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Can Women's Self-Help Groups Contribute to Sustainable Development ? Evidence of Capability Changes from Northern India (English)

This paper investigates a women's self-help group program with more than 1.5 million participants in one of the poorest rural areas of Northern India. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9011 SEP 13, 2019

Anand,Paul; Saxena,Swati; Gonzalez,Rolando; Dang,Hai-Anh H. Disclosed

Childcare and Maternal Employment : Evidence from Vietnam (English)

Little literature currently exists on the effects of childcare use on maternal labor market outcomes in a developing country context, and recent studies offer mixed results. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8856 MAY 17, 2019

Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Hiraga,Masako; Nguyen,Cuong Viet Disclosed

Tracking the Sustainable Development Goals : Emerging Measurement Challenges and Further Reflections (English)

The Sustainable Development Goals recently adopted by the United Nations represent an important step to identify shared global goals for development over the next two decades. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8843 MAY 06, 2019

Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Serajuddin,Umar Disclosed

Measuring the Statistical Capacity of Nations (English)

The international development community has used the World Bank's Statistical Capacity Index since its inception in 2004. The Sustainable Development Goals create new challenges for national statistical systems to produce high-quality and internationally comparable data. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8693 JAN 08, 2019

Cameron,Grant James; Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Dinc,Mustafa; Foster,James Stephen; Lokshin,Michael M. Disclosed

Inequality and Welfare Dynamics in the Russian Federation during 1994-2015 (English)

The Russian Federation offers the unique example of a leading centrally planned economy swiftly transforming itself into a market-oriented economy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8629 OCT 29, 2018

Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Lokshin,Michael M.; Abanokova,Ksenia; Bussolo,Maurizio Disclosed

Inequality of Opportunity in Education: Accounting for the Contributions of Sibs, Schools and Sorting across East Africa (English)

Inequalities in the opportunity to obtain a good education in low-income countries are widely understood to be related to household resources and schooling quality. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8622 OCT 25, 2018

Anand,Paul; Behrman,Jere R.; Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Jones,Sam Disclosed

The long-run and gender-equalizing impacts of school access : evidence from the first Indochina war (English)

Very few studies currently exist on the long-term impacts of schooling policies in developing countries. This paper examines the impacts -- half a century later -- of a mass education program conducted by the Democratic Republic of Vietnam in the occupied areas during the First Indochina War. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8480 JUN 20, 2018

Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Hoang,Trung Xuan; Nguyen,Ha Minh Disclosed

Welfare dynamics in Colombia : results from synthetic panels (English)

This study explores the short-run transitions between poverty, vulnerability, and middle class, using synthetic panels constructed from multiple rounds of Colombia's Integrated Household Survey (in Spanish Gran Encuesta Integrada de Hogares). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8441 MAY 14, 2018

Balcazar,Carlos Felipe; Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Malasquez Carbonel,Eduardo Alonso; Olivieri,Sergio Daniel; Pico,Julieth Disclosed

Welfare Dynamics in Colombia : Results from Synthetic Panels (English)

This study explores the short-run transitions between poverty, vulnerability, and middle class, using synthetic panels constructed from multiple rounds of Colombia’s integrated household survey (in Spanish gran encuesta integrada de hogares). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 129584 MAY 01, 2018

Balcazar,Carlos Felipe; Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Malasquez Carbonel,Eduardo Alonso; Olivieri,Sergio Daniel; Pico Mejia,Julieth Carolina Disclosed

To impute or not to impute ? a review of alternative poverty estimation methods in the context of unavailable consumption data (English)

There is an increasingly stronger demand for more frequent and accurate poverty estimates, despite the oftentimes unavailable household consumption data. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8403 APR 11, 2018

Dang,Hai-Anh H. Disclosed

Identifying catch-up trajectories in child growth : new methods with evidence from young lives (English)

Definitions of catch-up growth in anthropometric outcomes among young children vary across studies. This paper distinguishes between catch-up in the mean of a group toward that of a healthy reference population versus catch-up within the group, associated with a narrowing of the outcome distribution. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8353 FEB 22, 2018

Jones,Sam; Behrman,Jere R.; Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Anand ,Paul Disclosed

Well begun, but aiming higher : a review of Vietnam’s education trends in the past 20 years and emerging challenges (English)

Given its modest position as a lower-middle income country, Vietnam stands out from the rest of the world with its remarkable performance on standardized test scores, school enrollment, and completed years of schooling. ... See More +

Journal Article 126640 JAN 01, 2018

Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Glewwe,Paul W. Disclosed

Data gaps, data incomparability, and data imputation : a review of poverty measurement methods for data-scarce environments (English)

This paper reviews methods that have been employed to estimate poverty in contexts where household consumption data are unavailable or missing. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8282 DEC 19, 2017

Carletto,Calogero; Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Dang,Hai-Anh H. Disclosed

Well begun, but aiming higher: a review of Vietnam's education trends in the past 20 years and emerging challenges (English)

Given its modest position as a lower-middle-income country, Vietnam stands out from the rest of the world with its remarkable performance on standardized test scores, school enrollment, and completed years of schooling. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8112 JUN 26, 2017

Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Glewwe,Paul W. Disclosed

Is Poverty in Africa mostly chronic or transient ? evidence from synthetic panel data (English)

