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Arab pension systems : trends, challenges and options for reforms (English)

This report provides an overview of current pension challenges and opportunities formembers of the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF)1. There is an urgent need to address pensionissues in the region to address fiscal, macroeconomic, sustainability, equity and welfarechallenges. ... See More +

Working Paper 118862 AUG 01, 2017

Price,William Joseph; Pallares-Miralles,Montserrat; Demarco,Gustavo C.; Attia,Habib Disclosed

Democratic Republic of Congo - Establishing Capacity for Core Public Management Project (English)

Ratings for the Establishing Capacity for Core Public Management Project for Democratic Republic of Congo were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4032 JUL 15, 2017

Disclosed

Uruguay - Improving Service Delivery to Citizens and Businesses through e-Government Project (English)

The development objective of the Improving Service Delivery to Citizens and Businesses through e-Government Project for Uruguay is to improve the quality of selected e-government services for citizens, businesses and the Borrower's public entities, and facilitate their access. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2315 JUL 13, 2017

Disclosed

The future of work requires more, not less technology in developing countries (English)

Digital technology is transforming the organization and location of production, and thus the futureof work. It risks widening the gap between richer and developing countries, and between the better skilled and connected and the poorer population groups within countries, who stand to bear the brunt of the adjustment. ... See More +

Brief 117820 JUL 01, 2017

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Social citizenship for older persons? : measuring the social quality of social pensions in the global south and explaining their spread (English)

Social pensions - non-contributory provisions for old age, mostly means-tested—have mushroomed in the global South since the 1990s, and have also been advocated by international organizations. ... See More +

Working Paper 117953 JUL 01, 2017

Böger,Tobias; Leisering,Lutz Disclosed

Statement of loans for June 2017 : Africa (English)

Working Paper 117437 JUN 30, 2017

Disclosed

Chad - Public Financial Management Capacity Building Project (English)

Ratings for the Public Financial Management Capacity Building Project for Chad were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was low, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4186 JUN 30, 2017

Disclosed

Armenia - Lifeline Road Network Improvement Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 8) : Environmental management plan for small scale road rehabilitation of the Martuni-Vaghashen-Vardenik of the Ra Gegharkunik Marz (English)

The objective of the Additional Financing of the Lifeline Road Network Improvement Project for Armenia is to improve access of rural communities to markets and services through upgrading of selected lifeline roads, and to strengthen the capacity of the Ministry of Transport and Communication to manage the lifeline road network. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3460 JUN 29, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Bangladesh and Nepal - Adaptable Program Loan (APL) on Strengthening Regional Cooperation For Wildlife Protection in Asia (English)

Ratings for the Adaptable Program Loan (APL) on Strengthening Regional Cooperation For Wildlife Protection in Asia for Bangladesh and Nepal were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4038 JUN 29, 2017

Disclosed

Bangladesh - Digitizing Implementation Monitoring and Public Procurement Project (English)

The development objective of the Digitizing Implementation Monitoring and Public Procurement Project for Bangladesh is to improve public procurement performance and enhance capacity for implementation monitoring of development programs/projects. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2371 JUN 29, 2017

Disclosed

Biased policy professionals (English)

A large literature focuses on the biases of individuals and consumers, as well as "nudges" and other policies that can address those biases. Although policy decisions are often more consequential than those of individual consumers, there is a dearth of studies on the biases of policy professionals: those who prepare and implement policy on behalf of elected politicians. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8113 JUN 26, 2017

Banuri,Sheheryar; Dercon,Stefan; Gauri,Varun Disclosed

Biased policy professionals (English)

A large literature focuses on the biases of individuals and consumers, as well as "nudges" and other policies that can address those biases. Although policy decisions are often more consequential than those of individual consumers, there is a dearth of studies on the biases of policy professionals: those who prepare and implement policy on behalf of elected politicians. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8113 JUN 26, 2017

Banuri,Sheheryar; Dercon,Stefan; Gauri,Varun Disclosed

Myanmar - Performance and learning review : information notice (English)

Information Notice 116545 JUN 23, 2017

Disclosed

IEG review of results and performance of the World Bank Group 2017 : with a special focus on environmental sustainability – concept note (English)

Results and Performance of the World Bank Group (RAP) is the annual review of what IEG evaluations reveal about the effectiveness of the World Bank Group (WBG), which includes IBRD/IDA, IFC, and MIGA, in addressing development challenges. ... See More +

