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The motherhood penalty and female employment in urban India (English)

Since the 1990s, India has seen robust economic growth, rising wages, steady fertility decline, increased urbanization, and expanded educational attainment for males and females. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8004 MAR 14, 2017

Das,Maitreyi B; Zumbyte,Ieva Disclosed

The rising tide : a new look at water and gender (English)

The report reviews a vast body of literature to present a "thinking device" that visualizes water as an asset, a service, and a "space." ... See More +

Working Paper 119074 JAN 01, 2017

Das,Maitreyi B; Hatzfeldt,Gaia Disclosed

Social Inclusion in macro-level diagnostics : reflecting on the World Bank Group's early systematic country diagnostics (English)

The idea of social inclusion has garnered considerable attention, especially in the context of two recent developments: the Sustainable Development Goals and the heightened attention to inequality. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7713 JUN 20, 2016

Das,Maitreyi Disclosed

All in my head ? the play of exclusion and discrimination in the labor market (English)

Labor market discrimination is very difficult to pinpoint, even more difficult to measure and almost impossible to “prove”. It has been studied in many disciplines of which economics and sociology are prime. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7468 OCT 30, 2015

Das,Maitreyi Disclosed

Scaling the heights : social inclusion and sustainable development in Himachal Pradesh (English)

Himachal Pradesh has the reputation of being stable, inclusive, cohesive and well-governed and it stands apart in many respects from its neighbors in northern India. ... See More +

Working Paper 93729 JAN 01, 2015

Das,Maitreyi; Kapoor-Mehta,Soumya; Tas,Emcet Oktay; Zumbyte,Ieva Disclosed

Social protection in low income countries and fragile situations : challenges and future directions (English)

Demand for social protection is growing in low income countries and fragile situations. In recent years, the success of social protection (SP) interventions in middle income countries (MICs) like Brazil and Mexico, along with the series of food, fuel, and financial crises, has prompted policymakers in low income countries (LICs) and fragile situations (FSs) to examine the possibility of introducing such programs in their own countries. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 67607 MAR 01, 2012

Andrews, Colin; Das, Maitreyi; Elder, John; Ovadiya, Mirey; Zampaglione, Giuseppe Disclosed

Issue brief : poverty and social exclusion in India - overview (English)

The report’s main objective is to track development outcomes for three select groups - scheduled tribes (STs), scheduled castes (SCs), and women - that have traditionally faced exclusion in India. ... See More +

Brief 114158 JAN 01, 2012

Mehta, Soumya Kapoor; Das,Maitreyi B Disclosed

Issue brief : poverty and social exclusion in India - adivasis (English)

This brief describes the poverty and social exclusion of the tribal groups in India. Tribal groups or Adivasis are considered to be the earliest inhabitants of India. ... See More +

Brief 114157 JAN 01, 2012

Kapoor Mehta,Soumya; Das,Maitreyi B Disclosed

Issue brief : poverty and social exclusion in India - women (English)

This brief describes the poverty and social exclusion of Women in India. The last few decades have seen remarkable progress in the status of women and girls, yet the cultural roots of gender inequality are still strong and affect a range of outcomes. ... See More +

Brief 114156 JAN 01, 2012

Kapoor Mehta,Soumya; Das,Maitreyi B Disclosed

Issue brief : poverty and social exclusion in India - Dalits (English)

This brief is based on a Poverty and Social Exclusion in India.Caste is perhaps the oldest form of social stratificationin India.After independence, the Indian Constitution abolisheduntouchability and the erstwhile untouchablescame to be known as the Scheduled Castes(SCs).The situation of Dalits has undergone dramatic transformation over time.While caste has had significant implications for poverty and other welfare outcomes, this note focuseson two arenas—education and the labor market.Our analysis based on the National Sample Survey(NSS) data suggests that there has been expansion in education among Dalits, but not at the samepace as among the upper castes.Micro studies continue to document discrimination against SC students. ... See More +

Brief 114155 JAN 01, 2012

Das,Maitreyi B; Mehta,Soumya Kapoor Disclosed

Perspectives on poverty in India : stylized facts from survey data : Main report (English)

