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Serbia - Innovation Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 89936 JUL 28, 2014

How regional integration and transnational energy networks have boosted FDI in Turkey (and may cease to do so): a case study: how geo-political alliances and regional networks matter (English)

Turkey has historically struggled to attract foreign investors. This paper argues that not only macroeconomic and political stability, but also regional integration explains the upsurge in foreign direct investment observed since 2005. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6970 JUL 01, 2014

Sanchez Martin, Miguel Eduardo; Escribano Frances, Gonzalo; de Arce Borda, Rafael

Cambodia services trade : performance and regulatory framework assessment (English)

As a result of a determined regulatory reform process and an economic modernization process over the past two decades, Cambodia has experienced extraordinary economic growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 91243 JUL 01, 2014

Vietnam - Information and Communication Technology Development Project (English)

The overall outcome rating of the Information and Communication Technology Development Project for Vietnam was judged to be moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2976 JUN 26, 2014

Pacific Islands - Pacific Regional ICT Regulatory Development Project (English)

The development objective of the Pacific Regional Information Communication Technologies (ICT) Regulatory Development Project for Pacific Islands is to strengthen the capacity of ICT regulatory institutions in the participating countries, and enhance regional collaboration and knowledge sharing on ICT regulatory issues. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1013 JUN 22, 2014

Open government initiative in Edo State : fostering an ecosystem of collaboration and transparency (English)

This note is intended to briefly describe the World Bank's experience supporting the development and implementation of an open government initiative in Nigeria's Edo State. ... See More +

Brief 88786 MAY 01, 2014

Bujoreanu, Lyudmila; Kaplan, Jeff; McNaughton, Matthew

Information and communications in the chinese countryside : a study of three provinces (English)

Improving access to information and communications technology (ICT) and related services in the countryside, or rural informatization, is a long-standing Chinese policy objective. ... See More +

Publication 87600 APR 22, 2014

Minges, Michael; Kimura, Kaoru; Beschorner, Natasha; Davies, Robert; Zhang, Guangqin

Finland as a knowledge economy 2.0 : lessons on policies and governance (English)

The technology and innovation landscape has changed considerably since 2006 when Finland as a Knowledge Economy: Elements of Success and Lessons Learned [see also report 39378] was first published by the World Bank Institute (WBI). ... See More +

Publication 86943 APR 08, 2014

Halme, Kimmo [Editor]; Lindy, Ilari [Editor]; Piirainen, Kalle A. [Editor]; Salminen, Vesa [Editor]; White, Justine [Editor]

Kazakhstan - Tax Administration Reform Project : procurement plan (English,Russian)

Procurement Plan 86508 APR 02, 2014

Regulatory assessment toolkit : a practical methodology for assessing (English)

In recent years, services tradability has increased. Services that previously required the physical proximity between the consumer and the producer can now be delivered across borders. ... See More +

Publication 86024 MAR 10, 2014

Molinuevo, Martin; Saez, Sebastian

Knowledge building environmentally sustainable infrastructure platform : Plataforma de conocimiento construccion ambientalmente sostenible de infraestructura (Spanish)

In this paper on knowledge building environmentally sustainable infrastructure platform the authors state that during the first phase of this initiative, it has worked on the design of the conceptual model of the knowledge platform. ... See More +

Working Paper 86002 MAR 10, 2014

The transformational use of information and communication technologies in Africa (Vol. 2 of 2) : Summary (English)

This new flagship report for the eTransform Africa Project, produced by the World Bank and the African Development Bank, with the support of the African Union, identifies best practice in the use of Information and communication technologies (ICTs) in key sectors of the African economy. ... See More +

Working Paper 74550 JAN 01, 2014

Yonazi, Enock; Kelly, Tim; Halewood, Naomi; Blackman, Colin

ICT competitiveness in Africa (English)

The information and communication technology (ICT) sector has proven to be a strong driver of gross domestic product (GDP) growth in nations across the world. ... See More +

Working Paper 88226 JAN 01, 2014

Ewing, Javier; Chevrolier, Nicholas; Leenderste, Matthijs; Quigless, Maryanna; Verghese, Thomas

ICT as an enabler of transformation in Ethiopia (English)

Over the last two decades, Ethiopia has achieved remarkable progress toward social and economic indicators. Analytical evidence shows that development projects with a significant information and communication technology (ICT) component have a higher potential to achieve greater outcomes on the ground than the ones not supported by ICT. ... See More +

