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World development report 2016 : digital dividends - best practices and lessons learned in ICT sector innovation : a case study of Israel (English)

It has been the Israeli government’s explicit goal to position Israel at the core of the knowledge economy. This case study of Israel information and communications technology (ICT) sector highlights the important role of the government in the emergence of Israel as a power house of high-tech in ICT, by laying the foundations for private industry to support innovation, and through heavy investment in building the much-needed human capital resource. ... See More +

World Development Report 102958 JAN 01, 2016

Getz, Daphne; Goldberg,Itzhak

The new cybersecurity agenda : economic and social challenges to a secure internet - background paper : digital dividends : The new cybersecurity agenda : economic and social challenges to a secure internet (English)

This paper focuses on key economic and social factors underpinning worldwide issues aroundcybersecurity and, identifies a new agenda for addressing these issues that is being shaped by theInternet and related information and communication technologies, such as social media. ... See More +

World Development Report 102965 JAN 01, 2016

Bauer, Johannes M.; Dutton,William Harold

Nepal - Second Poverty Alleviation Fund Project : additional financing - procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 102741 DEC 23, 2015

Mauritius - Private Sector Competitiveness Development Policy Loan Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14870 DEC 02, 2015

Ghana - eGhana Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14845 NOV 30, 2015

World development report 2016 : digital dividends - the economics and policy implications of infrastructure sharing and mutualization in Africa (English)

In developing countries, governments know the importance of broadband for development and promoting broadband as a way to boost knowledge in society has now entered the political agenda. ... See More +

World Development Report 102959 NOV 01, 2015

Garcia,Jose Marino

Vietnam - Information and Communication Technology Development Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14822 SEP 29, 2015

Do poor countries really need more IT ? the role of relative prices and industrial composition (English)

Conventional wisdom suggests too little information and communication technologies (ICT) in poor countries. Indeed, within 70 countries at various levels of development, there is a positive relationship between income per capita and the capital share of ICT. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7352 JUN 30, 2015

Eden,Maya; Gaggl,Paul

Sri Lanka - E-Lanka Development Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14701 JUN 30, 2015

Hayek, local information, and the decentralization of state-owned enterprises in China (English)

Hayek argues that local knowledge is a key for understanding whether production should be decentralized. This paper tests Hayek’s predictions by examining the causes of the Chinese government’s decision to decentralize state-owned enterprises. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7321 JUN 22, 2015

Huang,Zhangkai; Li,Lixing; Ma,Guangrong; Xu,L. Colin

World development report 2016 : digital dividends - multistakeholder internet governance? (English)

Global debate over alternative approaches to governing the internet has been wide ranging, but increasingly has pivoted around the wisdom of multistakeholder governance. ... See More +

World Development Report 102960 MAY 16, 2015

Dutton,William Harold

Sri Lanka : Innovation, ICT and Competitiveness (English)

Recent history around the world has revealed that ICT can play a crucial role in economic and social development of societies at all levels of development. ... See More +

Working Paper 97683 FEB 15, 2015

Manes,Eric David

Scaling up knowledge sharing for development : a working paper for the G-20 development working group, pillar nine (English)

The objective of this paper is to recommend, at the request of the Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States - along with the European Union (EU) (G-20), how knowledge sharing (KS), through North-South, South-South, and triangular cooperation, can be scaled up in support of growth and development processes. ... See More +

Working Paper 80700 JAN 01, 2015

Learning and results in World Bank operations : toward a new learning strategy - evaluation two (English)

This report is the second in a program of evaluations that the independent evaluation group (IEG) is conducting on the learning that takes place through World Bank projects. ... See More +

Working Paper 99152 JAN 01, 2015

Carvalho,Soniya; Heath,John R.

