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How Much Does Reducing Inequality Matter for Global Poverty? (English)

The goals of ending extreme poverty by 2030 and working toward a more equal distribution of income are prominent in international development and agreed upon in the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals 1 and 10. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 137363 MAY 30, 2019

Lakner,Christoph; Mahler,Daniel Gerszon; Negre Rossignoli,Mario; Prydz,Espen Beer Disclosed

Promoting Tax Compliance in Kosovo with Behavioral Insights (English)

As in many countries, tax collection is a development challenge in Kosovo. Kosovo is one of the poorest and youngest countries in Europe in terms of gross domestic product (GDP) per capita and both demographics and statehood. ... See More +

Working Paper 135032 MAR 01, 2019

Hernandez Ore,Marco Antonio; Karver,Jonathan George; Negre Rossignoli,Mario; Perng,Julie Ting Ting Disclosed

Putting your money where your mouth is : geographic targeting of World Bank projects to the bottom 40 percent (English)

The adoption of the shared prosperity goal by the World Bank in 2013 and Sustainable Development Goal 10, on inequality, by the United Nations in 2015 should strengthen the focus of development interventions and cooperation on the income growth of the bottom 40 percent of the income distribution (the bottom 40). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125573 NOV 01, 2017

Öhler, Hannes; Negre Rossignoli,Mario; Smets,Lodewijk; Massari,Renzo; Bogetić, Željko Disclosed

Twinning the goals : how can promoting shared prosperity help to reduce global poverty ? (English)

In 2013, the World Bank adopted two goals: First, reduce global extreme poverty to 3 percent by 2030. Second, promote shared prosperity defined as the income growth of the bottom 40 percent of the population within a country. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7106 NOV 01, 2014

Lakner,Christoph; Negre Rossignoli,Mario; Prydz,Espen Beer Disclosed

A measured approach to ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity : concepts, data, and the twin goals (English)

Although poverty reduction has been a mainstay of its work for decades, the World Bank has for the first time, committed to a specific poverty reduction target to guide its work. ... See More +

Publication 91350 OCT 08, 2014

Chen,Shaohua; Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Kraay,Aart C.; Lanjouw,Peter F.; Meyer,Christian Johannes; Negre Rossignoli,Mario; Prydz,Espen Beer; Vakis,Renos; Wethli,Ruth Kyla Dolny Disclosed