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Buses, houses or cash ? socio-economic, spatial and environmental consequences of reforming public transport subsidies in Buenos Aires (English)

Transit subsidies in the urban area of Buenos Aires are high, amounting to a total of US$5 billion for 2012. They have been challenged on several counts: suspected of driving urban sprawl and associated infrastructure costs, diverting resources from system maintenance, and failing to reach the poor among others. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8166 AUG 14, 2017

Avner,Paolo; Mehndiratta,Shomik Raj; Viguie,Vincent; Hallegatte,Stephane Disclosed

Peer effects in the demand for property rights : experimental evidence from urban Tanzania (English)

This paper investigates the presence of endogenous peer effects in the adoption of formal property rights. Using data from a unique land titling experiment held in an unplanned settlement in Dar es Salaam, the analysis finds a strong, positive impact of neighbor adoption on the household's choice to purchase a land title. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8163 AUG 10, 2017

Collin,Matthew Edward Disclosed

Reducing traffic congestion in Beirut : an empirical analysis of selected policy options (English)

Beirut, the capital city of Lebanon, faces huge traffic congestion, the cost of which is estimated to be more than 2 percent of the city's gross regional product. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8158 AUG 03, 2017

Anas,Alex; De Sarkar,Sayan; Abou Zeid,Maya; Timilsina,Govinda R.; El Nakat,Ziad Salim Disclosed

Ukraine - Second Urban Infrastructure Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 117949 AUG 03, 2017

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East Asia and Pacific cities : expanding opportunities for the urban poor (English)

Urbanization in East Asia and the Pacific has created enormous opportunity for many. Yet the rapid growth of cities can also create challenges as national and local governments try to keep up with the needs of their growing populations. ... See More +

Publication 117827 JUL 27, 2017

Baker,Judy L.; Gadgil,Gauri Uday Disclosed

Nepal - Urban Governance and Development Program : Emerging Towns Project (English)

Ratings for the Urban Governance and Development Program: Emerging Towns Project for Nepal were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4091 JUL 27, 2017

Disclosed

Stepping up skills in urban Ghana : snapshot of the STEP skills measurement survey (English)

The Skills Toward Employment and Productivity (STEP) survey is an initiative of the World Bank in cooperation with other development partners and nongovernmental agencies. ... See More +

Publication 117826 JUL 26, 2017

Darvas,Peter; Favara,Marta; Arnold,Tamara Disclosed

Stepping up skills in urban Ghana : snapshot of the STEP skills measurement survey (English)

The Skills Toward Employment and Productivity (STEP) survey is an initiative of the World Bank in cooperation with other development partners and nongovernmental agencies. ... See More +

Working Paper 117761 JUL 20, 2017

Darvas,Peter; Favara,Marta; Arnold,Tamara Disclosed

Rwanda - Urban Development Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 3) : Abbreviated resettlement action plan for Nyagatare District (English)

The objective of the Urban Development Project is to support Rwanda’s urbanization process by delivering basic services that will improve living conditions and promote local economic development. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3481 JUL 06, 2017

Ingabire,Sylvie Disclosed

Rwanda - Urban Development Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Abbreviated resettlement action plan for Musanze District (English)

The objective of the Urban Development Project is to support Rwanda’s urbanization process by delivering basic services that will improve living conditions and promote local economic development. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3481 JUL 06, 2017

Ingabire,Sylvie Disclosed

Rwanda - Urban Development Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 4) : Abbreviated resettlement action plan for Rubavu District (English)

The objective of the Urban Development Project is to support Rwanda’s urbanization process by delivering basic services that will improve living conditions and promote local economic development. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3481 JUL 06, 2017

Ingabire,Sylvie Disclosed

Rwanda - Urban Development Project : resettlement plan : Abbreviated Resettlement Action Plan (ARAP) for the rehabilitation and upgrading of roads from Kibirigi road in Muhanga District (English)

The objective of the Urban Development Project is to support Rwanda’s urbanization process by delivering basic services that will improve living conditions and promote local economic development. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3481 JUL 06, 2017

Ingabire,Sylvie Disclosed

Kenya - Urban Support Program (English)

The objective of the Urban Support Program Project is to establish and strengthen urban institutions to deliver improved infrastructure and services in participating counties in Kenya. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 117002 JUL 05, 2017

