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Kenya - Nairobi Metropolitan Services Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 23) : Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for improvement of access road to the Mtubiri sanitary landfill facility (English)

The objective of the Nairobi Metropolitan Services Improvement Project for Kenya is to strengthen governance and service delivery in the Nairobi Metropolitan area. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1405 NOV 20, 2017

Babijes,Roderick M.; Kenya Disclosed

From falling behind to catching up : A country economic memorandum for Malawi (English)

Despite decades of development efforts supported by significant amounts of foreign aid, Malawi has experienced weak and volatile economic growth over a sustained period of time and has fallen behind its peers. ... See More +

Publication 121007 NOV 07, 2017

Record,Richard James Lowden; Kandoole,Priscilla Flaness; Kumar,Praveen Disclosed

Sri Lanka - Development update (English)

Despite significant challenges, Sri Lanka's economic performance remained broadly satisfactory in the first half of 2017. The corrective policy measures taken in the monetary and fiscal fronts have led to gradual stabilization. ... See More +

Working Paper 120728 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Colombia - Multipurpose Cadaster Project : indigenous peoples plan : Plan para pueblos indígenas y grupos etnicos (Spanish)

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3750 OCT 30, 2017

Kotouzas,Stamatis Disclosed

Zanzibar poverty assessment (English)

Zanzibar recorded an important decline in urban poverty, while rural poverty did not change, and poverty increased on the island of Pemba Basic needs poverty and extreme poverty both declined by 4.5 and 1 percentage points, respectively, at the national level in Zanzibar since 2010. ... See More +

Poverty Assessment 120689 OCT 26, 2017

Belghith,Nadia Belhaj Hassine; De Boisseson,Pierre Marie Antoine Disclosed

Prospects of estimating poverty with phone surveys : experimental results from Serbia (English)

Telephone surveys enable us to collect data in a cost-effective and timely manner, but may not be conducive for collecting detailed consumption or income data for measuring poverty due to the required length of the interview and complexity of the questions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8225 OCT 24, 2017

Boznic,Vladan; Katayama,Roy Shuji; Munoz,Rodrigo; Takamatsu,Shinya; Yoshida,Nobuo Disclosed

Who escaped poverty and who was left behind ? a non-parametric approach to explore welfare dynamics using cross-sections (English)

This paper proposes a non-parametric adaptation of a recently developed parametric technique to produce point estimates of intra-generational economic mobility in the absence of panel data sets that follow individuals over time. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8220 OCT 16, 2017

Lucchetti,Leonardo Ramiro Disclosed

Statement by H.E. Hadizatou Rosine Coulibaly/Sori at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by H.E. Hadizatou Rosine Coulibaly/Sori Minister of State for Planning and Development, at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 120490 OCT 14, 2017

Disclosed

Statement by Angel Gurría at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by Angel Gurría, Secretary-General at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017. He spoke about the ongoing refugee and climate-related disaster crises and how they have highlighted the complex interactions between security, peace and sustainable development. ... See More +

Board Report 120492 OCT 14, 2017

Disclosed

Statement by H.E. Arun Jaitley at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by H.E. Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 120496 OCT 14, 2017

Disclosed

Statement by H. E. Johann N. Schneider-Ammann at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by H. E. Johann N. Schneider-Ammann, Minister and Head of the Federal Department for Economic Affairs, Education and Research, at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 120498 OCT 14, 2017

Disclosed

Statement by H.E. Apisak Tantivorawong at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by H.E. Apisak Tantivorawong, Minister of Finance, at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 120501 OCT 14, 2017

Disclosed

Statement by H. E. Henrique Meirelles at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by H. E. Henrique Meirelles, Minister of Finance, at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 120497 OCT 14, 2017

Disclosed

Statement by H.E. Maksim Oreshkin at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by H.E. Maksim Oreshkin, Minister of Economic Development, at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 120499 OCT 14, 2017

