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Evaluating Pantawid Pamilya Using Regression Discontinuity Design : Key Results and Lessons (English)

The government of the Philippines decided to couple a Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) evaluation of Pantawid Pamilya with a Regression Discontinuity (RD) design since sustaining a control group was undesirable. ... See More +

Working Paper 78134 JUN 01, 2014

Onishi,Junko; Filmer,Deon P.; Friedman,Jed; Kandpal,Eeshani; Avalos,Jorge; Chaudhury,Nazmul Disclosed

Philippine development report : creating more and better jobs (English)

Accelerating inclusive growth - the type that creates more and better jobs and reduces poverty - is a key challenge for the Philippines. Instead of rising agricultural productivity paving the way for the development of a vibrant labor-intensive manufacturing sector and subsequently of a high-skill services sector, the converse has taken place in the Philippines. ... See More +

Development Policy Review (DPR) ACS5842 SEP 01, 2013

Chua, Karl Kendrick; Mylenko, Nataliya; Chaudhury, Nazmul; Figueroa-Geron, Carolina; Hayakawa, Motoky; Enerva, Moira Disclosed

Conditional cash transfers and female schooling : the impact of the female school stipend program on public school enrollments in Punjab, Pakistan (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Conditional cash transfers and female schooling : the impact of the female school stipend program on public school enrollments in Punjab, Pakistan, conducted between 2004 and present in Pakistan. ... See More +

Brief 81220 AUG 14, 2013

Chaudhury, Nazmul; Parajuli, Dilip Disclosed

Impact of social fund on the welfare of rural households : evidence from Nepal poverty alleviation fund (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Impact of social fund on the welfare of rural households : evidence from Nepal poverty alleviation fund (PAF), conducted in 2004 till present in Nepal. ... See More +

Brief 81368 AUG 14, 2013

Parajuli, Dilip; Acharya, Gayatri; Chaudhury, Nazmul; Thapa, Bishnu Bahadur Disclosed

Peaceful coexistence? : the role of religious schools and NGOs in the growth of female secondary schooling in Bangladesh (English)

Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC), a non-governmental organization (NGO), runs a large number of non-formal primary schools in Bangladesh which target out-of-school children from poor families. ... See More +

Journal Article 79394 FEB 04, 2013

Asadullah,Mohammad Niaz; Chaudhury,Nazmul Disclosed

Conditional cash transfers and school enrollment : impact of the conditional cash transfer program in the Philippines (English)

Despite modest economic growth over the past decade, the Philippines have made little progress in reducing poverty. In this regard, the Philippines is an outlier in the region, seemingly unable to translate economic growth into meaningful poverty reduction. ... See More +

Brief 71904 JUL 01, 2012

Chaudhury,Nazmul; Okamura,Yuko Disclosed

Impact of social fund on the welfare of rural households : evidence from the Nepal poverty alleviation fund (English)

The Nepal Poverty Alleviation Fund is a World Bank supported community-driven development program. Its objective is to improve rural welfare, particularly for groups that have traditionally been excluded for reasons of gender, ethnicity, caste, and location. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6042 APR 01, 2012

Parajuli, Dilip; Acharya, Gayatri; Chaudhury, Nazmul; Thapa, Bishnu Bahadur Disclosed

Philippines - PH-Social Welfare and Development Reform : P082144 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 03 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR4796 FEB 05, 2012

Chaudhury,Nazmul Disclosed

Reaching Out-Of-School Children Project : evaluation report (English)

The objective of this report is to evaluate the Reaching Out of School Children Project (ROSC) which has been implemented by Government of Bangladesh (GoB) since early 2005. ... See More +

Working Paper 81038 NOV 30, 2010

Sarr, Leopold Remi; Dang, Hai-Anh; Chaudhury, Nazmul; Parajuli, Dilip; Asadullah, Niaz Disclosed

Secondary school madrasas in Bangladesh : incidence, quality, and implications for reform (English)

This report presents findings from the first ever comprehensive survey to document the incidence and quality of secondary madrasas in Bangladesh. ... See More +

Policy Note 56600 MAR 01, 2010

Al-Zayed,Syed Rashed; Asadullah,Mohammad Niaz; Chaudhury,Nazmul Disclosed

Social interactions and student achievement in a developing country : An instrumental variables approach (English)

This paper identifies endogenous social effects in mathematics test performance for eighth graders in rural Bangladesh using information on arsenic contamination of water wells at home as an instrument. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4508 FEB 01, 2008

Asadullah, Mohammad Niaz; Chaudhury, Nazmul Disclosed

Poisoning the mind : arsenic contamination and cognitive achievement of children (English)

Bangladesh has experienced the largest mass poisoning of a population in history owing to contamination of groundwater with naturally occurring inorganic arsenic. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4510 FEB 01, 2008

Asadullah, Mohammad Niaz; Chaudhury, Nazmul Disclosed

Madrasas and NGOs : complements or substitutes ? non-state providers and growth in female education in Bangladesh (English)

There has been a proliferation of non-state providers of education services in the developing world. In Bangladesh, for instance, Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee runs more than 40,000 non-formal schools that cater to school-drop outs from poor families or operate in villages where there's little provision for formal schools. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4511 FEB 01, 2008

Asadullah, Mohammad Niaz; Chaudhury, Nazmul Disclosed

Conditional cash transfers and female schooling : the impact of the female school stipend program on public school enrollments in Punjab, Pakistan (English)

