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Reducing inequalities in water supply, sanitation, and hygiene in the era of the sustainable development goals synthesis report of the WASH poverty diagnostic initiative : Reducing Inequalities in Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene in the Era of the Sustainable Development Goals (English)

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the World Bank’s corporate goals of ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity call for specific attention to the poor and vulnerable. ... See More +

Working Paper 127135 JUN 11, 2018

Loughnan,Elizabeth Clementine; Rana,Suneira; Li,Shiqing; Carlitz,Ruth Denali; Kullmann,Craig Phillip; Skoufias,Emmanuel; Srivastava,Vivek; Andres,Luis Alberto; Grabel,Brittany Meryl Disclosed

Overview and meta-analysis of global water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) impact evaluations (English)

This paper presents an overview and meta-analysis of the effects of water, sanitation, and hygiene interventions around the world. It is based on 136 impact evaluations (randomized and quasi-experimental studies) that explore the effects of water, sanitation, and hygiene interventions on health and non-health outcomes, ranging from behavior change -- such as the adoption of water treatment -- to school attendance rates, to a reduction in diarrhea. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8444 MAY 15, 2018

Andres,Luis Alberto; Borja-Vega,Christian; Fenwick,Crystal; De Jesus Filho,Jaime; Gomez Suarez,Ronald Eduardo Disclosed

A brief summary of global WASH interventions (English)

WASH practitioners and decision-makers lack evidence on the wider health and social effects of WASHinterventions needed to create a paradigm shift in the sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 126923 MAY 01, 2018

Andres,Luis Alberto; Borja-Vega,Christian; Fenwick,Crystal; Gomez Suarez,Ronald Eduardo; De Jesus Filho,Jaime Disclosed

Why are so many water points in Nigeria non-functional? : an empirical analysis of contributing factors (English)

This paper utilizes information from the 2015 Nigeria National Water and Sanitation Survey to identify the extent, timing, as well as reasons for the failure of water points. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8388 MAR 28, 2018

Andres,Luis Alberto; Chellaraj,Gnanaraj; Das Gupta,Basab; Grabinsky,Jonathan; Joseph,George Disclosed

An evaluation of the contributing factors of water scheme failures in Nigeria (English)

This paper utilizes information from the 2015 Nigeria National Water and Sanitation Survey to identify the extent and timing of the failure of water schemes in the country and the factors affecting it. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8371 MAR 21, 2018

Andres,Luis Alberto; Chellaraj,Gnanaraj; Das Gupta,Basab; Grabinsky,Jonathan; Joseph,George Disclosed

Findings of the Mozambique water supply, sanitation, and hygiene poverty diagnostic (English)

The Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Poverty Diagnostic in Mozambique is part of a global initiative to improve the evidence base on the linkages between WASH, human development, and poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper 124162 MAR 01, 2018

Borja-Vega,Christian; Murrell,Kim E.; Kullmann,Craig Phillip; Raha,Shomikho; Srivastava,Vivek; Andres,Luis Alberto; Skilling,Heather; Luengas Sierra,Pavel Disclosed

Geo-spatial modeling of access to water and sanitation in Nigeria (English)

The paper presents the development and implementation of a geo-spatial model for mapping populations' access to specified types of water and sanitation services in Nigeria. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8357 FEB 28, 2018

Andres,Luis Alberto; Bhatt,Samir; Dasgupta,Basab; Echenique,Juan A.; Gething,Peter William; Grabinsky Zabludovsky,Jonathan; Joseph,George Disclosed

Rethinking infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean : spending better to achieve more (English)

Latin America can dramatically narrow itsinfrastructure service gap by spending efficiently on the right things. It remains to be seen whether spending better will be sufficient for the region to fully achieve what it aspires to. ... See More +

Publication 117647 JUL 01, 2017

Fay,Marianne; Andres,Luis Alberto; Fox,Charles James Edward; Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Straub,Stephane; Slawson,Michael Alan Disclosed

Underreporting of gender-based violence in Kerala, India : an application of the list randomization method (English)

