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Online exports and the wage gap (English)

The development of the Internet is often seen as a source of demand for skilled workers and therefore a potential driver of the wage gap between skilled and unskilled workers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8160 AUG 07, 2017

Disclosed

Senegal - Statistics for Results Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Statistics for Results Project for Senegal is to better inform public and private sector decision-makers by filling gaps in the statistical knowledge base in the areas of employment, tourism, construction, and services, as identified in the National Strategy for Development of Statistics (NSDS), as well as build capacity for the production and dissemination of reliable and relevant data. ... See More +

Project Paper RES28300 AUG 01, 2017

Cord,Louise J. Disclosed

Coding bootcamps : building future-proof skills through rapid skills training (English)

This report studies coding bootcamps. A new kind of rapid skills training program for the digital age. Coding bootcamps are typically short-term (three to six months), intensive and applied training courses provided by a third party that crowdsources the demand for low-skills tech talent. ... See More +

Working Paper 118627 AUG 01, 2017

Mulas,Victor; Paradi-Guilford,Cecilia Maria; Allende Letona,Elene; Dalphond, Zhenia Viatchaninova Disclosed

Digital financial services : challenges and opportunities for emerging market banks (English)

A digital transformation is taking place in the financial services industry, with a host of non-bank innovators offering both customer facing and back office financial technology products and services. ... See More +

Brief 118736 AUG 01, 2017

Saal,Matthew; Starnes,Susan K.; Rehermann,Thomas Disclosed

China - Anhui Medium Cities Urban Transport Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Anhui Medium Cities Urban Transport Project for China is to improve mobility on selected main corridors of the municipalities of Anqing, Huaibei, Luan and Wuhu in Anhui Province in a safe and efficient manner. ... See More +

Project Paper RES29158 JUL 31, 2017

Soh,Hoon Sahib Disclosed

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Republika Srpska Railways Restructuring Project : social assessment (English)

The development objective of the Transport Sector Modernization Program (TSMP) is to improve transport connectivity of the country along priority transport links and to support improvements in transport operations and asset management practices. ... See More +

Social Assessment SFG3513 JUL 24, 2017

Nunez,Antonio Benigno Disclosed

Uruguay - Improving Service Delivery to Citizens and Businesses through e-Government Project (English)

The development objective of the Improving Service Delivery to Citizens and Businesses through e-Government Project for Uruguay is to improve the quality of selected e-government services for citizens, businesses and the Borrower's public entities, and facilitate their access. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2315 JUL 13, 2017

Disclosed

Can job training decrease women’s self-defeating biases ? experimental evidence from Nigeria (English)

Occupational segregation is a central contributor to the gap between male and female earnings worldwide. As new sectors of employment emerge, a key question is whether this pattern is replicated. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8141 JUL 10, 2017

Croke,Kevin; Goldstein,Markus P.; Holla,Alaka Disclosed

Mission impossible? exploring the promise of multiple imputation for predicting missing GPS-based land area measures in household surveys (English)

Research has provided robust evidence for the use of GPS technology to be the scalable gold standard in land area measurement in household surveys. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8138 JUL 06, 2017

Kilic,Talip; Yacoubou Djima,Ismael; Carletto,Calogero Disclosed

Intermediate cities in Bolivia : a priority agenda (Spanish)

Bolivia faces a unique opportunity to harness the benefits of urbanization and avoid the pitfalls that other countries have made in the past. The urbanization process in Bolivia is one of the last to occur in the region of Latin America and the Caribbean, while its rapid pace requires expeditious action in addressing the challenges associated with this transformation. ... See More +

Brief 117252 JUL 01, 2017

Trohanis,Zoe Elena; Aguilera,Ana Silvia; Tejada,Roberto Disclosed

Iraq - Transport Corridors Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management plan (ESMP) for Section R7 Asphalt plant (English)

The development objective of the Transport Corridors Project for Iraq is to improve road transport connectivity and safety on selected road sections along Expressway 1 and the North-South transport corridor in Iraq. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3532 JUL 01, 2017

Jabbour,Jocelyne Disclosed

Social registries for social assistance and beyond : a guidance note and assessment tool (English)

This paper makes several contributions. First, it presents a ‘guidance note’ on the framework for Social Registries, anchoring the definition of these systems in their functions along the Delivery Chain and their social policy role as inclusion systems, while clarifying terminology in a manner that is consistent with IT standards in the discussion of their architecture as information systems. ... See More +

Working Paper 117971 JUL 01, 2017

Pereira Guimaraes Leite,Phillippe George; George,Tina; Sun,Changqing; Jones,Theresa; Lindert,Kathy A. Disclosed

The World Bank in India newsletter vol. 16 (no. 1) (English)

