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Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 2 of 2) : Main report (English)

This third report in the Turn Down the Heat series covers three World Bank regions: Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC); the Middle East and North Africa (MENA); and parts of Europe and Central Asia (ECA). ... See More +

Working Paper 92704 NOV 23, 2014

Schellnhuber, Hans Joachim; Reyer, Christopher; Hare, Bill; Waha, Katharina; Otto, Ilona M.; Serdeczny, Olivia; Schaeffer, Michiel; Schleussner, Carl-Friedrich; Reckien, Diana; Marcus, Rachel; Kit, Oleksandr; Eden, Alexander; Adams, Sophie; Aich, Valentin; Albrecht, Torsten; Baarsch, Florent; Boit, Alice; Canales Trujillo, Nella; Cartsburg, Matti; Coumou, Dim; Fader, Marianela; Hoff, Holger; Jobbins, Guy; Jones, Lindsey; Krummenauer, Linda; Langerwisch, Fanny; Le Masson, Virginie; Ludi, Eva; Mengel, Matthias; Möhring, Jacob; Mosello, Beatrice; Norton, Andrew; Perette, Mahé; Pereznieto, Paola; Rammig, Anja; Reinhardt, Julia; Robinson, Alex; Rocha, Marcia; Sakschewski, Boris; Schaphoff, Sibyll; Schewe, Jacob; Stagl, Judith; Thonicke, Kirsten

Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Executive summary (English)

This third report in the Turn Down the Heat series covers three World Bank regions: Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC); the Middle East and North Africa (MENA); and parts of Europe and Central Asia (ECA). ... See More +

Working Paper 92704 NOV 23, 2014

Schellnhuber, Hans Joachim; Reyer, Christopher; Hare, Bill; Waha, Katharina; Otto, Ilona M.; Serdeczny, Olivia; Schaeffer, Michiel; Schleussner, Carl-Friedrich; Reckien, Diana; Marcus, Rachel; Kit, Oleksandr; Eden, Alexander; Adams, Sophie; Aich, Valentin; Albrecht, Torsten; Baarsch, Florent; Boit, Alice; Canales Trujillo, Nella; Cartsburg, Matti; Coumou, Dim; Fader, Marianela; Hoff, Holger; Jobbins, Guy; Jones, Lindsey; Krummenauer, Linda; Langerwisch, Fanny; Le Masson, Virginie; Ludi, Eva; Mengel, Matthias; Möhring, Jacob; Mosello, Beatrice; Norton, Andrew; Perette, Mahé; Pereznieto, Paola; Rammig, Anja; Reinhardt, Julia; Robinson, Alex; Rocha, Marcia; Sakschewski, Boris; Schaphoff, Sibyll; Schewe, Jacob; Stagl, Judith; Thonicke, Kirsten Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese

Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Diminuir o calor : confrontando o novo padrao climatico - resumo executivo (Portuguese)

This third report in the Turn Down the Heat series covers three World Bank regions: Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC); the Middle East and North Africa (MENA); and parts of Europe and Central Asia (ECA). ... See More +

Working Paper 92704 NOV 23, 2014

Schellnhuber, Hans Joachim; Reyer, Christopher; Hare, Bill; Waha, Katharina; Otto, Ilona M.; Serdeczny, Olivia; Schaeffer, Michiel; Schleussner, Carl-Friedrich; Reckien, Diana; Marcus, Rachel; Kit, Oleksandr; Eden, Alexander; Adams, Sophie; Aich, Valentin; Albrecht, Torsten; Baarsch, Florent; Boit, Alice; Canales Trujillo, Nella; Cartsburg, Matti; Coumou, Dim; Fader, Marianela; Hoff, Holger; Jobbins, Guy; Jones, Lindsey; Krummenauer, Linda; Langerwisch, Fanny; Le Masson, Virginie; Ludi, Eva; Mengel, Matthias; Möhring, Jacob; Mosello, Beatrice; Norton, Andrew; Perette, Mahé; Pereznieto, Paola; Rammig, Anja; Reinhardt, Julia; Robinson, Alex; Rocha, Marcia; Sakschewski, Boris; Schaphoff, Sibyll; Schewe, Jacob; Stagl, Judith; Thonicke, Kirsten English, Russian, Spanish, French, Chinese

Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Executive summary (Arabic)

