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From mines and wells to well-built minds : turning Sub-Saharan Africa's natural resource wealth into human capital (English)

Sub-Saharan Africa's natural resource-rich countries have poor human development. Children in these countries are more likely to die before their first birthday, more likely to be stunted, and less likely to attend school than children in other countries with similar income. ... See More +

Publication 114770 MAY 02, 2017

de la Brière,Bénédicte; Filmer,Deon P.; Ringold,Dena; Rohner,Dominic Patrick; Samuda,Karelle Ann Yakini; Denisova,Anastasiya Disclosed

Youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa : Overview (English)

Sub-Saharan Africa has just experienced one of the best decades of growth since the 1960s. Between 2000 and 2012, gross domestic product (GDP) grew more than 4.5 percent a year on average, compared to around 2 percent in the prior 20 years (World Bank various years). ... See More +

Publication 84083 JAN 01, 2014

Brooks,Karen Mcconnell; Filmer,Deon P.; Fox,M. Louise; Goyal,Aparajita; Mengistae,Taye Alemu; Premand,Patrick; Ringold,Dena; Sharma,Siddharth; Zorya,Sergiy French Disclosed

Youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa (Vol. 2) : Full report (English)

Sub-Saharan Africa has just experienced one of the best decades of growth since the 1960s. Between 2000 and 2012, gross domestic product (GDP) grew more than 4.5 percent a year on average, compared to around 2 percent in the prior 20 years (World Bank various years). ... See More +

Publication 84083 JAN 01, 2014

Brooks,Karen Mcconnell; Filmer,Deon P.; Fox,M. Louise; Goyal,Aparajita; Mengistae,Taye Alemu; Premand,Patrick; Ringold,Dena; Sharma,Siddharth; Zorya,Sergiy Disclosed

Youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa : Abrégé (French)

Sub-Saharan Africa has just experienced one of the best decades of growth since the 1960s. Between 2000 and 2012, gross domestic product (GDP) grew more than 4.5 percent a year on average, compared to around 2 percent in the prior 20 years (World Bank various years). ... See More +

Publication 84083 JAN 01, 2014

Brooks,Karen Mcconnell; Filmer,Deon P.; Fox,M. Louise; Goyal,Aparajita; Mengistae,Taye Alemu; Premand,Patrick; Ringold,Dena; Sharma,Siddharth; Zorya,Sergiy English Disclosed

Youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa (Vol. 2) : Rapport complet (French)

Sub-Saharan Africa has just experienced one of the best decades of growth since the 1960s. Between 2000 and 2012, gross domestic product (GDP) grew more than 4.5 percent a year on average, compared to around 2 percent in the prior 20 years (World Bank various years). ... See More +

Publication 84083 JAN 01, 2014

Brooks,Karen Mcconnell; Filmer,Deon P.; Fox,M. Louise; Goyal,Aparajita; Mengistae,Taye Alemu; Premand,Patrick; Ringold,Dena; Sharma,Siddharth; Zorya,Sergiy English Disclosed

Governance and public service delivery in Europe and Central Asia : unofficial payments, utilization and satisfaction (English)

Using data from the 2010 Life in Transition Survey, this paper examines the levels of citizens' satisfaction with public service delivery in Europe and Central Asia and identifies some factors that may help explain variation in utilization and levels of satisfaction with service delivery. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5994 MAR 01, 2012

Diagne, Mame Fatou; Ringold, Dena; Zaidi, Salman Disclosed

Rules, roles, and controls : governance in social protection with an application to social assistance (English)

The paper develops an operational definition of governance that can be applied to social protection. The 2004 World Development Report (WDR) accountability framework acts as a starting point, defining accountability in terms of a set of principal? ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 67612 MAR 01, 2012

Bassett, Lucy; Giannozzi, Sara; Pop, Lucian; Ringold, Dena Disclosed

Benchmarking the governance of tertiary education systems (English)

This paper presents a benchmarking approach for analyzing and comparing governance in tertiary education as a critical determinant of system and institutional performance. ... See More +

