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Food Prices, Access to Markets and Child Undernutrition in Ethiopia (English)

This paper looks at how changing food prices affect child undernutrition in Ethiopia. It derives height for age (stunting) and weight for height (wasting) as indicators of child undernutrition from the two most recent years of the Livings Standards Measurement Survey and utilizes market prices for key cereals, teff, wheat, and maize at the zone level across all regions of the country. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8823 APR 18, 2019

Brenton,Paul; Nyawo,Mike Disclosed

Rural Roads, Poverty, and Resilience : Evidence from Ethiopia (English)

This study analyzes the impacts of the recent rural road development in Ethiopia on welfare and economic outcomes. The identification of the impacts relies on a difference-in-differences matching approach, taking advantage of the nationally representative household survey and the original road database, both of which are panel data spanning between 2012 and 2016. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8800 APR 01, 2019

Nakamura,Shohei; Bundervoet,Tom; Nuru,Mohammed Disclosed

Rural Roads, Poverty, and Resilience Evidence from Ethiopia (English)

This study analyzes the impacts of recent rural development in Ethiopia on welfare and economic outcomes. The identification of impacts relies on difference in differences matching approach, taking advantage of the nationally representative household survey and the original road database, both of which are panel data spanning between 2012 and 2016. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 135748 APR 01, 2019

Nakamura,Shohei; Bundervoet,Tom; Alemu,Mohammed Nuru Disclosed

What Are the Economic Costs of Gender Gaps in Ethiopia? (English)

Despite Ethiopia’s remarkable economic progress over the past decade, gender gaps in key economic activities - agriculture, entrepreneurship, and wage employment - indicate that challenges remain to realizing the full potential of women’s economic empowerment. ... See More +

Brief 135500 MAR 01, 2019

Goldstein,Markus P.; Gonzalez Martinez,Paula Lorena Disclosed

Ethiopia Gender Diagnostic Report : Priorities for Promoting Equity (English)

Ethiopia has experienced remarkable economic success in recent years. In the past decade, its average annual growth rate far exceeded the regional average, at slightly over 10 percent relative to a regional 5 percent. ... See More +

Working Paper 135344 MAR 01, 2019

Buehren,Niklas; Goldstein,Markus P.; Gonzalez Martinez,Paula Lorena; Hailemicheal,Adiam Hagos; Kirkwood,Daniel John; Paskov,Patricia Rose; Poulin,Michelle; Raja,Chandni; Tarter,Andrew Martin Disclosed

Moving Further on Civil Service Reforms in Ethiopia : Findings and Implications from a Civil Service Survey and Qualitative Analysis (English)

This report identifies key challenges facing the Ethiopian civil service today and suggests avenuesfor further reforms. Ethiopia’s civil service has so far developed at a rapid pace and faces anumber of constraints, challenges, and new or expanding demands. ... See More +

Working Paper 133754 JAN 15, 2019

Araya,Elsa Disclosed

Africa - Gender Innovation Lab : Ethiopia Gender Diagnostic - Building the Evidence Base to Address Gender Inequality in Ethiopia (English)

Ethiopia has made remarkable economic progress over the past decade, achieving high gross domestic product (GDP) growth and dramatically reducing poverty. ... See More +

Brief 135476 JAN 01, 2019

Buehren,Niklas; Goldstein,Markus P.; Gonzalez Martinez,Paula Lorena; Hailemicheal,Adiam Hagos; Kirkwood,Daniel John; Paskov,Patricia Rose; Poulin,Michelle; Raja,Chandni Amharic Disclosed

Seventh Ethiopia Economic Update : Special Topic : Poverty and Household Welfare in Ethiopia, 2011-2016 (English)

Ethiopia’s real gross domestic product (GDP) growth, while still strong, decelerated to 7.7 percent in FY2018. A slowdown in industrial growth, mainly driven by lower growth in construction due to foreign exchange shortages and higher prices of imported construction materials, coupled with weaker performance of the manufacturing and the agriculture sectors, explains to a large extent the growth deceleration. ... See More +

Working Paper 135749 JAN 01, 2019

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Hierarchy and Information (English)

The information that public officials use to make decisions determines the distribution of public resources and the efficacy of public policy. This paper develops a measurement framework for assessing the accuracy of a set of fundamental bureaucratic beliefs and provides experimental evidence on the possibility of 'evidence briefings' improving that accuracy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8644 NOV 09, 2018

Rogger,Daniel Oliver; Somani,Ravi Disclosed

Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform – Ethiopia (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 131658 OCT 31, 2018

Disclosed

FDI and the Skill Premium : Evidence from Emerging Economies (English)

Foreign direct investment may play an important role in transferring technologies from high-income to emerging economies, which can lead to uneven effects on the wages of skilled and unskilled workers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8613 OCT 12, 2018

Vargas Da Cruz,Marcio Jose; Nayyar,Gaurav; Toews,Gerhard; Vezina,Pierre-Louis Disclosed

Taking Management Digital : Lessons from the Development of an Innovative Management Information System for Small Businesses in Ethiopia (English)

In many aid projects, monitoring and evaluation is a static exercise driven by donor reporting requirements. After project closure, there are seldom sustainable benefits of the monitoring and evaluation system. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8608 OCT 10, 2018

Alibhai,Aly Salman; Strobbe,Francesco; Villanger,Espen Disclosed

Land fragmentation and food insecurity in Ethiopia (English)

This paper revisits the economic consequences of land fragmentation, taking seriously concerns regarding the exogeneity of fragmentation, its measurement and the importance of considering impacts in terms of welfare metrics. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8559 AUG 17, 2018

Knippenberg,Erwin Willem Yvonnick Leon; Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Hoddinott,John Disclosed

Heterogeneous impacts of main and feeder road improvements : evidence from Ethiopia (English)

