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Stationary Bandits, State Capacity, and the Malthusian Transition : The Lasting Impact of the Taiping Rebellion (English)

The Taiping Rebellion (1851-1864) in China was the deadliest civil war in history. This paper provides evidence that this cataclysmic event significantly shaped the Malthusian transition and long-term development that followed, especially in areas where the experiences that stemmed from the rebellion led to better property rights, stronger local fiscal capacity, and rule by leaders with longer-term governance horizons. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8620 OCT 22, 2018

Xu,L. Colin; Yang,Li Disclosed

Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - Additional Financing - Mali Reconstruction and Economic Recovery Project - P167396 (English)

Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet PIDISDSA24680 OCT 09, 2018

Coulibaly,Zie Ibrahima Disclosed

Mali - Reconstruction and Economic Recovery Project : Additional Financing (English)

The development objective of the Reconstruction and Economic Recovery Project for Mali is to rehabilitate basic infrastructure and restore productive activities of communities impacted by the crisis in Mali. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2890 OCT 09, 2018

Disclosed

Croatia P152130-IBRD 85180 HAMAG-BICRO 31 Dec 2017 Entity Audit Report (English)

Auditing Document AUD0016842 SEP 16, 2018

Musanovic,Alen Disclosed

Croatia P127308-IBRD 82580 HAMAG-BICRO 31 Dec 2017 Entity Audit Report (English)

Auditing Document AUD0015692 AUG 05, 2018

Musanovic,Alen Disclosed

IBRD_Audit Report 01.01.2016-31.12.2017_P146788_PTP-2 (English)

Auditing Document AUD0013713 JUL 08, 2018

Bilun,Alla Disclosed

South Sudan economic update (English)

Real GDP is projected to further contract by 3.5 percent in FY2018, following the contraction of about 6.9 percent in FY 2017. Monetization of the fiscal deficit led to strong money growth and high inflation, although there are indications that borrowing from the Bank of South Sudan had been limited in the second half of 2017. ... See More +

Working Paper 129303 JUL 01, 2018

Disclosed

Disclosable Restructuring Paper - CEMAC - Transport-Transit Facilitation - P079736 (English)

The development objective of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) - Transport-Transit Facilitation Project for Africa is to facilitate regional trade among the member states and improve the Central African Republic's, the Republic of Cameroon’s, and the Republic of Chad’s access to world markets. ... See More +

Project Paper RES32712 JUN 29, 2018

Bonneau,Pierre Xavier Disclosed

Escaping Chad’s growth labyrinth : disentangling constraints from opportunities and finding a path to sustainable growth (English)

This study seeks to understand the structure and workings of the labyrinth to propose a concrete escape. It attempts to answer the following questions. (1) Why is it that Chad could not translate the discovery of oil into structural development, economic diversification and sustainable growth? ... See More +

Working Paper AUS0000191 JUN 23, 2018

Gebregziabher,Fiseha Haile; Koschorke,Julian Alexander; Nyman,Sara; Matta,Samer Naji; Kitzmuller,Markus; Kassim,Olanrewaju Malik French Disclosed

Research digest newsletter Vol. 12 (No. 3) (English)

This issue focuses on FCV Countries and Topics and features the following articles: Confronting the Development Challenges of Fragility, Conflict, and Violence; What Drives the Radicalization of Foreign Terrorist Recruits? ... See More +

Newsletter 126360 MAY 22, 2018

Disclosed

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Citizen-Centered Governance - A Roadmap for Subnational Reform (English)

This Policy begins by providing an overview of each of Afghanistan’s layers of subnationaladministration. We then review current constraints to the development of these subnational entities, including both governance and infrastructure constraints. ... See More +

Working Paper 131295 MAY 01, 2018

Disclosed

Disclosable Restructuring Paper - Enhanced Capacity towards Sustainable Petroleum Sector Management - P155829 (English)

Project Paper RES31584 APR 24, 2018

Tordo,Silvana Disclosed

Peacekeeping and development in fragile states : micro-level evidence from Liberia (English)

Using surveys and administrative data from post-war Liberia, the hypothesis that peacekeeping deployments build peace "from the bottom up" through contributions to local security and local economic and social vitality was tested. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8389 MAR 29, 2018

Mvukiyehe,Eric Disclosed

Official Documents- Administration Agreement with the Agence Francaise de Developpement for TF072593 parallel to TF071607 (English)

Trust Fund Administrative Agreement MAR 20, 2018

LEGRL Disclosed

Official Documents- Administration Agreement with the Agence Francaise de Developpement for Contribution to TF072593 parallel to TF071607 (English)

