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Future Drivers of Growth in Rwanda: Innovation, Integration, Agglomeration, and Competition (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)

Rapid economic growth is Rwanda's overarching development goal— a strategic choice to anchor its long-term vision. Vision 2050 encapsulates this choice with long-term, income-based goals that aim for upper-middle-income status by 2035 and high-income status by 2050. ... See More +

Working Paper 131875 NOV 01, 2018

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Future Drivers of Growth in Rwanda: Innovation, Integration, Agglomeration, and Competition (English)

Rapid economic growth is Rwanda's overarching development goal— a strategic choice to anchor its long-term vision. Vision 2050 encapsulates this choice with long-term, income-based goals that aim for upper-middle-income status by 2035 and high-income status by 2050. ... See More +

Working Paper 131875 NOV 01, 2018

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Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Rwanda (English)

Sixteenth in a series of annual reports comparing business regulation in 190 economies, Doing Business 2019 covers 11 areas of business regulation. ... See More +

Working Paper 131793 OCT 31, 2018

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Revisiting the Poverty Trend in Rwanda : 2010/11 to 2013/14 (English)

According to the official statistics published by the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda, the country registered a decline in poverty from 46 percent in 2010/11 to 39 percent in 2013/14. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8585 SEP 13, 2018

Fatima,Freeha; Yoshida,Nobuo Disclosed

Rwanda Agriculture Finance Diagnostic (English)

Agriculture is critical to Rwanda’s economy and a key sector in Rwanda’s Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Strategy (EDPRS). Agriculture finance is a national priority to achieve transformation of the agriculture sector and greater financial inclusion. ... See More +

Working Paper 129841 SEP 10, 2018

Nair,Ajai; Ono,Toshiaki; Mapfumo,Shadreck; Gakombe,Brice; Mpambara,Aimee Marie Ange; Allen,Jeffrey Stephen; Ali,Daniel Ayalew; Huguette,Mwiseneza; Shmidt,Oxana; Estep,Tora Johanna Disclosed

Revisiting the Poverty Trend in Rwanda : 2010/11 to 2013/14 (English)

According to the official statistics published by the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda, the country registered a decline in poverty from 46 percent in 2010/11 to 39 percent in 2013/14. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 131473 SEP 01, 2018

Fatima,Freeha; Yoshida,Nobuo Disclosed

Decentralized delivery of financial education : evidence from a country-wide field experiment (English)

Can financial education delivery be successfully decentralized? This paper studies a large-scale field experiment with 200 Savings and Credit Cooperative Associations (SACCOs) in Rwanda, and tests competing models of local financial education delivery. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8521 JUL 11, 2018

Hakizimfura,Emmanuel; Randall,Douglas; Zia,Bilal Husnain Disclosed

The impact of financial education through savings and credit cooperatives in Rwanda (English)

This results brief summarizes findings from a randomized-controlled trial of the Financial Education through SACCOs program in Rwanda. Members of participating SACCOs showed improvements in financial knowledge, attitudes and behaviors when SACCOs were given the autonomy to select trainers from the local community. ... See More +

Working Paper 128358 JUL 01, 2018

Mauerman, Max; Randall,Douglas Disclosed

Rwanda economic update : tackling stunting - an unfinished agenda (English)

Rwanda's economy rebounded in the second half of 2017. The rebound, driven by improved exportperformance and revitalized agriculture, pushed annual growth to 6.1 percent and led to upwardrevisions of the growth projections for 2018 and 2019. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 127256 JUN 01, 2018

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Using satellite imagery to revolutionize creation of tax maps and local revenue collection (English)

The technical complexity of ensuring that tax rolls are complete and valuations current is often perceived as a major barrier to bringing in more property tax revenues in developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8437 MAY 11, 2018

Ali,Daniel Ayalew; Deininger,Klaus W.; Wild,Michael-000475260 Disclosed

Gender-transformative Bandebereho couples' intervention to promote male engagement in reproductive and maternal health and violence prevention in Rwanda : Findings from a randomized control trial (English)

Rigorous evidence of the effectiveness of male engagement interventions, particularly on how these interventions impact relationship power dynamics and women's decision-making, remains limited. ... See More +

Journal Article 130909 APR 04, 2018

Doyle,Kate; Levtov,Ruti G.; Barker,Gary; Bastian,Gautam Gustav; Bingenheimer,Jeffrey B.; Kazimbaya,Shamsi; Nzabonimpa,Anicet; Pulerwitz,Julie; Sayinzoga,Felix; Sharma,Vandana; Shattuck,Dominick Disclosed

The performance of a consumption augmented asset index in ranking Households and Identifying the Poor (English)

Asset ownership indices are widely used as inexpensive proxies for consumption. This paper shows that these indices can be augmented using dichotomous indicators for consumption, which are equally easy to obtain. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8362 MAR 08, 2018