Disclosed

Nigeria - Ibadan Urban Flood Management Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 6) : Environmental and social management plan for the rehabilitation of the office space (English)

The development objective of the Ibadan Urban Flood Management Project for Nigeria is to improve the capacity of Oyo State to effectively manage flood risk in the city of Ibadan. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1993 JUL 01, 2017

Elufioye,Abiodun Disclosed

Building regulatory capacity assessment : level 2 - detailed exploration (English)

Urbanization is simultaneously a major driver of development, wealth creation, and poverty reduction, as well as one of the most pressing challenges of the 21st century. ... See More +

Working Paper 117745 JUL 01, 2017

Moullier,Thomas Disclosed

Building regulatory capacity assessment : level 1 - initial screening (English)

Urbanization is simultaneously a major driver of development, wealth creation, and poverty reduction, as well as one of the most pressing challenges of the 21st century. ... See More +

Working Paper 117744 JUL 01, 2017

Moullier,Thomas Disclosed

Vietnam - Urban Water Supply and Wastewater Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 117810 JUL 01, 2017

Disclosed

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Buses, houses or cash ? socio-economic, spatial and environmental consequences of reforming public transport subsidies in Buenos Aires (English)
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AUG 14, 2017 WPS8166 Policy Research Working Paper
Peer effects in the demand for property rights : experimental evidence from urban Tanzania (English)
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AUG 10, 2017 WPS8163 Policy Research Working Paper
Reducing traffic congestion in Beirut : an empirical analysis of selected policy options (English)
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AUG 03, 2017 WPS8158 Policy Research Working Paper
Ukraine - Second Urban Infrastructure Project : procurement plan (English)
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AUG 03, 2017 117949 Procurement Plan
Madagascar - Integrated Urban Development and Resilience Project for Greater Antananarivo : resettlement plan : Termes de référence des études pour l'élaboration du Cadre de Gestion Environnementale et Sociale (CGES) et du Cadre de Politique de Réinstallation des Populations (CPR) (French)
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AUG 03, 2017 SFG3537 Resettlement Plan
Madagascar - Integrated Urban Development and Resilience Project : environmental assessment : Termes de référence des études pour l'élaboration du cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale et du cadre de politique de réinstallation des populations (French)
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AUG 01, 2017 SFG3529 Environmental Assessment
East Asia and Pacific cities : expanding opportunities for the urban poor (English)
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JUL 27, 2017 117827 Publication
Nepal - Urban Governance and Development Program : Emerging Towns Project (English)
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JUL 27, 2017 ICR4091 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Stepping up skills in urban Ghana : snapshot of the STEP skills measurement survey (English)
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JUL 26, 2017 117826 Publication
Stepping up skills in urban Ghana : snapshot of the STEP skills measurement survey (English)
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JUL 20, 2017 117761 Working Paper
Rwanda - Urban Development Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 3) : Abbreviated resettlement action plan for Nyagatare District (English)
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JUL 06, 2017 SFG3481 Resettlement Plan
Rwanda - Urban Development Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Abbreviated resettlement action plan for Musanze District (English)
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JUL 06, 2017 SFG3481 Resettlement Plan
Rwanda - Urban Development Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 4) : Abbreviated resettlement action plan for Rubavu District (English)
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JUL 06, 2017 SFG3481 Resettlement Plan
Rwanda - Urban Development Project : resettlement plan : Abbreviated Resettlement Action Plan (ARAP) for the rehabilitation and upgrading of roads from Kibirigi road in Muhanga District (English)
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JUL 06, 2017 SFG3481 Resettlement Plan
Kenya - Urban Support Program (English)
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JUL 05, 2017 117002 Project Appraisal Document
Congo, Republic of - Water and Urban Development Project (PEDU) : resettlement plan : Plan d’Action de Reinstallation (PAR) pour la construction des sept (07) departs ou feeders souterrains a Brazzaville (French)
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JUL 01, 2017 SFG3509 Resettlement Plan
Nigeria - Ibadan Urban Flood Management Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 6) : Environmental and social management plan for the rehabilitation of the office space (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 SFG1993 Environmental Assessment
Building regulatory capacity assessment : level 2 - detailed exploration (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117745 Working Paper
Building regulatory capacity assessment : level 1 - initial screening (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117744 Working Paper
Vietnam - Urban Water Supply and Wastewater Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117810 Procurement Plan