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    • Test Item 

      Smith, Donald Jr (2018)
    • Open Access 

      Suber, Peter (2012)
    • The main title of the item 

      Maaier, Edward (1995-03)
    • A socio-economic baseline regional survey of the Richards Bay-Empangeni Region 

      Watts, Hilstan L. (Centre For Applied Social Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, 1983)
    • Success and Failure of Reform 

      Rozelle, Scott; Swinnen, Johan F.M. (American Economic Association, 2004-06)
      The paper analyzes the linkages between the reform strategies in transition countries and economic performance. We focus on agriculture because of the sharpness of the policy changes, fundamental differences among ...
    • An Evaluation of World Bank Investment Climate Activities 

      Operations Evaluation Department (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2004-10-22)
      The Investment Climate Study is a evaluation of the Operations Evaluation Department (OED). The OED report reviews the Bank’s investment climate lending and non-lending activities ...
    • Vulnerability to Climate Change in Agricultural Systems in Latin America and the Caribbean 

      World Bank (Washington, DC, 2009-05-22)
      This study reports the results of “action research” to identify and prioritize stakeholder driven, locally relevant response options to climate change. These response options comprise the basis of local action plans ...
    • Domestic Syndications 

      World Bank Group (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2015-05)
      This background note is intended to assist debt management offices (DMOs) in assessing whether a bond placement scheme combining auctions and syndications is an appropriate strategy in their markets and, if so, to assist ...
    • The Sunken Billions Revisited 

      World Bank (Washington, DC: World Bank, 2016-08)
      OVERVIEW. FULL BOOK EXPECTED IN FALL 2016. This report updates previous studies that measured in economic terms the extent of biological losses attributable to overfishing globally. The new estimates assess these "sunken ...
    • Inclusive Cities and Access to Land, Housing, and Services in Developing Countries 

      Serageldin, Mona (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2016-02)
      Paralleling the increasing disparities in income and wealth worldwide since the 1980s, cities in developing countries have witnessed the emergence of a growing divergence of lifestyles, ...
    • Smart Grid to Enhance Power Transmission in Vietnam 

      World Bank Group (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2016-02)
      Over the last few decades Vietnam has made remarkable progress in reducing poverty and positioning its economy on a sustainable growth path. As a consequence of robust economic growth, ...
    • Middle East and North Africa Economic Monitor, April 2016 

      Devarajan, Shantayanan; Mottaghi, Lili; Do, Quy-Toan; Jelil, Mohamed Abdel (Washington, DC: World Bank, 2016-04-11)
      The short term economic outlook for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region remains “cautiously pessimistic”. A combination of civil wars and refugee inflows, terrorist attacks, cheap oil, and subdued global economic ...
    • Addressing Debt Vulnerabilities in Small States 

      Haque, Tobias; Partow, Zeinab; Varma, Sona; Oliveira, Luiz Edgard (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2016-03)
      The papers in this series aim to provide a vehicle for publishing preliminary results on Macroeconomics and Fiscal Management (MFM) topics to encourage discussion and debate. This ...
    • Morocco - Mind the Gap 

      World Bank Group (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2015-06-30)
      This report is about women in Morocco who continue to face obstacles in social, economic, and political participation. These obstacles are a result of discriminatory legislative ...
    • Air Pollution 

      Naber, Helena (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2016-03)
      This note is the first in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) knowledge notes aimed to promote debate, discussion, and dissemination of knowledge for the most pertinent development ...
    • Delivering Universal and Sustainable Water Services 

      Menzies, Iain (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2016-03-31)
      A dedicated goal for water has recently been endorsed by the United Nations General Assembly as part of the sustainable development goal (SDG) framework. This study provides an assessment of the global costs of meeting the ...
    • The Road Traveled 

      Thacker, Simon; Cuadra, Ernesto (2014-03-21)
      As Dubai has grown over the last two decades, the demand for private education has grown with it, a reflection of the number of expatriates settling in the city. Today, 88 percent of ...
    • System of Environmental-Economic Accounting 2012 

      United Nations (New York: United Nations, 2014)
      Ecosystem accounting is a coherent and integrated approach to the assessment of the environment through the measurement of ecosystems, and measurement of the flows of services from ecosystems into economic and other human ...
    • Afghanistan Systematic Country Diagnostic 

      World Bank Group (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2016-02-01)
      Afghanistan is a deeply fragile and conflict affected state. It has been in almost constant conflict for over 35 years since the Soviet invasion of 1979. Today the country is at a ...
    • Employer Voices, Employer Demands, and Implications for Public Skills Development Policy 

      Cunningham, Wendy; Villasenor, Paula (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2016-02)
      Educators believe that they are adequately preparing youth for the labor market while at the same time employers lament the students’ lack of skills. A possible source of the mismatch in perceptions is that employers ...