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International Comparisons of Poverty in South Asia (English)

This paper explores the methodological differences underlying the construction of the national consumption aggregates that are used to estimate international poverty rates for all countries in the South Asia region, including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8683 DEC 19, 2018

Islam,Tonmoy; Newhouse,David Locke; Yanez Pagans,Monica Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Mexico School Based Management Project - P147185 - Sequence No : 09 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR34999 DEC 17, 2018

Yanez Pagans,Monica Disclosed

International Comparisons of Poverty in South Asia (English)

This paper explores the methodological differences underlying the construction of the national consumption aggregates that are used to estimate international poverty rates for all countries in the South Asia region, including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 133138 DEC 01, 2018

Islam,Tonmoy; Newhouse,David Locke; Yanez Pagans,Monica Disclosed

¿Qué impacto ha tenido la política de autonomía de la gestión escolar sobre la calidad de los servicios educativos? : Evaluación del programa en México 2001-2016 (Spanish)

Esta síntesis presenta los resultados de una evaluación de impacto del PEC desde su creaciónen 2001 al 2016. Los resultados se presentan en forma separada para las escuelas primarias ysecundarias. ... See More +

Working Paper 132267 NOV 26, 2018

Cabrera,Francisco; Silveyra De La Garza,Marcela Lucia; Yanez Pagans,Monica; Bedoya,Juan Disclosed

Paraguay Invertir en Capital Humano : Una Revisión del Gasto Público y la Gestión en los Sectores Sociales (Vol. 5) : Resumen Ejecutivo (Spanish)

El estudio del gasto social en Paraguay "Invertir en Capital Humano" se concentra en el análisis de los programas sociales no contributivos. El estudio busca cuantificar y calificar la calidad del gasto en los sectores sociales y proponer mejoras a través de reformas sectoriales, inversiones estratégicas, y mejores prácticas relativas a la gestión de compras públicas y gestión de salarios públicos, con el fin de traducir el nivel actual de gasto en mejores resultados de desarrollo humano. ... See More +

Working Paper 132203 NOV 01, 2018

Piontkivsky,Ruslan; Christie,Tamoya Annika Lois; Yanez Pagans,Monica; Oliveira,Alexandre Borges De Disclosed

Paraguay Invertir en Capital Humano : Una Revisión del Gasto Público y la Gestión en los Sectores Sociales (Vol. 2) : Educación (Spanish)

El estudio del gasto social en Paraguay "Invertir en Capital Humano" se concentra en el análisis de los programas sociales no contributivos. El estudio busca cuantificar y calificar la calidad del gasto en los sectores sociales y proponer mejoras a través de reformas sectoriales, inversiones estratégicas, y mejores prácticas relativas a la gestión de compras públicas y gestión de salarios públicos, con el fin de traducir el nivel actual de gasto en mejores resultados de desarrollo humano. ... See More +

Working Paper 132203 NOV 01, 2018

Yanez Pagans,Monica; Bedoya Ospina,Juan Guillermo; Zarza, Dalila Disclosed

Water and sanitation in Dhaka slums : access, quality, and informality in service provision (English)

Urban slum residents often have worse health outcomes compared with other urbanites and even their rural counterparts. This suggests that slum residents do not always benefit from the "urban advantage" of enjoying better access to health-promoting services. ... See More +

WPS8552 AUG 15, 2018

Arias Granada,Yurani; Haque,Sabrina Sharmin; Joseph,George; Yanez Pagans,Monica Disclosed

Disclosable Restructuring Paper - Mexico School Based Management Project - P147185 (English)

The development objective of the School Based Management Project for Mexico is to improve schools' managerial capacity and parental participation to reduce dropout, repetition and failure rates among PEC Schools and PETC Schools.The proposed restructuring is a response to the Borrower's requests dated May 29, 2018 and July 20, 2018 to reallocate USD 150,000 from Category 2 Project Incremental Costs under the Project to Category 1 Goods, minor works and consultants' services financed under the relevant Direct Support and USD 965,000 from Category 3 Consultants' services, non-consulting services and Capacity Building under the Project to Category 1. ... See More +

Project Paper RES33609 AUG 15, 2018

Yanez Pagans,Monica Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Mexico School Based Management Project - P147185 - Sequence No : 08 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR33016 JUN 26, 2018

Yanez Pagans,Monica Disclosed

Promising progress : a diagnostic of water supply, sanitation, hygiene, and poverty in Bangladesh : Main report (English)

This summary report presents the findings of the Bangladesh WASH Poverty Diagnostic (BWPD) study led by the World Bank's Water and Poverty Global Practices. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 124159 MAR 01, 2018

