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Pakistan - Capacity Building of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics : P151554 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR24557 SEP 07, 2016

Mansuri,Ghazala Disclosed

Money or ideas ? : a field experiment on constraints to entrepreneurship in rural Pakistan (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Money or ideas ? : a field experiment on constraints to entrepreneurship in rural Pakistan conducted between 2007 and 2008 in Pakistan. ... See More +

Brief 90354 SEP 02, 2014

Gine, Xavier; Mansuri, Ghazala Disclosed

Barriers to entrepreneurship in rural Pakistan (English)

The note examines the extent to which lack of financial capital and lack of managerial capital inhibit the growth of small firms in rural Pakistan. ... See More +

Brief 91226 SEP 01, 2014

Gine,Xavier; Mansuri,Ghazala Disclosed

Money or ideas ? a field experiment on constraints to entrepreneurship in rural Pakistan (English)

This paper identifies the relative importance of human and physical capital for entrepreneurship. A subset of rural microfinance clients were offered eight full time days of business training and the opportunity to participate in a loan lottery of up to Rs. 100,000 (USD 1,700), about seven times the average loan size. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6959 JUN 01, 2014

Gine, Xavier; Mansuri, Ghazala Disclosed

Stagnant GDP growth rates accompanied continued sluggish employment growth in developing countries (English)

Employment outcomes continued to show almost no improvement in most developing countries over the second quarter of 2013 as gross domestic product (GDP) growth rates stagnated. ... See More +

Brief 86816 MAR 01, 2014

Ibarra, Gabriel Lara; Mansuri, Ghazala; Robalino, David A.; Weber, Michael Disclosed

Employment growth in developing countries falls further as recovery stalls (English)

Employment outcomes in developing countries did not show improvements in the first quarter of 2013. Although there was a small acceleration in the median growth rate of wages, in sharp contrast to the dynamics observed during the first half of 2012, employment growth slowed down and the unemployment rate increased slightly. ... See More +

Brief 83092 NOV 01, 2013

Lara-Ibarra, Gabriel; Mansuri, Ghazala; Robalino, David A.; Weber, Michael Disclosed

Pakistan - Does a picture paint a thousand words? Evidence from a microcredit marketing experiment (English)

This brief summarizes does a picture paint a thousand words? Evidence from a microcredit marketing experiment in Pakistan for February-May 2007. ... See More +

Other Rural Study 81240 AUG 14, 2013

Gine, Xavier; Mansuri, Ghazala; Picon, Mario Disclosed

Together we will : evidence from a field experiment on female voter turnout in Pakistan (English)

This brief summarizes the together we will: evidence from a field experiment on female voter turnout in Pakistan. The information campaign occurred 2 weeks before the election. ... See More +

Brief 81512 AUG 14, 2013

Gine, Xavier; Mansuri, Ghazala Disclosed

Job growth in developing countries slows amid declining growth (English)

Employment outcomes in developing countries began showing signs of strain in the second half of 2012, after a year of gradual progress. Figure 1 shows median growth rates for output, employment, and real wages as well as the median unemployment rate for 20 middle-income countries. ... See More +

Brief 86949 JUN 01, 2013

Arias-Vazquez, Javier; Mansuri, Ghazala; Newhouse, David; Phadera, Lokendra Disclosed

Localizing development : does participation work? (English)

This new research report analyzes community development and decentralization projects, shows that such projects often fail to be sensitive to complex contexts, including social, political, historical and geographical realities, and fall short in terms of monitoring and evaluation systems, which hampers learning. ... See More +

Publication 73762 NOV 15, 2012

Mansuri, Ghazala; Rao, Vijayendra Disclosed

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

This Inequality in Focus newsletter includes the following headings: Community-driven development, participation, and inequality: what does the evidence say? ... See More +

Newsletter 76055 OCT 01, 2012

Bastagli, Francesca; Coady, David; Gupta, Sanjeev; Mansuri, Ghazala; Rao, Vijayendra Spanish, French Disclosed

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

This Inequality in Focus newsletter includes the following headings: Community-driven development, participation, and inequality: what does the evidence say? ... See More +

Newsletter 76055 OCT 01, 2012

Bastagli, Francesca; Coady, David; Gupta, Sanjeev; Mansuri, Ghazala; Rao, Vijayendra Spanish, English Disclosed

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

This Inequality in Focus newsletter includes the following headings: Community-driven development, participation, and inequality: what does the evidence say? ... See More +

Newsletter 76055 OCT 01, 2012

Bastagli, Francesca; Coady, David; Gupta, Sanjeev; Mansuri, Ghazala; Rao, Vijayendra French, English Disclosed

Can participation be induced ? some evidence from developing countries (English)

The World Bank has allocated close to $80 billion towards participatory development projects over the last decade. A comprehensive review of the evidence on the efficacy of the approach conducted by the authors for the forthcoming Policy Research Report, Localizing Development: Does Participation Work? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6139 JUL 01, 2012

