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Public access to information for development : a guide to effective implementation of right to information laws (English)

With more than 100 right to information (RTI) laws also called freedom of information or access to information laws now in place globally, the groundwork has been laid to advance more transparent, accountable, and inclusive governance as a pathway to poverty reduction and economic development. ... See More +

Publication 106580 JUN 29, 2016

Lemieux,Victoria Louise; Trapnell, Stephanie E. Disclosed

Kazakhstan - Fostering Productive Innovation Project : environmental management framework (Russian)

The development objective of the Fostering Productive Innovation Project for Kazakhstan is to promote high-quality, nationally relevant research, and commercialization of technologies. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4640 AUG 01, 2014

English Disclosed

Kazakhstan - Fostering Productive Innovation Project : environmental management framework (English)

The development objective of the Fostering Productive Innovation Project for Kazakhstan is to promote high-quality, nationally relevant research, and commercialization of technologies. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4640 AUG 01, 2014

Russian Disclosed

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

Procurement Plan 89678 JUL 02, 2014

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R&D and aggregate fluctuations (English)

The research and development (R&D) sector is considered one of the main driving forces of sustainable growth in the long run. The sector, however, also shows excessive volatility which raises interesting questions regarding the sources of this volatility as well as the nature of the relation between the sector and aggregate fluctuations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6017 MAR 01, 2012

Artuc, Erhan; Pourpourides, Panayiotis M. Disclosed

R&D decisions during the crisis : firm-level evidence for selected eastern countries (English)

Recent empirical work finds that Research and Development (R&D) expenditures, particularly from the business sector, tend to move in parallel with gross domestic product (GDP). ... See More +

Brief 69414 JAN 01, 2011

Correa, Paulo; Iootty, Mariana Disclosed

Croatia - Increasing Innovation Potential : Ampliar el potencial innovador de Croacia (Spanish)

This Results Profile focuses on increasing Croatia’s innovation potential. Rising living standards reduced the competitiveness of Croatia’s labor-intensive industries, while inadequate science, technology, and innovation policies hampered the development of knowledge-based sectors. ... See More +

Brief 97307 SEP 15, 2010

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North-south trade-related technology diffusion : virtuous growth cycles in Latin America (English)

This paper examines the impact on total factor productivity in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and in other developing countries of trade-related technology diffusion from the North) (denoted by NRD), education, and governance, research and development The NRD value for a developing country is an average of R&D stocks in the North, with weights related to openness with the North. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5300 MAY 01, 2010

Schiff, Maurice; Wang, Yanling Disclosed

Inequality of economic opportunity in Turkey : an assessment using asset indicators and women's background variables : Turkiye de ekonomik firsat esitsizligi : varlik gostergeleri ve kadinlarin altyapi degiskenleri kullanilarak yapilan bir degerlendirme (Turkish)

Using information on asset ownership, housing quality, and access to services to construct an indicator of household wealth, the author estimates the share of inequality among prime-age Turkish women that can be attributed to unequal opportunities. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 75432 MAR 01, 2010

Ferreira, Francisco H. G.; Gignoux, Jeremie; Aran, Meltem English Disclosed

Innovation shortfalls (English)

There is a common perception that low productivity or low growth is due to what can be called an "innovation shortfall," usually identified as a low rate of investment in research and development (R&D) when compared with some high innovation countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4283 JUL 01, 2007

Maloney, William; Rodriguez-Clare, Andres Disclosed

Transcript of oral history interview with Gregory Ingram held on July 07 and November 20, 2006 (English)

In July 7 and November 20, 2006, Gregory Ingram was interviewed on behalf of the World Bank Group Archives oral history program by Charles Ziegler. ... See More +

Transcript 110247 JUL 01, 2006

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Innovation and technology absorption for growth (English)

These proceedings encapsulate the key messages emerging from the three-day Knowledge Economy Forum V (KEF V) on Innovation and Technology Absorption for Growth, held in Prague, Czech Republic on March 28-30, 2006. ... See More +

Working Paper 70561 JUN 01, 2006

Kapil, Natasha; Blanco-Armas, Enrique; Montes-Negret, Fernando Disclosed

Institutionalization of monitoring and evaluation systems to improve public sector management : Institucionalizacioin de los sistemas de seguimiento y evaluacion para mejorar la gestion del sector publico (Spanish)

A growing number of countries are pursuing a results orientation by building or strengthening their government monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 37828 JAN 31, 2006

Mackay, Keith English Disclosed

Innovation and development around the world, 1960-2000 (English)