This paper analyzes the incidence and extent to which domestic violence and physical harassment on public/private buses is underreported in Kerala, India, using the list randomization technique. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8044 APR 26, 2017

Joseph,George; Javaid,Syed Usman; Andres,Luis Alberto; Chellaraj,Gnanaraj; Solotaroff,Jennifer; Rajan,Sebastian Irudaya Disclosed

Rethinking infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean : spending better to achieve more (English)

Latin America and the Caribbean does not have the infrastructure it needs, or deserves, given its income. Many argue that the solution is to spend more; by contrast, this report has one main message: Latin America can dramatically narrow its infrastructure service gap by spending efficiently on the right things. ... See More +

Working Paper 114110 APR 06, 2017

Fay,Marianne; Andres,Luis Alberto; Fox,Charles James Edward; Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Straub,Stephane; Slawson,Michael Alan Disclosed

Precarious drop : reassessing patterns of female labor force participation in India (English)

This paper uses successive rounds of National Sample Survey Organization data from 1993-94 to 2011-12, and draws from census data. This paper (i) provides a description of nearly two decades of patterns and trends in female labor force participation in India; (ii) estimates the extent of the recent decline in female labor force participation; and (iii) examines and assesses the contribution of various demographic and socioeconomic factors in explaining the female labor force participation decision and the recent the drop. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8024 APR 04, 2017

Andres,Luis Alberto; Dasgupta,Basab; Joseph,George; Abraham,Vinoj; Correia,Maria C. Disclosed

Sustainability of demand responsive approaches to rural water supply : the case of Kerala (English)

This paper presents the findings of an impact evaluation to assess the performance and sustainability of the demand responsive community-based approach toward rural water supply in the state of Kerala, India. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8025 APR 04, 2017

Andres,Luis Alberto; Deb,Saubhik; Gambrill,Martin P.; Giannone,Elisa; Joseph,George; Kannath,Pramod; Kumar,Manish; Kurian,P.K.; Many,Rajesh; Muwonge,Abdu Disclosed

Rethinking infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean : spending better to achieve more (Vol. 2) : sumário executivo (Portuguese)

Latin America and the Caribbean does not have the infrastructure it needs, or deserves, given its income. Many argue that the solution is to spend more; by contrast, this report has one main message: Latin America can dramatically narrow its infrastructure service gap by spending efficiently on the right things. ... See More +

Working Paper 114110 APR 01, 2017

Fay,Marianne; Andres,Luis Alberto; Fox,Charles James Edward; Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Straub,Stephane; Slawson,Michael Alan Spanish Disclosed

Rethinking infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean : spending better to achieve more (Vol. 2) : resumen ejecutivo (Spanish)

Latin America and the Caribbean does not have the infrastructure it needs, or deserves, given its income. Many argue that the solution is to spend more; by contrast, this report has one main message: Latin America can dramatically narrow its infrastructure service gap by spending efficiently on the right things. ... See More +

Working Paper 114110 JAN 01, 2017

Fay,Marianne; Andres,Luis Alberto; Fox,Charles James Edward; Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Straub,Stephane; Slawson,Michael Alan Portuguese Disclosed

Improving the performance of electricity and water and sanitation utilities in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

This paper is a synthesis of the findings of reports that look at the drivers of performance in energy and water utilities in Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper 108744 OCT 01, 2016

Van Den Berg,Caroline; Antmann,Pedro; Heymans,Christiaan; Danilenko,Alexander V.; Andres,Luis Alberto; Shukla,Sameer; Goksu,Amanda McMahon; Kingdom,William D.; Damania,Richard; Bakalian,Alexander E.; Kamkwalala,Jonathan S.; Bahuguna,Aroha; Wit,Joeri Frederik de; Cubas,Diana Disclosed

A methodological framework for prioritizing infrastructure investment (English)

Policy makers are often confronted with a myriad of factors in the investment decision-making process. This issue is particularly acute in infrastructure investment decisions, as these often involve significant financial resources and lock-in technologies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7433 OCT 06, 2015

Andres,Luis Alberto; Biller,Dan; Herrera Dappe,Matias Disclosed

India : how many toilets does it take to improve health? (English)

