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Community programs and women's participation : the Chinese experience (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Community programs and women's participation : the Chinese experience, conducted in 1993 in China. ... See More +

Brief 81216 AUG 14, 2013

Coady, David; Dai, Xinyi; Wang, Limin

Quantifying Carbon and distributional benefits of solar home system programs in Bangladesh (English)

Scaling-up adoption of renewable energy technology, such as solar home systems, to expand electricity access in developing countries can accelerate the transition to low-carbon economic development. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5545 JAN 01, 2011

Samad, Hussain; Wang, Limin; Cosgrove-Davies, Mac; Bandyopadhyay, Sushenjit

Quantifying carbon and distributional benefits of renewable energy programs : the Bangladesh case study on solar home systems (English)

Scaling-up adoption of renewable energy technology-such as solar home systems (SHS)-to expand electricity access in developing countries can accelerate the transition to low-carbon economic development. ... See More +

Newsletter 59204 JAN 01, 2011

Samad, Hussain; Wang, Limin; Cosgrove-Davies, Mac; Bandyopadhyay, Sushenjit

Climate risks and adaptation in Asian coastal megacities : a synthesis report (English)

The main objective of this report is to strengthen understanding of climate-related risks and impacts in coastal megacities in developing countries using case studies of three cities that are different in their climate, hydrological, and socioeconomic characteristics. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 57110 SEP 01, 2010

Shyamsundar, Priya; Wang, Limin; Pillai, Poonam; Ahmed, Kazi; Philips, Bradford Ryan

The impact of weather variation on child health in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

This study focuses on the human cost by analyzing the prevalence of diarrhea and acute respiratory infections (ARI), as well as under nutrition, in children under the age of three. ... See More +

Brief 68618 MAY 01, 2010

Wang, Limin; Bandyopadhyay, Sushenjit; Kanji, Shireen

The health impact of extreme weather events in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

Extreme weather events are known to have serious consequences for human health and are predicted to increase in frequency as a result of climate change. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4979 JUN 01, 2009

Wang, Limin; Bandyopadhyay, Sushenjit; Kanji, Shireen

Do households gain from community-based natural resource management? An evaluation of community conservancies in Namibia (English)

Community-based natural resource management is an important strategy to conserve and sustainably use biodiversity and wildlife in Namibia. The authors examine the extent to which conservancies have been successful in meeting their primary goal of improving the lives of rural households. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3337 JUN 01, 2004

Shyamsundar, Priya; Humavindu, Michael N.; Bandyopadhyay, Sushenjit; Limin Wang

Child mortality in rural India (English)

The authors focus on infant and child mortality in rural areas of India. They construct a flexible duration model framework that allows for frailty at multiple levels and interactions between the child's age and individual socioeconomic, and environmental characteristics. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3281 APR 01, 2004

Van der Klaauw, Bas; Limin Wang

Environmental determinants of child mortality in rural china : A competing risks approach : Environmental determinants of child mortality in rural china: A competing risks approach (English)

We use a competing risk model to analyze environmental determinants of child mortality using the 1992 China National Health Survey, which collects information on cause of death. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3241 MAR 01, 2004

Jacoby, Hanan; Wang, Limin

Measuring up - new directions for environmental programs at the World Bank (English)

The World Bank's new environment strategy advocates cost-effective reduction of air and water pollutants that are most harmful to human health. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3097 JUL 31, 2003

Buys, Piet; Dasgupta, Susmita; Meisner, Craig; Pandey, Kiran; Wheeler,David R.; Seabolt,Patricia M.; Hamilton, Kirk; Limin Wang

Health outcomes in poor countries and policy options : empirical findings from demographic and health surveys (English)

Empirical studies on health at a disaggregate level-by socioeconomic group or geographic location-can provide useful information for designing poverty-focused interventions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2831 APR 30, 2002

Wang, Limin

Community programs and women's participation : the Chinese experience (English)

Using household data specifically collected for the purpose of evaluation, the authors empirically evaluate the impact on household income of a rural program in China that focuses on increasing women's economic and social participation in the local community. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2622 JUN 30, 2001

Coady, David; Xinyi Dai; Limin Wang

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Community programs and women's participation : the Chinese experience (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81216 Brief
Quantifying Carbon and distributional benefits of solar home system programs in Bangladesh (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 WPS5545 Policy Research Working Paper
Quantifying carbon and distributional benefits of renewable energy programs : the Bangladesh case study on solar home systems (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 59204 Newsletter
Climate risks and adaptation in Asian coastal megacities : a synthesis report (English)
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SEP 01, 2010 57110 Other Environmental Study
The impact of weather variation on child health in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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MAY 01, 2010 68618 Brief
The health impact of extreme weather events in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 WPS4979 Policy Research Working Paper
Do households gain from community-based natural resource management? An evaluation of community conservancies in Namibia (English)
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JUN 01, 2004 WPS3337 Policy Research Working Paper
Child mortality in rural India (English)
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APR 01, 2004 WPS3281 Policy Research Working Paper
Environmental determinants of child mortality in rural china : A competing risks approach : Environmental determinants of child mortality in rural china: A competing risks approach (English)
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MAR 01, 2004 WPS3241 Policy Research Working Paper
Measuring up - new directions for environmental programs at the World Bank (English)
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JUL 31, 2003 WPS3097 Policy Research Working Paper
Health outcomes in poor countries and policy options : empirical findings from demographic and health surveys (English)
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APR 30, 2002 WPS2831 Policy Research Working Paper
Community programs and women's participation : the Chinese experience (English)
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JUN 30, 2001 WPS2622 Policy Research Working Paper