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Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Executive summary (English)

This third report in the Turn Down the Heat series covers three World Bank regions: Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC); the Middle East and North Africa (MENA); and parts of Europe and Central Asia (ECA). ... See More +

Working Paper 92704 NOV 23, 2014

Schellnhuber, Hans Joachim; Reyer, Christopher; Hare, Bill; Waha, Katharina; Otto, Ilona M.; Serdeczny, Olivia; Schaeffer, Michiel; Schleussner, Carl-Friedrich; Reckien, Diana; Marcus, Rachel; Kit, Oleksandr; Eden, Alexander; Adams, Sophie; Aich, Valentin; Albrecht, Torsten; Baarsch, Florent; Boit, Alice; Canales Trujillo, Nella; Cartsburg, Matti; Coumou, Dim; Fader, Marianela; Hoff, Holger; Jobbins, Guy; Jones, Lindsey; Krummenauer, Linda; Langerwisch, Fanny; Le Masson, Virginie; Ludi, Eva; Mengel, Matthias; Möhring, Jacob; Mosello, Beatrice; Norton, Andrew; Perette, Mahé; Pereznieto, Paola; Rammig, Anja; Reinhardt, Julia; Robinson, Alex; Rocha, Marcia; Sakschewski, Boris; Schaphoff, Sibyll; Schewe, Jacob; Stagl, Judith; Thonicke, Kirsten Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese

Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Diminuir o calor : confrontando o novo padrao climatico - resumo executivo (Portuguese)

This third report in the Turn Down the Heat series covers three World Bank regions: Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC); the Middle East and North Africa (MENA); and parts of Europe and Central Asia (ECA). ... See More +

Working Paper 92704 NOV 23, 2014

Schellnhuber, Hans Joachim; Reyer, Christopher; Hare, Bill; Waha, Katharina; Otto, Ilona M.; Serdeczny, Olivia; Schaeffer, Michiel; Schleussner, Carl-Friedrich; Reckien, Diana; Marcus, Rachel; Kit, Oleksandr; Eden, Alexander; Adams, Sophie; Aich, Valentin; Albrecht, Torsten; Baarsch, Florent; Boit, Alice; Canales Trujillo, Nella; Cartsburg, Matti; Coumou, Dim; Fader, Marianela; Hoff, Holger; Jobbins, Guy; Jones, Lindsey; Krummenauer, Linda; Langerwisch, Fanny; Le Masson, Virginie; Ludi, Eva; Mengel, Matthias; Möhring, Jacob; Mosello, Beatrice; Norton, Andrew; Perette, Mahé; Pereznieto, Paola; Rammig, Anja; Reinhardt, Julia; Robinson, Alex; Rocha, Marcia; Sakschewski, Boris; Schaphoff, Sibyll; Schewe, Jacob; Stagl, Judith; Thonicke, Kirsten English, Russian, Spanish, French, Chinese

Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Executive summary (Arabic)

This third report in the Turn Down the Heat series covers three World Bank regions: Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC); the Middle East and North Africa (MENA); and parts of Europe and Central Asia (ECA). ... See More +

Working Paper 92704 NOV 23, 2014

Schellnhuber, Hans Joachim; Reyer, Christopher; Hare, Bill; Waha, Katharina; Otto, Ilona M.; Serdeczny, Olivia; Schaeffer, Michiel; Schleussner, Carl-Friedrich; Reckien, Diana; Marcus, Rachel; Kit, Oleksandr; Eden, Alexander; Adams, Sophie; Aich, Valentin; Albrecht, Torsten; Baarsch, Florent; Boit, Alice; Canales Trujillo, Nella; Cartsburg, Matti; Coumou, Dim; Fader, Marianela; Hoff, Holger; Jobbins, Guy; Jones, Lindsey; Krummenauer, Linda; Langerwisch, Fanny; Le Masson, Virginie; Ludi, Eva; Mengel, Matthias; Möhring, Jacob; Mosello, Beatrice; Norton, Andrew; Perette, Mahé; Pereznieto, Paola; Rammig, Anja; Reinhardt, Julia; Robinson, Alex; Rocha, Marcia; Sakschewski, Boris; Schaphoff, Sibyll; Schewe, Jacob; Stagl, Judith; Thonicke, Kirsten English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese

Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Executive summary (Chinese)

This third report in the Turn Down the Heat series covers three World Bank regions: Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC); the Middle East and North Africa (MENA); and parts of Europe and Central Asia (ECA). ... See More +