Working Paper 94446 JAN 11, 2012

Fiszbein, Ariel; Ringold, Dena Disclosed

Citizens and service delivery : assessing the use of social accountability approaches in the human development sectors (English)

Efforts by governments, donors, and civil society alike to improve governance, accountability, and development results on the ground have heightened attention to the idea that citizens can contribute to better public services by holding their policy makers, providers, and program managers accountable. ... See More +

Publication 65745 DEC 01, 2011

Holla,Alaka; Koziol,Margaret; Ringold,Dena; Srinivasan,Santhosh Disclosed

Cash transfers, children and the crisis : protecting current and future investments (English)

Developing countries have responded to the multiple shocks from the food, fuel and finance crises of 2008-2009 with a mix of responses aimed at both mitigating the immediate impacts of the crises on households (and particularly children), and protecting future investments in human capital. ... See More +

Working Paper 62984 JUN 01, 2011

Fiszbein, Ariel; Ringold, Dena; Srinivasan, Santhosh Disclosed

Making services work : indicators, assessments, and benchmarking of the quality and governance of public service delivery in the human development sectors (English)

Improving governance is central to improving results in human development. It is clear that money is not enough: improved outcomes from service delivery require better governance, including mechanisms for holding service providers accountable and appropriate incentives for performance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5690 JUN 01, 2011

Fiszbein, Ariel; Ringold, Dena; Rogers, F. Halsey Disclosed

Making services work : indicators, assessments, and benchmarking of the quality and governance of public service delivery in the human development sectors (English)

This note makes the case for measuring governance and the quality of service delivery in the human development (HD) sectors and develops a framework for the selection and measurement of a set of health and education indicators. ... See More +

Working Paper 52656 DEC 01, 2009

Fiszbein, Ariel; Ringold, Dena; Rogers, Halsey; Disclosed

Argentina - Income support policies toward the bicentennial (English)

Argentina approaches its bicentennial as an independent republic; it has a window of opportunity in social protection policy. Following the most serious economic crisis in its history during 2001-02, the country mobilized an unprecedented effort to provide income support to the population in need. ... See More +

Publication 50357 AUG 21, 2009

Rofman, Rafael; Ringold, Dena Disclosed

Los programas sociales en Argentina hacia el Bicentenario : Visiones y perspectivas (Spanish)

The authors point out that the social protection system in Argentina is at a crucial juncture. During the twentieth century, social protection was structured according to formal employment, through the instruments of social restraint, long-standing and relatively high coverage in the Latin American context. ... See More +

Publication 62485 OCT 21, 2008

Cruces, Guillermo; Moreno, Juan Martin; Ringold, Dena; Rofman, Rafael Disclosed

Argentina - Income support policies towards the bicentennial (English)

As Argentina approaches its bicentennial as an independent republic, it has a window of opportunity in social protection policy. As growth has returned and social indicators have recovered to pre-2001/2002 crisis levels, there is an opening to move from emergency income support programs to a more comprehensive, long-term and sustainable strategy for social protection. ... See More +

Brief 46976 JUL 01, 2008

Rofman, Rafael; Ringold, Dena Disclosed

Social assistance in the new EU member states : strengthening performance and labor market incentives (English)

This report looks at safety nets in the new member states from the perspective of fiscal impact and effectiveness. Given the limited budgets for social assistance, ensuring that resources are spent well, reach those who need them, and optimize welfare gains and labor market outcomes. ... See More +

Publication 40541 JUN 01, 2007

Ringold, Dena; Kasek, Leszek Polish Disclosed

Social assistance in the new EU member states : strengthening performance and labor market incentives (Polish)

This report looks at safety nets in the new member states from the perspective of fiscal impact and effectiveness. Given the limited budgets for social assistance, ensuring that resources are spent well, reach those who need them, and optimize welfare gains and labor market outcomes. ... See More +

Publication 40541 JUN 01, 2007

Ringold, Dena; Kasek, Leszek English Disclosed

Development outreach 8 (1) : equity and development (English)

