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As time goes by in Argentina : economic opportunities and challenges of the demographic transition (English)

The process of demographic transition through which Argentina is passing is a window of both opportunities and challenges in economic and social terms. ... See More +

Publication 96046 APR 23, 2015

Gragnolati,Michele; Rofman,Rafael P.; Apella,Ignacio Raul; Troiano,Sara Disclosed

Development goals in an era of demographic change (English)

Chapter one examines the progress made on sustainable poverty reduction and shared prosperity, as well as the policies that are needed to make further progress. ... See More +

Publication 100530 JAN 01, 2015

Schellekens,Philip; Basu,Kaushik; Gill,Indermit S.; Kose,Ayhan; Ahmed, S. Amer; Chandra,Vandana; Vargas Da Cruz,Marcio Jose; Dennis,Allen Curtis K.; Eigen-Zucchi,Christian; Gragnolati,Michele; Lofgren,Hans; Maliszew, Maryla; Quillin,Bryce Ramsey; Simler,Kenneth; Felsenthal,Mark Edgar; Littler,Graeme B.; Ross-Larson,Bruce C.; Vorisek,Dana Lauren; Nielsen,Lynge; Bayoumi, Tam; Duttagupta, Rupa; Nolan, Sean Disclosed

As time goes by : economic opportunities and challenges of the demographic transition in Argentina : Los años no vienen solos : oportunidades y desafios economicos de la transicion demografica en Argentina (Spanish)

This study aims to provide an overview of past and future population dynamics, analyzing their impact on social and economic development of Argentina. ... See More +

Working Paper 88055 JAN 01, 2014

Gragnolati, Michele; Rofman, Rafael; Apella, Ignacio; Troiano, Sara Disclosed

Improving child nutrition outcomes in India : can the integrated child development services program be more effective? (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Improving child nutrition outcomes in India : can the integrated child development services (ICDS) program be more effective? ... See More +

Brief 81371 AUG 14, 2013

Gupta, Monica Das; Lokshin, Michael; Gragnolati, Michele; Ivanschenko, Oleksiy Disclosed

Twenty years of health system reform in Brazil : an assessment of the sistema unico de saude (English)

It has been more than 20 years since Brazil's 1988 Constitution formally established the Unified Health System (Sistema Unico de Saude, SUS). ... See More +

Publication 78682 JUN 13, 2013

Gragnolati, Michele; Lindelow, Magnus; Couttolenc, Bernard Disclosed

Growing old in an older Brazil : implications of population aging on growth, poverty, public finance, and service delivery (English)

This chapter introduces the main issues associated with population aging, many of which will be investigated in detail throughout the volume. The next section describes the demographic transformation that Brazil has been experiencing and highlights its specific features, including a very rapid population aging process in the next few decades. ... See More +

Other Social Protection Study 64441 SEP 07, 2011

Gragnolati, Michele; Jorgensen, Ole Hagen; Rocha, Romera; Fruttero, Anna Disclosed

Brazil - Quarterly knowledge report (English)

This Brazil quarterly knowledge report newsletter includes some of the following headings: Brazil's ,missing middle by Makhtar Diop; becoming old in an older brazil by Michele Gragnolati; Brazil's hour by Mauro Azeredo; multidimensional poverty in Brazil by Guilherme Lichand; when south meets south by Ana Francisca Ramirez, and Mauro Azeredo; rural credit and agricultural production and productivity by Abdoulaye Sy, and Barbara Farinelli; improving opportunities in Brazil; Rousseff's political and economic challenges by Denise Marinho; and in the loop: some of the quarter's noteworthy events. ... See More +

Newsletter 59434 NOV 01, 2010

Diop, Makhtar; Gragnolati, Michele; Azeredo, Mauro; Lichand, Guilherme; Ramirez, Ana Francisca; Sy, Abdoulaye; Farinelli, Barbara; Marinho, Denise Disclosed

Enhancing efficiency and equity : challenges and reform opportunities facing health and pension systems in the Western Balkans (English)

This collection of papers explores the major challenges to the sustainability of health and pension system financing in the countries of the Western Balkans - Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, and the province of Kosovo. ... See More +

Working Paper 46706 SEP 01, 2008

Bredenkamp, Caryn; Gragnolati, Michele; Ramljak, Vedad Disclosed

The impoverishing effect of adverse health events : evidence from the western Balkans (English)

This paper investigates the extent to which the health systems of the Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia, and Kosovo) have succeeded in providing financial protection against adverse health events. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4444 DEC 01, 2007

Mendola, Mariapia; Bredenkamp, Caryn; Gragnolati, Michele Disclosed

Sustainability of healthcare financing in the Western Balkans : an overview of progress and challenges (English)

This paper explores the major challenges to the sustainability of health sector financing in the countries of the Western Balkans - Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and the province of Kosovo. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4374 OCT 01, 2007

Bredenkamp, Caryn; Gragnolati, Michele Disclosed

Health and poverty in Guatemala (English)

Unlike many other countries in Latin America, Guatemala is only at the beginning of the demographic and epidemiological transition. The population is young, is growing rapidly, and is still primarily rural. ... See More +

Working Paper 36206 JAN 01, 2006

Gragnolati, Michele; Marini, Alessandra Disclosed

Malnutrition and Poverty in Guatemala (English)

The objective of this paper is to document the presence and distribution of child and adult malnutrition in Guatemala, to analyze the relationship between selected child, maternal, household and community characteristics and children's nutritional status and to outline the implications of the most important findings for nutritional policy. ... See More +

