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Gender gaps in cognitive and non-cognitive skills in early primary grades : evidence from rural Indonesia (English)

This paper examines gender gaps in cognitive and non-cognitive skills among a sample of more than 10,000 children between the ages of 6 and 9 in rural Indonesia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7833 SEP 26, 2016

Nakajima,Nozomi; Jung,Haeil; Pradhan,Menno Prasad; Hasan,Amer; Kinnell,Angela; Brinkman,Sally Ann Disclosed

Investing in school readiness : an analysis of the cost-effectiveness of early childhood education pathways in rural Indonesia (English)

This paper presents evidence on the cost-effectiveness of early childhood education pathways in rural Indonesia. It documents the existence of substantial differences in school readiness between 6 to 9 year old children. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7832 SEP 26, 2016

Nakajima,Nozomi; Hasan,Amer; Jung,Haeil; Brinkman,Sally Ann; Pradhan,Menno Prasad; Kinnell,Angela Disclosed

The role of preschool quality in promoting child development : evidence from rural Indonesia (English)

This paper reports on the quality of early childhood education in rural Indonesia. On average, the paper finds that centers created under the Indonesia Early Childhood Education and Development Project provide higher quality services than other types of preschools, as measured by a comprehensive instrument of preschool quality based on direct observation of classrooms in session (the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale-Revised). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7529 JAN 05, 2016

Brinkman,Sally Anne; Hasan,Amer; Jung,Haeil; Kinnell,Angela; Nakajima,Nozomi; Pradhan,Menno Prasad Disclosed

The impact of expanding access to early childhood services in rural Indonesia : evidence from two cohorts of children (English)

This paper uses three waves of longitudinal data to examine the impact of expanding access to preschool services in rural areas of Indonesia on two cohorts of children. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7372 JUL 21, 2015

Brinkman,Sally Anne; Hasan,Amer; Jung,Haeil; Kinnell,Angela; Pradhan,Menno Prasad Disclosed

The impact and targeting of social infrastructure investments : lessons from the Nicaraguan Social Fund (English)

This brief summarizes the impact and targeting of social infrastructure investments: lessons from the Nicaraguan Social Fund. The fund was created in 1990. ... See More +

Brief 81496 AUG 14, 2013

Pradhan, Menno; Rawlings, Laura Disclosed

Did the health card program ensure access to medical care for the poor during Indonesia's economic crisis (English)

This brief summarizes about did the health card program ensure access to medical care for the poor during Indonesia's economic crisis for the 1998 period. ... See More +

Brief 81234 AUG 14, 2013

Pradhan, Menno; Saadah, Fadia; Sparrow, Robert Disclosed

An impact evaluation of education, health, and water supply investments by the Bolivian social investment fund (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled An impact evaluation of education, health, and water supply investments by the Bolivian social investment fund, conducted between 1994 and 1998 in Bolivia. ... See More +

Brief 81197 AUG 14, 2013

Newman, John; Pradhan, Menno; Rawlings, Laura B.; Ridder, Geert; Coa, Ramiro; Evia, Jose Luis Disclosed

Evaluating a community-based early childhood education and development program in Indonesia : study protocol for a pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial with supplementary matched control group (English)

This paper presents the study protocol for a pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial (RCT) with a supplementary matched control group. The aim of the trial is to evaluate a community-based early education and development program launched by the Government of Indonesia. ... See More +

Journal Article 102448 JAN 01, 2013

Pradhan,Menno Prasad; Brinkman,Sally Ann; Beatty,Amanda; Maika,Amelia; Satriawan,Elan; De Ree,Joppe Jaitze; Hasan,Amer Disclosed

How can we make schools work better? (English)

How can we make schools work better? It is a question being asked around the world. Getting children to school is only the first step. From then on, there's a host of factors that can decide whether children will be able to learn. ... See More +

Brief 67200 FEB 01, 2012

Marcus, Aliza [editor]; Pradhan,Menno Prasad; Suryadarma,Daniel; Beatty,Amanda; Wong,Maisy; Alishjabana, Armida; Gaduh,Arya B.; Artha,Rima Prama Spanish Disclosed

How can we make schools work better? : Como podemos mejorar el funcionamiento de las escuelas? (Spanish)