Trust Fund Administrative Agreement MAR 20, 2018

LEGRL Disclosed

Romania - Ploiesti-Brasov Motorway Preparation Project : Final Terms of Reference for the Resettlement Policy Framework (English)

The development objective of the Ploiesti-Brasov Motorway Preparation Project for Romania is to strengthen the capabilities of Romania’s national road sector to sustainably implement and finance major projects. ... See More +

Board Report 124029 MAR 05, 2018

Disclosed

Partnering with indigenous peoples to improve engagement in World Bank projects (English)

The World Bank is committed to ensuring the development process fully respects the dignity, economies, and cultures of indigenous peoples. The indigenous peoples’ policy is a key part of the World Bank’s environmental and social safeguards, however, engagement by World Bank projects and programs can be improved based on broader knowledge of how to apply indigenous peoples’ rights. ... See More +

Brief 123963 MAR 01, 2018

Disclosed

Growing the space for human rights awareness in Vietnam (English)

Since 2010 the Nordic Trust Fund (NTF) has supported the World Bank’s work in Vietnam through three grants focused on realizing citizens’ rights. ... See More +

Brief 123984 MAR 01, 2018

Disclosed

Governing the commons? Water and power in Pakistan's Indus Basin (English)

Surface irrigation is a common pool resource characterized by asymmetric appropriation opportunities across upstream and downstream water users. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125673 FEB 01, 2018

Jacoby,Hanan G.; Mansuri,Ghazala Disclosed

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Stationary Bandits, State Capacity, and the Malthusian Transition : The Lasting Impact of the Taiping Rebellion (English)
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OCT 22, 2018 WPS8620 Policy Research Working Paper
Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - Additional Financing - Mali Reconstruction and Economic Recovery Project - P167396 (English)
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OCT 09, 2018 PIDISDSA24680 Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Mali - Reconstruction and Economic Recovery Project : Additional Financing (English)
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OCT 09, 2018 PAD2890 Project Paper
Croatia P152130-IBRD 85180 HAMAG-BICRO 31 Dec 2017 Entity Audit Report (English)
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SEP 16, 2018 AUD0016842 Auditing Document
Croatia P127308-IBRD 82580 HAMAG-BICRO 31 Dec 2017 Entity Audit Report (English)
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AUG 05, 2018 AUD0015692 Auditing Document
IBRD_Audit Report 01.01.2016-31.12.2017_P146788_PTP-2 (English)
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JUL 08, 2018 AUD0013713 Auditing Document
South Sudan economic update (English)
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JUL 01, 2018 129303 Working Paper
Disclosable Restructuring Paper - CEMAC - Transport-Transit Facilitation - P079736 (English)
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JUN 29, 2018 RES32712 Project Paper
Escaping Chad’s growth labyrinth : disentangling constraints from opportunities and finding a path to sustainable growth (English)
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JUN 23, 2018 AUS0000191 Working Paper French
Research digest newsletter Vol. 12 (No. 3) (English)
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MAY 22, 2018 126360 Newsletter
Islamic Republic of Afghanistan : Citizen-Centered Governance - A Roadmap for Subnational Reform (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 131295 Working Paper
Disclosable Restructuring Paper - Enhanced Capacity towards Sustainable Petroleum Sector Management - P155829 (English)
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APR 24, 2018 RES31584 Project Paper
Peacekeeping and development in fragile states : micro-level evidence from Liberia (English)
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MAR 29, 2018 WPS8389 Policy Research Working Paper
Official Documents- Administration Agreement with the Agence Francaise de Developpement for TF072593 parallel to TF071607 (English)
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MAR 20, 2018 Trust Fund Administrative Agreement
Official Documents- Administration Agreement with the Agence Francaise de Developpement for Contribution to TF072593 parallel to TF071607 (English)
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MAR 20, 2018 Trust Fund Administrative Agreement
Romania - Ploiesti-Brasov Motorway Preparation Project : Final Terms of Reference for the Resettlement Policy Framework (English)
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MAR 05, 2018 124029 Board Report
Partnering with indigenous peoples to improve engagement in World Bank projects (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 123963 Brief
Growing the space for human rights awareness in Vietnam (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 123984 Brief
Cote d'Ivoire - Port-City Integration-Greater Abidjan and Port Development Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 8) : Seance de restitution du plan d’action et de reinstallation (PAR) de la Y 4 (French)
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FEB 20, 2018 SFG4078 Resettlement Plan
Governing the commons? Water and power in Pakistan's Indus Basin (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 125673 Working Paper (Numbered Series)