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Measuring districts' monthly economic activity from outer space (English)

Evening-hour luminosity observed using satellites is a good proxy for economic activity. The strengths of measuring economic activity using nightlight measurements include that the data capture informal activity, are available in near real-time, are cheap to obtain, and can be used to conduct very spatially granular analysis. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8523 JUL 12, 2018

Beyer,Robert Carl Michael; Chhabra,Esha; Galdo,Virgilio; Rama,Martin G. Disclosed

Youth employment in Nepal (English)

Promoting the smooth integration of workers into the labor market and ensuring their early success has increasingly emerged as an important economic and social development goal around the globe. ... See More +

Publication 127629 JUN 27, 2018

Raju,Dhushyanth; Rajbhandary,Jasmine Disclosed

Institutional structure and non-government partnership for nutrition programs (English)

A multi sector effort is essential to improve the nutritional status of children and women. For effective and efficient implementation of multi sector interventions, each sector should be well positioned to deliver the required services. ... See More +

Policy Note 127688 JUN 25, 2018

Bhattarai,Manav; Al-Omair,Abeyah A.; Bashyal,Chhitij Disclosed

How much has Nepal lost in the last decade due to load shedding? an economic assessment using a CGE model (English)

Nepal suffered with severe shortage of electricity supply or load shedding in the last decade. Electricity load shedding is considered one of the major barriers to the country's economic development. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8468 JUN 07, 2018

Timilsina,Govinda R.; Sapkota,Prakash Raj; Steinbuks,Jevgenijs Disclosed

Youth employment in Nepal (English)

Promoting the smooth labor market integration and early labor market success of workers has increasingly become an important economic and social development aim globally. ... See More +

Brief 127552 JUN 01, 2018

Raju,Dhushyanth; Rajbhandary,Jasmine Disclosed

Nepal development update : the challenging path ahead (English)

There has been a broad-based upturn in the global economy on the back of a rebound in investment, manufacturing activity, and trade. Despite a marginal slowdown, growth in South Asia remained strong at 6.5 percent in 2017. ... See More +

Working Paper 125235 APR 01, 2018

Disclosed

Nepal - Systematic country diagnostic : a new approach for a federal Nepal (English)

Brief 124203 MAR 01, 2018

Disclosed

Climate investment opportunities in South Asia : Nepal (English)

A mountainous, landlocked country recovering from two severe natural disasters since 2015, Nepal has shown the resilience of its people and economy, and is expected to have GDP growth of 7.5 percent in 2017, fueled by investment in rebuilding and a revitalized agricultural sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 122327 JAN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Youth labor migration in Nepal (English)

This descriptive study investigates internal and external labor migration by Nepalese youth. External labor migration is separated into the flow to India, which is unregulated, and the flow to other countries, which typically takes the form of temporary contract migration to countries with bilateral labor agreements with Nepal (referred to in Nepal as foreign employment). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 124999 JAN 01, 2018

Bossavie,Laurent Loic Yves; Denisova,Anastasiya Disclosed

Youth labor skill training in Nepal (English)

Training is one of the main ways that the Nepal government intervenes in the labor market. This descriptive study documents patterns, trends, correlates, and the labor market effects of formal off-the-job training of youth, based on national household survey data. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 123027 JAN 01, 2018

Raju,Dhushyanth Disclosed

The impact of large-scale migration on poverty, expenditures, and labor market outcomes in Nepal (English)

This paper studies the impact of migration on poverty, expenditures, and labor market outcomes in Nepal. Between 2001 and 2011, the share of male working age population abroad more than doubled, mostly due to young men leaving to work in Malaysia and the Persian Gulf countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8232 NOV 01, 2017

Shrestha,Maheshwor Disclosed

Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Nepal (English)

Doing Business 2018 is the 15th in a series of annual reports investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 121037 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Nepal - Country snapshot (English)

In the Financial year 2017 saw a broad-based recovery as economic activity rebounded, inflation moderated, government revenue and spending picked up and remittances grew, albeit more slowly than ever before. ... See More +

Working Paper 120405 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Nepal development update : fiscal architecture for federal Nepal (English)

Global growth is picking up and the growth in the South Asia region continues to remain strong. A recovery in industrial activity has coincided with a pickup in global trade, after two years of marked weakness. ... See More +