Working Paper 89289 JAN 01, 2014

Lixi, Marc; Dahan, Mariana

Developing a mobile applications sector in Afghanistan : a feasibility assessment (English)

Afghanistan has made significant progress in its development since 2001. Yet, these achievements remain continually fragile because of a volatile security situation and limited human capacity. ... See More +

Working Paper 91559 JAN 01, 2014

Thewarapperuma, Anushka; Baudeau, Rodolphe; Bodreau, Alice; Plichon, Alexandre

Bangladesh - Journey for Advancement in Transparency, Representation and Accountability (JATRA) Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 84640 DEC 09, 2013

Financial management information system and open budget data : do governments report on where the money goes? : Financial Management Information Systems and Open Budget Data : Do Governments Report on Where the Money Goes? (English)

In recent years, the topics of budget transparency and open data have been increasingly discussed. Most discussants agree that for true transparency, it is important not only that governments publish budget data on websites, but that the data they disclose are meaningful and provide a full picture of their financial activities to the public. ... See More +

Publication 81332 SEP 25, 2013

Dener, Cem; Min, Saw Young

Mongolia - Information and Communications Infrastructure Development Project (English)

Ratings for the Information and Communications Infrastructure Development Project for Mongolia were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2764 SEP 25, 2013

Transforming Arab economies : traveling knowledge and innovation road (Vol. 1 of 2) : Full report (English)

Over the past decade, some countries of the Middle East and North Africa region have spurred economic growth and improved their global competitiveness by taking the first steps in the direction of the knowledge economy. ... See More +

General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study 82736 SEP 17, 2013

Transforming Arab economies : traveling knowledge and innovation road (Vol. 2 of 2) : Overview (English)

Over the past decade, some countries of the Middle East and North Africa region have spurred economic growth and improved their global competitiveness by taking the first steps in the direction of the knowledge economy. ... See More +

General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study 82736 SEP 17, 2013

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Serbia - Innovation Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUL 28, 2014 89936 Procurement Plan
How regional integration and transnational energy networks have boosted FDI in Turkey (and may cease to do so): a case study: how geo-political alliances and regional networks matter (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6970 Policy Research Working Paper
Cambodia services trade : performance and regulatory framework assessment (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 91243 Working Paper
Vietnam - Information and Communication Technology Development Project (English)
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JUN 26, 2014 ICR2976 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Pacific Islands - Pacific Regional ICT Regulatory Development Project (English)
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JUN 22, 2014 PAD1013 Project Appraisal Document
Open government initiative in Edo State : fostering an ecosystem of collaboration and transparency (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 88786 Brief
Information and communications in the chinese countryside : a study of three provinces (English)
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APR 22, 2014 87600 Publication
Finland as a knowledge economy 2.0 : lessons on policies and governance (English)
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APR 08, 2014 86943 Publication
Kazakhstan - Tax Administration Reform Project : procurement plan (English,Russian)
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APR 02, 2014 86508 Procurement Plan
Regulatory assessment toolkit : a practical methodology for assessing (English)
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MAR 10, 2014 86024 Publication
Knowledge building environmentally sustainable infrastructure platform : Plataforma de conocimiento construccion ambientalmente sostenible de infraestructura (Spanish)
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MAR 10, 2014 86002 Working Paper
The transformational use of information and communication technologies in Africa (Vol. 2 of 2) : Summary (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 74550 Working Paper
ICT competitiveness in Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 88226 Working Paper
ICT as an enabler of transformation in Ethiopia (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 89289 Working Paper
Developing a mobile applications sector in Afghanistan : a feasibility assessment (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 91559 Working Paper
Bangladesh - Journey for Advancement in Transparency, Representation and Accountability (JATRA) Project (English)
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DEC 09, 2013 84640 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Financial management information system and open budget data : do governments report on where the money goes? : Financial Management Information Systems and Open Budget Data : Do Governments Report on Where the Money Goes? (English)
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SEP 25, 2013 81332 Publication
Mongolia - Information and Communications Infrastructure Development Project (English)
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SEP 25, 2013 ICR2764 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Transforming Arab economies : traveling knowledge and innovation road (Vol. 1 of 2) : Full report (English)
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SEP 17, 2013 82736 General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study
Transforming Arab economies : traveling knowledge and innovation road (Vol. 2 of 2) : Overview (English)
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SEP 17, 2013 82736 General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study French, Arabic