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The consequences of political interference in bureaucratic decision making : evidence from Nigeria (English)

This paper investigates the consequences of granting politicians power over bureaucrats in the implementation of small-scale public infrastructure projects. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8554 AUG 15, 2018

Rogger,Daniel Oliver Disclosed

Nutrition, religion, and widowhood in Nigeria (English)

It is known that Muslim women in Nigeria have significantly worse nutritional status than their Christian counterparts. The paper first shows that this difference is explained by covariates including geographic location, ethnicity, household wealth, and women’s education. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8549 AUG 13, 2018

Milazzo,Annamaria; Van De Walle,Dominique Disclosed

Nigeria biannual economic update : connecting to compete (English)

The Nigeria Biannual Economic Update is a product of the staff of the World Bank and has three broad aims. First, it reports on the key developments in the Nigerian Economy in the recent past Secondly, it summarizes the likely economic outcomes in the short-to-medium term, given the policy developments, and highlights key short-term risks and upside potentials. ... See More +

Working Paper 125664 APR 01, 2018

Joseph-Raji,Gloria Aitalohi; Timmis,Emilija Disclosed

Nigeria health financing system assessment (English)

Nigeria's commitment to universal health coverage was enshrined by the passage of the National Health Act of 2014 in response to the continued underinvestment and poor performance of its health care system. ... See More +

Working Paper 127519 APR 01, 2018

Hafez,Reem Disclosed

Why are so many water points in Nigeria non-functional? : an empirical analysis of contributing factors (English)

This paper utilizes information from the 2015 Nigeria National Water and Sanitation Survey to identify the extent, timing, as well as reasons for the failure of water points. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8388 MAR 28, 2018

Andres,Luis Alberto; Chellaraj,Gnanaraj; Das Gupta,Basab; Grabinsky,Jonathan; Joseph,George Disclosed

Risk preferences and the decision to flee conflict (English)

Despite the growing numbers of forcibly displaced persons worldwide, many people living under conflict choose not to flee. Individuals face two lotteries -- staying or leaving -- characterized by two distributions of potential outcomes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8376 MAR 26, 2018

Ceriani,Lidia; Verme,Paolo Disclosed

Sustainable WSS services in Nigeria : Fecal Sludge Management (FSM) services - assessment report and project development in selected pilot areas (English)

This report presents an assessment of current FSM practices in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, and discusses options for piloting improved FSM approaches. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS0000053 MAR 26, 2018

Disclosed

Resource tracking in health in Nigeria : overview and key findings - volume 1 (English)

In Nigeria, health care is devolved to the states and primary health care (PHC) is the responsibility of the local governments, but existing budget and capacity constraints impact delivery for an effective health program. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS0000313 MAR 26, 2018

Saleh,Karima; Gauthier,Bernard P.; Pimhidzai,Obert Disclosed

Resource tracking in health in Nigeria (Vol. 2) : main report - volume 2 (English)

In Nigeria, health care is devolved to the states and primary health care (PHC) is the responsibility of the local governments, but existing budget and capacity constraints impact delivery for an effective health program. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS0000313 MAR 26, 2018

Gauthier,Bernard P.; Pimhidzai,Obert; Saleh,Karima Disclosed

An evaluation of the contributing factors of water scheme failures in Nigeria (English)

This paper utilizes information from the 2015 Nigeria National Water and Sanitation Survey to identify the extent and timing of the failure of water schemes in the country and the factors affecting it. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8371 MAR 21, 2018

Andres,Luis Alberto; Chellaraj,Gnanaraj; Das Gupta,Basab; Grabinsky,Jonathan; Joseph,George Disclosed

Bias in patient satisfaction surveys : a threat to measuring healthcare quality - analysis (English)

Patient satisfaction surveys are an increasingly common element of efforts to evaluate the quality of healthcare. Many patient satisfaction surveys in low and middle-income countries frame statements positively and invite patients to agree or disagree, so that positive responses may reflect either true satisfaction or bias induced by the positive framing. ... See More +

Brief 125903 MAR 20, 2018

Dunsch,Felipe Alexander; Wang,Qiao; Macis,Mario; Evans,David K. Disclosed

Nigeria portfolio performance indicators as of March 2018 (English)

The report presents portfolio performance indicators as of June 2009, for Nigeria.

Brief 125828 MAR 01, 2018

Disclosed

Geo-spatial modeling of access to water and sanitation in Nigeria (English)

The paper presents the development and implementation of a geo-spatial model for mapping populations' access to specified types of water and sanitation services in Nigeria. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8357 FEB 28, 2018

Andres,Luis Alberto; Bhatt,Samir; Dasgupta,Basab; Echenique,Juan A.; Gething,Peter William; Grabinsky Zabludovsky,Jonathan; Joseph,George Disclosed

Psychic vs. economic barriers to vaccine take-up : evidence from a field experiment in Nigeria (English)

This paper experimentally evaluates the relative importance of psychic costs of tetanus vaccination compared to monetary costs among women in rural Nigeria. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8347 FEB 20, 2018

