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SABER tertiary education country report : Sierra Leone 2017 (English)

SABER-Tertiary Education is a diagnostic tool to assess how education systems perform and to identify priorities for reforms at the national level. ... See More +

Brief 119788 JUN 30, 2017

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They got mad skills : the effects of training on youth employability and resilience to the Ebola shock (English)

This paper discusses a randomized control trial to measure the short-term impacts of a skills intervention among urban youth in Sierra Leone at the onset of the Ebola crisis. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8036 APR 25, 2017

Rosas Raffo,Nina; Acevedo,Maria Cecilia; Zaldivar Chimal,Samantha Disclosed

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

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

Working Paper 110009 OCT 25, 2016

Disclosed

Sierra Leone decentralized service delivery project (DSDP) 2 : activity summary report 2 - community monitoring intervention (English)

This short note will summarize the lessons learned from the community monitoring intervention (CMI) in health sector and progress made to date in scaling-up the CMI through the Decentralized Service Delivery Project 2 in Sierra Leone. ... See More +

Brief 105838 MAY 19, 2016

Kumagai,Saki Disclosed

Sierra Leone decentralized service delivery project 2 (DSDP 2) : activity summary report 1 - grievance redress mechanism (English)

This short note will illustrate the progress made to date in designing and establishing a grievance redress mechanism (GRM), one of the important social accountability and citizen engagement tools, for the Sierra Leone’s Decentralized Service Delivery Project 2. ... See More +

Brief 105837 MAY 19, 2016

Kumagai,Saki Disclosed

Can you work it ? evidence on the productive potential of public works from a youth employment program in Sierra Leone (English)

This paper examines the short-term impacts of a labor-intensive public works program on household welfare and economic prospects. Using a community-level randomized control trial approach, the paper finds that the public works program targeted at youth in Sierra Leone successfully provided temporary employment to youth characterized by low educational attainment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7580 FEB 25, 2016

Rosas Raffo,Nina; Sabarwal,Shwetlena Disclosed

Findings from the 2014 labor force survey in Sierra Leone (English)

In Sierra Leone, where more than half of the population is poor and dependent on earnings from labor income, jobs are critical for poverty reduction and inclusive growth. ... See More +

Publication 104269 JAN 01, 2016

Margolis,David; Rosas Raffo,Nina; Turay, Abubakarr; Turay, Samuel Disclosed

Key concepts and operational implications in two fragile states : the case of Sierra Leone and Liberia (English)

This paper aims to provide a very distilled summary of the concepts shaping the discourse around state-building in fragile, conflict-affected situations, and to explore some of the operational implications for international development practitioners working in these settings, drawing on experience from two post-conflict countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 105642 JAN 01, 2016

Ingram,Sue Disclosed

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

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

Working Paper 100847 OCT 01, 2015

Disclosed

Country data report for Sierra Leone, 1996-2014 (English)

This country data report summarizes the data from the worldwide governance indicators (WGI) project for Sierra Leone. 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 and terrorism, (iii) government effectiveness, (iv) regulatory quality, (v) rule of law, and (vi) control of corruption. ... See More +

Working Paper 105563 SEP 15, 2015

Disclosed

Substantial but uneven achievement : selected success when stars align - public financial management reforms in Sierra Leone (English)

In the decade following the end of the civil war, the Government of Sierra Leone made substantial progress in strengthening public financial management. ... See More +

Journal Article 100210 JUL 27, 2015

Tavakoli Hedayat Pour,Heidi; Cessay, Ismaila B.; Cole,Winston Percy Onipede Disclosed

Improving utility performance in fragile environments : lessons from Liberia water and aewer corporation in Liberia and Guma valley water company in Sierra Leone (English)

This note summarizes lessons from the Water and Sanitation Program’s (WSP) technical assistance to improve performance and cost-recovery at the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation (LWSC) and Sierra Leone’s Guma Valley Water Company (GVWC). ... See More +

Working Paper 106722 JUL 01, 2015

Hirn,Maximilian Leo; De Waal,Dominick Revell Disclosed

When elites meet : decentralization, power-sharing, and public goods provision in post-conflict Sierra Leone (English)

Over the past decade, decentralization of fiscal and policy-making authority has become a cornerstone of development organizations’ recommendations for good governance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7335 JUN 24, 2015

Clayton,Amanda; Noveck,Jennifer Lynn; Levi,Margaret Disclosed

The socio-economic impacts of Ebola in Sierra Leone : results from a high frequency cell phone survey (round three) (English)

As of June 7, 2015, Sierra Leone had reported more than 12,900 cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), and over 3,900 deaths since the outbreak began. ... See More +

Working Paper 97392 JUN 15, 2015

Himelein,Kristen; Testaverde,Mauro; Turay, Abubakarr; Turay, Samuel Disclosed

The socio-economic impacts of Ebola in Sierra Leone : results from a high frequency cell phone survey - round two (English)

