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Coding bootcamps : building future-proof skills through rapid skills training (English)

This report studies coding bootcamps. A new kind of rapid skills training program for the digital age. Coding bootcamps are typically short-term (three to six months), intensive and applied training courses provided by a third party that crowdsources the demand for low-skills tech talent. ... See More +

Working Paper 118627 AUG 01, 2017

Mulas,Victor; Paradi-Guilford,Cecilia Maria; Allende Letona,Elene; Dalphond, Zhenia Viatchaninova Disclosed

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Republika Srpska Railways Restructuring Project : social assessment (English)

The development objective of the Transport Sector Modernization Program (TSMP) is to improve transport connectivity of the country along priority transport links and to support improvements in transport operations and asset management practices. ... See More +

Social Assessment SFG3513 JUL 24, 2017

Nunez,Antonio Benigno Disclosed

Can job training decrease women’s self-defeating biases ? experimental evidence from Nigeria (English)

Occupational segregation is a central contributor to the gap between male and female earnings worldwide. As new sectors of employment emerge, a key question is whether this pattern is replicated. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8141 JUL 10, 2017

Croke,Kevin; Goldstein,Markus P.; Holla,Alaka Disclosed

Iraq - Transport Corridors Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management plan (ESMP) for Section R7 Asphalt plant (English)

The development objective of the Transport Corridors Project for Iraq is to improve road transport connectivity and safety on selected road sections along Expressway 1 and the North-South transport corridor in Iraq. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3532 JUL 01, 2017

Jabbour,Jocelyne Disclosed

The World Bank in India newsletter vol. 16 (no. 1) (English)

Some of the headings included in this newsletter of the World Bank in India are: making India’s cities livable; pathways to prosperity – World Bank series; skilling India; development dialogue: is a college degree worth it? ... See More +

Newsletter 118211 JUL 01, 2017

Disclosed

Does the adoption of complex software impact employment composition and the skill content of occupations ? evidence from Chilean firms : Brexit : trade governance and legal implications for third countries (English)

A major concern with the rapid spread of technology is that it replaces some jobs, displacing workers. However, technology may raise firm productivity, generating more jobs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8110 JUN 23, 2017

Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Fernandes,Ana Margarida; Viollaz,Mariana Disclosed

Kazakhstan - South-West Roads Project : environmental and social impact assessment and environmental and social management plan : executive summary (English)

The South-West Roads Project (SWRP) is currently being implemented and is being restructured to include the financing of two new road sections: Kurty-Togyz road section (km 2295-2380) and the Otar-Uzynagash road section (km 63-162). ... See More +

Board Report 116816 JUN 21, 2017

Disclosed

Expediting trade : Impact evaluation of Serbia’s in-house clearance program (English)

Reforms of national customs agencies are supported by increasingamounts of development aid. However, there have been very fewformal evaluations of their effectiveness. ... See More +

Brief 116522 JUN 01, 2017

Hillberry,Russell Henry; Fernandes,Ana Margarida; Berg,Claudia N.; Mendoza Alcantara,Alejandra Disclosed

Sri Lanka - Metro Colombo Urban Development Project : environmental assessment : Addendum to social management framework (English)

The development objectives of Metro Colombo Urban Development Project for Sri Lanka are to : (a) reduce flooding in the catchment of the Colombo Water Basin; and (b) support local authorities in the Colombo Metropolitan Area to rehabilitate, improve and manage local infrastructures and services. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3543 JUN 01, 2017

Chen,Michelle Lisa Disclosed

Lesotho - Transport Infrastructure and Connectivity Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Transport Infrastructure and Connectivity Project for Lesotho is to improve access to agricultural markets and tourist sites and promote job creation in targeted areas of Lesotho, whilst supporting improvements in road safety and providing immediate and effective response in the event of an eligible crisis or emergency. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3470 JUN 01, 2017

Wolde Woldearegay,Desta Disclosed

Vietnam - Medium Cities Development Project : restructuring and additional financing (English)

The development objective of the Medium Cities Development Project for Vietnam is to increase access to improved urban infrastructure services in Lao Cai City, Phu Ly City, and Vinh City in a sustainable and efficient manner. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2030 MAY 18, 2017

Disclosed

World - International Road Assessment Program for Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 114804 MAY 01, 2017

Disclosed

Economywide and sectoral impacts on workers of Brazil’s internet rollout (English)

This paper is a study of the effect of Brazil's staggered Internet rollout between 2000 and 2014 on municipality employment and wages. The study uses a new, annual data set on Internet availability from the Brazil school census, with the assumption that the share of schools that have Internet access in each municipality reflects the general accessibility of Internet connections. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8042 APR 26, 2017

Dutz,Mark Andrew; Mation,Lucas Ferreira; O'Connell,Stephen; Willig,Robert D. Disclosed

Lao People's Democratic Republic - Customs and Trade Facilitation Project : implementation support mission - April 19 to 25, 2017 (English)

