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Africa - Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework for Kagera River Basin (English)

The objective of the Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program (NELSAP) is to facilitate cooperative water resource management and development in the Nile Basin. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3197 MAR 24, 2017

Burke,Eileen Rose Disclosed

Africa - Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement policy framework for Sio-Malaba-Malakisi River Basin (English)

The objective of the Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program (NELSAP) is to facilitate cooperative water resource management and development in the Nile Basin. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3197 MAR 24, 2017

Burke,Eileen Rose Disclosed

Africa - Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 3) : Resettlement policy framework for Nyagatare District, Kagera Basin (English)

The objective of the Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program (NELSAP) is to facilitate cooperative water resource management and development in the Nile Basin. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3197 MAR 24, 2017

Burke,Eileen Rose Disclosed

The political economy of energy subsidy reform (English)

This book proposes a simple framework for understanding the political economy of subsidy reform andapplies it to four in-depth country studies covering more than 30 distinct episodes of reform.Five key lessons emerge. ... See More +

Publication 113262 MAR 22, 2017

Inchauste,Gabriela; Victor,David G. Disclosed

How effective are active labor market policies in developing countries ? a critical review of recent evidence (English)

Jobs are the number one policy concern of policy makers in many countries. The global financial crisis, rising demographic pressures, high unemployment rates, and concerns over automation all make it seem imperative that policy makers employ increasingly more active labor market policies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8011 MAR 22, 2017

Mckenzie,David J. Disclosed

Challenges in assessing the costs of household cooking energy in lower-income countries (English)

The paper discusses challenges in analyzing the costs of household cooking methods (fuels and associated stove technologies) in lower-income countries, and sources of divergence between observed and true social costs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8008 MAR 20, 2017

Toman,Michael A.; Bluffstone,Randall Disclosed

Assessing the role of international organizations in the development of the social enterprise sector (English)

This paper examines the contribution of international organizations to the development of the social enterprise sector worldwide, and assesses the types of programs and policies international organizations are using to promote this agenda globally. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8006 MAR 16, 2017

Hoyos,Angela; Angel-Urdinola,Diego Disclosed

Economic upgrading through global value chain participation : which policies increase the value added gains ? (English)

The emergence of global value chains has opened up new ways to achieve development and industrialization. However, new evidence shows that not all countries have gained from participating in global value chains, and that country-specific characteristics matter for economic upgrading in global value chains. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8007 MAR 16, 2017

Kummritz,Victor; Taglioni,Daria; Winkler,Deborah Elisabeth Disclosed

Reaping richer returns : public spending priorities for African agriculture productivity growth (English)

Enhancing the productivity of agriculture is vital for Sub-Saharan Africa's economic future and is one of the most important tools to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity in the region. ... See More +

Publication 113592 MAR 15, 2017

Goyal,Aparajita; Nash,John D. Disclosed

Trade policy and redistribution when preferences are non-homothetic (English)

This paper compares redistribution through trade restrictions versus domestic lump-sum transfers. When preferences are non-homothetic, even domestic lump-sum transfers affect relative prices. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8005 MAR 14, 2017

Do,Quy-Toan; Levchenko,Andrei A. Disclosed

Practical guidance for defining a smart grid modernization strategy (English)

There is no one definition of the smart grid concept. Instead, smart grids are defined differently around the world to reflect local requirements and goals. ... See More +

Working Paper 113553 MAR 14, 2017

Madrigal,Marcelino; Uluski,Robert William; Gaba,Kwawu Mensan Disclosed

Turbulent waters : pursuing water security in fragile contexts (English)

This report explores the dynamics between water insecurity and fragility. It suggests that water security is more difficult to achieve in fragile contexts because of a range of factors, including weak institutions and information systems, strained human and financial resources, and degraded infrastructure. ... See More +

Working Paper 113504 MAR 14, 2017

Disclosed

Is there enough redistribution ? (English)

This paper asks whether there are welfare gains from additional redistribution. First, it derives a sufficient condition for the existence of welfare gains from a small increase in lump-sum transfers financed by a uniform increase in labor income taxes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8003 MAR 13, 2017

Eden,Maya Disclosed

World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)

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

Board Report 113488 MAR 10, 2017

Disclosed

Modeling the water-energy nexus : how do water constraints affect energy planning in South Africa? (English)

