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Will the digital revolution help or hurt employment? Adaptation a key to realizing job gains (English)

What will technological change deliver in the coming decades? And what can we do to determine the outcome? Technological change in any given society is never smooth and always negotiated. ... See More +

Brief 103148 FEB 01, 2016

Raja,Siddhartha; Ampah,Mavis A.

Lifting economic sanctions on Iran : global effects and strategic responses (English)

This paper uses a global general equilibrium simulation model to quantify the effects of lifting economic sanctions on Iran with and without strategic responses. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7549 FEB 01, 2016

Ianchovichina,Elena; Devarajan,Shantayanan; Lakatos,Csilla

Russian Federation - Second State Statistical System Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 103090 FEB 01, 2016

China - Lushan Earthquake Reconstruction and Risk Reduction Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement action plan : master report (English)

The objective of the Lushan Earthquake Reconstruction and Risk Reduction Project for China is to build disaster resilient infrastructure and strengthen risk reduction and emergency preparedness. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG1726 JAN 27, 2016

Xie,Dan

Liberia - Agriculture and Infrastructure Development Project (English)

Ratings for the Agriculture and Infrastructure Development Project for Liberia were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3544 JAN 26, 2016

Price seasonality in Africa : measurement and extent (English)

Everyone knows about seasonality. But what exactly do we know? This study systematically measures seasonal price gaps at 193 markets for 13 food commodities in seven African countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7539 JAN 22, 2016

Gilbert,Christopher L.; Christiaensen,Luc; Kaminski,Jonathan

Turkey regular economic note (January 2016) (English)

Although Turkey’s economy continues to face headwinds which warrant a cautious medium-term outlook, the new government is well positioned to implement its structural reform program. ... See More +

Newsletter 102800 JAN 19, 2016

Bartsch,Ulrich; Yilmaz,Ayberk Turkish

Kosovo - Public Sector Modernization Project : P101614 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 10 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR22139 JAN 15, 2016

Kisunko,Gregory

Democratic Republic of Congo - Human Development Systems Strengthening Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Human Development Systems Strengthening Project for Democratic Republic of Congo is to strengthen select management systems for education and health services in targeted geographic areas in the recipient's territory. ... See More +

Project Paper RES21588 JAN 11, 2016

Bradley,Marylou R.

DECPG global daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) global daily economic news are as follows: financial markets; advanced markets; emerging and developing economies in East Asia and Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Newsletter 103043 JAN 05, 2016

Chen,Derek Hung Chiat

Economic internet toolkit for African policy makers (English)

Liberalization of the telecommunications sector is progressing across Africa. One of the most important benefits of this trend is that it will make value-added services, particularly internet access, more affordable and reliable for telecommunications users in the continent. ... See More +

Working Paper 102656 JAN 01, 2016

Schware,Robert; Kenny,Charles J.; Srivastava,Anil; Bernstein-Reich,Anat; Srivastava,Shampa Banerjee

Misallocation in Turkey's manufacturing sector (English)

Turkey’s economy expanded rapidly in the 2000s, and per capita income is now close to World Bank’s high income threshold of U$12,736. While part of this economic growth was attributable to human and physical capital accumulation, an important fraction was due to total factor productivity (TFP) growth. ... See More +

Brief 103073 JAN 01, 2016

Turkish

Transparency in revenues from artisanal and small-scale mining of tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold in Burundi : final report (English)

Burundi has a wide range of mineral deposits of which tin, tantalum and tungsten ores, along with gold, are its primary mineral exports. Burundi’s geological endowment also includes nickel, rare earths, vanadium, and construction materials. ... See More +

Working Paper 103086 JAN 01, 2016

French

World development report 2016 : digital dividends - sharing is caring? : not quite some observations about the sharing economy (English)

Fast evolving cloud-computing platforms that enable new business models, combined with a rapid uptake in digital technologies by consumers and a change in consumer behavior and preferences have enabled the emergence of sharing economy. ... See More +

World Development Report 102963 JAN 01, 2016

Van Welsum,Desiree

World development report 2016 : digital dividends - one step forward, two steps backward? : does e-government make governments in developing countries more transparent and accountable? (English)

