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Striving for balance in economics : towards a theory of the social determination of behavior (English)

This paper is an attempt to broaden economic discourse by importing insights into human behavior not just from psychology, but also from sociology and anthropology. ... See More +

Journal Article 105338 JUN 01, 2016

Stiglitz,Joseph E.; Hoff,Karla Disclosed

Agricultural productivity and non-farm employment : evidence from Bangladesh (English)

This paper provides evidence on the impacts of agricultural productivity on employment growth and structural transformation of non-farm activities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7685 MAY 24, 2016

Shilpi,Forhad J.; Emran,Shahe Disclosed

Creative trade for human development (English)

In recent years, international trade in creative goods and services has been expanding. But this upward march is not lifting all boats. Although many developing countries are endowed with vast cultural wealth, they still lag behind. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7684 MAY 24, 2016

Kabanda,Patrick Disclosed

Estimating an equilibrium exchange rate for the Argentine Peso (English)

This paper assesses the equilibrium value of the Argentine peso exchange rate based on the country's economic fundamentals and compares it with the official exchange rate value. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7682 MAY 24, 2016

Coppola,Andrea; Lagerborg,Andresa; Mustafaoglu,Zafer Disclosed

World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)

This report contains the World Bank Group Boards' calendar for the period of May 2016 to July 2016, specifying the Boards' engagements, such as meetings and briefings. ... See More +

Board Report 105829 MAY 23, 2016

Disclosed

Carbon credits and additionality : past, present, and future (English)

Several Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR) countries are developing crediting mechanisms for domestic markets. Some countries are developing crediting mechanisms with a view to exploring options for trading with other countries in the future. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 105804 MAY 19, 2016

Da Silva Bastos Martins Barata,Jose Pedro; Spors,Felicity Creighton; Kennedy,Pauline Maree; Platonova-Oquab,Alexandrina; Gadde,Harikumar Disclosed

Armenia - Electricity Transmission Network Improvement Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 105739 MAY 18, 2016

Disclosed

Money demand in the Arab Republic of Egypt : a vector equilibrium correction model (English)

Money demand is critical for defining monetary policy options and is not driven necessarily by developed country standards of transaction demand, speculation motive, and opportunity costs grounded by fully functioning financial markets. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7679 MAY 18, 2016

Rostom,Ahmed Mohamed Tawfick Disclosed

Nigeria - Community and Social Development Project : additional financing – environmental assessment : Environmental and social management plan for Kukuwa Tasha Community in Gujba LGA of Yobe State (English)

The objective of the Additional Financing for the Community and Social Development Project for Nigeria is to sustainably increase access of poor people to social and natural resource infrastructure services. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2188 MAY 18, 2016

Koleva,Antonia T. Disclosed

Dynamics of rural growth in Bangladesh : sustaining poverty reduction (English)

The rural economy in Bangladesh has been a powerful source of economic growth and has substantially reduced poverty, especially since 2000, but the remarkable transformation and unprecedented dynamism in rural Bangladesh are an underexplored, underappreciated, and largely untold story. ... See More +

Working Paper 103244 MAY 17, 2016

Gautam,Madhur; Faruqee,Rashidur R.; Ahmed,Md Mansur; Shilpi,Forhad J.; Khandker,Shahidur R.; Ahmed, S. Amer; Verissimo,Patrick; Kar,Anuja; Chellaraj,Gnanaraj Disclosed

The role of inequality in climate-poverty debates (English)

There is no doubt that the poorest people are already and will continue to be most severely impacted by climatic changes, including shifting trends as well as more frequent and severe extreme events. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7677 MAY 17, 2016

Tschakert,Petra Disclosed

Tunisia - Country partnership framework : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 105772 MAY 17, 2016

Disclosed

Trust in government and support for redistribution (English)

In many countries safety nets consist predominantly of universal subsidies on food and fuel. A key question for policy makers willing to shift to targeted safety nets is under what conditions middle-class citizens would be supportive of redistributive programs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7675 MAY 16, 2016

Silva,Joana C. G.; Morgandi,Matteo; Levin,Victoria Disclosed

Prioritizing infrastructure investment : a framework for government decision making (English)

Governments must decide how to allocate limited resources for infrastructure development, particularly since financing gaps have been projected for the coming decades. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7674 MAY 13, 2016

Marcelo Gordillo,Darwin; Mandri-Perrott,Xavier Cledan; House,Ruth Schuyler; Schwartz,Jordan Z. Disclosed

