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Greying the budget : ageing and preferences over public policies (English)

This paper looks at how individual preferences for the allocation of government spending change along the life cycle. Using the Life in Transition Survey II for 34 countries in Europe and Central Asia, the study finds that older individuals are less likely to support a rise in government outlays on education and more likely to support increases in spending on pensions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7555 FEB 02, 2016

de Mello,Luiz; Schotte,Simone Raphaela; Tiongson,Erwin H. R.; Winkler,Hernan Jorge

Why are the elderly more averse to immigration when they are more likely to benefit ? evidence across countries (English)

Using household surveys for 24 countries over a 10-year period, this paper investigates why the elderly are more averse to open immigration policies than their younger peers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7554 FEB 02, 2016

Schotte,Simone Raphaela; Winkler,Hernan Jorge

Argentina - Third National Communication to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Project (English)

Ratings for the Third National Communication to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Project for Argentina were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, risk to global environment outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Recipient performance was unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3536 JAN 29, 2016

Improving weather, climate, and hydrological services delivery in Central Asia (Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan) (English)

The purpose of this report is to present the results of an assessment of national weather, climate, and hydrological services in Central Asia and to present a program to improve these services. ... See More +

Working Paper 102640 JAN 01, 2016

Rogers,David; Smetanina,Marina Igorevna; Tsirkunov,Vladimir V.

The Niger basin climate resilience investment plan : a shared initiative for the benefit of the population : Le plan d’investissement pour la résilience climatique du bassin du fleuve Niger : une initiative commune au profit des populations (French,English)

The Niger River and its tributaries is a vital lifeline providing drinking water, irrigation, aquaculture, energy, and transport throughout the nine countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 102849 JAN 01, 2016

Pakistan - Disaster and Climate Resilience Enhancement Project (DACREP) : abbreviated resettlement action plan (English)

The development objective of the Disaster and Climate Resilience Enhancement Project (DACREP) for Pakistan is to strengthen Government of Sindh’s capacity to manage risks from natural disasters and climate change, and to improve resilience of people and economic assets in the province. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG1715 JAN 01, 2016

Khan,Haris

Lao People's Democratic Republic - Global Partnership For Education Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 102309 DEC 28, 2015

China - Hebei Clean Heating Project (English)

The objective of the Hebei Clean Heating Project for China is to improve the efficiency and environmental performance of heating systems in selected areas within participating municipalities/counties of Hebei Province. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1277 DEC 17, 2015

Sierra Leone - Western Area Power Generation Project : environmental assessment (English)

The objective of the Western Area Power Generation Project for Sierra Leone is to increase the power generated by independent power producers and mobilize private capital. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment 102158 DEC 09, 2015

Vietnam - Food Carbon Partnership Facility REDD+ Readiness Grant Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 102036 DEC 05, 2015

Transport at COP21 : part of the climate change solution - joining forces to ramp up mitigation and adaptation (English)

The case for climate action has never been stronger. Around the world, climate change is putting at risk the lives of millions of people as well as threatening many coastal cities and endangering trillion of dollars of investments in transport infrastructure and services. ... See More +

Brief 102765 DEC 01, 2015

Ebinger,Jane Olga; Peltier-Thiberge,Nicolas; Gitay,Habiba; Monsalve,Maria Carolina; Losos,Andrew Michael; Rogers,John Allen; Vandycke,Nancy L.

Enhancing road resilience in Pacific Island Countries : World Bank assisting adaptation to climate change (English)

Pacific island countries are experiencing higher temperatures, rising sea levels, and extreme weather that is increasingly frequent and intense. ... See More +

Brief 102711 DEC 01, 2015

Michaels,Sean David

India - North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 18) : Initial environment assessment report for T and D network in Imphal West, Imphal East, and Tamenglong districts under Nerpsip tranche-1, Manipur (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 DEC 01, 2015

Mittal,Rohit

Philippines - Climate Change Adaptation Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Climate Change Adaptation Project for Philippines is to develop and demonstrate approaches that will enable targeted communities to adapt to the potential impacts of climate variability and change. ... See More +

Project Paper RES21192 NOV 26, 2015

Ona,Reinaluz

Accelerating climate-resilient and low-carbon development : the Africa climate business plan (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 +

