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India - Systematic country diagnostic : realizing the promise of prosperity : Global economic prospects : the turning of the tide? (English)

Global growth remains robust and is projected to reach 3.2 percent in 2018. However, it is expected to edge down in the next two years, to 2.9 percent by 2020, as global slack dissipates and investment growth plateaus. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 126284 MAY 14, 2018

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Gender differences in poverty and household composition through the life-cycle : a global perspective (English)

This paper uses household surveys from 89 countries to look at gender differences in poverty in the developing world. In the absence of individual-level poverty data, the paper looks at what can we learn in terms of gender differences by looking at the available individual and household level information. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8360 MAR 06, 2018

Munoz Boudet,Ana Maria; Buitrago,Paola; Leroy De La Briere,Benedicte; Newhouse,David Locke; Rubiano Matulevich,Eliana Carolina; Scott,Kinnon; Suarez Becerra,Pablo Disclosed

Bangladesh/SOUTH ASIA- P156113- Export Competitiveness for Jobs - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP7540 MAR 05, 2018

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Central African Republic - Second State Consolidation Development Program (English)

Program Information Document 123892 MAR 02, 2018

Disclosed

Sierra Leone/AFRICA- P120304- Sierra Leone Energy Sector Utility Reform Project - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP7492 MAR 02, 2018

Albert Patewa Disclosed

India/SOUTH ASIA- P152698- National Hydrology Project - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP7458 MAR 01, 2018

Singh,Balmiki Prasad Disclosed

Transcript of oral history interview with Pieter P. Bottelier held on January 7, 11 and 19, 1993 (English)

On January 7, 11 and 19, 1993, Pieter P. Bottelier was interviewed on behalf of the World Bank Group Archives oral history program by John P. Lewis, Richard Webb and Devesh Kapur. ... See More +

Transcript 124189 MAR 01, 2018

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How well do we measure non-cognitive skills in developing countries? Initial lessons from STEP skills measurement program (English)

Standard skills indicators leave an information gap on workforce skill characteristics, job skill requirements, and quality of worker-job matches that prevents policymakers from making informed and timely decisions on training and education for current and future employees. ... See More +

Brief 123792 MAR 01, 2018

Laajaj,Rachid; Arias Diaz,Omar S.; Macours,Karen; Rubio-Codina,Marta; Vakis,Renos Disclosed

Combining income generation with Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programs to cope with severe weather conditions (English)

Severe weather conditions can undo even the best efforts of families to break free of poverty. Households that rely on subsistence or small-scale farming are especially at the mercy of severe weather. ... See More +

Brief 123791 MAR 01, 2018

Macours,Karen; Premand,Patrick; Vakis,Renos 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

India/SOUTH ASIA- P102330- North East Rural Livelihoods Project (NERLP) - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP7416 FEB 28, 2018

Hara Kumar Hajong Disclosed

Kyrgyz Republic - Digital Central Asia and South Asia Project (English)

The objective of the Digital Central Asia and South Asia Project is to increase access to more affordable internet, crowd‐in private investment in the ICT sector, and improve participating governments' capacity to deliver digital government services in Central Asia and parts of South Asia, through the development of a regionally integrated digital infrastructure and enabling environment. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2338 FEB 27, 2018

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Serbia - State-Owned Financial Institutions Strengthening Project (English)

The development objective of the State-Owned Financial Institutions Strengthening Project for Serbia is to improve the performance of Banka Postanska Stedionica AD Beograd and promote the reform of development finance institutions and other state-owned financial institutions. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2334 FEB 27, 2018

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Serbia - Second Health Project : additional financing (English)

The development objective of the Second Health Project for Serbia is to contribute to improving the efficiency and quality of the public health system of the Republic of Serbia through the strengthening of: (i) health financing, purchasing, and maintenance systems; and (ii) quality improvement systems and management of selected priority non‐communicable diseases. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2705 FEB 27, 2018

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Morocco - First and Second Transparency and Accountability Development Policy Loans Project (English)

Ratings for the First and Second Transparency and Accountability Development Policy Loans Project for Morocco were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was significant, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4322 FEB 26, 2018

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Principles and institutional arrangements for better policy design : Brazil's productivity implementation agenda - ideas, rent seeking, and institutions (English)

