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Jobs and growth : Brazil’s productivity agenda (English)

Brazil enters the election year 2018 with an economy that is gradually recovering from the deepest recession in its recent economic history. This book is motivated by the need to understand the possible drivers of future income and employment growth. ... See More +

Publication 127626 JUN 29, 2018

Dutz,Mark Andrew; Amorim,Vivian De Fatima; Araujo,Jorge A. De Thompson R.; Arias,Diego; Byskov,Steen; Calice,Pietro; Cirera,Xavier; Clarke,Roland N.; Contini,Elisio; Duhaut,Alice; Noronha Farinelli,Barbara Cristina; Goodwin,Tanja K.; Iootty,Mariana; Lall,Somik V.; Martinez Licetti,Martha; Morris,Michael-000013367; Nucifora,Antonio; Olinto,Pedro; Packard,Truman G.; Qian,Rong; Reis,Jose Guilherme; PONTUAL RIBEIRO, EDUARDO; Signoret,Jose E.; Toman,Michael A.; Vieira,Pedro Abel; Vijil,Mariana Portuguese Disclosed

Jobs and growth : Brazil’s productivity agenda (Portuguese)

Brazil enters the election year 2018 with an economy that is gradually recovering from the deepest recession in its recent economic history. This book is motivated by the need to understand the possible drivers of future income and employment growth. ... See More +

Publication 127626 JUN 29, 2018

Dutz,Mark Andrew; Amorim,Vivian De Fatima; Araujo,Jorge A. De Thompson R.; Arias,Diego; Byskov,Steen; Calice,Pietro; Cirera,Xavier; Clarke,Roland N.; Contini,Elisio; Duhaut,Alice; Noronha Farinelli,Barbara Cristina; Goodwin,Tanja K.; Iootty,Mariana; Lall,Somik V.; Martinez Licetti,Martha; Morris,Michael-000013367; Nucifora,Antonio; Olinto,Pedro; Packard,Truman G.; Qian,Rong; Reis,Jose Guilherme; PONTUAL RIBEIRO, EDUARDO; Signoret,Jose E.; Toman,Michael A.; Vieira,Pedro Abel; Vijil,Mariana English Disclosed

Uganda - Strengthening Social Risk Management and Gender Based Violence Prevention and Response Project : first pre-implementation support mission - December 18 to 20, 2017 : Greater Maputo : urban poverty and inclusive growth (English)

Aide Memoire 125937 JUN 01, 2017

Herzog,Andre; Lall,Somik V.; Baez Ramirez,Javier Eduardo; Olinto,Pedro; Simler,Kenneth; Nakamura,Shohei; Zangerling,Bontje Marie; Kim,Hannah; Jones,Dany S.; Stewart,Benjamin P.; Cherkezian,Henry; Lima,Lycia; Barros,Bernardo Weaver; Yepes,Tito; Oberreiter,Julia Anna; Acioly,Adrienne Janna Disclosed

Greater Maputo : urban poverty and inclusive growth (English)

The overall objective of the Maputo Urban Poverty and Inclusive Growth Study is to inform the municipal governments of Maputo and Matola in the Greater Maputo Area (GMA) on how to better target and finance urban poverty reduction programs by building critical knowledge on urban poverty and land-based municipal revenue enhancement. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS22437 JUN 01, 2017

Herzog,Andre; Lall,Somik V.; Baez,Javier; Olinto,Pedro; Simler,Kenneth; Nakamura,Shohei; Zangerling,Bontje Marie; Kim,Hannah; Jones,Dany S.; Stewart,Benjamin P.; Cherkezian,Henry; Lima,Lycia; Barros,Bernardo Weaver; Yepes,Tipo; Oberreiter,Julia Anna; Acioly,Adrienne Janna Portuguese Disclosed

Greater Maputo : urban poverty and inclusive growth : Grande Maputo : pobreza urbana e crescimento inclusivo (Portuguese)

The overall objective of the Maputo Urban Poverty and Inclusive Growth Study is to inform the municipal governments of Maputo and Matola in the Greater Maputo Area (GMA) on how to better target and finance urban poverty reduction programs by building critical knowledge on urban poverty and land-based municipal revenue enhancement. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS22437 JUN 01, 2017

Herzog,Andre; Lall,Somik V.; Baez,Javier; Olinto,Pedro; Simler,Kenneth; Nakamura,Shohei; Zangerling,Bontje Marie; Kim,Hannah; Jones,Dany S.; Stewart,Benjamin P.; Cherkezian,Henry; Lima,Lycia; Barros,Bernardo Weaver; Yepes,Tito; Oberreiter,Julia Anna; Acioly,Adrienne Janna English Disclosed

Summary note on pension reform in Brazil : why is it needed and what will be its impact? (English)

This short note analyzes the fiscal and distributive impacts of the proposed pension reform currently under discussion in Brazil. It argues that the projected aging of Brazil`s population makes pension reform a necessity to regain the financial sustainability of the public pension system. ... See More +

