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Re-Kindling Learning : eReaders in Lagos (English)

Empirical literature on digital technologies for student learning is generally unable to identify separately whether learning gains arise from reciprocity in response to the gift of a valuable gadget (the 'gadget effect') or from increasing exposure to relevant materials (the 'content effect'). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8665 DEC 06, 2018

Habyarimana,James Paul; Sabarwal,Shwetlena Disclosed

Investing in Human Capital for Nigeria's Future (English)

The Nigerian economy remains dependent on the small oil sector (under 10 percent of GDP) for the bulk of its fiscal revenues and foreign exchange earnings. ... See More +

Working Paper 132316 NOV 21, 2018

Joseph-Raji,Gloria Aitalohi; Timmis,Emilija; Meky,Muna Salih; Rufai,Mistura Adedoyin; Loevinsohn,Benjamin P.; Pinto,Sangeeta Carol; Odutolu,Ayodeji Oluwole; Ajiboye,Ayodeji Gafar; Pradhan,Elina; Abu-Ghaida,Dina N.; Mohammed,Aisha Garba; Okunmadewa,Foluso; Pandey,Priyanka; Coulibaly,Souleymane; Carneiro,Francisco Galrao; Konjhodzic,Indira; Benmessaoud,Rachid Disclosed

Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform – Nigeria (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 131721 OCT 31, 2018

Disclosed

Does Exposure to Other Ethnic Regions Promote National Integration? : Evidence from Nigeria (English)

This paper examines how temporary migration to a different ethnic region affects national integration. It uses original survey data from individuals who were randomly exposed to different ethnic regions of Nigeria during their mandatory national service, the largest program of its kind in Africa. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8606 OCT 09, 2018

Okunogbe,Oyebola Motunrayo Disclosed

Can Job Training Decrease Women's Self-Defeating Biases? Experimental Evidence from Nigeria (English)

Gender-based occupational segregation – where women are concentrated in low-paid or low-profit sectors – is a non-trivial source of the gender wage gap worldwide, accounting for as much as 50 percent of the gap in some countries (World Bank 2011). ... See More +

Brief 130409 OCT 01, 2018

Croke,Kevin; Goldstein,Markus P.; Holla,Alaka Disclosed

Conflict and Violence in Nigeria : Results from the North East, North Central, and South South Zones (English)

This report focuses on conflict in North East, North Central, and South South Nigeria. Each of these three geopolitical zones has a unique history and context of conflict. ... See More +

Working Paper 130198 SEP 01, 2018

Azad,M Abul Kalam; Crawford,Emily Elizabeth; Kaila,Heidi Kristiina Disclosed

Food Insecurity in Conflict Affected Regions in Nigeria : Results from the North East, North Central, and South South Zones (English)

Nigeria is divided into six geopolitical zones, each of which encompasses a unique composition of languages, ethnicities, economies, and other characteristics. ... See More +

Working Paper 130199 SEP 01, 2018

Azad,M Abul Kalam; Kaila,Heidi Kristiina Disclosed

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Re-Kindling Learning : eReaders in Lagos (English)
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DEC 06, 2018 WPS8665 Policy Research Working Paper
Investing in Human Capital for Nigeria's Future (English)
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NOV 21, 2018 132316 Working Paper
Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform – Nigeria (English)
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OCT 31, 2018 131721 Working Paper
Does Exposure to Other Ethnic Regions Promote National Integration? : Evidence from Nigeria (English)
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OCT 09, 2018 WPS8606 Policy Research Working Paper
Can Job Training Decrease Women's Self-Defeating Biases? Experimental Evidence from Nigeria (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 130409 Brief
Conflict and Violence in Nigeria : Results from the North East, North Central, and South South Zones (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 130198 Working Paper
Food Insecurity in Conflict Affected Regions in Nigeria : Results from the North East, North Central, and South South Zones (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 130199 Working Paper
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 health financing system assessment (English)
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APR 01, 2018 127519 Working Paper
Nigeria biannual economic update : connecting to compete (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125664 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
Resource tracking in health in Nigeria (Vol. 2) : main report - volume 2 (English)
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MAR 26, 2018 AUS0000313 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
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
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