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Reducing Hunger with Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) : Experimental Evidence from Burkina Faso (English)

Does financial compensation for providing environmental conservation, improve the food security of the rural poor in the drylands of Sub-Saharan Africa? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8974 AUG 12, 2019

Adjognon,Guigonan Serge; van Soest,Daan; Guthoff,Jonas Christoph Disclosed

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) Africa 2018 : Strengthening Debt Management Capacity – Burkina Faso Quick Facts (English)

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

Brief 140691 JUL 31, 2019

French Disclosed

Creating Markets in Burkina Faso : Growing Burkina Faso’s Private Sector and Harnessing it to Bolster Economic Resilience : Country Private Sector Diagnostic (English)

A small landlocked economy in the heart of West Africa’s French-speaking Sahel, Burkina Faso is characterized by its modest economic size, with a rapid population growth, with one of the highest per capita birth rates in the world. ... See More +

Working Paper 141449 JUL 01, 2019

Norman,Martin Maxwell; Treichel,Volker; Floreani,Vincent Arthur Disclosed

The way forward for social safety nets in Burkina Faso (Vol. 2) : Main Report (English)

The government of Burkina Faso has a strong interest in strengthening its social safety nets provision to better support the country’s poorest and most vulnerable households. ... See More +

Working Paper 141188 JAN 01, 2019

Vandeninden,Frieda; Grun,Rebekka E.; Semlali,Amina Disclosed

The way forward for social safety nets in Burkina Faso : Overview (English)

The government of Burkina Faso has a strong interest in strengthening its social safety nets provision to better support the country’s poorest and most vulnerable households. ... See More +

Working Paper 141188 JAN 01, 2019

Vandeninden,Frieda; Grun,Rebekka E.; Semlali,Amina Disclosed

Encouraging Service Delivery to the Poor : Does Money Talk When Health Workers Are Pro-Poor ? (English)

Do service providers respond to pecuniary incentives to serve the poor? Service delivery to the poor is complicated by the extra effort required to deliver services to them and the intrinsic incentives of service providers to exert this effort. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8666 DEC 06, 2018

Banuri,Sheheryar; De Walque,Damien B. C. M.; Keefer,Philip E.; Robyn,Paul Jacob Disclosed

Burkina Faso Jobs Diagnostic : Overview and Suggestions for a Jobs Policy Framework (English)

Over the recent past, Burkina Faso has registered solid economic growth and poverty levels have been lowered, suggesting that growth has been pro-poor. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS22740 DEC 01, 2018

Weber,Michael Disclosed

Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Burkina Faso (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 131607 OCT 31, 2018

Disclosed

Burkina Faso - Country partnership framework for the period FY18-FY23 (English)

This Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for the period FY18 to FY23, draws on the World Bank Group’s (WBG) 2017 Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD) for Burkina Faso and feedback from in-country consultations with stakeholders. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 123712 JUN 05, 2018

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Love the job... or the patient ? task vs. mission-based motivations in health care (English)

A booming literature has argued that mission-based motives are a central feature of mission-oriented labor markets. This paper shifts the focus to task-based motivation and finds that it yields significantly more effort than mission-based motivation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8338 FEB 13, 2018

Banuri,Sheheryar; Keefer,Philip E.; De Walque,Damien B. C. M. Disclosed

Structural change in west Africa : a tale of gain and loss (English)

Economic growth in Benin, Burkina Faso, and Cote d'Ivoire occurred in tandem with a rapid exodus of labor out of agriculture. This paper investigates the contribution (or lack thereof) of within- and between-sector productivity changes to overall productivity growth and output per capita growth since 2000. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8336 FEB 12, 2018

Gebregziabher,Fiseha Haile Disclosed

Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Burkina Faso (English)

Doing Business 2018 is the 15th in a series of annual reports investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 120832 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Child marriage and fertility in Burkina Faso (English)

The relationship between child marriage and fertility can be due in part to the socio-economic and cultural context in which girls who marry early tend to live. ... See More +

Brief 121580 JUN 01, 2017

Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Early childbirth and under-five malnutrition in Burkina Faso (English)

Burkina Faso, more than three in ten children under the age of five are stunted; but for children born of mothers younger than 18, the risk of stunting is higher. ... See More +

Brief 121608 JUN 01, 2017

Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Early childbirth and under-five mortality in Burkina faso (English)