The authors present a database of indicators of innovative activity around the world since the early 1960s. The data include measures of innovation outcomes as well as variables related to innovation effort. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3774 NOV 01, 2005

Lederman, Daniel; Saenz, Laura Disclosed

Higher education governance (Russian)

The current analytical report provides a multi-faceted view of the vital issues related to improving university governance mechanisms and higher education management systems as a whole at a time when the country goes through the transitional period towards market economy and knowledge-based society. ... See More +

Publication 38520 JUL 15, 2005

Disclosed

International Comparison Program (ICP) status and progress report submitted to the ICP executive board (English)

This report provides the status of the global and regional activities of the program since the last meeting of the Executive Board in August 2003, and invites the Board to review the progress that has been made to date. ... See More +

Working Paper 90333 FEB 01, 2004

Disclosed

On the quantity and quality of knowledge: the impact of openness and foreign research and development on north-north and north-south technology spillovers (English)

Knowledge accumulation means either new knowledge (an increase in its quality), greater access to existing knowledge (an increase in its quantity), or both. ... See More +

Working Paper 28155 JAN 15, 2004

Yanling Wang; Schiff, Maurice

On the quantity and quality of knowledge - the impact of openness and foreign research and development on North-North and North-South technology spillovers (English)

Knowledge accumulation means either new knowledge (an increase in its quality), greater access to existing knowledge (an increase in its quantity), or both. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3190 JAN 01, 2004

Schiff, Maurice; Wang, Yanling;

Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) news (English)

Contents: Kenya hosts annual general meeting 2003: ringing endorsement for CGIAR's mission. Gulf. Message from the Chairman and Director. Gulf Cooperation Council joins CGIAR. ... See More +

Newsletter 33142 NOV 01, 2003

Hussain, Sarwat [editor] Disclosed

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Public access to information for development : a guide to effective implementation of right to information laws (English)
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JUN 29, 2016 106580 Publication
Kazakhstan - Fostering Productive Innovation Project : environmental management framework (Russian)
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AUG 01, 2014 E4640 Environmental Assessment English
Kazakhstan - Fostering Productive Innovation Project : environmental management framework (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 E4640 Environmental Assessment Russian
Vietnam - Fostering Innovation through Research, Science, and Technology (FIRST) Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUL 02, 2014 89678 Procurement Plan
Burundi - East Africa Public Health Laboratory Networking Project : procurement plan : Burundi - Projet de Renforcement des Reseaux de Laboratoires en Afrique de l'Est : plan de passation des marches (French)
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JUN 20, 2014 89044 Procurement Plan
R&D and aggregate fluctuations (English)
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MAR 01, 2012 WPS6017 Policy Research Working Paper
R&D decisions during the crisis : firm-level evidence for selected eastern countries (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 69414 Brief
Croatia - Increasing Innovation Potential : Ampliar el potencial innovador de Croacia (Spanish)
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SEP 15, 2010 97307 Brief
North-south trade-related technology diffusion : virtuous growth cycles in Latin America (English)
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MAY 01, 2010 WPS5300 Policy Research Working Paper
Inequality of economic opportunity in Turkey : an assessment using asset indicators and women's background variables : Turkiye de ekonomik firsat esitsizligi : varlik gostergeleri ve kadinlarin altyapi degiskenleri kullanilarak yapilan bir degerlendirme (Turkish)
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MAR 01, 2010 75432 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Innovation shortfalls (English)
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JUL 01, 2007 WPS4283 Policy Research Working Paper
Transcript of oral history interview with Gregory Ingram held on July 07 and November 20, 2006 (English)
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JUL 01, 2006 110247 Transcript
Innovation and technology absorption for growth (English)
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JUN 01, 2006 70561 Working Paper
Institutionalization of monitoring and evaluation systems to improve public sector management : Institucionalizacioin de los sistemas de seguimiento y evaluacion para mejorar la gestion del sector publico (Spanish)
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JAN 31, 2006 37828 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Innovation and development around the world, 1960-2000 (English)
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NOV 01, 2005 WPS3774 Policy Research Working Paper
Higher education governance (Russian)
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JUL 15, 2005 38520 Publication
International Comparison Program (ICP) status and progress report submitted to the ICP executive board (English)
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FEB 01, 2004 90333 Working Paper
On the quantity and quality of knowledge: the impact of openness and foreign research and development on north-north and north-south technology spillovers (English)
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JAN 15, 2004 28155 Working Paper
On the quantity and quality of knowledge - the impact of openness and foreign research and development on North-North and North-South technology spillovers (English)
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JAN 01, 2004 WPS3190 Policy Research Working Paper
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) news (English)
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NOV 01, 2003 33142 Newsletter