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Reducing poverty and investing in people : the new role of safety nets in Africa - experiences from 22 countries : Réduire la pauvreté et investir dans le capital humain : le nouveau rôle des filets sociaux en Afrique - études de cas dans 22 pays - vue dapos;ensemble (French)

The World Bank Africa Social Protection Strategy for 2012-22 highlights the need for a strong evidence base to inform the design and implementation of social protection programs in Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper 84457 FEB 01, 2014

Monchuk, Victoria English

Reducing poverty and investing in people : the new role of safety nets in Africa - experiences from 22 countries (English)

The World Bank Africa Social Protection Strategy for 2012-22 highlights the need for a strong evidence base to inform the design and implementation of social protection programs in Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper 84457 FEB 01, 2014

Monchuk, Victoria French

Reducing poverty and investing in people : the new role of safety nets in Africa (English)

The World Bank Africa Social Protection Strategy for 2012-22 highlights the need for a strong evidence base to inform the design and implementation of social protection programs in Africa. ... See More +

Publication 82557 NOV 11, 2013

Monchuk, Victoria

Poverty reduction and investing in people : the new role of safety nets in Africa - experiences from 22 countries (English)

Safety nets are on the rise in Africa, and beginning to evolve from scattered standalone programs into systems. Until recently, many African countries approached social protection on an ad-hoc basis. ... See More +

Brief 83911 NOV 01, 2013

Monchuk, Victoria

Gender in the design and outcomes of World Bank adult literacy and skills projects (English)

The spotlight on adult literacy projects in this study is motivated by the hypothesis that literacy and skills projects may be especially beneficial for strengthening womenapos;s roles in poverty reduction and for enhancing gender-relevant development outcomes. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 82064 JAN 10, 2010

Monchuk, Victoria

The effect of child labor on mathematics and language achievement in Latin America (English)

The authors use a unique data set on language, and mathematics test scores for third, and fourth graders in eleven different Latin American countries, to determine whether child labor raises or lowers school achievement. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 32747 MAY 01, 2005

Sanchez, Mario A.; Orazem, Peter F.; Gunnarsson, Victoria

Changing patterns of child labor around the world since 1950 : the roles of income growth, parental literacy, and agriculture (English)

Using country-level data, this report lays out the broad stylized facts regarding the relationship between child labor and per capita GDP, adult literacy, and the share of agriculture in the economy. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 32741 MAY 01, 2005

Gunnarsson, Victoria; Orazem, Peter F.; Sedlacek, Guilherme

Evaluation of the human development network staff learning programs (English)

This report focuses on the first component - a review of HDN staff learning programs. The key evaluation question addressed is, is the HDN learning program doing the right thing, in terms of the level of alignment with the objectives of the HD Network and fulfillment of the HD staff learning needs? ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 31317 AUG 01, 2004

Liu, Chaoying; McIntosh-Alberts, Maureen E.; Gunnarsson, Victoria

Impact evaluation of staff learning in East Asia and Pacific and South Asia regions - Phase II report (English)

This report presents the results from the second phase of the impact evaluation of staff learning programs in the East Asia ; Pacific (EAP) and South Asia (SAR) regions. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 31312 AUG 01, 2004

Liu, Chaoying; Shetty, Yermal; Gunnarsson, Victoria

Evaluation of the human development forum 2003 (English)

This evaluation assesses the effectiveness of the Human Development (HD) Forum 2003. It utilizes both quantitative and qualitative methods. The evaluation addresses the following four questions: (1) How much value do HD staff place on HD Fora in general and to the HD Forum 2003, in particular, and why did HD staff attend or not attend the Forum? ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 31315 AUG 01, 2004

Liu, Chaoying; Gunnarsson, Victoria; McIntosh-Alberts, Maureen E.