This third report in the Turn Down the Heat series covers three World Bank regions: Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC); the Middle East and North Africa (MENA); and parts of Europe and Central Asia (ECA). ... See More +

Working Paper 92704 NOV 23, 2014

Schellnhuber, Hans Joachim; Reyer, Christopher; Hare, Bill; Waha, Katharina; Otto, Ilona M.; Serdeczny, Olivia; Schaeffer, Michiel; Schleussner, Carl-Friedrich; Reckien, Diana; Marcus, Rachel; Kit, Oleksandr; Eden, Alexander; Adams, Sophie; Aich, Valentin; Albrecht, Torsten; Baarsch, Florent; Boit, Alice; Canales Trujillo, Nella; Cartsburg, Matti; Coumou, Dim; Fader, Marianela; Hoff, Holger; Jobbins, Guy; Jones, Lindsey; Krummenauer, Linda; Langerwisch, Fanny; Le Masson, Virginie; Ludi, Eva; Mengel, Matthias; Möhring, Jacob; Mosello, Beatrice; Norton, Andrew; Perette, Mahé; Pereznieto, Paola; Rammig, Anja; Reinhardt, Julia; Robinson, Alex; Rocha, Marcia; Sakschewski, Boris; Schaphoff, Sibyll; Schewe, Jacob; Stagl, Judith; Thonicke, Kirsten English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese

Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Executive summary (Chinese)

This third report in the Turn Down the Heat series covers three World Bank regions: Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC); the Middle East and North Africa (MENA); and parts of Europe and Central Asia (ECA). ... See More +

Working Paper 92704 NOV 23, 2014

Schellnhuber, Hans Joachim; Reyer, Christopher; Hare, Bill; Waha, Katharina; Otto, Ilona M.; Serdeczny, Olivia; Schaeffer, Michiel; Schleussner, Carl-Friedrich; Reckien, Diana; Marcus, Rachel; Kit, Oleksandr; Eden, Alexander; Adams, Sophie; Aich, Valentin; Albrecht, Torsten; Baarsch, Florent; Boit, Alice; Canales Trujillo, Nella; Cartsburg, Matti; Coumou, Dim; Fader, Marianela; Hoff, Holger; Jobbins, Guy; Jones, Lindsey; Krummenauer, Linda; Langerwisch, Fanny; Le Masson, Virginie; Ludi, Eva; Mengel, Matthias; Möhring, Jacob; Mosello, Beatrice; Norton, Andrew; Perette, Mahé; Pereznieto, Paola; Rammig, Anja; Reinhardt, Julia; Robinson, Alex; Rocha, Marcia; Sakschewski, Boris; Schaphoff, Sibyll; Schewe, Jacob; Stagl, Judith; Thonicke, Kirsten English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French

Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Baissons la chaleur : face a la nouvelle norme climatique - resumé analytique (French)

This third report in the Turn Down the Heat series covers three World Bank regions: Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC); the Middle East and North Africa (MENA); and parts of Europe and Central Asia (ECA). ... See More +

Working Paper 92704 NOV 23, 2014

Schellnhuber, Hans Joachim; Reyer, Christopher; Hare, Bill; Waha, Katharina; Otto, Ilona M.; Serdeczny, Olivia; Schaeffer, Michiel; Schleussner, Carl-Friedrich; Reckien, Diana; Marcus, Rachel; Kit, Oleksandr; Eden, Alexander; Adams, Sophie; Aich, Valentin; Albrecht, Torsten; Baarsch, Florent; Boit, Alice; Canales Trujillo, Nella; Cartsburg, Matti; Coumou, Dim; Fader, Marianela; Hoff, Holger; Jobbins, Guy; Jones, Lindsey; Krummenauer, Linda; Langerwisch, Fanny; Le Masson, Virginie; Ludi, Eva; Mengel, Matthias; Möhring, Jacob; Mosello, Beatrice; Norton, Andrew; Perette, Mahé; Pereznieto, Paola; Rammig, Anja; Reinhardt, Julia; Robinson, Alex; Rocha, Marcia; Sakschewski, Boris; Schaphoff, Sibyll; Schewe, Jacob; Stagl, Judith; Thonicke, Kirsten English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese

Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Bajemos la temperatura : como hacer frente a la nueva realidad climatica - resumen ejecutivo (Spanish)

