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Improving learning outcomes in South Asia : findings from a decade of impact evaluations (English)

There have been various initiatives to improve learning outcomes in South Asia. Still, outcomes remain stubbornly resistant to improvements, at least when considered across the region. ... See More +

Journal Article 129183 OCT 23, 2016

Asim,Salman; Chase,Robert S.; Dar,Amit; Schmillen,Achim Daniel Disclosed

Improving education outcomes in South Asia : findings from a decade of impact evaluations (English)

There have been many initiatives to improve education outcomes in South Asia. Still, outcomes remain stubbornly resistant to improvements, at least when considered across the region. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7362 JUL 13, 2015

Asim,Salman; Chase,Robert S.; Dar,Amit; Schmillen,Achim Daniel Disclosed

The power of information : the impact of mobile phones on farmers' welfare in the Philippines (English)

The authors explore the impact of access to information on poor farmers’ consumption. The analysis combines spatially coded data on mobile phone coverage with household panel data on farmers from some of the poorest areas of the Philippines. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4996 JUL 01, 2009

Labonne, Julien; Chase, Robert S. Disclosed

Nigeria's experience publishing budget allocations : a practical tool to promote demand for better governance (English)

Since January 2004, the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Finance has taken an initiative to improve transparency at all levels of government, particularly the sub-national level. ... See More +

Brief 46925 OCT 01, 2008

Songwe, Vera; Francis, Paul; Rossiasco, Paula; O'Neill, Fionnuala; Chase, Rob Disclosed

A road to trust (English)

The authors explore the relationship between transaction costs and generalized trust. Using panel data from 2,100 households in 135 rural communities of the Philippines, the paper shows that where transaction costs are reduced (proxied by road construction), there is an increase in generalized trust. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4706 SEP 01, 2008

Labonne, Julien; Chase, Robert S. Disclosed

Do community-driven development projects enhance social capital ? evidence from the Philippines (English)

This paper explores the social capital impacts of a large-scale, community-driven development project in the Philippines in which communities competed for block grants for infrastructure investment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4678 JUL 01, 2008

Labonne, Julien; Chase, Robert S. Disclosed

So you want to quit smoking : have you tried a mobile phone? (English)

Tobacco use, which is rising quickly in developing countries, kills 5.4 million people a year worldwide. This paper explores the impacts of mobile phone ownership on tobacco consumption. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 44837 JUN 01, 2008

Labonne, Julien; Chase, Robert S Disclosed

So you want to quit smoking : have you tried a mobile phone ? (English)

Tobacco use, which is rising quickly in developing countries, kills 5.4 million people a year worldwide. This paper explores the impacts of mobile phone ownership on tobacco consumption. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4657 JUN 01, 2008

Labonne, Julien; Chase, Robert S. Disclosed

Who's at the wheel when communities drive development? The case of the KALAHI-CIDSS in the Philippines (English)

This paper explores how communities select their Community-Driven Development (CDD) proposals and how CDD resources are allocated across villages. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 43037 SEP 01, 2007

Labonne, Julien; Chase, Rob; Disclosed

Integrating society, ecology and the economy : responsible growth for the new Millennium (English)

This report builds on the consensus developed at the August 2002 Johannesburg World Summit on Sustainable Development. It draws on the effort to achieve the Millennium Development Goals by 2015. ... See More +

Publication 33405 JAN 01, 2004

Cleaver, Kevin; Ganguly, Sushma; Briscoe, John; Csaki, Csaba; Dinar, Ariel; Hoekman, Bernanrd; Medvedev, Denis; Newfarmer, Richard; Saghir, Jamil; Kelley, Elizabeth; Stuggins, Gary; O'Sullivan, Kyran; Van Ginneken, Meike; Evans, Warren; Hamilton, Kirk; Johnson, Todd; Ijjasz-Vasquez, Ede Jorge; Douglas, James; Cassells, David; Jorgensen, Steen; Chase, Robert; Hilton, Rita; Watson, Robert Disclosed

Supporting communities in transition : the impact of the Armenian Social Investment Fund - impact evaluation of social funds (English)

The Armenian Social Investment Fund supports communities' efforts to improve local infrastructure during Armenia's economic transition away from central planning, financing community-designed and -implemented projects to rehabilitate primary schools, water systems, and other infrastructure. ... See More +

Journal Article 77390 MAY 01, 2002

Chase, Robert S. Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 16 (2) (English)

Financial crises, credit ratings, and Bank failures : an introduction; by Carmen M. Reinhart. Default, currency crises, and sovereign credit ratings; by Carmen M. ... See More +

Publication 26452 JAN 01, 2002

Bourguignon, Francois [editor]; Reinhart, Carment; Kaminsky, Graciela; Schmukler, Sergio L.; Balzorotti, Veronica; Falkenheim, Michael; Powell, Andrew; Rawlings, Laura B.; Schady, Norbert R.; Chase, Robert S.; Newman, John; Pradhan, Menno; Ridder, Geert; Coa, Ramiro; Evia, Jose Luis; Paxson, Christina

Trade, aid, and policy reform (English)

The themes for this year's Symposium on Trade, Aid, and Policy Reform, reflect the importance of the international environment, and the need for global integration of policy for agricultural development. ... See More +

Publication 23930 SEP 30, 1988

Roberts, Colleen [editor]; Schuh, G.E.; Siebeck, Wofgang E; Bravderman, Avishay; Tangerman, Stefan; Vidali, Carlos; Qureshi, Moeen; Hayward, John; Lafourcade, Olivier; Frederiksen, Harold; Perry,C.; Barghouti, S.; Picciotto, Robert; Cleaver, Kevin; Greene, David; Spears, John; Lele, Uma; Chase, Robert; Pinstrup-Andersen, Per Disclosed

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Improving learning outcomes in South Asia : findings from a decade of impact evaluations (English)
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OCT 23, 2016 129183 Journal Article
Improving education outcomes in South Asia : findings from a decade of impact evaluations (English)
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JUL 13, 2015 WPS7362 Policy Research Working Paper
The power of information : the impact of mobile phones on farmers' welfare in the Philippines (English)
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JUL 01, 2009 WPS4996 Policy Research Working Paper
Nigeria's experience publishing budget allocations : a practical tool to promote demand for better governance (English)
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OCT 01, 2008 46925 Brief
A road to trust (English)
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SEP 01, 2008 WPS4706 Policy Research Working Paper
Do community-driven development projects enhance social capital ? evidence from the Philippines (English)
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JUL 01, 2008 WPS4678 Policy Research Working Paper
So you want to quit smoking : have you tried a mobile phone? (English)
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JUN 01, 2008 44837 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
So you want to quit smoking : have you tried a mobile phone ? (English)
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JUN 01, 2008 WPS4657 Policy Research Working Paper
Who's at the wheel when communities drive development? The case of the KALAHI-CIDSS in the Philippines (English)
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SEP 01, 2007 43037 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Integrating society, ecology and the economy : responsible growth for the new Millennium (English)
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JAN 01, 2004 33405 Publication
Supporting communities in transition : the impact of the Armenian Social Investment Fund - impact evaluation of social funds (English)
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MAY 01, 2002 77390 Journal Article
The World Bank economic review 16 (2) (English)
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JAN 01, 2002 26452 Publication
Trade, aid, and policy reform (English)
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SEP 30, 1988 23930 Publication