Working Paper 119723 SEP 01, 2017

Cosic,Damir; Dahal,Sudyumna; Bajracharya,Roshan Darshan; Rana,Saurav Shamsher J.B.; Blanco Cossio,Fernando Andres Disclosed

Study of operational strategies to reduce malnutrition in Nepal (English)

Malnutrition is a serious problem in Nepal. Malnutrition negatively affects human and economic development and the country's overall prosperity. ... See More +

Working Paper 120064 SEP 01, 2017

Bhattarai,Manav; Bashyal,Chhitij; Al-Omair,Abeyah A. Disclosed

Nepal - Can information and cash improve children's development (English)

In Nepal, researchers supported by the World Bank's Strategic Impact Evaluation Fund worked with the government to develop a program to inform pregnant women and mothers of young children on how to best care for themselves and their children, using already ongoing community meetings to deliver messages. ... See More +

Brief 117762 JUL 01, 2017

Berman,Daphna; Marcus,Aliza Disclosed

Climbing higher : toward a middle-income Nepal : उच्च आरोहण: मध्यआय मुलुकतर्फको दिशामा (Nepali)

Nepal's recent history of development is marred by a paradox. Many countries in the world have experienced rapid growth but modest poverty reduction, as income has increasingly concentrated in the hands of the wealthy. ... See More +

Country Economic Memorandum 115156 JUL 01, 2017

Cosic,Damir; Dahal,Sudyumna; Kitzmuller,Markus Disclosed

Qualitative study of "Sunaula Hazar Din" community action for nutrition project Nepal (English)

Malnutrition remains a serious development challenge in Nepal. The country stillhas an alarmingly high rate of child malnutrition with 35.8 percent of children under fivebeing stunted, 9.7 percent being wasted and 27.0 percent being underweight (Nepal Demographicand Health Survey. ... See More +

Working Paper 119935 JUN 01, 2017

Oshima,Kaori; Biradavolu,Monica Rao; Bashyal,Chhitij; Bhattarai,Manav Disclosed

Child marriage and fertility in Nepal (English)

In Nepal, women who marry as children have on average 15-26 percent more births over their life time as compared to women marrying after the age of 18. ... See More +

Brief 121576 JUN 01, 2017

Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

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

In Nepal, four in ten children under the age of five are stunted; but for children born of mothers younger than 18, the risk of stunting is higher. ... See More +

Brief 121624 JUN 01, 2017

Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

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Measuring districts' monthly economic activity from outer space (English)
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JUL 12, 2018 WPS8523 Policy Research Working Paper
Youth employment in Nepal (English)
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JUN 27, 2018 127629 Publication
Institutional structure and non-government partnership for nutrition programs (English)
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JUN 25, 2018 127688 Policy Note
How much has Nepal lost in the last decade due to load shedding? an economic assessment using a CGE model (English)
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JUN 07, 2018 WPS8468 Policy Research Working Paper
Youth employment in Nepal (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127552 Brief
Nepal development update : the challenging path ahead (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125235 Working Paper
Nepal - Systematic country diagnostic : a new approach for a federal Nepal (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124203 Brief
Climate investment opportunities in South Asia : Nepal (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122327 Working Paper
Youth labor migration in Nepal (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 124999 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Youth labor skill training in Nepal (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 123027 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The impact of large-scale migration on poverty, expenditures, and labor market outcomes in Nepal (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 WPS8232 Policy Research Working Paper
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Nepal (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121037 Working Paper
Nepal - Country snapshot (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120405 Working Paper
Nepal development update : fiscal architecture for federal Nepal (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 119723 Working Paper
Study of operational strategies to reduce malnutrition in Nepal (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 120064 Working Paper
Nepal - Can information and cash improve children's development (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117762 Brief
Climbing higher : toward a middle-income Nepal : उच्च आरोहण: मध्यआय मुलुकतर्फको दिशामा (Nepali)
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JUL 01, 2017 115156 Country Economic Memorandum
Qualitative study of "Sunaula Hazar Din" community action for nutrition project Nepal (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 119935 Working Paper
Child marriage and fertility in Nepal (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121576 Brief
Early childbirth and under-five malnutrition in Nepal (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121624 Brief