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Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - Green growth country assessment (Macedonian)

This green growth country assessment for Former Yugoslav Republic (FYR) Macedonia aims to define the outlines of a green growth path and the initial steps along that path. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study ACS8179 NOV 06, 2014

Jorgensen, Erika; Shkaratan, Maria English

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

The design and sustainability of renewable energy incentives : an economic analysis (English)

Rapid urbanization and economic growth, new demographic trends, and climate change are key challenges that developing countries must face as they strive to meet growing energy demand. ... See More +

Publication 92224 OCT 27, 2014

Meier, Peter; Vagliasindi, Maria; Imran, Mudassar; Eberhard, Anton; Siyambalapitiya, Tilak

Kyrgyz Republic - Energy Sector Development Policy Operation Project (English)

Program Information Document AB7645 OCT 20, 2014

Pilot auction facility for methane and climate change mitigation (English)

In implementing the PAF, the Bank would: (a) serve as Trustee to a newly established financial intermediary fund; (b) establish and manage a Secretariat which would develop and manage the operational arrangements for the PAF, and convene a Participants’ Committee and manage the auctions; (c) act as Auction Manager to design and execute the auctions of put options; and (d) act as Issuer, managing the issuance and redemption of IBRD bonds as the vehicle to provide the financial equivalent of the put options. ... See More +

Board Report 91648 OCT 16, 2014

Statement by H.E. Dr. Fahad Almubarak at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by H.E. Dr. Fahad Almubaraki at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. He discusses about the annual meetings are taking place at a critical juncture. ... See More +

Board Report 91384 OCT 11, 2014

Almubarak, H.E. Dr. Fahad

Statement by Mr. Yaobin Shi at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Ms. Rt. Hon. Helen Clark at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. She discusses about the challenging times for the international community and for all those whose choices and quality of life are being badly affected by poverty, marked inequality, conflict, insecurity, environmental degradation, and/or the spread of infectious disease - such as Ebola. ... See More +

Board Report 91389 OCT 11, 2014

Helen Clark, Rt. Hon.

Statement by Gerd Muller at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Gerd Muller, Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. ... See More +

Board Report 91377 OCT 11, 2014

Statement by Mr. Tatsuo Yamasaki at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Tatsuo Yamasaki at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. He expresses sympathy to the people suffering from Ebola and offers our condolences to the families that have lost loved ones. ... See More +

Board Report 91391 OCT 11, 2014

Yamasaki, Tatsuo

Statement by Mr. Yaobin Shi at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. Johann N. Schneider-Ammann at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. He discusses about the developed and developing countries face the urgent challenge of generating sustainable and inclusive economic growth and creating good jobs. ... See More +

Board Report 91392 OCT 11, 2014

Schneider-Ammann, Mr. Johann N.

Statement by Luis Videgaray Caso at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Luis Videgaray Caso, Secretary of Finance and Public Credit at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. ... See More +

Board Report 91379 OCT 11, 2014

Statement by H.E. Ahmed Bin Mohammed Al-Khalifa at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by H.E. Ahmed Bin Mohammed Al-Khalifa at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. He discusses about the downward trends in growth and reform, and growing number of global crises, including, geopolitical conflicts, terrorism, climate change, and rise of Ebola- will exacerbate inequality within and between countries. ... See More +

Board Report 91385 OCT 11, 2014

Mohammed Al-Khalifa, H.E. Ahmed Bin

Piloting macroinsurance for microenterprises in post-revolution Egypt (English)

This note discusses the results of a pilot of an innovative insurance product, which aims to protect small firms from macroeconomic and political risk that might inhibit them from investing. ... See More +

Brief 91228 OCT 01, 2014

Groh, Matthew; McKenzie, David

Macroinsurance for microenterprises : a randomized experiment in post-revolution Egypt (English)

Firms in many developing countries cite macroeconomic instability and political uncertainty as major constraints to their growth. Economic theory suggests uncertainty can cause firms to delay investments until uncertainty is resolved. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7048 SEP 01, 2014

Groh, Matthew; McKenzie, David

Grain price spikes and beggar-thy-neighbor policy responses : a global economywide analysis (English)

When prices spike in international grain markets, national governments often reduce the extent to which that spike affects their domestic food markets. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7007 AUG 01, 2014

Jensen, Hans G; Anderson, Kym

Barriers to the implementation of environmental policies at the local level in China (English)

China's national leaders have recently made a priority of changing lanes from a pollution-intensive, growth-at-any-cost model to a resource-efficient and sustainable one. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7016 AUG 01, 2014

Kostka, Genia

Belize - Climate Resilient Infrastructure Project (English)

The objectives of the Climate Resilient Infrastructure Project for Belize are: (a) to enhance the resilience of road infrastructure against flood risk and impacts of climate change; and (b) to improve the borrower's capacity to respond promptly and effectively in an eligible crisis or emergency, as required. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD712 JUL 09, 2014

Climate change and migration : evidence from the Middle East and North Africa (English)

Climate change is a major source of concern in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, and migration is often understood as one of several strategies used by households to respond to changes in climate and environmental conditions, including extreme weather events. ... See More +

Publication 89371 JUL 02, 2014

Wodon, Quentin; Liverani, Andrea; Joseph, George; Bougnoux, Nathalie

Commodity markets outlook (English)

Geopolitical concerns in Iraq and Ukraine/Russia earlier in the year put upward pressure on oil prices during the second quarter. As tensions moderate, oil prices are expected to decline in 2015. ... See More +

Working Paper 90429 JUL 01, 2014

Climate change and migration in the MENA region (English)

Climate change and climate-induced migration (Foresight, 2011) are major global concerns. This is true for the MENA region as well. Yet empirical data on how perceptions of climate change and weather shocks affect migration in the region are scarce. ... See More +

Brief 90156 JUL 01, 2014

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Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - Green growth country assessment (Macedonian)
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NOV 06, 2014 ACS8179 Other Environmental Study English
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
The design and sustainability of renewable energy incentives : an economic analysis (English)
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OCT 27, 2014 92224 Publication
Kyrgyz Republic - Energy Sector Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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OCT 20, 2014 AB7645 Program Information Document
Pilot auction facility for methane and climate change mitigation (English)
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OCT 16, 2014 91648 Board Report
Statement by H.E. Dr. Fahad Almubarak at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91384 Board Report
Statement by Mr. Yaobin Shi at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91389 Board Report
Statement by Gerd Muller at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91377 Board Report
Statement by Mr. Tatsuo Yamasaki at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91391 Board Report
Statement by Mr. Yaobin Shi at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91392 Board Report
Statement by Luis Videgaray Caso at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91379 Board Report
Statement by H.E. Ahmed Bin Mohammed Al-Khalifa at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91385 Board Report
Piloting macroinsurance for microenterprises in post-revolution Egypt (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91228 Brief
Macroinsurance for microenterprises : a randomized experiment in post-revolution Egypt (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7048 Policy Research Working Paper
Grain price spikes and beggar-thy-neighbor policy responses : a global economywide analysis (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7007 Policy Research Working Paper
Barriers to the implementation of environmental policies at the local level in China (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7016 Policy Research Working Paper
Belize - Climate Resilient Infrastructure Project (English)
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JUL 09, 2014 PAD712 Project Appraisal Document
Climate change and migration : evidence from the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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JUL 02, 2014 89371 Publication
Commodity markets outlook (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 90429 Working Paper
Climate change and migration in the MENA region (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 90156 Brief