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Jobs Diagnostic : Tanzania (English)

Tanzania has just entered a phase of growing dependency rates that will put pressure on job creation so that the larger number of dependents do not fall into poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper 135247 JAN 01, 2018

Petracco,Carly Kathleen; Sanchez-Reaza,Javier Disclosed

Moldova poverty assessment 2016 : a jobs diagnostic for Moldova - 10 key facts (English)

Moldova has experienced rapid growth and increases in living standards in the past decade. The economy has grown by an average 5 percent a year in the past 15 years, while the national poverty rate declined from 26 percent in 2007 to 11 percent in 2014; there are sharp declines observed in the early 2000s as well. ... See More +

Working Paper 112338 DEC 01, 2016

Merotto,Dino Leonardo; Weber,Michael; Aterido,Reyes; Scutaru,Adrian; De Padua,David Keith Santos; Saygin,Perihan Ozge; Petracco,Carly Kathleen; Dávalos, María Disclosed

Rural road investment efficiency : lessons from Burkina Faso, Cameroon, and Uganda (English)

This report is the second in a series of studies on transport and aid effectiveness in Sub-Saharan Africa. It follows a study on transport costs and prices along the main international trade corridors (Teravaninthorn and Raballand 2008). ... See More +

Publication 53646 MAR 23, 2010

Raballand, Gael; Macchi, Patricia; Petracco, Carly; Disclosed

Revising the roads investment strategy in rural areas : an application for Uganda (English)

Based on extensive data collection in Uganda, this paper demonstrates that the rural access index, as defined today, should not be a government objective because the benefit of such investment is minimal, whereas achieving rural accessibility at less than 2 kilometers would require massive investments that are not sustainable. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5036 SEP 01, 2009

Raballand, Gael; Macchi, Patricia; Merotto, Dino; Petracco, Carly Disclosed