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Unrealized potential : the high cost of gender inequality in earnings (English)

This first note in the series on the cost of gender inequality focuses on the losses in national wealth due to gender inequality in earnings. There is a substantial literature on the impact of gender inequality on economic growth and performance. ... See More +

Brief 126579 MAY 01, 2018

Wodon,Quentin T.; Leroy De La Briere,Benedicte Disclosed

Gender differences in poverty and household composition through the life-cycle : a global perspective (English)

This paper uses household surveys from 89 countries to look at gender differences in poverty in the developing world. In the absence of individual-level poverty data, the paper looks at what can we learn in terms of gender differences by looking at the available individual and household level information. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8360 MAR 06, 2018

Munoz Boudet,Ana Maria; Buitrago,Paola; Leroy De La Briere,Benedicte; Newhouse,David Locke; Rubiano Matulevich,Eliana Carolina; Scott,Kinnon; Suarez Becerra,Pablo Disclosed

Gender differences in poverty and household composition through the life-cycle : a global perspective (English)

This paper uses household surveys from 89 countries to look at gender differences in poverty in the developing world. In the absence of individual-level poverty data, the paper looks at what can we learn in terms of gender differences by looking at the available individual and household level information. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125677 MAR 01, 2018

Munoz Boudet,Ana Maria; Buitrago Hernandez,Sandra Paola; Leroy De La Briere,Benedicte; Newhouse,David Locke; Rubiano Matulevich,Eliana Carolina; Scott,Katherine M.; Suarez Becerra,Pablo Disclosed

Tackling childcare : the business case for employer-supported childcare (English)

Almost one in 10 of the world’s population, 679 million, are children younger than five years old. To thrive and develop, these children and their older siblings need care. ... See More +

Working Paper 121546 SEP 01, 2017

Davis,Michelle Caitlin; Hasan,Tazeen; Kalashyan,Anna; Nasir,Rudaba; Hoffmann,Nathalie Ilona; Alkastalani Dexter,Gharam; Niethammer,Carmen; Leroy De La Briere,Benedicte; Devercelli,Amanda Epstein Disclosed

Jobs for Brazil's poor : social protection programs and labor supply impacts on the poor in Brazil : Empregos para a populacao pobre do Brasil : programas de protecao social e impactos da oferta de trabalho na populacao do Brasil (Portuguese)

The World Bank is carrying out a program of Analytic and Advisory Activities (the Labor AAA) focused on the interface between social protection programs and labor supply and productivity. ... See More +

Brief 44692 MAR 01, 2008

Robalino, David; de la Briere, Benedicte; Lindert, Kathy English Disclosed

Jobs for Brazil's poor : social protection programs and labor supply impacts on the poor in Brazil (English)

The World Bank is carrying out a program of Analytic and Advisory Activities (the Labor AAA) focused on the interface between social protection programs and labor supply and productivity. ... See More +

Brief 44692 MAR 01, 2008

Robalino, David; de la Briere, Benedicte; Lindert, Kathy Portuguese Disclosed

The nuts and bolts of Brazil's bolsa familia program : implementing conditional cash transfers in a decentralized context (English)

This paper is one in a series of World Bank Working Papers that seeks to document the experience of Brazil's Bolsa Família Program. It highlights the key nuts and bolts of designing and implementing the BFP in Brazil's decentralized context. ... See More +

Other Social Protection Study 39853 MAY 01, 2007

Lindert, Kathy; Linder, Anja; Hobbs, Jason; Briere, Benedicte de la Disclosed

Brazil's Bolsa Escola program : the role of local governance in decentralized implementation (English)

This study analyzes the role of local governance in the implementation of Bolsa Escola, a decentralized conditional cash transfer program for child education in Brazil. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 90506 DEC 01, 2005

de Janvry, Alain; Finan, Frederico; Sadoulet, Elisabeth; Nelson, Donald; Lindert, Kathy; de la Briere, Benedicte; Lanjouw, Peter Disclosed

Designing and implementing household targeting systems : lessons from Latin American and The United States (English)

