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Armenia - Leveling the STEM playing field for women : differences in opportunity and outcomes in fields of study and the labor market : Armenia - leveling the STEM playing field for women : differences in opportunity and outcomes in fields of study and the labor market (English)

This report summarizes the challenges facing Armenian women at school and in the workplace with a special focus on STEM-related employment. As the world transitions to an increasingly digital economy, jobs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) will become a powerful driver of economic growth in the twenty-first century. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS21924 MAY 01, 2017

Inoue,Keiko; Bailey,Laura E.; Aedo Inostroza,Mario Cristian Disclosed

China's inclusive innovation for sustainable inclusive growth : 中國包容性創新促進可持續發展 (Chinese)

Inclusive innovation seeks to expand access to essential goods and services, thereby improving quality of life, and enhancing economic empowerment through knowledge creation, acquisition, adaption, absorption, and deployment efforts targeted directly at the needs of excluded populations. ... See More +

Working Paper 82519 APR 12, 2017

English Disclosed

Vietnam - Fostering Innovation through Research, Science and Technology Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 114137 APR 09, 2017

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Vietnam - Fostering Innovation through Research, Science and Technology Project : procurement plan : Annex 4 (English)

Procurement Plan 114126 APR 09, 2017

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Vietnam - Fostering Innovation through Research, Science and Technology Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 114139 APR 09, 2017

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Vietnam - Fostering Innovation through Research, Science and Technology Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 114138 APR 09, 2017

Disclosed

Vietnam - Fostering Innovation through Research, Science, and Technology (FIRST) Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 114121 APR 09, 2017

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Vietnam - Fostering Innovation through Research, Science and Technology Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 114117 APR 07, 2017

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Vietnam - Fostering Innovation through Research, Science and Technology Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 114116 APR 07, 2017

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Ethiopia - National Quality Infrastructure Development Project (English)

The development objective of National Quality Infrastructure (NQI) Development Project for Ethiopia is to improve the delivery of quality assurance services to enterprises in the targeted sectors. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2097 MAR 06, 2017

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How Fintech is reaching the poor in Africa and Asia : a start-up perspective (English)

This note explores the way traditional banks and financial technology companies, or Fintech’s, interact in Africa and Asia, and their ability to offer innovative digital financial services that grant unbanked individuals access to financial transactions. ... See More +

Brief 114396 MAR 01, 2017

Alexander,Alexander Jonathan; Shi,Lin-000470985; Solomon,Bensam Biniam Disclosed

Social learning about environmental innovations : experimental analysis of adoption timing (English)

Laboratory experiments were conducted to investigate how private and public information affect the selection of an innovation and the timing of adoption. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7955 JAN 25, 2017

Jamison,Julian C; Owens,David; Woroch,Glenn Disclosed

Research grants for science-industry collaboration : do they spur innovation? (English)

Collaborations between science and industry are becoming increasingly important for the innovation process, in part because many new inventions are directly rooted in science, such as biotechnology, information technology, and new materials. ... See More +

Brief 112126 JAN 01, 2017

Bruhn,Miriam; Mckenzie,David J. Disclosed

China - Technology Needs Assessment Project (English)

Ratings for the Technology Needs Assessment (TNA) Project for China were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to global environment outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3966 DEC 20, 2016

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African home-grown innovations take off (English)

Over the last decade African advances in technology, especially in the home-grown mobile banking sector, have shown how innovation can contribute to economic development across the continent. ... See More +

Brief 109456 SEP 01, 2016

Broadman,Harry G. Disclosed

Expediting trade : impact evaluation of an in-house clearance program (English)

Despite the importance of trade facilitation as an area of trade and development policy, there have been very few impact evaluations of specific trade facilitation reforms. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7708 JUN 20, 2016

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

Benchmarking institutions of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (ASET) in Sub-Saharan Africa : benchmarking results (English)

In this benchmarking report, a comprehensive benchmarking analysis of the participating Sub-Saharan African universities is conducted in terms of the key indicators identified and constructed for the purpose of assessing institutional performance and health. ... See More +

