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Will elders provide for their grandchildren ?: unconditional cash transfers and educational expenditures in Bolivia (English)

This paper takes advantage of repeated cross-section household surveys and a sharp discontinuity created by the introduction of an unconditional cash transfer to elders. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8176 AUG 29, 2017

Canavire-Bacarreza,Gustavo; Chong,Alberto; Rios-Avila,Fernando; Yanez Pagans,Monica Disclosed

Intermediate cities in Bolivia : a priority agenda (Spanish)

Bolivia faces a unique opportunity to harness the benefits of urbanization and avoid the pitfalls that other countries have made in the past. The urbanization process in Bolivia is one of the last to occur in the region of Latin America and the Caribbean, while its rapid pace requires expeditious action in addressing the challenges associated with this transformation. ... See More +

Brief 117252 JUL 01, 2017

Trohanis,Zoe Elena; Aguilera,Ana Silvia; Tejada,Roberto Disclosed

Ciudades intermedias en Bolivia : informe de asistencia tecnica (Spanish)

Working Paper 117714 JUL 01, 2017

Disclosed

Directions in Urban Development - Ciudades Intermedias en Bolivia: una agenda prioritaria (Spanish)

Brief 117712 JUN 13, 2017

Aguilera De Llano,Ana Isabel Disclosed

Bolivia - Integral urban development of Trinidad : case study (Spanish)

Working Paper 116273 JUN 12, 2017

Disclosed

Information technology and provision of national identification cards by the Bolivian police : evidence from two randomized natural field experiments (English)

This paper investigates the potential of information technology to improve public service delivery and empower citizens. The investigation uses two randomized natural experiments in the renewal of national identification cards by the Bolivian Police. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8083 JUN 01, 2017

Chong,Alberto; Salas,Gustavo Machicado; Yanez Pagans,Monica Disclosed

Intermediate cities in Bolivia : a priority agenda (English)

Bolivia faces a unique opportunity to harness the benefits of urbanization and avoid the pitfalls that other countries have made in the past. The urbanization process in Bolivia is one of the last to occur in the region of Latin America and the Caribbean, while its rapid pace requires expeditious action in addressing the challenges associated with this transformation. ... See More +

Brief 117252 JUN 01, 2017

Trohanis,Zoe Elena; Aguilera,Ana Silvia; Tejada,Roberto Disclosed

Decentralized electricity for universal access in Bolivia (English)

In 2004, at the time of appraisal, the poverty rate in rural areas of Bolivia, where approximately one-third of the population live, was 82 percent. ... See More +

Brief 114711 APR 01, 2017

Disclosed

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

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

Working Paper 109724 OCT 25, 2016

Disclosed

Minimizing ecological damage from road improvement in tropical forests (English)

A spatial econometric model is used to link road upgrading to forest clearing and biodiversity loss in the moist tropical forests of Bolivia, Cameroon, and Myanmar. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7826 SEP 19, 2016

Dasgupta,Susmita; Wheeler,David R. Disclosed

FY16 Bolivia country opinion survey report (English)

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

Working Paper 108620 JUL 01, 2016

Felzer,Sharon; Cameron,Jessica A.; Markova,Svetlana; Guo,Jing; Woods,Calita Disclosed

Alimentación escolar : oportunidades y desafios para promover el consumo y la compra local de alimentos andinos en las zonas rurales de los departamentos de la Paz, Oruro y Potosi (Spanish)

The document summarizes the findings of a survey undertaken among 1080 children, attending 5th and 6th grade in the rural schools of Bolivia Altiplano. ... See More +

Working Paper 101786 DEC 01, 2015

World Bank; FAO; PROINPA; CEGIE Disclosed

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

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

Working Paper 100669 OCT 01, 2015

Disclosed

Country Data Report for Bolivia, 1996-2014 (English)

This Country Data Report summarizes the data from the Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) project for Bolivia. The WGI report six aggregate governance indicators for over 200 countries and territories over the period 1996-2014, covering: i) voice and accountability, ii) political stability and absence of violence, terrorism, iii) government effectiveness, iv) regulatory quality, v) rule of law, and vi) control of corruption. ... See More +

Working Paper 105409 SEP 15, 2015

Disclosed

Effectiveness of targeting mechanisms utilized in social protection programs in Bolivia (English)

As part of the 2006-2011 National Development Plan, the Plurinational State of Bolivia launched two cash transfer programs and one youth labor training program aimed at promoting the accumulation of households’ human capital: the Juancito Pinto Educational Grant, the Juana Azurduy Mother-Child Grant, and my first decent job. ... See More +