Many countries are in the process of transitioning from primarily paper - based administrative systems to digital systems through the application of information and communication technology (ICTs) as part of e-Government initiatives. ... See More +

World Development Report 102962 JAN 01, 2016

Lemieux,Victoria Louise

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Real Estate Registration Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 102749 JAN 01, 2016

World development report 2016 : digital dividends - best practices and lessons learned in ICT sector innovation : a case study of Israel (English)

It has been the Israeli government’s explicit goal to position Israel at the core of the knowledge economy. This case study of Israel information and communications technology (ICT) sector highlights the important role of the government in the emergence of Israel as a power house of high-tech in ICT, by laying the foundations for private industry to support innovation, and through heavy investment in building the much-needed human capital resource. ... See More +

World Development Report 102958 JAN 01, 2016

Getz, Daphne; Goldberg,Itzhak

World development report 2016 : digital dividends - how tech hubs are helping to drive economic growth in Africa (English)

Digital technologies have spread rapidly. Digital technologies to benefit everyone everywhere requires improving the analog complements to digital investments - by strengthening regulations that ensure competition among businesses, by adapting workers’ skills to the demands of the new economy, and by ensuring that institutions are accountable. ... See More +

World Development Report 102957 JAN 01, 2016

Kelly,Timothy John Charles; Firestone,Rachel Sohn

World development report 2016 : digital dividends - exploring the relationship between broadband and economic growth (English)

Broadband can be characterized as high-speed, always-on Internet connectivity. Broadband has driven widespread changes in the information technology (IT) sector enabling services such as cloud computing and mobile apps. ... See More +

World Development Report 102955 JAN 01, 2016

Minges,Michael

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Will the digital revolution help or hurt employment? Adaptation a key to realizing job gains (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 103148 Brief
Lifting economic sanctions on Iran : global effects and strategic responses (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 WPS7549 Policy Research Working Paper
Russian Federation - Second State Statistical System Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 103090 Procurement Plan
China - Lushan Earthquake Reconstruction and Risk Reduction Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement action plan : master report (English)
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JAN 27, 2016 SFG1726 Resettlement Plan
Guinea - Primary Health Services Improvement Project : procurement plan : Guinée - Projet d’Amélioration des Soins de Santé Primaire dans des Régions Ciblées de la Guinée (PASSPG) : Plan de Passation (French)
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JAN 27, 2016 103020 Procurement Plan
Liberia - Agriculture and Infrastructure Development Project (English)
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JAN 26, 2016 ICR3544 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Price seasonality in Africa : measurement and extent (English)
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JAN 22, 2016 WPS7539 Policy Research Working Paper
Turkey regular economic note (January 2016) (English)
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JAN 19, 2016 102800 Newsletter Turkish
Kosovo - Public Sector Modernization Project : P101614 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 10 (English)
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JAN 15, 2016 ISR22139 Implementation Status and Results Report
Democratic Republic of Congo - Human Development Systems Strengthening Project : restructuring (English)
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JAN 11, 2016 RES21588 Project Paper
DECPG global daily economic news (English)
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JAN 05, 2016 103043 Newsletter
Economic internet toolkit for African policy makers (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102656 Working Paper
Misallocation in Turkey's manufacturing sector (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103073 Brief Turkish
Transparency in revenues from artisanal and small-scale mining of tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold in Burundi : final report (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103086 Working Paper French
World development report 2016 : digital dividends - sharing is caring? : not quite some observations about the sharing economy (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102963 World Development Report
World development report 2016 : digital dividends - one step forward, two steps backward? : does e-government make governments in developing countries more transparent and accountable? (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102962 World Development Report
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Real Estate Registration Project : procurement plan (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102749 Procurement Plan
World development report 2016 : digital dividends - best practices and lessons learned in ICT sector innovation : a case study of Israel (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102958 World Development Report
World development report 2016 : digital dividends - how tech hubs are helping to drive economic growth in Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102957 World Development Report
World development report 2016 : digital dividends - exploring the relationship between broadband and economic growth (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102955 World Development Report