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Doing the survey two-step : the effects of reticence on estimates of corruption in two-stage survey questions (English)

This paper develops a structural approach for modeling how respondents answer survey questions and uses it to estimate the proportion of respondents who are reticent in answering corruption questions, as well as the extent to which reticent behavior biases down conventional estimates of corruption. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7276 MAY 22, 2015

Karalashvili,Nona; Kraay,Aart C.; Murrell,Peter

Financing Vietnams response to climate change : building a sustainable future - key findings and recommendations of the climate public expenditures and investment review (English)

The Government of Vietnam (GoV) has conducted a Climate Public Expenditure and Investment Review (CPEIR) with the support of the World Bank and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). ... See More +

Working Paper 96565 MAY 04, 2015

Vietnamese

Egypt, Arab Republic of - Households Natural Gas Connection Project : procurement plan of goods (English)

Procurement Plan 96267 MAY 04, 2015

Data deprivation : another deprivation to end (English)

The Millennium Development Goal of halving the incidence of extreme poverty from its 1990 level will be achieved in 2015, and the international development community is now moving to a new goal of “ending extreme poverty.” ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7252 APR 28, 2015

Serajuddin,Umar; Uematsu,Hiroki; Wieser,Christina; Yoshida,Nobuo; Dabalen,Andrew L.

Enhancing the climate resilience of Africas infrastructure : the power and water sectors (English)

Africa has experienced economic growth of more than 5 percent per annum during the past decade, but to sustain this growth, investment in infrastructure is fundamental. ... See More +

Working Paper 96040 APR 23, 2015

Bloom,Evan Jonah; Boehlert, Brent; Broad, Oliver; Brown,Casey; Galaitsi, Stephanie; Gebretsadik, Yohannes; Groves,David K.; Hewitson,Bruce; Howells,Mark Idwal; Huber Lee,Annette Teresa; Hughes, Denis; Jack, Chris; Joyce, Brian; Lempert,Robert J.; Mao, Zhimin; Purkey, David; Seid, Abdulkarim; Sridharan,Vignesh; Taner,Mehmet Umit

Program evaluation and spillover effects (English)

This paper is a practical guide for researchers and practitioners who want to understand spillover effects in program evaluation. The paper defines spillover effects and discusses why it is important to measure them. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7243 APR 21, 2015

Angelucci,M.; Di Maro,Vincenzo

India - North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project : environmental assessment (English)

The development objective of the North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project for India is to improve the availability of electricity supply through expansion and reinforcement of power systems in the participating states in the North Eastern region. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1014 APR 01, 2015

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Financing Vietnams response to climate change : smart investment for a sustainable future : Financing Vietnam’s response to climate change : smart investment for a sustainable future : laying the foundation for resilient low-carbon development through climate public expenditure and investment review (English)

Climate-related hazards have adverse effects on national growth and poverty reduction, affecting the poor and several sectors of the economy simultaneously. ... See More +

Working Paper 96580 APR 01, 2015

Vietnamese

India - North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Initial environment assessment report for T and D network in Tuensang and Longleng districts under Nerpsip Tranche-1, Nagaland (English)

The development objective of the North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project for India is to improve the availability of electricity supply through expansion and reinforcement of power systems in the participating states in the North Eastern region. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1014 APR 01, 2015

Dam safety in Brazil : when engineering serves society (English)

Over the course of history, dams have captivated the interest of society at large. Used to store large amounts of water, dams are also constructed to control flood waters and generate hydroelectricity. ... See More +

Brief 86500 APR 01, 2015

De Nys,Erwin; Freitas, Paula; Muanis Persechini,Maria Ines Spanish, Portuguese

Lao Peoples Democratic Republic - Power Grid Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental code of practices (English)

The objective of the Power Grid Improvement Project for Lao Peoples Democratic Republic is to help improve efficiency and reliability of power distribution in the selected load areas served by Electricite du Laos (EDL). ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4780 MAR 25, 2015

India - Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana Rural Roads Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 95035 MAR 17, 2015

Lebanon - Lake Qaraoun Pollution Prevention Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Design review of Zahle wastewater treatment plant (English)

The objectives of the Lake Qaraoun Pollution Prevention Project for Lebanon are to reduce the quantity of untreated municipal sewage discharged into the Litani River, to increase the adoption of integrated pest management practices among targeted farmers and to improve the capacity of key stakeholders to manage environmental pollution around the Qaraoun Lake. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4749 MAR 12, 2015

Interviewer effects in subjective survey questions: evidence from Timor-Leste (English)

There is an inherent tension between traditional norms and survey protocols for quantitative data collected in the developing world. Unexpected interactions between the interviewer and respondent can lead to interviewer effects in the data, particularly in the case of subjective or sensitive questions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7208 MAR 09, 2015