Mansuri, Ghazala; Rao, Vijayendra Disclosed

Does a picture paint a thousand words ? evidence from a microcredit marketing experiment (English)

Female entrepreneurship is low in many developing economies partly because of constraints on women's time and mobility, which are often reinforced by social norms. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6020 APR 01, 2012

Gine, Xavier; Mansuri, Ghazala; Picon, Mario Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 25 (3) (English)

This paper is organized in following headings: what constrains Africa's exports?; does the internet reduce corruption? evidence from United States and across countries; do labor statistics depend on how and to whom the questions are asked? ... See More +

Publication 80518 OCT 01, 2011

Freund, Caroline; Rocha, Nadia; Andersen, Thomas Barnebeck; Bentzen, Jeanet; Dalgaard, Carl-Johan; Selaya, Pablo; Bardasi, Elena; Beegle, Kathleen; Dillon, Andrew; Serneels, Pieter; Klapper, Leora F.; Love, Inessa; de Mel, Suresh; McKenzie, David; Woodruff, Christopher; Chavis, Larry W.; Gine, Xavier; Mansuri, Ghazala; Picon, Mario; Lederman, Daniel; Rodriguez-Clare, Andres; Xu, Daniel Yi Disclosed

Does a picture paint a thousand words? : evidence from a microcredit marketing experiment (English)

Female entrepreneurship is low in many developing economies partly due to constraints on women's time and mobility, often reinforced by social norms. ... See More +

Journal Article 81280 JUL 10, 2011

Gine, Xavier; Mansuri, Ghazala; Picon, Mario Disclosed

Together we will : experimental evidence on female voting behavior in Pakistan (English)

In many emerging democracies women are less likely to vote than men and, when they do vote, are more likely to follow the wishes of household males. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5692 JUN 01, 2011

Gine, Xavier; Mansuri, Ghazala Disclosed

Crossing boundaries : gender, caste and schooling in rural Pakistan (English)

Can communal heterogeneity explain persistent educational inequities in developing countries? The paper uses a novel data-set from rural Pakistan that explicitly recognizes the geographic structure of villages and the social makeup of constituent hamlets to show that demand for schooling is sensitive to the allocation of schools across ethnically fragmented communities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5710 JUN 01, 2011

Jacoby, Hanan G.; Mansuri, Ghazala Disclosed

Incentives, supervision, and sharecropper productivity (English)

Although sharecropping has long fascinated economists, the determinants of this contractual form are still poorly understood and the debate over the extent of moral hazard is far from settled. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4125 FEB 01, 2007

Jacoby, Hanan G.; Mansuri, Ghazala Disclosed

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Pakistan - Capacity Building of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics : P151554 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)
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SEP 07, 2016 ISR24557 Implementation Status and Results Report
Money or ideas ? : a field experiment on constraints to entrepreneurship in rural Pakistan (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90354 Brief
Barriers to entrepreneurship in rural Pakistan (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91226 Brief
Money or ideas ? a field experiment on constraints to entrepreneurship in rural Pakistan (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6959 Policy Research Working Paper
Stagnant GDP growth rates accompanied continued sluggish employment growth in developing countries (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 86816 Brief
Employment growth in developing countries falls further as recovery stalls (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 83092 Brief
Pakistan - Does a picture paint a thousand words? Evidence from a microcredit marketing experiment (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81240 Other Rural Study
Together we will : evidence from a field experiment on female voter turnout in Pakistan (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81512 Brief
Job growth in developing countries slows amid declining growth (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 86949 Brief
Localizing development : does participation work? (English)
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NOV 15, 2012 73762 Publication
Inequality in focus vol. 1 (no. 3) (English)
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OCT 01, 2012 76055 Newsletter Spanish, French
Inequality in focus vol. 1 (no. 3) (French)
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OCT 01, 2012 76055 Newsletter Spanish, English
Inequality in focus vol. 1 (no. 3) (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2012 76055 Newsletter French, English
Can participation be induced ? some evidence from developing countries (English)
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JUL 01, 2012 WPS6139 Policy Research Working Paper
Does a picture paint a thousand words ? evidence from a microcredit marketing experiment (English)
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APR 01, 2012 WPS6020 Policy Research Working Paper
The World Bank economic review 25 (3) (English)
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OCT 01, 2011 80518 Publication
Does a picture paint a thousand words? : evidence from a microcredit marketing experiment (English)
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JUL 10, 2011 81280 Journal Article
Together we will : experimental evidence on female voting behavior in Pakistan (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 WPS5692 Policy Research Working Paper
Crossing boundaries : gender, caste and schooling in rural Pakistan (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 WPS5710 Policy Research Working Paper
Incentives, supervision, and sharecropper productivity (English)
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FEB 01, 2007 WPS4125 Policy Research Working Paper