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Kazakhstan - First Fiscal Management and Resilience Programmatic Development Policy Financing Project (English)

Program Information Document 96598 MAY 19, 2015

Agricultural technology choice and transport (English)

This paper addresses an old and recurring theme in development economics: the slow adoption of new technologies by farmers in many developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7272 MAY 18, 2015

Ali,Rubaba; Barra,Alvaro Federico; Berg,Claudia N.; Damania,Richard; Nash,John D.; Russ,Jason Daniel

When winners feel like losers : evidence from an energy subsidy reform (English)

In 2011 the Government of El Salvador implemented a reform to the gas subsidy that increased the welfare of households in all but the top two deciles of the income distribution. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7265 MAY 15, 2015

Calvo-Gonzalez,Oscar; Cunha,Barbara; Trezzi,Riccardo

Institutional and regulatory assessment of the extractive industries in Myanmar (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)

This report provides a baseline institutional and regulatory assessment of the oil and gas, mining (including jade and gemstones) and the hydropower sectors in Myanmar. ... See More +

Working Paper 96445 MAY 12, 2015

Adam Smith International Burmese

Institutional and regulatory assessment of the extractive industries in Myanmar : Executive summary (English)

This report provides a baseline institutional and regulatory assessment of the oil and gas, mining (including jade and gemstones) and the hydropower sectors in Myanmar. ... See More +

Working Paper 96445 MAY 12, 2015

Adam Smith International Burmese

Was Weber right ? the effects of pay for ability and pay for performance on pro-social motivation, ability and effort in the public sector (English)

This paper examines the effects of pecuniary compensation on the ability and motivation of individuals in organizations with non-pecuniary or pro-social missions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7261 MAY 11, 2015

Banuri,Sheheryar; Keefer,Philip E.

Myanmar - Implementation of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 96596 MAY 11, 2015

You are what (and where) you eat : capturing food away from home in welfare measures (English)

Consumption of food away from home is rapidly growing across the developing world. Surprisingly, the majority of household surveys around the world haven not kept up with its pace and still collect limited information on it. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7257 MAY 05, 2015

Farfan,Gabriela; Genoni,Maria Eugenia; Vakis,Renos

Mobile applications for agriculture and rural development (English)

The dynamic growth of mobile communications technology is creating opportunities for economic growth, social empowerment, and grassroots innovation in developing countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 96226 MAY 01, 2015

ICT for jobs in the Pacific Island countries (English)

The Pacific region is in the midst of an information and communications technology (ICT) revolution in which small island countries are increasingly connected to the global economy. ... See More +

Working Paper 96218 MAY 01, 2015

Beschorner,Natasha; Kuek,Siou Chew; Narimatsu,Junko

Nigeria - Staple Crop Processing Zones Support Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (Yoruba)

The objective of the Staple Crop Processing Zones Support Project for Nigeria is to increase market linkages for farmers and strengthen the institutional framework for inclusive public and private investment in selected agribusiness clusters. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4830 APR 29, 2015

Moldova - Food security assessment : analysis of the current situation and next steps (English)

This report provides an analysis of food security in Moldova. It attempts to outline the specific characteristics of food insecurity found in Moldova and to identify its underlying causes. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS13175 APR 24, 2015

Schuman,Irina; Pricop,Felicia; Miller,Darryl; Bucik,Marko; Tanasache,Oana-Adelina; Ciobu,Stela; Ursu,Tamara; Copeland,Valencia M. Romanian

Are we confusing poverty with preferences ? (English)

Modifying the national poverty line to the context of observed consumption patterns of the poor is becoming popular. A context-specific poverty line would be more consistent with preferences. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7247 APR 23, 2015

van den Boom,Bart; Halsema,Alex; Molini,Vasco

The local socioeconomic effects of gold mining : evidence from Ghana (English)

Ghana is experiencing its third gold rush, and this paper sheds light on the socioeconomic impacts of this rapid expansion in industrial production. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7250 APR 23, 2015

Chuhan-Pole,Punam; Dabalen,Andrew L.; Kotsadam,Andreas; Sanoh,Aly; Tolonen,Anja Karolina

Egypt - Natural Gas Connections Project : implementation completion and results report (English)

