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Armenia International Outmigration : an exploration on the effects on Armenian households’ welfare (English)

This report analyzes issues related to international migration in Armenia and its impact on Armenian households’ welfare. The report uses microdata coming from two recent household surveys, the 2017 Russian-Armenian University survey, a nationally-representative household focused on international migrants and their origin households, and the 2017 Integrated Living Conditions Survey, nationally representative household conducted by the Statistical Committee focused on welfare measurement but also with information on international migrants. ... See More +

Report 137445 MAY 01, 2019

Cancho,Cesar A.; Saavedra Facusse,Trinidad Berenice Disclosed

Exploring the diversity of young people not in employment, education or training (NEET) : the gender profile of NEETs in Georgia and Armenia (English)

The analysis presented in this study points to persistent and high numbers in Georgia and Armenia of youth who are jobless and/or economically inactive and with limited access to learning and/or training opportunities, and these figures are among the highest in the ECA region. ... See More +

Report 137444 APR 01, 2019

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Cancho,Cesar A.; Buitrago Hernandez,Sandra Paola; Millan,Natalia; Lundvall,Jonna Maria Disclosed

Time to Quit : The Tobacco Tax Increase and Household Welfare in Bosnia and Herzegovina (English)

This paper uses an extended cost-benefit analysis to estimate the distributional effect of tobacco tax increases in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The analysis considers the effect on household income of an increase in tobacco prices, changes in medical expenses, and the prolongation of working years under various scenarios, based on data in three waves of the national Household Budget Survey. ... See More +

Working Paper 133928 JAN 01, 2019

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Orlic,Edvard; Cancho,Cesar A. Disclosed

South Caucasus in Motion (English)

The people of the South Caucasus aspire for their countries to become strong middle-class societies, and they are on track to make that aspiration a reality. ... See More +

Working Paper 136436 JAN 01, 2019

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Cancho,Cesar A.; Munoz Boudet,Ana Maria; Tiwari,Sailesh; Nozaki,Natsuko Kiso; Meyer,Moritz; Lyu,Xinxin; Gonzalez Icaza,Maria Fernanda; Inan,Osman Kaan; Shidiq,Akhmad Rizal; Morales Cerda,Matias Ignacio; Srinivas,Vikram; Espinosa De Los Monteros,Isaura Disclosed

Poverty Mapping in Georgia (English)

Poverty mapping has a huge potential to improve geographical policy targeting and to enable efficient resource allocations. The approach has been developed and used as a policy tool in more than 60 countries worldwide. ... See More +

Report 137427 JAN 01, 2019

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Cancho,Cesar A.; Nozaki,Natsuko Kiso Disclosed

Georgia indebtedness poverty note : analysis based on integrated household survey (English)

There is considerable public concern about the level of household indebtedness in Georgia. The new regulation expected to come into force on November 1, 2018 addresses this concern by enforcing the responsible credit framework targeting commercial banks. ... See More +

Report 137425 NOV 05, 2018

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Cancho,Cesar A.; Nozaki,Natsuko Kiso Disclosed

South Caucasus in motion: economic and social mobility in Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia (English)

This paper presents a comprehensive analysis of economic and social mobility in countries in the South Caucasus by complementing available household survey data in each of the countries in the subregion with other sources, such as the Life in Transition Survey (2016). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8329 FEB 05, 2018

Tiwari,Sailesh; Cancho,Cesar A.; Meyer,Moritz; Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan Disclosed

South Caucasus in motion : economic and social mobility in Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia (English)

This paper presents a comprehensive analysis of economic and social mobility in countries in the South Caucasus by complementing available household survey data in each of the countries in the subregion with other sources, such as the Life in Transition Survey (2016). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125622 JAN 01, 2018

Tiwari,Sailesh; Cancho,Cesar A.; Meyer,Moritz; Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan 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; 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

Why so gloomy ? perceptions of economic mobility in Europe and Central Asia (English)

