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Weather index insurance and shock coping : evidence from Mexico's CADENA Program (English)

Weather risk and incomplete insurance markets are significant contributors to poverty for rural households in developing countries. Weather index insurance has emerged as a possible tool for overcoming these challenges. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7715 JUN 21, 2016

De Janvry,Alain F.; Ramirez Ritchie,Elizabeth Andrea; Sadoulet,Elisabeth Marie L. Disclosed

Insuring growth : the impact of disaster funds on economic reconstruction in Mexico (English)

Climate change has considerably increased the likelihood of experiencing extreme weather events. Governments in developing countries have a limited capacity to smooth the losses created by extreme weather, and could potentially benefit from the introduction of disaster funds, that is, ex-ante budgeting allocations for post-disaster reconstruction. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7714 JUN 21, 2016

De Janvry,Alain F.; del Valle,Alejandro; Sadoulet,Elisabeth Marie L. Disclosed

Quantifying through ex post assessments the micro-level impacts of sovereign disaster risk financing and insurance programs (English)

Uninsured natural disasters can have devastating effects on human welfare and economic growth, particularly in developing countries where large segments of the population are in poverty and government resources and capacity to assist in relief, recovery, and reconstruction are limited. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7356 JUL 02, 2015

De Janvry,Alain F. Disclosed

Sri Lanka - Can conditional cash transfer programs serve as safety nets in keeping children at school and from working when exposed to shocks? (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, Can Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programs serve as safety nets in keeping children at school and from working when exposed to shocks? ... See More +

Brief 81206 AUG 14, 2013

Janvry, Alain de; Finan, Frederico; Sadoulet, Elisabeth; Vakis, Renos Disclosed

The World Bank and governance : the Bank's efforts to help developing countries build state capacity (English)

This paper examines historically the World Bank's twin features: lending to developing economies to achieve tangible results and advocating specific development policies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6275 NOV 01, 2012

de Janvry, Alain; Dethier, Jean-Jacques Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 26 (2) (English)

This issue includes the following: conditional cash transfers and HIV/AIDS prevention: unconditionally promising? By Hans-Peter Kohler, and Rebecca L. ... See More +

Publication 80520 JUN 01, 2012

Janvry, Alain de; Sadoulet, Elisabeth Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 26 (1) (English)

This issue includes the following: empirical evidence on satisfaction with privatization in Latin America; skills, exports, and the wages of seven million Latin American workers; how to deal with covert child labor and give children an effective education, in a poor developing country; resource windfalls and emerging market sovereign bond spreads: the role of political institutions; when should we worry about inflation? ... See More +

Publication 80519 FEB 01, 2012

Janvry, Alain de; Sadoulet, Elisabeth Disclosed

Perspectives on poverty in India : stylized facts from survey data : Main report (English)

This report's objective is to develop the evidence base for policy making in relation to poverty reduction. It produces a diagnosis of the broad nature of the poverty problem and its trends in India, focusing on both consumption poverty and human development outcomes. ... See More +

Publication 57428 APR 13, 2011

Lanjouw, Peter; Murgai, Rinku; May, Ernesto; Zagha, N. Roberto; Pigato, Miria; Vishwanath, Tara; Yoshida, Nobuo; Rascon, Ericka; Das, Jishnu; Dutta, Puja Vasudeva; Das, Maitreyi; Kapoor, Soumya; Joddar, Pinaki; Jaison, Shiny; Soni, Rita; Sriram, Jyoti; Datt, Gaurav; Ravallion, Martin; Deaton, Angus; Himanshu; Dubey, Amaresh; Crost, Benjamin; de Janvry, Alain; Sadoulet, Elisabeth; Dercon, Stefan; Krutikova, Sonya; Kapur, Davesh; Witsoe, Jeffrey; Hall, Gillett; Nikitin, Denis Disclosed

Perspectives on poverty in India : stylized facts from survey data (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)

This report's objective is to develop the evidence base for policy making in relation to poverty reduction. It produces a diagnosis of the broad nature of the poverty problem and its trends in India, focusing on both consumption poverty and human development outcomes. ... See More +

