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Mexico - The impact of PROGRESA on food consumption (English)

The brief summarizes the impact of Programa de Educacion, Salud y Alimentacion (PROGRESA) on food consumption in Mexico. The program started in 1997 and still exists today. ... See More +

Brief 81503 AUG 14, 2013

Hoddinott, John; Skoufias, Emmanuel Disclosed

The impact of Ethiopia's productive safety net program and its linkages (English)

This brief summarizes the impact of Ethiopia's productive safety net program and its linkages. The program started in 2005. This paper assesses the impact of Ethiopia's Productive Safety Nets Program (PSNP), the largest social protection program in sub-Saharan Africa outside of South Africa. ... See More +

Brief 81502 AUG 14, 2013

Gilligan, Daniel; Hoddinott, John; Taffesse, Alemayehu S eyoum Disclosed

Before crisis hits : can public works programs increase food security? (English)

Fighting famine is basic to ending poverty and saving lives. Emergency aid, which arrives after the food has run out, isn't enough. Households most in need of emergency aid often don't have enough food during other times of the year, posing a broader challenge for devising programs that can cut hunger and build food security. ... See More +

Brief 72455 SEP 01, 2012

Kumar, Neha; Taffesse, Alemayahu Seyoum; Marcus, Aliza [editor]; Berhane, Guush; Hoddinott, John Disclosed

Targeting methods for transfers (Russian)

Of the commonly used methods for directing transfers to the poor, there is little consensus about which is best. Policymakers need to know how effective different targeting mechanisms are, how the effectiveness differs by method and type of program, and the implications. ... See More +

Brief 33360 JAN 01, 2006

Grosh, Margaret; Coady, David; Hoddinott, John Indonesian-Malay, English Disclosed

Targeting methods for transfers : Metode penetapan sasaran untuk program transfer (Indonesian-Malay)

Of the commonly used methods for directing transfers to the poor, there is little consensus about which is best. Policymakers need to know how effective different targeting mechanisms are, how the effectiveness differs by method and type of program, and the implications. ... See More +

Brief 33360 JAN 01, 2006

Grosh, Margaret; Coady, David; Hoddinott, John Russian, English Disclosed

Targeting outcomes redux (English)

A newly constructed comprehensive database of 122 targeted antipoverty interventions in 48 countries is used to examine the contested issue of the efficacy of targeting interventions in developing countries. ... See More +

Journal Article 76476 MAR 01, 2004

Coady, David; Grosh, Margaret; Hoddinott, John Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 19 (1) (English)

"Community-based and -driven development : a critical review" by Ghazala Mansuri and Vijayendra Rao. "Agricultural extension : good intentions and hard realities" by Jock R. ... See More +

Publication 29662 MAR 01, 2004

Mansuri, Ghazala; Devlin, Julia; Devarajan, Shantayanan [editor]; Rao, Vijayendra; Anderson, Jock R.; Feder, Gershon; Coady, David; Grosh, Margaret; Hoddinott, John; Kikeri, Sunita; Nellis, John; Titman, Sheridan Disclosed

Targeting of transfers in developing countries : review of lessons and experience (English)

Drawing on a database of more than one hundred anti-poverty interventions in 47 countries, this report provides a general review of experiences with methods used to target interventions in transition and developing countries. ... See More +

Publication 30230 JAN 01, 2004

Coady, David; Grosh, Margaret; Hoddinott, John

Methods for microeconometric risk and vulnerability assessments (English)

This "toolkit" provides quantitative tools to practitioners who want to undertake risk and vulnerability assessments using household data. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 29138 DEC 01, 2003

Hoddinott, John; Quisumbing, Agnes

Targeting methods for transfers (English)

Of the commonly used methods for directing transfers to the poor, there is little consensus about which is best. Policymakers need to know how effective different targeting mechanisms are, how the effectiveness differs by method and type of program, and the implications. ... See More +

Brief 33360 JAN 01, 2003

Grosh, Margaret; Coady, David; Hoddinott, John Russian, Indonesian-Malay Disclosed

Validating operational food insecurity indicators against a dynamic benchmark : evidence from Mali (English)