The previous chapters have suggested that many policy-induced distortions constrain productivity and development in Brazil. As a result, a significant number of potential policy reforms could increase competition and thereby stimulate innovation and productivity growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 123952 FEB 26, 2018

Clarke,Roland N. Disclosed

India's internal labor migration paradox : the statistical and the real (English)

Internal labor migration rates in India have been largely static and low in recent times compared with those in other countries. This is a cause for concern because internal migration for economic reasons can promote the agglomeration of economic activity in more productive locations and directly contribute to reducing poverty through remittances. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8356 FEB 26, 2018

Nayyar,Gaurav; Kim,Kyoung Yang Disclosed

Myanmar/EAST ASIA AND PACIFIC- P154389- Myanmar Financial Sector Development Project - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP7330 FEB 25, 2018

Swe,Than Than Disclosed

Nicaragua - Property Rights Strengthening Project (English)

The development objective of the Property Rights Strengthening Project for Nicaragua is to provide beneficiaries in selected municipalities with: (a) updated and integrated cadastral and property registry information; and (b) improved land administration services. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2598 FEB 22, 2018

Disclosed

Nicaragua - Integrated Public Provision of Health Care Services Project (English)

The development objective of the Integrated Public Provision of Health Care Services Project for Nicaragua is to extend the coverage and improve the quality of care for the most prevalent health conditions with an emphasis on vulnerable groups. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2518 FEB 22, 2018

Disclosed

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India - Systematic country diagnostic : realizing the promise of prosperity : Global economic prospects : the turning of the tide? (English)
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MAY 14, 2018 126284 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Gender differences in poverty and household composition through the life-cycle : a global perspective (English)
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MAR 06, 2018 WPS8360 Policy Research Working Paper
Bangladesh/SOUTH ASIA- P156113- Export Competitiveness for Jobs - Procurement Plan (English)
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MAR 05, 2018 STEP7540 Procurement Plan
Central African Republic - Second State Consolidation Development Program (English)
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MAR 02, 2018 123892 Program Information Document
Sierra Leone/AFRICA- P120304- Sierra Leone Energy Sector Utility Reform Project - Procurement Plan (English)
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MAR 02, 2018 STEP7492 Procurement Plan
India/SOUTH ASIA- P152698- National Hydrology Project - Procurement Plan (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 STEP7458 Procurement Plan
Transcript of oral history interview with Pieter P. Bottelier held on January 7, 11 and 19, 1993 (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124189 Transcript
How well do we measure non-cognitive skills in developing countries? Initial lessons from STEP skills measurement program (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 123792 Brief
Combining income generation with Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programs to cope with severe weather conditions (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 123791 Brief
Growing the space for human rights awareness in Vietnam (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 123984 Brief
India/SOUTH ASIA- P102330- North East Rural Livelihoods Project (NERLP) - Procurement Plan (English)
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FEB 28, 2018 STEP7416 Procurement Plan
Kyrgyz Republic - Digital Central Asia and South Asia Project (English)
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FEB 27, 2018 PAD2338 Project Appraisal Document
Serbia - State-Owned Financial Institutions Strengthening Project (English)
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FEB 27, 2018 PAD2334 Project Appraisal Document
Serbia - Second Health Project : additional financing (English)
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FEB 27, 2018 PAD2705 Project Paper
Morocco - First and Second Transparency and Accountability Development Policy Loans Project (English)
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FEB 26, 2018 ICR4322 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Principles and institutional arrangements for better policy design : Brazil's productivity implementation agenda - ideas, rent seeking, and institutions (English)
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FEB 26, 2018 123952 Working Paper
India's internal labor migration paradox : the statistical and the real (English)
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FEB 26, 2018 WPS8356 Policy Research Working Paper
Myanmar/EAST ASIA AND PACIFIC- P154389- Myanmar Financial Sector Development Project - Procurement Plan (English)
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FEB 25, 2018 STEP7330 Procurement Plan
Nicaragua - Property Rights Strengthening Project (English)
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FEB 22, 2018 PAD2598 Project Appraisal Document
Nicaragua - Integrated Public Provision of Health Care Services Project (English)
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FEB 22, 2018 PAD2518 Project Paper