This third report in the Turn Down the Heat series covers three World Bank regions: Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC); the Middle East and North Africa (MENA); and parts of Europe and Central Asia (ECA). ... See More +

Working Paper 92704 NOV 23, 2014

Schellnhuber, Hans Joachim; Reyer, Christopher; Hare, Bill; Waha, Katharina; Otto, Ilona M.; Serdeczny, Olivia; Schaeffer, Michiel; Schleussner, Carl-Friedrich; Reckien, Diana; Marcus, Rachel; Kit, Oleksandr; Eden, Alexander; Adams, Sophie; Aich, Valentin; Albrecht, Torsten; Baarsch, Florent; Boit, Alice; Canales Trujillo, Nella; Cartsburg, Matti; Coumou, Dim; Fader, Marianela; Hoff, Holger; Jobbins, Guy; Jones, Lindsey; Krummenauer, Linda; Langerwisch, Fanny; Le Masson, Virginie; Ludi, Eva; Mengel, Matthias; Möhring, Jacob; Mosello, Beatrice; Norton, Andrew; Perette, Mahé; Pereznieto, Paola; Rammig, Anja; Reinhardt, Julia; Robinson, Alex; Rocha, Marcia; Sakschewski, Boris; Schaphoff, Sibyll; Schewe, Jacob; Stagl, Judith; Thonicke, Kirsten English, Russian, Portuguese, French, Chinese

Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Executive summary (Russian)

This third report in the Turn Down the Heat series covers three World Bank regions: Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC); the Middle East and North Africa (MENA); and parts of Europe and Central Asia (ECA). ... See More +

Working Paper 92704 NOV 23, 2014

Schellnhuber, Hans Joachim; Reyer, Christopher; Hare, Bill; Waha, Katharina; Otto, Ilona M.; Serdeczny, Olivia; Schaeffer, Michiel; Schleussner, Carl-Friedrich; Reckien, Diana; Marcus, Rachel; Kit, Oleksandr; Eden, Alexander; Adams, Sophie; Aich, Valentin; Albrecht, Torsten; Baarsch, Florent; Boit, Alice; Canales Trujillo, Nella; Cartsburg, Matti; Coumou, Dim; Fader, Marianela; Hoff, Holger; Jobbins, Guy; Jones, Lindsey; Krummenauer, Linda; Langerwisch, Fanny; Le Masson, Virginie; Ludi, Eva; Mengel, Matthias; Möhring, Jacob; Mosello, Beatrice; Norton, Andrew; Perette, Mahé; Pereznieto, Paola; Rammig, Anja; Reinhardt, Julia; Robinson, Alex; Rocha, Marcia; Sakschewski, Boris; Schaphoff, Sibyll; Schewe, Jacob; Stagl, Judith; Thonicke, Kirsten English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese

Planning for electricity access (English)

This brief examines planning for access to electricity. That electricity for all campaigns around the globe often fall short of their targets is partly a failure of planning. ... See More +

Brief 92671 NOV 20, 2014

Chattopadhyay, Debabrata; Kitchlu, Rahul; Jordan, Rhonda L.

World Bank Group activities in situations of conflict and violence : an IEG evaluation - approach paper (English)

Fragility, conflict, and violence are at the heart of the World Bank Group strategy to attain the twin goals of ending poverty and promoting shared prosperity. ... See More +

Working Paper 92722 NOV 06, 2014

Purchasing power parities and real expenditures of World economics : a comprehensive report of the 2011 International Comparison Program (English)

The International Comparison Program (ICP) is a large and highly complex worldwide statistical program conducted under the charter of the United Nations Statistical Commission (UNSC). ... See More +

Publication 92494 NOV 05, 2014

Intelligence, personality, and creativity : unleashing the power of intelligence and personality traits to build a creative and innovative economy (English)

Cognitive ability, as measured by IQ and background factors such as socioeconomic status and demographics have historically been seen as the principal determinants of a student’s academic success. ... See More +

Working Paper 92212 NOV 04, 2014

King, Elizabeth; Rogers, Halsey

Informing migration policies : a data primer (English)

Researchers in many fields, such as demography, economics, and sociology, have established various data collection methodologies and principles to answer a range of academic and policy questions on migration. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7082 NOV 01, 2014

Carletto, Calogero; Larrison, Jennica; Ozden, Caglar

World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)

