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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

Progress in non-monetary well-being in Africa, but large challenges remain (English)

Poverty reduction is not just a matter of improving incomes. Other dimensions that people value, and that cannot be measured by looking at income, include the ability to read and write, the ability to live long and healthy lives, two focus areas of the Sustainable Development Goals, as well as to be free from violence and to be free to decide. ... See More +

Brief 105631 MAY 01, 2016

Beegle,Kathleen G.; Christiaensen,Luc; Dabalen,Andrew L.; Gaddis,Isis Disclosed

The different dimensions of inequality in Africa (English)

Of the 10 most unequal countries in the world today, 7 are in Africa. Excluding these countries (five of which have populations of less than 5 million and most of which are in Southern Africa) and controlling for country-level income, Africa has consumption inequality levels comparable to developing countries in other parts of the world. ... See More +

Brief 105632 MAY 01, 2016

Beegle,Kathleen G.; Christiaense, Luc; Dabalen,Andrew L.; Gaddis,Isis Disclosed

ICT use, competitive pressures and firm performance in Mexico (English)

This paper presents a set of stylized facts on the relation between information and communications technology (ICT) use, firm performance, and competition. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7629 APR 11, 2016

Iacovone,Leonardo; Pereira Lopez,Mariana De La Paz; Schiffbauer,Marc Tobias Disclosed

Tunisia - Tertiary Education for Employability Project : Tunisie - Projet enseignement supérieur et employabilité (French)

Project Information Document PIDC18575 MAR 14, 2016

0000A8056 English Disclosed

Out of school and out of work : risk and opportunities for Latin America’s ninis : Ninis en América Latina : 20 millones de jóvenes en busca de oportunidades (Spanish)

This study aims to provide policy makers in the region with analysis of the nini issue and options for addressing it in their countries. To do so, the study undertakes a comprehensive diagnosis quantifying the problem, develops a conceptual framework identifying the determinants of youths’ choices, uses all the available data to test the theoretical implications, and reviews the evidence regarding interventions that have proven effective in keeping youth in school and helping them become employed. ... See More +

Publication 99447 JAN 15, 2016

De Hoyos Navarro,Rafael E.; Rogers,F. Halsey; Székely, Miguel English Disclosed

The PASET Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF) : Fonds regional de bourses d’etudes et d’innovations du PASET (French)

Africa is home to 13.4 percent of the world’s population, but contributes barely 1.1 percent of scientific researchers in the world, with just about one scientist or engineer per 10,000 inhabitants. ... See More +

Brief 103746 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Madagascar - 2015 review of public expenditure in social sectors : executive summary : Madagascar - Revue des dépenses publiques relatives aux secteurs sociaux : résumé exécutif (French)

Madagascar’s economic growth has been slow at 1 percent annually in the last five years and far inferior to sub-Saharan region’s average. Income per capita in 2014 fell to around USD 400 (2005 constant USD), losing about 20 percent from 1970 when per capita income reached the highest point since independence. ... See More +

Working Paper 98187 JAN 01, 2016

English Disclosed

Network neutrality and private sector investment (English)

Pricing of internet connectivity services poses two important regulatory challenges. The first is which pricing model maximizes social welfare and allows achieving the most efficient degree of innovation and investment in two inter-dependent markets, internet access provision and internet content supply. ... See More +

World Development Report 102961 JAN 01, 2016

Garcia,Jose Marino Disclosed

Best practices and lessons learned in ICT sector innovation : a case study of Israel (English)

It has been the Israeli government’s explicit goal to position Israel at the core of the knowledge economy. This case study of Israel information and communications technology (ICT) sector highlights the important role of the government in the emergence of Israel as a power house of high-tech in ICT, by laying the foundations for private industry to support innovation, and through heavy investment in building the much-needed human capital resource. ... See More +

World Development Report 102958 JAN 01, 2016

Getz, Daphne; Goldberg,Itzhak Disclosed

Walking the walk (English)

The World Bank’s 2016 World Development Report explores how digital technologies are impacting growth, jobs and public services. The internet and other digital technologies profoundly affect the lives of billions of people. ... See More +

World Development Report 102966 JAN 01, 2016

Welsum, Desirée van Disclosed

Nepal - Second Poverty Alleviation Fund Project : additional financing - procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 102741 DEC 23, 2015

Disclosed

Rwanda - Second Phase of the Regional Communications Infrastructure Program Project (English)

Ratings for the Second Phase of the Regional Communications Infrastructure Program Project for Rwanda were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3486 DEC 15, 2015

Disclosed

Guinea - Pooled-Fund for Basic Education Project : procurement plan : Guinea - Fonds Commun pour l’Education de Base : plan de passation (French)

Procurement Plan 103283 NOV 11, 2015

Disclosed

India - Second Kerala Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 100522 OCT 21, 2015

Disclosed

Vietnam - Information and Communication Technology Development Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14822 SEP 29, 2015

Disclosed

Ethiopia - Program-for-results enhancing shared prosperity through equitable services : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 99552 SEP 15, 2015

Disclosed

Tajikistan - Fourth Global Partnership for Education (GPE) Project : resettlement plan : Abbreviated resettlement action plan for construction of the secondary school no. 56 of Jamoat Sufiën Khalifa Hassan Pendžiken city (Russian,English)

The development objective of the Fourth Global Partnership for Education (GPE) Project for Tajikistan is to contribute to improving the learning conditions and quality in pre-school and general education. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG1317 SEP 01, 2015

Khaminwa,Angela Nyawira Disclosed

Turning a shove into a nudge? : a “labeled cash transfer” for education (English)

Conditional Cash Transfers (CCTs) have been shown to increase

Journal Article 104040 AUG 01, 2015

Benhassine,Najy; Devoto,Florencia; Duflo,Esther; Dupas,Pascaline; Pascaline,Victor Disclosed

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India - Second Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project : restructuring (English)
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MAY 17, 2016 RES18941 Project Paper
Progress in non-monetary well-being in Africa, but large challenges remain (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 105631 Brief
The different dimensions of inequality in Africa (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 105632 Brief
ICT use, competitive pressures and firm performance in Mexico (English)
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APR 11, 2016 WPS7629 Policy Research Working Paper
Tunisia - Tertiary Education for Employability Project : Tunisie - Projet enseignement supérieur et employabilité (French)
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MAR 14, 2016 PIDC18575 Project Information Document English
Out of school and out of work : risk and opportunities for Latin America’s ninis : Ninis en América Latina : 20 millones de jóvenes en busca de oportunidades (Spanish)
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JAN 15, 2016 99447 Publication English
The PASET Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF) : Fonds regional de bourses d’etudes et d’innovations du PASET (French)
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JAN 01, 2016 103746 Brief
Madagascar - 2015 review of public expenditure in social sectors : executive summary : Madagascar - Revue des dépenses publiques relatives aux secteurs sociaux : résumé exécutif (French)
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JAN 01, 2016 98187 Working Paper English
Network neutrality and private sector investment (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102961 World Development Report
Best practices and lessons learned in ICT sector innovation : a case study of Israel (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102958 World Development Report
Walking the walk (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102966 World Development Report
Nepal - Second Poverty Alleviation Fund Project : additional financing - procurement plan (English)
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DEC 23, 2015 102741 Procurement Plan
Rwanda - Second Phase of the Regional Communications Infrastructure Program Project (English)
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DEC 15, 2015 ICR3486 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Guinea - Pooled-Fund for Basic Education Project : procurement plan : Guinea - Fonds Commun pour l’Education de Base : plan de passation (French)
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NOV 11, 2015 103283 Procurement Plan
India - Second Kerala Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project : procurement plan (English)
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OCT 21, 2015 100522 Procurement Plan
Vietnam - Information and Communication Technology Development Project (English)
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SEP 29, 2015 ICRR14822 Implementation Completion Report Review
Ethiopia - Program-for-results enhancing shared prosperity through equitable services : chair summary (English)
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SEP 15, 2015 99552 Board Summary
Tajikistan - Fourth Global Partnership for Education (GPE) Project : resettlement plan : Abbreviated resettlement action plan for construction of the secondary school no. 56 of Jamoat Sufiën Khalifa Hassan Pendžiken city (Russian,English)
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SEP 01, 2015 SFG1317 Resettlement Plan
Turning a shove into a nudge? : a “labeled cash transfer” for education (English)
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AUG 01, 2015 104040 Journal Article
Africa - Additional Financing of the Higher Education Centers of Excellence Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Liste de contrôle du Plan de gestion environnementale et format pour les topologies à faible risque (French,English)
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AUG 01, 2015 SFG1333 Environmental Assessment