Sato,Ryoko; Takasaki,Yoshito Disclosed

Motivating public sector workers in Nigeria (English)

Incentivizing administrative work through social recognition programs and ceremonies increased recordkeeping accuracy by 18 percent in a program in Ekiti, Nigeria. ... See More +

Brief 123249 FEB 05, 2018

Disclosed

From needs to investments : a prioritization model for recovery and peace building interventions in North-East Nigeria (English)

In 2016, the Government of Nigeria—in collaboration with the World Bank (WB), the United Nations (UN), and the European Union (EU)—conducted a Recovery and Peace Building Assessment (RPBA) to gauge crisis recovery needs in the North-East. ... See More +

Working Paper 123893 FEB 01, 2018

Disclosed

Strategic progress update : the North-East Recovery and Stabilisation programme for Nigeria – a synthesis of results, achievements, and lessons learnt (English)

The insurgency that has devastated the North-East of Nigeria since 2009 has resulted in the loss of over 20,000 lives, the destruction of billions of dollars worth of infrastructure, and has affected the lives of over 15 million people. ... See More +

Working Paper 123894 FEB 01, 2018

Disclosed

Nigeria - Depression brief (English)

A new study in Nigeria shows that chronic depression is associated with a lower labor force participation and reduced investments in children’s schooling.A new study by the World Bank looks at the first nationally representative estimates of chronic depression in Nigeria to shed light on how it may be linked to economic outcomes, such as labor market and human capital investments, especially in heavy-conflict areas or for individuals or communities who have experienced shocks or deaths. ... See More +

Brief 122976 JAN 24, 2018

Disclosed

Nigeria - Priming Brief (English)

An experiment study in Nigeria showed that psychological tools, like priming, can have powerful impacts on survey respondents. In this context, the author decided to test how priming, a tool in the field of psychology in which memories or responses are influenced by a reminder, picture, or other stimulus could impact measurements.In this brief, we focus on two measures: 1. an indicator of chronic depression developed froma version of the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression scale (CESD) a widely used, validated,and reliable population-based measure, and 2. an indicator of discounting and patience related to immediate versus late rewards developed from a set of time preference questions. ... See More +

Brief 122975 JAN 24, 2018

Disclosed

Sustainable banking network (SBN) : country progress report - addendum to SBN global progress report : Nigeria (English)

Market-based sustainable finance initiatives led by members of the Sustainable Banking Network (SBN) have made significant progress in directing the financial sector toward sustainability. ... See More +

Working Paper 124228 JAN 01, 2018

Disclosed

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The consequences of political interference in bureaucratic decision making : evidence from Nigeria (English)
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AUG 15, 2018 WPS8554 Policy Research Working Paper
Nutrition, religion, and widowhood in Nigeria (English)
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AUG 13, 2018 WPS8549 Policy Research Working Paper
Nigeria biannual economic update : connecting to compete (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125664 Working Paper
Nigeria health financing system assessment (English)
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APR 01, 2018 127519 Working Paper
Why are so many water points in Nigeria non-functional? : an empirical analysis of contributing factors (English)
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MAR 28, 2018 WPS8388 Policy Research Working Paper
Risk preferences and the decision to flee conflict (English)
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MAR 26, 2018 WPS8376 Policy Research Working Paper
Sustainable WSS services in Nigeria : Fecal Sludge Management (FSM) services - assessment report and project development in selected pilot areas (English)
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MAR 26, 2018 AUS0000053 Working Paper
Resource tracking in health in Nigeria : overview and key findings - volume 1 (English)
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MAR 26, 2018 AUS0000313 Working Paper
Resource tracking in health in Nigeria (Vol. 2) : main report - volume 2 (English)
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MAR 26, 2018 AUS0000313 Working Paper
An evaluation of the contributing factors of water scheme failures in Nigeria (English)
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MAR 21, 2018 WPS8371 Policy Research Working Paper
Bias in patient satisfaction surveys : a threat to measuring healthcare quality - analysis (English)
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MAR 20, 2018 125903 Brief
Nigeria portfolio performance indicators as of March 2018 (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 125828 Brief
Geo-spatial modeling of access to water and sanitation in Nigeria (English)
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FEB 28, 2018 WPS8357 Policy Research Working Paper
Psychic vs. economic barriers to vaccine take-up : evidence from a field experiment in Nigeria (English)
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FEB 20, 2018 WPS8347 Policy Research Working Paper
Motivating public sector workers in Nigeria (English)
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FEB 05, 2018 123249 Brief
From needs to investments : a prioritization model for recovery and peace building interventions in North-East Nigeria (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 123893 Working Paper
Strategic progress update : the North-East Recovery and Stabilisation programme for Nigeria – a synthesis of results, achievements, and lessons learnt (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 123894 Working Paper
Nigeria - Depression brief (English)
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JAN 24, 2018 122976 Brief
Nigeria - Priming Brief (English)
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JAN 24, 2018 122975 Brief
Sustainable banking network (SBN) : country progress report - addendum to SBN global progress report : Nigeria (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 124228 Working Paper