Instead of mean-tested conditional cash transfer (CCT) programs, some countries have implemented gender-targeted CCTs to explicitly address intra-household disparities in human capital investments. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4102 DEC 01, 2006

Chaudhury, Nazmul; Parajuli, Dilip Disclosed

School choice and cognitive achievement in rural Bangladesh (English)

This paper presents new evidence on the impact of school characteristics on secondary student achievement using a rich data set from rural Bangladesh. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 38012 JUN 01, 2006

Asadullah, Mohammad Niaz; Chaudhury, Nazmul; Dar, Amit Disclosed

Ghost doctors : absenteeism in rural Bangladeshi health facilities (English)

Unannounced visits were made to health clinics in Bangladesh to determine what proportion of medical professionals were at their assigned post. ... See More +

Journal Article 77474 SEP 01, 2004

Chaudhury, Nazmul; Hammer, Jeffrey S. Disclosed

Roll call : teacher absence in Bangladesh (English)

This study represents the first systematic examination of the issue of teacher absence in Bangladesh. The objectives of this study are to: (a) document and characterize the extent of teacher absence in primary and secondary schools; (b) understand the patterns and correlates of teacher absence; (c) examine the association between teacher absence and scholastic outcomes. ... See More +

Working Paper 47043 JUN 01, 2004

Chaudhury, Nazmul; Hammer, Jeffrey; Kremer, Michael; Mularidharan, Karthik; Rogers, Halsey; Disclosed

Ghost doctors - absenteeism in Bangladeshi health facilities (English)

The authors report on a study in which unannounced visits were made to health clinics in Bangladesh with the intention of discovering what fraction of medical professionals were present at their assigned post. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3065 MAY 31, 2003

Chaudhury, Nazmul; Hammer,Jeffrey S.

The effects of a fee-waiver program on health care utilization among the poor : evidence from Armenia (English)

This study examines the impact of a fee-waiver program for basic medical services on health care utilization in Armenia. Because of the reduction in public financing of health services and decentralization and increased privatization of health care provision, private out-of-pocket contributions are increasingly becoming a significant component of health costs in Armenia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2952 JAN 31, 2003

Chaudhury, Nazmul; Hammer,Jeffrey S.; Murrugarra, Edmundo

Tenure, Divesity, and commitment - community participation for urban service provision (English)

What factors influence community participation in the delivery of urban services? In particular, does security of tenure enhance the probability of participation as it provides individuals with incentives to act collectively in pursuit of a common objective? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2862 JUN 30, 2002

Lall, Somik V.; Deichmann, Uwe; Lundberg, Mattias K.A.; Chaudhury, Nazmul

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Evaluating Pantawid Pamilya Using Regression Discontinuity Design : Key Results and Lessons (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 78134 Working Paper
Philippine development report : creating more and better jobs (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 ACS5842 Development Policy Review (DPR)
Conditional cash transfers and female schooling : the impact of the female school stipend program on public school enrollments in Punjab, Pakistan (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81220 Brief
Impact of social fund on the welfare of rural households : evidence from Nepal poverty alleviation fund (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81368 Brief
Peaceful coexistence? : the role of religious schools and NGOs in the growth of female secondary schooling in Bangladesh (English)
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FEB 04, 2013 79394 Journal Article
Conditional cash transfers and school enrollment : impact of the conditional cash transfer program in the Philippines (English)
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JUL 01, 2012 71904 Brief
Impact of social fund on the welfare of rural households : evidence from the Nepal poverty alleviation fund (English)
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APR 01, 2012 WPS6042 Policy Research Working Paper
Philippines - PH-Social Welfare and Development Reform : P082144 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 03 (English)
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FEB 05, 2012 ISR4796 Implementation Status and Results Report
Reaching Out-Of-School Children Project : evaluation report (English)
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NOV 30, 2010 81038 Working Paper
Secondary school madrasas in Bangladesh : incidence, quality, and implications for reform (English)
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MAR 01, 2010 56600 Policy Note
Social interactions and student achievement in a developing country : An instrumental variables approach (English)
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FEB 01, 2008 WPS4508 Policy Research Working Paper
Poisoning the mind : arsenic contamination and cognitive achievement of children (English)
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FEB 01, 2008 WPS4510 Policy Research Working Paper
Madrasas and NGOs : complements or substitutes ? non-state providers and growth in female education in Bangladesh (English)
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FEB 01, 2008 WPS4511 Policy Research Working Paper
Conditional cash transfers and female schooling : the impact of the female school stipend program on public school enrollments in Punjab, Pakistan (English)
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DEC 01, 2006 WPS4102 Policy Research Working Paper
School choice and cognitive achievement in rural Bangladesh (English)
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JUN 01, 2006 38012 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Ghost doctors : absenteeism in rural Bangladeshi health facilities (English)
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SEP 01, 2004 77474 Journal Article
Roll call : teacher absence in Bangladesh (English)
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JUN 01, 2004 47043 Working Paper
Ghost doctors - absenteeism in Bangladeshi health facilities (English)
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MAY 31, 2003 WPS3065 Policy Research Working Paper
The effects of a fee-waiver program on health care utilization among the poor : evidence from Armenia (English)
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JAN 31, 2003 WPS2952 Policy Research Working Paper
Tenure, Divesity, and commitment - community participation for urban service provision (English)
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JUN 30, 2002 WPS2862 Policy Research Working Paper