This research focuses on incorporating a representation of water supply and infrastructure costs into an energy systems model (SATIM-W) to better reflect the interdependent nature of the energy-water nexus in South Africa and the water supply challenges facing the energy system. ... See More +

Working Paper 113464 MAR 10, 2017

Disclosed

Human Resources Committee (HRC) : minutes of meeting held on March 8, 2017 (English)

Minutes HRC/M2017-0005 MAR 08, 2017

Disclosed

Effects of public policy on child labor : current knowledge, gaps, and implications for program design (English)

Many policy instruments can be used to address or affect child labor, even if they are implemented to achieve other objectives. From a theoretical point of view, however, the impact of these policies on child labor is undetermined. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7999 MAR 07, 2017

Dammert,Ana C.; De Hoop,Jacobus Joost; Mvukiyehe,Eric; Rosati,Furio Camillo Disclosed

Project Information Document (Concept Stage) - Infrastructure Management Toolkit for Fragile States - P161891 (English)

Project Information Document PIDC91244 MAR 06, 2017

Daniela HenrikeKlau Panhans Disclosed

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Concept Stage) - Infrastructure Management Toolkit for Fragile States - P161891 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSC20026 MAR 06, 2017

Daniela HenrikeKlau Panhans Disclosed

Vietnam at a crossroads : engaging in the next generation of global value chains (English)

Vietnam has emerged as an Asian manufacturing powerhouse, carving out a role for itself within global value chains (GVCs). By specializing in assembly functions on behalf of primarily foreign firms, Vietnam has markedly increased its domestic value added, as reflected by its gross exports, which have grown by 16.6 percent annually between 1995 and 2011. ... See More +

Publication 113225 MAR 06, 2017

Hollweg,Claire Honore; Smith,Tanya; Taglioni,Daria Disclosed

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Africa - Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework for Kagera River Basin (English)
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MAR 24, 2017 SFG3197 Resettlement Plan
Africa - Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement policy framework for Sio-Malaba-Malakisi River Basin (English)
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MAR 24, 2017 SFG3197 Resettlement Plan
Africa - Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 3) : Resettlement policy framework for Nyagatare District, Kagera Basin (English)
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MAR 24, 2017 SFG3197 Resettlement Plan
The political economy of energy subsidy reform (English)
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MAR 22, 2017 113262 Publication
How effective are active labor market policies in developing countries ? a critical review of recent evidence (English)
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MAR 22, 2017 WPS8011 Policy Research Working Paper
Challenges in assessing the costs of household cooking energy in lower-income countries (English)
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MAR 20, 2017 WPS8008 Policy Research Working Paper
Assessing the role of international organizations in the development of the social enterprise sector (English)
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MAR 16, 2017 WPS8006 Policy Research Working Paper
Economic upgrading through global value chain participation : which policies increase the value added gains ? (English)
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MAR 16, 2017 WPS8007 Policy Research Working Paper
Reaping richer returns : public spending priorities for African agriculture productivity growth (English)
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MAR 15, 2017 113592 Publication
Trade policy and redistribution when preferences are non-homothetic (English)
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MAR 14, 2017 WPS8005 Policy Research Working Paper
Practical guidance for defining a smart grid modernization strategy (English)
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MAR 14, 2017 113553 Working Paper
Turbulent waters : pursuing water security in fragile contexts (English)
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MAR 14, 2017 113504 Working Paper
Is there enough redistribution ? (English)
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MAR 13, 2017 WPS8003 Policy Research Working Paper
World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)
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MAR 10, 2017 113488 Board Report
Modeling the water-energy nexus : how do water constraints affect energy planning in South Africa? (English)
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MAR 10, 2017 113464 Working Paper
Human Resources Committee (HRC) : minutes of meeting held on March 8, 2017 (English)
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MAR 08, 2017 HRC/M2017-0005 Minutes
Effects of public policy on child labor : current knowledge, gaps, and implications for program design (English)
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MAR 07, 2017 WPS7999 Policy Research Working Paper
Project Information Document (Concept Stage) - Infrastructure Management Toolkit for Fragile States - P161891 (English)
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MAR 06, 2017 PIDC91244 Project Information Document
Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Concept Stage) - Infrastructure Management Toolkit for Fragile States - P161891 (English)
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MAR 06, 2017 ISDSC20026 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Vietnam at a crossroads : engaging in the next generation of global value chains (English)
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MAR 06, 2017 113225 Publication