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Kyrgyz Republic - Strengthening the Chamber of Accounts of the Kyrgyz Republic Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 105011 APR 21, 2016

Disclosed

Greenhouse gas data management : building systems for corporate and facility-level reporting (English)

The guidance provided in this document is not intended to be applied identically in all jurisdictions; instead, it provides an overview of all significant decision points and allows regulators and program administrators to select the information and steps that are most relevant to their specific circumstances and objectives. ... See More +

Publication 104986 APR 19, 2016

Rosenheim, David; Carr,James Alexander; Jorns, Jenna; Hedger, Toby Mandel; Harris,Deborah J.; Boland, Claire; Andrews, Sabrina; Pelt, Marian Van Disclosed

Decomposing response errors in food consumption measurement : implications for survey design from a survey experiment in Tanzania (English)

There is wide variation in how consumption is measured in household surveys both across countries and over time. This variation may confound welfare comparisons in part because these alternative survey designs produce consumption estimates that are differentially influenced by contrasting types of survey response error. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7646 APR 19, 2016

Friedman,Jed; Beegle,Kathleen G.; De Weerdt,Joachim; Gibson,John Disclosed

Is living in African cities expensive ? (English)

Although several studies have examined why overall price levels are higher in richer countries, little is known about whether there is a similar relationship at the urban and city level across countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7641 APR 14, 2016

Nakamura,Shohei; Harati,Rawaa; Lall,Somik V.; Dikhanov,Yuri M.; Hamadeh,Nada; Vigil Oliver,William; Rissanen,Marko Olavi; Yamanaka,Mizuki Disclosed

Competition makes IT better : evidence on when firms use it more effectively (English)

This paper uses a unique firm-level data set for Mexico, with information never used for research before, to assess how use of information technology (IT henceforth) influences firm performance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7638 APR 13, 2016

Iacovone,Leonardo; Pereira Lopez,Mariana De La Paz; Schiffbauer,Marc Tobias Disclosed

Economic structural change as an option for mitigating the impacts of climate change (English)

Improving the resilience of the economy in the face of uncertain climate change damages involves irreversible investments to scale up new technologies that are less vulnerable to the effects of climate change. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7637 APR 13, 2016

Golub,Alexander Alexandrovich; Toman,Michael A. Disclosed

Inventor diasporas and the internationalization of technology (English)

This paper documents the influence of diaspora networks of highly-skilled individuals -- that is, inventors -- on international technological collaborations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7619 APR 04, 2016

Miguelez,Ernest Disclosed

Future of food : shaping the global food system to deliver improved nutrition and health (English)

Despite significant progress the world continues to bear a triple burden of malnutrition. These three burdens are related, but distinctly different, problems: energy deficiencies (hunger), micronutrient deficiencies (hidden hunger), 3 and excessive net energy intake and unhealthy diets overweight/obesity). ... See More +

Working Paper 104757 APR 01, 2016

Townsend,Robert; Jaffee,Steven M.; Hoberg,Yurie Tanimichi; Htenas,Aira Maria; Shekar,Meera; Hyder,Ziauddin; Gautam,Madhur; Kray,Holger A.; Ronchi,Loraine; Hussain,Sarwat; Elder,Leslie K.; Moses,Eugene Disclosed

India - Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental assessment for Khurja - Pilkhani section (220.710 km) (English)

The development objective of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (EDFC) Project for India is to: (a) provide additional rail transport capacity, improved service quality, and higher freight throughput on the 401 kilo meter (km) Ludhiana- Khurja section of the EDFC; and (b) develop the institutional capacity of Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL) to build, maintain, and manage the DFC infrastructure network. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1115 APR 01, 2016

Appalarajugari,Harinath Sesha Disclosed

Guinea-Bissau - Second Emergency Food Security Support Project (English)

Ratings for the Second Emergency Food Security Support Project for Guinea-Bissau were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3774 MAR 28, 2016

Disclosed

China - Shandong Confucius and Mencius Cultural Heritage Conservation Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Shandong Confucius and Mencius Cultural Heritage Conservation Project for China is to assist Shandong Province to enhance cultural heritage conservation and tourism management and development in Qufu and Zoucheng. ... See More +

Project Paper RES18068 MAR 21, 2016

Disclosed

Radio frequency (Un) identification : Results from a proof-of-concept trial of the use of RFID technology to measure microenterprise turnover in Sri Lanka (English)

Accurate measurement of stock levels, turnover, and profitability in microenterprises in developing countries is difficult due to the fact that the majority of these firms do not keep detailed records. ... See More +

Journal Article 104048 MAR 16, 2016

De Mel,Suresh; Herath,Dammika; Mckenzie,David J.; Pathak,Yuvraj Disclosed

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; high income economies; and developing economies in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa ... See More +

Newsletter 104308 MAR 15, 2016

Chen,Derek Hung Chiat Disclosed

Armenia - Community Agricultural Resource Management and Competitiveness (CARMAC) Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 104936 MAR 11, 2016