South-South knowledge exchange results stories (English)

The 2010 earthquake that hit Haiti wiped out the nation’s housing infrastructure. Before the Government of Haiti can begin major reconstruction, it needed to shelter those who’d lost their homes. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 80681 JAN 01, 2015

Capacity for development : leveraging the power of knowledge, innovation, and coalitions for change (English)

Across the globe citizens are demanding accountability and transparency from their governments. Middle-income countries (MICs) in the Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States - along with the European Union (EU) (G-20) are driving global growth and shifts in global power. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 80672 JAN 01, 2015

Bassat,Jose-Manuel

Transformation-ready : using ICT to fast-track Africa’s development path (English)

The evidence of information and communication technologies (ICTs’) impact on a country’s economy and growth is becoming increasingly clear. Recent World Bank research shows that a 10 percent increase in mobile phone subscribers leads to a 0.8 percent increase in economic growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 101712 JAN 01, 2015

Opportunities and strategies for mainstreaming open data in transport projects in St. Petersburg : transport and ICT global practice (Russian)

The World Bank conducted this study of the potential for Open Transport Data in St. Petersburg as part of the preparations for the Improvement of Urban Transport Systems Project in Russia. ... See More +

Working Paper 93681 DEC 01, 2014

Oh,Jung Eun; Ivanova,Anna Leonidovna; Kuznetsova Morrison,Alla V.; Petrov,Oleg V.; Stott,Andrew Charles; Vlasov,Vitaly; Wong,James English

Sri Lanka - E-Lanka Development Project (English)

Ratings for the E-Lanka Development Project for Sri Lanka were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was negligible, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR939 NOV 20, 2014

World Development Report (WDR) 2016 concept note (English)

The 2016 WDR will analyze the impact of the internet through the lenses of businesses, people, and governments, corresponding to the major policy objectives of leveraging the internet to accelerate growth, expand opportunities, and improve service delivery. ... See More +

Board Report 91877 OCT 31, 2014

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
World development report 2016 : digital dividends - best practices and lessons learned in ICT sector innovation : a case study of Israel (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102958 World Development Report
The new cybersecurity agenda : economic and social challenges to a secure internet - background paper : digital dividends : The new cybersecurity agenda : economic and social challenges to a secure internet (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102965 World Development Report
Nepal - Second Poverty Alleviation Fund Project : additional financing - procurement plan (English)
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DEC 23, 2015 102741 Procurement Plan
Mauritius - Private Sector Competitiveness Development Policy Loan Project (English)
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DEC 02, 2015 ICRR14870 Implementation Completion Report Review
Ghana - eGhana Project (English)
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NOV 30, 2015 ICRR14845 Implementation Completion Report Review
World development report 2016 : digital dividends - the economics and policy implications of infrastructure sharing and mutualization in Africa (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 102959 World Development Report
Vietnam - Information and Communication Technology Development Project (English)
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SEP 29, 2015 ICRR14822 Implementation Completion Report Review
Do poor countries really need more IT ? the role of relative prices and industrial composition (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 WPS7352 Policy Research Working Paper
Sri Lanka - E-Lanka Development Project (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 ICRR14701 Implementation Completion Report Review
Hayek, local information, and the decentralization of state-owned enterprises in China (English)
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JUN 22, 2015 WPS7321 Policy Research Working Paper
World development report 2016 : digital dividends - multistakeholder internet governance? (English)
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MAY 16, 2015 102960 World Development Report
Sri Lanka : Innovation, ICT and Competitiveness (English)
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FEB 15, 2015 97683 Working Paper
Scaling up knowledge sharing for development : a working paper for the G-20 development working group, pillar nine (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 80700 Working Paper
Learning and results in World Bank operations : toward a new learning strategy - evaluation two (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 99152 Working Paper
South-South knowledge exchange results stories (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 80681 WBI Working Paper
Capacity for development : leveraging the power of knowledge, innovation, and coalitions for change (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 80672 WBI Working Paper
Transformation-ready : using ICT to fast-track Africa’s development path (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 101712 Working Paper
Opportunities and strategies for mainstreaming open data in transport projects in St. Petersburg : transport and ICT global practice (Russian)
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DEC 01, 2014 93681 Working Paper English
Sri Lanka - E-Lanka Development Project (English)
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NOV 20, 2014 ICR939 Implementation Completion and Results Report
World Development Report (WDR) 2016 concept note (English)
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OCT 31, 2014 91877 Board Report