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Investing in young children : a review of the World Bank's recent experience (English)

Increasing recognition that investments in early childhood development (ECD) are essential for children to reach their full potential has led development agencies, including the World Bank, to place a higher priority on young children in their partnership with countries. ... See More +

Brief 93206 NOV 01, 2014

Sayre, Rebecca Kraft; Wodon, Quentin T.

Investing in young children : the SABER system approach (English)

Among the various investments in human capital that countries can make, those related to early childhood development (ECD) may have the largest returns later in life. ... See More +

Brief 93205 NOV 01, 2014

Denboba, A.; Devercelli, A.; Neuman, M.; Sayre, R.; Wodon, Q.

Stepping up early childhood development : investing in young children for high returns (English)

Investing in young children is one of the best investments that countries can make. A child’s earliest years present a unique window of opportunity to address inequality, break the cycle of poverty, and improve a wide range of outcomes later in life. ... See More +

Working Paper 92988 OCT 01, 2014

Denboba, Amina D.; Sayre, Rebecca K.; Wodon, Quentin T.; Elder, Leslie K.; Rawlings, Laura B.; Lombardi, Joan Spanish, Portuguese

Stepping up early childhood development : investing in young children for high returns : Intensificando o desenvolvimento da primeira infancia : investindo na primeira infancia com grandes retornos (Portuguese)

Investing in young children is one of the best investments that countries can make. A child’s earliest years present a unique window of opportunity to address inequality, break the cycle of poverty, and improve a wide range of outcomes later in life. ... See More +

Working Paper 92988 OCT 01, 2014

Denboba, Amina D.; Sayre, Rebecca K.; Wodon, Quentin T.; Elder, Leslie K.; Rawlings, Laura B.; Lombardi, Joan English, Spanish

Stepping up early childhood development : investing in young children for high returns : Intensificar el desarrollo en la primera infancia : invertir en los ninos de corta edad reporta grandes beneficios (Spanish)

Investing in young children is one of the best investments that countries can make. A child’s earliest years present a unique window of opportunity to address inequality, break the cycle of poverty, and improve a wide range of outcomes later in life. ... See More +

Working Paper 92988 OCT 01, 2014

Denboba, Amina D.; Sayre, Rebecca K.; Wodon, Quentin T.; Elder, Leslie K.; Rawlings, Laura B.; Lombardi, Joan English, Portuguese

Climate change and migration : evidence from the Middle East and North Africa (English)

Climate change is a major source of concern in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, and migration is often understood as one of several strategies used by households to respond to changes in climate and environmental conditions, including extreme weather events. ... See More +

Publication 89371 JUL 02, 2014

Wodon, Quentin; Liverani, Andrea; Joseph, George; Bougnoux, Nathalie

Investing in early childhood development : review of the World Bank's recent experience (English)

The World Bank is actively supporting early childhood development based on demand from governments and convincing evidence on the benefits of investing early for children, families, and society. ... See More +

Working Paper 93210 JAN 01, 2014

Sayre, Rebecca K.; Devercelli, Amanda E.; Neuman, Michelle J.; Wodon, Quentin

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 Leoneapos;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; Ovadiya, Mirey; Ribes Ros, Christophe; Wodon, Quentin

The role of faith-inspired health care providers in Sub-Saharan Africa and public-private partnerships : 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

Olivier, Jill; Wodon, Quentin

The role of faith-inspired health care providers in Sub-Saharan Africa and public-private partnerships (Vol. 2) : 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

Olivier, Jill; Wodon, Quentin

The role of faith-inspired health care providers in Sub-Saharan Africa and public-private partnerships (Vol. 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

Olivier, Jill; Wodon, Quentin

Ghana - Improving the targeting of social programs (English)

This apos;improving the targeting of social programs for Ghanaapos; 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

Bonnel, René; Rodriguez-García, Rosalía; Olivier, Jill; Wodon, Quentin; McPherson, Sam; 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

Liberiaapos;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

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

Liberiaapos;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

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

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Investing in young children : a review of the World Bank's recent experience (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 93206 Brief
Investing in young children : the SABER system approach (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 93205 Brief
Stepping up early childhood development : investing in young children for high returns (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 92988 Working Paper Spanish, Portuguese
Stepping up early childhood development : investing in young children for high returns : Intensificando o desenvolvimento da primeira infancia : investindo na primeira infancia com grandes retornos (Portuguese)
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OCT 01, 2014 92988 Working Paper English, Spanish
Stepping up early childhood development : investing in young children for high returns : Intensificar el desarrollo en la primera infancia : invertir en los ninos de corta edad reporta grandes beneficios (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2014 92988 Working Paper English, Portuguese
Climate change and migration : evidence from the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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JUL 02, 2014 89371 Publication
Investing in early childhood development : review of the World Bank's recent experience (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 93210 Working Paper
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 : Strengthening the evidence for faith-inspired health engagement in Africa (English)
See More +
NOV 01, 2012 76223 Working Paper
The role of faith-inspired health care providers in Sub-Saharan Africa and public-private partnerships (Vol. 2) : 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) : 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
Liberiaapos;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)
Liberiaapos;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