Aide Memoire 116827 APR 19, 2017

Nghardsaysone,Konesawang Eligible for Disclosure

Afghanistan - Urban Development Support Project : resettlement plan : Environmental and social management framework and resettlement policy framework (English)

The development objective of the Urban Development Support Project for Afghanistan is to create an enabling policy framework and capacity at the national and local levels to strengthen city planning, management and service delivery. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3168 MAR 07, 2017

Chen,Michelle Lisa Disclosed

Rwanda - Lake Victoria Transport Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement action plan (RAP) for the upgrading project of Ngoma‐Nyanza Road (English)

The development objective of Victoria Transport Program Project for Rwanda is to contribute to the efficient and safe movement of goods and people in accessing and traversing Lake Victoria. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3186 MAR 01, 2017

Huguette,Mwiseneza Disclosed

Ghana - Transport Sector Improvement Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social assessment (English)

The objective of the Transport Sector Improvement Project for Ghana is to improve the management of Transport Sector and improve road asset management of the classified road network. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3236 MAR 01, 2017

Wolde Woldearegay,Desta Disclosed

Cape Verde - Transport Sector Reform Project : environmental assessment : Etude d’impact environnemental et social pour projet de rehabilitation de la route chã de escudela/tarrafal de monte trigo ile de santo antão (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG3306 MAR 01, 2017

Ramanankirahina,Tojoarofenitra Disclosed

Mainstreaming citizen feedback on service delivery using ICTs : findings and lessons from ICT-based feedback surveys on water supply and sanitation services in Indian cities (English)

The water and sanitation sector in Indian cities is characterized by weak accountability processes and lack of customer orientation. The institutional focus of service providers tends to be on creating new assets, rather than delivery of services and performance efficiency. ... See More +

Working Paper 113182 FEB 22, 2017

Bhatnagar,Vandana; Batra,Nidhi; Tiwari,Kanak Disclosed

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Coding bootcamps : building future-proof skills through rapid skills training (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 118627 Working Paper
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Republika Srpska Railways Restructuring Project : social assessment (English)
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JUL 24, 2017 SFG3513 Social Assessment
Can job training decrease women’s self-defeating biases ? experimental evidence from Nigeria (English)
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JUL 10, 2017 WPS8141 Policy Research Working Paper
Iraq - Transport Corridors Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management plan (ESMP) for Section R7 Asphalt plant (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 SFG3532 Environmental Assessment
The World Bank in India newsletter vol. 16 (no. 1) (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 118211 Newsletter
Does the adoption of complex software impact employment composition and the skill content of occupations ? evidence from Chilean firms : Brexit : trade governance and legal implications for third countries (English)
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JUN 23, 2017 WPS8110 Policy Research Working Paper
Kazakhstan - South-West Roads Project : environmental and social impact assessment and environmental and social management plan : executive summary (English)
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JUN 21, 2017 116816 Board Report
Expediting trade : Impact evaluation of Serbia’s in-house clearance program (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 116522 Brief
Sri Lanka - Metro Colombo Urban Development Project : environmental assessment : Addendum to social management framework (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 SFG3543 Environmental Assessment
Lesotho - Transport Infrastructure and Connectivity Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 SFG3470 Environmental Assessment
Vietnam - Medium Cities Development Project : restructuring and additional financing (English)
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MAY 18, 2017 PAD2030 Project Paper
World - International Road Assessment Program for Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 114804 Procurement Plan
Economywide and sectoral impacts on workers of Brazil’s internet rollout (English)
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APR 26, 2017 WPS8042 Policy Research Working Paper
Lao People's Democratic Republic - Customs and Trade Facilitation Project : implementation support mission - April 19 to 25, 2017 (English)
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APR 19, 2017 116827 Aide Memoire
Afghanistan - Urban Development Support Project : resettlement plan : Environmental and social management framework and resettlement policy framework (English)
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MAR 07, 2017 SFG3168 Resettlement Plan
Rwanda - Lake Victoria Transport Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement action plan (RAP) for the upgrading project of Ngoma‐Nyanza Road (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 SFG3186 Resettlement Plan
Ghana - Transport Sector Improvement Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social assessment (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 SFG3236 Environmental Assessment
Mali - Rural Mobility and Connectivity Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Plan d’Action de Réinstallation du Projet d’Accessibilité en Milieu rural Tronçon de la Piste Rurale Kangaba – Karan – Nougani (French)
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MAR 01, 2017 SFG3308 Resettlement Plan
Cape Verde - Transport Sector Reform Project : environmental assessment : Etude d’impact environnemental et social pour projet de rehabilitation de la route chã de escudela/tarrafal de monte trigo ile de santo antão (French)
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MAR 01, 2017 SFG3306 Environmental Assessment
Mainstreaming citizen feedback on service delivery using ICTs : findings and lessons from ICT-based feedback surveys on water supply and sanitation services in Indian cities (English)
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FEB 22, 2017 113182 Working Paper