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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

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

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 : 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

Niger service delivery indicators : health 2015 : Niger - Indicateurs de prestation de services 2015 : rapport technique sur la santé (French)

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

English Disclosed

Willing but unable ? short-term experimental evidence on parent empowerment and school quality (English)

Giving power over school management and spending decisions to communities has been a favored strategy to increase school quality, but its effectiveness may depend on local capacity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8125 JUN 27, 2017

Beasley,Elizabeth Ruth; Huillery,Elise Disclosed

Niger service delivery indicators : education 2015 (English)

This report presents the results of the Service Delivery Indicators in the education sector in Niger in 2015. Survey implementation was preceded by extensive consultation with Government and key stakeholders on survey design, sampling, and adaptation of survey instruments. ... See More +

Working Paper 119485 JUN 26, 2017

Marouma, Abdou Lawan; Erambel, Abdoulaye; Ibrah, Fatimé-Lara; Djibo, Mahaman; Boukari, Alio French Disclosed

Niger service delivery indicators : education 2015 (French)

This report presents the results of the Service Delivery Indicators in the education sector in Niger in 2015. Survey implementation was preceded by extensive consultation with Government and key stakeholders on survey design, sampling, and adaptation of survey instruments. ... See More +

Working Paper 119485 JUN 26, 2017

Rockmore,Christophe English Disclosed

Niger - Investment Climate Support : audited financial statement - year ending December 31, 2016 (French)

Working Paper 127324 JUN 26, 2017

SAFECO Disclosed

Child marriage and fertility in Niger (English)

In Niger, women who marry as children have on average 14-28 percent more births over their life time as compared to women marrying after the age of 18. ... See More +

Brief 121626 JUN 01, 2017

Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Early childbirth and under-five malnutrition in Niger (English)

Poor nutrition weakens children’s immune systems, putting them at a greater risk of falling sick from preventable illnesses such as pneumonia and diarrhea. ... See More +

Brief 121636 JUN 01, 2017

Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Early childbirth and under-five mortality in Niger (English)

Young mothers often come from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds and early childbirths are more common in poor areas where prenatal care is limited and access to health facilities may be an issue. ... See More +

Brief 121637 JUN 01, 2017

Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Enterprise surveys : Niger country profile 2017 (English)

The Enterprise Surveys (ES) focus on many aspects of the business environment. These factors can be accommodating or constraining for firms and play an important role in whether an economy’s private sector will thrive or not. ... See More +

Working Paper 119226 APR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Niger - Service delivery indicators : education (English)

Implementation of the ten-year strategy, that is, the programme décennal de développement du secteur de l’education (PDDE), formulated by the Government of Niger at the beginning of the last decade and covering 2003-2013, has resulted in increased enrollment at all levels of education across the country. ... See More +

Brief 119482 APR 01, 2017

Atakhodjayeva,Raihona; Rockmore,Christophe Disclosed

Niger - Service delivery indicators : health (English)

Niger’s sharp declines in neonatal and infant mortality since 1960s has raised the nation’s life expectancy at birth from 37 years in 1960 to 58.4 years in 2010 placing the country slightly above the Sub-Saharan Africa average of 54 years. ... See More +

Brief 119483 MAR 01, 2017

Atakhodjayeva,Raihona; Rockmore,Christophe Disclosed

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

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

Working Paper 109922 OCT 25, 2016

Disclosed

Poor households' productive investments of cash transfers : quasi-experimental evidence from Niger (English)

Cash transfer programs have spread rapidly as an instrument to raise household consumption and reduce poverty. Questions remain about the sustainability of cash transfer impacts in low-income settings such as Sub-Saharan Africa and, in particular, on whether cash transfers can foster productive investments in addition to raising immediate consumption among the very poor. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7839 SEP 27, 2016

Stoeffler,Quentin; Mills,Bradford F.; Premand,Patrick Disclosed

FY16 Niger country opinion survey report (English)

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

Working Paper 109525 SEP 01, 2016

Felzer,Sharon Disclosed

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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
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
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 : 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
Niger service delivery indicators : health 2015 : Niger - Indicateurs de prestation de services 2015 : rapport technique sur la santé (French)
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JUN 27, 2017 AUS5474 Working Paper English
Willing but unable ? short-term experimental evidence on parent empowerment and school quality (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 WPS8125 Policy Research Working Paper
Niger service delivery indicators : education 2015 (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 119485 Working Paper French
Niger service delivery indicators : education 2015 (French)
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JUN 26, 2017 119485 Working Paper English
Niger - Investment Climate Support : audited financial statement - year ending December 31, 2016 (French)
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JUN 26, 2017 127324 Working Paper
Child marriage and fertility in Niger (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121626 Brief
Early childbirth and under-five malnutrition in Niger (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121636 Brief
Early childbirth and under-five mortality in Niger (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121637 Brief
Enterprise surveys : Niger country profile 2017 (English)
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APR 01, 2017 119226 Working Paper
Niger - Service delivery indicators : education (English)
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APR 01, 2017 119482 Brief
Niger - Service delivery indicators : health (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 119483 Brief
Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Niger (English)
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OCT 25, 2016 109922 Working Paper
Poor households' productive investments of cash transfers : quasi-experimental evidence from Niger (English)
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SEP 27, 2016 WPS7839 Policy Research Working Paper
FY16 Niger country opinion survey report (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 109525 Working Paper