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China - Xinjiang Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project : procurement plan : 新疆职业教育发展项目 : 采购计划 (Chinese)

Procurement Plan 107102 JUL 27, 2016

Disclosed

Estimation of climate change damage functions for 140 regions in the GTAP9 database (English)

Climate change damage (or, more correctly, impact) functions relate variations in temperature (or other climate variables) to economic impacts in various dimensions, and are at the basis of quantitative modeling exercises for the assessment of climate change policies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7728 JUN 23, 2016

Roson,Roberto; Sartori,Martina Disclosed

Potential for application of a probabilistic catastrophe risk modelling framework to poverty outcomes : general form vulnerability functions relating household poverty outcomes to hazard intensity in Ethiopia (English)

This paper analyzes the potential to combine catastrophe risk modelling (CAT risk modeling) with economic analysis of vulnerability to poverty using the example of drought hazard impacts on the welfare of rural households in Ethiopia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7717 JUN 21, 2016

Porter,Catherine; White,Emily Jennifer Disclosed

Expediting trade : impact evaluation of an in-house clearance program (English)

Despite the importance of trade facilitation as an area of trade and development policy, there have been very few impact evaluations of specific trade facilitation reforms. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7708 JUN 20, 2016

Fernandes,Ana Margarida; Hillberry,Russell Henry; Berg,Claudia N. Disclosed

Measuring firm-level innovation using short questionnaires : evidence from an experiment (English)

Little is known about innovation in developing countries, partly because of the lack of comparable and reliable data. Collecting data on firm-level innovation is challenging because of the subjective definition of what determines an innovation, a problem that is exacerbated in developing countries where innovation is likely to be more incremental and less radical. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7696 JUN 06, 2016

Cirera,Xavier; Muzi,Silvia Disclosed

Republic of Yemen - Agro-biodiversity and Adaptation (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR0020025 JUN 02, 2016

IEG Review Team Disclosed

Who supports violent extremism in developing countries ? analysis of attitudes based on value surveys (English)

What are the common characteristics among radicalized individuals, willing to justify attacks targeting civilians? Drawing on information on attitudes toward extreme violence and other characteristics of 30,787 individuals from 27 developing countries around the world, and employing a variety of econometric techniques, this paper identifies the partial correlates of extremism. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7691 JUN 01, 2016

Kiendrebeogo,Youssouf; Ianchovichina,Elena Disclosed

Angola - Water Sector Institutional Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 5) : Environmental management plan - Design and construction of network and home connections in the city of Huambo, lot 2 (English)

The development objective of Water Sector Institutional Development Project for Angola is to strengthen the institutional capacity and efficiency of the Recipient's agencies in the water sector to improve access to water service delivery. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1105 JUN 01, 2016

Asaam,Belinda Lorraine Disclosed

International Development Association (IDA) 18 : special theme - climate change (English)

In the context of the strategic discussions on its Forward Look, the WBG is assessing how its four arms – IDA, IBRD, IFC and MIGA – can best support clients in meeting the objectives of eradicating extreme poverty and increasing shared prosperity. ... See More +

Board Report 106108 MAY 24, 2016

Disclosed

Niger - Urban Water and Sanitation Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale : Avis d’information au public (French,English)

Environmental Assessment SFG2191 MAY 19, 2016

Tchakounte Sitchet,Marie-Adele Disclosed

The role of inequality in climate-poverty debates (English)

There is no doubt that the poorest people are already and will continue to be most severely impacted by climatic changes, including shifting trends as well as more frequent and severe extreme events. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7677 MAY 17, 2016

Tschakert,Petra Disclosed

India - Second Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Second Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project for India is to accelerate the development of the core road network through leveraging public sector outlays with private sector financing and improving the institutional effectiveness of the road sector agencies to deliver effective and safe roads to users. ... See More +

Project Paper RES18941 MAY 17, 2016

Disclosed

Serbia - Competitiveness and Jobs Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 105187 MAY 04, 2016

Disclosed

Dialogue for climate action : climate action starts with dialogue –voluntary principles for catalyzing climate action through dialogue (English)

The challenge posed by climate change demands collective action by governments, industries, and societies at large, both in terms of the threats it poses and the opportunities it presents. ... See More +

Working Paper 105770 MAY 01, 2016

Disclosed

Egypt, Arab Republic of - Wind Power Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 106207 MAY 01, 2016

Disclosed

Accelerating climate-resilient and low-carbon development : the Africa climate business plan (Vol. 2) : Towards resilient, low-carbon transport : consultation draft (English)

