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Trade Policy to Catalyze Export Diversification : What Should Landlocked Fragile Countries Do ? The Cases of Mali, Chad, and Niger (English)

The landlocked and fragile countries Mali, Niger, and Chad have suffered, to varying degrees, from Dutch Disease, with high export concentration in natural resource commodities and in a few foreign markets, and little development of their non-resource economies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9036 OCT 08, 2019

Lopez Calix,Jose R.; Pitigala,Nihal Disclosed

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) Africa 2018 : Strengthening Debt Management Capacity – Niger Quick Facts (English)

This Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) 2018 brief is for Niger and covers the period January to December 2018.

Brief 140717 JUL 31, 2019

French Disclosed

Collaborative Leadership for Development - Niger, Health (English)

Despite years of development programming and high-level support, Niger is struggling with critical issues in reproductive health and nutrition. ... See More +

Report 139811 JUL 01, 2019

Disclosed

Niger - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : July 2019 (English)

Niger's risk of external and overall public debt distress is rated "moderate" as in the previous DSA. While all thresholds are observed in the baseline, the PV of PPG external debt-to-exports ratio breaches its threshold under stress test scenarios. ... See More +

Working Paper 142483 JUL 01, 2019

Disclosed

Disaster Risk Profile : Niger (English)

The Africa disaster risk financing (ADRF) initiative, launched in 2015 and implemented by global facility for disaster reduction and recovery (GFDRR) and the World Bank, supports the development of risk financing strategies at regional, national, and local levels to help African countries make informed decisions to improve post-disaster financial response capacity to mitigate the socio-economic, fiscal, and financial impacts of disasters. ... See More +

Working Paper 143694 JUL 01, 2019

Disclosed

The Redistributive Effects of Fiscal Policy in Mali and Niger (English)

This study assesses the redistributive effects of fiscal policy in Mali and Niger. Fiscal policy is poverty increasing in Mali (by 2.4 percentage points) and Niger (2.5 percentage points). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8887 JUN 17, 2019

Hounsa,Thierry; Coulibaly,Mohamed; Sanoh,Aly Disclosed

Measuring the Full Extent of Fiscal Losses and Gains (English)

Current measures of fiscal impoverishment and gains are not consistent with the law of diminishing returns. This paper proposes new measures of fiscal impoverishment and gains that are consistent with the law of diminishing returns, based on a methodology that gives more significance to greater income gaps, and more importance to the experience of the poorest individuals within the fiscal system. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8886 JUN 13, 2019

Coulibaly,Mohamed; Sanoh,Aly Disclosed

Support to Jobs for Youth in Niger : A Retrospective Evaluation of Jobs Projects 2007-2018 (English)

Supporting jobs for youth in Niger means addressing difficult questions of the right level of ambition, of reaching the necessary scale, and of trade-offs with funding for poverty reduction. ... See More +

Report 136031 APR 11, 2019

Abdoulaye Sambo,Soumaila; Saidi,Mira; Walker,David Ian; Gonzalez,Alvaro S.; Von Der Goltz,Jan; Gado,Boureima; Beatrice Dehasse,Joelle; Lemière, Christophe French Disclosed

A Destiny Shaped by Water : A Diagnostic of Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) and Poverty in Niger (English)

The Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Poverty Diagnostic (PD) in Niger is part of a global initiative to improve evidence on the linkages between WASH and poverty. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 134021 JAN 24, 2019

World Bank French Disclosed

Review of the Public Expenditures in Social Protection in Niger (English)

This review responds to the request of the Ministry of Employment and Social Protection for a diagnostics of the structure and fiscal sustainability of social protection and labor expenditures in Niger. ... See More +

Report 137269 JAN 01, 2019

Disclosed

Support to Jobs for Youth in Niger : a retrospective evaluation of jobs projects 2007-2018 (English)

Supporting jobs for youth in Niger means addressing difficult questions of the right level of ambition, of reaching the necessary scale, and of trade-offs with funding for poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 137420 JAN 01, 2019

Gado,Boureima Disclosed

Social protection in Niger: what have shocks and time got to say ? (English)

Social protection programs, common in developing countries, can be wide ranging. Expenditures on social schemes are large, but their effectiveness and ability to act as safety nets against shocks can be limited. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8455 MAY 29, 2018

Annan,Francis; Sanoh,Aly Disclosed

Social Protection in Niger : What Have Shocks and Time Got to Say (English)

Social protection programs, common in developing countries, can be wide ranging. Expenditures on social schemes are large, but their effectiveness and ability to act as safety nets against shocks can be limited. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 129586 MAY 01, 2018

Annan,Francis; Sanoh,Aly Disclosed

Efficiency, legitimacy and impacts of targeting methods : evidence from an experiment in Niger (English)

The methods to select safety net beneficiaries are the subject of frequent policy debates. This paper presents the results from a randomized experiment analyzing how efficiency, legitimacy, and short-term program effectiveness vary across widely used targeting methods. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8412 APR 18, 2018

