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East Asia and Pacific economic update : sustaining resilience (English)

Growth in developing East Asia and Pacific (EAP) continues to be resilient and in line with previous expectations. Already robust domestic demand has been supported by some pickup in external demand and the gradual recovery in commodity prices. ... See More +

Working Paper 116330 APR 01, 2017

Vashakmadze,Ekaterine T.; Kehayova,Vera Vencheva; Moroz,Harry Edmund; Testaverde,Mauro; Cassou,Emilie; Jaffee,Steven M.; Ru,Jiang; Stamm,Diane; Adriani,Magda; Ariyapruchya,Kiatipong; Badiani-Magnusson,Reena Chandu; Batsuuri,Davaadalai; Beck,Hans Anand; Castaneda Aguilar,Raul Andres; Chen,Shaohua; Chen,Derek Hung Chiat; Chua,Kevin C.; Cruz,Kevin Thomas Garcia; Davading,Somneuk; Demombynes,Gabriel; Dewina,Reno; Dinh,Viet Tuan; Eckardt,Sebastian; Edwards,Kim Alan; Fitrani,Fitria; Freije-Rodriguez,Samuel; Halstead,Imogen Cara; Vu,Linh Hoang; Kida,Mizuho; Kim,Jae Kyun; Knight,David Stephen; Krishnan,Nandini; Kularatne,Chandana; Lain,Jonathan William; Lee,Taehyun; Litwack,John; Luo,Xubei; Ly,Sodeth; Martin, Miguel; Mejia-Mant, Carolina; Mileva,Elitza Alexandrova; Mohib,Saiyed Shabih Ali; Moreno Herrera,Laura Liliana; Munoz Moreno,Rafael; Najdov,Evgenij; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Pan,Lucy; Phimmahasay,Keomanivone; Pimhidzai,Obert; Piza,Sharon Faye Alariao; Purnamasari,Ririn Salwa; Rab,Habib Nasser; Revilla,Julio E.; Orton Romero,Carlos Rafael; Teh Sharifuddin,Shakira Binti; Sharma,Manohar; Shiilegmaa,Altantsetseg; Simler,Kenneth; Stephan,David Andrew; Tong,Kimsun; Zin,May Thet; Uochi,Ikuko; Utz,Robert Johann; Wai-Poi,Matthew Grant; Wihardja,Maria Monica; Yang,Judy; Yee Amezaga,Karla Mirari; Zhao,Luan Disclosed

Lao poverty policy brief : taxonomy of the poor and its usefulness in policy design : າກ ແລະ ປະໂຫຍດຂອງການແບ່ງກຸ່ມຂອງຜູ້ທ່ທີ ຸກຍາກ ໃນການວາງນະໂຍບາຍ (Laotian,English)

The poor are far from being a uniform group. Looking at the characteristics of the poor in Lao PDR, as well as elsewhere, it is clear that the characteristics that tend to make people poor are not uniform. ... See More +

Working Paper 119794 JAN 01, 2017

Tong,Kimsun; Pimhidzai,Obert Disclosed

Lao poverty policy brief : why are ethnic minorities poor? : ເປັນຫຍັງຊົນເຜ່າົ ກຸ່ມນ້ອຍຈ່ງິ ທຸກຍາກ? (Laotian,English)

Not only is the incidence of poverty in Lao PDR higher among ethnic minorities, there is a large welfare gap between the minorities and the majority at all levels of welfare too. ... See More +

Working Paper 119793 JAN 01, 2017

Pimhidzai,Obert; Houng Vu,Linh Disclosed

Where are the poor? Lao PDR 2015 census-based poverty map : province and district level results : ແຜນທ່ດີ ້ານຄວາມທຸກຍາກຂອງ ສປປ ລາວ ອີງໃສ່ຜົນການສໍາຫຼວດ ປະຈໍາປີ 2015 (Laotian)

This report presents poverty indices at the district level based on small-area estimations, anduses the results to present maps of poverty in the country. ... See More +

Working Paper 106899 JUN 01, 2016

Coulombe,Harold; Epprecht,Michael; Pimhidzai,Obert; Sisoulath,Vilaysouk Disclosed

Where are the poor? Lao PDR 2015 census-based poverty map : province and district level results (English)

This report presents poverty indices at the district level based on small-area estimations, anduses the results to present maps of poverty in the country. ... See More +

Working Paper 106899 JUN 01, 2016

Coulombe,Harold; Epprecht,Michael; Pimhidzai,Obert; Sisoulath,Vilaysouk Disclosed

Nutrition in Lao PDR : causes, determinants, and bottlenecks (English)

Under nutrition levels in Lao PDR remain among the highest in the world, despite both rapid economic growth and a significant decline in poverty over the past years. ... See More +

Working Paper 107927 JUN 01, 2016

Osornprasop,Sutayut; Pimhidzai,Obert Laotian Disclosed

Nutrition in Lao PDR : causes, determinants, and bottlenecks : ໂພຊະນາການໃນ ສປປ ລາວ : ສາເຫດ, ຕົວກໍານົດ ແລະ ສິ່ງກີດຂວາງ (Laotian)

Under nutrition levels in Lao PDR remain among the highest in the world, despite both rapid economic growth and a significant decline in poverty over the past years. ... See More +

Working Paper 107927 MAY 01, 2016

Osornprasop,Sutayut; Pimhidzai,Obert English Disclosed

Breaking the metal ceiling : female entrepreneurs who succeed in male-dominated sectors (English)

A range of reasons is cited to explain gender differences in business performance in Africa. Within those, the sector of operations is consistently identified as a major issue. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7503 DEC 02, 2015

