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Understanding Poverty and Inequality in Egypt (English)

In 2015, a large share of Egypt's population was either poor (27.8 percent) or not poor but vulnerable to falling into poverty (an additional 28.7percent); most of the poor and vulnerable lived in the governorates of Upper Egypt. ... See More +

Working Paper 144189 JUN 01, 2019

Sinha,Nistha; Lara Ibarra,Gabriel; Kim,Yeon Soo; Fayez,Rana Nayer Safwat; Elassiouty,Souraya Mahmoud Moustafa; Germiniasi,Andrea; Saavedra Facusse,Trinidad Berenice; Seo,Jeeyeon Disclosed

Understanding Poverty and Inequality in Egypt : Background Papers (English)

The previous decade in Egypt was marked by major internal and external shocks that have surely had severe implications for the evolution of the population’s welfare. ... See More +

Report 144188 JUN 01, 2019

Lara Ibarra,Gabriel; Jellema,Jon Robbert; Fayez,Rana Nayer Safwat; Ghaly,Mariam Sherif Raouf Shaf; Chun,Natalie Lea; Wiebelt,Manfred; Sinha,Nistha; Armanious,Dina; Breisinger,Clemens; Mukashov,Askar; El-Laithy,Heba Farida A. F. Disclosed

Impact of Fiscal Policy on Inequality and Poverty in the Arab Republic of Egypt (English)

This study assesses the redistributive impact of fiscal policy –– including expenditures and taxation –– in the Arab Republic of Egypt. Using a broadly applied methodology, a fiscal incidence analysis is conducted using survey and government data for fiscal year 2015. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8824 APR 18, 2019

Lara Ibarra,Gabriel; Sinha,Nistha; Fayez,Rana Nayer Safwat; Jellema,Jon Robbert Disclosed

Impact of Fiscal Policy on Inequality and Poverty in the Arab Republic of Egypt (English)

This study assesses the redistributive impact of fiscal policy – including expenditures and taxation – in the Arab Republic of Egypt. Using a broadly applied methodology, a fiscal incidence analysis is conducted using survey and government data for fiscal year 2015. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 136315 APR 01, 2019

Lara Ibarra,Gabriel; Sinha,Nistha; Fayez,Rana Nayer Safwat; Jellema,Jon Robbert Disclosed

Preventing More "Missing Girls" : A Review of Policies to Tackle Son Preference (English)

In parts of Asia, South Caucasus, and the Balkans, son preference is strong enough to trigger significant levels of sex selection, result in the excess mortality of girls, and skew child sex ratios in favor of boys. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8635 NOV 01, 2018

Kumar,Sneha; Sinha,Nistha Disclosed

Preventing More "Missing Girls" : A Review of Policies to Tackle Son Preference (English)

In parts of Asia, South Caucasus, and the Balkans, son preference is strong enough to trigger significant levels of sex selection, result in the excess mortality of girls, and skew child sex ratios in favor of boys. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 131795 NOV 01, 2018

Kumar,Sneha; Sinha,Nistha Disclosed

Occupational Segregation and Declining Gender Wage Gap : The Case of Georgia (English)

This paper examines the role of industrial and occupational segregation in explaining the gender wage gap and its evolution in Georgia between 2004 and 2015. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8583 SEP 13, 2018

Khitarishvili,Tamar; Rodriguez Chamussy,Lourdes; Sinha,Nistha Disclosed

Occupational Segregation and Declining Gender Wage Gap : The Case of Georgia (English)

This paper examines the role of industrial and occupational segregation in explaining the gender wage gap and its evolution in Georgia between 2004 and 2015. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 131474 SEP 01, 2018

Khitarishvili,Tamar; Rodriguez Chamussy,Lourdes; Sinha,Nistha Disclosed

The economics of the gender wage gap in Armenia (English)

In Armenia, the proportion of women among employed workers increased from 45 to 48 percent between 2008 and 2015. This evolution was accompanied by a fall in the gender earnings gap; however, the difference in average wages of men and women is still among the largest in comparison with countries in the Europe and Central Asia region. ... See More +

WPS8409 APR 17, 2018

Rodriguez Chamussy,Lourdes; Sinha,Nistha; Atencio,Andrea Disclosed

The Economics of the Gender Wage Gap in Armenia (English)

In Armenia, the proportion of women among employed workers increased from 45 to 48 percent between 2008 and 2015. This evolution was accompanied by a fall in the gender earnings gap; however, the difference in average wages of men and women is still among the largest in comparison with countries in the Europe and Central Asia region. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 129585 APR 01, 2018

Rodriguez Chamussy,Lourdes; Sinha,Nistha; Atencio De Leon,Andrea Carolina Disclosed

Project Information Document (PID) - Support to the Preparation of Egypt?s First National Strategy for Development of Statistics - P166814 (English)

Project Information Document FEB 28, 2018

Sinha,Nistha Disclosed

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (ISDS) - Support to the Preparation of Egypt?s First National Strategy for Development of Statistics - P166814 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet FEB 28, 2018

Sinha,Nistha Disclosed

The many faces of deprivation : a multidimensional approach to poverty in Armenia (English)

This note describes a new measure of multidimensional poverty developed for Armenia. In 2013, the National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia and the World Bank began work on a national measure of multidimensional poverty to supplement the consumption poverty indicator. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8179 AUG 29, 2017

Martirosova,Diana; Inan,Osman Kaan; Meyer,Moritz; Sinha,Nistha Disclosed

The many faces of deprivation : a multidimensional approach to poverty in Armenia (English)

