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Nash equilibria of games when players' preferences are quasi-transitive (English)

Much of game theory is founded on the assumption that individual players are endowed with preferences that can be represented by a real-valued utility function. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7037 SEP 01, 2014

Basu, Kaushik; Pattanaik, Prasanta K.

Who benefits from government health spending and why? a global assessment (English)

This paper uses a common household survey instrument and a common set of imputation assumptions to estimate the pro-poorness of government health expenditure across 69 countries at all levels of income. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7044 SEP 01, 2014

Wagstaff, Adam; Bilger, Marcel; Buisman, Leander R.; Bredenkamp, Caryn

A decade of development in sub-Saharan African science, technology, engineering and mathematics research (English)

This report analyzes Africa's current performance in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) research, as well as future trends. In March 2014 several African governments' ministers agreed on a Joint Call for Action in Kigali to adopt a strategy that uses strategic investments in science and technology to accelerate Africa toward a developed knowledge-based society within one generation. ... See More +

Working Paper 91016 SEP 01, 2014

Belize - Municipal Development Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2 of 2) : Abbreviated action plan for the Dangriga municipal market subproject (English)

The objective of the Municipal Development Project for Belize is to improve and maintain municipal service delivery in selected towns of Belize. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP967 AUG 20, 2014

Fostering a digitally inclusive aging society in China : the potential of public libraries (Chinese)

The World Bank has been supporting this policythrough theprogram China Rural Information and Communications: Technical Assistance on Design and Impact Evaluation, which aims to support the government make decisions about potential scaling up of innovative ICT pilot projects and to generate and disseminate knowledge about the impacts of ICT in rural China. ... See More +

Working Paper 88281 JUL 08, 2014

Beschorner, Natasha ; Minges, Michael ; Davies, Robert ; Zhang, Gaungqin ; Kimura, Kaoru ; Narimatsu, Junko English

Fostering a digitally inclusive aging society in China : the potential of public libraries (English)

The World Bank has been supporting this policythrough theprogram China Rural Information and Communications: Technical Assistance on Design and Impact Evaluation, which aims to support the government make decisions about potential scaling up of innovative ICT pilot projects and to generate and disseminate knowledge about the impacts of ICT in rural China. ... See More +

Working Paper 88281 JUL 08, 2014

Beschorner, Natasha ; Minges, Michael ; Davies, Robert ; Zhang, Gaungqin ; Kimura, Kaoru ; Narimatsu, Junko Chinese

Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 88754 JUL 01, 2014

Open data challenges and opportunities for national statistical offices (English)

Open Data initiatives are transforming how governments and other public institutions interact and provide services to their constituents. They increase transparency and value to citizens, reduce inefficiencies and barriers to information, enable data-driven applications that improve public service delivery, and provide public data that can stimulate innovative business opportunities. ... See More +

Working Paper 89383 JUL 01, 2014

The hydropower sustainability assessment protocol for use by World Bank clients : lessons learned and recommendations (English)

As a mature technology, hydropower has by far the largest installed capacity of any renewable source of electricity generation. In 1998, in the face of escalating pressure, the World Commission on Dams (WCD) was established by the World Bank and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to review the development effectiveness of large dams and establish a comprehensive set of guidelines for the design, implementation, and operation of dams and their decommissioning. ... See More +

Working Paper 89147 JUN 30, 2014

Liden, Rikard; Lyon, Kimberly

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

Open data for economic growth (English)

Many governments are pursuing open data policies. One of the key policy drivers has been to use open data to drive economic growth and business innovation. ... See More +

Working Paper 89606 JUN 25, 2014

Stott, Andrew

Argentina - Second Phase of the Adaptable Lending Program in Support of the Second and Third Phases of the Social and Fiscal National Identification System (SINTyS) Project (English)

Ratings for the Second Phase of the Adaptable Lending Program in Support of the Second and Third Phases of the Social and Fiscal National Identification System (SINTyS) Project for Argentina were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3017 JUN 19, 2014

South Sudan - Statistical Capacity Building Project (English)

