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Location Matters : Welfare Among Urban and Rural Poor in Djibouti (English)

This note presents aspects of welfare of urban and rural poor in Djibouti. With only 15 percent of Djibouti's population, rural areas host about 45 percent of the country's poor. ... See More +

Brief 145451 JAN 01, 2020

Lara Ibarra,Gabriel; Mendiratta,Vibhuti Disclosed

Welfare Effects of Introducing Competition in the Telecom Sector in Djibouti (English)

Djibouti is very well placed, as a landing site of undersea fiber optic cables, to benefit from the digital economy. However, the prevalence of a single national telecom operator in the country has stifled service delivery and innovation in the telecom sector. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8850 MAY 07, 2019

Decoster,Xavier Stephane; Lara Ibarra,Gabriel; Mendiratta,Vibhuti; Santacroce,Marco Disclosed

Welfare Effects of Introducing Competition in the Telecom Sector in Djibouti (English)

Djibouti is very well placed, as a landing site of undersea fiber optic cables, to benefit from the digital economy. However, the prevalence of a single national telecom operator in the country has stifled service delivery and innovation in the telecom sector. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 136702 MAY 07, 2019

Decoster,Xavier Stephane; Lara Ibarra,Gabriel; Mendiratta,Vibhuti; Santacroce,Marco Disclosed

Rental regulation and its consequences on measures of well-being in the Arab Republic of Egypt (English)

The paper delves into the implications of a failure to account for rental regulation in the measurement of households' welfare, poverty, and inequality when using household surveys. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8152 JUL 20, 2017

Lara Ibarra,Gabriel; Mendiratta,Vibhuti; Vishwanath,Tara Disclosed

Rental regulation and its consequences on measures of well-being in the Arab Republic of Egypt (English)

The paper delves into the implications of a failure to account for rental regulation in the measurement of households’ welfare, poverty, and inequality when using household surveys. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125563 JUL 01, 2017

Lara Ibarra,Gabriel; Mendiratta,Vibhuti; Vishwanath,Tara Disclosed

Long-term Gains from Electrification in Rural India (English)

The authors know surprisingly little about the long-run impacts of household electrification. This paper studies the impacts on consumption in rural India over a seventeen-year period, allowing for both internal and external (villagelevel) effects. ... See More +

Journal Article 140526 JAN 01, 2017

Van De Walle,Dominique; Ravallion,Martin; Mendiratta,Vibhuti; Koolwal,Gayatri B. Disclosed

The World Bank Economic Review 31 (2) (English)

The World Bank Economic Review is a professional journal used for the dissemination of research in development economics broadly relevant to the development profession and to the World Bank in pursuing its development mandate. ... See More +

Publication 140496 JAN 01, 2017

Aburto-Oropeza, Octavio; Leslie, Heather M.; Mack-Crane, Austen; Nagavarapu,Sriniketh Suryasesha; Reddy, Sheila M.W.; Sievanen. Leila; Calvo-Gonzalez,Oscar; Cunha,Barbara; Trezzi,Riccardo; Bas,Maria; Berthou, Antoine; Van De Walle,Dominique; Ravallion,Martin; Mendiratta,Vibhuti; Koolwal,Gayatri B.; Diao,Xinshen; Harttgen,Kenneth; Mcmillan,Margaret S.; Wydick,Bruce W.; Glewwe,Paul W.; Rutledge, Laine; Rijkers,Bob; Baghdadi,Leila; Raballand,Gael J. R. F.; Mu,Ren; Du,Yang; Gibson,John; Le,Trinh; Kim, Bonggeun; Beasley,Elizabeth Ruth; Huillery,Elise; Bell,Clive L.G.; Mejia,Daniel; Restrepo,Pascual; Rozo,Sandra V. Disclosed

Long-term impacts of household electrification in rural India (English)

India's huge expansion in rural electrification in the 1980s and 1990s offers lessons for other countries today. The paper examines the long-term effects of household electrification on consumption, labor supply, and schooling in rural India over 1982-99. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6527 JUN 01, 2013

van de Walle, Dominique; Ravallion, Martin; Mendiratta, Vibhuti; Koolwal, Gayatri Disclosed