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The middle-income trap turns ten (English)

Since we introduced the term “middle-income trap” in 2006, it has become popular among policy makers and researchers. In May 2015, a search of Google Scholar returned more than 3,000 articles including the term and about 300 articles with the term in the title. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7403 AUG 26, 2015

Gill,Indermit S.; Kharas,Homi

Confronting climate uncertainty in water resources planning and project design : the decision tree framework (English)

Water infrastructure projects are a significant portion of the World Bank’s lending portfolio and a major need for developing countries throughout the world. ... See More +

Publication 99180 AUG 19, 2015

Ray,Patrick Alexander; Brown, Casey M.

Mongolia national low emission stove strategy : completing the transition to a sustainable market for cleaner stoves (English)

Working Paper 98418 AUG 06, 2015

Mongolian

Bulgaria - National Program for Residential Energy Efficiency Project (English)

Program Information Document PID29830 AUG 03, 2015

Serrano,Rozena

Crediting-related activities under the Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR) : status and support for implementation (English)

The objectives of this study are threefold: a) to review and compare the PMR crediting-related activities presented in MRPs; b) to assess whether and how these crediting-related activities can stimulate scaled-up mitigation by creating a domestic environment (technical, regulatory and institutional) that can support a range of climate policies; and c) to identify opportunities for the PMR to consolidate the support. ... See More +

Publication 98840 AUG 01, 2015

Options to use existing international offset programs in a domestic context (English)

Over the past 25 years, significant experience on offsetting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions has been built up through the development, implementation, and improvement of various international and domestic offset programs. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 99183 AUG 01, 2015

Klein, Noemie; Borkent, Bram; Gilbert, Alyssa; Esser, Lara; Broekhoff, Derik; Tornek, Rachel

Thailand - Partnership for Market Readiness Project (PMR) (English)

Project Information Document 97150 JUL 29, 2015

Climate-informed decisions: the capital investment plan as a mechanism for lowering carbon emissions (English)

Global trajectories for reducing carbon emissions depend on the local adoption of alternatives to conventional energy sources, technologies, and urban development. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7381 JUL 29, 2015

Whittington,Jan; Lynch,Catherine

Library window newsletter (vol. 3, no. 1) : South Eastern Europe and Balkans - Southeast Europe Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility Technical Assistance (SEE CRIF TA) Project (English)

This Library window newsletter looking at information, technology, and personnel includes the following headings: new windows 3.0 printer drivers and report on laptops; gartner on line; personnel table of contents service; macintosh software collection expanded; mac corner and ITF macintosh support; the local area network and the ITFUS Mac Server; macintosh services; macintosh printing to HP laserjet printer. ... See More +

Newsletter 99122 JUL 20, 2015

Sue ONeill Johnson; Cease,Sean P.

Linking risk models to microeconomic indicators (English)

Catastrophe risk models are quantitative models used to estimate probabilistic loss distributions for a specified range of assets subject to a baseline level of disaster risk. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7359 JUL 02, 2015

The indirect cost of natural disasters and an economic definition of macroeconomic resilience (English)

The welfare impact of a disaster does not depend only on the physical characteristics of the event or its direct impacts in terms of lost lives and assets. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7357 JUL 02, 2015

Hallegatte,Stephane

Quantifying through ex post assessments the micro-level impacts of sovereign disaster risk financing and insurance programs (English)

Uninsured natural disasters can have devastating effects on human welfare and economic growth, particularly in developing countries where large segments of the population are in poverty and government resources and capacity to assist in relief, recovery, and reconstruction are limited. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7356 JUL 02, 2015

De Janvry,Alain F.