Board Report 117720 JUN 23, 2017

Disclosed

Ethiopia - Completion and learning review for country partnership strategy for the period FY13 - FY16 : IEG review (English)

Ethiopia is a low income country—one of the eleven poorest in the world—with a GNI per capita of USD 590 (current USD) in 2015. Its economy grew by 9.6 percent annually in real terms during the review period, faster than the Sub-Saharan Africa average (4.0 percent) and the rest of the world (2.6 percent), albeit the growth rate slowed to 6-7 percent in 2015-16 owing to a severe drought. ... See More +

CAS Completion Report Review 116057 JUN 07, 2017

Disclosed

Central African Republic - Public Expenditure and Investment Management Reform Project (English)

The development objective of the Public Expenditure and Investment Management Reform Project for Central African Republic is to improve management and transparency of public expenditures and public investments. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2382 JUN 06, 2017

Disclosed

Central African Republic - Public Expenditure and Investment Management Reform Project (English)

The development objective of the Public Expenditure and Investment Management Reform Project for Central African Republic is to improve management and transparency of public expenditures and public investments. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2382 JUN 06, 2017

Disclosed

Jordan - Innovative Startups Fund Project (English)

The objective of the Innovative Startups Fund Project for Jordan is to increase private early stage equity finance for innovative small and medium enterprises (‘SMEs’). ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2308 JUN 02, 2017

Disclosed

Jordan - Innovative Startups Fund Project (English)

The objective of the Innovative Startups Fund Project for Jordan is to increase private early stage equity finance for innovative small and medium enterprises (‘SMEs’). ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2308 JUN 02, 2017

Disclosed

Haiti - Second Strengthening Agriculture Public Services Project : additional financing (English)

The objective of the Second Strengthening Agriculture Public Services Project for Haiti are to: (a) reinforce the capacity of the Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development to provide or facilitate access to services in the agricultural sector; (b) increase market access to small producers and food security in Selected Areas; and (c) provide financial assistance in the case of an Agriculture Sector Emergency. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2331 JUN 01, 2017

Disclosed

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Arab pension systems : trends, challenges and options for reforms (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 118862 Working Paper
Democratic Republic of Congo - Establishing Capacity for Core Public Management Project (English)
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JUL 15, 2017 ICR4032 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Uruguay - Improving Service Delivery to Citizens and Businesses through e-Government Project (English)
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JUL 13, 2017 PAD2315 Project Appraisal Document
The future of work requires more, not less technology in developing countries (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117820 Brief
Social citizenship for older persons? : measuring the social quality of social pensions in the global south and explaining their spread (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117953 Working Paper
Statement of loans for June 2017 : Africa (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 117437 Working Paper
Chad - Public Financial Management Capacity Building Project (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 ICR4186 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Armenia - Lifeline Road Network Improvement Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 8) : Environmental management plan for small scale road rehabilitation of the Martuni-Vaghashen-Vardenik of the Ra Gegharkunik Marz (English)
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JUN 29, 2017 SFG3460 Environmental Assessment
Bangladesh and Nepal - Adaptable Program Loan (APL) on Strengthening Regional Cooperation For Wildlife Protection in Asia (English)
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JUN 29, 2017 ICR4038 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Bangladesh - Digitizing Implementation Monitoring and Public Procurement Project (English)
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JUN 29, 2017 PAD2371 Project Appraisal Document
Biased policy professionals (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 WPS8113 Policy Research Working Paper
Biased policy professionals (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 WPS8113 Policy Research Working Paper
Myanmar - Performance and learning review : information notice (English)
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JUN 23, 2017 116545 Information Notice
IEG review of results and performance of the World Bank Group 2017 : with a special focus on environmental sustainability – concept note (English)
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JUN 23, 2017 117720 Board Report
Ethiopia - Completion and learning review for country partnership strategy for the period FY13 - FY16 : IEG review (English)
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JUN 07, 2017 116057 CAS Completion Report Review
Central African Republic - Public Expenditure and Investment Management Reform Project (English)
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JUN 06, 2017 PAD2382 Project Appraisal Document
Central African Republic - Public Expenditure and Investment Management Reform Project (English)
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JUN 06, 2017 PAD2382 Project Appraisal Document
Jordan - Innovative Startups Fund Project (English)
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JUN 02, 2017 PAD2308 Project Appraisal Document
Jordan - Innovative Startups Fund Project (English)
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JUN 02, 2017 PAD2308 Project Appraisal Document
Haiti - Second Strengthening Agriculture Public Services Project : additional financing (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 PAD2331 Project Paper