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Co-Location, Socioeconomic Status and Perceptions of Environmental Change in the Indian Sundarbans (English)

Research on the determinants of collective action in the commons generally focuses on interest-group heterogeneity, implicitly assuming that groups perceive the same problems but have different priorities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8917 JUN 26, 2019

Dasgupta,Susmita; Guha,Bansari; Wheeler,David Disclosed

India - Nutrition Determinants and Strategies in Nagaland : Summary of Findings (English)

The state of Nagaland, with a population of two million, is situated in the North-East region of India. The state's topography is hilly with very poor roads and connectivity. ... See More +

Report AUS0000946 JUN 26, 2019

Mullen,Patrick M.; Baruah,Mamata; Kim,Young Eun; Kaplan,Avril Dawn; Kak,Mohini; Menon,Rekha; Bathula,Amith Nagaraj; Bhatnagar,Aarushi; Harnam,Neesha Disclosed

Infrastructure and Finance: Evidence from India's GQ Highway Network (English)

This paper uses the construction of India's Golden Quadrangle central highway network, together with comprehensive loan data from the Reserve Bank of India, to investigate the interaction between infrastructure development and financial sector depth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8885 JUN 13, 2019

Das,Abhiman; Ghani,Ejaz; Grover,Arti Goswami; Kerr,William Robert; Nanda,Ramana Disclosed

Labor and Welfare Impacts of a Large-Scale Livelihoods Program : Quasi-Experimental Evidence from India (English)

Improving the livelihoods of poor households and transitioning more women back to the labor force is a major challenge in South Asia. Self-employment promoted through women's groups has often been cited as a promising intervention towards this end. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8883 JUN 11, 2019

Pandey,Vivek; Gupta,Abhishek; Gupta,Shivani Disclosed

Women Farmers Producer Companies : Expanding Women’s Economic Space in the Rural Economy - Lessons from the Jeevika Project, Bihar (English)

Strong Self-help Groups have helped pave the way for women’s entry into higher-level organizations around agriculture production and marketing. ... See More +

Report 137682 JUN 11, 2019

Disclosed

Promoting Women’s Economic Empowerment through Enterprise Development : Lessons from the Kudumbashree Project, Kerala (English)

Promoting women-run enterprises is increasingly being recognized as one of the important interventions to advance women’s economic empowerment. ... See More +

Report 137683 JUN 11, 2019

Disclosed

Policy Influencing for Greater Impact on Women’s Economic Empowerment : Discussion in First Meeting of the Consultative Group on Women’s Economic Empowerment (English)

Lighthouse India focuses on Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) as a theme for sharing knowledge and experiences among stakeholders, both internal and external to the World Bank Group and promoting peer to peer learning. ... See More +

Report 137698 JUN 11, 2019

Disclosed

Socio-economic Empowerment of Adolescent Girls and Young Women through Market-Driven Skill Development and Secondary Education (English)

Adolescent girls and young women are a critical group for India and the state of Jharkhand; a group with unmet aspirations and tremendous potential to contribute to the growth and development of the state. ... See More +

Report 137703 JUN 11, 2019

Disclosed

Women’s Land Rights and Economic Empowerment : Policy and Practice (English)

Land is a limited, and typically the most important asset for people living in the developing countries, the majority of whom depend on agriculture and related work for their livelihood. ... See More +

Report 137697 JUN 11, 2019

Disclosed

Lighthouse India on Women Economic Empowerment : Stock-take, Lessons and the Plan Ahead - Part A : Stock-take of Activities between FY 2017-2019 (English)

Under the Lighthouse India initiative, the knowledge sharing pillar on ‘Women Economic Empowerment’ has completed two years. The main objective has been to systematically enhance knowledge flows and implementation know-how on women economic empowerment to inform development policy and help to scale up good practices and innovations across states in India and systematically institutionalize the process of knowledge sharing and sharing India’s experience with other countries in the region. ... See More +

Report 137684 JUN 11, 2019

Disclosed

Estimating Poverty in India without Expenditure Data : A Survey-to-Survey Imputation Approach (English)

This paper applies an innovative method to estimate poverty in India in the absence of recent expenditure data. The method utilizes expenditure data from 2004-05, 2009-10, and 2011-12 to impute household expenditure into a survey of durable goods expenditure conducted in 2014-15. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8878 JUN 10, 2019

Newhouse,David Locke; Vyas,Pallavi Disclosed

Research digest newsletter Vol. 13 (No. 3) (English)

This issue focuses on Urbanization and Infrastructure Development and features the following articles:Building Sustainable Cities and Efficient Infrastructure; Who Benefits from Investments in Bus Rapid Transit Systems? ... See More +

Newsletter 136052 APR 17, 2019

Disclosed

The Belt and Road Initiative : Economic, Poverty and Environmental Impacts (English)

China's Belt and Road Initiative aims to improve connectivity between China and more than 70 countries through infrastructure investment and regional cooperation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8814 APR 10, 2019

Maliszewska,Maryla; Van Der Mensbrugghe,Dominique Disclosed

Geo-Enabling Initiative for Monitoring and Supervision (GEMS) (English)

The Geo-Enabling initiative for Monitoring and Supervision (GEMS) was launched by the FCV Group to systematically enhance Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) as well as supervision in FCV settings. ... See More +

Report 138180 APR 01, 2019

Disclosed

Electrification and Women's Empowerment : Evidence from Rural India (English)