How can we make schools work better? It is a question being asked around the world. Getting children to school is only the first step. From then on, there's a host of factors that can decide whether children will be able to learn. ... See More +

Brief 67200 DEC 01, 2011

Marcus, Aliza [editor]; Pradhan,Menno Prasad; Suryadarma,Daniel; Beatty,Amanda; Wong,Maisy; Alishjabana, Armida; Gaduh,Arya B.; Artha,Rima Prama English Disclosed

Improving educational quality through enhancing community participation : results from a randomized field experiment in Indonesia (English)

This study evaluates the effect of four randomized interventions aimed at strengthening school committees, and subsequently improving learning outcomes, in public primary schools in Indonesia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5795 SEP 01, 2011

Pradhan, Menno; Suryadarma, Daniel; Beatty, Amanda; Wong, Maisy; Alishjabana, Armida; Gaduh, Arya; Artha, Rima Prama Disclosed

Did the health card program ensure access to medical care for the poor during Indonesia's economic crisis? (English)

The Indonesian social safety net health card program was implemented in response to the economic crisis that hit Indonesia in 1997, to preserve access to health care services for the poor. ... See More +

Journal Article 77531 JAN 01, 2007

Pradhan, Menno; Saadah, Fadia; Sparrow, Robert Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 21 (1) (English)

This issue includes the following: growth and risk: methodology and micro evidence; by Chris Elbers, Jan Willem Gunning, and Bill Kinsey. Dollars, debt, and international financial institutions: dedollarizing multilateral lending; by Eduardo Levy Yeyati. ... See More +

Publication 45346 JAN 01, 2007

Elbers, Chris; Willem Gunning, Jan; Kinsey, Bill; Levy Yeyat, Eduardo; Fiess, Norbert; Devarajan, Shantayanan; Jack, William; O'Donnell, Owen;; Doorslaer, Eddy van; Rannan-Eliya, Ravi P.; Somanathan, Aparnaa; Raj Adhikari, Shiva; Harbianto Den; Garg Charu C; Hanuorauongchai, Piya; N. Hug, Mohammed;; Karan Anup; M. Leung, Gabriel; Wan Ng, Chiu; Raj Pande, Badri; Tin, Keith; Tisayaticom, Kanjana; Trisnantoro, Laksono; Zhang, Yuhui; Zhao, Yuxin;; Pradhan, Menno; Saadah, Fadia; Sparrow, Robert; Pfaffenzeller, Stephan; Newbold, Paul; Rayner, Anthony; Nicita, Alessandro; Olarreaga, Marcelo; Disclosed

Health insurance impacts on health and nonmedical consumption in a developing country : Health insurance impacts on health and non-medical consumption in a developing country (English)

The authors examine the effects of the introduction of Vietnam's health insurance (VHI) program on health outcomes, health care utilization, and non-medical household consumption. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3563 APR 01, 2005

Wagstaff, Adam; Pradhan, Menno Disclosed

Local conflict in Indonesia : Measuring incidence and identifying patterns (English)

The widespread presence of local conflict characterizes many developing countries such as Indonesia. Outbreaks of violent conflict not only have direct costs for lives, livelihoods, and material property, but may also have the potential to escalate further. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3384 AUG 01, 2004

Barron, Patrick; Kaiser, Kai; Pradhan, Menno

The impact and targeting of social infrastructure investments : lessons from the Nicaraguan Social Fund - impact evaluation of social funds (English)

The benefit incidence and impact of projects financed by the Nicaraguan Emergency Social Investment Fund are investigated using a sample of beneficiaries, a national household survey, and two distinct comparison groups. ... See More +

Journal Article 77391 MAY 01, 2002

Pradhan, Menno; Rawlings, Laura B. Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 16 (2) (English)

Financial crises, credit ratings, and Bank failures : an introduction; by Carmen M. Reinhart. Default, currency crises, and sovereign credit ratings; by Carmen M. ... See More +

Publication 26452 JAN 01, 2002

Bourguignon, Francois [editor]; Reinhart, Carment; Kaminsky, Graciela; Schmukler, Sergio L.; Balzorotti, Veronica; Falkenheim, Michael; Powell, Andrew; Rawlings, Laura B.; Schady, Norbert R.; Chase, Robert S.; Newman, John; Pradhan, Menno; Ridder, Geert; Coa, Ramiro; Evia, Jose Luis; Paxson, Christina

