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Colombia - Strengthening the National System of Science, Technology, and Innovation Project : restructuring (English)

The objectives of the Strengthening the National System of Science, Technology, and Innovation Project for Colombia are to strengthen Administrative Department of Science, Technology and Innovation (COLCIENCIAS) capacity to promote human capital for the knowledge economy, research and development (RD) and innovation; and raise awareness of science, technology and innovation in the Colombian society. ... See More +

Project Paper RES18041 JUN 03, 2015

Audit Committee : minutes of meeting held on Monday, May 18, 2015 (English)

Minutes 97591 MAY 18, 2015

Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) : Work program and budget (FY16) and indicative plan (FY17-18) (English)

Independent Evaluation Group (IEG)s strategic directions in FY16-18 respond to significant changes that are underway in the WBG and in the broader development community. ... See More +

Working Paper 97490 MAY 14, 2015

Indonesia - Water supply and sanitation policy formulation and action planning (WASPOLA) facility 2009-2014 : key results, impacts, and lessons learned (English)

Since 1998 the Government of Indonesia, the Government of Australia, and the World Bank’s water and sanitation program (WSP) have been working together to support policy reform in the water supply and sanitation (WSS) sector in Indonesia. ... See More +

Report ACS13371 MAY 01, 2015

Albrecht,Martin Benedikt

Report of the twelfth meeting of the Trust Fund for Statistical Capacity Building (TFSCB) advisory panel (March 9-13, 2015) : making a success story work in the future (English)

An Advisory Panel (AP) was created in 2003 to conduct a yearly technical review of the World Bank Trust Fund Statistical Capacity Building (TFSCB) activities and propose recommendations to enhance its operation. ... See More +

Working Paper 96853 APR 22, 2015

Moore,Waltraud Maria Magdalena Johanna; Bodin,Jean-Louis

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Real Estate Registration Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 95425 APR 01, 2015

Access to information annual report FY 2014 : moving forward transparency and accountability (English)

July 1, 2013, marked the beginning of World Banks fourth year of implementing its Policy on Access to Information (AI Policy). In this fourth year, covering the period of July 1, 2013, through June 30, 2014 (FY 2014), the World Bank continued its efforts to maximize the publics access to Information in the World Banks possession and to encourage, through its own activities, improved aid transparency across the development community. ... See More +

Annual Report 95456 MAR 30, 2015

Catching up to the technological frontier? : understanding firm-level innovation and productivity in Kenya (English)

Kenya’s economy has undergone a significant process of structural transformation over the last decade. Since 2002, the economy has shown an accelerating trend with GDP growth increasing steadily from below 1 percent in 2002 to 7 percent in 2007. ... See More +

Working Paper 94671 MAR 06, 2015

Cirera, Xavier

Indonesia - Strengthening the Indonesia National Water and Sanitation Information Services Center (NAWASIS) for improved planning (English)

This report summarizes the main achievements of technical assistance provided under the Water Supply and Sanitation Policy Formulation and Action Planning Facility to the Indonesian National Water and Sanitation Information Services (NAWASIS) Centre from October 2012 to December 2014 to further consolidate the water supply and sanitation (WSS) data and information management instrument (NAWASIS Info) as a modular part of the overall services provided by the Centre. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS12422 MAR 01, 2015

Elephant crime intelligence system assessment (English)

This assessment concludes that individual nations as well as regional and transnational organizations now have severely limited to nonexistent capacities to effectively respond to growing threat levels. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 94471 MAR 01, 2015

Fahlman,Robert C; Magrath,William B.

Citizen-driven innovation : a guidebook for city mayors and public administrators (English)

This guidebook aims to bring citizen-driven innovation to policy makers and change agents around the globe, by spreading good practice on open and participatory approaches as applied to digital service development in different nations, climates, cultures, and urban settings. ... See More +

Working Paper 96634 MAR 01, 2015

Eskelinen, Jarmo; Robles, Ana García; Lindy,Ilari; Marsh,Jesse Burgess; Muente Kunigami,Arturo

Report on self-evaluation systems (ROSES 2016) (English)

Self-evaluation systems are mechanisms for learning and mid-course correction that can help the WBG deliver its strategic goals and become a Solutions Bank that is focused on addressing complex development problems. ... See More +

IEG Approach Paper 95189 FEB 24, 2015

Internal Audit Vice Presidency (ADVP) : FY15 second quarter activity report (English)

