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Ethiopia Poverty Assessment - Harnessing Continued Growth for Accelerated Poverty Reduction (English)

This poverty assessment focuses on the evolution of poverty and other social indicators in Ethiopia between 2010-11 and 2015-2016 (henceforth referred to as 2011 and 2016). ... See More +

Report 147266 APR 01, 2020

Bundervoet,Tom; Nakamura,Shohei; Paci,Pierella; Beyene,Berhe Mekonnen; Finn,Arden Jeremy; Turk,Carolyn; Mylenko,Nataliya Disclosed

Ethiopia Poverty Assessment - Harnessing Continued Growth for Accelerated Poverty Reduction : Overview (English)

The poverty headcount in Ethiopia is falling. The share of the population below the national poverty line decreased from 30 percent in 2011 to 24 percent in 2016. ... See More +

Report 147267 APR 01, 2020

Bundervoet,Tom; Nakamura,Shohei; Paci,Pierella; Beyene,Berhe Mekonnen; Finn,Arden Jeremy; Turk,Carolyn; Mylenko,Nataliya Disclosed

Urban Agglomerations and Employment Transitions in Ethiopia (English)

Agglomeration boosts economic growth. A vast literature has empirically assessed the effects of agglomeration by estimating the city population elasticity on wages. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9184 MAR 13, 2020

Kamei,Akito; Nakamura,Shohei Disclosed

Ethiopia - Options for Expanding Affordable Housing Supply for Industrial Park Workers : Summary Note (English)

This study aims to provide practical solutions for expanding access to affordable housing and infrastructure services for employees of Industrial Parks, and to recommend strategies and programs (including financing schemes) for the Ethiopian Government to support the recommended solutions. ... See More +

Report 146629 FEB 29, 2020

Disclosed

Beneficiary Views on Cash and In-Kind Payments : Evidence from Ethiopia's Productive Safety (English)

Economists often default to the assumption that cash is always preferable to an in-kind transfer. Do beneficiaries feel the same way? This paper addresses this issue using longitudinal household data from Ethiopia where a large-scale social safety net intervention (PSNP) operates. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9125 JAN 28, 2020

Hirvonen,Kalle Valtteri; Hoddinott,John Disclosed

Free Primary Education, Fertility, and Women's Access to the Labor Market : Evidence from Ethiopia (English)

This article investigates the causal relationship between women's schooling and fertility by exploiting variation generated by the removal of school fees in Ethiopia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9105 JAN 07, 2020

Chicoine,Luke Disclosed

Firms Far Up : Productivity, Agglomeration, and High-Growth Firms in Ethiopia (English)

High-growth firms have been widely studied in advanced countries, but little is known about such stellar performers in Africa. Using establishment-level data from Ethiopia, this paper finds that the incidence of high-growth firms stands at an average of 7 percent, a figure comparable to that of advanced countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9099 DEC 30, 2019

Grover,Arti Goswami Disclosed

Exiting Financial Repression : The Case of Ethiopia (English)

Ethiopia's framework for managing its monetary and foreign exchange policy has relied on some standard instruments of financial repression. Over time, the framework has led to the buildup of large macro-financial imbalances. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9082 DEC 12, 2019

Chauffour,Jean-Pierre Christophe; Gobezie,Muluneh Ayalew Disclosed

Ethiopia's Energy Sector Transformation (English)

By assisting the Government of Ethiopia in incorporating gender-focused solutions, bolstering markets for off-grid products, and scaling up private sector participation in the country’s vast renewable energy resources, ESMAP has facilitated new investments, strategies, and approaches to help reach the goal of universal electricity access. ... See More +

Brief 143637 NOV 14, 2019

Kistler,Jacqueline Purtell Disclosed

Doing Business 2020 : Comparing Business Regulation in 190 Economies - Economy Profile of Ethiopia (English)

Doing business 2020 is the 17th in a series of annual studies investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 143876 OCT 24, 2019

