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The impact of social mobilization on health service delivery and health outcomes : evidence from rural Pakistan (English)

This paper uses a randomized community development program in rural Pakistan to assess the impact of citizen engagement on the quality of public health services. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8313 JAN 23, 2018

Gine,Xavier; Khalid,Salma; Mansuri,Ghazala Disclosed

Strengthening markets for agriculture and rural transformation in Punjab (SMART Punjab – PforR) : technical assessment (English)

Punjab is Pakistan’s most important agricultural province but sector growth has been lackluster. Due to its good soils combined with the world’s largest contiguous irrigation system (the Indus based surface irrigation system), Punjab has traditionally been Pakistan’s breadbasket. ... See More +

Working Paper 122595 JAN 01, 2018

Disclosed

The effect of height on earnings : is stature just a proxy for cognitive and non-cognitive skills ? (English)

This study investigates the degree to which the association of height and earnings in Pakistan is independent of other cognitive and socioemotional skills. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8254 NOV 22, 2017

Mete,Cem; Bossavie,Laurent Loic Yves; Giles,John T.; Alderman,Harold H. Disclosed

Managing risks for sustained growth : Pakistan development update (English)

The objective of this report is to apprise the Government of Pakistan, think-tanks and researchers, the public and The World Bank's senior management of the state of Pakistan's economy, outlook, structural reforms and development challenges. ... See More +

Working Paper 121027 NOV 01, 2017

Francisco,Manuela; Illangovan,Patchamuthu Disclosed

Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Pakistan (English)

Doing Business 2018 is the 15th in a series of annual reports investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 121069 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Pakistan development update : managing risks for sustained growth (English)

Pakistan's economic performance remained robust during the fiscal year 2017 (FY17) as growth continued to accelerate, reaching its highest level in the last decade, while inflation stayed well below target. ... See More +

Working Paper 123404 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Research digest newsletter Vol. 12 (No. 1) (English)

This issue includes the following headings: Realizing Education's Promise; Investing in School Readiness; Can Participation by Parents Improve School Quality? ... See More +

Newsletter 120241 OCT 04, 2017

Disclosed

Pakistan - Country snapshot (English)

Pakistan’s growth outlook continued to improve and inflation remained contained, but to sustain growth and improve welfare it is essential to reverse the current macroeconomic imbalances and continue structural reforms. ... See More +

Working Paper 120418 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Budget management analysis in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for improved service delivery (English)

The role of public financial management (PFM) as a contributory factor in improving service delivery and stimulating economic progress is getting greater attention in the sector-related literature. ... See More +

Working Paper 122977 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Delivering education to the underserved through a public-private partnership program in Pakistan (English)

This study experimentally evaluates the short-term impacts of public per-student subsidies to partnering local entrepreneurs to establish and operate tuition-free, coeducational, private primary schools in educationally underserved villages in Sindh province, Pakistan. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8177 AUG 29, 2017

Barrera-Osorio,Felipe; Blakeslee,David S.; Hoover,Matthew; Linden,Leigh; Raju,Dhushyanth; Ryan,Stephen P. Disclosed

The poverty implications of alternative tax reforms: results from a numerical application to Pakistan (English)

This paper presents results from four simulations of the impact of potential tax reforms in Pakistan on poverty, shared prosperity, and inequality. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8164 AUG 14, 2017

Feltenstein,Andrew; Mejia-Mantilla,Carolina; Newhouse,David Locke; Sedrakyan,Gohar Disclosed

Residential electricity subsidies in Pakistan : targeting, welfare impacts, and options for reform (English)

This report examines the system of residential electricity subsidies in Pakistan, and explores how it can be improved to better assist households within the existing political and budgetary constraints. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS22806 AUG 04, 2017

Khan,Farah Khalid; Canpolat,Ezgi; Kryeziu,Adea; Walker,Thomas Disclosed

The impact of electricity shortages on firm productivity : evidence from Pakistan (English)

Power shortages present a significant challenge to manufacturers, who rely on power as a key input to production. In Pakistan, power shortages are commonplace, but empirical evidence on the impact of shortages is still lacking. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8130 JUN 29, 2017

