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The impact of fiscal policy on inequality and poverty in Zambia (English)

This study assesses the redistributive impact of fiscal policy––and its individual elements––in Zambia. Zambia's 2015 fiscal policy reduces inequality; the largest reduction is created by in-kind public service expenditures on education. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8246 NOV 20, 2017

Jellema,Jon Robbert; De La Fuente,Alejandro; Rosales,Manuel Disclosed

The distributional impact of taxes and transfers : evidence from eight low- and middle-income countries (English)

In addition to its impact on economic growth and macroeconomic stability, fiscal policy affects the distribution of income across households and individuals through the use of taxes and expenditures. ... See More +

Publication 119229 AUG 24, 2017

Inchauste Comboni,Maria Gabriela; Lustig,Nora-451471; Younger,Stephen D.; Khachatryan,Artsvi; Hill,Ruth; Tsehaye,Eyasu; Kahsay,Tassew Woldehanna; Cancho,Cesar A.; Bondarenko,Elena; Jellema,Jon Robbert; Wai-Poi,Matthew Grant; Afkar,Rythia; Alam,Shamma Adeeb; Serajuddin,Umar; Lopez-Calva,Luis-Felipe; Matytsin,Mikhail; Popova,Daria; Maboshe,Mashekwa; Purfield,Catriona Mary; Woolard,Ingrid Denise; Arunatilake,Nisha Kanthimathie Disclosed

Does fiscal policy benefit the poor and reduce inequality in Namibia? (English)

Reducing poverty and inequality continues to be an important national priority in Namibia. Vision 2030 – the country’s guiding development strategy – has a subordinate vision that points to several goals: “Poverty is reduced to the minimum, the existing pattern of income-distribution is equitable and disparity is at the minimum.” ... See More +

Working Paper 116029 JUN 01, 2017

Sulla,Victor; Zikhali,Precious; Schuler,Philip M.; Jellema,Jon Robbert Disclosed

Jordan economic monitor spring 2017 : the green economic boost (Vol. 2) : executive summary (Arabic)

The Jordan Economic Monitor provides an update on key economic developments and policies over the past six months. It presents findings from recent World Bank work on Jordan. ... See More +

Working Paper 116343 JUN 01, 2017

Hakim,Lea; Hasna,Zeina; Le Borgne,Eric; Ranade,Monali; Aisa Otin,Concepcion; Van Den Berg,Caroline; Huenteler,Joern Torsten; Moubarak,Amr S.; Jellema,Jon Robbert Disclosed

Jordan economic monitor spring 2017 : the green economic boost (English)

The Jordan Economic Monitor provides an update on key economic developments and policies over the past six months. It presents findings from recent World Bank work on Jordan. ... See More +

Working Paper 116343 JUN 01, 2017

Hakim,Lea; Hasna,Zeina; Le Borgne,Eric; Ranade,Monali; Aisa Otin,Concepcion; Van Den Berg,Caroline; Huenteler,Joern Torsten; Moubarak,Amr S.; Jellema,Jon Robbert Disclosed

Energy subsidies reform in Jordan : welfare implications of different scenarios (English)

Facing a fiscal crisis, Jordan initiated substantial petroleum subsidy reforms in 2012. The government has also long contemplated how to cut electricity subsidies, which surpass the fiscal burdens imposed by the petroleum subsidies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7313 JUN 17, 2015

Atamanov,Aziz; Jellema,Jon Robbert; Serajuddin,Umar Disclosed

Energy subsidies reform in Jordan : welfare implications of different scenarios (English)

As the Arab Spring unfolded and political unrest spread across the Arab world, Jordan faced an adverse economy as well. Fundamental to the economic challenge was high and rising energy prices, already heavily subsidized for consumers. ... See More +

Working Paper 97159 MAY 31, 2015

Atamanov,Aziz; Jellema,Jon Robbert; Serajuddin,Umar Disclosed

The local level institutions study three : overview (English)

The Indonesian first local level institutions (LLI1) studies, carried out in 1996 and 2000-2001 (LLI2), sought to identify the preconditions for and constraints on local capacity (defined as the ability to solve common problems collectively) and the extent to which state structures complemented or impeded villages' problem-solving efforts. ... See More +

Working Paper 93424 JAN 01, 2014

Wetterberg, Anna; Jellema, Jon R.; Dharmawan, Leni Bahasa (Indonesian) Disclosed

The local level institutions study three : overview (Bahasa (Indonesian))

The Indonesian first local level institutions (LLI1) studies, carried out in 1996 and 2000-2001 (LLI2), sought to identify the preconditions for and constraints on local capacity (defined as the ability to solve common problems collectively) and the extent to which state structures complemented or impeded villages' problem-solving efforts. ... See More +

Working Paper 93424 JUL 01, 2013

Wetterberg, Anna; Jellema, Jon R.; Dharmawan, Leni English Disclosed

Protecting poor and vulnerable households in Indonesia (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)

Despite strong economic growth and falling poverty over the last decade, many households continue to live on the edge of poverty. The last decade in Indonesia has seen a return to strong economic growth, and the poverty rate has fallen from 23.4 percent (1999) to 12.5 percent (2011). ... See More +

Working Paper 67217 FEB 01, 2012

Jellema,Jon Robbert; Noura,Hassan Disclosed

Protecting poor and vulnerable households in Indonesia : Main report (English)

Despite strong economic growth and falling poverty over the last decade, many households continue to live on the edge of poverty. The last decade in Indonesia has seen a return to strong economic growth, and the poverty rate has fallen from 23.4 percent (1999) to 12.5 percent (2011). ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review 67217 FEB 01, 2012

Jellema,Jon Robbert; Noura,Hassan Disclosed

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The impact of fiscal policy on inequality and poverty in Zambia (English)
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NOV 20, 2017 WPS8246 Policy Research Working Paper
The distributional impact of taxes and transfers : evidence from eight low- and middle-income countries (English)
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AUG 24, 2017 119229 Publication
Does fiscal policy benefit the poor and reduce inequality in Namibia? (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 116029 Working Paper
Jordan economic monitor spring 2017 : the green economic boost (Vol. 2) : executive summary (Arabic)
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JUN 01, 2017 116343 Working Paper
Jordan economic monitor spring 2017 : the green economic boost (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 116343 Working Paper
Energy subsidies reform in Jordan : welfare implications of different scenarios (English)
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JUN 17, 2015 WPS7313 Policy Research Working Paper
Energy subsidies reform in Jordan : welfare implications of different scenarios (English)
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MAY 31, 2015 97159 Working Paper
The local level institutions study three : overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 93424 Working Paper Bahasa (Indonesian)
The local level institutions study three : overview (Bahasa (Indonesian))
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JUL 01, 2013 93424 Working Paper English
Protecting poor and vulnerable households in Indonesia (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)
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FEB 01, 2012 67217 Working Paper
Protecting poor and vulnerable households in Indonesia : Main report (English)
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FEB 01, 2012 67217 Public Expenditure Review