Joseph,George; Haque,Sabrina Sharmin; Yoshida,Nobuo; Yanez Pagans,Monica; Sohag,Md Kutub Uddin Bakhtiar; Moqueet,Nazia Sultana; Smith,Dustin Andrew; Lahiri,Santanu; Ellery,Mark; Sen,Somnath; Ayling,Sophie Charlotte Emi Disclosed

¿Qué impacto tiene el Programa Escuelas de Tiempo Completo en los Estudiantes de Educación Básica? : Evaluación del Programa en México 2007-2016 (Spanish)

La extensión de la jornada escolar se ha constituido desde los años ochenta como una de las políticas educativas elegidas por los países latinoamericanos para la atención de los niños y los jóvenes de sectores sociales vulnerables. ... See More +

Working Paper 129769 JAN 01, 2018

Silveyra De La Garza,Marcela Lucia; Yanez Pagans,Monica; Bedoya,Juan Disclosed

Mexico - Mexico School Based Management Project : P147185 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 07 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR29422 DEC 08, 2017

Yanez Pagans,Monica Disclosed

Will elders provide for their grandchildren ?: unconditional cash transfers and educational expenditures in Bolivia (English)

This paper takes advantage of repeated cross-section household surveys and a sharp discontinuity created by the introduction of an unconditional cash transfer to elders. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8176 AUG 29, 2017

Canavire-Bacarreza,Gustavo; Chong,Alberto; Rios-Avila,Fernando; Yanez Pagans,Monica Disclosed

Information technology and provision of national identification cards by the Bolivian police : evidence from two randomized natural field experiments (English)

This paper investigates the potential of information technology to improve public service delivery and empower citizens. The investigation uses two randomized natural experiments in the renewal of national identification cards by the Bolivian Police. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8083 JUN 01, 2017

Chong,Alberto; Salas,Gustavo Machicado; Yanez Pagans,Monica Disclosed

Design of a multi-stage stratified sample for poverty and welfare monitoring with multiple objectives : a Bangladesh case study (English)

This paper describes the design of a multi-stage stratified sample for the Bangladesh Household Income and Expenditure Survey 2016/17. This survey instrument will be used by the Government of Bangladesh to estimate reliable poverty and welfare statistics at three different levels: (i) annual estimates at the district level, (ii) quarterly estimates at the national level, and (iii) annual estimates at the division level for urban and rural areas. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7989 MAR 02, 2017

Ahmed,Faizuddin; Roy,Dipankar; Yanez Pagans,Monica; Yoshida,Nobuo Disclosed

Design of a multi-stage stratified sample for poverty and welfare monitoring with multiple objectives : a Bangladesh case study (English)

This paper describes the design of a multi-stage stratified sample for the Bangladesh household income and expenditure survey 2016-17. This survey instrument will be used by the Government of Bangladesh to estimate reliable poverty and welfare statistics at three different levels: (i) annual estimates at the district level, (ii) quarterly estimates at the national level, and (iii) annual estimates at the division level for urban and rural areas. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125649 MAR 01, 2017

Ahmed,Faizuddin; Roy,Dipankar; Yanez Pagans,Monica; Yoshida,Nobuo Disclosed

Bangladesh development update : sustained development progress (English)

This update introduces Bangladesh’s new poverty numbers at 1.90 dollars per capita per day in 2011 purchasing power parity (PPP) prices, followed by an account of recent economic development, the outlook, risks, and policy responses. ... See More +

Working Paper 113145 OCT 01, 2016

Hussain, Zahid; Davies,Simon; Islam,Sheikh Tanjeb; Yoshida,Nobuo; Yanez Pagans,Monica; Alam,Afroza Disclosed

Bangladesh development update : sustained development progress (English)

This update introduces Bangladesh's new poverty numbers at $1.90 per capita per day in 2011 purchasing power parity (PPP) prices, followed by an account of recent economic development, the outlook, risks, and policy responses. ... See More +

Working Paper 108745 OCT 01, 2016

Hussain,Zahid; Davies,Simon; Islam,Sheikh Tanjeb; Yoshida,Nobuo; Yanez Pagans,Monica; Alam,Afroza; Zucci, Christain Eigen; Mishra,Deepak K.; Leary,Maura K.; Chaudhuri,Shubham; Bidani,Benu; Khan,Mehar Akhter; Mohona,Sabiha Subah Disclosed

Sudan - State-level public expenditure review : meeting the challenges of poverty reduction and basic service delivery : Synthesis report : summary for policymakers (English)