The development objective of the Statistical Capacity Building Project for South Sudan is to strengthen the capacity of statistics producers in South Sudan to produce and disseminate official statistics. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD580 JUN 19, 2014

Resilience in Education Settings Research (RES-Research) : training facilitator guidance notes (Vol. 2 of 2) (English)

These guidance notes prepare universities, local researchers, and development and humanitarian agencies to use and teach the approach of the Resilience in Education Settings (RES)-Research module, in its entirety or partially. ... See More +

Working Paper 88847 JUN 01, 2014

Reyes, Joel; Liebenberg, Linda; Kelcey, Jo

Using locational data from mobile phones to enhance the science of delivery (English)

The objective of this report is to examine the potential of locational data for the 'science of delivery' in the field of development. ... See More +

Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report ACS9644 JUN 01, 2014

Haddad, Ryan; Kelly, Tim; Leinonen, Teemu; Saarinen, Vesa

Developing a program for contaminated site management in low and middle income countries (English)

Contaminated sites associated with economic growth and development and increased urbanization pose a growing public health and environmental problem. ... See More +

Working Paper 88070 MAY 08, 2014

Kovalick, Walter W.; Montgomery, Robert H.

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

International asset allocations and capital flows : the benchmark effect (English)

This paper studies channels through which well-known benchmark indexes impact asset allocations and capital flows across countries. The study uses unique monthly micro-level data of benchmark compositions and mutual fund investments during 1996-2012. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6866 MAY 01, 2014

Raddatz, Claudio; Schmukler, Sergio L.; Williams, Tomas

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Nash equilibria of games when players' preferences are quasi-transitive (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7037 Policy Research Working Paper
Madagascar - Second Phase of the Integrated Growth Poles and Corridor Project : safeguards diagnostic review : Plan de gestion des parasites et des pesticides (PGPP) (French)
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SEP 01, 2014 SR67 Safeguards Diagnostic Review
Who benefits from government health spending and why? a global assessment (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7044 Policy Research Working Paper
A decade of development in sub-Saharan African science, technology, engineering and mathematics research (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91016 Working Paper
Belize - Municipal Development Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2 of 2) : Abbreviated action plan for the Dangriga municipal market subproject (English)
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AUG 20, 2014 RP967 Resettlement Plan
Madagascar - Second Phase of the Integrated Growth Poles and Corridor Project : resettlement plan : Termes de reference pour la preparation d'un cadre politique de reinstallation (French)
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JUL 21, 2014 RP1678 Resettlement Plan
Fostering a digitally inclusive aging society in China : the potential of public libraries (Chinese)
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JUL 08, 2014 88281 Working Paper English
Fostering a digitally inclusive aging society in China : the potential of public libraries (English)
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JUL 08, 2014 88281 Working Paper Chinese
Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 88754 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Open data challenges and opportunities for national statistical offices (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 89383 Working Paper
The hydropower sustainability assessment protocol for use by World Bank clients : lessons learned and recommendations (English)
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JUN 30, 2014 89147 Working Paper
Vietnam - Information and Communication Technology Development Project (English)
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JUN 26, 2014 ICR2976 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Open data for economic growth (English)
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JUN 25, 2014 89606 Working Paper
Argentina - Second Phase of the Adaptable Lending Program in Support of the Second and Third Phases of the Social and Fiscal National Identification System (SINTyS) Project (English)
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JUN 19, 2014 ICR3017 Implementation Completion and Results Report
South Sudan - Statistical Capacity Building Project (English)
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JUN 19, 2014 PAD580 Project Appraisal Document
Resilience in Education Settings Research (RES-Research) : training facilitator guidance notes (Vol. 2 of 2) (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 88847 Working Paper
Using locational data from mobile phones to enhance the science of delivery (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 ACS9644 Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report
Developing a program for contaminated site management in low and middle income countries (English)
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MAY 08, 2014 88070 Working Paper
Which World Bank reports are widely read ? (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6851 Policy Research Working Paper
International asset allocations and capital flows : the benchmark effect (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6866 Policy Research Working Paper