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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 119327 AUG 29, 2017

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

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

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

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 (English)

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. 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. Disclosed

EU11 regular economic report : promoting shared prosperity during a weak recovery in Central and Eastern Europe (English)

Economic prospects for the 11 European Union (EU) member states that joined after 2004 started to improve during 2013, as the situation in the Euro area stabilized and domestic policies bolstered growth. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 83426 DEC 01, 2013

Korczyc, Ewa; Laco, Matija; Thomas, Theo; Madzarevic-Sujster, Sanja; Ilieva, Stella; Pauna, Catalin; Holda, Paulina; Skrok, Emilia; Simler, Kenneth; Ceriani, Lidia; Sinha, Nistha; Sanchez, Carolina Disclosed

Demographic transition and the labor market in Sri Lanka (English)

Sri Lanka's demographic transition has significantly shaped the age distribution of the labor force and created a large working age population (World Bank 2008). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 74171 OCT 01, 2012

Sinha, Nistha Disclosed

How do women weather economic shocks? What we know (English)

Do women weather economic shocks differently than men? First-round impacts of economic crises on women's employment should be more prominent in this recent economic downturn than historically because of women's increased participation in the globalized workforce. ... See More +

Brief 59109 JAN 01, 2011

Sabarwal, Shwetlena; Sinha, Nistha; Buvinic, Mayra Disclosed

How do women weather economic shocks ? a review of the evidence (English)

Do women weather economic shocks differently than men? The evidence shows this to be the case, especially in low-income countries. The first-round impacts of economic crises on women's employment should be particularly salient in the current downturn, since women have increased their participation in the globalized workforce and therefore are more directly affected by the contraction of employment than in the past. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5496 DEC 01, 2010

Sabarwal, Shwetlena; Sinha, Nistha; Buvinic, Mayra Disclosed

Investing in gender equality : looking ahead (English)

The financial crisis of 2008-09 has highlighted the need for greater attention to gender, both to address the vulnerability of countries to global shocks and to reach growth and poverty reduction goals. ... See More +

Brief 55743 JUL 01, 2010

Buvinic, Mayra; Lunde, Trine; Sinha, Nistha; Disclosed

Long-term financial incentives and investment in daughters : evidence from conditional cash transfers in north India (English)

Since the early 1990s, several states in India have introduced financial incentive programs to discourage son preference among parents and encourage investment in daughters' education and health. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4860 MAR 01, 2009

Sinha, Nistha; Yoong, Joanne Disclosed

Gender equality, poverty and economic growth (English)

This paper reviews empirical findings from economic analyses of the role of gender equality and women's empowerment in reducing poverty and stimulating growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4349 SEP 01, 2007

Morrison, Andrew; Raju, Dhushyanth; Sinha, Nistha Disclosed

World development report 2007 : development and the next generation (Russian)

There has never been a better time to invest in young people in developing countries. Those who are 12-24 years of age number 1.3 billion and make up the largest youth cohort in history. ... See More +

World Development Report 35999 JAN 01, 2007

Fares, Jean; Gauri, Varun; Jimenez, Emmanuel Y.; Lundberg, Mattias K. A.; McKenzie, David; Murthi, Mamta; Ridao-Cano, Cristobal; Sinha, Nistha Japanese, Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, French, Chinese, Bahasa (Indonesian), English Disclosed

World development report 2007 : development and the next generation (Arabic)

There has never been a better time to invest in young people in developing countries. Those who are 12-24 years of age number 1.3 billion and make up the largest youth cohort in history. ... See More +

World Development Report 35999 JAN 01, 2007

Fares, Jean; Gauri, Varun; Jimenez, Emmanuel Y.; Lundberg, Mattias K. A.; McKenzie, David; Murthi, Mamta; Ridao-Cano, Cristobal; Sinha, Nistha Japanese, Spanish, Vietnamese, Russian, French, Chinese, Bahasa (Indonesian), English Disclosed

World development report 2007 : development and the next generation : Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial : el desarrollo y la nueva generacion (Spanish)

There has never been a better time to invest in young people in developing countries. Those who are 12-24 years of age number 1.3 billion and make up the largest youth cohort in history. ... See More +

World Development Report 35999 DEC 01, 2006

Fares, Jean; Gauri, Varun; Jimenez, Emmanuel Y.; Lundberg, Mattias K. A.; McKenzie, David; Murthi, Mamta; Ridao-Cano, Cristobal; Sinha, Nistha Japanese, Vietnamese, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, Bahasa (Indonesian), English Disclosed

World development report 2007 : development and the next generation (Bahasa (Indonesian))

There has never been a better time to invest in young people in developing countries. Those who are 12-24 years of age number 1.3 billion and make up the largest youth cohort in history. ... See More +

World Development Report 35999 SEP 23, 2006

Fares, Jean; Gauri, Varun; Jimenez, Emmanuel Y.; Lundberg, Mattias K. A.; McKenzie, David; Murthi, Mamta; Ridao-Cano, Cristobal; Sinha, Nistha Japanese, Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

World development report 2007 : development and the next generation (Japanese)

There has never been a better time to invest in young people in developing countries. Those who are 12-24 years of age number 1.3 billion and make up the largest youth cohort in history. ... See More +

World Development Report 35999 SEP 23, 2006

Fares, Jean; Gauri, Varun; Jimenez, Emmanuel Y.; Lundberg, Mattias K. A.; McKenzie, David; Murthi, Mamta; Ridao-Cano, Cristobal; Sinha, Nistha Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, Bahasa (Indonesian), English Disclosed

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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 29, 2017 119327 Working Paper
Armenia - Poverty reduction and shared prosperity : Հայաստան - Աղքատության նվազեցում եւ ընդհանուր բարեկեցության (Luhya,Armenian)
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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
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 (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 101680 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
EU11 regular economic report : promoting shared prosperity during a weak recovery in Central and Eastern Europe (English)
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DEC 01, 2013 83426 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Demographic transition and the labor market in Sri Lanka (English)
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OCT 01, 2012 74171 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
How do women weather economic shocks? What we know (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 59109 Brief
How do women weather economic shocks ? a review of the evidence (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 WPS5496 Policy Research Working Paper
Investing in gender equality : looking ahead (English)
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JUL 01, 2010 55743 Brief
Long-term financial incentives and investment in daughters : evidence from conditional cash transfers in north India (English)
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MAR 01, 2009 WPS4860 Policy Research Working Paper
Gender equality, poverty and economic growth (English)
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SEP 01, 2007 WPS4349 Policy Research Working Paper
World development report 2007 : development and the next generation (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2007 35999 World Development Report Japanese, Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, French, Chinese, Bahasa (Indonesian), English
World development report 2007 : development and the next generation (Arabic)
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JAN 01, 2007 35999 World Development Report Japanese, Spanish, Vietnamese, Russian, French, Chinese, Bahasa (Indonesian), English
World development report 2007 : development and the next generation : Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial : el desarrollo y la nueva generacion (Spanish)
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DEC 01, 2006 35999 World Development Report Japanese, Vietnamese, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, Bahasa (Indonesian), English
World development report 2007 : development and the next generation (Bahasa (Indonesian))
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SEP 23, 2006 35999 World Development Report Japanese, Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English
World development report 2007 : development and the next generation (Japanese)
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SEP 23, 2006 35999 World Development Report Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, Bahasa (Indonesian), English