Despite significant improvements in per capita expenditures and a marked decline in poverty over the 2000s, a large fraction of Eastern Europe and Central Asia's population reports their economic situation in the late 2000s to be worse than in 1989. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7519 DEC 18, 2015

Cancho,Cesar A.; Davalos,Maria Eugenia; Sanchez,Carolina Disclosed

Why so gloomy? : perceptions of economic mobility in Europe and Central Asia (English)

Despite significant improvements in per capita expenditures and a marked decline in poverty over the 2000s, a large fraction of Eastern Europe and Central Asia's population reports their economic situation in the late 2000s to be worse than in 1989. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125439 DEC 01, 2015

Cancho,Cesar A.; Davalos,Maria Eugenia; Sanchez-Paramo,Carolina Disclosed

Georgia - Absorbing external shocks (English)

This report is the second edition in series of economic updates designed to monitor and assess recent developments in Georgia. It presents a concise overview of macroeconomic, political and structural indicators during the first half of 2015 and situates them in the context of Georgia’s evolving external environment. ... See More +

Working Paper 101083 NOV 01, 2015

Dolidze,Mariam; Prasad,Mona; Cancho,Cesar A.; Mamatelashvili,Archil Disclosed

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Gender disparities in endowments,access to economic opportunities and agency : Bosna i Hercegovina - Rodne razlike u iskorištavanju prava i mogućnosti koje nudi društvo, pristupu ekonomskim mogućnostima i zastupanju (Bosnian)

This assessment presents a broad picture of the main gender disparities in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) in endowments, economic opportunities, and agency. ... See More +

Women in Development and Gender Study 97640 MAY 01, 2015

Cancho,Cesar A.; Elwan,Nihal English Disclosed

FYR of Macedonia - Measuring welfare using the Survey of Income and Living Conditions (SILC) (English)

The present work is based on an analysis performed in-situ by World Bank staff on the offices of the FYR Macedonian SSO, given the restricted-access policy for the data. ... See More +

Working Paper 97645 MAY 01, 2015

Cancho,Cesar A.; Markozashvili,Darejani; Dávalos, María E. Disclosed

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Gender disparities in endowments,access to economic opportunities and agency (English)

This assessment presents a broad picture of the main gender disparities in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) in endowments, economic opportunities, and agency. ... See More +

Women in Development and Gender Study 97640 MAY 01, 2015

Cancho,Cesar A.; Elwan,Nihal Bosnian Disclosed

Economic mobility in Europe and Central Asia : exploring patterns and uncovering puzzles (English)

Substantial upward economic mobility in the majority of countries in Europe and Central Asia in the 2000s translated into achievements in reducing poverty and boosting shared prosperity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7173 JAN 01, 2015

Cancho, Cesar; Davalos, Maria E.; Demarchi, Giorgia; Meyer, Moritz; Sanchez Paramo, Carolina Disclosed

Back to work : growing with jobs in Europe and Central Asia (Vol. 2) : Summary (Russian)

Creating more and better jobs is perhaps the most critical challenge to boosting shared prosperity in Europe and Central Asia (ECA). This report examines the role of reforms, firms, skills, incentives and barriers to work, and labor mobility through the lens of two contextual factors: the legacy of centralized planned economies and the mounting demographic pressures associated with rapid aging in some countries and soaring numbers of youth entering the workforce in others. ... See More +

Publication 84041 MAR 01, 2014

Arias Diaz,Omar S.; Cancho,Cesar A.; Davalos,Maria Eugenia; Gruen,Carola A.; Saiovici,Gady; Sanchez,Carolina; Santos,Indhira Vanessa; Tiongson,Erwin H. R.; De Andrade Falcao,Natasha Serbian Disclosed

Back to work : growing with jobs in Europe and Central Asia (English)

