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Sustainability of public-private dialogue initiatives : practical note to ensure the sustainability of dialogue partnerships (English)

This Practical Note is part of a series of five how-to-guides that captures the evolution of Public-Private Dialogues (PPD) and the challenges faced by practitioners since the first PPD handbook was published in 2006. ... See More +

Working Paper 106503 JUN 24, 2016

Herzberg,Benjamin; Sisombat,Si-Ambhaivan Disclosed

What difference does good monitoring & evaluation make to World Bank project performance ? (English)

For more than 20 years, the development community has claimed that monitoring and evaluation helps projects achieve their objectives. This study uses data from 1,300 World Bank projects evaluated between 2008 and 2014 to investigate this suggested link between the quality of monitoring and evaluation and project performance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7726 JUN 22, 2016

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West Bank and Gaza - Strengthening the citizen-state compact through feedback : effective complaintmanagement as a pathway to articulate citizen voice and improve state response - summary assessment report on complaint handling mechanisms in Palestine : West Bank and Gaza - Strengthening the citizen-state compact through feedback : effective complaint management as a pathway to articulate citizen voice and improve state response - summary assessment report on (English)

The Palestinian Authority is committed to improving state-citizen relations through various mechanisms including the complaints resolution. ‘regulation on complaints no. 6’, issued in 2009 by the Council of Ministers of the Palestinian Authority establishes an internal system for handling citizens’ complaints which is based on rights-based approaches. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS18685 JUN 21, 2016

Agarwal,Sanjay Disclosed

Social Inclusion in macro-level diagnostics : reflecting on the World Bank Group's early systematic country diagnostics (English)

The idea of social inclusion has garnered considerable attention, especially in the context of two recent developments: the Sustainable Development Goals and the heightened attention to inequality. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7713 JUN 20, 2016

Das,Maitreyi Disclosed

Social capital, trust, and well-being in the evaluation of wealth (English)

This paper combines theory with data from different domains to provide an empirical analysis of the scale and variability of social capital as wealth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7707 JUN 20, 2016

Hamilton,Kirk E.; Helliwell,John F.; Woolcock,Michael Disclosed

China - Capacity Strengthening for Implementation of Minamata Convention on Mercury Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The Capacity Strengthening for Implementation of Minamata Convention on Mercury GEF project will develop a national strategy for the Convention and improve China’s implementation capacity by conducting a survey on the current mercury production, use and emission, organizing publicity and training in various forms to raise public awareness, developing relevant sectoral and provincial action plans for mercury-related industries and carrying out capacity building demonstration in typical industries and key provinces. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2258 JUN 17, 2016

Obi Malife,Ngozi Blessing Disclosed

Crime and persistent punishment : a long-run perspective on the links between violence and chronic poverty in Mexico (English)

The relationship between violence and chronic poverty has been studied mostly in the context of war or long-term episodes of conflict. In contrast to previous studies, this paper explores whether violence that does not include the shattering of infrastructure impacts the chance that poverty may remain chronic. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7706 JUN 16, 2016

Martinez-Cruz, Adan L.; Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos Disclosed

Montenegro - Country partnership framework for FY 2016-2020 : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 106496 JUN 16, 2016

Disclosed

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Floods Emergency Recovery Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 106450 JUN 13, 2016

Disclosed

Middle East and North Africa : parliamentary strengthening in Tunisia and Morocco : Summary of outputs (French,English)

The Parliamentary Strengthening in Tunisia and Morocco project was approved in May 2014 in response to a request from the Parliaments of Tunisia and Morocco for World Bank support to administrative staff and parliamentarians in the area of budget oversight and public engagement. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS18676 JUN 07, 2016

Bteddini,Lida Disclosed

Measuring firm-level innovation using short questionnaires : evidence from an experiment (English)

Little is known about innovation in developing countries, partly because of the lack of comparable and reliable data. Collecting data on firm-level innovation is challenging because of the subjective definition of what determines an innovation, a problem that is exacerbated in developing countries where innovation is likely to be more incremental and less radical. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7696 JUN 06, 2016

Cirera,Xavier; Muzi,Silvia Disclosed

Indonesia - Program for Community Empowerment Peduli Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14902 JUN 03, 2016

Disclosed

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

Childhood poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean : Pobreza infantil en América Latina y el Caribe (Spanish)

Following steep declines in poverty rates over the past decade, the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region reduced childhood poverty by a third and childhood extreme poverty almost by half between 2004 and 2014. ... See More +