As of April 8, 2015, Sierra Leone had reported more than 12,000 cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), and over 3,800 deaths. Recent World Health Organization (WHO) reports show that Sierra Leone has seen a decrease in new cases each week in the month leading up to April 5, and that week’s infection rate was the lowest seen since May 2014. ... See More +

Working Paper 114702 APR 15, 2015

Turay,Abubakarr; Turay,Samuel; Glennerster,Rachel; Kastelic,Kristen Himelein; Rosas Raffo,Nina; Suri,Tavneet Kaur; Fu,Ning - GED02 Disclosed

Orphans and Ebola : estimating the secondary impact of a public health crisis (English)

The 2014 Ebola Virus Disease outbreak in West Africa is the largest to date by far. Ebola Virus Disease causes disproportionate mortality among the working-age population, resulting in far more mortality for parents of young children than other health crises. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7196 FEB 01, 2015

Evans, David K.; Popova, Anna Disclosed

Sierre Leone - Child feces disposal (English)

Safe disposal of children’s feces is as essential as the safe disposal of adults’ feces. This brief provides an overview of the available data on child feces disposal in Sierra Leone and concludes with ideas to strengthen safe disposal practices, based on emerging good practice. ... See More +

Brief 96441 FEB 01, 2015

Disclosed

The socio-economic impacts of Ebola in Sierra Leone : results from a high frequency cell phone survey- round one (English)

As of January 4, 2015, Sierra Leone had reported nearly 10,000 cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), and nearly 3,000 deaths. While recent World Health Organization (WHO) reports show that the outbreak is stabilizing in Guinea and Liberia, Sierra Leone continues to see an increasing number of cases and deaths, and the virus has now taken hold across all districts and particularly in the capital, Freetown. ... See More +

Working Paper 114701 JAN 12, 2015

Fu,Ning - GED02; Glennerster,Rachel; Kastelic,Kristen Himelein; Rosas Raffo,Nina; Suri,Tavneet Kaur Disclosed

Sierra Leone - Diaspora investment and trade study (English)

The recent regional Ebola outbreak has had a devastating impact on the Sierra Leonean economy and wreaked havoc not only in public health but in all sectors. ... See More +

Working Paper 99768 JAN 01, 2015

Disclosed

Transcript of press conference with World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim and President of Sierra Leone Ernest Bai Koroma (English)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Paul Wolfowitz, President of the World Bank. He congratulates the government of Sierra Leone and President Koroma for his leadership and Sierra Leone's leadership in their response to Ebola. ... See More +

Working Paper 101968 DEC 03, 2014

Wolfowitz,Paul Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
SABER tertiary education country report : Sierra Leone 2017 (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 119788 Brief
They got mad skills : the effects of training on youth employability and resilience to the Ebola shock (English)
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APR 25, 2017 WPS8036 Policy Research Working Paper
Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Sierra Leone (English)
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OCT 25, 2016 110009 Working Paper
Sierra Leone decentralized service delivery project (DSDP) 2 : activity summary report 2 - community monitoring intervention (English)
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MAY 19, 2016 105838 Brief
Sierra Leone decentralized service delivery project 2 (DSDP 2) : activity summary report 1 - grievance redress mechanism (English)
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MAY 19, 2016 105837 Brief
Can you work it ? evidence on the productive potential of public works from a youth employment program in Sierra Leone (English)
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FEB 25, 2016 WPS7580 Policy Research Working Paper
Findings from the 2014 labor force survey in Sierra Leone (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104269 Publication
Key concepts and operational implications in two fragile states : the case of Sierra Leone and Liberia (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 105642 Working Paper
Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - Sierra Leone (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100847 Working Paper
Country data report for Sierra Leone, 1996-2014 (English)
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SEP 15, 2015 105563 Working Paper
Substantial but uneven achievement : selected success when stars align - public financial management reforms in Sierra Leone (English)
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JUL 27, 2015 100210 Journal Article
Improving utility performance in fragile environments : lessons from Liberia water and aewer corporation in Liberia and Guma valley water company in Sierra Leone (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 106722 Working Paper
When elites meet : decentralization, power-sharing, and public goods provision in post-conflict Sierra Leone (English)
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JUN 24, 2015 WPS7335 Policy Research Working Paper
The socio-economic impacts of Ebola in Sierra Leone : results from a high frequency cell phone survey (round three) (English)
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JUN 15, 2015 97392 Working Paper
The socio-economic impacts of Ebola in Sierra Leone : results from a high frequency cell phone survey - round two (English)
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APR 15, 2015 114702 Working Paper
Orphans and Ebola : estimating the secondary impact of a public health crisis (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 WPS7196 Policy Research Working Paper
Sierre Leone - Child feces disposal (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 96441 Brief
The socio-economic impacts of Ebola in Sierra Leone : results from a high frequency cell phone survey- round one (English)
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JAN 12, 2015 114701 Working Paper
Sierra Leone - Diaspora investment and trade study (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 99768 Working Paper
Transcript of press conference with World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim and President of Sierra Leone Ernest Bai Koroma (English)
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DEC 03, 2014 101968 Working Paper