Working Paper 107420 JUN 06, 2016

Disclosed

Indonesia - Sustainable Management of Agricultural Research and Technology Dissemination (SMARTD) Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of Sustainable Management of Agricultural Research and Technology Dissemination (SMARTD) Project for Indonesia is to improve the institutional capacity and performance of the Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Development (IAARD) to develop and disseminate relevant and demand-driven innovative technologies, meeting the needs of producers and of the agri-food system. ... See More +

Project Paper RES18411 JUN 03, 2016

Ekanayake,Indira Janaki Disclosed

Who supports violent extremism in developing countries ? analysis of attitudes based on value surveys (English)

What are the common characteristics among radicalized individuals, willing to justify attacks targeting civilians? Drawing on information on attitudes toward extreme violence and other characteristics of 30,787 individuals from 27 developing countries around the world, and employing a variety of econometric techniques, this paper identifies the partial correlates of extremism. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7691 JUN 01, 2016

Kiendrebeogo,Youssouf; Ianchovichina,Elena Disclosed

India - Second Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Second Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project for India is to accelerate the development of the core road network through leveraging public sector outlays with private sector financing and improving the institutional effectiveness of the road sector agencies to deliver effective and safe roads to users. ... See More +

Project Paper RES18941 MAY 17, 2016

Disclosed

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Armenia - Leveling the STEM playing field for women : differences in opportunity and outcomes in fields of study and the labor market : Armenia - leveling the STEM playing field for women : differences in opportunity and outcomes in fields of study and the labor market (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 ACS21924 Working Paper
China's inclusive innovation for sustainable inclusive growth : 中國包容性創新促進可持續發展 (Chinese)
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APR 12, 2017 82519 Working Paper English
Vietnam - Fostering Innovation through Research, Science and Technology Project : procurement plan (English)
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APR 09, 2017 114137 Procurement Plan
Vietnam - Fostering Innovation through Research, Science and Technology Project : procurement plan : Annex 4 (English)
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APR 09, 2017 114126 Procurement Plan
Vietnam - Fostering Innovation through Research, Science and Technology Project : procurement plan (English)
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APR 09, 2017 114139 Procurement Plan
Vietnam - Fostering Innovation through Research, Science and Technology Project : procurement plan (English)
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APR 09, 2017 114138 Procurement Plan
Vietnam - Fostering Innovation through Research, Science, and Technology (FIRST) Project : procurement plan (English)
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APR 09, 2017 114121 Procurement Plan
Vietnam - Fostering Innovation through Research, Science and Technology Project : procurement plan (English)
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APR 07, 2017 114117 Procurement Plan
Vietnam - Fostering Innovation through Research, Science and Technology Project : procurement plan (English)
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APR 07, 2017 114116 Procurement Plan
Ethiopia - National Quality Infrastructure Development Project (English)
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MAR 06, 2017 PAD2097 Project Appraisal Document
How Fintech is reaching the poor in Africa and Asia : a start-up perspective (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 114396 Brief
Social learning about environmental innovations : experimental analysis of adoption timing (English)
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JAN 25, 2017 WPS7955 Policy Research Working Paper
Research grants for science-industry collaboration : do they spur innovation? (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112126 Brief
China - Technology Needs Assessment Project (English)
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DEC 20, 2016 ICR3966 Implementation Completion and Results Report
African home-grown innovations take off (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 109456 Brief
Expediting trade : impact evaluation of an in-house clearance program (English)
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JUN 20, 2016 WPS7708 Policy Research Working Paper
Benchmarking institutions of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (ASET) in Sub-Saharan Africa : benchmarking results (English)
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JUN 06, 2016 107420 Working Paper
Indonesia - Sustainable Management of Agricultural Research and Technology Dissemination (SMARTD) Project : restructuring (English)
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JUN 03, 2016 RES18411 Project Paper
Who supports violent extremism in developing countries ? analysis of attitudes based on value surveys (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 WPS7691 Policy Research Working Paper
India - Second Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project : restructuring (English)
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MAY 17, 2016 RES18941 Project Paper