The objective of the audit of WBG Data Privacy was to assess the adequacy and effectiveness of: (i) the data privacy governance structure including organizational roles, responsibilities, and management oversight of the WBG’s current data privacy practices; and (ii) the policies and procedures for the collection, storage, use, transfer, and destruction of personal information and the existing practices implemented to ensure the privacy of the data. ... See More +

Board Report 94158 FEB 04, 2015

Practical approaches for county governments to facilitate public participation in the planning and budget process (English)

Kenyas new Constitution and supportive legal framework contain multiple provisions requiring both national government and counties to make information publicly available and consult with citizens in planning and budgeting. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 94502 FEB 01, 2015

Omolo,Annette Akinyi; Nizam,Rabya

Debiasing on a roll: changing gambling behavior through experiential learning (English)

This paper tests experiential learning as a debiasing tool against gambling and lottery behavior in South Africa. The study implemented a simple, interactive dice game that simulates worsening winning odds of rolling sixes as more dice are added to the game. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7195 FEB 01, 2015

Abel , Martin; Cole, Shawn; Zia, Bilal

Small miracles -- behavioral insights to improve development policy : World Development Report 2015 (English)

One of the most fruitful advances in modern economics has been the introduction of psychological realism into the model of economic man. The World Development Report 2015 organizes the evidence about how humans actually think and make decisions into a coherent framework useful for designing development policy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7197 FEB 01, 2015

Demeritt, Allison; Hoff, Karla

Behavioral economics and social exclusion : can interventions overcome prejudice ? (English)

Behavioral economics recognizes that mental models -- intuitive sets of ideas about how things work -- can bias an individuals perceptions of himself and the world. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7198 FEB 01, 2015

Hoff, Karla

Improving student learning through informed decisions : the role of education management information systems (English)

Assessing the state of education in a country demands information about the inputs, resources, governance, operations, and outcomes of its education system. ... See More +

Brief 95555 FEB 01, 2015

Abdul-Hamid, Husein; Mintz, Sarah; Saraogi, Namrata

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Colombia - Strengthening the National System of Science, Technology, and Innovation Project : restructuring (English)
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JUN 03, 2015 RES18041 Project Paper
Committee on Governance and Executive Directors’ Administrative Matters : minutes of the meeting held on Tuesday, June 2, 2015 and record of endorsements March 26 thru June 2 (English)
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JUN 02, 2015 97144 Minutes
Budget Committee and Committee on Development Effectiveness : minutes of Joint Meeting held on Monday, June 1, 2015 (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 97594 Minutes
Audit Committee : minutes of meeting held on Monday, May 18, 2015 (English)
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MAY 18, 2015 97591 Minutes
Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) : Work program and budget (FY16) and indicative plan (FY17-18) (English)
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MAY 14, 2015 97490 Working Paper
Indonesia - Water supply and sanitation policy formulation and action planning (WASPOLA) facility 2009-2014 : key results, impacts, and lessons learned (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 ACS13371 Report
Report of the twelfth meeting of the Trust Fund for Statistical Capacity Building (TFSCB) advisory panel (March 9-13, 2015) : making a success story work in the future (English)
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APR 22, 2015 96853 Working Paper
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Real Estate Registration Project : procurement plan (English)
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APR 01, 2015 95425 Procurement Plan
Access to information annual report FY 2014 : moving forward transparency and accountability (English)
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MAR 30, 2015 95456 Annual Report
Catching up to the technological frontier? : understanding firm-level innovation and productivity in Kenya (English)
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MAR 06, 2015 94671 Working Paper
Indonesia - Strengthening the Indonesia National Water and Sanitation Information Services Center (NAWASIS) for improved planning (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 ACS12422 Working Paper
Elephant crime intelligence system assessment (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 94471 Other Environmental Study
Citizen-driven innovation : a guidebook for city mayors and public administrators (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 96634 Working Paper
Report on self-evaluation systems (ROSES 2016) (English)
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FEB 24, 2015 95189 IEG Approach Paper
Internal Audit Vice Presidency (ADVP) : FY15 second quarter activity report (English)
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FEB 04, 2015 94158 Board Report
Practical approaches for county governments to facilitate public participation in the planning and budget process (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94502 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Debiasing on a roll: changing gambling behavior through experiential learning (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 WPS7195 Policy Research Working Paper
Small miracles -- behavioral insights to improve development policy : World Development Report 2015 (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 WPS7197 Policy Research Working Paper
Behavioral economics and social exclusion : can interventions overcome prejudice ? (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 WPS7198 Policy Research Working Paper
Improving student learning through informed decisions : the role of education management information systems (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 95555 Brief