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The impact of hurricane strikes on short-term local economic activity : evidence from nightlight images in the Dominican Republic (English)

The Dominican Republic is highly exposed to adverse natural events putting the country at risk of losing hard-won economic, social, and environmental gains due to the impacts of disasters. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8275 DEC 14, 2017

Miranda Montero,Juan Jose; Ishizawa Escudero,Oscar Anil; Strobl,Eric Disclosed

Mission and the bottom line : performance incentives in a multi-goal organization (English)

The impact of performance pay in institutions with multiple goals depends on complementarities in the disutility cost of effort and how different tasks interact to achieve each goal. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8270 DEC 12, 2017

Shrestha,Slesh Anand; Mansuri,Ghazala; Gine,Xavier Disclosed

Mauritius - Addressing inequality through more equitable labor markets (English)

Mauritius is often cited as one of the few African success stories, and with good reason. In the aftermath of independence (1968), this small island nation in the Indian Ocean seemed to be bound for economic failure because of its high poverty rate and numerous vulnerabilities, including high population growth, ethnic tensions, substantial unemployment, and an economy greatly dependent on the production of sugar for international markets. ... See More +

Working Paper 122040 DEC 12, 2017

Paci,Pierella; Ranzani,Marco; Grasso,Giuseppe Disclosed

DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) weekly global economic newsletter are as follows: taking stock; major data releases; activity and inflation; trade and finance; financial markets; and commodity prices. ... See More +

Newsletter 122073 DEC 08, 2017

Disclosed

Haiti - Business Development and Investment Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Business Development and Investment Project for Haiti is to assist the Recipient in: (a) improving the conditions for private sector investment and inclusive growth; and (b) improving its capacity to respond promptly and effectively to an Eligible Emergency. ... See More +

Project Paper RES26543 DEC 07, 2017

Abreu,Anabela Disclosed

Change management that works : making impacts in challenging environments (English)

Achieving better governance has been a central problem for development. When public services are not delivered as intended, reform action becomes necessary and that involves deliberate activities to change laws, structures, and processes to improve public sector performance and benefit public service users. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8265 DEC 06, 2017

April,Leah; Ariadharma,Erwin; So,Sokbunthoeun; Hughes,Caroline Sian Disclosed

Eruptions of popular anger : the economics of the Arab spring and its aftermath (English)

The Arab Spring protests caught most of the world by surprise and precipitated a chain of events that changed the course of history in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), ushering in a period of prolonged political instability and intense civil conflicts. ... See More +

Publication 121942 DEC 06, 2017

Ianchovichina,Elena Disclosed

Angola - Health System Performance Strengthening Project : environmental assessment : Plano de gestão de resíduos perigosos hospitalares (Portuguese)

Environmental Assessment SFG3853 DEC 06, 2017

Disclosed

Gender norms in flux : bride kidnapping and women’s civic participation in the Kyrgyz Republic (English)

This exploratory small-scale, qualitative study examines the apparent backsliding on gender norms as evidenced in the Kyrgyz Republic by two observable behaviors: the rise of bride kidnapping and low women’s civic participation. ... See More +

Working Paper 121927 DEC 06, 2017

Casabonne,Ursula; Muldoon,Ryan Patrick Disclosed

Kyrgyz Republic - Community Support Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)

The objective of the Community Support Project for Kyrgyz Republic is to engage communities in the development of social and economic infrastructure to enhance services, livelihoods and inclusion in villages near the CASA1000 transmission line. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3834 DEC 05, 2017

Disclosed

Restructuring Paper Disclosable - Emergency 2007 Cyclone Recovery and Restoration Project - P111272 : Bangladesh - Emergency 2007 Cyclone Recovery and Restoration Project : restructuring (English)

Project Paper RES30402 DEC 04, 2017

Paralkar,Rajashree S. Disclosed

Benchmarking study of Solar PV mini grids investment costs : preliminary results (English)

Solar photovoltaic (PV) minigrids are a reality. Several pilot projects have demonstrated over the last half decade that these solutions can be a reliable and competitive alternative to grid extension, and have opened the appetite of policy makers and planners to consider ambitious decentralized electrification programmes. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 121829 DEC 01, 2017

Disclosed

The cost of not investing in girls : child marriage, early childbearing, low educational attainment for girls, and their impacts in Uganda (English)

The proportions of girls marrying or having children before the age of 18 have been declining in Uganda according to data from the latest publicly available Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) implemented in 2011. ... See More +

Working Paper 121896 DEC 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Yedan,Ali; Savadogo,Aboudrahyme; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Male,Chata Disclosed

India - Uttarakhand Disaster Recovery Project : additional financing : environmental assessment : Environment social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Uttarakhand Disaster Recovery Project for India is to restore housing, rural connectivity, and build resilience of communities in Uttarakhand and increase the technical capacity of the state entities to respond promptly and effectively to an eligible crisis or emergency. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3819 DEC 01, 2017

India Disclosed

Western Africa - Coastal Areas Resilience Investment Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Cadre de politique de reinstallation (French)

Resettlement Plan SFG3784 DEC 01, 2017

Koskinen-Lewis,Paivi Disclosed

Western Africa - Coastal Areas Resilience Investment Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 3) : Cadre de politique de reinstallation : rapport final (French)