Working Paper 100363 SEP 01, 2015

Apella,Ignacio Raul; Blanco, Gastón Disclosed

Gender education gaps among indigenous and nonindigenous groups in Bolivia (English)

This paper studies gender education gaps among indigenous and nonindigenous groups in Bolivia. Using the National Census of Population and Housing 2012 and an estimation method analogous to difference-in-differences, the paper finds that the intersection of gender and indigenous identity confers cumulative disadvantage for indigenous women in literacy, years of schooling, and primary and secondary school completion. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7387 AUG 10, 2015

Reimao,Maira Emy Nakayama; Tas,Emcet Oktay Disclosed

Bolivia : retos para avanzar en la igualdad de género y el empoderamiento de la mujer (Spanish)

Working Paper 101072 JUN 01, 2015

Disclosed

Urbanization trends in Bolivia : opportunities and challenges (English)

This note is a summary of a report that considers urban areas as the complement to rural areas that will allow the Plurinational State of Bolivia to achieve the goals set forth in its Patriotic Agenda for the Bicentennial 2025. ... See More +

Brief 97834 MAY 01, 2015

Trohanis,Zoe Elena; Zangerling,Bontje Marie; Sanchez-Reaza,Javier Disclosed

Urbanization trends in Bolivia : opportunities and challenges : Tendencias urbanas en Bolivia : oportunidades y desafíos (Spanish)

This note is a summary of a report that considers urban areas as the complement to rural areas that will allow the Plurinational State of Bolivia to achieve the goals set forth in its Patriotic Agenda for the Bicentennial 2025. ... See More +

Brief 97834 MAY 01, 2015

Trohanis,Zoe Elena; Zangerling,Bontje Marie; Sanchez-Reaza,Javier Disclosed

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Will elders provide for their grandchildren ?: unconditional cash transfers and educational expenditures in Bolivia (English)
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AUG 29, 2017 WPS8176 Policy Research Working Paper
Intermediate cities in Bolivia : a priority agenda (Spanish)
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JUL 01, 2017 117252 Brief
Ciudades intermedias en Bolivia : informe de asistencia tecnica (Spanish)
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JUL 01, 2017 117714 Working Paper
Ciudades intermedias en Bolivia : informe de asistencia tecnica (Vol. 2) : Intermediate Cities in Bolivia: A priority agenda - executive summary (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 117714 Working Paper
Directions in Urban Development - Ciudades Intermedias en Bolivia: una agenda prioritaria (Spanish)
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JUN 13, 2017 117712 Brief
Bolivia - Integral urban development of Trinidad : case study (Spanish)
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JUN 12, 2017 116273 Working Paper
Information technology and provision of national identification cards by the Bolivian police : evidence from two randomized natural field experiments (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 WPS8083 Policy Research Working Paper
Intermediate cities in Bolivia : a priority agenda (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 117252 Brief
Decentralized electricity for universal access in Bolivia (English)
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APR 01, 2017 114711 Brief
Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Bolivia (English)
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OCT 25, 2016 109724 Working Paper
Minimizing ecological damage from road improvement in tropical forests (English)
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SEP 19, 2016 WPS7826 Policy Research Working Paper
FY16 Bolivia country opinion survey report (English)
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JUL 01, 2016 108620 Working Paper
Alimentación escolar : oportunidades y desafios para promover el consumo y la compra local de alimentos andinos en las zonas rurales de los departamentos de la Paz, Oruro y Potosi (Spanish)
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DEC 01, 2015 101786 Working Paper
Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - Bolivia (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100669 Working Paper
Country Data Report for Bolivia, 1996-2014 (English)
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SEP 15, 2015 105409 Working Paper
Effectiveness of targeting mechanisms utilized in social protection programs in Bolivia (English)
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SEP 01, 2015 100363 Working Paper
Gender education gaps among indigenous and nonindigenous groups in Bolivia (English)
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AUG 10, 2015 WPS7387 Policy Research Working Paper
Bolivia : retos para avanzar en la igualdad de género y el empoderamiento de la mujer (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2015 101072 Working Paper
Urbanization trends in Bolivia : opportunities and challenges (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 97834 Brief
Urbanization trends in Bolivia : opportunities and challenges : Tendencias urbanas en Bolivia : oportunidades y desafíos (Spanish)
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MAY 01, 2015 97834 Brief