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Labor migration from North Africa : Development impact, challenges, and policy options : Main report (English)

The subjects of this migration research program are four countries in North Africa - Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, and Egypt. As it has for the broader Middle East and North Africa region, labor migration has played a central role in shaping these four countries’ social and economic development. ... See More +

Working Paper 69530 MAY 27, 2010

Keller, Jennifer; Silva, Sara Johansson; Murrugarra, Edmundo; Blomquist, John Disclosed

Labor migration from North Africa : Development impact, challenges, and policy options (Vol. 2) : Statistical appendix (English)

The subjects of this migration research program are four countries in North Africa - Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, and Egypt. As it has for the broader Middle East and North Africa region, labor migration has played a central role in shaping these four countries’ social and economic development. ... See More +

Working Paper 69530 MAY 27, 2010

Keller, Jennifer; Silva, Sara Johansson; Murrugarra, Edmundo; Blomquist, John Disclosed

The employment challenge in the Maghreb (English)

Generating more and better quality jobs with higher productivity probably constitutes the most important challenge the Maghreb countries will face over the next decade. ... See More +

Brief 51795 MAY 01, 2009

Benhassine, Najy; Blomquist, John D.; Ezzine, Mourad; Grun, Rebekka E.; Jaramillo, Adriana; Poupart, Nadine T.; Silva, Joana C. G. Disclosed

Public attitudes matter : political economy in the design of safety nets policies : Public attitudes matter; political economy in the design of safety nets policies (Russian)

It has long been recognized that political economy influences the design, implementation and outcome of safety nets, as well as other social programs, but there is no consensus about how to account for such concerns in policy decisions. ... See More +

Brief 33362 JAN 01, 2006

Blomquist, John English, Indonesian-Malay, Spanish Disclosed

Systemic shocks and social protection: the role and effectiveness of public works programs : Systemic shocks and social protection : the role and effectiveness of public works programs (Russian)

Public works programs have been an important safety net intervention in both developed and developing countries for many years. By providing temporary low-wage jobs to unskilled manual workers, income is transferred to poor households in a self-targeted manner while achieving useful projects such as road construction and maintenance, irrigation infrastructure, reforestation, and soil conservation. ... See More +

Brief 33351 JAN 01, 2006

Mackintosh, Fiona; Blomquist, John English, Indonesian-Malay, Spanish Disclosed

Public attitudes matter : political economy in the design of safety nets policies : Importancia de las actitudes publicas: economia política en el diseno de politicas de proteccion social (Spanish)

It has long been recognized that political economy influences the design, implementation and outcome of safety nets, as well as other social programs, but there is no consensus about how to account for such concerns in policy decisions. ... See More +

Brief 33362 JAN 01, 2006

Blomquist, John English, Russian, Indonesian-Malay Disclosed

Public attitudes matter : political economy in the design of safety nets policies : Sikap masyarakat juga menentukan: aspek ekonomi politik dalam mendesain kebijakan jaring pengaman (Indonesian-Malay)

It has long been recognized that political economy influences the design, implementation and outcome of safety nets, as well as other social programs, but there is no consensus about how to account for such concerns in policy decisions. ... See More +

Brief 33362 JAN 01, 2006

Blomquist, John English, Russian, Spanish Disclosed

Assisting the poor with cash: design and implementation of social tranfer programs : Ayudar a los pobres con dinero en efectivo: diseno y ejecucion de programas de transferencias sociales (Spanish)

Cash transfers can be defined as the provision of assistance in the form of cash to the poor or those who face a probable risk, in the absence of the transfer, of falling into poverty. ... See More +

Brief 33355 JAN 01, 2006

Mackintosh, Fiona; Blomquist, John English, Russian, Indonesian-Malay Disclosed

Impact evaluation of social programs: a policy perspective : Dampak evaluasi program sosial: sebuah perspektif kebijakan (Indonesian-Malay)

Governments and donor organizations increasingly recognize that rigorous evaluations of public interventions should be part of the social policy decision-making process. ... See More +

Brief 33364 JAN 01, 2006

Blomquist, John English, Russian, Spanish Disclosed

Assisting the poor with cash: design and implementation of social tranfer programs : Memberikan bantuan uang tunai: perancangan dan pelaksanaan program-program transfer sosial (Indonesian-Malay)