Resettlement Plan SFG3784 DEC 01, 2017

Koskinen-Lewis,Paivi Disclosed

Vietnam - Renewable Energy Development Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 12) : Resettlement plan for Bai Thuong Hydropower Plant Investment and Construction Project in Thuong Xuan ditrict - Thanh Hoa province (English)

The general objective of the Renewable Energy Development Project (REDP) for Vietnam is to increase the supply of least-cost electricity to the national grid from renewable energy sources on a commercially sustainable basis in an environmentally and socially sustainable manner. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG2158 DEC 01, 2017

Vietnam Disclosed

Vietnam - Renewable Energy Development Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 11) : Resettlement plan for Muong Khuong Hydropower Construction Project : Muong Khuong district - Lao Cai province (English)

The general objective of the Renewable Energy Development Project (REDP) for Vietnam is to increase the supply of least-cost electricity to the national grid from renewable energy sources on a commercially sustainable basis in an environmentally and socially sustainable manner. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG2158 DEC 01, 2017

Vietnam Vietnamese Disclosed

Vietnam - Renewable Energy Development Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 8) : Ethnic minorities development plan for Muong khuong hydropower construction project (English)

The development objective of the Renewable Energy Development Project for Vietnam is to increase the supply of least-cost electricity to the national grid from renewable energy sources on a commercially sustainable basis in an environmentally and socially sustainable manner. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG2178 DEC 01, 2017

Quang Ngai Sovico One Member Limited Company; Vu,Huong Thi Thu Disclosed

Vietnam - Renewable Energy Development Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 9) : Annexes - Ethnic minorities development plan for Muong khuong hydropower construction project (English)

The development objective of the Renewable Energy Development Project for Vietnam is to increase the supply of least-cost electricity to the national grid from renewable energy sources on a commercially sustainable basis in an environmentally and socially sustainable manner. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG2178 DEC 01, 2017

Quang Ngai Sovico One Member Limited Company; Vu,Huong Thi Thu Disclosed

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The impact of hurricane strikes on short-term local economic activity : evidence from nightlight images in the Dominican Republic (English)
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DEC 14, 2017 WPS8275 Policy Research Working Paper
Mission and the bottom line : performance incentives in a multi-goal organization (English)
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DEC 12, 2017 WPS8270 Policy Research Working Paper
Mauritius - Addressing inequality through more equitable labor markets (English)
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DEC 12, 2017 122040 Working Paper
DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)
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DEC 08, 2017 122073 Newsletter
Haiti - Business Development and Investment Project : restructuring (English)
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DEC 07, 2017 RES26543 Project Paper
Change management that works : making impacts in challenging environments (English)
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DEC 06, 2017 WPS8265 Policy Research Working Paper
Eruptions of popular anger : the economics of the Arab spring and its aftermath (English)
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DEC 06, 2017 121942 Publication
Angola - Health System Performance Strengthening Project : environmental assessment : Plano de gestão de resíduos perigosos hospitalares (Portuguese)
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DEC 06, 2017 SFG3853 Environmental Assessment
Gender norms in flux : bride kidnapping and women’s civic participation in the Kyrgyz Republic (English)
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DEC 06, 2017 121927 Working Paper
Kyrgyz Republic - Community Support Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)
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DEC 05, 2017 SFG3834 Resettlement Plan
Restructuring Paper Disclosable - Emergency 2007 Cyclone Recovery and Restoration Project - P111272 : Bangladesh - Emergency 2007 Cyclone Recovery and Restoration Project : restructuring (English)
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DEC 04, 2017 RES30402 Project Paper
Benchmarking study of Solar PV mini grids investment costs : preliminary results (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 121829 ESMAP Paper
The cost of not investing in girls : child marriage, early childbearing, low educational attainment for girls, and their impacts in Uganda (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 121896 Working Paper
India - Uttarakhand Disaster Recovery Project : additional financing : environmental assessment : Environment social management framework (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 SFG3819 Environmental Assessment
Western Africa - Coastal Areas Resilience Investment Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Cadre de politique de reinstallation (French)
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DEC 01, 2017 SFG3784 Resettlement Plan
Western Africa - Coastal Areas Resilience Investment Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 3) : Cadre de politique de reinstallation : rapport final (French)
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DEC 01, 2017 SFG3784 Resettlement Plan
Vietnam - Renewable Energy Development Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 12) : Resettlement plan for Bai Thuong Hydropower Plant Investment and Construction Project in Thuong Xuan ditrict - Thanh Hoa province (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 SFG2158 Resettlement Plan
Vietnam - Renewable Energy Development Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 11) : Resettlement plan for Muong Khuong Hydropower Construction Project : Muong Khuong district - Lao Cai province (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 SFG2158 Resettlement Plan Vietnamese
Vietnam - Renewable Energy Development Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 8) : Ethnic minorities development plan for Muong khuong hydropower construction project (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 SFG2178 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Vietnam - Renewable Energy Development Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 9) : Annexes - Ethnic minorities development plan for Muong khuong hydropower construction project (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 SFG2178 Indigenous Peoples Plan