Disclosed

Unlocking Ethiopia's Urban Land and Housing Markets : Synthesis Report (English)

The Ethiopia Urban Land Supply and Affordable Housing Study (EULSAH) responds to the request fromthe Government of Ethiopia (GoE), Ministry of Urban Development and Construction to carry outfollow-on technical assistance to the Ethiopia Urbanization Review (EUR) jointly published by theWorld Bank and the GoE in 2015. ... See More +

Working Paper 138371 OCT 01, 2019

ICF International Ltd.; Hommann,Kirsten; Walley,Simon Christopher; Zhang,Yan F.; Shivakumaran,Shivapragasam; Takamatsu,Shinya; Smit,Dan; Yoshida,Nobuo; Alemayehu,Abebaw; Rajashekar,Anirudh Venkatanarayan; Kaganova,Olga; Wood,Davina Theresa; Lakew,Bizuneh Gultu; Berrisford,Stephen Disclosed

Magnitude and Distribution of Electricity and Water Subsidies for Households in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (English)

In Addis Ababa, an increasing block tariff has been used to calculate households' monthly bills for electricity and water services. This study estimates the magnitudes of the combined water and electricity subsidies received by households with private connections to the electricity grid and piped water network in 2016, and it evaluates the distribution of these subsidies among wealth groups. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9025 SEP 26, 2019

Cardenas,Helena; Whittington,Dale Disclosed

Decentralization’s Effects on Education and Health : Evidence from Ethiopia (English)

The authors explore the effects of decentralization on education and health in Ethiopia using an original database covering all of the country’s regions and woredas (local governments). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 141915 SEP 01, 2019

Faguet,Jean-Paul; Khan,Qaiser M.; Kanth,Devarakonda Priyanka Disclosed

Industrialization on a Knife's Edge : Productivity, Labor Costs and the Rise of Manufacturing in Ethiopia (English)

The latest push for industrialization in Ethiopia has attracted much academic and public interest. This paper assesses Ethiopia's competitiveness and attractiveness as an investment destination by comparing domestic productivity and input costs to a sample of manufacturing exporting countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8980 AUG 13, 2019

Caria,Stefano Disclosed

Jobs in Global Value Chains : New Evidence for Four African Countries in International Perspective (English)

What is the potential for job growth in Africa under participation in global value chains (GVCs)? In this study the concept of GVC jobs is introduced which tracks the number of jobs associated with GVC production of goods. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8953 JUL 31, 2019

Pahl,Stefan; Timmer,Marcel Peter; Gouma,Reitze; Woltjer,Pieter J. Disclosed

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) Africa 2018 : Strengthening Debt Management Capacity - Ethiopia Quick Facts (English)

This Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) 2018 brief is for Ethiopia, and covers the period January to December 2018.

Brief 140702 JUL 31, 2019

French Disclosed

Ethiopia - Estimating the Impact of the Mojo-Hawassa Expressway (English)

Impact evaluation research examining the impact of the Expressway on local, regional, and national outcomes

Brief 138767 JUL 03, 2019

Disclosed

Disaster Risk Profile : Ethiopia (English)

The Africa disaster risk financing (ADRF) initiative, launched in 2015 and implemented by global facility for disaster reduction and recovery (GFDRR) and the World Bank, supports the development of risk financing strategies at regional, national, and local levels to help African countries make informed decisions to improve post-disaster financial response capacity to mitigate the socio-economic, fiscal, and financial impacts of disasters. ... See More +

Working Paper 143689 JUL 01, 2019

Disclosed

Stability and Evolution of Preferences for Improved Cookstoves -- A Difference-in-Difference Analysis of a Choice Experiment from Ethiopia (English)

There is a growing effort in the non-market valuation literature toward better understanding of the stability and evolution of preferences over time. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8928 JUN 28, 2019