Cash transfers can be defined as the provision of assistance in the form of cash to the poor or those who face a probable risk, in the absence of the transfer, of falling into poverty. ... See More +

Brief 33355 JAN 01, 2006

Mackintosh, Fiona; Blomquist, John English, Russian, Spanish Disclosed

Assisting the poor with cash: design and implementation of social tranfer programs : Assisting the poor with cash : design and implementation of social transfer programs (Russian)

Cash transfers can be defined as the provision of assistance in the form of cash to the poor or those who face a probable risk, in the absence of the transfer, of falling into poverty. ... See More +

Brief 33355 JAN 01, 2006

Mackintosh, Fiona; Blomquist, John English, Indonesian-Malay, Spanish Disclosed

Systemic shocks and social protection: the role and effectiveness of public works programs : Guncangan sistemik dan Perlindungan sosial: peran dan efektivitas program pekerjaan umum (Indonesian-Malay)

Public works programs have been an important safety net intervention in both developed and developing countries for many years. By providing temporary low-wage jobs to unskilled manual workers, income is transferred to poor households in a self-targeted manner while achieving useful projects such as road construction and maintenance, irrigation infrastructure, reforestation, and soil conservation. ... See More +

Brief 33351 JAN 01, 2006

Mackintosh, Fiona; Blomquist, John English, Russian, Spanish Disclosed

Systemic shocks and social protection: the role and effectiveness of public works programs : Crisis sistemicas y proteccion social: funcion y eficacia de los programas publicos de empleo (Spanish)

Public works programs have been an important safety net intervention in both developed and developing countries for many years. By providing temporary low-wage jobs to unskilled manual workers, income is transferred to poor households in a self-targeted manner while achieving useful projects such as road construction and maintenance, irrigation infrastructure, reforestation, and soil conservation. ... See More +

Brief 33351 JAN 01, 2006

Mackintosh, Fiona; Blomquist, John English, Russian, Indonesian-Malay Disclosed

Impact evaluation of social programs: a policy perspective (Russian)

Governments and donor organizations increasingly recognize that rigorous evaluations of public interventions should be part of the social policy decision-making process. ... See More +

Brief 33364 JAN 01, 2006

Blomquist, John English, Indonesian-Malay, Spanish Disclosed

Impact evaluation of social programs: a policy perspective : Evaluacion de efectos de los programas sociales : perspectiva de las politicas publicas (Spanish)

Governments and donor organizations increasingly recognize that rigorous evaluations of public interventions should be part of the social policy decision-making process. ... See More +

Brief 33364 JAN 01, 2006

Blomquist, John English, Russian, Indonesian-Malay Disclosed

Impact evaluation of social programs: a policy perspective (English)

Governments and donor organizations increasingly recognize that rigorous evaluations of public interventions should be part of the social policy decision-making process. ... See More +

Brief 33364 JAN 01, 2003

Blomquist, John Russian, Indonesian-Malay, Spanish Disclosed

Public attitudes matter : political economy in the design of safety nets policies (English)

It has long been recognized that political economy influences the design, implementation and outcome of safety nets, as well as other social programs, but there is no consensus about how to account for such concerns in policy decisions. ... See More +

Brief 33362 JAN 01, 2003

Blomquist, John Russian, Indonesian-Malay, Spanish Disclosed

Systemic shocks and social protection: the role and effectiveness of public works programs : Systemic shocks and social protection : the role and effectiveness of public works programs (English)

Public works programs have been an important safety net intervention in both developed and developing countries for many years. By providing temporary low-wage jobs to unskilled manual workers, income is transferred to poor households in a self-targeted manner while achieving useful projects such as road construction and maintenance, irrigation infrastructure, reforestation, and soil conservation. ... See More +

Brief 33351 JAN 01, 2003

Mackintosh, Fiona; Blomquist, John Russian, Indonesian-Malay, Spanish Disclosed

Assisting the poor with cash: design and implementation of social tranfer programs : Assisting the poor with cash : design and implementation of social transfer programs (English)

Cash transfers can be defined as the provision of assistance in the form of cash to the poor or those who face a probable risk, in the absence of the transfer, of falling into poverty. ... See More +

Brief 33355 JAN 01, 2003

Mackintosh, Fiona; Blomquist, John Russian, Indonesian-Malay, Spanish Disclosed

Protecting people with social safety nets (English)