Jamaica - Improving Climate Data and Information Management Project (English)

The objective of the Improving Climate Data and Information Management Project for Jamaica is to improve the quality and use of climate related data and information for effective planning and action at local and national levels. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD321 JUL 02, 2015

Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal – the climate challenge for the Western Balkans (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 98220 JUL 01, 2015

Albanian, Serbian, Macedonian, Bosnian

Networked carbon markets : design options for an international carbon asset reserve for the World (English)

Working Paper 98290 JUL 01, 2015

Juerg Fuessler; Martin Herren

Latin America - Central America and Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Project (English)

Project Appraisal Document PAD976 JUN 30, 2015

Mexico - Adaptation to Climate Change Impacts on the Coastal Wetlands in the Gulf of Mexico : P100438 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 08 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR19417 JUN 30, 2015

0000A8056

The economics of policy instruments to stimulate wind power in Brazil (English)

Large-scale deployment of renewable energy technologies, such as wind power and solar energy, has been taking place in industrialized and developing economics mainly because of various fiscal and regulatory policies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7346 JUN 30, 2015

Landis,Florian; Timilsina,Govinda R.

Nicaragua - Adaptation of Nicaraguas Water Supplies to Climate Change : P127088 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 06 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR18010 JUN 29, 2015

0000A8056

India - Partnership for market readiness : organizational framework for scoping of PMR activities (English)

India has a relatively low carbon footprint. A steadily declining carbon intensity over the last decade will further contribute to reduce climate change through voluntary actions. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS14378 JUN 29, 2015

Iyadomi,Keisuke

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The middle-income trap turns ten (English)
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AUG 26, 2015 WPS7403 Policy Research Working Paper
Confronting climate uncertainty in water resources planning and project design : the decision tree framework (English)
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AUG 19, 2015 99180 Publication
Mongolia national low emission stove strategy : completing the transition to a sustainable market for cleaner stoves (English)
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AUG 06, 2015 98418 Working Paper Mongolian
Bulgaria - National Program for Residential Energy Efficiency Project (English)
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AUG 03, 2015 PID29830 Program Information Document
Crediting-related activities under the Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR) : status and support for implementation (English)
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AUG 01, 2015 98840 Publication
Options to use existing international offset programs in a domestic context (English)
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AUG 01, 2015 99183 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Thailand - Partnership for Market Readiness Project (PMR) (English)
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JUL 29, 2015 97150 Project Information Document
Climate-informed decisions: the capital investment plan as a mechanism for lowering carbon emissions (English)
See More +
JUL 29, 2015 WPS7381 Policy Research Working Paper
Library window newsletter (vol. 3, no. 1) : South Eastern Europe and Balkans - Southeast Europe Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility Technical Assistance (SEE CRIF TA) Project (English)
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JUL 20, 2015 99122 Newsletter
Linking risk models to microeconomic indicators (English)
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JUL 02, 2015 WPS7359 Policy Research Working Paper
The indirect cost of natural disasters and an economic definition of macroeconomic resilience (English)
See More +
JUL 02, 2015 WPS7357 Policy Research Working Paper
Quantifying through ex post assessments the micro-level impacts of sovereign disaster risk financing and insurance programs (English)
See More +
JUL 02, 2015 WPS7356 Policy Research Working Paper
Jamaica - Improving Climate Data and Information Management Project (English)
See More +
JUL 02, 2015 PAD321 Project Appraisal Document
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal – the climate challenge for the Western Balkans (English)
See More +
JUL 01, 2015 98220 Working Paper Albanian, Serbian, Macedonian, Bosnian
Networked carbon markets : design options for an international carbon asset reserve for the World (English)
See More +
JUL 01, 2015 98290 Working Paper
Latin America - Central America and Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Project (English)
See More +
JUN 30, 2015 PAD976 Project Appraisal Document
Mexico - Adaptation to Climate Change Impacts on the Coastal Wetlands in the Gulf of Mexico : P100438 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 08 (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 ISR19417 Implementation Status and Results Report
The economics of policy instruments to stimulate wind power in Brazil (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 WPS7346 Policy Research Working Paper
Nicaragua - Adaptation of Nicaraguas Water Supplies to Climate Change : P127088 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 06 (English)
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JUN 29, 2015 ISR18010 Implementation Status and Results Report
India - Partnership for market readiness : organizational framework for scoping of PMR activities (English)
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JUN 29, 2015 ACS14378 Working Paper