Does the global trade slowdown matter ? (English)

Since the Global Financial Crisis, world trade growth has been subdued and lagging slightly behind growth of gross domestic product. Trade is growing more slowly not only because growth of global gross domestic product is lower, but also because trade itself has become less responsive to gross domestic product. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7673 MAY 13, 2016

Constantinescu,Ileana Cristina; Mattoo,Aaditya; Ruta,Michele Disclosed

The impact of a community development and poverty reduction program on early childhood development in Morocco (English)

Participatory community development programs are designed to match government investments with local needs. In Morocco, where issues of inequality and poverty are high on the national agenda, a community development program, the National Initiative for Human Development, targeted high-poverty areas for additional investments. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7671 MAY 12, 2016

El-Kogali,Safaa El Tayeb; Krafft,Caroline Gould; Abdelkhalek,Touhami; Benkassmi,Mohamed; Chavez,Monica I.; Bassett,Lucy Katherine; Ejjanoui,Fouzia Disclosed

Ethiopia public expenditure review (English)

Ethiopia’s remarkable socio-economic transformation over the last decade has been marked by: a reorientation of expenditure from recurrent to capital; a significant devolution of resources from Federal Government to Regions; and a clear prioritization of infrastructure spending, while protecting spending on education at four percent of GDP. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS14541 MAY 12, 2016

Kiringai,Jane Wangui; Geiger,Michael Tobias; Bezawagaw,Mesfin Girma; Jensen,Leif Disclosed

Burkina Faso - Access to Irrigation for Cotton Farming Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 105715 MAY 12, 2016

Disclosed

Western Africa - Volta River Basin Strategic Action Programme Implementation : P149969 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR22551 MAY 11, 2016

Lajaunie,Marie-Laure

Argentina - Matanza-Riachuelo Basin (MRB) Sustainable Development Adaptable Lending Program : P105680 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 13 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR22862 MAY 11, 2016

Prevost,Christophe

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Striving for balance in economics : towards a theory of the social determination of behavior (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 105338 Journal Article
Agricultural productivity and non-farm employment : evidence from Bangladesh (English)
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MAY 24, 2016 WPS7685 Policy Research Working Paper
Creative trade for human development (English)
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MAY 24, 2016 WPS7684 Policy Research Working Paper
Estimating an equilibrium exchange rate for the Argentine Peso (English)
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MAY 24, 2016 WPS7682 Policy Research Working Paper
World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)
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MAY 23, 2016 105829 Board Report
Carbon credits and additionality : past, present, and future (English)
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MAY 19, 2016 105804 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Armenia - Electricity Transmission Network Improvement Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAY 18, 2016 105739 Procurement Plan
Money demand in the Arab Republic of Egypt : a vector equilibrium correction model (English)
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MAY 18, 2016 WPS7679 Policy Research Working Paper
Nigeria - Community and Social Development Project : additional financing – environmental assessment : Environmental and social management plan for Kukuwa Tasha Community in Gujba LGA of Yobe State (English)
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MAY 18, 2016 SFG2188 Environmental Assessment
Dynamics of rural growth in Bangladesh : sustaining poverty reduction (English)
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MAY 17, 2016 103244 Working Paper
The role of inequality in climate-poverty debates (English)
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MAY 17, 2016 WPS7677 Policy Research Working Paper
Tunisia - Country partnership framework : chair summary (English)
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MAY 17, 2016 105772 Board Summary
Trust in government and support for redistribution (English)
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MAY 16, 2016 WPS7675 Policy Research Working Paper
Prioritizing infrastructure investment : a framework for government decision making (English)
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MAY 13, 2016 WPS7674 Policy Research Working Paper
Does the global trade slowdown matter ? (English)
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MAY 13, 2016 WPS7673 Policy Research Working Paper
The impact of a community development and poverty reduction program on early childhood development in Morocco (English)
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MAY 12, 2016 WPS7671 Policy Research Working Paper
Ethiopia public expenditure review (English)
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MAY 12, 2016 ACS14541 Working Paper
Burkina Faso - Access to Irrigation for Cotton Farming Project (English)
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MAY 12, 2016 105715 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Western Africa - Volta River Basin Strategic Action Programme Implementation : P149969 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)
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MAY 11, 2016 ISR22551 Implementation Status and Results Report
Argentina - Matanza-Riachuelo Basin (MRB) Sustainable Development Adaptable Lending Program : P105680 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 13 (English)
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MAY 11, 2016 ISR22862 Implementation Status and Results Report