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Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Congo, Democratic Republic of (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 131620 OCT 31, 2018

Disclosed

The Role of the Private Sector in Improving the Performance of the Health System in the Democratic Republic of Congo (English)

The private health sector is an important player in the DRC’s health system, but the extent of its contribution remains largely unknown. Private providers, especially faith-based organizations (FBOs), grew in scale during the late 1990s and early 2000s to fill gaps that emerged in the public health sector as a result of political and civil destabilization. ... See More +

Working Paper 131045 OCT 01, 2018

Brunner,Bettina Marie; Combet,Virginie; Callahan,Sean; Holtz,Jeanna; Mangone,Emily; Barnes,Jeff; Clarence,Cathy; Assi,Auguste; Gober,Stephanie Disclosed

Democratic Republic of Congo urbanization review : productive and inclusive cities for an emerging Congo (French)

The Democratic Republic of Congo has the third largest urban population in Sub-Saharan Africa (estimated at 43 percent in 2016) after South Africa and Nigeria. ... See More +

Publication 121954 AUG 13, 2018

English Disclosed

Investing in childcare for women's economic empowerment (English)

Two thirds of sub-Saharan Africa’s citizens depend on agriculture for their livelihoods. Women make up a large part of the agricultural workforce: in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), over 80 percent of women work in farming compared to 60 percent of men. ... See More +

Brief 129432 AUG 01, 2018

Donald,Aletheia Amalia; Campos,Francisco Moraes Leitao; Vaillant,Julia; Cucagna,Maria Emilia Disclosed

Caring about carework : lifting constraints to the productivity of women farmers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (English)

Women farmers in the Western Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) bear the disproportionate burden of unpaid care work. Women spend less time than men on their plots and more time on domestic work. ... See More +

Working Paper 129119 JUL 09, 2018

Donald,Aletheia Amalia; Vaillant,Julia; Campos,Francisco Moraes Leitao; Cucagna,Maria Emilia Disclosed

Informal sector heterogeneity and income inequality : evidence from the Democratic Republic of Congo (English)

This paper uses 1–2–3 survey data on the Democratic Republic of Congo to analyze heterogeneity in the informal sector. It empirically identifies three types of entrepreneurs in the sector. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125621 FEB 01, 2018

Adoho,Franck M.; Doumbia,Djeneba Disclosed

Informal sector heterogeneity and income inequality : evidence from the Democratic Republic of Congo (English)

This paper uses 1-2-3 survey data on the Democratic Republic of Congo to analyze heterogeneity in the informal sector. It empirically identifies three types of entrepreneurs in the sector. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8328 FEB 01, 2018

Adoho,Franck M.; Doumbia,Djeneba Disclosed

Jobs diagnostic : Democratic Republic of Congo (English)

The economy of the Democratic Republic of Congo is not creating sufficient jobs for its young and rapidly growing workforce. Although the Congolese economy has experienced fast growth and poverty has declined, further reducing poverty will require more dynamic job creation and continued reductions in fertility rates. ... See More +

Working Paper 123113 FEB 01, 2018

Sanchez-Reaza,Javier Disclosed

Democratic Republic of Congo urbanization review : productive and inclusive cities for an emerging Congo (English)

The Democratic Republic of Congo has the third largest urban population in Sub-Saharan Africa (estimated at 43 percent in 2016) after South Africa and Nigeria. ... See More +

Publication 121954 DEC 07, 2017

Disclosed

Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Congo, Democratic Republic of (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 120862 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Extractive industries in forest landscapes: options for synergy with REDD+ and development of standards in the Democratic Republic of Congo (English)

With high global demand, economically valuable mineral resources in remote often forested areas, such as the Congo Basin, are more likely to become developed. ... See More +

Journal Article 125343 SEP 20, 2017

Hund,Kirsten Lori; Schure,Jolien Maria; van der Goesc,Aren Disclosed

Wash poor in a water-rich country : a diagnostic of water, sanitation, hygiene, and poverty in the Democratic Republic of Congo (English)

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is among the five poorest countries in the world, whether measured by poverty rate or number of poor. Political instability and rapid demographic growth—the second highest in Africa—have driven an increase in the total number of poor that puts extreme pressure on the country’s derelict infrastructure. ... See More +

Working Paper 117837 AUG 01, 2017

French Disclosed

Early childbirth and under-five malnutrition in the Democratic Republic of Congo (English)

