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Implementing Adaptive Approaches in Real World Scenarios : A Nigeria Case Study, with Lessons for Theory and Practice (English)

How does adaptive implementation work in practice? Drawing on extensive interviews and observations, this paper contrasts the ways in which an adaptive component of a major health care project was implemented in three program and three matched comparison states in Nigeria. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8904 JUN 18, 2019

Bridges,Kate; Woolcock,Michael Disclosed

Improving the Measurement of Rural Women's Employment : Global Momentum and Survey Research Priorities (English)

Rural economies are in transition around the world; in many countries, improved technology and linkages across sectors have expanded access to markets and accelerated production for some farmers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8840 MAY 02, 2019

Koolwal,Gayatri B. Disclosed

Nigeria Biannual Economic Update : Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene – A Wake-up Call (English)

Nigeria's emergence from recession remains slow: real GDP grew by 1.9 percent in 2018. While this was above the 0.8 percent growth of 2017, it was below the population growth rate, government projections and pre-recession levels. ... See More +

Working Paper 135877 APR 01, 2019

Joseph-Raji,Gloria Aitalohi; Timmis,Emilija; Shuaibu,Mohammed Isa; Ogebe,Joseph Orinya; Alandia,Luis Andres; Al-Jamal,Khairy; Carneiro,Francisco Galrao; Konjhodzic,Indira; Benmessaoud,Rachid Disclosed

Gender-Based Violence : An Analysis of the Implications for the Nigeria for Women Project (English)

Gender-based violence, or GBV, is one of the most oppressive forms of gender inequality, posing a fundamental barrier to the equal participation of women and men in social, economic, and political spheres. ... See More +

Working Paper 136042 JAN 01, 2019

Qasim,Farwah; Asubaro,Wumi Disclosed

The Relationship between Conflicts, Economic Shocks, and Death with Depression, Economic Activities, and Human Capital Investment in Nigeria (English)

This paper examines the links between adverse events, depression, and decision making in Nigeria. It investigates how events such as conflicts, shocks, and deaths can affect short-term perceptions of welfare, as well as longer term decisions on economic activities and human capital investments. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8685 DEC 19, 2018

Jamison,Julian C; Mcgee,Kevin Robert; Oseni,Gbemisola; Perng,Julie Ting Ting; Sato,Ryoko; Tanaka,Tomomi - GPV07; Vakis,Renos Disclosed

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

The Relationship between Conflicts, Economic Shocks, and Death with Depression, Economic activities, and Human Capital Investment in Nigeria (English)

This paper examines the links between adverse events, depression, and decision making in Nigeria. It investigates how events such as conflicts, shocks, and deaths can affect short-term perceptions of welfare, as well as longer term decisions on economic activities and human capital investments. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 133142 DEC 01, 2018

Jamison,Julian C; Mcgee,Kevin Robert; Siwatu,Gbemisola Oseni; Perng,Julie Ting Ting; Sato,Ryoko; Tanaka,Tomomi - GPV07; Vakis,Renos Disclosed

Investing in Human Capital for Nigeria’s Future : Nigeria Biannual Economic Update (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. ... See More +

Report 137187 DEC 01, 2018

Timmis,Emilija; Joseph-Raji,Gloria Aitalohi 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

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

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

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Implementing Adaptive Approaches in Real World Scenarios : A Nigeria Case Study, with Lessons for Theory and Practice (English)
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JUN 18, 2019 WPS8904 Policy Research Working Paper
Improving the Measurement of Rural Women's Employment : Global Momentum and Survey Research Priorities (English)
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MAY 02, 2019 WPS8840 Policy Research Working Paper
Nigeria Biannual Economic Update : Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene – A Wake-up Call (English)
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APR 01, 2019 135877 Working Paper
Gender-Based Violence : An Analysis of the Implications for the Nigeria for Women Project (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 136042 Working Paper
The Relationship between Conflicts, Economic Shocks, and Death with Depression, Economic Activities, and Human Capital Investment in Nigeria (English)
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DEC 19, 2018 WPS8685 Policy Research Working Paper
Re-Kindling Learning : eReaders in Lagos (English)
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DEC 06, 2018 WPS8665 Policy Research Working Paper
The Relationship between Conflicts, Economic Shocks, and Death with Depression, Economic activities, and Human Capital Investment in Nigeria (English)
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DEC 01, 2018 133142 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Investing in Human Capital for Nigeria’s Future : Nigeria Biannual Economic Update (English)
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DEC 01, 2018 137187 Report
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
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
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