In this issue: Fostering Greater Equity; by Giovanna Prennushi, Francisco Ferreira, Peter Lindert and Michael Walton. Addressing Unequal Economic Opportunities: A case study of land tenure in Ghana; by Markus Goldstein and Christopher Udry. ... See More +

Newsletter 37250 FEB 01, 2006

Puri, Sunetra [editor]; Prennushi, Giovanna; Ferreira, Francisco; Lindert. Peter; Walton, Michael; Goldstein, Markus; Udry, Christopher; Rao, Vijayendra; Sokoloff, Kenneth L.; Moene, Karl Ove; Wallerstein, Michael; Lu Mai; Wiemer, Calla; Ringold, Dena; Lanjouw, Jan O. Disclosed

Labor Markets and social policy in Central and Eastern Europe : the accession and beyond (English)

This book summarizes social policy reform during the transition and European Union accession and analyses the social policy challenges which continue to face both old and new member states. ... See More +

Publication 34383 MAY 18, 2005

Barr, Nicholas [editor]; Adeyi, Olusoji; Fretwell, David; Hanushek, Eric; Mertaugh, Michael; Preker, Alexander; Rashid, Mansoora; Ringold, Dena; Rutkowski, Jan; Rutkowski, Michal; Sipos, Sandor Disclosed

Needs assessment : summary report - ROMA Education Fund (English)

The objectives of this needs assessment are to summarize the context for the Roma Education Fund (REF), and to identify the issues and challenges which Roma face in the eight "Decade countries" that will be the initial focus of the Fund's operations. ... See More +

Working Paper 35211 DEC 03, 2004

Burnett, Nicholas; Darvas, Peter; Kovacs-Cerovic, Tunde; Ringold, Dena; Gillsater, Clare; Stevens, Jim; McLaughlin, Maureen; Varallyay, Julius Disclosed

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From mines and wells to well-built minds : turning Sub-Saharan Africa's natural resource wealth into human capital (English)
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MAY 02, 2017 114770 Publication
Youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa : Overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 84083 Publication French
Youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa (Vol. 2) : Full report (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 84083 Publication
Youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa : Abrégé (French)
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JAN 01, 2014 84083 Publication English
Youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa (Vol. 2) : Rapport complet (French)
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JAN 01, 2014 84083 Publication English
Governance and public service delivery in Europe and Central Asia : unofficial payments, utilization and satisfaction (English)
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MAR 01, 2012 WPS5994 Policy Research Working Paper
Rules, roles, and controls : governance in social protection with an application to social assistance (English)
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MAR 01, 2012 67612 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Benchmarking the governance of tertiary education systems (English)
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JAN 11, 2012 94446 Working Paper
Citizens and service delivery : assessing the use of social accountability approaches in the human development sectors (English)
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DEC 01, 2011 65745 Publication
Cash transfers, children and the crisis : protecting current and future investments (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 62984 Working Paper
Making services work : indicators, assessments, and benchmarking of the quality and governance of public service delivery in the human development sectors (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 WPS5690 Policy Research Working Paper
Making services work : indicators, assessments, and benchmarking of the quality and governance of public service delivery in the human development sectors (English)
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DEC 01, 2009 52656 Working Paper
Argentina - Income support policies toward the bicentennial (English)
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AUG 21, 2009 50357 Publication
Los programas sociales en Argentina hacia el Bicentenario : Visiones y perspectivas (Spanish)
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OCT 21, 2008 62485 Publication
Argentina - Income support policies towards the bicentennial (English)
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JUL 01, 2008 46976 Brief
Social assistance in the new EU member states : strengthening performance and labor market incentives (English)
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JUN 01, 2007 40541 Publication Polish
Social assistance in the new EU member states : strengthening performance and labor market incentives (Polish)
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JUN 01, 2007 40541 Publication English
Development outreach 8 (1) : equity and development (English)
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FEB 01, 2006 37250 Newsletter
Labor Markets and social policy in Central and Eastern Europe : the accession and beyond (English)
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MAY 18, 2005 34383 Publication
Needs assessment : summary report - ROMA Education Fund (English)
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DEC 03, 2004 35211 Working Paper