Dissanayake,Sahan T. M.; Voigt,George; Cooper, Abbie; Beyene, Abebe Damte; Bluffstone,Randall; Gebreegziabher,Zenebe; LaFave, Daniel; Martinsson,Peter; Mekonnen,Alemu; Toman,Michael A. Disclosed

Impacts of Improved Biomass Cookstoves on Child and Adult Health : Experimental Evidence from Rural Ethiopia (English)

This paper presents the three-year impacts of an improved biomass cookstove on child and adult health in rural Ethiopia. After near complete stove adoption during an initial one-year randomized controlled trial, 60 percent of treatment households continued to use the improved stoves three-years on and experienced reductions in hazardous airborne particulate matter. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8929 JUN 28, 2019

LaFave,Daniel; Beyene,Abebe Damte; Bluffstone,Randall; Dissanayake,Sahan T. M.; Gebreegziabher,Zenebe; Mekonnen,Alemu; Toman,Michael A. Disclosed

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Ethiopia Poverty Assessment - Harnessing Continued Growth for Accelerated Poverty Reduction (English)
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APR 01, 2020 147266 Report
Ethiopia Poverty Assessment - Harnessing Continued Growth for Accelerated Poverty Reduction : Overview (English)
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APR 01, 2020 147267 Report
Urban Agglomerations and Employment Transitions in Ethiopia (English)
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MAR 13, 2020 WPS9184 Policy Research Working Paper
Ethiopia - Options for Expanding Affordable Housing Supply for Industrial Park Workers : Summary Note (English)
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FEB 29, 2020 146629 Report
Beneficiary Views on Cash and In-Kind Payments : Evidence from Ethiopia's Productive Safety (English)
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JAN 28, 2020 WPS9125 Policy Research Working Paper
Free Primary Education, Fertility, and Women's Access to the Labor Market : Evidence from Ethiopia (English)
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JAN 07, 2020 WPS9105 Policy Research Working Paper
Firms Far Up : Productivity, Agglomeration, and High-Growth Firms in Ethiopia (English)
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DEC 30, 2019 WPS9099 Policy Research Working Paper
Exiting Financial Repression : The Case of Ethiopia (English)
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DEC 12, 2019 WPS9082 Policy Research Working Paper
Ethiopia's Energy Sector Transformation (English)
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NOV 14, 2019 143637 Brief
Doing Business 2020 : Comparing Business Regulation in 190 Economies - Economy Profile of Ethiopia (English)
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OCT 24, 2019 143876 Working Paper
Unlocking Ethiopia's Urban Land and Housing Markets : Synthesis Report (English)
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OCT 01, 2019 138371 Working Paper
Magnitude and Distribution of Electricity and Water Subsidies for Households in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (English)
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SEP 26, 2019 WPS9025 Policy Research Working Paper
Decentralization’s Effects on Education and Health : Evidence from Ethiopia (English)
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SEP 01, 2019 141915 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Industrialization on a Knife's Edge : Productivity, Labor Costs and the Rise of Manufacturing in Ethiopia (English)
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AUG 13, 2019 WPS8980 Policy Research Working Paper
Jobs in Global Value Chains : New Evidence for Four African Countries in International Perspective (English)
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JUL 31, 2019 WPS8953 Policy Research Working Paper
Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) Africa 2018 : Strengthening Debt Management Capacity - Ethiopia Quick Facts (English)
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JUL 31, 2019 140702 Brief French
Ethiopia - Estimating the Impact of the Mojo-Hawassa Expressway (English)
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JUL 03, 2019 138767 Brief
Disaster Risk Profile : Ethiopia (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 143689 Working Paper
Stability and Evolution of Preferences for Improved Cookstoves -- A Difference-in-Difference Analysis of a Choice Experiment from Ethiopia (English)
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JUN 28, 2019 WPS8928 Policy Research Working Paper
Impacts of Improved Biomass Cookstoves on Child and Adult Health : Experimental Evidence from Rural Ethiopia (English)
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JUN 28, 2019 WPS8929 Policy Research Working Paper