The Africa Climate Business Plan aims at raising awareness and accelerating resource mobilization for priority climate-resilient and low-carbon initiatives in Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper 101130 APR 18, 2016

Disclosed

Statement by the Honourable Bill Morneau at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016 (English)

This is a statement by Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance at the ninety-third meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016. ... See More +

Board Report 104891 APR 16, 2016

Disclosed

The cost of fear : the welfare effect of the risk of violence in northern Uganda (English)

Although the effects of insecurity are believed to be important, these have never been directly measured. Previous estimates of the costs of conflict have only captured the joint effect of violence and insecurity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7642 APR 14, 2016

Rockmore,Marc Disclosed

Earth observation for water resources management : current use and future opportunities for the water sector (English)

Water is a key driver of economic and social development as well as of poverty reduction. Growing economies and populations need more water resources to sustain economic activity and provide greater access to drinking water and improved sanitation, generate renewable energy, or increase sustainable food production. ... See More +

Publication 104778 APR 14, 2016

Garcia Garcia,Luis E.; Rodriguez,Diego Juan; Wijnen,Marcus Marinus Petrus; Pakulski, Inge; Serrat Capdevila,Aleix; Garcia Ramirez,Danielle Alejandra; Tayebi,Nooshafarin; Guerschman, Juan P.; Donohue, Randall J.; Niel, Tom G. Van; Renzullo, Luigi J.; Dekker, Arnold G.; Malthus, Tim J.; McVicar, Tim R.; Dijk, Albert I. J. M. Van; Demaria,Eleonora Maria Concepcion Disclosed

Philippines - Renewable Energy Development Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 104872 APR 13, 2016

Disclosed

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China - Xinjiang Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project : procurement plan : 新疆职业教育发展项目 : 采购计划 (Chinese)
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JUL 27, 2016 107102 Procurement Plan
Estimation of climate change damage functions for 140 regions in the GTAP9 database (English)
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JUN 23, 2016 WPS7728 Policy Research Working Paper
Potential for application of a probabilistic catastrophe risk modelling framework to poverty outcomes : general form vulnerability functions relating household poverty outcomes to hazard intensity in Ethiopia (English)
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JUN 21, 2016 WPS7717 Policy Research Working Paper
Expediting trade : impact evaluation of an in-house clearance program (English)
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JUN 20, 2016 WPS7708 Policy Research Working Paper
Measuring firm-level innovation using short questionnaires : evidence from an experiment (English)
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JUN 06, 2016 WPS7696 Policy Research Working Paper
Republic of Yemen - Agro-biodiversity and Adaptation (English)
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JUN 02, 2016 ICRR0020025 Implementation Completion Report Review
Who supports violent extremism in developing countries ? analysis of attitudes based on value surveys (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 WPS7691 Policy Research Working Paper
Angola - Water Sector Institutional Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 5) : Environmental management plan - Design and construction of network and home connections in the city of Huambo, lot 2 (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 SFG1105 Environmental Assessment
International Development Association (IDA) 18 : special theme - climate change (English)
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MAY 24, 2016 106108 Board Report
Niger - Urban Water and Sanitation Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale : Avis d’information au public (French,English)
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MAY 19, 2016 SFG2191 Environmental Assessment
The role of inequality in climate-poverty debates (English)
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MAY 17, 2016 WPS7677 Policy Research Working Paper
India - Second Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project : restructuring (English)
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MAY 17, 2016 RES18941 Project Paper
Serbia - Competitiveness and Jobs Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAY 04, 2016 105187 Procurement Plan
Dialogue for climate action : climate action starts with dialogue –voluntary principles for catalyzing climate action through dialogue (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 105770 Working Paper
Egypt, Arab Republic of - Wind Power Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 106207 Procurement Plan
Accelerating climate-resilient and low-carbon development : the Africa climate business plan (Vol. 2) : Towards resilient, low-carbon transport : consultation draft (English)
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APR 18, 2016 101130 Working Paper
Statement by the Honourable Bill Morneau at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016 (English)
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APR 16, 2016 104891 Board Report
The cost of fear : the welfare effect of the risk of violence in northern Uganda (English)
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APR 14, 2016 WPS7642 Policy Research Working Paper
Earth observation for water resources management : current use and future opportunities for the water sector (English)
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APR 14, 2016 104778 Publication
Philippines - Renewable Energy Development Project (English)
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APR 13, 2016 104872 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet