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Constructing robust poverty trends in the Islamic Republic of Iran : 2008-14 (English)

This paper constructs and tests the robustness of consistently measured poverty trends in the Islamic Republic of Iran after 2008, using international poverty lines based on U.S. dollars at 2011 purchasing power parity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7836 SEP 27, 2016

Atamanov,Aziz; Mostafavi,Mohammad-Hadi; Salehi Isfahani,Djavad; Vishwanath,Tara Disclosed

Robustness of shared prosperity estimates : how different methodological choices matter (English)

This paper is the first to systematically test the robustness of shared prosperity estimates to different methodological choices using a sample of countries from all regions in the world. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7611 MAR 18, 2016

Atamanov,Aziz; Wieser,Christina; Uematsu,Hiroki; Yoshida,Nobuo; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Azevedo,Joao Pedro Wagner De; Dewina,Reno Disclosed

Snapshot of poverty and labor market outcomes in Lebanon based on household budget survey 2011-2012 : central administration for statistics and World Bank (English)

This brief is based on analysis of the 2011-12 household budget survey (HBS) implemented by Central Administration for Statistics (CAS) with technical assistance from the World Bank. ... See More +

Working Paper 102819 DEC 08, 2015

Yaacoub, Najwa; Daher, Mayssaa; Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Atamanov,Aziz 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

Poverty reduction and shared prosperity in Tajikistan : a diagnostic (English)

Tajikistan was one of the fastest growing countries in the Europe and Central Asia region during the last decade. The economic growth was widely shared by the population and as a result poverty (measured by the national poverty line) declined from 73 percent in 2003 to 47 percent in 2009 accompanied by falling inequality. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6923 JUN 01, 2014

Azevedo, Joao Pedro; Atamanov, Aziz; Rajabov, Alisher Disclosed

Pathways to the middle class in Turkey : how have reducing poverty and boosting shared prosperity helped? (English)

Turkey's poverty reduction performance in the 2000s has been remarkably consistent. Extreme and moderate poverty have fallen considerably since 2003. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6834 APR 01, 2014

Azevedo, Joao Pedro; Atamanov, Aziz Turkish Disclosed

Moldova - Gender disparities in endowments and access to economic opportunities (English)

This assessment provides a broad picture of gender disparities in Moldova in agency, education, health, and access to economic opportunities. The gender gap in education is small, yet it is greatest at higher levels of education. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) 76077 MAR 30, 2014

Sattar, Sarosh; Atamanov, Aziz; Athanasouli, Daphne; Flanagan, Julianna; Nikoloski, Zlatko Disclosed

Pathways to the middle class in Turkey : how have reducing poverty and boosting shared prosperity helped? : Turkiye'de orta sinifa giden yollar : yoksullugun azaltilmasi ve paylasilan refahin arttirilmasi nasil yardimci oldu? (Turkish)

Turkey's poverty reduction performance in the 2000s has been remarkably consistent. Extreme and moderate poverty have fallen considerably since 2003. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6834 MAR 18, 2014

Azevedo, Joao Pedro; Atamanov, Aziz English Disclosed

Belarus - Country gender profile (English)

Belarus demonstrated strong economic growth 2000-2008 and this translated into fast poverty reduction. Belarus invested a lot in the human capital of its population both in men and women. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) 76325 MAR 03, 2014

Atamanov, Aziz; Sattar, Sarosh Disclosed

Kyrgyz Republic - Regional welfare disparities (English)

Kyrgyz Republic is an interesting case to study welfare disparities because of pronounced and long existed differences across various regions, rural, and urban areas of the country in spite of economic growth and overall poverty reduction (World Bank 2011). ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 76573 APR 01, 2013

Atamanov, Aziz Russian Disclosed

Kyrgyz Republic - Regional welfare disparities (Russian)

Kyrgyz Republic is an interesting case to study welfare disparities because of pronounced and long existed differences across various regions, rural, and urban areas of the country in spite of economic growth and overall poverty reduction (World Bank 2011). ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 76573 APR 01, 2013

Atamanov, Aziz English Disclosed

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Constructing robust poverty trends in the Islamic Republic of Iran : 2008-14 (English)
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SEP 27, 2016 WPS7836 Policy Research Working Paper
Robustness of shared prosperity estimates : how different methodological choices matter (English)
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MAR 18, 2016 WPS7611 Policy Research Working Paper
Snapshot of poverty and labor market outcomes in Lebanon based on household budget survey 2011-2012 : central administration for statistics and World Bank (English)
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DEC 08, 2015 102819 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
Poverty reduction and shared prosperity in Tajikistan : a diagnostic (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6923 Policy Research Working Paper
Pathways to the middle class in Turkey : how have reducing poverty and boosting shared prosperity helped? (English)
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APR 01, 2014 WPS6834 Policy Research Working Paper Turkish
Moldova - Gender disparities in endowments and access to economic opportunities (English)
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MAR 30, 2014 76077 Country Gender Assessment (CGA)
Pathways to the middle class in Turkey : how have reducing poverty and boosting shared prosperity helped? : Turkiye'de orta sinifa giden yollar : yoksullugun azaltilmasi ve paylasilan refahin arttirilmasi nasil yardimci oldu? (Turkish)
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MAR 18, 2014 WPS6834 Policy Research Working Paper English
Belarus - Country gender profile (English)
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MAR 03, 2014 76325 Country Gender Assessment (CGA)
Kyrgyz Republic - Regional welfare disparities (English)
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APR 01, 2013 76573 Other Poverty Study Russian
Kyrgyz Republic - Regional welfare disparities (Russian)
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APR 01, 2013 76573 Other Poverty Study English