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A dynamic spatial model of rural-urban transformation with public goods (English)

This paper develops a dynamic model that explains the pattern of population and production allocation in an economy with an urban location and a rural one. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7051 OCT 01, 2014

Biller, Dan; Andres, Luis; Cuberes, David

Rwanda - Second Emergency Demobilization and Reintegration Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 90437 SEP 08, 2014

Rwanda - Second Emergency Demobilization and Reintegration Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 90376 SEP 03, 2014

Senegal-Senegal-Third Governance and Growth Support Credit (English)

Project Information Document AB7619 SEP 03, 2014

The impact of vocational training for the unemployed : experimental evidence from Turkey (English)

This brief summarizes the updates from the 2014 paper entitled, The Impact of Vocational Training for the Unemployed : Experimental Evidence from Turkey, conducted between between 2010 and 2011 in Turkey. ... See More +

Brief 90359 SEP 02, 2014

Hirshleifer, Sarojini; McKenzie, David; Almeida, Rita; Ridao-Cano, Cristobal

Testing information constraints on India's largest antipoverty program (English)

This brief summarizes the updates from the 2013 paper entitled, Testing information
constraints on India's largest antipoverty program, conducted between between 2009 and 2010 in India. ... See More +

Brief 90356 SEP 02, 2014

ravallion, Martin ; Walle, Dominique van de ; Dutta, Puja ; Margai, Rinku

Tanzania - Productive jobs wanted (Vol. 2 of 2) : Final report (English)

Over the past 18 months, the World Bank has been working on a comprehensive plan to address the challenge of productive jobs in Tanzania. This study represents a step towards a better understanding of how to promote job creation in Tanzania. ... See More +

Country Economic Memorandum 90434 SEP 01, 2014

Testing the importance of search frictions, matching, and reservation prestige through randomized experiments in Jordan (English)

Unemployment rates for tertiary-educated youth in Jordan are high, as is the duration of unemployment. Two randomized experiments in Jordan were used to test different theories that may explain this phenomenon. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7030 SEP 01, 2014

Groh, Matthew; McKenzie, David; Shammout, Nour; Vishwanath, Tara

Dynamics of demand for rainfall index insurance : evidence from a commercial product in India (English)

This paper analyzes the dynamic nature of rainfall insurance purchasing decisions, specifically looking at whether and why receiving an insurance payout induces a greater chance of purchasing insurance again the next year. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7035 SEP 01, 2014

Stein, Daniel

Local intermediate inputs and the shared supplier spillovers of foreign direct
investment (English)

Trade liberalizations have been shown to improve domestic firms' performance through the new varieties of imported intermediate inputs. This paper uses a unique, representative sample of Bangladeshi garment firms to highlight that local intermediate inputs may also enhance domestic firms' performance, through the shared supplier spillovers of foreign direct investment (FDI) firms. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7050 SEP 01, 2014

Kee, Hiau Looi

Striving for better jobs : the challenge of informality in the Middle East and North Africa (English)

Economic growth has been sustained for many years pre-crisis in the region, but this has not resulted in the creation of an adequate number of jobs and has succeeded, at best, in generating low-quality, informal jobs. ... See More +

Publication 90271 AUG 26, 2014

Gatti, Roberta; Angel-Urdinola, Diego F.; Silva, Joana; Bodor, Andras

Nigeria : Development Finance Project (English)

The Development Finance project of Nigeria has an objective to increase the availability and access to finance for micro, small, and medium enterprises through eligible financial intermediaries with the support of a new wholesale development finance institution. ... See More +

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 90304 AUG 25, 2014

Azerbaijan - Social Protection Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 90032 AUG 18, 2014

Mongolia - Mining Sector Institutional Strengthening Technical Assistance Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 90313 AUG 08, 2014

Vietnam - Irrigated Agriculture Improvement Project : procurement plan for Thanh Hoa province (English)

Procurement Plan 89894 AUG 06, 2014

Guinea - Productive Social Safety Net Project : Guinea - Productive Social Safety Net Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 89919 AUG 05, 2014

Economics of South African townships : special focus on Diepsloot (English)

Countries everywhere are divided into two distinct spatial realms: one urban, one rural. Classic models of development predict faster growth in the urban sector, causing rapid migration from rural areas to cities, lifting average incomes in both places. ... See More +

Publication 89917 AUG 04, 2014

Mahajan, Sandeep

Does local financial development matter for firm lifecycle in India ? (English)

The differences in financial development across Indian states, while seeming substantial, have a minor effect on firm lifecycle and growth. These results hold controlling for differences in labor regulations across states, capital intensity, and for firms born before and after the major reforms. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7008 AUG 01, 2014

Ayyagari, Meghana; Demirguc-Kunt, Asli; Maksimovic, Vojislav

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A dynamic spatial model of rural-urban transformation with public goods (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7051 Policy Research Working Paper
Armenia - Strenghtening of Training Capacity of the School of Advocates of the Republic of Armenia Project : procurement plan (English)
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SEP 12, 2014 90932 Procurement Plan
Rwanda - Second Emergency Demobilization and Reintegration Project : procurement plan (English)
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SEP 08, 2014 90437 Procurement Plan
Rwanda - Second Emergency Demobilization and Reintegration Project : procurement plan (English)
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SEP 03, 2014 90376 Procurement Plan
Senegal-Senegal-Third Governance and Growth Support Credit (English)
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SEP 03, 2014 AB7619 Project Information Document
The impact of vocational training for the unemployed : experimental evidence from Turkey (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90359 Brief
Testing information constraints on India's largest antipoverty program (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90356 Brief
Tanzania - Productive jobs wanted (Vol. 2 of 2) : Final report (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 90434 Country Economic Memorandum
Testing the importance of search frictions, matching, and reservation prestige through randomized experiments in Jordan (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7030 Policy Research Working Paper
Dynamics of demand for rainfall index insurance : evidence from a commercial product in India (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7035 Policy Research Working Paper
Local intermediate inputs and the shared supplier spillovers of foreign direct
investment (English)

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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7050 Policy Research Working Paper
Striving for better jobs : the challenge of informality in the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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AUG 26, 2014 90271 Publication
Nigeria : Development Finance Project (English)
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AUG 25, 2014 90304 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Azerbaijan - Social Protection Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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AUG 18, 2014 90032 Procurement Plan
Mongolia - Mining Sector Institutional Strengthening Technical Assistance Project : procurement plan (English)
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AUG 08, 2014 90313 Procurement Plan
India - Creating Inclusive Business Models for Marginalized Tribal Communities in Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, and Jharkhand Project (English)
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AUG 07, 2014 89381 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Vietnam - Irrigated Agriculture Improvement Project : procurement plan for Thanh Hoa province (English)
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AUG 06, 2014 89894 Procurement Plan
Guinea - Productive Social Safety Net Project : Guinea - Productive Social Safety Net Project (English)
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AUG 05, 2014 89919 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Economics of South African townships : special focus on Diepsloot (English)
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AUG 04, 2014 89917 Publication
Does local financial development matter for firm lifecycle in India ? (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7008 Policy Research Working Paper