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Eliciting accurate responses to consumption questions among IDPs in South Sudan using "honesty primes" (English)

Misreporting is a well-known challenge for researchers in social sciences. This issue is especially prevalent if incentives for misreporting exist, for example, to claim certain benefits or hide illegal behavior. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8539 AUG 06, 2018

Kaplan,Lennart Christian; Pape,Utz Johann; Walsh,James Sonam Disclosed

Eliciting Accurate Responses to Consumption Questions among IDPS in South Sudan Using Honesty Primes (English)

Misreporting is a well-known challenge for researchers in social sciences. This issue is especially prevalent if incentives for misreporting exist, for example, to claim certain benefits or hide illegal behavior. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 129598 AUG 01, 2018

Kaplan,Lennart Christian; Pape,Utz Johann; Walsh,James Sonam Disclosed

Impact of conflict on adolescent girls in South Sudan (English)

Violent conflict and instability affect men and women in heterogeneous ways, including differentiated impacts on economic, social, physical, and mental well-being. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8510 JUL 10, 2018

Pape,Utz Johann; Phipps,Verena Disclosed

South Sudan economic update (English)

Real GDP is projected to further contract by 3.5 percent in FY2018, following the contraction of about 6.9 percent in FY 2017. Monetization of the fiscal deficit led to strong money growth and high inflation, although there are indications that borrowing from the Bank of South Sudan had been limited in the second half of 2017. ... See More +

Working Paper 129303 JUL 01, 2018

Disclosed

Impact of Conflict on Adolescent Girls in South Sudan (English)

Violent conflict and instability affect men and women in heterogeneous ways, including differentiated impacts on economic, social, physical, and mental well-being. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 129599 JUL 01, 2018

Pape,Utz Johann; Phipps,Verena Disclosed

Opportunities for improving urban service delivery in South Sudan : a tale of two cities : Service delivery status report (English)

This study "Opportunities for Improving Urban Service Delivery in South Sudan: A Tale of Two Cities" comprises a 3 part series. Part I—Service Delivery Status Report—gives a general overview of the service delivery models currently operating the country. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS23467 DEC 01, 2017

Vemuru,Varalakshmi; Vemuru,Varalakshmi; D Aoust,Olivia Severine; D Aoust,Olivia Severine; Karim,Zishan Faiza; Karim,Zishan Faiza Disclosed

Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - South Sudan (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 121086 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Opportunities for improving urban service delivery in South Sudan : a tale of two cities (Vol. 2) : International case studies (English)

This study "Opportunities for Improving Urban Service Delivery in South Sudan: A Tale of Two Cities" comprises a 3 part series. Part I—Service Delivery Status Report—gives a general overview of the service delivery models currently operating the country. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS23467 SEP 01, 2017

Vemuru,Varalakshmi; Vemuru,Varalakshmi; D Aoust,Olivia Severine; D Aoust,Olivia Severine; Karim,Zishan Faiza; Karim,Zishan Faiza Disclosed

Opportunities for improving urban service delivery in South Sudan : a tale of two cities (Vol. 3) : Synthesis report (English)

This study "Opportunities for Improving Urban Service Delivery in South Sudan: A Tale of Two Cities" comprises a 3 part series. Part I—Service Delivery Status Report—gives a general overview of the service delivery models currently operating the country. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS23467 SEP 01, 2017

Vemuru,Varalakshmi; Vemuru,Varalakshmi; D Aoust,Olivia Severine; D Aoust,Olivia Severine; Karim,Zishan Faiza; Karim,Zishan Faiza Disclosed

Reducing poverty through improved agro-logistics in a fragile country : findings from a trader survey in South Sudan (English)

South Sudan is a fragile country.South Sudan is one of the most food insecure countries in the world.Conflict and long standing economic and social changes are disrupting agricultural production, markets, and community livelihoods, which are consequently increasing food insecurity and poverty rates in South Sudan.Though the current macro-economic crisis threatens to worsen food security even further, it also presents an opportunity to tap into South Sudan’s vast agricultural potential.Conflict sensitive efforts to improve agro-logistics in South Sudan are key to increasing the availability of agricultural commodities in markets, which could contribute to better food security.The evidence base on approaches to conflict sensitivity in weak and fragile state situations like South Sudan highlights how agricultural commodity markets are complex sites of authority and control. ... See More +

Working Paper 120347 AUG 01, 2017

Pape,Utz Johann; Benson,Matthew Sterling; Ebrahim,Menaal Fatima; Lole,Jane Yaya Disclosed

Building sustainable public sector capacity in a challenging context (English)

In a conflict-affected and newly independent country like South Sudan, rebuilding public sector capacity is an important aspect of state building, both in the short and in the medium to long term. ... See More +

Working Paper 114588 JAN 01, 2017

Fritz,Verena Maria; Issa,Museme Munira; Ort,Rachel Lemay; Haven,Bernard James; Collin Dit De Montesson,Nicolas Antoine Robert; Wani,Aisha Musa Ali Disclosed

