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Education in Sub-Saharan Africa : comparing faith-inspired, private secular, and public schools (English)

Within the context of millennium development goals (MDGs), donors and governments in developing countries have made improvements in human development a key priority. ... See More +

Publication 83499 DEC 17, 2013

Wodon, Quentin

Faith-based schools in Latin America : case studies on Fe y Alegria (English)

This volume is devoted to an assessment of the performance and selected aspects of the management and pedagogical practices of Fe y Alegria, a federation of Jesuit schools serving approximately one million children in 20 countries, mostly in Latin America. ... See More +

Publication 83275 NOV 12, 2013

Osorio, Juan Carlos Parra; Wodon, Quentin

Does child labour displace schooling? Evidence on behavioral responses to an enrollment subsidy (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Does child labour displace schooling? Evidence on behavioral responses to an enrollment subsidy, conducted between 1995 and 1996, in Bangladesh. ... See More +

Brief 81289 AUG 14, 2013

Ravallion, Martin; Wodon, Quentin

Cash for work in Sierra Leone : a case study on the design and implementation of a safety net in response to a crisis (English)

This paper presents an assessment of the first phase (2008?2009) of Sierra Leone's cash for work program based on a qualitative and quantitative analysis examining program design features, main processes and impact. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 73719 NOV 01, 2012

Andrews, Colin; Wodon, Quentin; Ribes Ros, Christophe; Ovadiya, Mirey

The role of faith-inspired health care providers in Sub-Saharan Africa and public-private partnerships (Vol. 1 of 3) : Strengthening the evidence for faith-inspired health engagement in Africa (English)

This role of faith-inspired health care providers in sub-saharan Africa and public-private partnerships is comprised of a three volume series on strengthening the evidence for faith inspired engagement in health in sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper 76223 NOV 01, 2012

Wodon, Quentin; Olivier, Jill

Africa - The role of faith-inspired health care providers in Sub-Saharan Africa and public-private partnerships (Vol. 2 of 3) : The Comparative Nature of Faith-Inspired Health Care Provision in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

This role of faith-inspired health care providers in sub-saharan Africa and public-private partnerships is comprised of a three volume series on strengthening the evidence for faith inspired engagement in health in sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper 76223 NOV 01, 2012

Wodon, Quentin; Olivier, Jill

The role of faith-inspired health care providers in Sub-Saharan Africa and public-private partnerships (Vol. 3 of 3) : Mapping, Cost, and Reach to the Poor of Faith-Inspired Health Care Providers in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

This role of faith-inspired health care providers in sub-saharan Africa and public-private partnerships is comprised of a three volume series on strengthening the evidence for faith inspired engagement in health in sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper 76223 NOV 01, 2012

Wodon, Quentin; Olivier, Jill

Ghana - Improving the targeting of social programs (English)

This 'improving the targeting of social programs for Ghana' study provides a diagnostic of the benefit incidence and targeting performance of a large number of social programs in Ghana. ... See More +

Publication 76484 SEP 22, 2012

Wodon, Quentin

Funding mechanisms for civil society: the experience of the AIDS response (English)

How resources are being used to fund the community response to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is of considerable interest to the donor community and governments. ... See More +

Publication 74627 JUL 28, 2012

McPherson, Sam
; Wodon, Quentin; Bonnel, René; Rodriguez-García, Rosalía; Olivier, Jill; Orr, Kevin; Ross, Julia

Playing broken telephone : assessing faith-inspired health care provision in Africa (English)

In the literature on the religious contribution to health and development, it is commonly stated that faith-inspired institutions (FIIs) provide from 30 to 70 percent of all health care provision in Africa. ... See More +

Journal Article 78988 JUL 05, 2012

Olivier, Jill; Wodon, Quentin

Poverty and the policy response to the economic crisis in Liberia (English)

The purpose of this study is to provide in one place a set of papers that were written at various points in time over the last four years on poverty and the response to the recent economic crisis in Liberia. ... See More +

Publication 68965 JAN 01, 2012

Wodon, Quentin

Liberia's Cash for Work Temporary Employment Project : responding to crisis in low income, fragile countries (English)

Together with reductions in indirect taxes on food imports, cash for work programs were one of the main responses implemented by African governments following the food, fuel, and financial crisis of recent years. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 63401 JUL 01, 2011

Zampaglione, Giuseppe; Andrews, Colin; Garin, Emily; Backiny-Yetna, Prospere; Wodon, Quentin; Weedon, Emily

Liberia's Cash for Work Temporary Employment Project : responding to crisis in low income, fragile countries (English)

Together with reductions in indirect taxes on food imports, cash for work programs were one of the main responses implemented by African governments following the food, fuel, and financial crisis of recent years. ... See More +

Working Paper 72047 JUL 01, 2011

Zampaglione, Giuseppe; Andrews, Colin; Garin, Emily; Backiny-Yetna, Prospere; Wodon, Quentin; Weedon, Emily

Census-based profile of the Mbororos and the Pygmies in the Central African Republic (English)

One of the poorest and most fragile countries in the world due to many years of political instability and conflict, the Central African Republic has more than 80 ethnic groups, most with their own language. ... See More +

Brief 64768 MAY 01, 2011

Wodon, Quentin; Yetna, Prospere Backiny

Socioeconomic status of the Pygmies in the Democratic Republic of Congo (English)