While targeting can effectively channel resources to the poor, implementation details matter tremendously to distributive outcomes. This report conducts an in-depth assessment of key design and implementation factors and their potential impact on outcomes for household targeting systems in six countries (the United States, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica and Mexico). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 32756 JUN 01, 2005

Castaneda, Tarsicio; Lindert, Kathy; de la Briere, Benedicte; Fernandez, Luisa; Hubert, Celia; Larranaya, Oswaldo; Orozco, Monica; Viquez, Roxana Portuguese, Russian

Reforming Brazil's Cadastro Unico to improve the targeting of the Bolsa Familia Program (English)

This case study is part of six country case study reports that were commissioned in 2003 by the World Bank specifically for the purposes of a summary report on the design and implementation of household targeting systems in the following countries: Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Brazil and the United States. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 32757 JUN 01, 2005

de la Briere, Benedicte; Lindert, Kathy Disclosed

Designing and implementing household targeting systems : lessons from Latin American and The United States : O desenho e a implementacao dos sistemas de focalizacao familiar : licoes da America Latina e dos Estados Unidos (Portuguese)

While targeting can effectively channel resources to the poor, implementation details matter tremendously to distributive outcomes. This report conducts an in-depth assessment of key design and implementation factors and their potential impact on outcomes for household targeting systems in six countries (the United States, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica and Mexico). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 32756 JUN 01, 2005

Castaneda, Tarsicio; Lindert, Kathy; de la Briere, Benedicte; Fernandez, Luisa; Hubert, Celia; Larranaya, Oswaldo; Orozco, Monica; Viquez, Roxana Russian, English

Designing and implementing household targeting systems : lessons from Latin American and The United States (Russian)

While targeting can effectively channel resources to the poor, implementation details matter tremendously to distributive outcomes. This report conducts an in-depth assessment of key design and implementation factors and their potential impact on outcomes for household targeting systems in six countries (the United States, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica and Mexico). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 32756 JUN 01, 2005

Castaneda, Tarsicio; Lindert, Kathy; de la Briere, Benedicte; Fernandez, Luisa; Hubert, Celia; Larranaya, Oswaldo; Orozco, Monica; Viquez, Roxana Portuguese, English Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Unrealized potential : the high cost of gender inequality in earnings (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 126579 Brief
Gender differences in poverty and household composition through the life-cycle : a global perspective (English)
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MAR 06, 2018 WPS8360 Policy Research Working Paper
Gender differences in poverty and household composition through the life-cycle : a global perspective (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 125677 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Tackling childcare : the business case for employer-supported childcare (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 121546 Working Paper
Jobs for Brazil's poor : social protection programs and labor supply impacts on the poor in Brazil : Empregos para a populacao pobre do Brasil : programas de protecao social e impactos da oferta de trabalho na populacao do Brasil (Portuguese)
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MAR 01, 2008 44692 Brief English
Jobs for Brazil's poor : social protection programs and labor supply impacts on the poor in Brazil (English)
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MAR 01, 2008 44692 Brief Portuguese
The nuts and bolts of Brazil's bolsa familia program : implementing conditional cash transfers in a decentralized context (English)
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MAY 01, 2007 39853 Other Social Protection Study
Brazil's Bolsa Escola program : the role of local governance in decentralized implementation (English)
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DEC 01, 2005 90506 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Designing and implementing household targeting systems : lessons from Latin American and The United States (English)
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JUN 01, 2005 32756 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Portuguese, Russian
Reforming Brazil's Cadastro Unico to improve the targeting of the Bolsa Familia Program (English)
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JUN 01, 2005 32757 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Designing and implementing household targeting systems : lessons from Latin American and The United States : O desenho e a implementacao dos sistemas de focalizacao familiar : licoes da America Latina e dos Estados Unidos (Portuguese)
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JUN 01, 2005 32756 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Russian, English
Designing and implementing household targeting systems : lessons from Latin American and The United States (Russian)
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JUN 01, 2005 32756 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Portuguese, English