Absent actual panel household survey data, this paper constructs, for the first time, synthetic panel data for more than 20 countries accounting for two-thirds of the population in Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8033 APR 20, 2017

Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Dabalen,Andrew L. Disclosed

Is poverty in Africa mostly chronic or transient? : evidence from synthetic panel data (English)

Absent actual panel household survey data, this paper constructs, for the first time, synthetic panel data for more than 20 countries accounting for two-thirds of the population in Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 125693 APR 01, 2017

Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Dabalen,Andrew L. Disclosed

Children left behind in China : the role of school fees (English)

The barriers faced by Chinese rural-urban migrants to access social services, particularly education, in host cities could help explain why the majority of migrants choose to leave their children behind. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7881 NOV 07, 2016

Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Huang,Yang; Selod,Harris Disclosed

Welfare dynamics with synthetic panels : the case of the Arab world in transition (English)

This paper studies welfare dynamics, especially changes associated with middle-class status in countries in the Middle East and North Africa, before and after the Arab Spring transitions, using objective and subjective welfare measures. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7595 MAR 10, 2016

Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Ianchovichina,Elena Disclosed

The decision to invest in child quality over quantity : household size and household investment in education in Vietnam (English)

During Vietnam’s two decades of rapid economic growth, its fertility rate has fallen sharply at the same time that its educational attainment has risen rapidly—macro trends that are consistent with the hypothesis of a quantity-quality tradeoff in child-rearing. ... See More +

Journal Article 112484 JAN 01, 2016

Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Rogers,F. Halsey Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 30 (1); (English)

This paper is organized in following helearning dynamics and support for economic reforms : why good news can be bad;a helping hand or the long arm of the law? ... See More +

Publication 118207 JAN 01, 2016

Wijnbergen,Sweder J. G. van; Willems,Tim; Henrique de Andrade,Gustavo; Bruhn,Miriam; Mckenzie,David J.; Hariri,Jacob Gerner; Justesen,Mogens K.; Hering,Laura; Paillacar,Rodrigo; Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Rogers,F. Halsey; Loyalka,Prashant Kumar; Huang,Xiaoting-000525044; Zhang,Linxiu; Wei,Jianguo; Yi,Hongmei; Song,Yingquan; Shi,Yaojiang; Chu,James; Bhattacharya,Rudrani; Patnaik,Ila Disclosed

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Can Women's Self-Help Groups Contribute to Sustainable Development ? Evidence of Capability Changes from Northern India (English)
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SEP 13, 2019 WPS9011 Policy Research Working Paper
Childcare and Maternal Employment : Evidence from Vietnam (English)
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MAY 17, 2019 WPS8856 Policy Research Working Paper
Tracking the Sustainable Development Goals : Emerging Measurement Challenges and Further Reflections (English)
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MAY 06, 2019 WPS8843 Policy Research Working Paper
Measuring the Statistical Capacity of Nations (English)
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JAN 08, 2019 WPS8693 Policy Research Working Paper
Inequality and Welfare Dynamics in the Russian Federation during 1994-2015 (English)
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OCT 29, 2018 WPS8629 Policy Research Working Paper
Inequality of Opportunity in Education: Accounting for the Contributions of Sibs, Schools and Sorting across East Africa (English)
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OCT 25, 2018 WPS8622 Policy Research Working Paper
The long-run and gender-equalizing impacts of school access : evidence from the first Indochina war (English)
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JUN 20, 2018 WPS8480 Policy Research Working Paper
Welfare dynamics in Colombia : results from synthetic panels (English)
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MAY 14, 2018 WPS8441 Policy Research Working Paper
Welfare Dynamics in Colombia : Results from Synthetic Panels (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 129584 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
To impute or not to impute ? a review of alternative poverty estimation methods in the context of unavailable consumption data (English)
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APR 11, 2018 WPS8403 Policy Research Working Paper
Identifying catch-up trajectories in child growth : new methods with evidence from young lives (English)
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FEB 22, 2018 WPS8353 Policy Research Working Paper
Well begun, but aiming higher : a review of Vietnam’s education trends in the past 20 years and emerging challenges (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 126640 Journal Article
Data gaps, data incomparability, and data imputation : a review of poverty measurement methods for data-scarce environments (English)
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DEC 19, 2017 WPS8282 Policy Research Working Paper
Well begun, but aiming higher: a review of Vietnam's education trends in the past 20 years and emerging challenges (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 WPS8112 Policy Research Working Paper
Is Poverty in Africa mostly chronic or transient ? evidence from synthetic panel data (English)
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APR 20, 2017 WPS8033 Policy Research Working Paper
Is poverty in Africa mostly chronic or transient? : evidence from synthetic panel data (English)
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APR 01, 2017 125693 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Children left behind in China : the role of school fees (English)
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NOV 07, 2016 WPS7881 Policy Research Working Paper
Welfare dynamics with synthetic panels : the case of the Arab world in transition (English)
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MAR 10, 2016 WPS7595 Policy Research Working Paper
The decision to invest in child quality over quantity : household size and household investment in education in Vietnam (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 112484 Journal Article
The World Bank economic review 30 (1); (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 118207 Publication