Europe & Central Asia

WDR2013 Occupational Wages around the World

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The WDR2013 OWW database contains occupation wage data for 161 occupations in 171 countries from 1983 to 2008. The occupation wage data are derived from the ILO October Inquiry database laborsta.ilo.org by calibrating the data into normalized wage rate for each occupation. The normalized wages refer to average hourly or monthly wage rates for adult workers.Remco Oostendorp, 2012, The Occupational Wages around the World (OWW) Database: Update for 1983-2008)." World Development Report 2013 Background paper."

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Wage Bill and Pay Compression

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Wage Bill and Pay Compression provides data on public sector wage bills, pay compression, and government employment. Wage bill includes both central and general government compensation as percentages of GDP, revenues, and expenditures. Pay compression is defined as the ratio of highest salary to lowest salary on the central government's main salary scale. Public Sector employment includes both General Government and State Owned Enterprise's employees, but only general government employment is captured in this dataset.

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ESCAP-World Bank: International Trade Costs

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The Trade Costs Dataset provides estimates of bilateral trade costs in agriculture and manufactured goods for the 1995-2015 period. It is built on trade and production data collected in 178 countries. Symmetric bilateral trade costs are computed using the Inverse Gravity Framework (Nov. 2009), which estimates trade costs for each country pair using bilateral trade and gross national output. Trade costs are available for two sectors: trade in manufactured goods, and agriculture. Energy is excluded.

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Thematic Health Nutrition Population (HNP) Data

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Thematic HNP data covers indicators on themes such as population dynamics, nutrition, reproductive health, health financing, health workforce and health facilities use, immunization, malaria and tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, by country and income/regional groups for 1990, 2000, 2010 and the most recent year available.

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Rural Access Index (RAI)

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RAI is a key transport headline indicator and has been established to focus on the critical role of access and mobility in the reduction of poverty in developing countries.

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Public Accountability Mechanisms

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The Public Accountability Mechanisms Initiative provides assessments of countries’ in-law and in-practice efforts to enhance the transparency of public administration and the accountability of public officials. Several transparency and accountability mechanisms are studied: (1) Financial Disclosure (income, assets and interests); (2) Conflict of Interest Restrictions; (3) Freedom of Information (openness, access, rights); (4) Immunity Provisions. The data generated by the PAM initiative is useful to governments interested in establishing or modifying their own public accountability systems...

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MIGA Project Portfolio

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The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) was created in 1988 as a member of the World Bank Group to promote foreign direct investment into emerging economies to support economic growth, reduce poverty, and improve people™s lives. MIGA fulfills this mandate by offering political risk insurance (guarantees) to investors and lenders, covering risks including expropriation, breach of contract, currency transfer restriction, war and civil disturbance, and non-honoring of sovereign financial obligations.

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Little Data Book on Climate Change: Supplemental Data

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The World Bank's Little Data Book on Climate Change contains a diverse set of indicators covering climate, exposure to impacts, resilience, GHG emissions, national-level actions and carbon markets. This supplemental dataset contains two spreadsheets: one with historical averages for the time period 1961-1990, based on gridded climatologies; and the other with projected annual averages for the years 2045-2065, relative to annual averages in the control period of 1961-2000, of ensemble data from nine general circulation models (GCMs).

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Joint External Debt Hub

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External debt data and selected foreign assets from international creditor/market sources.

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GPE Results Forms Database

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The data originate from the education goals of developing-country partners of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE). Indicators compare actual values observed against targets, as set in education sector plans, joint sector reviews, and GPE grant applications. Indicators present key education outcomes and service delivery data; domestic, external, and GPE financing; learning outcomes; the composition of the Local Education Groups; and aid effectiveness in the education sector.

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Gender Highlights: 2012 World Development Report

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The Gender Statistics: Highlights from 2012 World Development Report database provides subset of gender indicators from the 2012 World Development Report on Gender Equality and Development.

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Environment At-a-Glance Factsheets

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The factsheets contain information covering topics such as Agriculture (eg., fertilizer consumption), Biodiversity (eg., known bird species) to Environmental Health (eg., air pollution damages).

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Data on Statistical Capacity

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The Data on Statistical Capacity website provides information on various aspects of national statistical systems of developing countries, including a country-level statistical capacity indicator.

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Corporate Scorecard Indicators 2013

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The Corporate Scorecard 2013 was designed to provide a snapshot of the Bank's overall performance, including its business modernization, in the context of development results. This archived version has been superseded by a re-designed Corporate Scorecard for 2014 (pdf only).The World Bank has systems”on which it continuously improves”for measuring and monitoring both development results and its own performance. These systems are complemented by independent evaluations. With the Results Measurement System, which was adopted for the 13th replenishment of the International Development...

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Climate For Development

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Climate For Development is a map-based micro-site that illustrates the links between climate change and development. The site is built on the open climate data available through the Climate Change Knowledge Portal. The data used on Climate For Development may be downloaded directly from the site or as map layers via the MapBox API.

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Business Environment Snapshots

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A one-stop guide to business environment indicators, laws, and World Bank Group project information for 183 countries.

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