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Zimbabwe - Spatial Database 2019

Description: 

This database includes ward level summaries of the questions asked in the 2001 and 2011 population census as well as poverty and infrastructure data.
The dataset was created on the 2002 ward level data, by comparison with the 2012 ward data. We recommend comparing densities between wards than discrete data, as there are uncertainties in the data merging from the 2002 ward level data.
For more information, please contact: Rob Swinkles ([email protected])

Type: 
Geospatial

Deposit Insurance dataset

Description: 

The database builds upon earlier work by Demirgüç-Kunt, Karacaovali, and Laeven (2005). The original dataset covered deposit insurance schemes through 2003. It was constructed through a combination of country sources, as well as earlier studies by Garcia (1999), Kyei (1995), and Talley and Mas (1990), among others.

This version updates the earlier database and extends it to 2013. Whenever possible, we relied on official sources. Our starting point was a comprehensive survey on financial sector regulations conducted by the World Bank in 2010. This survey asked national officials for...

Type: 
Time Series

Cities built-up panels

Description: 

The dataset Panel_Built-up is a panel of cities, as defined in Bird and Brandily (2018). The base data comes from the Global Human Settlement (GHS) built-up layers produced by the European Commission Joint Research Centre. These layers depict built-up land at a precise resolution (a 38x38m grid) all over the globe at four specific points in time, 1975, 1990, 2000 and 2014.

Type: 
Geospatial

Historical IDA Balance Sheets Data

Description: 

This dataset contains Balance Sheets data from IDA’s published financial statements. It was compiled from data in our systems as well as by extracting the data from the published Financial Statements documents. The dataset goes as far back as the foundation of the association (1961). This data has been verified and validated for publication, but does not, in any capacity, replace the official published Financial Statements. An archive for IDA’s annual Financial Statements is available at www.worldbank.org/financialresults

Type: 
Other

Historical IDA Income Statements Data

Description: 

This dataset contains Income Statement data from IDA’s published financial statements It was compiled from data in our systems as well as by extracting the data from the published Financial Statements documents. The dataset goes as far back as the foundation of the association (1961). This data has been verified and validated for publication, but does not, in any capacity, replace the official published Financial Statements. An archive for IDA’s annual Financial Statements is available at www.worldbank.org/financialresults

Type: 
Other

Bureaucrats in Business: The Economics and Politics of Government Ownership

Description: 

This report examines the economic problems that arise when governments own and operate enterprises that could be managed by the private sector. It draws on a rich database and detailed country case studies to provide the most comprehensive assessment yet of a decade of divestiture and reform of state-owned enterprises. It evaluates the experiences of 12 countries, some of which have reformed successfully, and some which did not.

Type: 
Time Series

MSME Finance Gap

Description: 

Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are one of the strongest drivers of economic development, innovation and employment.
Access to finance is frequently identified as a critical barrier to growth for MSMEs.Creating opportunities for MSMEs in emerging markets is a key way to advance economic development and reduce poverty.
The private and public sector can better address this matter if they have better insights about the magnitude and nature of the finance gap. Hence, sizing MSME finance gap is crucial for the governors, financiers and other private sector players to...

Type: 
Other

Historical IFC Financial Clients’ Reach Data

Description: 

Lack of access to financial services is a key barrier to the growth of micro, small, medium enterprises (MSMEs). IFC is working to develop solutions to close the MSME financing gap. By partnering with many types of financial intermediaries, including microfinance institutions (MFIs), commercial banks, leasing companies, and private equity funds, IFC reaches many more small and medium enterprises (SMEs) than it could directly.

Type: 
Other

World Bank (IBRD) Bonds (1947-1980, select issues from 1980-2019)

Description: 

The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) is a triple-A rated multilateral development institution and the first to enter the capital markets in July 1947. All World Bank (IBRD) bonds support World Bank operations and sustainable development. The World Bank Treasury manages the IBRD funding program. These data include all bonds issued from 1947-1980 and select transactions from 1980-2019). Transactions and will be routinely updated.

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Other

Infrastructure spending needs

Description: 

This data compiles infrastructure investment needs in five sectors and six world regions, for three spending scenarios that vary in terms of ambition and efficiency in infrastructure service delivery. It distinguishes between new capital investment and maintenance, and provides data in 2015 US dollars and in percent of regions' GDP. Please refer to Rozenberg, Julie, and Marianne Fay, eds. 2019. Beyond the Gap: How Countries Can Afford the Infrastructure They Need While Protecting the Planet, Sustainable Infrastructure Series (Washington, DC: World Bank) for a detailed description.

