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Can public works programs reduce youth crime ? evidence from Papua New Guinea's urban youth employment project (English)

Crime rates in Papua New Guinea's capital city of Port Moresby are among the highest in the world. Few youth work, and good jobs are scarce. In 2013, the National Capital District Commission partnered with the World Bank to implement the Urban Youth Employment Project. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8032 APR 18, 2017

Ivaschenko,Oleksiy; Naidoo,Darian; Newhouse,David Locke; Sultan,Sonya M. Disclosed

Integrating disaster response and climate resilience in social protection programs in the Pacific Island Countries (English)

The Pacific island countries (PICs) are some of the most exposed to frequent natural disasters and climate shocks, and their vulnerability is increasing due to mounting effects of climate change as well as demographic and economic forces. ... See More +

Working Paper 100084 SEP 01, 2015

Costella,Cecilia Valentina; Ivaschenko,Oleksiy Disclosed

Hardship and vulnerability in the Pacific island countries (English)

In many Pacific island countries, meeting non-food basic needs is a growing challenge and further complicated by substantial economic and environmental risks. ... See More +

Risk and Vulnerability Assessment 85557 APR 01, 2015

Adelman,Melissa Ann; Ivaschenko,Oleksiy; Packard,Truman G.; Suri,Vivek Disclosed

Gender equality as smart economics (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the gender equality as smart economics are: educate a women, build a nation by Jal, Emmanuel; a small but bright light in a terrible year of Haiti by Nadelman, Rachel Hannah; gender and biofuels in Mozambique - good or bad news for women? ... See More +

Newsletter 57996 OCT 01, 2010

Brearley, Emily; Jal, Emmanuel; Nadelman, Rachel Hannah; Benfica, Rui; Thurlow, James; Arndt, Channing; Barne, Donna; Ivaschenko, Oleksiy; Danzer, Alexander; Matanda, Dorothy Daka Disclosed

A new approach to producing geographic profiles of HIV prevalence : an application to Malawi (English)

Sub-national estimates of HIV prevalence can inform the design of policy responses to the HIV epidemic. Such responses also benefit from a better understanding of the correlates of HIV status, including the association between HIV and geographical characteristics of localities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5207 FEB 01, 2010

Ivaschenko, Oleksiy; Lanjouw, Peter Disclosed

The dynamics of ownership of durable goods in Bulgaria : from economic crisis to EU membership (English)

The paper uses repeated cross-sections of Bulgaria's household survey data (1995, 1997, 2001, and 2003) and a comparable list of durable goods to investigate the dynamics and distribution of durable goods over time, including during the economic crisis of 1996-1997 and the subsequent period of relatively robust economic growth leading up to European Union membership. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4567 MAR 01, 2008

Ivaschenko, Oleksiy; Ersado, Lire Disclosed

Welfare impacts of exchange rate adjustment and policy options (English)

This paper studies likely macroeconomic impacts and social consequences of devaluation of the Seychelles rupee. Analyzing potential welfare impacts of devaluation ex ante is crucial for policy making, since information obtained from such analyses would allow policy makers to design cost-effective, well-targeted policy measures, with the aim of mitigating negative social consequences of devaluation. ... See More +

Working Paper 98088 FEB 01, 2006

Kojo,Naoko C.; Ivaschenko,Oleksiy Disclosed

Improving child nutrition outcomes in India : can the integrated child development services be more effective? (English)

Levels of child malnutrition in India fell only slowly during the 1990s, despite significant economic growth and large public spending on the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) program, of which the major component is supplementary feeding for malnourished children. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3647 JUN 01, 2005

Das Gupta, Monica; Lokshin, Michael; Gragnolati, Michele; Ivaschenko, Oleksiy Disclosed