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Understanding changes in poverty (English)

Understanding Changes in Poverty brings together different methods to decompose the contributions to poverty reduction. A simple approach quantifies the contribution of changes in demographics, employment, earnings, public transfers, and remittances to poverty reduction. ... See More +

Publication 80248 AUG 12, 2014

Inchauste, Gabriela ; Pedro Azevedo, João ; Essama-Nssah, B. ; Olivieri, Sergio ; Van Nguyen, Trang ; Saavedra-Chanduvi, Jaime, Winkler, Hernan

East Asia Pacific at work : employment, enterprise, and well-being : Summary (Thai)

The contribution of work to growth and household well-being is a growing concern in East Asia Pacific. The labor share of gross domestic product (GDP) in several countries in the region has been declining. ... See More +

Publication 88174 MAY 23, 2014

Packard, Truman G.; Nguyen, Trang Van

East Asia Pacific at work : employment, enterprise, and well-being (English)

Talent, skills, and the ability to work are peopleapos;s most important assets. The majority of people realize the value of these assets in the labor market, whether they sell their time to others or pursue their own enterprise. ... See More +

Publication 87951 JAN 01, 2014

Packard, Truman G.; Nguyen, Trang Van

East Asia Pacific at work : employment, enterprise, and well-being (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)

The contribution of work to growth and household well-being is a growing concern in East Asia Pacific. The labor share of gross domestic product (GDP) in several countries in the region has been declining. ... See More +

Publication 88174 JAN 01, 2014

Packard, Truman G.; Nguyen, Trang Van

International mitigation and development in East Asia and the Pacific (English)

International migration in East Asia and the Pacific (EAP) has historically been extra regional. During the 19th and early 20th centuries, numerous Japanese and Chinese migrants left for the Americas in search of better economic opportunities. ... See More +

Publication 91636 JAN 01, 2014

Ahsan, Ahmad; Abella, Manolo; Beath, Andrew; Huang, Yukon; Luthria, Manjula; Nguyen, Trang Van

East Asia and Pacific economic update : rebuilding policy buffers, reinvigorating growth (English)

Global growth momentum accelerated during the second and third quarters of 2013, while many downside risks lingered in the background. Strengthening of global growth momentum will help developing East Asia maintain a growth rate in excess of 7 percent, retaining its status as the global growth leader. ... See More +

Publication 81681 OCT 07, 2013

Ollero, Antonio; Vashakmadze, Ekaterine; Mishra, Deepak; Spatafora, Nikola; Rocha, Roberto; Smits, Karlis; Wang, Jun; Mohapatra, Sanket; Packard, Truman; Nguyen, Trang Van; Oapos;Keefe, Philip; Umapathi, Nithin; Somanathan, Aparnaa

Toward gender equality in East Asia and the Pacific : a companion to the world development report (English)

In recent decades, women across the globe have made positive strides toward gender equality. Literacy rates for young women and girls are higher than ever before, while gender gaps in primary education have closed in almost all countries. ... See More +

Publication 73438 JAN 01, 2012

Mason, Andrew D.; Badiani, Reena; Nguyen, Trang Van; Patrick, Katherine; Carpio, Ximena Del

The World Bank economic review 24 (2) (English)

This issue includes the following: Corporate governance at the World Bank and the dilemma of global governance, by Ashwin Kaja and Eric Werker. ... See More +

Publication 73275 JUN 01, 2010

Braun, Matias; Cuaresma, Jesus Crespo; Cull, Robert; Hertel, Thomas W.; Jesse, Cornelia; Kaja, Ashwin; Lassibille, Gerard; Leister, Amanda M.; Martin, Will; Nguyen, Trang Van; Raddatz, Claudio; Scott, Kinnon; Tan, Jee-Peng; Werker, Eric

Managing for results in primary education in Madagascar : evaluating the impact of selected workflow interventions (English)

The impact of specific actions designed to streamline and tighten the workflow processes of key actors in Madagascarapos;s primary education sector are evaluated. ... See More +

Journal Article 77639 JUN 01, 2010

Lassibille, Gerard; Tan, Jee-Peng; Jesse, Cornelia; Nguyen, Trang Van