Sudan has the potential to become a dynamic economy and a bread basket for the Arab world and East-Central Africa. However, resource endowment is not sufficient to bring about sustainable growth and prosperity. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review ACS8803 MAY 01, 2014

Alamir,Mosllem Ahmed; Geiger,Michael Tobias; Bladon,Rupert; Yehia,Nelly Mohamed; El- Tayeb Alyn,Hadyiat; Ali,Aymen Musmar; Yanez Pagans,Monica; Claussen,Jens; Fjeldstad,Odd-Helge; Mustafa,Saef Alnasr Ibrahim; Ismieal, Tarig Disclosed

Sudan - State-level public expenditure review : meeting the challenges of poverty reduction and basic service delivery (Vol. 2) : Background papers (English)

Sudan has the potential to become a dynamic economy and a bread basket for the Arab world and East-Central Africa. However, resource endowment is not sufficient to bring about sustainable growth and prosperity. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review ACS8803 MAY 01, 2014

Alamir,Mosllem Ahmed; Geiger,Michael Tobias; Bladon,Rupert; Yehia,Nelly Mohamed; El- Tayeb Alyn,Hadyiat; Ali,Aymen Musmar; Yanez Pagans,Monica; Claussen,Jens; Fjeldstad,Odd-Helge; Mustafa,Saef Alnasr Ibrahim; Ismieal, Tarig Disclosed

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International Comparisons of Poverty in South Asia (English)
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DEC 19, 2018 WPS8683 Policy Research Working Paper
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Mexico School Based Management Project - P147185 - Sequence No : 09 (English)
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DEC 17, 2018 ISR34999 Implementation Status and Results Report
International Comparisons of Poverty in South Asia (English)
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DEC 01, 2018 133138 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
¿Qué impacto ha tenido la política de autonomía de la gestión escolar sobre la calidad de los servicios educativos? : Evaluación del programa en México 2001-2016 (Spanish)
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NOV 26, 2018 132267 Working Paper
Paraguay Invertir en Capital Humano : Una Revisión del Gasto Público y la Gestión en los Sectores Sociales (Vol. 5) : Resumen Ejecutivo (Spanish)
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NOV 01, 2018 132203 Working Paper
Paraguay Invertir en Capital Humano : Una Revisión del Gasto Público y la Gestión en los Sectores Sociales (Vol. 2) : Educación (Spanish)
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NOV 01, 2018 132203 Working Paper
Water and sanitation in Dhaka slums : access, quality, and informality in service provision (English)
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AUG 15, 2018 WPS8552
Disclosable Restructuring Paper - Mexico School Based Management Project - P147185 (English)
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AUG 15, 2018 RES33609 Project Paper
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Mexico School Based Management Project - P147185 - Sequence No : 08 (English)
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JUN 26, 2018 ISR33016 Implementation Status and Results Report
Promising progress : a diagnostic of water supply, sanitation, hygiene, and poverty in Bangladesh : Main report (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2018 124159 Other Poverty Study
¿Qué impacto tiene el Programa Escuelas de Tiempo Completo en los Estudiantes de Educación Básica? : Evaluación del Programa en México 2007-2016 (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2018 129769 Working Paper
Mexico - Mexico School Based Management Project : P147185 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 07 (English)
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DEC 08, 2017 ISR29422 Implementation Status and Results Report
Will elders provide for their grandchildren ?: unconditional cash transfers and educational expenditures in Bolivia (English)
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AUG 29, 2017 WPS8176 Policy Research Working Paper
Information technology and provision of national identification cards by the Bolivian police : evidence from two randomized natural field experiments (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2017 WPS8083 Policy Research Working Paper
Design of a multi-stage stratified sample for poverty and welfare monitoring with multiple objectives : a Bangladesh case study (English)
See More +
MAR 02, 2017 WPS7989 Policy Research Working Paper
Design of a multi-stage stratified sample for poverty and welfare monitoring with multiple objectives : a Bangladesh case study (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2017 125649 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Bangladesh development update : sustained development progress (English)
See More +
OCT 01, 2016 113145 Working Paper
Bangladesh development update : sustained development progress (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 108745 Working Paper
Sudan - State-level public expenditure review : meeting the challenges of poverty reduction and basic service delivery : Synthesis report : summary for policymakers (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 ACS8803 Public Expenditure Review
Sudan - State-level public expenditure review : meeting the challenges of poverty reduction and basic service delivery (Vol. 2) : Background papers (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 ACS8803 Public Expenditure Review