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A proxy means test for Sri Lanka : A Proxy Means Test for Sri Lanka (English)

This paper intends to inform the effort of the Sri Lankan government to reform the targeting efficacy of its social protection programs, in particular, Samurdhi, which currently distributes benefits based on self-reported income. ... See More +

Working Paper 127524 JUN 01, 2018

Sebastian,Ashwini Rekha; Newhouse,David Locke; Walker,Thomas; Yoshida,Nobuo; Shivakumaran,Shivapragasam; Silwal,Ani Rudra Disclosed

Sri Lanka development update : more and better jobs for an upper middle-income country (English)

Recent policy measures have contributed to macroeconomic stability. However, with significant risks stemming from both domestic and external fronts, the balance of risks is tilted towards downside. ... See More +

Working Paper 127611 JUN 01, 2018

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Sri Lanka development update : more and better jobs for an upper middle-income country (English)

Recent policy measures have contributed to macroeconomic stability. However, with significant risks stemming from both domestic and external fronts, the balance of risks is tilted towards downside. ... See More +

Working Paper 127747 JUN 01, 2018

Disclosed

The state of jobs in post-conflict areas of Sri Lanka (English)

Although Sri Lanka has made significant progress in social and economic development over the past decade, the Northern and Eastern provinces that faced the brunt of the decades-long conflict remain disproportionately poor. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8355 FEB 26, 2018

Newhouse,David Locke; Silwal,Ani Rudra Disclosed

Prioritizing water supply infrastructure investments in Sri Lanka : an application of the world bank infrastructure prioritization framework (English)

Governments are challenged to balance multiple policy goals and make difficult choices when selecting infrastructure projects for public investment, particularly since available funds are often insufficient to implement the full suite of proposals. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8331 FEB 06, 2018

Marcelo,Darwin; Saha,Deblina; Raina,Aditi; House,Ruth Schuyler Disclosed

The state of jobs in post-conflict areas of Sri Lanka (English)

Although Sri Lanka has made significant progress in social and economic development over the past decade, the Northern and Eastern provinces that faced the brunt of the decades-long conflict remain disproportionately poor. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125674 FEB 01, 2018

Newhouse,David Locke; Silwal,Ani Rudra Disclosed

Sri Lanka - Climate investment opportunities in South Asia (English)

Sri Lanka has come out of a 30-year civil war with a strong policy focus on reconstruction andgrowth and is transitioning towards an urban-based manufacturing and services-driven economy. ... See More +

Working Paper 122325 JAN 01, 2018

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Sri Lanka - Achieving pro-poor universal health coverage without health financing reforms (English)

Sri Lanka’s health system has a long track record of strong performance. This case study describes the main features and achievements of Sri Lanka’s high-performing health system, to distill lessons for the rest of the world. ... See More +

Working Paper 122814 JAN 01, 2018

Smith,Owen K. Disclosed

Poverty from space : using high-resolution satellite imagery for estimating economic well-being (English)

Can features extracted from high spatial resolution satellite imagery accurately estimate poverty and economic well-being? This paper investigates this question by extracting object and texture features from satellite images of Sri Lanka, which are used to estimate poverty rates and average log consumption for 1,291 administrative units (Grama Niladhari divisions). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8284 DEC 19, 2017

Engstrom,Ryan; Hersh,Jonathan Samuel; Newhouse,David Locke Disclosed

Mini-grids and arrival of the main grid : lessons from Cambodia, Sri Lanka, and Indonesia (English)

Most mini grids in developing countries begin life as isolated electrical systems that are not connected to the country’s main grid. In recent years, the main grid has expanded to reach more rural areas in many African, Asian, and Latin American countries. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 121823 DEC 01, 2017

Greacen,Chris; Vaghela,Dipti Mulrajsinh; Tenenbaum,Bernard W. Disclosed

Sri Lanka - Development update (English)

Despite significant challenges, Sri Lanka's economic performance remained broadly satisfactory in the first half of 2017. The corrective policy measures taken in the monetary and fiscal fronts have led to gradual stabilization. ... See More +

Working Paper 120728 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Sri Lanka (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 121047 NOV 01, 2017

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Sri Lanka - country snapshot (English)

Sri Lanka's economic performance remained broadly satisfactory in 2016 and early 2017 although recent floods and droughts adversely affected macroeconomic performance. ... See More +

Working Paper 120478 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Toward sustainable water and sanitation services in Sri Lanka : beyond sustainable development goals to supporting the national economic vision (English)

