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  • Natural Resources and Violent Conflict

    Natural Resources and Violent Conflict

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821355039

    Violent conflict can spell catastrophe for developing countries and their neighbors, stunting and even reversing the course of economic growth. Recent World Bank research on the causes of conflict and civil war finds that the countries most likely t…

  • Violence without Borders

    Violence without Borders
    av World Bank

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781464814525

    Just like nearly every aspect of human experience, crime, conflict, and violence have become increasingly global. Around the world, civil wars, of which there are more today than at any time since the end of World War II, displace greater numbers of…

  • Strategic Environmental Assessment for Policies

    Strategic Environmental Assessment for Policies

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821367629

    Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) is the key tool for integrating environmental considerations into policies, programs and plans. This book focuses on SEA applied to policies. From past experiences using SEA on policies, it draws lessons on t…

  • Global Waves of Debt

    Global Waves of Debt
    av M. Ayhan Kose

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781464815447

    The global economy has experienced four waves of rapid debt accumulation over the past fifty years. The first three debt waves ended with financial crises in many emerging and developing economies.

  • The Rain Forests of Cameroon

    The Rain Forests of Cameroon
    av Giuseppe Topa

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821378786

    Starting in 1994, Cameroon introduced regulatory and market-based reforms to regulate access to its rainforests, balance public and private interests in those forests, and integrate wider economic, cultural, and environmental perspectives of the val…

  • Implementing Energy Subsidy Reforms

    Implementing Energy Subsidy Reforms
    av Maria Vagliasindi

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821395615

    In 1934, Lewis Mumford critiqued the industrial energy system as a key source of authoritarian economic and political tendencies in modern life. Recent debate continues to engage issues of energy authoritarianism, focusing on the contest between en…

  • Energy Efficient Cities

    Energy Efficient Cities

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821381045

    Energy is intrinsic to urban settlements, embedded in the built environment, and directly used to power socio-economic activity, transport and communications, and enable the provision of municipal services. In response to the crucial role of urban e…

  • Information and Communications for Development 2009

    Information and Communications for Development 2009

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821376058

    Over the last decade, information and communications technologies (ICT) have been increasingly used to achieve development goals. Developing countries, including poorer ones, have enjoyed rapid technological progress to help pull millions of people…

  • Delivering on the Promise of Pro-Poor Growth

    Delivering on the Promise of Pro-Poor Growth

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821365151

    Policy makers who seek to reduce poverty should implement policies that enable their countries to achieve a higher rate of growth. Examining the relationship between growth and poverty reduction among eight countries in the 1990s and early 2000s, co…

  • The Impact of Economic Policies on Poverty and Income Distribution

    The Impact of Economic Policies on Poverty and Income Distribution

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821354919

    This book reviews techniques and tools that can be used to evaluate the poverty and distributional impact of economic policy choices. It describes the most robust techniques and tools now available-from the simplest to the most complex-and identifie…

  • Maintaining Momentum to 2015?

    Maintaining Momentum to 2015?
    av Howard Nial White

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821363768

    This report addresses the issue of what publicly-supported programs and external assistance from the Bank and other agencies can do to accelerate attainment of targets such as reducing infant mortality by two-thirds. The evidence presented here rela…

  • Demanding Good Governance

    Demanding Good Governance

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821383803

    Social accountability refers to the wide range of citizen actions to hold the state to account, as well as actions on the part of government, media, and other actors that promote or facilitate these efforts. Social accountability strategies and tool…

  • Tunisia's Global Integration

    Tunisia's Global Integration
    av Ndiame Diop

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821376683

    Tunisia's past integration policies have significantly increased FDI flows in the manufacturing sector, triggering a rise of textiles and clothing and mechanical and electrical components exports through participation to EU production networks and i…

  • Learning in the face of adversity

    Learning in the face of adversity
    av World Bank

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781464807060

    Contrary to what might be expected from a resource-constrained administration serving refugee students who continually face a multitude of adversities, UNRWA students outperform public schools by a year's worth of learning.

  • Institutional Elements of Tax Design and Reform

    Institutional Elements of Tax Design and Reform

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821353943

    This is a study of the constraints on fiscal systems imposed by problems of institutions, administration and incentives in Third-World and post-socialist economies. The contributors examine instutions and their impact from different perspectives. Th…

  • Global Issues for Global Citizens

    Global Issues for Global Citizens

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821367315

    In our world, there are many development issues whose resolution requires international action. Examples include global poverty, communicable diseases, education, migration, climate change, access to water, hunger, international trade, international…

  • Pathways for peace

    Pathways for peace
    av World Bank

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781464811623

    Since 2010, the number and intensity of violent conflicts have increased rapidly. The human and economic costs associated with violent conflict are massive, affecting long-term stability and prospects for economic development and poverty reduction.…

  • European Union Accession

    European Union Accession
    av World Bank & the European Commission

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821343524

    As the European Union (EU) launches its common currency (the Euro), Central European (CE) nations are searching for best practices in public liability management in order to smooth their integration into the EU. This work addresses that concern, exa…

  • Water, sanitation, hygiene, and nutrition in Bangladesh

    Water, sanitation, hygiene, and nutrition in Bangladesh
    av Iffat Mahmud

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781464806988

    This report provides a systematic review of the evidence to date on the relationship between water and sanitation and nutrition. It is meant to stimulate technical discussions and effective collaboration among relevant stakeholders.

