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Subjective wellbeing in Colombia : some insights on vulnerability, job security, and relative incomes (English)

A burgeoning literature explores the extent to which consumption or income inadequately reflect people's subjective wellbeing, just as GDP at times can provide an incomplete and misleading picture of national wellbeing. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6672 OCT 01, 2013

Krauss, Alexander; Graham, Carol Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 26 (1) (English)

This issue includes the following: HIV testing : principles and practice, by Mark Gersovitz. Corporate governance and performance around the world : what we know and what we don't know, by Inessa Love. ... See More +

Publication 73278 FEB 01, 2011

Gersovitz, Mark; Ravallion, Martin; Graham, Carol; Honohan, Patrick; Yoder, Sean; Timilsina, Govinda R.; Dulal, Hari B. Disclosed

Adaptation amidst prosperity and adversity : insights from happiness studies from around the world (English)

Some individuals who are destitute report to be happy, while others who are very wealthy report to be miserable. There are many possible explanations for this paradox; the author focuses on the role of adaptation. ... See More +

Journal Article 77008 FEB 01, 2011

Graham, Carol Disclosed

Insights on development from the economics of happiness (English)

The literature on the economics of happiness in developed economies finds discrepancies between reported measures of well-being and income measures. ... See More +

Journal Article 76751 SEP 01, 2005

Graham, Carol Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 20 (2) (English)

This issue includes the following: globalization, poverty, and inequality since 1980 by David Dollar; data and dogma: the great Indian poverty debate by Angus Deaton and Valerie Kozel; insights on development from the economics of happiness by Carol Graham; housing policy in developing countries: conjectures and refutations by Robert M. ... See More +

Publication 43613 JAN 01, 2005

Dollar, David; Deaton, Angus; Kozel, Valerie; Graham, Carol; Buckley, Robert M.; Kalariclta, Jerry; Montiel, Peter J. Disclosed

Public attitudes matter : a conceptual frame for accounting for political economy in safety nets and social assistance policies : L'importance de l'opinion publique : Un cadre conceptuel de prise en compte de l'economie politique dans les politiques de filets de protection et d'aide sociale (French)

This paper reviews the political economy influences of design, implementation, and outcome of safety net and other social insurance programs, but there is no general consensus among policymakers about how to account for political economy concerns in policy decisions. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 25537 DEC 01, 2002

Graham, Carol Russian

Public attitudes matter : a conceptual frame for accounting for political economy in safety nets and social assistance policies (Russian)

This paper reviews the political economy influences of design, implementation, and outcome of safety net and other social insurance programs, but there is no general consensus among policymakers about how to account for political economy concerns in policy decisions. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 25537 JAN 01, 2002

Graham, Carol French Disclosed

Safety net programs and poverty reduction : lessons from cross-country experience (English)

The main objectives of this book are to review the conceptual issues that arise when choosing among safety-net programs; analyze how country- and region-specific constraints help to explain why different approaches are successful in different countries and regions; synthesize the lessons learned from experience; and offer some promising best practice examples. ... See More +

Publication 16560 MAR 31, 1997

Subbarao, K.; Bonnerjee, Aniruddha; Braithwaite, Jeanine; Carvalho, Soniya; Ezemenari, Kene; Graham, Carol; Thompson, Alan

Opportunistic government or sustaining reform? Electoral trends and public expenditure patterns in Peru, 1990-1995 (English)

The effects of discretionary public expenditures is analyzed, focusing on electoral outcomes during a period of economic reform in Peru. The authors examine the political consequences of the significant increase in public expenditure targeted to poor groups, and, analyze the effects of those expenditures on voting patterns, and how government responded to those voting patterns. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 19708 MAR 31, 1996

Graham, Carol; Kane, Cheikh

Social action programs and social funds : a review of design and implementation in sub-Saharan Africa (English)

For many African countries, and for developing countries in other regions, the latter half of the 1980s was a turning point in the struggle to alleviate poverty. ... See More +

Publication WDP274 JAN 31, 1995

Marc, Alexandre; Graham, Carol; Schacter, Mark; Schmidt, Mary

Economic reforms and the poor : social action programs and social funds in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

For many African countries, and for developing countries in other regions, the latter half of the 1980s was a turning point in the struggle to alleviate poverty. ... See More +

Brief 22792 FEB 28, 1994

Marc, Alexandre; Graham, Carol; Schacter, Mark French Disclosed

Economic reforms and the poor : social action programs and social funds in Sub-Saharan Africa : Les reformes economiques et la pauvrete : les Programmes d'Action Sociale et Fonds Sociaux en Afrique Subsaharienne (French)

For many African countries, and for developing countries in other regions, the latter half of the 1980s was a turning point in the struggle to alleviate poverty. ... See More +

Brief 22792 FEB 01, 1994

Marc, Alexandre; Graham, Carol; Schacter, Mark English Disclosed

Transition 4 (3) (English)

Group of Seven opens new lending windows for Russia. Meditation on Uzbekistan's reform - how to support gradual transition. Hungary's bank balancing act - getting rid of bad loan portfolios. ... See More +

Newsletter 16443 APR 30, 1993

Gelb, Alan; Graham, Carol Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Subjective wellbeing in Colombia : some insights on vulnerability, job security, and relative incomes (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 WPS6672 Policy Research Working Paper
The World Bank research observer 26 (1) (English)
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FEB 01, 2011 73278 Publication
Adaptation amidst prosperity and adversity : insights from happiness studies from around the world (English)
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FEB 01, 2011 77008 Journal Article
Insights on development from the economics of happiness (English)
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SEP 01, 2005 76751 Journal Article
The World Bank research observer 20 (2) (English)
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JAN 01, 2005 43613 Publication
Public attitudes matter : a conceptual frame for accounting for political economy in safety nets and social assistance policies : L'importance de l'opinion publique : Un cadre conceptuel de prise en compte de l'economie politique dans les politiques de filets de protection et d'aide sociale (French)
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DEC 01, 2002 25537 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Russian
Public attitudes matter : a conceptual frame for accounting for political economy in safety nets and social assistance policies (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2002 25537 Working Paper (Numbered Series) French
Safety net programs and poverty reduction : lessons from cross-country experience (English)
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MAR 31, 1997 16560 Publication
Opportunistic government or sustaining reform? Electoral trends and public expenditure patterns in Peru, 1990-1995 (English)
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MAR 31, 1996 19708 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Social action programs and social funds : a review of design and implementation in sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JAN 31, 1995 WDP274 Publication
Economic reforms and the poor : social action programs and social funds in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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FEB 28, 1994 22792 Brief French
Economic reforms and the poor : social action programs and social funds in Sub-Saharan Africa : Les reformes economiques et la pauvrete : les Programmes d'Action Sociale et Fonds Sociaux en Afrique Subsaharienne (French)
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FEB 01, 1994 22792 Brief English
Transition 4 (3) (English)
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APR 30, 1993 16443 Newsletter