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Behavioral Sciences to Protect Human Capital Investments During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic (English)

The novel coronavirus (SARS-Cov-2, which causes COVID-19) presents multi-dimensional challenges for countries as the effects of the virus, and the response efforts, intersect with other sectors and development priorities. ... See More +

Brief 148260 MAY 05, 2020

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Increasing Service Uptake for Unemployed Youth in Argentina (Spanish)

Youth unemployment rates are high in Argentina, where over 23 percent of women and 19 percent of men aged 14 to 29 are out of work. Tied to a mismatch between the experience and skills youth have and the current conditions of the labor market, inactivity and unemployment pose psychological and emotional burdens on the wellbeing of young jobseekers: a lack of confidence from the unawareness of employment conditions and available support services; discouragement and defeatism from a mismatch between job expectations and reality; feelings of exclusion from rejections and lack of opportunities. ... See More +

Brief 147834 APR 06, 2020

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Increasing Service Uptake for Unemployed Youth in Argentina (English)

Youth unemployment rates are high in Argentina, where over 23 percent of women and 19 percent of men aged 14 to 29 are out of work. Tied to a mismatch between the experience and skills youth have and the current conditions of the labor market, inactivity and unemployment pose psychological and emotional burdens on the wellbeing of young jobseekers: a lack of confidence from the unawareness of employment conditions and available support services; discouragement and defeatism from a mismatch between job expectations and reality; feelings of exclusion from rejections and lack of opportunities. ... See More +

Brief 147834 APR 06, 2020

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Fostering Skills for Young Women in Argentina (Spanish)

In recent years, Argentina has made significant advances in improving educational opportunities for young women, breaking discriminatory practices, and guaranteeing their sexual and reproductive rights. ... See More +

Brief 147832 MAR 06, 2020

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Fostering Skills for Young Women in Argentina (English)

In recent years, Argentina has made significant advances in improving educational opportunities for young women, breaking discriminatory practices, and guaranteeing their sexual and reproductive rights. ... See More +

Brief 147832 MAR 06, 2020

Spanish Disclosed

Using CBT Training to Improve Mental Health of SME Entrepreneurs in Pakistan (English)

In regions marked by fragility, conflict, and violence (FCV), entrepreneurs of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) face increased risk of experiencing chronic stress and poor mentalhealth. ... See More +

Brief 146039 JAN 29, 2020

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Nudging to Safe Evacuation in Haiti (English)

In Haiti, more than 96 percent of the population is exposed to two or more natural hazards in theirlifetime. The human and economic impacts of these hazards, including hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, and landslides, have been severe. ... See More +

Brief 146038 JAN 22, 2020

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Hidden Voices Speak Louder Than You Think : A Behavioral Science Lens for Understanding Female Labor Force Participation in Jordan (Arabic)

This report uses a behavioral science lens to examine attitudes towards female labor force participation in Jordan.

Brief 147830 JAN 01, 2020

English Disclosed

Using Behavioral Insights to Improve Disaster Preparedness, Early Warning and Response Mechanisms in Haiti (French)

Given the high exposure in Haiti to natural hazards, ensuring that proper disaster preparedness and response mechanisms are well established and managed can save lives. ... See More +

Working Paper 145070 JAN 01, 2020

Llopis Abella,Jimena; Perge,Emilie Bernadette; Afif,Zeina; Soto Orozco,Claudia Ruth; Padilla,Lace M; Hsu,Jessica Disclosed

Using Behavioral Insights to Improve Disaster Preparedness, Early Warning and Response Mechanisms in Haiti (English)

Given the high exposure in Haiti to natural hazards, ensuring that proper disaster preparedness and response mechanisms are well established and managed can save lives. ... See More +

Working Paper 145070 JAN 01, 2020

Llopis Abella,Jimena; Perge,Emilie Bernadette; Afif,Zeina; Soto Orozco,Claudia Ruth; Padilla,Lace M; Hsu,Jessica Disclosed

Nudging to Save Lives (French)

The infographic is a behavioral science lens to disaster risk management in Haiti.

Brief 145071 JAN 01, 2020

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Nudging to Save Lives (English)

The infographic is a behavioral science lens to disaster risk management in Haiti.

Brief 145071 JAN 01, 2020

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Hidden Voices Speak Louder Than You Think : A Behavioral Science Lens for Understanding Female Labor Force Participation in Jordan (English)

This report uses a behavioral science lens to examine attitudes towards female labor force participation in Jordan.