Campos,Francisco Moraes Leitao; Goldstein,Markus P.; Mcgorman,Laura; Munoz Boudet,Ana Maria; Pimhidzai,Obert Disclosed

Drivers of poverty reduction in Lao PDR (English)

Poverty declined gradually in Lao Peoples Democratic Republic (PDR) over the past decade. Estimates from the Lao expenditure and consumption surveys (LECS) show that poverty declined from 33.5 percent in 2002-3 to 23.2 percent in 2012-13. ... See More +

Working Paper 101566 OCT 01, 2015

Pimhidzai,Obert Disclosed

Poverty profile in Lao PDR : poverty report for the Lao consumption and expenditure survey 2012–2013 (English)

The report starts with an overview of poverty and inequality estimates in chapter one, focusing on the trends in poverty and the distributional pattern of growth between 2002-3 and 2012-13. ... See More +

Working Paper 100120 DEC 19, 2014

Pimhidzai,Obert; Fenton,Nina Clare; Souksavath, Phonesaly; Sisoulath, Vilaysouk Disclosed

Breaking the metal ceiling : female entrepreneurs who succeed in male-dominated sectors in Uganda (English)

Worldwide, female entrepreneurs tend to experience lower productivity and profit than their male peers. One reason for this is that women tend to be concentrated in less profitable businesses. ... See More +

Brief 93894 JAN 01, 2014

Campos,Francisco Moraes Leitao; Goldstein,Markus P.; Mcgorman,Laura; Munoz Boudet,Ana Maria; Pimhidzai,Obert Disclosed

Education and health services in Kenya : data for results and accountability (English)

Although Kenya's vision 2030 highlights investment in human development, public spending on health and education in Africa has not guaranteed results. ... See More +

Working Paper 79442 JUL 01, 2013

Martin, Gayle; Pimhidzai, Obert Disclosed

Service delivery indicators : Kenya (English)

Without consistent and accurate information on the quality of services, it is difficult for citizens or politicians (the principal) to assess how service providers (the agent) are performing and to take corrective action. ... See More +

Working Paper 90371 JUL 01, 2013

Martin, Gayle H.; Pimhidzai, Obert Disclosed

Different dreams, same bed : collecting, using, and interpreting employment statistics in Sub-Saharan Africa -- the case of Uganda (English)

Employment and earnings statistics are the key link between the size and structure of economic growth and the welfare of households, which is the ultimate goal of development policy, so it is important to monitor employment outcomes consistently. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6436 MAY 01, 2013

Fox, Louise; Pimhidzai, Obert Disclosed

Is informality welfare-enhancing structural transformation ? evidence from Uganda (English)

While Africa's recent decade of growth and poverty reduction performance has been lauded, concern has been expressed regarding the structure of this growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5866 OCT 01, 2011

Fox, Louise; Pimhidzai, Obert Disclosed

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East Asia and Pacific economic update : sustaining resilience (English)
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APR 01, 2017 116330 Working Paper
Lao poverty policy brief : taxonomy of the poor and its usefulness in policy design : າກ ແລະ ປະໂຫຍດຂອງການແບ່ງກຸ່ມຂອງຜູ້ທ່ທີ ຸກຍາກ ໃນການວາງນະໂຍບາຍ (Laotian,English)
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JAN 01, 2017 119794 Working Paper
Lao poverty policy brief : why are ethnic minorities poor? : ເປັນຫຍັງຊົນເຜ່າົ ກຸ່ມນ້ອຍຈ່ງິ ທຸກຍາກ? (Laotian,English)
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JAN 01, 2017 119793 Working Paper
Where are the poor? Lao PDR 2015 census-based poverty map : province and district level results : ແຜນທ່ດີ ້ານຄວາມທຸກຍາກຂອງ ສປປ ລາວ ອີງໃສ່ຜົນການສໍາຫຼວດ ປະຈໍາປີ 2015 (Laotian)
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JUN 01, 2016 106899 Working Paper
Where are the poor? Lao PDR 2015 census-based poverty map : province and district level results (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106899 Working Paper
Nutrition in Lao PDR : causes, determinants, and bottlenecks (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 107927 Working Paper Laotian
Nutrition in Lao PDR : causes, determinants, and bottlenecks : ໂພຊະນາການໃນ ສປປ ລາວ : ສາເຫດ, ຕົວກໍານົດ ແລະ ສິ່ງກີດຂວາງ (Laotian)
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MAY 01, 2016 107927 Working Paper English
Breaking the metal ceiling : female entrepreneurs who succeed in male-dominated sectors (English)
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DEC 02, 2015 WPS7503 Policy Research Working Paper
Drivers of poverty reduction in Lao PDR (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 101566 Working Paper
Poverty profile in Lao PDR : poverty report for the Lao consumption and expenditure survey 2012–2013 (English)
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DEC 19, 2014 100120 Working Paper
Breaking the metal ceiling : female entrepreneurs who succeed in male-dominated sectors in Uganda (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 93894 Brief
Education and health services in Kenya : data for results and accountability (English)
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JUL 01, 2013 79442 Working Paper
Service delivery indicators : Kenya (English)
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JUL 01, 2013 90371 Working Paper
Different dreams, same bed : collecting, using, and interpreting employment statistics in Sub-Saharan Africa -- the case of Uganda (English)
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MAY 01, 2013 WPS6436 Policy Research Working Paper
Is informality welfare-enhancing structural transformation ? evidence from Uganda (English)
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OCT 01, 2011 WPS5866 Policy Research Working Paper