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Hierarchy and Information (English)

What determines the distribution of information acquired within the hierarchy of a public organization? Without market processes, the generation and absorption of information in bureaucracy relies on individual actors undertaking costly action to acquire it. ... 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

Ethiopia economic update : The inescapable manufacturing services nexus : exploring the potentialof distribution services (English)

Ethiopia’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth is estimated to have rebounded to 10.9 percent in FY2017. According to official statistics, Ethiopia’s annual rate of economic growth, which averaged 10.3 percent over 2005/06-2015/16 (compared with the regional average of 5.4 percent), slowed to 8 percent in FY2016 due to drought-related lower agricultural production. ... See More +

Working Paper 126255 MAY 15, 2018

Bezawagaw,Mesfin Girma; Dihel,Nora Carina; Geiger,Michael Tobias; Getachew Kelbore,Zerihun Disclosed

The cereal markets performance in Ethiopia : policy implications for improving investments in maize and wheat value chains : Workshop summary report (English)

In May 2018, The World Bank welcomed thirty participants representing key governmental agencies and institutions, development partners, non-governmental organizations (NGOS) , research organizations and private sector cereal markets value chain actors, for a results validation workshop held at the Capital Hotel in Addis Ababa. ... See More +

Working Paper 126777 MAY 15, 2018

Disclosed

The impact of strengthening agricultural extension services : evidence from Ethiopia (English)

Extension services have been implemented on a large scale in developing countries for decades. However, there is little evidence on their impact on the productivity and welfare of farmers. ... See More +

Brief 125802 APR 01, 2018

Buehren,Niklas; Goldstein,Markus P.; Molina,Ezequiel; Vaillant,Julia Disclosed

Growth, safety nets and poverty : assessing progress in Ethiopia from 1996 to 2011 (English)

In the past 10 years, Ethiopia experienced high and consistent growth, invested in public goods provision to poor households, and saw impressive gains in well-being for many households. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8380 MAR 27, 2018

Hill,Ruth; Tsehaye,Eyasu Disclosed

Growth, Safety Nets and Poverty : Assessing Progress in Ethiopia from 1996 to 2011 (English)

In the past 10 years, Ethiopia experienced high and consistent growth, invested in public goods provision to poor households, and saw impressive gains in well-being for many households. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125681 MAR 01, 2018

Vargas Hill, Ruth; Tsehaye,Eyasu 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 are routinely viewed as instrumental in reducing vulnerability to climate change, their impact has rarely been quantified. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8321 JAN 29, 2018

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

Selection, firm turnover, and productivity growth : do emerging cities speed up the process? (English)

This paper identifies and estimates the impact of firm entry and exit on plant-level productivity in Ethiopia as part of a selection mechanism that might be driving aggregate productivity growth in cities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8291 JAN 02, 2018

Zeufack,Albert G.; Mengistae,Taye Alemu; Jones,Patricia Disclosed

Does large farm establishment create benefits for neighboring smallholders? Evidence from Ethiopia (English)

Quantifying the direction and magnitude of spillovers for small holders is an essential part of the policy dialogue surrounding large-scale agricultural investment. ... See More +

Brief 122901 JAN 01, 2018

Ali,Daniel Ayalew; Deininger,Klaus W.; Harris,Anthony M. Disclosed

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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
Ethiopia economic update : The inescapable manufacturing services nexus : exploring the potentialof distribution services (English)
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MAY 15, 2018 126255 Working Paper
The cereal markets performance in Ethiopia : policy implications for improving investments in maize and wheat value chains : Workshop summary report (English)
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MAY 15, 2018 126777 Working Paper
The impact of strengthening agricultural extension services : evidence from Ethiopia (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125802 Brief
Growth, safety nets and poverty : assessing progress in Ethiopia from 1996 to 2011 (English)
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MAR 27, 2018 WPS8380 Policy Research Working Paper
Growth, Safety Nets and Poverty : Assessing Progress in Ethiopia from 1996 to 2011 (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 125681 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Using satellite imagery to assess impacts of soil and water conservation measures : evidence from Ethiopia's Tana-Beles Watershed (English)
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JAN 29, 2018 WPS8321 Policy Research Working Paper
Selection, firm turnover, and productivity growth : do emerging cities speed up the process? (English)
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JAN 02, 2018 WPS8291 Policy Research Working Paper
Does large farm establishment create benefits for neighboring smallholders? Evidence from Ethiopia (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122901 Brief