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Learning dynamics and support for economic reforms : why good news can be bad (English)

Support for economic reforms has often shown puzzling dynamics: many reforms that began successfully lost public support. This paper shows that learning dynamics can rationalize this paradox because the process of revealing reform outcomes is an example of sampling without replacement. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6973 JUL 01, 2014

van Wijnbergen, Sweder; Willems, Tim

Cambodia - Early Childhood Development Education for Floating Villages Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 1 of 2) : Environmental management plan (Khmer)

The objective of the Early Childhood Development Education for Floating Villages Project for Cambodia is to improve access to quality Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) services through community and home-based programs for 0 to 5-year-olds, particularly for those from disadvantaged background, in the targeted areas. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4585 JUN 01, 2014

English

Bulgaria - Workforce development (Bulgarian)

This report presents a comprehensive diagnostic assessment of Bulgaria's workforce development (WfD) policies and institutions. The results are based on a new World Bank tool designed for this purpose, SABER-WfD. ... See More +

Working Paper 85987 MAY 27, 2014

English

Which World Bank reports are widely read ? (English)

Knowledge is central to development. The World Bank invests about one-quarter of its budget for country services in knowledge products. Still, there is little research about the demand for these knowledge products and how internal knowledge flows affect their demand. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6851 MAY 01, 2014

Doemeland, Doerte; Trevino, James

Beyond the income effect : impacts of conditional cash transfer programs on private investments in human capital (English)

In the past decade, conditional cash transfer (CCT) programs have become an important component of social policy in developing countries. While the impacts of these programs have been well researched with respect to their effectiveness to achieve intended outcomes, less is known about their impact on private expenditure decisions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6867 MAY 01, 2014

Cruz, Marcio; Ziegelhofer, Zacharias

Trends in crime and violence in Papua New Guinea (English)

Crime and violence are widely viewed as posing a considerable challenge to development in Papua New Guinea (PNG). The full scale of crime and violence in PNG is difficult to assess, given the scarcity of national-level studies and a distinct urban bias in the available studies. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 75057 MAY 01, 2014

Lakhani, Sadaf; Willman, Alys M.

Gates, hired guns and mistrust : business unusual - the cost of crime and violence to businesses in Papua New Guinea (English)

High levels of crime and violence are widely viewed as a critical constraint to development in Papua New Guinea (PNG). The most casual discussion on the topic inevitably elicits stories of personal experiences of victimization, or those of friends or family. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 88544 MAY 01, 2014

Lakhani, Sadaf; Willman, Alys M.

The socio-economic costs of crime and violence in Papua New Guinea : recommendations for policy and programs (English)

At the request of the Prime Minister's office, between 2011-2013, the World Bank conducted a study to understand the social and economic costs of crime and violence in Papua New Guinea. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 88545 MAY 01, 2014

Lakhani, Sadaf; Willman, Alys M.

Cash transfers and child labor (English)

Cash transfer programs are widely used in settings where child labor is prevalent. Although many of these programs are explicitly implemented to improve children's welfare, in theory their impact on child labor is undetermined. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6826 MAR 01, 2014

de Hoop, Jacobus; Rosati, Furio C.

Uzbekistan - South Karakalpakstan Water Resources Management Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 5 of 5) : Environmental and social management plan annex to social assessment (English)

The objective of the South Karakalpakstan Water Resources Management Improvement Project for Uzbekistan is to make efficient use of water and increase productivity and sustainability of agriculture and agribusiness in the three districts. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4155 MAR 01, 2014

How firms cope with crime and violence (English)

The costs of crime and violence to the private sector amount to significant losses in terms of gross domestic product (GDP). The private sector's response to crime and violence varies by country, size of firm, and sector, among other factors. ... See More +

Publication 83898 JAN 01, 2014

Goldberg, Michael; Wook Kim, Kwang; Ariano, Maria

Vietnam - Additional Financing for the Forest Sector Development Project : procurement plan (Vietnamese)

Procurement Plan 84150 DEC 03, 2013

Public-private partnerships in prison construction and management (English)

Over recent years lower income countries have shown increasing interest in the potential benefits of public private partnerships in the prison field. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 83347 DEC 01, 2013

Allen, Rob; English, Paul

Performance budgeting in the Republic of Korea (English)

In 2003, the Korean government introduced a broad package of public financial management reforms, which succeeded in integrating performance management into the budget process. ... See More +

Brief 83531 DEC 01, 2013

Park, Nowook

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Learning dynamics and support for economic reforms : why good news can be bad (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6973 Policy Research Working Paper
Cambodia - Early Childhood Development Education for Floating Villages Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 1 of 2) : Environmental management plan (Khmer)
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JUN 01, 2014 E4585 Environmental Assessment English
Bulgaria - Workforce development (Bulgarian)
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MAY 27, 2014 85987 Working Paper English
Mozambique - Climate Resilience : Transforming Hydro-Meteorological Services Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAY 15, 2014 88444 Procurement Plan
Which World Bank reports are widely read ? (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6851 Policy Research Working Paper
Beyond the income effect : impacts of conditional cash transfer programs on private investments in human capital (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6867 Policy Research Working Paper
Trends in crime and violence in Papua New Guinea (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 75057 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Gates, hired guns and mistrust : business unusual - the cost of crime and violence to businesses in Papua New Guinea (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 88544 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The socio-economic costs of crime and violence in Papua New Guinea : recommendations for policy and programs (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 88545 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Rwanda - Electricity Access Scale-Up and Sector Wide Approach Development Project (EASSDP) : procurement plan (English)
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MAR 12, 2014 86012 Procurement Plan
Cash transfers and child labor (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 WPS6826 Policy Research Working Paper
Uzbekistan - South Karakalpakstan Water Resources Management Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 5 of 5) : Environmental and social management plan annex to social assessment (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 E4155 Environmental Assessment
Rwanda - Electricity Access Scale-Up and Sector Wide Approach Development Project (EASSDP) : procurement plan (English)
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JAN 08, 2014 83895 Procurement Plan
How firms cope with crime and violence (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 83898 Publication
Sao Tome and Principe - Second Adaptable Program Lending for Central African Backbone Project : procurement plan (English)
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DEC 05, 2013 83540 Procurement Plan
Rwanda - Additional Financing for the Electricity Access Scale-up and Sector-wide Approach Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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DEC 05, 2013 83894 Procurement Plan
Rwanda - Additional Financing for the Electricity Access Scale-up and Sector-wide Approach Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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DEC 05, 2013 86013 Procurement Plan
Vietnam - Additional Financing for the Forest Sector Development Project : procurement plan (Vietnamese)
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DEC 03, 2013 84150 Procurement Plan
Public-private partnerships in prison construction and management (English)
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DEC 01, 2013 83347 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Performance budgeting in the Republic of Korea (English)
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DEC 01, 2013 83531 Brief