Creating more and better jobs is perhaps the most critical challenge to boosting shared prosperity in Europe and Central Asia (ECA). This report examines the role of reforms, firms, skills, incentives and barriers to work, and labor mobility through the lens of two contextual factors: the legacy of centralized planned economies and the mounting demographic pressures associated with rapid aging in some countries and soaring numbers of youth entering the workforce in others. ... See More +

Publication 84041 JAN 21, 2014

Arias Diaz,Omar S.; Cancho,Cesar A.; Davalos,Maria Eugenia; Gruen,Carola A.; Saiovici,Gady; Sanchez,Carolina; Santos,Indhira Vanessa; Tiongson,Erwin H. R.; De Andrade Falcao,Natasha Disclosed

Back to work : growing with jobs in Europe and Central Asia (Vol. 2) : Rezime (Serbian)

Creating more and better jobs is perhaps the most critical challenge to boosting shared prosperity in Europe and Central Asia (ECA). This report examines the role of reforms, firms, skills, incentives and barriers to work, and labor mobility through the lens of two contextual factors: the legacy of centralized planned economies and the mounting demographic pressures associated with rapid aging in some countries and soaring numbers of youth entering the workforce in others. ... See More +

Publication 84041 JAN 01, 2014

Arias Diaz,Omar S.; Cancho,Cesar A.; Davalos,Maria Eugenia; Gruen,Carola A.; Saiovici,Gady; Sanchez,Carolina; Santos,Indhira Vanessa; Tiongson,Erwin H. R.; De Andrade Falcao,Natasha Russian Disclosed

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Disclosable Restructuring and (or) Additional Financing Paper - Republic of Azerbaijan: NSDS, Including Detailed Institution, Human and ICT Capacity Building Plans for 2017-2022 - P161307 (English)
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JUN 28, 2019 RES37929 Project Paper
Armenia International Outmigration : an exploration on the effects on Armenian households’ welfare (English)
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MAY 01, 2019 137445 Report
Exploring the diversity of young people not in employment, education or training (NEET) : the gender profile of NEETs in Georgia and Armenia (English)
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APR 01, 2019 137444 Report
Time to Quit : The Tobacco Tax Increase and Household Welfare in Bosnia and Herzegovina (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 133928 Working Paper
South Caucasus in Motion (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 136436 Working Paper
Poverty Mapping in Georgia (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 137427 Report
Georgia indebtedness poverty note : analysis based on integrated household survey (English)
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NOV 05, 2018 137425 Report
South Caucasus in motion: economic and social mobility in Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia (English)
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FEB 05, 2018 WPS8329 Policy Research Working Paper
South Caucasus in motion : economic and social mobility in Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 125622 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
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
Why so gloomy ? perceptions of economic mobility in Europe and Central Asia (English)
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DEC 18, 2015 WPS7519 Policy Research Working Paper
Why so gloomy? : perceptions of economic mobility in Europe and Central Asia (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 125439 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Georgia - Absorbing external shocks (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 101083 Working Paper
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Gender disparities in endowments,access to economic opportunities and agency : Bosna i Hercegovina - Rodne razlike u iskorištavanju prava i mogućnosti koje nudi društvo, pristupu ekonomskim mogućnostima i zastupanju (Bosnian)
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MAY 01, 2015 97640 Women in Development and Gender Study English
FYR of Macedonia - Measuring welfare using the Survey of Income and Living Conditions (SILC) (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 97645 Working Paper
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Gender disparities in endowments,access to economic opportunities and agency (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 97640 Women in Development and Gender Study Bosnian
Economic mobility in Europe and Central Asia : exploring patterns and uncovering puzzles (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7173 Policy Research Working Paper
Back to work : growing with jobs in Europe and Central Asia (Vol. 2) : Summary (Russian)
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MAR 01, 2014 84041 Publication Serbian
Back to work : growing with jobs in Europe and Central Asia (English)
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JAN 21, 2014 84041 Publication
Back to work : growing with jobs in Europe and Central Asia (Vol. 2) : Rezime (Serbian)
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JAN 01, 2014 84041 Publication Russian