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Decentralized delivery of financial education : evidence from a country-wide field experiment (English)

Can financial education delivery be successfully decentralized? This paper studies a large-scale field experiment with 200 Savings and Credit Cooperative Associations (SACCOs) in Rwanda, and tests competing models of local financial education delivery. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8521 JUL 11, 2018

Hakizimfura,Emmanuel; Randall,Douglas; Zia,Bilal Husnain Disclosed

The impact of financial education through savings and credit cooperatives in Rwanda (English)

This results brief summarizes findings from a randomized-controlled trial of the Financial Education through SACCOs program in Rwanda. Members of participating SACCOs showed improvements in financial knowledge, attitudes and behaviors when SACCOs were given the autonomy to select trainers from the local community. ... See More +

Working Paper 128358 JUL 01, 2018

Mauerman, Max; Randall,Douglas Disclosed

Rwanda economic update : tackling stunting - an unfinished agenda (English)

Rwanda's economy rebounded in the second half of 2017. The rebound, driven by improved exportperformance and revitalized agriculture, pushed annual growth to 6.1 percent and led to upwardrevisions of the growth projections for 2018 and 2019. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 127256 JUN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Using satellite imagery to revolutionize creation of tax maps and local revenue collection (English)

The technical complexity of ensuring that tax rolls are complete and valuations current is often perceived as a major barrier to bringing in more property tax revenues in developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8437 MAY 11, 2018

Ali,Daniel Ayalew; Deininger,Klaus W.; Wild,Michael-000475260 Disclosed

The performance of a consumption augmented asset index in ranking Households and Identifying the Poor (English)

Asset ownership indices are widely used as inexpensive proxies for consumption. This paper shows that these indices can be augmented using dichotomous indicators for consumption, which are equally easy to obtain. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8362 MAR 08, 2018

Ngo,Diana; Christiaensen,Luc Disclosed

Rwanda investor perception survey 2018 (English)

The Rwanda Investor Perceptions Survey is a publication of the World Bank Group and the Rwanda Development Board, in partnership with the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development. ... See More +

Working Paper 128563 JAN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - note 2 : internal migration in Rwanda (English)

The objective of this report is to inform the government’s policies and strategies on urbanization as a driver of economic development, job creation, and poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper 122175 DEC 08, 2017

Bundervoet,Tom; Parby,Jonas Ingemann; Nakamura,Shohei; Choi,Narae Disclosed

Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - note 1 : urbanization and the evolution of Rwanda’s urban landscape (English)

The objective of this report is to inform the government’s policies and strategies on urbanization as a driver of economic development, job creation, and poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper 122174 DEC 07, 2017

Bundervoet,Tom; Parby,Jonas Ingemann; Nakamura,Shohei; Choi,Narae Disclosed

Rwanda economic update : rethinking urbanization in Rwanda - from demographic transition to economic transformation (English)

Developments in the Rwandan economy as of the first half of 2017 have been mixed. On the upside, Rwanda's external imbalances have eased on account of improvements in global commodity prices, global and regional strengthening of growth recovery, and the external adjustment the government undertook in 2016. ... See More +

Working Paper 122107 DEC 01, 2017

Disclosed

Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - note 4 : profiling secondary cities in Rwanda - dynamics and opportunities (English)

Reshaping Urbanization in Rwanda: Economic and Spatial Trends and Proposals is an Advisory Services and Analytics (ASA), jointly provided by the Poverty and Equity Global Practice and the Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice at the World Bank. ... See More +

Working Paper 122185 DEC 01, 2017

Bundervoet,Tom; Parby,Jonas Ingemann; Nakamura,Shohei; Choi,Narae Disclosed

Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - note 3 : urbanization,job creation, and poverty reduction in Rwanda (English)

This note analyzes whether and how the country’s rising urbanization levels (measured primarily by population density) are associated with nonfarm job creation and poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper 122184 DEC 01, 2017

Bundervoet,Tom; Parby,Jonas Ingemann; Nakamura,Shohei; Choi,Narae Disclosed

Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - synthesis report (English)

Rwanda has demonstrated a remarkable performance in economic growth and poverty reduction in the past decade and a half. With urbanization as an explicit developmental strategy, the government has indeed made significant efforts to prepare a solid foundation on which urban development can take off. ... See More +

Working Paper 122178 DEC 01, 2017

Bundervoet,Tom; Parby,Jonas Ingemann; Nakamura,Shohei; Choi,Narae Disclosed

Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Rwanda (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 121106 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Rwanda economic update : sustaining growth by building on emerging export opportunities (English)

