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Ukraine - Science, technology, and innovation public expenditure analysis (English)

This report evaluates the quality mix of public support programs for science, technology, and innovation (STI) in Ukraine and provides recommendations for the improvement of the public support programs' effectiveness. ... See More +

Working Paper 120888 NOV 01, 2017

Zolotarev,Andrey P.; Aridi,Anwar; Frias,Jaime Andres Uribe; Cirera,Xavier Disclosed

Croatia - EU Natura 2000 Integration Project (English)

Ratings for the European Union (EU) Natura 2000 Integration Project for Croatia were as follows: outcome was satisfactory, Bank performance was satisfactory, and monitoring and evaluation quality was substantial. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4150 OCT 27, 2017

Disclosed

The impact of digital technologies on routine tasks : do labor policies matter? (English)

There is a strong concern that technology is increasingly replacing routine tasks, displacing lower-skilled workers. Labor market institutions exist to protect workers from shocks but, by increasing labor costs, labor policy may also constrain firms from adjusting the workforce and, hence, from fully benefiting from technology adoption. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8187 SEP 08, 2017

Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Corseuil,Carlos H. L.; Poole,Jennifer Pamela Disclosed

Civic tech in the global south : assessing technology for the public good (English)

This book is comprised of one study and three field evaluations of civic tech initiatives in developing countries. The study reviews evidence on the use of twenty-three information and communication technology (ICT) platforms designed to amplify citizen voices to improve service delivery. ... See More +

Publication 119037 AUG 21, 2017

Peixoto,Tiago Carneiro; Sifry, Micah L. Disclosed

Jordan - Innovative Startups and SMEs Fund Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Innovative Startups and SMEs Fund Project for Jordan is to increase private early stage equity finance for innovative small and medium enterprises (SMEs). ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3324 MAY 03, 2017

Wan Yan Lun,Steve W. Disclosed

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

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

Procurement Plan 114121 APR 09, 2017

Disclosed

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

Procurement Plan 114117 APR 07, 2017

Disclosed

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

Procurement Plan 114116 APR 07, 2017

Disclosed

Big data in action for government : big data innovation in public services, policy, and engagement (English)

Governments have an opportunity to harness big data solutions to improve productivity, performance and innovation in service delivery and policymaking processes. ... See More +

Working Paper 114011 APR 03, 2017

Disclosed

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

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

Improving the performance of Ethiopian universities in science and technology : a policy note (English)

The Government of Ethiopia (GoE) has demonstrated commitment to expand higher education science and technology (S and T) programs to spur and support its growth and transformation agenda. ... See More +

Working Paper 119694 JAN 01, 2017

000363824:Anna Olefir:aolefir@worldbank.org; 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

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

Measuring firm-level innovation using short questionnaires : evidence from an experiment (English)

Little is known about innovation in developing countries, partly because of the lack of comparable and reliable data. Collecting data on firm-level innovation is challenging because of the subjective definition of what determines an innovation, a problem that is exacerbated in developing countries where innovation is likely to be more incremental and less radical. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7696 JUN 06, 2016

Cirera,Xavier; Muzi,Silvia Disclosed

World development report 2016 : digital dividends (English)

More than 40 percent of the world’s population has access to the internet, with new users coming online every day. Among the poorest 20 percent of households, nearly 7 out of 10 have a mobile phone. ... See More +

World Development Report 102725 JAN 01, 2016

World Bank Disclosed

Human Resources Committee (HRC) : minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 and records of approval October 7 (English)

Minutes 100632 OCT 28, 2015

Disclosed

Human Resources Committee (HRC) : Minutes of the meeting held on Monday, July 13, 2015 and record of approvals June 3 thru 15 (English)

Minutes 98138 JUL 13, 2015

Disclosed

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Ukraine - Science, technology, and innovation public expenditure analysis (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 120888 Working Paper
Croatia - EU Natura 2000 Integration Project (English)
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OCT 27, 2017 ICR4150 Implementation Completion and Results Report
The impact of digital technologies on routine tasks : do labor policies matter? (English)
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SEP 08, 2017 WPS8187 Policy Research Working Paper
Civic tech in the global south : assessing technology for the public good (English)
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AUG 21, 2017 119037 Publication
Jordan - Innovative Startups and SMEs Fund Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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MAY 03, 2017 SFG3324 Environmental Assessment
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
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
Big data in action for government : big data innovation in public services, policy, and engagement (English)
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APR 03, 2017 114011 Working Paper
Ethiopia - National Quality Infrastructure Development Project (English)
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MAR 06, 2017 PAD2097 Project Appraisal Document
Social learning about environmental innovations : experimental analysis of adoption timing (English)
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JAN 25, 2017 WPS7955 Policy Research Working Paper
Improving the performance of Ethiopian universities in science and technology : a policy note (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 119694 Working Paper
China - Technology Needs Assessment Project (English)
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DEC 20, 2016 ICR3966 Implementation Completion and Results Report
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
Measuring firm-level innovation using short questionnaires : evidence from an experiment (English)
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JUN 06, 2016 WPS7696 Policy Research Working Paper
World development report 2016 : digital dividends (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102725 World Development Report
Human Resources Committee (HRC) : minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 and records of approval October 7 (English)
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OCT 28, 2015 100632 Minutes
Human Resources Committee (HRC) : Minutes of the meeting held on Monday, July 13, 2015 and record of approvals June 3 thru 15 (English)
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JUL 13, 2015 98138 Minutes
Brazil - Federal Integrated Water - Interaguas Project : Sixth implementation support and midterm review mission - June 2015 (Vol. 2) : Brasil - Projeto Interáguas : Sexta missão de apoio à implementação revisão de meio termo - Junho 2015 (English)
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JUN 12, 2015 100322 Aide Memoire