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    China: an evaluation of World Bank assistance

    Description
    This book evaluates the relevance and effectiveness of World Bank assistance to China since the early 1990s. It covers: the evolution of The World Bank assistance strategy; progress on development objectives; programme administration and cross-cutting issues; evaluation of the Bank's assistance; and, lessons learned. Appendices provide background papers on analytical and advisory services, agriculture, decentralisation, energy, finance, poverty, water, transport and health. This report, no.32332, was published by The World Bank in 2005.
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/7327
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    Connecting East Asia: a new framework for infrastructure

    Description
    This book examines infrastructure development in East Asia, focusing upon the themes of inclusive development, coordination, and accountability and risk management. Countries covered include Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. The book is aimed at senior policy makers and development practitioners who examine infrastructure in the light of countrywide policies and programmes. It is publication no.33526 and was published by The World Bank in 2005.
    Author
    Asian Development Bank; World Bank; Japan Bank for International Cooperation
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/7267
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    Financing energy efficiency: lessons from Brazil, China, India, and beyond

    Description
    This book examines a number of recent energy efficiency programmes in developing countries and transition economies. It reviews successes and failures and brings together lessons learned. Topics discussed include: the persistence of energy inefficiency; models for delivering energy efficiency investments; identifying and developing energy efficiency investment projects; the delivery of financing; and, investment delivery mechanisms. The country case studies include China and India. This book, no.42529, was published by The World Bank in 2008.
    Author
    Robert P Taylor; Chandrasekar Govindarajalu; Jeremy Levin; Anke S Meyer; William A Ward
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/6349
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    Geography of growth: spatial economics and competitiveness

    Description
    This book examines the characteristics of successful cities. It covers: models for analysing growth by geographic concentration; urbanisation; urban growth; different types of industries in different urban sectors; the technological landscape and 'smart cities'; the impact of globalisation and industry clusters on urbanisation; factors influencing recent rapid growth in urbanisation; and examples of individual successful cities. Countries referred to include China, India, Singapore and the Philippines. The book was published by The World Bank in 2012.
    Author
    Raj Nallari; Breda Griffith; Shahid Yusuf
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/6020
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    Growing industrial clusters in Asia: serendipity and science

    Description
    The formation of industry clusters in Asia and the United States is examined by a number of authors with a view to increasing knowledge of how such clusters form and whether policies can be pursued which induce their formation. Clusters studied include Bangalore (India) and Singapore. The chapters in this volume were initially prepared for the conference “ICT Industrial Clusters in Asia and the Problems in Japan,” held in the City of Kitakyushu, Japan, on 14-16 December 2005. The papers were subsequently revised and updated. This book was published by The World Bank in 2008.
    Author
    Shahid Yusuf (editor); Kaoru Nabeshima (editor); Shoichi Yamashita (editor)
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/6429
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    One goal, two paths: achieving universal access to modern energy in East Asia and the Pacific

    Description
    This flagship report addresses the lack of access to electricity and to modern cooking solutions in the East Asia and Pacific (EAP) region. It discusses: designing and delivering a national electrification programme for universal access; and the statuses and challenges of delivering modern cooking solutions. This report, no.64669, was published by The World Bank in 2011.
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/2354
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    Seasonal hunger and public policies: evidence from northwest Bangladesh

    Description
    This book presents a detailed analysis of seasonal hunger in Bangladesh arising from agricultural seasonality, the challenges it presents and policies to address this issue. It starts with global concepts and issues, looks at the situation across Bangladesh and then focuses on the northwest region of the country. The effectiveness of various programmes is examined and the potential of microfinance to address seasonality is discussed. This document, one of a series of Directions in Development: Poverty, and document no.70268, was published by The World Bank in 2012.
    Author
    Shahidur R Khandker; Wahiduddin Mahmud
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/9373
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    Two dragon heads: contrasting development paths for Beijing and Shanghai

    Description
    This book compares and contrasts the development paths followed by two of China's megacities, Beijing and Shanghai, and considers the policies and strategies that would be required to maintain their growth and development momentum. It covers: factors contributing to success; manufacturing industry; the pitfalls of early de-industrialisation; economic composition, resources and the emerging innovation potentials; and making industries innovative. The book, publication no.52706, was published by The World Bank in 2010.
    Author
    Shahid Yusuf; Kaoru Nabeshima
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/2402
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    World development indicators 2017

    Description
    World Development Indicators 2017 (WDI 2017) provides a compilation of relevant and internationally comparable statistics about global development compiled by the World Bank from officially recognised international sources. The World Development Indicators database has been improved to include more indicators that cover the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and more data disaggregated by sex, age, wealth quintile, and urban or rural location. New data includes access to clean cooking fuels and the number of industrial design applications registered globally. Please note: Data on the SDGs are now presented in a new companion publication, Atlas of SDGs 2017, which analyses and visualises World Development Indicators data to explore progress toward the goals for 2030 and catalyses discussion of measurement issues and data needs. Coverage 1960-2016. Last updated April 2017
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/fbnl9uyvnzlwpnz/WDI_csv%202017%20%281%29.zip?dl=0

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