In Burkina Faso, about one in eight children die before the age of five; for children born of mothers younger than 18, the risk is higher.Controlling for socio-economic and other characteristics, being born of a mother younger than 18 increases the likelihood of dying before the age of five by six percentage points in the baseline model, as compared to otherwise similar children born of older mothers. ... See More +

Brief 121599 JUN 01, 2017

Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Elections and embezzlement : experimental evidence from Burkina Faso (English)

Can democratic elections reduce rent extraction by public decision makers? Existing research suggests that reelection incentives can reduce the embezzlement of public funds. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8067 MAY 17, 2017

Lierl,Malte Disclosed

Result stories : Burkina Faso (English)

As a GIIF partner for the development of index insurance in Burkina Faso, PlaNet Guarantee has implemented authorized index insurance solutions to meet the demands of agricultural producers, in particular cotton producers as their crops often encounter yield drops due to poor climatic conditions. ... See More +

Brief 113717 MAR 08, 2017

French Disclosed

Burkina Faso - Priorities for Poverty Reduction and Shared Prosperity : Systematic Country Diagnostic (English)

The rate of Burkina Faso’s progress towards the eradication of extreme poverty and the reduction of inequalities over recent years has been sub-optimal. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 114393 MAR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Result stories : Burkina Faso (English)

Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in the heart of West Africa. Covering an area of 264,000 square kilometers, agriculture comprises the single largest economic sector, employing over 80 percent of the working population and contributing over 40 percent of the country’s gross domestic product.The Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF) partnered with the PlaNet Guarantee (PG) in 2011 to develop weather index insurance products for maize and area yield insurance products for cotton. ... See More +

Brief 113749 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Performance-based financing to increase utilization of maternal health services : evidence from Burkina Faso (English)

Performance-based financing (PBF) programs are increasingly implemented in low and middle-income countries to improve health service quality and utilization. ... See More +

Journal Article 125337 JAN 01, 2017

Steenland,Maria Ward; Robyn,Paul Jacob; Compaore,Philippe; Kabore,Moussa; Tapsoba,Boukary; Zongo,Aloys; Ousmane Diadie,Haidara; Fink,Gunther Disclosed

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Reducing Hunger with Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) : Experimental Evidence from Burkina Faso (English)
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AUG 12, 2019 WPS8974 Policy Research Working Paper
Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) Africa 2018 : Strengthening Debt Management Capacity – Burkina Faso Quick Facts (English)
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JUL 31, 2019 140691 Brief French
Creating Markets in Burkina Faso : Growing Burkina Faso’s Private Sector and Harnessing it to Bolster Economic Resilience : Country Private Sector Diagnostic (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 141449 Working Paper
The way forward for social safety nets in Burkina Faso (Vol. 2) : Main Report (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 141188 Working Paper
The way forward for social safety nets in Burkina Faso : Overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 141188 Working Paper
Encouraging Service Delivery to the Poor : Does Money Talk When Health Workers Are Pro-Poor ? (English)
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DEC 06, 2018 WPS8666 Policy Research Working Paper
Burkina Faso Jobs Diagnostic : Overview and Suggestions for a Jobs Policy Framework (English)
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DEC 01, 2018 ACS22740 Working Paper
Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Burkina Faso (English)
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OCT 31, 2018 131607 Working Paper
Burkina Faso - Country partnership framework for the period FY18-FY23 (English)
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JUN 05, 2018 123712 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Love the job... or the patient ? task vs. mission-based motivations in health care (English)
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FEB 13, 2018 WPS8338 Policy Research Working Paper
Structural change in west Africa : a tale of gain and loss (English)
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FEB 12, 2018 WPS8336 Policy Research Working Paper
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Burkina Faso (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 120832 Working Paper
Child marriage and fertility in Burkina Faso (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121580 Brief
Early childbirth and under-five malnutrition in Burkina Faso (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121608 Brief
Early childbirth and under-five mortality in Burkina faso (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121599 Brief
Elections and embezzlement : experimental evidence from Burkina Faso (English)
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MAY 17, 2017 WPS8067 Policy Research Working Paper
Result stories : Burkina Faso (English)
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MAR 08, 2017 113717 Brief French
Burkina Faso - Priorities for Poverty Reduction and Shared Prosperity : Systematic Country Diagnostic (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 114393 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Result stories : Burkina Faso (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113749 Brief
Performance-based financing to increase utilization of maternal health services : evidence from Burkina Faso (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 125337 Journal Article