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Mission and the bottom line : performance incentives in a multi-goal organization (English)

The impact of performance pay in institutions with multiple goals depends on complementarities in the disutility cost of effort and how different tasks interact to achieve each goal. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8270 DEC 12, 2017

Shrestha,Slesh Anand; Mansuri,Ghazala; Gine,Xavier Disclosed

Uganda economic update : tenth edition – accelerating Uganda's development : ending child marriage, educating girls (English)

Following decades of sustained economic growth during which Uganda made dramatic progresstowards poverty reduction, the country has recently experienced a period of economic growthslow down. ... See More +

Working Paper 121848 DEC 01, 2017

Mawejje,Joseph; Wodon,Quentin T.; Sebudde,Rachel K. Disclosed

Mini-grids and arrival of the main grid : lessons from Cambodia, Sri Lanka, and Indonesia (English)

Most mini grids in developing countries begin life as isolated electrical systems that are not connected to the country’s main grid. In recent years, the main grid has expanded to reach more rural areas in many African, Asian, and Latin American countries. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 121823 DEC 01, 2017

Vaghela,Dipti Mulrajsinh; Tenenbaum,Bernard W.; Greacen,Chris Disclosed

Angola - Health System Performance Strengthening Project : environmental assessment : Quadro de gestão ambiental e social (Portuguese)

Environmental Assessment SFG3838 DEC 01, 2017

Disclosed

Les réfugiés du Sahel : le visage humain d’une crise régionale (French)

Les déplacements forcés se posent comme un nouveau défi de développement dans la région du Sahel, en particulier autour du bassin du lac Tchad. ... See More +

Working Paper 121818 NOV 30, 2017

Disclosed

Myanmar - Enhancing Community Driven Development Project : resettlement plan : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The project development objective of the National Community Driven Development Project for Myanmar is to enable poor rural communities to benefit from improved access to and use of basic infrastructure and services through a people-centered approach and to enhance the Government’s capacity to respond promptly and effectively to an eligible crises or emergency. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3814 NOV 29, 2017

Disclosed

Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of - Conditional Cash Transfers Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 121702 NOV 27, 2017

Disclosed

The impacts of safety nets in Africa : what are we learning ? (English)

Safety nets in Africa are a popular policy instrument to address the widespread chronic poverty and encourage human capital investments in the education and health of children. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8255 NOV 22, 2017

Ralston,Laura R.; Hsiao,Allan Jer-Yu; Andrews,Colin Disclosed

The impact of fiscal policy on inequality and poverty in Zambia (English)

This study assesses the redistributive impact of fiscal policy––and its individual elements––in Zambia. Zambia's 2015 fiscal policy reduces inequality; the largest reduction is created by in-kind public service expenditures on education. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8246 NOV 20, 2017

Jellema,Jon Robbert; De La Fuente,Alejandro; Rosales,Manuel Disclosed

Food systems for an urbanizing world : knowledge product (English)

The report is organized into seven chapters, as follows, with additional text supported by data in the annexes: this first chapter sets out the context for the report, presents the objectives, outlines the methodology and approach, and briefly introduces the scope and organization. ... See More +

Working Paper 122014 NOV 20, 2017

Morgan,Anjali Maria; Adjao,Ramziath Teni Ola Abebi; Tefft,James Floyd; Jonasova,Marketa Disclosed

The evolution of the Canadian pension model : practical lessons for building world-class pension organizations (English)

Over the past three decades, a Canadian model of public pension has emerged that combines independent governance, professional in-house investment management, scale, and extensive geographic and asset-class diversification. ... See More +

Working Paper 121375 NOV 17, 2017

Disclosed

Energy subsidies : identifying and quantifying energy subsidies : Guidance note 1 (English)

This is the first in the series of 10 guidance notes under the Energy Sector Reform Assessment Framework (ESRAF), an initiative of the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) of the World Bank. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 121475 NOV 17, 2017

Kojima,Masami Disclosed

West Bank and Gaza - Cash Transfer Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Cash Transfer Project for West Bank and Gaza is to: (i) mitigate the impact of the continued socio-economic crisis on a subset of the extremely poor and most vulnerable households; and (ii) support the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) efforts to continue reforms of the Cash Transfer Program (CTP). ... See More +

Project Paper RES29684 NOV 15, 2017

Disclosed

West Africa - Coastal Areas Resilience Investment Project : environmental and social management framework - executive summaries (English)

The development objective of the Coastal Areas Resilience Investment Project for West Africa is to improve management of shared natural and man-made risks, including climate change, affecting targeted communities and areas on the West Africa coast. ... See More +

