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Technology breakthroughs : the nerve of development in Africa? (French)

Working Paper 119911 SEP 20, 2017

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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

Blockchain in development : part I - a new mechanism of trust? (English)

Blockchain is an exciting new technology that may prove to be a radical innovation - similar to technologies such as the steam engine and the Internet that triggered previous industrial revolutions - with the power to disrupt existing economic and business models. ... See More +

Brief 118734 JUL 01, 2017

Niforos, Marina Disclosed

Blockchain in development : part II - how it can impact emerging markets (English)

Blockchain is an innovative new technology with the power to disrupt existing economic and business models, as discussed in EMCompass note 40. ... See More +

Brief 118735 JUL 01, 2017

Niforos, Marina 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

China's inclusive innovation for sustainable inclusive growth : 中國包容性創新促進可持續發展 (Chinese)

Inclusive innovation seeks to expand access to essential goods and services, thereby improving quality of life, and enhancing economic empowerment through knowledge creation, acquisition, adaption, absorption, and deployment efforts targeted directly at the needs of excluded populations. ... See More +

Working Paper 82519 APR 12, 2017

English Disclosed

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

Procurement Plan 114137 APR 09, 2017

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Vietnam - Fostering Innovation through Research, Science and Technology Project : procurement plan : Annex 4 (English)

Procurement Plan 114126 APR 09, 2017

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

Procurement Plan 114139 APR 09, 2017

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

Procurement Plan 114138 APR 09, 2017

Disclosed

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

Procurement Plan 114121 APR 09, 2017

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

Procurement Plan 114117 APR 07, 2017

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

Procurement Plan 114116 APR 07, 2017

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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

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How Fintech is reaching the poor in Africa and Asia : a start-up perspective (English)

This note explores the way traditional banks and financial technology companies, or Fintech’s, interact in Africa and Asia, and their ability to offer innovative digital financial services that grant unbanked individuals access to financial transactions. ... See More +

Brief 114396 MAR 01, 2017

Alexander,Alexander Jonathan; Shi,Lin-000470985; Solomon,Bensam Biniam 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

Research grants for science-industry collaboration : do they spur innovation? (English)

Collaborations between science and industry are becoming increasingly important for the innovation process, in part because many new inventions are directly rooted in science, such as biotechnology, information technology, and new materials. ... See More +

Brief 112126 JAN 01, 2017

Bruhn,Miriam; Mckenzie,David J. 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

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Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Technology breakthroughs : the nerve of development in Africa? (French)
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SEP 20, 2017 119911 Working Paper
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
Blockchain in development : part I - a new mechanism of trust? (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 118734 Brief
Blockchain in development : part II - how it can impact emerging markets (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 118735 Brief
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
China's inclusive innovation for sustainable inclusive growth : 中國包容性創新促進可持續發展 (Chinese)
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APR 12, 2017 82519 Working Paper English
Vietnam - Fostering Innovation through Research, Science and Technology Project : procurement plan (English)
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APR 09, 2017 114137 Procurement Plan
Vietnam - Fostering Innovation through Research, Science and Technology Project : procurement plan : Annex 4 (English)
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APR 09, 2017 114126 Procurement Plan
Vietnam - Fostering Innovation through Research, Science and Technology Project : procurement plan (English)
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APR 09, 2017 114139 Procurement Plan
Vietnam - Fostering Innovation through Research, Science and Technology Project : procurement plan (English)
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APR 09, 2017 114138 Procurement Plan
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
Ethiopia - National Quality Infrastructure Development Project (English)
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MAR 06, 2017 PAD2097 Project Appraisal Document
How Fintech is reaching the poor in Africa and Asia : a start-up perspective (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 114396 Brief
Social learning about environmental innovations : experimental analysis of adoption timing (English)
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JAN 25, 2017 WPS7955 Policy Research Working Paper
Research grants for science-industry collaboration : do they spur innovation? (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112126 Brief
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