Working Paper 92704 NOV 23, 2014

Schellnhuber, Hans Joachim; Reyer, Christopher; Hare, Bill; Waha, Katharina; Otto, Ilona M.; Serdeczny, Olivia; Schaeffer, Michiel; Schleussner, Carl-Friedrich; Reckien, Diana; Marcus, Rachel; Kit, Oleksandr; Eden, Alexander; Adams, Sophie; Aich, Valentin; Albrecht, Torsten; Baarsch, Florent; Boit, Alice; Canales Trujillo, Nella; Cartsburg, Matti; Coumou, Dim; Fader, Marianela; Hoff, Holger; Jobbins, Guy; Jones, Lindsey; Krummenauer, Linda; Langerwisch, Fanny; Le Masson, Virginie; Ludi, Eva; Mengel, Matthias; Möhring, Jacob; Mosello, Beatrice; Norton, Andrew; Perette, Mahé; Pereznieto, Paola; Rammig, Anja; Reinhardt, Julia; Robinson, Alex; Rocha, Marcia; Sakschewski, Boris; Schaphoff, Sibyll; Schewe, Jacob; Stagl, Judith; Thonicke, Kirsten English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French

Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Bajemos la temperatura : como hacer frente a la nueva realidad climatica - resumen ejecutivo (Spanish)

This third report in the Turn Down the Heat series covers three World Bank regions: Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC); the Middle East and North Africa (MENA); and parts of Europe and Central Asia (ECA). ... See More +

Working Paper 92704 NOV 23, 2014

Schellnhuber, Hans Joachim; Reyer, Christopher; Hare, Bill; Waha, Katharina; Otto, Ilona M.; Serdeczny, Olivia; Schaeffer, Michiel; Schleussner, Carl-Friedrich; Reckien, Diana; Marcus, Rachel; Kit, Oleksandr; Eden, Alexander; Adams, Sophie; Aich, Valentin; Albrecht, Torsten; Baarsch, Florent; Boit, Alice; Canales Trujillo, Nella; Cartsburg, Matti; Coumou, Dim; Fader, Marianela; Hoff, Holger; Jobbins, Guy; Jones, Lindsey; Krummenauer, Linda; Langerwisch, Fanny; Le Masson, Virginie; Ludi, Eva; Mengel, Matthias; Möhring, Jacob; Mosello, Beatrice; Norton, Andrew; Perette, Mahé; Pereznieto, Paola; Rammig, Anja; Reinhardt, Julia; Robinson, Alex; Rocha, Marcia; Sakschewski, Boris; Schaphoff, Sibyll; Schewe, Jacob; Stagl, Judith; Thonicke, Kirsten English, Russian, Portuguese, French, Chinese

Planning for electricity access (English)

This brief examines planning for access to electricity. That electricity for all campaigns around the globe often fall short of their targets is partly a failure of planning. ... See More +

Brief 92671 NOV 20, 2014

Chattopadhyay, Debabrata; Kitchlu, Rahul; Jordan, Rhonda L.

Uzbekistan - Pap-Angren Railway Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 2) : Environmental management framework (English)

The objective of the Pap-Angren Railway Project is to reduce costs and provide connectivity between the Uzbek part of the Ferghana Valley and the rest of Uzbekistan thereby improving access and closing economic gap with the rest of Uzbekistan and international markets. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4642 NOV 07, 2014

The need for multiple types of information to inform climate change assessment (English)

Information on ecosystem characteristics as well as economic statistics is needed to more fully inform decision makers on the impacts of climate change on human well-being. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7094 NOV 01, 2014

Toman, Michael

Kyrgyz Republic - Implementation of the National Strategy for Development of Statistics Project (English)

Project Information Document 91125 SEP 19, 2014

The Heterogeneous Effects of HIV Testing (English)

This brief summarizes the updates from the 2014 paper entitled, The heterogeneous effects of HIV testing, Welfare impacts of rural electrification : evidence from Vietnam, conducted between between 2009 and 2010 in Malawi. ... See More +

Brief 90357 SEP 02, 2014

Baird, Sarah ; Gong, Erick ; McIntosh, Craig ; Ozler, Berk

Estimating poverty in the absence of consumption data : the case of Liberia (English)

In much of the developing world, the demand for high frequency quality household data for poverty monitoring and program design far outstrips the capacity of the statistics bureau to provide such data. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7024 SEP 01, 2014

Dabalen, Andrew; Graham, Errol; Himelein, Kristen; Mungai, Rose

GLS estimation and empirical bayes prediction for linear mixed models with Heteroskedasticity and sampling weights : a background study for the POVMAP project (English)

This note adapts results by Huang and Hidiroglou (2003) on Generalized Least Squares estimation and Empirical Bayes prediction for linear mixed models with sampling weights. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7028 SEP 01, 2014

van der Weide, Roy

Updating poverty estimates at frequent intervals in the absence of consumption data : methods and illustration with reference to a middle-income country (English)