This note describes a new measure of multidimensional poverty developed for Armenia. In 2013, the National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia and the World Bank began work on a national measure of multidimensional poverty to supplement the consumption poverty indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125566 AUG 01, 2017

Martirosova, Diana; Inan,Osman Kaan; Meyer,Moritz; Sinha,Nistha Disclosed

Armenia - Poverty reduction and shared prosperity : Հայաստան - Աղքատության նվազեցում եւ ընդհանուր բարեկեցության (Armenian,Luhya)

Economic growth translated into higher levels of consumption for all parts of the welfare distribution and lower poverty. Consumption growth for the bottom 40 was lower than for the total of the population. ... See More +

Working Paper 108742 OCT 04, 2016

Sinha,Nistha; Meyer,Moritz; Corral Rodas,Paul Andres; ErvynKhan, Kadeem; Tsirunyan,Sasun A. Disclosed

Armenia - Poverty reduction and shared prosperity (English)

Economic growth translated into higher levels of consumption for all parts of the welfare distribution and lower poverty. Consumption growth for the bottom 40 was lower than for the total of the population. ... See More +

Working Paper 108742 OCT 04, 2016

Sinha,Nistha; Meyer,Moritz; Corral Rodas,Paul Andres; ErvynKhan, Kadeem; Tsirunyan,Sasun A. Disclosed

When do gender wage differences emerge ? a study of Azerbaijan's labor market (English)

Building on recent analyses that find a sizeable overall gender wage gap in Azerbaijan's workforce, this paper uses data on young workers in their early years in the labor market to understand how gender wage gaps evolve over time, if at all. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7613 MAR 21, 2016

Pastore,Francesco; Sattar,Sarosh; Sinha,Nistha; Tiongson,Erwin H. R. Disclosed

When do gender wage differences emerge? : a study of Azerbaijan’s labor market (English)

Building on recent analyses that find a sizeable overall gender wage gap in Azerbaijan's workforce, this paper uses data on young workers in their early years in the labor market to understand how gender wage gaps evolve over time, if at all. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125656 MAR 01, 2016

Pastore,Francesco; Sattar,Sarosh; Sinha,Nistha; Tiongson,Erwin H. R. Disclosed

Georgia - Country gender assessment (English)

This country gender assessment (CGA) reviews the state of equality between women and men in Georgia in access to opportunities, that is, equality in rights, resources, and voice for women and men. ... See More +

Working Paper 112838 JAN 01, 2016

Sinha,Nistha; Rodriguez Chamussy,Lourdes; Tembon,Mercy Miyang; Sanchez,Carolina; Shankar,Rashmi Disclosed

Armenia poverty assessment : how the crisis changed the pace of poverty reduction and shared prosperity (Armenian)

This report examines Armenia’s experience in reducing poverty and raising the welfare of the least well-off in the country in the years since 2009. ... See More +

Working Paper 101680 JUN 01, 2015

Sinha,Nistha; Meyer,Moritz; Tsirunyan,Sasun A. English Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Understanding Poverty and Inequality in Egypt (English)
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JUN 01, 2019 144189 Working Paper
Understanding Poverty and Inequality in Egypt : Background Papers (English)
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JUN 01, 2019 144188 Report
Impact of Fiscal Policy on Inequality and Poverty in the Arab Republic of Egypt (English)
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APR 18, 2019 WPS8824 Policy Research Working Paper
Impact of Fiscal Policy on Inequality and Poverty in the Arab Republic of Egypt (English)
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APR 01, 2019 136315 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Preventing More "Missing Girls" : A Review of Policies to Tackle Son Preference (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 WPS8635 Policy Research Working Paper
Preventing More "Missing Girls" : A Review of Policies to Tackle Son Preference (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 131795 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Occupational Segregation and Declining Gender Wage Gap : The Case of Georgia (English)
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SEP 13, 2018 WPS8583 Policy Research Working Paper
Occupational Segregation and Declining Gender Wage Gap : The Case of Georgia (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 131474 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The economics of the gender wage gap in Armenia (English)
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APR 17, 2018 WPS8409
The Economics of the Gender Wage Gap in Armenia (English)
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APR 01, 2018 129585 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Project Information Document (PID) - Support to the Preparation of Egypt?s First National Strategy for Development of Statistics - P166814 (English)
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FEB 28, 2018 Project Information Document
Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (ISDS) - Support to the Preparation of Egypt?s First National Strategy for Development of Statistics - P166814 (English)
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FEB 28, 2018 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
The many faces of deprivation : a multidimensional approach to poverty in Armenia (English)
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AUG 29, 2017 WPS8179 Policy Research Working Paper
The many faces of deprivation : a multidimensional approach to poverty in Armenia (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 125566 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Armenia - Poverty reduction and shared prosperity : Հայաստան - Աղքատության նվազեցում եւ ընդհանուր բարեկեցության (Armenian,Luhya)
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OCT 04, 2016 108742 Working Paper
Armenia - Poverty reduction and shared prosperity (English)
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OCT 04, 2016 108742 Working Paper
When do gender wage differences emerge ? a study of Azerbaijan's labor market (English)
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MAR 21, 2016 WPS7613 Policy Research Working Paper
When do gender wage differences emerge? : a study of Azerbaijan’s labor market (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 125656 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Georgia - Country gender assessment (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 112838 Working Paper
Armenia poverty assessment : how the crisis changed the pace of poverty reduction and shared prosperity (Armenian)
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JUN 01, 2015 101680 Working Paper English