Rural access is among the most important infrastructure constraints in rural Africa. Using the results from comprehensive household surveys and other data from Ethiopia, the paper recasts light on the heterogeneous impacts of road accessibility on agriculture and nonagricultural growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8548 AUG 13, 2018

Iimi,Atsushi; Mengesha,Haileyesus Adamtei; Markland,James; Asrat ,Yetmgeta; Kassahun,Kefargachew Disclosed

Using Satellite Imagery to Assess Impacts of Soil and Water Conservation Measures : Evidence from Ethiopia’s Tana-Beles Watershed (English)

Although efforts at Soil and Water Conservation (SWC) are viewed as instrumental in reducing vulnerability to climate change, their impact has rarely been quantified. ... See More +

Brief 129862 AUG 01, 2018

Ali,Daniel Ayalew; Deininger,Klaus W.; Monchuk,Daniel C. Disclosed

The World Bank Group in Ethiopia (English)

Over the past decade, Ethiopia has been one of the fastest growing economies in the world and has registered impressive results in poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper 131840 AUG 01, 2018

Woodeneh,Gelila Disclosed

Informing durable solutions by micro-data : a skills survey for refugees in Ethiopia (English)

The Ethiopia case study addresses multiple dimensions of poverty of the refugee populations and the Ethiopian host community living in the vicinity. ... See More +

Working Paper 128185 JUL 10, 2018

Pape,Utz Johann; Petrini,Benjamin; Iqbal,Syedah Aroob Disclosed

Better loans or better borrowers ? impact of meso-credit on female-owned enterprises in Ethiopia (English)

This paper explores the impact of large, individual-liability loans on the growth of women-owned microenterprises in Ethiopia. Traditionally, microfinance institutions in Ethiopia have primarily catered to female enterprises with group lending schemes that provide very small loans. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8511 JUL 10, 2018

Alibhai,Aly Salman; Buehren,Niklas; Papineni,Sreelakshmi Disclosed

Improved cook stoves for climate change mitigation ? evidence of values, preferences and carbon savings from a choice experiment in Ethiopia (English)

This paper investigates household preferences for improved cook stoves using a choice experiment administered in rural Ethiopia, and the cost-effectiveness of an improved stove for reducing global greenhouse gas emissions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8499 JUN 28, 2018

Dissanayake,Sahan T. M.; Beyene,Abebe Damte; Bluffstone,Randall; Gebreegziabher,Zenebe; Kiggundu,Gilbert; Kooser,Shannon H.; Martinsson,Peter; Mekonnen,Alemu; Toman,Michael A. Disclosed

Cereal market performance in Ethiopia : policy implications for improving investments in maize and wheat value chains (English)

The objective of this study is to provide an updated overview on the performance of cereal markets in Ethiopia. Specifically, the study seeks to inform and guide project operations for the Government of Ethiopia (GoE) and the World Bank. ... See More +

Working Paper 126772 MAY 30, 2018

Disclosed

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Food Prices, Access to Markets and Child Undernutrition in Ethiopia (English)
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APR 18, 2019 WPS8823 Policy Research Working Paper
Rural Roads, Poverty, and Resilience : Evidence from Ethiopia (English)
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APR 01, 2019 WPS8800 Policy Research Working Paper
Rural Roads, Poverty, and Resilience Evidence from Ethiopia (English)
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APR 01, 2019 135748 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
What Are the Economic Costs of Gender Gaps in Ethiopia? (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 135500 Brief
Ethiopia Gender Diagnostic Report : Priorities for Promoting Equity (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 135344 Working Paper
Moving Further on Civil Service Reforms in Ethiopia : Findings and Implications from a Civil Service Survey and Qualitative Analysis (English)
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JAN 15, 2019 133754 Working Paper
Africa - Gender Innovation Lab : Ethiopia Gender Diagnostic - Building the Evidence Base to Address Gender Inequality in Ethiopia (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 135476 Brief Amharic
Seventh Ethiopia Economic Update : Special Topic : Poverty and Household Welfare in Ethiopia, 2011-2016 (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 135749 Working Paper
Hierarchy and Information (English)
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NOV 09, 2018 WPS8644 Policy Research Working Paper
Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform – Ethiopia (English)
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OCT 31, 2018 131658 Working Paper
FDI and the Skill Premium : Evidence from Emerging Economies (English)
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OCT 12, 2018 WPS8613 Policy Research Working Paper
Taking Management Digital : Lessons from the Development of an Innovative Management Information System for Small Businesses in Ethiopia (English)
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OCT 10, 2018 WPS8608 Policy Research Working Paper
Land fragmentation and food insecurity in Ethiopia (English)
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AUG 17, 2018 WPS8559 Policy Research Working Paper
Heterogeneous impacts of main and feeder road improvements : evidence from Ethiopia (English)
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AUG 13, 2018 WPS8548 Policy Research Working Paper
Using Satellite Imagery to Assess Impacts of Soil and Water Conservation Measures : Evidence from Ethiopia’s Tana-Beles Watershed (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 129862 Brief
The World Bank Group in Ethiopia (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 131840 Working Paper
Informing durable solutions by micro-data : a skills survey for refugees in Ethiopia (English)
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JUL 10, 2018 128185 Working Paper
Better loans or better borrowers ? impact of meso-credit on female-owned enterprises in Ethiopia (English)
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JUL 10, 2018 WPS8511 Policy Research Working Paper
Improved cook stoves for climate change mitigation ? evidence of values, preferences and carbon savings from a choice experiment in Ethiopia (English)
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JUN 28, 2018 WPS8499 Policy Research Working Paper
Cereal market performance in Ethiopia : policy implications for improving investments in maize and wheat value chains (English)
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MAY 30, 2018 126772 Working Paper