Disclosed

Cabo Verde - Competitiveness for Tourism Development Project : environmental assessment : Strategic environmental and social assessment (English)

The Government of Cabo Verde has requested World Bank assistance to prepare a Competitiveness for Tourism project (CTDP) which aims to create the conditions necessary to increase investment into and diversification of the tourism sector. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1917 MAR 10, 2016

Rivero Riveros,Monica Patricia Disclosed

Congo, Democratic Republic of - Human Development Systems Strengthening Project : additional financing (English)

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

Project Paper PAD1735 MAR 08, 2016

Disclosed

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; high income economies; and developing economies in East Asia and Pacific, Europe,Central Asia, Latin America, The Caribbean, South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa ... See More +

Newsletter 104262 MAR 07, 2016

Chen,Derek Hung Chiat Disclosed

Globalization of labor markets and the growth prospects of nations (English)

The many and varied crises in the world economy since 2007 seem to have different origins and diverse manifestations. This paper contends that there is however a structural shift beneath the global economy that is now reaching a critical mass, and that accounts for many of these crises, despite the diversity of manifestations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7590 MAR 02, 2016

Basu,Kaushik Disclosed

Competitiveness of the Kyrgyz economy in the wake of accession to the Eurasian Customs Union : selected issues and opportunities (English)

This report explores the sectors that will be instrumental for positive CU impact and competitiveness in the medium term. The initial chapter analyzes the gaps and opportunities the Kyrgyz NQI presents for capturing benefits of access to the enlarged common market across sectors. ... See More +

Working Paper 104735 MAR 01, 2016

Choi,Jieun; Saez,Juan Sebastian; Portugal Perez,Luis Alberto; Myburgh,Andrew Christopher; Van Der Marel,Erik Leendert; Molinuevo,Martin; Costantino,Lorenzo; Tynaev,Nurlanbek; Osavolyuk,Serhiy; Pasheva,Vanya Russian Disclosed

What explains agricultural price movements ? (English)

After 2005, commodity prices experienced their longest and broadest boom since World War II. Agricultural prices have now come down considerably since their 2011 peak, but are still 40 percent higher in real terms than their 2000 lows. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7589 MAR 01, 2016

Baffes,John; Haniotis,Tassos Disclosed

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Kyrgyz Republic - Strengthening the Chamber of Accounts of the Kyrgyz Republic Project : procurement plan (English)
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APR 21, 2016 105011 Procurement Plan
Greenhouse gas data management : building systems for corporate and facility-level reporting (English)
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APR 19, 2016 104986 Publication
Decomposing response errors in food consumption measurement : implications for survey design from a survey experiment in Tanzania (English)
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APR 19, 2016 WPS7646 Policy Research Working Paper
Is living in African cities expensive ? (English)
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APR 14, 2016 WPS7641 Policy Research Working Paper
Competition makes IT better : evidence on when firms use it more effectively (English)
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APR 13, 2016 WPS7638 Policy Research Working Paper
Economic structural change as an option for mitigating the impacts of climate change (English)
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APR 13, 2016 WPS7637 Policy Research Working Paper
Inventor diasporas and the internationalization of technology (English)
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APR 04, 2016 WPS7619 Policy Research Working Paper
Future of food : shaping the global food system to deliver improved nutrition and health (English)
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APR 01, 2016 104757 Working Paper
India - Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental assessment for Khurja - Pilkhani section (220.710 km) (English)
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APR 01, 2016 SFG1115 Environmental Assessment
Guinea-Bissau - Second Emergency Food Security Support Project (English)
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MAR 28, 2016 ICR3774 Implementation Completion and Results Report
China - Shandong Confucius and Mencius Cultural Heritage Conservation Project : restructuring (English)
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MAR 21, 2016 RES18068 Project Paper
Radio frequency (Un) identification : Results from a proof-of-concept trial of the use of RFID technology to measure microenterprise turnover in Sri Lanka (English)
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MAR 16, 2016 104048 Journal Article
DECPG global daily economic news (English)
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MAR 15, 2016 104308 Newsletter
Armenia - Community Agricultural Resource Management and Competitiveness (CARMAC) Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAR 11, 2016 104936 Procurement Plan
Cabo Verde - Competitiveness for Tourism Development Project : environmental assessment : Strategic environmental and social assessment (English)
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MAR 10, 2016 SFG1917 Environmental Assessment
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Human Development Systems Strengthening Project : additional financing (English)
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MAR 08, 2016 PAD1735 Project Paper
DECPG global daily economic news (English)
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MAR 07, 2016 104262 Newsletter
Globalization of labor markets and the growth prospects of nations (English)
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MAR 02, 2016 WPS7590 Policy Research Working Paper
Competitiveness of the Kyrgyz economy in the wake of accession to the Eurasian Customs Union : selected issues and opportunities (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 104735 Working Paper Russian
What explains agricultural price movements ? (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 WPS7589 Policy Research Working Paper