Publication 57428 JAN 01, 2011

Lanjouw, Peter; Murgai, Rinku; May, Ernesto; Zagha, N. Roberto; Pigato, Miria; Vishwanath, Tara; Yoshida, Nobuo; Rascon, Ericka; Das, Jishnu; Dutta, Puja Vasudeva; Das, Maitreyi; Kapoor, Soumya; Joddar, Pinaki; Jaison, Shiny; Soni, Rita; Sriram, Jyoti; Datt, Gaurav; Ravallion, Martin; Deaton, Angus; Himanshu; Dubey, Amaresh; Crost, Benjamin; de Janvry, Alain; Sadoulet, Elisabeth; Dercon, Stefan; Krutikova, Sonya; Kapur, Davesh; Witsoe, Jeffrey; Hall, Gillett; Nikitin, Denis Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 25 (1) (English)

This paper presents new evidence on the capacity of agricultural growth to serve as an effective instrument for poverty reduction. The poverty reduction value of land and labor productivity growth and of Gross Domestic Product(GDP) growth originating in agriculture versus the rest of the economy; the comparative linkage value of a quantum of sectoral growth for aggregate growth and poverty reduction; the contribution made by rural areas to aggregate poverty reduction under alternative migration scenarios; and the household pathways out of poverty in the context of aggregate growth, in particular via market-oriented smallholder farming. ... See More +

Publication 63378 FEB 01, 2010

Jimenez, Emmanuel; de Janvry, Alain; Sadoulet, Elisabeth; Anderson, Kym; Headey, Derek; Bezemer, Dirk; Hazell, Peter B.; Demirgüç-Kunt, Ash; Serven, Luis; Caprio. Jr , Gerard; Kane, Edward J.; Wodon , Quentin; Zaman, Hassan Disclosed

Agricultural growth and poverty reduction : additional evidence (English)

Agricultural growth has long been recognized as an important instrument for poverty reduction. Yet, measurements of this relationship are still scarce and not always reliable. ... See More +

Journal Article 76800 NOV 09, 2009

Janvry, Alain de.; Sadoulet, Elisabeth Disclosed

World development report 2008 : agriculture for development (Arabic)

Agriculture is a vital development tool for achieving the Millennium Development Goal that calls for halving by 2015 the share of people suffering from extreme poverty and hunger. ... See More +

World Development Report 41455 JAN 01, 2008

Byerlee, Derek; De Janvry, Alain; Sadoulet, Elisabeth; Townsend, Robert; Klytchnikova, Irina Japanese, Spanish, Farsi, Russian, French, Bahasa (Indonesian), English Disclosed

World development report 2008 : agriculture for development (Japanese)

Agriculture is a vital development tool for achieving the Millennium Development Goal that calls for halving by 2015 the share of people suffering from extreme poverty and hunger. ... See More +

World Development Report 41455 JAN 01, 2008

Byerlee, Derek; De Janvry, Alain; Sadoulet, Elisabeth; Townsend, Robert; Klytchnikova, Irina Spanish, Arabic, Farsi, Russian, French, Bahasa (Indonesian), English Disclosed

World development report 2008 : agriculture for development (English)

Agriculture is a vital development tool for achieving the Millennium Development Goal that calls for halving by 2015 the share of people suffering from extreme poverty and hunger. ... See More +

World Development Report 41455 JAN 01, 2008

Byerlee, Derek; De Janvry, Alain; Sadoulet, Elisabeth; Townsend, Robert; Klytchnikova, Irina Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, Farsi, Russian, French, Bahasa (Indonesian) Disclosed

World development report 2008 : agriculture for development (Russian)

Agriculture is a vital development tool for achieving the Millennium Development Goal that calls for halving by 2015 the share of people suffering from extreme poverty and hunger. ... See More +

World Development Report 41455 JAN 01, 2008

Byerlee, Derek; De Janvry, Alain; Sadoulet, Elisabeth; Townsend, Robert; Klytchnikova, Irina Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, Farsi, French, Bahasa (Indonesian), English Disclosed

World development report 2008 : agriculture for development : Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial 2008 : agricultura para el desarrollo (Spanish)

Agriculture is a vital development tool for achieving the Millennium Development Goal that calls for halving by 2015 the share of people suffering from extreme poverty and hunger. ... See More +

World Development Report 41455 JAN 01, 2008

Byerlee, Derek; De Janvry, Alain; Sadoulet, Elisabeth; Townsend, Robert; Klytchnikova, Irina Japanese, Arabic, Farsi, Russian, French, Bahasa (Indonesian), English Disclosed

World development report 2008 : agriculture for development (Farsi)