Traditionally, the Pygmies in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been closely attached to the rain forest, the source of their spirituality, livelihood, and protection. ... See More +

Brief 64766 APR 01, 2011

Achour, Arbi Ben; Wodon, Quentin; Yetna, Prospere Backiny

Census-based profile of the Pygmies in Gabon (English)

There are more than 40 ethnic groups in Gabon, but according to the country's 2003 census, the Pygmies account for only 0.1 percent of the population. ... See More +

Brief 64765 MAR 01, 2011

Wodon, Quentin; Yetna, Prospere Backiny

Escuelas religiosas en America Latina : estudios de caso sobre Fe y Alegría (Spanish)

This publication posits that often it is argued that religious schools provide a substantial part of educational services, especially in poorer developing countries. ... See More +

Publication 63630 JAN 13, 2011

Wodon, Quentin; Parra Osorio, Juan Carlos

Analyzing community responses to HIV and AIDS : operational framework and typology (English)

This paper presents a framework for analyzing the community response to HIV and AIDS. On the basis of a review of the literature, six criteria are proposed for characterizing such community responses: (1) the types of organizations and structures implementing the response, (2) the types of activities or services implemented and the beneficiaries of these, (3) the actors involved in and driving community responses, (4) the contextual factors that influence community responses, (5) the extent of community involvement in the response, and (6) the extent to which community responses involve wider partnerships and collaboration. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5532 JAN 01, 2011

Bonnel, Rene; Wodon, Quentin; Rodriguez-Garcia, Rosalia; Olivier, Jill; N'Jie, N'Della; Pascual, F. Brian

Performance of Fe y Alegria high school students in Colombia : is it a matter of Fe (faith) or Alegria (joy) ? (English)

Fe y Alegria is a catholic network of schools that started operations in Colombia in 1971, and in 2009 served more than 72,000 students in 61 schools. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5413 SEP 01, 2010

Osorio, Juan Carlos Parra; Wodon, Quentin

Cost recovery, equity, and efficiency in water tariffs : evidence from African utilities (English)

Water and sanitation utilities in Africa operate in a high-cost environment. They also have a mandate to at least partially recover their costs of operations and maintenance (O&M). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5384 JUL 01, 2010

Foster, Vivien; Wodon, Quentin; Banerjee, Sudeshna; Ying, Yvonne; Skilling, Heather

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Education in Sub-Saharan Africa : comparing faith-inspired, private secular, and public schools (English)
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DEC 17, 2013 83499 Publication
Faith-based schools in Latin America : case studies on Fe y Alegria (English)
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NOV 12, 2013 83275 Publication
Does child labour displace schooling? Evidence on behavioral responses to an enrollment subsidy (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81289 Brief
Cash for work in Sierra Leone : a case study on the design and implementation of a safety net in response to a crisis (English)
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NOV 01, 2012 73719 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The role of faith-inspired health care providers in Sub-Saharan Africa and public-private partnerships (Vol. 1 of 3) : Strengthening the evidence for faith-inspired health engagement in Africa (English)
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NOV 01, 2012 76223 Working Paper
Africa - The role of faith-inspired health care providers in Sub-Saharan Africa and public-private partnerships (Vol. 2 of 3) : The Comparative Nature of Faith-Inspired Health Care Provision in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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NOV 01, 2012 76223 Working Paper
The role of faith-inspired health care providers in Sub-Saharan Africa and public-private partnerships (Vol. 3 of 3) : Mapping, Cost, and Reach to the Poor of Faith-Inspired Health Care Providers in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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NOV 01, 2012 76223 Working Paper
Ghana - Improving the targeting of social programs (English)
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SEP 22, 2012 76484 Publication
Funding mechanisms for civil society: the experience of the AIDS response (English)
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JUL 28, 2012 74627 Publication
Playing broken telephone : assessing faith-inspired health care provision in Africa (English)
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JUL 05, 2012 78988 Journal Article
Poverty and the policy response to the economic crisis in Liberia (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 68965 Publication
Liberia's Cash for Work Temporary Employment Project : responding to crisis in low income, fragile countries (English)
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JUL 01, 2011 63401 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Liberia's Cash for Work Temporary Employment Project : responding to crisis in low income, fragile countries (English)
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JUL 01, 2011 72047 Working Paper
Census-based profile of the Mbororos and the Pygmies in the Central African Republic (English)
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MAY 01, 2011 64768 Brief
Socioeconomic status of the Pygmies in the Democratic Republic of Congo (English)
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APR 01, 2011 64766 Brief
Census-based profile of the Pygmies in Gabon (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 64765 Brief
Escuelas religiosas en America Latina : estudios de caso sobre Fe y Alegría (Spanish)
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JAN 13, 2011 63630 Publication
Analyzing community responses to HIV and AIDS : operational framework and typology (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 WPS5532 Policy Research Working Paper
Performance of Fe y Alegria high school students in Colombia : is it a matter of Fe (faith) or Alegria (joy) ? (English)
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SEP 01, 2010 WPS5413 Policy Research Working Paper
Cost recovery, equity, and efficiency in water tariffs : evidence from African utilities (English)
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JUL 01, 2010 WPS5384 Policy Research Working Paper