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Poverty diagnostic for water supply, sanitation, and hygiene in Guatemala : challenges and opportunities (English)

Poverty rates in Guatemala are among the highest in Latin America and the Caribbean, and Guatemala is now the second poorest country in the region, with only post-earthquake Haiti being poorer. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 126775 MAY 30, 2018

Borja-Vega,Christian; Aguero,Marco Antonio; Scott,Katherine M. Spanish Disclosed

Poverty diagnostic for water supply, sanitation, and hygiene in Guatemala : challenges and opportunities (Spanish)

Poverty rates in Guatemala are among the highest in Latin America and the Caribbean, and Guatemala is now the second poorest country in the region, with only post-earthquake Haiti being poorer. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 126775 MAY 30, 2018

Borja-Vega,Christian; Aguero,Marco Antonio; Scott,Katherine M. English Disclosed

Guatemala Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Poverty Diagnostic (Vol. 2) : annexes (English)

Poverty rates in Guatemala are among the highest in Latin America and the Caribbean, and Guatemala is now the second poorest country in the region with only post-earthquake Haiti being poorer. ... See More +

Working Paper 124240 APR 01, 2018

Spanish Disclosed

Guatemala Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Poverty Diagnostic (Spanish)

Poverty rates in Guatemala are among the highest in Latin America and the Caribbean, and Guatemala is now the second poorest country in the region with only post-earthquake Haiti being poorer. ... See More +

Working Paper 124240 MAR 01, 2018

English Disclosed

Guatemala Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Poverty Diagnostic (English)

Poverty rates in Guatemala are among the highest in Latin America and the Caribbean, and Guatemala is now the second poorest country in the region with only post-earthquake Haiti being poorer. ... See More +

Working Paper 124240 MAR 01, 2018

Spanish Disclosed

Human capital outflows : selection into migration from the Northern Triangle (English)

This study quantifies the outflow of human capital associated with migration from Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras since 1990. To measure the outflow of skills and human capital and how this has changed over time, the study uses information on Northern Triangle migrants residing in the United States, a group that accounts for over 90 percent of all migrants from the three countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8334 FEB 12, 2018

Del Carmen Hasbun,Giselle Eugenia; Sousa,Liliana Do Couto Disclosed

Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Guatemala (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 120918 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

Guatemala - Forest Investment Plan (FIP) : Guatemala - Forest investment plan (English)

FIP interventions aim to propose the strengthening of governance1 and governability in protected areas, prioritizing the restoration of deforested and degraded areas; sustainable forest management, both in natural forests and in forest plantations; the strengthening of the value chain of forest products (timber and non-timber) and institutional strengthening as a transversal support action. ... See More +

Working Paper 120210 OCT 02, 2017

000388914:Gabriela Encalada Romero:gencalada@wor; ldbank.org; Disclosed

Predicting school dropout with administrative data: new evidence from Guatemala and Honduras (English)

Across Latin America, school dropout is a growing concern, because of its negative social and economic consequences. Although a wide range of interventions hold potential to reduce dropout rates, policy makers in many countries must first address the basic question of how to target limited resources effectively for such interventions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8142 JUL 10, 2017

Adelman,Melissa Ann; Haimovich,Francisco; Ham,Andres; Vazquez,Emmanuel Jose Disclosed

Estimating poverty using cell phone data : evidence from Guatemala (English)

The dramatic expansion of mobile phone use in developing countries has given rise to a rich and largely untapped source of information about the characteristics of communities and regions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7969 FEB 14, 2017

Hernandez Hernandez,Marco Antonio; Hong,Lingzi; Frias-Martinez,Vanessa; Frias-Martinez,Enrique Disclosed

World development report 2017 : Guatemala’s international commission against impunity - a case study on institutions and rule of law (English)

In the last years of the armed conflict, some of the actors that have participated in those clandestine operations re-adapted their modus operandi to fit other types of criminal activities such as customs corruption, large scale smuggling of goods, extortion and kidnapping for economic purposes, and drug trafficking. ... See More +

World Development Report 112904 JAN 01, 2017

Carrera, Fernando Disclosed

Guatemala - Earthquakes and hurricanes risk profile (English)

The earthquake risk in Guatemala is more significant than the hurricane risk. Annual Average loss (AAL) from earthquakes is Unite States (U.S.) 325.3 million dollars (0.46 percent of gross domestic product (GDP)) and from hurricanes is U.S. 21.6 million dollars (0.04 percent of GDP). ... See More +