Poor nutrition weakens children’s immune systems, putting them at a greater risk of falling sick from preventable illnesses such as pneumonia and diarrhea. ... See More +

Brief 121583 JUN 01, 2017

Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Child marriage and fertility in the Democratic Republic Of Congo (English)

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

Brief 121631 JUN 01, 2017

Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Early childbirth and under-five mortality in the Democratic Republic of Congo (English)

Children of young mothers are at higher risk of morbidity and under-five mortality. Young mothers often come from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds and early childbirths are more common in poor areas where prenatal care is limited and access to health facilities may be an issue. ... See More +

Brief 121632 JUN 01, 2017

Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Enquête de base pour le programme de financement basé sur la performance en République Démocratique du Congo (French)

The report presents results of household and health facility surveys conducted to measure baseline indicators prior to the implementation of a performance-based financing (PBF) program. ... See More +

Working Paper 114388 APR 01, 2017

Shapira,Gil; Fink,Gunther; Samaha,Hadia Nazem Disclosed

Étude sur Les Écarts Fiscaux en République Démocratique du Congo : Rapport Principal (French)

Policy Note 130152 APR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Agent banking in a highly under-developed financial sector : evidence from the Democratic Republic of Congo (English)

The paper provides evidence on the number and volume of financial transactions undertaken by agents (local businesses that double as more convenient, lower cost alternatives to formal branches) of the largest microfinance institution operating in the Democratic Republic of Congo. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7984 FEB 27, 2017

Cull,Robert J.; Gine,Xavier; Harten,Sven; Rusu,Anca Bogdana Disclosed

Democratic Republic of Congo - Situation of the Pro-Routes Project : République Democratique du Congo - Situation du Projet Pro-Routes (French)

Working Paper 112350 JAN 28, 2017

Dossou,Alexandre K. Disclosed

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Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Congo, Democratic Republic of (English)
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OCT 31, 2018 131620 Working Paper
The Role of the Private Sector in Improving the Performance of the Health System in the Democratic Republic of Congo (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 131045 Working Paper
Democratic Republic of Congo urbanization review : productive and inclusive cities for an emerging Congo (French)
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AUG 13, 2018 121954 Publication English
Investing in childcare for women's economic empowerment (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 129432 Brief
Caring about carework : lifting constraints to the productivity of women farmers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (English)
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JUL 09, 2018 129119 Working Paper
Informal sector heterogeneity and income inequality : evidence from the Democratic Republic of Congo (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 125621 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Informal sector heterogeneity and income inequality : evidence from the Democratic Republic of Congo (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 WPS8328 Policy Research Working Paper
Jobs diagnostic : Democratic Republic of Congo (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 123113 Working Paper
Democratic Republic of Congo urbanization review : productive and inclusive cities for an emerging Congo (English)
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DEC 07, 2017 121954 Publication
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Congo, Democratic Republic of (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 120862 Working Paper
Extractive industries in forest landscapes: options for synergy with REDD+ and development of standards in the Democratic Republic of Congo (English)
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SEP 20, 2017 125343 Journal Article
Democratic Republic of the Congo - Using the extractive industries ' pension to promote growth and development : integration of the public expenditure management review and financial accountability scenarios into a general equilibrium model computable (French)
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SEP 01, 2017 127914 Policy Note
Wash poor in a water-rich country : a diagnostic of water, sanitation, hygiene, and poverty in the Democratic Republic of Congo (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 117837 Working Paper French
Early childbirth and under-five malnutrition in the Democratic Republic of Congo (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121583 Brief
Child marriage and fertility in the Democratic Republic Of Congo (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121631 Brief
Early childbirth and under-five mortality in the Democratic Republic of Congo (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121632 Brief
Enquête de base pour le programme de financement basé sur la performance en République Démocratique du Congo (French)
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APR 01, 2017 114388 Working Paper
Étude sur Les Écarts Fiscaux en République Démocratique du Congo : Rapport Principal (French)
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APR 01, 2017 130152 Policy Note
Agent banking in a highly under-developed financial sector : evidence from the Democratic Republic of Congo (English)
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FEB 27, 2017 WPS7984 Policy Research Working Paper
Democratic Republic of Congo - Situation of the Pro-Routes Project : République Democratique du Congo - Situation du Projet Pro-Routes (French)
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JAN 28, 2017 112350 Working Paper