Himelein,Kristen

Catching up to the technological frontier? : understanding firm-level innovation and productivity in Kenya (English)

Kenya’s economy has undergone a significant process of structural transformation over the last decade. Since 2002, the economy has shown an accelerating trend with GDP growth increasing steadily from below 1 percent in 2002 to 7 percent in 2007. ... See More +

Working Paper 94671 MAR 06, 2015

Cirera, Xavier

Independent evaluation of the Marrakech action plan for statistics : evaluation report (English)

The Marrakesh action plan for statistics (MAPS) was created in 2004 as an important component of an informal partnership whose main goal is to help develop and strengthen national statistical systems through six specific actions with target dates aiming to prepare the way for sustainable improvement in statistical capacity. ... See More +

Working Paper 96525 MAR 01, 2015

Ngo,Brian T.

Increasing Agricultural Production and Resilience Through improved Agrometeorological Services (English)

Working Paper 94486 MAR 01, 2015

Solar resource mapping in Pakistan : solar modeling report (English)

This solar modeling report gives an overview on the results achieved by modeling the solar radiation based on satellite data in phase one of the solar resource mapping project for Pakistan. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 95710 MAR 01, 2015

Stokler, Steffen; Schillings, Christoph

Wind resource mapping in Vietnam : mesoscale modelling report (English)

This document reports on the methods used in phase one of the energy sector management assistance program (ESMAP) wind mapping project for Vietnam. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 95802 FEB 13, 2015

Badger, Jake; Volker, Patrick J. H.; Hahmann, Andrea N.; Hansen, Jens Carsten; Hansen, Brian O.

Analyzing data from a national assessment of educational achievement (English)

This fourth volume of the National Assessment of Educational Achievement series comprises two parts, provides step-by-step details on how to analyze data collected in a national assessment. ... See More +

Publication 94732 FEB 01, 2015

Shiel, Gerry; Cartwright, Fernando; Kellaghan, Thomas [editor]; Greaney, Vincent [editor]

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Doing the survey two-step : the effects of reticence on estimates of corruption in two-stage survey questions (English)
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MAY 22, 2015 WPS7276 Policy Research Working Paper
Financing Vietnams response to climate change : building a sustainable future - key findings and recommendations of the climate public expenditures and investment review (English)
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MAY 04, 2015 96565 Working Paper Vietnamese
Egypt, Arab Republic of - Households Natural Gas Connection Project : procurement plan of goods (English)
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MAY 04, 2015 96267 Procurement Plan
Data deprivation : another deprivation to end (English)
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APR 28, 2015 WPS7252 Policy Research Working Paper
Enhancing the climate resilience of Africas infrastructure : the power and water sectors (English)
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APR 23, 2015 96040 Working Paper
Program evaluation and spillover effects (English)
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APR 21, 2015 WPS7243 Policy Research Working Paper
India - North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project : environmental assessment (English)
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APR 01, 2015 SFG1014 Environmental Assessment
Financing Vietnams response to climate change : smart investment for a sustainable future : Financing Vietnam’s response to climate change : smart investment for a sustainable future : laying the foundation for resilient low-carbon development through climate public expenditure and investment review (English)
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APR 01, 2015 96580 Working Paper Vietnamese
India - North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Initial environment assessment report for T and D network in Tuensang and Longleng districts under Nerpsip Tranche-1, Nagaland (English)
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APR 01, 2015 SFG1014 Environmental Assessment
Dam safety in Brazil : when engineering serves society (English)
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APR 01, 2015 86500 Brief Spanish, Portuguese
Lao Peoples Democratic Republic - Power Grid Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental code of practices (English)
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MAR 25, 2015 E4780 Environmental Assessment
India - Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana Rural Roads Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAR 17, 2015 95035 Procurement Plan
Lebanon - Lake Qaraoun Pollution Prevention Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Design review of Zahle wastewater treatment plant (English)
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MAR 12, 2015 E4749 Environmental Assessment
Interviewer effects in subjective survey questions: evidence from Timor-Leste (English)
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MAR 09, 2015 WPS7208 Policy Research Working Paper
Catching up to the technological frontier? : understanding firm-level innovation and productivity in Kenya (English)
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MAR 06, 2015 94671 Working Paper
Independent evaluation of the Marrakech action plan for statistics : evaluation report (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 96525 Working Paper
Increasing Agricultural Production and Resilience Through improved Agrometeorological Services (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 94486 Working Paper
Solar resource mapping in Pakistan : solar modeling report (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 95710 ESMAP Paper
Wind resource mapping in Vietnam : mesoscale modelling report (English)
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FEB 13, 2015 95802 ESMAP Paper
Analyzing data from a national assessment of educational achievement (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94732 Publication