Documents & Reports

Search / Browse Documents


  

REFINE BY:

Specific Document Date Range

See More +
See More +
See More +
  • Showing 1 - 20 of 957 results
  • Display results in sets of
  • 10
  • 20
  • 50
Download To Excel [x]
Poverty and Shared Prosperity in Colombia : Background Paper for Policy Notes (English)

Colombia’s solid economic growth since early 2000s has led to significant social improvements. Since the turn of the century, extreme poverty in Colombia almost halved, falling from 17.7 percent in 2002 to 7.4 percent in 2017. ... See More +

Report 137861 JUN 14, 2019

Disclosed

Spatial Heterogeneity and Household Life Cycle in the Multidimensional Poverty Index : The Case of Colombia (English)

This note discusses the evolution of the MPI in Colombia since 2010 and describes some of the challenges associated with the spatial heterogeneity of multidimensional poverty across urban and rural areas, and the relationship between life cycle and the evolution of the MPI over time. ... See More +

Report 137860 JUN 14, 2019

Pico Mejia,Julieth Carolina; Olivieri,Sergio Daniel; Felipe Balcázar, Carlos; Malásquez, Eduardo A. Disclosed

Gender Equality in Colombia : Country Gender Assessment : Colombia-GA (English)

Achieving gender equality in Colombia is critical to the country’s future economic development and social cohesion; yet it remains an ongoing challenge. ... See More +

Report 137862 JUN 14, 2019

Muller,Miriam; Olivieri,Sergio Daniel Disclosed

Improving Management in Colombian Firms Through Individual and Group Consulting (English)

The latest note tests two different approaches to improving management, and finds a novel group-based approach to be more cost-effective than the standard approach of providing consulting to individual firms. ... See More +

Brief 137571 JUN 01, 2019

Iacovone,Leonardo; Maloney,William F.; Mckenzie,David J. Disclosed

Improving Management with Individual and Group-Based Consulting : Results from a Randomized Experiment in Colombia (English)

Differences in management quality are an important contributor to productivity differences across countries. A key question is how to best improve poor management in developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8854 MAY 15, 2019

Iacovone,Leonardo; Maloney,William F.; Mckenzie,David J. 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

Do Information Technologies Improve Teenagers' Sexual Education ? Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Colombia (English)

This study reports results from a randomized evaluation of a mandatory six-month Internet-based sexual education course implemented across public junior high schools in 21 Colombian cities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8821 APR 17, 2019

Chong,Alberto; Gonzalez-Navarro,Marco; Karlan,Dean S.; Valdivia,Martin Disclosed

Are Management Practices Failing or Aiding the Private Sector in South America? (English)

An expanding body of literature has shown that better management practices can offer significant boosts to firms' productivity; this research illustrates that firms in South America are no exception. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8783 MAR 19, 2019

Hyland,Marie Caitriona; Francis,David C.; Rodriguez Meza,Jorge Luis Disclosed

Learning from Developing Country Power Market Experiences : The Case of Colombia (English)

The Colombian power market was established in 1995, driven primarily by concerns about the reliability of supply in the largely hydro-based domestic power system. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8771 MAR 11, 2019

Rudnick,Hugh; Velasquez,Constantin Disclosed

Colombia : Can a Management and Information System Improve Education Quality? (English)

The Results in Education for All Children (REACH) Trust Fund at the World Bank funded the development of a Management & Information System to monitor the quality of the education system in Colombia. ... See More +

Brief 135101 FEB 28, 2019

Cerdan-Infantes,Pedro; Zavala Garcia,Francisco Disclosed

The Use of Data Analytics Techniques to Assess the Functioning of a Government's Financial Management Information System : An Application to Pakistan and Cambodia (English)

Public financial management enables government to implement policy. Financial management information systems are a central element of PFM in that they facilitate government financial transactions and subject them to rigorous budgetary controls. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8689 JAN 03, 2019

Hashim,Ali; Piattifuenfkirchen,Moritz Otto Maria Alfons; Cole,Winston Percy Onipede; Naqvi,Ammar; Minallah,Akmal; Prathna,Maun; So,Sokbunthoeun Disclosed

Vivienda Digna para Todos (Spanish)

Report 137726 JAN 01, 2019

Disclosed

Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Colombia (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 131618 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

Tax-Transfers Schemes, Informality, and Search Frictions in a Small Open Economy (English)

This paper evaluates the impact of market-oriented structural reforms, in particular labor market policies, social assistance programs, and trade liberalization on long run unemployment, wage inequality, and the distribution of employment across sectors in a small open economy with search frictions and idiosyncratic productivity shocks. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8574 SEP 05, 2018