Working Paper 36207 JAN 01, 2006

Marini, Alessandra; Gragnolati, Michele Disclosed

Nonlinear effects of altitude on child growth in Peru : a multilevel analysis (English)

Growth at high altitude has been the object of many investigations after experimental studies on animals showed that hypoxia at high altitude slows growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3823 JAN 01, 2006

Marini, Alessandra; Gragnolati, Michele Disclosed

India's undernourished children : a call for reform and action (English)

The prevalence of child undernutrition in India is among the highest in the world; nearly double that of Sub-Saharan Africa, with dire consequences for morbidity, mortality, productivity and economic growth. ... See More +

Publication 36805 JAN 01, 2006

Gragnolati, Michele; Bredenkamp, Caryn; Shekar, Meera; Das Gupta, Monica; Lee, Yi-Kyoung Disclosed

India's undernourished children: a call for reform and action (English)

This paper explores the dimensions of child undernutrition in India, and examines the effectiveness of the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) program in addressing it. ... See More +

Working Paper 34638 AUG 01, 2005

Gragnolati, Michele; Shekar, Meera; Das Gupta, Monica; Bredenkamp, Caryn; Lee, Yi-Kyoung Disclosed

Improving child nutrition outcomes in India : can the integrated child development services be more effective? (English)

Levels of child malnutrition in India fell only slowly during the 1990s, despite significant economic growth and large public spending on the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) program, of which the major component is supplementary feeding for malnourished children. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3647 JUN 01, 2005

Das Gupta, Monica; Lokshin, Michael; Gragnolati, Michele; Ivaschenko, Oleksiy Disclosed

Malnutrition and poverty in Guatemala (English)

The objective of this paper is to document the extent, and distribution of child, and adult malnutrition in Guatemala; to analyze the relationship between selected child, maternal, household and community characteristics, and children's nutritional status; and, to outline the implications of the most important findings for nutritional policy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2967 JAN 31, 2003

Marini, Alessandra; Gragnolati, Michele

Health and poverty in Guatemala (English)

Unlike many other countries in Latin America, Guatemala is only at the beginning of the demographic, and epidemiological transition. The population is young, is growing rapidly, and is still primarily rural. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2966 JAN 31, 2003

Gragnolati, Michele; Marini, Alessandra

The social impact of financial crisis in East Asia - evidence from the Philippines, Indonesia and Thailand (English)

The study focuses on the social impact, as suffered in three Asian countries - Philippines, Indonesia and Thailand - following the 1997 financial crisis, seemingly a much less homogeneous, and universal impact than initially forecasted. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 22555 JUN 30, 2001

Gragnolati, Michele

Children's growth and poverty in rural Guatemala (English)

The author investigates the extent and determinants of poor child health and nutrition in rural Guatemala, as reflected in attained height. Exploiting a rich data set on relevant social, economic, ethnic, and geographic characteristics, he estimates the role played by exogeneous individual, household, and community covariates in shaping differentials in children's height. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2193 SEP 30, 1999

Gragnolati, Michele

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As time goes by in Argentina : economic opportunities and challenges of the demographic transition (English)
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APR 23, 2015 96046 Publication
Development goals in an era of demographic change (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 100530 Publication
As time goes by : economic opportunities and challenges of the demographic transition in Argentina : Los años no vienen solos : oportunidades y desafios economicos de la transicion demografica en Argentina (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2014 88055 Working Paper
Improving child nutrition outcomes in India : can the integrated child development services program be more effective? (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81371 Brief
Twenty years of health system reform in Brazil : an assessment of the sistema unico de saude (English)
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JUN 13, 2013 78682 Publication
Growing old in an older Brazil : implications of population aging on growth, poverty, public finance, and service delivery (English)
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SEP 07, 2011 64441 Other Social Protection Study
Brazil - Quarterly knowledge report (English)
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NOV 01, 2010 59434 Newsletter
Enhancing efficiency and equity : challenges and reform opportunities facing health and pension systems in the Western Balkans (English)
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SEP 01, 2008 46706 Working Paper
The impoverishing effect of adverse health events : evidence from the western Balkans (English)
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DEC 01, 2007 WPS4444 Policy Research Working Paper
Sustainability of healthcare financing in the Western Balkans : an overview of progress and challenges (English)
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OCT 01, 2007 WPS4374 Policy Research Working Paper
Health and poverty in Guatemala (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 36206 Working Paper
Malnutrition and Poverty in Guatemala (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 36207 Working Paper
Nonlinear effects of altitude on child growth in Peru : a multilevel analysis (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 WPS3823 Policy Research Working Paper
India's undernourished children : a call for reform and action (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 36805 Publication
India's undernourished children: a call for reform and action (English)
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AUG 01, 2005 34638 Working Paper
Improving child nutrition outcomes in India : can the integrated child development services be more effective? (English)
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JUN 01, 2005 WPS3647 Policy Research Working Paper
Malnutrition and poverty in Guatemala (English)
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JAN 31, 2003 WPS2967 Policy Research Working Paper
Health and poverty in Guatemala (English)
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JAN 31, 2003 WPS2966 Policy Research Working Paper
The social impact of financial crisis in East Asia - evidence from the Philippines, Indonesia and Thailand (English)
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JUN 30, 2001 22555 Departmental Working Paper
Children's growth and poverty in rural Guatemala (English)
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SEP 30, 1999 WPS2193 Policy Research Working Paper