Premand,Patrick; Schnitzer,Pascale Disclosed

Niger - Country partnership framework for the period of FY18-FY22 (English)

This Country Partnership Framework (CPF) presents the World Bank Group (WBG) program for Niger for the period FY18-FY22. The CPF comes at an opportune moment as an exceptional volume of resources is now available to Niger, allowing the WBG to intensify and deepen its engagement in Niger. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 123736 MAR 13, 2018

Disclosed

Mobile infrastructure and rural business enterprises : evidence from sim registration mandate in Niger (English)

Business enterprises and non-agricultural startups in rural economies play crucial roles in ending the vicious cycle of poverty. The propagation of business enterprises are, however, subject to a high degree of institutional frictions and vacuums e.g., information; but mobile infrastructure which has the externality of flowing information can help overcome most of these vacuums through reduced fixed costs, lower cost of information or search, and outreach to a broader customer base. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8278 DEC 18, 2017

Sanoh,Aly; Annan,Francis Disclosed

Mobile infrastructure and rural business enterprises : evidence from sim registration mandate in Niger (English)

Business enterprises and non-agricultural startups in rural economies play crucial roles in ending the vicious cycle of poverty. The propagation of business enterprises is, however, subject to a high degree of institutional frictions and vacuums e.g., information; but mobile infrastructure which has the externality of flowing information can help overcome most of these vacuums through reduced fixed costs, lower cost of information or search, and outreach to a broader customer base. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125616 DEC 01, 2017

Annan,Francis; Sanoh,Aly Disclosed

Niger - Systematic Country Diagnostic : priorities for ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity (English)

This document presents the systematic country diagnostic (SCD) for Niger. It identifies the constraints and opportunities for achieving the twin goals of ending poverty and improving shared prosperity by 2030 in a sustainable manner while acknowledging: (a) the need for selectivity, and (b) the need to identify constraints that can feasibly be addressed. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 115661 NOV 28, 2017

Disclosed

Niger : Can cash and behavioral change programs improve child development? (English)

The first 1,000 days of a child's life are critical to healthy development. In poor countries, governments and international development groups are trying to design programs to give families, particularly mothers, the knowledge and services they need so that babies and young children get the healthcare, nutritious foods, and stimulation necessary for the best possible start in life. ... See More +

Brief 120131 SEP 01, 2017

Disclosed

Niger service delivery indicators : health 2015 (English)

The Service Delivery Indicators (SDI) program aims to document what results are obtained through public spending in the health and education sector. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS5474 JUN 27, 2017

French Disclosed

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Trade Policy to Catalyze Export Diversification : What Should Landlocked Fragile Countries Do ? The Cases of Mali, Chad, and Niger (English)
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OCT 08, 2019 WPS9036 Policy Research Working Paper
Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) Africa 2018 : Strengthening Debt Management Capacity – Niger Quick Facts (English)
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JUL 31, 2019 140717 Brief French
Collaborative Leadership for Development - Niger, Health (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 139811 Report
Niger - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : July 2019 (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 142483 Working Paper
Disaster Risk Profile : Niger (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 143694 Working Paper
The Redistributive Effects of Fiscal Policy in Mali and Niger (English)
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JUN 17, 2019 WPS8887 Policy Research Working Paper
Measuring the Full Extent of Fiscal Losses and Gains (English)
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JUN 13, 2019 WPS8886 Policy Research Working Paper
Support to Jobs for Youth in Niger : A Retrospective Evaluation of Jobs Projects 2007-2018 (English)
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APR 11, 2019 136031 Report French
A Destiny Shaped by Water : A Diagnostic of Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) and Poverty in Niger (English)
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JAN 24, 2019 134021 Other Poverty Study French
Review of the Public Expenditures in Social Protection in Niger (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 137269 Report
Support to Jobs for Youth in Niger : a retrospective evaluation of jobs projects 2007-2018 (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 137420 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Social protection in Niger: what have shocks and time got to say ? (English)
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MAY 29, 2018 WPS8455 Policy Research Working Paper
Social Protection in Niger : What Have Shocks and Time Got to Say (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 129586 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Efficiency, legitimacy and impacts of targeting methods : evidence from an experiment in Niger (English)
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APR 18, 2018 WPS8412 Policy Research Working Paper
Niger - Country partnership framework for the period of FY18-FY22 (English)
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MAR 13, 2018 123736 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Mobile infrastructure and rural business enterprises : evidence from sim registration mandate in Niger (English)
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DEC 18, 2017 WPS8278 Policy Research Working Paper
Mobile infrastructure and rural business enterprises : evidence from sim registration mandate in Niger (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 125616 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Niger - Systematic Country Diagnostic : priorities for ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity (English)
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NOV 28, 2017 115661 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Niger : Can cash and behavioral change programs improve child development? (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 120131 Brief
Niger service delivery indicators : health 2015 (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 AUS5474 Working Paper French