Robayo,Monica Disclosed

Memoria Técnica : Séptimo Encuentro Latinoamericano Sobre Derecho a la Salud y Sistemas de Salud - Montevideo, Uruguay 3, 4, y 5 de 2018 (Spanish)

El documento recoge las discusiones análisis y conclusiones de los delegados de ocho países de América Latina que participaron en el Encuentro. ... See More +

Working Paper 134507 SEP 05, 2018

Disclosed

Explaining spatial variations in productivity : evidence from Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

There is a large and extensive literature examining the strength of agglomeration economies and, more generally, the determinants of spatial variations in productivity for developed countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8560 AUG 20, 2018

Quintero,Luis E.; Roberts,Mark Disclosed

Distributional effects of investments in road infrastructure : the case of Colombia's 4th generation concession program (English)

Estimating ex-ante distributional impacts of road infrastructure is increasingly important to better understand the poverty effects of these investments. ... See More +

Brief 129437 AUG 01, 2018

Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos; Malasquez Carbonel,Eduardo Alonso; Franco,Jorge Disclosed

Gender Differences in Poverty in Colombia (English)

This note presents the gender poverty profiles for Colombia using a lifecycle approach. In Colombia, as in the vast majority of countries around the world, girls and boys are consistently poorer than adults and seniors. ... See More +

Report 137871 AUG 01, 2018

Muller,Miriam; Buitrago Hernandez,Sandra Paola; Pico Mejia,Julieth Carolina; Olivieri,Sergio Daniel Disclosed

Urban transport infrastructure and household welfare : evidence from Colombia (English)

The distributional effects of urban transport policies are a broadly understudied topic, particularly when in comes to developing countries. This study seeks to fill in this gap in the existing literature by analyzing the effects of a newly established bus rapid transit system in Barranquilla, Colombia. ... See More +

Brief 127208 JUN 01, 2018

Pfutze,Tobias; Rodríguez-Castelán,Carlos; González,Valderrama Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Poverty and Shared Prosperity in Colombia : Background Paper for Policy Notes (English)
See More +
JUN 14, 2019 137861 Report
Spatial Heterogeneity and Household Life Cycle in the Multidimensional Poverty Index : The Case of Colombia (English)
See More +
JUN 14, 2019 137860 Report
Gender Equality in Colombia : Country Gender Assessment : Colombia-GA (English)
See More +
JUN 14, 2019 137862 Report
Improving Management in Colombian Firms Through Individual and Group Consulting (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2019 137571 Brief
Improving Management with Individual and Group-Based Consulting : Results from a Randomized Experiment in Colombia (English)
See More +
MAY 15, 2019 WPS8854 Policy Research Working Paper
Research digest newsletter Vol. 13 (No. 3) (English)
See More +
APR 17, 2019 136052 Newsletter
Do Information Technologies Improve Teenagers' Sexual Education ? Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Colombia (English)
See More +
APR 17, 2019 WPS8821 Policy Research Working Paper
Are Management Practices Failing or Aiding the Private Sector in South America? (English)
See More +
MAR 19, 2019 WPS8783 Policy Research Working Paper
Learning from Developing Country Power Market Experiences : The Case of Colombia (English)
See More +
MAR 11, 2019 WPS8771 Policy Research Working Paper
Colombia : Can a Management and Information System Improve Education Quality? (English)
See More +
FEB 28, 2019 135101 Brief
The Use of Data Analytics Techniques to Assess the Functioning of a Government's Financial Management Information System : An Application to Pakistan and Cambodia (English)
See More +
JAN 03, 2019 WPS8689 Policy Research Working Paper
Vivienda Digna para Todos (Spanish)
See More +
JAN 01, 2019 137726 Report
Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Colombia (English)
See More +
OCT 31, 2018 131618 Working Paper
FDI and the Skill Premium : Evidence from Emerging Economies (English)
See More +
OCT 12, 2018 WPS8613 Policy Research Working Paper
Tax-Transfers Schemes, Informality, and Search Frictions in a Small Open Economy (English)
See More +
SEP 05, 2018 WPS8574 Policy Research Working Paper
Memoria Técnica : Séptimo Encuentro Latinoamericano Sobre Derecho a la Salud y Sistemas de Salud - Montevideo, Uruguay 3, 4, y 5 de 2018 (Spanish)
See More +
SEP 05, 2018 134507 Working Paper
Explaining spatial variations in productivity : evidence from Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
See More +
AUG 20, 2018 WPS8560 Policy Research Working Paper
Distributional effects of investments in road infrastructure : the case of Colombia's 4th generation concession program (English)
See More +
AUG 01, 2018 129437 Brief
Gender Differences in Poverty in Colombia (English)
See More +
AUG 01, 2018 137871 Report
Urban transport infrastructure and household welfare : evidence from Colombia (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2018 127208 Brief