Poverty, education, and health in Indonesia : who benefits from public spending? (English)

The authors investigate the extent to which Indonesia's poor benefit from public and private provisioning of education and health services. Drawing on multiple rounds of SUSENAS household surveys, they document a reversal in the rate of decline in poverty and a slowdown in social sector improvements resulting from the economic crisis in the second half of the 1990s. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2739 DEC 31, 2001

Lanjouw, Peter; Pradhan, Menno; Saadah, Fadia; Sayed, Haneen; Sparrow, Robert

Indonesia economic and social update (English)

Amid slowing world trade and regional growth, the Megawati administration has inherited a fragile economy. Financial markets gave the new team a strong vote of confidence but the honeymoon will be short. ... See More +

Brief 51205 OCT 01, 2001

Adriani, Magda; Hofman, Bert; Ishihara, Yoichiro; Nehru, Vikram; Pomeroy, Jacqueline; Pradhan, Menno Prasad Disclosed

Measurements of poverty in Indonesia - 1996, 1999, and beyond (English)

Indonesia's economic crisis has caused a consumption expenditures deterioration in the welfare of Indonesians. Focusing on only one dimension of individual, and family welfare - consumption expenditures - the authors analyze two issues associated with the measurement of poverty. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2438 SEP 30, 2000

Pradhan, Menno; Suryahadi, Asep; Sumarto, Sudarno; Pritchett, Lant

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Gender gaps in cognitive and non-cognitive skills in early primary grades : evidence from rural Indonesia (English)
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SEP 26, 2016 WPS7833 Policy Research Working Paper
Investing in school readiness : an analysis of the cost-effectiveness of early childhood education pathways in rural Indonesia (English)
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SEP 26, 2016 WPS7832 Policy Research Working Paper
The role of preschool quality in promoting child development : evidence from rural Indonesia (English)
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JAN 05, 2016 WPS7529 Policy Research Working Paper
The impact of expanding access to early childhood services in rural Indonesia : evidence from two cohorts of children (English)
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JUL 21, 2015 WPS7372 Policy Research Working Paper
The impact and targeting of social infrastructure investments : lessons from the Nicaraguan Social Fund (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81496 Brief
Did the health card program ensure access to medical care for the poor during Indonesia's economic crisis (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81234 Brief
An impact evaluation of education, health, and water supply investments by the Bolivian social investment fund (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81197 Brief
Evaluating a community-based early childhood education and development program in Indonesia : study protocol for a pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial with supplementary matched control group (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 102448 Journal Article
How can we make schools work better? (English)
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FEB 01, 2012 67200 Brief Spanish
How can we make schools work better? : Como podemos mejorar el funcionamiento de las escuelas? (Spanish)
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DEC 01, 2011 67200 Brief English
Improving educational quality through enhancing community participation : results from a randomized field experiment in Indonesia (English)
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SEP 01, 2011 WPS5795 Policy Research Working Paper
Did the health card program ensure access to medical care for the poor during Indonesia's economic crisis? (English)
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JAN 01, 2007 77531 Journal Article
The World Bank economic review 21 (1) (English)
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JAN 01, 2007 45346 Publication
Health insurance impacts on health and nonmedical consumption in a developing country : Health insurance impacts on health and non-medical consumption in a developing country (English)
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APR 01, 2005 WPS3563 Policy Research Working Paper
Local conflict in Indonesia : Measuring incidence and identifying patterns (English)
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AUG 01, 2004 WPS3384 Policy Research Working Paper
The impact and targeting of social infrastructure investments : lessons from the Nicaraguan Social Fund - impact evaluation of social funds (English)
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MAY 01, 2002 77391 Journal Article
The World Bank economic review 16 (2) (English)
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JAN 01, 2002 26452 Publication
Poverty, education, and health in Indonesia : who benefits from public spending? (English)
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DEC 31, 2001 WPS2739 Policy Research Working Paper
Indonesia economic and social update (English)
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OCT 01, 2001 51205 Brief
Measurements of poverty in Indonesia - 1996, 1999, and beyond (English)
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SEP 30, 2000 WPS2438 Policy Research Working Paper