Ngo,Diana; Christiaensen,Luc Disclosed

Rwanda investor perception survey 2018 (English)

The Rwanda Investor Perceptions Survey is a publication of the World Bank Group and the Rwanda Development Board, in partnership with the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development. ... See More +

Working Paper 128563 JAN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - note 2 : internal migration in Rwanda (English)

The objective of this report is to inform the government’s policies and strategies on urbanization as a driver of economic development, job creation, and poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper 122175 DEC 08, 2017

Bundervoet,Tom; Parby,Jonas Ingemann; Nakamura,Shohei; Choi,Narae Disclosed

Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - note 1 : urbanization and the evolution of Rwanda’s urban landscape (English)

The objective of this report is to inform the government’s policies and strategies on urbanization as a driver of economic development, job creation, and poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper 122174 DEC 07, 2017

Bundervoet,Tom; Parby,Jonas Ingemann; Nakamura,Shohei; Choi,Narae Disclosed

Rwanda economic update : rethinking urbanization in Rwanda - from demographic transition to economic transformation (English)

Developments in the Rwandan economy as of the first half of 2017 have been mixed. On the upside, Rwanda's external imbalances have eased on account of improvements in global commodity prices, global and regional strengthening of growth recovery, and the external adjustment the government undertook in 2016. ... See More +

Working Paper 122107 DEC 01, 2017

Disclosed

Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - note 4 : profiling secondary cities in Rwanda - dynamics and opportunities (English)

Reshaping Urbanization in Rwanda: Economic and Spatial Trends and Proposals is an Advisory Services and Analytics (ASA), jointly provided by the Poverty and Equity Global Practice and the Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice at the World Bank. ... See More +

Working Paper 122185 DEC 01, 2017

Bundervoet,Tom; Parby,Jonas Ingemann; Nakamura,Shohei; Choi,Narae Disclosed

Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - note 3 : urbanization,job creation, and poverty reduction in Rwanda (English)

This note analyzes whether and how the country’s rising urbanization levels (measured primarily by population density) are associated with nonfarm job creation and poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper 122184 DEC 01, 2017

Bundervoet,Tom; Parby,Jonas Ingemann; Nakamura,Shohei; Choi,Narae Disclosed

Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - synthesis report (English)

Rwanda has demonstrated a remarkable performance in economic growth and poverty reduction in the past decade and a half. With urbanization as an explicit developmental strategy, the government has indeed made significant efforts to prepare a solid foundation on which urban development can take off. ... See More +

Working Paper 122178 DEC 01, 2017

Bundervoet,Tom; Parby,Jonas Ingemann; Nakamura,Shohei; Choi,Narae Disclosed

Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Rwanda (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 121106 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

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Future Drivers of Growth in Rwanda: Innovation, Integration, Agglomeration, and Competition (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 131875 Working Paper
Future Drivers of Growth in Rwanda: Innovation, Integration, Agglomeration, and Competition (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 131875 Working Paper
Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Rwanda (English)
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OCT 31, 2018 131793 Working Paper
Revisiting the Poverty Trend in Rwanda : 2010/11 to 2013/14 (English)
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SEP 13, 2018 WPS8585 Policy Research Working Paper
Rwanda Agriculture Finance Diagnostic (English)
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SEP 10, 2018 129841 Working Paper
Revisiting the Poverty Trend in Rwanda : 2010/11 to 2013/14 (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 131473 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Decentralized delivery of financial education : evidence from a country-wide field experiment (English)
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JUL 11, 2018 WPS8521 Policy Research Working Paper
The impact of financial education through savings and credit cooperatives in Rwanda (English)
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JUL 01, 2018 128358 Working Paper
Rwanda economic update : tackling stunting - an unfinished agenda (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127256 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Using satellite imagery to revolutionize creation of tax maps and local revenue collection (English)
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MAY 11, 2018 WPS8437 Policy Research Working Paper
Gender-transformative Bandebereho couples' intervention to promote male engagement in reproductive and maternal health and violence prevention in Rwanda : Findings from a randomized control trial (English)
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APR 04, 2018 130909 Journal Article
The performance of a consumption augmented asset index in ranking Households and Identifying the Poor (English)
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MAR 08, 2018 WPS8362 Policy Research Working Paper
Rwanda investor perception survey 2018 (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 128563 Working Paper
Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - note 2 : internal migration in Rwanda (English)
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DEC 08, 2017 122175 Working Paper
Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - note 1 : urbanization and the evolution of Rwanda’s urban landscape (English)
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DEC 07, 2017 122174 Working Paper
Rwanda economic update : rethinking urbanization in Rwanda - from demographic transition to economic transformation (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122107 Working Paper
Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - note 4 : profiling secondary cities in Rwanda - dynamics and opportunities (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122185 Working Paper
Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - note 3 : urbanization,job creation, and poverty reduction in Rwanda (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122184 Working Paper
Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - synthesis report (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122178 Working Paper
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Rwanda (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121106 Working Paper