Working Paper 114183 APR 11, 2017

Rudolph,Heinz P.; Zviniene,Asta; Olinto,Pedro Disclosed

Accelerating poverty reduction in Mozambique : challenges and opportunities : Acelerando a redução da pobreza em Moçambique : desafios e oportunidades (Portuguese)

Over the past two decades Mozambique enjoyed robust and accelerating economic growth, yet strong economic progress only translated into modest poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper 110868 DEC 01, 2016

E. Baez,Javier; Olinto,Pedro English Disclosed

Accelerating poverty reduction in Mozambique : challenges and opportunities (English)

Over the past two decades Mozambique enjoyed robust and accelerating economic growth, yet strong economic progress only translated into modest poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper 110868 OCT 09, 2016

E. Baez,Javier; Olinto,Pedro Portuguese Disclosed

Accelerating poverty reduction in a less poor world : the roles of growth and inequality (English)

This paper re-examines the roles of changes in income and inequality in poverty reduction. The study provides estimates of the relative effects of inequality reduction versus growth promotion in reducing poverty for countries with different levels of initial poverty. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6855 MAY 01, 2014

Olinto, Pedro; Lara Ibarra, Gabriel; Saavedra-Chanduvi, Jaime Disclosed

Inequality in focus vol. 3 (no. 1) (English)

The Inequality in Focus series aims at informing the public debate on equity, inequality of opportunity, and socioeconomic.This issue has the following headlines : Ending extreme poverty and promising and promoting shared prosperity; Increasing opportunities and improving income mobility for the poor. ... See More +

Newsletter 88462 MAY 01, 2014

Beegle,Kathleen G.; Olinto,Pedro; Sobrado,Carlos E.; Uematsu,Hiroki; Kim,Yeon Soo; Ashwill,Maximillian Shen Disclosed

Inequality in focus vol. 2 (no. 3) (Spanish)

This Inequality in Focus newsletter includes the following headings: Analyzing the World Bank’s goal of achieving “shared prosperity”; Managing risk is essential to reducing poverty and inequality. ... See More +

Newsletter 82533 OCT 01, 2013

Ashwill,Maximillian Shen; Demombynes,Gabriel; Ferreira,Francisco H. G.; Lopez-Calva,Luis-Felipe; Mulligan,Mary Anne; Narayan,Ambar; Newman, John; Olinto,Pedro; Reva,Anna; Saavedra Chanduvi,Jaime; Tiwari,Sailesh English, French Disclosed

Inequality in focus vol. 2 (no. 3) (English)

This Inequality in Focus newsletter includes the following headings: Analyzing the World Bank’s goal of achieving “shared prosperity”; Managing risk is essential to reducing poverty and inequality. ... See More +

Newsletter 82533 OCT 01, 2013

Ashwill,Maximillian Shen; Demombynes,Gabriel; Ferreira,Francisco H. G.; Lopez-Calva,Luis-Felipe; Mulligan,Mary Anne; Narayan,Ambar; Newman, John; Olinto,Pedro; Reva,Anna; Saavedra Chanduvi,Jaime; Tiwari,Sailesh French, Spanish Disclosed

Inequality in focus vol. 2 (no. 3) : Pleins feux sur les inégalités vol. 2 (no. 3) (French)

This Inequality in Focus newsletter includes the following headings: Analyzing the World Bank’s goal of achieving “shared prosperity”; Managing risk is essential to reducing poverty and inequality. ... See More +

Newsletter 82533 OCT 01, 2013

Ashwill,Maximillian Shen; Demombynes,Gabriel; Ferreira,Francisco H. G.; Lopez-Calva,Luis-Felipe; Mulligan,Mary Anne; Narayan,Ambar; Newman, John; Olinto,Pedro; Reva,Anna; Saavedra Chanduvi,Jaime; Tiwari,Sailesh English, Spanish Disclosed

The state of the poor : where are the poor, where is extreme poverty harder to end, and what is the current profile of the world's poor? (English)

Although the world witnessed an unprecedented pace of poverty reduction over the last decades, reducing the number of people living in extreme poverty by more than 700 million, approximately 1.2 billion people remained entrenched in destitution in 2010.1 In order to leverage developing country efforts and galvanize the international development community to exert concerted effort to end extreme poverty, the World Bank has established the twin goals of ending extreme poverty by 2030 and promoting shared prosperity by fostering income growth of the bottom 40 percent of the population in every country. ... See More +

Brief 81801 OCT 01, 2013

Beegle,Kathleen G.; Olinto,Pedro; Sobrado,Carlos E.; Uematsu,Hiroki Disclosed

Brazil - Gender bias in intrahousehold allocation : evidence from an unintentional experiment (English)

This brief summarizes the gender bias in intrahousehold allocation: evidence from an unintentional experiment in Brazil. The program started in 2001. ... See More +

Brief 81325 AUG 14, 2013

Braido, Luis; Olinto, Pedro; Perrone, Helena Disclosed

The impact of access to free childcare on women's labor market outcomes : evidence from a randomized trial in low-income neighborhoods of Rio de Janeiro (English)

