

French Disclosed

Official Documents- Amendment No. 1 to the Administration Agreement with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, TF072869 (English)

Agreement JUN 05, 2018

LEGRL Disclosed

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Services liberalization and GVC participation : new evidence for heterogeneous effects by income level and provisions (English)
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JUN 14, 2018 WPS8475 Policy Research Working Paper
Incentivizing school attendance in the presence of parent-child information frictions (English)
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JUN 14, 2018 WPS8476 Policy Research Working Paper
Automation and labor market outcomes : the pivotal role of high-quality education (English)
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JUN 14, 2018 WPS8474 Policy Research Working Paper
Do mLabs still make a difference? : a second assessment (English)
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JUN 13, 2018 127171 Working Paper
CodeBus Africa Study : Codebus Africa Study (English)
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JUN 13, 2018 127170 Working Paper
Official Documents- Amendment No. 2 to the Administration Agreement between the Capital Markets Licensing and Training Agency, IBRD and IDA, TF072107 (English)
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JUN 13, 2018 Agreement
Motivating bureaucrats through social recognition : evidence from simultaneous field experiments (English)
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JUN 13, 2018 WPS8473 Policy Research Working Paper
World/OTHER- P153588- FCPF-Capacity Building on REDD+ for CSOs and Local Communities in EAP Project - Procurement Plan (English)
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JUN 12, 2018 STEP10227 Procurement Plan
Small area estimation of poverty under structural change (English)
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JUN 12, 2018 WPS8472 Policy Research Working Paper
Shortcomings to overlapping land rights and a way forward : the case of Mailo land in Central Uganda (English)
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JUN 11, 2018 127047 Policy Note
Reducing inequalities in water supply, sanitation, and hygiene in the era of the sustainable development goals synthesis report of the WASH poverty diagnostic initiative : Reducing Inequalities in Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene in the Era of the Sustainable Development Goals (English)
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JUN 11, 2018 127135 Working Paper
Official Documents- Amendment No. 2 to the Administration Agreement between the the Association of Capital Market Intermediary Institutions of Turkey, IBRD and IDA, TF072107 (English)
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JUN 11, 2018 Agreement
Anatomy and impact of export promotion agencies (English)
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JUN 07, 2018 WPS8470 Policy Research Working Paper
Reforming non-tariff measures : from evidence to policy advice (English)
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JUN 06, 2018 127167 Publication
Optima HIV optimization and analysis tool : how can HIV funding optimally allocated across a combination of HIV interventions to yield the greatest impact (French)
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JUN 05, 2018 126900 Brief English
Official Documents- Amendment No. 1 to the Administration Agreement with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, TF072851 (English)
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JUN 05, 2018 Agreement
Anatomy of credit-less recoveries (English)
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JUN 05, 2018 WPS8465 Policy Research Working Paper
Inequality and economic growth : the role of initial income (English)
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JUN 05, 2018 WPS8467 Policy Research Working Paper
Optima HIV optimization and analysis tool : how can HIV funding optimally allocated across a combination of HIV interventions to yield the greatest impact (English)
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JUN 05, 2018 126900 Brief French
Official Documents- Amendment No. 1 to the Administration Agreement with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, TF072869 (English)
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JUN 05, 2018 Agreement