This report contains the World Bank Group Boards' calendar for the period of November 2014 through January 2015, specifying the Boards' engagements, such as meetings and briefings. ... See More +

Board Report 92228 NOV 01, 2014

Promoting women's economic empowerment : what works ? (English)

A review of rigorous evaluations of interventions that seek to empower women economically shows that the same class of interventions has significantly different outcomes depending on the client. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7087 NOV 01, 2014

Buvinic, Mayra; Furst-Nichols, Rebecca

Some simple analytics of trade and labor mobility (English)

This paper studies a simple, tractable model of labor adjustment in a trade model that allows researchers to analyze the economy's dynamic response to trade liberalization. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7089 NOV 01, 2014

Artuc, Erhan; Chaudhuri, Shubham; McLaren, John

Does culture matter for development ? (English)

Economists have either avoided or struggled with the concept of culture and its role in economic development. Although a few theoretical works -- and even fewer empirical studies -- have appeared in the past decades, this paper tries to build on a multidisciplinary approach to review the evidence on whether and how culture matters for development. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7092 NOV 01, 2014

Lopez-Claros, Augusto; Perotti, Valeria

The need for multiple types of information to inform climate change assessment (English)

Information on ecosystem characteristics as well as economic statistics is needed to more fully inform decision makers on the impacts of climate change on human well-being. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7094 NOV 01, 2014

Toman, Michael

Strengthening public financial management : exploring drivers and effects (English)

This paper explores two relationships, first between country characteristics and the quality of public financial management ('drivers'), and second between the quality of public financial management systems and expected outcomes ('effects'). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7084 NOV 01, 2014

Fritz, Verena; Sweet, Stephanie; Verhoeven, Marijn

Estimates of ad valorem equivalents of barriers against foreign suppliers of services in eleven services sectors and 103 countries (English)

A new database on the barriers faced by foreign suppliers of services has been produced by the World Bank. Data for 103 countries are available on 11 of the most important services sectors in international trade. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7096 NOV 01, 2014

Jafari, Yaghoob; Tarr, David G.

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 2 of 2) : Main report (English)
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NOV 23, 2014 92704 Working Paper
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Executive summary (English)
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NOV 23, 2014 92704 Working Paper Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Diminuir o calor : confrontando o novo padrao climatico - resumo executivo (Portuguese)
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NOV 23, 2014 92704 Working Paper English, Russian, Spanish, French, Chinese
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Executive summary (Arabic)
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NOV 23, 2014 92704 Working Paper English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Executive summary (Chinese)
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NOV 23, 2014 92704 Working Paper English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Baissons la chaleur : face a la nouvelle norme climatique - resumé analytique (French)
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NOV 23, 2014 92704 Working Paper English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Bajemos la temperatura : como hacer frente a la nueva realidad climatica - resumen ejecutivo (Spanish)
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NOV 23, 2014 92704 Working Paper English, Russian, Portuguese, French, Chinese
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Executive summary (Russian)
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NOV 23, 2014 92704 Working Paper English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese
Planning for electricity access (English)
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NOV 20, 2014 92671 Brief
World Bank Group activities in situations of conflict and violence : an IEG evaluation - approach paper (English)
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NOV 06, 2014 92722 Working Paper
Purchasing power parities and real expenditures of World economics : a comprehensive report of the 2011 International Comparison Program (English)
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NOV 05, 2014 92494 Publication
Intelligence, personality, and creativity : unleashing the power of intelligence and personality traits to build a creative and innovative economy (English)
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NOV 04, 2014 92212 Working Paper
Informing migration policies : a data primer (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7082 Policy Research Working Paper
World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 92228 Board Report
Promoting women's economic empowerment : what works ? (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7087 Policy Research Working Paper
Some simple analytics of trade and labor mobility (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7089 Policy Research Working Paper
Does culture matter for development ? (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7092 Policy Research Working Paper
The need for multiple types of information to inform climate change assessment (English)
See More +
NOV 01, 2014 WPS7094 Policy Research Working Paper
Strengthening public financial management : exploring drivers and effects (English)
See More +
NOV 01, 2014 WPS7084 Policy Research Working Paper
Estimates of ad valorem equivalents of barriers against foreign suppliers of services in eleven services sectors and 103 countries (English)
See More +
NOV 01, 2014 WPS7096 Policy Research Working Paper