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Early academic performance, grade repetition, and school attainment in Senegal : panel data analysis (English)

Little is known in developing country environments about how a child's cognitive skills manifested in the first years of schooling are related to later educational success, because the panel data needed to analyze this question have been lacking. ... See More +

Journal Article 77633 FEB 01, 2010

Glick, Peter; Sahn, David E. Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 24 (1) (English)

This issue includes the following: On analyzing the world distribution of Income, by Anthony B. Atkinson and Andrea Brandolini. Do autocratic states trade less? ... See More +

Publication 73274 FEB 01, 2010

Atkinson, Anthony B.; Brandolini, Andrea; Aidt, Tokes; Gassebner, Martin; Beck, Thorston; Demirguc-Kunt, Asli; Levine, Ross; Glick, Peter; Sahn, David E.; Correa, Paulo G.; Fernandes, Ana M.; Uregian, Chris J.; Alix-Garcia, Jennifer; Saah, David Disclosed

Robust multidimensional spatial poverty comparisons in Ghana, Madagascar, and Uganda (English)

Spatial poverty comparisons are investigated in three African countries using multidimensional indicators of well-being. The work is analogous to the univariate stochastic dominance literature in that it seeks poverty orderings that are robust to the choice of multidimensional poverty lines and indices. ... See More +

Journal Article 77512 JAN 01, 2006

Duclos, Jean-Yves; Younger, Stephen D; Sahn, David 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

The World Bank economic review 13 (2) (English)

Household income and child schooling in Vietnam; by Jere R. Behrman, and James C. Knowles. Benefit incidence, public spending reforms, and the timing of program capture; by Peter Lanjouw, and Martin Ravallion. ... See More +

Publication 26450 MAY 31, 1999

Syrquin, Moshe [editor]; Behrman, Jere R.; Knowles, James C.; Lanjouw, Peter; Ravallion, Martin; Maloney, William F.; Younger, Stephen D.; Sahn, David E.; Haggblade, Steven; Dorosh, Paul A.; Hamilton, Kirk; Clemens, Michael; Chisari, Omar; Estache, Antonio; Romero, Carlos; Demirguc-Kunt, Ash; Huizinga. Harry

Wage determination and gender discrimination in a transition economy : the case of Romania (English)

The authors analyze wage determination and gender discrimination in Romania using the 1994 Romanian Household survey. They estimate wages for men and women in urban and rural areas using a Heckman selection model. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2113 MAY 31, 1999

Paternostro, Stefano; Sahn, David E.

Tax incidence in Madagascar : an analysis using household data (English)

This article discusses tax incidence in Madagascar and asks who pays the taxes that finance government spending. Its main concern is to identify the progressivity of different taxes levied in Madagascar, based on the consumption and income patterns found in the 1994 Enquete Permanente aupres des Menages, a nationally representative survey. ... See More +

Journal Article 77296 MAY 01, 1999

Younger, Stephen D.; Sahn, David E.; Haggblade, Steven; Dorosh, Paul A. Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 5(2) (English)

Introduction: poverty and adjustment in the 1980s. Poverty in Eastern Europe in the years of crisis, 1978 to 1987: Poland, Hungary, and Yugoslavia. ... See More +

Publication 17597 MAY 31, 1991

Squire, Lyn; Milanovic, Branko; Pissarides, Christopher A.; Ahmad, Ehtisham; Yan Wang; Sahn, David E.; Sarris, Alexander; Behrman, Jere R.; Deolalikar, Anil B.; Bourguignon, Francois; Melo, Jaime de; Suwa, Akiko; Newman, John; Jorgensen, Steen; Pradhan, Menno

Structural adjustment and the welfare of rural smallholders : a comparative analysis from sub-Saharan Africa (English)

The direction and level of changes in real incomes brought about by structural adjustment are determined by a variety of factors, including sources of income, patterns of expenditures, and movements in relative prices in the wake of adjustment. ... See More +

Journal Article 14226 MAY 31, 1991

Sahn, David E.; Sarris, Alexander

Malnutrition in Cote d'Ivoire : prevalence and determinants (English)

In order to explore the causes of malnutrition, this paper estimates reduced-form nutritional status functions that include a linear combination of independent variables, which explain the household's per capita consumption expenditures. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 8705 MAY 31, 1990

Sahn, David E.