Sri Lanka’s ambitious goals for economic growth and joining the community of uppermiddle-income countries call for setting high standards for the water supply and sanitation (WSS) sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 119819 SEP 21, 2017

Disclosed

As-is and to-be process mapping (English)

Working Paper 127523 SEP 01, 2017

Disclosed

Sri Lanka PPP diagnostic note : accelerating infrastructure investment through PPPs (English)

Working Paper 119653 AUG 31, 2017

Rajapaksa,Amali Disclosed

Sri Lanka development update (English)

The Sri Lanka Development Update has two main aims. First, it reports on the key developments over the past six months in Sri Lanka’s economy, and places these in a longer term and global context. ... See More +

Working Paper 116949 JUN 27, 2017

Abeygunawardana,Kishan Weditha Namanayaka; Van Doorn,Ralph Disclosed

Colombo : exposure, vulnerability, and ability to respond to floods (English)

This paper examines the exposure, vulnerability, and ability of households in Colombo, Sri Lanka, to respond to floods, and brings out significant policy implications. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8084 JUN 05, 2017

Patankar,Archana Mahesh Disclosed

Sri Lanka development update - Spring 2017 (English)

Despite significant challenges, Sri Lanka's economic performance remained broadly satisfactory in 2016 and early 2017. The corrective policy measures taken in 2016 following expansionary fiscal and monetary policies implemented in the previous year have led to early signs of stabilization. ... See More +

Working Paper 116846 JUN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Fact sheet : multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector (English)

This factsheet surveys multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector where malnutrition is an issue of public health concern; under nutrition in children under five years and among pregnant women has far-reaching consequences for them and society at large; several risk factors prevail in the estate sector that lead children to be malnourished; problems have been identified in food utilization and feeding practices; knowledge is not translated into practice; gaps in quality of service provision for children were noted; significant space for improving nutrition service delivery for women both before and during pregnancy; poor standards of Child Development Centers; provision of safe water and sanitation facilities prevents malnutrition and diarrhea. ... See More +

Working Paper 115196 MAY 13, 2017

000232652:Phoebe M. Folger:pfolger@worldbank.org; ;000250282:Yi-Kyoung Lee:ylee1@worldbank.org;; ;000299428:Dilinika Peiris:dpeiris@worldbank.org Disclosed

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A proxy means test for Sri Lanka : A Proxy Means Test for Sri Lanka (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127524 Working Paper
Sri Lanka development update : more and better jobs for an upper middle-income country (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127611 Working Paper
Sri Lanka development update : more and better jobs for an upper middle-income country (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127747 Working Paper
The state of jobs in post-conflict areas of Sri Lanka (English)
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FEB 26, 2018 WPS8355 Policy Research Working Paper
Prioritizing water supply infrastructure investments in Sri Lanka : an application of the world bank infrastructure prioritization framework (English)
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FEB 06, 2018 WPS8331 Policy Research Working Paper
The state of jobs in post-conflict areas of Sri Lanka (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 125674 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Sri Lanka - Climate investment opportunities in South Asia (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122325 Working Paper
Sri Lanka - Achieving pro-poor universal health coverage without health financing reforms (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122814 Working Paper
Poverty from space : using high-resolution satellite imagery for estimating economic well-being (English)
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DEC 19, 2017 WPS8284 Policy Research Working Paper
Mini-grids and arrival of the main grid : lessons from Cambodia, Sri Lanka, and Indonesia (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 121823 ESMAP Paper
Sri Lanka - Development update (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 120728 Working Paper
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Sri Lanka (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121047 Working Paper
Sri Lanka - country snapshot (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120478 Working Paper
Toward sustainable water and sanitation services in Sri Lanka : beyond sustainable development goals to supporting the national economic vision (English)
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SEP 21, 2017 119819 Working Paper
As-is and to-be process mapping (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 127523 Working Paper
Sri Lanka PPP diagnostic note : accelerating infrastructure investment through PPPs (English)
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AUG 31, 2017 119653 Working Paper
Sri Lanka development update (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 116949 Working Paper
Colombo : exposure, vulnerability, and ability to respond to floods (English)
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JUN 05, 2017 WPS8084 Policy Research Working Paper
Sri Lanka development update - Spring 2017 (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 116846 Working Paper
Fact sheet : multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector (English)
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MAY 13, 2017 115196 Working Paper