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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

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Amelioration de la connaissance et de la gestion des eaux au Burkina Faso (Vol. 3) : Annexe 2 : evaluation des ressources en eau et des demandes sectorielles - bilan besoins-ressources (French)

Working Paper 124661 SEP 01, 2017

Lajaunie,Marie-Laure Disclosed

Amelioration de la connaissance et de la gestion des eaux au Burkina Faso (Vol. 4) : Annexe 3 : analyse du cadre de gestion (French)

Working Paper 124661 SEP 01, 2017

Lajaunie,Marie-Laure Disclosed

Amelioration de la connaissance et de la gestion des eaux au Burkina Faso (Vol. 2) : Annexe 1 : diagnostic sur les eaux souterraines (French)

Working Paper 124661 SEP 01, 2017

Lajaunie,Marie-Laure Disclosed

Amelioration de la connaissance et de la gestion des eaux au Burkina Faso : Rapport de synthese (French)

Working Paper 124661 SEP 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 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

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

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

Regulation of the service of drinking water in areas rural and semi-urban (Vol. 3) : Annexe 2 : plan d'action et suivi de la strategie (French)

Working Paper 117042 MAY 01, 2017

Disclosed

Result stories : Burkina Faso : Resultats : Burkina Faso (French)

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

English 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

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

Burkina Faso : Project snapshot (English)

Burkina Faso’s economy is heavily reliant on agricultural production, with close to 80 percent of the active population employed in the sector. ... See More +

Brief 113712 DEC 07, 2016

French Disclosed

Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Burkina Faso (English)

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for Burkina Faso. To allow useful comparison, it also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 109733 OCT 25, 2016

Disclosed

FY16 Burkina Faso country opinion survey report (English)

The Country Opinion Survey in Burkina Faso assists the World Bank Group (WBG) in gaining a better understanding of how stakeholders in Burkina Faso perceive the WBG. ... See More +

Working Paper 109566 AUG 01, 2016

Felzer,Sharon; Markova,Svetlana; Cameron,Jessica A.; Guo,Jing; Woods,Calita; Tepedino,Isabel Disclosed

Evidence from a randomized evaluation of the household welfare impacts of conditional and unconditional cash transfers given to mothers or fathers (English)

This study conducted a randomized control trial in rural Burkina Faso to estimate the impact of alternative cash transfer delivery mechanisms on education, health, and household welfare outcomes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7730 JUN 27, 2016

De Walque,Damien B. C. M.; Akresh,Richard; Kazianga,Harounan Disclosed

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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
Amelioration de la connaissance et de la gestion des eaux au Burkina Faso (Vol. 3) : Annexe 2 : evaluation des ressources en eau et des demandes sectorielles - bilan besoins-ressources (French)
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SEP 01, 2017 124661 Working Paper
Amelioration de la connaissance et de la gestion des eaux au Burkina Faso (Vol. 4) : Annexe 3 : analyse du cadre de gestion (French)
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SEP 01, 2017 124661 Working Paper
Amelioration de la connaissance et de la gestion des eaux au Burkina Faso (Vol. 2) : Annexe 1 : diagnostic sur les eaux souterraines (French)
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SEP 01, 2017 124661 Working Paper
Amelioration de la connaissance et de la gestion des eaux au Burkina Faso : Rapport de synthese (French)
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SEP 01, 2017 124661 Working Paper
Child marriage and fertility in Burkina Faso (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121580 Brief
Early childbirth and under-five mortality in Burkina faso (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121599 Brief
Early childbirth and under-five malnutrition in Burkina Faso (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121608 Brief
Elections and embezzlement : experimental evidence from Burkina Faso (English)
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MAY 17, 2017 WPS8067 Policy Research Working Paper
Regulation of the service of drinking water in areas rural and semi-urban (Vol. 3) : Annexe 2 : plan d'action et suivi de la strategie (French)
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MAY 01, 2017 117042 Working Paper
Result stories : Burkina Faso : Resultats : Burkina Faso (French)
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MAR 08, 2017 113717 Brief English
Result stories : Burkina Faso (English)
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MAR 08, 2017 113717 Brief French
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
Burkina Faso : Project snapshot (English)
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DEC 07, 2016 113712 Brief French
Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Burkina Faso (English)
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OCT 25, 2016 109733 Working Paper
FY16 Burkina Faso country opinion survey report (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 109566 Working Paper
Evidence from a randomized evaluation of the household welfare impacts of conditional and unconditional cash transfers given to mothers or fathers (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 WPS7730 Policy Research Working Paper