South Sudan - Governance analysis : building sustainable public sector capacity in a challenging context (English)

This report was developed in the first half of 2016, when the signing of the Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan (ARCISS) and subsequent establishment of the Transitional Government of National Unity (TGNU) presented a possible window of opportunity to restart and reset state-building effort, in particular, to initiate a more strategic approach to capacity building. ... See More +

Working Paper 115377 JAN 01, 2017

Fritz,Verena Maria Disclosed

South Sudan - economic update : taming the tides of high inflation - policy options (English)

The Republic of South Sudan emerged in 2011 from decades of conflict as the world’s newest independent country, with huge state and peace building challenges, and extreme institutional and socio-economic deficits.By August 2016, South Sudan displayed all the signs of macroeconomic collapse,with output contracting, and inflation and parallel exchange market premium spiraling.The fiscal deficit remained high, although its exact magnitude is difficult to estimate given the lack of real time data.The financing situation is dire. ... See More +

Working Paper 120563 JAN 01, 2017

Dihel,Nora Carina; Pape,Utz Johann Disclosed

The Sudan interim poverty reduction strategy paper status report : A joint World Bank Group and Sudan’s ministry of finance and economic planning assessment (2012–2014) (English)

Sudan has suffered from prolonged years of conflict, volatile security situation, political transition, unsustainable debt burden, economic and financial sanctions and fragile relations with the international community, all of which have severely constrained the country’s broad-based growth prospects and poverty reduction efforts. ... See More +

Working Paper 115820 NOV 01, 2016

Disclosed

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

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

Working Paper 110026 OCT 25, 2016

Disclosed

Market integration and poverty : evidence from South Sudan (English)

This paper examines the effects of market integration on household consumption using data on seven food and two energy markets across South Sudan. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7564 FEB 16, 2016

Varela,Gonzalo J.; Cali,Massimiliano; Pape,Utz Johann; Rojas,Esteban Disclosed

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

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

Working Paper 100850 OCT 01, 2015

Disclosed

Country data report for South Sudan, 1996-2014 (English)

This Country Data Report summarizes the data from the Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) project for South Sudan. 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 105570 SEP 15, 2015

Disclosed

South Sudan - Youth startup business grant program : program rationale, design and implementation (English)

This report presents the rationale, design and implementation of the South Sudan Youth Startup Business Grant Program. The first of its kind in the conflict-torn South Sudan, the program aims to create opportunities for the South Sudanese youth, especially young women. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS14502 JUN 26, 2015

Pape,Utz Johann Disclosed

Alternative social safety nets in South Sudan : costing and impact on welfare indicators - poverty note (English)

Working Paper 98808 JUN 01, 2015

Pape,Utz Johann; Pontara,Nicola Disclosed

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Eliciting accurate responses to consumption questions among IDPs in South Sudan using "honesty primes" (English)
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AUG 06, 2018 WPS8539 Policy Research Working Paper
Eliciting Accurate Responses to Consumption Questions among IDPS in South Sudan Using Honesty Primes (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 129598 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Impact of conflict on adolescent girls in South Sudan (English)
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JUL 10, 2018 WPS8510 Policy Research Working Paper
South Sudan economic update (English)
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JUL 01, 2018 129303 Working Paper
Impact of Conflict on Adolescent Girls in South Sudan (English)
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JUL 01, 2018 129599 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Opportunities for improving urban service delivery in South Sudan : a tale of two cities : Service delivery status report (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 ACS23467 Working Paper
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - South Sudan (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121086 Working Paper
Opportunities for improving urban service delivery in South Sudan : a tale of two cities (Vol. 2) : International case studies (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 ACS23467 Working Paper
Opportunities for improving urban service delivery in South Sudan : a tale of two cities (Vol. 3) : Synthesis report (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 ACS23467 Working Paper
Reducing poverty through improved agro-logistics in a fragile country : findings from a trader survey in South Sudan (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 120347 Working Paper
Building sustainable public sector capacity in a challenging context (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114588 Working Paper
South Sudan - Governance analysis : building sustainable public sector capacity in a challenging context (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 115377 Working Paper
South Sudan - economic update : taming the tides of high inflation - policy options (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 120563 Working Paper
The Sudan interim poverty reduction strategy paper status report : A joint World Bank Group and Sudan’s ministry of finance and economic planning assessment (2012–2014) (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 115820 Working Paper
Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - South Sudan (English)
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OCT 25, 2016 110026 Working Paper
Market integration and poverty : evidence from South Sudan (English)
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FEB 16, 2016 WPS7564 Policy Research Working Paper
Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - South Sudan (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100850 Working Paper
Country data report for South Sudan, 1996-2014 (English)
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SEP 15, 2015 105570 Working Paper
South Sudan - Youth startup business grant program : program rationale, design and implementation (English)
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JUN 26, 2015 ACS14502 Working Paper
Alternative social safety nets in South Sudan : costing and impact on welfare indicators - poverty note (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 98808 Working Paper