Publication 101130 NOV 24, 2015

French

Vietnam - Dam Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project (English)

The objective of the Dam Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project for Vietnam is to improve the safety of targeted dams under the Government’s Dam Safety Program to protect downstream communities and economic activities through priority investments and capacity enhancement. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1250 NOV 20, 2015

Sub-Saharan African science, technology, engineering, and mathematics research : decade of development (English)

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 +

Publication 101305 NOV 19, 2015

Blom,Andreas; Lan, George; Adil,Mariam Nusrat

Mekong - Integrated Water Resource Management Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 102308 NOV 11, 2015

The impacts of climate change on poverty in 2030 and the potential from rapid, inclusive, and climate-informed development (English)

The impacts of climate change on poverty depend on the magnitude of climate change, but also on demographic and socioeconomic trends. An analysis of hundreds of baseline scenarios for future economic development in the absence of climate change in 92 countries shows that the drivers of poverty eradication differ across countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7483 NOV 09, 2015

Rozenberg,Julie; Hallegatte,Stephane

Households and heat stress: estimating the distributional consequences of climate change (English)

Recent economic research documents a range of adverse welfare consequences from extreme heat stress, including health, labor productivity, and direct consumption disutility impacts. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7479 NOV 05, 2015

Park,Jisung; Hallegatte,Stephane; Bangalore,Mook; Sandhoefner,Evan

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Greying the budget : ageing and preferences over public policies (English)
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FEB 02, 2016 WPS7555 Policy Research Working Paper
Why are the elderly more averse to immigration when they are more likely to benefit ? evidence across countries (English)
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FEB 02, 2016 WPS7554 Policy Research Working Paper
Argentina - Third National Communication to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Project (English)
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JAN 29, 2016 ICR3536 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Improving weather, climate, and hydrological services delivery in Central Asia (Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan) (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102640 Working Paper
The Niger basin climate resilience investment plan : a shared initiative for the benefit of the population : Le plan d’investissement pour la résilience climatique du bassin du fleuve Niger : une initiative commune au profit des populations (French,English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102849 Working Paper
Pakistan - Disaster and Climate Resilience Enhancement Project (DACREP) : abbreviated resettlement action plan (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 SFG1715 Resettlement Plan
Lao People's Democratic Republic - Global Partnership For Education Project : procurement plan (English)
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DEC 28, 2015 102309 Procurement Plan
China - Hebei Clean Heating Project (English)
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DEC 17, 2015 PAD1277 Project Appraisal Document
Sierra Leone - Western Area Power Generation Project : environmental assessment (English)
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DEC 09, 2015 102158 Environmental Assessment
Vietnam - Food Carbon Partnership Facility REDD+ Readiness Grant Project : procurement plan (English)
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DEC 05, 2015 102036 Procurement Plan
Transport at COP21 : part of the climate change solution - joining forces to ramp up mitigation and adaptation (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 102765 Brief
Enhancing road resilience in Pacific Island Countries : World Bank assisting adaptation to climate change (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 102711 Brief
India - North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 18) : Initial environment assessment report for T and D network in Imphal West, Imphal East, and Tamenglong districts under Nerpsip tranche-1, Manipur (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 SFG1014 Environmental Assessment
Philippines - Climate Change Adaptation Project : restructuring (English)
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NOV 26, 2015 RES21192 Project Paper
Accelerating climate-resilient and low-carbon development : the Africa climate business plan (English)
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NOV 24, 2015 101130 Publication French
Vietnam - Dam Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project (English)
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NOV 20, 2015 PAD1250 Project Appraisal Document
Sub-Saharan African science, technology, engineering, and mathematics research : decade of development (English)
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NOV 19, 2015 101305 Publication
Mekong - Integrated Water Resource Management Project : procurement plan (English)
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NOV 11, 2015 102308 Procurement Plan
The impacts of climate change on poverty in 2030 and the potential from rapid, inclusive, and climate-informed development (English)
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NOV 09, 2015 WPS7483 Policy Research Working Paper
Households and heat stress: estimating the distributional consequences of climate change (English)
See More +
NOV 05, 2015 WPS7479 Policy Research Working Paper