The 10th economic update comes at an important juncture for Rwanda. The country has entered the third decade of uninterrupted economic growth and social progress. ... See More +

Working Paper 119036 AUG 21, 2017

Gaye, Diariétou; Dadi,Abebe Adugna; Masinde,Catherine Kadennyeka; El-Gammal,Yasser Aabdel-Aleem Awny; Ingabire,Sylvie; Laouali Ladjo,Karima Disclosed

Effects of performance incentives for community health worker cooperatives in Rwanda (English)

This paper presents the results of a randomized controlled trial set to evaluate the effects of a pay-for-performance scheme that rewarded community health worker cooperatives for the utilization of five targeted maternal and child health services by their communities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8059 MAY 16, 2017

Shapira,Gil; Kalisa,Ina; Condo,Jeanine; Humuza,James; Mugeni,Cathy; Nkunda,Denis; Walldorf,Jeanette Disclosed

The effects of in-kind demand-side conditional transfers for improving uptake of maternal and child health services in Rwanda (English)

To diagnose and treat preventable threats to maternal and neonatal health in Sub-Saharan Africa, a policy focus has been put on increasing coverage rates of targeted health services. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8060 MAY 16, 2017

Shapira,Gil; Kalisa,Ina; Condo,Jeanine; Humuza,James; Mugeni,Cathy; Walldorf,Jeanette Disclosed

Agriculture and climate risk enterprise : Kilimo Salama - Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania (English)

This brief talks about agricultural insurance program in Kenya and Africa. Agriculture and Climate Risk Enterprise (ACRE) is the largest agricultural insurance program in Kenya and Africa, and the first agricultural insurance program worldwide to reach smallholders using mobile technologies. ... See More +

Brief 113740 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Microensure : Rwanda (English)

This brief talks about weather index insurance in Rwanda. Agriculture in Rwanda accounts for one-third of Rwanda’s Gross domestic product (GDP) and constitutes the main economic activity for rural households (especially women) and remains the main source of income. ... See More +

Brief 113745 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Rwanda (English)

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for Rwanda. To allow useful comparison, it also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 109906 OCT 25, 2016

Disclosed

FY16 Rwanda country opinion survey report (English)

The Country Opinion Survey in Rwanda assists the World Bank Group (WBG) in gaining a better understanding of how stakeholders in Rwanda perceive the WBG. ... See More +

Working Paper 109526 SEP 01, 2016

Felzer,Sharon Disclosed

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Decentralized delivery of financial education : evidence from a country-wide field experiment (English)
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JUL 11, 2018 WPS8521 Policy Research Working Paper
The impact of financial education through savings and credit cooperatives in Rwanda (English)
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JUL 01, 2018 128358 Working Paper
Rwanda economic update : tackling stunting - an unfinished agenda (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127256 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Using satellite imagery to revolutionize creation of tax maps and local revenue collection (English)
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MAY 11, 2018 WPS8437 Policy Research Working Paper
The performance of a consumption augmented asset index in ranking Households and Identifying the Poor (English)
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MAR 08, 2018 WPS8362 Policy Research Working Paper
Rwanda investor perception survey 2018 (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 128563 Working Paper
Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - note 2 : internal migration in Rwanda (English)
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DEC 08, 2017 122175 Working Paper
Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - note 1 : urbanization and the evolution of Rwanda’s urban landscape (English)
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DEC 07, 2017 122174 Working Paper
Rwanda economic update : rethinking urbanization in Rwanda - from demographic transition to economic transformation (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122107 Working Paper
Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - note 4 : profiling secondary cities in Rwanda - dynamics and opportunities (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122185 Working Paper
Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - note 3 : urbanization,job creation, and poverty reduction in Rwanda (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122184 Working Paper
Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - synthesis report (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122178 Working Paper
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Rwanda (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121106 Working Paper
Rwanda economic update : sustaining growth by building on emerging export opportunities (English)
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AUG 21, 2017 119036 Working Paper
Effects of performance incentives for community health worker cooperatives in Rwanda (English)
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MAY 16, 2017 WPS8059 Policy Research Working Paper
The effects of in-kind demand-side conditional transfers for improving uptake of maternal and child health services in Rwanda (English)
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MAY 16, 2017 WPS8060 Policy Research Working Paper
Agriculture and climate risk enterprise : Kilimo Salama - Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113740 Brief
Microensure : Rwanda (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113745 Brief
Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Rwanda (English)
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OCT 25, 2016 109906 Working Paper
FY16 Rwanda country opinion survey report (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 109526 Working Paper