Electrification has been shown to accelerate opportunities for women by moving them into more productive activities, but whether improvements in economic outcomes also change gender norms and practices within the household remains unclear. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8796 MAR 28, 2019

Samad,Hussain A.; Zhang,Fan Disclosed

The World Bank in India Newsletter (Vol. 17, No. 5) (English)

This newsletter includes the following headings: Social impact bond for women; Development Dialogue: From schemes to systems; Lighthouse India: Building resilient communities; Recent Project Approvals, Signings and Events; Face to face; ICR Update: Uttarakhand Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project; New Additions to the Public Information Center; and New Additions to the Public Information Center ... See More +

Newsletter 135872 MAR 01, 2019

Disclosed

Integration and Price Transmission in Key Food Commodity Markets in India (English)

This paper examines patterns of market integration for food commodities in India. First, it tests the extent of domestic spatial market integration for retail and wholesale markets in 2006–14 and 2008–15, respectively, and looks at patterns of price transmission of shocks from international sources. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8755 FEB 25, 2019

Boffa,Mauro; Varela,Gonzalo J. Disclosed

Does Culture Matter or Firm ? Demand for Female Labor in Three Indian Cities (English)

In discussing the inordinately low employment of Indian women in urban areas, several studies have argued that culture and attitudes have created a labor market that is inherently discriminatory. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8736 FEB 12, 2019

Das,Maitreyi B; Mehta,Soumya Kapoor; Zumbyte,Ieva; Sasmal,Sanjeev; Goyal,Sangeeta Disclosed

The Textile-Clothing Value Chain in India and Bangladesh : How Appropriate Policies Can Promote (or Inhibit) Trade and Investment (English)

There are significant value chain linkages between India and Bangladesh, particularly in the textile and apparel sector. India specializes in the upstream segment, supplying such intermediate inputs as silk, cotton, yarn, and fabrics to Bangladesh. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8731 FEB 07, 2019

Kabir,Mahfuz; Singh,Surendar; Ferrantino,Michael Joseph Disclosed

Understanding and Assessing Impact of Transmission and Distribution Projects on Electricity Access (English)

The North Eastern Region (NER) of India stretches across the eastern foothills of the Himalayan mountain range. Geographically, the region is connected to the other parts of the country through a small ‘chicken neck’ corridor in the state of West Bengal. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 134234 JAN 30, 2019

Mittal,Rohit; Gupta,Amol; Gaba,Kwawu Mensan Disclosed

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Co-Location, Socioeconomic Status and Perceptions of Environmental Change in the Indian Sundarbans (English)
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JUN 26, 2019 WPS8917 Policy Research Working Paper
India - Nutrition Determinants and Strategies in Nagaland : Summary of Findings (English)
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JUN 26, 2019 AUS0000946 Report
Infrastructure and Finance: Evidence from India's GQ Highway Network (English)
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JUN 13, 2019 WPS8885 Policy Research Working Paper
Labor and Welfare Impacts of a Large-Scale Livelihoods Program : Quasi-Experimental Evidence from India (English)
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JUN 11, 2019 WPS8883 Policy Research Working Paper
Women Farmers Producer Companies : Expanding Women’s Economic Space in the Rural Economy - Lessons from the Jeevika Project, Bihar (English)
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JUN 11, 2019 137682 Report
Promoting Women’s Economic Empowerment through Enterprise Development : Lessons from the Kudumbashree Project, Kerala (English)
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JUN 11, 2019 137683 Report
Policy Influencing for Greater Impact on Women’s Economic Empowerment : Discussion in First Meeting of the Consultative Group on Women’s Economic Empowerment (English)
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JUN 11, 2019 137698 Report
Socio-economic Empowerment of Adolescent Girls and Young Women through Market-Driven Skill Development and Secondary Education (English)
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JUN 11, 2019 137703 Report
Women’s Land Rights and Economic Empowerment : Policy and Practice (English)
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JUN 11, 2019 137697 Report
Lighthouse India on Women Economic Empowerment : Stock-take, Lessons and the Plan Ahead - Part A : Stock-take of Activities between FY 2017-2019 (English)
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JUN 11, 2019 137684 Report
Estimating Poverty in India without Expenditure Data : A Survey-to-Survey Imputation Approach (English)
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JUN 10, 2019 WPS8878 Policy Research Working Paper
Research digest newsletter Vol. 13 (No. 3) (English)
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APR 17, 2019 136052 Newsletter
The Belt and Road Initiative : Economic, Poverty and Environmental Impacts (English)
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APR 10, 2019 WPS8814 Policy Research Working Paper
Geo-Enabling Initiative for Monitoring and Supervision (GEMS) (English)
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APR 01, 2019 138180 Report
Electrification and Women's Empowerment : Evidence from Rural India (English)
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MAR 28, 2019 WPS8796 Policy Research Working Paper
The World Bank in India Newsletter (Vol. 17, No. 5) (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 135872 Newsletter
Integration and Price Transmission in Key Food Commodity Markets in India (English)
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FEB 25, 2019 WPS8755 Policy Research Working Paper
Does Culture Matter or Firm ? Demand for Female Labor in Three Indian Cities (English)
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FEB 12, 2019 WPS8736 Policy Research Working Paper
The Textile-Clothing Value Chain in India and Bangladesh : How Appropriate Policies Can Promote (or Inhibit) Trade and Investment (English)
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FEB 07, 2019 WPS8731 Policy Research Working Paper
Understanding and Assessing Impact of Transmission and Distribution Projects on Electricity Access (English)
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JAN 30, 2019 134234 ESMAP Paper