Brief 106573 JUN 01, 2016

Lucchetti,Leonardo Ramiro; Malasquez Carbonel,Eduardo Alonso; Monsalve,Emma; Reyes,German Jeremias; Sousa,Liliana Do Couto; Viveros,Martha English Disclosed

Africa - Agricultural Productivity Program for Southern Africa Project : procurement plan for first eighteen months (English)

Procurement Plan 106112 JUN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Africa - Development Response to Displacement Impacts Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 106161 MAY 31, 2016

Disclosed

Kyrgyz Republic - Second Village Investment Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14901 MAY 31, 2016

Disclosed

Guns, books, or doctors ? conflict and public spending in Haiti : lessons from cross-country evidence (English)

Haiti's economic development has been held back by a history of civil conflict and violence. With donor assistance declining from its exceptional levels following the 2010 earthquake, and concessional financing growing scarce, Haiti must learn to live with tighter budget constraints. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7681 MAY 23, 2016

Singh,Raju; Bodea,Cristina; Higashijima,Masaaki Disclosed

Odisha - Social inclusion (English)

This brief has the analysis of social inclusion in Odisha, India. There is uneven progress across social groups in Odisha. Poverty among the Scheduled Tribes in Odisha is the highest in the country. ... See More +

Brief 105875 MAY 20, 2016

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Sustainability of public-private dialogue initiatives : practical note to ensure the sustainability of dialogue partnerships (English)
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JUN 24, 2016 106503 Working Paper
What difference does good monitoring & evaluation make to World Bank project performance ? (English)
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JUN 22, 2016 WPS7726 Policy Research Working Paper
West Bank and Gaza - Strengthening the citizen-state compact through feedback : effective complaintmanagement as a pathway to articulate citizen voice and improve state response - summary assessment report on complaint handling mechanisms in Palestine : West Bank and Gaza - Strengthening the citizen-state compact through feedback : effective complaint management as a pathway to articulate citizen voice and improve state response - summary assessment report on (English)
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JUN 21, 2016 ACS18685 Working Paper
Social Inclusion in macro-level diagnostics : reflecting on the World Bank Group's early systematic country diagnostics (English)
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JUN 20, 2016 WPS7713 Policy Research Working Paper
Social capital, trust, and well-being in the evaluation of wealth (English)
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JUN 20, 2016 WPS7707 Policy Research Working Paper
China - Capacity Strengthening for Implementation of Minamata Convention on Mercury Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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JUN 17, 2016 SFG2258 Environmental Assessment
Crime and persistent punishment : a long-run perspective on the links between violence and chronic poverty in Mexico (English)
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JUN 16, 2016 WPS7706 Policy Research Working Paper
Montenegro - Country partnership framework for FY 2016-2020 : chair summary (English)
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JUN 16, 2016 106496 Board Summary
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Floods Emergency Recovery Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUN 13, 2016 106450 Procurement Plan
Middle East and North Africa : parliamentary strengthening in Tunisia and Morocco : Summary of outputs (French,English)
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JUN 07, 2016 ACS18676 Working Paper
Measuring firm-level innovation using short questionnaires : evidence from an experiment (English)
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JUN 06, 2016 WPS7696 Policy Research Working Paper
Indonesia - Program for Community Empowerment Peduli Project (English)
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JUN 03, 2016 ICRR14902 Implementation Completion Report Review
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
Childhood poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean : Pobreza infantil en América Latina y el Caribe (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2016 106573 Brief English
Morocco - Promoting Accessibility of Persons with Limited Mobility (PLM) Project : procurement plan : Maroc - Projet Relatif à l'Maélioration de l'Accessibilité Physique pour Personnes à Mobilité Réduite : plan de passation (French)
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JUN 01, 2016 106166 Procurement Plan
Africa - Agricultural Productivity Program for Southern Africa Project : procurement plan for first eighteen months (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106112 Procurement Plan
Africa - Development Response to Displacement Impacts Project : chair summary (English)
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MAY 31, 2016 106161 Board Summary
Kyrgyz Republic - Second Village Investment Project (English)
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MAY 31, 2016 ICRR14901 Implementation Completion Report Review
Guns, books, or doctors ? conflict and public spending in Haiti : lessons from cross-country evidence (English)
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MAY 23, 2016 WPS7681 Policy Research Working Paper
Odisha - Social inclusion (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105875 Brief