  • Tapping the Markets

    Tapping the Markets
    av The World Bank Group

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781464801341

    What needs to be done to enable the domestic private sector to expand its role in the provision of safe water and improved sanitation to the poor in developing countries? Is an expanded role constrained because there is limited market potential, or…

  • Corporate Responses to HIV/AIDS

    Corporate Responses to HIV/AIDS

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821371718

    How should the corporate sector engage in fighting the global burden of the AIDS epidemic? India's relatively low HIV prevalence rate often raises the question of whether it is in corporate sector interest to allocate resources to combat HIV and AID…

  • Evaluating Public Spending

    Evaluating Public Spending

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821336335

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  • Open and nimble

    Open and nimble
    av Daniel Lederman

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781464810428

    In the 1960s, economic development was thought to be shaped by unlimited supplies of labour. Unlimited labour supply implies that wages would remain stagnant even when economies grow. In the 21st Century, the evidence is clear: the correlation betwe…

  • Streamlining Non-Tariff Measures

    Streamlining Non-Tariff Measures
    av Olivier Cadot

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821395103

    This toolkit provides a novel approach and a set of tools that allow policymakers and analysts to identify non-tariff measures (NTMs), assess their trade restrictiveness and impact on prices and welfare, and to strengthen the institutional coordinat…

  • Living through Crises

    Living through Crises

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821389409

    What did the global food, fuel, and financial crises of 2008-11 mean to people living in the developing world? How did people cope with the crisis and how effective were they at averting major impacts? These are the questions addressed by this book,…

  • Knowledge, Technology, and Cluster-based Growth in Africa

    Knowledge, Technology, and Cluster-based Growth in Africa

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821373064

    Africa is on the move, demonstrating in recent years a significant potential for economic growth. Although the region still faces many challenges, it is also generating pockets of economic vitality in the form of enterprise clusters that are contrib…

  • Growing smarter

    Growing smarter
    av World Bank

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781464812613

    One-quarter of the world's school-age children live in East Asia and Pacific. During the past 50 years, some economies in the region have successfully transformed themselves by investing in the continuous upgrading of the knowledge, skills, and abil…

  • Regenerating urban land

    Regenerating urban land
    av World Bank

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781464804731

    Regenerating Urban Land draws on the experience of eight case studies from around the world. The case studies outline various policy and financial instruments to attract private sector investment in urban regeneration of underutilized and unutilized…

  • Income and Asset Disclosure

    Income and Asset Disclosure
    av World Bank

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821397961

    Income and asset disclosure systems (IAD) are gaining prominence as a tool in the fight against corruption, and have the potential to support efforts in both prevention and enforcement. They are intended to prevent and help detect the use of public…

  • Preparing the next generation in Tanzania

    Preparing the next generation in Tanzania
    av World Bank

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781464805905

    Tanzania aims to reach middle income status by 2025. Since the country's economic growth will increasingly require workforce with postsecondary training and skills, the education system needs to close systemic gaps and inefficiencies at the root of…

  • Expanding Opportunities and Building Competencies for Young People

    Expanding Opportunities and Building Competencies for Young People

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821361702

    Latin America faces tremendous challenges, particularly those of development, poverty, and inequality. Education is widely recognized as one of the most critical means of defeating these challenges. Democratizing education, by improving both its cov…

  • Financial and Fiscal Instruments for Catastrophe Risk Management

    Financial and Fiscal Instruments for Catastrophe Risk Management
    av John Pollner

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821395790

    This applied study addresses the large flood exposures of Central Europe and proposes efficient financial and risk transfer mechanisms to mitigate fiscal losses from such natural catastrophes. In 2010 the V-4 Visegrad countries (i.e., Poland, Czech…

  • Parenting Education in Indonesia

    Parenting Education in Indonesia
    av Heather Biggar Tomlinson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781464806216

    This report synthesizes international research on parenting education while providing detailed information on the seven agencies currently providing parenting education programs in Indonesia, collected from interviews, reports, and data presentation…

  • Financial Regulation

    Financial Regulation

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821321232

    The study discusses ways of evaluating financial regulations and their effect on macroeconomic, allocative, protective, and other financial systems. It is a handy guidebook to regulatory changes faced by banking and nonbanking markets alike

  • Ready for takeoff?

