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Internal Audit Vice Presidency (English)

IAD is an independent and objective assurance and advisory function designed to add value to the World Bank Group (WBG) by improving the operations of WBG’s entities. ... See More +

Board Report 93226 DEC 10, 2014

Developing social-emotional skills for the labor market : the PRACTICE model (English)

Although there is a general agreement in the literature of the importance of social-emotional skills for labor market success, there is little consensus on the specific skills that should be acquired or how and when to teach them. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7123 NOV 01, 2014

Guerra, Nancy; Modecki, Kathryn; Cunningham, Wendy

Technical assessment of open data platforms for national statistical organisations (English)

The term quot;open dataquot; is generally understood to be data that are made available to the public free of charge, without registration or restrictive licenses, for any purpose whatsoever (including commercial purposes), in electronic, machine-readable formats that ensure data are easy to find, download and use. ... See More +

Working Paper 92810 OCT 18, 2014

Budget Committee : Minutes of Meeting held on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 (English)

Minutes 91573 OCT 01, 2014

Audit Committee : Minutes of Meeting held on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 (English)

Minutes 91572 SEP 17, 2014

Audit Committee : minutes of joint meeting held on Monday, September 8, 2014 (English)

Minutes 90538 SEP 08, 2014

World development report 2015 : mind, society, and behavior - chair summary (English)

Board Summary 92893 AUG 28, 2014

Innovating in the manufacturing sector in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

An Enterprise Survey is a firm-level survey of a representative sample of an economy’s private sector. The surveys cover a broad range of business environment topics including access to finance, competition, corruption, crime, gender, infrastructure, innovation, labor, performance measures, and trade. ... See More +

Brief 92285 AUG 01, 2014

Republic of the South Sudan national DDR program 2013-2014 Pilot Reintegration Project : ICRS and M;E manuals (English)

This document is prepared for the South Sudan National DDR Commission (NDDRC) by the World Bank’s Transitional Demobilization and Reintegration Program (TDRP). ... See More +

Working Paper 92604 AUG 01, 2014

Zafar, Adeel

Learning and results in World Bank operations : how the Bank learns - evaluation one (English)

Knowledge, learning, and innovation are one of eight objectives that will be monitored in the Bankapos;s new strategy. The independent evaluation group (IEG) is conducting a program of learning and results evaluations to promote a better understanding of how the World Bank acquires, captures, and transfers knowledge and learning in its lending operations, and what scope there is for improving. ... See More +

Working Paper 89421 JUL 01, 2014

Carvalho, Soniya; Heath, John; Gaarder, Marie; Jimenez, Emmanuel; Heider, Caroline

Learning dynamics and support for economic reforms : why good news can be bad (English)

Support for economic reforms has often shown puzzling dynamics: many reforms that began successfully lost public support. This paper shows that learning dynamics can rationalize this paradox because the process of revealing reform outcomes is an example of sampling without replacement. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6973 JUL 01, 2014

van Wijnbergen, Sweder; Willems, Tim

World development report 2015 : mind and society - how a better understanding of human behavior can improve development policy (English)

Individualsapos; lives are filled with decisions. Until recently, most economists have assumed that people choose among objective, well-understood options. ... See More +

Board Report 89500 JUL 01, 2014

Hoff, Karla; Gauri, Varun

Planning an open cities mapping project (English)

This guide offers a comprehensive understanding of the design and implementation of an Open Cities mapping project for both practitioners in the field and those interested in a higher-level understanding of the process. ... See More +

Working Paper 91832 JUL 01, 2014

Forni, Marc; Haack, Jeff; Soden, Robert; York, Dustin; Sommerville, Ryan; Deparday, Vivien

Privileges instead of jobs : politically connected firms receive generous policy privileges undermining competition and job creation (English)

Policies in MENA countries often limit competition and job creation by constraining firm startup and productivity growth. Policies have often been captured by a handful of politically connected firms. ... See More +

Brief 91706 JUL 01, 2014

Arabic

A comparative study of ex-combatant reintegration in the African great lakes region : trajectories, processes, and paradoxes (English)

This study explores the reintegration processes that ex-combatants, as well as the communities that receive them, go through in the transition from being soldiers to being civilians across the Great Lakes region (GLR) of Africa (Uganda, Rwanda, DRC, RoC, and Burundi). ... See More +

Working Paper 92605 JUL 01, 2014

Rhea, Randolph; Cao, Qinyu

Open data challenges and opportunities for national statistical offices (English)

Open Data initiatives are transforming how governments and other public institutions interact and provide services to their constituents. They increase transparency and value to citizens, reduce inefficiencies and barriers to information, enable data-driven applications that improve public service delivery, and provide public data that can stimulate innovative business opportunities. ... See More +

Working Paper 89383 JUL 01, 2014

Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) annual report 2014 : expanding influence (English)

In FY14 IEG delivered seven major evaluations, two country program evaluations (CPEs), the annual Results and Performance Report, and 47 Project Performance Assessment Reports (PPARs) on World Bank operations. ... See More +

Annual Report 92478 JUN 30, 2014

Open data for economic growth (English)

Many governments are pursuing open data policies. One of the key policy drivers has been to use open data to drive economic growth and business innovation. ... See More +

Working Paper 89606 JUN 25, 2014

Stott, Andrew

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Internal Audit Vice Presidency (English)
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DEC 10, 2014 93226 Board Report
Developing social-emotional skills for the labor market : the PRACTICE model (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7123 Policy Research Working Paper
Technical assessment of open data platforms for national statistical organisations (English)
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OCT 18, 2014 92810 Working Paper
Budget Committee : Minutes of Meeting held on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91573 Minutes
Committee on Development Effectiveness (CODE) : minutes of the meeting held on Monday, September 29, 2014 (English)
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SEP 29, 2014 91574 Minutes
Audit Committee : Minutes of Meeting held on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 (English)
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SEP 17, 2014 91572 Minutes
Audit Committee : minutes of joint meeting held on Monday, September 8, 2014 (English)
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SEP 08, 2014 90538 Minutes
World development report 2015 : mind, society, and behavior - chair summary (English)
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AUG 28, 2014 92893 Board Summary
Innovating in the manufacturing sector in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 92285 Brief
Republic of the South Sudan national DDR program 2013-2014 Pilot Reintegration Project : ICRS and M;E manuals (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 92604 Working Paper
Learning and results in World Bank operations : how the Bank learns - evaluation one (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 89421 Working Paper
Learning dynamics and support for economic reforms : why good news can be bad (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6973 Policy Research Working Paper
World development report 2015 : mind and society - how a better understanding of human behavior can improve development policy (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 89500 Board Report
Planning an open cities mapping project (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 91832 Working Paper
Privileges instead of jobs : politically connected firms receive generous policy privileges undermining competition and job creation (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 91706 Brief Arabic
A comparative study of ex-combatant reintegration in the African great lakes region : trajectories, processes, and paradoxes (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 92605 Working Paper
Open data challenges and opportunities for national statistical offices (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 89383 Working Paper
Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) annual report 2014 : expanding influence (English)
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JUN 30, 2014 92478 Annual Report
Nepal - Strengthening the Office of the Auditor General Project : implementation review and support mission - June 23-27, 2014 (English)
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JUN 27, 2014 89890 Aide Memoire
Open data for economic growth (English)
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JUN 25, 2014 89606 Working Paper