Evaluation of the multisectoral team learning MTL/(teams) program: Phase 3 (English)

The purpose of this study is to assess whether and to what degree the improved teaming and learning practices, processes and tools provided by the Multisectoral Team Learning (MTL) program result in: (a) better quality Bank team processes and outputs; (b) enhanced in-country partnerships and teaming and learning with clients; (c) improved engagements with partners and clients in the delivery and dissemination of team outputs; and (d) increased and sustained use of MTL teambuilding and action learning practices. ... See More +

Working Paper 31302 JUN 01, 2004

Quizon, Jaime B.; Ouchi, Fumika; Gunnarsson, Victoria

Evaluation of World Bank Sector Fora, FY02 (English)

This evaluation is the result of a combination of quantitative and qualitative methodologies, including key informant ratings of Sector Fora objectives; a survey completed by World Bank managers, propensity score matching of Bank staff participating and not participating in Sector Fora, and material drawn from in-depth focus groups consisting of both headquarter and field staff. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 31295 APR 01, 2004

Eckert, Willliam; Palmisano, Maria Bina; Gunnarsson, Victoria; McIntosh-Alberts, Maureen

The impact of WBI activities, FY01-02, on participants from Brazil: a baseline assessment (English)

This study attempts to answer questions on the nature and causes of WBIapos;s training relevance, effectiveness, utilization and influence for Brazilian participants during the fiscal years FY01 - FY02. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 31294 JAN 01, 2004

Eckert, William; Sousa, Graca; Gunnarsson, Victoria

The impact of WBI client activities, FY01-02, on participants from Russia: a baseline assessment (English)

This study attempted to answer questions on the nature and causes of WBIapos;s training relevance, effectiveness, utilization and influence for Russian participants during the fiscal years FY01 - FY02. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 31293 DEC 01, 2003

Bardini, Mark D.; Gunnarsson, Victoria; Manjieva, Elina M.; Narozhnaya, Yekaterina

The impact of WBI client activities, FY01-02, on participants from Egypt : a baseline assessment (English)

Traditionally, WBIapos;s approach to capacity enhancement emphasized thematic (or sectoral) and knowledge (or learning) objectives. Over the past year, however, in response to the challenges of achieving the Millennium Development Goals and in support of the World Bankapos;s corporate aims, WBI modified its strategy and structure by adding a country pillar to the previous thematic and knowledge/learning pillars. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 31290 OCT 01, 2003

Zia, Heidi S.; Al-Sayyid, Mustapha Kamel; Tawila, Sahar; Gunnarsson, Victoria

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Reducing poverty and investing in people : the new role of safety nets in Africa - experiences from 22 countries : Réduire la pauvreté et investir dans le capital humain : le nouveau rôle des filets sociaux en Afrique - études de cas dans 22 pays - vue dapos;ensemble (French)
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FEB 01, 2014 84457 Working Paper English
Reducing poverty and investing in people : the new role of safety nets in Africa - experiences from 22 countries (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 84457 Working Paper French
Reducing poverty and investing in people : the new role of safety nets in Africa (English)
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NOV 11, 2013 82557 Publication
Poverty reduction and investing in people : the new role of safety nets in Africa - experiences from 22 countries (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 83911 Brief
Gender in the design and outcomes of World Bank adult literacy and skills projects (English)
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JAN 10, 2010 82064 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The effect of child labor on mathematics and language achievement in Latin America (English)
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MAY 01, 2005 32747 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Changing patterns of child labor around the world since 1950 : the roles of income growth, parental literacy, and agriculture (English)
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MAY 01, 2005 32741 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Evaluation of the human development network staff learning programs (English)
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AUG 01, 2004 31317 WBI Working Paper
Impact evaluation of staff learning in East Asia and Pacific and South Asia regions - Phase II report (English)
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AUG 01, 2004 31312 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Evaluation of the human development forum 2003 (English)
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AUG 01, 2004 31315 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Evaluation of the multisectoral team learning MTL/(teams) program: Phase 3 (English)
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JUN 01, 2004 31302 Working Paper
Evaluation of World Bank Sector Fora, FY02 (English)
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APR 01, 2004 31295 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The impact of WBI activities, FY01-02, on participants from Brazil: a baseline assessment (English)
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JAN 01, 2004 31294 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The impact of WBI client activities, FY01-02, on participants from Russia: a baseline assessment (English)
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DEC 01, 2003 31293 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The impact of WBI client activities, FY01-02, on participants from Egypt : a baseline assessment (English)
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OCT 01, 2003 31290 WBI Working Paper