The brief summarizes the impact of access to free childcare on women's labor market outcomes: evidence from a randomized trial in low-income neighborhoods of Rio de Janeiro. ... See More +

Brief 81498 AUG 14, 2013

Barros, Ricardo Paes de; Olinto, Pedro; Lunde, Trine; Caralho, Mirela Disclosed

Inequality in focus vol. 2 (no. 2) (Spanish)

This Inequality in Focus newsletter includes the following headings: The challenge of high inequality in China; Inequality and unrest in Brazil: a conversation with Ricardo Paes de Barros. ... See More +

Newsletter 82522 AUG 01, 2013

Sicular, Terry; Olinto, Pedro; Ashwill, Maximillian; Ferreira, Francisco; Lopez-Calva, Luis-Felipe; Newman, John; Demombynes, Gabriel; Reva, Anna; Mulligan, Mary Anne English, French Disclosed

Inequality in focus vol. 2 (no. 2) (French)

This Inequality in Focus newsletter includes the following headings: The challenge of high inequality in China; Inequality and unrest in Brazil: a conversation with Ricardo Paes de Barros. ... See More +

Newsletter 82522 AUG 01, 2013

Sicular, Terry; Olinto, Pedro; Ashwill, Maximillian; Ferreira, Francisco; Lopez-Calva, Luis-Felipe; Newman, John; Demombynes, Gabriel; Reva, Anna; Mulligan, Mary Anne English, Spanish Disclosed

Inequality in focus vol. 2 (no. 2) (English)

This Inequality in Focus newsletter includes the following headings: The challenge of high inequality in China; Inequality and unrest in Brazil: a conversation with Ricardo Paes de Barros. ... See More +

Newsletter 82522 AUG 01, 2013

Sicular, Terry; Olinto, Pedro; Ashwill, Maximillian; Ferreira, Francisco; Lopez-Calva, Luis-Felipe; Newman, John; Demombynes, Gabriel; Reva, Anna; Mulligan, Mary Anne French, Spanish Disclosed

Trust fund for environmentally and socially sustainable development annual report for the period January 1 to December 31, 2011 (English)

Trust fund for environmentally and socially sustainable development (TFESSD) disbursed and committed USD 18.3 million in 2011, a record high. 2011 was also the year that TFESSD started phasing out its activities. ... See More +

Annual Report 77966 JAN 01, 2013

Heltberg, Rasmus; Olinto, Pedro; Aslam, Ghazia Disclosed

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Jobs and growth : Brazil’s productivity agenda (English)
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JUN 29, 2018 127626 Publication Portuguese
Jobs and growth : Brazil’s productivity agenda (Portuguese)
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JUN 29, 2018 127626 Publication English
Uganda - Strengthening Social Risk Management and Gender Based Violence Prevention and Response Project : first pre-implementation support mission - December 18 to 20, 2017 : Greater Maputo : urban poverty and inclusive growth (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 125937 Aide Memoire
Greater Maputo : urban poverty and inclusive growth (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 ACS22437 Working Paper Portuguese
Greater Maputo : urban poverty and inclusive growth : Grande Maputo : pobreza urbana e crescimento inclusivo (Portuguese)
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JUN 01, 2017 ACS22437 Working Paper English
Summary note on pension reform in Brazil : why is it needed and what will be its impact? (English)
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APR 11, 2017 114183 Working Paper
Accelerating poverty reduction in Mozambique : challenges and opportunities : Acelerando a redução da pobreza em Moçambique : desafios e oportunidades (Portuguese)
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DEC 01, 2016 110868 Working Paper English
Accelerating poverty reduction in Mozambique : challenges and opportunities (English)
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OCT 09, 2016 110868 Working Paper Portuguese
Accelerating poverty reduction in a less poor world : the roles of growth and inequality (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6855 Policy Research Working Paper
Inequality in focus vol. 3 (no. 1) (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 88462 Newsletter
Inequality in focus vol. 2 (no. 3) (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2013 82533 Newsletter English, French
Inequality in focus vol. 2 (no. 3) (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 82533 Newsletter French, Spanish
Inequality in focus vol. 2 (no. 3) : Pleins feux sur les inégalités vol. 2 (no. 3) (French)
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OCT 01, 2013 82533 Newsletter English, Spanish
The state of the poor : where are the poor, where is extreme poverty harder to end, and what is the current profile of the world's poor? (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 81801 Brief
Brazil - Gender bias in intrahousehold allocation : evidence from an unintentional experiment (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81325 Brief
The impact of access to free childcare on women's labor market outcomes : evidence from a randomized trial in low-income neighborhoods of Rio de Janeiro (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81498 Brief
Inequality in focus vol. 2 (no. 2) (Spanish)
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AUG 01, 2013 82522 Newsletter English, French
Inequality in focus vol. 2 (no. 2) (French)
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AUG 01, 2013 82522 Newsletter English, Spanish
Inequality in focus vol. 2 (no. 2) (English)
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AUG 01, 2013 82522 Newsletter French, Spanish
Trust fund for environmentally and socially sustainable development annual report for the period January 1 to December 31, 2011 (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 77966 Annual Report