Access to proper sanitation helps keep children healthy, but millions of people in the developing world still practice open defecation, putting children at risk. ... See More +

Brief 96568 MAR 01, 2015

Andres,Luis Alberto; Briceno,Bertha; Chase,Claire; Echenique Henning,Juan Agustin Disclosed

A dynamic spatial model of rural-urban transformation with public goods (English)

This paper develops a dynamic model that explains the pattern of population and production allocation in an economy with an urban location and a rural one. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7051 OCT 01, 2014

Biller, Dan; Andres, Luis; Cuberes, David Disclosed

Infrastructure gap in South Asia : infrastructure needs, prioritization, and financing (English)

If the South Asia region hopes to meet its development goals and not risk slowing down or even halting growth, poverty alleviation, and shared prosperity, it is essential to make closing its huge infrastructure gap a priority. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7032 SEP 01, 2014

Andres,Luis Alberto; Biller,S. A. Dan; Herrera Dappe,Matias Disclosed

Infrastructure gap in South Asia : inequality of access to infrastructure services (English)

The South Asia region is home to the largest pool of individuals living under the poverty line, coupled with a fast-growing population. The importance of access to basic infrastructure services on welfare and the quality of life is clear. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7033 SEP 01, 2014

Andres,Luis Alberto; Biller,S. A. Dan; Herrera Dappe,Matias Disclosed

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Reducing inequalities in water supply, sanitation, and hygiene in the era of the sustainable development goals synthesis report of the WASH poverty diagnostic initiative : Reducing Inequalities in Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene in the Era of the Sustainable Development Goals (English)
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JUN 11, 2018 127135 Working Paper
Overview and meta-analysis of global water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) impact evaluations (English)
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MAY 15, 2018 WPS8444 Policy Research Working Paper
A brief summary of global WASH interventions (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 126923 Working Paper
Why are so many water points in Nigeria non-functional? : an empirical analysis of contributing factors (English)
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MAR 28, 2018 WPS8388 Policy Research Working Paper
An evaluation of the contributing factors of water scheme failures in Nigeria (English)
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MAR 21, 2018 WPS8371 Policy Research Working Paper
Findings of the Mozambique water supply, sanitation, and hygiene poverty diagnostic (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124162 Working Paper
Geo-spatial modeling of access to water and sanitation in Nigeria (English)
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FEB 28, 2018 WPS8357 Policy Research Working Paper
Rethinking infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean : spending better to achieve more (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117647 Publication
Underreporting of gender-based violence in Kerala, India : an application of the list randomization method (English)
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APR 26, 2017 WPS8044 Policy Research Working Paper
Rethinking infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean : spending better to achieve more (English)
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APR 06, 2017 114110 Working Paper
Precarious drop : reassessing patterns of female labor force participation in India (English)
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APR 04, 2017 WPS8024 Policy Research Working Paper
Sustainability of demand responsive approaches to rural water supply : the case of Kerala (English)
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APR 04, 2017 WPS8025 Policy Research Working Paper
Rethinking infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean : spending better to achieve more (Vol. 2) : sumário executivo (Portuguese)
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APR 01, 2017 114110 Working Paper Spanish
Rethinking infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean : spending better to achieve more (Vol. 2) : resumen ejecutivo (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2017 114110 Working Paper Portuguese
Improving the performance of electricity and water and sanitation utilities in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
See More +
OCT 01, 2016 108744 Working Paper
A methodological framework for prioritizing infrastructure investment (English)
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OCT 06, 2015 WPS7433 Policy Research Working Paper
India : how many toilets does it take to improve health? (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2015 96568 Brief
A dynamic spatial model of rural-urban transformation with public goods (English)
See More +
OCT 01, 2014 WPS7051 Policy Research Working Paper
Infrastructure gap in South Asia : infrastructure needs, prioritization, and financing (English)
See More +
SEP 01, 2014 WPS7032 Policy Research Working Paper
Infrastructure gap in South Asia : inequality of access to infrastructure services (English)
See More +
SEP 01, 2014 WPS7033 Policy Research Working Paper