Agriculture is a vital development tool for achieving the Millennium Development Goal that calls for halving by 2015 the share of people suffering from extreme poverty and hunger. ... See More +

World Development Report 41455 JAN 01, 2008

Byerlee, Derek; De Janvry, Alain; Sadoulet, Elisabeth; Townsend, Robert; Klytchnikova, Irina Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, Bahasa (Indonesian), English Disclosed

Uninsured risk and asset protection: can conditional cash transfer programs serve as safety nets? (English)

Conditional cash transfer (CCT) programs have proved to be effective in inducing chronic poor households to invest in the human capital of their children while helping reduce poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 36637 JUN 01, 2006

de Janvry, Alain; Sadoulet, Elisabeth; Solomon, Pantelis; Vakis, Renos Disclosed

Making conditional cash transfer programs more efficient : designing for maximum effect of the conditionality (English)

Conditional cash transfer programs are now used extensively to encourage poor parents to increase investments in their children's human capital. ... See More +

Journal Article 77510 JAN 01, 2006

Janvry, Alain de; Sadoulet, Elisabeth Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 20 (1) (English)

This issue includes the following: making conditional cash transfer programs more efficient: designing for maximum effect of the conditionality, by Alain de Janvry, and Elisabeth Sadoulet. ... See More +

Publication 34816 JAN 01, 2006

Janvry, Alain de; Sadoulet, Elisabeth; Gunnarsson, Victoria; Orazem, Peter F.; Sanchez, Mario A; Bell, CIive; Devarajan, Shantayanan; Gersbach, Hans; Duclos, Jean-Yves; Sahn, David; Younger, Stephen D; Cubbin, John; Stern, Jon; Kirkpatrick, Colin; Parker, David Disclosed

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Weather index insurance and shock coping : evidence from Mexico's CADENA Program (English)
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JUN 21, 2016 WPS7715 Policy Research Working Paper
Insuring growth : the impact of disaster funds on economic reconstruction in Mexico (English)
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JUN 21, 2016 WPS7714 Policy Research Working Paper
Quantifying through ex post assessments the micro-level impacts of sovereign disaster risk financing and insurance programs (English)
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JUL 02, 2015 WPS7356 Policy Research Working Paper
Sri Lanka - Can conditional cash transfer programs serve as safety nets in keeping children at school and from working when exposed to shocks? (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81206 Brief
The World Bank and governance : the Bank's efforts to help developing countries build state capacity (English)
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NOV 01, 2012 WPS6275 Policy Research Working Paper
The World Bank economic review 26 (2) (English)
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JUN 01, 2012 80520 Publication
The World Bank economic review 26 (1) (English)
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FEB 01, 2012 80519 Publication
Perspectives on poverty in India : stylized facts from survey data : Main report (English)
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APR 13, 2011 57428 Publication
Perspectives on poverty in India : stylized facts from survey data (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 57428 Publication
The World Bank research observer 25 (1) (English)
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FEB 01, 2010 63378 Publication
Agricultural growth and poverty reduction : additional evidence (English)
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NOV 09, 2009 76800 Journal Article
World development report 2008 : agriculture for development (Arabic)
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JAN 01, 2008 41455 World Development Report Japanese, Spanish, Farsi, Russian, French, Bahasa (Indonesian), English
World development report 2008 : agriculture for development (Japanese)
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JAN 01, 2008 41455 World Development Report Spanish, Arabic, Farsi, Russian, French, Bahasa (Indonesian), English
World development report 2008 : agriculture for development (English)
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JAN 01, 2008 41455 World Development Report Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, Farsi, Russian, French, Bahasa (Indonesian)
World development report 2008 : agriculture for development (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2008 41455 World Development Report Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, Farsi, French, Bahasa (Indonesian), English
World development report 2008 : agriculture for development : Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial 2008 : agricultura para el desarrollo (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2008 41455 World Development Report Japanese, Arabic, Farsi, Russian, French, Bahasa (Indonesian), English
World development report 2008 : agriculture for development (Farsi)
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JAN 01, 2008 41455 World Development Report Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, Bahasa (Indonesian), English
Uninsured risk and asset protection: can conditional cash transfer programs serve as safety nets? (English)
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JUN 01, 2006 36637 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Making conditional cash transfer programs more efficient : designing for maximum effect of the conditionality (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 77510 Journal Article
The World Bank economic review 20 (1) (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 34816 Publication