Type: 
Other

Food Safety in Africa: Past Endeavors and Future Directions

Description: 

The Global Food Safety Partnership's (GFSP) Food Safety in Africa provides access to descriptive information on 518 food safety investments in sub-Saharan Africa between 2010 and early 2017. It may be used to identify and cross-reference these projects, perform country-, sector-, or donor-specific analysis, and plan future interventions. The dataset includes basic information, such as the project title, donor, name and type of implementing organization, countries where work was implemented, years underway, and budgets (overall and food-safety specific). It also classifies the primary...

Type: 
Time Series

Historical IBRD Income Statements Data

Description: 

This dataset contains Income Statement data from IBRD’s published financial statements It was compiled from data in our systems as well as by extracting the data from the published Financial Statements documents. The dataset goes as far back as the foundation of the institution (1946). This data has been verified and validated for publication, but does not, in any capacity, replace the official published Financial Statements. An archive for IBRD’s annual Financial Statements is available at www.worldbank.org/financialresults

Type: 
Other

Historical IBRD Balance Sheets Data

Description: 

This dataset contains Balance Sheets data from IBRD’s published financial statements.It was compiled from data in our systems as well as by extracting the data from the published Financial Statements documents. The dataset goes as far back as the foundation of the institution (1946). This data has been verified and validated for publication, but does not, in any capacity, replace the official published Financial Statements. An archive for IBRD’s annual Financial Statements is available at www.worldbank.org/financialresults

Type: 
Other

Albania - Public Buildings Inventory and Energy Profiles

Description: 

The buildings inventory is based on a survey of all Albanian municipalities and ministries that are owners and operators of public buildings. 17 walk-through energy audits were performed for standard buildings in different climatic zones in order to determine typical energy consumption and building characteristics and retrofit needs as well as to extrapolate the data for the whole population of public buildings in the country based on the number and types of buildings data collected.

Type: 
Other

Women making their own informed decisions regarding sexual relations, contraceptive use and reproductive health care (% of women age 15-49)

Proportion of women ages 15-49 years (married or in union) who make their own decision on all three selected areas i.e. can say no to sexual intercourse with their husband or partner if they do not want; decide on use of contraception; and decide on their own health care. Only women who provide a “yes” answer to all three components are considered as women who “make her own decisions regarding sexual and reproductive”.

Proportion of time spent on unpaid domestic and care work, female (% of 24 hour day)

The average time women spend on household provision of services for own consumption. Data are expressed as a proportion of time in a day. Domestic and care work includes food preparation, dishwashing, cleaning and upkeep of a dwelling, laundry, ironing, gardening, caring for pets, shopping, installation, servicing and repair of personal and household goods, childcare, and care of the sick, elderly or disabled household members, among others.

Proportion of time spent on unpaid domestic and care work, male (% of 24 hour day)

The average time men spend on household provision of services for own consumption. Data are expressed as a proportion of time in a day. Domestic and care work includes food preparation, dishwashing, cleaning and upkeep of a dwelling, laundry, ironing, gardening, caring for pets, shopping, installation, servicing and repair of personal and household goods, childcare, and care of the sick, elderly or disabled household members, among others.

Proportion of women subjected to physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months (% of women age 15-49)

Proportion of women subjected to physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months is the percentage of ever partnered women age 15-49 who are subjected to physical violence, sexual violence or both by a current or former intimate partner in the last 12 months.

Mortality rate attributed to unintentional poisoning, female (per 100,000 female population)

Mortality rate attributed to unintentional poisonings is the number of female deaths from unintentional poisonings in a year per 100,000 female population. Unintentional poisoning can be caused by household chemicals, pesticides, kerosene, carbon monoxide and medicines, or can be the result of environmental contamination or occupational chemical exposure.

Mortality rate attributed to unintentional poisoning, male (per 100,000 male population)

Mortality rate attributed to unintentional poisonings is the number of male deaths from unintentional poisonings in a year per 100,000 male population. Unintentional poisoning can
be caused by household chemicals, pesticides, kerosene, carbon monoxide and medicines, or can be the result of environmental contamination or occupational chemical exposure.

Employment in agriculture, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)

Employment is defined as persons of working age who were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangement. The agriculture sector consists of activities in agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing, in accordance with division 1 (ISIC 2) or categories A-B (ISIC 3) or category A (ISIC 4).

Employment in agriculture, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)

Employment is defined as persons of working age who were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangement. The agriculture sector consists of activities in agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing, in accordance with division 1 (ISIC 2) or categories A-B (ISIC 3) or category A (ISIC 4).

Employers, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)

Employers are those workers who, working on their own account or with one or a few partners, hold the type of jobs defined as a "self-employment jobs" i.e. jobs where the remuneration is directly dependent upon the profits derived from the goods and services produced), and, in this capacity, have engaged, on a continuous basis, one or more persons to work for them as employee(s).