The Natural Gas Connections Project for Egypt received a satisfactory outcome rating with moderate risk to development outcome. Both the Bank and the Borrower received satisfactory performance ratings for their respective roles in the project. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3272 APR 22, 2015

Statement by Daniel Kablan Duncan at the 91st meeting of the Development Committee held on April 18, 2015 (English)

This is a statement by Daniel Kablan Duncan, Prime Minister and Minister of Economy, Finance and Budget at the ninety first meeting of the Development Committee held on April 18, 2015. ... See More +

Board Report 95897 APR 18, 2015

Tanzania - The Sustainable Management of Mineral Resources Project : additional financing (English)

This Project Paper seeks an additional credit in an amount of US$45 million to the United Republic of Tanzania for the Sustainable Management of Mineral Resources Project (SMMRP). ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1177 APR 16, 2015

The socio-economic impacts of Ebola in Liberia : results from a high frequency cell phone survey round five (English)

Since Liberia’s Ebola virus disease (EVD) epidemic began in March 2014, nearly 10,000 persons have contracted the virus and more than 4,000 have died. ... See More +

Working Paper 96196 APR 13, 2015

Himelein,Kristen; Kastelic,Jonathan G.

Gambia - Maternal and Child Nutrition and Health Results Project : additional financing (English)

This additional financing (AF) for the Maternal and Child Nutrition and help finance the costs associated with new activities included as part of project restructuring in response to a looming food and nutrition security crisis resulting from poor and erratic rainfall in 2014, reallocation and additional support for Ebola response activities, and the expansion of original project activities to enhance the impact of the existing project. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1329 APR 03, 2015

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Kazakhstan - First Fiscal Management and Resilience Programmatic Development Policy Financing Project (English)
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MAY 19, 2015 96598 Program Information Document
Agricultural technology choice and transport (English)
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MAY 18, 2015 WPS7272 Policy Research Working Paper
When winners feel like losers : evidence from an energy subsidy reform (English)
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MAY 15, 2015 WPS7265 Policy Research Working Paper
Institutional and regulatory assessment of the extractive industries in Myanmar (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)
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MAY 12, 2015 96445 Working Paper Burmese
Institutional and regulatory assessment of the extractive industries in Myanmar : Executive summary (English)
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MAY 12, 2015 96445 Working Paper Burmese
Was Weber right ? the effects of pay for ability and pay for performance on pro-social motivation, ability and effort in the public sector (English)
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MAY 11, 2015 WPS7261 Policy Research Working Paper
Myanmar - Implementation of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) Project (English)
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MAY 11, 2015 96596 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
You are what (and where) you eat : capturing food away from home in welfare measures (English)
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MAY 05, 2015 WPS7257 Policy Research Working Paper
Mobile applications for agriculture and rural development (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96226 Working Paper
ICT for jobs in the Pacific Island countries (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96218 Working Paper
Nigeria - Staple Crop Processing Zones Support Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (Yoruba)
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APR 29, 2015 E4830 Environmental Assessment
Vietnam - Fostering Innovation through Research, Science, and Technology (FIRST) Project : procurement plan for Nasati (English)
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APR 29, 2015 96158 Procurement Plan
Moldova - Food security assessment : analysis of the current situation and next steps (English)
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APR 24, 2015 ACS13175 Working Paper Romanian
Are we confusing poverty with preferences ? (English)
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APR 23, 2015 WPS7247 Policy Research Working Paper
The local socioeconomic effects of gold mining : evidence from Ghana (English)
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APR 23, 2015 WPS7250 Policy Research Working Paper
Egypt - Natural Gas Connections Project : implementation completion and results report (English)
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APR 22, 2015 ICR3272 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Statement by Daniel Kablan Duncan at the 91st meeting of the Development Committee held on April 18, 2015 (English)
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APR 18, 2015 95897 Board Report
Tanzania - The Sustainable Management of Mineral Resources Project : additional financing (English)
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APR 16, 2015 PAD1177 Project Paper
The socio-economic impacts of Ebola in Liberia : results from a high frequency cell phone survey round five (English)
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APR 13, 2015 96196 Working Paper
Gambia - Maternal and Child Nutrition and Health Results Project : additional financing (English)
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APR 03, 2015 PAD1329 Project Paper