    Ready for takeoff?
    av Charles E. Schlumberger

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781464802829

  • Trade in Zimbabwe

    Trade in Zimbabwe
    av World Bank

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781464804465

    Zimbabwe s poor export performance derives from unpredictable macroeconomics, anti-export bias, and industrial policies undermining investor confidence. To inverse this trend, the government needs to introduce economy-wide incentives that align trad…

  • The design and sustainability of renewable energy incentives

    The design and sustainability of renewable energy incentives
    av Peter Meier

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781464803147

    The novelty of this work is the fact that it introduces a rigorous and objective economic perspective of current renewable energy support mechanisms and an empirical analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of these mechanisms, which is much needed…

  • Twenty Years of Health System Reform in Brazil

    Twenty Years of Health System Reform in Brazil
    av Michele Gragnolati

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821398432

    It has been over twenty years since the Brazilian Sistema Unico de Saude (Unified Health System or SUS) was formally established by the 1988 Constitution. The impetus for the SUS came in part from rising costs and a crisis in the social security sys…

  • Customs Modernization Initiatives

    Customs Modernization Initiatives

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821357521

    With an increasing awareness, amongst countries and development agencies, of the importance of policies which facilitate and improve the flow of goods and services across borders, this publication sets out 8 country case studies (Bolivia, Ghana, Mor…

  • Out of school youth in sub-Saharan Africa

    Out of school youth in sub-Saharan Africa
    av World Bank

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781464805059

    This report examines the state of out-of-school youth in Sub-Saharan Africa. It analyzes factors that lead youth to drop out of school and reviews policies and programs designed to keep youth in school, bring youth back to school, or to transition o…

  • World Bank Assistance to Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa

    World Bank Assistance to Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821373507

    Sub-Saharan Africa is a critical development priority - it has some of the world's poorest countries and during the past two decades the number of poor in the Region has doubled, to 300 million - more than 40 percent of the Region's population. Afri…

  • Africa's Future, Africa's Challenge

    Africa's Future, Africa's Challenge

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821368862

    Early childhood intervention programs are one of the most effective ways to build human capital and break the cycle of poverty. Yet the amount spent on early childhood care and education varies considerably, and no model exists that suits every cult…

  • Work and Family

    Work and Family
    av Laura Chioda

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821384855

    Over recent decades, women in Latin America and the Caribbean have increased their labor force participation faster than in any other region of the world. This evolution occurred in the context of more general progress in women's status. Female enro…

  • The last mile on the route to quality service delivery

    The last mile on the route to quality service delivery
    av World Bank

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781464810695

    This report begins to fill this gap by investigating the role of within-facility accountability mechanisms in the education and health sectors of Jordan. To do this, an analysis of existing and original data from these sectors was conducted in which…

  • Public Private Partnerships for Urban Water Utilities

    Public Private Partnerships for Urban Water Utilities

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821379561

    "'Public-Private Partnerships for Urban Water Utilities: A Review of Experiences in Developing Countries' analyzes the market growth of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in the developing world since 1990, and the performance of more than 65 large…

  • Ecuador

    Ecuador

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821355459

    Ecuador has suffered from high external vulnerability, poor macroeconomic performance, and poor governance. A succession of external adversities - linked to the volatility of oil prices and violent variations in capital flows - and natural calamitie…

  • Infraestruturas Financiadas por Recursos Naturais

    Infraestruturas Financiadas por Recursos Naturais
    av Havard Halland

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781464806018

    In recent decades, resource-rich developing countries have been using their natural resources as collateral to access sources of finance for investment. This report provides an analytical discussion of RFI contracting from a project finance perspect…

  • Dancing with Giants

    Dancing with Giants

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821367490

    China is now the world's fourth largest economy and growing very fast. India's economic salience is also on the rise. Together, these two countries will profoundly influence the pace and nature of global economic change. Drawing upon the latest rese…

  • Beyond the Numbers

    Beyond the Numbers
    av Aline Coudouel

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821364840

    One of the key components of a successful Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS) is a system for monitoring the implementation of the strategy and tracking progress in poverty reduction. This volume provides lessons on the design and functioning of such m…

  • Quantitative Analyses of the Performance of Manufacturing Firms in Africa

    Quantitative Analyses of the Performance of Manufacturing Firms in Africa

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821396322

    This book presents empirical evidence on manufacturing firm performance in Africa based on the World Bank Enterprise Survey and on a one-time quantitative survey conducted for the World Bank by Oxford University's Centre for the Study of African Eco…