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Rapid Social Registry Assessment : Malawi's Unified Beneficiary Registry (UBR) (English)

This paper reports on a rapid assessment of Malawi’s integrated social registry, known as the Unified Beneficiary Registry (UBR). The timing of the assessment was ripe given the upcoming round of continued expansion of the UBR and a planned shift in registration targets (from 50 percent to 100 percent of households). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 132144 NOV 01, 2018

Lindert,Kathy A.; Andrews,Colin; Msowoya,Chipo; Paul,Boban Varghese; Chirwa,Elijah; Mittal,Anita Disclosed

Malawi economic monitor : realizing safety nets' potential (English)

The Malawi Economic Monitor (MEM) provides an analysis of economic and structural development issues in Malawi. The aim of the publication is to foster better-informed policy analysis and debate regarding the key challenges that Malawi faces in its endeavor to achieve high rates of stable, inclusive and sustainable economic growth. ... See More +

Report 127682 MAY 01, 2018

Chilima,Efrem Zephnath; Kandoole,Priscilla Flaness; Cassimo,Nazimo Jose; Kalemba,Sunganani Violet; Cassim,Lucius; Zeleza,Angela Nyarai; Hettinger,Patrick Shawn; Andrews,Colin Disclosed

Malawi economic monitor : realizing safety nets' potential (English)

This Malawi Economic Monitor (MEM) provides an analysis of economic and structural development issues in Malawi. The aim of the publication is to foster better-informed policy analysis and debate regarding the key challenges that Malawi faces in its endeavor to achieve high rates of stable, inclusive and sustainable economic growth. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 126663 MAY 01, 2018

Kandoole,Priscilla Flaness; Hettinger,Patrick Shawn; Andrews,Colin; Kalemba,Sunganani Violet; Zeleza,Angela Nyarai; Chilima,Efrem Zephnath; Cassim,Lucius; Msowoya,Chipo; Drabek,Ivan; Paul,Boban Varghese; Han,Courtney Disclosed

The impacts of safety nets in Africa : what are we learning ? (English)

Safety nets in Africa are a popular policy instrument to address the widespread chronic poverty and encourage human capital investments in the education and health of children. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8255 NOV 22, 2017

Ralston,Laura R.; Andrews,Colin; Hsiao,Allan Jer-Yu Disclosed

Safety nets how to : a toolkit for practitioners (English)

Safety Nets How To is a resource guide for practitioners involved in the design and implementation of social protection systems. It pulls together summary information, country cases, and guidelines on key processes and cross-cutting issues, with lessons for everyday program implementation. ... See More +

Working Paper 113832 JAN 01, 2017

Andrews,Colin; Bassett,Lucy Katherine; Castaneda,Tarsicio; Steta Gandara,Maria Concepcion; Grosh,Margaret Ellen; Loureiro,Julia Pacheco; Quintana,Rodrigo Disclosed

Examining changes in maternal and child health inequalities in Ethiopia (English)

Ethiopia has made considerable progress in maternal, newborn, and child health in terms of healthoutcomes and health services coverage. This study examined how different groups have fared in the process. ... See More +

Journal Article 123240 JAN 01, 2017

Ambel,Alemayehu A.; Andrews,Colin; Bakilana,Anne Margreth; Foster,Elizabeth; Khan,Qaiser M.; Wang,Huihui Disclosed

Ethiopia - Ethiopia Promoting Basic Services Program Phase III Project : P128891 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 13 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR22096 JUN 02, 2016

Andrews,Colin

Small area estimation of child malnutrition in Ethiopian woredas (English)

Reducing child undernutrition is a key social policy objective of the Ethiopian government. Despite substantial reduction over the past decade and a half, child undernutrition is still high. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7581 FEB 29, 2016

Pave Sohnesen,Thomas; Ambel,Alemayehu A.; Fisker,Peter Simonsen; Andrews,Colin; Khan,Qaiser M. Disclosed

Maternal and child health inequalities in Ethiopia (English)

Recent surveys show considerable progress in maternal and child health in Ethiopia. The improvement has been in health outcomes and health services coverage. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7508 DEC 09, 2015

Ambel,Alemayehu A.; Andrews,Colin; Bakilana,Anne Margreth; Foster,Elizabeth; Khan,Qaiser M.; Wang,Huihui Disclosed

Ethiopia - Health equity : reaching the bottom 40 percent - maternal and child health inequalities in Ethiopia (English)

Recent surveys show considerable progress in maternal and child health in Ethiopia. The improvement has been in health outcomes and health services coverage. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS16099 DEC 01, 2015

Berhane,Adiam Disclosed

Ethiopia - Ethiopia Promoting Basic Services Program Phase III Project : P128891 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 12 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR20539 OCT 09, 2015

Andrews,Colin

World Bank support for social safety nets 2007-2013 : a review of financing, knowledge services, and results (English)

This review examines World Bank support to social safety nets between FY2007-13, including both financing and knowledge services. During this time period World Bank financing for safety nets totaled just over United States (U.S.) 12 billion dollars, 273 financing activities in 93 countries, the World Bank spent approximately U.S. 118 million dollars on 281 safety net studies and supported approximately 129 credible safety net impact evaluations covering in 24 countries. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 90187 JUN 01, 2014

Andrews, Colin; Kryeziu, Adea; Seo, Dahye Disclosed

Public works as a safety net : design, evidence, and implementation (English)

From the Victorian poor laws in nineteenth century Britain to the post-war recovery of the 1940s, public works programs have historically played an important role as countercyclical interventions to address seasonal and short-term unemployment. ... See More +