Obtaining consistent estimates on poverty over time as well as monitoring poverty trends on a timely basis is a priority concern for policy makers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7043 SEP 01, 2014

Dang, Hai-Anh H.; Lanjouw, Peter F.; Serajuddin, Umar

Testing weak exogeneity in cointegrated panels (English)

For reason of empirical tractability, analysis of cointegrated economic time series is often developed in a partial setting, in which a subset of variables is explicitly modeled conditional on the rest. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7045 SEP 01, 2014

Moral-Benito, Enrique; Serven, Luis

A decade of development in sub-Saharan African science, technology, engineering and mathematics research (English)

This report analyzes Africa's current performance in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) research, as well as future trends. In March 2014 several African governments' ministers agreed on a Joint Call for Action in Kigali to adopt a strategy that uses strategic investments in science and technology to accelerate Africa toward a developed knowledge-based society within one generation. ... See More +

Working Paper 91016 SEP 01, 2014

China - Qinghai Xining Water Environment Management Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 89847 AUG 04, 2014

Validity of rapid measures of hand washing behavior : an analysis of data from multiple impact evaluations in the global scaling up hand washing project (English)

There is increasing interest in improving hand washing in low- and middle-income countries. The validity of rapid hand washing measures was evaluated by comparing them to hand washing behavior measured during five-hour structured observations. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 90744 AUG 01, 2014

Ram, Pavani K.; Sahli, Michelle W.; Arnold, Benjamin; Colford, John M.; Chase, Claire; Briceno, Bertha; Orsola-Vidal, Alexandra; Gertler, Paul

Avoiding crime in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

An Enterprise Survey is a firm-level survey of a representative sample of an economy’s private sector. The surveys cover a broad range of business environment topics including access to finance, competition, corruption, crime, gender, infrastructure, innovation, labor, performance measures, and trade. ... See More +

Brief 92284 AUG 01, 2014

Implementing enterprise surveys in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

An Enterprise Survey is a firm-level survey of a representative sample of an economy?s private sector. The surveys cover a broad range of business environment topics including access to finance, competition, corruption, crime, gender, infrastructure, innovation, labor, performance measures, and trade. ... See More +

Brief 92287 AUG 01, 2014

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Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Executive summary (English)
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NOV 23, 2014 92704 Working Paper Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Diminuir o calor : confrontando o novo padrao climatico - resumo executivo (Portuguese)
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NOV 23, 2014 92704 Working Paper English, Russian, Spanish, French, Chinese
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Executive summary (Arabic)
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NOV 23, 2014 92704 Working Paper English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Executive summary (Chinese)
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NOV 23, 2014 92704 Working Paper English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Bajemos la temperatura : como hacer frente a la nueva realidad climatica - resumen ejecutivo (Spanish)
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NOV 23, 2014 92704 Working Paper English, Russian, Portuguese, French, Chinese
Planning for electricity access (English)
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NOV 20, 2014 92671 Brief
Uzbekistan - Pap-Angren Railway Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 2) : Environmental management framework (English)
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NOV 07, 2014 E4642 Environmental Assessment
The need for multiple types of information to inform climate change assessment (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7094 Policy Research Working Paper
Kyrgyz Republic - Implementation of the National Strategy for Development of Statistics Project (English)
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SEP 19, 2014 91125 Project Information Document
The Heterogeneous Effects of HIV Testing (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90357 Brief
Estimating poverty in the absence of consumption data : the case of Liberia (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7024 Policy Research Working Paper
GLS estimation and empirical bayes prediction for linear mixed models with Heteroskedasticity and sampling weights : a background study for the POVMAP project (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7028 Policy Research Working Paper
Updating poverty estimates at frequent intervals in the absence of consumption data : methods and illustration with reference to a middle-income country (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7043 Policy Research Working Paper
Testing weak exogeneity in cointegrated panels (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7045 Policy Research Working Paper
A decade of development in sub-Saharan African science, technology, engineering and mathematics research (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91016 Working Paper
China - Qinghai Xining Water Environment Management Project : procurement plan (English)
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AUG 04, 2014 89847 Procurement Plan
Validity of rapid measures of hand washing behavior : an analysis of data from multiple impact evaluations in the global scaling up hand washing project (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 90744 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
Avoiding crime in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 92284 Brief
Implementing enterprise surveys in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 92287 Brief
Colombia - Sustainable Development Investment Project : implementation support mission - July 1 to 31, 2014 : Colombia - Proyecto de inversion de desarrollo sostenible : mision de apoyo de implementacion -1 al 31 de julio de 2014 (Spanish)
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JUL 31, 2014 91371 Auditing Document