The authors develop an explicitly forward-looking indicator of food insecurity that takes into account both current dietary inadequacy and vulnerability to dietary inadequacy in the future. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2471 NOV 30, 2000

Christiaensen, Luc J.; Boisvert, Richard N.; Hoddinott, John

Participation and poverty reduction: issues, theory, and new evidence from South Africa (English)

This paper examines the relationship between community participation and the efficacy of interventions designed to reduce poverty. The authors develop some simple analytics that are used to structure a review of the extant literature and motivate the analysis of the impact of participation on the efficacy of public works interventions in South Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper 27896 APR 01, 2000

Hoddinott, John; Adato, Michelle; Besley, Tim; Haddad, Lawrence

Unitary versus collective models of the household : is it time to shift the burden of proof? (English)

Most development objectives focus on the well-being of individuals. Policies are targeted to increase the percentage of individuals who avoid poverty, who can read, who are free from hunger and illness, or who can find gainful employment. ... See More +

Journal Article 14300 FEB 28, 1995

Alderman, Harold; Chiappori, Pierre-Andre; Haddad, Lawrence; Hoddinott, John; Kanbur, Ravi

The World Bank research observer 10 (1) (English)

Unitary versus collective models of the household: is it time to shift the burden of proof? Parallel exchange rates in developing countries. Incentives and the resolution of bank distress. ... See More +

Publication 17526 FEB 28, 1995

Alderman, Harold; Chiappori, Pierre-Andre; Haddad, Lawrence; Hoddinott, John; Kanbur, Ravi; Kiguel, Miguel; O'Connell, Stephen O.; Glaessner, Thomas; Mas, Ignacio; Eichengreen, Barry; Salant, Stephen W.

Intrahousehold resource allocation : an overview (English)

The policy failures associated with inappropriate acceptance of unitary models of household behavior are more serious than those associated with inappropriate acceptance of collective models, contend the authors. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1255 FEB 28, 1994

Haddad, Lawrence; Hoddinott, John; Alderman, Harold; DEC

Unitary versus collective models of the household : time to shift the burden of proof? (English)

Until recently, most economists viewed the household as a collection of individuals who behave as if in agreement on how best to combine time and goods (purchased or produced at home) to produce commodities that maximize some common welfare index. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1217 NOV 30, 1993

Chiappori, Pierre-Andre; Haddad, Lawrence; Hoddinott, John; Kanbur, Ravi

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Mexico - The impact of PROGRESA on food consumption (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81503 Brief
The impact of Ethiopia's productive safety net program and its linkages (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81502 Brief
Before crisis hits : can public works programs increase food security? (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 72455 Brief
Targeting methods for transfers (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2006 33360 Brief Indonesian-Malay, English
Targeting methods for transfers : Metode penetapan sasaran untuk program transfer (Indonesian-Malay)
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JAN 01, 2006 33360 Brief Russian, English
Targeting outcomes redux (English)
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MAR 01, 2004 76476 Journal Article
The World Bank research observer 19 (1) (English)
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MAR 01, 2004 29662 Publication
Targeting of transfers in developing countries : review of lessons and experience (English)
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JAN 01, 2004 30230 Publication
Methods for microeconometric risk and vulnerability assessments (English)
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DEC 01, 2003 29138 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Targeting methods for transfers (English)
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JAN 01, 2003 33360 Brief Russian, Indonesian-Malay
Validating operational food insecurity indicators against a dynamic benchmark : evidence from Mali (English)
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NOV 30, 2000 WPS2471 Policy Research Working Paper
Participation and poverty reduction: issues, theory, and new evidence from South Africa (English)
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APR 01, 2000 27896 Working Paper
Unitary versus collective models of the household : is it time to shift the burden of proof? (English)
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FEB 28, 1995 14300 Journal Article
The World Bank research observer 10 (1) (English)
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FEB 28, 1995 17526 Publication
Intrahousehold resource allocation : an overview (English)
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FEB 28, 1994 WPS1255 Policy Research Working Paper
Unitary versus collective models of the household : time to shift the burden of proof? (English)
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NOV 30, 1993 WPS1217 Policy Research Working Paper