Grainger,Corbett Alden; Zhang,Fan Disclosed

Wind resource mapping in Pakistan : maintenance visit report - all sites (English)

The World Bank in collaboration with the Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) - Government of Pakistan is implementing Renewable Energy Mapping Project. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 117288 JUN 23, 2017

Disclosed

Child marriage and fertility in Pakistan (English)

In Pakistan, women who marry as children have on average 20-34 percent more births over their life time as compared to women marrying after the age of 18. ... See More +

Brief 121573 JUN 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa Disclosed

Early childbirth and under-five mortality in Pakistan (English)

Young mothers often come from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds and early childbirths are more common in poor areas where prenatal care is limited and access to health facilities may be an issue. ... See More +

Brief 121638 JUN 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa Disclosed

Pakistan Sindh : public expenditure review (English)

Sindh has the potential to become a high middle-income province in Pakistan, but it lags far behind in terms of economic, social and development indicators. ... See More +

Working Paper 122851 JUN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Child undernutrition in Pakistan : what do we know ? (English)

Pakistan has an extraordinarily high and persistent level of child undernutrition. To effectively tackle the problem, the design of public policies and programs needs to be based on evidence. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8049 MAY 04, 2017

Raju,Dhushyanth; Dsouza,Ritika Disclosed

Who serves the poor ? surveying civil servants in the developing world (English)

Who are the civil servants that serve poor people in the developing world? This paper uses direct surveys of civil servants -- the professional body of administrators who manage government policy -- and their organizations from Ethiopia, Ghana, Indonesia, Nigeria, Pakistan and the Philippines, to highlight key aspects of their characteristics and experience of civil service life. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8051 MAY 04, 2017

Rogger,Daniel Oliver Disclosed

Banking on women : Gender intelligence for Banks - Moving the needle on gender equality (English)

The International Finance Corporation, IFC, is a member of the World Bank Group. IFC is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 118740 MAY 01, 2017

Hamm,Kathrin; Joseph,Roshin Mathai Disclosed

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The impact of social mobilization on health service delivery and health outcomes : evidence from rural Pakistan (English)
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JAN 23, 2018 WPS8313 Policy Research Working Paper
Strengthening markets for agriculture and rural transformation in Punjab (SMART Punjab – PforR) : technical assessment (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122595 Working Paper
The effect of height on earnings : is stature just a proxy for cognitive and non-cognitive skills ? (English)
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NOV 22, 2017 WPS8254 Policy Research Working Paper
Managing risks for sustained growth : Pakistan development update (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121027 Working Paper
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Pakistan (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121069 Working Paper
Pakistan development update : managing risks for sustained growth (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 123404 Working Paper
Research digest newsletter Vol. 12 (No. 1) (English)
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OCT 04, 2017 120241 Newsletter
Pakistan - Country snapshot (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120418 Working Paper
Budget management analysis in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for improved service delivery (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 122977 Working Paper
Delivering education to the underserved through a public-private partnership program in Pakistan (English)
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AUG 29, 2017 WPS8177 Policy Research Working Paper
The poverty implications of alternative tax reforms: results from a numerical application to Pakistan (English)
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AUG 14, 2017 WPS8164 Policy Research Working Paper
Residential electricity subsidies in Pakistan : targeting, welfare impacts, and options for reform (English)
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AUG 04, 2017 ACS22806 Working Paper
The impact of electricity shortages on firm productivity : evidence from Pakistan (English)
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JUN 29, 2017 WPS8130 Policy Research Working Paper
Wind resource mapping in Pakistan : maintenance visit report - all sites (English)
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JUN 23, 2017 117288 ESMAP Paper
Child marriage and fertility in Pakistan (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121573 Brief
Early childbirth and under-five mortality in Pakistan (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121638 Brief
Pakistan Sindh : public expenditure review (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 122851 Working Paper
Child undernutrition in Pakistan : what do we know ? (English)
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MAY 04, 2017 WPS8049 Policy Research Working Paper
Who serves the poor ? surveying civil servants in the developing world (English)
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MAY 04, 2017 WPS8051 Policy Research Working Paper
Banking on women : Gender intelligence for Banks - Moving the needle on gender equality (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 118740 Working Paper