Some of the headings included in this newsletter of the World Bank in India are: making India’s cities livable; pathways to prosperity – World Bank series; skilling India; development dialogue: is a college degree worth it? ... See More +

Newsletter 118211 JUL 01, 2017

Disclosed

West Bank and Gaza - Social Protection Enhancement Project (English)

The development objective of the Social Protection Enhancement Project for West Bank and Gaza (WB and G) is to establish a single targeting and referral system to provide cash benefits and services to poor and vulnerable households. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2342 JUN 30, 2017

Disclosed

Lebanon - Second Emergency Social Protection Implementation Support Project (English)

Ratings of Second Emergency Social Protection Implementation Support Project (ESPISP II) for Lebanon were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4111 JUN 30, 2017

Disclosed

Uruguay - Institutions Building Technical Assistance Project (English)

Ratings for the Institutions Building Technical Assistance Project for Uruguay were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was low or negligible, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4065 JUN 30, 2017

Disclosed

Bangladesh and Nepal - Adaptable Program Loan (APL) on Strengthening Regional Cooperation For Wildlife Protection in Asia (English)

Ratings for the Adaptable Program Loan (APL) on Strengthening Regional Cooperation For Wildlife Protection in Asia for Bangladesh and Nepal were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4038 JUN 29, 2017

Disclosed

Bangladesh - Digitizing Implementation Monitoring and Public Procurement Project (English)

The development objective of the Digitizing Implementation Monitoring and Public Procurement Project for Bangladesh is to improve public procurement performance and enhance capacity for implementation monitoring of development programs/projects. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2371 JUN 29, 2017

Disclosed

Capturing solutions for learning and scaling up : documenting operational experiences for organizational learning and knowledge sharing (English)

Is your organization missing important lessons from its operational experiences? This step-by-step guide shows you how to systematically capture such knowledge and use it to inform decision making, support professional learning, and scale up successes. ... See More +

Publication 117648 JUN 28, 2017

Janus,Steffen Soulejman Disclosed

ICT in agriculture : connecting smallholders to knowledge, networks, and institutions (English)

Information and communication have always mattered in agriculture. Ever since people have grown crops, raised livestock, and caught fish, they have sought information from one another. ... See More +

Publication 117319 JUN 27, 2017

Disclosed

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Online exports and the wage gap (English)
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AUG 07, 2017 WPS8160 Policy Research Working Paper
Senegal - Statistics for Results Project : restructuring (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 RES28300 Project Paper
Coding bootcamps : building future-proof skills through rapid skills training (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 118627 Working Paper
Digital financial services : challenges and opportunities for emerging market banks (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 118736 Brief
China - Anhui Medium Cities Urban Transport Project : restructuring (English)
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JUL 31, 2017 RES29158 Project Paper
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Republika Srpska Railways Restructuring Project : social assessment (English)
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JUL 24, 2017 SFG3513 Social Assessment
Uruguay - Improving Service Delivery to Citizens and Businesses through e-Government Project (English)
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JUL 13, 2017 PAD2315 Project Appraisal Document
Can job training decrease women’s self-defeating biases ? experimental evidence from Nigeria (English)
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JUL 10, 2017 WPS8141 Policy Research Working Paper
Mission impossible? exploring the promise of multiple imputation for predicting missing GPS-based land area measures in household surveys (English)
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JUL 06, 2017 WPS8138 Policy Research Working Paper
Intermediate cities in Bolivia : a priority agenda (Spanish)
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JUL 01, 2017 117252 Brief
Iraq - Transport Corridors Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management plan (ESMP) for Section R7 Asphalt plant (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 SFG3532 Environmental Assessment
Social registries for social assistance and beyond : a guidance note and assessment tool (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117971 Working Paper
The World Bank in India newsletter vol. 16 (no. 1) (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 118211 Newsletter
West Bank and Gaza - Social Protection Enhancement Project (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 PAD2342 Project Appraisal Document
Lebanon - Second Emergency Social Protection Implementation Support Project (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 ICR4111 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Uruguay - Institutions Building Technical Assistance Project (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 ICR4065 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Bangladesh and Nepal - Adaptable Program Loan (APL) on Strengthening Regional Cooperation For Wildlife Protection in Asia (English)
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JUN 29, 2017 ICR4038 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Bangladesh - Digitizing Implementation Monitoring and Public Procurement Project (English)
See More +
JUN 29, 2017 PAD2371 Project Appraisal Document
Capturing solutions for learning and scaling up : documenting operational experiences for organizational learning and knowledge sharing (English)
See More +
JUN 28, 2017 117648 Publication
ICT in agriculture : connecting smallholders to knowledge, networks, and institutions (English)
See More +
JUN 27, 2017 117319 Publication