Publication 73824 NOV 20, 2012

Andrews,Colin; Del Ninno,Carlo; Rodriguez Alas,Claudia P; Subbarao,Kalanidhi Disclosed

Cash for work in Sierra Leone : a case study on the design and implementation of a safety net in response to a crisis (English)

This paper presents an assessment of the first phase (2008?2009) of Sierra Leone's cash for work program based on a qualitative and quantitative analysis examining program design features, main processes and impact. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 73719 NOV 01, 2012

Andrews, Colin; Ovadiya, Mirey; Ribes Ros, Christophe; Wodon, Quentin 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

Safety nets how to : a toolkit for practitioners : Redes de seguridad como : un conjunto de herramientas para profesionales (Spanish)

The objective of safety nets how to be to support practitioners with technical knowledge on key implementation issues. Its 'how to' focused has been crafted in response to practitioners demand for first-hand country program experience on practical 'nuts and bolts' topics. ... See More +

Working Paper 68945 JAN 01, 2012

Andrews,Colin; Bassett,Lucy Katherine; Castaneda,Tarsicio; Grosh,Margaret Ellen; Loureiro,Julia Pacheco; Quintana,Rodrigo; Steta Gandara,Maria Concepcion French, English Disclosed

Safety nets how to : a toolkit for practitioners : Filets de sécurité comment : une boîte à outils pour les praticiens (French)

The objective of safety nets how to be to support practitioners with technical knowledge on key implementation issues. Its 'how to' focused has been crafted in response to practitioners demand for first-hand country program experience on practical 'nuts and bolts' topics. ... See More +

Working Paper 68945 JAN 01, 2012

Andrews,Colin; Bassett,Lucy Katherine; Castaneda,Tarsicio; Grosh,Margaret Ellen; Loureiro,Julia Pacheco; Quintana,Rodrigo; Steta Gandara,Maria Concepcion Spanish, English Disclosed

Safety nets how to : a toolkit for practitioners (English)

The objective of safety nets how to be to support practitioners with technical knowledge on key implementation issues. Its 'how to' focused has been crafted in response to practitioners demand for first-hand country program experience on practical 'nuts and bolts' topics. ... See More +

Working Paper 68945 JAN 01, 2012

Andrews,Colin; Bassett,Lucy Katherine; Castaneda,Tarsicio; Grosh,Margaret Ellen; Loureiro,Julia Pacheco; Quintana,Rodrigo; Steta Gandara,Maria Concepcion Spanish, French Disclosed

Assessing safety net readiness in response to food price volatility (English)

In 2008, when food prices rose precipitously to record highs, international attention and local policy in many countries focused on safety nets as part of the response. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 64632 SEP 01, 2011

Grosh, Margaret; Andrews, Colin; Quintana, Rodrigo; Rodriguez Alas, Claudia P. Disclosed

Social safety nets in fragile states : a community-based school feeding program in Togo (English)

This paper reviews a small community-based school feeding program launched in Togo in response to the 2007/08 food price crisis. The discussion focuses on the operational and policy lessons emerging from the program, to better understand opportunities for scale up and sustainability in the future. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 64631 AUG 01, 2011

Andrews, Colin; Galliano, Elena; Turk, Carolyn; Zampaglione, Giuseppe French Disclosed

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Rapid Social Registry Assessment : Malawi's Unified Beneficiary Registry (UBR) (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 132144 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Malawi economic monitor : realizing safety nets' potential (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 127682 Report
Malawi economic monitor : realizing safety nets' potential (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 126663 Economic Updates and Modeling
The impacts of safety nets in Africa : what are we learning ? (English)
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NOV 22, 2017 WPS8255 Policy Research Working Paper
Safety nets how to : a toolkit for practitioners (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113832 Working Paper
Examining changes in maternal and child health inequalities in Ethiopia (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 123240 Journal Article
Ethiopia - Ethiopia Promoting Basic Services Program Phase III Project : P128891 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 13 (English)
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JUN 02, 2016 ISR22096 Implementation Status and Results Report
Small area estimation of child malnutrition in Ethiopian woredas (English)
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FEB 29, 2016 WPS7581 Policy Research Working Paper
Maternal and child health inequalities in Ethiopia (English)
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DEC 09, 2015 WPS7508 Policy Research Working Paper
Ethiopia - Health equity : reaching the bottom 40 percent - maternal and child health inequalities in Ethiopia (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 AUS16099 Working Paper
Ethiopia - Ethiopia Promoting Basic Services Program Phase III Project : P128891 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 12 (English)
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OCT 09, 2015 ISR20539 Implementation Status and Results Report
World Bank support for social safety nets 2007-2013 : a review of financing, knowledge services, and results (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 90187 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Public works as a safety net : design, evidence, and implementation (English)
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NOV 20, 2012 73824 Publication
Cash for work in Sierra Leone : a case study on the design and implementation of a safety net in response to a crisis (English)
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NOV 01, 2012 73719 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
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)
Safety nets how to : a toolkit for practitioners : Redes de seguridad como : un conjunto de herramientas para profesionales (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2012 68945 Working Paper French, English
Safety nets how to : a toolkit for practitioners : Filets de sécurité comment : une boîte à outils pour les praticiens (French)
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JAN 01, 2012 68945 Working Paper Spanish, English
Safety nets how to : a toolkit for practitioners (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2012 68945 Working Paper Spanish, French
Assessing safety net readiness in response to food price volatility (English)
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SEP 01, 2011 64632 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Social safety nets in fragile states : a community-based school feeding program in Togo (English)
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AUG 01, 2011 64631 Working Paper (Numbered Series) French