Brief 147830 JAN 01, 2020

Disclosed

Instilling a Growth Mindset in Indonesia (English)

In Indonesia, a replication of a Growth Mindset intervention had significant impacts on student academic performance – particularly in schools located in regions that could benefit the most. ... See More +

Brief 144356 DEC 13, 2019

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Behavioral Insights for Tax Compliance (English)

This policy note provides evidence from World Bank field experiments that consider the social, psychological, and economic factors influencing taxpayer decision-making. ... See More +

Brief 144398 DEC 01, 2019

Dalton,Abigail Goodnow; Manning,Lauren Alyssa; Jamison,Julian C; Sen,Iman Kalyan; Karver,Jonathan George; Castaneda Nunez,Jorge Luis; Guedes,Lorena Paola; Mujica Estevez,Serrana Beatriz Disclosed

Increasing Tax Compliance in the Shadow Economy in Latvia (English)

The Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Latvia collaborated with the World Bank on a holistic review of the country's tax system, an input to the design of a new, improved tax strategy. ... See More +

Brief 142342 SEP 25, 2019

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Using Behavioral Science to Increase Recycling in Argentina (English)

The Argentinean Municipality of Trelew is an excellent example of the dual potential and challenges in moving towards a more circular economy in the developing world. ... See More +

Brief 140792 AUG 14, 2019

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How Behavioral Science can Nudge Pregnant Women to Attend Prenatal Care in Haiti (English)

Haiti has the highest maternal and neo-natal mortality rates in the Latin America and Caribbean region. Based on current trends, Haiti is unlikely to meet the United Nations' sustainable development goals to reduce the maternal mortality ratio to less than seventy maternal deaths per 100,000 live births by 2030. ... See More +

Brief 138421 JUN 18, 2019

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How Behavioral Science can Nudge Pregnant Women to Attend Prenatal Care in Haiti (French)

Haiti has the highest maternal and neo-natal mortality rates in the Latin America and Caribbean region. Based on current trends, Haiti is unlikely to meet the United Nations' sustainable development goals to reduce the maternal mortality ratio to less than seventy maternal deaths per 100,000 live births by 2030. ... See More +

Brief 138421 JUN 17, 2019

English Disclosed

Using Behavioral Insights to Increase Safer Birth Deliveries in Haiti (French)

Haiti has the highest maternal and neo-natal mortality rates in the Latin America and Caribbean region. Low rates of prenatal and postnatal care, and institutional births, contribute to high levels of maternal and neo-natal mortality rates. ... See More +

Working Paper 138418 JUN 01, 2019

Llopis Abella,Jimena; Perge,Emilie Bernadette; Mathurin,Tania Mindy; Afif,Zeina English Disclosed

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Behavioral Sciences to Protect Human Capital Investments During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic (English)
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MAY 05, 2020 148260 Brief
Increasing Service Uptake for Unemployed Youth in Argentina (Spanish)
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APR 06, 2020 147834 Brief English
Increasing Service Uptake for Unemployed Youth in Argentina (English)
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APR 06, 2020 147834 Brief Spanish
Fostering Skills for Young Women in Argentina (Spanish)
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MAR 06, 2020 147832 Brief English
Fostering Skills for Young Women in Argentina (English)
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MAR 06, 2020 147832 Brief Spanish
Using CBT Training to Improve Mental Health of SME Entrepreneurs in Pakistan (English)
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JAN 29, 2020 146039 Brief
Nudging to Safe Evacuation in Haiti (English)
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JAN 22, 2020 146038 Brief
Hidden Voices Speak Louder Than You Think : A Behavioral Science Lens for Understanding Female Labor Force Participation in Jordan (Arabic)
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JAN 01, 2020 147830 Brief English
Using Behavioral Insights to Improve Disaster Preparedness, Early Warning and Response Mechanisms in Haiti (French)
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JAN 01, 2020 145070 Working Paper
Using Behavioral Insights to Improve Disaster Preparedness, Early Warning and Response Mechanisms in Haiti (English)
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JAN 01, 2020 145070 Working Paper
Nudging to Save Lives (French)
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JAN 01, 2020 145071 Brief
Nudging to Save Lives (English)
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JAN 01, 2020 145071 Brief
Hidden Voices Speak Louder Than You Think : A Behavioral Science Lens for Understanding Female Labor Force Participation in Jordan (English)
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JAN 01, 2020 147830 Brief
Instilling a Growth Mindset in Indonesia (English)
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DEC 13, 2019 144356 Brief
Behavioral Insights for Tax Compliance (English)
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DEC 01, 2019 144398 Brief
Increasing Tax Compliance in the Shadow Economy in Latvia (English)
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SEP 25, 2019 142342 Brief
Using Behavioral Science to Increase Recycling in Argentina (English)
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AUG 14, 2019 140792 Brief
How Behavioral Science can Nudge Pregnant Women to Attend Prenatal Care in Haiti (English)
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JUN 18, 2019 138421 Brief French
How Behavioral Science can Nudge Pregnant Women to Attend Prenatal Care in Haiti (French)
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JUN 17, 2019 138421 Brief English
Using Behavioral Insights to Increase Safer Birth Deliveries in Haiti (French)
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JUN 01, 2019 138418 Working Paper English