Disclosed

Kosovo - Statistics for Decision Making in Kosovo : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Statistics for Decision Making in Kosovo is to strengthen the production of data and indicators by the Kosovo Agency of Statistics (KAS) in key areas, including poverty, social inclusion, health and informality. ... See More +

Project Paper RES29399 OCT 11, 2017

Van Gelder,Linda Disclosed

The innovation paradox : developing-country capabilities and the unrealized promise of technological catch-up (English)

Landes’ (1969) classic metaphor of The Unbound Prometheus, referring to the Greek god who released the power of fire to mankind. Defined as the introduction of new products, technologies, business processes, and ideas in the market, as well as the invention of new ideas, innovation drives Schumpeter’s creative destruction process (Schumpeter [1942] 2008), underlies modern growth theory, and is the critical ingredient in historical accounts of how countries achieve prosperity. ... See More +

Working Paper 120137 OCT 03, 2017

Maloney,William F.; Cirera,Xavier Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for Botswana (English)

Botswana’s economic growth recovered strongly in 2016, fueled by mineral exports and services sector. Further gains are expected for the medium-term, with a real gross domestic product (GDP) growth of up to 4.8 percent by 2019. ... See More +

Working Paper 120169 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for Lesotho (English)

Growth has slowed down since 2015 from 5.6 to 2.3 percent due to modest growth in the services sector. Higher growth rates are projected for 2017-18, boosted by an increase in construction and mining despite the narrowing fiscal space. ... See More +

Working Paper 120170 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for Namibia (English)

The pace of economic growth significantly subsided in 2016, as construction activity shrank and mineral prices remained low. In the medium-term, growth is projected to recover gradually, reaching 3 percent by 2018, driven mostly by mining and services sector activities. ... See More +

Working Paper 120171 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for South Africa (English)

Poverty has fallen significantly since democracy in 1994, but this trend reversed between 2011 and 2015. The economy has been growing too slowly since the global financial crisis to create jobs for poor South Africans. ... See More +

Working Paper 120172 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

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Kenya - Nairobi Metropolitan Services Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 23) : Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for improvement of access road to the Mtubiri sanitary landfill facility (English)
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NOV 20, 2017 SFG1405 Environmental Assessment
From falling behind to catching up : A country economic memorandum for Malawi (English)
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NOV 07, 2017 121007 Publication
Sri Lanka - Development update (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 120728 Working Paper
Colombia - Multipurpose Cadaster Project : indigenous peoples plan : Plan para pueblos indígenas y grupos etnicos (Spanish)
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OCT 30, 2017 SFG3750 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Zanzibar poverty assessment (English)
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OCT 26, 2017 120689 Poverty Assessment
Prospects of estimating poverty with phone surveys : experimental results from Serbia (English)
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OCT 24, 2017 WPS8225 Policy Research Working Paper
Who escaped poverty and who was left behind ? a non-parametric approach to explore welfare dynamics using cross-sections (English)
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OCT 16, 2017 WPS8220 Policy Research Working Paper
Statement by H.E. Hadizatou Rosine Coulibaly/Sori at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120490 Board Report
Statement by Angel Gurría at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120492 Board Report
Statement by H.E. Arun Jaitley at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120496 Board Report
Statement by H. E. Johann N. Schneider-Ammann at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120498 Board Report
Statement by H.E. Apisak Tantivorawong at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120501 Board Report
Statement by H. E. Henrique Meirelles at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120497 Board Report
Statement by H.E. Maksim Oreshkin at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120499 Board Report
Kosovo - Statistics for Decision Making in Kosovo : restructuring (English)
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OCT 11, 2017 RES29399 Project Paper
The innovation paradox : developing-country capabilities and the unrealized promise of technological catch-up (English)
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OCT 03, 2017 120137 Working Paper
Macro poverty outlook for Botswana (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120169 Working Paper
Macro poverty outlook for Lesotho (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120170 Working Paper
Macro poverty outlook for Namibia (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120171 Working Paper
Macro poverty outlook for South Africa (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120172 Working Paper