This report's objective is to develop the evidence base for policy making in relation to poverty reduction. It produces a diagnosis of the broad nature of the poverty problem and its trends in India, focusing on both consumption poverty and human development outcomes. ... See More +

Publication 57428 APR 13, 2011

Lanjouw, Peter; Murgai, Rinku; May, Ernesto; Zagha, N. Roberto; Pigato, Miria; Vishwanath, Tara; Yoshida, Nobuo; Rascon, Ericka; Das, Jishnu; Dutta, Puja Vasudeva; Das, Maitreyi; Kapoor, Soumya; Joddar, Pinaki; Jaison, Shiny; Soni, Rita; Sriram, Jyoti; Datt, Gaurav; Ravallion, Martin; Deaton, Angus; Himanshu; Dubey, Amaresh; Crost, Benjamin; de Janvry, Alain; Sadoulet, Elisabeth; Dercon, Stefan; Krutikova, Sonya; Kapur, Davesh; Witsoe, Jeffrey; Hall, Gillett; Nikitin, Denis Disclosed

Perspectives on poverty in India : stylized facts from survey data (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)

This report's objective is to develop the evidence base for policy making in relation to poverty reduction. It produces a diagnosis of the broad nature of the poverty problem and its trends in India, focusing on both consumption poverty and human development outcomes. ... See More +

Publication 57428 JAN 01, 2011

Lanjouw, Peter; Murgai, Rinku; May, Ernesto; Zagha, N. Roberto; Pigato, Miria; Vishwanath, Tara; Yoshida, Nobuo; Rascon, Ericka; Das, Jishnu; Dutta, Puja Vasudeva; Das, Maitreyi; Kapoor, Soumya; Joddar, Pinaki; Jaison, Shiny; Soni, Rita; Sriram, Jyoti; Datt, Gaurav; Ravallion, Martin; Deaton, Angus; Himanshu; Dubey, Amaresh; Crost, Benjamin; de Janvry, Alain; Sadoulet, Elisabeth; Dercon, Stefan; Krutikova, Sonya; Kapur, Davesh; Witsoe, Jeffrey; Hall, Gillett; Nikitin, Denis Disclosed

Whispers to voices : gender and social transformation in Bangladesh (English)

Bangladesh stands out as the shining new example in South Asia of a poor country achieving impressive gains in gender equality. Between 1971 and 2004, Bangladesh halved its fertility rates. ... See More +

Women in Development and Gender Study 43045 MAR 01, 2008

Das,Maitreyi B Disclosed

The women's development program in Rajasthan : a case study in group formation for women's development (English)

The author presents the Women's Development Program (WDP) - launched in six districts in Rajasthan, India in 1984, and now extending to nine - as a case study awareness-building and group formation among rural women. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS913 MAY 31, 1992

Das, Maitreyi

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The motherhood penalty and female employment in urban India (English)
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MAR 14, 2017 WPS8004 Policy Research Working Paper
The rising tide : a new look at water and gender (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 119074 Working Paper
Social Inclusion in macro-level diagnostics : reflecting on the World Bank Group's early systematic country diagnostics (English)
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JUN 20, 2016 WPS7713 Policy Research Working Paper
All in my head ? the play of exclusion and discrimination in the labor market (English)
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OCT 30, 2015 WPS7468 Policy Research Working Paper
Scaling the heights : social inclusion and sustainable development in Himachal Pradesh (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93729 Working Paper
Social protection in low income countries and fragile situations : challenges and future directions (English)
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MAR 01, 2012 67607 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Issue brief : poverty and social exclusion in India - overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 114158 Brief
Issue brief : poverty and social exclusion in India - adivasis (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 114157 Brief
Issue brief : poverty and social exclusion in India - women (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 114156 Brief
Issue brief : poverty and social exclusion in India - Dalits (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 114155 Brief
Perspectives on poverty in India : stylized facts from survey data : Main report (English)
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APR 13, 2011 57428 Publication
Perspectives on poverty in India : stylized facts from survey data (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 57428 Publication
Whispers to voices : gender and social transformation in Bangladesh (English)
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MAR 01, 2008 43045 Women in Development and Gender Study
The women's development program in Rajasthan : a case study in group formation for women's development (English)
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MAY 31, 1992 WPS913 Policy Research Working Paper