When the present is at stake; by Margaret Grosh, John Blomquist, and Yisgedullish Amde. Quid pro quo; by Margaret Grosh. Responding to the crisis in Korea with Public Works; by John Blomquist. ... See More +

Newsletter 23879 JAN 31, 2002

Lund, Lotte [editor]; Grosh, Margaret; Blomquist, John; Amde, Yisgedullish; Razmara, Setareh; Ruppert, Elizabeth; Alderman, Harold; Smith, W. James; Subbarao,Kalanidhi; Rawlings, Laura B.; Levine, Antony; Lindert, Kathy; Lanjouw, Peter; Ozler, Berk

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Labor migration from North Africa : Development impact, challenges, and policy options : Main report (English)
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MAY 27, 2010 69530 Working Paper
Labor migration from North Africa : Development impact, challenges, and policy options (Vol. 2) : Statistical appendix (English)
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MAY 27, 2010 69530 Working Paper
The employment challenge in the Maghreb (English)
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MAY 01, 2009 51795 Brief
Public attitudes matter : political economy in the design of safety nets policies : Public attitudes matter; political economy in the design of safety nets policies (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2006 33362 Brief English, Indonesian-Malay, Spanish
Systemic shocks and social protection: the role and effectiveness of public works programs : Systemic shocks and social protection : the role and effectiveness of public works programs (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2006 33351 Brief English, Indonesian-Malay, Spanish
Public attitudes matter : political economy in the design of safety nets policies : Importancia de las actitudes publicas: economia política en el diseno de politicas de proteccion social (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2006 33362 Brief English, Russian, Indonesian-Malay
Public attitudes matter : political economy in the design of safety nets policies : Sikap masyarakat juga menentukan: aspek ekonomi politik dalam mendesain kebijakan jaring pengaman (Indonesian-Malay)
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JAN 01, 2006 33362 Brief English, Russian, Spanish
Assisting the poor with cash: design and implementation of social tranfer programs : Ayudar a los pobres con dinero en efectivo: diseno y ejecucion de programas de transferencias sociales (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2006 33355 Brief English, Russian, Indonesian-Malay
Impact evaluation of social programs: a policy perspective : Dampak evaluasi program sosial: sebuah perspektif kebijakan (Indonesian-Malay)
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JAN 01, 2006 33364 Brief English, Russian, Spanish
Assisting the poor with cash: design and implementation of social tranfer programs : Memberikan bantuan uang tunai: perancangan dan pelaksanaan program-program transfer sosial (Indonesian-Malay)
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JAN 01, 2006 33355 Brief English, Russian, Spanish
Assisting the poor with cash: design and implementation of social tranfer programs : Assisting the poor with cash : design and implementation of social transfer programs (Russian)
See More +
JAN 01, 2006 33355 Brief English, Indonesian-Malay, Spanish
Systemic shocks and social protection: the role and effectiveness of public works programs : Guncangan sistemik dan Perlindungan sosial: peran dan efektivitas program pekerjaan umum (Indonesian-Malay)
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JAN 01, 2006 33351 Brief English, Russian, Spanish
Systemic shocks and social protection: the role and effectiveness of public works programs : Crisis sistemicas y proteccion social: funcion y eficacia de los programas publicos de empleo (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2006 33351 Brief English, Russian, Indonesian-Malay
Impact evaluation of social programs: a policy perspective (Russian)
See More +
JAN 01, 2006 33364 Brief English, Indonesian-Malay, Spanish
Impact evaluation of social programs: a policy perspective : Evaluacion de efectos de los programas sociales : perspectiva de las politicas publicas (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2006 33364 Brief English, Russian, Indonesian-Malay
Impact evaluation of social programs: a policy perspective (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2003 33364 Brief Russian, Indonesian-Malay, Spanish
Public attitudes matter : political economy in the design of safety nets policies (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2003 33362 Brief Russian, Indonesian-Malay, Spanish
Systemic shocks and social protection: the role and effectiveness of public works programs : Systemic shocks and social protection : the role and effectiveness of public works programs (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2003 33351 Brief Russian, Indonesian-Malay, Spanish
Assisting the poor with cash: design and implementation of social tranfer programs : Assisting the poor with cash : design and implementation of social transfer programs (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2003 33355 Brief Russian, Indonesian-Malay, Spanish
Protecting people with social safety nets (English)
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JAN 31, 2002 23879 Newsletter