Board Report 121484 NOV 15, 2017

Disclosed

Western Africa - Coastal Area Management Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 5) : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale pour Senegal (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG3801 NOV 15, 2017

Kwengwere,Jayne Angela Disclosed

Policies, attitudes, and perceptions towards inclusive education : evidence from selected counties in Guangdong, China (English)

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities recognizes the right of people with disabilities to education, while Goal 4 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) commits the global community to "(ensuring) equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including person with disabilities" by 2030. ... See More +

Brief 121755 NOV 14, 2017

Disclosed

Nepal - Livestock Sector Innovation Project (English)

The development objective of Livestock Sector Innovation Project are to increase productivity, enhance value addition, and improve climate resilience of smallholder farms and agro-enterprises in selected livestock value-chains in Nepal. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1605 NOV 14, 2017

Disclosed

Russian Federation - Housing and Communal Services Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 121298 NOV 13, 2017

Disclosed

The 1.5 billion people question : food, vouchers, or cash transfers? (English)

With 1.5 billion people covered globally, food and voucher programs provide an important lifeline for the poor and vulnerable. The study is the 1.5 Billion People Question: Food, Vouchers or Cash Transfers? ... See More +

Publication 120368 NOV 11, 2017

Alderman,Harold H.; Gentilini,Ugo; Yemtsov,Ruslan G. Disclosed

Mozambique - Primary Health Care Strengthening Program for Results : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)

The development objective of Primary Health Care Strengthening Program for Results for Mozambique is to improve the utilization and quality of reproductive, maternal, child and adolescent health and nutrition services, particularly in underserved areas. ... See More +

Program-for-Results Environmental and Social Systems Assessment 121370 NOV 10, 2017

Disclosed

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Mission and the bottom line : performance incentives in a multi-goal organization (English)
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DEC 12, 2017 WPS8270 Policy Research Working Paper
Uganda economic update : tenth edition – accelerating Uganda's development : ending child marriage, educating girls (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 121848 Working Paper
Mini-grids and arrival of the main grid : lessons from Cambodia, Sri Lanka, and Indonesia (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 121823 ESMAP Paper
Angola - Health System Performance Strengthening Project : environmental assessment : Quadro de gestão ambiental e social (Portuguese)
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DEC 01, 2017 SFG3838 Environmental Assessment
Les réfugiés du Sahel : le visage humain d’une crise régionale (French)
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NOV 30, 2017 121818 Working Paper
Myanmar - Enhancing Community Driven Development Project : resettlement plan : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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NOV 29, 2017 SFG3814 Resettlement Plan
Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of - Conditional Cash Transfers Project : procurement plan (English)
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NOV 27, 2017 121702 Procurement Plan
The impacts of safety nets in Africa : what are we learning ? (English)
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NOV 22, 2017 WPS8255 Policy Research Working Paper
The impact of fiscal policy on inequality and poverty in Zambia (English)
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NOV 20, 2017 WPS8246 Policy Research Working Paper
Food systems for an urbanizing world : knowledge product (English)
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NOV 20, 2017 122014 Working Paper
The evolution of the Canadian pension model : practical lessons for building world-class pension organizations (English)
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NOV 17, 2017 121375 Working Paper
Energy subsidies : identifying and quantifying energy subsidies : Guidance note 1 (English)
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NOV 17, 2017 121475 ESMAP Paper
West Bank and Gaza - Cash Transfer Project : restructuring (English)
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NOV 15, 2017 RES29684 Project Paper
West Africa - Coastal Areas Resilience Investment Project : environmental and social management framework - executive summaries (English)
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NOV 15, 2017 121484 Board Report
Western Africa - Coastal Area Management Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 5) : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale pour Senegal (French)
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NOV 15, 2017 SFG3801 Environmental Assessment
Policies, attitudes, and perceptions towards inclusive education : evidence from selected counties in Guangdong, China (English)
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NOV 14, 2017 121755 Brief
Nepal - Livestock Sector Innovation Project (English)
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NOV 14, 2017 PAD1605 Project Appraisal Document
Russian Federation - Housing and Communal Services Project : procurement plan (English)
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NOV 13, 2017 121298 Procurement Plan
The 1.5 billion people question : food, vouchers, or cash transfers? (English)
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NOV 11, 2017 120368 Publication
Mozambique - Primary Health Care Strengthening Program for Results : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)
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NOV 10, 2017 121370 Program-for-Results Environmental and Social Systems Assessment