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Spatial Fairness Index : Measuring How Projects Reach their Intended Beneficiaries (English)

Portfolio Footprints compare sub-national data on World Bank portfolio allocations with indicators of need, including poverty. Such analyses allow a better understanding of the spatial distribution of Bank investments and whether these investments are reaching their intended beneficiaries. ... See More +

Brief 144986 JAN 01, 2020

Cesar,Sylvia Maria; Endara,Joaquin; Genoni,Maria Eugenia; Hoogeveen,Johannes G.; Palaniswamy,Nethra Disclosed

Poverty Map of the Palestinian Territories : Palestinian Expenditure and Consumption Survey 2016 and Census 2017 - Technical Report (English)

This technical report describes the methodology and data used to produce small area poverty estimates for the Palestinian territories. The first section presents the methodology. ... See More +

Report 146316 SEP 01, 2019

Palaniswamy,Nethra; Atamanov,Aziz Disclosed

Impact Evaluation Framework and Results : Odisha Rural Livelihoods Project - Executive Summary (English)

Participatory livelihoods projects are a popular model for anti-poverty projects in India. Such projects are implemented in several states of India through various partners - that include the national government, state governments, and donor funded programs. ... See More +

Report 138412 JAN 01, 2019

Palaniswamy,Nethra; Rao,Vijayendra; Joshi,Shareen Disclosed

West Bank and Gaza Poverty and Shared Prosperity Diagnostic 2011-2017 (English)

This poverty diagnostic documents changes in welfare and living standards in the West Bank and Gaza over the period 2011 to 2017. Since the last poverty assessment for these territories, in 2011, the economic constraints facing them have worsened. ... See More +

Working Paper 129742 AUG 14, 2018

Atamanov,Aziz; Palaniswamy,Nethra Disclosed

Measuring Poverty in West Bank and Gaza : Methodology Review Using PECS 2016 - Technical Report (English)

The Palestinian expenditure and consumption survey (PECS) is a multi-purpose survey (on household budget and living standards), based on which official poverty estimates are estimated for the Palestinian territories. ... See More +

Working Paper 129608 JUL 01, 2018

Al-Saleh,Jawad; Twam, Fida; Atamanov,Aziz; Palaniswamy,Nethra Disclosed

Safety nets and natural disaster mitigation: evidence from cyclone Phailin in Odisha (English)

To what degree can vulnerability to extreme weather events be mitigated by access to a rural livelihoods program, particularly with regard to the impacts on women? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8375 MAR 26, 2018

Christian,Paul J.; Kandpal,Eeshani; Palaniswamy,Nethra; Rao,Vijayendra Disclosed

Unheard voices : the challenge of inducing women's civic speech (English)

Deliberative institutions have gained popularity in the developing world as a means by which to make governance more inclusive and responsive to local needs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8120 JUN 27, 2017

Parthasarathy,Ramya; Rao,Vijayendra; Palaniswamy,Nethra Disclosed

Deliberative inequality : a text-as-data study of Tamil Nadu's village assemblies (English)

The resurgence of deliberative institutions in the developing world has prompted a renewed interest in the dynamics of citizen engagement. Using text-as-data methods on an original corpus of village assembly transcripts from rural Tamil Nadu, India, this paper opens the "black box" of deliberation to examine the gendered and status-based patterns of influence. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8119 JUN 27, 2017

Parthasarathy,Ramya; Rao,Vijayendra; Palaniswamy,Nethra Disclosed

A retrospective impact evaluation of the Tamil Nadu empowerment and poverty alleviation (pudhu vaazhvu) project (English)

Community based livelihood interventions, which focus directly on increasing income and employment, have become an increasingly important component of large-scale poverty reduction programs. ... See More +

Journal Article 100200 JUL 01, 2015

Khanna,Madhulika; Kochhar,Nishtha; Palaniswamy,Nethra Disclosed