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Are Mobile Savings the Silver Bullet to Help Women Grow Their Businesses? (English)

In Tanzania and Indonesia, we promoted the expansion of mobile savings accounts among women micro-entrepreneurs and provided them with business related training. ... See More +

Brief 130417 OCT 01, 2018

Bastian,Gautam Gustav; Bianchi,Iacopo; Buvinic,Mayra Lourdes; Goldstein,Markus P.; Jaluka,Tanvi; Knowles,James C.; Montalvao Machado,Joao H. C.; Kartaadipoetra,Firman Witoelar Disclosed

Poverty profile and trend in Cambodia : findings from the 2007 Cambodia Socio-Economic Survey (CSES) (English)

This report provides updated poverty estimates for Cambodia using newly available data from the 2007 Cambodia Socio?Economic Survey (CSES). The report finds that poverty reduction observed over the previous decade (1994-2004) continued over the period 2004 to 2007. ... See More +

Working Paper 48618 JAN 01, 2009

Knowles, James C. Disclosed

The economic returns to investing in youth in developing countries: a review of the literature (English)

This is a companion report to Assessing the Economic Returns to Investing in Youth in Developing Countries, with focus on the literature reviewed and greater detail in some parts than in the 2003 study. ... See More +

Working Paper 31600 JAN 01, 2005

Knowles, James C.; Behrman, Jere R.

A practical guide to economic analysis of youth projects (English)

Investments in youth are particularly important in light of the unprecedented numbers of young people now entering their reproductive and early adult productive years. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 33398 NOV 01, 2004

Knowles, James C.; Behrman, Jere R. Disclosed

Assessing the economic returns to investing in youth in developing countries (English)

This paper explores the economic case for investments in youth in developing countries. The current cohort of youth is the largest cohort ever. ... See More +

Working Paper 28888 MAR 01, 2003

Knowles, James C.; Behrman, Jere R.

The World Bank strategy for health, nutrition, and population in the East Asia and Pacific region (English)

The main objective of the health, nutrition, and population (HNP) strategy is to improve the Bank's effectiveness in HNP in the East Asia and the Pacific (EAP) region. ... See More +

Publication 20654 JUN 30, 2000

Saadah, Fadia; Knowles, James

The World Bank economic review 13 (2) (English)

Household income and child schooling in Vietnam; by Jere R. Behrman, and James C. Knowles. Benefit incidence, public spending reforms, and the timing of program capture; by Peter Lanjouw, and Martin Ravallion. ... See More +

Publication 26450 MAY 31, 1999

Syrquin, Moshe [editor]; Behrman, Jere R.; Knowles, James C.; Lanjouw, Peter; Ravallion, Martin; Maloney, William F.; Younger, Stephen D.; Sahn, David E.; Haggblade, Steven; Dorosh, Paul A.; Hamilton, Kirk; Clemens, Michael; Chisari, Omar; Estache, Antonio; Romero, Carlos; Demirguc-Kunt, Ash; Huizinga. Harry

Household income and child schooling in Vietnam (English)

The stronger are the associations between household income and child schooling, the lower is intergenerational social mobility and the less equal is opportunity. ... See More +

Journal Article 77294 MAY 01, 1999

Behrman, Jere R.; Knowles, James C. Disclosed