Brief 114753 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Guatemala country opinion survey 2016 (English)

The Country opinion survey for 2016 in Guatemala assists the World Bank Group (WBG) in gaining a better understanding of how stakeholders in Guatemala perceive the WBG. ... See More +

Working Paper 120651 DEC 01, 2016

Disclosed

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

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

Working Paper 109840 OCT 25, 2016

Disclosed

Managing catastrophe risk in Guatemala (English)

Guatemala, one of the largest economies in Central America, made significant progress in achieving macroeconomic and democratic stability after a 36-year civil war. ... See More +

Brief 81168 AUG 25, 2016

Navarro-Martin,Miguel Disclosed

Behavioral interventions in tax compliance : evidence from Guatemala (English)

This paper presents results from a large (43,387) nationwide randomized controlled trial in Guatemala that used reminders to promote tax compliance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7690 JUN 01, 2016

Kettle,Stewart; Hernandez Hernandez,Marco Antonio; Ruda,Simon; Sanders,Michael Disclosed

Access to pre-primary education and progression in primary School : evidence from rural Guatemala (English)

Evidence on the impacts of a large-scale expansion in pre-primary education is limited and mostly circumscribed to high- and middle-income nations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7574 FEB 22, 2016

Bastos,Paulo S. R.; Bottan,Nicolas Luis; Cristia,Julian Disclosed

Measuring progress towards universal health coverage: with an application to 24 developing countries (English)

The last few years have seen a growing commitment worldwide to universal health coverage (UHC). Yet there is a lack of clarity on how to measure progress towards UHC. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7470 NOV 03, 2015

Wagstaff,Adam; Cotlear,Daniel; Eozenou,Patrick Hoang-Vu; Buisman,Leander Robert Disclosed

Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - Guatemala (English)

This economy profile for Doing Business 2016 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for Guatemala. To allow for useful comparison, the profile also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 100742 OCT 01, 2015

Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Poverty diagnostic for water supply, sanitation, and hygiene in Guatemala : challenges and opportunities (English)
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MAY 30, 2018 126775 Other Poverty Study Spanish
Poverty diagnostic for water supply, sanitation, and hygiene in Guatemala : challenges and opportunities (Spanish)
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MAY 30, 2018 126775 Other Poverty Study English
Guatemala Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Poverty Diagnostic (Vol. 2) : annexes (English)
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APR 01, 2018 124240 Working Paper Spanish
Guatemala Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Poverty Diagnostic (Spanish)
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MAR 01, 2018 124240 Working Paper English
Guatemala Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Poverty Diagnostic (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124240 Working Paper Spanish
Human capital outflows : selection into migration from the Northern Triangle (English)
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FEB 12, 2018 WPS8334 Policy Research Working Paper
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Guatemala (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 120918 Working Paper
Research digest newsletter Vol. 12 (No. 1) (English)
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OCT 04, 2017 120241 Newsletter
Guatemala - Forest Investment Plan (FIP) : Guatemala - Forest investment plan (English)
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OCT 02, 2017 120210 Working Paper
Predicting school dropout with administrative data: new evidence from Guatemala and Honduras (English)
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JUL 10, 2017 WPS8142 Policy Research Working Paper
Estimating poverty using cell phone data : evidence from Guatemala (English)
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FEB 14, 2017 WPS7969 Policy Research Working Paper
World development report 2017 : Guatemala’s international commission against impunity - a case study on institutions and rule of law (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112904 World Development Report
Guatemala - Earthquakes and hurricanes risk profile (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114753 Brief
Guatemala country opinion survey 2016 (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 120651 Working Paper
Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Guatemala (English)
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OCT 25, 2016 109840 Working Paper
Managing catastrophe risk in Guatemala (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 81168 Brief
Behavioral interventions in tax compliance : evidence from Guatemala (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 WPS7690 Policy Research Working Paper
Access to pre-primary education and progression in primary School : evidence from rural Guatemala (English)
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FEB 22, 2016 WPS7574 Policy Research Working Paper
Measuring progress towards universal health coverage: with an application to 24 developing countries (English)
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NOV 03, 2015 WPS7470 Policy Research Working Paper
Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - Guatemala (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100742 Working Paper