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Predicting school dropout with administrative data: new evidence from Guatemala and Honduras (English)

Across Latin America, school dropout is a growing concern, because of its negative social and economic consequences. Although a wide range of interventions hold potential to reduce dropout rates, policy makers in many countries must first address the basic question of how to target limited resources effectively for such interventions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8142 JUL 10, 2017

Adelman,Melissa Ann; Haimovich,Francisco; Ham,Andres; Vazquez,Emmanuel Jose Disclosed

School dropout in Central America : an overview of trends, causes, consequences, and promising interventions (English)

School dropout is a growing concern in Central America, and in Latin America as a whole, because of its consequences for economic productivity, the inclusiveness of growth, social cohesion, and increasing youth risks. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7561 FEB 09, 2016

Adelman,Melissa Ann; Szekely,Miguel Disclosed

Big data innovation challenge : pioneering approaches to data-driven development (English)

Big data can sound remote and lacking a human dimension, with few obvious links to development and impacting the lives of the poor. Concepts such as anti-poverty targeting, market access or rural electrification seem far more relevant – and easier to grasp. ... See More +

Working Paper 107751 JAN 01, 2016

Fernandes,Erick C.M.; Jimenez,Daniel Regis; Delerce,Sylvain; Harten,Sven; Kaiser,Kai-Alexander; Kelm,Kathrine M.; Krambeck,Holly; Lemieux,Victoria Louise; Gaba,Kwawu Mensan; Newhouse,David Locke; Rodriguez,Camila; Villaveces,Andres; Wang,Wei Winnie; Adelman,Melissa Ann; Gonzalez,Alvaro S.; Hernandez Ore,Marco Antonio; Khokhar,Tariq Afzal; Kilic,Talip; Lozano Gracia,Nancy Disclosed

Hardship and vulnerability in the Pacific island countries (English)

In many Pacific island countries, meeting non-food basic needs is a growing challenge and further complicated by substantial economic and environmental risks. ... See More +

Risk and Vulnerability Assessment 85557 APR 01, 2015

Adelman,Melissa Ann; Ivaschenko,Oleksiy; Packard,Truman G.; Suri,Vivek Disclosed

Haiti - Can non-public schools fill the gap for poor children? : Haiti - Les ecoles privées peuvent-elles aider à scolariser les enfants pauvres (French)

Worldwide, some 57 million primary school age children don't have the chance to go to school. Many factors hold these children back: poverty, poor health and overcrowded or faraway facilities. ... See More +

Brief 94784 FEB 01, 2015

Adelman,Melissa Ann; Holland,Peter Anthony; Marcus,Aliza Disclosed

Haiti - Can non-public schools fill the gap for poor children? (English)

Worldwide, some 57 million primary school age children don't have the chance to go to school. Many factors hold these children back: poverty, poor health and overcrowded or faraway facilities. ... See More +

Brief 94784 FEB 01, 2015

Adelman,Melissa Ann; Holland,Peter Anthony; Marcus,Aliza Disclosed

Haiti - Can non-public schools fill the gap for poor children? : Haiti - Pueden las escuelas no públicas disminuir la brecha para los niños pobres? (Spanish)

Worldwide, some 57 million primary school age children don't have the chance to go to school. Many factors hold these children back: poverty, poor health and overcrowded or faraway facilities. ... See More +

Brief 94784 FEB 01, 2015

Adelman,Melissa Ann; Holland,Peter Anthony; Marcus,Aliza Disclosed

Increasing access by waiving tuition : evidence from Haiti (English)

Despite impressive gains in increasing access to school over the last twenty years, an estimated 57 million children worldwide do not go to school. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7175 JAN 01, 2015

Adelman, Melissa A.; Holland, Peter A. Disclosed

Navigating turbulent waters : addressing looming policy challenges for revived growth and improved living standards (English)

Papua New Guinea's (PNGs) economy has slowed from the very strong growth rates of recent years, as construction of the PNG liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility nears completion and export prices weaken, weighing on domestic activity. ... See More +

Brief 83242 DEC 04, 2013

Bulman, Tim; Suri, Vivek; Bailey, Laura; Shetty, Sudhir; Adelman, Melissa; Cairns, Alan; Gibson, John; Knight, David; Irava, Wayne; Narimatsu, Junko; Sharma, Manohar; Somanathan, Aparnaa; Sur, Mona Disclosed

Moldova - Competitiveness Enhancement Project : P089124 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 11 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR7778 SEP 11, 2012

Rekas,Melissa Ann Disclosed

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Predicting school dropout with administrative data: new evidence from Guatemala and Honduras (English)
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JUL 10, 2017 WPS8142 Policy Research Working Paper
School dropout in Central America : an overview of trends, causes, consequences, and promising interventions (English)
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FEB 09, 2016 WPS7561 Policy Research Working Paper
Big data innovation challenge : pioneering approaches to data-driven development (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 107751 Working Paper
Hardship and vulnerability in the Pacific island countries (English)
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APR 01, 2015 85557 Risk and Vulnerability Assessment
Haiti - Can non-public schools fill the gap for poor children? : Haiti - Les ecoles privées peuvent-elles aider à scolariser les enfants pauvres (French)
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FEB 01, 2015 94784 Brief
Haiti - Can non-public schools fill the gap for poor children? (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94784 Brief
Haiti - Can non-public schools fill the gap for poor children? : Haiti - Pueden las escuelas no públicas disminuir la brecha para los niños pobres? (Spanish)
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FEB 01, 2015 94784 Brief
Increasing access by waiving tuition : evidence from Haiti (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7175 Policy Research Working Paper
Navigating turbulent waters : addressing looming policy challenges for revived growth and improved living standards (English)
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DEC 04, 2013 83242 Brief
Moldova - Competitiveness Enhancement Project : P089124 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 11 (English)
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SEP 11, 2012 ISR7778 Implementation Status and Results Report